• MAY 03, 2016

    Apprende Version 3.9 Released

    Apprende

    Version 3.9 of the Apprende platform contains engaging new features and one of our largest releases of improvements to date.

    New Features

    CMS

    Polls
    Create multiple choice polls to engage your site users

    CMS

    Sitewide Message
    Display a custom message in the header of your site

    CMS

    Video Player
    Supports adaptive streaming and HD

    CMS

    Add SmartDocs to Spotlights
    Any SmartDoc can display in a Spotlight

    CMS

    CMS Bulk Actions
    Delete, publish, and check-out multiple content items at once

    CMS

    Related Content Webpart
    Place on a page to display content related by taxonomy or type

    CMS

    Flex Page Template
    Build pages with new grid Webpart zones

    AMS

    Donations
    Integrated solution for organizations to accept donations

    AMS

    Account
    Out-of-the-box user account solution

    AMS

    Shopping Cart
    Accept payments that integrate with Apprende AMS

    AMS

    Inventory Products
    Create and manage products and shipping

    AMS

    Groups
    Create and manage user groups and roles

    LMS

    Locked Course Learning Objects
    Learning Objects can unlock on a set date

    LMS

    Embedded PDFs in Course Player
    PDFs can now be read in the course player

    Improvements & Bug Fixes

    CMS

    • Image Gallery allows users to pick a folder of images
    • SmartDocs can be viewed by logged out users on a case-by-case basis
    • Extended the backoffice login timeout length to 24 hours
    • Improved performance of search in CMS and LMS Explorers
    • Listings in CMS and LMS now sort by Modified On Date
    • Deleted SmartDocs and courses can be accessed via a trashcan in the CMS and LMS
    • Universal Nav visual improvements
    • File type visual improvements in the Asset Manager
    • Standard naming convention for all Apprende Smartdocs and Webparts
    • Metatags for Twitter and Facebook
    • SEO Improvement to content listing/detail structure
    • New advertisement and reporting feature
    • Webparts are crawled by Google by default
    • New featured image on all smartdocs
    • News Release smartdoc for Google News
    • New Multi-Sequenced smartdoc to display content in collections
    • New PowerPoint SmartDoc to display presentations in an online viewer
    • Upload progress displays as percent when uploading large files in the Asset Manager
    • Previous/next navigation on detail pages
    • Ability to download assets
    • Control page Access and Entitlements with content webpart

     

    LMS

    • New Evaluation Reports
    • Education Dashboard Widget shows users their course activity
    • LMS Reports now provide data on single courses, exams, and a user’s activity
    • Images can now be added per distractor feedback when creating questions in the LMS
    • New course status: “Submitted for Review”
    • Content in published courses can now be edited
    • Course Asset picker no longer resets when you using it to build courses
    • Course Player Navigation improvements
    • Exam Comparison displays after Post-test is completed

     

    AMS

    • Added an “Alternate Address” option for a user’s account
    • Added advanced filter options for orders
    • Order listing displays order, payment, refund and credit amounts
    • Order labels more clearly define order statuses
    • Added support for deferred payments and credit transactions
    • Enhanced order filters including Voided and Refunded orders
    • Refund Status delineated to improve accurate reporting