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  • 🌟 Plato and our documentation are new. We have over 100 articles to help get you started and are quickly working to make our documentation even better. If anything is missing you would like to see covered within our...
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  • At minimum Plato requires a web server (typically IIS) running .NET Core 2.2 and a database server typically running SQL Server 2016 or above. Installing Plato on Windows (Production) Web Server Windows Server 2012......
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  • This section hopes to guide you through deploying Plato to your production servers. Currently Plato is only officially supported when running under IIS on Windows. We do hope to introduce Linux support in the future and...
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  • An XCopy deployment refers to manually copying the Plato files into your configured IIS site or copying the files via FTP or other means to your production web server. IMPORTANT : You cannot simply XCopy deploy the...
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    1.0.3
    October 7th 2019 Plato 1.0.3 improves client side performance and fixes a number of issues. You can find a complete list of improvements, additions and fixes below... Minified CSS & JavaScript are now served when...
  • Plato needs to send emails. Be it for account recovery, @mentions or notifications at some point you will likely need to allow Plato to send emails. The Email settings page accessible via the Plato...
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  • It's not uncommon to forget your password. Account recovery is secure and easy with Plato. Plato uses a familiar email based "Reset Password" flow to allow you and your users to reset account passwords. This...
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  • Plato.Discuss adds a fully featured user community to your Plato installation. After enabling Plato.Discuss you'll notice a new " Discuss " link appears both within your front-end and administrator navigation....
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  • Plato.Ideas adds public or private ideation capabilities to Plato. After enabling Plato.Ideas you'll notice a new " Ideas " link appears both within your front-end and administrator navigation. Plato.Ideas comes...
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  • Plato.Questions adds public or private Q&A capabilities to Plato. After enabling Plato.Questions you'll notice a new " Questions " link appears both within your front-end and administrator navigation....
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  • Plato.Docs add rich documentation publishing & sharing capabilities to Plato. After enabling Plato.Docs you'll notice a new " Docs " link appears both within your front-end and administrator navigation....
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  • Plato.Issues adds public or private issue tracking capabilities to Plato. After enabling Plato.Issues you'll notice a new " Issues " link appears both within your front-end and administrator navigation....
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    1.0.2
    October 2nd 2019 This update introduces versioning & rollback for all entities (discussions, docs, articles, questions, ideas & issues) within Plato. This update also improves some key areas and fixes a handful of bugs.......
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    1.0.1
    September 26th 2019 Our 1.0.1 update fixes some minor issues we've discovered since the 1.0.0 release and improves a few key areas. Fixed color picker css + js not being embedded for staging / production...
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    1.0.0
    September 23rd 2019 We are delighted today to announce the official release of version 1.0.0 of Plato. Plato is our new, free, open source user community & customer support platform built upon .NET Core. It's something...
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    1.0.x
    Here you can find all release or change notes for our Plato 1.0.x series of releases. For a complete history of all changes please see our GitHub releases page .
  • A complete history of all changes related to the Plato.Issues module. 1.0.2 2nd October 2019 Added Plato.Issues.History to provide versioning and history for issues and issue comments. 1.0.0 9th...
  • A complete history of all changes related to the Plato.Ideas module. 1.0.2 2nd October 2019 Added Plato.Ideas.History to provide versioning and history for ideas & idea comments. 1.0.0 9th September 2019 ......
  • A complete history of all changes related to the Plato.Docs module. 1.0.2 2nd October 2019 Added Plato.Docs.History to provide versioning and history for docs. Fixed issue with reactions not showing on doc...
  • A complete history of all changes related to the Plato.Articles module. 1.0.2 2nd October 2019 Added Plato.Articles.History to provide versioning and history for articles & article comments. Fixed issue...