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2011

Here are all the patches, updates and improvements we have made in 2011.

12/13/2011

  • Functionality changes
    • removed title attribute from images
    • fixed sitestarter to handle multi-value properties, links in text/html
  • Design changes
    • fix for faculty browser bottom alignment

10/18/2011

  • Functionality changes
    • bug fix for “open link in new window” in text component

9/20/2011

  • Functionality changes
    • added date/time parameter to pub date

9/7/2011

  • Functionality changes
    • changed tag dialogs to floating dialog boxes to allow for better editing of longer tags
    • added “keep all” option to feed importer
  • Design changes
    • changed images in page templates to placeholder images

8/23/2011

  • Functionality changes:
    • added ability to hide search box in header
    • changed calendar and feed import method
    • created new “feed importer” shared content template
    • added ability for page teaser to derive summary teaser text and image from photo teaser
    • fixed host mode bug with referencing shared content from shared content
    • fixed unescaped links on images
    • fixed bug with editing shared content tags in page properties
    • fixed bug when editing “hide in navigation” page property without viewing page
  • Design changes:
    • changed "e-mail" to "email" in directory entry component
    • added featured image size capability  to narrow home page template
    • reduced font size of link lists in fat footer from 12px to 11px

8/9/2011

  • Functionality changes:
    • added redirect to help site to root URL
    • added new home page templates
    • added "featured image" size for use on home pages and in other special areas
    • removed deprecated templates
    • fixed errors when diffing Date Published, Image, List components
    • added 2-4-2-4 and 4-2-4-2 column options
    • removed gap below Google maps component in author mode
    • fixed extra "/" at the end of URLs in Google analytics (caused by jquery.address plugin)
    • changed directory listing so blank titles do not leave a blank line
    • changed zoom level text on map dialog
  • Design changes:
    • adjusted spacing of header and left nav for new home page with left nav
    • fixed color of divider below directory entry

7/26/2011

  • Functionality changes:
    • fixed bug preventing multiple levels of hosted pages
    • fixed bug caused by interaction of empty video playlist followed by empty image
    • removed non-functional analytics providers from page properties
    • implemented various code fixes/cleanups suggested in Day ticket 25396
  • Design changes:
    • adjusted module title linking, arrow, color
    • corrected display of directory list in some column arrangements

7/12/2011

  • Functionality additions and changes:
    • changed reference component to suppress errors in publish mode
    • made various adjustments to treat /content/authoritative as /content/shared
    • added and improved automated testing
    • added publisher comparison report
    • fixed bug affecting sizing in column control in hosted mode
  • Design changes:
    • adjusted faculty profile CSS (spacing)
    • adjusted directory component to work in narrow columns

6/28/2011

  • Functionality changes:
    • added optional, configurable message to display when a list is empty
    • fixed “Reverse order” option in list with no explicit ordering
    • added ability to break related links inheritance
    • changed Google maps component to automatically fill column width
    • added “Hide in List” option to shared content page properties
    • fixed invalid HTML in YouTube component
    • disabled background selections in page properties when inheritance set to inherit
    • changed the word “Deprecated” in template names to “Phase-Out”
    • updated accessibility link in simple footer component
    • fixed bug when diffing pages with images
    • fixed bug causing redirect pages in lists to use host page URLs
    • fixed double-escaping problem in related video subtitle
    • added automated tests (QUnit)
  • Design changes:
    • moved date before headline in news mini teaser style
    • changed inconsistent underlining of faces and voices teasers
    • added image diff styles
    • fixed invisible left nav hover color in dark blue design
    • removed all-caps from left nav related links (flex, gray, blue designs)
    • corrected UB logo (header) color
    • refined display of some shared content templates (bulleted lists of tags, news teasers)

6/15/2011

  • Functionality changes:
    • added FeatureTimeTrigger.java to enable caching on scheduled lists
    • updated Dispatcher Trigger to recognize "Custom Dispatcher Flush" agent type from CQ feature pack 29554 (ticket #13189)
    • updated list components to obey on/off time
    • changed "Expiration Date" to "Review Date" in page properties (and shared content page properties)
    • added "Advanced" panel to list dialog boxes (incl. carousel, slideshows, etc.) and clarified descriptions
    • added "Advanced" tab to reference dialog box
    • added "HTML Head Content" option to page properties
    • fixed bug with fixed lists with invalid paths
    • fixed bug with lists broken by containing pages without a valid template
    • fixed bug preventing multiple items in a form drop-down menu with the same value
    • fixed bug with faces and voices teaser linking
    • hid placeholder component
  • Design changes:
    • fixed checkbox alignment in dialog boxes
    • fixed alignment of "required" label on form drop-down menu component

