New version 0.22.0
Improvements to existing features
Now in the administration panel you can check some statistics about the activity on the platform. We added new notifications and the option of searching for participants through their e-mail. Admins now also have newsletters templates:
Show activity charts on admin dashboard
#6030 Counter of active users.
#5907 Allow to see a participant's email from the admin panel
#5849 Add existing participant to an assembly by searching their email
#5952 Improve explanation on image management on Layout Appearance.
#6089 Proposals selector added
#5863 Use the new proposals selector for choosing result proposals
#5863 Use the new proposals selector for choosing meeting close proposals
#5863 Notify admins and valuators when someone leaves a private note on a proposal.
#5906 Notify users on adding roles.
#5886 Add newsletter templates
The verification system has been improved, giving the possibility to the admins to revoke the verifications periodically (especially important before starting a large participation process), and at the same time the participants can renew their own verifications.
Added Verification's Revocation
#5814 Participants can renew verifications
In this release there are several improvements for the Initiatives space:
Skip initiative type selection if there is only one initiative type.
#5835 Send notification when signature threshold reached.
#6098 Add attachments to initiatives
#5844 Notify admins when an initiative is sent to technical validation.
#5906 Add CTA on initiative submission.
#5838 Add pages for versioning.
#5935 Add filter by type to admin.
#6093 New search/filters design
#6090 Enhanced initiatives search
#6086 Add setting in Decidim::InitiativesType to enable users to set a custom signature end date in their initiatives.
#5998 Sorting by publish date and supports count on admin, by publish date on front
/#6016 Allow admins to export initiatives
#6070 Add areas to initiatives.
#6111 Add option to enable/disable attachments to initiatives
/#6036 Change initiatives committee request permission to prevent homepage redirection.
#6115 Interacting with Groups
The interaction as a group has become richer with new notifications. A group can be mentioned in the comments, and groups can also have private conversations, with other groups or participants.
Notify user_group followers when it posts a comment.
#5906 Notify admins o user_group created or updated.
#5906 Comments can mention groups and its members are notified.
#5763 Allow groups to have private conversations with other users or groups.
Conversations now come with the possibility of sending private messages among several participants (up to 9):
Add scroll to last message and apply it on conversations.
#5718 Allow to restrict direct messages to only people followed by the user.
#5720 Now messages inside conversations have their urls identified as links.
#5755 Improvements to conversations with more than one participant.
#6094 Allow users to have private conversations with more than one participant.
More configuration options in the Decidim forms:
Collapse and expand questions when editing questionnaire
#5945 New question type "Matrix"
#5948 Update move up and down buttons after dragging questions when managing questionnaire.
#5947 Split forms in steps using separators
#6108 Request confirmation when leaving the form half-answered
We've been working intensively on the Budgets component, and the next release will bring important new features. In the meantime, here is a little preview:
Allow projects to be sorted by different criteria
#5808 Request confirmation to exit budgets component
#5765 Add minimum projects rule to Budgets
#5865 Send email with summary on order checkout
#6006 Projects filter by multiple categories
#5992 mprove the budget page and the project card
Take a look to other design changes In proposals, assemblies, last activity and other components to improve the participant experience:
Add an information message when there aren't proposals.
#6063 Improve proposal preview: Use proposal card when previewing a proposal draft.
#6064 Add a setting for assemblies to enable or disable the visibility of the organization chart.
#6040 Add related assemblies to participatory processes
#5868 Filter options to Timeline and Activity tabs.
#5845 Redesign activity cards for the home page
#5672 Redesign activity cards on Timeline and Activity Tabs for a consistent user experience
#5779 Add redesign for responsive public profile navigation tabs
#6032 Include year in meetings' card
#6102 Automatic task for deleting Meeting Inscription data.
#5989 Added support for import csv files in Accountability module
#6028 Fix comment link on Last Activity.
#5999 Add endorsements to blog posts.
#5542 Accessibility compliance
No doubt this release is marked by the accessibility work we have started. It’s a WIP, there are many aspects to improve for Decidim to be 100% accessible, but this is a first big step. Check out the changes made in these PRs:
Improve accessibility issues
#5684 Improve accessibility vol 2
To learn about more changes, check the whole changelog: