For the last 2 weeks I have been working on the code for release of Hotaru CMS v.1.5.0
As commented in the alpha and alpha2 version a number of things have already been fixed up which prevented Hotaru CMS 1.4.2 from running smoothly on later versions of PHP. A number of core libraries were also updated.
Since then, I have been working on the admin UI and its functionality, as well as fixing up a few styling issues on the
Since we havent had a blog article for a while, I thought I would kick it off again with the news of an alpha release for Hotaru CMS 1.5.0
Originally Posted by shibuya246
I am currently working on a new version release of hotaru CMS, which will be 1.5.0
It is somewhere between alpha and beta at the moment.
So far I have updated these core libraries:
update htmlawedupdate ezsqlupdate simplepieupdate jqueryupdate jqueryui
I have also updated
If you want to help out developing HotaruCMS or you just want to have a nice PHP development environment I would like to recommend a tried and tested development environment (my own) on Windows. I have to warn you tough, this is a highly technical article with many perquisites and references, if you don't seem to get it,... don't try too much. I am being this hard because developing HotaruCMS is 3 times more technical than just setting up the development environment.
The Basics (webserver,
What is Ohloh?
Ohloh is a free public directory of open source software and people.
Ohloh is a wiki, and anyone is welcome to join our community and add new projects to our directory, or to make corrections to existing directory pages. This public review makes Ohloh one of the largest, most accurate, and up-to-date software directories available..
Ohloh is not a forge -- we do not host open source projects in the traditional sense.
Hotaru CMS uses both roles and permissions to help site admins micro-manage their users.
The default usergroups are Admin, Supermod, Moderator, Member, Undermod, Pending, Suspended, Banned, Killspammed and Unregistered. Plugins assign permissions to each usergroup, and you can edit them for individual users or entire usergroups.
That alone is pretty awesome, but the next version of Hotaru, coupled with User Manager, will add another level of user domination thanks to my