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.
|7.x-2.0-beta2||20 Jul 2012||
This release is not recommended. Use 7.x-2.0-beta3 instead.
|7.x-2.0-beta1||2 Jun 2012||
Extensive testing and the following bugfixes:
|7.x-2.0-alpha2||12 May 2012||
Bugfix and new features:
|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
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] with the version string (e.g.
7.x-1.0) of the release you wish to download and
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="http://drupal.anu.edu.au/updates/history" [version]
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.
The Git repository can be cloned by executing the following command:
git clone https://bitbucket.org/anu_web/acton.git 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.