6/1/2011

  • New functionality:
    • created redirect page/template/component
    • added tags to faces and voices template page
    • added (optional) ordering to carousel
    • added simple form submission message
  • Functionality changes:
    • added custom page properties to shared content pages
    • added alt text requirement in various components with images (e.g. directory entry)
    • changed left nav to recognize redirects for active page highlighting purposes
    • removed set password option from user menu
    • removed "New Site" and "New Live Copy" from site admin menu
    • added host page option to list dialog box
    • changed reference component host page field type from text to path
    • fixed reference component host page bug
    • corrected layout of related links list dialog box
    • fixed in-page anchor scrolling issue with new themes
    • fixed typo in YouTube video component
  • Design changes:
    • adjusted form styling
    • adjusted table styling
    • adjusted one-column page top margin to match banner image top margin
    • fixed spacing between image/video and asset column
    • changed linking in faces and voices teaser
    • renamed label of asset column handle to "Related Content"
    • added "LinkedIn" to footer social button options
    • added divider line at bottom of group-by-date style list
    • corrected wording of "News and Events List" template title
    • fixed alignment of modules (e.g. carousel, news list, events list) with and without linked title
    • fixed left flex module display issue

5/18/2011

  • Functionality changes:
    • added background image/color configuration to page properties
    • updated site starter tool to implement new role/group policy
    • made sidekick and desktop images/files draggable into pages
    • consolidated left and right flex module into one component
    • fixed referenced column control adaptive sizing (#13191)
    • added deactivate page button to sidekick
    • removed cut, copy, and paste buttons from rich text editor (text, flex module, photo teaser, and various other components)
    • allowed name attribute in html filter for named anchors
    • added optional handle to html package component
    • added login page background image randomization capability
    • fixed issue with empty or invalid YouTube playlist in video gallery component
    • fixed LDAP importer, page owner tool, page expiration tool interfaces to work with CQ 5.4
    • fixed page thumbnails
    • hid scaffolding button in sidekick
  • Design changes:
    • refactored main design/theme (green) into base (flex) and legacy (green)
    • implemented new gray and dark blue themes
    • added theme examples section to demo site
    • adjusted home page css for top image/slide deck/etc.
    • added home page examples to demo site
    • re-titled and rearranged various demo site pages to reflect new component names
    • removed garbage HTML from several intro text paragraphs in demo content and templates
    • adjusted search box design
    • adjusted right column border design
    • removed demo site test section
    • adjusted content of demo site home page
    • removed unused images in widgets-site directory

5/5/2011

  • Functionality changes:
    • updated form dialog boxes for CQ 5.4
    • updated various component icons for CQ 5.4 (video, carousels, form submit button)
    • fixed problem with sidekick caused by hiding scaffolding button in 5.4 (scaffolding button is now showing)
    • fixed problem with dragging photo into new related photo component

5/3/2011

  • New functionality:
    • added caption option within image component to support captions on floated images
    • added emergency alert functionality to header
    • added alert list component
  • Functionality changes:
    • revised grouping and naming of components in sidekick
    • revised page templates available in "New Page" dialog box (including adding and removing many templates)
    • adjusted availability of components on pages (i.e. paragraph design properties)
    • added optional ordering to collection carousel (ticket 12878)
    • removed scaffolding button from sidekick
    • added who-for tags to news articles
    • added adaptive sizing to hosted content
    • fixed conflict between flex module video and link
    • added notation and validation for flex module video and image size selection
    • fixed HTML escaping issue in related video component's subhead (ticket 13218)
    • corrected bug in spam filter in forms (ticket 13051)
    • corrected bug in Google search results (ticket 13068)
    • fixed auto-height image bug in IE (tickets 13155, 13158, 13163)
    • added sidekick customization hooks in preparation for emergency site
    • fixed fat footer image and divider components extra </div> tags
  • Design changes:
    • revised icons of components in sidekick
    • added 3-6-3 column option to column control
    • adjusted widths of various shared content pages (highlight, faces+voices, news, unstructured) to match normal column widths
    • added YouTube icon to social button footer component
    • fixed video flex module shadow

