singledigitalpresence.vic.gov.au

Release notes

Find out what's been delivered in the latest releases from Single Digital Presence, including new features and fixes.

  • Date of release: Wednesday 30 September 2020

    Summary

    The major focus for release 1.29.0 is to deliver the following: 

    Table of contents - H2 & H3 headings

    User guide instructions: Body content components - Anchor links (Show table of contents)

    WYSIWYG callout

    A new callout style has been added with a different look but its main feature is that you can add headings and multiple paragraphs, list formatting and inline links. It appears with a blue shaded box behind it and a blue line down the left.

    User guide instructions: Format basic text - Callouts

  • Date of release: Thursday 10 September 2020

    Summary

    The major focus for release 1.28.0 is to deliver the following: 

    • change summary field in the timeline component used on landing pages to WYSIWYG to allow additional formatting
    • bug fixes
    • CMS improvements:
      • Update media star icon in the media library
      • Change summary field in the timeline component used on landing pages to WYSIWYG to allow additional formatting
      • Allow iframe height to be CNS configurable

    Timelines

    The Summary field includes a WYSIWYG section where you can include formatting like links, bullet points and styling.

    User guide instructions: Body content components - Timelines

  • Date of release: Thursday 3 September 2020

    Summary

    The major focus for release 1.27.0 is to deliver the following: 

    • ability to set a focal point on images used in hero banner (header) and cards.
    • CMS improvements
    • bug fixes

    For content.vic.gov.au

    • daily update component
    • compact card collection

    Introduction banner

    An amendment was made to the ‘Introduction banner’ component to provide editors the ability to set a different display style (for example,  buttons, icons). The summary field has been updated to a WYSIWYG with content migrated to this new field.

    User guide instructions: Add a hero image or introduction banner - Introduction banner

  • Date of release: Wednesday 19 August 2020

    Summary

    The major focus for release 1.26.0 is to deliver the following:

    • CMS "view" tab - moved introduction to top
    • Bulk publish
    • Archive multiple pages at once
    • Limit max-width of body content copy
    • Hide unsupported features in the "Actions" drop down list
    • Alerts not appearing in search results
  • Date of release: Thursday 23 July 2020

    Summary

    The major focus for release 1.25.0 is to deliver the following: 

    • site menu and navigation fixes
    • addition of a home link on mobile
    • summary appears on search results for all content types

    There were also bug fixes.

    We implemented website fixes specific to the OVGA website.

    For content.vic.gov.au

    • change order of status in drop-down list for Editors
  • Date of release: Wednesday 17 June 2020

    Summary

    The major focus for release 1.24.0 is to deliver the following: 

    • update to Drupal 8.8.6
    • Editors can now manage the display of topics on promotional cards
    • CMS improvements:
      • remove unsupported webform elements
      • remove the ability to add/upload video to the CMS
      • only administrators have access to JWT
    • bug fixes

    For content.vic.gov.au

  • Date of release: Monday 18 May 2020

    Summary

    The major focus for Release 23 is to deliver updates for content.vic.gov.au, vic.gov.au and semi-independent websites.

    • complex listing functionality:
      • migrating the Recommendations from the Royal Commission into Family Violence from the old vic.gov.au CMS to SDP - view the new recommendations page
      • allows users to view a listing page of all items in a collection
      • items within this collection have a content page detailing each recommendation
    • editors can now request a page to be archived via the dropdown above the page save button
    • IP addresses are no longer being automatically collected with webform submissions
    • optimisation
    • bug fixes
    • accessibility remediation for Tide and Ripple
  • Date of release: Monday 20 April 2020

    Summary

    The major focus for Release 22 is to deliver the following:

    • roles and permissions - all Content Editors will be assigned against site section(s) and will only be able to add/edit content into their assigned sections. When a Content Editor logs in, they will see a preset filtered view of their content and assets in the media library.
    • YouTube channel option now available in the Social media section within the Contact block. Content Editors can now add their YouTube channel to any landing page. This is in addition to adding Twitter, Facebook, Instagram & LinkedIn.
    • bug fixes
    • regression testing
    • deployment roll-back test
  • Date of release: Thursday 5 March 2020

