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Version 2.5

Release date: August 30, 2022


Feature popular social posts on the home page

In a new rotator module, you can now display popular posts from the social feed or forum. When users click on a post, they are sent to the post’s page within the feed or forum.

The module automatically updates as different posts become more popular. It displays the post’s text, image (if there is one), and forum topic (for forum posts only). You can choose to not display the forum topic.

You can place the module on any module page on your site, but we recommend the home page. This is a great way to advertise your social feed and forum and attract users there.

An example popular social posts rotator.

Create new forum topics

Site admins can now create new forum topics directly from the forum home page. Give a topic a name, description, and tags. (You select from tags that were pre-created in your backend content management system.) After creating a topic, site admins can also edit it or delete it.

Learn more: Manage forum topics and tags

Creating a new forum topic.

Email notifications for direct messages

You will now get email notifications for direct messages. One email is sent for a message request, the first time a new person messages you. Another email notifies you about all of your direct messages. It sends once per day, as long as you got new messages that day.

The email includes a link to your messages and the option to unsubscribe from direct message notifications.

The subject line automatically pulls in your platform’s name (the “social title” that appears on browser tabs). You can configure your own logo and brand color to replace the default JUNO branding.

Learn more: Email templates

An example direct message request email.

Set session eligibility criteria

You can set new criteria to control which sessions users can add to their schedules.


If you set a session is set as exclusive, a user can’t schedule any other sessions within that exclusive session’s entire time block. This is an example scenario:

  • Sessions A & B are scheduled to occur on the same day and during the same time block. 

  • Session A is set as exclusive.

  • A user adds Session A to their schedule. When they try to attend Session B, a pop-up notifies them that they can’t.


You can require users to add certain sessions to their schedule before they can add other sessions. If you select multiple sessions as prerequisites, users need to schedule all of them. This is an example scenario:

  • Session A must be on a user's schedule in order for them to schedule Session B.

  • A user tries to schedule Session B without having Session A also scheduled. When they try to attend Session B, a pop-up notifies them that Session A is required. 


You can prevent users from adding sessions to their schedules. You might want to do this if a session is paid, and not available for everyone. Making a session NOT schedulable removes the Attend button from the session page and the schedule page. But, the session still appears on the schedule page and remains active. Only people with a direct link or who have been given access can get into the live session.

Other improvements


  • Forum topics now list how many posts you have read (Read) and how many you haven’t read yet (Unread). This helps you find new posts that were created since you last visited the forum.

There are 4 unread posts within this topic.


  • Added a progress indicator to courses displayed in a list module so that you can see your progress before opening the course page.

Course progress indicators for 0% and 50%.

Continuing Education (CE)

  • The description field for CE entries now allows more than 255 characters so that you can write a longer description.


  • Replaced the “invalid email” error message with a new message: Verifying your account. You should see a new magic link in your email if everything checks out! This strengthens the platform's security.

Front-end editor

  • In-person sessions now have front-end editing tools. This means that anyone with editing permissions can adjust settings by clicking the Edit button on an in-person session page.

  • You can now designate the correct answer to a question from the front-end editor. Select the checkbox next to the answer when creating a question. If there is no correct answer, you can leave the boxes unchecked.

Designating a correct answer.

  • This is the updated list of accepted file types for downloadable resources.

    • Documents: .pdf, .csv, .xml, .zip, Microsoft Word (.doc, .docx), Microsoft PowerPoint (.ppt, .pptx, .pptm, .ppsx, .ppsm, .sldx, .sldm), Microsoft Excel (.xlsx, .xls, .xlsm, .xltm, .xltx, .xlsb), Apple Pages (.pages), Apple Keynote (.key), Adobe Photoshop (.psd), OpenDocument (.odt, .odp), Plain and Rich Text Files (.txt, .rtf)

    • Images: .png, .jpg, .jpeg, .gif, .tiff, .tif, .webp, .bmp, .svg

    • Videos: .mp4, .mov

We support these major file types, but let us know if you have a different one. Our team will work with you to best support the use of that file type for your platform.


  • Downloaded analytics reports are now sent over email. You can go away from the page and you’ll receive an email when it’s ready.

    A reminder to check your email after downloading a report.


  • You can now import in-person (IRL) sessions. In the Sessions tab, mark the Is In Person column as true.

  • You can now import tags.

  • When importing Fill In The Blank question types, you no longer need to add a placeholder “blank” answer. Leave the Question Answer column empty, and a blank answer will be autogenerated upon import.

  • You can now attach lessons to tracks (also known as courses) using the importer.

  • You can now specify hosted MP4s as a video source in the importer.


