Green Submissions Change Log


01/20/15 - Patched an encoding problem that made some attachments unreadable on Iphones.
01/21/15 - Changed server permissions on attachments, making them null serverside.
02/02/15 - Fixed a problem with the bio function, which caused an error to be displayed when users entered odd punctuation.
02/12/15 - Patched a vulnerability, which allowed users to manipulate the URL in the browser.
02/12/15 - Added session strengthening.
02/12/15 - Forced SSL sessions for all users, which protects users against eavesdropping on public connections.
06/19/15 - Fixed error that prevented larger files from being uploaded as attachments, resulting in blank submissions from the publisher control panel.
06/19/15 - Added clarification text to control panel to assist visitors with submissions.
06/22/15 - Changed some confusing text in the submission area. Replaced "poetry" with "submissions" as many submissions are not poems.
06/22/15 - Changed the submission menu links to clickable buttons. Several users noted that the links were not obvious enough. They should be obvious now.
06/25/15 - Added IP checking for editors with geolocation to help prevent system abuse.
03/09/2016 - Due to many requests, we have removed the "Edit" tool.
03/09/2016 - Removed Ajax preview mode for submission form to prevent abuse.
03/09/2016 - Reset width of publisher pages so they look better on mobile devices.
03/09/2016 - Changed footer message for clarity. There were no changes to our guidelines or privacy policy.
07/17/2016 - Added the ability for editors to read submission update notes.
07/17/2016 - Fixed a small glitch in the file download program that was causing some users to see a corrupted file after the last MS Word update.
07/17/2016 - Added security to notes mod.
07/17/2016 - Added padding to the editor control panel pages. (This is purely cosmetic.)
06/01/2017 - Fixed a database issue that caused the site to be unresponsive.
06/01/2017 - Moved GreenSubmissions.com to a new server with additional space to grow.
10/05/2017 - Moved GreenSubmissions back to the Instant Access hosting because the new hosting company was too buggy. We did add additional storage so we still have room to grow.
10/17/2017 - If you noticed some blank submissions, that was fixed today. The server move from the 5th had some missing files. We restored them from backups. Oops
10/21/2017 - Fixed an issue that caused uploads to return an error when filenames contained punctuation.
10/22/2017 - Changed the status "Rejected" to "Declined". There is no functional differecne. It seems more friendly.
10/22/2017 - Spruced up the pages a little.
10/22/2017 - Changed the guidelines link. Admin will now link to their own guidelines page using the page setup tool.
10/25/2017 - Added new reader role. Reader may read submissions and leave private staff notes but not accept/reject submissions. Setup roles under staff management (must be admin).
10/25/2017 - Changed permissions of editor. Now only admin can send mass email, update the page style, define editions, and add staff members.
10/25/2017 - Fixed a small error that prevented custom submission status types from filtering properly in the "Other Types" tab.
10/25/2017 - Posted a few videos to assist new users with Green Submissions usage.