Changelog

The latest changes, fixes and new features on our e-learning platform.

November 2021

  1. New
    Using the supplied XLSX template, invite several new users to your platform in a single operation.
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  2. Improvement
    All static files hosted by Didacte are now on servers located in Canada.
  3. Improvement
    Improves readability and accessibility throughout the application.
  4. Fix
  5. Improvement
    Duplicated training plans are now named according to the associated version or session.
  6. Improvement
    Improves contrast and uniformity of the color palette used in the application.
  7. Improvement

October 2021

  1. Improvement
    A student who left a course review can now update it. Especially useful for students who left a negative review, but where the situation was then rectified by the teacher.
  2. New
    All new platforms now have access to a management portal for their Didacte plan. This portal allows you to modify payment information, view invoices and update the plan associated with the platform.

September 2021

  1. Improvement
    An icon as well as a link to the documentation are present above all fields supporting the Markdown format.
  2. Improvement
    Onboarding steps have been revised, both visually and in terms of content, in order to make the initial setup easier for new users.
  3. Improvement
    Certain types of events were only displayed in the global activity report. All events are now visible in a user's details page.

August 2021

  1. Improvement
    You can now restrict coupon usage to specific user groups. This is a great way to support members versus non-members pricing strategies.
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July 2021

  1. New
    This feature allows you to collect reviews and satisfaction indicators from your students when they complete a course. The average score can also be displayed on the course card and the official description page.
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  2. Improvement
    The course edit menu has been redesigned to facilitate access at all times to the main actions.
  3. Fix
    Deleted providers were not visible in the filter options list.
  4. Fix
    Clicking on an image in a lesson incorrectly offered to download the image rather than view it in a new tab. 

June 2021

  1. Improvement
    Added support for platform in the Arab emirates, Hungary, Gibraltar, Liechtenstein and the Philippines
  2. Improvement
    It is now impossible for a user to complete a Virtual Classroom or Live video lesson before its scheduled start time.
  3. Improvement
    The application menu has been redesigned to make better use of the space, for both administrators and learners. Other small interface improvements were made during this overhaul to standardize the user experience.
  4. New
    Our Standard, Professional and Enterprise plans now allow you to duplicate courses created on your platform. The feature is in beta (ask us).
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May 2021

  1. New
    You can now archive a subscription plan immediately or on a scheduled date.
  2. Improvement
    In order to improve invoice management for businesses with multiple sales channels, you can now add a prefix or suffix to your sequential invoice numbering order.
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  3. New
    Invoice numbers are now sequential for online sales. Also, the invoice number will start at 1000 for new Didacte accounts and those who have not yet made a first sale.
  4. Fix

April 2021

  1. Fix
    The duration indicated was the total duration of the classroom, not the recorded segment. The duration shown is now the recorded duration.
  2. Fix
  3. New
    Group supervisors are able to track the progress of each users associated with their groups. Available on Enterprise plans, in beta by invitation on Pro plans.
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  4. New
    This feature is currently available in beta for Pro and Enterprise account exclusively (ask us to try it out).

    Allows you to record your virtual classrooms in one or more segments and make a complete playback list of the session available to your users.

March 2021

  1. Fix
    Some data for products did not appear in the ecommerce module of Google Analytics.
  2. Fix

February 2021

  1. Improvement
    In order to provide a more accurate read on participants progress, it is now possible to see the completion time of each lesson. This will allow you to see if users are progressing faster than expected, relatively to the amount of content included in each lesson.
  2. New
    Platforms can now be linked with multiple Single Sign-On entries.

January 2021

  1. New
    Simplify the development management of your resources using standardized learning paths. This new feature allows you to create training sequences that facilitate the learning experience and ease learning curves.
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December 2020

  1. New
    Course suggestions at the end of a completed course. The prioritization system for the display order is based on 1) the next training to be completed in a learning path, 2) the featured courses and finally, 3) the other trainings.
  2. Improvement
    Quiz questions now support Markdown syntax to offer a wider range of styling possibilities.

November 2020

  1. Improvement
    Activity Log's event icons have been revamped under a modern, unified, look.
  2. New
    New events are now tracked and displayed in your platform's activity log:

    • Course publish or unpublish
    • User account deactivation or reactivation

October 2020

  1. Improvement
    Visual and copywriting improvements on all automated emails.
  2. New
    The restricted groups feature gives you more control over the display of public courses to your users. A user assigned to a restricted access group will only see authorized courses associated with that group. All other public courses will not be displayed to him in the "All Courses" interface.
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September 2020

  1. Improvement
    The credits obtained by the user for a course are now included in the enrollments report.

August 2020

  1. New
    It is now possible for platforms using custom profile fields to update them when a user logs in via the JWT endpoint.
  2. Improvement
    It is now possible to specify a unique identifier other than the user's email when connecting through the JWT endpoint. This allows a user to keep the same Didacte account even if the email used by the external connection changes.

