Changelog

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July 03
Improvement Redesign Changelog page

2017

November 27
Improvement New changelog CMS
November 12
Brand new design for Settings page
October 04
Improvement ImgIX dedicated review image hosting (much faster now)
September 30
Improvement Remove redirect in loading JS files (much faster now)
September 28
Improvement Upgrade Beans integration to Beans 2.0
September 20
Awesome Feature Customize star color in review request emails
September 20
Improvement Determine order of custom form fields of review form
September 20
Improvement Custom forms now with tick box, multiple choice, 1-5 scale and text
September 19
Improvement Searching 'featured' in dashboard returns all featured reviews
September 08
Improvement Add reviewer location to export CSV
September 04
Free Feature Verified Reviews Count Badge for in theme footer
August 31
Awesome Feature Custom forms for review widget and review request emails
August 25
Improvement Support latest CSV format for Stamped.io import
August 24
Free Feature Support Shopper Approved import
August 22
Awesome Feature Automatic reminders for review request emails
August 21
Improvement Email notification for new questions in Q&A widget
August 08
Improvement Optionally use MPNs for SKUs in Google Shopping feed
August 08
Awesome Feature "Most helpful" review filter in review widget
August 03
Awesome Feature Add Reviewer Location inside the widget
August 02
Bug Fix Fix some bugs in the Leex widget theme
July 31
Awesome Feature Review Upvote/Downvote
July 31
Awesome Feature Q&A tab inside reviews
July 24
Improvement Support latest CSV format for Loox import
July 13
Free Feature Shoelace Integration
July 06
Free Feature Support Ryviu import
July 05
Awesome Feature Allow shop admin to add pictures in review edits
July 04
Awesome Feature Social share for reviews
June 30
Improvement Add search to dashboard
June 28
Awesome Feature Loyalty Lion Rewards Integration
June 23
Awesome Feature Cross-Shop Group Syndication
June 16
Awesome Feature Swell / Beans Integration
June 12
Free Feature LimeSpot Personalizer integration to show our badges in JS rendered LimeSpot Personalizer files
June 08
Awesome Feature Widget theme Align turning widget into two columns (widget 2.0)
June 07
Awesome Feature Happy Customers integration to showcase review stats in bar in shop
June 06
Awesome Feature Aftership integration to send review requests after order delivery
June 05
Awesome Feature Widget theme Leex highlighting review pictures (widget 2.0)
May 31
Improvement Add "X" close button to the reviews tab
May 31
Awesome Feature Customize preview text in review request email template
May 29
Bug Fix Scrolling issue in widget 2.0 pagination is now fixed
May 26
Improvement Cleaner look for widget 2.0 if no reviews (no sorting dropdown)
May 25
Free Feature Send review request later for international vs domestic orders
May 24
Free Feature Filter reviews on lowest / highest rating first (widget 2.0)
May 24
Free Feature Filter reviews to show only reviews with pictures (widget 2.0)
May 24
Free Feature Widget 2.0 with better looking, faster widget
May 24
Free Feature Widget rating overview and filter in the header (like Amazon)
May 24
Free Feature Widget review pagination (widget 2.0)
May 19
Bug Fix Deleting large amount of dynamic coupons now works
May 19
Free Feature Export CSV for the hidden reviews
May 18
Free Feature API endpoint for sending manual review request emails
May 17
Improvement Excel files are now accepted for import, converted into CSV
May 12
Improvement Clear "X" to close review tab for in case screen is too small
May 11
Improvement Importing reviews now allows for different names for same email
May 08
Improvement Hide preview badge by default (removes the flashing effect)
May 01
Improvement Reduce product image size in review carousel
April 17
Improvement Prevent large product_image from overflowing in Outlook mobile app
April 17
Free Feature {{ product_href }} variable in review request email templates
April 14
Bug Fix Yet another automatic fix to deal with Turbo theme weirdness
April 13
Improvement Add `{{ reviewer_first_name }}` variable for Facebook posts
April 10
Bug Fix Add background color to Reviews Tab if none in shop theme
April 07
Improvement Hiding empty badges is now a free feature
April 03
Improvement Add products’ SKUs to Google Shopping XML feed (if available)
March 30
Free Feature Private reply (email) to reviewer via app admin
March 30
Awesome Feature Reviews tab to show on all pages left / bottom / right
