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Release 1.2b3

Today we released LFC 1.2b2.

Changes

  • Updates django-portlets to 1.3
  • Updates lfc-theme to 1.2.1
  • Updates Pillow to 2.5.0
  • Updates Docs
  • Adds tests of dependencies

You can find the installer on PyPI. The installation is described here and should last just a few minutes.

What is LFC?

LFC is a Content Management System (CMS) based on widely used software: PythonDjango and jQuery. It is easy to use, easy to customize, fast, free and open source.

More information

 

10 Reasons Why You Want To Use LFC

1. Easy to use

To add a page just add some content (text, images, files, etc.) and select a proper template to get a nice looking article. The administration interface is based on ajax to make it as snappy as possible. It tries to be clean, tidy and displays only these things you need.

2. Fast

Lightning Fast CMS is fast out of the box. This is true for the front end and the administration interface. The front end reaches ~30 requests/s without upstream caches on a MacBook Pro (this is a damn lie of course).

3. Powerful search engine

Users just need to add content and it is instantly found. The search takes the searching persons' permissions and language into account. LFC provides a live search (instant display of results while the user is typing the search phrase) and a clean and structured search result page.

4. Multilingual content

Lightning Fast CMS provides multilingual content out of the box. End users just add the languages they want to provide and start to add translations via a convenient form. If one just needs one language the feature can completely be turned off to reduce the complexity of the administration interface.

5. Time based publishing

Every content object can be published and hidden based on a start and a end date. 

6. Portlets

Every content object can have several portlets (chunks of HTML) for displaying information left and right beside the main content. For instance the navigation, images, some text or more sophisticated ones like a scrollable or something else.

7. Workflows

Every content object can have a workflow. For instance an editor adds a page, submits it for review and a reviewer publishes it. If you don't need workflows at all you can completely turn them of to reduce the complexity of the admin interface.

8. WYSIWYG-Editor

All texts can be formatted like with common word processors (e.g. MS Word or Pages). Images and links (external and internal) can be added easily by browsing your content.

9. Easy upload of images and files

Images and files can be easily mass uploaded (just select them). Images are automatically scaled to several common sizes.

10. SEO

Lightning Fast CMS provides a lot of features which are loved by search engines: valid HTML, plain CSS, wellformed and descriptive URLs, sensible metadata and a high performance.

More Information

LFC is a Content Management System based on Python, Django and jQuery.

You can find more information on the official homepage.

Please note: Some of the features described here are only available within the development version at the moment and will be part of the next release.

Release 1.2b2

Today we released LFC 1.2b2.

Changes

  • Formats buttons and select boxes with jquery.ui
  • Fixes superfish menu after ajax call

You can find the installer on PyPI. The installation is described here and should last just a few minutes.

What is LFC?

LFC is a Content Management System (CMS) based on widely used software: PythonDjango and jQuery. It is easy to use, easy to customize, fast, free and open source.

More information

 

Release 1.2b1

Today we released LFC 1.2b1.

Changes

  • Updates 3rd party javascripts (jquery, jquery ui, tinymce, superfish, etc.)
  • Adds progress bar to image uploads
  • Removes dependencies from django admin (uses own date/time picker)
  • Improves manage tabs (removes flicker)
  • Fixes lightbox for django-compressor (unicode decode error)
  • Moves static files to own namespaces (folders)

 

You can find the installer on PyPI. The installation is described here and should last just a few minutes.

What is LFC?

LFC is a Content Management System (CMS) based on widely used software: PythonDjango and jQuery. It is easy to use, easy to customize, fast, free and open source.

More information

 

Release 1.1.1

Today we released LFC 1.1.1 This is a feature release.

Changes

  • Adds Django 1.6 support
  • Factores out page content type to lfc-page
  • Factores out portlets to lfc-portlets
  • Factores out contact form to lfc-contact-form

 

You can find the installer on PyPI. The installation is described here and should last just a few minutes.

What is LFC?

