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Form Wizard Pro 2.6.1.2 Released

We've just released a small update to Form Wizard Pro that adds support for grouping items in a dropdown list question.

grouped items in a dropdown list

The form editor also shows the grouping and allows assigning and editing groups on items.

grouped items in edit view using ListBox

Note that this release of Form Wizard Pro requires mojoPortal 2.3.9.9 (released yesterday) because the support for grouping items was implemented in the mojoDropDownList and mojoListBox controls which are part of mojoPortal. These controls extend the ASP.NET DropDownList and ListBox controls which don't provide any support for grouping.

As usual this is a free update for customers who already purchased Form Wizard Pro and can be downloaded from your purchase history by logging in as the user who made the purchase and clicking the "My Account" link at the top of the page, you'll find it under the "Order History" tab.

If you don't already have Form Wizard Pro, check out the product page, it is an essential add on product for easy custom forms and simple surveys in your web site powered by the free mojoPortal Content Management System.

Gravatar Joe Audette is the founder of the mojoPortal project and was the primary developer until February 2017.

mojoPortal 2.3.9.9 Released

I'm happy to announce the release of mojoPortal 2.3.9.9, available now on our download page. This release is a minor update with a few bug fixes and improvements.

What's New?

  • Upgrade to CKEditor 4.2.1
  • added support for 'optgroup' to mojoDropDownList and new mojoListBox
  • added options for alternate email from address and alias for forum notification
  • shared files added config setting for cache header of non-attachment downloads
  • added setting in the blog to allow showing calendar navigation on post detail page default to true
  • added generic.browser file so new browsers are assumed to support cookies
  • new configuration option for mutli-site installations that use related sites mode it is possible to configure all sites to use the same media folder for user uploads by adding this setting as true
    <add key="UseSameContentFolderForRelatedSiteMode" value="true"/>
  • fixed bug in forums where user threads page in multi-site installations with related sites mode showed forum threads from other sites
  • fixed bug in forums where unsubscribing from notification did not work unless authenticated
  • fixed bug in pgsql data layer that caused an error when creating a newsletter
  • fixed bug where janrain inputs were not shown in site settings unless the legacy open id was enabled in web.config
  • fixed bug in folder child sites where facebook like in HTML content feature had a relative URL for the URL to like
  • added required field validator for module title in content wizard

Stay tuned, we will soon be announcing an update to Form Wizard Pro that uses the new support for 'optgroup' in dropdown list questions, and we are also about to release a new add-on product, Fund Raiser Pro that depends on this new version of mojoPortal.

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Gravatar Joe Audette is the founder of the mojoPortal project and was the primary developer until February 2017.

mojoPortal 2.3.9.8 Released

I'm happy to announce the release of mojoPortal 2.3.9.8, available now on our download page. This is primarily a bug fix release. 

What's New?

upgrade from CKeditor 4.0.3 to 4.2
upgrade from TinyMCE 3.5.7 to 3.5.8
Some work is also in progress to support TinyMCE 4.x but so far there are still some issues with the file browser integration so we did not upgrade to that branch of TinyMCE just yet.

Thomas Nicolaïdès - implemented clickable folder crumbs in Shared Files

WebStore -  implemented a cart link that can be embedded in the layout.master file so it can be on every page.
To use this you first add a control declaration at the top of your layout.master file like this:
<%@ Register Namespace="WebStore.UI.Controls" Assembly="WebStore.UI" TagPrefix="webstore" %>

Then you can add the control anywhere you want on layout.master. I put it with the other top navigation links as in this example:

