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March 2021 – Monthly Changelog

New Features:

  • We created a new Advanced Setting called “Save Billing Address as Member Address”. Wen enabled, the system will save the Billing Address entered during paid member signup as the member’s profile address as well.
  • We added the ability to use periods “.” as part of the URL of pages created in the Web Page Builder in the Admin.
  • We created a new Design Setting called “Grid View Layout” in order to change the layout of the Grid View Search Results Add-On on search results pages. To use this new setting, navigate to the Admin >> Settings >> Design Settings >> General Tab >> Additional Design Settings >> Search Results pages.
  • We implemented a security update that gives site owners the ability to view which Admins are currently logged in to their site and log them out if desired. To use this new feature, navigate to the Admin >> Settings >> Admin Accounts >> Actions >> Show Active Sessions / Logout Sessions options.
  • We created a new Membership Plan setting called “Free Trial Additional Options” in order to determinate whether or not a credit card is required for Free Trial signups. To use this new setting, navigate to the Admin >>Finance >> Membership Plans >> Edit >> Signups & Upgrade tab.
  • We released the Discussions Post Type.
  • We created a new Advanced Setting called “Categories Page URL” in order to easily edit the URL used for the categories page instead of having to edit Widgets and Menus that link to this page.
  • We created a new setting called “Font Family” for the Recent Post Title used by homepage streaming widgets. In order to use this new setting, navigate to the Admin >> Settings >> Design Settings >> Hompage tab >> Enable Additional Sections >> Section Title Font.
  • We created a new Brand Image Setting called “Default Post Thumbnail” in order to set a default post image to use when a member publishes a post without an image.
  • We created a new Advanced Setting called “SPAM Protection – Member Signup Form Submission Time” in order to set the seconds it should take to submit member signup forms once the page loads, helping to prevent SPAM signups.
  • We created a new page in the Admin called “My Website Dashboard”. This page will help Site Admins to manage and toggle between their websiites. In order to use this new feature, navigate to the Admin >> Dropdown Menu at Right top >> View My Websites button.
  • We added the ability to drag and drop pre-made content snippets into the body of email templates when editing an Email Template in the Admin. In order to use this new feature navigate to the Admin >> Emails >> Email Templates >> Edit >> Draggable Content Blocks.
  • We created a new Member Search Criteria field called “Include Service Areas” used on the “Search Members” page in the Admin. By default, searching by location on this page will only return members that are listed in that location. Clicking the “Include Service Areas” checkbox when doing a location search will also return members that would normally be returned as results do to having a matching Service Area.
  • We created the Homepage Search, Header Search, Recent Widget and Autosuggest Rules for the new Discussion Post Type.
  • We created a new Advanced Setting called “Redirect to Dashboard on Checkout Pages (Logged in)”. When this setting is active and a logged-in member tries to navigate to a member signup page, instead of showing the signup page, the system will now give the user the option go back to the Member Dashboard or log out.
  • We added the ability to upload “.ttf” files through the Media Manager page in the Admin.
  • We created a new Design Setting called “Link & Font Size” to set the font-size of the links shown in the site’s Header. In order to use this new feature, navigate to the Admin >> Settings >> Design Settings >> General tab >> Header Colors.


Enhancements / Fixes:

  • We fixed an issue which was preventing the system from displaying the member reviews rating on member search results pages when using the Insta-Load Search Results Add-On in some cases.
  • We fixed an issue which was preventing the system from displaying the full “State / Province” Related Searches links on the Member Profiles pages in some cases.
  • We fixed an issue which was affecting the ability to display the Breadcrumbs on member profile pages when a member has “III” as part of their name.
  • We updated the Post Categories field validation logic in order to support dashes “-” when editing Post Types in the Admin.
  • We updated the Assign Membership Plan field to a Select2 Dropdown when importing members in the Admin.
  • We updated the layout of the Multi-Photo Post Types detail pages in order to add the “Play” icon for videos in photo album thumbnails.
  • We updated the Express Member Registration Add-On in order to be shown when calling the Member Login form on a site’s homepage.
  • We updated the logic of the Form Inquiries Export Module to separate each piece of data into separate columns in the export file.
  • We updated the button color modal to blue and red when using the “Copy Details From Master Account” feature when creating a Sub-Account from the Member Dashboard.
  • We fixed an issue which was preventing the system from displaying the sub-categories of site when using the “Sub-Category Groups Member Categories” widget in some cases.
  • The Bootstrap “nav-pill” classes will now be controlled by the “Button Colors” Design Settings.
  • We fixed an issue which was causing the Google Website Translator to hide the Main Menu and Member Menu icon on mobile devices in some cases.
  • We updated the logic of the “Can Unregistered Visitors View These Members” Membership Plan setting in order to override the Members-Only Access settings of the Member Listing Post Type.
  • We fixed an issue which was causing the system to reset the “Title Color” setting for Blog Articles in the Design Settings after reloading the Design Setting page in the Admin.
  • We deprecated the Side by Side, Vertical, Inline and Search options from the Form Layout View setting when using the Edit Form Settings modal in the Admin.
  • We fixed an issue which was causing the Featured Blog Article Slider Add-On to display an additional space between the photos and the titles of the Blog Articles in some cases.
  • We updated the layout of the Color Picker fields in the Admin area.
  • We fixed an issue with searching for members by location in the Admin in some cases.
  • We fixed an issue which was preventing the Website – Lead Form – Get Matched form from displaying the custom text label for validation errors below form fields in some cases.
  • We updated the design of the Edit Post Settings page in the Admin.
  • We removed the “Select Recommended” text from the “Available Upgrade Options” feature when editing Membership Plans in the Admin.
  • We fixed an issue which was preventing the system from deleting Replies to Reviews from the Member Dashboard in some cases.
  • We updated the “Homepage Featured Member Order” Quick Edit Member setting to make it a dropdown field that shows the display order already selected for other Members as well.
  • We fixed an issue which was affecting the ability to purchase leads when using the Payfast payment gateway in some cases.
  • We updated the Help Alert Box field type on forms in order to improve its compatibility with bootstrap.
  • We updated the member import logic to identify and remove the parent_id value from a member when the system detects that the parent_id set for an imported member is the user_id of a member who is already a sub-account.
  • We updated the design of the Posted by Author Snapshot widget.
  • We updated the layout of the Display Settings fields when editing Forms in the Admin.
  • We fixed an issue which was preventing the RSS Feed Add-On from formatting the description content properly in some cases.
  • We fixed an issue which was affecting the ability to use the “Move Members” feature on the Membership Plans page when the parent_id column is not present in the users_data table in the site’s database.
  • We fixed an issue which was preventing links with special characters on the /locations page of sites from being formatted correctly in some cases.
  • We fixed an issue which was causing the system to erroneously trim the GET parameters of URLs added to the post_video field when a member makes a post in some cases.
  • We fixed an issue which was affecting the automatic installation of SSL certificates on on older servers in some cases.
  • We fixed an issue which was preventing Forms from displaying the custom text label for validation errors below form fields in some cases.
  • We added a recommended image size to the Social Media Shared Image when using the Web Page Builder in the Admin.
  • We updated the layout of the Edit Form Settings modal when editing the Forms in the Admin.
  • We updated the Froala WYSIWYG Image Settings in the Admin in order to add the ability to hide images on mobile devices.
  • We fixed an issue which was preventing users from saving the Billing Email Settings in the Admin.
  • We fixed an issue which was causing the system to change the Origin Page value of a Lead when editing leads in the Admin.
  • We fixed an issue which was preventing the system from fetching images on the Member Images page in the Admin.
  • We fixed an issue which was causing the system to display expired events on the Recent Events widget on the homepage when the Auto-Recurring Events Add-On is active in some cases.
