Release history


The following table lists a history of published releases for Acton. The Release column lists the release versions. The Date column lists the their creation dates. The Notes column details important changes introduced in each release. You may filter releases by selecting options for Drupal version and Release status.

Release Datesort ascending Notes
7.x-2.0-beta2 20 Jul 2012

This release is not recommended. Use 7.x-2.0-beta3 instead.

  • Fixed table colours.
  • New feature: jQuery UI Tabs physically change the page state, so that navigating back and forth switches tabs, even back from external sites.
7.x-2.0-beta1 2 Jun 2012

Extensive testing and the following bugfixes:

  • Fixed pull quote styles.
  • Fixed production (minified) jQuery UI tabs not display properly.
7.x-2.0-alpha2 12 May 2012

Bugfix and new features:

  • Fixed nested doublewide margins.
  • Fixed full-width feature rotator margin and line height.
  • Fixed active menu link highlighting.
  • Added option to configure breadcrumb hiding.
  • Added option to highlight "Home" menu link by default.
  • Added dynamic tab link navigation.
7.x-2.0-alpha1 10 May 2012

This new release is based on the Clean theme. Most of the hacks from 6.x and 7.x-1.x are now unnecessary and have thus been removed. This is as close to the Web Style Guide recommendations as possible for building a Drupal site.

7.x-1.0-alpha4 12 Apr 2012
7.x-1.0-alpha3 20 Sep 2011

This release includes minor fixes to styles, mostly to do with Drupal 7, along with most E_NOTICE and E_STRICT errors.

7.x-1.0-alpha2 7 Sep 2011
7.x-1.0-alpha1 23 Aug 2011
6.x-2.5 15 Mar 2011

Added support for HTML header extras from ANU Site Manager 2.1 and ANU Feature Rotator 3.

6.x-2.4 9 Mar 2011

Minor update to fix the location of the ANU Feature Rotator


Developer information

Only the latest recommended release can be accessed from the download home page. The link to the package for an individual release can be accessed using the following pattern:[version].[extension]

Replace [version] with the version string (e.g. 7.x-1.0) of the release you wish to download and [version] with tar.gz or zip depending on what type of archive file you prefer.

Alternatively, if you want to use Drush to download a release, use the following command:

drush dl acton --source="" [version]

Git instructions

The source code for this download originates from a Git repository. The repository contains complete change logs for all major versions of the download. The code and history can be obtained by cloning the source repository. Information about Git and its downloads can be accessed from the Git homepage.

Git repository URL:

The Git repository can be cloned by executing the following command:

git clone acton

You can learn more about how to use Git to navigate and manipulate a local repository clone in the Pro Git book. There are also platform-specific graphical Git tools available, such as TortoiseGit for Windows and SourceTree for Mac.

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