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Newscoop 4.1.2 free!

Newscoop installation is supported on Ubuntu Linux 12.04 (Precise), Debian GNU/Linux 6.0 (Squeeze), and Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6.3 (Santiago).

News in Newscoop 4.1.2 :

First v2.x plugin called 'Owe Me!'

Owe Me! is a very simplistic plugin that creates an overview of money that is owed to you by others (be it friends, family or whoever else). It can I thought of creating this when several family members and friends still owed me some money and both the paper as well as my mental notes seemed to disappear real quickly.

e107 in the People’s Choice for best Open Source CMS awards!


e107 has been nominated as one out of the five nominees for the People’s Choice for best Open Source CMS award.

 e107 participates in the following three categories:

  • Best Open Source CMS
  • Best Free CMS
  • Best Small to Midsize Business CMS
Joomla! 3.2 Alpha Released

The Joomla Project is pleased to announce the availability of Joomla 3.2 Alpha for download.

The main goal for this release is to allow advance testing of the new features and bug fixes added to the CMS.

Additionally, the PLT is offering a second package for testing which includes the proposed Apps* (working project title) code for the CMS to install extensions from the JED via your site's Extension Manager.

Joomla! 2.5.15 Released

The Joomla Project is pleased to announce the immediate availability of Joomla 2.5.15. This is a security release addressing three security issues. The Production Leadership Team's goal is to continue to provide regular, frequent updates to the Joomla community. Learn more about Joomla! development.

Joomla! 2.5.16 Released

The Joomla Project is pleased to announce the immediate availability of Joomla 2.5.16.  2.5.16 addresses three critical issues reported after the release of 2.5.15 .  Aside from the links to the download packages, the text of the rest of this article is the same as that of today's 2.5.15 release.

Joomla! Framework 1.0 Released


The Joomla! Project and Community is excited to announce the Joomla! 3.2.0 Released release of the Joomla Framework! The Joomla Framework is a major step forward in the evolution of the Joomla! Project. Taking advantage of years of experience in creating the Joomla! CMS and later the Joomla! Platform, the development team has extracted and refactored many of the essential functions necessary to create, manage and deploy a modern PHP web application and compiled them into a library of modular packages that can be easily mixed and matched with other PHP frameworks and packages using Composer for dependency management.

Newscoop 4.2.0 introduced new API and Arabic translations

The recent major release of Newscoop 4.2 introduced a new REST API, new responsive theme, Newscoop theme cookbook for web designers, and a focus on the Arabic-speaking world with two groundbreaking news sites, a backend localization and a user manual translated into Arabic.

There's been a real focus on Arabic-language sites in the run-up to this release. We celebrated the launch of two amazing new sites in Yemen and Sudan.

We've included an early version of the redesigned Newscoop plugins system with this release. This will allow people to build plugins for everything from paywalls to polls. The new plugin system is based on Symfony Bundles so we are now able to use Packagist to maintain and update our plugins. This allows for more flexibility and better community integration in Newscoop.

Joomla! 3.2.1 released


The Joomla! Project and the Production Leadership Team are proud to announce the release of Joomla! 3.2.1 which resolves a significant number of issues and bugs.

If you are currently running Joomla! 3.2, we recommend that you apply this update immediately via either the one-click update or the update downloads available at For other versions of the 3.x series, applying the update is recommended at the next convenient opportunity.

Newscoop 4.2.1 introduces rich text captions for images, plus backend improvements and bug-fixes


Newscoop 4.2.1 includes rich text captions for images.

Newscoop 4.2.1 is out today and features a rich text editor for image captions. When incorporating slideshows into your article or accessing the media archive, editors can now use rich text formatting over plain text, giving a more design-friendly interface.