Welcome to Exponent
Though not specific to Exponent CMS, you should be made aware that PHP version 5.6 has been released as 'stable' (http://php.net/archive/2014.php#id2014-08-28-1). All the more reason why the PHP developers have recommend upgrading to at least the stable version of 5.5.x or the previous stable version of 5.4.x and (quickly) moving away from versions 5.3.x and 5.2.x. At some point in the future, upgrades to Exponent CMS will require PHP v5.3.x or greater and no longer support PHP v5.2.x. ...Read More
The fourth patch to address issues in v2.3.0 (stable, patch#1, patch#2 and patch#3) has been released. This patch can be applied to any site already running v2.3.0, v2.3.0patch1, v2.3.0patch2, or v2.3.0patch3. This patch is almost as large as a full version, therefore, you can expect v2.3.1 to be released in the coming weeks. The code is already fixed in the 'master' git repo and the patch file can be downloaded from sourceforge.net here. This patch updates many 3rd party libraries and fixes these issues: ...Read More
We've fixed a couple of nasty bugs in some of our older versions and now have a patch available to fix these two specific issues: ...Read More
Though not specific to Exponent CMS, you should be made aware that PHP version 5.3.x is now at end of life and will no longer be updated (http://php.net/archive/2014.php#id2014-08-14-1) The PHP developers recommend upgrading to the latest stable version of 5.5.x or the previous stable version of 5.4.x. If you missed any earlier announcements, PHP version 5.2.x has been obsolete for quite a while at this point. ...Read More
Recent Blog Posts
In the first article, I explained some of the basics of creating a Twitter Bootstrap 3 (BS3) based theme for Exponent. In this article I'll attempt to alleviate some of the myths or quirks associated with BS3 that may be delaying your move to use this versatile framework for your next custom theme. ...Tweet
Twitter Bootstrap version 3 (BS3) is becoming the user interface framework library of choice for Exponent CMS. Though initially shipped with Exponent v2.3.0, that BS3 implementation was still lacking some refinement, and wasn't fully implemented across the entire user interface. This has been somewhat remedied by the first three patches to v2.3.0, and will be even more-so in the upcoming patch #4 release. In this article I'll attempt to share some of the basics of how to create a Twitter Bootstrap 3 custom theme. ...Tweet
You've unwrapped (installed) v2.3.0, and much to your dismay it looks the same! Where are all these major new features? One of the goals of the Exponent CMS project is to provide seamless or transparent upgrades to newer versions. While this isn't always true (1.x code deprecation, etc...), we do try to keep your web site looking the same after an upgrade, while offering new features and improving the site management tools. In this article, I'll attempt to show you how to activate the 'new' interface options and work around a couple minor issues. ...Tweet
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Who Did This?
Exponent CMS is written and maintained by Online Innovative Creations (OIC Group, Inc.), a Peoria web design and development company. OIC Group, Inc. specializes in a wide range of web-based solutions for enterprise-level organizations and local businesses in Peoria. Learn more about this Peoria web design company. Spanning from custom website design and development to SEO and social media marketing, OIC Group, Inc. is full-service web marketing firm that offers a wealth of solutions.
As the creator of Exponent CMS, OIC Group, Inc. offer fully-custom web design and development programs. To view examples of the company's work, visit the local website design portfolio to see both local and enterprise-level websites that OIC has created. In addition to search engine friendly websites, other specialties of OIC Group, Inc. include website optimization, conversion rate optimization, social media marketing, Pay Per Click (PPC) advertising, local SEO and ecommerce SEO services.
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