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Issue 086 - Jan 21, 2009



1. CMS Builder Save $60 (Price Change effective February 3rd)
CMS Builder Save $60 (Price Change effective February 3rd)

CMS Builder has been on sale at the amazing price of only $139.95 for a long time. After February 3rd, we're changing the price to $199.95. If you buy now, you can save $60 before the price change takes effect, a savings of 30%!

You'll also be able to purchase a new 2-pack for only $299.95, that works out to only $150 a license.

We wanted to make sure we gave you advanced notice of this price change, so you could take full advantage of the current sale price.

CMS Builder allows you to create your own custom Content Management System effortlessly, even if you've never worked with a content management system before. You don't need to be a programmer: whether it's for your own site or a client's project, even a novice web developer can easily create a custom system for managing your entire website.

Order CMS Builder before February 3rd and save $60. To learn more about CMS Builder click here.

2. Consulting: Book Now, Space is Limited
Consulting: Book Now, Space is Limited

With the new year in full swing consulting has really picked up these last two weeks. In fact, Ross and Damon, our consulting gurus, have been pretty much booked solid. The sooner you let us know you have a project, the sooner we can get you a free estimate and get started.

Whether you would like our products expertly integrated into your site, require custom PHP programming, or need a few new features added to your Article Manager or CMS Builder site, Priority Consulting is the perfect solution. Many projects come in at under $500.

You can also have us set up your entire site for you, often complete websites can be done for $500 to $1000. You bring us your designed html pages, or one purchased through a template provider like Template Monster, and we'll set up the rest. Your whole website powered by our easy-to-use web-based content management system.

Now is perfect time to book your project as we usually work with a two week waiting period, but with space still available projects are done a little sooner right now.

Please feel free to read more about Consulting and see other featured clients who have made use of this service in the past. When you're ready to get started, let us know what you need for your project (toll free: 1-800-752-0455) and we'll take care of the rest!

3. CMS Builder 1.24 Released
How to Set Up Your Own Local Development Server

We've just released CMS Builder 1.24 with some new features and many improvements and bug fixes. One of the main changes you'll notice is an improved user account feature where trusted users can be given access to change their own user account settings and manage other accounts without being given full admin access.

Some of the new features include:

  • Image Uploads: Transparency is now maintained when resizing GIFs and PNGs
  • User Accounts: User accounts menu has moved out of admin area onto menu bar
  • User Accounts: Users can now be given access to manage accounts without full admin access
  • Uploads: Added special wildcard "*" to allow any file extension (only use with trusted users)
  • Login: After logging in you will now be redirected to the last page you tried to access
  • Category Viewers: Category viewers now load uploads if there are any
  • Viewer Code: Added MySQL left join capability to viewer functions

For a full list of changes, visit the CMS Builder changelog.

You can also upgrade to the latest CMS Builder by donation.

Keep your feature requests and bug reports coming in! Every single release is packed full of user requested changes. Post to the forum or send an email to our senior developer, Dave Edis, at dave@interactivetools.com.

4. Developer Resources
Developer Resources

Here are a couple of useful resources for web developers and designers. Email me YOUR favourite resource and I might feature it in a future newsletter.

This time I've decided to provide a list of free hosted applications that can be used to quickly add functionality to your site.

IETester
If you're reading this newsletter you probably have worked on a website or two. In that case, you know how time consuming it can be to test all of your sites in several different browsers. IETester helps speed up that process by allowing you to have the rendering and javascript engines of IE8 beta 2, IE7 IE 6 and IE5.5 on Vista and XP.

Google Tasks
Tame your task list with Google. People use Gmail to get stuff done, so Google has added a lightweight way to keep track of what you need to do and what you've already done, right from within Gmail. To access this, log into Gmail -> Settings -> Labs and select "Enable" for Tasks.

WhoIsHostingThis?
This cool little utility lets you discover which web host a website uses. Impressed with someone's uptime & speed? Find out who their host is so you can use them, too. :)

Cute PDF
Cute PDF is a useful tool that lets you create PDF files on the fly and what's best about it is it's free. It sets itself up as a printer so you just print to it and can save as PDF. Handy for when your client wants a PDF.


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