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Release December 20th, 2017

New Features

  • (Answers,Blogs ) When at-mentioning a community member you now have the possibility to get more details about the user you want to mention. When right-clicking one of the user in the search result while doing at-mention you can open the users profile to get final clarity to mention the correct member (SOC-5535)

Fixes 

  • (Blogs) Upgraded Blogs to the latest WordPress version 4.9.1 (SOC-6141)
  • (Blogs) From now on the message 'Your account is disabled and you can't submit alerts' doesn't show up any more if just your session is expired. It has been exchanged by a proper information that includes as well a login link (SOC-5909)
  • (Answers) You no longer receive a notification when you answer your own question (SOC-4510)
  • (Answers) It could happens that you would un/like or alert a comment but when you actually want to perform your action the comment has been converted to an answer in the meantime. In the past it seemed that the action was properly performed and you even did not notice that the content has been converted while in the background nothing was changed. Now you get a proper information to refresh your screen since the content is no longer available. This as well is the case when an answer was converted to a comment (SOC-6072)
  • (Answers) Fixed the issue that converting a comment to an answer or vice versa an activity was sent to our moderation service and flagged the content as subject for moderation (SOC-6110)

Release December 14th, 2017

New Features

  • (People) Profile Linking - adds ability to link users previous Community profiles to their main active profile (UXP-782)

 

Release December 12th, 2017

New Features

  • (People) Manage My Tag Subscriptions - adds ability to unsubscribe from followed tags via Profile - Account Settings  (UXP-1499)  

Release December 7th, 2017

New Features

  • (Answers/Blogs) Renewed tag picker when selecting primary/additional tags for blog post and questions. Improved search algorithm providing better results based on a fuzzy search or searching also for alternative labels, e.g. CRM for SAP Customer Relationship Management. Additionally the end user will see the context of primary tag to easier identify appropriate entry  (SOC-6042)
  • (Notifications) If a user is following a primary tag, the user can now receive email notifications for new questions or blog posts. Configuration options are available in the users account settings (SOC-6011)

Fixes 

  • (People) Changed @mention sorting order according to end user's Social Graph - "Follow" matches come first (UXP-1469)

 

Release December 6th, 2017

Fixes

  • (Answers, Blogs) Changing the primary tag of a question or blog post no longer send a new publish activity for all comments or answers that belong to the content. This 'spamming' is now removed. Every subscriber will only get notified about the post or question itself but not about all child content.    (SOC-6074)
  • (Answers) Changing the sort order no longer resets the previously applied filter options. (SOC-4785)
  • (Coffee Corner) Fixed the bug that clicking on the Coffee Corner link next to the creation timestamp lead to an empty page. (SOC-5515)
  • (Coffee Corner) Deleting a comment removes as well the parent comment from the view. After a refresh the parent comment is back. That issue does no longer happen. (SOC-6079)
  • (Answers) Fixed the bug that sometimes after authentication you are redirected to /heartbeat/keepAlive.json or /static/trackJs.json (SOC-6126)

 

Release November 22nd, 2017 

Fixes

  • (Activities, Answers, Archive) Applications can be used anonymously in case of expired browser session (SOC-5089)
  • (Answers)  URLs to comments (e.g. in emails) did not lead to the comment in case it was deep in hierarchy, e.g. 7th level (SOC-5482)
  • (Blogs) Improving  behaviour when entering too many links (i.e. more than 7) into a blog post comment (SOC-5381)

 

Release November 13th, 2017 

New Features

  • (People) Change S-user password policy description in account settings (UXP-1447) 
  • (People) Our community platform tries to always authenticate a user automatically into the platform in case the user was authenticated into specific SAP web properties before even if these are not 1DX related. From now on the authentication only happens automatically if the user authenticated already prior into a 1DX property (UXP-1377)

Fixes

  • (People) Fixed issue that accepted flag didn't appear on some answer in Profile (UXP-1462)

 

