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Release notes

MotoCMS 3.0
What’s new in Moto CMS 3.0
v.3.0. Released January 1st, 2015
Moto CMS 3.0 is a major release which gives users the following tools for developing and managing their responsive websites:


  • The ability to check within the admin panel how your design will look on desktop, tablet and smartphone devices; you edit all your versions at a time.
  • The new faster and handier Drag-n-drop Editor has been created;
  • A bunch of new widgets for development and editing: Embed widget, Google Map, Menu, Horizontal Divider, Container, to name a few;
  • The unique Color Picker which allows users to switch the entire color palette for the website has been created;
  • The functional Media Library with the opportunity to sort files in a matter of clicks has been added;
  • Additional features: Google Web Fonts, Social Options, Background Options, Google Analytics, Google Webmaster Tools, Iframe, Design Presets;
  • Media: Video Integration, Media Library, File Manager.
What’s new in Moto CMS 3.0.1
v.3.0.1. Released February 13th, 2015
Moto CMS 3.0.1 is a minor release which delivers the following changes to the system:


  • The ability to adapt text styles for different devices;
  • The opportunity to assign a value for spaces has been added;
  • The "Slider" widget has been added;
  • The opportunity of updating a theme to the latest version has been added
What’s new in Moto CMS 3.0.2
v.3.0.2. Released March 11th, 2015
Moto CMS 3.0.2 is a minor release which brings the following functionality to the system:


  • The "Grid Gallery" widget has been added;
  • The opportunity of adding multiple images to the slider has been realized;
  • The "Embed" widget has been added.
What’s new in Moto CMS 3.0.3
v.3.0.3. Released April 6th, 2015
Moto CMS 3.0.3 is a minor release which brings some new features to the system:


  • The logic of URL dynamic change for widgets has been added;
  • The opportunity to change a favicon has been added;
  • The "Back to Top" button that works for all website pages has been added;
  • The opportunity of adding "Anchor" to a page for convenient navigation has been added.
What’s new in Moto CMS 3.0.4
v.3.0.4. Released May 7th, 2015
Moto CMS 3.0.5 is a minor release which brings some new features to the system:


  • The widget panel localization opportunity has been added;
  • The opportunity to setup a temporary URL for MotoCMS 3 has been added;
  • The "Back to Top" button that works for all website pages has been added;
  • The option of choosing a thumbnail's size in the "Image" widget has been added.
What’s new in Moto CMS 3.0.5
v.3.0.5. Released June 26th, 2015
Moto CMS 3.0.5 is a minor release which brings some new features to the system:


  • The Presets Builder was added. It brought the opportunity to edit the widgets' properties;
  • Language support was improved with the German translation of the admin panel;
  • Some minor system errors have been fixed.
What’s new in Moto CMS 3.0.6
v.3.0.6 Released July 29th, 2015
Moto CMS 3.0.6 is a major release which brings many new features to the system:


  • The opportunity to filter elements by their types in the Media Library;
  • Help Center was added to the admin panel;
  • Parallax effect was added;
  • The Animation effect was added to all widgets. There are 42 animation types, each available for the preview in the admin panel.
  • The opportunity to inject code for the Header and Footer in the Settings section. This feature applies to the entire website, as well as you can use your custom HTML code for separate pages;
  • The opportunity to set alignment for the “Embed” Widget;
  • The title of the section is now visible once you hover or choose it;
  • The ability to set alignment for the widgets depending on the device you are using;
  • The “Spacing” Widget was added;
  • The Contact Form Widget was improved with 2 features: the opportunity to send messages to different emails and the Attached File option;
  • The Setting section delivers an opportunity to set the SMTP server for all Contact Forms;
  • The Sticky option was added to the Container Widget. It allows to make widgets sticky to the top of the page;
  • Automatic addition of the rel="canonical" link element for all website pages;
  • The opportunity to edit “Image”, “Menu”, “Slider” and “Grid Gallery” Widgets within double click;
  • The Link option now allows to open an image via Lightbox for any widget.
What’s new in Moto CMS 3.0.7
v.3.0.7 Released August 28th, 2015
Moto CMS 3.0.7 is a minor release which brings many new features to the system:


  • MotoCMS 3 was upgraded to PHP 5.5.09 compatibility;
  • The possibility to create a 3-level navigation menu;
  • The “Preview page” button was added to the admin panel to allow the preview of the current page;
  • The “Sticky Footer” option was added;
  • The new possibility to add the document link with the option Open file appeared;
  • Quick Help is now available in one of the Design sections - Widgets;
  • The new section “Integration” was developed to allow the use of the third party software on the website;
  • The “Carousel” widget was added as the new gallery type;
  • The option to create newsletters was developed by means of the MailChimp widget;
  • The functionality improved with new social widgets: Disqus, SoundCloud, Pinterest Board, Facebook Feed, Twitter Timeline, Slideshare.
MotoCMS HTML
What’s new in Moto CMS HTML 1.0
v.1.0. Released July 5th, 2012
Moto CMS HTML 1.0 is a major release of the HTML version of MotoCMS which brings the following functionality to the users:


  • Drag-n-drop interface. The opportunity of dragging objects within the admin panel;
  • Page Settings and SEO options are available;
  • The tools that allow users to add text area, images and shapes to any part of the website, and embed a video as well;
  • The widgets: Contact Forms, Galleries, General ("Button", "HTML", "Rich Content", "Vimeo Video"), Maps, Menus.
  • "Under Construction" and "Password Protect" modes are available;
  • Backup and updates are available;
  • Media Library with the ability to integrate online services (YouTube, Picasa, Flickr, Facebook);
  • Fonts Manager, where users are able to use both custom and Google fonts.
What’s new in Moto CMS HTML 1.1
v.1.1. Released October 8th, 2012
Moto CMS HTML 1.1 is a major release of the HTML version adds the following functionality to the system:


  • The "Carousel Gallery" widget which delivers sliding carousel effect for image conten has been added';
  • The "PayPal Button" widget has been added;
  • Mobile Editor which allows users to customize a mobile version for their websites has been added.
What’s new in Moto CMS HTML 1.1.1
v.1.1.1. Released October 25th, 2012
Moto CMS HTML 1.1.1 is a minor release of the HTML version which brings some fixes and adds some features to the system:


  • The opportunity to use slide gallery in the "background" option has been added;
  • The opportunity to create button menu has been added;
What’s new in Moto CMS HTML 1.1.2
v.1.1.2. Released January 15th, 2013
Moto CMS HTML 1.1.2 is a minor release of the HTML version which fixes some issues and adds some options to the system:


  • The opportunity to zoom images has been added;
  • Many of IE fonts have been improved;
  • The admin panel has become multilingual.
What’s new in Moto CMS HTML 1.1.3
v.1.1.3. Released November 4th, 2014
Moto CMS HTML 1.1.3 is a minor release of the HTML version that adds some useful features to the system:


  • The "Reflection Gallery" widget has been added;
  • The "Slider Gallery with Thumbnalis" widget has been added.
What’s new in Moto CMS HTML 1.2
v.1.2 Released June 22th, 2015
Moto CMS HTML 1.2 is a minor release of the HTML version that brings mainly fixes of the system:


  • Many APIs were improved according to new requirements: Google Maps, YouTube, and Flickr;
  • SEO settings were extended with the function to use the “robots.txt” file;
  • Mobile version preview was improved for iPhones.
MotoCMS Flash
Moto CMS 1.0 – Release
v.1.0, released November 4th, 2009
What’s new in Moto CMS 1.1
v.1.1, released December 21st, 2009
Moto CMS 1.1. is a minor release that contains some improvements for web developers and users and provides additional options and tools for search engine optimization. Due to the development of new Flash CMS templates new requirements appeared, what caused further Moto CMS engine improvement and optimization.


  • New property type: property Type=”link” that provides an ability to link site elements to any page, pop-up or external URL.
  • The ability to block the basic menu elements.
  • New property for ContentHolderVO – isStatic, used for static containers.
  • Pop-up auto-closing while moving to another page.
  • New color effect and property type – “colorMatrix” – for more flexible elements’ color management.
  • The ability to create a template for a module what allows you to build similar modules with different elements structure.
  • There are new page and pop-up properties: keywords, meta description, “nofollow” and “noindex” attribute values. “Nofollow” value has also been added to the links.
  • Login Form AutoFill Function.
  • Improved control panel and components performance.
What’s new in Moto CMS 1.2
v.1.2, released July 6th, 2010
Moto CMS 1.2. is a long-awaited major release that offers many changes over the previous version, supporting new web technologies, improving performance and ease of use. Here are the remarkable features you will be happy to know:


  • Control Panel Rebranding that allows you to remove all references concerning Moto CMS and replace Moto CMS logo with your own.
  • Under Construction Mode that activates a placeholder web page and notifies visitors that your website is coming soon; meanwhile you may continue your work on the website.
  • The ability to set a FavIcon for a website via Moto CMS control panel.
  • The ability to pre-load images, MP3, FLV and SWF files during the website loading stage. This makes it possible to display images instantly while browsing a website, to get rid of extra progress bars, and to start background music just right after pre-loading.
  • The ability to preview a website either in the same window or in a new one.
  • XML Sitemap Generator.
  • The ability for Flash developers to put content of the Rich Content Module into a separate file, what reduces the website loading time and makes it possible to create a great number of pages.
  • The ability to adjust content position in the Rich Content blocks.
  • Control panel interface updates. Improved display of pages and pop-ups in the control panel; a filter for fast page search has been added.
  • Moto CMS components were updated for more convenient and automated assets loading (image, video and SWF). Improved YouTube Player performance. Now it works without using JavaScript code.
  • Object effects management tools improvement. Now you have an ability to change the effects order for a particular object, hide or delete them. Moreover, you may also copy all effects of one object and apply them for another.
  • Such modules, as image gallery, info module and music player now provides the ability to manage data sources (rename, delete or duplicate them) and to choose a file source just right from a module.
  • Pages, pop-ups and website properties improvements. There also has been added a sort order for pages what allows creating powerful presentations.
  • Auto-validation and correction of XML files if they are damaged by different unsupported symbols.
  • The Lock Object information is stored.
  • File upload without changing a file name in the library.
  • Improved display of HTML content page. Support for alt and title image attribute values.
  • New types of image views (thumbnails and list). The chosen mode and thumbnail size is stored.
  • Improved Media Library performance by means of creating temporary light size images for its elements.
  • Speed improvements: XML files load much faster due to the optimized XML structure and engine objects.
  • Pop-ups size and location in the control panel is also stored.
  • New module – Advanced Catalog Module.
  • Rasterize Object’ function added (Each Object can be converted into an image).
What’s new in Moto CMS 1.3
v.1.3, released September 28th, 2010
Moto CMS 1.3 is a major release that contains brand new and useful features like a built-in Image Editor that allows users to edit images directly in control panel, and long-awaited improvements to Media Library like folder structure and any file upload.


  • Media files can now be sorted and organized using folders. You can easily control, reorder and rename these folders.
  • Multiple elements can now be selected at once. You can now move, delete or preload multiple media items in one click.
  • Any types of files can now be uploaded to Media Library (doc, pdf, txt, zip etc) to be used on the site.
  • You can now edit images in your Media Library directly in control panel.
  • Basic image editing operations supported (resizing, rotation, mirroring, crop etc)
  • Some professional image filters and operations available (brightness, saturation, colorization, RGB editing etc)
  • All changes to image are tracked in history so you can easily undo and redo editing actions.
  • Image Editor has lightweight embedded Media Library browser for quick image selection
  • HTML code generation greatly improved to help increase SEO ranking of websites.
  • Overall system responsiveness and performance increased.
What’s new in Moto CMS 1.3.1
v.1.3.1, released October 28th, 2010
Moto CMS 1.3.1 is a minor release that adds slideshow option to external galleries.


  • Photo Gallery Widgets now can be used to display customizable slideshow.
  • Content placement names changed a little to be more obvious: added layer names.
  • XML files optimized by removing attributes that have default values.
What’s new in Moto CMS 1.3.2
v.1.3.2, released November 16th, 2010
Moto CMS 1.3.2 is a minor release that fixes several issues and contains the system speed improvements.


What’s new in Moto CMS 1.3.3
v.1.3.3, released December 21st, 2010
MotoCMS version 1.3.3 is a minor release that offers some changes over the previous version, supporting new technologies, improving performance and ease of use. Some of the notable features are:


  • RSS Reader has been added to the set of the built-in widgets. It allows users to add the RSS Feeds to the pages of MotoCMS based websites.
  • Google Maps module added. It provides an interface to the Google Maps API within MotoCMS and allows users to create interactive maps with various map markers and content in map bubbles.
  • Batch Add option implemented. The option allows users to add multiple items to the website gallery simultaneously, without wasting time on adding files one by one.
What’s new in Moto CMS 1.4
v.1.4, released April 12th, 2011
MotoCMS version 1.4 is a major release that improves the system functionality, adds new tools as well as optimizes existing ones. Also, a new built-in News Widget module has been added, and some system errors have been fixed.


  • Object manipulation in the control panel improved.
  • Multiple objects can be selected and modified (transformation, rotation, resizing, etc.)
  • Objects in the control panel can now snap to each other and the website center or edges.
  • News Widget module added that allows to publish news via the control panel much easier.
  • Contact Form module improved.
  • Contact form display in the control panel is now identical to the one on the website.
  • Tab order of form fields can now be changed as well as their order in resulting email.
  • Content saving process optimized. Content XML files now occupy less space.
  • Automatic content recovery on errors added.
  • Font smoothing added for the custom fonts – the appearance significantly improved.
  • New methods to ActionScript Moto API added.
  • Website display errors in IE9 fixed.
  • External rich content module incorrect behavior fixed.
  • Overall control panel performance and responsiveness improved.
What’s new in Moto CMS 1.5
v.1.5, released July 7th, 2011
MotoCMS version 1.5 is a major release that contains new tools and options (some of them are innovations), and significantly improves the previous ones.


