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November 2020 – Monthly Changelog

New Features:

  • We update the design of the button color fields in order to display a preview of the color the button will have based on the “Default Button Link Colors” selected on the Design Settings page in the Admin.
  • We updated the layout of the Simple Events Calendar Add-On in order to display a badge with the number of events on a day day instead of using a dot for each event on a day. This change adds support for sites with many events on a given day and makes it more usable for mobile devices.
  • We released the Community Comments Add-On. Click here for more information.
  • We created a new “Hero Section” setting when building web pages in the Admin to allow the CTA Button link to open in a new tab.
  • We released the Review with Photos Add-On. Click here for more information.
  • We created a new Advanced Setting called “Category Image as Profile Photo”. Enabling this setting will use the Top Level Category image associated to the member as their Profile Photo by default. The member can override this by uploading a Profile Photo or Logo of their own.
  • We added the ability for users to create a free member account from the login form on the frontend of sites. In order to enable this new feature, navigate to the Admin >> Settings >> General Settings >> General tab >> Express Signup Membership Plan setting.
  • We added a new search filter for “Joined Via” information on the Search Members page in the Admin.
  • We created a new Streaming Widget Design Setting called “Display Location”. This setting will control whether or not the member’s location will display in the Recent Member and Featured Member homepage streaming widgets.
  • We implemented an update in order to display the total of payments received for each Membership Plan on the Membership Plans page in the Admin.
  • We added two new Design Settings related to the display of the Main Menu on the frontend of sites. The “Public Main Menu” setting allows the Admin to select which menu to display for users that are not logged in to an account and the “Members Main Menu” allows the Admin to select which menu to display for users that are logged in to an account.
  • We added a new Design Setting to control whether or not the “View Listing” and “Send Message” buttons display for each result on member search results pages.
  • We updated the Menu Manager to now support Custom Menus as well as Default Menus, much like the Widget Manager and Form Manager.


Enhancements / Fixes:

  • We fixed an issue which was causing bolded text in Froala editors to revert the font size of the text to 14px in some cases.
  • We fixed an issue which was causing the system to add an extra width to the homepage on mobile devices when using the Streaming Post Carousel Slider Add-On in some cases.
  • We updated the design of the “Suggested Matches” and “Matched Members” sections of the Lead Details pages in the Admin to display the member’s Sub and Sub-Sub Categories.
  • We fixed an issue which was affecting the ability for members to purchase leads from the Member Dashboard in some cases.
  • We updated the design of the “Fetch Unassigned Post” button on the Post Manage page in the Admin.
  • We updated the layout of the Import Members, Add New Members, and Geocode Members buttons on the Search Members page in the Admin to be a dropdown instead of separate buttons.
  • We updated the layout of the “New Admin Account” and “Invite Admin” buttons on the Admin Accounts page to be a dropdown instead of separate buttons.
  • We fixed an issue which was causing the system to display the wrong email template selected on the Send Newsletter Page in the Admin when the email template variable name starts with a number in some cases.
  • We fixed an issue which was causing the system to display the Hero Section on Post Details pages in some cases.
  • We updated the layout of the Manage Posts page in the Admin to match the design of other areas of the Admin.
  • The Media Manager tool in the Admin now supports uploading files with the .epub file extension.
  • We updated the wording when trying to customize a Sidebar in the Admin.
  • We implemented an update in order to redirect Site Admins to the Create Newsletter Campaign page when no newsletters have been created previously.
  • We updated the display of the total posts number displayed when viewing the Post Types in the Member Dashboard to include a comma separating the thousands.
  • We fixed an issue which was preventing the member’s name from being shown in the “Posted By” area of multi-photo posts on member profile pages after clicking on the “Load More” button in the post tabs.
  • We updated the layout of the fancybox modals in the Admin.
  • We fixed an issue which was preventing the Bookmark Counter Add-On from working properly on the Global Website Search Add-On search results page in some cases.
  • We updated the design of the General Settings page in the Admin to match the aesthetic of other related areas of the Admin.
  • We added new content elements to the Draggable Content Block section when using the Web Page Builder in the Admin.
  • We fixed an issue which was preventing the “View More” button from showing in Homepage Streaming widgets when the title of an item is long enough to break to a second line of text.
  • We added the Membership Plan ID next to the Membership Plan name in the Hidden Member Profile Settings when editing Membership Plans in the Admin.
  • We fixed an issue which was preventing the “Max. Sub-Level Categories Member Can Select” Membership Plan setting from working properly in some cases.
  • We updated the design of the logged-in member image in the header on the frontend of sites.
  • We fixed an issue which was causing an error to be displayed when refunding payments in the Admin in some cases.
  • We further optimized the database queries used for for member search results pages.
  • We fixed an issue which was preventing the system from displaying the breadcrumbs for the state and city on member profile pages even when the member has been properly geo-coded in some cases.
  • We updated the “Back To Previous Page” button link to redirect to the member’s profile page after submitting the Review or Lead forms. Also, if the “Ability to Accept and Delete Reviews” Membership Plan setting is deactivated, the system will display a new button that leads to view the review that was just submitted.
  • We updated the logic of the Robots.txt file editor in the Admin in order to load the default .txt file into the editor when the file does not yet exit in the file structure.
  • The Froala WYSIWYG used on the frontend of sites is now compatible with the “String Length Max” Advanced Form Field Validation setting.
  • We fixed an issue which was affecting the ability to paste images directly into Froala WYSIWYG in the Admin.
  • We fixed an issue which was preventing the system from displaying the expected information in the “Bootstrap Theme – Module – Post Meta Details v2.0” widget used on Post details pages in some cases.
  • We fixed an issue which was affecting the ability to use the Member Export Data Add-On causing the system to get stuck on the processing step in some cases.
  • We fixed an issue which was causing the system to display the comments made on one post to display on all posts in some cases.
  • We updated our Font Family files to include new Google fonts on the Design Settings page in the Admin.
  • We fixed an issue which was preventing users from visiting Reviews Details pages. Instead, the system displayed a “Members Only” error message, even when the user should be able to access the page.
  • We fixed an issue which was causing the system to match leads submitted through the site’s “Get Matched” form with the logged-in member who submitted the lead rather than using the expected lead matching logic.
  • We updated the logic of the Front-End Text Labels in order to speed up the site loading time when using the Text Label Edit tool on the frontend of sites.
  • We fixed an issue which was preventing the “Reduce Category Canonical Tags” Advanced Setting from working properly in some cases.
  • We updated the Sub-Sub Level Category dropdowns placeholder text to use a unique Text Label instead of the same one used for the Sub Level category.
  • We updated the layout of the Coupon Codes, Manage Leads and Form Inbox pages to matchthe aesthetic of other related areas of the Admin.
  • We updated the logic of the Keyword Search field on the Manage Leads page in the Admin to include the lead message and lead note fields when doing a lead search.
  • We updated the logic when deleting member profile photos and logos and post images to first check if another member or post is utilizing the same image before it is removed. If there is another member or post using the image, it will not be deleted.
  • We fixed an issue which was preventing the Related Post Sidebar widget from displaying the video post thumbnail image in some cases.
  • We updated the layout of the Web Page Builder page in the Admin.
  • We updated the animation message when refreshing the website cache in the Admin.
  • We fixed an issue which was preventing the Send Newsletter page in the Admin from showing the campaign stats after a Newsletter Campaign has been sent in some cases.
  • We updated the Multi-Member Manager Add-On to allow members who log in to a sub account from a parent account to return to the parent account without logging in again.
  • We fixed an issue that was preventing members from updating the billing address of a credit card when the “Use AVS Billing Address Fields” Advanced Setting is active on a site.
  • We fixed an issue which was causing the system to flag form submissions as SPAM even when no spam keyword have been entered in some cases.
  • We fixed a bug with the Advanced Settings which was showing deprecated settings as well as currently active settings in the Admin in some cases.
  • We added the ability to restore the Global Website Search autosuggest setting rules from the “Restore Default” button on the Autosuggest Settings page in the Admin.
  • We fixed an issue which was affecting the ability to “Drag-and-Drop” images into the WYSIWYG used in the Web Page Builder in the Admin.
  • We fixed an issue which was showing the “Posted By” data on the details pages of posts made by members that should not be visible for certain other users.
  • We fixed an issue which was affecting the ability to use the “Hide Banner Ads” setting on the Web Page Builder in some cases.
  • We fixed an issue which was preventing the system from creating a unique URL when saving a new post that will have the same URL as an existing post.
  • We fixed an issue which was causing an extra forward slash “/” to be added to member profile page URLs if one of the elements of the URL is blank (Top Level Category, country, city, etc).
  • We updated the Dynamic Category Add-On widgets to better align the checkboxes with the Category Name.
  • In all, over 100 feature enhancements and software updates were released this month.

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