March 23
Bug Fix Review Carousel now compatible with FastClick om mobile
March 14
Improvement Faster loading of our shopify.js file via CDN, without redirect
March 13
Bug Fix Invalid dates in review import CSV no longer causes review duplication
March 13
Improvement Review Carousel now uses the widget star color
March 10
Improvement Review Carousel now updates when a review has been edited
March 10
Improvement Review Carousel now respects reviewer name initialization setting
March 10
Improvement Review Carousel now has auto-slide (can be disabled)
March 10
Improvement Review Carousel now uses product thumbnails rather than full images
March 09
Free Feature Send Again option in Dashboard for already sent review requests
March 09
Free Feature Send Anyway option in Dashboard for skipped review requests
March 03
Improvement Other Widgets settings tab listing all our widgets
March 03
Bug Fix We no longer update customer name once customer left a review
February 28
Improvement Notification email when our Facebook access expires
February 27
Bug Fix Make review form work for edge case where theme hides divs
February 24
Free Feature Reviews Carousel for reviews featured from app admin
February 22
Improvement Rich snippets from data-vocabulary to schema.org (optionally)
February 13
Free Feature Import reviews from Stamped.io
February 13
Free Feature JS function to add our badge to JS loaded collection pages
February 13
Bug Fix Fix 0 months ago glitch for timestamps in February (short month)
February 13
Improvement Allow unlimited-usage Dynamic Coupons from Shopify Discount
February 13
Bug Fix Namespacing no longer loads FontAwesome library in IE by accident
February 07
Bug Fix Make variable {{ average_rating }} works for Facebook reviews tab
February 07
Improvement Automatic URL hyperlinking in review body and title
February 06
Free Feature Send Now button in Dashboard after clicking "Don't send"
February 03
Improvement Deal with edge case where email is added to order after fulfillment
January 24
Improvement Prevent bug due to upcoming change in new Chrome version
January 23
Improvement Don't send review requests for fulfilled but cancelled orders
January 19
Improvement Automatically apply fixes to Turbo theme do make JS load OK
January 17
Improvement Dynamic coupons CSV format is now same as Bulk Discount App
January 17
Improvement Allow Facebook review tab names without "Judge.me" in them
January 16
Improvement Better UI for dynamic coupons CSV upload feature
January 14
Awesome Feature Email dynamic coupons to reviewers for review/picture
January 12
Awesome Feature Translate the default email template in 29 languages
January 06
Free Feature Send a review request now via "more" dashboard option
January 03
Free Feature Import reviews from StoreSmith Reviews

2016

December 30
Free Feature Make product excluded via "more" dashboard option
December 30
Free Feature Add reviewer to blacklist via "more" dashboard option
December 30
Free Feature Skip a single review request via "more" dashboard option
December 26
Improvement Better UI for creating and managing product groups
December 20
Improvement Product images can now be used in review request emails
December 14
Awesome Feature Send review requests for old Shopify orders via dashboard
December 05
Free Feature Our emails now auto-detect Outlook bug and link to web form
November 25
Free Feature Send review requests for non-Shopify orders via dashboard
November 22
Improvement Even faster All Reviews Page using AJAX
November 17
Free Feature Blacklist reviewers based on wildcard patterns in their email
November 17
Free Feature Blacklist reviewers based on buyer accepting marketing
November 10
Improvement GTIN and brand now added to the Google Shopping XML feed
November 10
Improvement Pictures submitted with reviews can now be individually curated
November 08
Bug Fix Solve edge case where review request emails were sent twice
November 08
Improvement Make import accept our export CSV for cross-shop import
November 08
Improvement All Reviews Page now ranks chronologically, not per ranking
November 07
Free Feature Edit reviews from admin, edit approval by reviewer
October 13
marketing Basic About Us page to get to know the team behind Judge.me
October 13
Improvement Make Facebook review star color yellow again
October 12
Improvement We now automatically detect theme change and do re-install
October 12
Free Feature Installation preferences in theme settings for free help
October 12
Improvement Drastically faster review import, database optimization
