Wednesday, 11 September 2013

SkillsServe 4.3 Release Notes

Overview

The SkillsServe team are pleased to announce SkillsServe 4.3, which will be available from mid-September 2013.

What’s new in this version?

  1. Video Portlet Custom Playlists

1. Video Portlet Custom Playlists

Is it a new feature or an upgrade?

This is an enhancement to the video portlet in SkillsServe.

How it works…

A new configuration option has been added to the video portlet configuration settings which can be found under Site Settings > Portlet Configuration, followed by selecting the video channel portlet.

A direct URL to a YouTube playlist can be specified. This will populate the video portlet with the videos from this playlist:

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Why is this beneficial?

This enhancement allows videos from ‘unlisted’ YouTube playlists to be viewed in the video portlet by linking directly to a YouTube playlist.

 

Default or configurable?

The updated video portlet is available by default on all SkillsServe 4.3 sites.