Refactored the code that updates forum list pages to process and display new posts before allocating resources to maintenance or cleanup tasks. (English: even when the site indexing engine gets bogged down, forum posts will be processed and displayed before anything else.)
Resolved an issue with the Connect email notifications engine that was inadvertently marking some queued notifications as "sent" before they had actually left the server.
Added the ability to order items from the Symantec Rewards catalog in multiples.
Improved the performance of Group home pages by moving the activity list generation to the Solr engine.
Refreshed user database with updated Accreditation information.
Refreshed user database with updated Certification information.
Removed the broken Twitter link from the "Share" menu.
Added new components that allow us to host videos from Symantec's Vision series of technical conferences on Connect.
Added a gatekeeper form to Vision videos so the Vision team to collect data on users who are viewing their videos.
Modified "notifications" functionality so notification emails are not sent out until a piece of content that's scheduled to be published in the future is actually published -- instead of when it's entered into the CMS.
Added code to render Connect on mobile devices.
- Touch optimized
- Automatic device detection
- Ability to "quick switch" between the desktop UI and the mobile UI.
- Platform support for Apple iOS, Android, Windows Phone, Blackberry, and more than 20 other mobile platforms.
Added the ability for Community Managers to make blog posts "sticky" so they'll stay at the top of blog list pages as long as they stay flagged as sticky.
Fixed an issue with the content submission form that was allowing users to edit a piece of content and remove its product association(s).
Successfully split the Backup and Archiving community into two new communities: "Archiving and eDiscovery" and "Backup and Recovery".
Successfully integrated Ideas from Clearwell Systems into the new "Archiving and eDiscovery" community.
Changed the behavior of the voting widgets to ignore (and not respond to) a double-click.
Fixed an error that users saw when they attempted to vote on an Idea that they had already voted on.
Added the ability to "deep link" into a pre-filtered list page by appending specific values to the URL. For example, to link to the Backup Exec forum with filters set to "version=11.x" and "topic=Case Study" and "language=English" you would use this URL:...
Users can now subscribe to be notified by email when the status of an Idea changes.
The default setting for notifications is now "autosubscribe" for new users. This means they'll automatically receive an email when a solution is posted to questions they raise in the forums. (The autosubscribe setting can be changed by any user in their profile.)
Changed the Accreditation and Certification badges to leverage CertTracker imports instead of data pulled from PartnerNet on login.
Added a "persistent badge" functionality that will allow the display of a user's badge at the time of the posting. So, if a user was a Trusted Advisor in 2010 but not in 2011, posts they made in 2010 will include their "Trusted" badge while posts made in 2011 will not.
Enhanced the "New discussion" functionality to allow privileged users to move child comments -- along with their displaced parents -- to a new discussion.
Added functionality that will allow embedded videos to play on mobile devices.
Fixed an issue that was posting user badges incorrectly on node creation and New discussion creation when performed by privileged users.
Fixed an issue with the number of replies listed in the "Recent Blog Posts" block.
Fixed an issue with the invisible "Admin" badge.
Improved Omniture analytics tracking in forums.
Modified the video content type to keep embed codes...
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