Release Notes

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Major Releases

12

Minor Releases

63

New Features

762

Improvements

1,060

Bug Fixes

1,288

    Rock v12.6 Released September 27, 2021


    Rock McKinley 12.6 fixes issues that were reported during the previous release(s) (See Release Notes for details).

    Core v12.6

    • Fixed an issue where the Authorization cache and EntityAttributeCache wasn't getting updated correctly on other servers in a bus-based multi-server environment.

    Event v12.6

    • Updated the EventRegistration block to allow the browser back button to navigate from the Summary screen back to the previous screen. Fixes: #4703

    Prayer v12.6

    • Fixed Prayer Session blocks to ensure the interaction is recorded to the correct channel.

    Workflow v12.6

    • Fixed an issue where a Workflow with a Workflow Entry Form could produce duplicate workflows. Fixes: #4789

    Rock v12.5 Released September 7, 2021


    Rock McKinley 12.5 fixes issues that were reported during the previous release(s) (See Release Notes for details).

    API v12.5

    • Fixed API login endpoints to not allow login for unconfirmed accounts. Fixes: #4723
    • Updated the API call People/GetByEmail to use a QueryString for the email address in addition to the route. Fixes: #4701

    CMS v12.5

    • Fixed the Page Properties block to prevent system pages from getting deleted. Fixes: #4732
    • Fixed Schedule Content Shortcode to return the correct NextOccurrenceDateTime. Fixes: #4741
    • Updated to FontAwesome 5.15.3
    • Improved the Calendar Item template on core themes to hide registrations that are not active as indicated by the "Is Active" property.
    • Fixed an issue where a string could be double-encoded when using the HTML Editor and inserting a image or file. Fixes: #4567
    • Updated the Stark theme's default font family to use modern fonts. Fixes: #4711
    • Added EventItems to Universal Search.
    • Fixed an issue where Streaks were not being processed when Interactions were being written.
    • Improved the error handling of the Sync Media job to show which specific account(s) had errors.
    • Fixed the Internal Communication View block to respect the start date on any content channel item. Fixes: #4546

    Check-in v12.5

    • Improved the performance of the Welcome page.
    • Fixed an issue with the attendance grid using a different date than the chart. Fixes: #4541
    • Fixed a JavaScript error in Checkin Manager that was causing the 'UpdateProgress' animation to stay visible on Safari. Fixes: #4689
    • Updated checkin search box to disable spellcheck and autocorrect on iOS based devices.
    • Added a new advanced configuration option to control whether or not the Ability Level Selection should be shown during check-in.
    • Fixed an issue where the name shown on the group select title was the first person instead of the current person, for Family Check-in with multiple scheduled groups. Fixes: #4727
    • Fixed an issue with sequential numeric codes repeating "67" under certain conditions. Fixes: #4726

    Communication v12.5

    • Updated the email transport to remove any new line characters from the email subject. Fixes: #4718
    • Fixed Mobile Communication View block not processing merge fields.
    • Fixed an issue with SendGridHTTP communication transport and the Email with Events workflow action not handling bounced emails correctly. Fixes: #4719
    • Added a new CSS Inlining Enabled option to the Email medium.
    • Added security to the System Communication templates which is now used by the Communication History and Communication Detail block when trying to view the Communication record.

    Connection v12.5

    • Fixed the Connection Request Board to only list user-defined activity types while adding or editing an activity. Fixes: #4692
    • Connection Types are now sorted in the correct order. Fixes: #4729
    • Added history tracking for Connection Requests and added certain request history events onto the requestor's person history under the new "Connection Requests" category.

    Core v12.5

    • Fixed an issue where an AttributeMatrixItem fetched by Index from an AttributeMatrix did not display any information. Fixes: #4045
    • Fixed an issue where the MonthYearPicker was missing code to handle a change in the Year. Fixes: #4629
    • Updated the Process BI Analytics job to populate the new AnalyticsSourceGivingUnit BI Table. Also improved performance of GivingAnalytics job.
    • Fixed RockPage to replace the Meta Tag with a new one in the same position. Fixes: #4560
    • Fixed inconsistent display of text cursor in Firefox browsers.
    • Added a new property to Schedules to allow automatic inactivating once the schedule has no more occurrences.
    • Moved the Rock Log settings from System Settings > System Configuration to System Settings > Rock Logs.
    • Added new field type of Captcha to allow using reCaptcha verification in places with custom attributes, such as workflows.
    • Added a secure option to the cookie's samesite setting. Fixes: #4579
    • Fixed issues with apostrophes causing errors. Fixes: #4568 # 4562
    • Provided additional options for the Attributes block allowing others with Edit access but without Administrate access to be able to edit the 'values' of the attribute.
    • Fixed issue where hitting Cancel on the Note Delete confirmation would delete the note. Fixes: #4659
    • Fixed an issue with OIDC not redirecting to the client site if the user declines permission. Fixes: #4681
    • Added logging to cache update bus events.

    CRM v12.5

    • Added a new bookmark and 'quick return' feature for even faster navigation inside Rock.
    • Improved responsiveness of New Family block attributes on mobile devices. Fixes: #4700
    • Improved contrast on default tag colors. Fixes: #4706
    • Fixed an issue where the Planned Visit Date was not being hidden correctly on the Family Pre-Registration block. Fixes: #4720

    Engagement v12.5

    • Added a new StepProgramCompletion model to represent the completion of a set of program steps by a participant.
    • Fixed issue where SmsPipelineDetail, GroupMemberList (mobile), and StepEntry could take a while to load the first time. Fixes: #4627

    Event v12.5

    • Updated the Registration Instance Payment Reminder block to save the email in the Communication history.
    • Fixed the Export Calendar Feed function to output exceptions in a format that can be processed by third-party calendar applications. Fixes: #4635
    • Fixed the Export Calendar Feed function to correctly export events with no scheduled end date. Fixes: #4639
    • Fixed an issue in event placement where detaching a placement group for the registration instance would detach all the groups for the instance and leave only the template groups.
    • Fixed an issue in Event Placement where inactive child groups of a parent group were added when adding multiple groups.
    • Added Show All Events in Detail block setting to the mobile Calendar View block to enable showing all events rather than only the selected day's events.

    Finance v12.5

    • Fixed a bug in Giving Analytics that caused Data View result options not to appear after filtering by a Data View. Fixes: #4712
    • Added several new features to the Rock Statement Generator found in Admin Tools > Power Tools > External Applications.
    • Fixed issues with the number box (currency) not formatting correctly. Fixes: #4730
    • Fixed an issue where the Statement Generator didn't include contributions from deceased people. Fixes: #4559
    • Added credit card expiration date to Schedule Transaction Edit block
    • Fixed an issue where the Expiring Credit Card Notices job could get an exception if the expiration year is null. Fixes: #4728
    • Added a new property to the Scheduled Transaction model to track the date and time a scheduled transaction was inactivated.

    Group v12.5

    • Fixed an issue with the group selector being disabled in certain circumstances. Fixes: #4696
    • Fixed Group Member to allow for deletion if any group member assignments are present. Fixes: #4697
    • Fixed Group Capacity Warning in Leader Toolbox so that blank capacities are not treated as a capacity of zero. Fixes: #4547
    • Updated the Group Finder block to include new features to control zoom behavior and location precision.
    • Modified the behavior of the Group Member List block to show error flags on inactive group members who do not meet group requirements.

    Lava v12.5

    • Fixed an issue where setting a recursive Global attribute value can cause Rock to become unresponsive. Fixes: #4551
    • Fixed an issue where accessing FinancialPaymentDetail attributes may return an error. Fixes: #4519
    • Fixed an issue where the Device List block shows an error message in custom columns. Fixes: #4715

    Mobile v12.5

    • Added Daily Challenge Entry block to allow for processing daily challenges setup in the system for the user to complete. (Requires mobile shell v3)
    • Fixed an issue that would cause the mobile OnboardPerson block to fail if campus selection was hidden.
    • Fixed an issue in mobile AddToGroup block that could generate an error if the individual was logged in.
    • Fixed Mobile bundle not including the Info and Brand colors.

    Prayer v12.5

    • Fixed an issue in the Mobile Prayer Request Details block that caused an error to display when attempting to add a new prayer request.

    Reporting v12.5

    • Updated the Service Metric Entry block with additional filtering settings.
    • Fixed an issue with the Page Parameter Filter block's default values not populating correctly. Fixes: #4694
    • Added logic to the "Process BI Analytics" job to check the formatted value length before trying to INSERT it. Values over 250 characters after applying formatting will be skipped over and not inserted. This will match the behavior of the job when loading unformatted values. This will prevent field types such as "URL Link" from creating a value that is too big for the Analytics table.
    • Improved the UI of the Service Metrics Entry block.
    • Fixed an issue with the grid not selecting the correct records and added the Show Launch Workflow option to the Dynamic Data Block. Fixes: #4686
    • Updated Group Participation Report Field to correctly persist the user selection. Fixes: #4556
    • Fixed issue when exporting a report to Excel that caused the Lava fields to not be included. Fixes: #4673
    • Fixed an issue that caused the Giving Amount Data Filter to always exclude deceased individuals, even if "include deceased" was selected on the Data View. Fixes: #4557

    Workflow v12.5

    • Fixed a bug that prevented Notes created by Workflows from triggering Note Watch notifications.
    • Updated Workflow Trigger logic to allow comparison to the underlying integer values triggering from fields that use enumerated values (e.g., you may use either "Approved" or "3" for triggering when a Communication entity is approved). Fixes: #4552
    • Added conditional fields to the workflow Form action.
    • Fixed an issue where Send Email With Events was logging events even after the workflow had been completed. Fixes: #4722
    • Fixed an issue with the Send Email (System Email) Send To Email Addresses not working correctly when the field included Lava. Fixes: #3921
    • Updated the SMS Send workflow action to allow setting the From field using a defined value from the "SMS Phone Number" defined type.
    • Added options to Workflow Entry to filter which Campuses are listed for the Person Entry form.
    • Added the ability to write interactions from the workflow entry block.

    Rock v12.4 Released June 14, 2021


    You can read the details on the official Release Notes page.

    CMS v12.4

    • Resolved an issue that caused the Content Channel Item Detail block to remove all tags if any tag was removed. Fixes: #4676
    • Improved KPI shortcode styling to improve appearance and browser compatibility.
    • Added a new Media Account Component model for managing media stored in remote/external systems.

    Check-in v12.4

    • Fixed an issue with the device id not being saved when entered via the URL. Fixes: #4655
    • Updated the Family Pre-Registration block to have additional options to allow an individual to select the day and service that they plan to attend.
    • Fixed JavaScript change that caused issues with Check-in. Fixes: #4666
    • Added new En Route block to the Check-in Manager for special cases that are useful to some organizations.
    • Performance Improvements for Checkin Manager.
    • Added the ability to control the header text of the blocks that make up check-in. The old "Title" block settings that previously held the block's header text have been removed. Admins should update any custom values in the new Check-in Configuration "Header Text" section.
    • Fixed Live Metrics block to only display count for active checked-in. Fixes: #4665

    Communication v12.4

    • Updated the Communication List Subscribe block to show the description in the communication list.
    • Fixed an issue with the Nameless Person attributes not getting merged correctly. Fixes: #4646
    • Fixed the Communication List Subscribe block to only show active communication lists. Fixes: #4650

    Connection v12.4

    • Prevent a connection from being transferred to the same Connection Opportunity and display the Group Member Attributes in view mode. Fixes: #4660
    • When Enable Request Security is on, security can be set using the "Security" option in the menu on the individual request from within the connection board.
    • The Enable Request Security block setting that was formerly controlling the feature has been replaced by the same setting found in the Connection Type's configuration.
    • The Connection Opportunity Search block will now respect the security settings on the opportunities. Fixes: #4654
    • Security on connections has been implemented consistently. This many mean that some individuals who had access to requests no longer do. This can easily be fixed by adjusting the security on your Connection Types and Opportunities.

    Core v12.4

    • Added PurposeKey to Followings to allow for specifying the custom purpose of the following.
    • Fixed pickers displaying with incorrect heights inside of modals.
    • Updated default avatar in connection request to show gendered version if known. Fixes: #4599
    • Fixed issue where 'back dating' option notes didn't show the date picker correctly. Fixes: #4682

    CRM v12.4

    • Updated procedures when saving a person record to clear "Self Inactivated" Review Reasons when the person is re-activated. Fixes: #4645
    • Added a System Configuration setting that enables businesses to always display in the Person Picker.
    • Fixed an issue with the Public Profile Edit block that caused it to delete all phone numbers when editing a record.
    • Fixed issue with person matching where the email address comparison was case sensitive. Fixes: #4640

    Engagement v12.4

    • Added Start Date to Person Step List Block.
    • Resolved a bug that prevented modifying Entity-level Security for Steps. Fixes: #4683
    • Fixed a bug that caused an error when viewing Steps if the Step Program was inactive. Fixes: #4617

    Event v12.4

    • Fixed issue in Event Registration where the discount code text box would not appear if the registrant was taken off the waitlist and there was no cost for the event. Fixes: #4653
    • Fixed issue in birthday following notification for Friday birthdays not sending notification. Fixes: #4634
    • Fixed an issue with inactive accounts showing in the Registration Account Information of an Event Registration. Fixes: #4657
    • Fixed issue in the RegistrationInstanceRegistrationList block where filtering the Registrations by Payment Status would not show registrations that have not paid any amount. Fixes: #4613

    Finance v12.4

    • Updated Giving Analytics block to restore functionality from prior versions allowing you to select all currency types and transaction sources by clicking on the heading. Fixes: #4450
    • Updated Financial Payment Details to store the expiration date and name on card un-encrypted.
    • Improved the load time for the Event Registration Matching block.
    • Replaced Contribution Statement Lava block with a new a Contribution Statement Generator block which uses templates found under Finance > Statement Templates. The block is only replaced if you had not previously modified the stock lava template that originally came in the block settings. These statement templates will also be used by the upcoming, new Contribution Statement Generator external application in a future version of Rock.
    • The previous "Currency Symbol" Global Attribute has been replaced with "Organization Currency Code". This new attribute is a Defined Type value which has a 'Symbol' attribute that holds the currency's symbol. Although Rock's internal code automatically uses this, via Lava you could use: ` {{ 'Global' | Attribute:'OrganizationStandardCurrencyCode','Object' | Attribute:'Symbol' }}`
    • Fixed issue with using wrong Expiration Date property. Fixes: #4695

    Group v12.4

    • Updated the group member list to show a warning indicator for group members who have group requirement warnings and to differentiate between unmet requirements and warnings. Fixes: #4570
    • Fixed issue in birthday following notification for Friday birthdays not sending notification. Fixes: #4634
    • Updated the Group Finder Hide Overcapacity Groups block attribute to display when editing the block settings. Fixes: #3945
    • Fixed Group Scheduler to correctly display longer full names. Fixes: #4664
    • Fixed issue where a group that had a mix of Group Location Schedules with and without configurations caused an error on the Group Schedule Toolbox block.
    • Fixed issue in the Group Scheduler Toolbox block where inactive groups were displayed for blackout dates. Fixes: #4668
    • Fixed issue on the GroupDetail block where the Archive button would be shown for users that do not have Edit access to the group. Fixes: #4630

    Lava v12.4

    • Fixed an issue where the TitleCase filter incorrectly removes special characters. Fixes: #4612
    • Fixed issue with the Sparkline Chart shortcode where the box displays "Loading..." instead of showing the chart. Fixes: #4693
    • Updated the Lava Where filter to add support for complex filter expressions.

    Mobile v12.4

    • Added new Add To Group block which allows a person to join themselves into a group of your choice (Requires mobile shell v3).
    • Added new My Prayer Requests and Answer To Prayer blocks.

    Reporting v12.4

    • Updated the DataViewDetail and ReportDetail blocks with a new setting called "Add Administrate Security to Item Creator". When this is set to "Yes" then whoever created the item will automatically have the security permission to edit and administrate the item added. The default value for this setting is "No". The behavior of Rock prior to v12.4 was to automatically grant the item creator "Edit" and "Administrate" permissions. As of v12.4 this will not happen unless the new block setting is set to "Yes". This release does NOT change the security permissions for any existing data views and reports.
    • Added the ability for metrics to partition a Person data view by Campus.
    • Added some polish to the settings inside the Dynamic Data block and new setting to allow for automatic inclusion of a panel.
    • Fixed an issue with the Step Statuses not displaying correctly on the Data View Edit screen. Fixes: #4674
    • Improved the 'run metrics' for Data Views to no longer increment when they are being persisted by the Update Persisted Dataviews job.
    • Updated the Service Metrics Entry block to allow selecting multiple Schedule Categories.
    • Fixed an issue with the Step "Statuses" not displaying correctly on the Data Views edit screen. Fixes: #4674

    Workflow v12.4

    • Adjusted the constraint on the "Person Attribute From Fields" workflow action to only require a first name and last name.