New configuration options

Personal profile

Before this update, you could already force users to complete their profile when they arrive at the site. But this meant that they had to fill out every form field before continuing to the site. Now, site organizers can choose which form fields are required.

Chat panel

You can now more finely control whether the chat panel is open or closed by default. Choose a different default for each content type and for each web or mobile experience.

These are the standard settings:


In-person sessions

Exhibitor pages

Desktop Web

✔ Open

✔ Open

✔ Open

Mobile Web

❌ Closed

❌ Closed

❌ Closed

Mobile App

✔ Open

✔ Open

❌ Closed

Learn more: Chat panel opening/closing options

An example chat panel. When it’s closed, users must click the Chat icon to open it.


  • You can now change the label for primary navigation items on mobile devices. This means the label can be different on mobile devices and desktop devices. This can help the text fit on small screens.


Welcome page and login

  • Corrected an issue with the help chat competing for focus with the Login screen dialog.

  • Corrected an issue allowing a banned user to get a bad magic link.

  • Corrected an issue causing the welcome page to never load after receiving a magic link.

  • Correction for an issue causing login difficulties when force profile completion was enabled.

  • Corrected an issue allowing site navigation behind the login screen popup.

  • Resized the URLs on the login popup to match the links shown.

  • Corrected an issue which sometimes resulted in a login loop when using a magic link.

  • Corrected an issue with SSO curtains not working when required_tag_ids and required_user_level configs are set.

  • Corrected an issue preventing a user from logging in to mobile devices with a magic link.

Personal profile

  • Corrected an issue causing the profile page to load blank when no user dimensions are present.

  • Corrected an error occurring when changing an account email to an email already in use.

  • Corrected an issue with the connectivity test incorrectly returning an unsuccessful result.


  • Corrected an issue with the session countdown timer on the schedule page sticking at zero if on the page when the session goes live.

  • Corrected an issue with the Add To Calendar icons being present on locked content.

  • Corrected an issue with the Up Next banner not automatically updating to the next session when scheduled for back-to-back sessions.


  • Corrected an issue preventing the attendee list from automatically closing if open when the user is retrieved to the main session.

  • Adjustments to improve Attendee List accuracy after sending users to breakouts.

  • Corrected an issue with the live session countdown timer values sometimes being inconsistent.

  • Corrected an issue preventing the session countdown timer from being hidden.

  • Corrected an issue with a speaker or sponsor preview panel not closing upon session exit.

  • Corrected an issue preventing session archives from being listed in session view.

  • Corrected an issue causing a session to be attached to itself as a speaker when setting a prerequisite.

Sessions: Moderation

  • Corrected an issue with ‘Kick’ and ‘Kick+Ban’ User not removing any of the user's Questions or Comments.

  • Corrected an issue with moderator controls not appearing in Panels or Main Stage sessions for admin users.

  • Additional adjustment to prevent 99 users from counting against the session attendee cap.

Sessions: Miniplayer

  • Corrected an issue with a zero user’s layout changing from Speaker mode to Grid mode after invoking the miniplayer and then returning to the session.

  • Corrected an issue which could break the miniplayer if the user returns to the main session from the profile screen.

  • Corrected an issue with a user’s feed persisting after being kicked from a session while the miniplayer is invoked.

  • Adjusted Miniplayer layout after returning to a live session.

  • Corrected an issue causing the miniplayer to briefly be called when opening and closing the notifications screen during a preroll or prerecord.

  • Corrected a formatting issue when returning to the live session from a miniplayer.

Sessions: Chat, Q&A, Polls

  • Corrected an issue with focus on the chat tab removing the New Chat indicator when there are unviewed chats in the Group/Cohort list.

  • Corrected an issue with group chats not providing a new chat indicator

  • Corrected an issue with upvoting questions not rearranging the order of the questions accordingly.

  • Corrected an issue with a question submitted to moderators in session chat automatically being marked as answered when asked.

  • Corrected an issue with a live session’s first published poll not having the check mark indicator for leading responses when in incognito mode.

  • Corrected an issue allowing multiple live polls to be active at the same time in a live session.

  • Corrected an issue causing poll response data to not be displayed after refreshing the browser.

Sessions: Video and audio

  • Corrected an issue preventing a user from seeing themselves highlighted when talking.

  • Corrected an issue which turned on a user’s camera when only the audio was selected.

  • Corrected an issue causing a user’s camera to turn off when AirPods disconnect in a live session.

  • Corrected an issue with raise hand prompt failing if no device was present.

  • Corrected an issue which would reshuffle speakers with microphone only when speaking.

  • Corrected an issue with the Brightcove preview for pre-rolls and pre-records not functioning as expected.