Release November 8th, 2017 

New Features

  • (Blogs / Answers) 7 additional primary tags now have multi-language support, so that you can publish your blogs and questions not only in English: HCM Payroll Brazil for Portuguese. SAP Fiori, SAP Hybris Cloud for Customer, SAP Business ByDesign, SAP SQL Anywhere for Japanese. SAP Hybris Cloud for Customer, SAP Business ByDesign for Chinese (SOC-5734)
  • (Search) In global search it is now also possible to find content by searching for a user tag. (SOC-5925)

Fixes

  • (Answers) In specific cases a drop down (e.g. for moderator alerting) could overlap the top navigation menu. That should not happen anymore (SOC-5510)
  • (Answers) Deleted questions, that got restored by a moderator, could be found via search. This is now working as expected (SOC-5489)
  • (Answers) Paging through content for a tag was broken, and would only show the first 15 results. It is now possible again to browse all questions for a tag in Q&A. (SOC-5893)
  • (Answers) A very few number of users weren’t able to login, because their display name contained special characters like quotation marks. This is now working as expected. (SOC-5810)
  • (Coffee Corner) Likes can now be un-liked again (SOC-3835)
 

Release October 24th, 2017

New Features

  • Answers) Remove  comment limit that it is no longer possibly to give a reply when the comment structure is already 6th level deep (SOC-5734)
  • (Blogs) Content size of blog posts is now limited in size to around 500K characters. (SOC-5739)

Fixes

  • (Blogs)Fixed the issue that sometimes a message occurs saying 'Comment can not be saved due to securtiy reason' (SOC-5673)
  • (Blogs) Fixed the issue that blog posts with more than 255 characters in the post title did not show up in the moderation queue or in the activity inbox (SOC-3172)

Release October 23th, 2017

Fixes

  •  (People) Resolved issue with incorrect sorting in Coffee Corner Discussions when sorting by Likes (UXP-1428)

Release October 11th, 2017

New Features

  • (Answers, Blogs, Archive, Activity Stream) Our community platform tries to always authenticate a user automatically into the platform in case the user was authenticated into specific SAP web properties before even if these are not 1DX related. From now on the authentication only happens automatically if the user authenticated already prior into a 1DX property (SOC-5796)  

Fixes

  • (Blogs) Better accessibility support when creating new blog posts (SOC-2975)
  • (Blogs) View counter in Blogs did not increase after a post has been viewed. Now it works again (SOC-5836)
  • (Blogs) Blogs platform is now updated to the latest Wordpress version (SOC-5599)
  • (Blogs) Fixed the issue that liking a blog post on mobile view was not propertly reflected in the UI. Now you get proper feedback after you liked a blog post(SOC-5805)
  • (Blogs) Larger tables in blog posts are cut. Our latest release now fixes that issue (SOC-5486)  

 

Release October 9th, 2017

New Features

    • (People) Sorting content in the profile (UXP-1177)
    • (People) Filtering content in the profile (UXP-1178)

Fixes 

  • (People) Archived Discussions/ Documents head spacing is much bigger than other content types (UXP-1414)
  • (People) Register new user starting at another user's profile (UXP-908)

 

Release October 4th, 2017

New Features

  • (Answers) Content size of questions, answers and discussions is now limited in size to around 15K characters. Huge text files should be attached from now on (SOC-5736)

Fixes

  • (Answers) Deleted question was accessible by non moderators (SOC-4870)  
  • (Answers) Line breaks were not correctly displayed in comments of blogs posts. This is now fixed (SOC-5614)  
  • (Activity Stream, Moderation) Issue that post titles with greater/less-than sign are not shown in the moderation service and activity stream is now fixed (SOC-1717)
  • (Answers) Fixed the issue that an internal error message was displayed when up-voting or down-voting a question or an answer (SOC-5749)
  • (Notifications) Fixed an encoding issue in email notifications which led to a scrambled subject title (SOC-5769)

Release September 25th, 2017

Fixes

  • (People) Pagination - 3 digit page number appears cut off in Content / Network UI (UXP-1332)

 

