23 Jan 2009 knipknap   » (Journeyer)

Announce: Freech 0.9.18

The last release of Freech is only two weeks ago, but there have been such a huge number of improvements that already here is the followup. Some of the new features include:

Multi-forum support and a completely new front page (that may optionally be skipped if you are using only one single forum):

The new front page

The design of the forum has been simplified and optimized for smaller screen resolutions. A lot of detail has been put into making the looks of different forum pages more consistent, leaving a much cleaner overall impression. In addition, all pages are now XHTML1.0 (strict) compliant.
Many other details were polished: Line wrapping in postings works even better, “breadcrumbs” (the path pointing to the current page) are shown on every page, video links are optionally embedded into posting, and a lot more.

The simplified design of the forum

A lot of work went into improving the administration features. Activities of moderators are logged on a dedicated page, and moderators may now lock/unlock other users. Spam handling and detection was greatly improved.

The forum renders a lot faster by allowing the browser to cache more pages. As usual, a large number of bug fixes is also included in the release.

Special thanks to Mario Deck for doing a lot of the work to make the forum XHTML1.0 strict compliant.

Project page
Full changelog

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