Changelog

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

August 2022

  1. New

    Replacement of our text editor for a more flexible formatting solution that allows for the integration of iframe content within the text.

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  2. New

    Implementation of a reCAPTCHA to prevent bots and abuse for all public forms (login, user account creation, etc.).

  3. New

    Addition of an "Integrations" section with the list of external apps to which it is possible to connect your Didacte platform.

  4. Improvement

    The system now prevents users from choosing a password from any known data breach to increase the protection of their data.

  5. New

    Addition of a connector between user groups and published learning paths. This allows you to automatically enroll a user in a path when they are added to a group.

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  6. Fix

    When importing multiple users, events are now triggered and displayed in the recent activity list for each new user invited to the platform.

  7. New

    We have created an onboarding course that is automatically added to the new Didacte platforms to give you sample content. You can also participate as a student to test the full experience.

July 2022

  1. Improvement

    Trial users can now select their Didacte plan subscription in advance without losing the days remaining in the trial. Thus, the platform remains accessible and administrators do not experience any interruption in the service.

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  2. Improvement

    You can now add an email address in your communication settings, to which you will receive a copy of every invoice issued on the platform.

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  3. Improvement

    Revision of the main menu structure to facilitate navigation in the app and grouping of complementary pages via sub-menus.

  4. New

    Optimization of our integration with Zapier to facilitate automation between Didacte and other applications.

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June 2022

  1. Improvement

    Improvements to the Didacte API to facilitate the connection with external software.

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  2. Improvement

    Coupon sections are now paginated and sorted from newest to oldest. The learning paths are also paginated, but sorted alphabetically.

  3. Fix

    When a user of an Enterprise platform is not logged in and tries to access it, they are now redirected to the login page.

  4. Improvement

    Addition of a button to open in a new tab the invoice in its original layout, as it is sent to the customer.

  5. New

    Added an option in the course editor to indicate if it is eligible for Bill 90 as well as a filter in the reports to facilitate data export (available in the Province of Quebec only).

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  6. Improvement

    Addition of a visual progress bar and improvement of the structure and design of the page. 

  7. Improvement

    Addition of an option in the course editor to share the link of a published course (also possible for course versions and in-person sessions). 

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May 2022

  1. Fix
  2. Fix

    Attachments added to a lesson are now sorted and displayed by file name.

April 2022

  1. Improvement

    It is now possible to require your users to play the full video before they can complete a video lesson.

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  2. Fix

    There is now a column indicating when a user was created when exporting the detailed user list.

March 2022

  1. New

    The YouTube Live video embedding feature has been replaced with a new webinar module using the same technology as virtual classrooms.

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February 2022

  1. New

    It is now possible to activate your Didacte affiliate account from your platform in order to get a 20% referral bonus for every referred customer.

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  2. New

    Added support for embedding Berrycast videos within course content.

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December 2021

  1. New

    There is now an option to allow participants to join the virtual classroom before the scheduled start time. 

  2. New

    Available on paid plans. Contact us for complete documentation.

  3. Improvement

    Didacte now runs on servers located in Canada.

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.

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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