Release September 13th, 2017

 New Features 

  • (Answers/Blogs) Provide the possibility to mention community members in blog posts, questions, answers, comments and discussions. This will push a notification to the mentioned members  (SOC-5576)
  • (People) Allow to set e-mail notifications active for mentions (UXP-1319)
  • (Blogs) Prevention of links in Blogs that contain references to a sap.com page in their link text, but do not link to a sap.com page (SOC-5256)

Fixes

  • (Blogs) Now post titles with greater/less-than sign show up correctly in the activity stream (SOC-1717)
  • (Blogs) Line breaks are now correctly displayed in blog post comments (SOC-5614)
  • (Blogs) Error message 'Please select a primary tag' is no longer shown twice in case a primary tag is not set for new posts (SOC-5688)  
  • (Answers) Fixed the issue that special symbol in question titles will break the header navigation and displays the header at the bottom of the page (SOC-5596)
  • (Answers) Bullet points in questions are now indented correctly (SOC-5724)
  • (Answers) Authentication improvements (SOC-5668)  
  • (Archive) The search in the archive works again (SOC-2825)

 

Release September 7th, 2017

 New Features 

  • (People)  Order followers/followings by most recently added date (UXP-1283)

Fixes

  • (People) Remove Coffee Corner tag from profile list (UXP-1348)
  • (People) Device orientation change / Browser resize - Info content is shown twice (UXP-940)

 

Release August 30th, 2017

New Features 

  • (Blogs) Limit number of links in blog comments. The maximum number of links in a blog are now limited to 7 (SOC-5381)

Fixes

  • (Activity Stream) Fixed the issue that sometimes the content title was not displayed correctly (SOC-5654)

 

Release August 16th, 2017

Fixes

  • (Answers) Fixed the issue that every now and then a bad request error happened in Answers. This error results in loosing the typed in content  (SOC-4896)
  • (Answers) Fixed the issue that publishing a comment is not possible in case it contains a blacklisted word. That is still not possible but now you will get a proper error message explaining why the comment can not be published (SOC-5589)
  • (Coffee Corner) Now the blacklist filter works as well for coffee corner discussions  (SOC-5588)

 

Release August 15th, 2017

New Features

  • (People) New mobile design for content items (UXP-1260)

 

Release July 20th, 2017

New Features

  • (People) Ability to sort followers/followings by first / last name in alphabetical order (ascending/descending) and sort by character input (filter) (UXP-1183, UXP-1185, UXP-1201) 

Fixes

  • (People) Extended action time for pagination - page number input on Mobile (UXP-1223)
  • (People) Blogs Title isn't updating on Profile when changed (caching) (UXP-1271)

 

Release July 19th, 2017

New Features

  • (Answers) Links containing SAP.com to non SAP.com domains are not possible anymore (SOC-5257)
  • (Archive) Changed visibility of some archive content (SOC-5499)

Fixes

  • (Archive) User notifications are now correctly wrapped on mobile devices & responsive UIs  (SOC-5505)
  • (Blogs) Search and filter field is now correctly aligned on mobile devices (SOC-4904)
  • (Blogs) Accessibility fix for screen readers when reading a post (SOC-5487)
  • (Header) Fixed the issue that search button on mobile devices differed from desktop version (SOC-5317)

 

Release July 13th, 2017

New Features

  • (SAP.com) Enabled auto login on sap.com site to have consistent login behaviour across SAP Community (ONEDX-8579)

 

Release July 10th, 2017

New Features

  • (Coffee Corner) Remove excerpts from Coffee Corner home page (SOC-5461)

Fixes

  • (Answers) Fixed the issue that several activities are displayed twice in the activity stream (SOC-5448)
  • (Answers) Fixed the issue that restoring a piece of content that was under moderation at deletion time is suddenly published (SOC-5405)
  • (Coffee Corner) Longs links on Coffee Corner now wrap correctly (SOC-5447)
  • (Answers) Fixed the issue that a previously approved answer is send again to moderation when it is converted to a comment (SOC-5391)

 

Release June 21st, 2017

New Features

  • (Blogs) Accessibility support for blog post creation(SOC-4912)

