Exponent Changelog

New in version 2.2.3 Patch 4

January 8th, 2014
  • Fixes a quick upload crash when quick upload resize was set
  • Fixes a form email issue when submitted with a file upload control
  • Fixes a less compilation issue for template style sheets
  • Fixes issue where we always loaded admin-global stylesheet
  • Fixes some issues with the bootstrap theme slingbar and flyout sidebar
  • Fixes loading of base system 3rd party styles including normalize (which wasn't being loaded) so they are now loaded first to be cascaded by our styles
  • Adds some session resets when clear all caches is called
  • Adds display of standalone pages for selection as default/home page

New in version 2.2.3 Patch 3 (December 10th, 2013)

  • Changes new privacy feature default to OFF unless set in site configuration due to sectionref issues
  • Adds new upgrade script to clean up the sectionref table
  • Fixes some form module submission bugs
  • Fixes bootstrap navbar to work correctly w/ 2nd level children when collapsed/responsive
  • Fixes default setting for noindex/nofollow being set to ON instead of OFF
  • Fixes regression bug when non-admin users could NOT add new modules when granted permission
  • Fixes some optional ajax pagination in events module
  • Fixes manage tags bulk edit
  • Fixes some IE9 crashes
  • Fixes regression bug where super-admins could not see other user's files
  • Fixes regression bug on add module views (standard & bootstrap) to correctly respond to selected items

New in version 2.2.3 Patch 1 (November 18th, 2013)

  • Address some anomalies in v2.2.3 (stable).

New in version 2.2.3 (November 18th, 2013)

  • changes use/function of the 'create' permission -- 'create' permission is NO longer automatically tied to an 'edit' permission -- a user with the 'create' permission may also edit and delete items which they have created -- an 'edit' permission is required to edit other users' items and likewise for delete -- an 'edit' permission by itself will NOT allow creation of new items
  • adds user group 'global' permissions/restrictions to: prevent file uploading, prevent user profile changes, hide individual exponent/slingbar menus, or the entire slingbar -- restrictions apply to all non-admin users assigned to that user group
  • now enforces non-public page and hidden module restrictions to content on/in those pages/modules to prevent access by search engines, etc...
  • adds 'noindex' and 'nofollow' SEO meta tag options to pages/items to prevent addition to search engines
  • revises navigation flyout sidebar view to display module title vertically and allow more than one navigation flyout sidebar on a page ** NOTE, any previous use of the navigation flyout sidebar contents will be invisible since we move away from a single hard-coded source reference!
  • adds forms showall view data filtering to module configuration settings
  • adds 'Page' summary type to showall views to allow an editor inserted 'page break' to determine content displayed in list view
  • adds force image auto-resize and folder on quick-upload/add
  • adds new 'dim controls' to slideshow views to only display slide controls when the cursor is over the slide
  • adds copy portfolio item command
  • adds new login 'show Login only' view
  • adds slideshow transition options (some combinations do NOT work together)
  • adds new optional universal PDF generation via mPDF, PDF generator engine now selectible in site configuration
  • changes calendar ajax pagination to become optional (default is off)
  • better theme support for mobile devices with theme configurable 'meta viewport' and optional apple-touch-icon implementation
  • 0.9x theme support is removed
  • Flowplayer & YouTube modules are removed
  • includes all fixes from v2.2.2 patches ### Known Issues
  • eCommerce gift card & purchase order functionality have not been tested/may not be complete
  • Item re-ranking (ddrerank) doesn't account for aggregation
  • LDAP support may not work in all LDAP server scenarios due to limited testing

New in version 2.2.2 (August 17th, 2013)

  • OOTB SEO has been greatly enhanced across the entire system, with specific default metadata being pulled and no longer requiring individual SEO settings on each module/item before defaulting to site-wide metadata, though specific SEO settings are still available.
  • Social Media interaction has been expanded with optional auto-posting to Facebook and Twitter on Blog, News, and Event items.
  • There are numerous other tweaks and fixes.

New in version 2.2.1 (July 27th, 2013)

  • This version further refines the many changes implemented in 2.2.0, adds a new Facebook module and better Twitter integration, adds paged forms (wizards), along with many other new features, tweaks, and fixes, and temporarily re-implements theme 0.9x compatibility, now with correction messages to help admins update their custom themes.

New in version 2.2.0 (May 18th, 2013)

  • This major yet incremental update fully removes all 'old school/1.x' code.
  • Twitter Bootstrap and jQuery are now used as the primary framework libraries, though YUI3/YUI2 are still supported.
  • HTML5 form fallback features were provided for all browsers. New Forms features for importing CSV to create a new form or adding to an existing form were added, with the option to change the form control type.
  • More Blog views were added along with new Blog and e-Commerce site sample installation content.
  • LDAP server user authentication was implemented.
  • The e-Commerce function was greatly enhanced.

New in version 2.2.0 RC1 (May 8th, 2013)

  • This version contains the final feature additions prior to the release of a stable version. No features will be added until after that release.
  • This version marks the return to naming the new container 2.0 controller simply "container" instead of container2, adds a new sample e-Commerce store database (available during installation), and adds many enhancements to the online donations and event registrations modules, including the new option of single or multi-person registration using site forms to collect data.

New in version 2.2.0 Beta 3 (April 20th, 2013)

  • This update focused on the implementation of HTML5 form fallback code.
  • This makes it possible to offer form features found in newer browsers to users of older browsers.
  • You may now switch a control in the forms designer to a similar type.
  • More control types are available within the forms designer.
  • There were many tweaks and new features in e-commerce, especially the online donations and event registration modules.