BlogEngine.NET 3.3.5 Released

Today we are releasing BlogEngine.NET 3.3.5

Screenshot of BlogEngine.NET admin

About

BlogEngine.NET is an open source ASP.NET project that was born out of desire for a better blogging platform. We focused on simplicity, ease of use, extendibility and innovative design while taking advantage of the latest .NET features.

BlogEngine.NET is easily customizable. We have many downloadable themes, widgets, and extensions or you can make your own with some basic .NET skills. With BlogEngine.NET, it is easy to make your blog look and function exactly how you would like.

Our latest release combines cutting edge technologies with state of the art design, does not require database or complex setup and let you get your blog up and running in minutes. Hope you will enjoy using it as much as we do.

Happy blogging!

News

Introducing Showcase

As some of you suggested, we added showcase component to our project site (see front page) where we will promote websites built with BlogEngine.NET and showing best of creative and inspiring designs. If you own or know about any good candidates, please contact us and we will add this site to showcase. As list grows, we will rotate 10 randomly selected sites so that all will get equal exposure. We&... [More]

Updates for BlogEngine.NET 2.0 and 2.5

If you are running BlogEngine.NET 2.0 or BlogEngine.NET 2.5, there's a couple of updates we have made after 2.5 was released to address some issues that may affect your blog.  This update is not critical, however if you are maintaining your BlogEngine.NET 2.0 or 2.5 installation, we recommend you apply this update to your blog installation. To apply update, download the appropriate file belo... [More]

Announcing BlogEngine.NET Gallery

We’ve been working on gallery site for BlogEngine.NET extensions, themes and widgets and site is finally ready for BlogEngine community to share components in centralized location. Over the next few weeks we’ll be moving content from our “extensions” page to the gallery, converting it to BlogEngine 2.0 and uploading packages to repository. If you have extension, theme or wi... [More]

Welcome Aboard, Janko!

We are pleased to announce Janko Jovanovic officially joining BlogEngine team as The Man behind our major UI 2.0 design effort. Many BlogEngine users know and love Janko’s blog and find there many useful tips and valuable resources. Janko has number of publications on UI usability and interaction design and his work with BlogEngine.NET will be continuation of this theme he is clearly so pass... [More]

Stop Pingback Spam

We have reports from bloggers that there is new spam in town - pingback spam. Here is what you can do to stop it. 1. Disable Go to admin/settings/advanced and remove check mark in "enable pingbacks" and "enable trackbacks" opting to not receive them. 2. Patch Spammers used flaw in the white list logic that allowed any user who already posted number of comments on the blog to bypass validation ... [More]

Updates and Links (May 2010)

Here is update status and links of interest for BlogEngine users. We'll try to publish this regularly, if you have something to share with community please let us know in the comments. Road map We updated road map to BlogEngine 2.0 which is coming in the end of this year. We'll talk more on it later - it is a long road :) Mercurial Project source moved to Mercurial - our hope is that it will f... [More]