<div id="wraptopnav">
    <div class="topnav">
        <ul>
        <portal:WelcomeMessage id="WelcomeMessage" runat="server" RenderAsListItem="true" ListItemCSS="firstnav" />
        <portal:HomeLink id="HomeLink" runat="server" RenderAsListItem="true" />
        <portal:MobileSkinLink ID="mobileskin" runat="server" RenderAsListItem="true" />
        <portal:LoginLink id="LoginLink" runat="server" RenderAsListItem="true" />
        <portal:LogoutLink id="LogoutLink" runat="server" RenderAsListItem="true" />
        <portal:RegisterLink id="RegisterLink" runat="server" RenderAsListItem="true" />
        <portal:UserProfileLink id="UserProfileLink" runat="server" RenderAsListItem="true" />
        <portal:MailboxLink id="MailboxLink1" runat="server" RenderAsListItem="true"  />
        <portal:MyPageLink id="MyPageLink1" runat="server" RenderAsListItem="true" />
        <portal:MemberListLink id="MemberListLink" runat="server" RenderAsListItem="true"  />
        <portal:SiteMapLink id="SiteMapLink2" runat="server" CssClass="sitelink" RenderAsListItem="true"  />
        <webstore:FlexCartLink id="cartlink1" runat="server" PageId="490" ModuleId="733" ModuleGuid="4482d498-ea94-48dc-b4cd-b28b6abb0ad2" IncludeItemCount="true" IncludeCartTotal="true" LiteralTopMarkup="<li class='topnavitem cartnav'><span class='ui-icon ui-icon-cart'></span>" LiteralBottomMarkup="</li>" CssClass="sitelink" />
        </ul>
    </div>
</div>    

You must configure the pageid moduleid and ModuleGuid to match those values for your WebStore. The example extra markup uses the cart icon from jqueryui.

added module setting for date format in comments feature
added a new setting in html content to disable the click event for slide show slides so that clickable content within the slides can be clicked
added a Web.config option to lookup paramterized urls for 301 redirect - false by default

made it possible to style tables and mojoGridView using jqueryui, to do this you need these settings in theme.skin:
<mp:mojoGridView runat="server"
    TableCssClass="jqtable"
/>

<mp:mojoGridView runat="server" SkinID="FileManager"
    TableCssClass="jqtable"
/>

<mp:mojoGridView runat="server" SkinID="SharedFiles"
    TableCssClass="jqtable"
/>


added an option on FlexMenu for StartingNodePageId
added a Web.config option to show publish workflow icon for unsubmitted draft
made the contact form set the focus to the email box if there is any email validation error
fixed a few region specific languages in ckeditor that were not previously available

made email template editor also edit the plain text version of the template
added a Web.config option to limit Active Directory to root DN

fixed bug in Forums where thread subject was unfiltered in page title element causing a potential XSS vulnerability. Anyone using the forums should definitely upgrade to get this security fix.
fixed bug in Forums where non editors could not edit their own older posts even when the settings was -1 which should allow it.
fixed bug in mssql data layer for Forums where unsubscribe was returning false even on success causing the wrong message to be shown to the user.
fixed bug in sqlce data layer where redirect list paging did not work
fixed bug in comment system don't show user inputs for name, email, and url by default if user is authenticated
fixed bug in pgsql data layer when saving a module definition setting from the ui
fixed bug in blog when using jquery datepicker for calendar nav the date format in links was not correct if not using English
fixed bug in blog where blog sitemap did not work correctly if not using friendly urls
fixed bug Blog should use addthis accountid from blog settings if specified
fixed some validation problems in the blog feed, added some new settings for feed language, managing editor, iTunes categories, logo url
fixed bug in file manager where uploading to root folder failed
fixed bug in Shared Files, when editing a file in a sub fodler it would be moved to root folder
fixed bug in Shared Files where it was possible to make a child folder the parent
fixed bug Shared Files was not updating the upload date when a file was updated
fixed bug in parentpagedialog when configured to start fully expanded
fixed bug Janrain widget should use the new implementation by default
fixed javascript error in IE 8 when using the new file uploader
fixed bug inline editor should use style and content templates
fixed bug in authorize.net payment gateway where currencyCulture was not used to format currency. 
fixed bug sitemenu and pagemenu should set the ismobileskin property on flexmenu

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Gravatar Joe Audette is the founder of the mojoPortal project and was the primary developer until February 2017.

mojoPortal 2.3.9.7 Released

I'm happy to announce the release of mojoPortal 2.3.9.7 available now on our download page.

