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Linchpin Enterprise News

The tool for efficient corporate communication

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Create and read news within your intranet

In this documentation you'll read "news" and "blog posts". Technically both are the same. So if we use one term or the other, please don't be confused.

Creating a news item with Linchpin Enterprise News is as easy as creating a blog post inside a standard confluence. In fact, it's the same thing. For larger corporations the standard blog functionality is not enough to model a complex news concept. Linchpin Enterprise News offers a selection of macros to do that, along with tools for creating visually appealing dashboards and news pages, personalization for certain user groups or even users and a set of social features to increase their users' involvement. 

Good looking content no matter where it's displayed

As someone who writes news you don't have to know exactly where your news will be displayed. Even if you insert a teaser image with Cover Stories in mind, that same news item will be displayed nicely within Corporate or Personal News Feeds.  

Social features to increase involvement

In Cover Stories, Corporate and Personal News Feeds there's always the option to like, comment and share the news. People are used to this kind of functionality and pleased to use them in their intranet, too. Of course information like the "like status" or number of comments is shown consistently over all macros of Linchpin Enterprise News.  


2.4.3 Release Notes

Bugfix for news subscriptions

Bugfixes:

  • You can now subscribe to spaces with numerical space keys like "0001" in the macros Personal News Feed and Cover Stories.

2.4.2 Release Notes

Bugfix regarding Oracle 12g databases

Bugfixes:

  • Fixed a bug that occurred on Oracle 12g databases

2.4.1 Release Notes

Bugfixes and Confluence 6.10 compatibility

Improvements:

  • Confluence 6.10 compatibility

Bugfixes:

  • When editing a blog post, the news categories are no longer forgotten
  • News scheduled for the exact same time should now be published reliably
  • Prevented excerpt cache exception when upgrading the app
  • The default teaser image now works correctly again without manually clearing the teaser data cache
  • Clicking a news category in the News Center now shows the correct news in the overlay
  • Small layout improvements (white background for news items in our macros, non-overlapping news subscription button in Cover Stories)

Known issues:

  • We are not yet ready for the new Data Center read-only mode
  • In rare cases, Internet Explorer 10 doesn't work properly with manual settings for news teaser images
  • Blog post preview doesn't show all elements for anonymous users (but honestly, who grants editing permission for news to anonymous users? (wink))

2.4 Release Notes

Performance and usability release

Features:

  • A new look and vastly better usability for the news scheduling overview
  • Admins can now allow users or user groups to view subscription statistics
  • Obligatory subscriptions can now be personalized if app is part of a complete Linchpin suite

Improvements:

  • Clicking on space or category labels in the News Center now opens the usual overlay
  • Significant performance improvements for all news macros
  • There can be unlimited web feed groups now

Fixes:

  • „&“ characters in the intro text now show up correctly in excerpts
  • Fixed a bug showing English month names although language was set to German
  • Very long labels now break if there’s not enough space in News Center filters
  • Fixed a bug producing ugly pdfs when exporting news
  • Fixed a bug not recognizing some video URLs when used as news teaser

Known issues:

  • In rare cases, Internet Explorer 10 doesn't work properly with manual settings for news teaser images
  • Blog post preview doesn't show all elements for anonymous users (but honestly, who grants editing permission for news to anonymous users? (wink))


You found a bug or a missing feature? Please tell us via confluence-plugins@seibert-media.net. Let's build a great product together! 

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