By way of kicking-off the new update cycle, please find below our first update notification.

Being our first patch notice we've started with notable changes from version 3.1 (most customers) to 3.1.3.

New

  • Image library web part with lightbox page overlay popup.
  • Custom list view web part now has 'expiry' field selector.
  • Custom list view no longer strips a, p and br tags when cleaning HTML formatting.

Resolves

  • Important: Detect user location (e.g. school) correctly. Locations not previously detected for all users. Affects portal personalised navigation.
  • Important: Students given incorrect permissions on class sites in specific situations.
  • Important: My' aggregation web parts blank in specific scenarios (invalid AD user or groups present in a class or group site)
  • Summary, archive and item web parts (custom list view) - title casing of add, managed and edit links made more consistent.
  • Various paragraph spacing fixes (some clients).
  • Various heading size fixes (some clients).
  • Updated "All Day" styling on calendar summary web part (some clients).
  • Email newsletter not linking to home page of some sites (affects body and unsubscribe links).
  • Additional diagnostic logging and exception handling (you can never have enough).

Coming Soon 

A short synopsis of some upcoming features....

  • My Announcements web part enhancements - extended to include special and regular announcements from the district, school, departments (as well as classes and groups). Easy filtering by announcement source.
  • Form Web Part - Allow website visitors to submit content on your website (contact, feedback, registration, job application forms etc.)
  • Staff Directory - list staff information on your website or portal (populated from Active Directory)
  • Sync feature enhancements - support for subsite destinations and host named websites

More Information

If you've chosen to deploy updates automatically your environment will be updated on the third Tuesday of the month. If not let us know if you’d like to opt-in for a given month. For more information on this process please see our original notice.