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Release Note for v5.7

Released on 4 November 2020 with a total of 45 tasks, including:

  • 1 new feature with 11 tasks
  • 8 improvements
  • 21 fixes
  • 5 internal tasks

New features

This release contains the code to introduce Video functionality. This is currently disabled and consists of the following tasks:

  • View a video file title and description on a file page

  • Add video content using the WYSIWYG editor

  • Be informed when video file is ready to be used

  • Upload video from local drive to the intranet and configure video file

  • View a video file added to content using the WYSIWYG editor

  • View all available video files on the intranet

  • Interact with a video file

  • AWS API endpoint to allow polling for recently completed transcode jobs

  • URL signing service

  • Edit uploaded video

  • Fix permissions on Video functionality


  • Updated profile feed message constantly appears even when user has not updated profile

  • Responsive heading sizes (all including WYSIWYG headings)

  • Rename IPE region labels

  • Widget settings – Configuration steps in Target (Targeting)

  • Changing the layouts experience

  • Add success message when a user saves in IPE in a section

  • Text change when a user selects to Create Section

  • Add validation to user imports to check guid


  • Feeds-guid is shown in the profile page source

  • Numbered lists inconsistently won’t display in the WSYIWYG in Edge

  • Search related issue

  • Section moderators are presented with reports from outside of their section (HO sites)

  • Custom content boxes displaying double elevation when ‘Invotra card component’ style is set

  • Edit Profile/Edit content page is unavailable and can’t create new group 

  • Ideas/Query Administrators unable to download the Ideas/ Queries export to CSV file

  • Change in behaviour on homepage News widget

  • Teaser Image Setting not being read by system

  • Case sensitive file search

  • Unpublished Manuals appearing in Root Navigation Widget

  • Existing users are not getting the ‘Change password’ screen (Invotra Auth)

  • Error when bulk assigning the blogger role to all users

  • User import gets stuck

  • Groups and Group Dashboard showing incorrect results

  • Archive widget not chronological

  • Poll widget answer options not wrapping in IE

  • News widget not displaying draft content in Preview Mode

  • Wrap text on webform not working for text fields

  • Error screen when logging out on smartphone

  • Cascading permissions Error

Internal tasks

  • Team Branding (available to admins only)

  • Fix unit test failures

  • Remove invotra_fulltest_agg from indexes where possible

  • Customer unit test failure

  • Warning in logs 5.7

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!