Raftr Support: October 19 Update

Raftr Support: October 19 Update

All platforms: Continued metrics updates Updated messages and navigation after creating content Android: Introduced views counts on Posts Replaced bookmark, file, and media archives for default Channels with filters in the conversation view Enabled support for admin-selected default page (Home vs. Campus) on Portal Some fixes and improvements: Improved reply gestures in chat Updated some onboarding text and graphics Updated UI for the "see all" view for Pinned content on Rafts A variety of small UI tweaks to get to spec on the Campus page Updated content on Home page to reflect various statuses like frozen or restricted Updated Rafts'…
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Raftr Support: September 28 Update

Raftr Support: September 28 Update

All platforms: Continued metrics improvements, including new option for tracking "claimed" accounts more accurately Some fixes and improvements: Enabled hiding the Channels section on Premium Rafts when there are no Channels to show there Renamed carousel on app-level Events page to "Popular Events" Removed the Raft carousel on the News page Updated Events section on Home page to include AGC Android: Continued cobranding support Updated app icon and Play Store screenshots Some fixes and improvements like preventing some crashes and updating navigation from the Home page's All section iOS: Continued cobranding support Refreshed UI for Raft Home pages, including some…
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Raftr Support: September 7 Update

Raftr Support: September 7 Update

All platforms: Enabled the Faculty Persona Introduced Secret Channels (ie: invite-only membership and hidden from non-members) Some improvements: Updated Search results to include Joinable Channels (ie: non-member Public or Private Channels from your member Rafts) Updated sort order for Rafts' Channels pages: member Channels at the top of the list, sorted by recency of activity; followed by Joinable Channels, sorted alphabetically Updated the Home All page to include Rafts and Channels that do not yet have activity Updated the activity preview text for Rafts on the Home All page Continued metrics updates Updated text in Cross-Posting section of Content Management…
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Raftr Support: August 17 Update

Raftr Support: August 17 Update

Android: Introduced new Home page "Don't Miss It" section with content from member Rafts All page with a list of all member Rafts and non-default Channels with previews of recent activity, and which is sorted according to recency of content (default/ Everyone Channel messages are included on the Rafts, rather than on a separate line item) Chat, Events, and Posts feeds for member Rafts Channel invites can be found via the three-dots menu in the feeds header Contextual create prompts for each feed Updated app-level feeds Events feed is now all (member and non-member) Rafts Former Posts feed is now…
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Raftr Support: July 27 Update

Raftr Support: July 27 Update

Android: Replaced Topic icons with emoji Improved navigation on Rafts Some improvements and fixes like including a button to return to most recent messages any time you scroll further back in chat history updating placeholder text in Search bars updating font - as part of cross-platform update to use the same font on all platforms updating notifications to Raft and Channel admin about join requests and member suggestions to now open the requests screen directly iOS: Introduced new Home page All page with a list of all member Rafts and non-default Channels with previews of recent activity, and which is…
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Raftr Support: July 6 Update

Raftr Support: July 6 Update

Web: Introduced Home page with "Don't Miss It" section with content from member Rafts Posts and Events feeds for member Rafts Updated (bottom of screen) contextual create prompts for each feed Updated app-level feeds Events feed is now all (member and non-member) Rafts Former Posts feed is now a News feed with only AGC Posts from all (member and non-member) Rafts Introduced views counts on Posts (these track every time a Post is loaded on a screen - which means the user may not have actually scrolled past and seen it, and it also means it tracks "total" views not…
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Raftr Support: June 18 Update

Raftr Support: June 18 Update

All Platforms: Raft Management Updates for Basic and Premium rafts: See Pro site page for Basic vs. Premium Raft features Android: Updated comments (and their replies) on Posts to support media Updated UI for Rafts: Updated app and Raft headers on Raft pages Removed Members section from Home page, and added to Info page and a new Members page Removed Messages and Channels sections from Home page Updated UI for Settings menu and Info page Merged settings and membership for Everyone Channels and their Rafts Rafts now have a "Chat" tab to open the default/ Everyone Channel Premium Rafts with…
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Raftr Support: April 13 Update

Raftr Support: April 13 Update

All Platforms: Updated Explore to be a Campus page, including options to pin Announcements in the header and add additional, departmental subpages (via Admin Portal) - this also includes new "Highlight" sections which can be added to the top of any subpage Android: Expanded support for multi-community membership Account creation and onboarding updates to support cobranding (for cobranded communities), neutralize UI (for non-cobranded communities), and simplify UX Some fixes like preventing crashes related to profiles and the Campus page iOS: Expanded support for multi-community membership Some fixes like new options for tagging people in chat messages on public rafts when they…
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Raftr Support: January 14 Product Update

Raftr Support: January 14 Product Update

Raftr publishes app and web updates every two weeks, adding new features, improving existing functions, and providing housekeeping and bug fixes as they arise. Here’s the latest summary of updates from this week’s new platform updates: New Features on Android: Added a repost feature to share posts (of all types) on Raftr Enabled ProUsers to send Announcements via existing posts (of all types) Updated share buttons to have options for sharing on Raftr or to other apps Introduced recurring options for Event posts Some fixes such as "like" message notifications navigating properly and some tweaks for private messaging group info…
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Raftr Support: January 1 Product Updates

Raftr Support: January 1 Product Updates

Raftr publishes app and web updates every two weeks, adding new features, improving existing functions, and providing housekeeping and bug fixes as they arise. Here’s the latest summary of updates from this week’s new platform updates: Android: Enabled editing or deleting your own comments on posts Hid community names from profiles, unless you're looking at someone from another community Some fixes like making Explore UI more consistent and ensuring accurate date separators in messaging iOS: Updated notifications to make it more clear which ones have already been opened Updated the navigation bar at the bottom of the app Some fixes…
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