SCHLIX CMS v2.0.3 has been released

SCHLIX CMS v2.0.3 has been released. There is quite a few number of improvements, with Frontend Edit Control macro being the most notable one. You can now visualize the block categories and its items in your theme.

CMS Frontend Edit Control

The second most notable improvement is the configurable default category & item options in many applications.

CMS Default Category Options

Full Changelog

  • New: frontend edit control allows you to visualize block and edit article from the frontend (please activate it from Macros if you are upgrading from a previous version)
  • New: new tag schlix-config:meta_options for config file
  • New: user avatar can now process animated GIF
  • New: you can now change the main application for frontpage to anything other than html
  • New: HTMLHeader adds a shortcut method to call JAVASCRIPT_JQUERY2 and JAVASCRIPT_JQUERY3
  • New: core CMS updater also appears on the first load and automatically checks every 3 days. This option is configurable as well in the Global Configuration
  • New: Added temporary directory
  • Improvement: reduced number of SQL queries generated from system scheduler
  • Improvement: default item, category, and main page options in the configuration file. It is now uniform accross all cmsApplication classes
  • Fixed: user avatar thumbnail generation
  • Fixed: datetime picker layout and colours
  • Fixed: Theme installation should always set the status to 1
  • Fixed: Transparent PNG thumbnail generation
  • Fixed: Pagination had an extra space, making it problematic when using Semantic UI 2
  • Fixed: Box borders of hidden columns in datatable were still visible
  • Fixed: Blocks parameter was incorrectly swapped when calling Macros
  • Update: JQuery 2.1.4 to JQuery 2.2.2, also added JQuery 3.1.1
  • Update: Bootstrap 3.3.5 to 3.3.7
  • Update: TinyMCE 4.3.12 to 4.5.0 and other plugins
  • Update: CKEDitor 4.5.8 to 4.6.0
  • Update: Font Awesome to 4.7
  • Deprecated getSortableItemFields becomes getSortableItemColumns (old method kept for compatibility purpose)
  • Deprecated getSortableCategoryFields becomes getSortableCategoryColumns (old method kept for compatibility purpose)
  • Deprecated getItemMetaOptions becomes getItemMetaOptionKeys in html's parent class (old method kept for compatibility purpose)
  • Deprecated getCategoryMetaOptions becomes getCategoryMetaOptionKeys in html's parent class (old method kept for compatibility purpose)
  • Global: If the page title has the same name as application description, only one will be added to prevent duplicate (setPageTitle)


ECMAScript 6 compatible web browser is required to access the admin console

This is just a short message to let everyone know that their web browser must understand ECMAScript 6 in order to access the admin backend of SCHLIX CMS. Some older IPhone and Android web browsers as well as Internet Explorer 11 are not compatible. If you wish to use Microsoft Internet Explorer, please use Microsoft Edge instead (currently at 38.x, compatible since 14.x).

SCHLIX CMS v2.0.0 Stable is now live

After 5 beta and 2 release candidate versions, SCHLIX CMS v2.0.0 Stable has now been released. This release mainly fixes PHP7 bugs and functionalities under Windows.

Changes from RC2:

  • Fixed IIS settings and multiple bugs in PHP7, this includes some in PclZIP and SecurImage.
  • Revised generation, now uses forward slash only (/) for all directory separartors, regardless of OS
  • Fixed media manager (Windows only)
  • Fixed file and image list for TinyMCE in Windows Server
  • Site path and base would result in error if the user copies to and from Windows and Linux
  • Correctly displays font icon in the menu


SCHLIX CMS v2.0.0 Release Candidate 2 has been published. There was a decision to release another RC release before the final one for a more extensive testing.

List of fixes:

  • Fixed installer error due to last addition of SCHLIX Updater.
  • Fixed 404 error not showing up properly (was only saying that the item was unpublished)
  • Fixed media manager not showing pagination and subsequent page
  • Fixed default tab showing meta in HTML app
  • Sitemap will now use date created if date modified is null
  • Fixed menu category listing in the backend that did not correctly display upon the first load until a category was clicked
  • Fixed user account modification notification email that did not include full site URL
  • Thumbnail of PNG image with transparency is now created correctly. Previously it was only showing a white background.



SCHLIX CMS v2.0.0 release candidate 1 has been released. Changes:

  • Fixed WYSIWYG editor not saving properly with AJAX post
  • Fixed pagination
  • Fixed setLocalStorage bug in the admin main view
  • Fixed home folder not being draggable upon the first load
  • Fixed default sort issue

The final version 2.0.0 should be ready in a four weeks.

SCHLIX CMS v2.0.0 BETA 5 (Final Beta)

SCHLIX CMS v2.0.0 BETA 5 (Final Beta) has been released. This will be the last beta release. There will be one release candidate in a couple of weeks before its final release.


  • Added user avatar option
  • Simplified view templates
  • Many bugfixes

Download it here (10Mb)

SCHLIX CMS v2.0.0 BETA 4 has been released

SCHLIX CMS v2.0.0 BETA 4 has been released. There will be one more final beta release before release candidate.

Some changes:

  • Bug in contacts - sender's email was not transferred properly to the email queue
  • Cleaned up user interface editing
  • Refactored preventDuplicate(xxx) methods
  • Refactored UserGroupReadPermissionCheckboxGroup and UserGroupWritePermissionCheckboxGroup

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SCHLIX CMS 2.0 BETA 2 has been released


  • User registration process
  • Final stable API for v2.x
  • Reduced query usage per page
  • Added hook for item save validations
  • Rewrote users backend functions
  • All Javascript classes now use Ecmascript 6 class syntax
  • Modified SCHLIX UI's Ajax to use the new FormData API for efficiency
  • Fixed email queueing function

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SCHLIX v2.0.0 BETA has been released

SCHLIX v2.0.0 BETA has been released. This marks the final feature freeze.

Changes from v2.0.0ALPHA:

  • Final code refactor
  • Template fixes
  • A few UI fixed in the backend
  • PDO-style parameterized query
  • UI fixes in Media Manager


v2.0.0ALPHA release next week

After a few months of delays, v2.0.0ALPHA will be released next week. This is a major change.

Some new features:

  • Uses Twitter Bootstrap 3.x by default
  • Better email queue handling for large email distribution
  • Multi site features in a single installation
  • Refactored many old functions
  • Server-side tag for config to make it easier for configuration. e.g.

Stay tuned for the next one.