NOTE: Specific release dates can be found in your dashboard at https://dashboard.odeum.io/admin/Platforms
January 27, 2022
Move to the new v3 API - includes support for new v3 features in the dashboard and the overall platform
Users can now add a phone number to their profile to activate devices via SMS
updated URL schema without '/home' in URL
PiP has been disabled when it is not a good user experience based on page vertical height
Updated styling of buttons and much more throughout
Improved readability of signup form helper text
May 20, 2021
Odeum Live Beta - New Features include:
New "Streaming Now" banner to alert web visitors of active live streams
New LIVE indicators on videos
New LIVE indicators on playlists
Immediate page refreshes for publishers utilizing Odeum Live Beta
Caption support - player supports captions and subtitles
Thumbnail scrubber - player now shows thumbnails of video on scrubber.
UX Improvement - when launching videos, all videos will automatically start playing, instead of requiring additional click
UX Improvement - alignment of fonts improved on some hero panel configurations
UX Improvement - Continue Watching banner no longer appears on tv app activation URL
Bug fix - broken images are not embedded if configuration isn't fully correct on marketing panels.
April 20, 2021
Bug fix where Promotional Banners were overlapping the header in some cases
Bug fix for subdomain websites that could not initiate SMS messages
April 12, 2021
New Feature - ability to add external link to navigation bar on the marketing site (was already a feature for subscribers)
Improved layout for longer titles and descriptions in module views
Updated error handling for credit cards that pass initial validation, but fail when activating
Bug fix for "install on your device" module overlapping other content in certain circumstances
Updated "my stuff" layout - the Favorites are now displayed in a grid rather than a slider
Update to the footer to keep it pinned to the bottom of the screen instead of floating on shorter content pages
February 18, 2021
Fix for share links direct to videos
Updated image border styling to accomodate transparent images appropriately
February 11, 2021
Modified behavior for "Watch Trailer" buttons to auto-play associated video
January 21, 2021
Various styling updates and improvements, including button positioning, handling of longer resource titles, and tweaks to padding and dimensions of various UX elements.
January 13, 2021
Updated "text to download" feature with support for international phone numbers
December 18, 2020
Added ability for subscriber to update their name and email address - feature requires user to verify email change by receiving email and clicking a link.
Support URL now works while website is in "coming soon" mode
All-caps Tags are now supported for things like acronyms: "HIIT", etc.
Bug fix for user-messaging when a coupon code is used to change the length of a free trial.
Support for new platform feature allowing coupon codes that only change the length of the free trial.
Addition of CAPTCHA on SMS form
November 25, 2020
Added "Coming Soon" mode to web client, which also allows for TV activation in pre-launch phase for app reviewers.
November 20, 2020
Upgraded background image quality for videos
"preview mode" of marketing site - fix to behavior of navbar opacity
Fix to subscriber terms text when subscription plan is not time-limited
October 7, 2020
Ability to Override Default Logo with a Custom Logo just for the website
Update to use the custom label for "tags" that a publisher may set in the dashboard
Remove the "/home" url structure for the website home screen
Improved error handling for certain credit card failures when subscribing
Updated design for the video cards with better font legibility
August 20, 2020
Addition of Social Links to footer (optional feature)
Fix for missing "other videos in playlist" feature in certain circumstances
Update to maintain scroll position when dismissing modal windows
Update to identification of activated browser in user back end
July 21, 2020
Minor update to display of app platform links to be sure links don't show as live when app version is in review
June 2, 2020
Addition of "Resource Links" feature. Attach PDF documents or external links to videos or playlists.
Fix to missing images on Playlist results in search
Bug fix for how modals work on channels/videos from home page and search
April 30, 2020
Improved support for international numbers with text-to-download feature
Fix to search result tile for playlists/series/channels to include the description.
Fix to FAQ search result tile to include truncated answer
Improved UX for FAQs collapse/expand behaviour
April 24, 2020
New Feature - FAQs - Frequently asked questions for users of the website. Includes custom FAQ's created by publishers (optional)
Added redirection of Odeum subdomain if Publisher preferred domain is present
Improved communication and options for existing subscriber who attempts to re-subscribe
Added support for Amazon Fire apps
Improved experience of hover state on content titles to support dynamic content
Improved experience of floating video window on scroll, particularly on mobile
Addition of "Help & Support" modal window with better messaging for users.
Addition of CTA to install Android app when viewer is on Android phone and does not yet have app installed
Updates to "see all" link for launching from email templates
Additional detail added to "Your Subscription" block on Account page to include relevant coupon discount information
Fixed an issue where the automatic video seek feature was causing difficulties with restarting or scrubbing videos.
Updated text on the activation success page to dynamically list the available apps.
Improved error messaging for users who may try to re-use an activation email link.
Improved messaging on "Activate your subscription" screen.
Minor fix to hover effect on playlists.
Added iOS app banner for publishers with active iOS apps when user views website in Safari on iPhone or iPad.
Simplified flow for users who redeem coupon codes, eliminating the need to click "next" a second time.
Minor performance issues
Update to supported versions of iOS
Update to contact links in footer
Styling update to main navigational elements
Various bug-fixes for modal windows
Updated policy links
Updated information on Account page for more clarity on plan information
Additional page redirects for legacy support
Launch of all new design
Version 1.0 - 1.X
Initial launch and various small bug fixes