February 2019 – Monthly Changelog

New Features:

  • We added Danish as a new language option that can be selected for the Google Map Language setting in the Admin.
  • We updated the UI of the image upload section when a member adds or edits a post to better support mobile devices.
  • We moved the View Profile and Upgrade Listing buttons visible when logged in the the Member Dashboard from below the header of the page to the sidebar of the page.
  • We updated the UI of the Member Upgrade pages in the member dashboard.
  • We released the Member Profile Badges Add-On. For more information click here.
  • We added a new setting to the Edit Post section in the Admin Area called Respect Membership Level Search Priority setting.  This setting will first group posts by the Search Priority of the member who made the post before sorting them by the selected sort order. In order to use this new feature, navigate to Admin >> Content  >> Edit Post Settings >> Search Results Design tab. 
  • We updated the UI of the Email Templates page in the Admin.
  • We updated the Post Auto-Suggest feature to include the location information of posts displayed as autosuggestions in a keyword search field.
  • Now the Manage Leads page in the Member Dashboard is fully based on text labels. New Text Labels: leads_no_data_available, leads_showing_no_data_info, leads_showing_no_data_info. 


Enhancements / Fixes:

  • We removed the “Image Filter” link when we right-click on an image file in the Admin Media Manager.  We also added the “Copy File URL” link when a user right-clicks on a PDF file.
  • The Admin Account last login date is now based on the Website Time Zone setting (General Settings >> Configuration tab >> “Website Time Zone”) instead of the server’s timezone.
  • We deprecated the ability to edit the sort order of images in Photo Album Posts (Classifieds, Products, Photo Albums, Properties) on mobile devices as it was causing usability issues when scrolling on the page.  The sort order can still be edited on all other devices. Note: This ability was available when the lazy_load Advanced Settings was set as 0.
  • We fixed an issue with the Members-Only Access setting on the Edit Post Settings page in the Admin.   This setting is available when the Members-Only Content Add-On is active on a Site.
  • We fixed an issue with the Spam Form Protector that was preventing members from signing up on a website in some cases.
  • We fixed an issue which was preventing an email notification from being sent to a user when they signup for a site’s Newsletter.
  • We fixed an issue with the Google Recaptcha used on the Get Matched form of sites in some cases.
  • We released a large security update which adds additional encryption to multiple layers of the Brilliant Directories infrastructure.
  • We fixed an issue which was causing the Recent Events widget to not display the newest event posts even when the Display Order settings was set to display the Newest Event first.
  • We fixed an issue which was preventing invoices from being downloaded when the Dowloadable PDF Invoices Add-On was active in some cases.
  • We improved the logic of the Honey Pot field included in member signup forms for SPAM protection.
  • We updated the logic of how member addresses are displayed on Member Search Result pages.
  • We fixed an issue which was causing the Insta-Load functionality to not work properly for the Events tab on Member Profile pages when the Auto-Recurring Events Add-On is active on a site.
  • We fixed an issue which was causing the Pay Per Post Add-On to not show the correct price when purchasing a Post in some cases.
  • We updated the the location suggestions functionality when searching for members by location in the Admin to show the exact same options as the one use when searching for members by location on the front end of a site.
  • We updated the “Admin Account Forgot Password” logic in order to make it compatible with the most recent Admin Account updates.
  • We updated the UI when an Admin clicks the “Show Widget button” on the Front-End Admin Bar to only show widgets that are editable.
  • We improved the logic of the Visit Website Link in the Admin Area to use the protocol used by the site (http or https) when the button is clicked.
  • We fixed an issue which was causing the system to use the default version of a form instead of the custom version of the form when the Bootstrap Theme – Function – Form widget has been customized on a site.
  • We fixed an issue which was causing devices in some locations to return a very general result (state or country instead of city) when the Detect Visitors Location Add-On is active.
  • We fixed an issue which was affecting the ability to process refunds from the Admin in some cases.
  • We implemented a security update in order to avoid XSS attacks targeting the page parameter.
  • We updated the help link inside the duplicate widget tag on the Widget Manager page in the Admin.
  • We fixed an issue which was preventing searches for members by country in the Admin from returning the correct results in some cases.
  • We fixed an issue which was preventing the Insert Link feature of the “Default Email Signature” WYSIWYG in the Admin General Settings from working properly in some cases.
  • We updated several variables used in the default code found in the Post Settings area of the Admin to make them more secure.
  • We fixed an issue which was causing Custom Forms to not display in the dropdowns on the Profile Tab in the Edit Member Product section of the Admin.
  • We made an update to require that all Admin Usernames be unique, valid email address.
  • We updated the logic of the Member Related Searches widget to make it work more seamlessly with the preferred_domain Advanced Setting.
  • The Member Reviews Sidebar widget will now show 1 star as a minimum rating for a member.
  • We updated the display of checkbox options selected by a member when a custom checkbox field is added to a member form.  The selected options will now display on the member’s profile page always followed by a comma and a space.
  • We fixed an issue which was causing the system to set the wrong Member Status if the signup process did not complete successfully in some cases.
  • We refactored the code of the Manage Product page in the Admin in order to reduce the load time of the page.
  • We fixed an issue which was causing Checkout pages to show a connection error in some cases.  
  • We fixed an issue which was preventing the Detect Visitor Location Add-On from working properly in some cases.
  • We implemented a couple of minor workflow updates to the View Leads page in the Admin.  
  • We fixed an issue which was preventing the Member Profile Analytics Add-On from collecting data properly in some cases.
  • We fixed an issue which was causing the Member Related Searches widget to show inaccurate location links in some cases.
  • We fixed an issue which was affecting searches for members in New Zealand in some cases.
  • We removed an extra space which was showing below of the Member Results on the /listing page.
  • We updated the Newsletter signup Form to be fully compatible with the Spam Form Protector Add-On.
  • We the Clone Email Template functionality to avoid the collision of templates with the same name.
  • The system will now return a 404 error page as expected when trying to view a /checkout page that does not exist.
  • In all, over 70 feature enhancements and software updates were released this month.

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