Community Weaver 3.0 Release Notes

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This release document outlines changes solely to Community Weaver version 3.0 released on March 30, 2015 through version 3.0.19. released on March 21, 2016.

For the most recent release notes visit this page.

Community Weaver 3.0.19

Released on Monday March 21st, 10:30PM Eastern Daylight Time 2016:

  • Fixed an issue where numbers would appear in a member's contact information block on their profile when a contact field was blank (#758)
  • Fixed issue where privacy settings were not honored in member update emails (#791)
  • Modified the default launch configuration for CW3 to have new set of regularly used defaults (#793)
  • Translation interface now displays languages in alphabetic order (#795)
  • Members are no longer able to modify the privacy settings of their name, picture, bio, or profile page (Coordinators can, however) (#796)
  • Changed the default sort order from reports linked on Coordinator dashboard to show most recent members at the top of the list (#797)
  • Added a member filter to show members who have/don't have Timebanker's Talents listings (#805)
  • Added additional dialects for English and French (#778)
  • Added cover page to TimeBanker's Talents printout (#811)
  • Fixed an issue when adding a member with no email (#821)
  • Fixed an issue when coordinators wanted to send a validation email for members (#823)

Community Weaver 3.0.18

Released on Monday February 1st 9:30 PM Eastern Standard Time 2016.

  • The WYSIWYG editor has been updated to the most recent version
  • Fixed an issue when converting to organization - was often unstable or unpredictable in certain browsers
  • Filter added for finding organizations with/without managers, and managers of organizations
  • Ability to add <form> tags to your pages, alerts, and news items


  • Released Mon Feb 1 23:30 EST 2016 - Fixed an issue with some aspects of profile editing not working
  • Released Mon Feb 1 23:40 EST 2016 - Updated a translation string to remove non-space whitespace
  • Released Tue Feb 2 09:30 EST 2016 - Fixed issue with signup page producing error
  • Released Tue Feb 2 14:35 EST 2016 - Fixed an issue with editing member bios (#783)
  • Released Tue Feb 2 14:57 EST 2016 - Fixed an issue with the user picker (#784)
  • Released Tue Feb 2 17:55 EST 2016 - Fixed an issue with saving "Home page" status for pages/alerts and news (#785)
  • Released Tue Feb 3 19:26 EST 2016 - Fixed an issue related to migrating from CW2 (#786)
  • Released Fri Feb 5 08:48:43 EST 2016 - Fixed an issue with how dates are displayed while editing service ads (#788)

Community Weaver 3.0.17

Released on Monday January 18 2:18 PM Eastern Standard Time 2016.

  • Added two filters to the member list: Interface language (Coordinators only), and Spoken Language (any member) (#685)
  • Fixed an issue with new time banks where they could not set the default language for the site (#688)
  • Added a new language translation status "Draft" (#689)
  • Added functionality to allow migration from Time and Talents to Community Weaver 3 (#658)
  • Updated membership status page copy to be clearer (#539)
  • Updated help text for translation interface (#690)
  • Updated wording used for "Membership Status", it is now "Profile Status" (#693)
  • Fixed an issue when editing events titles (#696)
  • Added functionality to keep database log of sent mail trim and compacted
  • "Recent Applicants" block on coordinator dashboard now displays "No recent applicants" when empty.
  • Layout of date picker on Exchange edit page will use more available space and be more responsive on mobile devices
  • Updated language settings across all sites so that new language filters will work properly


  • Mon Jan 18 5:00 PM EST 2016. Fixed an issue where Read More on the home page was linking incorrectly.
  • Tue Jan 19 4:00:05 PM EST 2016 Fixed an issue with migrations which didn't complete successfully.
  • Fri Jan 22 09:21:07 EST 2016 Fixed permissions for event editing for coordinators

Community Weaver 3.0.16

Released Tuesday, December 15th, 9:07 AM Eastern Standard Time.