The main new item this release is an all new file uploader with support for drag and drop, multiple file selection and a progress bar in modern browsers.

new file uploader

For many years we've used NeatUpload for file uploads which also provided a progress bar and multi file selection. Dean Brettle, the author of NeatUpload stopped supporting it in May of 2010 and now it has become a bit long in the tooth. It depended on Flash for multi file selection in some browsers and it did not work in medium trust hosting and was beginning to have some problems in newer versions of Firefox. Specifically it depended on a really old version of swfupload (which itself is now also an abandoned project). NeatUpload has served us well over the years but many of the problems that is solved are no longer existing problems or are easier to solve in modern web browsers so we felt the time had come to replace it.

We previously needed to provide a separate web.config file which enabled NeatUpload in Full Trust hosting but we no longer need any separate configuration, all the included features of mojoPortal "just work" in Medium Trust with no special configuration needed. Some of the file uploader features such as drag and drop, multi file selection and upload progress bar do not work in older web browsers but it does degrade to normal one at a time file upload in those browsers while modern browsers get the best user experience. NeatUpload is no longer included with mojoPortal so as long as you don't have any custom features that depend on it you can safely remove the /NeatUpload folder from your eisting installation after upgrading and remove the file Brettle.Web.NeatUpload.dll from the /bin folder. Developers are encouraged to look at how we implemented the file upload in mojoPortal features and replace your own use of NeatUpload in custom features to be consistent.

New Version of AjaxControlToolkit

We upgraded to the Jan2013 version (from July2012 version) of AjaxControlToolkit. Since this is used also in our add on products Form Wizard Pro, Event Calendar Pro, and Web Invoice Pro, we have corresponding upgrades to those add on products for compatibility with this release of mojoPortal.

Other Stuff

  • upgrade to CKeditor 4.0.3
  • upgrade to jQuery 1.9.1 and jQueryUI 1.10.2
  • upgrade from jPlayer 2.1.0 to 2.3.0
  • various minor bug fixes for things reported in the forums since the last release

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mojoPortal 2.3.9.6 Released

I'm happy to announce the release of mojoPortal 2.3.9.6, available now on our download page.

This release includes a number of bug fixes and a few other improvements since the previous release. The most interesting new feature is support for inline editing in the Html Content feature when using CKEditor which has also been upgraded to version 4.0.2. With inline editing, users with edit permissions can just click into the content and the editor will appear as shown below in a screen shot from our demo site.

inline editing with CKeditor

When you click out of the content if it has changed it is saved by an ajax post to a service url. There is a little lock icon that toggles enabling and disabling the inline editor. This was needed otherwise if a user had edit permission and wanted to click a link within the content, it would launch the editor instead of navigating to the link. The inline editor also works in iPhone and iPad. For now inline editing is only implemented in the Html Content feature but depending on feedback we may implement it in other features in the future. It can also be disabled in case you don't like it and the traditional edit link that goes to the edit page also still works. To disabled inline editing in an installation you would add this in user.config:

<add key="EnableInlineEditing" value="false" />

In the last release we introduced a new Recent Content feature as well as an RSS url that could retrieve recent content based on query string parameters that could limit the results to a specific feature. Since the Recent Content feature that plugs into CMS pages could be configured to show content from multiple features we decided it would be more user friendly to expose an RSS link directly in the feature that will use the settings from the feature so that the feed will include the same content as the feature on the page.

In the previous release we upgraded to the latest jQuery but we missed a few plugins that were not compatible which caused a few bugs in various places such as the image cropper and the file manager. These have been fixed. The jPlayer plugin used in our Audio and Video players also is still not yet compatible with the latest jQuery so we automatically load the jQuery Migrate plugin when it is loaded to provide compatibility until they come out with an update to the jPlayer plugin.

We also upgraded to the newest version of the NivoSlider jQuery plugin which is integrated in the Image Gallery feature. It now supports captions and the web size image will link to the full size image.

There was also a bug introduced in the last release for the forums where forum threads could be lost from the search index when other threads were updated. This has now been fixed and anyone using the forums should rebuild the search index again after upgrading to restore any missing forum items from the search index.

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