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OpenScholar alert: control panel issues

June 22, 2016

We've been receiving reports of items missing from the control panel. We're working on a fix now and should have it back and running within the hour. 

Thanks for your patience!

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OpenScholar Alert: some issues with slow loading

June 15, 2016

There was an intermittent issue today that affected some but not all OpenScholar sites, causing slow loading and in some cases unresponsive behavior. The issue has been resolved and all sites are behaving normally. We will continue to monitor the situation carefully. 

Thank you,

The HWP/ OpenScholar Team

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OpenScholar Release June 13, 2016

June 14, 2016

There was an OpenScholar release last night, June 13, after business hours. Some highlights of this release:

  • Publications: ability to enter year for working papers
  • Widgets: display of tabs fixed in Firefox
  • Control Panel: you can now click the red tab to open and close the panel
  • Home Button: the home button is now persistent at the top when logged in

You can see the entire list of features, fixes and infrastructure upgrades on the OpenScholar Roadmap...

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OpenScholar Release May 23, 2016

May 24, 2016

There was an OpenScholar release last night, May 23, after business hours. Some highlights of this release:

  • Profiles: photos now appear in newer versions of Firefox
  • Captions: styles adjusted so captions don't overflow
  • News: you can now filter news by timeframe

You can see the entire list of features, fixes and infrastructure upgrades on the OpenScholar Roadmap.

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OpenScholar Release May 2, 2016

May 3, 2016

There was an OpenScholar release last night, May 2, after business hours. Some highlights of this release:

  • Events: when an event is full, an email is sent to the event creator
  • Import: you can now import a profile with up to 3 professional titles, website urls, and titles
  • Themes: new theme option, called Adams

You can see the entire list of features, fixes and infrastructure upgrades on the OpenScholar Roadmap.

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OpenScholar New Control Panel is Live for Some Sites

April 21, 2016

We're rolling out a new control panel in phases. Some of you are seeing it now, and the rest of you will see it in about two weeks. Please note: If you manage more than one site, you may see the changes on one site and not the other. Don't worry! They will all switch over in the next roll-out. Learn more about it on our documentation site

The HWP/OpenScholar Team

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OpenScholar Release March 10, 2016

March 11, 2016

There was an OpenScholar release last night, March 10, after business hours. Some highlights of this release:

  • The year is now displayed on the shield on all events 
  • Color contrast fixes to comply with accessibility standards
  • Adjustments to the taxonomy widget form

You can see the entire list of features, fixes and infrastructure upgrades on the OpenScholar Roadmap.

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OpenScholar Update: File Manager

March 4, 2016

The OpenScholar development team has finished resolving the majority of the issues in the file manager system (media browser). The two remaining unresolved issues are:

  • Clicking edit on private files sometimes goes into an infinite loading screen
  • Firefox issue only - editing a file and clicking “save” does not always work

We're working on fixing those two, but in the meantime, please let us know if you see any additional problems.

As always, you can see our ongoing...

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