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This week we show off a "work in progress" build of concrete5.7 (intro at18:52, demo begins at25:00)! Don't miss a look at the concrete5 subreddit (1:08), community karma (4:10) and our revamped Showcase (15:42).

If you have a question you'd like to answer on-air, tweet it to us or send a private message to MattWaters. As always, you're welcome to hang out on IRC during the broadcast and we'll grab questions from the #concrete5 channel as well!


Totally Random will return on November 1st! Join us for an all new episode!


Join us for another episode of our live webcast about concrete5.org on Friday, October 11th! We'll check in with all the usual community news, Marketplace releases and answer your questions live. Don't miss it!


Greetings! We're taking a week off and will return with an all-new episode of Totally Random on Friday, 9/27 at 10:00am Pacific, live on YouTube. Don't miss it!


Tune in on Friday, September 13 at10 AM Pacific on YouTube Live in for an all new episode of Totally Random for the latest concrete5 news, announcements and happenings. See you then!


concrete5 5.6.2.1 is a small maintenance release fixing a couple upgrade issues and an issue with older PHP installations that lack PDO MySQL that was originally required with the new queue engine. There are also some nice Select Attribute UI improvements as well as general cleanup and bugfixing thanks to the awesome concrete5 developer community. This release is recommended for all users of concrete5.

5.6.2.1 Release Notes

Available for immediate download.

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Best Wishes,
Mike and the entire concrete5 Team


No new show for a couple weeks, but we'll be back on Friday, September 6th with a new episode. Don't miss it!


This week's news (0:18) includes the release of concrete5.6.2, results of ThemeForest's concrete5 theme contest. Then we showcase a couple of great concrete5 sites (7:05), announce community karma winners (10:40) and check out new add-ons in the concrete5 Marketplace (15:20). Lastly, we answer some viewer questions about Advanced Permissions and File Manager image rotation (20:00).


concrete5 5.6.2 is a maintenance release that improves Jobs (including support for queueing actions within Jobs and scheduling Jobs through the Dashboard), improves concrete5 when being run in multiple languages on the same site, and also contains many, many bug fixes and little improvements.

5.6.2 Release Notes Available Here >

You can download concrete5 5.6.2 from the concrete5 downloads page:

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This week we check out some photos from concrete5 Japan at Open Source Conference 2013 Kyoto, announce community karma winners (4:15) and some concrete5 sticker pictures (6:45), check out new themes and add-ons from the PRB (10:45), a recent github pull request (18:46), and check out a great new how-to article in How Would We Do That? (20:45).