Aug 262005
 

BlixtBlog is a simple GNU GPL licensed blog system for flash that can also be used as a basic CMS system for a whole flash site.
It uses PHP/MySQL for the backend.

Main features:

  • Admin interface for easy adding of text, images and links and moderation of user comments.
  • Included state management enabling deeplinking, bookmarking and use of back/forward buttons in the browser.
  • Accordion style display of posts by subject and post by month as well as multiple categories of external links.
  • Generates RSS 2.0 feeds.
  • User comments with gravatar support.
  • Can be set to resize with the browser window or be used in fixed size.
  • User can resize text using ctrl mouse scroll or +/- buttons.
  • The package includes an example file of how to use the system for easy creation of a flash site manageable using your browser.
    Just configure what pages you like to have on your site and add your own graphics.

    Currently there is no HTML output generated, but that will be added in next release to enable search engines to find your content and deeplink directly into your flash page.
    Other planned additions is slideshow for photos and mp3 player.

    Get the download here.


    Click here to see an example
    of the system in use for generating a whole site.
    Also if you feel like testing making comments that is the prefered place to do it instead of posing a lot of asdsfdawasdf in here :)

    If you have any problems, discover any bugs or like to provide feedback please use the comment function on this page.

    EDIT:
    2005-09-01
    Now version 0.9.3 is up.
    It includes some very essential fixes, and you a strongly recommended to upgrade if you are running 0.9.2

    Apart from many major bugfixes a few new features was added:
    Possible to use embedded fonts.
    Display and loading of posts and comments split to pages.
    Ability to double up as a guestbook.

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