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  • Section titled Slack Integration Enhancement Slack Integration Enhancement

    Slack Integration Enhancement

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      • SBD-208
      • Entry Plan
      • User Experience
      • Extensions
      • Collaboration

      We have drastically enhanced our Slack integration, enabling notifications to channels or users about any actions within a space.

  • Section titled Stacked View for Stories Stacked View for Stories

    Stacked View for Stories

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      • SBD-453
      • Entry Plan
      • User Experience
      • Editing
      • Content

      Enables you to stack stories on top of each other so you can view and edit nested or referenced stories – without opening them in a new tab.

  • Section titled Ideation Room (Beta) Ideation Room (Beta)

    Ideation Room

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      • SBD-391
      • Community Plan
      • User Experience
      • Editing

      With the Ideation Room, you’ll bring your ideas to Storyblok into a centralized, collaborative, and AI-empowered environment.

  • Section titled Enhanced Editor Enhanced Editor

    Enhanced Editor

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      • SBD-475
      • Community Plan
      • User Experience
      • Editing

      We have improved the user experience and control panels in our Visual Editor to make the editing experience more intuitive.

  • Spotlight Search

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      • SBD-490
      • Community Plan
      • User Experience
      • Developer Experience

      Bringing the power of Spotlight Search functionalities to Storyblok. This tool empowers users to swiftly browse through Storyblok with the highest accuracy and speed.

  • Section titled April 2024 April 2024

    April 2024

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    • Section titled Visualize unpublished relations Visualize unpublished relations

      • SBD-49
      • Business Plan
      • Content Authoring
      • User Experience

      Highlights any unpublished relations between stories and warns the user before publishing a story to prevent it from breaking.

    • Section titled Component tagging Component tagging

      Makes it possible to assign a component to multiple tags within the component library.

      • SBD-147
      • Community Plan
      • Developer Experience
    • Section titled Asset and folders access management Asset and folders access management

      Gives admins the right to manage access and view restrictions to assets and asset folders.

      • SBD-401
      • Entry Plan
      • Security
      • Content Authoring
      • Assets Experience

    Improvements & Fixes

    • Enable apps to authenticate users via the iframe window – without redirects.

    • Solved saving issue in the releases app.

    • Improved video preview in assets manager.

    • Solved issue of assets with no filename.

    • Fixed richtext css classes causing issues when copying content.

    • Corrected the z-index zo that the shadow of mandatory fields appears in the visual editor.

    • Fixed reorder issue with multi-options in the editor.

    • Fixed the issue where integrating a role with SSO was available on the Teams plan.

    • Solved navigation errors with Conditional Fields.

    • Fixed copy and paste issues with the Clipboard History app.

    • Fixed inability to duplicate a space on the Australian Region.

    • Solved the issue with a Canadian space that couldn't upgrade from Community to Entry.

    • Fixed the issue where the path and content-type restrictions were not being applied on story selection with single/multi-options.

    • Solved the issue where the content type name in the Visual Editor doesn't update when changing content from the Browse content.

    • Solved the issue where it was possible to return story content even if it has never been published.

    • Fixed problem where the user was unable to switch languages in the Storyblok space.

    • Fixed block library UI issue.

  • Section titled March 2024 March 2024

    March 2024

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  • Section titled Scheduled Maintenance 2402 Scheduled Maintenance 2402

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    We would like to inform you that scheduled maintenance work will be carried out on our system on Thursday, March 7, 2024, commencing at 23:00 UTC. During this maintenance window, write operations for the Management API will be temporarily disabled for a period of 1-2 hours.

    It is important to note that this interruption will exclusively impact write operations within the Management API. All other functionalities, including the Delivery API and read operations of the Management API, will remain fully operational and unaffected.

  • Section titled Sprint 72 - Max Newman Sprint 72 - Max Newman

    Max Newman
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      • AR-265
      • Community Plan
      • Infrastructure

      Now, all plans can store their space data in Australia and Canada next to the EU and the US.

    Improvements & Fixes

    • Fixed the wrong workflow settings name on the menu list when in mobile view.