4/19/2011

  • Changes only in 5.4 branch (e.g. on 5.4 testing in QA and dev, but not deployed live)
    • replaced many example images and documents in demo site no longer included in the product
    • upgraded version of jQuery and plugins (jcarousel, colorbox)
    • updated all scripts using jQuery work in no-conflict mode (i.e. use “jquery” not “$”)
    • updated various components (flex module, photo teaser) to allow dragging images from content finder
    • several transparent updates for new version
      • adjustments to multifield widgets (e.g. fixed list dialog, external component regexps)
      • adjustments to login screen customizations
      • adjustments to location of built-in download component icons
      • adjustments to title component
      • adjustments to design resource type
  • New functionality:
    • updated reference component to make reference content adapt to container size (i.e. column width)
    • added "hosting" to reference component allowing linking to shared content from within shared content
    • added dispatcher flush trigger to allow for finer control over dispatcher caching
    • added video option to flex module
    • added extra CSS classes option to page properties
    • added six-column option to fat footer component
    • added fat footer image and divider components
    • added user/group report
  • Functionality changes:
    • corrected rss feed linking to shared content
    • fixed error in flex module and related photo component dialog boxes triggered by a single space for alt text
    • changed link on "Reaching Others" in UB header component to go to UB home page
    • corrected errors with external resources (images) in faculty bio component
    • updated hosted pages (e.g. with .host.html in URL) to give error (e.g. 404) if hosted content is unavailable
    • removed incorrect IP address and URLs from error pages
    • corrected forbidden images and CSS on login error page
    • increased max number of allowed sidekick headings (groups) from 6 to 8
  • Design changes:
    • added UB login background image
    • added "play" icons to video gallery, video, related video, and flex module components
    • moved title below image in collection carousel component
    • adjusted widths of four-column fat footer
    • edited wording of error pages
    • cleaned up divider component image (dotted line) to work on backgrounds other than white

4/5/2011

  • Functionality changes:
    • added error pages
    • added link spam validation to form fields
    • fixed share this title/tracking issues (ticket 12305)
  • Design changes:
    • added two column gateway page style
    • adjusted margins of one-column page template and one-column image size
    • added extra div to page template for CSS styling
    • added three column option (4-4-4) to column control on one column page
    • adjusted photo teaser styling in 2- and 3-unit columns

3/22/2011

  • Functionality changes:
    • made "from" and "subject" in mail form actions required (ticket 12676)
    • made "Go to source" Reference Editor links use content finder urls (ticket 11558)
    • removed quietparsys component used on home pages
      • all content areas on home pages now have visible "Drag components or assets here" areas
    • added more icons to download component (png, pps, ppsx, docx, pptx, xlsx)
    • worked around form title HTML entity encoding vendor bug (ticket 12590)
    • fixed potential image auto-height null pointer exceptions (tickets 12662 and 12674)
    • removed blank lines in form emails
    • removed Tab Panel component from sidekick
    • removed page timing code
    • removed unused options from image gallery dialog box
    • fixed alt text requirement problem in flex module and related photo dialog boxes
    • updated sites tarter to use path and variable substitution
  • Design changes:
    • fixed paragraph text underlining (ticket 12417)

 

3/8/2011

  • New functionality
    • created sitemap component
    • created placeholder component
    • added "flexible height" to image component
    • added spell check button to rich text editor (e.g. text component, flex module component, etc.)
  • Functionality changes
    • adjusted download components to display description only (now called "Link text") as link
    • adjusted download components to allow upload of all file types
    • added more column selections to column control (consistency; narrower columns)
    • made video component resize to column width (like image component)
    • revised related video component to be more consistent with other video components (dialog box options, popup format)
    • made alt text in flex module required when a photo is present and disabled otherwise
    • adjusted various component naming, grouping, and design availability
    • fixed assignment of label tags and ids to form elements
    • removed filters from list dialogs
    • fixed flex module with no content problem
    • changed home page columns to have "Drag components here" areas like other paragraph systems
    • updated site starter tool to prepare for private authoring permissions change
    • fixed accessibility policy link in standard footer
  • Design changes
    • adjusted column control widths and margins to match image dimensions
    • fixed bug in diff styling
  • Changes for maintainability and reliability
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    • removed obsolete centerrightcolpage, textimagepage templates

2/8/2011

  • New functionality
    • made page title and breadcrumbs aware of shared content "hosted page" situations (e.g. news article pages)
    • added no-border option to images (ticket 11560)
  • Functionality changes
    • added carousel and collection carousel client-side randomization
    • made carousel and simple slideshow drop interface (arrows) when there is only one slide
    • improved no-script (and interim display while page is loading) display of slide deck, simple slideshow, collection carousel, and carousel
    • rearchitected teaser-related component HTML, CSS and infrastructure, causing
      • all content types (e.g. pages, faces + voices, highlights, articles) work consistently in all displays (e.g. news teaser, grid, slideshow, etc.)
      • reference editor ("Go to source of...") links now work consistently in carousel, collection carousel, and other places they had not previously been extended to
    • renamed and organized "Display as" selection in List Builder dialog box
    • added page-type selection (e.g. one/two/three column) to page properties and removed "custom page properties" button and dialog
    • upgraded image dialog box to disable invalid selections (e.g. float when full width)
    • moved download component to "Main Content" group
    • fixed underlining in text component
  • Design changes
    • fixed various minor CSS issues, esp. IE 7 (including tickets 11530, 11534, 11536, 11305, 11828)
    • added "call to action" style arrows to no-photo-teaser style
    • fixed module title spacing consistency (ticket 11531)
    • fixed teaser list horizontal rule and spacing (ticket 11528)
    • corrected image gallery conflict with dispatcher
    • corrected image gallery conflict with content finder
    • removed automatic numbers from slidedeck (replaced with arrows)
  • Changes for maintainability and reliability
    • migrated remaining generated images to web fonts (module titles, miniheader)
    • removed obsolete feeditem, ecvpage, feedchannelpage, feeditempage, feedlist, right promo, and xml import components
    • removed obsolete FeedList, TextImage, and XmlImporter java classes
    • simplified code in flexmodule, leftflexmodule, phototeaser, and various asset column components

1/25/2011

  • New functionality
    • added fat footer component with list, reference, title, text, and social button components
    • added social button components to simple footer
    • added “Teaser Blocks (no images)” display option to List Builder component
    • added list scheduling to list subcomponents (e.g. slideshow, carousel, etc.)
    • added download component for use in main content area
    • added RSS output to List Builder component
    • added page expiration to page properties dialog
    • added page expiration report
    • added page owner report
    • added RSS feed package importer
  • Functionality changes
    • added automatic cache bypass to scheduled lists
    • added news teaser and news miniteaser displays to highlights
    • fixed Atom feed output of List Builder component
    • removed obsolete social connect component
    • fixed LDAP user importer
    • added HtmlUtils.makeAbsolute method (for RSS feeds)
    • fixed NullPointerError in Teaser.java

1/11/2011

  • New functionality
    • added "scheduling" tab to page properties dialog box and scheduling options to list component
    • added "always expand in left/top navigation" options to page properties dialog box
    • added page maintainer manager tool
  • Functionality changes
    • re-enabled table component in Advanced Components group
    • corrected field date validation issues (ticket #11499)
    • changed ordering of fields in form email to match page order (ticket #11500)
  • Design changes
    • changed images of text in footer to use web font
    • adjusted left navigation mouse-over highlighting in all sites to accommodate "new always expand" option
  • Changes for maintainability and reliability
    • cleaned up node saving in Html Package class
    • cleaned up unclosed session and node saving in LdapImporterServlet
    • cleaned up unclosed session in SiteStarterServlet
    • refactored enum usage in Page Wrapper and Tag Maker to allow CRX 2.1 compatibility
    • removed design reference component
    • removed faculty browser (old method) component and support classes
    • removed banner image component (made obsolete by gateway page updates)
    • removed reference page component and template (made obsolete by updates to contentpage)
    • archived jspeval tool to separate package
    • removed unused Dispatcher Flush Helper service
    • refactored Encoding Scanner class into Rewriter class
    • removed unused Test Runner service and example tests
    • removed unused Mock Http Servlet Response class
    • refactored Mock List Page, QueryUtil, and UBValue Map support classes into List class
    • removed unused WorkflowCron service
    • removed unused XmlImporterProcess workflow service
    • removed unused LoadExternalImageProcess workflow service
    • removed unused ecv and ubevents xmlimporter configurations