BlogEngine.NET 3.2 Released

Today we are releasing BlogEngine.NET 3.2 with host of new features and improvements.

Screenshot of BlogEngine.NET 2.9


BlogEngine.NET is an open source ASP.NET project that was born out of desire for a better blogging platform. We focused on simplicity, ease of use, extendibility and innovative design while taking advantage of the latest .NET features.

BlogEngine.NET is easily customizable. We have many downloadable themes, widgets, and extensions or you can make your own with some basic .NET skills. With BlogEngine.NET, it is easy to make your blog look and function exactly how you’d like.

Our latest release combines cutting edge technologies with state of the art design, does not require database or complex setup and let you get your blog up and running in minutes. Hope you’ll enjoy using it as much as we do.

Happy blogging!


Run BlogEngine.NET on Windows Azure!

Last week, BlogEngine.NET became available in Windows Azure Web Sites.  This means you can setup a new BlogEngine.NET site on Azure with virtually no effort.  Brady Gaster published a blog post showing the steps for setting this up within the Windows Azure portal.  Thanks Brady!    

Tell Us Your Story

In case you haven't noticed, we have a showcase running for sites that use BlogEngine, and it's been a big hit with lots of people submitting great looking projects of all kinds. We constantly amazed at ingenuity and creativity people put in their work using BlogEngine in the ways we would never imagine. Some share their stories and findings and we thought it would be just wrong to keep it to ours... [More]

Security Update - June 2012 - Revision A

[Note: This is a revised security update] There is a security update we recommend you make to your BlogEngine.NET blog.  This update is for all versions of BlogEngine.NET, at least going back to version 1.4.5 and probably before that too.  The update is fortunately easy to make. Update Instructions There are 2 steps for this update. Step 1 - The <machineKey> element in you... [More]

The Next Chapter of BlogEngine.NET: Version 2.6

We're very happy to announce the release of BlogEngine.NET 2.6!  This release builds on to an already stellar blogging platform, adding several great features and performance improvements, contributed by both the BlogEngine.NET team and a lot of code contributors. The new release can be downloaded here.  If you are upgrading from a previous version, upgrade instructions are available. ... [More]

BlogEngine.NET 2.6 Release Candidate - Available Now

We're happy to announce the Release Candidate (RC) for BlogEngine.NET 2.6.   The RC can be downloaded here.  If you are upgrading from a previous version, upgrade instructions are available. What's New Here is a mostly complete list of new features.  This list may be updated for the final release to include other features which made it into version 2.6. Below are some screenshot... [More]

Expanding the BlogEngine.NET Team

Are you an enthusaistic individual who likes to voice your interests and get behind a cause to spread the word? Already with tens of thousands of blogs running BlogEngine.NET, we are eager to take this well established blogging platform to the next level.  More bloggers, more themes, more widgets, more extensions, more backend blog providers -- you name it! We are seeking one or more people... [More]