Refactored the search submission form so users will no longer be faced with the "Confirm Form Resubmission" message as they search, browse to a result, and then click their browser's back button to return to their search results.
Tuned the design of forum pages to better expose the link to each comment (permalink) for sharing, referencing, or bookmarking.
Tuned the design of user badges to leverage new CSS3 techniques.
Streamlined forum comments by moving the hyperlinks that used to line the bottom of each comment into a dynamic "Actions" menu that now houses the links.
Fixed an issue with the iCal export (on event nodes) that was adding the incorrect event time to Outlook calendars.
Fixed an issue with legacy content that held code that used to designate a logical break for for "teaser text". The code was making the editing of those nodes impossible (they opening...
Added "collaborative editing" functionality for the Symantec Workflow product team. This new feature allows Workflow help files to be served from Connect -- as both an article in Connect and as a screen in the Workflow product. The new functionality also allows users to collaborate by suggesting enhancements and improvements to each help page via a new "Suggest Changes" tab.
Added a setting to the groups configuration page so a group owner can determine if content posted to his/her group is automatically tagged as private -- by default or public -- by default.
Fixed an issue with the SEO-friendly URL alias not updating after the title of a content piece was edited. This issue was especially evident when the name of a User Group was updated but the URL alias continued to use the old group name. (FYI: To prevent broken links, old aliases are preserved and continue to work even after content titles are changed and new aliases are generated.)
Fixed an issue that Google Chrome users where having with a very small popup (file upload) window opening when they used the image insert tool.
Fixed an issue with subgroups claiming new parent (groups) on edit.
Fixed an issue with multiple "membership request" emails being sent when a user double-clicked on the submit button on the...
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).
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