  • Corrected an issue with non-moderators remaining on a session’s splash page after a video starts.

  • Added ‘System Default’ verbiage to differentiate between connected audio device names.

  • Corrected an issue preventing non-admin users from seeing a broadcast feed.


  • Corrected an issue with Talk Now attempting to connect to a partner rep who is already busy.

  • Corrected a duplicate instance of the chat page on partner pages.

  • Corrected an issue with the Schedule a Time to Chat button showing when there are no partner reps attached to the partner page.

  • Corrected an issue causing a user messaging a partner representative to be incorrectly labeled as a partner rep in the conversation.

  • Adjustment to ensure only the attached tags on a partner page are shown instead of all tags.

  • Corrected an issue with a rotator on a partner page skipping images in some circumstances.


  • Corrected an issue causing speaker image updates to show everywhere but the speaker page.

  • Corrected a network error occurring when interacting with a speaker profile with no user account attached.

On-demand content

  • Corrected an issue with videos uploaded to the meta of a Library page to not show.


  • Corrected an issue allowing a user to change lesson answers after the lesson should be locked.

  • Adjustment to prevent the ‘Next Lesson’ button from appearing instead of ‘Complete’ at the end of a course.

Continuing Education (CE)

  • ‘View Certificate’ is now only an option if there is actually a certificate on the content.

Social feed and forum

  • Adjustment to allow the ability to click hyperlinks from global feed posts.

  • Corrected an issue causing a user’s topic post to show as unread for the author.

  • Corrected an issue with blocking a user from the social feed not updating a user’s ‘Blocked Users’ list.


  • Corrected an issue causing deactivated cohorts to still show for users who belong to the cohorts.


  • Corrected an issue preventing content from being downloaded successfully.

  • Corrected an issue preventing downloads from a specific internal location.


  • Corrected an issue with the Leaderboard popup not auto-closing appropriately on click events in some cases.

  • Corrected an issue that could cause the profile icon to not return after a leaderboard update.

Direct messages

  • Corrected an issue with direct message requests logging the recipient out.

  • Corrected an issue with a newly created user not seeing the pending confirmation notification text when requesting a direct message with another user.

  • Corrected an issue with direct messages being duplicated when leaving a separate chat session.

  • Corrected an issue with a chat initiator not receiving notification their chat request was accepted.

  • Corrected an issue causing the Accept/Decline chat notification to not persist if not initially clicked.


  • Corrected an issue with a push notification, created in the CMS, still sending notifications after it’s deleted.

  • Adjustment to app notification verbiage when forum posts are made.

  • Corrected an issue preventing a user’s first name from being inserted into a scheduled meeting notification.

  • Adjustment to prevent app notifications from being received while logged out.

Public preview and access levels

  • Corrected an issue allowing locked content to be viewed beneath the lock screen in public preview.

  • Corrected an issue with the lock icon not showing on grid images .

Modules and search filters

  • Corrected an issue with selected filters applying without clicking the Apply button.

  • Corrected an issue affecting rotators and search results when enforcing start date or end date parameters.

  • Corrected an issue with the search grid pulling the wrong image.

  • Corrected an issue causing rotators to not show in certain circumstances.

  • Corrected an issue with a rotator on a partner page skipping images in some circumstances.

Front-end editor

  • Corrected an issue with edits to existing partner pages not being saved.

  • Corrected an issue causing a Top User’s full profile page to load instead of just the profile popup when clicking on them from the Top User’s section in FET.

  • Corrected an issue leaving a user on the FET page after electing to leave without saving changes.

  • Corrected an issue that could result in the FET Edit icon not being present.

  • Corrected a formatting issue with the speaker list in a live session FET.

  • Corrected an issue preventing changes to the FET Stream tab from saving.

  • Corrected an issue with the Lessons tab in the FET for courses not saving inputs.

  • Corrected an issue with the FET Save Changes confirmation popup not appearing when changing images.

  • Corrected an issue in FET preventing highlighting and copying text within the Meta tab.

  • Corrected an issue with an admin user's avatar not appearing in the 'Viewing Representative' Window.

  • Corrected an issue with uploading PDFs larger than 4.3 MB.


  • Corrected an issue with analytics reports generating with the first several rows blank.

  • Adjustment to the comments log to capture chat messages and Q&A.

  • Added safer type checking on tag data when there's no tag type assigned to it.

  • Corrected an issue with poll responses not pulling any data in the FET Analytics tab.

  • Corrected an issue causing the user session engagement analytics to potentially show percentages higher than 100%.

  • Corrected an admin analytics issue causing the Summary and Detailed views to be inaccurate.

  • Corrected an issue with Order question type not appearing in downloaded activity reports.

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