BlogEngine 2.6 released

We're very happy to announce the release of BlogEngine 2.6!  This release builds on to an already stellar blogging platform, adding several great features and performance improvements, contributed by both the BlogEngine team and a lot of code contributors.

The new release can be downloaded here.  If you are upgrading from a previous version, upgrade instructions are available.

What's New

Here is a list of all the new features.

Below are some screenshots taken of the new Quick Notes, File Manager and Image Tools -- all new version 2.6 features.

Feature List

The screenshots above highlight a few of the new features.  Again, here's a more complete list of features.

Database Support

We continue to support 4 databases out of the box -- in addition to the default XML storage option.  Those databases are SQL Server, MySQL, SQL CE and SQLite.


Thanks to all the BlogEngine 2.6 contributors.  Looking to contribute to BlogEngine?  Here are a few ways you can contribute!  We're also looking for one or more spokespersons.

New Installation or Upgrade

After downloading BlogEngine 2.6, it can be installed as either a new installation, or you may upgrade your existing blog with these upgrade instructions. You can also try upgrade utility to automate most of the process.

Your Feedback is Welcome

If you run into any installation issues or problems, please let us know in the CodePlex BlogEngine Discussion group, or you can report any problems in the Issue Tracker.  Feature requests can also be posted in the Discussions forum, Issue Tracker or on the BlogEngine Wish List forums.  Thanks to all for your continued support of BlogEngine, and we hope you enjoy the new release!