July 2020

  1. New
    We can now create custom fields which are not editable by the user. This allows the administrator to further document user information without the risk of discrepancies or faulty compliance in the user records.

June 2020

  1. Improvement

May 2020

  1. Improvement
  2. Improvement
    Following feedback, we have adjusted the behavior to present the form to invite another user rather than sending to the users index.
  3. Fix
    When the class had started more than 1 hour ago, it was impossible for a new user to join it.

April 2020

  1. Improvement
  2. Improvement
    This change will help users with a slow connection or who cut that transfer large video files.
  3. Improvement
  4. New
    It is now possible to add virtual classes to your courses.  These lessons allow you to deliver your content with the active participation of the students. The functionality is in beta and available on the Pro and Enterprise plans.
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  5. Fix
  6. Fix
    Some special characters such as & in the names of platforms, courses and lessons were not displayed correctly.
  7. Improvement
    It is now possible to redirect a platform to a different address (other platform, change of domain address). Just contact us.

March 2020

  1. Fix

February 2020

  1. Fix
  2. Fix
  3. New
    You may now provide a list of tags to associate with the user, separated by commas. 
  4. Fix
  5. Fix

January 2020

  1. Fix
    The file name was incorrectly reported as being "file". The activity now shows the real file name.
  2. New
    The course versions allow creating different versions of the content of single course, according to different contexts.
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  3. New
    You can now configure an image of your choice or choose a photo from the Unsplash image bank to display in the header of your course page.
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  4. Improvement
    The comment was previously only available in the enrollment summary page.
  5. Fix
    User update events did not indicate who made the changes.
  6. Fix
  7. Fix
    It could happen that a course was created twice.

December 2019

  1. New
    It is now possible to define a registration period for classroom occurrences.
  2. New
    It is now possible, as the owner of a platform, to transfer this responsibility to another administrator.

November 2019

  1. Improvement
    A platform support email is now required and is now the default reply-to address for the emails that Didacte sends on your behalf.
  2. Improvement
  3. Improvement
    The bounce email notification for a user is now automatically cleared when a subsequent email is sent successfully.
  4. Fix
  5. Fix
    Pending enrollment requests are now automatically removed when you disable a user.
  6. New
    Platform administrators now have access to a summary of all credits earned by a user. Obtained credits can be filtered by category and obtention date.

October 2019

  1. New
    Didacte now supports strong authentication of the buyer, in accordance with the latest European requirements.
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  2. Improvement
    Added support for platform in Malaysia, Poland, Estonia, Latvia, Lithuania, Slovakia, Slovenia, Greece, and Portugal.
  3. Improvement
    The keyword search for courses now takes into account the name of the course, its description, the objectives, the target audience as well as the teacher and its provider.
  4. New
    It is now possible to create coupons that can only be used by specific users.

September 2019

  1. Improvement
  2. Fix
    This problem was only a display issue, the real refund was only made once as intended.
  3. Improvement
  4. Improvement
  5. New
    You can now disenroll a user directly from their profile and their complete enrollments listing.

August 2019

  1. Fix
  2. Improvement
    It is now possible to indicate that users from a particular region or province must be exempt from taxes, even if a tax is set on their country of origin.
  3. New
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  4. Fix
  5. Improvement
    Enrollments for in-class courses are displayed first with the earliest date first.
  6. New
    You can now download your original video, audio, and image files. 
    The original video is the source file you uploaded before transcoding.
  7. Improvement
    There is now a link to the invoice in the "Sales" report and a link to the enrollment in "Enrollments" and "Completed enrollments" reports.

July 2019

  1. Improvement
    Live video is now available in all online courses.
  2. Improvement
  3. Improvement
    The course duration  and certificate issued columns simplify learners' compliance monitoring.

June 2019

  1. Fix
    Fix mp4 files were not selectable when uploading a video with Safari browser.
  2. Fix
    The social media links and logo could end up in a non-ideal layout at mobile width.
  3. Fix
  4. Fix
    Users could not actually update their answers, it was a visual problem only.

March 2019

  1. Improvement
    Google Plus will shutdown on April 2, 2019.