WAAS Release Notes

2019-06-02

  • Cookie disclaimer updates: It is now possible to prevent Google analytics from loading at all until the visitor explicitly approves it. 
  • New feature: Pagelists now have paging function. The editor sets how many items should be displayed, and then a "Load more" button will appear. 
  • Improvement: The built-in Disclaimer widget is used for information that should not be shown until the visitor has agreed on certain terms. This widget now has more options and is more flexible.
  • Editor user interface improvement: For editors with very large screens, the editor environment now makes better use of this space.

2019-05-19

  • New feature: Placeholder pages. These are used for pages with large amounts of sub pages for organisational purposes. If the user navigates directly to a placeholder url, she will automatically be redirected to its parent page. A typical use case is the news archive, where you can divide the news into year folders for instance.  
  • Improvement: The built-in video widget now respects the maximum width for the body text (even if the block itself is wider).   
  • New feature: A widget has default values that can be overridden on a page. The developer can now restrict which values are overrideable. 

2019-05-05

  • Administrator feature: Widget types can now be re-ordered and organised into different folders for better structure.
  • Developer productivity: When designing the search result page, sample search results are shown in local developer mode. 
  • Bug fix: In charts with axis unit labels, the unit label was misplaced in certain versions of Internet Explorer.

2019-04-21

  • New feature: The built in subscribe widget is now more adjustable so the administrator can customize the texts even further, and add different kinds of news stories to subscribe to.
  • Performance improvement: “Harder” cache for the font files to provide a glitch free user experience.

2019-04-07

  • New developer feature: The static search engine for annual reports now work in local developer mode.

2019-03-24

  • New accessibility feature: The parts in a pie chart is now readable for accessibility tools, and possible to navigate with the keyboard.
  • New editor feature: The link tool is now possible to use to create anchor-links, i.e. links that will scroll the visitor smoothly to a specified heading on the target page.

2019-03-10

  • Project start-up feature: When onboarding a site to WaaS we have a new tool to crawl the existing site, get all content, images, and files, and reorganizing it into a WaaS compatible format.

2019-02-24

  • CMS interface tweaks to take advantage of the new Google Chrome version
  • Addition to the new style search mentioned in the previous post: It now also finds occurrences in blocks or sections
  • New feature: Themes. When creating a new website in WaaS, you can pick a theme to start with.

2019-02-10

  • CMS interface touch up: When reloading a admin tool, the corresponding tree node is expanded.
  • New feature: Global search tool to detect which styles are used on a site (used to be able to clean up the style classes in a more secure way)

2019-01-27

  • Milestone: New website layout creation tool. This is used by the developers for the overall layout and design, like the navigation system, colours, and typography. Faster development and higher quality.
  • Developer feature: Two new control types: Icons and Textfields in a grid. This is used when the developer creates the user interface for the editor.

2019-01-13

  • Editor productivity: You can now limit to which sections/pages a specific widget is available, to get a better overview in projects with a large number of widgets.
  • New feature: Different sections can now have different widths even if on the same page.
  • Bug fix: How very long texts flow between different pages in the PDF creation tool.
  • Bug fix: Chart axis bug fix

2018-12-16

  • Developer productivity: Global search function for source code
  • Admin improvement: When uploading to the file archive, a clearer notification is shown when everything is complete.
  • Widget improvement: The built-in sharegraph now defaults to intra-day mode if listing date is within 48 hours.
  • Chart improvement: Possibility to have thousand delimiter in the chart axis.
  • Security fix: The built-in buttons for social channels opens in a new window, and the correct set of security settings is implemented.

2018-12-02

  • Editor simplification: Styles can now be grouped and presented as a dropdown instead of the checkbox list. This is useful for instance for section background colours.
  • Editor simplification: Styles can now be sorted to make it easier to find the checkbox you are looking for.
  • New feature: Static search engine for sites that should be exported to other platforms.
  • Editor improvement: Font files can now be navigated to despite working with a password protected site (to make the preview mode more correct).

