Changelog

All things new and shiny

  • 8 days

    When submitting a worksheet that you've filled out before, you now get the choice between editing your past submissions or creating a new one.

  • 9 days

    Added a class for the Your sites menu, so it's easy to target with custom CSS.

  • 9 days

    Use liquid tags in wysiwyg sections on site pages.

  • 10 days

    All video playback is now using MPEG-DASH, which allows for dynamic adaptive bitrate streaming in all browsers. Previously we did HLS, but only on devices that support it, which essentially means Macs and iOS devices.

  • 11 days

    Added the ability to add a member directly on the site members page.

  • 11 days

    Changed 'Your spaces' menu item to 'Your sites' because Spaces is not the new cool anymore. Also do include the site you're on. Confusing that it would disappear.

  • 11 days

    Tracking of UTM parameters when contacts interact with you. We store both the first ones so you can see the original source of a contact, as well as the last time we saw them subscribe to a list or purchase something.

  • 11 days

    Add a new member to a site right there on the Members page for the site

  • 12 days

    Tracking code for upsells and order bumps would not be run. They do now.

  • 12 days

    Improved processing of videos so we now handle a couple of corner cases that would previously fail.

  • 12 days

    Fixed that a single forum thread could end up taking too much space in the Recent Contributions section on sites.

  • 12 days

    Support for SSL over all custom domains, so the browsers don't complain that it's insecure.

  • 12 days

    Triggers could still be run on deleted lists. Not good.

  • 12 days

    Link to show all broadcasts to a list.

  • 12 days

    Cookies to track who had seen the embedded popup would not be set with an explit path=/, which means they'd only register for that specific URL.

  • 12 days

    Added the ability to serve themed landing pages from a custom domain.

  • 12 days

    Added interpolation options for the product (name, internal name, parameterized internal name) for purchases, especially useful for the global tracking code.

  • 12 days

    Added global tracking code that gets run for all purchases across the account.

  • 13 days

    Ability to hide specific lessons from the preview to people that haven't purchased yet.

  • 13 days

    Create redirects for any URL on your site, including forward slashes and uppercase leters. This way you can honor all old URLs.

  • 17 days

    One on one messaging around worksheet responses

  • 17 days

    Added three new question types to worksheets: Radio buttons, check boxes, and file upload

  • 18 days

    Fixed that the customer purchase screen would not work right when auto-renew is not available

  • 18 days

    Comment on site by replying to email notifications

  • 18 days

    That excluding recipients for products on broadcasts would not exclude people who had turned off notifications

  • 20 days

    Added card image for worksheets

  • 20 days

    Fixed that when we auto-generate a user for a worksheet, the user wouldn't get linked to the worksheet response, meaning the worksheet wouldn't show up on Your Account

  • 20 days

    Include a link to the worksheet in the email that goes out with the login information after auto-generating a user for the worksheet response

  • 20 days

    You can now set your mobile phone number on your Profile. We'll use this for text message notifications (opt-in, of course)

  • 21 days

    That replaced price on upsell would not be shown with the strike-out

  • 24 days

    Fields marked required on embedded opt-in forms would not actually be required.

  • 25 days

    The theme editor is live! You can now edit every template on your site.

  • 25 days

    Recent contributions section has been added to membership sites

  • 27 days

    Newsletters is a new feature that lets you do broadcasts on a fixed schedule, and queue them up in advance.

  • 29 days

    Instead of saying 'Owned' on courses you own, say 'Preview' on the ones you don't, yet can see a preview of.

  • 29 days

    Added username to site members table

  • 1 month

    When turning an auto-responder into an automation, prefix the internal name of all the emails with the name of the product or list they came from

  • 1 month

    When duplicating an automation, choose whether you want to duplicate emails, too, or reuse the emails already in the automation

  • 1 month

    With auto-renewing subscription price for just one day/week/month/year, the '1' was missing in the price description

  • 1 month

    Changing your Simplero URL would get messed up when there's a custom host for the account

  • 1 month

    Make error message when video encoding fails more readable, and added button to try again

  • 1 month

    Added the ability to preview courses that you don't own yet, and have them show up in the course catalog.