October 07
marketing Launch of partner program for shop referrals
October 04
Bug Fix Make setting dropdowns look better in Chrome on Windows 10
October 04
Awesome Feature Email static coupons to reviewers for review/picture
October 03
Bug Fix Make request follow-up page work if web reviews disabled
September 28
Bug Fix Fix rich snippet conflict with Offer snippets if no reviews
September 26
Improvement Judge.me now automatically works on all shop subdomains
September 25
Beta test End of beta test, all beta features deployed for all shops
September 25
Free Feature Choice between in-email review form and 100% HTML email
September 25
Awesome Feature Component editor to edit in-email review form email
September 25
Free Feature In-email review request template as new default template
September 23
Beta test Show both email templates in settings, in-email as default
September 22
Improvement All Reviews page now immediately updated after import
September 19
Improvement Improve import speed for new bloated Yotpo CSV format
September 16
Beta test Customizable follow-up text for follow-up page
September 15
Beta test Follow-up page now on shop's product page for more upsells
September 13
Improvement Reviews import is now faster and can handle larger CSVs
September 09
Beta test Component editor for new in-email review request template
September 08
Bug Fix Make review pictures show in widget if shop has quotes in name
August 30
Beta test Prevent duplicate reviews from in-email review request emails
August 26
Beta test Follow-up page for in-email review request emails
August 24
Awesome Feature Product Group Automation based on tags, vendor, type
August 19
Awesome Feature Integrate with Recently 2, to show reviews in popups
August 19
Beta test First ~30 shops now using new in-email review form emails
August 17
Bug Fix Facebook all reviews tab now always showing correct ratings
August 10
Free Feature Import reviews from Reviews.io
August 09
Bug Fix Edge case solved where ZeptoJS conflicts with shop's jQuery
August 08
Awesome Feature Integration with Searchanise (reviews in search results)
August 02
Improvement The Judge.me export CSV now includes product handles
August 02
Improvement The Judge.me export CSV now includes review picture URLs
August 02
Improvement All support theme work done via API without staff account
July 30
Free Feature Concierge import of Yotpo review pictures
July 29
Improvement Larger review reply and edit reply input boxes in admin
July 28
Free Feature All reviews count and rating metafields for use in theme
July 28
Awesome Feature Integration with Nextopia (reviews in search results)
July 27
Improvement Detailed stats to apply for product review feed at Google
July 26
Improvement Clicking the preview badge now unhides widget behind tab
July 25
Awesome Feature Exclude from Shopping XML reviews Google does not like
July 16
Improvement Google Product Reviews Feed better handles spam reviews
July 16
Improvement Verified Buyer badge placement respected in Facebook tab
July 14
Bug Fix jQuery edge case circumvented that messed up reviewer names
July 11
Awesome Feature Google Product Reviews Feed XML for Google Shopping
July 07
Improvement Set multiple admin email addresses for notifications
July 06
Improvement Out-of-store product reviews now show in reviews table
July 05
Awesome Feature Integrate with Notify app, to show reviews in popups
July 05
Free Feature New integrations tab explaining default integrations
July 05
Improvement URLs in review replies now automatically become links
July 04
Free Feature Import reviews (and pictures) from Loox Fashion Reviews
June 30
Bug Fix Custom text and timestamp settings now work for reviews tab
June 29
Improvement Last reviewer name used when a second review by same person
June 29
Awesome Feature Facebook reviews tab with one-click install
June 25
Bug Fix Custom header works now for widgets with all reviews removed
June 22
Improvement Facebook posts now follow name initials app settings
June 22
Improvement Facebook emoji stars now always look full and yellow
June 22
Bug Fix Admin review table rendering correctly again on Safari
June 21
Improvement Emoji are now available for Facebook post template
June 21
Improvement FB auto-post now skipped if already manual post made
June 20
Improvement New app landing page better highlighting all benefits
June 18
Awesome Feature Automate Facebook review picture sharing with filters
June 18
Awesome Feature Automate Facebook review sharing with filters
June 18
Awesome Feature Customize Facebook post template
