The Commons Development team has just released Commons 1.6! This release features a number of great improvements to the site, including something everyone will love – HTML email notifications. We have also souped up the Commons member profile pages with widget improvements (including a new Twitter Widget), and fixed a design issue that makes it [...]
We are pleased to announce CUNY Academic Commons, version 1.5! While this is our first major release in more than a year, to say that the Commons 1.5 milestone has been over four years in the making is certainly not an understatement*.
Though the 1.5 release includes over twenty new features, below are some highlights.
The marquee [...]
The marquee feature of Commons 1.4 is the awesome BuddyPress functionality developed by the Commons Dev Team that lets members respond to email notifications directly from their inboxes.
If you wanted to respond to a discussion forum post before Commons 1.4, you’d need to click on the hyperlink in an email notification, log into the Commons, [...]
We’re delighted to announce the latest release of the CUNY Academic Commons, version 1.4. The development team has been working feverishly over the past few months, addressing important issues such as profile privacy and group communication in response to feedback and insight from our community. Though the 1.4 milestone includes many new features and bug-fixes, [...]
We’re happy to announce that version 1.3 of the CUNY Academic Commons is now live!
All upgrades to the site are important, but this one brought a considerable number of new features and revisions (our highest to-date). Here are some highlights:
New Members Directory Filters
Our biggest, and probably most noticable difference, is the new directory filter on the [...]
After months of hard work the CUNY Academic Commons team is happy to release the CUNY Academic Commons Version 1.2.0. This latest upgrade has some of our most ambitious new features to date with many developed in response to the community’s insight and suggestions. This post will introduce you to Commons 1.2.0, walk you through [...]
We’re happy to announce that version 1.1 of the CUNY Academic Commons is now live!
All upgrades to the site are important, but this one brought an especially large number of new features and revisions. The Community Team will be blogging about these changes over the next week, but we’d like to start by providing an [...]
The CUNY Academic Commons has been upgraded to our first named version, CUNY Academic Commons, Version 1.0!
Here are some highlights:
The Commons Wiki has been bumped up to MediaWiki version 1.15.4 – a substantial jump from 1.13.4. The upgrade lets us install new extensions (extensions in MediaWiki are like plugins in WordPress — they extend [...]