    Rock v12.3 Released April 19, 2021


    You can read the details on the official Release Notes page.

    API v12.3

    • Fixed Lava Webhooks to properly send CORS headers and once again support CurrentPerson merge field. Fixes: #4574 # 4575

    CMS v12.3

    • Updated Bootstrap styled select elements to maintain the same style across all browsers (including iOS).
    • Updated KPI Shortcode to use new syntax.
    • Fixed issue where the HtmlContent block would sometimes not re-appear correctly when used in Secondary block mode. Fixes: #4572
    • Improved security.
    • File Browsers Updates - A permission change has been made on the Rock File Browser to improve security. Many may not realize it, but the file browser modal runs as an iframe that hosts a Rock page. Security on this underlying page has been updated. Individuals who do not have access will no longer see the file browser in their HTML editor. This editor is used in the HTML control and Communication Entry block (among others places). If you want to allow other roles to access this feature, you can adjust security under the Internal Homepage > System Dialogs > Rock File Browser page

    Check-in v12.3

    • Updated Check-in Manager Roster so that the Check-Out button will prompt for service if the selected attendee(s) are checked into more than one service. Also, Check-in Manager will now display the currently selected check-in configuration.
    • Fixed an issue with the Phone Number lookup button incorrectly showing on the Mobile Launcher block. Fixes: #4447
    • Fixed Rapid Attendance Entry to allow disabling attendance. Fixes: #4498
    • Improved tap sound performance and reliability on core check-in themes.

    Communication v12.3

    • Updated the Communication Entry Wizard to support using a PersonId query string parameter.
    • Updated the Communication Entry Wizard block's Communication Types setting so that if "Recipient Preference" is selected, all active communication transports will be used during the creation of the communication. Fixes: #4588
    • Fixed an issue with the Send Grid HTTP integration that required the Save Communication option to be checked for emails to actually be sent via the Send Grid API. Fixes: #4582
    • Default Communication Entry Page - Rock ships with a default communication entry page on the Stark External Site. While we don't recommend that people use the pages of the sample External Site (they're a template) we know that many people have used them on their production sites. We adjusted the security of this page to require an individual be an Administrator or Staff member to access the page. You may want to adjust this setting if you are using this page for a production group toolbox.
    • Updated help text to provide additional information on how CSS inlining works with communication templates. Fixes: #4631
    • Fixed an issue with SMS pipeline actions not sorting correctly. Fixes: #4624

    Connection v12.3

    • Updated so that Connection Requests that come out of Future Follow-up state no longer appear as idle.
    • Fixed issue where the Connection Opportunity Signup block does not display default value for attributes. Fixes: #4605
    • Fixed an issue that allowed incorrect workflows to be shown. Fixes: #4614
    • Fixed Connection Opportunity Workflow Trigger job to handle connection requests when no future follow-up date workflows are configured. Fixes: #4539

    Core v12.3

    • Fixed FontAwesome from flashing unstyled squares while loading icon fonts.
    • Added attribute support in Notes.
    • Updated the Model Map with some needed polish.
    • Fixed issue where a Person's email address could be deleted when registering for an event if they weren't logged in, and if email wasn't required for registration. Fixes: #4591
    • Fixed issue where merge templates return blank when coming from tags. Fixes: #4590
    • Fixed issue where the Send Group Attendance Digest job would include inactive groups. Fixes: #4583
    • Fixed Configuration Value Set on Date Field Type. Fixes: #4576

    CRM v12.3

    • Updated the public profile edit block's edit mode with an improved layout.

    Engagement v12.3

    • Fixed an issue with the Step Completed workflows not firing if the step was added via a workflow. Fixes: #4606

    Event v12.3

    • Fixed issue where groups were not added or detached correctly with multiple Group Placement Tabs. Fixes: #4383
    • Fixed an issue where an exception can occur if multiple kiosks are getting their configuration at the same time for one time events. Fixes: #4649

    Farm v12.3

    • Added configurable polling wait time and also increased default polling thresholds.
    • Stop nodes from acting on messages before they are fully started and fixed bug with the node detail showing the wrong node.

    Finance v12.3

    • Fixed issue in Giving Analytics Block where end date is not included in "and did not give between" range. Fixes: #4593

    Group v12.3

    • Fixed an issue where the Send Group Requirements Notification job would include inactive group members. Fixes: #4583
    • Added Decline Reason information to Group Scheduler Analytics, Group Scheduler Status Board, and Group Scheduler.
    • Improved the Group Scheduler Sign Up page. People will no longer be able to sign-up after the Maximum Capacity has been reached. The checkbox will not be selectable and the time will be displayed in muted text and will show "(filled)" after it.

    Lava v12.3

    • Removed Obsolete tag from IsScheduleActive/IsCheckInActive properties of Schedule model to ensure they remain accessible in Lava code. Fixes: #3471
    • Fixed issue where Marital Status was displayed in the wrong spot on the public My Account page. Fixes: #4585

    Mobile v12.3

    • Workflow Entry block now allows WorkflowTypeGuid= query string parameter to specify the workflow type.
    • Added functionality for mobile applications to use custom welcome/splash screens on each launch.
    • Fixed issue in Mobile Group Edit block that would throw an error if Show Header was turned off.
    • Updated Pre/Post-HTML Pre/Post-XAML when editing a Mobile Block.
    • New block to handle onboarding of a new person into the application.
    • Fixed an issue that caused Group Member Edit block to error if Show Header option was turned off.

    Prayer v12.3

    • New block setting for Mobile and Web Prayer Session blocks to enable writing Interactions each time a Prayer Request is prayed for.

    Reporting v12.3

    • Fixed an issue with the weekly metrics entry block that would cause a null exception. Fixes: #4553
    • Fixed Page Parameter Filter block to support page routes.
    • Fixed DataView filtering for Person In Registration Template excluding inactive instances. Fixes: #4607

    Rock v12.2 Released March 10, 2021


    Rock McKinley 12.2 Improved security. (See Release Notes for details).

    Core v12.2

    • Improved security.

    Rock v12.1 Released March 1, 2021



    You can read the details on the official Release Notes page.

    API v12.1

    • Added a new API REST endpoint for printing check-in session labels to a particular device printer.

    CMS v12.1

    • Added a new block setting to the Login block to allow customizing the username label.
    • Fixed Public Profile Edit block to sort family members by age. Fixes: #4366
    • Changed the ShortLinkList block on the Short Links page to support custom grid columns. Fixes: #4529
    • Updated the Event Item Occurrences Search Lava block with new settings to filter the search results.
    • Added ability to specify that a Rock Mobile page should hide the Navigation Bar.
    • Re-added brand-color CSS variable to Rock theme to maintain backwards compatibility.

    Check-in v12.1

    • Added “In-Room Check-in Experience” enhancements to Check-in Manager.
    • Added a block setting to the Select Check-in Area block to limit which check-in configuration types are available/listed for the check-in manager system.
    • Updated the Check-in Manager's Live Metrics block to allow opening and closing classrooms again. Fixes: #4569
    • Updated preview URL domain to api.labelary.com. The previous one (labelary2.cfapps.io) is now defunct and not functional. This fix has been back-ported to 11.4 but is not included in the 12.0 package. Fixes: #4441

    Communication v12.1

    • Updated Twilio webhooks to avoid "Invalid Body" warnings from Twilio. Fixes: #4123
    • Added a "ISmsPipelineWebhook" interface to allow plugin developers to set the webhook URL that appears in the Sms Pipeline Details block. Fixes: #4487
    • The Communication Entry Wizard has been simplified and visually refreshed with a cleaner look and feel.
    • Fixed SMS Conversations from incorrectly scrolling.
    • Added the ability to add videos in the Email Wizard. Initial support is provided for Vimeo and YouTube. This feature will automatically create the thumbnail and link based off the provided URL to the video hosting provider.
    • Updated the logic of the Rock job engine to not write communication records when emails are sent regarding failed jobs.
    • Added the ability to copy previous communications from the Communication List block.
    • Fixed an issue where the entire button wasn't clickable inside of an email built with the Communication Entry Wizard. Fixes: #4503
    • Fixed an issue where a communication was always being saved to a person's history, even if the "Save to History" flag is set to false. Fixes: #4507
    • Added the ability to add video links to emails in the Communication Wizard.

    Connection v12.1

    • Added new configuration option to the My Connection Opportunities Lava block to exclude connection types.
    • Updated the Connection Request Board to only list Active activities while adding a new activity. Fixes: #4527
    • Added new advanced settings on connection opportunities to allow for showing or hiding the status field, connect button and campus field (during transfer).
    • Allow connection board to support Markdown in connection request comments. Fixes: #4563

    Core v12.1

    • Resolved issues with setting Step Program Step Type attribute values on entities with the Entity Attribute Values block. Fixes: #4412
    • Fixed issue where an Address attribute would show the location's Name instead of Street Address if that same address was used for a campus location. Fixes: #4580
    • Fixed issue where a new Address would not default to the Organization's country. Fixes: #4581
    • Updated the Database Maintenance job to exclude table indexes without names from the list of indexes that should be rebuilt. Fixes: #4464
    • Removed developer.css from Rock.
    • Added a new "Family Inactivate" workflow action that easily inactivates an entire family.

    CRM v12.1

    • Fixed Family Attendance Badge to show correct tooltip. Fixes: #4497
    • Fixed the Public Profile Lava to avoid repetition of the word "Family" in the family name. Fixes: #4542
    • Added a new block setting to the AccountEntry block to use the person's required email address to be the username.
    • Added new option to inactivate all family members in the Email Preference Entry block for use with the 'Not Involved' choice.

    Engagement v12.1

    • Added Key Performance Indicators to Step Programs and Step Types.
    • Fixed Invalid URL to Person Profile on Step Participant List Block. Fixes: #4543

    Event v12.1

    • Fixed issue where the RegistrationEntry would get an error when loading a registration that is over or doesn't exist instead of the friendly message. Fixes: #4538
    • Fixed inability to remove (i.e. set to $0.00) fees during registration. Fixes: #4558

    Finance v12.1

    • Added TargetPerson as a Lava merge field to the Contribution Statement Lava block.
    • Added a new Event Registration Matching block for matching existing batch transactions to a corresponding event registration (similar to the Fundraising Matching block).
    • Updated the Contribution Statement Lava block to sort the transactions from oldest to newest (was previously set to display newest to oldest).

    Group v12.1

    • Updated the Group Schedule Toolbox block to prevent a double postback when changing the Starting On date.
    • Fixed issue causing Mobile Group Edit block to give an error when tapping Cancel button in certain configurations.
    • Changed the Group Member Detail block to default new members' communication preference to 'No Preference' so that their normal profile preference is used instead of being overridden unnecessarily.
    • Updated the Group Finder block so that campus filtering will occur when the "Enable Campus Context" is enabled (and a campus is in the context) when the "Display Campus Filter" is disabled. Fixes: #4355
    • Fixed Group Detail block to create its own copy of attribute Values without making any change to the original group. This fixes an issue where attribute values were being lost from the original group when creating a new group using the group copy feature. Fixes: #4509
    • Changed the group scheduling auto-schedule logic to use the least recently scheduled 'available' person instead of only randomly choosing from the available people.
    • The GroupDetail block has new setting called "Add Administrate Security to Group Creator". When this is set to "Yes" then whoever created the group will automatically have the security permission to administrate the group added. The default value for this setting is "No". The behavior of Rock prior to v12.1 was to automatically grant the Group creator "Administrate" permission. As of v12.1 this will not happen unless the "Add Administrate Security to Group Creator" block setting is set to "Yes". This release does NOT change the security permissions for any existing Groups.

    Lava v12.1

    • Added new Lava filters for reading and writing cookies.
    • Fixed an issue with a Lava helper not handling null values. Fixes: #4550

    Reporting v12.1

    • Updated the family analytics stored procedures to correctly set the AttributeValue's ValueAsNumeric field. Fixes: #4184
    • Fixed an issue with the Data View's last refresh date not displaying correctly. Fixes: #4515
    • Fixed behavior of dynamic reports with "In Group(s)" filters where a group is deselected at run time.
    • Fixed an authorization issue that prevented creation of DataViews for Notes.

    Rock v12.0 Released January 4, 2021


    Watch the v12.0 release video to learn about this release of Rock RMS.

    You can read the details on the official Release Notes page.

    API v12.0

    • Fixed an issue with the ContentChannel with recursive children causing an application crash.

    CMS v12.0

    • Added ability to use 301 permanent redirect in Redirect block.
    • Improved syntax highlighting for Lava files in the code editor.
    • Fixed issue in the Asset Manager Picker where a folder could not be created if more than one picker existed on the block.
    • Added an option in the Content Channel Item View block to display the most recent item if no URL parameter is provided.
    • Added new feature to Content Channel View block to enable easy creation of archive (past) items links.
    • Improved the externally facing Public Profile Edit block (aka My Account page) with a cleaner look and feel and to use a Lava template to control the view mode. Since this change may have affected the current look, Rock administrators should verify the look and style after the update.
    • Added the ability to quickly enable/disable the web cache for the HTML, Content Channel and Internal Communication blocks directly on the admin toolbar.
    • Fixed Public Profile Edit block to edit the correct address when in multiple families. Fixes: #4484
    • Added cache control headers ('Last-Modified' and 'ETag') to the GetImage.ashx to improve PageSpeed metrics.
    • Added page cache control header settings similar to the cache settings on the REST actions.
    • Fixed issue where a 404 could occur if a route had a space in it (e.g. search terms used in the route path). Fixes: #4453
    • Updated to FontAwesome 5.15.1
    • Updated the Site Detail block to always show the 'Index Starting Location' and renamed it 'Crawling Starting Location' to make this field more re-usable for multiple purposes. Before it was limited to the starting point for the universal search to harvest the pages of the site.
    • Fixed an issue with Universal Search ignoring filters. Fixes: #3672

    Check-in v12.0

    • A new check-in manager app will allow room attendants to open and close classrooms, mark a person as 'present' in the classroom, etc.
    • Added optional RockCleanup job setting to perform some automated clean-up on recent attendance records. The job will un-set the DidAttend field if the person was never marked present in cases where the Check-in area configuration has the "Presence" feature enabled.
    • Fixed mobile check-in confirmation code incorrectly auto-filling on iOS. Fixes: #4500
    • Added a new "attendance type" Defined Type used to help classify an attendance occurrence as physical/in-person, virtual/online, etc.
    • Fixed an issue where an error occurs when deleting a Schedule with Attendance history. Fixes: #3552

    Communication v12.0

    • Implemented Twilio 'signature validation' option in the Twilio transport component.
    • Added Person filter to the SMS Conversations block to ease finding messages created by the viewer.
    • Added progress reporting to the Communication Entry block to prevent timeouts with a large number of recipients. Fixes: #4041
    • Fixed the communication editor to not allow undo to clear the contents of a message.
    • Added missing ForeignKeys from CommunicationTemplate ImageFileId and PushImageBinaryFileId fields. Fixes: #3582

    Connection v12.0

    • Added a board view for Connection Requests.
    • Added a new setting to Connection Types to define which page should be used when viewing details for any corresponding Connection Requests.

    Core v12.0

    • Fixed business connection status to not set to any default value. Fixes: #4199
    • Disabled cache statistics by default to increase performance, but they can be enabled manually under the Cache Manager if needed.
    • Fixed a bug that was requiring that the keys in the Key Value List had to be unique to work properly.
    • Updated the use of DDay.iCal to switch over to a newer, supported Ical.Net library for iCalendar (RFC 5545) use in Rock.
    • Automatically perform block compilation in the background after a restart to improve performance for first viewer of a page's blocks.
    • Added new OpenId Connect (OIDC) server to allow 3rd party applications that have OpenID Connect integration (such as Church Online Platform) to use your Rock server as the authentication system.
    • Fixed sorting on Attribute Values. For instance, sorting on a person attribute in the registrant list. Fixes: #4332
    • Updated Public Application Root to require a trailing forward slash. Fixes: #4351
    • Added an Open Id Connect authentication component.
    • Improved the Campus and Campuses field types to allow them to be filtered by campus type and or campus status based on the attribute configuration.
    • Added message bus and web farm to enable communication and coordination of multiple Rock instances.
    • Fixed bug in Summernote JS to correct reversed paragraph order when using paste from Word. Fixes: #4340
    • Fixed Rock Shop purchased plugin images from cropping incorrectly. Fixes: #4508
    • Fixed issue with NCOA job that caused report failure because of HTTP to HTTPS redirects. Fixes: #4540
    • Added database models for upcoming features: Message Bus and Web Farm
    • Added a new LocationList field type for selecting or adding new locations from a configured parent location.

