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Raftr Support: December 21 Update

Raftr Support: December 21 Update

All platforms:

  • Updated order of Home page sections, with Chat as the new default
  • Enabled hiding DM conversations from Personal Chat feed
  • Enabled disabling default Channels
  • Some fixes and improvements, including
    • Option on Home page to join more Rafts now filters the opened list to only be Rafts for the active community
    • Clicking bookmark icon on Posts and chat messages now removes the bookmark

Android:

  • Some chat updates to better support finding the oldest unread message
    • Added a banner to support quickest navigation to the oldest unread message when that is not where a conversation opens (ie: if you enter via a notification that takes you to a specific message)
    • Implemented / updated timestamp dividers above the oldest unread message to have special formatting and “NEW” text
  • Added option to create Channels on the contextual create options on Raft pages, for Raft admin on Premium Rafts which have Channel creation enabled
  • Some fixes and improvements, including
    • Updates to improve app loading
    • Deprecated support for Android OS 7 and below

iOS:

  • Added options to join Rafts when trying to interact with content
  • Added option to create Channels on the contextual create options on Raft pages, for Raft admin on Premium Rafts which have Channel creation enabled
  • Some fixes and improvements, including
    • Prevent downloading files attached to Posts if user is not a member of the Post’s Raft
    • Updated chat message text to be compatible with iOS accessibility settings
    • Updated “see all” views for people sections on the Campus page to load 20 people by default
    • Removed search bar from Likes list for Posts
    • Updates to improve app loading
    • Deprecated support for iOS 12 and below

Web:

  • Updated login flow, to improve experience for SSO users, in particular
    • This also includes updates to SSO Takeover emails, so directly open the community’s SSO login screen
  • Introduced a new Pexels integration to provide an image gallery (similar to Giphy) when managing Rafts’ Icon and Cover images (will be rolled out to other features with images throughout the app in future releases)
  • Enabled Raft admin seeing Posts scheduled by other users on the Rafts they are admin of, on both the app and Raft levels
  • Some fixes and improvements, including
    • Fixed the copy / paste issue for Edge browser
    • Default Channel updates on the Home page’s All section will now open the Channel (instead of Raft Home page)

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