  • The visibility filter in the event list now operates correctly (Coordinators only) (#628)
  • Broadcast emails now are from your site email address, so replies will go to all coordinators (#635)
  • Fixed an issue with initial configuration of the site email address for some CW2 migrations (#663)
  • The term transaction is universally replaced with the term exchange (#553)
  • Translation enhancements to provide validation, keyboard shortcuts on FireFox, additional help for dates and times (#666, #667, #668)
  • Contact forms require that visitors are humans using a CAPTCHA (#590)
  • Fixed a bug which would cause recent offers and requests to be displayed at the top of the list before expiring (#674)
  • Fixed an issue which made it difficult to schedule broadcast emails for short-term delivery (#672)
  • Fixed an issue which would make migrations occasionally appear to take a long time to finish (#673)
  • Fixed an issue where articles on the home page would not be unpublished correctly


  • Added a feature to strip CSS from emails for and email addresses (#682) (December 18, 2015, 2:05PM EST)
  • Fixed an issue where two coordinator menus were hidden incorrectly (#683) (December 19, 2015, 10:40AM EST)
  • Fixed an issue where visibility settings for news on the home page wouldn't save (Coordinators) (#684) (December 28, 2015, 02:55PM EST)

Community Weaver 3.0.15

Released on Thursday November 24th, at 1:06PM Eastern Standard Time.

  • The contact form now properly honors all recipients for email messages. (#648)
  • You may now edit and modify contact form categories as a coordinator by visiting the gear menu, Lists, then choosing Contact form categories. (#526)
  • You may now reorder the contact form categories and choose which item is selected by default. (#632)
  • Events in managing events can be sorted by event date or by title. (#629)
  • Added options to profiles under Living Situation: Just myself, Prefer not to answer, and "No pets" to allow an answer for signup if needed. (#480)
  • Messages are now automatically marked as read after 10 seconds on the message view page. (#517)
  • Fixed the online activity message for broadcast emails which incorrectly stated the message was unscheduled. (#538)
  • Coordinators may now edit and delete the coordinator notes you author, and it displays the modified date if edited. (#625)
  • When coordinators add a member they can now choose to add an organizational account as well. (#642)
  • Fixed an issue with an incorrect message about email validation for members who have no email. (#537)
  • Removed "Formatting" option in general settings as it's not honored and will be updated in translation files.
  • When disabling an account which is a Guardian Angel for others, coordinators are prompted to choose a new guardian angel. (#498)
  • Fixed the text for the tooltip icon on the rotate image button on profile pictures. (#627)

Community Weaver 3.0.14

Released on Thursday November 6th, at 1AM Eastern Standard Time.

  • Email sent by the system should no longer show a "Return Request" request in some email clients (#613)
  • For coordinators all home page blocks are always visible regardless if there is no content visible within the block (#617)
  • When recent activity notifications are enabled for the TimeBank's members, the first email members receive will only display maximum of 1 weeks worth of recent content (#636)
  • Recent activity correctly shows recently updated news and events (#597)
  • Events displayed in the home page block honor the visibility setting correctly (#533)
  • Contact form sent to coordinators removed the highly technical "Details" section (#619)
  • Coordinators when viewing the Members list will see approved Members by default (used to show unapproved and approved members) (#621)
  • Two additional member reports in the Coordinator dashboard (#622)
  • It is now possible for coordinators to remove all organizational managers from an organization (#637)
  • A new date and time picker is implemented on the site which does not have a usability issue when choosing future months (#481)
  • Additional functionality added to allow for translations and internationalization of the interface (#529) NOTE: The translations are not yet done.
  • When converting a member to an organization, the coordinator doing the conversion is no longer added as the first organizational manager (#644)

Community Weaver 3.0.13

Released on Tuesday, August 18th, 2015 at 4PM Eastern Daylight Time:

  • Guardian Angels are now notified when they are assigned or unassigned as a Guardian Angel for another member. (Issue # 508)
  • (Coordinators only) The Guardian Angel list visible in the profile page and when adding a new member now excludes members who have a Guardian Angel
  • When migrating from CW2, the phone number privacy setting is properly preserved in CW3 now. CW3 sites which have already been migrated will be patched to have the settings preserved.
  • "Sign up as an organizational member" on signup page changed to "Sign up as an organization"
  • Removed "No additional contact info" text from TimeBanker's Talents print view