    Summary

    The major focus for release 21 is to deliver the following:

    • move modules under the dpc-sdp/ directory of content-vic to tide_core as sub-modules
    • custom modules (for a website) stored in  dpc-sdp/ directory will be moved to the projects docroot/modules/custom directory
    • reduce the JS bundle size 
    • bug fixes

    For content.vic.gov.au

    • Profile: Shrine Resources content type and taxonomy
    • Profile: Victorian Design Review Panel content type
    • Alphabetical listing of content types
  • Release 20

    Date of release: Monday 20 January 2020

    Summary

    A major release with the following updates:

    • workflow notification – you will receive an email notification if you are an editor/approver
    • publication fixes
      • front-end - Author now displaying, print functionality working for all publication pages (click on “Print full document”)
      • back-end - multiple authors can be added
    • various bug fixes

    Release 18.3

    Date of release: Thursday 24 October 2019

    Summary

    A minor release with the following updates:

    • updating the ‘navigation automated content’ component to be able to link to a publication. This gives the ability to link to a publication from any content pages which has the ‘Navigation Automated’ component.
    • remove the mandatory status on the comments field. This means a response can be submitted from the ‘Was this page helpful’ section without a need for a comment.
    • update the sort order of the ‘Honour Roll’ component to be ‘year inducted’ descending format
    • various bug fixes

    Release 18.1

    Date of release: 19 September 2019

    Summary

    • Image credit in primary banner - the ability to credit an image which is hosted in primary banner, this allows credit to either the image or the photographer
    • Image credit for a hero image - within the footer of the website there is no the ability to credit an image which is hosted in hero image which is placed within the hero banner, this allows credit to either the image or the photographer
    • Aboriginal Victoria - setup of new site instance, including a new Aboriginal honour roll feature
    • Content summary improvements - there are an additional site, sub-site and moderation status within the main content summary admin screen. There are new filters  at the top of the screen to easily segment the content based on the selected fields
    • Other enhancements
      • default image added to the site taxonomy to be used in social share
      • various bugs

    Release 17

    Date of release: 29 August 2019

    Summary

    • Global notifications - this global notification component is for non-emergency notifications. It is an additional component to complement the existing emergency alert component.The notification pushes the entire webpage down from the top and continues to display on all pages until manually dismissed by the user.
    • Scheduled publishing - scheduled updates functionality has been upgraded to a new module. This allows us to set a time to:
      • publish content that has already been published
      • archive content

    Link to the documentation can be found here: www.vic.gov.au/schedule-content-archive-or-publish-vic-gov-digital-guide

    • Topics tags - we are making it easier to browse and search by adding topic tags on the 'landing' and 'page' content types. This will direct to a user to a search results page, allowing users to see a list of content which is associated with that topic tag. 
    • Acknowledgement to country - after research and feedback from Aboriginal Victorians through a number of focus groups across Victoria, we have included the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Island flags to the acknowledgement of country.
    • Data importer - the data importer is a highly reusable data transformer, which transforms and stores data from various formats into a Drupal format which can be ingested into the CMS. Its benefits include
      • download and cache API data from JSON/XML so that multiple requests need not download the original data source again
      • transform the source data from a particular format to Drupal format

    The first use case for this tool was to transform a 3rd party XML into a drupal events feed. This has then been amalgamated with the sites current drupal events to combine both curated and imported content.

    • Other enhancements
      • default privacy statement to appear on every form
      • refine the display of grants status
      • all external links will open in the same window
      • various bugs

    Release 16.1

    Date of release: Wednesday 7 August 2019

    Summary

    The major focus for release 16.1 is to deliver the following:

    • restructure to move ripple to a monorepo
    • Video Transcript field changed from text field to WYSIWYG
    • update the Content summary page and add additional filters

Reviewed 09 June 2021

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