Topic: updated to preview of 1.2

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We're finishing up 1.2 and we've updated with a prerelease version so you can get a feel for what some of the new features will be. has been updated to a version that is very nearly the final feature set for 1.2.  Here are some the features you may notice:

  • support for user portraits and gravatars (i.e. avatars and global avatars via
  • quick tagging (just click on [+] in the tags section of any item's page and you'll get a text input to add new tags, no need to use the Edit link for just tagging)
  • autocomplete to suggest existing tags as user types
  • complete sortable tags directory (click 'all' in the headline of the Tag cloud on the homepage)
  • users may opt to be contacted by other members via a new account preference "Allow Emails from other users".  After that, other members may fill out a message form that will be emailed to the user without revealing their email address.
  • related images for topics are shown in "latest topics"
  • the number of related items are listed in browse/search results per result (e.g. Related: 7 topics, 5 images) along with thumbnails of the first five related images
  • topic's related items section interface improvements

There are a number of other features that are less obvious in the case of, but you can see them listed at the 1.2 milestone.

If you find any problems with the site, please use the "Contact" link from the banner to let us know what the issue is.  This will help us iron out as many bugs as possible before Kete 1.2 is released.  Enjoy!

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