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Release notes

Invotra 4.28

Release date: 13th March 2019

We have released a total of 42 tasks including  security task, 11 improvements, 13 fixes, 12 incidents and 5 internal tasks.

  • Release components

New features & improvements

  • INVGOV-9058: Removed obsolete pager option for the simple content widget.

  • INVGOV-9046: Spelling suggestions have now been added to search, which will appear and provide alternative suggestions for a keyword if the search the user made didn’t return any results.

  • INVGOV-9047: Added a preview option for the IPE to quickly show what the IPE would look like when saved. 

  • INVGOV-9048: Removed obsolete and redundant widgets for IPE content.

  • INVGOV-9050: Minor UI updates to the look and feel of the product.

  • INVGOV-9052: Removed the visual category text to make posts and feed messages cleaner.

  • INVGOV-8886: Group comments now have the attachments option available, behaving the same way as group posts.

  • INVGOV-9203: Maintenance screen shown during deployments are now shown on all pages instead of only on the homepage.

  • INVGOV-9079: Added a widget to show who accessed the intranet on more than 4 days in a given month.

  • INVGOV-9049: Users now receive a notification that they have been accepted into a private group.

  • INVGOV-9143: We have added new analytics engagement reports to show how many users accessed the intranet and how many pieces of content are being created.


  • INVGOV-8979: Tabs in the media modal now have appropriate tab markup and keyboard interaction.

  • INVGOV-9055: Fixed an issue where adding a team administrator caused an index to drop.

  • INVGOV-9057: The user feeds importer now uses only one unique field instead of three.

  • INVGOV-9062: Feed messages were being truncated prematurely when there were links added to the content.

  • INVGOV-9063: The specific tag widget using general style 22 has had its date stamp updated to a consistent format.

  • INVGOV-9065: Pager has been updated so the text and non-text content has sufficient colour contrast.

  • INVGOV-9196: Resolved infinite loop for an authentication module.

  • INVGOV-9068: Feed messages had line breaks, causing the feed message to appear longer than usual.

  • INVGOV-9199: Group category label was missing from the create group modal.

  • INVGOV-9229: When you created a custom content type, an error notice would appear.

  • INVGOV-9228: Cancelling changes in the IPE would save the unwanted change.

  • INVGOV-9219: Files were displaying differently in preprod to live.

  • INVGOV-9217: The border line of Group name and about on the Group creation modal was incorrect.

Incidents raised by customers

  • INVGOV-8932: Editors and publishers are now able to edit other blogs.

  • INVGOV-8938: Site section export was pulling the feeds item GUID instead of the term name.

  • INVGOV-8939: Fixed issue where HTML tags were being included in the character count which affected when the body was trimmed on teams.

  • INVGOV-8951: Role IDs on certain sites were mismatched causing emails to be sent to the wrong users. 

  • INVGOV-8953: Fixed several areas within Invotra admin where the spelling was not in American English when set as such.

  • INVGOV-8988: Ajax error occurred when downloading the results from a webform which had a large number of submissions.

  • INVGOV-9002Section publishers were unable to edit the templates of other manual pages in site sections they had section publisher permissions in.

  • INVGOV-9022: The show more filter options link would redirect the user back to the page they were previously on if there were no facets to show.

  • INVGOV-9218: Users were receiving an unexpected error when viewing site sections in preview mode. 

  • INVGOV-9216: Users were seeing multiple feed messages about a person they follow joining a group.

  • INVGOV-9213: The homepage was not loading when solr was down.

  • INVGOV-9066: Time facets were not descriptive enough for AS users.

  • INVGOV-9095: We have fixed the active pager colour contrast.


  • We completed 5 operational tasks


  • We fixed a security issue.

Our Intranet software is always evolving

Through our regular release cycle, Invotra’s intranet software is always evolving.

From accessibility to UI, security to enhanced social networking, our team are continually looking for ways to improve our intranet platform.

Built on Drupal, our open source intranet software enables evolution – get in touch today!