June 18
Free Feature Easily share review pictures to Facebook from gallery
June 18
Free Feature Easily share reviews to Facebook from reviews admin
June 14
Improvement Changelog is now on dedicated page judge.me/changelog
June 09
Improvement Lazy-load pictures in admin review tables
June 07
Improvement Updating large number of widgets is now even faster
June 04
Improvement Preview badges now link to review widget by default
May 30
Awesome Feature Optionally show reviewer (last) name as initials
May 27
Improvement We now lazy-load the images wherever possible
May 24
Awesome Feature Reviewer-generated images for reviews
May 18
Improvement Updating large number of widgets is now even faster
May 16
Free Feature landing page for new Judge.me platform
May 06
Improvement Faster loading of widget stars
May 05
Bug Fix Send exported reviews CSV over email if too big
May 04
Free Feature Exclude BOLD product options products from review requests
May 02
Free Feature Faster loading with Speed Miracle (metafield JS)
April 26
Improvement Predict statuses for dashboard
April 20
Free Feature Review requests dashboard
April 20
Improvement Switch to Postmark (new email provider)
April 12
Free Feature Confirm custom email address with Postmark
April 12
Improvement Better design imposed for All Reviews pages
April 11
Bug Fix Prevent rich snippet error if no reviews on a product page
April 03
Improvement Out-of-store product reviews added to All Reviews widget
April 03
Awesome Feature Exclude out-of-store products from All Reviews widget
April 02
Bug Fix Thread safety fully insured for background server now
April 02
Improvement Faster loading All Reviews widget
April 02
Bug Fix Added author info to All Reviews page rich snippets
March 30
Improvement Adapt to latest Yotpo reviews import CSV format
March 29
Improvement Faster way to show widget if hidden behind tab
March 22
Improvement Better error logging system implemented
March 09
Improvement More detailed uninstallation steps
March 05
Improvement Adapt All Reviews widget padding for no-border widgets
March 05
Improvement White spacing for All Reviews widget if shop theme lacks it
March 03
Bug Fix All Reviews page now has right color verified buyer badges
March 01
Awesome Feature All Reviews page
February 22
Improvement Added FAQ on installing widget on non-product pages
February 20
Bug Fix Reviews export now works for shops with huge amount of reviews
February 15
Improvement In emails, name capitalization issues automatically fixed
February 14
Improvement Warning when you leave settings with unsaved changes
February 13
Improvement Header menu now adapts to your app usage context
February 12
Improvement Review form now selects 5 star rating by default
February 12
Awesome Feature {{ first_name }} email variables
February 11
Improvement New material design for admin review tables
February 11
Improvement Admin review tables now search across pagination
February 11
Improvement Admin review tables reload faster (one page app)
February 08
Improvement Email blacklists are now case insensitive
February 06
Bug Fix Internet Explorer now shows stars again correctly
February 06
Improvement We now only show in-store products in the products table
February 01
Awesome Feature Exclude products from the review request emails
February 01
Awesome Feature Group reviews together across product widgets
January 30
Improvement Sample review request emails now use real product data
January 29
Improvement Email blacklists now autocorrect for newlines in input
January 27
Improvement Widget loads faster due to smaller JS file size
January 22
Improvement Widgets now update faster when updated in huge bunch
January 16
Bug Fix Importing reviews now works for shops with >25K products
January 16
Improvement Review form preview in app settings
January 13
Improvement Reviews import now handles both /yy and /yyyy year formats
January 09
Improvement New material design, better UI for settings page
January 07
Free Feature Append judgeme to any product URL to scroll & open widget
January 07
Bug Fix Replying to reviews now also works if quote in title
January 02
Improvement Faster widget updates after review curation

2015

December 28
Awesome Feature Add images/logos to all email templates
December 28
Awesome Feature Add embedded video to all email templates
December 28
Awesome Feature Full screen mode for easier email customization
December 28
Awesome Feature Undo/redo button for easier email customization
December 28
Awesome Feature Customize the HTML of all email templates
December 26
