newscoop 7 posts

Newscoop 4.0.4 improves comments and 3rd party library management

By Mike Johnston January 8, 2013 (Updated: May 31, 2013) News & Headlines  Comments

Newscoop 4.0.4 follows hot on the heels of the latest Newscoop upgrade to improve comment management for sites whose community contributes a large amount of comments. Flagged by Newscoop users Brasil 247 (55 million page views per month and counting!), we fixed this issue and improved the way Newscoop handles dependencies.We improved comment management hugely in Newscoop 4 as part of our drive to make Newscoop better for building communities around news.… Read More →

Newscoop 4.0 Beta adds new community features to open source news CMS

By Mike Johnston December 19, 2011 (Updated: May 31, 2013) News & Headlines  Comments

Newscoop, the open source content management system for online news media, has a new major release out in beta. Newscoop 4.0 adds the possibility to build a community platform into a news website, allowing newspapers to grow and manage vibrant communities around their content.The feature was developed in close partnership with the groundbreaking Swiss online-print news hybrid TagesWoche, who attracted 2500 people into their community in the first week following their October launch.… Read More →

Sourcefabric launches theme contest at first Central American conference

By Mike Johnston July 25, 2011 (Updated: May 31, 2013) News & Headlines  Comments

Sourcefabric took the occasion of their first ever Central American conference last weekto launch a new global theme contest, in which designers worldwide are invited to submit themes for Newscoop, the open source CMS for news organisations.The keynote speaker at the conference, called Software de código abierto para Medios de Vanguardia (Open Source Software for Cutting Edge Media), was Douglas Arellanes, co-founder of Sourcefabric.… Read More →

Newscoop 3.5.3 CMS Released for Journalists

By Mike Johnston May 20, 2011 (Updated: May 31, 2013) News & Headlines  Comments

Newscoop 3.5.3, the open source content management system for professional journalists, was released by Sourcefabric on May 19th. Three is the magic number for Newscoop 3.5.3, with 33 bug fixes ranging from the powerful search interface, to the wysiwyg article edit screen, to the installation process itself.Community bug reports led to a detailed examination and improvement of the way Newscoop handles lists of articles.… Read More →