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  •  10 Jun 2013 14:29
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    Release Notes: This release adds a new REST API, a new responsive theme, a Newscoop theme cookbook for Web designers, and a focus on the Arabic-speaking world with two groundbreaking news sites, a backend localization, and a user manual translated into Arabic.

    •  29 Jan 2013 13:10
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      Release Notes: This release has been updated to include frontend search capabilities powered by Solr, an Open Source search platform used by Netflix, Instagram, SourceForge, NASA, WhiteHouse.gov, and Apple. Solr’s major features include powerful fulltext searches, hit highlighting, faceted searches, dynamic clustering, database integration, and rich document (e.g., Word, PDF) handling.

      •  08 Jan 2013 11:53
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        Release Notes: This release offers an improvement to the performance of comment management with a “show more comments” button that allows journalists to browse paginated comments. Alongside this new feature, there were a number of bugfixes related to the upgrade from the previous version, plus improvement of library handling with the use of Composer (a dependency manager for PHP).

        •  13 Dec 2012 16:57
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          Release Notes: This release fixes a vulnerability which exploited the Admin interface’s password restoration. This patch permanently fixes that issue, and allows full use of the password restore functionality. Upgrading is highly recommended for all users. In addition, there are improvements to the media archive which offer far greater stability to news organisations with large collections of images, and articles, topics, themes, and performance have all seen minor fixes and improvements.

          •  12 Jul 2012 15:03
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            Release Notes: This is a bugfix release which, amongst other things, ensures Newscoop now works correctly with PHP 5.4 and improves the usability of the new comments and related article features. The hidden filter in comments management now only displays hidden comments and comments no longer approved by default, even though moderation is enabled. Related articles are now copied from the original article with the action "duplicate", and related articles for a translated article no longer have the title "null". Numerous other bugfixes improve stability and the UI.

            •  19 Jun 2012 11:10
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              Release Notes: This release fixes a critical bug preventing users from inserting images and attachments into an article via the TinyMCE editor. It's now also possible to correctly merge article types. Due to a bad SQL query, in some special cases (and for languages like Georgian), Issues in the admin interface were disappearing. This is now fixed. Due to another SQL problem it was not possible to add authors to articles - it is now. Saving a template in the themes manager for the first time no longer throws an Internal Server Error. Other minor bugfixes and improvements also included.

              •  25 Apr 2012 14:23
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                Release Notes: Overhauled media archive with multiple file upload, faster search, and slideshows. Drag-and-drop front page management and article ordering. Community management allows visitors to sign up for a profile and comment and follow topics. The SoundCloud plugin has been improved to manage and upload audio. Related Article Lists for creating thematic groups of articles. An improved comments interface, actions, and workflow.

                •  05 Apr 2012 17:06
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                  Release Notes: This release fixes vulnerabilities discovered by High-Tech Bridge SA which affect any development, beta, or RC versions of Newscoop 4.0 (up to RC3). For these sites, an immediate upgrade to Newscoop 4 RC4 is recommended. This is not an official stable release, and is not recommended for production servers. Other improvements and bugfixes have been incorporated into this release.

                  •  05 Apr 2012 17:04
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                    Release Notes: This release fixes vulnerabilities discovered by High-Tech Bridge SA. The vulnerabilities affect all versions of Newscoop prior to 3.5.4, and this upgrade should be applied as soon as possible.

                    •  15 Dec 2011 11:43
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                      Release Notes: This release adds the ability to build a community platform into a news Web site. Other features include improved themes, with which complex platforms can be redesigned with one click. Article Playlists now allow editors and journalists to easily create lists of articles and display them on their site. With Related Articles, journalists can now ‘relate’ articles to other articles from the Article Edit screen. Overhauled comments, article Web codes that allow linking from a print edition, a feedback messaging system, and numerous bugfixes and other performance tweaks complete the release.

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