Many new capabilities have been added or enhanced in CommonSpot v10.5. These include the following:

  • Full HTTPS Support
  • Enhanced 508/Accessibility Support
  • Element Level Cache Control
  • Image Gallery Size Restrictions & Image Editing improvements
  • Updated Support for Brightcove Video Players & New API
  • Support for Several New Platforms (Windows Server 2016, Lucee 5.2.2, MySQL 5.7, SQL Server 2016)
  • Several Enhancements to Simple Forms
  • New Shared Database Configuration Option
  • Updated Application Development Framework (ADF v2.2)
  • New Widget Gallery with over a dozen out-of-the-box, interactive widgets


Quickly Find an Action or Menu Option

With CommonSpot's extensive list of features and capabilities, its sometimes hard for in frequent users to remember how to access certain actions or menu items. Fortunately CommonSpot makes this easy with its 'Find Action' feature accessible from the Help menu.

Updated ADF Version

Along with a new version of CommonSpot, the CommonSpot Application Development Framework has been updated to version 2.4.

Updated ADF Apps (Calendar, Profile & Social Media Stream)

Run by customers for customers, the PaperThin Community—a.k.a. 'The Commons'—gives developers many distinct advantages that help you work smarter, be more productive, and better support your organization's strategic initiatives. Among other things, you can network with your peers and leverage the open source apps, knowledge, and expertise of the PaperThin community. Community features include: user profiles, forums, blogs, articles, apps, topic webinars, ask the expert sessions, and so on.

ColdFusion 2018 Support

Leverage your ColdFusion expertise and investments. CommonSpot is built on top of Java and CFML and can be deployed in conjunction with either Adobe ColdFusion or the open-source Railo application server.

Lucee 5.3.x Support

Starting with version 10.6 of CommonSpot we now support version 5.3.x of the open source Lucee ColdFusion Application Server.

Solr 8 Support

The importance of robust search functionality cannot be over-emphasized. Visitors expect it and sites need it to optimize information discovery and for accurate reporting, analytics, and site tuning. CommonSpot supports both proprietary and open source full-text search, including native support for the popular Apache Solr service.

Updated SQL Server, Oracle & MySQL Support

CommonSpot supports storage of its content in one of several popular SQL Server databases, including SQL Server, MySQL and Oracle.