    CRM v12.0

    • Fixed issue where a non-mandatory Address Field Type does not allow an empty address to be entered. Fixes: #4432
    • Updated the warning message shown when merging people who have email addresses and user logins.
    • Fixed issue where a communication preference of SMS could be set even when the person didn't have an SMS phone number. Fixes: #4428
    • Improved saving a person by adding logic that will automatically convert curly single quotes into the standard single quote character (ASCII 39) so that searching and finding match/duplicates works better.

    Engagement v12.0

    • Added the badge type "Achievement".
    • Added achievements features that allow any entity to earn achievements.
    • Add achievement for completing a step program.

    Event v12.0

    • Updated Group Scheduling to support scheduling more than one group at a time. This update also includes many other improvements and features to group scheduling.
    • Fixed issue in Registration Entry where filtered questions wouldn't save their values. Fixes: #4354 # 4358
    • Updated the Event Item Occurrence Detail block and redesigned it to allow quickly adding a slug without a registration or a group.

    Finance v12.0

    • Fixed kiosk transaction entry block to allow giving in cents. Fixes: #4510

    Group v12.0

    • Added new option when moving group members (of ‘Fundraising Group’ group types) to also move the corresponding financial transactions.
    • Updated the Group Schedule Status Board to not show inactive schedules. Fixes: #4471
    • Updated Group Scheduling so that scheduling conflicts in multi-schedule mode would do a better job of handling and displaying what the conflicts are. Also, updated Group Scheduling so that a Group with scheduling disabled would be displayed in a way that indicates that it doesn't allow scheduling. Fixes: #4468
    • Fixed issue in Group Placement where a member could not be removed unless the user was a Rock Admin, even if the user had Edit or Manage Member permissions on the Group. Fixes: #4395
    • Added Attendance in Groups option to the Group Attendance Filter.

    Lava v12.0

    • Improved the handling of parsed Lava templates by caching them for improved performance.
    • Improved the 'FromCache' Lava filter to be able to return all the items from a cache.
    • Added new ImageUrl filter to simplify making an image URL.
    • Added additional parameters (Source, Medium, Campaign, Content, and Term) to the Interaction Write and Interaction Content Channel Item Write Lava commands.
    • Added a feature to allow single and multiline/block comments in Lava templates using the shorthand notation "//-" and "/- -/".
    • Added new Lava filter "AddResponseHeader" to add Response headers.

    Reporting v12.0

    • Added a new Data View filter and a Report field to make it easy to find and report on Notes created by people within a given period of time.
    • Updated the Report Detail block to show time to run and run count similar to the Data View Detail block.
    • Added new DataView Results block which can be used to show the results of a Data View. This also introduces an option to launch a workflow from a DataView results grid.

    Workflow v12.0

    • Added the popular "Change Log" (Notes block) recipe to the Workflow Configuration page.
    • Added ability to gather individual and spouse information from a workflow.
    • Fixed an issue where the Required property is not correctly enforced for Attribute Matrix and Value List attributes. Fixes: #4393
    • Fixed issue where the Show HTML workflow action wouldn't display correctly if the Workflow Entry block wasn't named 'Workflow Entry' Fixes: #4521

    Rock v11.4 Released March 11, 2021


    You can read the details on the official Release Notes page.

    CMS v11.4

    • Fixed "Content Channel Navigation" block settings. Parent category is no longer required. Fixes: #4457

    Check-in v11.4

    • Fixed Checkin Aero Theme from hiding "Another Person" button on individual checkin.
    • Fixed Aero Theme from not scrolling people correctly. Fixes: #4479
    • Updated the EditLabel block with a new attribute for the label preview URL. This will allow the URL to be adjusted when the Labelary API URL changes. Fixes: #4441

    Communication v11.4

    • Fixed issue where an error would occur when creating a personal communication template from a communication.
    • Fixed issue where an error would occur when creating a personal communication template from a communication. Fixes: #4481

    Core v11.4

    • Improved security.

    CRM v11.4

    • Updated the ForgotUserName block and corresponding "Forgot Usernames" system communication to not show the password reset link if the user login type does not support password resets. Fixes: #4438
    • Fixed an issue with the Following Suggestion List not passing the correct items to the bulk update functionality. Fixes: #4474
    • Updated the Public Profile Edit block to have a 'Require Gender' setting and when true, hide the 'unknown' value from the gender picker.

    Event v11.4

    • Fixed issue in the RegistrationEntry block where the select family members drop-down would appear empty if the template had Same Family set to Ask and Show Family Members was not checked. The drop-down will not show if Show Family Members is not checked. Fixes: #4478

    Group v11.4

    • Improved Group Leader Pending Notifications to only send communication to active leaders. Fixes: #4489

    Prayer v11.4

    • Fixed issue in prayer session to not cause validation on clicking next and back button. Fixes: #4488

    Reporting v11.4

    • Fixed an issue where a Metric Category Picker might not retain previously selected Metric Categories when editing the field.
    • Fixed issue in reports where the Total Giving field would export as a string instead of currency. This fixes an issue where the Grid would left-align the Total Giving column, and show an excel warning that the number is formatted as text. Fixes: #4473

    Workflow v11.4

    • Fixed issue in reporting where a Workflow Attribute filter would sometimes lose its configuration. This fixes an issue where a Dynamic Report block does not work with Workflow Attribute filters. Fixes: #3407

    Rock v11.3 Released November 3, 2020


    CMS v11.3

    • Allow printing in color in all themes.
    • Updated the Interaction Transaction to extract and store any utm_* URL querystring parameter values into the corresponding field of the Interaction record.

    Check-in v11.3

    • Updated Rapid Attendance Entry block to create cookie with unique key and validate setting on load. Fixes: #4422
    • Updated Mobile Launcher to hide login button if no page is specified in Login page block attribute. Fixes: #4415
    • Updated the attendance code service to avoid duplicate codes in a Redis Backplane environment.

    Communication v11.3

    • Updated Communication Template help text to clarify how the 'template-logo' div works. Fixes: #4333

    Connection v11.3

    • Updated the Campaign Configuration to allow setting the "Daily Limit of Assigned Connection Requests" when the "All at Once" option is used. When used, this will cause a portion of the created connection requests to be assigned (as many as possible based on the number of available connectors and daily limit). Fixes: #4434
    • Updated campaign connection to correctly create records when Limit to Head of House is enabled. Fixes: #4461

    Core v11.3

    • Updated the FieldType code so that the Event Registration Filter could support a boolean Toggle or Checkbox. Fixes: #4379
    • Fixed Address field type to correctly set the state. Fixes: #4291
    • Fixed typo on Notes Block Attribute. Fixes: #4413
    • Fixed issue where a Named location would sometimes display the street address instead of the Name. This fixes an issue where the Group Scheduler would show the group location as a street address instead of the location's name if the group location had a street address. Fixes: #4397
    • Updated the GroupMember code so that the Entity Property Set workflow action would work properly. Fixes: #4407

    Event v11.3

    • Updated Event Registration Detail block to correctly update ComparedToRegistrationTemplateFormFieldGuid on copy. Fixes: #4352
    • Fixed issue where images do not show correctly in Registration confirmation and reminder emails. Fixes: #4429
    • Improved the ability for the RegistrationEntry block to find a person record for a registrant by including the Birthday and Mobile Phone as search parameters. This will help prevent Ted Decker Jr. returning Ted Decker if they share an email address. Fixes: #4454
    • Fixed Event Item Occurrence Detail block to properly remove the registration linked to it. Fixes: #4245

    Finance v11.3

    • Fixed issue where an error would occur when editing a Scheduled Transaction. Fixes: #4385
    • Fixed issue in Transaction Matching where pressing Enter in an amount box no longer navigated to the next page. Fixes: #4300

    Group v11.3

    • Updated Group Tree View block to display the correct count of child groups. Fixes: #4449

    Rock v11.2 Released October 5, 2020


    CMS v11.2

    • Improved Content Channel View so that attribute filters in the URL will support passing in multiple values for defined values attributes that have 'Allow Multiple' enabled.
    • Fixed a caching issue with the GroupListPersonalizedLava block that would cause the block to crash. Fixes: #4405
    • Updated to FontAwesome 5.14.0
    • Fixed an issue with the Parent Grid showing incorrect data. Fixes: #4361

    Check-in v11.2

    • Fixed Aero theme to show all check-in group ability levels. Fixes: #4401
    • Updated Rapid Attendance Entry with single save button to clear up any confusion. Fixes: #4384
    • Updated Check-In to only list active devices. Fixes: #4338
    • Added option to Check-in to determine Kiosk by IP/Name when using URL Configuration option but without specifying KioskId in the URL.
    • Fixed issue with person attribute values not being saved when entered through the Rapid Attendance Entry block. Fixes: #4370
    • Updated Rapid Attendance Entry to prevent saving the notes if left blank. Fixes: #4430

    Communication v11.2

    • Fixed an issue with invalid email addresses not being deactivated when using SendGrid. Fixes: #4279

    Connection v11.2

    • Fixed issue where a Calling Campaign with thousands of people could take a very long time to open the 'Get Additional Requests' dialog. Fixes: #4282

    Core v11.2

    • Fixed issue with exclusive routes for non-RockRMS sites where the admin toolbar configuration pages got a 404 message. Fixes: #4346
    • Fixed an issue with the PageZoneBlocksEditor adding multiple controls with CustomerAdminControls. Fixes: #4403
    • Improved the summary message of the Database Maintenance Job.
    • Enables Lava for the Initial Instructions, Verification Instructions, Individual Selection Instructions, and Phone Number Not Found Message attributes of the Phone Number Identification block. Fixes: #4389

    CRM v11.2

    • Fixed an issue with the Show Security Button attribute not being respected on the Documents block. Fixes: #4406
    • Fixed attendance duration badge when duration is weeks. Fixes: #4391

    Event v11.2

    • Resolved issue with account not being set when creating a new event registration instance through the Event Registration Wizard when cost is set on the registration template. Fixes: #4392
    • Fixed an issue with the currency fields on the Registration Instance Registration List block not exporting to Excel in the correct format. Fixes: #4402
    • Fixed issue where inactive registration templates were shown on the Event Item Occurrence Detail block. Fixes: #4418
    • Updated the Event Registration block to put the event registration templates in alphabetical order. Also, changed the drop down to be enhanced for long lists. Fixes: #4417
    • Fixed event registration filter disappearing. Fixes: #4353

    Finance v11.2

    • Fixed an issue where an error would occur when doing a refund on an NMI ACH transaction. Fixes: #4411
    • Added setting to decrease amount of text generated by the Download Payments job. Fixes: #4381
    • Fixed issue where an error would occur when editing a Scheduled Transaction when using the PayFlowPro gateway. Fixes: #4385
    • Fixed issue where editing scheduled transactions could change currency type to Unknown. Fixes: #4437

    Group v11.2

    • Fixed an issue with child Group Type attributes not being correctly searched. Fixes: #4059 # #4343

    Reporting v11.2

    • Fixed an issue with the DataViewDetail block not using the Include Deceased flag when running the dataview. Fixes: #4399

    Workflow v11.2

    • Added new workflow action for adding a document to the given, configured entity.

    Rock v11.1 Released September 15, 2020


    CMS v11.1

    • Fixed issue in the PageProperties block where clicking cancel while creating a new top level page would navigate back to the CMS Configuration menu. Fixes: #4305
    • Fixed a bug with the HTML Form block that would blank e-mails. Fixes: #4347
    • Updated the default styling of the Toggle to use the primary color of the theme to prevent confusion of what is the active state.
    • Fixed issue in ContentChannelDetail where an unused textbox "Item URL" was still displayed. Use "Content Channel Publishing Point" to specify the item URL for an RSS feed. Fixes: #4289
    • Added tag list to the Content Channel Items block.

    Check-in v11.1

    • Updated the Attendance Self Entry block to allow setting an optional Location picker or passing in a LocationId.
    • Added a 'Has Cutter' attribute to printer devices so server side printing could perform automatic label cutting at the end of the label set or when a label has a '^FX ROCK_CUT' command. Also, updated the Windows Check-in Client app and iPad Check-in app (v1.9.1) with a new 'Enable Label Cutting' option for the same enhancement.
    • Updated sounds so they can be customized directly inside of theme folders.
    • Fixed Electric Theme to allow uploading the image from the Theme Styler block.
    • Fixed Aero theme rendering issues in Internet Explorer and the Windows Check-in Client.
    • Updated Rapid Attendance Entry Block to correctly update person email. Fixes: #4306
    • Improved the check-in QR code print handling to not try to print anything if labels are not configured to print. Fixes: #4324
    • Fixed a regression with Family Select Check-in scrolling. Fixes: #4330
    • Fixed Check-in ItemCache issue where the cache was not being cleared on kiosks when the Clear() method was called when using the Redis backplane. Fixes: #4325
    • Updated Rapid Attendance Entry Block to remove all inactive schedules from the Picker. Fixes: #4311

    Communication v11.1

    • Updated Send Notification to correctly get personal devices of people in groups and to log push attempt errors. Fixes: #4005
    • Improved the Communication Approval Email by making it a configurable item under Admin Tools > Communications > Communication Settings.

    Connection v11.1

    • Fixed an issue where a Workflow Type couldn't be removed from a Connection Type and/or a Workflow couldn't be deleted if Connection Requests have already been created that use that Workflow Type. Fixes: #4068

    Core v11.1

    • Fixed an issue where a Group Location with an incomplete address may cause an Exception when editing a Group. Fixes: #4261
    • Updated Lava to find the include file when run via a job. Fixes: #4278
    • Fixed a bug that was requiring that the keys in the Key Value List had to be unique to work properly.
    • Fixed an issue where loading a grid with a page size greater than 500 items could cause post-back errors. Fixes: #4308
    • Fixed inability to delete unsecured file types. Fixes: #4323
    • Fixed issue in the "Defined Value Picker With Add" controls where an error would occur in some dynamic forms such as workflow forms. Fixes: #4317
    • Updated the Following By Entity Lava block to correctly delete following item. Fixes: #4297
    • Fixed issue where getting a list of group/family members could include deceased group members. Fixes: #4281
    • Fixed issue in Redis Cache where a Stack Overflow error would occur if a Campus attribute using a drop-down list was used. Fixes: #4302
    • Fixed typo on code editor control. Fixes: #4345
    • Updated Authorization cookie to allow SameSite to equal "None" instead of not being set. This will be compliant with the latest Official IETF specifications. Fixes: #4342
    • Fixed grid buttons on Rock theme to only override background on .btn-default and .btn-danger Fixes: #4396

    CRM v11.1

    • Fixed bug in the Step Participant List that was preventing deleting a person from the list. Fixes: #4200
    • Fixed person merge issue where documents were not included in the merge. Fixes: #4373
    • Fixed the age formatting on the Public Profile page so that yrs, mos, days, "old" displays correctly. Fixes: #4286

    Engagement v11.1

    • Fixed the delete button on the Step Participant List block. Prior to the fix, clicking the button did not delete the Step Participant. Fixes: #4200

    Event v11.1

    • Fixed issue in the RegistrationEntry block where the discounted cost summary on the summary screen and the success screen could be different if the discount is larger than the per registrant cost. Fixes: #4016
    • Fixed an issue where some Events on the Calendar page show an incorrect date range. Fixes: #4327
    • Fixed an issue where configuring more than one of the same person field to an event registration form and setting them to show in grid would cause an exception. Fixes: #4276
    • Updated the Registration Instance Registration List block to include the necessary JavaScript to handle deletes correctly. Fixes: #4254
    • Fixed typo in Event Registration Template Detail Block. Fixes: #4307
    • Resolved issue where Event Registration Wizard does not show Account setting. Fixes: #4295
    • Fixed issue on the RegistrationInstanceRegistrantList block where a campus was not displayed in the grid.

