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January 2019 – Monthly Changelog

New Features:

  • We created two new Text Labels to be used on Member Search Results pages. New text labels: results_search_results_tab and read_more_search_tab. 
  • Members can now see their Product Level in the sidebar of the member dashboard when they are logged into their account.
  • We added back the “Ok” button that displays in the popup after saving the Member Categories page in the Admin Area.
  • All text in the Member Review form is now fully based on Text Labels.
  • The text of the “Search” button in the Header Search module is now a Text Label.
  • We updated the UI of the Match Lead Details page in the Admin Area.
  • The Remove Card button text on the Billing Details page in the Member Dashboard is now a Text Labels. New text label: account_clear_credit_card.
  • Now if an Admin clicks on the “View Live Profile” option in the Actions dropdown for a member on the “Search Members” page in the Admin, it will only redirect to the member’s profile page if the member is Active and therefor their live profile will be viewable.  Otherwise it will show a message explaining that the profile page is not viewable due to the member not being Active.
  • We updated the UI of the Multi-Locations Listings Add-On in the Member Dashboard area.
  • We added Google Recaptcha validation to the Default External Paid Signup form.
  • We updated the Revenue column on the “Search Members” page in the Admin Area in order to show the Past Due amount for a Member.
  • Now the Featured Blog Article slider is fully controlled by the Add-On Manager.
  • We added Schema Markup classes for Breadcrumbs links displayed on the frontend of websites.
  • Now the title attribute for the “Send a Message”, “Write a Review” and “Show Phone Number” buttons on Member Profile pages are now Text Labels. New text labels: view_phone_number, contact_label, write_a_review_for. 
  • We created a new Display Setting for the Edit Web Page section called  “Hide Banner Ads”. This setting will help Admins hide banner ads on specific pages and SEO templates. In order to use this new feature navigates to Admin >> Content >> Edit Web Pages >> Edit >> Display Settings. 
  • We created two new Design Settings in order to control the layout of the Join Offer link and the About Website button on the homepage. In order to use this new feature navigates to Admin >> Settings >> Design Settings >> Homepage Layout >> About Website and Join Offer. 
  • We added the ability to choose a sort order for Top Level Categories when viewed in dropdowns on the site.  To use this, change the “Front-End Display” setting on the Member Categories page in the Admin Area. In order to use this new feature navigates to Admin >> Members >> Member Categories >> Top level Categories Tab.
  • We added the ability to display custom widgets in the Member Dashboard area. With these new settings an Admin can now select custom widgets to display on the member’s dashboard without editing a default widget. In order to use this new feature, navigate to Admin >> Finance >> Manage Products >> Edit >> Additional Settings tab. 
  • We created a new Advanced Setting in order to choose which languages show up for the Google Translator Add-On. New Advanced Setting: translate_languages.
  • Now the Delete modal on the View Post page in the Member Dashboard Area is fully based on text labels.


Enhancements / Fixes:

  • We fixed an issue which was causing the Back button on the Edit Widget page to redirect to a 404 error in some cases.
  • We updated the Lead Information on the Dashboard page in the Admin to show the number of Leads that need to be matched instead of the total number of Leads.
  • We fixed an issue which was affecting the normal behavior of the Show Advertisement On Listing Product setting in some cases.
  • We fixed an issue which was causing the location of a member search to not display in the H1 tag of the search results page in some cases.
  • We fixed an issue which was causing the System Updates Module in the Admin Dashboard to install an update even if the “Install Button” was not clicked.
  • The issue which was affecting the ability to upload Profile Images using Microsoft Edge browser have been fixed.
  • We did a Security Update to the Create Email Template section, now Email Teamplates can not be saved without a Subject and Email Body message.
  • We implemented a Security Update to the algorithm who handles the abilty to highlight the widgets when somebody press the “Show Widget button” on the Front-End Admin Bar.
  • We fixed an issue which was affecting the ablity to View/Edit the Member Categories Page in the Admin Area.
  • We fixed an issue which was causing after deletes a Widget the system redirect to a 404 error in some cases.
  • We added a confirmation prompt when a site Admin is placing an Order in the Admin Panel.
  • We removed deprecated functionality from one of the core files that load in all Front-End pages.
  • We fixed an issue which was affecting the mobile view of the Blog Post Slider Add-On in the homepage.
  • We fixed an issue that was affecting the signup process in some cases.
  • We fixed an issue which was causing the Blog Article search module to not work properly in some cases.
  • We fixed an issue which was preventing a member from upgrading their membership in some cases.
  • We implemented a Security Update so Admins can no longer edit the username of their account, but can still create a new one if necessary.
  • We deprecated the “Email Login Info” link from the Admin Accounts page in the Admin Area as all Admin Accounts have encrypted information that cannot be emailed.
  • We updated the “Compose Email” validation page in order to support modern domain gTLDs.
  • We removed the Breadcrumbs, Sidebar and full width settings from the Homepage Edit page in the Admin Area as they are not used for the Homepage.
  • We improved the logic of the Restore Defaults button on the Autosuggest Settings page in the Admin Area.
  • We fixed an issue which was affecting the normal behavior of the Signup Pages when the GDPR module have been activated on a Site.
  • Now if a Custom Form has been disabled, it will not been displayed in the Select Form To Use setting on the Edit Post Settings page in the Admin Panel.
  • We fixed an issue which was affecting the display of the Sub Level Categories widget on the homepage when viewing on a mobile device.
  • We fixed an issue which was affecting the ability of a Member to accept a Lead in some cases.
  • We improved the validation of the Soundcloud URL field to ensure it has a valid Soundcloud URL when saving the post.
  • Now the search_results_require_complete_profile Advanced Setting will also check if a Member has a Profile Photo or Logo Photo before displaying them on a Search Results page.
  • We improved the logic for the “Hide Field Labels” setting in the Leads Settings page in the Admin to not hide the labels for Checkbox and Radio fields as that will cause those fields to not display correctly.
  • We fixed an issue which was preventing the name of the Product from displaying in the “Upgrade” Email Template when it is sent.
  • We removed the additional Signup Button from displaying in the Recent and Featured Member widgets when viewing a site on a mobile device.
  • We fixed an issue which was affecting the display of the Collect Payment modal on the Transaction History page in the Admin Area.
  • We updated the “Google Map Search Results” Add-On to include the additional posts on the map that are retrieved when the “Load More” button is clicked on search results pages using the “Insta-Load Search Results” Add-On.
  • In all, over 70 feature enhancements and software updates were released this month.

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