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News and Updates about the SERC Content Management System

New Editor Buttons
Posted: Oct 18 2011
Four new buttons have been added to the toolbar in the richtext editor: strikethrough, show blocks, search/replace and paste from Word.
Thumbnail Issue Resolved
Posted: Dec 6 2010
The problems with thumbnails has been resolved. So if you see any problems with images please let us know.
Thumbnail Issues
Posted: Dec 3 2010
Following a recent server upgrade we're having intermittent problems with the generation of thumbnails for images. If you see a problem with missing images just ignore it for the moment. It should resolve itself eventually. We're working on a real fix.
SERC Downtime November 26
Posted: Nov 26 2010
On the morning of Friday November 26th SERC-hosted sites will undergo maintenance and be offline or in a read-only state.
SERC Downtime November 9th
Posted: Nov 9 2010
There will be a brief planned downtime on the morning of November 9th 2010 around 8am central while we do some server upgrades. Email lists may be down slightly longer, but all messages sent to lists should eventually go through.
New Hide/Show Options
Posted: Sep 10 2010
There are a couple new options for hide/show boxes. Adding omit_show will leave off the word 'Show' in case you want a different label. Adding show_at_start will cause the text to be shown by default when the page first loads.
Embed YouTube Video
Posted: Aug 9 2010
The CMS now supports embedding YouTube videos directly in your pages. Details are in the documentation.
Improved Form Editing Tool
Posted: Jun 15 2010
The interface for editing forms has been revamped. In addition to working differently it also now tracks (and allows reverting to) past revisions of forms.
Simultaneous Editing Detection
Posted: Jun 2 2010
The CMS will now detect and provide a warning when you attempt to edit a page that has been recently (in the last 15 minutes) edited by another user.
Firefox-HTML Bug Fixed
Posted: Jul 14 2009
We've upgrade the underlying tools that support the editing system and as a result the bug in HTML mode when using Firefox (where spaces were randomly removed from any text you pasted in) should be fixed.