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Version 5.0 - The all new Microblog Editor

We introduced a brand-new custom Microblog Editor!


New features & Quality of Life Improvements


    • Reply to microposts and stay in place:
      Instead of jumping to the top of the page after replying to a post, stay right where you are with the new Microblog version.
    • Faster and easier to understand editor:
      The new Microblog editor was designed with "less is more" in mind. Writing a post should be as easy as possible. To minimize distractions while editing, only the functionality you actually need should be visible. Also, the tools need to be intuitive and easy to use. You will notice the added benefit of significantly reduced editor loading time (and thus snappier overall Microblog loading performance).
    • Multiple instances of the Microblog on one page:
      It is now possible to include multiple Microblog instances on the same page. Farewell, loading errors! Editing posts might still cause some problems, however.
    • Quickly insert and delete uploaded images and attachments:
      With the new upload window, you are now able to add and delete attachments and images right where you work. Deleting an image from the upload dialog will now remove the image from the selected topic / space as well. No more ghost media lingering around!


Bugfixes & Technical Improvements


    • Performance:
      We improved the loading time of the editor.
    • Compatibility:
      We improved the compatibility with RefinedTheme and Bitvoodoo Enterprise Theme.
    • Comments:
      Page comments, as well as inline comments, are now possible on Microblog-Pages (though not yet in Microblog content itself).
    • Security: 
      Potentially insecure endpoints of the native Confluence editor are now fixed.




Version 4.4 - The Sidebar Release

Features
  • We introduced the possibility to show a topic sidebar in the timeline macro view
  • Deleting own posts is possible even if replies exist


Improvements

  • We adjusted responsiveness and slim layouts
  • We improved compatibility with RefinedTheme and Bitvoodoo Enterprise Theme
  • Anonymous access for microblog timeline
  • Play video files within the preview

Version 4.4.1

Improvement Release
  • Fixed compatibility issues with Confluence 6.6
  • Adjust macro sidebar state when content width changes

Version 4.4.2

Compatibility Release

We're happy to announce Confluence 7 compatibility!

(warning) Please note, that this version does not contain any further fixes or features.
If you are not using Confluence 7, there is no need to update.



Version 4.3 - New file preview

Feature
  • The app uses its own preview to show images and files


Fixes
  • Fixes several issues with the Confluence preview in microposts



Version 4.2 - Data Center Compatibility Release

Feature
  • The app is officially Confluence Data Center ready
Improvements
  • Loading performance of topics and microposts has been improved
Fixes
  • Display errors for slim layouts

  • Jumping timeline on button click



Version 4.1 - Read Only Mode Release

Version 4.1.0
  • Compatibility with the read only mode in Confluence Data Center
  • Performance improvements for topic resources
  • Fixes for micropost action (edit / delete) permissions
  • Fixed display errors while replying in Chrome


Version 4.0 - The All New Microblog Release

Version 4.0.5
  • Microblog was sometimes missing on the very first page load.
  • Any dropdowns of the editor were in the background of the editor pane on IE.
  • The plugin deactivated when the Confluence Workbox Plugin was deactivated.

It might occur that an update deactivates the Linchpin Theme, simply re-enable it.


Version 4.0.4 / 4.0.3

These were internal releases, which had installation errors on some systems.


Version 4.0.2

  • Fixed problems with attachment preview
  • Fixed immediate notification setting


Version 4.0.1

Fixed a bug with the macro not working for Internet Explorer 11.


Version 4.0

Complete revamp of the UI, introducing a Microblog portal page with lots of more features to come.



Version 3.4 - Stability and compatibility release

Known issues

  • Security violation in versions 3.4.9+. Please update immediately to 3.4.12.

  • Does not work with Linchpin Touch 1.5, will be compatible with Touch 1.6

Version 3.4.14

Compatibility Release

Minor changes to be compatible with Confluence 6.12

  • We also added compatibility fixes for the Space Privacy app and Tree View app


Version 3.4.13

Bugfix Release

Fixed issues on Confluence instances with context path


Version 3.4.12

Important Security Fix, please update immediately versions 3.4.9+

Fixed a visibility violation in the daily digest.
This error exists since version 3.4.9.


Version 3.4.11

Hotfix

  • Replies loaded by clicking "show more replies" missed the unfold button, if they were higher than the height cap

  • Animation delay of older posts was too long


Version 3.4.10

Performance and Hotfix

  • Improved loading time of posts with better caching.

  • Increased performance by loading only visible replies instead of all replies.

  • Better display animation of posts in timeline which caused a huge lag in any browser.

  • Restored the shortcut "e" to edit the page on pages with the Microblog macro.

  • Removed the banner to help us with user testing.


Version 3.4.9

This release had an error, which did not allow to edit pages properly that contained a Microblog macro. It is save to down- or upgrade manually to fix this issue.


Version 3.4.8

Performance Release

We improved the loading time of the microblog timeline!


Version 3.4.7

Bugfixes

  • REST-Endpoints behave more clearly according to the convention

  • Buttons within the microblog sidebar are no longer hidden when displaying a lot of topics

  • Added a GDPR information within the administrator usertest banner 


Version 3.4.6

Bugfixes

Set restrictions on pages with microblog timeline


Version 3.4.5

Feedback Release

Give us feedback for the Microblogging Plugin by doing a user test
You can find further information here: Microblog user test


Version 3.4.4

Improvements

  • Improved performance for searching to speed up the microblog timeline loading

  • Optimized loading of editor javascript resources

  • Added compatibility for the latest RefinedTheme version (6.0-beta)


Version 3.4.3

Update to allow readability for anonymous users again.

Bugfixes

  • All posts are now visible to anonymous users again, if the permission restrictions in Confluence allow anonymous access to the spaces.

  • An occasionally appearing white space at the bottom of the timeline was removed.

  • The sidebar buttons should no longer float above the post when replying.

  • The ...-Menu at the bottom was moved to the head of a post and should no longer float under the text.


Version 3.4.2

Bugfixes

  • Microblog doesn't work on Dashboard with RefinedTheme

  • Sidebar buttons don't fit with Confluence 6.7


Version 3.4.1

Features

  • Copy Permalink

  • Compatibility with the Space Privacy app, to restrict available users to the given topic space

Enhancements

  • Microblog self service is now available for the Confluence Default template

Bugfixes

  • Problems with editor timeout in Confluence 6.6

  • JavaScript error in auto complete while choosing a non-existing topic or space

  • Image preview on dashboard and microblog action does not work

  • PDF preview for digest in replies does not work