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Four Big Announcements for Mura CMS

As we've been promising on the Mura Show over the last few weeks, we have three big announcements to make today. This year has already shaped up to be a big one with the release of Mura 5.4 and the announcement of MuraCon, the first ever Mura CMS users conference, but we're not going to stop there...We actually have FOUR announcements to make.

By Sean Schroeder
Mura CMS Ending Support for IE6 and CFMX7

It's been a long time coming, but the day has finally arrived that we will officially end support for Internet Explorer 6 and ColdFusionMX7.

GitHub, 4 New Plugins, Special Mura Show Today

We're pleased to announce we've begun adding all of our Mura CMS plugins to Git Hub for your forking pleasure. And, in order to show you how to begin taking advantage of all the benefits this has, we're having a special Mura Show today: Git for Mura CMS Developers by Mura community member, David Long.

In addition, we're also pleased to announce that we're releasing 4 new plugins today: MuraSolr, MuraProfile, MuraUserBridge, and MuraVoice.

By Sean Schroeder
MuraCon 2011 Announced

We are proud to announce the first ever Mura User Convention - MuraCon 2011 will be held in beautiful Sacramento, California, on August 25th and 26th. MuraCon  will feature presentations and talks by top developers from the Mura CMS world, showing off the latest developments and the newest features in Mura CMS. At MuraCon you'll connect with the Mura CMS community, and learn how you can harness the power of the world's top CFML content management system.

CF.Objective() 2011 Pre-Conference Training Announced

We'll be doing another pre-conference training this year at CF.Objective 2011, May 10th & 11th in Minneapolis, Minnesota. It will be two days of training entitled "The Programmers Guide to Mura CMS." If you're looking to dig deep into Mura, this is a great opportunity to get under the hood and learn how easy it is to make things happen in Mura.

Attend OpenCF Summit!

The OpenCF Summit software conference in Dallas is just a week away and if you haven't registered, we highly recommend you consider it. It's going to be a tremendous conference with great topics and great speakers for anyone interested in ColdFusion/CFML, even if you're not focused on OpenSource software.

Mura CMS 5.4 Available!

We're proud to announce the availability of Mura CMS 5.4. This release is faster, easier to use, and has dozens of new features and functionalities, including Site Bundles, Change Sets, new Themes, Mobile-optimized templates, performance improvements and much, much more.

By Malcolm O'Keeffe
Mura CMS Training Courses coming in March - US and UK

We're pleased to announce that we're hosting another set of Mura CMS training courses in Sacramento, CA, the week of March 14th - 18th. We're also partnering with Meld Solutions to present our first-ever UK-based Mura CMS training courses, held in London March 7-9. There's no better way to gain an in-depth understanding of how to get the most out of Mura CMS.

By Malcolm O'Keeffe
New Documentation Posted - Performance Tips

We've posted a list of things to look at when optimizing for performance on your Mura site. Follow these tips to make your Mura site(s) screaming fast.

Using the Mura Iterator to Create Custom Navigation from a Local Index

Often times you’ll need to output custom navigation based on the content of a specific Local Index (Feed), but need to have very specific markup. To do this, you’ll need to access Mura’s iterator. In this post, we'll show how to do exactly that.

Mura 5.3 goes live

We're pleased to announce the availability of Mura CMS version 5.3. This release of Mura CMS contains dozens of new features and enhancements, and is the easiest to use, most powerful version of Mura CMS yet.  

By Malcolm O'Keeffe
Critical Security Patch For Mura CMS

A critical security flaw has been discovered for all versions of Mura CMS older than version 5.2.2809. We strongly encourage all Mura CMS administrators to update their Mura CMS core to the latest version.

By Matt Levine
Mura CMS Training Courses - October 2010

 Our June Mura CMS training courses were so popular, we're presenting them again this October. We've got 3 different courses available - if you take all 3 we're offering an almost $400 discount! There's no better way to gain an in-depth understanding of how to get the most out of Mura CMS. 

By Malcolm O'Keeffe
Join the Blue River Team

We’re looking for a tenacious problem-solver and self-starter to both support existing clients and to work in a production role on new projects. Join the team behind Mura CMS.

jQuery and jQuery UI added to Mura CMS admin

We've switched the default javascript library for the Mura CMS admin to jQuery (from Prototype), including the availability of the jQueryUI library for plugin developers. This will be a huge productivity gain for plugin programming, and also provides a great foundation for future improvements to the Mura CMS admin functionality. 

By Malcolm O'Keeffe
Mura at NCDevCon

If you're looking for a great conference and learning experience to expand your web dev horizons, com check out NCDevCon in Raleigh, North Carolina this weekend. It's a FREE, two-day conference that we've happily signed on to sponsor. In addition, we'll be doing a free, two-hour, hands-on training to show you how easy it is to build a site in Mura. Hope to see you there!

By Sean Schroeder
New Mura CMS Training Courses Available

We're pleased to announce the availability of our new Mura CMS training courses, held in Sacramento, California. We're offering 3 different courses - Admin/User training, CSS/Designer Training and Programmer Training. These full-day training courses will provide you with in-depth understanding of how to get the most out of Mura CMS, from content updates to creating new Mura CMS plug-ins. 

By Malcolm O'Keeffe
Today's (and all future) Mura Shows

We're back from CF.Objective() and will provide a full hour of live, no strings attached support. In fact, in the future, this will be the default topic for all Mura Shows if we don't have anything scheduled for presentation. When we do have a specific topic to cover, we will be announcing it via this blog. Look forward to seeing you on the show.

By Sean Schroeder
New Documentation Released - Programmer's Guide to Mura CMS

We've just completed the first draft of a new round of documentation for programmers looking to get the most out of Mura CMS. In it, we cover topics like using the Mura Tag, the Mura event model, the new Mura Scope, extending base Mura types, creating Mura plugins, and much more.

By Malcolm O'Keeffe
This Week's Mura Show - Taking a Design from Adobe Illustrator to a Mura Theme

This week will mark a milestone for the Mura Show. We'll have a guest presenter, designer Ronnie Duke from Mod Media. Like myself, Ronnie is not a CFML programmer and will be walking through the process of taking a design in Adobe Illustrator to creating a new theme for use in Mura.

By Sean Schroeder