Public & visitor feedback
2020 Releases
Releases made in 2020.

0.267.0 - 0.260.0

Dec. 16, 2020 (0.267.0)

  • Made a change so Promotional pages show up in Pages Linking Here on child pages of Promotional pages. (DP-15991)
  • Updated Mayflower version to 10.4.1. (DP-20691)
  • Reduced file size of fonts which may speed first pageview on slow bandwidth devices. (DP-20682)
  • Fixed an issue that prevented Alerts from showing up in Internet Explorer 11. (DP-20681)
    • Known issue: IE is not using the correct font, instead it’s using a very similar fallback font that looks appropriate. This will be corrected in our next release.

Dec. 8, 2020 (0.266.0)

  • Updated Mayflower to version 10.4.0 (DP-20629)
  • Corrected the width of iframes and Tableau visualizations embedded in sections of Information Details pages at certain browser window widths. (DP-19233)

Dec. 1, 2020 (0.265.0)

  • Drupal core security updated to version 8.9.10. (DP-20592)
  • Improved the authoring experience when adding existing media as a download on various content types. (DP-19553)

Nov. 25, 2020 (0.264.0)

  • Added mp4 as an allowed file extension in document media type. (DP-20111)
  • Updated Mayflower version to 10.3.0. (DP-19156)
  • Upgraded Drupal core to version 8.9. (DP-20166)
  • Fixed Alerts so the Message Link field always controls the behavior of the Alert message. (DP-20556)
  • Prevent bulk author updates in CMS from sending watch emails.(DP-20086)

Nov. 10, 2020 (0.263.0)

  • Updated Mayflower version to 10.1.2. (DP-20465)
  • Fixed font issue in admin theme on Macs running El Capitan, Yosemite, and Mavericks (10.11, 10.10, 10.9) with Firefox and Safari. (DP-20468)
  • Removed unneeded horizontal lines on Organization pages that are visible in some browser window widths, mostly mobile. (DP-19550)
  • Made security updates. (DP-19696)
  • Testing a change that may improve the ability to upload an image without getting an error. (DP-19008)

Nov. 2, 2020 (0.262.0)

  • Fixed an issue where authors sometimes saw duplicate results when searching the CMS by content ID number. (DP-20331)
  • Removed Texta font and loaded Noto Sans font properly in Mass.gov and edit.mass.gov. (DP-20374)

Oct. 27, 2020 (0.261.0)

  • Updated Mayflower version to 10.0.0. (DP-20385)
  • Changed the Mass.gov sitewide font from Texta to Noto Sans to match Mayflower version 10.0.0. This also affects the admin theme in Drupal.. (DP-20297)
  • Change the radio button style in the feedback component to match Mayflower version 10.0.0. (DP-20364)
  • Corrected a user interface issue when creating an information details page, the default template will now show “Information details” rather than “none.” (DP-20241)
  • Corrected some styling issues with the sticky table of contents and responsive table headers.

Oct. 20, 2020 (0.260.0)

  • Changed the Mass.gov global navigation from a horizontal row of terms and dropdown menus to a menu on the upper left of all pages except the home page. (DP-19120)
  • Fixed the Needs Attention dashboard in the CMS so it shows data. (DP-19787)
  • Added data fields to the Service page content type. (DP-19887)
  • Promotional page key message button link text increased to a maximum of 50 characters. (DP-20172)
  • Updated Mayflower version to 9.56.0. (DP-20268)

0.259.0 - 0.250.0

Oct. 13, 2020 (0.259.0)

  • Added data fields to Service page. (DP-19887)
  • Modified the help text of the data resource type field on both Information Details and Service Details pages. (DP-20094)
  • Made a change to allow iframing of the domain w.soundcloud.com. (DP-20112)
  • Increased Promotional page key message button link text maximum characters to 50. (DP-20172)

Sept. 29, 2020 (02.58.0)

  • Fixed an issue to stop double formstack submissions to the “Did you find” feedback form in certain circumstances. (DP-19974)
  • Made a change to allow calc.a4we.org iframes. (DP-20059)

Sept. 22, 2020 (02.57.0)

  • Added a data format field to curated list, information details and service details content types. (DP-19886)
  • Tagged data pages in Drupal so that Google knows they are data. (DP-19390)
  • Updated Drupal core to version 8.8.10. (DP-19941)

Sept. 15, 2020 (0.256.0)

  • Updated Analytics tab dashboards to new versions. (DP-19770)
  • Made a change to prevent duplicate responses in Feedback Manager. (DP-19192)
  • Made a change to ensure redirects work with all capitalization variations. (DP-19132)

Aug. 18, 2020 (0.255.0)

  • Fixed an issue where images were not appearing in rich text in the Featured Message on Organization pages. (DP-19523)

Aug. 11, 2020 (0.254.0)

  • Updated Mayflower version to 9.54.0. This includes minor changes to font sizes as we’ve changed the way we specify them. (DP-19651)

July 29, 2020 (0.253.0)

  • Updated Mayflower version to 9.53.1. (DP-19498)
  • Fixed an issue where Alert and Promotional page unpublish emails were not being sent out correctly and either weren’t being sent or were being sent repeatedly. (DP-19494)

July 15, 2020 (0.252.0)

  • Added relationship indicators to child pages of Info Details pages that use card groups and callout links. (DP-19123)
  • Made a change to whitelist Power Bi iframes. (DP-19314)

July 7, 2020 (0.251.0)

  • Updated Mayflower version to 8.14.0. (DP-193316)
  • Fixed an issue where changes on pages sometimes required two saves to publish. (DP-19001)

June 30, 2020 (0.250.0)

  • Added the visual story template to the Information Details content type. (DP-18776)
  • Made a change so search engines don’t index HTML pages associated with media entities but do index the documents the media entities link to. (DP-19089)
  • Updated Drupal core to version 8.8.8 (DP-19115)
  • Made changes and fixed the formatting of the email authors receive when an alert or Promotional page is about to be unpublished. (DP-19182)

0.249.0 - 0.240.0

June 23, 2020 (0.249.0)

  • Updated Mayflower version to 9.52.1 (DP-19159)
  • Made changes to relationship indicators. “Related to” renamed “Part of,” and moved to the top left of pages. “Offered by” moved to the top right of the pages. Styling has been changed. (DP-18237)
  • Replaced eyebrow content with “Part of” relationship indicator on Topic pages. (DP-18237)
  • Improved accessibility of Google maps. (DP-15128)
  • Added email reminders before a Promotional page or Alert is scheduled to unpublish. Emails are sent to all authors in the organization of the author.(DP-16437)

June 16, 2020 (0.248.0)

  • Updated Mayflower version to 9.52.0. (DP-19097)
  • Modified table of contents to expand the clickable area on clickable links and buttons. (DP-15628)
  • Fixed an issue on Firefox with the “search by organization” feature on Organization pages. (DP-17612)
  • Fixed an issue with background image display on Promotional Page key message sections. (DP-18940)
  • Fixed an issue where a link to a deleted page caused an error on the page that had the broken link. (DP-18954)
  • Fixed an issue where Google was seeing some pages marked as no index. (DP-19070)
  • Fixed Decision Tree buttons so they are no longer overlapping or touching. (DP-19009)

June 9, 2020 (0.247.0)

  • Fixed an issue on the Add Content page that caused content type descriptions to disappear when filtering. (DP-18778)
  • Fixed an issue where a Location page would show under Related Locations, even if the Location page had been deleted. (DP-18812)
  • Fixed an accessibility issue with Mass.gov feedback form. (DP-16160)
  • Fixed an issue where a link to a deleted page caused an error on the page that had the broken link. (DP-18954).

June 2, 2020 (0.246.0)

  • Added ability to put an alert on all of an organization’s pages. (DP-18313)
  • Made a change to allow arcgis iframes. (DP-18891)
  • Changed the caption field order for Tableau visualizations on Information Details pages. (DP-18777)
  • Fixed a broken link issue in the More Parks section on Location pages. (DP-16346)
  • Added missing eyebrow text above the title on Regulation pages. (DP-10442)
  • Updated Mayflower version to 8.14.0. (DP-18921)
  • Updated Drupal core to 8.8.6 (DP-18813)

May 26, 2020 (0.245.0)

  • Made a change to delete revisions older than 14 months (if they are not the latest or public revision) on the 1st of every month. (DP-17139)
  • Added a new column to Pages Linking Here screen that shows the field where the link exists on the page. (DP-18453)
  • Made a fix to text wrapping and alignment fields on Information Details pages with a Tableau visualization. (DP-18819)
  • Added space below Decision Tree disclaimer. (DP-18625)

May 19, 2020 (0.244.0)

  • Updated Mayflower version to 9.50.0. (DP-18790)
  • Made a fix to reduce 500 errors. (DP-18556)
  • Made a fix to tell search engines to index some documents that were mistakenly configured for no indexing. (DP-18795)

May 12, 2020 (0.243.0)

  • Added a caption for Tableau visualizations on Information Details content type. (DP-17676)
  • Made a change to allow text wrapping around Tableau visualizations on Information Details content type. (DP-17750)
  • Made a change to eliminate the limit on the number of possible answers on Decision Tree Branch content type. (DP-18332)
  • Updated Mayflower version to 8.14.0. (DP-18588)

May 5, 2020 (0.242.0)

  • Fixed an issue that caused an error when viewing binder pages that linked to a deleted page. (DP-17511)

April 29, 2020 (0.241.0)

