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Mura Show Recap & Tomorrow's Topic

We're officially in full swing with The Mura Show with two episodes in the can now. We've gotten a great response and it's been a lot of fun sharing our knowledge with the Mura community. In this post, I break down what's been covered and talk about what we'll cover in tomorrow's show.

By Sean Schroeder
Mura v5.2

Since the name change from Sava CMS to Mura CMS, effectively the release of Mura CMS 5.1, a lot has gone into making Mura more useful, more usable and more flexible. Today, we're announcing Mura CMS 5.2 to consolidate those improvements with a few new ones, including the first step in migrating the Mura admin from the Fusebox framework to Sean Corfield's FW/1.

By Sean Schroeder
The Mura Show

On December 16th at 1:00 PST, we will launch our weekly live Webinar - The Mura Show - to do as much pointing and 'splaining as we can in about an hour. Sean and Matt will be covering topics suggested by the Mura Community, questions from the forum, current development efforts, and anything else people want to talk about regarding Mura CMS. Here's the URL:

By Sean Schroeder
Mapping Events in Mura

I recently added a new way to map events in Mura.  You can now simply directly add objects with the new application.pluginManager.addEventHandler() method

By Matt Levine
Mura CMS XSS Vulnerability Fix

Some XSS vulnerabilities were recently uncovered in Mura. We highly recommend that you updates a few things in your current Mura installs.

By Matt Levine
Customizing Default Output

Recently in the forum someone asked how they could change the default portal output for their news section.  I thought I should post my response here to highlight some important information about how to customize Standard Mura output without editing the main display files.

By Matt Levine
New Content Iterators and More...

We recently added a few api enhancements for programatically working with content in Mura. With the new content iterators and new improved bean methods we were able to  make managing content and users simpler.

By Matt Levine
New Remote Connector Plugin

A simple way to connect Mura to existing applications.

By Matt Levine
How to: Display content in another page

Taking the content from one page and displaying on another can be a very useful tool.  Read on to see the code.

By Eddie Ballisty
Whither CAPTCHA, Enter CFFormProtect

We've been looking to replace, or least offer an alternative to, the current CAPTCHA in Mura. After some research, we've decided to use Jake Munson's excellent CFFormProtect.

By Sean Schroeder
Removing the SiteID from URLs in Mura

This is a request that comes up over and over again so I thought that I would blog about how to remove the siteID directory from the URLs that are generated by Mura. This process will probably be a quick little toggle in the admin at some point, but for now here are the steps.

By Matt Levine
Mura FCKEditor Vulnerability Hotfix

There has been a reported vulnerability in FCKEditor's ColdFusion connector. Mura does not use the exact same connector; however, we highly recommend that all Mura/Sava installs upgrade to the latest version of two specific files.

This is especially important if you are running Mura on IIS and Windows. 

By Blue River Interactive Group
Mura CMS East Coast Tour

We'll be heading out to the East Coast from 7/13-7/16 to present "Mura CMS: What's in it for me?" at a handful of User Groups. This is a great opportunity to learn more about Mura from its' primary developers. We hope to see you there!

By Sean Schroeder
Online ColdFusion Meetup Presentation

This Thursday, June 11th, we'll be doing a presentation for the Online ColdFusion Meetup entitled "Mura CMS: What's In It For Me?" The presentation starts at 6:00PM EST.

By Sean Schroeder
Minor Mura Plugin Update

Human readable plugin directory names have arrived!

By Matt Levine
Railo CFConversations Podcast

CFConversations features an interview by with the new "Gang of Four": Gert FranzMark DrewPeter Bell and Sean Corfield. The topics range from the formation of Railo UK and Railo US to their relationship with Adobe.

By Sean Schroeder
Gartner Releases Report Praising ColdFusion

Adobe's Kristin Schofield just posted in her blog that  Mark Driver, a Gartner analyst, released a note on ColdFusion which recommends that "...agencies and companies continue their investment in CF, as it has a strong future with Adobe and is continuing to grow its market."

By Sean Schroeder
Mura at CF.Objective()

Our booth is up and we're ready for the crowd. Here's a look at the Mura booth at CF.Objective()

By Ryan Thompson
Mura Marketplace is Here

The Mura Marketplace currently features several plug-ins developed for Mura CMS. Check them out and let us know what you think.

By Ryan Thompson

We're off to Minneapolis this morning for CF.Objective(). We'll be doing a presentation to the Twin Cities CFUG at 5:30 (anyone is welcome) and speaking briefly at the opening reception. We're a sponsor, so you'll find us hanging at our booth for the entirety of the conference. Please stop by and say Hi.

By Sean Schroeder