    • Improved the blocks quick filter.

    • Improved the move functionality of stories.

    • Fixed the wrong behavior of the Enter button.

    • Fixed multi-bar action on responsive mode.

    • Fixed an issue with capturing the GCLID value on Pardot's integration.

    • Implemented rendering service settings for Storyblok V1.

    • Introduced a more accessible color system into the whole app and design system.

    • Made improvements to the space cards in the spaces overview.

    • Updated links in the app directory.

    • Solved freezing issues when trying to access an app without the right access.

    • Improved documents display order in Partner resources.

    • Solved the issue around accessibility to the plugins page.

    • Solved the issue with external users being seen as owners.

    • Improved the user count for the Entry plan.

    • Fixed the external/internal users' problem and space visibility on the organization level.

  • Section titled Sprint 71 - Tommy Flowers Sprint 71 - Tommy Flowers

    Tommy Flowers
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    • Section titled Plan specific trials Plan specific trials

      • SBD - 415
      • Community Plan
      • User Experience

      Provides users with the opportunity to experience different self-service plans through a trial period. Learn more here.

    • Section titled Story Starter Story Starter

      A template that empowers users to effortlessly create space plugins, enabling selection and bulk logic operations on multiple stories within a space. You can find the starter here.

      • WDEED-117
      • Community Plan
      • Extensions
    • Section titled Picker Starter Picker Starter

      A starter project for building e-commerce field plugins and other “picker” field plugins. You can find the starter here.

      • WDEED-92
      • Community Plan
      • Extensions

    Improvements & Fixes

    • Made improvements to Storyblok's color system to improve readability

    • Made improvements to the space card titles

    • Fixed the problem of the app freezing when trying to access an app without access.

    • Updated documents displayed in Partner Resources

    • Improved plugin page accessibility for non-developer roles

    • Fixed external users being shown as Owners issue

    • Fixed user count for Entry plan issue

    • Solved the issue where the onboarding steps were not being shown

    • Solved the issue where playing the audio was not possible when adding a new audio file

    • Improved Workflow settings name on the menu list when in Mobile view

    • Fixed issue with quick filters for blocks

    • Made improvements to the move functionality for stories

    • Solved the wrong behavior of the enter button when editing content.

    • Made improvements to the field name label and the button when editing a field

  • Section titled Sprint 69 - Konrad Zuse Sprint 69 - Konrad Zuse

    Konrad Zuse
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      • SBD-51
      • Business Plan
      • Content Authoring
      • User Experience

      Ability to schedule a single story to be published on a future date instead of directly publishing it or including it in the Releases App.

    Improvements & Fixes

    • Added missing link type options in plugin markdown-HTML.

    • On loading the story, now the selected items show even if they are not valid for the current field restrictions.

    • Solved Richtext CSS menu issue.

    • Made sure the field types block and group are not translatable.

    • When a block with a default preset is duplicated, the preset_id is now empty in the new block copy.

    • In the editor form, changed the block icon to cog icon.

    • Updated backup app instructions part

    • Updated Slack integration button

    • Updated the "custom_upload_limi_in_mb" validation to use the new helper.

    • Space level settings: Made the endpoint available for Oauth authentication.

    • Asset details modal: Removed the Activities tab

    • Assets: Deleted Assets empty state.

    • Updated Icon in Internationalization settings.

    • Redesigned settings page of Content Locking settings.

    • Redesigned settings page of Assets Custom Metadata settings.

    • Limit minimum of characters when searching on the stories content.

    • Search content list upon entering 1 character.

    • Update roles settings descriptions.

  • Section titled Sprint 68 - Claude S Sprint 68 - Claude S

    Claude S.

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    • Section titled Conditional Fields Conditional Fields

      • SBD-45
      • Enterprise Plan
      • Developer Experience
      • User Experience
      • Content Authoring

      The ability to add conditions to fields within your components to ensure dynamic and clean components.

    • Section titled Restrict Dimensions App actions Restrict Dimensions App actions

      Makes it possible to restrict actions (clone, merge, overwrite) in the Dimensions App to certain user roles.

      • SBD - 243
      • Business Plan
      • Extensions

    Improvements & Fixes

    • Recovery - Made it possible to find a recovered file in its original location.

    • Stories - Solved the issue that Regex validations should not prevent empty and not-required fields from saving the story.

    • Richtext - Fixed an issue where adding a block inside the Richtext and clicking on it to open partly hides the add block button below the block.

    • Block Library - Solved the issue where a blank list is shown when switching from another page in the block library to a folder.

    • Localization - Added character limit to language label

    • User - Experience - Improved field-type blocks highlight.

    • Limits - Improved visualization of space limit creation for organizations.

    • Visual Editor - Fixed issue with switching between visual editor and form only views.

    • Search - Improved search function characters.

  • Section titled Sprint 67 - George S Sprint 67 - George S

    George S

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      • SBD - 248
      • Community Plan
      • Content Authoring

      Adds an option to the permissions for custom roles that makes it possible to deny making changes to the names of components and fields.

    Improvements & Fixes

    • Localization: Fixed issue where required fields were only validated in the default language.

    • Extensions - Added language dropdown to the import menu for the " Import Translatable Fields App".

    • User Experience - Added infinity symbol for plan limitations in the dashboard.

    • User Experience - Improved the published release success message.

    • User Experience - Adjusted the width of the discussion button and the spacing between the quick filters and the dropdown.

    • User Experience - Improved responsiveness of traffic chart.

    • User Experience - Resolved issue of emoji's shown as images or as glyph alternatives.

    • User Experience - Corrected break lines after pasting text in Discussions.

    • Assets: The selected default period changed to last month

    • Assets: The list now displays 5 assets per page.

    • Assets: Assets that are not images will be represented as icons.

  • Section titled Sprint 66 - Alan Turing Sprint 66 - Alan Turing

    Alan Turing
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      • SBD - 267
      • Community Plan
      • User Experience

      Add Korean UI for the Storyblok app.

    Improvements & Fixes

    • Visual Editor - Optimized the size of the field type components.

    • User Experience - Solved issue where the wrong block was highlighted during validation failures.

    • User Experience - Solved issue when dragging text in form-only mode.

    • User Experience - Resolved the problem where asset field types were not clickable on the content form when the default asset folder was selected.

    • User - Experience - Fixed the issue where a long preview URL caused layout issues, hiding the Minimize Preview and Content Navigator elements.

    • User - Experience - Solved issue where the tab switches when saving a story.

    • Block Library - Solved issue where the wrong type of block is being shown under Config.

    • Preview - Adjusted the order of elements in visual preview to add elements before instead of after.

    • Visual Editor - Fixed the issue where revision restore did not update the editor view, leaving data in an old state in the iframe.

    • Webhooks - Improved webhook log details.

    • Roles and permissions - Fixed the issue where deleted roles were still listed with their release_ids.

    • Dashboard - Fixed NaN undefined value shown on the traffic widget.

    • Business plan - Reviewed and adapted the Business Plan limits to the S3 Backup Frequency.

    • Tags: Query improvement for Tags endpoint.

    • Apps: Add day selection in the backup app for Teems and Business plan.

  • Section titled Sprint 65 - Emil Post Sprint 65 - Emil Post

    Emil Post
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    Improvements & Fixes

    • Block Library - Resolved an issue in the Block Library where, if the Boolean field toggle is false, it doesn't allow saving the story when the field is required.

    • User - Experience - Fixed issue in the Richtext field type where users with language restrictions in a non-default language were unable to edit translatable fields inside a block that is inside another block.

    • User - Experience - Solved a problem where text field values are reversed when typing.

    • What's new - Improved responsiveness of feature on mobile.

    • What's new - Improved pagination logic for what's new feature.

    • Tags - Solved the issue when the save buttons stayed enabled when the name was deleted.

    • Activities - Show activities regardless of the order of the type of activity selected in the filter.

    • Limits - Migrated feature plan limits

    • Backup - Add shared components to backup/restore

    • Limits - Review and adapt Business plan limits and restrictions.

    • JS - Create a V7-alpha branch for the JS client.

    • Backup - Review and adapt the Business Plan limits to the S3 Backup Frequency.

    • Onboarding - Implementation onboarding e-mails on signup flow.

    • Organizations - Add invited users to the list of all organization users.

    • Apps - Migrated the Releases, Pipelines, and Activities apps to the new helper.

  • Section titled Sprint 64 - Stephen Cole Sprint 64 - Stephen Cole

    Stephen Cole
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    • Section titled Enterprise Activity Log Enterprise Activity Log

      • SBD-10
      • Enterprise Plan
      • Security

      Provides enterprise users with a more powerful way to track and filter activities within their space.

    • Section titled Detailed Traffic Usage Detailed Traffic Usage

      Space Dashboard will show detailed traffic usage. where the developers will be able to identify which stories or resources are creating most of traffic.

      • SBD-153
      • Community Plan
      • User Experience
      • Assets Experience

    Improvements & Fixes

    • User Experience - Added new "Whats’s New" section in the Storyblok App

    • Activity Log - Show the name of the removed user instead of the label “Unknown user”

    • Security - Disable external apps on non-EU infrastructure

    • Field type - Blocks and groups should not be translatable

    • User Experience - Improve UX when switching to V2 from V1

    • Tags - Fix the behavior of special characters in Tags names

    • Tags - Improve the behavior of tag selection

    • Activity Log - Improve the UX of the filter for cases with multiple filter items in

    • Permissions - Added new permissions to custom roles for Publish/Unpublish Folders

    • Extensions - Custom tags app to create lists of strings with a simple interface

    • Extensions - Released the stable version of Field Plugin SDK v1

  • Section titled Scheduled behaviour correcting fix 2309 Scheduled behaviour correcting fix 2309

    Release Date

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    Improvements & Fixes

    We plan to release a behaviour correcting fix for the Content Delivery API v2 filter_query [FIELD_NAME][is]

    • “is” => “empty_array”

    • “is” => “empty”

    • “is” => “false”

    In the case of combining the filter_query with any other filter_query, the response sent by the system was not correct. Content Delivery API v2 will deliver correct content after releasing this fix.

    Content Delivery v1 was not affected by this bug.

  • Section titled Scheduled maintenance 2309 Scheduled maintenance 2309

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    We would like to inform you that scheduled maintenance work will be carried out on our system on Saturday, September 9, 2023, commencing at 23:00 UTC. During this maintenance window, write operations for the Management API will be temporarily disabled for a period of 1-2 hours.

    It is important to note that this interruption will exclusively impact write operations within the Management API. All other functionalities, including the Delivery API and read operations of the Management API, will remain fully operational and unaffected.

  • Section titled Sprint 63 - Alonzo Church Sprint 63 - Alonzo Church

    Alonzo Church

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    Improvements & Fixes

    • Spaces Overview - Improved categorisation of Space user has access to

    • Assets - Introduction of custom assets limits for space manageable in the Space Settings.

    • Rich Text Editor - Fixed RTL Feature under Markdown Field Options

    • Visual Editor - Improved cropping long words in Visual Editor and Form View

    • Settings - Improved UX of the collaborators list

    • Content Section - Fixed behaviour of Multi-Action bar

    • Workflows - Disabled the "Save" button if no changes were made

    • Tags Management - The “Save” button is not disabled when creating or editing a tag

    • Rich Text Editor - Improved behaviour of Multi-Option field

    • Visual Editor - Allowed to expand blocks in form-only mode view or when the visual preview is minimized

    • Field Level Translation - Added the option to make `Block fields’ items actions available only for users with access to the default language

    • Visual Editor - The page history button moved into the toolbar

    • Pipeline - Improved pipeline responsiveness

    • Content Section - Improved Multiple Workflow filter

  • Section titled Sprint 62 - Nakashima Akira Sprint 62 - Nakashima Akira

    Nakashima Akira

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      • SBD-131
      • Community Plan
      • Developer Experience

      Improve the Restore Block Feature by allowing developers to preview the previous versions of the block configuration before restoring it.

    Improvements & Fixes

    • Component Versions - Out-of-schema Improvements

    • Extensions - Added Code Block Plugin into the App Store

    • Subscription - Fixed problems after the user canceled the subscriptions

    • Space Ownership - Fixed transfer of spaces ownership when user is disabled

    • Visual Editor - Fixed decimal presentation in the number field

    • Richtext field - Fixed _editable missing from the block when it is nested within a rich-text field

    • Alternates - Fixed “Deny changing alternates group” permission

    • Dimensions - Fixed exclude function in overwrite action for nested blocks

    • Extensions - Fix Field Plugin Editor Layout

    • Content Browser - Improved UX of Content Browser in Visual Editor

    • Responsiveness - Improved responsiveness of the app in multiple places

    • Activities - UX & UI improvements

    • Releases - Fixed mobile UI bugs

    • Pipelines - Fixed mobile UI bugs

  • Section titled Sprint 61 - Rózsa Péter Sprint 61 - Rózsa Péter

    Rózsa Péter

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    Improvements & Fixes

    • Demos - Prepared infrastructure for multiple demos & themes

    • App Store - Promotion of External Apps

    • Enterprise Organisation Portal - Added Extensions management to the portal

    • Content Locking App - Fixed the glitch inside a story preventing the preview from being visible

    • Richtext Editor - Fixed MultiOptions visibility bug

    • Backup App - Fixed backups for other languages as default one

    • Field Type Editor - Improve, refactored & update documentation

    • Assets Library - Improve UX & UI

    • Components Library - Out-of-schema improvement to restore a field precisely as before the change

    • Visual Editor - Improved UX of adding new Blocks into the Story

    • Storyblok Bridge - released support to the resolve_links param. Read for more details

  • Section titled Sprint 60 - Kurt Gödel Sprint 60 - Kurt Gödel

    Kurt Gödel

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    • Section titled Multiple Workflows Multiple Workflows

      • SBD-16
      • Business Plan
      • Workflows

      Multiple Workflows enable teams to create and customize numerous workflows for different content types.

    • Section titled Read-only user permission Read-only user permission

      Capability to define read-only permission to a custom role with the ability to preview fields of the story and without the ability to change the content.

      • SBD-42
      • Entry Plan
      • Security
      • Content Authoring
    • Section titled Mapping of the default roles via SSO Mapping of the default roles via SSO

      Ability to assign/map Storyblok default roles to SSO roles via the external ID.

      • SBD-238
      • Enterprise Plan
      • Security
      • Content Authoring
    • Section titled Tag Improvements Tag Improvements

      Improvements are coming to the way content is tagged, including bulk tagging from your content list.

      • SBD-71
      • Community Plan
      • User Experience
    • Section titled Discussions on Dashboard Discussions on Dashboard

      Show unresolved discussions of the user in the dashboard of the space.

      • SBD-109
      • Entry Plan
      • User Experience
      • Collaboration

    Improvements & Fixes

    • Assets: List of references fixed

    • Visual editor: Unpublish action fixed

  • Section titled Sprint 59 - Vannevar Bush Sprint 59 - Vannevar Bush

    Vannevar Bush

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    Improvements & Fixes

    • Dimensions App - Added "Exclude field" option

    • Assets Library - Added filtering by tags

    • Assets Library - Fixed folders disappear while using the search

    • Single/Multi-Options - Do not close the component when the user start to click inside and finishes outside

    • Backup App - Include discussions, pipeline branches, datasources on restore

    • Partner portal - Improved extensions management

    • Partner Portal - General texts adjustments

    • Partner Portal - Improved UX/UI of apps by transforming to new Extensions layout

    • Responsiveness - Improve UX/UI of Assets Library on mobile devices

    • Datasource - Add option to order by slug

    • Space Settings - Improve Internationalisation “Publish translations individually” description

    • App Store - Broken Links Checker, Semrush Keywords, Vercel Deployments, and Netlify Builds available for US spaces

    • Management API - Added access to last_sign_in_at value of user

    • Backup app - FIxed s3 bucket missing error

    • JS Client - Fixed Richtext errors.

  • Section titled Sprint 58 - Eccles–Jordan Sprint 58 - Eccles–Jordan

    Eccles Jordan

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    • Section titled Custom Metadata for Assets Custom Metadata for Assets

      • SBD-28
      • Business Plan
      • Assets Experience

      Custom Metadata for Assets enable users to add custom text fields to their assets for any purpose. Users can also set these custom fields for specific asset types, translate values, and mark fields as required. Values can be set at the asset level and overwritten at the story level.

    • Section titled Bynder Extension Bynder Extension

      An Extension App to connect your Storyblok space with Bynder, the Digital Asset Management Platform.

      • WDEED-45
      • Enterprise Plan
      • Extensions
      • Assets Experience
    • Section titled Redesign List of bloks in Content Editor Redesign List of bloks in Content Editor

      Improve the user experience of creating new content blocks and navigating the content list in the Visual Editor.

      • SBD-244
      • Community Plan
      • User Experience
      • Editing

    Improvements & Fixes

    • General - Fixed the item selection on lists of Content, Blocks, etc

    • Extensions - Bug fixes and improvements in the field-plugin library and the CLI

    • Asset Manager - Added the option to collapse and expand the folders tree sidebar

    • Asset Manager - Improved displaying of filenames

    • Import Translatable Fields App - Fixed the content refresh on importing a file

    • Translatable Field - Fixed the preview of the default value and copy functionality to the selected language

    • Link field - Fixed issues when adding an email

    • Link field - Show the complete slug of internal links

    • Multi-Option Field - Select items without the need to click on the "Add" button

    • Richtext & Markdown fields - Fixed the two columns issue

    • Richtext Field - Fixed the symbols that were interpreted as emoji

    • Richtext Field - Fixed the dragging Block functionality

    • Onboarding - Improved sign-up journey

    • Responsiveness - Released multiple improvements to Storyblok App

    • Backups App - Disable daily backups when the app has been uninstalled

    • JS Client - Retry query bug fixed

    • JS Client - Type definition for addNode bug fixed

    • JS Client - Warning message for the RichText resolver bug fixed

    • JS CLI - Add Group UUID Filtering for Components

  • Section titled Sprint 57 - Leonardo Sprint 57 - Leonardo


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    Improvements & Fixes

    • eCommerce - Updated Shopify plugin

    • Visual Editor - Fixed content refresh after Import translatable fields

    • Multi-Assets - Fixed ordering behavior

    • Link custom attributes - Added the custom attributes to internal links

    • Link custom attributes - Option on the field settings to enable/disable it

    • Custom fields - Fixed to show the missing custom fields for selection in Plugin fields in US Spaces

    • Webhooks - Story full-slug added to the “Story published & unpublished” webhooks’ payloads

    • Components Library - Fixed to don’t copy the preset association on duplicating a Block

    • Releases - Release is not deleted through the Edit modal

    • Releases - Problems with Release list design scroll down

    • Releases API - Add owner_id

    • Roles -  Error when editing roles for users with Username enabled

    • Task App - Radio button dialog values are not grouped correctly

    • Slack - Fix for US spaces

    • JS Bridge - Enhanced to resolve nested relations when editing content

    • JS Client - Update to the color of the highlighted text

    • JS Client - Update Interface to be possible to use all entities of Management API

    • PHP Client - Resolving stories relations fixed

    • Ruby Client - Updated richtext resolver

    • CDN - fixed filter query operator "AND"

    • GraphQL - fixed limit of resolve relations

    • Seat Limit - Fixed not able to add users to space

    • Organization - Fixed the association between the organization user limit and the space users limit

    • Extensions - Improved step size & formatting of the Slider Plugin

    • Extensions - Released alpha of field plugin library & CLI