  • Fix incorrect "Today" string in upcoming events (Applied 8/20/2015 11:20PM; Issue #559 )
  • Fix labels on upcoming events to be "Past events", "Happening Now", and "Recent Events" (Applied 8/20/2015 01:08PM; Issue # 560)
  • Fixed issue with dates resetting when editing events and service ads (Applied 9/5/2015 11:36AM; Issue #564)

Community Weaver 3.0.12

Released on Monday, August 3rd, 2015 at 8:00PM Eastern Daylight Time:

  • When deleting exchanges, both member balances are now updated correctly (previously it would show an incorrect balance) (Issue #541)
  • When exchanges are created, edited, or deleted, all members are notified immediately. (Issue #512)
  • Coordinator email report now shows more details about exchanges (Issue #534)
  • Enhanced the WYSIWYG editor with improved browser spellcheck, HTML view, and font colors (Issue #518)
  • Links from TimeBankers' Talents in your profile now link to the TT directory (Issue #528)
  • Improved the mobile layout on a variety of pages (No issue #)
  • Removed "Updated selection" message when individual items are selected from a list (No issue #)

Community Weaver 3.0.11

Released on July 15, 2015 at 7:30 PM Eastern Daylight Time.

  • Added a filter to the members list for coordinators to filter based on whether the member wishes to receive broadcast emails (Issue #466)
  • Added ability for a coordinator to change an offer to a request (or vice-versa) (Issue #469)
  • Fixed an issue when managing affiliations; in some TimeBanks the delete modal did not display a drop down to reassign the old affiliation to a new one (Issue #470)
  • Member `{last_login}` is now updated correctly (it reflects the time the member last entered their username and password to get access to the site) (Issue #472)
  • Improved the labels used on the filter selectors to be more accurate (Issue #474)
  • Printing pages does not print out the Facebook/Twitter icons anymore, add neighborhood to TT print view (Issue #478)
  • A dialog box is now displayed asking if it's OK to delete an exchange (Issue #479)
  • Members who have a guardian angel can now see the member in the user bar (below the main menu bar) (Issue #482)
  • In the Contact Information box on profile pages the "Verified" status of a member's email address is now displayed (Issue #483)
  • When a member is approved the links to the site now (optionally) require the member to log in prior to viewing the pages (Issue #484)
  • When replying to messages from the system the "no-reply@" address will now bounce indicating that you should respond to the request online (Issue #487)
  • Added technical coordinator to notifications regarding migrations (Issue #489)
  • When clicking on "Items per page" the sort order is correctly preserved when viewing the exchange list (Issue #493)
  • Fixed issue with HTML links being lower-cased incorrectly (Issue #495)
  • Guardian Angel drop-down no longer includes disabled accounts (Issue #496)
  • Coordinators now have the ability to filter lists based on the guardian angel status of members (Issue #497)
  • Added some error handling support for errors when compiling CSS from LESS files (Issue #501)
  • Changed the terminology "Member disabled" to "Member account disabled" everywhere (Issue #502)
  • Changed the "Invite a member" link in the + menu to "Add a member" (Issue #461)
  • "Add a member" terminology and email settings content was cleaned up to be more consistent (Issue #505)
  • When adding a member with no email address, the email address does not need to be validated (Issue #515)
  • Fixed the tool tip for the Search box icon to be the correct color (Issue #516)
  • Renamed "All members" filter heading to "Humans and Organizations" to avoid confusion
  • Renamed "- Guardian Status -" filter heading to "Guardian Status" to be consistent
  • Renamed "Invite a new member" to "Add a member" in create menu, and on Add a member page.

Hot Fixes

Hot fixes are improvements that are immediately implemented in the current version, usually because it is a serious issue.

  • Disabled accounts can no longer be seen and chosen when recording exchanges. (Issue #536, fixed July 31, 2015)
  • Fixed issue where some tool tips would overlap menu items making them difficult to access. (Issue #524, fixed July 29, 2015)
  • Fixed an issue when members whose guardian was deleted would show "Where'd it go?" on every page (Issue #532, fixed July 28, 2015)
  • Fixed issue with migration when files in CW2 contained a special character (Issue #525, fixed July 20, 2015 2:08 AM)
  • Replies to CW notifications with incorrect recipient will be bounced back to sender. (Issue #487, fixed July 16, 2015)
  • Fixed an issue when members logged in with the wrong password (Issue #513, fixed July 23, 2015 11:40 AM)

Community Weaver 3.0.10

  • Released on June 15, 2015 at 1:40 PM Eastern Daylight Time
  • FILTERS - Added ability to show/hide all filters for a list with "Show All" and "Hide All"
  • PRINTING - Improved printing for many pages, particularly member account, certificate pages.
  • TIMEBANKERS' TALENTS - Added links to member offer list in TimeBanker's Talents

Hot Fixes

Hot fixes are improvements that are immediately implemented in the current version, usually because it is a serious issue.

  • Fixed an issue which, in some circumstances, would not notify coordinators of various messages (Issue #509, fixed July, 1, 2015)
  • Disabled accounts no longer are sent member activity updates via email. (Issue # 488 fixed June 20, 2015)

Community Weaver 3.0.9

  • Released on June 5, 2015 at 3:45 PM Eastern Daylight Time

Community Weaver 3.0.8

  • Released on May 27, 2015 at 6:00 PM Eastern Daylight Time
  • MOBILE - Added custom iPhone touch icon for creating icon on mobile devices.
  • MOBILE - Added CW3 startup screen for future web application.
  • FILTER - Fixed filter bug for neighborhood in ads.
  • ORDER BY - Added feature to order members by join date.

Community Weaver 3.0.7

  • Released on May 14, 2015 at 1:22 PM Eastern Daylight Time
  • SOCIAL MEDIA - Added new feature, social icon setup for FaceBook and Twitter. Coordinator settings under gear menu -> General settings -> Features.
  • SOCIAL MEDIA - Added sticky for new feature

Community Weaver 3.0.6

  • Released on May 7, 2015 at 2:40 PM Eastern Daylight Time
  • EMAIL NOTIFICATIONS - Fixed issue with default email logo not displaying in some circumstances.
  • EMAIL NOTIFICATIONS - Excluded core articles from member updates email.
  • MIGRATION - Added a fix to final migrations which may cause the CW2 not to move to the CW3 site.

Community Weaver 3.0.5

  • Released on April 24, 2015 at 12:30PM Eastern Daylight Time
  • SERVICE ADS - Fixed ad-expiring email template to correctly redirect upon delete.
  • MIGRATION - Fixed email diverted issue after migration.

Community Weaver 3.0.4

  • Released on April 9, 2015 at 9:26PM Eastern Daylight Time
  • LAUNCHES - Fixed issue with new CW3 launches
  • PERMISSIONS - Fixed issues where members can set their own Guardian Angels.
  • PERMISSIONS - Removed public access to technical release notes.
  • USABILITY - Realigned "Edit Site Terms of Service" to be more easily clicked without overlap.

Community Weaver 3.0.3

  • Released on April 8, 2015 at 8:30AM Eastern Daylight Time
  • MIGRATION - Fixed issue which affected scheduling of migration for TimeBanks with time zones in the Pacific.

Community Weaver 3.0.2

  • Released on April 7, 2015 at 11:15AM Eastern Daylight Time
  • MIGRATION - Announcements, pages, links, and alerts from CW2 are are unpublished upon migration to CW3, except CW2 home page.
  • MIGRATION - Home page article from CW2 becomes default home page when migrating to CW3.

Community Weaver 3.0.1

  • Released on April 3, 2015 at 2:00PM Eastern Daylight Time
  • MIGRATION - Announcements, pages, links, and alerts from CW2 are are unpublished upon migration to CW3.

Community Weaver 3.0.0

  • Released on March 30, 2015
  • All CW2 timebanks can migrate at will to the new CW3.
  • All new CW timebanks will be launched using the new CW3.