Fixes

  • (Answers) suggest better fitting results when searching for answers (SOC-5335)
  • (Answers) Solved the issue that clicking on the magnifying glass in the Q&A search box doesn't trigger a search. (SOC-5323)
  • (Answers) Re-opening a closed question doesn't result in an error any more (SOC-5378)  
  • (Notifications) Fixed the issue that sometimes the number of unread notifications in the Notification Inbox is not displayed (SOC-5360)  
  • (Activities ) Fixed the issue that sometimes the 'more' button disappears even if there are additional activities to show. This would also result in activities not being updated (SOC-5316)

 

Release June 20th, 2017

New Features

  • (SAP.com) Added Moderation Link to Actions menu, it enables handy access to the Moderation service for Moderators (ONEDX-11932)
  • (SAP.com) Adjusted Search in header to enable the use of Search on Hana (ONEDX-11398)
  • (SAP.com) Enabled built-in search field for handy searching through the content of Browse Community page (ONEDX-12526)

Fixes

  • (SAP.com) Switch of content sort order from last edited date to creation date on All Content and Tag Pages (ONEDX-12692) 
  • (SAP.com) Adjusted the reset functionality: removed the non-community related search results on Tag Pages (ONEDX-12693)  
  • (SAP.com) Fixed the issue with Moderator's name redirecting to avatars.sap.com instead of people.sap.com profile (ONEDX-13382)  

Release June 19th, 2017

New Features

  • (People) Ability to jump to a specific page in content and follower lists  (UPX-1044) 

Fixes

  • (People) Footer overlaps Upload UI in narrow portrait display mode (UXP-1182)

 

Release June 7th, 2017

New Features

  • (Header) New entry on mobile devices for 1st and 2nd level navigation  (SOC-5358) 

Fixes

  • (Activities) Some avatar images on activity stream uses HTTP protocol (SOC-5215)
  • (Answers) Fixed issue that unanswered questions filter does not work(SOC-5315)
  • (Answers) Removed unnecessary filter option "Relevance" (SOC-5340)
  • (Header) Aligned entry "Send a Message" with Actions Menu entry (SOC-5238)
  • (Header) Improved scrolling when using new header on mobile devices (SOC-5299)
  • (Header) Fixed jumping navigation on header (SOC-5236)
  • (Header) Adjusted styles for action menu entries when hovering over (SOC-5326)
  • (Header) Fixed that entries under Industries first had cut first word off on mobile (SOC-5386)
  • (Archive, Answers, Blogs) C-User now have the SAP Employee Role Icon assigned (SOC-5331)

Release June 6th, 2017

New Features

  • (People) Show what tags a moderator is responsible for (UXP-104) 
  • (People) Add message about delayed appearance of avatars to upload UI (UXP-1141) 

 

Fixes

  • (People) Deletion of avatar is failing (UXP-1157) 

  • (People) Profile activities point to old avatar URL  (UXP-1169) 

 

Release May 24th, 2017

New Features

 

  • (Answers, Archive, Blogs) Current page is not shown anymore in breadcrumb (SOC-5241, SOC-5242, SOC-5270)
  • (Activities, Answers, Archive, Blogs, Messages, Notifications, People) New section "Spotlights" on mobile view showing side panel mega menu entries (SOC-5281)

 

Fixes

  • (Activities) Fixed the issue that sometimes the primary tag link of a Blogs activitiy in the Activity Stream shows only associated blog posts but not as well the associated questions/answers  (SOC-5131)

 

Release May 15th, 2017

New Features

  • (Activity Stream, Notification, Answers, Archive, Blogs, Messages, People) New header is available including mega menus supporting major mobile & desktop browser versions (SOC-5142...)
  • (Activity Stream, Notification, Answers, Archive, Blogs, Messages) New subheader incl. breadcrumb and Actions Menu is available. Standard entries which are shown to all users without a special role in the system are "Ask a Question", Write a Blog Post, "Send a Message, "Manage My Blog Posts" and "Getting Started". For moderators and administrators additional entries will be available based on location i.e. Answers and Blogs. Subheader & Actions Menu is also available with standard entries if user is not logged in (SOC-5174, ...)
  • (Activity Stream, Notification, Answers, Archive, Blogs, Messages) Actions Menu entry "Start a Discussion" is only in Coffee Corner (SOC-5221)

