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
Just a brief post today to say that work continues on Hotaru 1.4 and a beta will be made available soon for testing.
The most significant changes are deep in the core code where shibuya246 has made some fantastic progress on a multi-site feature that will enable admins to run multiple Hotaru sites from a single installation. While the bulk of the coding has been completed in 1.4, it's unlikely the "Multi-Site Manager" plugin will be released until later to give us ample time
This quote, courtesy of scam site W3Rocks, is unfortunately quite common:
And how about this confused one from Celeb Web News?Hotaru CMS is an open source social bookmarking platform written in PHP. It's just another open source Digg clone, similar to Pligg.
HotaruCMS is another content management script serves news submitting and acts just like Digg. Hotaru CMS is a Digg clone script supported with themes and plugin. In short, Hotaru CMS is also known
We've passed a couple of noteworthy milestones this week which I thought I'd highlight.
June 18th marked one year since work began on Hotaru CMS. I was talking with Alan (shibuya) about whether this means Hotaru is one-year old, and we both agreed that it isn't - that would be a year after Hotaru was first released, not when coding started. Even still, I'm very happy that development hasn't slowed down one bit in the last 12 months.
In fact, June 23rd saw the 2,000th commit
Today I upgraded our demo site at BloggerTools.net to the latest beta version of Hotaru 1.3.
The main areas we're working on are installation, speed and plugin independence. Believe it or not, but BloggerTools no longer uses SB Base!
Here are the listed goals for this milestone:
- Implement smartLoader [Done]
- Apply smartCache to Comment class methods [Done]
- Add additional indexes to database tables [Done]
- Reworked install/upgrade