    Finance v11.1

    • Fixed issue in Transaction Matching where Spouse would be required if Marital status was not set (Spouse should only be prompted for if the Marital status is Married). Fixes: #4316

    Group v11.1

    • Fixed an issue where saving Attendance for a Group with no associated Schedule causes an exception. Fixes: #4198
    • Fixed the help text for the Sync Interval in the Group Detail block. Fixes: #4271
    • Fixed an issue where inactivating a Group with a large number of members may fail with a timeout. Fixes: #4299
    • Updated the code to validate the Group Capacity rules when restoring a group member. Fixes: #4258
    • Updated the Group Finder block to use only active members for the member count and average member age.

    Lava v11.1

    • Fixed an issue where accessing a navigation property of a Lava entity may fail with a "NoTracking" error. Fixes: #4293

    Prayer v11.1

    • Fixed issue in PrayerRequestEntry block where prayer attributes using a radio button list where not getting saved. Fixes: #4290

    Reporting v11.1

    • Fixed issue where a Report and its DataView's ModifiedDateTime fields would be updated every time a Report is run. Fixes: #4321
    • Fixed an issue where an Item Picker set as Required may allow an empty value. Fixes: #4303

    Workflow v11.1

    • The Workflow Launch block can now accept workflow attribute values (passed in the query string) which will be set when launching a workflow.

    Rock v11.0 Released July 22, 2020


    API v11.0

    • Updated the RestKeyList block to show inactive REST users. Fixes: #1782
    • Improved the Metrics API by adding a previous metric date and value for comparisons/trends.

    CMS v11.0

    • Added block setting to the Page Map block to allow filtering by the site type (website or mobile).
    • Fixed the Page Copy feature to not copy Content Channels with the page. Fixes: #4177
    • Updated to FontAwesome 5.13.0
    • Added Categories to Content Channel.
    • Added an IsGlobal setting for Page routes. This setting will allow a site to load a route/page from another site even if the site has Exclusive Routes enabled. Internal site pages for adding and configuring pages and blocks are marked as global pages by default.
    • Fixed an issue where the same static route on two different sites that have two different parameter names will only go to the appropriate site's page and not the other site. Fixes: #4102
    • Fixed issue where enabling exclusive routes for sites other than RockRMS would cause a 404 when attempting edit those sites. Fixes: #4002
    • Improved the logout redirect process for secured pages. This will now redirect the user to the root URL, instead of to the default page directly. For example, the person will be redirected to "www.rocksolidchurch.org" instead of "www.rocksoldidchurch.org/page/1" or "www.rocksoldidchurch.org/home". Fixes: #4129
    • Added the ability to upload images for use as a variable in LESS/CSS theme editor.
    • Improved performance of the HtmlContentDetail block by around 25% or more.
    • Improved interactions by updating existing records when a page is renamed and prompting to delete records when a page is deleted.
    • Fixed Content Channel Item ordering. Prior to the fix, manually ordered items were not appearing in the expected order or would be re-ordered to an earlier state. Fixes: #2522
    • Improved performance of logging page views and other types of interactions.
    • Added the ability to edit site attribute values on the site detail block.
    • Fixes to auto-complete text (in theme's .less file) so that it is no longer the same color as the background. Fixes: #4082
    • Updated jQuery to version 3.5.1.
    • Fixed an issue where HTML Content Detail blocks lose their content when submitting an email via the Email Form block. Fixes: #4237

    Check-in v11.0

    • Added a new Check-in theme "Aero", featuring a new layout.
    • New Mobile Check-in Launcher block for performing geo-location based check-in. The block also generates a QR code that can be scanned at stations/kiosks to print labels.
    • Updated the "Aero" Check-in theme to support phone sized viewports.
    • Fixed check-out to show buttons as active when people are selected.
    • Added a new Check-in theme "Electric" with dark mode included.
    • Fixed Check-in search to use the correct width searchbox when using registration mode.
    • Added sound effects to Rock's core Check-in themes.
    • Attendance Analytics exports now separate addresses into meaningful columns, and add Gender and Grade to Attendees, Parents and Children where applicable.
    • Fixed an issue where Configuring Checkin for Geo Lookup disables IP lookup. Fixes: #3259

    Communication v11.0

    • Improved performance on SMS Communications. This fixes an issue where it could take 5-30 seconds per recipient to save an SMS communication, and also 5-30 seconds to query for an SMS recipient from a Response Code. These operations will now take less than a couple of milliseconds. Fixes: #4180
    • Added support for an HTTP based SendGrid communication transport.
    • Added a "Replace Unsafe Sender" option to Mailgun HTTP Properties. Adding a flag for allowing to not replace unsafe sender email addresses.
    • Added date range options for Email Analytics.
    • Added changes to Rock to allow for multiple SMS Pipelines.
    • Fixed an issue with Group Member not showing in Merge Fields for the Simple Editor. Fixes: #3858
    • Improved the performance of the Send Communications Job. This fixes an issue where the job could take a long time to complete, even if there are no communications to send.
    • Fixed a bug where the 'Only unsubscribe me from the following lists' would not show in the Email Preference Entry block unless the person was logged in. Fixes: #3330

    Connection v11.0

    • The Transfer button on the Connection Request Detail page will only appear if there are other opportunities to transfer to. Fixes: #3963
    • Added the ability to trigger workflows when a Connection Request's Future Follow-up date is reached.
    • Connection Statuses can now auto-inactivate a request when selected.
    • Added the ability to enable securing Connection Requests to be viewable/editable by Connectors via a new Enable Request Security setting on the Connection Type.

    Core v11.0

    • Added recent login activity as criteria for the Data Automation settings/system.
    • Renamed/Moved the ChannelId property to be called 'InteractionChannelId' on the InteractionComponent model.
    • Added a new toggle "Switch" UI control for developers.
    • Fixed an issue that was allowing double postback for radio buttons. Fixes: #4140
    • Fixed an issue where Lava variables can sometimes return incorrect results when the page (containing the Lava) is loaded simultaneously from multiple users or from multiple browser tabs. Fixes: #4084
    • Added a System Configuration setting to allow changing the amount of time a Rock issued security cookie is valid.
    • Updated Persisted Dataset to respect the configured Lava commands. Fixes: #4164
    • Improved the speed of the RockCleanup job when searching for orphaned AttributeMatrix rows. Fixes: #4174
    • Added median page load times to the Page model. This displays on the Page Detail page.
    • Added the ability to define a component cache duration for an interaction channel.
    • Added support for Azure Cloud Storage to Rock's Asset Storage Providers system.
    • Updated the RockLiteralField and RockTemplateField classes (i.e. Addresses, etc.) to turn HTML breaks (BR) into CRLF's before stripping out HTML when exporting to Excel. Fixes: #4226
    • Optimized the Rock Cleanup job when cleaning up Interactions, Interaction Sessions and updating page load times.
    • Updated the Rock Cleanup job to prevent timeout errors when cleaning up old interactions and updating the median page load times.
    • Fixed the grid filter button styling so that it does not interfere with picker controls.
    • Fixed Named Location Editor not saving custom attribute values when adding new location. Fixes: #3657
    • Updated the Range Slider control to allow for decimal values and added step value to control.
    • Added Google Cloud Storage as an Asset Storage provider.
    • Updated MetricAnalyticsViews to allow any partition label that contains whitespaces. Fixes: #3809
    • Added the ability to add a Defined Value to the Defined Value Field Type so a new value can be created through the picker.
    • Updated Date Pickers to parse two-digit years as a nearby year, "5/1/15" will be parsed as "2015", not "15". If the year is less than 10 years in advance, the picker will use the current century, otherwise, it will use the previous one.
    • Added a new job that can be configured to re-open child Locations of a parent Named Location which were closed within a configurable time period.
    • Added new options to better control REST caching for GET results/requests.
    • Changed Rock impersonation token login handling to prevent interfering with the person's current login if they are already logged in as the impersonated person/token.
    • Added a block that can perform person identification based on a given phone number and SMS confirmation code.
    • Added new options to better control BinaryFile caching.
    • Updated UpdateBinaryFileType to be compatible with both the new and old BinaryFileType schema. Fixes: #4284

    CRM v11.0

    • Added a way to control what parts of an address are considered necessary when the address is required. This can be changed using the Requirement Level settings in the Countries Defined Type.
    • Added a new "Include Deceased" option on Data Views that apply to People. This enables the creation of data views that were not possible before. Fixes: #3821
    • Added the ability to merge businesses.
    • Removed Modernizr JavaScript from core themes to improve performance on modern browsers.

    Engagement v11.0

    • Added a job to automate the creation of Steps based on a Data View.

    Event v11.0

    • Added an option to disable Saved Account usage in Registration Entry.
    • Fixed an issue with the Credit Card Type being lost during Registration Entry if the 'Previous' button is clicked. Fixes: #1717
    • Fixed a problem where a blank instruction page might show in Event Registration. Fixes: #3937
    • Improved event registration to allow changing an auto-applied discount code in the event that someone has an alternate discount code they've been instructed to use.
    • Added Connection Status to Registration Registrant and Wait List grids. Fixes: #3224
    • Made several improvements to the event registration signup process, such as hiding "$0.00" in the fee selection drop-down list when there is no fee cost.

    Finance v11.0

    • Improved validation and error handling for NMI Gateway. Fixes: #2084
    • Fixed an issue in the PayFlowPro gateway where the billing name shown on PayPal reports was incorrect if the Name on Card was different than the person's first and last name. Fixes: #4090
    • Fixed issue where the Expiring Credit Card job wasn't detecting expiring cards from NMI.
    • Added an option to the Expiring Credit Cards job to remove saved accounts that have expired.
    • Added a new "Allow Donations Until" date field on fundraising opportunities. Fixes: #4103
    • Updated the NMI Gateway to support getting the status of a scheduled transaction from NMI. This will make the Next Payment Date information more accurate and enable the Refresh Status button on the Scheduled Transaction detail page.

    Group v11.0

    • Fixed the group copy functionality to not copy the group attribute data for the Matrix field type. Fixes: #3768
    • Added a setting to allow a group to opt out from using the schedule toolbox and/or from group scheduling entirely.
    • Added a group of type 'Campus Team' to all campuses, as well as a way to add people to roles within this new group.
    • Added a 'Sync Interval' to GroupSync so a synchronization doesn't have to occur every time the GroupSync job runs.
    • Updated the Group Scheduler to improve its appearance on external themes.
    • Updated SendGroupEmail to be able to use the new SMS features of the SystemCommunication template.
    • Fixed the group edit block to correctly display the delete button. Fixes: #4274

    Lava v11.0

    • Added a new Lava command for writing specific interactions.
    • Fixed an issue where special characters in Lava shortcode parameters (pipe/comma/plus) may be incorrectly translated to other characters. Fixes: #4054
    • Added new EntityFromCachedObject Lava filter (https://community.rockrms.com/lava/filters/other-filters#entityfromcachedobject). This allows the user to turn a Cached object into a real Entity object. Fixes: #4089

    Reporting v11.0

    • Added new properties to Data Views and Reports to track how often Data Views are run and how long they take to run.
    • Changes to track how often reports are run and how long they take to run.
    • Fixed an issue where known/family relationships are not listed when running Reports on deceased individuals. Fixes: #4120
    • Fixed issue with Metric Value Details block where some metrics could not be saved for single campus instances. Fixes: #4206
    • Added new settings to the ServiceMetricEntry block to allow control of how to handle empty fields.
    • Improved performance of the Giving Amount and First Contribution Date data filters.

    Workflow v11.0

    • Added Launch Workflows function to grids. This allows all of the items in the grid to be grouped, a workflow type selected and workflows launched for each item.
    • Added options for setting a CC and BCC in the Email Send Workflow Action.
    • Added Custom Actions to the block setting's "Custom Grid Options" tab. This allows user defined actions to be launched from grids for items in that grid.
    • Added new 'Add Prayer Request' workflow action.

    Other v11.0

    • Fixed an issue where the the Database Maintenance job would get an error rebuilding indexes 'IX_GeoFence' or 'IX_GeoPoint' when the 'Use ONLINE index rebuild' option is set to 'Yes'.

    Rock v10.4 Released March 11, 2021


    CMS v10.4

    • Fixed an issue where some types of content in the HtmlContent block may break page formatting in the CMS Configuration Page Viewer. (cherry picked from commit 97e8069af9dc9028ed4245083119ba94258ae2df) Fixes: #4121
    • Updated the public profile edit block to correctly disable the name fields. Fixes: #3272
    • Updated the HTML block to use ContextName and Context Values as intended. Currently any ContextValue (CampusId=1) would not be specific to the block instance. This should instead only be limited to ContextNames (not values).
    • Added fullscreen mode to code editors by pressing F11.

    Check-in v10.4

    • Fixed an issue where the Rapid Attendance Entry block passes an incorrect Location parameter when launching a Workflow. Fixes: #4238
    • Fixed issue where Kiosk Registration Mode sometimes does not honor required attributes (as configured in the Checkin configuration) Fixes: #4244

    Communication v10.4

    • Updated the Mailgun webhook to correctly handle bounces from the new API.
    • Fixed an error that would occur when registering a large group of RSVP recipients from the Communication Entry Wizard. Fixes: #4264

    Core v10.4

    • Fixed an issue where the Process BI Analytics Job may time out before the configured Command Timeout period. Fixes: #4249
    • Fixed issue where themes might fail when RockWeb restarts, or when manually compiling a theme shortly after a restart. Fixes: #4255
    • Fixed issue where SQL Server 2019 can throw an exception when executing the GetAddress function. Fixes: #4251
    • Updated the history service and grid control to correctly export without errors. Fixes: #4256
    • Fixed an issue where adding custom Grid columns could cause CSS classes to be applied to the wrong columns. Fixes: #4137
    • Improved security.

    CRM v10.4

    • Fixed an issue where some Password Managers may incorrectly display the "Forgot Account" page during auto-login. Fixes: #3252
    • Fixed issue where merging Person records with invalid Attribute Matrix values may fail with an error. Fixes: #3995

    Engagement v10.4

    • Fixed an issue where an unauthorized user could add Steps using Step Bulk Entry block . Fixes: #4262

    Event v10.4

    • Fixed issue where a registrant dynamic control with a filter condition prevented fields from auto-filling. Fixes: #4099
    • Fixed an issue in Event Registration where the Previous button on the summary screen would jump back to Registration Start instead of returning to the last registrant's form. Fixes: #4130

    Finance v10.4

    • Fixed an issue within the Check Scanner Utility where the Transaction Type buttons disappear when clicking them. Also added the ability to move to the next transaction by pressing the Return/Enter key when Capture Scanned Amount is enabled. Fixes: #3957

    Group v10.4

    • Fixed an issue where Group Attendance List may show records earlier than the start date specified by the grid filter. Fixes: #4202

    Prayer v10.4

    • Fixed issue in the PrayerRequestDetail block where the Campus List is empty if one was not selected when the prayer was created. Fixes: #4243

    Reporting v10.4

    • Fixed a performance issue where a DataView Spouse Transformation could time out. Fixes: #4268
    • Fixed an issue where attempting to sort a Report by a phone number displays a warning. Fixes: #4196
    • Fixed issue where newly created Attribute fields do not show in DataView filter list. Fixes: #4240

    Rock v10.3 Released June 22, 2020


    API v10.3

    • Added new POST /api/Interactions/Import endpoint that can be used to quickly bulk import Interaction Records

    CMS v10.3

    • Fixed bug that was causing the Child Content Channel Items to be ordered incorrectly.
    • Updated the Page Menu block to re-add the CurrentPage merge field. Fixes: #4169
    • Added server side form validation to the Captive Portal block to prevent blank persons from being created. Fixes: #3940
    • Fixed an issue that was causing the Family Attributes in the Public Profile Edit block to not appear in the block settings. Fixes: #4108
    • Fixed issue where Urls were generated with http even though site is loaded over https. Fixes: #4115

    Check-in v10.3

    • Fixed issue where Windows Check-in Client displays a script error when selecting a gender for a newly-added Person. Fixes: #4043
    • Fixed the Attendance Analytics block to allow sorting attendees in the grid by Campus. Fixes: #4051
    • Fixed check-in to show loading indicator when selecting a family.
    • Changed the check-in system's Welcome block's "Allow Label Reprinting" setting to be enabled by default.
    • Added the ability for Lava to read the individual properties of the Registration Instance. Fixes: #4201
    • Fixed Rapid Attendance Entry to load locations when a single group is configured. Fixes: #4212
    • Added a new Attendance Self Entry block for quick self service attendance recording which pairs nicely with Church Online Platform's version 4 "Moments" feature.

