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News Module Overview

The news module below contains several example news posts / press releases. The module automatically formats your content with a Title, Summary, and 'Read More' link. The optional summary is auto-generated by taking the first paragraph of the news post body.

The same news module below is also displayed on the Home page in the announcements view (though only the 'featured' news items appear there). This is an example of content aggregation.

My Website News

You may subscribe to news updates via RSS using the icon next to the module title, or via email using the subscription link below.

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Exponent v2.4.3 Released!

Tags: release, exponent

Exponent v2.4.3 was released to fix many issues and support Twitter Bootstrap v4 and Font Awesome v5. It adds support for installation on an IIS server as well as a sample configuration for an Nginx server installation, and includes many eCommerce updates and fixes. As always, this version supersedes all previous versions of Exponent 2.x and becomes the new baseline. (read more)

Exponent v2.4.2 Released!

Tags: release, exponent

Exponent v2.4.2 was released to fix issues and begin a move toward the next version of Exponent (Bootstrap v4 and Font Awesome v5). It adds support for the latest version of PHP, v7.2.x and removes support for obsolete versions (v5.3.x and v5.4.x). It also removes support for obsolete (non-HTML5 compliant) browsers, but this can be optionally reactivated. Therefore, this version supersedes all previous versions of Exponent 2.x and becomes the new baseline. (read more)

Exponent v2.4.1 Released!

Tags: release, exponent

Exponent v2.4.1 was released to fix several issues still remaining with the massive changes to close security vulnerabilities and provide screen reader accessibility which were added in the previous release. It also adds support for page redirection to help with site changes (moved or missing pages) in your site structure. Therefore, this version supersedes all previous versions of Exponent 2.x and becomes the new baseline. (read more)

Exponent v2.4.0 Released!

Tags: release, exponent

Exponent v2.4.0 was released to plug numerous security vulnerabilities which had been reported since the release of v2.3.9 (and v2.3.9patch1), even though most of them exist in all versions of Exponent 2.0. Therefore, this version supercedes all previous versions of Exponent 2.x and becomes the new baseline. (read more)

Exponent v2.3.9 Released!

Tags: release, exponent

Exponent v2.3.9 contains many, many fixes along with a number of new features. You should find this version both sleeker and faster. We've added Twitter meta tag support in addition to the existing Facebook meta tag support and it is better tuned to small device displays, especially if using the sample bootstrap3theme theme as a template for your custom themes. We've added a new dynamic form designer for Bootstrap 3 based themes and optional caching of external calendar event feeds. We've fixed a security issue with possible execution of uploaded scripts (CVE-2016-7095) thanks to Balisong, and also fixed some security issues with the database manager and pixidou editor as reported by Julian Held (Security Advisory XS3C-2016-05-20 and XS3C-2016-05-19). (read more)

Exponent v2.3.8 Released!

Tags: release, exponent

Welcome to Exponent v2.3.8, which primarily corrects several bugs in previous versions. In addition to fixing those glitches, this releases adds a new 'Social Feed' module which can be used to aggregate and display items from Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and/or Pinterest. There are also many other minor additions and enhancements to this mature CMS. (read more)

Exponent v2.3.7 Released!

Tags: release, exponent

To start off 2016 we've released Exponent v2.3.7 specifically to correct several fatal flaws in the short-lived, Exponent v2.3.6 release. In addition to fixing those nasty bugs, these releases resolve a number of issues and adds a few new features. This version in particular addresses a possible XSS security issue (CVE-2015-8667 & CVE-2015-8684) and adds support for PHP version 7. It also continues to enhance the Twitter Bootstrap 3 integration as seen in the sample bootstrap3theme. (read more)

Exponent v2.3.5 Released!

Tags: release, exponent

As always, Exponent v2.3.5 continues to refine existing features and resolve issues. This version address MANY regression fixes from recent versions and further implements a clean 'Bootstrap v3' platform (doesn't require YUI code/styles). Additionally, we now have a new eCommerce 'shipping calculator' which provides complete shipping fulfillment services allowing purchase of shipping labels and requesting package pickup from within Exponent. This service also provides rates from USPS in addition to UPS and FedEx. We've also added: (read more)

Exponent v2.3.4 Released!

Tags: release, exponent

Exponent v2.3.4 continues to refine existing features and resolve issues.  It removes all the older YUI2 code from all but some eCommerce features.  (read more)

Exponent v2.3.3 Released!

Tags: release, exponent

Exponent v2.3.3 continues to refine existing features and resolve issues.  It marks the deprecation of support for PHP v5.2 which is quite obsolete at this point.  (read more)