We are done, what should we do next?

Tuesday 26 May 2009 at 04:35 am

Now that PivotX 2.0.0 is finally released, it's time to think about the future. Therefore we set up a Uservoicethingie so you can share your ideas and vote for your favorite suggested features. There will be new features and the dev team is constantly improving all current ones, including the interface.

Well, before visiting the Uservoice forum, here's a list of things we are working on right now:

Bookmarklets
Create a smart bookmarklet to publish messsages to your website fast without logging in to your PivotX with a browser.

Multiple websites
Say what?! Yes, it will be possible to run several websites on a single PivotX installation. Don't worry, all data (users, templates, pages, entries) will be completely seperated.

Editor in chief
We are aware of the fact that our usermanagement is somewhat of a puzzle. This one is great for ehm... editors in chief. They are allowed to make changes in all entries and pages, even the ones created by administrators. And not to frighten administrators too much; we will make sure the editor in chief is not allowed to make changes to your website configuration.

Threaded comments
Comments can get messy. Who said what and who is commenting on that? Threaded comments enable users to reply on an existing comment, and the discussion will be displayed threaded or nested.

And now it's your turn! Let us know what you think that makes PivotX even better on the Uservoice forum.

PivotX 2.0 final has been released.

Monday 18 May 2009 at 12:53 pm

After two years of hard work, we've just released PivotX 2.0 Final. It's rock solid, does what it has to do, and it does it well. So, now is the time to remove the 'beta' label, and present the official PivotX 2.0. Many, many thanks to Hans, Kevin, Peter and all the others who helped on the forum, with testing or well-meant constructive critisism. Without you guys, we would've never been able to create this product in the state it is in today! :-)

For setup instructions, I point you to our documentation-in-progress: Getting the files & installing. From now on, the latest version can always be downloaded from this location: http://pivotx.net/files/pivotx_latest.zip (or http://pivotx.net/files/pivotx_latest.tgz, if you prefer .tgz files)

Note: If you're upgrading from an older beta version, make sure you've read this post: Upgrading from previous beta releases.

Second Note: If you're upgrading from a Pivot 1.x version, read the following page very carefully: Especially the part about how PivotX templates work quite different from older templates, so you should expect to spend some time with them, if you want to keep them. Otherwise you can just pick a new theme from Themes.pivotx.net.

PivotX 2.0 RC 2..

Tuesday 12 May 2009 at 11:58 am

We've just released PivotX 2.0 RC2. This is the final Release Candidate, before we release PivotX 2.0 final on monday the 18th.

Feel free to test out this release, and report any and all bugs to us, while we wrap up the last remaining tidbits before the release next week. For setup instructions, I point you to our documentation-in-progress: Getting the files & installing. From now on, the latest version can always be downloaded from this location: /files/pivotx_latest.zip (or get this file, if you prefer .tgz)

Note: If you're upgrading from an older beta version, make sure you've read this post: Upgrading from previous beta releases.