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Otsvo

Release Notes

Thanks so much for signing up for Otsvo in its beta stage. We have been working hard to make sure Otsvo is ready for the world. Below is a list of our latest updates.

1.5 – September 13 2021

NEW
  • Users can add stories from desktop and mobile devices
  • Post Backgrounds: max length & linebreaks
  • Post Backgrounds: Hashtags
  • Add avatars to post action titles
  • Add avatars to post action titles in groups
  • Move the email registration block/allow lists from User Limits 
  • [Classifieds] – Option to exclude ad categories from creating the activity stream
 
IMPROVEMENTS
  • Don’t use full size covers on member listings
  • Add video/audio item title to listings
  • Replace the “Follow & Notify” button label with icons
  • Typo in birthday widget
  • Usage stats improvements
  • Ability to edit Post Background posts
  • Otsvo dark default CSS improvements
 
FIX
  • Alphabetical member sorting issues
  • Photo disappears until reload when removing the URL preview
  • Social Login interferes with third party AJAX calls
  • Setting “sold” flag breaks the view
  • Group Members don’t display properly when name styles are set to “username”
  • Security fix
  • Leaving # at the end of the post creates empty hashtags
  • Link previews from pinned posts sometimes display under other posts
  • Error not displaying after a failed upload
  • Fallback if a GIF item does not have a preview url
  • Doubled text in notification on hover
  • [Chat] People who aren’t friend can still sent messages via “new message” button
  • [Chat] Sending a message while on a group page might result in an additional empty notification
  • Human friendly timestamp handling wrong in Arabic
  • Misalignment of markdown ordered list
  • Android typing/deleting issues
  • No post content when using the RePost function
  • [Classifieds] Issues with SEO friendly links

1.4 – June 21 2021

NEW
  • New user bar 
  • New emojis 
  • Search the online community in “Global Network”
  • Click the cog next to the search bar in “Global Network” to filter search
  • Users can now select how they want their names to be displayed on their profile and in search results
  • Schedule posts
  • Users can now upload up to 1000 photos
  • New GIFs
IMPROVEMENTS
  • Sub-menu layout improvements
  • Reporting posts
  • Location check in on posts
  • Mention connections in posts
  • GDPR compliance improvements
  • Take polls

 

FIXES
  • Input borders/shadows issues/missing on iOS
  • Unable to reset password witch ReCaptcha 
  • Wrong notifications position in RTL
  • Unify profile cover image height on mobile
  • Different size on mobile between profile cover and group cover
  • Landing page login hidden in Landing Page

1.3 – June 10 2021

IMPROVEMENTS
  • Postbox input/edit post input font-size
  • Password reset conflict 
  • Send group membership notifications to Managers as well as Owners

 

FIXES
  • Sign up button is not faded/disabled on first load 
  • Unable to edit post with emoji
  • Logging out in a different tab
  • UserLimits

1.2 – May 10 2021

NEW
  • Let admins disable auto-mention on comment reply
  • Messages / Chat context menu improvements (Stage 1)

 

IMPROVEMENTS
  • Improve linked videos displays
  • Dark mode improvements

 

FIXES
  • iOS ignores the mobile zoom settings
  • Sticky sidebar spacing issues
  • Missing row breaks in lightbox captions
  • MarkDown not rendering properly in reposts
  • Missing “read” in full message view

1.1 – March 8 2021

NEW
  • Scrollable sidebars

 

IMPROVEMENTS
  • Playing videos of unusual (vertical/tall) proportions
  • Text interface in lightbox is too tight

 

FIX
  • Datepicker conflict 
  • Text selection/cursor positioning issues on iOS
  • “No cover” rule interfering with member listings

1.0 – February 16 2021

NEW
  • Group cover image
  • User blocking
  • Choose light or dark theme for user experience
  • Allow password preview
  • Banned users are immediately logged out and can’t log back in
  • Play a sound when a message is received
  • GIF autoplay
  • Notification count to the notifications toggle icon in Otsvo UserBar
IMPROVEMENTS
  • Do not load unnecessary scripts on frontend
  • Hashtags on video description 
  • Open photo comment notification should open comments section on mobile
  • “mark as sold” does not show up
  • Google fonts – improve adding new fonts & optimize loading
  • Switched the login and registration forms (desktop)

 

FIX
  • No images showing for posts
  • posting other user profile link showing own profile on the link preview
  • Wrong profile completeness value used when calculating non-core fields
  • Sticky sidebar overlaps bottom widgets
  • Blocked users layout should be two columns
  • Default log-in redirect on fresh installs should be “no redirect”
  • The image on the landing page might not be fully visible on mobile devices
  • Full cover avatar position might be out of viewport on narrow desktop screens