The movabletype community effort is meant to build and maintain blogging platform which is free to modify, redistribute and use by anybody. Movable type open source project includes entire community which is bent upon improving its valuable and useful features. It is a distribution of the core publishing platform which is licensed under an open source license.
It is helpful in producing powerful open source platform meant for blogging. It is one of the best staging ground to innovative but exciting new internet technologies and web standards. Additional distribution channels are available to start blogging. It is used to fix bugs, build a new business and develop a new feature.
It helps to upgrade latest version of software. CSS, Got HTML and design chops create a new design for powered blog to share it with others. It can report and fix a bug. Plug-ins is available to build an add-on the platform. Mailing list is permanent record of changes. ‘Six Apart’ maintains contributions, does test and quality assurance of the contribution and credit is attributed to developer in the source code.
API plug-in provides a large number of interfaces in it, helping to create the developer lot of applications and features on the platform. Incoming contributions are reviewed by the community for security and integrity of the entire project. Contributor will be required to resubmit the patch that will enable such a plug-in to be built.
All contributed source code are under the terms of GPL and therefore be always open source in free to use. Original authors can retain their copyrights on this platform. Dual license system is also available to ease out the copyright front. Platform is very easy to use through forum or community for Perl based CMS in formation of projects.