  • We created a Keyword Filter field when editing Forms in the Admin.
  • We fixed an issue which was preventing the Membership Plan revenue from displaying on the Membership Plans page in the Admin when the name of the Membership Plan contained an apostrophe.
  • We fixed an issue which was causing the system to remove backslashes “\” from CSS rules on the CSS tab when editing widgets in the Admin.
  • We fixed an issue which was causing the system to display the List View icon on mobile devices even when is the only option to display.
  • We improved the validation of the Available Upgrade Options feature when editing Membership Plans in order to remove any HTML from the Membership Plan’s name when displaying as an upgrade option in the Member Dashboard.
  • We fixed a conflict with the “Add NO FOLLOW to Member Web Links” Membership Plan setting which caused embedded HTML on member profile pages to break in some cases.
  • The validation category text when trying to submit a Lead is now controlled by Text Labels.
  • We fixed an issue which was causing the system to display Member Review Images on Multi-Photo Post Types post in some cases.
  • We removed the “Accepted” status from the Lead Status dropdown on the Lead Details column on the Manage Leads page of the Admin.
  • We updated the logic of the “Google Map Pin Drop” setting to also use the chosen image on the Lead Map field in the Website – Lead Form – Get Matched form.
  • We updated the Send Newsletter page logic in order to redirect to the Send Newsletter page after creating/deleting a Newsletter in the Admin.
  • We fixed an issue which preventing the system from displaying the correct error message when trying to collect a payment from the Admin when using a Payment Gateway other than Stripe.
  • We updated the layout of the Private Member Chat Add-On in order to set a maximum height and vertical scroll bar to the Chat Message area in the Member Dashboard.
  • We deprecated the old ajax injection method to display the Member Favorites and replaced it with its own unique page.
  • We implemented an update in order to remove any HTML code that would be included in Title Attribute of <a> elements on the frontend of sites.
  • We updated the workflow of customizing default forms in the Form Manager. Instead of showing the Form Settings modal when first customizing a Default Form, the system will now display the form fields right away.
  • We fixed an issue which was causing default Sidebars and Menus to be highlighted with a blue background instead of red background when the “Show Widgets” feature is active when viewing the frontend of a site.
  • We updated the help text message of the “Protect This Post Type” setting when editing the Listing and Review Post Types in the Admin.
  • We added a Form Preview when editing a form in the Form Manager.
  • We fixed an issue which was preventing the system from displaying the Sub-Accounts tab on Member Profiles when the Members Only Content Add-On is active on a site in some cases.
  • We fixed an issue which was preventing the system from loading the correct SEO Template for the details pages of posts in some cases.
  • We updated the text of the “Refresh Cache” feature to “Refresh Live Website” in the Admin.
  • We fixed an issue which was affecting the ability to use the “Grid View Search Results” Add-On causing the “Click to Load More” button to not work properly in some cases.
  • We fixed an issue which was preventing the system from deleting the unpaid invoices and subscriptions related to unsuccessful member upgrades in some cases.
  • We removed the “Accepted” status from the Lead Status dropdown on the Lead Search module on the Manage Leads page of the Admin.
  • We updated the checkboxes in the “Page Options” tab when editing a page using the Web Page Builder in the Admin.
  • We added the Schema Markup for the Post Comments Add-On on the frontend of sites.
  • We updated the layout of the results when viewing the Bookmark My Favorites Add-On in the Member Dashboard area.
  • We updated the Form Manager to display an error message in a modal when trying to customize a Default Form that is already customized.
  • We created a unique Text Label for the “Month” text on the Simple Events Calendar Add-On.
  • We fixed an issue which was preventing the system from displaying the Member Photo Upload module after submitting the Basic Information for a multi-image post in the Member Dashboard area in some cases.
  • We implemented a security update to the Media Manager page in the Admin to protect against unauthorized access to the tool.
  • We fixed an issue which was preventing the system from properly displaying member names in some languages in the Recent Members widget in some cases.
  • We fixed an issue which was preventing the correct amount from displaying on invoices when the “1.234,56” Currency Number Format was selected in some cases.
  • We fixed an issue which was preventing the system from displaying bookmarked Video Posts in the Member Dashboard area in some cases.
  • We updated the layout of the Yes/No fields powered by the Form Manager to use an On/Off switch design.
  • We fixed an issue which was preventing the system from disabling the auto-pluralization of the “Review” text label on Member Profile Pages.
  • We fixed an issue which was causing the system to not respect the selected date format on the Reviews Profile and Search Results pages in some cases.
  • We updated the Forms Inbox page in the Admin to also list submissions of the Newsletter Form moving forward.
  • In all, over 140 feature enhancements and software updates were released this month.

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