Movable Type 5 Released

Big news for the 8-year-old blogging/cms software MovableType: the long-awaited version 5 has been officially released! The release focuses much more on websites in whole and not simply just blogs. In addition to the cool revised interface design, some cool new features are listed below:

  • Websites for grouping blogs together,
  • Themes with full support for custom fields, static files, templates, categories, folders, etc for blogs and websites.
  • Revision History for entries, pages, and templates.
  • Custom Fields for all objects.
  • User Dashboard for quick access to the most used blogs and websites.

Their blog post explains all of the new features with little charts and stuff, so you should check it out. As usual, the release has a commercial version and an open source version.