Bug Fix Import of UTF8 encoded CSV now works for all invalid characters
December 24
Improvement We no longer send requests if email already left review
December 21
Free Feature Import reviews from KudoBuzz
December 20
Improvement Widget now updates 3-5 seconds faster after review creation
December 17
Free Feature verified buyer badges for web reviews if order history
December 17
Free Feature verified buyer badges for imported reviews if order history
December 15
Improvement We now warn shops of custom domain setting issues
December 13
Improvement Different shops can now log in in different tabs
December 13
Improvement For non-english reviews import, select CSV encoding
December 12
Improvement We now verify buyer history of verified web reviews
December 07
Bug Fix Review requests to old customers now have right n_days_ago info
December 05
Integration EasyTabs product description tabs
December 05
Integration EasyAccordion product description accordion
December 05
Awesome Feature Read more link for long reviews in widget
December 05
Bug Fix Badge settings now work even if no reviews ever
November 27
Bug Fix Duplicating products no longer duplicates reviews
November 26
Improvement Reviews of hidden products now hidden in admin
November 24
Awesome Feature Option to remove border from review widget
November 24
Awesome Feature Option to remove border from review widget
November 21
Improvement When web reviews are disabled, we now hide empty widgets
November 17
Improvement We now send sample emails to admin email, not shop email
November 14
Bug Fix Disabling web reviews now also works if no reviews yet
November 14
Improvement Badge centering works also if centered using align
November 14
Improvement Importing reviews now results in detailed results email
November 08
Bug Fix Badge centering improvement now only if theme aligns center
November 07
Awesome Feature Customize how preview badge centers itself
November 07
Awesome Feature Optionally disable verified buyer badge
November 07
Awesome Feature Customize verified buyer badge placement
November 07
Awesome Feature Optionally hide preview badge if no reviews yet
November 07
Free Feature Verified Buyer Badge for fulfillment reviews
November 07
Awesome Feature Customize verified buyer badge text and colors
November 03
Improvement Invalid token now results in web review and follow-up
November 02
Improvement Browsers calling old JS files now redirected to newest one
October 31
Awesome Feature Customize the color of the review widget stars
October 31
Awesome Feature Customize the color of the preview badge stars
October 31
Awesome Feature Customize / translate the preview badge text fields
October 31
Bug Fix Our embedded pages now correct for buggy margin-top by Shopify
October 31
Bug Fix Verified buyer reviews now get created even if spacing issues
October 26
Improvement We now show the available variables for each widget field
October 23
Improvement We now auto-correct wrong spacing in setting variables
October 22
Improvement You can now use quotes in widget field customizations
October 21
Improvement We now apply GZip compression, much faster widget
October 21
Improvement We now use a CDN with 5 locations, much faster widget
October 21
Improvement We now set the right cache headers, much faster widget
October 20
Improvement All spammed reviews deleted 1 week after being spammed
October 20
Free Feature Delete all spammed reviews instantly in one click
October 19
Bug Fix Our JS no longer renders error when widget not on page
October 19
Awesome Feature {{ product_name }} variable for customizing widget title
October 17
Awesome Feature Customize all text elements of the review widget
October 17
Improvement Widget now behaves as default if no settings metafield
October 14
Awesome Feature Option to only accept reviews from verified buyers
October 10
Improvement Widget renders better on mobile devices
October 10
Improvement Our import now handles dd/mm/yy date format as well
October 08
Bug Fix Our settings metafield now also shows if no reviews in widget
October 03
Improvement Our stars are now CSS font instead of images, much faster
October 03
Improvement App settings in separate metafield, much faster app updates
September 28
Awesome Feature Customize number of line items to send requests for
September 28
Improvement We now wait 5 days in between line item review requests
September 28
Improvement We now send review requests for 3 highest price items
September 28
Awesome Feature Customize days in between line item review requests
September 26
