New features and improvements included in Dynamicweb 8.2.1

Release: 16/01-2013
 
Check 8.2.1 Release notes before upgrade.

CMS

  • Cookie deactivation tool

    Area: Cookie tool
    Description:
    A cookie manager has been implemented allowing sites to comply with the newest rulesets of letting the user decide what kind of cookies to accept.

    Version: 8.2.1.0
  • Paragraphs as items

    Area: Items
    Description:
    Item based content has been extended to include paragraphs. It is now possible to define a custom item type and have paragraph content based on this type.

    Version: 8.2.1.0
  • Item fields on websites (website constants)

    Area: Items
    Description:
    It is now possible to add custom website information by adding an item type (based on a predefined item type in the management center) to the website details in the Websites module. The item type is selected in the website ribbon and the item fields are added below the default website fields. The item field template tags, that are available in the design template, are named Item.Area.* and the item fields loop, Item.Area.Fields.

    Version: 8.2.1.0
  • Support for .HtmlEncoded, .UrlEncoded and .Raw

    Area: Templates
    Description:
    All template tags can now be postfixed with these tags: .HtmlEncoded() (html encodes the output) .UrlEncoded() (url encodes the output) .JSEncoded() (escapes ' and " in value) .Raw() (does not encode if default htmlencoding is set to true) Like this: DwAddToAny.Small.HtmlEncoded() Html encoding can be enabled by default in a template using this tag: @HtmlEncodeTagValues=True Use .Raw to get the unencoded value of the tag It is not possible to use If tags on .HtmlEncoded and .UrlEncoded.

    Version: 8.2.1.0
  • Inside template loops it should be possible to access template tags from outer template

    Area: Templates
    Description:
    You are now able to use template tags from outer template inside loops (replaces the Getmaster tag). You can insert this tag <!--@Parent(tag)--> inside loops. If it is loops in loops, it will first check the parent loop, and then the master template. If you are not in a loop, using Parent will return nothing.

    Version: 8.2.1.0
  • <!--@Navigation.Render(endlevel:1;id:topnav;)--> tag

    Area: Templates
    Description:
    A globally available template tag to insert navigation has been introduced: <!--@Navigation.Render(endlevel:1;id:topnav;)--> It takes the same parameters as navigations in layout templates.

    Version: 8.2.1.0

eCommerce

  • Ecommerce performance tuning

    Area: Ecommerce
    Description:
    Dynamicweb 8.2.1.0 introduces a lot of ecommerce performance improvements, especially in the product list, in filters, navigations, image handling and general template tag processing. The graphs show the benefits of this better response time on two different ecommerce implementations.

    Version: 8.2.1.0

Online Marketing Center

  • Send lead as mail

    Area: Lead management
    Description:
    It is now possible to distribute leads list and lead details from the Online Marketing Center Via mail to be inspected and handled directly from within the mail client.

    Version: 8.2.1.0
  • Scheduled lead lists

    Area: Lead management
    Description:
    It is possible to schedule the sending of the most interesting daily leads to different recipients. The recipient will then get a list of leads that can be studied and handled from the mail.

    Version: 8.2.1.0
  • Sorting on leads

    Area: Lead management
    Description:
    It is now possible to sort the potential leads list on most columns. This means you can easily find the leads with mosts visits or most viewed pages.

    Version: 8.2.1.0