1.7.0 Released

We are proud to announce our first release for the 1.7 series of Xibo. The codename for this series is “Tuttle”.

It has taken us a little over 4 months to bring you the new features in this release – the highlights are:

  • Clean, modern user interface
  • Improved translatable manual
  • Scheduling Calendar with Day, Week and Month Views
  • Simplified Player Registration and Configuration
  • Advanced Player Configuration managed from the CMS
  • Screen Shot Request from the Player
  • Media RSS support
  • Twitter support
  • Weather provided by Forecast IO
  • Effects for Text based media
  • New options for scaling web pages and embedded content
  • Many bug fixes and improvements
  • Settings for force HTTPS/STS
  • Reporting for Client up / down events.
  • Improved Sorting for all table data.
  • “Select All” functions in key places.
  • Tabs for the Settings page.
  • Options for ticker media to not strip attributes.
  • Options for ticker media to strip certain tags.
  • Better database Export (works with larger databases when Apache Sendfile mode is enabled).
  • Date formatting for Tickers.
  • General Date formatting.
  • Translated Calendar (JavaScript Translations).
  • Remove Inactive users from the permissions list.
  • Switched all HTML based media to HTML5 doctype.
  • Option to scale embedded media.
  • and much more.

The release notes are available in the manual and the download is available on Github.

We would like to take this opportunity to say a big Thank You to everyone involved in the Xibo Project Community. We couldn’t release Xibo without the help we get from people who reported bugs, submitted patches or donated money.

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