4-pack sale, CMSB 3.03 released, and Simple Forum

1. CMS Builder 3.03 Released!
2. Simple Forum 1.01 Add On Released
3. CMS Builder 4 pack sale (until April 28th)
4. Plugins updated to work with CMS Builder 3
5. News from the Forum
6. Developer Resources & Useful Links
1. CMS Builder 3.03 Released!

This version requires: PHP 5.5+ and MySQL 5.0+.

Some of the new new features are:

  • Collapsible Separators: The separator bars can now be defined as "collapsible", and open or closed by default.
  • Text Field "Field Addons":Bootstrap style "Field Addons" (input-group-addons) can now be added around text fields.
  • New Server Requirement: PHP 5.5+ is now required, this is the oldest supported PHP version: http://php.net/supported-versions.php.
  • New Upload System: Rewrote upload system to support different upload storage methods in future.

For a full list of changes, take a look at the CMS Builder changelog.

Current CMS Builder users can upgrade by donation.

Need a new CMS Builder license? Order a new CMS Builder license here.

2. Simple Forum 1.01 Add On released

The Simple Forum add on makes it easy to setup and manage online forums. Includes Bootstrap responsive templates that can be customized as needed with CSS. Email notification for admins, reply to users and subscribe to threads. Ready to go!!

Works with Website Membership add on (required) to manage user registration, login, reset password,customizable forum signature line.

Lots of features:

  • Includes all the templates (based on Bootstrap) ready to get started.
  • Preview posts before posting
  • Admin can lock posts, make posts sticky
  • Built in search engine
  • Automatic RSS feeds
  • Upload and attach images or files to posts
  • Create Polls
  • Admin only visible link to view a list of any unchecked topics
  • Email notification options: email replies to users, email all posts to admins, subscribe to topics and/or forums.
  • Users can unsubscribe from email notification.
  • Email templates can be customized from within CMS Builder.
  • And lots more...

We use Simple Forum to power out forum on interactivetools.com:
http://www.interactivetools.com/forum/forum.php

You can read more about the "Simple Forum" add on and order here:
http://www.interactivetools.com/add-ons/detail.php?Simple-Forum-1077

3. CMS Builder 4 pack sale (until April 28th)

Our CMS Builder 4-pack for $400 sale is on again! Save 50% on any 4-pack purchase of CMS Builder for one week only.

Don't miss out - buy now and Save on purchases of 4 (each license for only $99.97!). Take advantage of a total savings of $400 off the regular CMS Builder price.

Place an order or if you have any questions, give us a call (toll free 1-800-752-0455), send us an email, or post in the forum. We're always here to help you out!

4. Add Ons updated to work with CMS Builder 3

We have gone through and updated plugins to work with CMS Builder 3.
http://www.interactivetools.com/add-ons/?showAll=1&sortBy=lastUpdated

Login to download the latest versions of your CMS Builder Add Ons.

5. News from the Forum
News from the Forum

1. Code for displaying specific content on front-end of site based on if the user is an Admin, Editor or Authors.

2. Example code for Generating a Single Bullet List from multiple drop down lists.

3. No image was uploaded when expected? It is nice to have the code in place to automatically add a Default image on detail page.

4. Need to copy an existing record? Save time by using the free Save & Copy Button Add On.  Also really useful for adding lots of test content when setting up a site with CMS Builder.

6. Developers Resources & Useful Links
Developers Resources & Useful Links

1. A jQuery Masonry alternative with CSS-driven configuration. Salvattore will help you organize your HTML elements according to the number of columns you specify, like jQuery Masonry.
http://salvattore.com

2. List.js: Tiny, invisible and simple, yet powerful and incredibly fast vanilla JavaScript that adds search, sort, filters and flexibility to plain HTML lists, tables, or anything.
http://www.listjs.com/

3. Top 10 Cheat Sheets to Help You Master Microsoft Office, plus common Mac and Windows shortcuts.
http://lifehacker.com/top-10-cheat-sheets-to-help-you-master-microsoft-office-1768667500