Today we’re announcing the release the new Beta 5 versions of vBulletin 4.0 Publishing Suite and vBulletin 4.0 Forum. If you have an active vBulletin license, you can download your copy of Beta 5 from the vBulletin Members Area at: .

Beta 5 fixes more than 200 bugs since the release of Beta 4. Thanks to everyone who has filed bugs in our bug tracker throughout the Beta process – it’s been a tremendous help. Please continue to file new bugs here:

Highlights of what’s fixed and what’s new in Beta 5:
• Fixed over 50 Right-to-Left bugs for Arabic languages
• Fixed Ad Manager bugs
• Fixed Promoting Article bugs including attachments
• Fixed Video Players Aspect Ratio to 16:9
• Fixed Merging Threads bugs
• Fixed Inline Moderation bugs
• Fixed Blog Delete Post bugs
• Fixed Attachment Manager bugs
• Fixed Uploading to Albums bugs
• Fixed UI on the Category Manager
• Fixed Creating Categories and Sub-categories bug
• Fixed Privacy issues in Forums
• Fixed Bullet Lists in CMS Articles
• Fixed Permissions issues in CMS
• Fixed Article Layout issues in CMS
• Fixed CMS commenting in Arabic
• Fixed Poll Widget bugs
• Fixed Blog Tags bugs
• Fixed the Installation script
• (new) Added Blog StyleVars
• (new) Added CMS StyleVars
• (new) Added additional Table features in the WYSIWYG Editor
• (new) Added CMS Article Ratings
• (new) Added a new Calendar Widget for CMS Articles. Clicking on a date will show all articles published on that date.
• (new) Added PHP Widget for CMS. This will allow admins to create custom widgets using PHP.

Here are some things we are currently working on:
• UTF-8 issues for Arabic and Hebrew languages
• RSS support for CMS
• Fixing IE 6 compatibility issues
• New and updated Forum StyleVars
• and numerous new bug fixes.