1.3.0 Production Release

Rating:        Based on 5 ratings
Reviewed:  4 reviews
Downloads: 20232
Released: Dec 11, 2009
Updated: Mar 2, 2010 by MRAatFC
Dev status: Stable Help Icon

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Release Notes

MyWebPagesStarterKit 1.3.0

Install My Web Pages Starter Kit using the Microsoft Web Platform Installer

New Features in 1.3.0

Theme Updates
  • Modified css Files for asp:Menu compatibility with IE8
  • Updated the PopCalendar to the newest version (IE8 compatible)

Editor Replacement
  • Replaced the FCK Editor with FreeTextBox (http://www.freetextbox.com)
  • Moved the Html-Editor code to a separate control (/SectionControls/HtmlEditor.ascx)

New RSS Display Section
New Twitter Section
  • Added a new section to display Twitter status updates for a user
  • Sidebar support
  • Rendering through xsl templates (located in /TwitterStatusFeedTemplates)

New Forum Section
  • Added a new section which implements a basic forum
  • Sidebar and RSS support
  • Moderation of posts by administrators
  • Switch to allow posts from anonymous users

New User Registration Page
  • Users can register themselves
  • Account-activation by e-mail link

Updated Silverlight Gallery
  • Relpaced the Silverlight 1.0 gallery with the Slide.Show 2 Gallery in Silverlight 2.0 (http://slideshow2.codeplex.com/)
  • Handler to autmatically generate the necessary album-xml

Implementation of the Metaweblog API
  • It is now possible to publish Blogposts from Windows Live Writer
  • Each blog module can be addressed individually

Upgrade instructions

  1. Create a Backup of your whole site!
  2. Delete all files of the old version, but keep the App_Data folder as it is
  3. Extract the 1.3.0 version to the webserver

Updated theme generator

  • Changed the default templates to work with IE8 (asp:menu etc.)
  • Included the MWPSK 1.3.0 Beta code for the preview website
  • Switched the preview webserver from cassini to cassini++ which should lead to less crashes and hangs

Reviews for this release

     
decent start but nothing earth shattering
by JamesManhattan on Apr 28, 2010 at 2:30 PM
     
Love the added functionality and it seems even easier to extend now! - Joe Hendricks, http://www.softwarerunners.com
by JoeHendricks on Feb 23, 2010 at 7:29 PM
     
i use it to learnd many wonderful technoledgies
by wii_holly on Dec 24, 2009 at 9:57 AM
     
Passworded / Secure area is good. No need for a database. Passwords are encrypted. Easy to use for all levels of tech knowledge. Very quick and easy to install.
by Sairento on Dec 21, 2009 at 1:27 PM