Version 1 Release Notes

v1.0

  • Initial launch of software with core feature-set

v1.1

New Features

  • Add colour coding to engagement listing for open/closed/upcoming
  • Add button to admin project edit page to view project hub if it is visible to public 
  • Community members can opt-in to email notifications for future engagements for the current project or all future projects on the hub page 
  • Admins can tweak and send an invitation email to a list of email addresses, inviting them to participate in a published digital engagement
  • Admins can pre-populate the 'send to' list for an engagement with the list of community member emails that had signed up to be notified of opportunities to engage in the current project or for all engagements with the municipality
  • Matrix question reporting enhancements for admins
  • Simplified interface for embedding youtube videos
  • Visual optimization of question and content type selection screen for admins in engagement design
  • Community members can provide an alternate (ie 'Other') response when the engagement admin has enabled the option

Bug Fixes

  • Various spacing, line height, spelling, aspect ratio and colour fixes 
  • Read only admins receive an 'You are not authorized to perform this action' error when attempting to click to view a project from the projects list or an engagement on the engagements list
  • Visual white-labelling and branding fixes
  • Community members aren't able to replace a response with an empty response, even on questions that aren't required

v1.2

New Features

  • Optimize image uploads in the admin by adding a 1MB cap
  • Community members can see the 'approximate completion time' for each engagement
  • Dates now appear on engagement opportunity cards on the public-facing projects page
  • Automatically scroll page to a newly added content or question when it is added to the design of an engagement
  • Add Google analytics tracking to the platform
  • Add underline to inline text links
  • Public-facing Page Titles should be customized for the Civil Space client
  • Add a 'last logged in' column to the list of users in the admin
  • Allow admins to add a video to an intro or exit page
  • Project list now breaks down engagement count further by  open/closed/upcoming
  • Allow admins to use an embedded map to set the lat, lng, and zoom of a map point question

Bug Fixes

  • Video embeds on content pages don't look proper on load
  • Various spacing, margin and colour fixes
  • Citizen facing Page Titles should be customized for the municipality
  • Missing HTTP to HTTPS redirect
  • Required field tooltip for engagement admin not displaying in Safari
  • Feature project displaying twice on public project listing page
  • Auto focus on "Your Name" input field hides the content above it on the Stay Notified modal.
  • Reporting charts aren't wrapping long labels - producing overlap
  • Emails are being sent to participants when the "send to participants" checkbox is not checked

v1.3

New Features

  • Auto-scale the processing power of each client's instance to flex to the request traffic and handle large spikes and loads
  • Limit admins from being able to see the email send screen and send email invites for an engagement that is not Active
  • Limit map and image results based on zoom level in admin reporting

Bug Fixes

  • Sites go down intermittently because of size of their database pool

v1.4

New Features

  • Add indicator to all html 'required' fields in admin engagement designer
  • Add limited WYSIWYG to project pages, intro and exit pages, and text content on engagement pages for engagement admins
  • Add Technical Support form to link in admin footer
  • Tweak modals to work better on all devices
  • Don't allow map and image annotation questions to be required for accessibility reasons
  • Geolocate the default position of a new mapping question in the engagement designer

Bug Fixes

  • Can't interact with the comment bubble of a map or image annotation question on iPhone as a community member
  • Can't delete a pin on a map or image annotation question on iPhone as a community member
  • Top of Ranking Question answers are being cut off on mobile as a community member
  • Engagement close date is showing as 1969 to community members if admin doesn't set a value

v1.5

New Features

  • Added ability for admins to restrict engagements to only those who receive a coded url in an email invite
  • Added restriction to ensure that each coded url can only be used once to create a submission in an engagement
  • Made Hero Image on a Project optional
  • Applied branding, copy, and typeface tweaks to engagement invite and user invite emails
  • Added better feedback when uploading images in admin
  • Added better Internet Explorer 10 & 11 support
  • Added file type limiting for document uploads

