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...
Added code that emails a group manager when a member opts to leave their group. (If you manage a group, you can opt-in to these notifications by editing your group page and checking the "Notify me via email when a member leaves this group" checkbox under the "Group Owner Notification" heading near the top of the edit form.)
Standardized the pager links at bottom of forum list pages with pager links at bottom of other list pages (articles, downloads, ideas) on the site.
Refactored the taxonomy filters to leverage the SOLR engine for improved performance.
Removed a depreciated content type (promotions).
Fixed the non-functional "items per page" drop down on non-forum utility pages.
Fixed an issue that was allowing users without a positive points balance to place orders in the /rewards catalog.
Fixed an issue with unusual redirection that was happening when a user clicked links on another user...
Refactored image upload process to make including uploaded images in posts more intuitive.
Added functionality that will send an email to the appropriate Symantec Technical Support Engineer (TSE) when a forum post is flagged (by a Community Manager or a Trusted Advisor as being "escalated to support". In the past, these posts were simply posted to a list of issues that the TSEs could check at their leisure.
Fixed an issue with the image browser that was keeping it from displaying thumbnail images in the tool that helps users include images in their posts.
Fixed a database issue with some public posts that were displaying the private flag. Added code to prevent future occurrences.
Fixed an issue with the Screencast help files not having titles that users could click on to view the help video in question.
Removed the link to the deprecated group notifications screen on the user profile...
Added support for "subgroups". Some Connect groups have grown to the point where they would like to start spawning "subgroups" for their members who want to organize around a special interest that is related to the parent organization but may not be of interest to all members of the parent group. Users who join a subgroup are automatically added as members of the parent group. Users who leave a parent group are automatically removed from child groups.
Added a "Company Information" section to the user profile page. Also started a promotion that will award 25 Reward Points to users who complete the Company Information section of their profile before December 31, 2011.
Added the ability to filter activity feeds on group pages by topic.
Fixed an issue with group email functionality that was not allowing group owners to send email blasts to members of their groups.
To improve performance, added a limit to the number...
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