 

Release May 11th, 2017

New Features

  • (Notification) Changed slightly text in email footer ( SOC-5209 )

Fixes

  • (Activity Stream, Answers) Fixed issue that some activities are not appearing in Activity Stream from Answers ( SOC-5207 )
  • (Answers) Fixed that karma credits are shown in revision page ( SOC-4305 )
  • (Blogs) Disabled auto preview of internal links in Blogs ( SOC-5223 )
  • (Blogs) Fixed number of blog posts per tags in Blogs admin console  ( SOC-2649 )
  • (Moderation) Fixed that "MM Inventory Management" could not be assigned to moderators  ( SOC-5240 )

 

Release May 8th, 2017

New Features

  • (People) Implement universal footer (UXP-172)

 

Release May 2nd, 2017

New Features

  • (Activity Stream, Notifications) A spinner is shown while page is loading  (SOC-5012)

 

Release April 25th, 2017

Fixes

  • (People) Appearance   of  b/w  avatars  in  some   browsers (UXP-1089)

 

Release April 18th, 2017

New Features

  • (SAP.com) “+Actions” dropdown has been added to all Community pages (ONEDX-6825)
  • (SAP.com) Homepage Update, including Blogs & QA feeds, Social Media integration

 

Release April 13th, 2017

New Features

  • (SAP.com) Relaunch of Browse the Community page including overview of popular topics and all tags

 

Release April 12th, 2017

New Features

  • (Answers) Open Coffee Corner for  anonymous  access (SOC-5100)
  • (Answers) Adjusted slightly the UI when openening a question (SOC-5107)
  • (General) Header Navigation has been updated (SOC-5083)
  • (People) Enhanced Avatar Editing features
  • (People) Enhancement: incremental zooming on avatar editing when pushing +/- buttons (UXP-1077)
  • (People) Jump to the top of the content list area when using bottom pagination (UXP-1043)

Fixes

  • (Activity Stream) Fixed the issue that sometimes clicking on a tag in the activity stream does not open the corresponding tag page ( SOC-2926 )
  • (Answers) Remove notify followers functionality in edit mode ( SOC-5087 )
  • (General) Fixed the issue that social sharing counts from Facebook and Linked in are not shown (SOC-5128)
  • (People) "Ooops" error is shown for email notification settings when navigating from other sites (UXP-994)

 

Release March 29th, 2017

New Features

  • (Activity Stream) Additional option to filter activities by a followed primary tag ( SOC-4919 )
  • (Activity Stream, Notifications) Loading more items for Activity Stream and Notification has been increased to 20 items ( SOC-5056 )
  • (Answer, Blogs) Additional tags for Portuguese and Spanish have been made available( SOC-5055 )
  • (General) Social media links in footer have been adapted ( SOC-4889 )
  • (General) Removed Global Moderator Icon ( SOC-4867 )
  • (Notifications) Email notifications have been made available. Users can now receive emails for notifications based on their settings, see announcement (SOC4659, SOC4908, SOC4925, ...)
  • (People) Replace Show More feature with pagination ( UXP-931 )
  • (People) Use new concept of list views in Profile application ( UXP-1034 )

Fixes

  • (Answers, Blogs) Fixed that "Coffee Corner" can be selected as primary tag when creating a new question or blog post
  • (Blogs) Minor UI fix for social buttons ( SOC-5043 )  

 

Release March 15th, 2017

New Features

  • (Activity Stream, Notifications) Initially number of displayed entries have been increased to 20 ( SOC-4718 )
  • (Answers, Blogs) Followed tags filter is now placed on top ( SOC-4943 )
  • (Archive) About 31.000 links to KM docs are now fixed ( SOC-4907 )
  • (Notifications) Notifications inbox shows number of unread notifications ( SOC-4603 )
  • (Profile) Replace Show More feature with pagination ( UXP-931 )

 