    Communication v10.3

    • Fixed issue where a copied communication could send a person multiple emails if that person has been merged since the original communication. Fixes: #4215
    • Fixed an issue with Communication Templates and System Communication Templates where the HTML would become corrupt if there was any Lava logic in the template. Fixes: #4185
    • Fixed a problem with Reply-To not working in the MailgunHttp transport when a sender did not pass the SafeSender check.
    • Fixed the Recipient Details grid to allow a communication to be created for everyone in the grid. Prior to the fix, only the people currently displayed on the screen would receive the communication. Fixes: #4234
    • Improved the performance of phone number matching in TextToWorkflow and SMS Pipeline. The phone matching step is around 100x faster.
    • Fixed an issue where the CommunicationDetail block's Recipients column selection list had duplicate entries after tab reload. Fixes: #4197
    • Fixed an issue where editing a communication during the approval process would not display the correct segment filter(s) or segment filter type. Fixes: #4144
    • Updated viewing communications to use GUIDs in the link.
    • Updated the Send Assessment Reminder, Send Attendance Reminder, Send Prayer Comments, and Send RSVP Reminder jobs to only send email to people with active email addresses. Fixes: #4124
    • Fixed the SMS Number drop down to work correctly by converting it to use a RockDropDownList. Fixes: #4040
    • Improved the SMSConversations block to save user preferences between logins. Fixes: #4131
    • Improved performance of SMSConversations block in getting the conversations to display. Fixes: #4131
    • Fixed an issue with the SMS Pipeline when using an IIS Cluster and Redis that caused SMS Actions to not cache correctly across servers.
    • Fixed incorrect mobilePhone (NumberTypeValueId) information in the 'Group Member Notification' system communication. Fixes: #4156

    Connection v10.3

    • Fixed security for Connection Request Attributes in the Connection Opportunity detail block. Fixes: #4205
    • Updated the connection opportunity detail block to correctly set QualifierValues in order to properly trigger 'Activity Added' workflows. Fixes: #2029
    • Fixed an error on the Connection Request Detail block that caused an error when Badges were selected. Fixes: #4183
    • Added the Connection Campaigns system that was originally released as a plugin.
    • Fixed connection opportunity block to correctly update when a photo is removed. Fixes: #4214
    • Cleaned up Connection Requests exported to Excel by removing HTML from certain columns. Fixes: #4204

    Core v10.3

    • Fixed issue where the Person Picker search box is not reset after adding a recipient to Simple Communication, Group Attendance or Bulk Update. Fixes: #4216
    • Fixed the HistoryLog block so that any underlying problems trying to fetch data will not throw a page exception. Fixes: #4220
    • Fixed an issue with the campus picker, where a visibility setting to hide didn't work in some instances. Fixes: #4172
    • Fixed and improved performance of Rock Cleanup job handling orphaned attribute values. Fixes: #4174 #4127
    • Fixed a bug that prevented users from selecting items in pickers containing both categories and items. Fixes: #1632 #3942
    • Fixed issue where the document upload control did not show when using a custom background check provider. Fixes: #3793
    • Fixed an issue that would cause any matrix-attributes used in a Connection Request to be removed by RockCleanup job. Fixes: #4092

    CRM v10.3

    • Fixed an issue where Assessment results from a merged Person record cannot be accessed. Fixes: #4114
    • Fixed a problem that would occur when calculating a person's age when the person's birth year was unknown (or invalid). Fixes: #3881
    • Updated the Top Person Signal Badge to consider the Expiration Date. This resolves an inconsistency where setting an expiration date on a person signal was not causing the Top Signal Badge to go away, even after running the Calculate Person Signals job. Fixes: #4113
    • Updated Family Pre-Registration block to improve format consistency. Fixes: #4221
    • Updated internal code to correctly set the GivingLeaderId and updated the FamilyPreRegistration block to correctly set the GivingGroupId. Fixes: #4027
    • Modified the scale field result values (used in Assessments attributes) to always return whole numbers in order to display the correct text value (ex: Low, Medium, High). Fixes: #3959

    Engagement v10.3

    • Added an option to show the campus column to the Person Program Step List when necessary.
    • Fixed an issue where Step Type Workflow Triggers may be overwritten by changes to Triggers in the associated Step Program. Fixes: #4203
    • Added a feature to Steps that allows reporting using the attributes of the steps.
    • Added support for providing a Campus on Steps.
    • Fixed typo in Step Type Detail "Spans Time" help text. Fixes: #4189
    • Fixed an issue in the Step Type Detail block where the Default Date Filter block setting was not correctly applied. Fixes: #4188
    • Fixed the Step Program List and Step Type List blocks to prevent reordering of the items by people who do not have Edit permission. Fixes: #4191
    • Fixed Step Program List and Step Type List blocks to allow drill-down for people with View permission. Fixes: #4190
    • Fixed an issue where a person without Edit permission could add or edit a Step from the Person Profile Steps tab. Fixes: #4192

    Event v10.3

    • Fixed the filter on the Registrant Grid and Wait List. Prior to the fix, these were not being updated according to the provided filter criteria. Fixes: #4171
    • Fixed an issue where the Select Family drop down list did not display for single person registrations. Fixes: #4101
    • Updated the Active Registration Instance List block to honor template security. Fixes: #4126
    • Added Default Payment Amount to Event Registration Wizard. Fixes: #4134
    • Fixed Calendar Item Lava to make .ics event download work in Firefox or Safari. Fixes: #3856
    • Fixed an issue where fees that allowed multiple items and multiple quantities showed a validation error in Firefox browsers. Fixes: #4118
    • Added 'Event Calendar Item' attribute edit/delete security check to the Calendar Event Item Detail block. Fixes: #4065

    Finance v10.3

    • Fixed issue in PayFlowPro gateway where a 'Name Required' error would occur for ACH transactions given from a Business. Fixes: #4116
    • Fixed the date range filter used by the Pledge Analytics block so that it returns any pledge with a start or end date that falls within the specified date range. Prior to the fix, the Total Giving Amount was showing all giving for the Account and did not respect the Date Range selected. Fixes: #3478
    • Fixed the FundraisingList block to only display 'active' groups. Fixes: #4224
    • Fixed an issue where editing a scheduled transaction might not update the payment details correctly. Fixes: #4155
    • Fixed issue in Edit Scheduled Transaction so it shows the account public name instead of the account internal name. Fixes: #4153

    Group v10.3

    • Fixed group scheduler block that was showing inactive locations and schedules. Fixes: #4104
    • Fixed an issue in Group Tree View where the configuration panel would get hidden if the the person didn't have rights to Edit the selected group. The configuration gear should always be shown regardless of rights. Fixes: #4150
    • Updated the Group Member validation to ignore the group member currently being added when comparing the count of group members to the group's capacity. The new member was previously being counted twice in the validation. Fixes: #4207
    • Changed the 'Percent Members Attended' column back to the original 'Percent Attended' column behavior that existed prior to v10.2.
    • Fixed issue in Group Detail where the group type drop down might show an incorrect list of group types (introduced with Camp Tool feature). Fixes: #4217
    • Updated the Fundraising Donation Entry and Fundraising Progress blocks to support inheriting from Fundraising Opportunity group type. Fixes: #4136
    • Improved the GroupScheduleToolbox block to save the campus value to the Attendance record when adding a person to the schedule. Fixes: #4109
    • Moved the old Communication List's group member communication preference 'attribute values' to the new group member Communication Preference property.
    • Updated the GroupScheduleToolbox block to allow for the entry of a Decline Reason if the group type requires it. Fixes: #4145
    • Updated 'Post Attendance To Group' action to consider attendance date with time while saving attendance. Fixes: #4159

    Lava v10.3

    • Fixed SanitizeLava() to handle null values. Fixes: #4175
    • Fixed issue where the ToJSON Lava filter might throw an exception on objects in some situations. This fixes an issue where ToJSON on an object loaded with Lava entity commands could throw an exception when converting a Person property to JSON. Fixes: #4094
    • Added a way to get SystemSettings via the Attribute filter similar to how Global Attributes are fetched.
    • Fixed Lava's Attributes so that only active attributes are included in the list. Fixes: #3915

    Prayer v10.3

    • Updated the Prayer Request Entry block to use attribute value container control. Fixes: #4161
    • The Allow Encouraging Comments on the Add Prayer Request block will now default to the Default Allow Comments setting. Fixes: #4181
    • Changed to prevent showing inactive campuses in the Prayer Session block on the prayer team page. Fixes: #4160

    Reporting v10.3

    • Added the Page Parameter Filter block to core (donated by Bema Services upon request by Core Team and Community). This matches the version in the Rock Shop, with some requested additions.
    • Added new criteria on the Person Note data view filter for finding notes by creation date.
    • Fixed issue where Metric Value Details block didn't auto-select the single active campus. Fixes: #4206
    • Fixed issue with the Total Giving reporting field where it was not factoring in Refunds. This also includes a fix to the amount option in the Total Giving field type. Now it will only show the total giving amount if the *total* amount meets the provided criteria. Fixes: #4042
    • Fixed issue where exporting ('Report to Excel') resulted in duplicate columns being generated for Lava field types. Fixes: #3950

    Workflow v10.3

    • Fixed Workflow Entry block causing exception when first added to page. Fixes: #4166
    • Added new workflow action to add a person to an existing family.
    • Changed the 'Content Channel Item Add' and 'Step Add' workflow actions to store the created item into an optional workflow field attribute if supplied.

    Rock v10.2 Released March 27, 2020


    API v10.2

    • Added ValueFormatted as an available field when getting AttributeValues when using the REST API with the LoadAttributes option.
    • Added REST endpoints to /api/People/ for getting and setting user preferences and user block preferences.

    CMS v10.2

    • Added keyboard shortcuts for the admin bar actions: Alt-B for Block Config, Alt-P for Page Properties, Alt-Z for Page Zones, Alt-L for Child Pages.
    • Updated to FontAwesome 5.12.0.
    • Added Google Cloud Platform as an option for the Asset Storage Provider.

    Check-in v10.2

    • Fixed check-in UI rendering issue in iOS.
    • Improved Check-in label reprinting to include option to choose the "Print For Each" Family type labels in addition to the Person types.
    • Added the ability to enter notes and prayer requests, and the ability to launch workflows, to Rapid Attendance Entry. This allows for the rapid entry of common connection card information in addition to, or in place of, attendance entry.
    • Improved the polling mechanism of the check-in system to use an API call to reduce load on the server. Also improved check-in so that kiosks automatically recover after IIS and server restarts.
    • Added additional items to the attendance code "ban" list. Fixes: #4142

    Communication v10.2

    • Fixed logic in the CommunicationQueueAlert job to avoid false alerts with certain 'scheduled' communications. Fixes: #3038
    • Fixed issue in MailGun Http email transport where alternative email formats (e.g. "First Last first.last@myemail.com") were considered invalid. Fixes: #4060
    • Fixed missing Email Analytics page. Fixes: #4063
    • The Create Date for saved draft communications will be reset before the communications are queued for sending. Fixes: #3537
    • Moved (copied) SystemEmail to new SystemCommunication to allow adding SMS capabilities to "system" communications and added RSVP reminder properties to Group Type and Group. Future updates to plugins should change from using the now legacy SystemEmail to using SystemCommunication.
    • Fixed CommunicationDetail block timeout for Communications with a large number of recipients. Fixes: #4093

    Connection v10.2

    • Fixed issue with duplicate connection workflow caused by creating a copy of a Connection Type. Fixes: #3919
    • Fixed error "Field contains invalid characters" on the ConnectionOpportunitySignup block when the current person's name has an apostrophe. Fixes: #4085
    • Fixed the My Connection Opportunities grid list to correctly sort the connector column. Fixes: #4067
    • Resolved error when attempting to transfer connection opportunities when there are no available opportunity types to transfer them to. Fixes: #4011
    • Updated the connection request transfer opportunity to default to the current opportunity.
    • Improved the Connection Request Detail block to allow for a simple Lava Heading Template and Lava Badge area, as well as improved attribute editing.

    Core v10.2

    • Fixed the Database Maintenance job from failing due to non-Rock (non-dbo schema) tables existing in the Rock database. Fixes: #3297
    • Added a new editor which stores its data as structured JSON allowing for richer javascript editors to be used in certain places.
    • Fixed incorrect pending member count in the "Group Leader Pending Notifications" job's status message. Fixes: #4062
    • Added new MetricItemPicker control and MetricField attribute.
    • Improved the simple display value of schedules with a multi day-of-the-month recurrence pattern. Fixes: #3906

    CRM v10.2

    • Fixed the eRA calculation to handle 'exiting' when the family members are inactive. Fixes: #3824
    • Fixed Rock Badges to display correctly with FontAwesome Light as the default weight. Fixes: #4004
    • Added Assessment History to the Person Profile's History tab to see and delete (if needed) pending assessment requests. Fixes: #4015
    • Fixed issue where Person Merge might take the wrong person's attribute value if the person without the attribute was selected as the one to keep.
    • Removed the block attribute "Allow Retakes" from the Assessment blocks so the AssessmentType's "Requires Request" setting can be used instead.
    • Added new security action called "View All Attributes" for the Person Merge feature. Anyone with this security authorization on the block will be able to see all attribute values. Fixes: #3310

    Engagement v10.2

    • Added ability for interactions to be linked to streak types, allowing streak data to be driven by an interaction channel, component, or medium.
    • Added prerequisites for streak achievement types. Prerequisites allow setting achievements that must be earned before the subject achievement is allowed to be attempted.

    Event v10.2

    • Fixed issue where a blank address entered during Event Registration would update the family address with a blank address. Fixes: #4070
    • Added a new Advanced Group Placement feature which replaces the previous group placement feature in the administrative event registration portion of Rock.
    • Fixed issue where using Grid Filter with long attribute names would throw an exception. Fixes: #3986 # 3971
    • When a conditional field is dependent on a radio button control the form didn't always validate. Prior to the fix, it was possible to completely skip required fields if you selected the value and quickly clicked “Next” on a form. Fixes: #4139
    • Fixed issue with Group Placement where some registrant attribute field types (ones that don't have filters) would cause an exception. Fixes: #4148

    Finance v10.2

    • Fixed problem with certain transactions causing an error on the Transaction Detail page. Fixes: #4083

    Group v10.2

    • Fixed an issue where archived group members would not be unarchived when the group was unarchived. Fixes: #4055
    • Updated the Fundraising Donation Entry and Fundraising Progress blocks to support inheriting from Fundraising Opportunity group type. Fixes: #4136
    • Added a 'Percent Members Attended' column to the Group Attendance block's list and removed the sometimes misleading 'Percent Attended' column. Fixes: #1793
    • Fixed issue where inactive Group Members were able to be scheduled. Fixes: #4106
    • Added an optional Rock job for sending RSVP "reminders" to people who accepted the RSVP a number of days before the RSVP occurrence date (based on the group type or group's RSVP Reminder Offset configuration setting).
    • Added communication preferences to Group Member (for upcoming/future use) and updated the Send Attendance Reminders job to enable working with the group member leader's email/SMS preference.
    • Fixed issue with the GroupSync job not respecting user's email preferences. Fixes: #4086
    • Fixed Group Scheduler to display correct messages when the 'Send Now' button is clicked. Fixes: #4012
    • Added the ability to filter RSVP responses by Status and Decline Reason.
    • Added new options to the GroupList block (used on Groups tab of Person Profile) to better control how the group picker works for the 'Allow Add' option.
    • Added a way to optionally collect and require an inactive reason when a group is being marked inactive.

    Reporting v10.2

    • Fixed Attendance Campus Filter to work correctly with a single campus. Fixes: #4025
    • Added ability to limit Service Metrics Entry block to specific campuses by passing CampusId page parameter.
    • Fixed issue with Dynamic Data block's results not showing the time if seconds was 0. Fixes: #4028
    • Fixed an issue with the way Attendance Analytics was not correctly finding "Current" and "Previous" data data due to the settings on the date range selector. Fixes: #4046

    Workflow v10.2

    • Fixed issue where the WorkflowEntry Block could cause an exception when adding it to a page. Fixes: #4075
    • Fixed workflow timing issue that could cause the workflow to restart on servers with many CPUs.
    • Fixed an issue caused by using Lava and the "|" character inside of a Workflow entry form. Fixes: #4018

    Rock v10.1 Released December 16, 2019


    Communication v10.1

    • Added block setting to the New Communication blocks to allow enabling the "Is The Communication Bulk" to Yes/On by default.

