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Sitefinity 3.5 Available for Download

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  1. Telerik Admin
    Telerik Admin avatar
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    02 Oct 2004
    09 Oct 2008
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    Dear all,
    Sitefinity team is happy to announce the release of Sitefinity 3.5. You can download it from your Client.Net accounts. 


    Performance Optimizations

    · Implemented CmsPageCacheManager which supports providers model

    · Added the option to enable CacheDependency for CMS Pages

    · Introduced optimizations in CmsSiteMapProvider

    · Completed performance optimizations in Images&Documents Module


    · Added the ability to define hierarchical applications permissions for multiple membership providers

    · Introduced the option to set Page permissions for multiple membership providers


    · Implemented the option to specify which providers’ metafields to include in the search indexing in the web.config file

    · Implemented the ability to specify search Input validation rules the web.config file


    · Updated RadControls with the latest release of RadControls ASP.NET AJAX Q2

    Link to online help for the RadControls ASP.NET AJAX Q2 http://www.telerik.com/help/aspnet-ajax/introduction.html


    · Introduced a FilterExpression property on all ContentView based controls

    · Added the ability to map a domain name or extension to a site culture

    · Implemented external spam protector provider for Comments

    · Implemented CMYK support for the images in Images&Documents Module

    · Removed the requirement to set ISAPI mappings to.sflb and .tmb extensions for the Images&Documents Module

    Community Edition

    · Added the option to select among three logos to show in the footer of the sites.

    · Dynamic hyperlinks for Generic Content



    · Fixed issue with auto indexing not taking into account the deletion of items

    · Fixed problem with files locked if the indexing process is killed

    · Fixed problem with Thread was being aborted error page showing upon search indexing

    · Fixed problem with incorrect search results showing when there is a custom provider for News

    · Fixed issue with incorrect URL address displayed if the language is changed during search indexing

    · Fixed problem with PageIndex indexing the whole website when the starting node is an empty Group Page with no child pages

    Images and Documents Library Module

    · Fixed error appearing when there is a special symbol in the Library name and files

    · Fixed problem with the upload of zip files greater than maximum library size

    · Fixed problem with users not able to upload an image using the advanced options

    · Fixed problem with Filter for category and tag disappearing when the View is changed from Thumbnails to List

    · Fixed problem with List&Page option not working in the ImageGallery control

    · Fixed problem with items not published when Workflow is applied

    · Fixed problem with Edit and Delete buttons disabled if the library item is not saved after upload

    · Fixed security error showing when you click the Edit link for image with locked status in Thumbnails view

    · Fixed problem with Description option not working on the Download List control

    · Fixed error showing upon a you click on the Select button for ParentID property on the Advanced tab of the ImageGallery /DownloadList control


    · Fixed problem with Forums lists and categories displayed incorrectly when there are multiple Forum providers

    · Fixed error displayed upon login of user with permissions to Custom forum provider

    Content View Based Controls (EventsView/NewsView/BlogPost)

    · Fixed problems with applying filters by tag and category on the ContentView Based controls

    · Fixed error displaying when there are more than one Content View controls per page with different providers

    · Fixed issues with incorrect pagination upon filtering by tags in the ContentView Based controls

    · Fixed error showing when you click on a title containing non-Latin characters in ContentView Based controls

    · Fixed issues with Content View controls not displaying the title of the items when the DisplayMode is set to ItemList

    · Fixed problem with post form missing from the Content View controls when AllowComment is set to true

    · Fixed problem with Selected blogs only option not working on the BlogPost control

    · Fixed problems with the display of Past events, Current items, and Future items options in the EventsView control

    · Fixed incorrect URL address showing upon selection of the Auto-generate a page that is the same as items list page option in the BlogPosts control

    · Fixed issue with NewsView control showing all items when the expiration date is less than today

    · Fixed EventsScheduleView workflow problems

    · Fixed error showing when the date format for the Blog post is set to yyyymmdd, dd.m.yy or Day in the Properties of the BlogPosts control