Fixes

  • (Activity Stream) Filter box "Activity Type" is now returning correct activities for entry "Social Activities" ( SOC-4234 )
  • (Answers) Moderation alert categories have been updated accordingly ( SOC-5002 )
  • (Answers) Fixed the issue that the actions menu was not visible for new discussion comments ( SOC-4777 )
  • (Answers) Several minor fixes for new question details view  ( SOC-4911 )
  • (Blogs) Social Sharing buttons load now correctly ( SOC-1949 )
  • (Profile) Fix issues when calling Blogs API ( UXP-1016 )

 

Release March 1st, 2017

New Features

  • (Answers) Redesigned the question details page to make it easier to distinguish between an answer and a comment ( SOC-4743 )
  • (Messages) Improved image browser.
  • (Messages) We now support multi-line messages, in the message input box you can press Shift+Enter to add lines and paragraphs.
  • ( Notifications) You now receive a notification when your answer has been accepted (SOC-4518)  

Fixes

  •   ( Blogs)  Fixed the issue that sometimes a blog post comment went under moderation even for users with author role  (SOC-4879)
 

Release February 16th, 2017

New Features

  • (Answers) The tags that are suggested while asking a new question now show as well tags you recently engaged with (SOC-4817)
  • (Blogs) Role icons (Mentor, Moderator, SAP Employee) are replaced with SVG icons to insure Retina display improvements (SOC-4809)
  • (Blogs) When creating a new blog post, a list of tags is suggested as primary and additional tags (SOC-4685)
  • (Blogs) New filter in Blogs that allows you to display only blog posts for the tags you follow (SOC-4819)
  • (Notifications) Changing notification counter to show new notifications since last visit to notification inbox  (SOC-4602, SOC-4526)
  • (Profile) Hide profiles from public access (UXP-926)

Fixes

  • (Answers) Provided a fix for the 'Unable to execute your request' issue that sometimes occurred when answering a question (SOC-4672)
  • (Answers) Question view count fix to also count anonymous visitors.
  • (Profile) Info tab data not visible in narrow (portrait view) when no other content tabs are active (UXP-939)
  • (Profile) Setting Languages / Elsewhere resets the "Show Company" checkboxes (UXP-966)
  • (Profile) Fixed issue when editing/updating existing Elsewhere URL (UXP-971)
  • (Profile) Preview image (/avatar.png) of another user is visible in Upload UI (UXP-973)

 

Release January 19th, 2017

New Features

  • (Activity Stream) Amount of initially displayed content for activities has been reduced(SOC-4671)
  • (Answers) Suggest a list of tags (out of your followed tags) when you ask a new question (SOC-4683)
  • (Answers) New filter in Answers that allows you to display only Answers for the tags you follow (SOC-4692)
  • (Archive) A link ‘View more on this topic’ in archived discussions allows user to open the corresponding tag page in sap.com to see similar content around the discussion topic (SOC-4689)
  • (Archive) Adjusted unique user names of archive content authors to match changed community users (SOC-3116)
  • (Archive, Answers, Blogs, Activity Stream) Header navigation update  (SOC-4681)
  • (Notifications) Mark as read when clicking on a link in a notification (SOC-4605)
  • (Tagging) Additional tags „Support Services“ is now available (SOC-4249)

Fixes

  • (Activity Stream) Fixed issue when user tries to log on and received error page incl. empty Activity Stream (SOC-4739)
  • (Answers) Now search result list in answers offers a ‘Show More’ possibility to view additional results than the initial 15 hits (SOC-4648)
  • (Answers) Fixed the issue about sending wrong activities in case of an editorial comment is updated or deleted (SOC-3994)  
  • (Answers) Fixed the issue that discussion authors and responsible moderators don’t receive notifications for editorial comments (SOC-4564)
  • (Blogs) Fixed the issue that the published post differs from the view in the editor by having additional empty lines (SOC-4500)  
  • (Blogs) Implemented paging for user tags in blogs. Now it is possible see more than initial 10 results (SOC-4690)
  • (Notifications) Notifications do not contain anymore http links (SOC-4661)
  • (People) Deleted questions still shown on profile (UXP-900)
  • (People) Sidebar misses content/follower entries in specific cases (UXP-914)

 

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