2018-11-18

  • Upgraded the text editor, TinyMCE 4.9.2
  • Upgraded the code editor, Ace editor 1.4.2
  • Developer productivity tools
    • Snippets
    • Emmet js
    • Built-in ejs objects

2018-11-04

  • PDF improvement: Better precision when managing page-breaks in PDFs.
  • New feature: To switch page template for an existing page.
  • New chart type: Stacked bar
  • Chart improvement: The chart tool now has a field for chart description
  • Image improvement: It’s now easier to align background images depending on screen size and image focus point.
  • Bug fix: Handle the case when a background image has been removed.

2018-10-21

  • Milestone! WaaS now has the ability to create PDF documents based on the site’s regular pages. See MAG's annual report for example. Please contact the WaaS team to learn more.
  • New feature: Download the entire site (or parts of it) as a .zip file with static HTML pages.
  • New feature: Blocks can now be copy-and-pasted.
  • Performance improvement: Youtube-videos are not loaded until the visitor interacts with them.

2018-10-07

  • New admin function: To upload multiple files, and ensure no non-alphanumeric characters are used
  • New editor function: For pages with inaccessible content (compiled pages, scheduled pages, shortcuts, etc.) there is now a button to show how to access the content again.
  • New admin function: To download files directly from the file archive
  • Editor improvement: The editor is now easier to reach for right-most blocks
  • The monitor of all websites on WaaS now ignores incomplete SSL chains
  • Bug fix: When uploading huge files, the system could freeze in some cases

2018-09-23

  • Added feature in the hyperlink tool. It's now possible to link to a specific heading on a page. The page will scroll softly to that position.
  • When using multiple Google fonts, these are bundled to one single call for increased performance
  • Upgraded Nodejs to version 8.11.1
  • New system tool to monitor all websites on WaaS

2018-09-09

  • Added the tool "bullet list" in the rich text editor for controls
  • Excel imports (whole Excel files, not only the already existing copy-and-paste from Excel function)
  • Upgraded the log in system (Auth0)
  • More prominent warning messages when deploying new code

2018-08-26

  • Added features for advanced table editing. When a table is selected, new tools appears to insert/remove rows and columns, etc.
  • Bug fix: Newly created sections didn't respond when adding styles templates to them.
  • Cookie policy updates in the template project

2018-05-23

  • Redesigned section background tool, including support for video
  • Upgraded file storage system
  • More robust support for very large zip files

2018-04-24

  • Scheduled jobs for Nasdaq pressreleases

2018-04-18

  • Google Tag manager integration
  • Improved selection tools in the file browser
  • IP Anonymization in Google Analytics (due to GDPR)
  • New features in the search engine:
    • Search paging
    • Show number of hits
    • Show url of each search hit
    • An additional search box on the results page
    • Refined settings for standard texts

2018-03-30

  • Stronger control of uploaded file names
  • New admin tool: To create screen shots for project specific help articles

2018-03-22

  • Editor interface: checkbox for opening links in a new window
  • Help manual: some help articles now has a "Show me how" button that demonstrates in the user interface how things work. 
  • New feature: Block animations. These are defined per project, but can be imported from a standard library (approx. 50 standard animations). The editor attach animations to any block on a page, and it starts the animation when the user scrolls down to its position. 

2018-03-19

  • Support for global syllabications: The system adds soft hyphens to words defined by the administrator. Example: "innovative" becomes "innova-tive" when needed. 