    Connection v10.1

    • Added capability to allow entering attribute values during connection request signup. To use this feature, first add attributes to the Connection Request using System Settings > Entity Attributes.

    Core v10.1

    • Fixed issue where an empty Campus picker appeared if there were no active campuses. This caused an error on blocks such as the Connection Signup block where a campus selection is required if it is visible. Fixes: #3997

    CRM v10.1

    • Fixed Public Profile Edit block so that it uses the current person's campus when adding a new family member. Fixes: #4003
    • Added an "Addresses" section to the Person Merge block, allowing the selected address to be updated on the person's primary family.
    • Fixed incorrect eRA badge alignment. Fixes: #3999

    Engagement v10.1

    • Added streak achievements. This allows establishing parameters for achievements that people can earn by engaging in the defined streak types. People can earn achievements based on total accumulation or longest streak styles of measurement.

    Event v10.1

    • Fixed the registration signature document (when not using the inline process) to generate a document if the person (registrant) does not yet have a signed signature document for the template being used. Prior to fix, if the person had a signed document with a different template on file, they would not automatically receive a signature request. Fixes: #3608

    Finance v10.1

    • Fixed the Contribution Statement Lava block so that it honors the 'Display Pledges' setting. Prior to the fix, if you set the block settings to not show pledges they would show anyway if the pledge was within the contribution statement's time frame. Fixes: #4000

    Workflow v10.1

    • Added new Rock Job (DataViewToWorkflow) that will launch workflows for every entity in a specified data view.

    Other v10.1

    • Fixed missing Font Awesome icons on email template color pickers. Fixes: #3996
    • Updated Rock Shop UI to include Sponsored Apps and Top Free sections.
    • Fixed issue with Sticky Headers listeners causing JavaScript errors. Fixes: #3994

    Rock v10.0 Released December 16, 2019


    API v10.0

    • Added new POST /api/Attendances/Import endpoint that can be used to quickly bulk import Attendance Records.
    • Adjusted security on Presence user to allow creation of Attendance records and reading of group type check-in configuration.
    • Fixed error when loading attribute matrix items through the API. Fixes: #3841
    • Added new GET /api/(controller)/FollowedItems endpoint that will return the followed items. For example, /api/Groups/FollowedItems would return a list of groups that the person is following. Either ?personId= or ?personAliasId = can be specified to indicate what person you want to see the followed items for.
    • Added "getparents" and "getchildren" action to content channel item API.
    • Added option to specify the attributes to load when using using the loadAttributes option in the REST API.
    • Improved the DataView endpoints for entities by removing tracking (30-50% improvement in speed) and added an additional endpoint InDataView that simplifies how you can determine if one person (or any entity) is a part of a specified data view (a common task).

    CMS v10.0

    • Fixed the Page menu to allow using the word 'error' in the text. Fixes: #3751
    • Updated to FontAwesome 5.11.1
    • Improved Rock to no longer show the 'select a campus' when only one active campus exists.
    • Added a "status" feature to campuses so upcoming (non-ready) campuses can be added to Rock without causing confusion.
    • Added 50/50 column zones to Rock core theme layouts.
    • Added new Exclusive Routes optional feature to Sites to allow routes to only work on that particular site.

    Check-in v10.0

    • Added SMS Enabled Options for Check-in Edit Family Block. Allows for a "SMS Enabled" selection to be shown with a default of yes or no for the Check-in Edit Family block.
    • Improved the styling and wording of the auto select page of check-in.
    • Improved performance of LoadGroups check-in action for AttendanceRule.AlreadyBelongs cases.
    • Improved the way check-out end-time is calculated. Instead of using the check-in end-time logic (close check-in X minutes after start) it will now use the schedule's end time (start time + the duration) to determine when check-out is occurring.

    Communication v10.0

    • Added a save button on the Communication Entry Wizard block to allow saving a communication while it's being created and edited.
    • Fixed issue where system emails might log the communication history to the wrong person if other people have the same email address.
    • Added option to the Communication Wizard to exclude recipients that have the same email address or SMS number.
    • Fixed the Push Notification Send workflow action to correctly process Lava merge fields.
    • Adjusted when merge field resolution occurs on the MailgunHttp.cs transport for cases where it might otherwise resolve to empty.
    • Updated SMS pipeline to create a Nameless person when a phone number comes in that doesn't match an existing person. These nameless person records can then be matched to an existing person record.

    Connection v10.0

    • Added capability to view and edit attributes on Connection Requests. To use this feature, first add attributes to the Connection Request using System Settings > Entity Attributes. Fixes: #3421

    Core v10.0

    • Abstracted badges away from Person model so they can be shown for any entity.
    • Fixed the IIS job scheduler so that a job will not execute if another scheduler is running the job manually. Fixes: #3156
    • iCal event feed now properly includes all recurring events that overlap with the requested date range. Fixes: #3502
    • Added ability to mark defined values as active/inactive. An inactive value will not be included in the list of selectable values for a defined type unless it was previously selected while active.
    • Added REST endpoint to provide information about service times for use by FrontPorch to configure registering attendance.
    • Added option to the boolean field type attribute to specify what type of control to use (DropDown, CheckBox, Toggle).
    • Added SameSite Cookie setting to global attributes. Default setting is Lax for better cookie handling.
    • Fixed issue where saving or deleting a userlogin that does not have a person associated with it shows an error. Fixes: #3845

    CRM v10.0

    • Added the ability to edit attribute values on Tags.
    • Fixed Merging People with Attribute Matrices inserting a blank GUID AttributeValue when there is no value.
    • Added a Group RSVP feature to be used in combination with communications to request whether or not a person will be attending an occurrence of a group's event.
    • Fixed New Family Block silently ignoring invalid birth date. An error will now appear if the date is not in the correct format. Fixes: #3733
    • Added "Edit SMS" security action for the Edit Person block.
    • Added new data integrity report type block for viewing connection status changes for a given date range.
    • Added prompt to add people to an existing family in the New Family block if another family has the same address.
    • Addresses will select the default country when creating new address. Fixes: #3386
    • Improved history so that user account/login changes are logged to person history. Fixes: #2936

    Engagement v10.0

    • Added Streaks feature.
    • Added Steps feature.
    • Added 'Add Step' workflow action to create steps.
    • Added steps badge.
    • Added steps bulk entry block.

    Event v10.0

    • Added the ability to enter a discount code after registration but before making final payment.

    Finance v10.0

    • Updated pledge list to filter on attribute values marked to show in grid. Fixes: #3763

    Group v10.0

    • Updated Groups so that group members will be made inactive when the group is made inactive. Also updated groups so that group members will be archived when the group is archived. If the group is made active again, it'll also make any group members active if they were marked inactive when the group was made inactive. Fixes: #3592
    • Improved Group Requirement Types so that a requirement type of SQL has better examples, and also has an option of optimizing the SQL when a specific person's requirements are calculated.

    Lava v10.0

    • Added the ability to pass variables and collections into Lava shortcodes. So if you had a collection of groups (loaded say from an entity command) you could pass that into your shortcode like so {[ groupformattedlist groups:groupItems }]. This would make the collection of groups (groupItems) available to the shortcode internals via the 'groups' variable.
    • Significantly improved speed of Lava entity commands. See Lava docs for more information on how you can tune your commands using the new 'securityenabled' parameter.
    • Added OrderBy Lava filter to provide extensive sorting options when working with arrays.
    • Added filters to calculate cryptographic hashes (Md5, Sha1, Sha256, HmacSha1 and HmacSha256).
    • Added new Lava filter for calculating reading time of a string.
    • Added override to Date Lava filter to allow for {% assign now = 'Now' | Date %}. In this use case no format is required.

    Reporting v10.0

    • Improved performance of Dynamic Reports by using the persisted data views that weren't impacted by non-default filter selections.
    • Added ability to limit Service Metrics Entry block to specific campuses. Fixes: #3692
    • Added new, faster Primary Campus data view filters that only check the person's primary campus but not all the possible family campuses to which the person may belong.
    • Added Data Filter "Group/Location Data View" to filter for Groups related to the locations returned by a Data View. Fixes: #1297
    • Improved the way persistence is configured for Data Views by using a checkbox list to select minutes, hours, or days and a slider control to select the value.

    Workflow v10.0

    • Added preserving the EntityId and EntityTypeId in a workflow instance if it is persisted.
    • Added the ability to filter Connection Activity Types and Connection Statuses by Connection Type when used as an attribute in a workflow. Fixes: #1541

    Other v10.0

    • Increased performance of Person Search Key searches.
    • Updated Slingshot to support imports of Person Search Keys, 'Receipt' transaction types, and Locations with a location type of 'Other'. Also updated imports of Financial Transactions to match 'Anonymous Giver' if they are not associated with a specific person.
    • Fixed issue where update to 10.0 would fail if a campus exists without an associated location. Fixes: #4056

    Rock v9.4 Released November 6, 2019


    CMS v9.4

    • Improved security.

    Rock v9.3 Released October 23, 2019


    API v9.3

    • We've removed the inherited permissions on the GetImpersonationParameter API endpoint. If you have a custom application that uses that API, you may consider re-adjusting those permissions to suit your needs.

    CMS v9.3

    • Row properties are now available in custom Lava columns in the Checkr Request List block. Fixes: #3860
    • Fixed issue where ContentChannelItems were not being filtered by Item attributes defined on the ContentChannelType. Fixes: #3886

    Connection v9.3

    • Resolved issue caused when attempting to save a connection opportunity associated with an archived placement group. Fixes: #3875

    CRM v9.3

    • Fixed issue in the FamilyPreRegistration block where child info was not being validated when the save button was pressed. Fixes: #3651
    • Improved address functionality to allow a partial address to be saved (e.g. just City and State).
    • Changed the DISC block to show the additional results when viewing another person's score. Fixes: #3863
    • Fixed issue where the DISC Profile person attribute was not set to the DISC Results Defined Type. Fixes: #3924

    Event v9.3

    • Fixed Event Registration Credit Card payment entry not appearing when using NMI. Fixes: #3922
    • Fixed issue where Registration Payment summary will show $0 amounts if any of the registrants had any charge due to event cost or fees. If no registrant has any costs or fees then the payment summary will not appear (current functionality). Fixes: #3658
    • Fixed Registration tab's filters on the event RegistrationInstanceDetail block so they properly clear. Fixes: #3892

    Finance v9.3

    • Fixed issue where comments on scheduled transactions don't show when viewing the scheduled transaction. Fixes: #3876
    • Fixed error on the TransactionDetail block when selecting a currency type if the "Non-Cash" currency type was missing. Fixes: #3894
    • Fixed issue where the Transaction Links block was not redirecting to the correct page, and was giving an "Invalid Token..." error when setting a custom 'Add Transaction Page' in block settings. Fixes: #3903
    • Fixed problem exporting grid values from Fundraising Donation List block by adding IDs to column definitions. Fixes: #3901

    Group v9.3

    • Fixed behavior between three blocks that were sharing the HideInactiveGroups user preference. Fixes: #3890
    • Resolved issue that caused the "Delete" button to show up on some groups when the user did not have access to use the button. Fixes: #3857

    Lava v9.3

    • Updated GetHeadOfHousehold (used by Lava HeadOfHousehold) so that any deceased people are excluded from the list of options. Fixes: #3854
    • Updated the NextDayOfTheWeek Lava filter to correct the numberOfWeeks optional parameter. Fixes: #3884

    Prayer v9.3

    • Fixed PrayerRequestEntry blocks showing top-level category in the drop-down list. Fixes: #3322

    Reporting v9.3

    • Fixed PowerBiReportViewer block to respect settings for which panes to show/hide. Fixes: #3887

    Other v9.3

    • Updated text rendering and other fixes to prevent the crashing behavior due to Safari's text-render bug in version 13. Fixes: #3916
    • Updated text rendering to prevent crashing behavior in Safari 13. Fixes: #3916
    • Updated the DataAutomationSettings block so that unchecking an interaction channel type displays the setting correctly when reloading the block. Fixes: #3895
    • Fixed issue where Data Automation may incorrectly change Family Campus for transactions other than "giving" activity. Fixes: #3836

    Rock v9.2 Released September 11, 2019


    Check-in v9.2

    • Fixed the Check-in family registration system so that it now captures any newly created person's first name. Fixes: #3879

    Communication v9.2

    • Fixed SMS Send workflow action, to allow sending an attachment-only message. Fixes: #3788

    Core v9.2

    • Fixed issue where Payment Reminders were not sent if the registration template or instance did not have a cost but did have optional fees. Fixes: #3646

    Event v9.2

    • Fixed issue where payment information could not be accessed after removing all registrants from an Event Registration. Fixes: #3755
    • Fixed Registration not displaying the Family Member drop down list when "Registrants In Same Family" option is enabled. Fixes: #3874

    Lava v9.2

    • Fixed the new Group Status feature on the 'Groups' Lava filter, so the {{ Person | Groups }} filter will return both active and inactive groups. Fixes: #3868

    Workflow v9.2

    • Fixed issue where a workflow action SendSms didn't send messages to a phone number that did not have a person associated with it, when Save Communication History was selected. Fixes: #3877

    Other v9.2

    • Fixed data automation job to not update campuses that were recently updated manually. Fixes: #3835

    Rock v9.1 Released August 20, 2019


    API v9.1

    • Fixed WiFi Presence Interaction timestamps being off by 1 hour during DST. Fixes: #3795
    • Updated GET /api/{controller}/ REST APIs to internally use AsNoTracking when querying the database. This helps improve performance to be about 50% to 100% faster. Note that if the loadAttributes parameter is specified, the performance will only be a tiny bit faster (probably less than 5%).

    CMS v9.1

    • Updated to FontAwesome 5.10.0. NOTE: If using FontAwesome Pro, you will need to re-upload your Font Awesome Pro Package after the update.
    • Updated to FontAwesome 5.10.1.
    • Fixed error when trying to delete item from Content Channel in the ContentChannelNavigation block. Fixes: #3774

    Check-in v9.1

    • Fixed issue where SMS from the Check-in Manager Person block did not send. Fixes: #3832

    Communication v9.1

    • SMS Simple Communication SMS Phone number picker will display the descriptions if available. The DefinedValuePicker (not multiple or enhanced) will now check the description and show the value if there is no description. This will prevent blank selections in the drop down list. Fixes: #3831
    • Fixed display of "SMS From" phone numbers being limited to 25 characters. The full description will now show in the drop down list. If there is no description, the phone number is used. Fixes: #3831
    • Fixed a problem with the person picker on the Communication Entry block that would occur when configured for only SMS. Fixes: #3769

    Connection v9.1

    • Updated the internally used Connection Request Detail block to utilize the security settings of the Connection Opportunity for view access and removed the security check on the externally facing Connection Opportunity Detail Lava block (which would otherwise prevent people from creating a request).

    Core v9.1

    • Fixed issue where system created scheduled metrics do not run and user created metrics do not run until after the next schedule time.
    • Fixed issue with MigrationHelper.UpdateEntityAttribute that caused the Room Management plugin to get a migration exception in 9.0. Fixes: #3851
    • Fixed error "Input string was not in a correct format" in Audit transactions. Fixes: #3804
    • Added property "Generate Signed URLs" to the Amazon S3 Asset component. The default setting is "No". If set to "Yes" GetDownloadLink() will provide the AWSAccessKeyId value in the URL.