Free Feature You can now import via 2nd type of Yotpo CSV as well
September 23
Improvement Review notification emails now mention review rating
September 23
Awesome Feature Customize email address we send review requests from
September 23
Improvement We now use shop email for review requests if possible
September 20
Downtime We had downtime due to the Heroku/AWS Cloud outage
September 20
Improvement We now load script tag as part of theme instead of after it
September 17
Bug Fix We can now handle Shopify product id is out of 4-byte integer range
September 16
Bug Fix Replies with quotes can now be edited
September 15
Improvement Verified buyers can now edit their reviewer name
September 08
Free Feature Import reviews from Super Reviews
September 07
Free Feature Import reviews from Orankl
September 02
Awesome Feature Get CC of all review requests (spy feature)
August 17
Awesome Feature Concierge import
August 12
Improvement Our review widget now copes with bad themes
August 12
Improvement Our widget now caches in browser for 30 days
August 10
Awesome Feature Disable shop notification email for new reviews
August 10
Awesome Feature Customize shop admin email we send notifications to
August 04
Awesome Feature Customize URL text in emails (full email translation)
August 01
Improvement We now load the widget in one time for better UX
August 01
Internal We now auto-scale our servers every minute based on load
July 30
Improvement Review requests now work even if no billing address
July 29
Internal Code refactor to lower background server memory usage
July 28
Bug Fix Editing replies now works also if reply includes single quote
July 28
Bug Fix 'See All' reviews no longer messes up review timestamps
July 27
Free Feature Our review widget can now render unlimited reviews
July 26
Free Feature Our CSV import now accepts all encodings, not just UTF-8
July 24
Awesome Feature Customize the reply-to email for user emails we send
July 24
Bug Fix Import now truncates title and body of reviews if too long
July 23
Free Feature Replies to user emails we send now go to shop email
July 22
Free Feature Privacy notices in review form (name public, email private)
July 21
Awesome Feature Concierge service for review requests to old customers
July 21
Bug Fix Show our stars inline-block no matter what shop theme says
July 18
Bug Fix We now impose our jQuery version on code libraries as well
July 18
Free Feature Preview badge for catalog pages and product pages
July 17
Free Feature Import reviews directly generated from customers
July 17
Free Feature Reviews export CSV also includes replies now
July 14
Internal Code refactor to lower background server memory usage
July 10
Awesome Feature Disable review dates in widget (evergreen reviews)
July 05
Replying to reviews and seeing reviewer email are now free features
July 04
Awesome Feature For each email, add blacklist or disable entirely
June 30
Bug Fix Do not send review requests for products that are unpublished
June 30
Bug Fix Fix Javascript typo so FAQs open correctly in Safari browser
June 28
Awesome Feature Customize the Reply to Review email
June 28
Awesome Feature Customize the Review Verification email
June 28
Awesome Feature Customize the Review Request email
June 28
Free Feature See the email formats we send to shop users
June 26
Shopify approved; app launch
June 21
Submitted app for full publication; review by Shopify
June 20
Flat Design now, using bootstrap 3 in preparation of custom emails
June 20
Database upgrade We went offline for 15 minutes to do so
June 13
Free Feature Select all reviews in one tick to curate all reviews at once
June 10
App now updates widget partially if possible, huge speed improvements
June 09
Bug Fix App can now cope with custom product handles
June 04
Bug Fix Review verification email job now waits until it can see new review
June 03
Free Feature Import reviews from Shopify Reviews
May 31
Internal Code refactor to improve email deliverability
May 23
Awesome Feature Disable widget footer when no more reviews available
May 23
Awesome Feature Set name shown in review widget for replies to reviews
May 19
Bug Fix Widget now updates also when importing reviews for >40 products
May 19
Bug Fix Widget now renders correctly under all versions of Jquery
May 17
Free Feature Export reviews in CSV format
May 16
Free Feature Import reviews from Yotpo
May 11
Bug Fix App now correctly installs in the live 'main' and 'mobile' themes
May 08
Shopify approved; beta launch
May 06
Submitted beta for review by Shopify
January 17
First line of code written