5.7 Demo Site

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Does anybody have a 5.7 demo setup? Does 5.7 install and run well enough to run a demo site?

I'd love to tour the admin and try it out, just forked it on GitHub so I can do that but an online demo especially one regularly updated would be really nice for the masses and to save us all creating our sites just to play with it.

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PineCreativeLabs replied on at Permalink Reply
PineCreativeLabs
I can set one up on my server if you want. I would like to take a look at it too.

I will set up a guest admin account and post the credentials here, as well as the url.
PineCreativeLabs replied on at Permalink Reply
PineCreativeLabs
UPDATE: I have installed 5.7, and I can tell you that NOTHING works. Isn't worth providing the demo, since there appears to be a lot more that needs to be done.

Best to wait a while until it matures more.
mesuva replied on at Permalink Reply
mesuva
'Nothing' is a bit of an overstatement here.

Lots works, you can add pages, try out the new drag and drop for blocks, try out the new editor, check out how things like page attributes and SEO has been put into the side bar, explore the dashboard, have a look at how page types and page templates have been separated, etc. I'm pretty sure the gathering block works ok as a test too, which is quite interesting. I also noticed the file manager has a new mechanism to upload files, you can drag and drop.

I wouldn't show it to a potential client, but it's definitely ok to install locally and have a play around with, as long as you keep in mind it's all just a 'Work In Progress'.

The main thing to note is that you have to make sure short tags are enabled for PHP, otherwise it won't run.
PineCreativeLabs replied on at Permalink Reply
PineCreativeLabs
I tried doing everything you mentioned, but none of it worked at all. In most cases, it simply didn't respond, or seemed to be "loading" endlessly.

Tested it in Firefox on Windows. I simply couldn't do anything at all. None of the buttons in the top bar responded in any way, and I had to manually type in the address to go to the dashboard.

Within the dashboard, I could go to the pages, but there was no menu or other option to return to the main dashboard page.

I installed it on a shared business class hosting account. It did install just fine (improved over the older versions, even!). Also, the "config" directory is missing! I had to add this before I could install it.

Anyway, keep in mind that it's still a LONG way from being done yet. Think I'll wait a couple months before giving it another try.
mesuva replied on at Permalink Reply
mesuva
Try testing with Chrome or Safari. Firefox doesn't work for me either at this point, I'm seeing what you are seeing.
goldhat replied on at Permalink Reply
That's normal, Google has sponsored the 5.7 Chrome-only feature that makes nothing work outside of Chrome.
mesuva replied on at Permalink Reply
mesuva
We'll I'm assuming things work better in Chrome - I've been using Safari to test out 5.7... :-P
PineCreativeLabs replied on at Permalink Reply
PineCreativeLabs
It does work in Chrome!

Gotta say it's looking pretty awesome.

Ok, here is the demo info:

http://www.gclocal.net/c57demo

username: admin
password: demo123
goldhat replied on at Permalink Reply
Thanks for sharing this kudos growthcurve it is great to get a look on a
day when I'm too busy on something else to set it up. Was really
interesting in the handling of Page Attributes. Just replying now because
I'm so excited by the Compose Form! We can rearrange the fields and
sections on composer form. That is really cool.
Pixelfixer replied on at Permalink Reply
Pixelfixer
Did you take this down? The link is not working. . .
Pixelfixer replied on at Permalink Reply
Pixelfixer
Did you take this down? The link is not working. . .