SociableKIT release notes: July 30, 2020

SociableKIT solutions were mentioned below. View live demos here. Learn how to use different SociableKIT solutions from our blog here.

NEW

  • Facebook page solutions: If your page access token is not valid anymore, there will be a prompt that will ask you to reconnect your Facebook account to SociableKIT.
  • Facebook page posts solution: We’ve added a new checkbox option called “Display visitor posts” under the “Profile” tab. Once checked, the feed will show only the visitor posts.
  • Facebook page playlist videos solution: A “Select” button is now added on the Playlist ID field to select the playlist ID.
    • When the Select button was clicked, it will show the list of Facebook pages.
    • Once a Facebook page was clicked, it will show the list of playlists.
    • Once a playlist was selected, it will close the pop-up and the playlist ID will be entered in the field.
  • Google Play reviews solution: It now auto retrieves the Google play ID when pasting URL on the field. Applicable to both the Create and Customize page.
  • Facebook page reviews solution: We’ve added a new option called “Exclude posts” and it is found under the “Posts” tab. This new feature will allow you to select the reviews to be excluded in the feed.
  • LinkedIn profile posts & LinkedIn page posts solution: Profile picture on posts are now a circle. On create, the character limit is now set to 300 by default. Many LinkedIn posts have long blocks of texts, we want to shorten it so that more posts will be viewable.
  • Private Instagram feed solution: The default posts count is now 12. You can change this under the “Posts” tab.
  • YouTube channel and YouTube playlist solution: Videos will now play one at a time to save users’ data.
  • Facebook page events solution: When creating a new solution, the Facebook Page ID field is now required. If it is empty and the user clicked the next button, the system will show a modal with a message: Please select a Facebook page
  • Facebook page events & one event solution: If it is an “Online event” instead of displaying “View location on Facebook”, it is now displayed as an “Online event” on the feed.

IMPROVEMENTS

  • Facebook page videos solution: On Slider layout, arrows are now outside the videos. This will give more highlight to the videos in the feed.
  • SociableKIT solutions page: The following are the improvements we’ve made:
    • There is now a preloader image so you will know something is loading.
    • Spaces on the upper and lower part of the title were reduced.
    • The underline when hovering a menu was removed.
  • Facebook page posts solution: The following are the improvements we’ve made:
    • The character limit under the “Posts” tab is now set to 300 characters by default.
    • The load more button’s font size is now the same as the content inside the posts.
  • Instagram hashtag feed and Instagram feed solution: The maximum default posts count is now 21. You can select a post count using a drop-down under the “Posts” tab.
  • SociableKIT YouTube tutorials: The titles and descriptions are now updated and accurate.
  • Facebook page playlist solution: The following are the improvements we’ve made:
    • When creating a solution, a “Select” button is now added on the Playlist ID field to select a Facebook page and then the playlist ID.
    • On the pop-up, when hovering on a page or playlist ID, the item is now highlighted with a blue background.
    • When typing something in the search field. there is now an X button to clear the text. It automatically appears when the user types a text.
    • The Maayos theme’s font color is now readable.
  • YouTube channel and YouTube playlist solution: On the pop-up, when you clicked a video that has no comments to show, the horizontal line is now removed.
  • Facebook page videos solution: The following are the improvements we’ve made:
    • The hashtags are now clickable.
    • The title on the pop-up is now bold.
    • Space between title and video were added.
  • Facebook page reviews solution: The profile picture and page name is now leveled. The unwanted space above the page name was removed.
  • Vimeo channel solution: The following are the improvements we’ve made:
    • The profile picture now looks original size and not stretched.
    • The “Created by” are now under the Video count tab.
    • The play icon was changed to a Vimeo icon.
    • Under the “Video item” tab the date format option was added.
    • The clock icon was removed.
    • The video title now has a bigger font size than the date.
  • Facebook page events solution: When on month view, the width of the control bar is now equal to the calendar.
  • Facebook page videos solution: The following are the improvements we’ve made:
    • If no video found, the message prompt “No Video Found” will be displayed.
    • In slider layout using Maaliwalas Theme, the next and previous buttons now have a thin black border.
    • When you hover on a video, the shade now covers the whole thumbnail.
    • The search box is now responsive.
  • Facebook page events solution: If your Page access token is invalid, there will now be a visible message saying “Your page access token is not valid anymore. Please follow this tutorial to enter a valid token.”

FIXES

  • Facebook page videos solution: On the mobile view, the width is now 100%. There is no more extra margin or padding.
  • Facebook page videos solution: The following are the fixes we’ve made:
    • On the grid layout, extra space on the right side was removed.
    • On the slider layout, the “Like us” button is now visible.
    • The hover now applies to the whole thumbnail of a video.
  • Google Play reviews solution: When using a theme, the profile name and overall rating are now visible.
  • Facebook page playlist videos solution: We’ve fixed an issue where the feed was stuck at the preloader on some websites.
  • LinkedIn Page Posts solution: We’ve fixed an issue when clicking the “read more” link cuts off the image content. It now shows the whole post item.
  • Facebook Page Posts solution: We’ve fixed an issue where the scroll bar is missing on some websites. Thanks to Bob for reporting this issue!
  • Facebook group event solution: We’ve fixed an issue on the slider layout where the events are cut off.
  • Facebook page photo album (one album) solution: We’ve fixed an issue on the “Load more” button. When you click it, it repeats showing the photos instead of loading new ones. Thanks to Diane of Warragul Interiors for reporting the issue.
  • Google reviews solution: We’ve fixed an issue where the red marker is not showing when the Google place was selected during the creation and customization of the feed.

If you need help or if you have any questions, comments or suggestions, email me at support@sociablekit.com or chat with me here.

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