Release Notes for HUB

2021-03-11 11:19:53 UTC

You can find release notes for Visiolink Publishing Hub here. By each release the article is updated, and you can track what changes you will benefit from.

Release: Hub 1.20.01

Release date: 03 February 2021

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New Features

  • Added option to toggle validation on/off in HUB. As a customer, you can now switch validation off and on for your publications, which is very useful for temporary validation issues. The feature requires special setup and requires being part of 24/7 support. Contact for more information.



  • Now displays hierarchical structure within a customer
  • Added option to receive mail when manual upload is done
  • Added option to select specific title/folder on splash
  • Added option to set a publication on hold (through edit publication)
  • Added number of articles in a publication to publication overview
  • Added option to rerun XML if XML importer is active (through process panel)
  • Improved load of users
  • Tooltip in enrichments now remembers last value

Bug Fixes

  • Fixed modify release time
  • Fixed sections breaking when manual upload replace a page
  • Made delivery log info less confusing
  • Fixed only showing first 20 publications (added infinity scroll)
  • Fixed http -> https several places
  • Fixed removing sections when replacing a page
  • Fixed issue with display of enrichments in HUB when booked through XML
  • Fixed not displaying all versions in push messages, if there are many different versions to send to
  • Fixed cache settings of clickable ads (adding new clickable ads in HUB should take effect faster)


Release: Hub 1.19.01

Release date: 13. May 2019


  • Added small shadow behind publications when shown on white background
  • URL input field now checks if a URL is valid when entered
  • Added color indication of which pages have Enrichments
  • Made it possible to edit multiple pages when adding Enrichments
  • Better error message when user doesn’t have a permission
  • Added option to change release time of a publication
  • Added confirmation box before sending push messages
  • Improved layout in publication overview when only a few publications available
  • Mouse hover on edit interstitials will now show what account its booked from
  • Mouse hover on interstitials will now show when its live
  • New Push notification status in Hub
  • Now only whitelisted tags can be added and removed in Hub

Bug Fixes

  • Fixed hover message being too low
  • Fixed boxes overlapping main content
  • Fixed layout not showing all relevant information on user groups
  • Fixed publication list not being updated correctly
  • Fixed content going out of the box when splitting sections
  • Removed option to edit and replace pages when manual upload is not enabled
  • Removed the “Availability subscription/paid” for customers without an app
  • Now only shows relevant Cron jobs in Hub
  • Better handling of long account names
  • Free papers can no longer toggle between free and payed
  • No longer display number of devices registered for push messages as it was incorrect and misleading information – correct info can be found in Google Analytics
  • Fixed Manual upload releasing at once even though release time is set for later


Release: Hub 1.18.05

Release date: 06. November 2018

New Features

  • Added option to make a publication free (toggle when publication is selected). Note that this applies to Android and iOS, and for web only if you have an Web App that uses the same validation as devices.
  • Added option to generate a teaser


  • Improved performance in Push Overview with many push messages
  • Added more data to log
  • Improved log output
  • Added publication URL to overview for easier access
  • Improved sorting several places 
  • Improved interface for Edit Enrichments
  • Interstitials are now pre-filled for the entire day
  • Can no longer edit push messages after being sent
  • Now shows push source in overview
  • Shows Hold & Release time when hovering in Publication Overview

Bug Fixes

  • Fixed issue with the "&" character
  • Fixed issue with delivery info not being up-to-date in log
  • Fixed background issue in Edit Publication
  • Fixed issue witch checkboxes when creating users


Release: Hub 1.18.04

Release date: 30. July 2018

New Features

  • Added support for Segmented Push


Release: Hub 1.18.03

Release date: 23. April 2018

New Features

  • Added support for Tagging in Hub

Bug Fixes

  • Fixed an issue where inactive push notifications were shown


Release: Hub 1.18.02

Release date: 1. March 2018

New Features

  • Added options to keep or remove autolinks and enrichments when replacing pages or a publication


  • You can now enable/disable a group in user editing by clicking the group name, not just the checkbox
  • Usergroups is now shown under the user
  • Improvements to load time of the organization picker
  • Organization picker now highlight the text in search area when opened

