BLOG:CMS v3.0 XE
Well I’m changing blog systems to BLOG:CMS because Movable Type has gone commercial. I chose BLOG:CMS because it was based on Nucleus (which was open source (aka, non commercial) and has a nifty little importer feature where I can import all my blog entries from MovableType and thus.. not lose anything. BLOG:CMS was nice as well because it had a number of built in skins and templates and plugins, so without waiting for JMac to figure out how to port my beautiful old blog template over to a new one, I can at least have a somewhat functional skin right off the bat. There are also a number of nifty addins that BLOG:CMS has by default that would be difficult in MovableType.
In the expanded version of this post you will see the shameless plug by the authors of BLOG:CMS for the software as well as a feature list.Thank you 🙂
BLOG:CMS XE contains advanced skins, 45 pre-configured plugins, fully compatible with table prefix, advanced CSS files, and much more. It generates XHTML 1.0 STRICT valid code.
Plugins included in BLOG:CMS v3.0 XE:
- NP_BlogWithOffset – display blog per page.
- NP_Calendar – calendar with links to days you’ve posted.
- NP_Chat – minichat / shoutbox plugin.
- NP_CommentControl – comment control against trolls and spammers.
- NP_CommentEditLink – edit all comments directly from your blog.
- NP_CommentPreview – preview comments before being posted.
- NP_CSS – CSS Style Switcher.
- NP_EditControls – htmlArea – WYSIWYG editor for Nucleus CMS.
- NP_FancierURL – URLs like /item/this-is-a-title instead of /?itemid=123.
- NP_FancyText – phpBB like formatting, threaded discussion for comments, smilies.
- NP_GZip – GZip your website to save bandtwith.
- NP_LatestComments – shows last 5 comments made.
- NP_LatestDisc – shows last 5 discussions in 5 different articles.
- NP_LatestItems – shows last 5 articles posted.
- NP_Log – simple log for your blog.
- NP_MailToAFriend – email an article.
- NP_MostKarma – shows posts with most karma points.
- NP_MostPopular – shows most commented posts.
- NP_MostViewed – shows most viewed posts.
- NP_Newsfeed – blogroll, works for your own blog too!
- NP_OffsetArticles – links to next/previous 10 articles, titles, latest commets.
- NP_OffsetEntriesLink – jump to next/previous set of articles.
- NP_PageLinkList – go to page 1,2,3, etc.
- NP_PDF – export article to PDF.
- NP_Poll – run polls with multiple questions.
- NP_Print – print your article.
- NP_Random – display a random quote.
- NP_Referrer – track who is linking to your website.
- NP_Related – show local and google search results, related to your article.
- NP_RSSBlog – RSS feed of last 20 comments made.
- NP_RSSItem – RSS feed of current item.
- NP_SearchHighlight – highhlight search results for users that came from google.com and like.
- NP_Table – create tables, lists, header files online.
- NP_TrackBack – trackback for your articles.
- NP_Viewed – article views counter.
- NP_Weather – shows weather forecast for next 3 days + current weather.
- NP_WIE – who is online plugin.
- NP_WordCount – count words in your article.
- NP_XMLTools – RSS feed of complete articles, or only extracts.