written by Cynthia Fridsma
Horizon QCMS 5.0 - Event Horizon is now available on SourceForge.net.
SimpleGallery edit fix for Mozilla browsers.
Removing of all old control panel tags.
Database class: fix on the sub category with current id.
File management: close fix on loading a template.
Control panel: fix on loading control panel when there's no slash.
Control panel: better message that your version of Horizon QCMS is out of date.
Navigation: members_only pages are no longer visible for visitors. Only members can see them.
Control pannel for the Internet Explorer: if Horizon QCMS detects MS-IE then Horizon will load the controlpanel for MS-IE, so that you can maintain your website also with the Internet Explorer.
Query Builder, you can now create customized queries for all your needs.
PHP Online tool so that you can create your own customized PHP plugins
PHP Assistant, only valid if your server has at least PHP 5.2
Formbuilder with database support: Formbuilder can now also create customized MySQL tables based on your web form. And Horizon will besides create a special PHP plug in order to retrieve the information from your web form.
Formbuilder offers a special newsletter support: create a web form with the subject newsletter and an email field in your form and Horizon will collect the email addresses for you. You can also ask for first_name and last_name, that is: if you use the field names: first_name and last_name. This will help you to create "personalized" newsletters.
You can now send HTML newsletters directly to your subscribers, with an automatic opt-out function.
E-commerce: if you enter your Paypal email address and select your currency, then you can sell your products on your website. Horizon will create all the necessary Paypal buttons for you to make it happen.
You can also adjust the control panel: you can now rename all control panel navigation buttons so that you can create your own "language" file.
Improved upgrade procedure: Horzion can now upgrade your existing version, starting with Horzion 3.5.x to Horizon 5.0 - Event Horizon.
HTML5 support for MP3 and MP4 media files.
Cellphone support, Horizon will automatically display your website in a cellphone compatible layout.
Horizon only uses native MySQLi commands, which is way faster then PDO, although some geeks will disagree with me. However, let me put it this way: PDO is more like an SUV while native MySQLi is like a Ford Mustang with an American V8 engine, that's a lot of horsepower. Horizon is just like that.