    · Fixed problem with IIS reset causing The resource cannot be found error page

    · Fixed problem with validation not showing when a page is deleted

    · Fixed issue with SiteMenu control not refreshed correctly

    · Fixed problem with parent page hiding from the Site Map tree when the permission to any of the child pages is disabled

    · Fixed problem with incorrect verification of Question-Answer password recovery in the PasswordRecovery control

    · Fixed problem with input Request overriding the Rewriting rule with QueryString when using Advanced URL Rewriting

    · Enabled duplicate values for URL rewriting rules

    · Fixed problem with attaching zip files to Blog Postings made using Live Writer. Link to the plug in for adding zip with LiveWriter: Insert File(s) with Live Writer


    · Fixed error showing upon an attempt to add a subscriber in Newsletter

    · Fixed error when showing upon saving changes to the ContentView Based controls



    · Saving a Page does not add it to the Index. It needs to be Published

    · Deleting a page with multiple language versions doesn’t remove it automatically from the Index

    Images&Documents Module

    · Workflow and Versioning are not supported

    · Setting the Image Control to display One per page creates redundant pagination

    · The following setting doesn’t work: ContentItemKeyPersistance="Cookie"

    · When uploading files, the progress bar is not displayed correctly.

    Medium Trust

    · Changes made in Edit mode to a page are not refreshed automatically. They become visible upon refresh or publish.

    Mozilla Firefox 3

    · In the Page Editor clicking on inserted image, selecting option Set Image Properties and then saving, breaks the reference to the image


    · Versioning of Pages does not display correct data for Created date.


    · When ContentView and EventView controls are added to the same page and no provider is specified for them, the events list is displayed by the ContentView control, instead of EventView. There is no such issue when Generic Content provider is specified.


    · When editing an already inserted link, a prefix is added to the link. The added incorrect prefix must be removed manually.

    · Insert Image dialog: when uploading an image, the application root must be substituted with a ‘~’ (tilde) symbol manually. Otherwise, link will not be dynamic.

    · Google Chrome and Safari: difficult to select an image added in RadEditor.

    Best wishes,
    Sitefinity team.
  2. Sean
    Sean avatar
    271 posts
    31 May 2006
    13 Oct 2008
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    Great news!!!

    I noticed that you sneaked in a version between me downloading it on Friday and Today it went from version 1212 to 1214, I just thought I would mention that for the early birds like me that downloaded it before the announcement :)

    One question is the Upgrade instructions under My Client .Net up to date including changes made in 3.5?

  3. Sonya
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    231 posts
    24 Sep 2012
    13 Oct 2008
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    Hi Sean Molam,

    Yes, the upgrade instructions are updated to the latest version as well. Let us know if you experience any problems.

    Sincerely yours,
    the Telerik team

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  4. UI Crew
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    99 posts
    24 Sep 2012
    14 Oct 2008
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    Hi guys,

    Great work! Can I ask - i notice there is some performance counter settings in the web.config. What do these do and how can we see the results of what they are reporting on?

    Is there any more detail available about the new caching capabilities and does it support subsitution yet?

    Have played a bit with and so far I like some of the fixes especially getting rid of the old radcontrols.


  5. Clyde
    Clyde avatar
    15 posts
    02 May 2008
    14 Oct 2008
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    I found the Nolics install with a Professional license key in the download. What are the terms of use for this?
  6. Adam
    Adam avatar
    63 posts
    30 Jan 2008
    14 Oct 2008
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    I'm having a lot of fun trying to get the RadEditor in the Generic Content Areas to work properly.  Please see this thread:


    In addition to the RadEditor stripping out my Javascript <script> tags it also has funky Icons.  The icons don't line up properly.  If I switch it to EnableEmbeddedSkins, the Insert Image and Insert File icons are still out of alignment.  I've been searching for a fix in the forums but haven't come across anything yet. 

  7. Ivan Dimitrov
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    16072 posts
    19 Oct 2016
    15 Oct 2008
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    Hello Clyde,

    Sitefinity includes an OEM license for the Nolics.NET engine and designers. This means that you are licensed to use Nolics in building custom Sitefinity components such as custom modules.

    Take a look at FAQ, Nolics.net 2005

    Best wishes,
    Ivan Dimitrov
    the Telerik team

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