LFC is a Content Management System (CMS) based on widely used software: PythonDjango and jQuery. It is easy to use, easy to customize, fast, free and open source.

More information

 

Release 1.0.4

Today we released LFC 1.0.4 This is a bugfix release.

Changes

Following bugs have been fixed:

  • Bugfix: Removed mutuable parameters; issue #11 of django-permissions

 

You can find the installer on PyPI. The installation is described here and should last just a few minutes.

What is LFC:

LFC is a Content Management System (CMS) based on widely used software: PythonDjango and jQuery. It is easy to use, easy to customize, fast, free and open source.

More information

 

Release 1.0.3

Today we released LFC 1.0.3 This is a bugfix release.

Changes

Following bugs have been fixed:

  • Bugfix: delete assigned portlets after an object has been deleted
  • Bugfix: templatetag 'navigation': check whether there is a 'get_ancestors' method; issue #25
  • Bugfix: invalidate cache after images has been updated or added; issue #50
  • Bugfix: prevent to add same Users several times to a Role; issue #6 of django-workflows
  • Bugfix: DatabaseErrors with Postgres; issue #5 of django-permissions
  • Bugfix: changed order of passed parameters to has_permission; issue #6 of django-permissions
  • Bugfix: removed not needed import of "sets"; issue #8 of django-permissions

 

You can find the installer on PyPI. The installation is described here and should last just a few minutes.

What is LFC:

LFC is a Content Management System (CMS) based on widely used software: PythonDjango and jQuery. It is easy to use, easy to customize, fast, free and open source.

More information

 

 

News 02/2010

Recently we published LFC 1.0 Final. These are the plans for upcoming releases and other stuff related to Lighting Fast CMS:

Core:

  • Adding a live search
  • Adding more content formats, e.g. reST
  • Complete ajaxification of the management interface
  • More powerful tags which can be used within content, e.g. an asynchronous RSS-tag
  • Registering, minifying and merging CSS and Javascript based on django-resources
  • Versioning and working copies

Add-ons:

  • We working on a composition product to easily create more complex pages out of new and existing content

Misc

Release 1.0 Final

Today we released LFC 1.0. This is the first final release of Lighting Fast CMS.

LFC is a CMS based on Python, Django and jQuery.

You can find the installer on PyPI. The installation is described here and should last just a few minutes.

Its main features are: 

  • Commenting
  • Cut/Copy’n Paste 
  • Easy upload of images and files
  • Flexible Databases
  • Multilingual content
  • Pluggable
  • Role based per-object permissions
  • RSS Feeds
  • Search
  • Tagging
  • Time based publishing
  • Variable Templates
  • Variable Portlets
  • Variable Workflows
  • WYSIWYG-Editor

 

You can find more information on following places:

Release 1.0 beta 4

Today we released LFC 1.0 beta 4.

What's new?

More information:

 

Release 1.0 beta 1

Today we released LFC 1.0 beta 1 - the first public beta release.

What does this mean?

  1. No new features for the 1.0 branch - only bugfixes.
  2. The API is stable now. All changes to it will go through a proper deprecation process.
  3. We will provide migration scripts for all future versions (if necessary).

What's new?

More information:

 

News 01/2010

This is just a quick note about two novelties: 

There is an IRC channel for LFC now: irc://irc.freenode.net/django-lfc Don't hesitate to visit us.

There is an YouTube channel with some screencasts about LFC (more to come): http://www.youtube.com/user/lfcproject.

Released 1.0 alpha 7

Today we released 1.0 alpha 7. The main changes - besides the usual tiny bug fixes here and there - are:

  • Added workflows
  • Added per-object permissions

 

Both are based on two separate reusable Django apps: 

 

More information about the release can be found here:

 

LFC 1.0 (Man o' War) is now feature complete and we will focus on:

  • API clean-ups
  • User Interface improvements (to manage users, roles, permissions, workflows, etc.)
  • Documentation improvements
  • Test coverage

 

We are also working on LFC Blog a simple blog and LFC Compositor a page composition application. 

So stay tuned.

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