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.