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January 2023 – Monthly Changelog

New Features:

  •  We added the ability to upload GIF files to the Froala WYSIGYG editors on the frontend and in the Admin.
  • We added the ability to import Member Posts via CSV file from the Manage Posts page in the Admin.
  • We created a new Web Page Builder setting called "Click-Enlarge Images". When this setting is enabled, the system will enlarge images added to the body of a Web Page when the images are clicked. To use this new setting, navigate to the Admin >> My Content >> Web Page Builder >> Edit >> Page Options tab >> Display Settings.
  • We released the Star Ratings for Posts Add-On. Click here for more information.
  • We added a default set of French language Text Labels.  Site Admins can now choose to apply and edit English, Spanish, and French Text Labels separately.

Enhancements / Fixes:

  • We fixed an issue which was preventing the Detect Visitor Location button on the location fields from working properly in some cases.
  • We added the ability to sort the subscriptions by ID and implemented some minor fixes to the Search Subscriptions page in the Admin.
  • We fixed an issue which was preventing the system from saving a static page after the Page Type has been set as "Custom Widget as a Web Page" in some cases.
  • We fixed an issue with the 301 Redirect Import logic which was causing imported 301 redirects to not work as expected in some cases.
  • We fixed an issue with the "Post URL Structure" Advanced Setting which was preventing the system from including the member's name as part of the URL when the member's name contained an apostrophe.
  • We added additional security when member credit card information is saved from the Member Dashboard.
  • We  implemented several security updates across the platform.
  • We fixed an issue which was causing the system to duplicate member listings in search results after sorting the members by "Most Reviews"  in some cases.
  • Posts with an expiration date but no expiration time will now expire at 12:00am on the day after the post's expiration date. For example, a post with an expiration date of January 1st will count as expired and no longer show in search results at 12:00am on January 2nd.
  • We fixed an issue which was preventing the system from respecting the Blog Post Start Date on custom Blog Post Types in some cases.
  • We updated the Website Alerts module in the Admin in order to prevent an alert that the Footer – Scripts or the HEAD widgets are customized on the site when them being customized will have not have an impact on the site's performance.
  • We updated the Member API logic in order to check if the token variable has a value before sending the request using the API.
  • The Fancy Box 3rd party script files are now compatible with the "Front-End Optimization: Enable Resource Delivery via CDN" Advanced Setting.
  • We created the manage_label_leads text label. This is used for the "Manage My Leads" link inthe Member Dashboard
  • We added additional validation to the Text Labels area in the Admin to prevent saving HTML elements in certain text labels that will not support HTML on the frontend of sites.
  • We fixed an issue which preventing Admins from deleting post comments from the Admin in some cases.
  • We added a search filter module to filter the locations on the "/locations" page on the frontend of sites.
  • The Sub-Account form is now compatible with Webhooks.
  • The Media Manager tool in the Admin now supports uploading files with the .vcf file extension.
  • We updated the Member Plan Changed webhook to include the the company, first_name and last_name variables when sending data to the webhook URL.
  • We updated the "Sidebar Position on Mobile Devices" Post Type Setting in order to make it compatible with tablets in portrait mode in addition to mobile devices.
  • We updated the new Domain Manager page in the Admin to improve validations in several places.
  • We fixed an issue which was preventing the member signup process from completing when the /checkout page contains an additional custom form in some cases.
  • We updated the CSP Header widget in order to allow requests from the Admin as part of the security policies.
  • We added a "copy to clipboard" button next to the name, email and phone fields when viewing leads in the Member Dashboard.
  • We updated the Froala WYSIWYGs in the Admin and frontend to set width and height attributes for <img> element., This will help reduce layout changes during page load.
  • We updated the keyword search on the Help Center page in the Admin to return more accurate results.
  • We fixed an issue which was preventing the Post Search Result pages from displaying the correct social media description after turned a a static page as Post Search Results in some cases.
  • The Yes or No form field data result on the frontend is now compatible with Text Labels.
  • We created a new text label called more_options_placeholder, the text label will impact the Sub-Sub Category dropdown placeholder.
  • We updated the layout of the Private Chats page in Admin.
  • We added Webhook support to the form for creating new Sub Accounts.
  • We removed the "New Category" dropdown option from the photos uploaded section when uploading photos to a Multi-Photo Post Type in the member dashboard.
  • In all,  over 60 feature enhancements and software updates were released this month. 

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