Poster 2 brings a lot of new features. Here are the most important.
Poster Stack is a powerful tool for blogging and many other use cases.
General settings for the list view like column layout, pagination, scroll animation, drafts and hiding content in edit mode.
The RapidWeaver Blog Layout Template is the template mimicking the standard blog plugin and known from Poster 1.
The freestyle template allows creating an own layout of both list and detail view not tight to the RapidWeaver Blog Layout.
With the markdown folder integration, you are able to use a list of text or markdown files located in a server side folder to render a Poster blog. This allows you to create dynamically blog posts posts without the need to open RapidWeaver.
By default, the title of the Poster Item defines the automatically generated permalink.
Use a pretty URL structure with htaccess rewrite.
Perform a full text search of items, filter by category, tags, and authors, as also generate an archive.
Poster takes care of metadata tags for SEO and social sharing.
Poster Stack supports a sitemap and RSS feed in XML format.
Enable Disqus comments for your Poster Items.
Integrated image lightbox, responsive videos, and audio player.
Beside the inbuilt lightbox, it is possible to use Gallery Stack inside a Poster Item.
Possible ways to migrate Poster 1 to Poster 2 and a list of incompatible stacks and themes.