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Sitebuilder 2.225 - 22nd March 2011 - Release notes

Sitebuilder 2.225 was released on 22nd March 2011. Highlights from this release include:

Better "pop-over" Lightbox behaviour for thumbnail images

When inserting thumbnail images into the page (and on pages that show thumbnails to images such as Image Galleries or Table of Tags pages) we have moved to the Shadowbox.js library, which gives a nicer interface and fixes some problems with the old library such as when images were too large to be displayed on the screen.

All current thumbnail images have automatically been upgraded to the new version.

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Outlook events with resource bookings

When you make a booking on a resource booking page, we now send an Outlook event (in iCalendar format) that will allow you to add the booking to your Outlook calendar automatically. This also works with Live@Edu student email and GMail, as well as various other email/calendar providers.

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New API documentation

For developers who wish to use programs to automatically create, modify and remove pages and files in Sitebuilder, we have rewritten the API documentation to make it easier to read and to provide a list of the current APIs that Sitebuilder supports.

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General fixes and improvements

  • The Flash video player has been upgraded to a new version, which provides better support for error messages and better performance
  • The interactive map now supports Internet Explorer 9
  • The video scrub bar now works for right-aligned videos in Google Chrome
  • A bug was fixed that caused some Resource Bookings pages to break when Daylight Savings Time came into effect
  • The default options for slideshow pages were tweaked to make them more similar to the old options before they were migrated to use MonoSlideshow 2

Implement Code

  • [SBTWO-4238] - Get interactive map working in IE9


  • [SBTWO-4276] - Editor not passing rewritting resized PNG images to the image resizer
  • [SBTWO-4277] - No go-arrow on RSS feed pages if the feed title contains a single quote (')
  • [SBTWO-4279] - All podcast pages are broken
  • [SBTWO-4283] - User picker JS needs including in Create Go redirect page
  • [SBTWO-4284] - Go live suggestion descriptions don't wrap
  • [SBTWO-4293] - Video scrubber broken in Chrome
  • [SBTWO-4299] - Encoding bug in data store APIs for £
  • [SBTWO-4303] - Render exception on RB pages where daylight savings starts or ends
  • [SBTWO-4311] - File conversions broken


  • [SBTWO-3779] - Upgrade to latest JW FLV player
  • [SBTWO-4002] - serve list-of-things data through squid
  • [SBTWO-4251] - If form submission email specified, ensure that one of the boxes is checked
  • [SBTWO-4254] - File overwrites should log the original hash value to splunk
  • [SBTWO-4275] - Attach ics files to resource booking confirmation emails
  • [SBTWO-4278] - Make lightbox popover better
  • [SBTWO-4295] - Remove "View original image" link from lightbox descriptions


  • [SBTWO-3972] - Investigate OpLock exceptions when editing content
  • [SBTWO-4032] - Rewrite the API docs to provide examples using APP
  • [SBTWO-4064] - Update ATOM docs now that we do support DELETE
  • [SBTWO-4240] - Audit Slideshow pages to see if moving to MonoSlideshow has broken them