Software Update: Discourse 1.1

Nov

12

2014

Version 1.1 of Discourse true. This open source forum software is developed in JavaScript and Ruby on Rails, and distinguishes itself from traditional forum software with features that have their origins in social media, including infinite scrolling, live updates, expanding left and can add attachments through drag and drop . Discourse is used among others by BoingBoing , HowToGeek and Ubuntu . The announcement for version 1.1 can be found below.

Discourse 1.1!

The complete release notes have a brief summary of the Hundreds of fixes, UI improvements, feature tweaks, and new features in 1.1 Discourse, but here are a few highlights:

Improved Search
Search now biedt a lot more feedback-including dates, category, and bolded matches in context. There’s finally a usefull help link on search-which Describes all the operators and custom orders you can use, as well as providing general search tips.

Custom User Fields
You can Specify custom boolean or text fields for user profiles, fields-including That need to be captured at sign up time.

New User Cards
New user cards with customizable backgrounds and selectable badge images, claustrophobia hold a badge That HAS Eligible an image associated. The user profile page ook got some design updates.

1.1 is a polish release and reflects a stabler, faster, more secure Discourse. It’s what 1.0 Should have been, but open source software is never “done”. Upgrade your instance today via our easy one click admin panel updater!

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