Blog Factory 4.4.2 released on June 3, 2019.
- New feature: added option to display or hide intro text on full article page.
Blog Factory 4.4.1 released on February 18, 2019.
- New feature: added option to set post creation date on frontend and backend.
- Fixed issue regarding metadata keywords missing on export to Joomla.
Blog Factory 4.4.0 released on October 18, 2018.
- Compatibility to Joomla! 4.x.
- Fixed issue regarding canonical links scheme.
Blog Factory 4.3.9 released on July 13, 2018.
- Optimization: updated TinyMce to latest version.
Blog Factory 4.3.8 released on April 12, 2018.
- New feature: Post cover.
- Optimization: added canonical link to posts page and other several pages.
- Fixed issues regarding on posts page, Blog module options, PHP 7, floating images on posts.
Blog Factory 4.3.7 released on January 5, 2018.
- New feature: implemented Masonry layout for posts display.
- Optimization: improved comment posting workflow when using captcha.
- Fixed issue regarding send publish post notifications from backend also (not just frontend).
Blog Factory 4.3.6 released on October 5, 2017.
- New feature: added password protected option to post visibility.
- Optimization: small UI improvements.
- Fixed issues regarding hide Media Manager button on dashboard when disabled, import from Joomla post date, post editor image button.
Blog Factory 4.3.5 released on July 6, 2017.
- New feature: added admin option to enable or disable blog bookmarks.
- Fixed issue regarding tree category module on multilanguage.
Blog Factory 4.3.4 released on April 26, 2017.
- Compatibility to Joomla! 3.7
- New feature: added option for posts pagination.
Blog Factory 4.3.3 released on March 13, 2017.
- Fixed issues with Router Plugin and RSS link on multilanguage sites, RSS link permissions.
Blog Factory 4.3.2 released on February 28, 2017.
- Implemented online update system.
Blog Factory 4.3.1 released on January 10, 2017.
- New feature: filter calendar module entries by blog.
- Fixed issues regarding use post publish_up date when available, calendar module display calendar for selected date.
Blog Factory 4.3.0 released on August 18, 2016.
- New feature: added video plugin for editor.
- New feature: option for the blog to be created automatically.
- New feature: System plugin option to enable/disable assets caching.
- Fixed issues regarding editor on backend, loading editor, auto-export posts when using the backend, auto-export posts when guest view was disabled, show only published categories in category tree module.
Blog Factory 4.2.6 released on July 4, 2016.
- New feature: Blogs menu item pagination option.
- Optimization: updated post published event triggering.
- Optimization: use Joomla's form fieldset renderer.
Blog Factory 4.2.5 released on February 10, 2016.
- Compatibility to PHP 7
- Updated Inflector class.
- Fixed issues regarding saving Dashboard state, Settings caching, posts sort.
Blog Factory 4.2.4 released on November 2, 2015.
- Updated Love Factory integration.
- Optimisation: settings on guest comments.
- Fixed issue regarding CSRF protection on post edit form.
Blog Factory 4.2.3 released on October 21, 2015.
- Fixed issues regarding visibility of unapproved guest comments, post comments status.
Blog Factory 4.2.2 released on April 22, 2015.
- New feature: added post tag attributes whitelist to settings.
- Fixed issues regarding post saving, blog export, backend post editing (not filtering correct tags).
Blog Factory 4.2.1 released on November 19, 2014.
- Optimisation: show explicit error if the user folder was not created.
- Optimisation: added help buttons on component backend.
- Fixed issue regarding invalid RSS blog feeds.
Blog Factory 4.2.0 released on October 14, 2014.
- New feature: product is now responsive.
- Fixed issues regarding posts view comments label language string, export to Joomla! content issue, added missing language strings for Manage subscriptions menu item, order bookmarks on fronted by the order set in backend, [issue] component router format.
Blog Factory 4.1.1 released on October 9, 2014.
- New feature: Trigger new post published event.
- New feature: added option for Posts menu item to filter posts by category.
Blog Factory 4.1.0 released on September 26, 2014.
- New feature: implemented importing articles from Joomla! into Blog Factory posts.
- New feature: Blogs can now be created from backend.
- New feature: implemented vote rating permissions per user group (includes guest post rating).
- Optimized display blog title on backend posts page.
- Renamed (texts and code) import feature to export.
- Fixed several issues including post editor display, backend boolean field to include global option, etc.
