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Release notes

Invotra 4.43

Confirmed INVGOV-4.43 Release Notes

Release date: 20th November 2019

We have released a total of 52 tasks, including 11 improvements, 28 fixes, 10 incidents and internal tasks.

Release components

New features & improvements

  • INVGOV-9806: Improved NodeJS API logging and error handling to make it easier to trace errors and incidents when they are raised.

  • INVGOV-10128: Moved invotra_panes_get_roles() function out of invotra_panes module.

  • INVGOV-10173: Attempting to like a post from a private or secret group should return a 403 error.

  • INVGOV-10263: Useful links menu now displays side-by-side when more than 10 external links are added.

  • INVGOV-10264: Added ability to add inline acronyms with description in the WYSIWYG.

  • INVGOV-10271: Improved text displayed in error message when adding a non-existent job role or location to a user.

  • INVGOV-10312: Added ability for users to add very long comments – these will be truncated to ensure good usability.

  • INVGOV-10330: Added options to set IFrame height for each page in the referenced website. Ideal for displaying multi-step forms.

  • COGNITO-18: Made “logout” link visible to users outside of the internal network.

  • COGNITO-27: A webmaster should be able to enable or disable password auth.

  • COGNITO-41: Introduced ability to enable/disable user password fields per ALB instance.



  • INVGOV-10019: Media Browser pager unchecks “Files in my site sections” when more than 40 items are in the view.

  • INVGOV-10105: Alt text not displayed on image attached to a post reply.

  • INVGOV-10117: An error occurs after creating a group post with not standard apostrophe symbol.

  • INVGOV-10120: Unable to review reports on unpublished content.

  • INVGOV-10121: Editable fields table is hidden by a bad class name – causing table headers to shift.

  • INVGOV-10167: Conditional text area creates duplicate div element.

  • INVGOV-10184: Security issue.

  • INVGOV-10195: Resolved issue with radio buttons not being displayed.

  • INVGOV-10214: PUT /groups/{group_id}/members/{user_id} – 404 Swagger and API mismatch.

  • INVGOV-10215: PUT /users/{user_id}/locations/{location_id} – empty 200 response returned instead of 201.

  • INVGOV-10216: GET /feeds – user_image field is always returning empty.

  • INVGOV-10223: Integration sites are not fully indexed,  even though indexing finishes and reaches 100%.

  • INVGOV-10225: Resolved slowness in page load times after enabling Invotra Auth modules on DWP Live.

  • INVGOV-10227: Added the app_feeds_only flag to  /users/{user_id}/activity.

  • INVGOV-10267: Resolved issue with the two frisby tests that make assertions on responses from GET /groups/search?sort=likes failing.

  • INVGOV-10305: PHP notices and errors when running Unit Tests.

  • INVGOV-10307: Fixed unit test failures on 4.43.

  • INVGOV-10320: Resolved issues with frisby on 4.43.

  • INVGOV-10326: Group posts disappear from the page when edited on 4.43 integration sites.

  • INVGOV-10329: InvotraPermissionsPagesTest is failing.

  • INVGOV-10339: Investigated build failures for 4.43.

  • INVGOV-10383: Unit Test failure on 4.43 AWS integration site.

  • INVGOV-10411: Resolved issues caused following v4.43 RC2 deploy.

  • EE-146: Unable to log in as an org user on integration sites (for mobile app).

  • COGNITO-60: Unable to anonymise user.

  • COGNITO-61: Error messages being returned when running Drush cron on DWP PreProd.

  • COGNITO-88: Blocked users are not notified that they are blocked upon trying to log in.

  • COGNITO-89: Importer failing due to getNewCognitoPassword.


Incidents raised by customers

  • INVGOV-10045: Reoccurrence of groups still showing when deleted.

  • INVGOV-10054: Non-standard characters included in URLs.

  • INVGOV-10107: Alt text from images not pulled through from widgets.

  • INVGOV-10123: Anchors do not work when the flag contains multiple words.

  • INVGOV-10139: Related links do not display in preview mode.

  • INVGOV-10198: “Previous” button on webform submission preview working incorrectly.

  • INVGOV-10231: Links contained within emails are not linked.

  • INVGOV-10276: Ampersands causing “&” to appear in username and job roles.

  • INVGOV-10308: Sign out button doesn’t display even after being enabled in the authentication screen.

  • INVGOV-10322: Users who have the external user role should not be able to have any other roles.



  • INVGOV-10265: Ensured that no files are visible on empty profile sites.

  • INVGOV-10313: Added annotations to code.

  • INVGOV-10328: Removed redundant deploy commands.  

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