We’re excited to announce the immediate availability of Community Server version 2.1, Beta 1:
Download for ASP.NET 1.1
Below are a few of the new capabilities found in Community Server version 2.1, Beta 1:
- Tags – Tags are supported through-out all areas and provide an easy way to categorize content.
- Blog Mirrors – Blog mirroring enables the creation of a blog that mirrors (through RSS) the content from any RSS source.
- Usability – A lot of work has been done to simplify the overall usability of Community Server.
- Anti-Spam Tools – Thanks to all the great feedback we’ve made a number of changes and improvements to Community Server’s rule-based anti-SPAM tools.
- Bug Fixes and more…
While not included in this beta, the final 2.1 version will also include 5 new blog skins with 20 unique variations. Reports are also not included in this beta.
The next version, Community Server version 2.2, will focus exclusively on a much simplified theme system. Version 3.0 will introduce, amongst other capabilities, a full ASMX/REST Web Services stack, very basic content management capabilities, and a few new surprises.