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. Continue reading »

Rename the Register.php File

One trick that spammers use to mass post to Pligg sites is by creating a lot of accounts. What is annoying is that there isn’t much that we can do to block these account creations if we can’t discover a pattern to them. Your best option to prevent these bot accounts is to rename the register.php file to something random. You can even go one step further, and frequently keep renaming the registration file which really would throw a curve ball and make life more difficult for spammers. Continue reading »

Pligg CMS 1.2.2 Release

Pligg CMS version 1.2.2 is now available for download. The new version has 3 major changes: Security fixes, the default template is now 2 columns, and the Status Update module is now included. We highly recommend that everyone updates to the latest version as soon as possible since there are known security threats in the previous release (although they are minor) Continue reading »

Pligg 1.0.0 RC3

Our final version of the release candidate line for Pligg, Pligg 1.0.0 RC3, is available for download now. This version introduces a new admin category page (seen below) and a number of bug fixes including better support for Search Engine Optimized (SEO) URLs and foreign languages. We are only a couple weeks away from a Continue reading »

Pligg 1.0.0 RC2 Release

It’s been 20 days since the RC1 release and it’s about time we get the next version out. Pligg 1.0.0 RC2 offers a lot of bug fixes from our previous release and a few new features and modules. The upgrade process from the Beta series still hasn’t proved to be a flawless process yet, but Continue reading »