    CRM v9.1

    • Updated edit person block to add deceased date. Fixes: #3734

    Engagement v9.1

    • Fixed issue where the Spiritual Gifts assessment badge would display a lava error if only one gift was dominant. Fixes: #3815

    Event v9.1

    • Fixed issue where the registration instructions did not appear if "Allow Multiple Registrants" was not selected. Fixes: #3805

    Finance v9.1

    • Changed the Fundraising Matching block (aka TransactionEntityMatching) so that it only sets transactions if there is a selected item. Fixes: #3714

    Group v9.1

    • Corrected the 'has note' icon to show when the entire 'note' column is not being shown. Fixes: #3846
    • Updated Groups so that group members will be made inactive when the group is made inactive. Also updated groups so that group members will be archived when the group is archived. If the group is made active again, it'll also make any group members active if they were marked inactive when the group was made inactive.
    • Fixed issue where a GroupSync that has an null group type role will cause an error when logging. Fixes: #3773
    • Added new 'Absence Notification' job to let group leaders know about group members who are absent for a consecutive number of meetings.
    • Added GroupMember as an available merge field for a communication if the communication recipients were created from the Group Member List block

    Reporting v9.1

    • Fixed Power BI Report viewer showing a thin line after clicking "Full Screen". Fixes: #3792
    • Fixed Dynamic Heat Map to work with campus names that have an apostrophe. Fixes: #3811

    Rock v9.0 Released August 5, 2019


    CMS v9.0

    • Added functionality to automatically delete related content channel item slugs when a content channel item is deleted. Fixes: #3744
    • Fixed public profile edit block to correctly save the phone numbers on save. Fixes: #3739
    • Modified landing page theme to allow LESS variable modification. Fixes: #3721
    • Added 'Merge Content' option to Content Channel Item View, which will result in the content data and attribute values to be merged using the lava template engine.
    • Removed unused MediaElement libs package. (NOTE: if you are using libs/MediaElement in your custom compiles you will need to add that library to your environment.
    • Updated to FontAwesome 5.9.0. IMPORTANT: If using FontAwesome Pro, you will need to re-upload your Font Awesome Pro Package after the update.
    • Improved Content Channel Item slugs to make them unique to a Content Channel instead of being globally unique. In order to use the same slugs across content channels the content channel must be selected in the block settings in order for the correct content to be loaded.
    • Fixed ContentChannelItemView issue where the incorrect page could be returned if the slug was not globally unique.
    • Updated the Spiritual Gifts route from "GiftsAssessment" to "SpiritualGifts".
    • Improved Stark theme Ad List to hide view details link if there are no details.
    • Added Item Global Key display and generation to ContentChannelItemDetail block.
    • Added "Include Page List" to page menus on public templates. Fixes: #2530
    • Improved the Page:'Title' Lava filter to return the actual page 'title' property and added a Page:'BrowserTitle' to return the page's 'browser title'. Fixes: #3667
    • Updated RockPage to not throw exception when a Body CSS Class is configured on the page settings but the theme's layout does not support it. Fixes: #3715
    • Marked RockRestClient as Obsolete. Fixes: #3406
    • Fixed issue in ContentChannelView where filtering by Category returned all Items for the Channel.
    • Added the ability to search by address, phone and email in the Person Picker.
    • Added the ability to edit the description of existing cache tags to the cache manager block.
    • Added Lava commands to the page menu. Only use this knowing it could affect performance.
    • Improved the handling of content channel feeds via the GetChannelFeed handler. Fixes: #3182
    • Updated the "Public Profile" Edit block to add settings to allow requiring email and phone number fields for adult records or allow phone numbers to be hidden completely.
    • Fixed the HTML Editor plugins for inserting images/files where markup would not update without a keystroke.
    • Fixed Content Channel Items, for organizational tags. Note: If categories are involved, admins must still set up "Tag" action security for those categories.
    • Improved Error messages when compiling themes.
    • Improved validation on the kiosk number entry and URL redirect.
    • Fixed the social media sharing links to use new Twitter web intent and Facebook share URLs. Fixes: #3635
    • Fixed Content channel view to show buttons when new filter groups are added. Fixes: #1574
    • New - Content Components block.
    • Fixed 'Disable Name Edit' option on Public Profile Edit block so that name can be edited when appropriate. Fixes: #3272
    • Fixed issue with Content Channel Type attributes not re-ordering correctly after one has been deleted.
    • The public profile edit block to only allow one "Mapped" address for a family when saving a new address was resolved.

    Check-in v9.0

    • Added workflow action to allow check-in by data views.
    • Removed support for pre-1.3 versions of the iOS check-in app by removing cordova-2.4.0.js.
    • Fixed the check-in configuration getting out of sync when editing a check-in group in the Group Details page. Fixes: #2975
    • Added the option to display categories of person attributes on the check-in manager person profile page.
    • Added functionality to the Kiosk Device Manager to allow reprinting check-in labels and new block setting to control whether rooms can be opened/closed from that screen. Added functionality to the Check-in Manager to allow reprinting labels if using server printing.
    • Fixed issue where the Group Attendance Summary Email is sent to inactive or archived members, leaders and parent group leaders. Fixes: #3777

    Communication v9.0

    • New - SMS pipeline.
    • Improved communication templates to allow using Lava in the From Name and From Email fields so they can be dynamic and automatically filled in based on the sender. Fixes: #3591
    • Fixed an issue with the Reply-To header with the MailGun HTTP Transport. Fixes: #3636
    • Updated Communication to only send email to addresses marked as active. Fixes: #3677
    • Increased System Email Subject Length.
    • New - SMS Conversations block and page to allow direct messaging to and from a Rock SMS From Phone Number.
    • Added an attribute to save communication history to the SMS workflow action component.
    • Added the ability to use the 'merge to template' grid feature for any "failed" recipients of a communication. Fixes: #3400
    • Improved performance of processing incoming SMS messages by reducing time to find existing response codes. Fixes: #3209
    • Updated Twilio webhooks so that they properly log exceptions. Fixes: #3207

    Connection v9.0

    • Updated the last activity column in the my connection opportunities block to sort by the date of the last activity instead of the name of the last activity.

    Core v9.0

    • Added "AllowCategorySelection" to ItemPickers (e.g. Data View Picker) to allow or disallow a category to be selected to fix issues where selecting a category in a picker caused an exception. Fixes: #3504
    • Bootstrap has been upgraded to version 3.4.1
    • Fixed 'Encrypted Text' field type as Person attributes logs history in plain text. Fixes: #3570
    • Fixed the item pickers to scroll to selected items when opened.
    • Fixed webkit bug for secondary navigation on Rock theme. Fixes: #3600
    • Fixed issue where requesting an oversized image from GetImage handler would return nothing. Fixes: #3431
    • Added experimental Workflow Import/Export under Power Tools to help with copying workflows from one system to another.
    • Added validation to GroupMember.PreSaveChanges() and added try/catch logic to GroupSync job class.
    • Fixed Grid to correctly format the date when exported to excel. Fixes: #3442
    • Fixed Tag security permissions not getting applied correctly in some situations. This fixes an issue where Organizational tags on an item might not save correctly.
    • Updated Group member to always update InactiveDateTime field when marked as Inactive. Fixes: #3684
    • Updated Image editor to display error message when unsupported file is uploaded and can directly upload new file. Fixes: #3696
    • Updated personalized group list to only display the groups with 'can view' enabled in group role. Fixes: #3529
    • Improved the use of RouteTable.Routes and the refreshing of the route table after routes are added or removed.
    • Added an Abbreviated Name option for Attributes.
    • Added new Conditional Scale attribute field type.
    • Added fullscreen block capability and functionality to analytics blocks.
    • Added support for secured cookies when the website is configured for HTTPS.
    • Fixed Facebook authentication provider ignoring the 'Sync Friends' setting when deciding which permissions the person will be asked for. Fixes: #3661
    • Added IsActive to Personal Device model.
    • Fixed the color picker to not break when duplicate color descriptions exist in the pre-configured 'Color Picker Swatches' defined type. Fixes: #3720
    • Modified Excel export to use table styles. Fixes: #3267
    • Fixed issue where the Location picker didn't select a named location on the first click when used in a matrix. Also added the ability to configure the allowed and initial picker modes for the LocationFieldType (e.g. Name, address, etc...). Fixes: #3693
    • Added ability to add CSS classes to the ModalDialog Save button.
    • Added an 'Active' setting on devices so older items can be retained but hidden from the list of devices.
    • New - Asset Manager block and FieldType to manage and pick files stored on third-party systems and/or local server.
    • Added saving history for service jobs run for troubleshooting purposes.
    • Fixed menu items from hiding on short screens. Fixes: #3331
    • Fixed UniversalSearch not indexing URLs containing a question mark. Fixes: #3316
    • Improved automatically inactivating all open Connection Requests for a person when they are marked inactive.
    • Added block setting to the check-in 'location select' block that could allow sorting of locations rather than the name. Fixes: #3278
    • Fixed js errors on DateRangePicker which caused some blocks (e.g. Download Payments) to not operate correctly. Fixes: #3353
    • Updated Chart.js to 2.7.2.
    • Updated Chosen to 1.8.7.
    • Updated Clipboard.js to 2.0.0.
    • Updated MediaElement.js to 4.2.9.

    CRM v9.0

    • Added Spiritual Gifts assessment to Rock.
    • Updated Person Merge so that matrix attribute values get combined by default.
    • Added option to collect child email addresses to the Family Pre Registration Block.
    • DiscResult block is obsolete. Use Disc block instead.
    • Added block setting to the Add Group (aka Add Family) block to allow showing/hiding of the country field on the address (defaults to not show the country).
    • Fixed a bug preventing Person Signals from being assigned to a different owner. Fixes: #3707
    • Removed "Always Allow Retakes" and "Min Days To Retake" block attributes from the DISC block. Min days value is stored in the attribute type.
    • Fixed incorrect attendance counts plus minor speed improvement to the person profile attendance badge. Fixes: #3547
    • Added global attributes to control how many failed login attempts a user is allowed in a specific timeframe.
    • Updated the DISC Assessment test and data with current normalization rules from the team at HealthyGrowingLeaders.com.
    • Fixed issue where the PreHtml/PostHtml in the Person Attribute Forms would not show after upgrading to 1.9.0. Fixes: #3848

    Event v9.0

    • Added a filter control option to the schedules FieldType.
    • Fixed the date picker to select the current date when today is clicked.
    • Added the ability to sort the registration tab by "registered by" on the registration instance detail page. Fixes: #3622
    • New - features to Event Registration, including limits on how many times a fee item can be used, a Registrar option of 'Use Logged In Person' and a default payment amount.
    • Added the ability to set visibility conditions on registration entry form fields.
    • New - Registration Attributes. This allows for the collection of attributes about the registration (like child-care needs) that do not pertain to a specific registrant.
    • Fixed event registration issue with the 'Allow External Updates to Saved Registrations' checkbox not functioning. Fixes: #3401
    • New - Event Registration Wizard block to simplify the creation of Event Registrations and associated items.
    • Added functionality to the EventItemOccurrenceDetail block to manage multiple linkages. This prevents linkages created on other blocks from being lost if the Event Item Occurrence is edited. Fixes: #3536
    • Fixed problem with discount codes ignoring "Maximum # of registrants" when navigating away-from and back-to the summary page. Fixes: #3681
    • Changed RegistrationTemplate and RegistrationInstance to allow for setting an empty value to indicate unlimited amounts. Fixes: #3617
    • Fixed error where a changed registration fee option name can cause a the RegistrationDetail block to get an error and cause a 9.0 migration job to get an error. Fixes: #3847 # 3855
    • Fixed Exception opening the RegistrationDetail block for Registrations created prior to v9 that have at least one fee. Fixes: #3847
    • Added help text to the Registration Detail payment section to let the user know that a registration needs to be linked to an individual before a payment can be added.
    • New - ability to define Event Occurrence Attributes at the Event Item level. Values are then defined for each Occurrence.
    • Update calendar lava block's calendar to always show the selected month. Fixes: #3285

    Finance v9.0

    • Fixed issue where the fundraising participant transaction grid was not showing the correct detail amount. Fixes: #3133
    • Fixed Contribution Statements Lava block to allow passing the contribution year in the URL. Fixes: #3292
    • Updated the NMI gateway to calculate next payment date based off of frequency and last transaction date.
    • Added the ability to filter batches by source type on the Batch List block. Fixes: #3216
    • Fixed the BatchList block to allow for using Lava in the Custom Grid Options feature. Fixes: #3717
    • Fixed fundraising matched amount to show correct amount from donor. Fixes: #3630
    • Removed requirement on transaction matching to have a person specified when a transaction has an amount. The transaction will be simply skipped and show up again when all other items are matched.
    • Fixed issue where the FirstName and LastName information was set incorrectly when doing an NMI transaction as a Business. This fixes an issue where a transaction could be declined when giving from a Business using the NMI gateway. Fixes: #3663
    • Added batch id to batch drop down on the Transaction Entry Matching block. Fixes: #2581
    • Fixed the currency formatting in Contribution Statement lava. Fixes: #3679
    • Added new personalization settings to the transaction matching block to make account selection easier.
    • Added the ability to either show or hide the donation amount on the contribution list on the FundraisingParticipant block.
    • Fixed the error causing the Fundraising Participant page from rendering. Fixes: #3649
    • Added a "Prompt to Edit Payment Detail Attributes" option to Transaction Matching. If this is enabled, matching will prompt to enter values for any Financial Payment Detail attributes that are configured.
    • Added additional features to Check Scanning including support for the Magtek Image Safe USB check scanner, the ability to edit transaction account amounts on transactions that have already been scanned and additional UI feedback on control total variances.

    Group v9.0

    • Added editing on the group detail lava block for the group capacity. Fixes: #3010
    • Fixed the saving issues on the GroupMember block. We removed the validation on PreSaveChanges() as it caused issues when inactivating a person. GroupSync will now do the validation directly. Fixes: #3553
    • Added the ability to assign an administrator to groups.
    • Fixed the error when Exporting the Filter Group Data. Fixes: #3443
    • Added validation when saving a group member during group sync to ensure that group rules are not being violated by the member. Also checking for duplicates if Rock is configured to not allow them. Members not sync'd due to a validation error will be logged in Rock Exceptions and skipped.
    • Fixed 'Group Leader Pending Notification' job so that all group leaders are notified if a person registers for multiple groups. Fixes: #3735
    • Fixed the problem where group member workflow 'role or status' change triggers would run even when the role or status was not changing. Fixes: #3706
    • Added Enable Group Tag to group type setting that determines if groups are allowed to manage tags.
    • New - Group Scheduling. Scheduling will add the ability to create minimum, desired, and maximum capacities for each location schedule. This allows you to set staffing needs based on the size of a service.
    • Improved performance of Group Member List block
    • Improved the group type label to show a description on hover and act as a link to the group type details page if the viewer is authorized to administrate.

    Lava v9.0

    • Added 12 new Lava filters for working with Colors.
    • Added better error reporting to the web request Lava command.
    • Fixed sql Lava command to work correctly with parameterized SQL statements. Fixes: #3306
    • Added enabling lava command settings in dynamic data blocks. Fixes: #2474
    • Added a lava filter alternateid to retrieve a person.
    • Added additional parameters to the SetPageTitle to allow setting the title for the page and browser window separately if desired.
    • Added AtMost and AtLeast lava filters.
    • Fixed the execute lava block so the System import is not removed. Fixes: #3765
    • Updated Scripturize Lava shortcode to allow links to be opened in a new tab.
    • Added a confirmation before deleting a shortcode. Fixes: #3253
    • Fixed time out issues on the MyConnection Opportunities block with very large data sets by removing the "ConnectionRequests" lava merge field from the Opportunity Summary Template. Fixes: #3397
    • Added new Lava shortcode that allows you to show/hide content based on a Rock schedule.
    • Added new RegExMatchValue Lava filter to find strings that match a pattern.
    • Fixed lava to support Sort when using JSON. Fixes: #1586
    • Fixed the StripHtml Lava filter to handle multi-line HTML comments. Fixes: #3548

    Reporting v9.0

    • Fixed first contribution data view filter from getting an error when creating a new filter.
    • Updated the Service Metrics Entry block to ignore inactive schedules. Fixes: #3727
    • Fixed Report problem involving null values in the NumberFormatted column of the PhoneNumber table. Fixes: #3338
    • Added Sunday Date option to First Contribution Date report field. When checked this will cause the report to display the SundayDate instead of the actual TransactionDate. Fixes: #3155
    • Added a "Use Sunday Date" option to the "First Contribution Date" Data View filter. If the option is selected then the SundayDate property is used, if not then the actual TransactionDateTime property is used. For data views that were created prior to this option, SundayDate is used to maintain current functionality. To use TransactionDateTime simply open and save the data view. Fixes: #3155

    Workflow v9.0

    • Fixed issue with non-persisted Workflows using user forms would not load subsequent forms in the workflow. Fixes: #3454
    • Fixed WebRequest workflow action to send proper content-type when posting JSON data. Fixes: #3749
    • Improved Workflow.Action.InteractionAdd to make better use of caching to increase the speed with large datasets.
    • Changed complete workflow job to only close active workflows.

    Other v9.0

    • Updated Slingshot Imports to 'Apply Updates' to existing Financial Data (Accounts, Transactions/Details, Batches, and Pledge regions) from a previous import with same Key, if the 'Apply Updates' option was selected at import.

    Rock v8.10 Released November 5, 2019


    CMS v8.10

    • Improved security.