2018-03-09

  • Client specific help articles can now be hover-connected to form fields, including style checkboxes
  • Styles can now be applied to charts
  • Block- and section styles can now be made available only for certain sections (to clean up the editor interface)
  • Clearer indication that the system is busy when uploading heavy images

2018-03-02

  • Feedback buttons sending data to Google Analytics now available
  • Linked blocks can now link to external pages and files
  • Possibility to link inline images
  • Compiled pages and footer can now have page-specific css styles
  • New admin feature: Download sections of the website and upload/import them to another environment (from test to production for instance)

2018-02-15

  • New system widget: Twitter feed
  • Bug fix: Insert page-dependent widgets on unpublished pages failed

2018-02-10

  • Save calendar events for Outlook, Google Calendar or iCal
  • Display images from your Instagram account through new Instagram API widget 
  • Improved integration of intercom.io support function
  • Content widgets available in different languages
  • For editors: New search function for pages and admin tools

2018-01-29

  • Schedule a page for expiration
  • Built-in format template to center text
  • Hide blocks or sections in specified devices

2018-01-23

  • Possibility to create templates that are hidden from navigation by default
  • New date format in the page version list in edit mode
  • For developers: CSS and JS editors are hidden when working with pagetypes
  • Updated system widget: In the Cision subscribe widget you can now set which languages the visitors want to subscribe to

2018-01-21

  • Scheduled publishing for pages
  • Possibility to create manual 301-redirects in admin-mode
  • Warning message when administrators are deploying pages from test to production
  • Upgrades in the core platform
    • Installed Azure Application Insights for better surveillance: https://azure.microsoft.com/en-us/services/application-insights/
    • New database connection procedure for increased performance
    • Upgraded Nodejs version to 8.9.3
    • Upgraded database driver for MongoDb to 3.0.1
    • Re-written proxy for file download for increased performance

2018-01-11

  • Previewing unpublished pages
  • Updated system widget: In the searchbox widget you can now define placeholder (an semitransparent text in the textbox when it has no value)

2017-12-19

  • Possibility to define opengraph images to pages. http://ogp.me/
  • Switched search-engine from Bing to AddSearch: https://www.addsearch.com/

2017-12-12

  • New system module: Cision subscription

2017-12-06

  • New feature: Image map. An image map is an image with clickable areas. These areas can be designed by the editor.
  • New widget: Share graph. This one is much faster and more design-flexible than 3rd parties’ graphs. https://www.maginteractive.com/investor-relations/share-graph/
  • Updated support for web fonts for legacy Internet Explorer
  • Updates in the core platform
    • Automated SSL certificate creation and renewal
    • xml syntax for 301 pages
    • In edit-mode: freeze the user interface when it need a response from the server to continue.

2017-11-22

  • New features for editors
    • Paste word and excel content directly into the editor
    • Vimeo integration
    • Sub- and super-script. E.g. COand Footnote1
  • Icons for the main navigation is now part of the core platform
  • Minor upgrade to the system widget “Sidebar navigation”
  • Upgraded Bing search engine to v7
  • Handling Bing error when out of quota

2017-11-15

  • Redesigned hyperlink tool in the editor. Most importantly it’s now possible to link to files
  • Possibility to drop files from the desktop into the editor. If it’s not an image it will create a list of clickable file links.
  • New built-in navigation type: Single-page navigation. Rather than navigate to a new page, the page scrolls to the correct section. http://www.grandcentralsundbyberg.se/
  • New tool for system administrators: Se which editors are logged in, and when their latest interaction occurred. This way, we can avoid deploying new code when someone is working.

2017-11-13

  • Editor’s manual in PDF format
  • Editor’s manual now contains account specific help items (for project unique widgets, etc)
  • New feature for administrators: When importing press releases, you can now choose how many to import
  • New feature for administrators: Navigation tool between WAAS environments (test, production, etc).
  • New feature for developers: Upgraded procedure to define colors and css styling for charts.

2017-11-08

  • Nasdaq pressreleae integration
  • Nasdaq share ticker
  • New feature: If no mobile grid is defined, it will use a default grid which is simply stacking the blocks on top of each other (which is the case for 90% of the pages on a typical site)
  • Upgrades to the core platform
    • Background images can now have Base64 format
    • Upgraded the central communication tool Socket.io to 2.0