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Whiskybase Changelog

July 2018 

- [FEATURE] Tasting notes translated to English as default
- [FEATURE] Default language of the site set to english
- [FEATURE] New design setup for Whiskybase in general. Beter responsive setup and fixed maximum width
- [FEATURE] Whisky bottle page: get a fresh new look for general information
- [FEATURE] Whisky bottle page: additional releases moved down to mid section (instead of the 4x25 ratings)
- [FEATURE] Whisky bottle page: adjusted tasting tags setup
- [FEATURE] Whisky bottle page: simplified the working of forms for tasting notes / reviews and ratings
- [FEATURE] Whisky bottle page: removed the option to use markup in tasting notes, notes, reviews (for easier reading)
- [FEATURE] 4x25 ratings are removed and not available anymore
- [FEATURE] All tasting notes are now available in English
- [FEATURE] Default setting for all new users or not logged in users: English
- [FEATURE] Option to change language setting to read original tasting note (inside profile page)
- [FEATURE] Updated the editorial pages to fit new design
- [FEATURE] Added overview editorial pages for easier navigation

- [FIX] Removed wrong message in outbox that it is not possible to send messages
- [FIX] Sorting on lists fixed
- [FIX] Copy of bottle in edit mode small bugfix
- [FIX] Small bugs on the messaging system fixed (wrong error messages)
- [FIX] Payout in Market was not working when using creditcard / Ideal

May 2018

- [FEATURE] select privacy settings for downloading lists (other members can't download your lists unless you explicitly enable this)
- [FEATURE] private messages only possible between friends and moderators. To prevent spam messages and unrequested messages about selling your collection.
- [FEATURE] ability to remove your account to comply with EU regulations
- [FEATURE] ability to filter on for sale items in lists -> we included shoplinks in this filter option
- [FEATURE] upgrade to PHP7.1
- [FEATURE] cleaning up the market -> remove old market offerings and automated reminders for market offerings 

April 2018

- [Major maintenance] Server migration planned on the 5th of April no further development planned.

05 March 2018

- [FIX] Ability to remove wrong photos from within the admin pages
- [FIX] Admins are able to delete a photo next to the de-activate option
- [FIX] Increase widget for friends activity from 10 to 25
- [FIX] Shop photo contains name instead of profile name, change to profile name
- [FIX] Timeline entry has a new status added: reopened
- [FIX] Not all tasting notes show up on the whisky page
- [FIX] In whisky lists ABV / PROOF are sometimes not displayed correct
- [FIX] Adding a brand gives a 404 page
- [FIX] Payment in market are handled manually this should be done automaticely after a buyer accepted the order
- [FIX] Automatic cancellation of unpaid market orders
- [FIX] Role status of members can be wrong in lists view
- [FIX] Update to the admin screen for submitted bottles, showing images in direct view
- [FIX] Photo or info url are now mandatory to increase quality of submitted bottles
- [FIX] Improved privacy for trackers and private lists
- [FIX] Shoplinks for non members is limited enforcing login or signup to whiskybase
- [FIX] Shoplinks are shown in default currency (settings can be changed in your own profile settings)
- [FIX] Editing large lists in list mode is slow -> changed the setup
- [FIX] Website on brand and bottler pages not shown
- [FIX] Improve SEO settings on whisky pages

- [FEATURE] prepare for server migration
- [FEATURE] create basis for central currency setup
- [FEATURE] all currency related items should be shown in personal preferred currency
- [FEATURE] public page to show used exchange rates

- [FEATURE] prepare settings to profile / settings pages so we create a central settings setup
- [FEATURE] prepare for translation of tasting and review notes

24 Jan 2018

- [FIX] When a bottle is removed the child versions should be removed as well
- [FIX] When removing a child version remove all the links between parent and child
- [FIX] Not all the sizes of a bottle are shown correctly
- [FIX] Bottles using proof or decimal notation for proof aren't shown correctly, this is now fixed.
- [FIX] Show in-active photos in the admin screen 
- [FIX] When navigating to the help/support pages non members received a login message, this is now removed
- [FIX] When submitting a new bottle the thank you message was shown in a wrong language
- [FIX] Email send out sometimes were send out in the wrong language
- [FIX] Distillery checkin couldn't be removed
- [FIX] Member rates block missed the total amount of member rates
- [FIX] Multiple adjustments on the filtering setup to avoid loosing settings
- [FIX] Checked the calculation of the ratings to avoid issues with average / latest
- [FIX] Forgot password should work on email not just based on acountname

- [FEATURE] Integration with stripe for Creditcard, IDEAL, SOFORT and Bancontact payments in the Market
- [FEATURE] Ability to connect whiskybase shop with the whiskybase platform for easier integration on bottle information
- [FEATURE] Social sharing updated with whiskybase logo and better setup of the images

20 Dec 2017

- [FIX] Rating on whiskypage and search result are not matching
- [FIX] Columns in search, brands, distilleries and whiskies disappear
- [FIX] Cookie grows to more then 2mb and causes profile issues
- [FIX] Custom font type causes issues on Windows computers - replaced with opensans
- [FIX] Rating on whiskypage and search result are not in line
- [FIX] When scrolling through whisky notes on whiskypage items are not editable
- [FIX] Payout to market sellers gives wrong message in confirmation email
- [FIX] Maintenance of database
- [FIX] EDGE gives error with sending Personal messages, body message not working
- [FIX] Bottle submission form was send to quick, increased checks on form and disabled key
- [FIX] Admin list for market doesn't update
- [FIX] Link in review email gives 404
- [FIX] No PM is send after review has been given
- [FIX] Market settings can cause system error messages to be shown - replace with correct error message
- [FIX] Navigation to 2nd page and further doesn't work in market search
- [FIX] Chrome version gives error with uploading images
- [FIX] Bottlers can be disabled in the map view (that has been an issue for years.....)
- [FIX] Shoplink doesn't open new browser tab / window
- [FIX] Whiskybase logo shows old logo
- [FIX] Blends are not shown under multiple distilleries when the distilleries are known
- [FIX] CSS changes to the admin menu and admin blocks

- [FEATURE] Historical shoplinks are stored in the database for future functionality
- [FEATURE] Single Sign on to support system for easy ticket submission
- [FEATURE] Implementation of new support system and cleaning of old links
- [FEATURE] Cleanup scripts for session information and database logging
- [FEATURE] Translation setup for additional language implementation
- [FEATURE] German translation files implemented
- [FEATURE] Create newly designed editorial pages for editorial articles
- [FEATURE] All original images are stored in original resolution
- [FEATURE] Changed the mobile setup of the menu
- [FEATURE] Improved the profile menu
- [FEATURE] Added a new FAQ system + a lot of new article: whiskybase.freshdesk.com/support/solutions


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