updated 05:20 pm EDT, Wed September 3, 2003
Web Crossing today announced a . The new Weblog plug-in installs directly into a Web Crossing 5.0 environment and with no configuration necessary and extends the system to include easily customizable, flexible Weblogs with support for categories. Web Crossing Weblogs can be access protected, with access groups designated at the time of posting, to display a particular Weblog or a single entry, only to those authorized to view it.
The new Weblog plug-in highlights the new customization and extensibility architecture of the recently released Web Crossing 5.0 that includes appearance themes, page component options, and more. The new Plug-in architecture in Web Crossing 5.0 makes it easy for administrators to add and update software modules in just a few clicks. It also supports "moblogging," allowing users to post from email-enabled mobile phones.
Other features of the Weblog plugin include user notification of Weblog updates via email or RSS subscriptions, posting via Web forms or standard email, non HTML formatting, spell-checking, auto-archiving, and search functions. Web Crossing 5.0 upgrades are available starting at $120 and new licenses start at $300--using a traffic-based sliding scale. Server hosted solutions are also available.
Web Crossing Express is a free Web/Mail/FTP Server environment with
the scalable, core server power of Web Crossing; however, it does not support discussions or accept plug-ins.