PowerTools for Pligg CMS

Just passing along word that long time Pligg developer ChuckRoast has released a massive collection of modules and templates for Pligg CMS on a disk which can be ordered through his website and Amazon.com. If you would like more information please visit ChuckRoast.net.

Support Area Tips

Pligg.com’s Support area is where you can ask questions and get answers. Just getting started with the Support area? This blog post describes tips for participating.

Pligg.com and the Heartbleed Bug

As many of you may have already heard, early last week a major web vulnerability nicknamed “Heartbleed” was discovered related OpenSSL, a technology used by many websites to encrypt data between users and a website. We at Pligg.com addressed this issue and applied a fix on our own server shortly after the public announcement of the bug, but there are still security precautions that you may want to take to make sure that your account remains secure.

Pligg Vendor Commission Increase

Today we are announcing an immediate change to Pligg’s Vendor program. Vendors now earn a 66% commission, which is a 6% increase over what we previously offered! If you aren’t already familiar with Pligg.com’s Vendor program, it’s setup so that anyone can sell Pligg add-ons. It’s a great, low fee method for selling digital products on the official Pligg.com website. Vendors have the ability to add and edit product listings, and send out update notices when a new module version becomes available. Using Paypal’s Adaptive Payments API, we split the payment at the time of transaction so that you earn your commission as soon as the order has completed. There’s no waiting period, no minimum payout requirements. The only thing that we require is a Paypal account email address.

Pligg CMS 2.0.1 Release

The 2.0.1 update for Pligg CMS improves on a number of Pligg features and design elements, but it mainly addresses a number of small bugs patched since Pligg 2.0.0. We recommend that everyone updates to 2.0.1 to benefit from the latest Bootstrap changes as well as a small security update.

Pligg CMS Celebrates 8 Years of Development!

Today marks 8 years since Pligg CMS was first created back in 2005. Since that time, Pligg has grown from a basic web script to a fully functional content management platform. We’re really proud of our accomplishments over the years and would like to share with you some highlights.

What are {literal} tags?

A common issue Pligg users come across when trying to add CSS or JavaScript to a template file is that it will sometimes result in a broken (blank white) site. What causes this is the use of {curly} brackets in the code, which confuses Pligg’s template engine. Pligg uses curly brackets as opening and closing delimiters, which basically means that curly brackets are Pligg’s way of figuring out when you are trying to use template variables or perform other template logic. Curly brackets are associated with JavaScript and CSS coding, which means that you will need to take an extra step when embedding these types of code in your template files.

Pligg 2.0.0 Final

After over a year since initial development, Pligg 2.0.0 is now available to download in a final form. The 2.0.0 version of Pligg CMS represents a stable point in the project and we are happy to recommend this version for production servers, and encourage users to now make the upgrade from Pligg 1.2.2 to 2.0.0.
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