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changelog [2019/11/06 21:20]
demiankatz [Release 6.1 - currently under development]
changelog [2019/11/15 18:30] (current)
demiankatz [Release 6.1 - currently under development]
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 New features: New features:
  
 +  * An optional [[configuration:​email_alerts|Email Alerts]] feature can be enabled to allow users to subscribe to saved searches in order to be notified about new search results.
   * [[configuration:​combining_search_types#​multi-column_search|Combined Multi-Column Search]] now optionally supports search types (author, title, subject, etc.).   * [[configuration:​combining_search_types#​multi-column_search|Combined Multi-Column Search]] now optionally supports search types (author, title, subject, etc.).
   * Users can now change their email addresses in their accounts (though this feature is disabled by default -- see the config.ini change_email setting and [[https://​github.com/​vufind-org/​vufind/​pull/​1401|pull request #1401]] for details).   * Users can now change their email addresses in their accounts (though this feature is disabled by default -- see the config.ini change_email setting and [[https://​github.com/​vufind-org/​vufind/​pull/​1401|pull request #1401]] for details).
 +  * The filter interface changes introduced in release 6.0 have been further improved, making the user experience more consistent.
   * Added "​Email"​ authentication method to allow login by receiving a link in an email (see [[https://​github.com/​vufind-org/​vufind/​pull/​1409|pull request #1409]]).   * Added "​Email"​ authentication method to allow login by receiving a link in an email (see [[https://​github.com/​vufind-org/​vufind/​pull/​1409|pull request #1409]]).
   * Added "​PasswordAccess"​ authentication method to allow login using a single credential rather than a username/​password combination (see [[https://​github.com/​vufind-org/​vufind/​pull/​1394|pull request #1394]]).   * Added "​PasswordAccess"​ authentication method to allow login using a single credential rather than a username/​password combination (see [[https://​github.com/​vufind-org/​vufind/​pull/​1394|pull request #1394]]).
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   * :!: Be sure to run a database upgrade to reflect table changes (see also the [[development:​architecture:​database_schema#​release_61|database changelog]]).   * :!: Be sure to run a database upgrade to reflect table changes (see also the [[development:​architecture:​database_schema#​release_61|database changelog]]).
   * :!: The new email login capability adds some new features to the authentication logic along with some minor refactoring;​ if you have custom authentication code, you should review [[https://​github.com/​vufind-org/​vufind/​pull/​1409|pull request #1409]] to be sure you are not impacted by it.   * :!: The new email login capability adds some new features to the authentication logic along with some minor refactoring;​ if you have custom authentication code, you should review [[https://​github.com/​vufind-org/​vufind/​pull/​1409|pull request #1409]] to be sure you are not impacted by it.
-  * :!: Templates related to search filters have been changed significantly to fix a bug introduced in release 6.0; if you have customized the filters.phtml template, or a template that includes filters.phtml,​ you should adjust to match the changes in [[https://​github.com/​vufind-org/​vufind/​pull/​1482|pull request #1482]].+  * :!: Templates related to search filters have been changed significantly to fix a bug introduced in release 6.0 and to improve the revised functionality; if you have customized the filters.phtml template, or a template that includes filters.phtml,​ you should adjust to match the changes in [[https://​github.com/​vufind-org/​vufind/​pull/​1482|pull request #1482]], [[https://​github.com/​vufind-org/​vufind/​pull/​1499|pull request #1499]] and [[https://​github.com/​vufind-org/​vufind/​pull/​1500|pull request #1500]] (plus this subsequent [[https://​github.com/​vufind-org/​vufind/​commit/​1be2ac19500da9c5491087e41e4d98d0895aa0ff|bug fix commit]]).
   * :!: The itemLimit setting used for paginating holdings in some ILS drivers (Alma/Demo) has been moved from the "​Holds"​ configuration to the more appropriate "​Holdings"​ configuration. If you have taken advantage of this feature in a custom driver or if you have changed it in your driver'​s .ini file, you should move the setting -- see [[https://​github.com/​vufind-org/​vufind/​pull/​1463|PR #1463]].   * :!: The itemLimit setting used for paginating holdings in some ILS drivers (Alma/Demo) has been moved from the "​Holds"​ configuration to the more appropriate "​Holdings"​ configuration. If you have taken advantage of this feature in a custom driver or if you have changed it in your driver'​s .ini file, you should move the setting -- see [[https://​github.com/​vufind-org/​vufind/​pull/​1463|PR #1463]].
   * Some minor improvements have been made to item status display logic; if you notice an unexpected change in behavior, see [[https://​github.com/​vufind-org/​vufind/​pull/​1466|pull request #1466]] for details.   * Some minor improvements have been made to item status display logic; if you notice an unexpected change in behavior, see [[https://​github.com/​vufind-org/​vufind/​pull/​1466|pull request #1466]] for details.
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