Glow Blogs October 2016 Release News

We are getting close to a new release on Glow Blogs. This will consist of several enhancements and some behind the scenes fixes.

Although the final date and content of the release is, as usual, dependent on testing this an outline of what is planned.

This will happen on Tuesday 18th October, 2016 between 16:00 and 17:00. We expect that the service will be unavailable for only a few minutes but should be considered at risk for the whole period.

Some changes to the e-Portfolio plugin:

  • Ability to Edit Profile Tags
  • Profile Tags are Visible on Posts
  • Display Categories on Profiles
  • Removal of old ePortfolio Themes, the blogs using the old ePortfolio themes will be switched to the standard TwentyFourteen starting on Thursday 6 October in preparation for the release. More information: Removal of old e-Portfolio Themes

Other changes may include:

  • Contributors can Upload Files.
  • ‘Like’ and ‘Follow’ buttons from Yammer can be added to posts.
  • Google Embeds, embed Google documents (docs, sheets, slides, forms, images, videos etc) on a post.
  • The Dashboard Message will Include Information About Storage Capacity of Sites

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