  • Added featured message section to Organization content type. (DP-18423)
  • Made a change to make available the custom link group Service page feature to all authors and editors. (DP-18429)
  • Revised the help text for fields related to the custom link group Service page. (DP-16023)
  • Changed the two-factor authentication (TFA) configuration to prevent skipping setup and logging in without TFA. (DP-17994)
  • Added an “account reset” error message for users who don’t set up two-factor authentication when using the emailed login link and try to log in again. (DP-18050)
  • Added a “set up two-factor authentication now” message on the authoring home page for users who log in with an emailed login link and don’t have two-factor authentication set up. (DP-18049)
  • Disabled editing of the Alert type field unless the user has permission to publish sitewide alerts. (DP-18242)

April 21, 2020 (0.240.0)

  • Added more languages to Google translate feature. (DP-18377)
  • Fixed buttons on Decision Tree content type so they don’t overlap in mobile view. (DP-13246)
  • Updated help text, labels, and fields on Alert content type to make it more user friendly. (DP-18229)
  • Fixed an issue that prevented email messages to authors from being sent within the CMS if the subject line of the message was too long due to a long page title. (DP-14628)
  • Removed a horizontal separator line if there are no related links under Contact Info in the right rail of a Binder. (DP-17619)

0.239.0 - 0.230.0

April 14, 2020 (0.239.0)

  • Made a change to clear redirects’ cache as soon as they are created. (DP-18269)
  • Made a change so Tableau visualizations on Information Details pages will request the device layout option (desktop, mobile or tablet) from Tableau based on the size of the browser window when the page loads. (DP-17579)
  • Fixed an issue where navigational links to pages in unpublished Binders were appearing in pages of published Binders. (DP-17976)

April 7, 2020 (0.238.0)

  • Made a change to allow Promotional pages to be linked in a Binder. The Promotional page will not have binder navigation, however. (DP-17995)
  • Alternative text for Organization logos now appears on News pages for organizations that are signees. (DP-16701)
  • Updated emails with functioning links are sent to users when their CMS accounts are added or activated. (DP-17990)
  • Capitalized the word “Directions” in the link text of the address on Organization page contact information. (DP-18030)
  • Updated help text for banner images on Information Details and Binder pages. (DP-18033)
  • Made a change to ensure documents are not publicly available between the time that they are uploaded and the time that the page is first saved. (DP-17863)
  • Fixed an issue that allowed authors to publish more than one sitewide alert when only one is allowed. (DP-17891)
  • Fixed an issue that was delaying the display of alert content. (DP-18165)

March 31, 2020 (0.237.0)

  • Made a change to allow How-to and Form pages to be added to binders. (DP-17961)
  • Made style changes to improve appearance of custom links groups (prototype) on Service pages. (DP-17674)

March 24, 2020 (0.236.0)

  • Made a change to clear cache quicker on COVID-19 pages. (DP-17886)
  • Made a change to improve user experience when clicking on an alert. (DP-17810)

March 17, 2020 (0.235.0)

  • Made a change to add links on alert landing pages. (DP-17791)
  • Fixed an issue where authors were unable to edit alerts with multiple messages after saving them. (DP-17808)
  • Removed ability to add new documents on Curated Lists and other content types as it was not working. (DP-17535)
  • Added a “Read More” to teasers on sitewide alert pages. (DP-1779)
  • Fixed an issue where new document URLs were not being cleared from cache. (DP-17809)
  • Fixed incorrect autocomplete search results on location listing pages. (DP-17633)

March 10, 2020 (0.234.0)

  • Fixed an issue affecting document links in rich text areas. Links to documents will now continue to work even after a document has been updated and its name changed. (DP-17185)

March 4, 2020 (0.233.0)

  • Fixed an issue so pagination only displays 10 items. (DP-15035)
  • Fixed an issue so Contacts and Related sections are included in the table of contents on Info Details pages. (DP-17258)
  • Fixed an issue to correct sorting on Location listing pages. (DP-17557)

Feb. 26, 2020 (0.232.0)

  • Fixed an issue with documents that were not publishing or unpublishing when scheduled (DP-17411).

Feb. 19, 2020 (0.231.0)

  • Upgraded site to Drupal 8.8.
    • Release 0.231.1 - Fixed issues with “My content” and “All content” menus.
    • Release 0.231.2 - Fixed display issues for IE11.

Feb. 12, 2020 (0.230.0)

  • Made changes that improve site health.

0.229.0 - 0.226.0

Feb. 5, 2020 (0.229.0)

  • Made it so hours for Contact Information can be entered in 5-minute increments (DP-17289).
  • Improved metadata for Information Details and Curated Lists content types for findability (DP-17049).
  • Fixed notification emails for when sitewide alerts are published (DP-17189).

Jan. 22, 2020 (0.228.0)

  • Set character limit on Promotional page “Key Message” button to 35 characters (DP-17004).
  • Fixed an issue with location pages so that they now show up when they should in the “Pages Linking Here” tab in the CMS (DP-15833).

Jan. 15, 2020 (0.227.0)

  • Added an analytics dashboard to Promotional page content type (DP-16657).

Jan. 8, 2020 (0.226.0)