Beta release of Oscailt v3.6
The software running the Indymedia Ireland website has been updated. It has some new features and improvements of which three will be of interest to users of this site.
The first is that you can now edit your own comments for up to 15 minutes after they are published.
The second is that during publish there are some basic tags built in to form a mini editor with the key ability now being able to quote text and it will get display indented and in italics -much like forum software does this. There are also buttons to make it easier to bold, italic, underline text and an Euro symbol.
The third is that the larger cover images for Youtube and Vimeo videos are now automatically retrieved and displayed within an article replacing the less attractive smaller thumbnail images.
A few other minor changes relate to the publish form which collapses the optional parts of the form in an attempt to make this cleaner, an update of the photo-essay mode to include images in the comments in the main slide show, links to the full resolution images.
The remaining changes are not rolled out yet, but they are mostly new capabilities to the page layouts, ability to import images like RSS feeds and other internal improvements and bugfixes which will not be as noticeable to end-users.
If you come across any technical problems, please let us know through the contact form.