Bug Fixes

  • Fixed HTTPS bug in email unsubscribe requests
  • Corrected inconsistencies in errors and notifications for admins
  • Corrected scenario where approximate time to complete engagement was not showing up for 'other engagements to participate in' on the exit page of an engagement
  • Fixed bug where admin couldn't provide alt text for an image in particular circumstances

v1.6

New Features

  • Added ability for a community member who received a code to participate in a locked-down engagement, but didn't complete their submission, to start over if they are sent a different code

Bug Fixes

  • Corrected issue when admin previewing an engagement for a second or successive time within a session did not show the updates to the engagement the admin had just made

v1.7

Bug Fixes

  • Corrected issue where an admin making changes to a draft engagement, then clicking the Preview button receives a preview of the cached version, and not their recent changes
  • Corrected issue where an admin uploading an oversized image removes all of the page navigation on the left hand side of an engagement design page 
  • Corrected issue where uploading a hero image with an apostrophe in the name causes it not to render on the public-facing project hub page

v1.8

New Features

  • Added brand colour to 4xx and 5xx error pages
  • Added project data to the public engagement API

Bug Fixes

  • Corrected issue on entry page where quote by leader doesn't render consistently with the exit page
  • Corrected Windows font-size rendering issue

v1.9

New Features

  • Added ability for an admin to export an engagement’s feedback data into a CSV spreadsheet
  • Added buttons to Markdown WYSIWYG to give admins the ability to easily add ordered & unordered lists, and tables

Bug Fixes

  • Adjusted maps to render political view to community members, to remain consistent with admin experience
  • Fixed intermittent reset password email issue

v1.10

New Features

  • Added ability for admins to turn on commenting for any page in an engagement, allowing threaded conversation by community members
  • Updated reporting for admins analyzing comments on geo/image-based question to default to showing all comments when the screen loads
  • Added management and moderation capabilities for admins monitoring threaded conversation

v1.11

New Features

  • Add Participant IP address capture to engagement community member experience and CSV export

v1.12

New Features

  • Added the capability for admins to override the 'Back to Overview' / 'Project Hub' link text and url to redirect to their own website
  • Added the capability for admins to add an image gallery into any page of an engagement

Bug Fixes

  • Fixed functionality of Rank Sorting question so that the # positions remain static while moving the option.
  • Fix # container shape on Rank Sorting question so that it renders less pixelated
  • Addressed javascript issue that resulted in admins being unable to delete a page in certain circumstances
  • Addressed issue where some commenting admin options were hidden by CSS
  • Fixed centering of feature project text block within the hero area of the projects page

v1.13

New Features

  • Added the capability for admins to delete an image from an image gallery
  • Added the time of submission when admins perform a CSV Export
  • Integrated Google Perspective Machine Learning powered Toxicity filtering into commenting threads
  • Added the ability for admins to preface a commenting thread with an introductory message
  • Integrated a comment thread summary and link into each page of the Results and Analysis area for which commenting has been enabled

Bug Fixes

  • Addressed issue where previously closed engagements still show as closed after they have been re-opened

v1.14

New Features

  • Added navigation for admins to move between managing projects/engagements and threaded conversation management 

Bug Fixes

  • Fixed spacing issues for admins making changes to an image gallery
  • Removed excess space between Comment Thread and other feedback mechanisms on an engagement page
  • Fixed typo on project listing onboarding screen

v1.15

New Features

  • Added capabilities to allow admins to upload large documents and images, resizing uploaded images to appropriate size on the fly

Bug Fixes

  • Made it easier to click the 'Add New Image' button for an image gallery
  • Removed confusing error message 'You are already logged in' from showing when admin users click 'Admin Login'

v1.16

Bug Fixes

  • Fixed spacing issues between questions and threaded conversation
  • Addressed brand-colour inconsistencies on forced ranking sort arrows

v1.17

New Features

  • Added capability for admins to filter responses to questions in the reporting area by responses to another quantitative questions
  • Added capability for admins to share a preview link with other reviewers before an engagement is active for the greater community 

Bug Fixes

  • Addressed issue where organization name was not appearing in subscription modal and engagement footer
  • Addressed issues with legacy versions of Internet Explorer 

v1.18

  • Tweaked image sizes for community members accessing engagements and products for optimized quality and load times on an array of devices
  • Added completion % for engagements for admins viewing a project's engagement listing
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