Crowded Changelog

New features, ideas, and previews

BETA - We are working on a full implementation of the Open Graph Protocol. At the moment we are testing with a select group of customers.

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A bit compacter Posts template. Now all Posts descriptions will be capped at 3-4 lines, this allows readers to easily scroll through the overview and only read the content they are interested in.

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BETA - Mentions! A feature we wanted to build for a very long time. After some hard work we are now proudly starting with the beta period. A selected group of customers is testing this new feature and will be rolled out to all customers once proven to be bug-free.

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BETA - Extended feedback for users. Show your participants what they have to do before the event starts. We are now in a beta period with a selected group of customers.

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3D Map - After the interactive map of Amsterdam Smart City we tasted the greatness of maps. With the project of Mijn Weerselo we stepped it up and we can now present our first 3D Map, clickable of course!

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Hackathon Templates - Introducing hackathon Teams, Spots and Data templates. Allow your participants to create a Team and add open Spots. Lone wolves can find their Team via the Spots section. All participants can see which Data will be available during the hackathon thanks to the Data template.

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Updated our comment section with small design changes and new lines (enters).

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Finding the right tab is now a lot easier! We support custom favicons for all our communities from now on. Allowed file extensions are .PNG and .ICO

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Display all your pages, projects or events on a map! Now available as an add-on to your Crowded community.

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Small update in our posts template, now you can see who liked your post on the detail page! Furthermore you can easily see in what category or page the post is written (e.g. in Crowded).

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Share your community pages onto Facebook, Twitter or LinkedIn. We now support share buttons in multiple templates!

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Our posts design is updated, now it includes the tagline of the poster and it's a lot slicker overall!

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Admins can now see all scheduled posts and edit them before they are published.

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All external links in de content of pages will be opened automatically in an extra tab.

New cookie message including a link to our Privacy Policy.

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New notification settings, easily switch specific sort of emails on and off!

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We rebuild the email notifications from the ground up, now with a better and more compatible template and settings for users to disable specific types of notifications.

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Allow people added to projects, teams or pages to edit and add content!

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IT'S HERE!

Search in overview on all pages! It now highlights results and searches in alle pages ever published.

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Fixed a small bug where users where unable to upload a profile picture.

We've should fixed this waaaay back, but now it's here: When a user signs in successfully he is send back to the last viewed page before signing in.

Clearer and more understandable error messages, which also are being send to support, so we can help you a bit better when you run into problems.

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The text in the footer (© Community is part of Company) can now be customized to your liking.

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  • Comments are now sorted in the right order.
  • Links in comments are now clickable.

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Social/profile url's added by users are now formatted properly and open in a new tab.

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The 'posts' template got a big upgrade! You can now easily attach links or upload an image.

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For new posts, events, blogs or any other template that needs to be added in a theme or group, you can now show a dropdown with options to choose from.

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You can now customise what pages are listed on a profile page. Eg: Recent posts by the user, projects the user is a member of, themes the users follows, etc. Contact sales or support to change this.

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We added User search and improved our speed when searching. Also: Your results are now highlighted. Soon we will implement these improvements for searching within overviews as well

Happy Searching!

Search users

We now support completely closed off communities for companies that want control over who's viewing your content. In closed communities you can choose who can register through the following options:

  • By a shared invite code which you can spread amongst your potential members
  • Through whitelisting domains which can be used for email sign-up. So for example you can limit to only emails that end with @ing.com.

Sign Up with whitelisted email

N.B. Whitelisted Domains can't be used in combination with Social Login's.

We've got a new logo! We're also working on the rest of our new brand and website.

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Follow our brand development here.

We fixed some minor bugs that made emails not display correctly.

Now available to all customers: Sign in with Facebook, LinkedIn or Twitter.

Facebook Login!!

We actually support any OAuth Client of your choice (Instagram, Google Apps, GitHub, Salesforce, etc

We heavily increased the loading speed and performance of pages! You should especially experience this on bigger pages with relations (like projects). 🏎

Faster support! We're expanding our team a little bit, so we can help you better and faster. With this we also changed some things in our backend and the way we eat email, especially we are using a central inbox:

For any questions, please use our new central support address at support@getcrowded.co!

We can haz support

We are now integrating IMGIX in all communities, making loadtime of images a lot faster.

We are updating the 'Project' Templates, splitting static information to the right, and related posts/content to the left. Also, we made people more important and prominent.

Example Project Page