 Bug Fixes

  • Push notifications now stay inside the box


Release: Hub 1.18.01

Release date: 30. January 2018

New Features

  • Added enrichment editor
  • Added option to release on-hold publications
  • Added option to insert/change specific pages through manual upload
  • Added option to replace a publication by uploading a new publication on top of it


  • Increased the number of publications shown in overview
  • Added shortcut to lookup prefix directly from title selector

Bug Fixes

  • Fixed issue with user groups
  • Fixed inconsistency with download numbers
  • Fixed possible permission issue


Release: Hub 1.17.10

Release date: 5. December 2017


  • HUB now supports time zone management
    • All users got Europe/Copenhagen as default timezone
    • Timezone is set at user creation, but can also be changed under “Edit Profile”
    • Anywhere date/time is shown it’s automatically converted from server time (Europe/Copenhagen) to user specified timezone
    • If the date/time is shown in a LOG context, it won’t be converted. If in doubt, any converted date/time will have a tooltip


  • Organization picker now close automatically when an organization is picked
  • Improved load performance
  • Can now add an expiration date to publications
  • Improved HUB performance with many push messages
  • Manual Upload no longer generate error messages when cleaning temporary files


Release: Hotfix

Release date: 6. September 2017


  • Added support of UTF8 in push messages (which includes support for emoji and international symbols)
  • Fixed bug in Edit Sections regarding teaser images
  • Fixed minor bugs in manual upload

Release: Hub 1.17.04

Release date: 20. April 2017

New Features

  • Manual upload - You are now able to manually upload publications. Please contact Customer Care for further information and to enable the feature.
  • New option to manually edit sections; rename and set where sections separate 
  • New option to delete released publications

Improvements & Changes

  • Improved how apps and titles are selected, all are now selected by default 
  • Redesign of log view 


Release: Hub hotfix

Relate date: 2. March 2017

Bug Fixes

  • Fixed an issue where only the latest 25 pending interstitials showed up 


Release: Hub 1.17.01

Release date: 10. February 2017

New Features

  • Added new tool to download traffic data

Improvement & Changes

  • Added a sort function to the processing overview
  • Improved handling of login timer
  • Time restriction on push messages is now on individual titles (10 minutes)
  • Minor redesign of push interface

Bug Fixes

  • Fixed the Hub not working when accessed through a mobile browser in private mode
  • Fixed alignment of elements in push view
  • Fixed alignment of text in logs
  • Fixed alignment of titles in Splash
  • Better description of push to title system
  • Fixed the processing log showing last error, even if no error occurred
  • Fixed issue in publication overview where not all search results were displayed in some browsers 
  • Fixed issue where interstitial page was unresponsive


Release: Hub 1.16.12

Release date: 11. January 2017

Improvements & Changes

  • When creating a user, you now have to write the password twice to avoid mistakes
  • Improved and simplified the description text when writing Push Messages
  • Improved date picker display on Interstitials with better support for several dates

Bug Fixes

  • Fixed the position of publication overview
  • Fixed icon alignment of the “Frequency” button
  • Fixed double scrollbars on Title selector
  • Fixed some elements temporarily showing on the wrong location when loading
  • Fixed issue with some expired interstitials disappearing


Release: Hub 1.16.11

Release date: 06.12.2016

New Features

  • Now displays Visiolink messages in the Hub (release notes, maintenance, etc.)

Improvements & Changes

  • Prefix (title identifier) of a title is now shown in the picker list 
  • Improved search algorithm for better search results, now including folders and prefixes (title identifier) in search results.
  • Replaced the “Submit Ticket” button with “Get Help”, which opens a Zendesk widget for easier support
  • Minor improvements on mobile device


Release: Hub 1.16.09

Released on: 04.10.2016

Improvements & Changes

  • Publication overview: Improved performance
  • User management: Improved interface when adding or removing users from a group 
  • User management: Added better error message description when creating new user


  • Main menu: Improved the click effect
  • Interstitials: Fixed a text overlapping checkboxes
  • User management: Improved visuals of drop down menu when adding user groups to a new user, so it better support multiple user groups
  • Publication overview: Fixed option panel not being visible before selecting a folder 
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