  • 1 month

    Fixed issues with users that visit a membership site for the first time not seeing the content they have access to

  • 1 month

    Fixed issue with modals not showing on Android

  • 1 month

    Added custom tracking code to new themed landing pages, both for head and body placement

  • 1 month

    When converting an auto-responder to an automation, auto-released site content would not be moved over

  • 1 month

    Comment and forum post notifications on sites would not use the subject prefix for the site

  • 1 month

    Warnings if your price has periods that are never reached, or subscriptions that run out of periods

  • 1 month

    Simplified product creation a bit

  • 1 month

    Clean up size of videos in all places, have an max-height so portrait mode videos still use full width on the screen but with black bars on the side

  • 1 month

    Show image dimensions in the media dialog

  • 1 month

    Added auto-renew column to purchases table so you can see if it's on or off, and include it in downloads

  • 1 month

    Streamlined video encoding so we don't need to download it twice

  • 1 month

    Choose button color for buttons on site

  • 2 months

    Grab a new still or animated (!!) frame from a video right there where you insert into the editor!

  • 2 months

    Made it easier to change the title of a media file. We'll use the title for the ALT text for images by default.

  • 2 months

    You can now restore deleted system views on your table views. So if you deleted the 'Draft' tab on your Broadcasts table, you can now get it back.

  • 2 months

    Upload files by letting Simplero grab them from a URL. So if you already have them in Dropbox, just get a public Dropbox URL, paste it in here, and we'll take it from there.

  • 2 months

    Improved replying to comments in membership sites. You can now hit reply next to any comment, and it'll take you to where your reply will appear.

  • 2 months

    A new 'Featured Courses' section on pages on sites, like the existing 'Featured Products' section.

  • 2 months

    Faster image uploads, and flexible sizes. We now scale images to the desired size on the fly, which means you can insert them in any size you want, and they're available to insert in your emails or other places immediately after you've uploaded them.

  • 2 months

    A new much more powerful media dialog for inserting media files into the text editor. Lets you pick a still frame from your video, and choose the size you want.

  • 2 months

    Simplified how we handle due charges when there are payments and payouts that haven't been matched to a charge.

  • 2 months

    If you click a video in an email, start playing right away.

  • 2 months

    Videos now remember where you left them off, so it'll automatically resume from the same place next time you come back.

  • 2 months

    Ability to manually add a course to the main navigation.

  • 2 months

    Show thumbnails when hovering over the timeline. Only for new videos, as we need to grab the frames and organize them.

  • 2 months

    Made site member table searchable by name and email.

  • 2 months

    Streamline participant info section on checkout forms when not required.

  • 2 months

    Much improved video encoding infrastructure launched today. It should lead to faster encodings, as well as live progress updates, so you can see how long you should expect encoding to take.

  • 2 months

    Insert links to course modules. In reality, they'll redirect to the first lesson in the module, since modules don't have their own pages.

  • 2 months

    Error when following the blog.

  • 2 months

    More tidying up of broadcast split test reporting.

  • 2 months

    Fix that order summary would show with discount being applied to each installment, even when it wasn't and shouldn't be.

  • 2 months

    Make it possible to view an invoice, even if the account issuing it was deleted.

  • 2 months

    Made purchase screen with a lot of payments much much faster.

  • 2 months

    Allow a discount to be set on a purchase before activation.

  • 2 months

    Fixed bug with og:url on landing pages pointing to a non-existent URL.

  • 2 months

    Cleaned up design of system emails.

  • 2 months

    Much better (and prettier) reporting on split-test broadcasts.

  • 2 months

    Add intro text at the top of a category in a forum. Also tidied up the UI for both forum and blog categories.

  • 2 months

    When editing an address field, if everything but region/state and country is left blank, consider the whole thing to be blank

  • 2 months

    Log text messages to the activity log

  • 2 months

    Duplicate broadcasts right there in the table view.

  • 2 months

    Cleaned up navigation for all types of landing pages ... it was a bit of a mess, really.

  • 2 months

    Show labels on embedded forms for controls like radio buttons and check boxes that can't do placeholders.

  • 2 months

    Internal name for contact fields, so the label can be 'Please select', but you'll still know what it all means.

  • 2 months

    Triggers on field options, letting you put checkboxes/radio buttons on any form, and run triggers based on what people choose.

  • 2 months

    Log to the activity log when people responds to a worksheet.

  • 2 months

    Notification triggers on worksheet responses.

  • 2 months

    Added action to make an automation continue now and not wait its current wait period till the end.

  • 2 months

    Add Purchase function on a Contact now uses Product internal names.

  • 2 months

    Presentation of subscription price with only one period repetition, or with auto-renew forced off.

  • 2 months

    Fixed reordering of courses in a membership site.

  • 2 months

    Show the number of videos in the encoding queue. We will be adding more peak capacity to the encoding, but for now, this will at least give you more information.

  • 2 months

    Ability to star/unstar automation emails

  • 2 months

    Don't register member/contact when visiting a public site, unless they post a comment.

  • 2 months

    Moved coupon code field down under price & payments.

  • 2 months

    Ability to set flags for tickets that will be filled out during submission

  • 2 months

    Fix for quotes in forum post titles

  • 2 months

    Fix for the disappearing sales pages for products

  • 2 months

    Much faster countdown timers. And less error-prone, too!!

  • 2 months

    Fixed search in spaces and membership sites with a lot of pages

  • 2 months

    Fixed video fram grab for very first frame

  • 2 months

    Intro text on main forum page

  • 2 months

    Pinned posts in forums (pinned per category)

  • 2 months

    Easier-to-navigate landing pages

  • 3 months

    Honor "Do not show email" setting on profile in membership sites.

  • 3 months

    Make it so if you click on the transparent background behind the vertical area where the notice appears, itll click the thing you intended to click.

  • 3 months

    Error when subscribing to a blog category.

  • 3 months

    Moved Forum and Blog settings to their own pages; moved Forum Categories to their own page.

  • 3 months

    Force break long words (typically URLs) in blog posts and forum posts

  • 3 months

    Added ids and classes courses, modules, and lessons HTML

  • 3 months

    Open footer social media links in new window

  • 3 months

    Create and select additional themes for your new themed landing pages.

  • 3 months

    Subscriptions with periods that run until a fixed day, or a minimum duration. Lets you do "$x until March 1st" type subscriptions.

  • 3 months

    When a free product had paid order bumps, the payment form would not appear.

  • 3 months

    Show all upcoming charges when you go to change payment method for a purchase with installments.

  • 3 months

    New brand spanking new landing pages using the same beautiful, flexible, and easy to use framework as the website and membership sites. Yay squared!

  • 3 months

    Worksheets and worksheet responses now use the new fancy-pants table views.

  • 3 months

    Upgraded pretty much all our servers, and doubled database performance.

  • 3 months

    Be better about removing reply content from incoming emails.

  • 3 months

    Tweets can now be 280 characters.

  • 3 months

    Added a confirmation step to refunding purchases from the table.

  • 3 months

    Individual steps in an automation can now be duplicated with one click

  • 3 months

    Membership sites now feature search, allowing members to search through pages, forum posts, blog posts and courses

  • 4 months

    Custom CSS can now be added to site and membership site themes. Go to Themes and click Edit custom CSS in the dropdown next to the Customize button to put your own finishing touches on the design

  • 4 months

    Participant membership sites are now visible for purchases in the administrative interface

  • 4 months

    Membership sites now have a course catalog section to provide an overview of courses a member has access to, and courses can be assigned a catalog description and image

  • 4 months

    Membership site forums, blog posts and comments now support emojis

  • 4 months

    Auto-responders can now auto-publish course content on membership sites

  • 5 months

    Zapier triggers and actions for tags

    The Zapier integration now allows you to perform zaps when a tag is added to or removed from a contact, as well as actions to add or remove tags from a contact.

  • 5 months

    Products can now dictate whether or not media content can be downloaded

  • 5 months

    Courses now have support for podcast feeds for each individual participant

  • 5 months

    Course presentation is now configurable between showing with or without modules

  • 5 months

    Course lessons can now also be independently auto-published

  • 5 months

    Membership sites

    Simplero now sports entirely new member sites with a fresh design, the customizability you know from your Simplero site and courses built right into them! Read all about it on our blog.

  • 5 months

    When adding a trigger that starts something (automation, subscription, etc.) we automatically add the trigger that stops it again, so you don't have to remember

  • 5 months

    Count number of views for blog posts

  • 5 months

    On checkout with order bumps we now combine the different payments into on combined schedule of payments to make it easier to see what you're being charged

  • 5 months

    Insert countdown timer in emails

  • 5 months

    Added integration with the 2017 version of WebinarJam

  • 6 months

    Send broadcast to specific single contacts

  • 6 months

    Segment by list subscribers who have been unengaged for the past 3 months

  • 6 months

    Shortlinks

    You can now create Simplero shortlinks to longer URLs convenient for both sharing and tracking behavior around shared links. Go to Marketing > Shortlinks to create short links.

  • 6 months

    Added new filters to list subscribers table: Subscribed on, Unsubscribed on, and Unengaged. This lets you find everyone who subscribed or unsubscribed in a particular time period, as well as everyone who hasn't opened or clicked a link in any email in a given period. You can then choose to unsubscribe all of those subscribers, to keep your lists clean. Keep in mind that open reports are NOT accurate.

  • 6 months

    Untag and delete inactive customers. Go to Lists & Contacts > Contacts, then click Cleanup and choose an option.

  • 6 months

    Post blog posts to Twitter

  • 6 months

    Added the option to hide the header, footer and sidebar on individual pages on your Simplero site.

  • 6 months

    Added a Recent blog posts section to the site, so you can list the most recent blog posts on for example your home page.

  • 6 months

    Added a Buttons section to the site to allow you to insert simple calls to action on your pages.

  • 6 months

    Allow commenting on blogs without being logged in. New comments will be verified by email to combat spam.

  • 7 months

    Site shortcuts lets you define an arbitrary path and have it redirect to another arbitrary URL on the same page or on an external site.

  • 7 months

    Import from a Wordpress blog to your Simplero site blog.

  • 7 months

    Split-testing of subject lines on broadcasts

  • 7 months

    Save broadcast to email library

  • 7 months

    Personalizations with custom fields

    You can now assign interpolation keys to your custom fields and use their values as personalizations in broadcasts, library mailings and autoresponders as {{field.<interpolation key>}}. For example, if you assign a phone number field the interpolation key mobile_phone_number, you can personalize emails with this as {{field.mobile_phone_number}}.

  • 7 months

    Added the ability to opt-in to a list, or redirect to a URL, when a product is sold out.

  • 7 months

    WYSIWYG editor on sites

    Comments on sites now feature a WYSIWYG editor that allows people to format their posts and upload images as part of their comments.

  • 7 months

    Added variants of the new full page landing page template with the CTA box in a sidebar.

  • 7 months

    New full page landing page template

    We've added a new full page ("squeeze page") landing page template for you to choose from when creating landing pages for your lists and products. The design is inspired by the Simple site theme, so you can now have a consistent feel across your site and yor landing pages.

    To try it out, select the Simple, single column template when creating a landing page.

  • 7 months

    Ordering of answers in FAQ sections is now consistent across desktop and mobile.

  • 7 months

    Added a new trigger on external page views, tracked via our embedded landing page scripts.

  • 7 months

    Triggers can now be set to only run once per contact.

  • 7 months

    Add triggers when lead score goes above or below a certain threshold. Also, you can now edit and see lead score directly on a contact.

  • 7 months

    Triggers can now also have simple conditions (presence or absence of a tag) like automations and steps.

  • 7 months

    Purchases can now be searched and filtered by the Track value.

  • 7 months

    You can now choose to download current view or all columns when downloading from custom view tables.

  • 7 months

    Added a lead score to contacts, which you can increment and decrement using triggers, automations, and actions.

  • 7 months

    Automations and steps within them now has the ability to add a condition: Only run this step if the contact either has or does not have a given tag.

  • 7 months

    Added a bunch of actions to the contacts, purchases, participants, and affiliates tables: Add/remove tag, start/stop/pause/resume automation, subscribe/unsubscribe/suspend/resume subscription, grant/revoke access to space/page ... right there... just check a bunch of rows and do it!

  • 7 months

    Changed the unsubscribe page so we offer 'Unsubscribe from all', and make the Do Not Contact option less prominent. I think a lot of people used that without intending to.

  • 8 months

    Added download and date filters for tickets.

  • 8 months

    Expenses P&L totals now take affiliate commission into account.

  • 8 months

    Paginate through deliveries and activities. That way, the page loads way faster when there's a lot of stuff going on for a contact or purchase.

  • 8 months

    Added a bunch of columns to purchases and invoices tables.

  • 8 months

    Blog posts and comments done with new table framework.

  • 8 months

    Participants table. Done. Boom! And now you can see CUSTOM FIELDS in the overview, too!

  • 8 months

    Fixed that the name option (first name only / first and last name in separate fields / one field for both first and last name) on custom name fields was not being honored.

  • 8 months

    Triggers! On! The! New! Table! Framework!!!

  • 8 months

    Invoices, tax reports, automations, tags, segments, administrators, and global coupons. And you can now unstar tags, automations, and segments to hide them from the main list when you're done with them. And coupons are searchable.

  • 8 months

    And affiliate programs table is now using the new framework

  • 8 months

    Tickets table is now using the new framework... and tickets are now searchable!

  • 8 months

    Broadcasts and email library emails table are now using the new framework

  • 8 months

    Contacts table can now show custom fields

  • 8 months

    You can now start and stop an automation directly from the contact page

  • 8 months

    Modernized the contacts list.

  • 8 months

    Modernized the tables showing automation flows, email deliveries, and activities.

  • 8 months

    You can now add sales page link, order form link, and freebie link to your products table views for quick access.

  • 8 months

    Installment prices on the checkout form now just say something like '$1,200 in 4 installments over 3 months' instead of spelling out all the payments, since we have the table below detailing all of the payments anyway. Having both is a little much.

  • 8 months

    Added column for 'See as' to purchases table.

  • 8 months

    When listing failed purchases, we now sort by the date the purchase first failed. When showing canceled purchases, we now sort by when the purchase was canceled.

  • 8 months

    Expenses

    You can now track your expenses in Simplero, so you can easily get a Profit and Loss statement for your business as a whole, or for a single product.

  • 8 months

    French is now a fully supported language

    Thanks to the amazing work by Christelle Petry and Lyvia Débloque, French is no longer just an experimentally supported language. Instead, Simplero is now fully translated into French for all the user facing parts.

    Would you like to help out in translating Simplero to your local language? Don't hesitate to get in touch with us!

  • 8 months

    The list of subscribers to a list has been powerfullified.

  • 8 months

    French value-added tax is now correctly referred to as TVA. Only for new accounts, though. For existing accounts you can change it under Settings > Taxes.

  • 8 months

    Custom domains for spaces are now no longer redirects to the space's zenlearn.com subdomain, but instead present your content on the custom domain.

  • 8 months

    Sites now use the customer language configured for the account no matter the user's language preference. This is to make link texts consistent for all users.

  • 8 months

    When an email hard bounces, set Do Not Contact instead of unsubscribing them from whatever they were subscribed to.

  • 8 months

    Simplero has a changelog!

    Want to keep track of the changes being made to Simplero, big and small? From today, you can follow along here as we continue to improve Simplero for you.

    If you want a chance at influencing the direction of Simplero, make sure to post your ideas and requests to our roadmap. Better yet – if you're an amazing software developer or designer, why not get your hands dirty with us?

    Remember, if you have any questions, you can always write to our amazing support team.