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Changelog

All the changes since the introduction of our changelog.

Wednesday, 17th April 2019

  • New
    Team members of conferences can now opt out of being shown on the team page.
  • Fixed
    We fixed an issue where the new cities functionality prevented some cities to show up in the city/location autocomplete fields.

Wednesday, 10th April 2019

  • Improved
    We’ve updated the copy on the About page and renamed the download to better reflect its content.
  • Improved
    We added the calendar subscription feature to Premium plan on our pricing page.
  • Fixed
    In our last fix to correctly escape text, some of our explanations including HTML had been missed and eventually received the correct treatment.

Thursday, 4th April 2019

  • New
    When creating new events, admin users are no longer added as owners of the event, which they might not actually be after all.
  • Improved
    In our codebase the spelling of "organizing" has been jumping between British and American english, and for consistency we’ve changed it to "organizing", which has been previously used.

Friday, 29th March 2019

  • Fixed
    We’ve made some small changes to the wording in the terms of service.
  • Fixed
    We’ve updated our mailing address, since we no longer have a P.O Box
  • Fixed
    The "Organizing" section on public user profiles now correctly displays a user’s organized events again.

Monday, 25th March 2019

  • New
    To make it easier for you to keep track and stay on top of conferences, we now allow you to subscribe to events that you are organizing, following or attending in your calendar. Learn more in our blog post.

Tuesday, 19th March 2019

  • Fixed
    In dark theme mode, the text in the navigation search bar is now readable again.
  • Fixed
    We fixed an issue where organisers couldn’t add new members to event teams.

Friday, 15th March 2019

  • New
    Event news articles now have the author stored and shown in order to attribute them properly.
  • New
    Added a maintenance mode to perform migrations more easily. This will improve the reliability even in the case of larger updates.

Thursday, 28th February 2019

  • Improved
    We added acceptance and regression tests to our internal Metrics endpoint to ensure its output is working correctly and we can monitor our platform data and server status properly.
  • Fixed
    We fixed an issue where users who weren’t signed in got an error on our newsletter page.

Thursday, 7th February 2019

  • New
    Our changelog now supports Markdown to make it easier to link to features of pages within our website.
  • New
    Our PGP public key is now published on our website. If you would like to encrypt your communication with us, you can do it now.
  • Improved
    Added password rehashing mechanism and convert passwords to Argon2i/Argon2id. We added a mechanism to rehash user passwords during login if the default hashing algorithm has changed. This ensures user password hashes (we don’t store the password itself) are as safely created as possible. The chosen algorithm depends on the PHP version used on the server.

Friday, 1st February 2019

  • New
    Added a well-Known URL for Changing Passwords. This will help our users to find the way to change their password from e.g. a password manager.
  • Improved
    Clearer wording for create and suggest event action and some page titles.
  • Fixed
    Some strings where not properly escaped when printed inside the HTML context. Because of our strict content security policy this was not a security risk, but we changed it now to be applied everywhere consistently.
  • Fixed
    The organiser card on detail pages of events is shown again.
  • Fixed
    We don’t show events of non-approved users anymore.
  • Fixed
    Fixed a payment issue with our provider.

Tuesday, 15th January 2019

  • New
    Added a sitemap.xml file to Colloq.
  • New
    Better event claim pages that can be easily linked to.
  • Improved
    Improved appearance of collection pages.
  • Improved
    Improved the focus state colors of the event navigation.
  • Improved
    Improved the table appearance for events followed, attended and organized.
  • Improved
    Improved layout and readability of changelog items.
  • Improved
    Improved the appearance of the blog post author box to work nicer on mobile viewports.
  • Improved
    We have changed the way we handle the display of coverage items of events and are happy to report that the premium subscription is no longer required and all users can now access coverage on all event pages.
  • Improved
    Reinstated the boder for our upload inputs, which was somehow hard to spot.
  • Improved
    Reinstated the box-shadow on our event link cards, so they do appear as expected again.
  • Improved
    Added a line-height to all textareas which improves readability.
  • Improved
    Improved the display of lists appearing in the teaser text on event overviews.
  • Improved
    Added and improved focus states for links in account table views.
  • Improved
    Simplified the button wording to visit an event‘s website.
  • Improved
    Fixed the low contrast on input fields and improved some layout in our embed modal.
  • Improved
    Increased the contrast of our form hint borders.
  • Fixed
    We‘ve reinstated the hover state box-shadow for event cards that has somehow gone missing during our changes for dark mode.
  • Fixed
    Filters on the collection page would be removed when using the paging links.

Thursday, 13th December 2018

  • New
    Added a visual marker to badges of Call for Papers ending within 3 days.
  • Improved
    Made some small adjustments to look and alignment of event filter buttons.
  • Improved
    Updated event header layout.
  • Improved
    Changed text alignment of administrative menu items for events.
  • Improved
    We improved our page titles for event pages and users with screenreaders should have a better experience, too.
  • Improved
    Increased color contrast for the location information on event cards
  • Fixed
    Corrected appearance of ICS download paid feature dialog for dark mode.
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