June 2013 Archives

This new version was released today and it addresses a number of 3 bugs that were occurring on v5.2.6.

The fixed bugs are:

  1. Smartphone Option typos
  2. If the user tried to invalidate the MTIgnore's block tag's opening closing tag, an error would occur
  3. Tags created for custom fields could not be used with blog entry archive mapping

upgrade movable type

Evaluate this demo installation at:

https://www.movabletypedemo.org/v5x/pro/cgi-bin/mt/mt.cgi (professional)

https://www.movabletypedemo.org/v5x/os/cgi-bin/mt/mt.cgi (open source)

using these credentials:

- username: demo

- password: testthis


Six Apart KK just announced the release of movable type v5.2.6.

What's very nice about this new release, apart from the many bug fixes it solves, is that it introduces a few new functions.

One of these functions is a new theme called 'Eiger' which is a responsive web design one and which through CSS Media Query supports multiple devices and allows you to very easily customize components like logos, header, banners, navigation.

Go ahead and test it from:



Another really juicy function is what they call the 'SmartPhone Option'. Available only in movable type professional or advanced, this function would make your movable type admin suit very well your mobile device. It is basically a backend theme optimized for mobile devices.

For more details about what this version introduces, check out:


To check the demo installations, login either to:

https://www.movabletypedemo.org/v5x/pro/cgi-bin/mt/mt.cgi (professional)

https://www.movabletypedemo.org/v5x/os/cgi-bin/mt/mt.cgi (open source)

with the following credentials:

- username: demo

- password: testthis

Enjoy testing movable type!


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