  • HTML Widget added. HTML code can be embedded in a website over Flash objects (an ability to add a forum, a blog, a comment field to a website).
  • An ability to create stretched websites added. It is now possible to change the height of single pages of a website. Please note that this feature is only available within definite Flash CMS templates.
  • Media Library Integration (YouTube) + Video Gallery added.
  • It is now possible to search for YouTube videos via the Media Library using the Search YouTube Button.
  • An ability to place video and graphic files into one Media gallery and easily create galleries added (please note that this feature is only available in the “Photo Gallery Preview” module and the “Photo Gallery Lightbox” slot).
  • Social Network Sharing Slot added that allows the website visitors to share current pages in social networks (Facebook, Twitter, StumbleUpon, MySpace, LinkedIn, Vk).
  • Contact Form module improved. Checkbox, combobox (select) and file upload items have been added.
  • Youtube Quality Option added. You can now implicitly choose the quality of each YouTube video.
  • Property Dependencies added. Developers can now set property dependencies for all objects (each property can depend on a set of other properties).
  • Placement Attributes added. The Placement selection toolbar displays the placement of every object (weather the placement is masked, stretched or sticky) and allows the users to manage these items within the control panel.
  • Modules (widgets) categories are now divided into sections for easier discovery and usage.
What’s new in Moto CMS 1.5.1
v.1.5.1, released August 8th, 2011
Moto CMS 1.5.1 is a minor release that fixes several errors and adds some useful options to the system.


  • Incorrect gallery contents display error while adding multiple images at once to the module fixed.
  • The ability to manually input the ID for a YouTube video within the “Media Player” module fixed.
  • An option that allows the users to input non-latin characters into the “Contact Form” module fields added. Please note that the “HTML Widget” doesn’t support this mode of operation and will be disabled in case of the “non-latin input compatibility mode” is enabled.
What’s new in Moto CMS 1.5.2
v.1.5.2, released September 1st, 2011
Moto CMS 1.5.2 is a minor release that improves the capabilities of the Facebook templates and fixes some errors of the previous versions.


  • The ability to display alternative content (images, HTML code) in Facebook templates for the non-fans who visit your Facebook page.
  • Some minor system errors have been fixed.
What’s new in Moto CMS 1.6
v.1.6, released November 11th, 2011
MotoCMS 1.6 is a major release that contains new options and tools (Search widget, Background widget, Buy Now Button widget, etc.) and significant improvements of the previous features (RSS widget, Contact Form widget, Media Library, HTML Widget, etc.).


  • The ability to protect pages and pop-ups with a password was added.
  • The New Search widget for a website texts searching has been integrated.
  • The Radio button and Text area items have been added.
  • The settings for SMTP server adjustment have been added.
What’s new in Moto CMS 1.7
v.1.7, released February 21th, 2012
MotoCMS 1.7 is a major release that contains the following innovations and improvements:


  • The speed of files loading has been increased.
  • MotoCMS has been updated to the latest Adobe Flash CS5.
  • The ability to pin objects to screen edges has been added.
  • The links to the technical problems solutions have been added to the control panel.
What’s new in Moto CMS 1.8
v.1.8, released May 22th, 2012
MotoCMS 1.8 is a major release that delivers the following innovations and improvements:


  • Mobile Editor has been added.
  • The new Mobile control panel has been integrated into the system.
  • The Mobile control panel contains a default HTML template for mobile versions of websites. The template’s height and width can be modified; it is possible to choose the preloader and change the background.
  • The Mobile Editor contains the set of advanced widgets: Contact Forms, Galleries, General, Maps, Menus.
  • The SEO options are disabled in the HTML version to prevent double indexing.
  • A new object “Block” has been added to the Mobile control panel.
  • An unlimited number of pages and pop-ups, the “Under Construction” and “Password Protect” options are available within the new control panel.
  • The option “Redirect mobile devices to alternative version of site” has been added to the Main control panel.
  • The “My Account” option has been added to Main and Mobile control panels.
What’s new in Moto CMS 1.9
v.1.9 Released November 4th, 2014
MotoCMS 1.9 is a major release that presents the following innovations and improvements:


  • Google Maps integration modifications (now only support integration via HTML widget because of the new Google Maps API);
  • Flickr integration modifications (adaptation to new Flickr API);
  • Other minor fixes and improvements.