Blog Factory 4.0.4 released on September 15, 2014.
- Added new branding.
- Removed deprecated classes and methods.
- Execute system plugin onBeforeRender only on component pages.
Blog Factory 4.0.3 released on May 21, 2014.
- Fixed issues regarding public comments delete button, alt attribute for images from being removed on save, check permissions to create blog when integrated with Love or Social Factory.
Blog Factory 4.0.2 released on April 17, 2014.
- New feature: added backend dashboard.
- Several improvements like separating bookmarks and subscriptions in two independent features, updated backend comments to hide approve status if approval is disabled, updated backend user edit form to include avatar options.
- Fixed backend boolean field display.
Blog Factory 4.0.1 released on January 23, 2014.
- Fixed several issues including moved tags edit code to own JFormField and added to backend, metadata fields not showing on backend post edit form, permissions when no permissions defined, notification tokens when no tokens defined, form validation on post save, generating aliases on frontend, add default title for untitled posts on save, saving Read more tag.
Blog Factory 4.0.0 released on August 27, 2013.
- Support for Joomla 3.0.x.
- Renamed extension from "Deluxe Blog Factory" to a simple and strong "Blog Factory".
- The product just went from commercial to FREE for download, with paid support only.
- New feature: added support for integrations with other components for adding data in blog posts. Currently supported components are:
- Reverse Auction Factory
- Raffle Factory
- Micro Deal Factory
- Ads Factory
- Media Mall Factory
- Jobs Factory
- Social Factory
- Love Factory
- jAnswers Factory
Deluxe Blog Factory 3.1.1 released on September 11, 2012.
- Fixed issues on new post, upload media management, CSS, etc.
Deluxe Blog Factory 3.1.0 released on February 9, 2012.
- Support for Joomla 2.5.x.
Deluxe Blog Factory 3.0.0 released on November 30, 2011.
- New Product Concept.
- Fixed issues regarding recaptcha link, upload avatar, Google +1 bookmark, posting comments and articles, pagination on blog posts, Smarty template, CB integration.
Deluxe Blog Factory 2.1.1 released on September 30, 2011.
- Fixed issues regarding new blog, register new blog with SEF enabled, ItemId on Joomla 1.7, menu item, links on tags, view blog, comments disabled, missing SEF routes in router file.
Deluxe Blog Factory 2.1.0 released on August 19, 2011.
- Support for Joomla 1.7.x.
- Fixed issues regarding categories (when using the Joomla categories), backup (when archive was empty), etc.
Deluxe Blog Factory 2.0.0 released on January 11, 2011.
- Redeveloped for Joomla 1.6.x.
Deluxe Blog Factory 1.3.5 released on November 9, 2010.
- New feature: Calender module to count daily posts.
Deluxe Blog Factory 1.3.0 released on November 9, 2010.
- New feature: added posts archive.
- New feature: new posts tree module.
Deluxe Blog Factory 1.2.0 released on September 7, 2010.
- New feature: added Gravatar support.
- New feature: added System plugin for SEF for urls like: www.xx.com/userblog or www.xx.com/userpost
- Attention! For the plugin to work correctly, other SEF components/plugins must be disabled!
- Warning! With the new system plugin, the URLs of posts and blogs have changed, so the old ones are not compatible anymore!
Deluxe Blog Factory 1.1.3 released on June 19, 2010.
- New feature: enable/disable (from backend) dashboard panels.
- Optimisation: own jQuery library for no interference with other components.
- Fixed issue regarding multiple files uploads, media management (explore folder), unpublished blogs/posts showing on frontend, restoring backup from older version 1.1.1 (php5 to php4).
Deluxe Blog Factory 1.1.2 released on February 19, 2010.
- New feature: Search plugin.
Deluxe Blog Factory 1.1.1 released on December 7, 2009.
- Added menu link for 'Followed Blogs' for users with no blog.
Deluxe Blog Factory 1.1.0 released on November 30, 2009.
- New feature: Backup and Restore.
- Fixed issue regarding backend save post.
Deluxe Blog Factory 1.0.2 released on November 25, 2009.
- SH404SEF extension.
- Fixed issues regarding template and php short open tags.
Deluxe Blog Factory 1.0.1 released on November 20, 2009.
- Fixed several issues including router.php, routes in Smarty templates.
Deluxe Blog Factory 1.0.0 released on November 9, 2009.