BlogEngine.NET 2.6 Release Candidate - Available Now

We're happy to announce the Release Candidate (RC) for BlogEngine.NET 2.6.  Smile

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 screenshots taken of the new Quick Notes, File Manager and Image Tools -- all new version 2.6 features.

Quick Notes

File Manager

Image Tools

Feature List

The screenshots above highlight a few of the new features.  Again, here's a more complete list of features.

Database Support

The database web.confg files, setup scripts and upgrade scripts for version 2.6 are included in the "setup" folder -- for SQL Server, MySQL and SQL CE.  For SQLite, we will provide an upgrade script and updated BlogEngine.s3db file for the final release of BlogEngine.NET 2.6.


Thanks to all the BlogEngine.NET 2.6 contributors.  Looking to contribute to BlogEngine.NET?  Here are a few ways you can contribute!  We're also looking for one or more spokespersons.

New Installation or Upgrade

After downloading the Release Candidate, it can be installed as either a new installation, or you may upgrade your existing blog with these upgrade instructions.

Your Feedback is Welcome

If you run into any installation issues or problems while running the release candidate, please let us know in the CodePlex BlogEngine.NET Discussion group, or you can report any problems in the Issue Tracker.

Comments (3) -

  • Haythem Tlili

    4/30/2012 9:52:11 AM |

    Great features. I like it specially the Quick Notes.

  • Alessio

    4/30/2012 2:03:50 PM |

    Yeah! Great works... BE is the best blog engine Smile
    Thank you

  • zsk

    5/1/2012 11:23:03 AM |

    Happy 5.1 thanks.

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