New Release of Newscoop Improves Articles and Comments

Newscoop, the open-source content management system for publishers, has a new release available. This version was released to improve articles and comments within the system as well as improving support with PHP 5.4.

This video introduces the system, but doesn't showcase the features. You can check out the system yourself with a demo from their website:


A list of some of the new features and changes in this list:

  1. Overhauled media archive
    Multiple file upload, faster search and new features!
  2. Drag-and-drop front page management
    Use lists to add articles to your front page (or other site area) and re-order your front page.
  3. Intelligent image renditions
    Use Newscoop to crop images and display perfectly in different areas of the site.
  4. Dynamic Maps
    Points of interest from multiple articles can now be displayed on a single map on your website.
  5. Video and picture slideshows
    Slideshows can be attached to articles and can be managed through the Media Archive.
  6. Citizen journalist and community management tools
    Newscoop allows visitors to sign up for a profile, comment on articles and even follow topics.
  7. Two new adaptive CSS themes, the New Custodian and the Rock Star
    Theme manager allows you to switching from one theme to another with one click.
  8. Improved SoundCloud plugin
    Upload audio to the web's best audio sharing service and use it as your sound archive.
  9. Related Article Lists
    Create thematic and semantic links to group articles.
  10. Better comments
    We've improved the UI and made it pluggable into services like Disqus.

Here's an example of one of the many themes for Newscoop. This particular one is called Zen and is mobile responsive.


For more info on Newscoop or to try the demo, check out their website: