Summary

Telligent Enterprise 3.0 leverages:

  • Platform API extensibility
  • Making search social by adding a filtering experience that includes contexts (such as group or user) to the results
  • Social connections through the User - Hover widget
  • Email digests of group activity delivered daily or weekly
  • Related content recommendations across applications
  • Theme extensibility through self-contained themes that can be imported, exported, or saved as a new theme
  • Widget Studio, which makes it easy to design new custom widgets, export them, or import them
  • Configurable navigation for a site and and group
  • AppFabric caching to increase site performance

Telligent Enterprise 2.6 prioritizes:

  • Performance
  • Search entry and result improvements; indexing optimization, custom profile searching, and smarter SEO
  • File upload integrated Flash/Silverlight/HTML5 control that ensures large uploads are possible
  • Visible File upload progress indicators added
  • Content autosave (A WYSIWIG feature)
  • Input fields validated before the user submits input to ensure it won't cause an error
  • Improved styling
  • Content page copying
  • Wiki enhancements including version revert, modernized styling, MediaWiki internal and external links, and in-line table of contents
  • Video preview and auto-detection of height and width
  • Reset of any theme to factory default
  • Group membership based on roles or LDAP groups
  • v2 REST API additions
  • Variable API key length

Telligent Enterprise 2.5 key enhancements included:

  • Extensibility for integrated and stand-alone user experiences and new API endpoints for status messages, groups, presence, wikis, and user profiles
  • Performance optimization for increased load levels and clustered Web server environments and stringent performance testing-based improvements
  • Easy user adoption with Quick Post contextual posting capabilities, easy video embedding, and heightened user control of subscriptions and thread-muting
  • Flexibility with easy-to-implement widget-based interface, search-indexed content pages, custom navigation, and layouts that allow widget locking

Telligent Enterprise 2.0 SP1 featured:

  • Subgroup navigation tree off top-level groups
  • Full localization support and 30-minute time zones
  • CSS styles for printing
  • Authors assigned to mirrored blog feeds
  • Faster navigation in applications
  • Quicker forum replies

With Telligent Enterprise 2.0, we introduced the Telligent Evolution platform. This product brought the advent of:

  • Powerful cross-product platform that included unlimited group/sub-group hierarchy with multiple blogs, forums, wikis, and file galleries in each group
  • Completely flexible role-based and group-based permissions
  • Entirely widgetized user interface for simple and quick customization of your community for your brand

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Blogs

Feature  Telligent Enterprise 3.0
(platform: Telligent
Evolution)
Telligent Enterprise 2.6 (platform: Telligent Evolution)

Telligent Enterprise 2.5 (platform: Telligent Evolution)

Telligent Enterprise 2.0 (platform: Telligent Evolution)
Community Server Evolution
Multiple blogs x x x x x
URL snippet support x x x x x
Custom post URLs x x x x x
About blog x x x x x
Contact blog owner x x x x
Spam protection on contact requests x x x x x
Add blog or blog post to favorites x x x x x
File storage per blog x x x x x
Who is online x x x x
Add blogs to existing site x x x x x
Scheduled posts x x x x x
Blog via email x x x x x
Support for multiple images and attachments x x x x
Podcasting (enclosure for iTunes feed generation support) x x x x x
Writing via Windows Live Writer with Active Directory authentication x x x x x
Auto-creation of blog on new user account creation x x x x x
Aggregate/mirror content form other feeds x x x x x
Author assignment for mirrored blog feeds x x x x (2.0 SP1 only)
Upload files via content editor x x x x x
Blog theme customization x x x x x
Configurable value for maximum number of posts per blog x x x x x
Configurable value for maximum number of comments per page x x x x x
Custom list widgets x x x x x
Sortable blog list x x x x x
Recent posts list x x x x x
Managed tag list x x x x x
Email notifications x x x x x
RSS syndication of posts and comments x x x x x
FeedBurner support x x x x x
Atom syndication x x x x x
Ping service support x x x x x
Multiple authors x x x x x
Anonymous user controls x x x x x
Comments moderation options x x x x x
Search, sort, and navigate directly to blog x x x x (2.0 SP1 only)
Blog pages supported x x
Blog content pages x x x
Copy content pages x x
HTML supported in description, limited to 256 characters x x
Quick Post x x x x
Blog and file mashups x x x
Blog database tables are separated for improved performance x
Related content x

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Customization

Feature  Telligent Enterprise 3.0
(platform: Telligent
Evolution)
Telligent Enterprise 2.6 (platform: Telligent Evolution)

Telligent Enterprise 2.5 (platform: Telligent Evolution)

Telligent Enterprise 2.0 (platform: Telligent Evolution)
Community Server Evolution
Color of text and links x x x x x
Background image x x x x x
Content replacement configuration (text translation to emoticons) x x x x x
Silverlight for WMV, VMA, and/or MP3 files x x x x x
Configurable pre-packaged widgets via Control Panel x x x x x
Advertisement widget with role-specific viewing x x x x x
Configurable widgets (components) across the site on every page x x x x
Lock widgets on user dashboard x x x
Customizable copyright x x x x x
Customizable terms of service x x x x x
Customizable email templates x x x x x
Customize profile fields x x x x (2.0 SP1 only)
Localizing default language for site x x x x x
Language-specific custom site terms x x x x
Dynamic theming with widgeted UI x x x x limited
Highlighted featured content widget x x x x
User-configurable dashboard x x x x
Editable key site terms for "group(s)" and "friend(s)" x x x x
30-minute time zones and regional variances x x x

x (2.0 SP1 only)

Extensible headers (site, group, blog) x
Extensible footers (site, group, blog) x
Extensible group tabs x
Export themes as new themes x
New widget management UI x
Widgets converted for configuration in Widget Studio x
Widget Studio widget caching layer x
Plugin registration x
Email templates use nVelocity extensions and public API x
All widgets utlize public API x
REST API - added endpoints x

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Files

Feature  Telligent Enterprise 3.0
(platform: Telligent
Evolution)
Telligent Enterprise 2.6 (platform: Telligent Evolution)

Telligent Enterprise 2.5 (platform: Telligent Evolution)

Telligent Enterprise 2.0 (platform: Telligent Evolution)
Community Server Evolution
File gallery x x x x x
Media and video support x x x x x
File extension restrictions x x x x x
Video embedding x x x x x
Video height and width auto-detection x x
Number of downloads and views x x x x x
Upload progress indicator and multiple upload queuing x x
Post comments and tags x x x x x
Download from external site x x x x x
File ratings x x x x x
Multiple file upload support x x x x x
File count and file size quotas x x x x x
File download disclaimer x x x x x
Add gallery or file to favorites x x x x x
Index files for searchability x x x x x
Render files in thumbnails or list view x x x x x
RSS syndication x x x x x
HTML supported in description, limited to 256 characters x x
Quick Post x x x x
MP4 embedding x x x
Media gallery database tables are separated for improved performance x
File database tables  separated for improved performance x
Related content suggestion x

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Forums

Feature  Telligent Enterprise 3.0
(platform: Telligent
Evolution)
Telligent Enterprise 2.6 (platform: Telligent Evolution)

Telligent Enterprise 2.5 (platform: Telligent Evolution)

Telligent Enterprise 2.0 (platform: Telligent Evolution)
Community Server Evolution
Multiple forums x x x x x
Question & Answer (distinction from discussion forums) x x x x x
Add threads or posts to favorites x x x x x
Reader's poll support x x x x x
Popular post criteria x x x x x
Embeddable code for Telligent Enterprise-hosted discussion within an external web site or content management system x x x x x
Move posts to different forums x x x x x
Merge threads x x x x x
Split posts into new threads x x x x x
Mute threads x x x
Thread list with sort and filter options x x x x x
Email subscriptions to forum or forum threads x x x x x
Links to media in forum emails x x
RSS for all threads in a forum or a particular thread x x x x x
RSS for all forum content in a group x x x x
Post and reply via email distribution lists x x x x x
Forum moderation x x x x x
User roles can have different permissions for different forums x x x x x
Anonymous user controls x x x x x
Capture forum thread to wiki x x x x
Reply posted without page load x x x x (2.0 SP1 only)
Forum can be a URL x x
HTML supported in description, limited to 256 characters x x
Quick Post x x x x x
Suggest an answer and verify an answer x x x x x
Forum database tables separated for improved performance x
Related content x

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Groups

Feature  Telligent Enterprise 3.0
(platform: Telligent
Evolution)
Telligent Enterprise 2.6 (platform: Telligent Evolution)

Telligent Enterprise 2.5 (platform: Telligent Evolution)

Telligent Enterprise 2.0 (platform: Telligent Evolution)
Community Server Evolution
Create, edit, delete groups x x x x x
Group owner can delete group x x x
Public (open or closed) or private (listed or unlisted/invite only) groups x x x x x
Joinless groups x x x x
Contact group owners x x x x x
Conversations x x x x x
Group avatars x x x x x
Group forum, blog, media/file gallery (with basic functionality) x x x x x
Group wiki x x x x pages
Multiple forums, blogs, media/file galleries, and wikis (with advanced functionality) x x x x
Sub-group hierarchy support x x x x
Subgroup navigation drops off top-level groups x x x x (2.0 SP1 only)
Configurable group role permissions x x x x
Group messages x x x x
Follow or unfollow groups x x x x
Custom theme capabilities x x x x x
Widget support x x x x x
Quick Post functionality with Ajax x x x x
Highlight featured content x x x x
Group-driven navigation x x x x
HTML supported in description, limited to 256 characters x x x x
Add LDAP groups as members x x
Add roles as members x x
Group database tables separated for improved performance x
Email digest of group activity x
User can manage own email digest subscriptions x

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Integration and Add-Ons

Feature  Telligent Enterprise 3.0
(platform: Telligent
Evolution)
Telligent Enterprise 2.6 (platform: Telligent Evolution)

Telligent Enterprise 2.5 (platform: Telligent Evolution)

Telligent Enterprise 2.0 (platform: Telligent Evolution)
Community Server Evolution
OpenID x x x
Mail Gateway x x x x x
RSS and job server x x x x x
Centralized file storage (a provider-based solution supporting either the file system or Amazon S3) x x x x x
Single sign-on modules x x x x x
Microsoft Office SharePoint Server integration x x x x x
Windows Authentication extension x x x x x
Language packs x x x x x
Tasks must run in task service x x
Tag pages marked as "no index, no follow" x x

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Membership

Feature  Telligent Enterprise 3.0
(platform: Telligent
Evolution)
Telligent Enterprise 2.6 (platform: Telligent Evolution)

Telligent Enterprise 2.5 (platform: Telligent Evolution)

Telligent Enterprise 2.0 (platform: Telligent Evolution)
Community Server Evolution
Create, edit, delete users x x x x x
Ban users x x x x x
Customizable user roles x x x x x
Lost password recovery methods x x x x x
Friends x x x x x
Default friends on user creation x x x x x
Member point system x x x x x
Member ratings visible to community members x x x x x
Who is online x x x x
Account activation options (invitation only, automatic approval, administrator approval, etc.) x x x x x
Configurable activity logging x x x x x
New user welcome message x x x x x
My Files, My Friends, My Groups x x x x x
Blog/forum/media gallery favorite list x x x x x
Wiki favorite list x x x x
Activity stream x x x x x
User uploaded avatars x x x x x
Remote avatars x x x x x
Site default avatar sets x x x x x
Tag myself and find other like-minded people x x x x
Admin-configurable user profile fields and layout x x x x
User-to-user messaging x x x x x
User-specific status messages x x x x x
User-specific announcements   x x
Comments on profile x x x x x
Reply to user status messages x x x x
Follow user activity x x x x
Active Directory integration x x x x x
Robust user hover x

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Search

Feature  Telligent Enterprise 3.0
(platform: Telligent
Evolution)
Telligent Enterprise 2.6 (platform: Telligent Evolution)

Telligent Enterprise 2.5 (platform: Telligent Evolution)

Telligent Enterprise 2.0 (platform: Telligent Evolution)
Community Server Evolution
Search must be installed x x x
Search indexing x x x x x
Search pages marked as "no follow" x x
Search by username x x x x x
Word wheel for search results based on what you're typing x x x x
Search for groups x x x x
Search by all user profile fields x x x x
Search results show forum thread status x x x x
Weighted ranking for answers x x x x
List of places and content matching search term and content x x x
Advanced search x x x x
View users by role x x x x
Faceted search x
Filtering in search results x

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Security

Feature  Telligent Enterprise 3.0
(platform: Telligent
Evolution)
Telligent Enterprise 2.6 (platform: Telligent Evolution)

Telligent Enterprise 2.5 (platform: Telligent Evolution)

Telligent Enterprise 2.0 (platform: Telligent Evolution)
Community Server Evolution
Spam blocker tools x x x x x
Username filters x x x x x
Word replacement filters x x x x x
IP address banning x x x x x
User banning x x x x x

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Tools

Feature  Telligent Enterprise 3.0
(platform: Telligent
Evolution)
Telligent Enterprise 2.6 (platform: Telligent Evolution)

Telligent Enterprise 2.5 (platform: Telligent Evolution)

Telligent Enterprise 2.0 (platform: Telligent Evolution)
Community Server Evolution
Add widget controls x x x x x
Send mass email x x x x x
Exceptions report x x x x x
Jobs report x x x x x
Event logs x x x x x
License management x x x x x
File folder management x x x x x
Google Analytics support x x x x x
Email domain controls x x x x x
Aggregate behavior controls x x x x x
URL redirect support x x x x x
REST API support x x x x x
Configurable auto-delete task for activity messages x x x x
Widget-specific markup moved to theme-specific implementations x x x
Conversation pages load 40x faster due to reduced real-time markup translation x x x
Custom navigation x x x
Administrator-only dashboard tab x x x
Additional configurable site permissions x x x
Support of non-production licenses x
Support of wildcard domains x
Version-specific licensing x
License checks for IP banning and points x x x x
Product meta tags to show major version no. and license type x
Licensing counts only active and banned users x
Internal API queues and schedules tasks x
Message database tables are separated for improved performance x
Core API build for Related Content widget exposed in public API x
Application caching x

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Wikis

Feature  Telligent Enterprise 3.0
(platform: Telligent
Evolution)
Telligent Enterprise 2.6 (platform: Telligent Evolution)

Telligent Enterprise 2.5 (platform: Telligent Evolution)

Telligent Enterprise 2.0 (platform: Telligent Evolution)
Community Server Evolution
Wiki page autosave x x
WYSIWIG editing x x x x x
Basic wiki syntax support x x x x x
Revision history with comparison x x x x x
Embedded images/video x x x x x
URL linking x x x x x
Ratings x x x x x
Comments x x x x x
Add wiki or wiki page to favorites x x x x
Default wiki for a group and default page for a wiki x x x x
Wiki editing conflict resolution x x x x
Capture from forum thread x x x x
Multi-level table of contents x x x x
In-page table of contents with anchors and anchor linking x x x x
Move wikis between groups and sub-groups x x x x
Email notifications for changes to wikis x x x x x
Lock pages x x x x x
Delete page and recovery x x x x x
Style sheet for printing x x x x (2.0 SP1 only)
HTML supported in description, limited to 256 characters x x
Quick Post x x x x
Revert page to previous version x x
Wiki database tables are separated for improved performance x
Related content x

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