Friday, 24 January 2014

SkillsServe 4.7 Release Notes

Overview

We’re pleased to announce that SkillsServe 4.7 launched in January 2014.

What’s new in this version?

Public Wiki Spaces
Is it a new feature or an upgrade? This is an upgrade SkillsServe’s Wiki Spaces area.
How it works… When creating a new Wiki page, Administrators can opt to make the pages public, so they can be viewed before logging in to SkillsServe.
 
 public page
 
This means you could, for instance, put a link to a public Wiki page on the login page with information on subjects such as buying courses or how to access the system.
Why is this beneficial?
You can provide information to people without them having to log into SkillsServe. This can even be used for building a public website around SkillsServe.
Default or configurable? This feature is available by default on SkillsServe 4.7.


Number of Items in the RSS Portlet

Is it a new feature or an upgrade? This is an upgrade to the RSS portlet on the SkillsServe homepage.
How it works… When configuring RSS portlets, you can now specify the number of articles (between one and ten) to display.
RSS Portlet Options
RSS Portlet

Why is this beneficial? This gives more control over the size of RSS portlets and the arrangement of your homepage.
Default or configurable? This is a configurable option through Site Settings section of SkillsServe. Please contact your account manager for more details.