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Kevin | 19 Sep 2012 | 2 comments

User Facing: Desktop

  • Added previous "<" and next ">" buttons to forum posts so users can easily browse from one post to the next without having to visit the forum list page.
  • Added a feature that displays the names of contributors that use the "collaborative editing" process to submit enhancements to Workflow Component Articles.
  • Fixed an issue with Group RSS feeds not working properly.
  • Fixed an issue that was allowing users to earn reward points by editing their posts.

User Facing: Mobile

  • Fixed an issue with the sorting of forum posts when the user clicks the "Show more" button.

Admin Facing

  • Restored the ability to view who has voted on a post or comment (to help curb cheating).
  • Added the ability for admins to view who voted "Me Too" on Known Issues.
  • Added the "Report spam" (formerly...
Kimberley | 14 Sep 2012 | 0 comments

The Connect site has over 4,000 content items added each month – from forum posts and comments, to videos, articles, blog posts, downloads and ideas. With so much content available, it can be tough to find that one item that you’re looking for. Faceted search lets you quickly narrow down and refine your search results based on the criteria you set, by selecting and combining various attributes – or facets. By adding more facets to your search selection, you continue to refine your search based on your own criteria, to get to that one piece of information that you need.

To try out faceted search:

1. From any page on the site type your text search in the box. Notice that if you’re already in a community area, Search will automatically refine your search to that community section. You can also choose ‘Entire site’ if you want to broaden your search.

For this example, I’ll type in ‘SEP 12 Installation...

LeslieMiller | 05 Sep 2012 | 42 comments

The Symantec Connect team has been working on a refresh of the Connect look and feel to align better with the new web site and to improve customer experience when crossing Symantec web properties. There are no functional or navigational changes to this refresh.

What’s New:

  • Colors of navigation bars and links
  • Colors of user badges
  • New banner on home page

Thanks to Connect community members who assisted with review and testing.

Coming soon. Be sure to watch for our upcoming new site section: Technology Trends.

Kevin | 05 Sep 2012 | 3 comments

User Facing: Desktop

  • Updated site design to more closely align with Symantec's corporate brand and image.
  • Added a helper page that lists Symantec's products and the community they are located in. (See
  • Fixed an issue that was keeping Connect's User search from working properly.
  • Added code that hides unpublished groups from users so they cannot associate new posts with these groups.
  • Updated the site Terms and Conditions.