    Rock v8.9 Released August 9, 2019


    CMS v8.9

    • Improved security.
    • Updated to FontAwesome 5.8.2. NOTE: If using FontAwesome Pro, you will need to re-upload your Font Awesome Pro Package after the update.

    Rock v8.8 Released May 29, 2019


    API v8.8

    • Fixed permission Error when getting calendar info from the iCal link. Fixes: #3597
    • Updated GetChannelFeed.ashx to include items with no expiry date. Fixes: #3598

    CMS v8.8

    • Replaced Google's dynamic map marker icon with a local SVG. Also, Google maps no longer support a shadow for the marker so the code was removed. Fixes: #3596
    • Fixed the issue where having the same route name but with different casing on two different sites (e.g. "internalsite.com/testpage" & "externalsite.com/TestPage") would cause all requests to go to the first route created.
    • Fixed Rock theme onpage anchor links from being hidden by the header. Fixes: #3472
    • Updated profile edit to reload block after save is clicked. Fixes: #3687
    • Updated the Profile Edit block to mark the address as required when current address is moved. Fixes: #3520

    Check-in v8.8

    • Improved performance for check-in searches and Rock's standard name search.
    • Improved Attendance Analytics by making the checkbox list direction and columns configurable in the block settings.
    • Fixed Label Printing issue when using Redis cache where the merge codes printed instead of the merge values.

    Communication v8.8

    • Fixed the "note watch" sending multiple emails. Fixes: #3618

    Core v8.8

    • Fixed the Merge Template Entry block to keep the list in the correct order when family members are combined. Fixes: #1345
    • Fixed issue with Scripturize Lava shortcode where it would parse Mar (as in March) as Mark. Fixes: #3654
    • Fixed grid to only merge selected rows when merge template is clicked. Fixes: #3593
    • Updated groups to be deleted when attached to a registration. Fixes: #3640
    • Updated location address picker to use fa fa-map-marker icon.
    • Fixed 'Rock Cleanup Job' timeout on Orphaned Attribute Matrices. Fixes: #3639
    • Fixed Multi select defined value picker to validate if marked as required. Fixes: #3629

    CRM v8.8

    • Fixed Edit family issue where the County displays in the address even when configured to not display in the block settings. Fixes: #3670
    • Fixed Slingshot bulk import location matching to avoid Foreign Key Constraint error when updating addresses for imported records that were imported without family groups.
    • Fix the issue with the Add Family Block when the process times out while values are entered for the attributes at the end of the New Family process when the database 'Read Committed Snapshot' is set to 'off.' Fixes: #3652
    • Updated Account Entry to display required indicator on phone types. Fixes: #3578

    Event v8.8

    • Updated Registration entry to reload when navigated back from success page. Fixes: #3584
    • Fixed the error when a user tries to register for an event on the waitlist when inline document signing is enabled. Fixes: #3623
    • Fixed issue with Multiple Options and Quantities Fees that failed to save after the first person when registering multiple people. Fixes: #3641
    • Updated the Event registration to display the middle name and anniversary date in the grid when "show on grid" is marked true. Fixes: #3581
    • Improved RegistrationEntry Max Attendees handling. 0 will continue to mean unlimited. < 0 will put registrations right to the waitlist.

    Finance v8.8

    • Improved fundraising matching to be better about not un-matching transactions accidentally. Fixes: #3599 # 3604
    • Fixed the Giving Analytics account selector to allow multiple selections in a horizontal direction. Fixes: #3601
    • Improved Giving Analytics by making the combo & checkbox list direction and columns configurable in the block settings.

    Group v8.8

    • Fixed the attendance occurrence dates from sometimes saving wrong. Fixes: #3602
    • Fixed Fundraising Participant block to exclude (while editing) group member attributes that are inherited from the group type (except the three special/system ones that come with the base Fundraising Opportunity type) if they do not have EDIT access. Fixes: #3606
    • Fixed Group Status Defined Type in Group detail. Fixes: #3556
    • Updated groups to allow to be deleted when attached to the registration. Fixes: #3683

    Reporting v8.8

    • Fixed "Is Archived" on groups data view filter results in the blank data view. IsArchived, ArchivedDateTime, and ArchivedByPersonAliasId will not appear in the list of Group Fields. Fixes: #3615
    • Fixed Index "Out Of Range EX" on the grid if the displayed number of rows is smaller than the data source.

    Other v8.8

    • Fixed Person Signals not respecting View security of parent SignalType. Fixes: #3576

    Rock v8.7 Released March 19, 2019


    API v8.7

    • Improved the people rest controller to perform person matching when creating a new person.

    CMS v8.7

    • Added new optional Show "Campus Selector" setting to Account Entry and Public Profile Edit blocks to allow adults to set/change their preferred family campus.
    • Fixed 404 Pages Not being Returned. Fixes: #3528
    • Fixed "Address Control" to also check for city and state with address line 1 when marked as required. Fixes: #2539
    • Updated Font Awesome to 5.7.2
    • Added phone number display and field requirement options and made email a required field on the person external profile.
    • Improved the transaction matching block's "Individual" dropdown list to use the enhanced version to make it easier to find the right person.

    Check-in v8.7

    • Added a new "enforce strict location threshold" option in the "SaveAttendance" unattended check-in workflow action to prevent a room from going over capacity.
    • Improved the performance of several underlying database calls used during the check-in process.

    Communication v8.7

    • Improved communication entry wizard to always populate From Name and Email from the selected template. Fixes: #3516
    • Added new PersonActionIdentifier lava filter for getting a person identifier (non-login) paired with an action for those cases where the string could be inadvertently be shared by the recipient.
    • Updated email template to check for wizard compatibility after processing lava. Fixes: #3495

    CRM v8.7

    • Improved performance when doing queries on Person.BirthDate.

    Finance v8.7

    • Fixed fundraising participant block to update the individual fundraising goal. Fixes: #3541
    • Updated statement generator to only include pledges that started before the end date of the statement. Fixes: #3512
    • Fixed transaction matching to correctly order the accounts. Fixes: #3383
    • Fixed payments where they can incorrectly match transactions on a blank ScheduleId. Fixes: #3484
    • Fixed Statement Generator Endpoint issue where the Account Name is used in the Account Summary. Fixes: #3511

    Group v8.7

    • Fixed the unable to remove a group's location when Enable Group History is checked. Fixes: #3499

    Lava v8.7

    • Fixed the Parallax and WordCloud shortcode markup.
    • Improved the "scripturize Lava shortcode" to not create links for multi-chapter references (John 1-16) as these are not fully supported by online Bibles. Fixes: #3567

    Reporting v8.7

    • Fixed the report data area showing inactive attributes. Fixes: #3568

    Other v8.7

    • Improved security on public facing components and blocks.
    • Fixed issue where Rock would get an exception when upgrading to 8.7 if running a version of SQL Server older than 'Sql Server 2012 SP4'

    Rock v8.6 Released February 19, 2019


    API v8.6

    • Added Bulk Export APIs for People and Financial Transactions.
    • Adjusted security on tag REST endpoints.

    CMS v8.6

    • Updated Font Awesome to 5.6.1
    • Improved SystemInfo block route to include the page name and IDs in the list and made it easier to read.
    • Added "Status" setting ContentChannelViewDetail block settings. Content without the attribute set will be considered "approved" by the block.

    Check-in v8.6

    • Fixed "Next" button on check-in person.
    • Fixed Check-In Detail attendance not keeping Campus location entered. Fixes: #3412
    • Added Check-in Bypass, which bypasses the family selection screen by using a family group ID in the query string. e.g. "rocksolidchurch.org/checkin/welcome?FamilyId=68"
    • Fixed check-in countdown from always showing as 0 on some browsers. Fixes: #3384

    Communication v8.6

    • Fixed Rock Communication Job to return correct status. Fixes: #3490
    • Fixed Email preferences block issue where the communication list was not displayed for unsubscribe. Fixes: #3451
    • Fixed template copy to populate Created By and Modified By with the ID of current user. Fixes: #3474

    Core v8.6

    • Fixed error condition where Account Confirmation receives a bad confirmation code. Fixes: #3274
    • Updated the public facing Connection Opportunity Detail Lava block's stock theme OpportunityDetail.lava to use a "disabled" button and "show info" message if the selected opportunity is inactive.
    • Fixed issue where Checkr (background check) was calling back to webhook immediately before the workflow that triggered Checkr had time to save updated attribute values which caused the workflow to enter an 'error' state.
    • Fixed the Registration Registrants grid to display correct age where the Birth Date field is shown and has IncludeAge turned on. Fixes: #3489
    • Added support for HTTPS load balancers by supporting X-Forwarded-Proto HTTP header.
    • Fixed database maintenance job to support comma delimited alert emails addresses. Fixes: #3437
    • Fixed Redis Cache Performance Issues.
    • Added ability to specify the number of columns used by attribute values displayed in Checkbox and Radio button lists. (e.g. single and multi select field types, lava commands, group types, content channel types, etc...)
    • Fixed issue where Background Check Documents manually uploaded from the person block were being deleted the next day.
    • Fixed issue where the category tree scrollbar resize didn't occur. Fixes: #3336
    • Fixed mixed case routes breaking per-site routes. Fixes: #3230

    CRM v8.6

    • Added County Option to EditGroup Block.
    • Fixed checkbox alignment when editing a mailing address. Fixes: #3173
    • Fixed issue related to Merge Template from Tags passing incorrect persons. Fixes: #3473
    • Improved vCard to be secured by adjusting the People/GetVCard/ REST controller.
    • Improved Bulk update block to reload control on any change of categories from block settings. Fixes: #1697

    Event v8.6

    • Fixed Registration Ignoring 12th Grade Selection. Fixes: #3445

    Finance v8.6

    • Fixed issue where scheduling a transaction for a fundraising participant doesn't include the participant in the TransactionDetail. Fixes: #3172
    • Added Auto-fill person information to the Account Entry block if the person is logged in. This allows the use of the rckipid parameter when encouraging people to sign up for an account to speed up the process.

    Group v8.6

    • Add the ability to access group member attributes when communicating from the GroupMemberList block
    • Fixed FontAwesome Pro installer to update cache busting query string on install. Fixes: #3309
    • Fixed Group Member Detail block not allowing attribute editing (other than group role) of sync'd Group Members. Fixes: #3446
    • Fixed JavaScript error with Group Member HTML Attribute, cannot add/change content in field. Fixes: #3448
    • Fixed maximum capacity related issue while adding a person to a group through workflow. Fixes: #3498

    Lava v8.6

    • Fixed issue with Lava cache tag to allow access to internal scoped variables. Fixes: #3492
    • Fixed scripturizer shortcode bug and updated example in the documentation.
    • Fixed "LastAttendedOfGroupType" lava filter not working in 8.x. Fixes: #3434

    Prayer v8.6

    • Updated prayer session to exclude non-public prayer request through block setting. Fixes: #3441

    Workflow v8.6

    • Updated GetPersonFromFields Action Component to fix the casing of the first and last names when creating a new person (case will only be changed if the existing input is all lower or all upper case).

    Other v8.6

    • Updated WebRequestHelper utility with IsSecureConnection method.
    • Improved security for several public facing components and blocks.

    Rock v8.5 Released December 10, 2018


    CMS v8.5

    • Fixed menu items from hiding on short screens. Fixes: #3331
    • Updated Font Awesome to 5.5.0.
    • Fixed Sent Emails No Longer Contain Reply-To when using Lava in Email Form block "From" field. Fixes: #3126

    Check-in v8.5

    • Added ability to add new families and edit existing families directly from the check-in screens.
    • Improved the error message shown when trying to print a check-in occurrence when no template is specified Fixes: #3132
    • Fixed check-in iPad display issues. Fixes: #3415 #3416
    • Added a check-in label to simplify installation of the Rock icon font on printers.

    Communication v8.5

    • Fixed Communication List not appearing for Subscribers of a Sync'd list.
    • Updated Mailgun webhook to support both new and Legacy formats. Fixes: #3379
    • Fixed communication wizard issue where communication type block settings were not used.
    • Fixed 'Copy Communications' cannot be sent to a future date/time. Fixes: #3356
    • Fixed RockPushMessage class to return the correct entity type. Fixes: #3189
    • Fixed Typo on the Email Preference (Unsubscribe) page. Fixes: #3299

    Connection v8.5

    • Fixed Connection Request Detail block to use the 'default' label type when a placement group requirement has not been met but is also not required to be a member of the group. Fixes: #3391

    Core v8.5

    • Fixed Group Viewer (and anything using REST) Breaks When Impersonating. Fixes: #3339
    • Fixed Schedule Builder not adding specific dates in non-US date format. Fixes: #3346
    • Added support for page routes and page shortlink that have the same name but different sites. Fixes: #3230
    • Fixed javascript errors on DateRangePicker which caused some blocks to not operate correctly. Fixes: #3353
    • Fixed "Date field does not populate when editing a note." Fixes: #3368
    • Fixed issue with the "Enhance For Long Lists" version of the Defined Value picker causing an exception. Fixes: #3318
    • Updated grid export to include custom grid columns. Fixes: #3315
    • Fixed Category Picker does not show sub-categories. Fixes: #3357

    CRM v8.5

    • Added block settings to Captive Portal to choose Record Type, Record Status, and Connection Status for persons being created by Captive Portal.
    • Added option in New Group block to enable/disable automatic generation of Alternate Ids. Fixes: #3295

    Event v8.5

    • Fixed Registration Exception 'Given key not present in dictionary'. Fixes: #3311

    Finance v8.5

    • Fixed "Transaction Detail block displays the Financial Gateway component rather than name". Fixes: #3128
    • Fixed issue where give now form jumps to the bottom of the page. Fixes: #3014

    Group v8.5

    • Fixed a timeout exception seen in the Edit Group block when adding multiple people to family when the database has 'Is Read Committed Snapshot' set to off. Fixes: #3340
    • Fixed issue "Group's attendance no longer honors the group type "Group Attendance Requires Location/Schedule" checkbox setting"
    • Fixed issue where the time was not included in Attendance StartDateTime field when marking attendance on the GroupAttendanceDetail block.
    • Updated the Group Member Detail block to allow moving a group member from a group with history tracking enabled to another group. Fixes: #3395

    Lava v8.5

    • Added timeout property to the Web Request lava command.

    Prayer v8.5

    • Improved prayer request "Enabled Person Matching" help description. Fixes: #3374

    Reporting v8.5

    • Updated Transaction Report block to use account's public name. Fixes: #3388

    Workflow v8.5

    • Improved DISC Request error message. Fixes: #3298
    • Updated the Complete Workflows job to be able to process large numbers of open workflows quickly.
    • Fixed workflows not sorted in Default Workflow Type drop down on Workflow List block Fixes: #3380
    • Fixed Selecting Person Alias as the Entity Type on a Workflow Trigger throws an error. Fixes: #3347

    Rock v8.4 Released October 18, 2018


    CMS v8.4

    • Fixed issue where setting an image link in the HTML editor would sometimes not keep the link. Fixes: #3094
    • Added DetailPage block attribute to ContentChannelViewDetail. The value can be accessed using Lava {{ DetailPage }}. This is to make it easier to use with series.

    Check-in v8.4

    • Updated Check-in Labels so that manually refreshing the cache is no longer needed after changing Label Merge Fields

    Communication v8.4

    • Updated Communication Templates so that lava fields can be accessed in in the "head" element. This fixes an issue where "style" elements in the "head" element could not use lava fields. Fixes: #2794
    • Fixed issue where an exception would occur when sending a scheduled communication if it was sent to a list group and any of the members were deleted from the group prior to sending the message.
    • Fixed Communication Entry Wizard to only list active communication lists. Fixes: #3264

    Core v8.4

    • Fixed Group Member Merge template exception when a person exists in the same group twice under different roles. Fixes: #3210
    • Fixed date range pickers to show selected date range in calendar.
    • Improved performance of Family Analytics job.
    • Fixed Google authentication failing Fixes: #3288

    CRM v8.4

    • Fixed index out of range exception when using Alternate IDs and Attributes in AddGroup block. Fixes: #3290
    • Added the listing of group names (up to 5) to the In Group Of Type person profile badge.

    Event v8.4

    • Added options to view the Calendar Lava block by year and by all.
    • Fixed issue where default values were not populating in the registration form field. Fixes: #2564
    • Fixed external registration to display default values for registration attributes. Fixes: #2564
    • Updated text for a link button on RegistrationDetail from "View/Edit Payments" to "PaymentDetails". Fixes: #3120

    Finance v8.4

    • Updated transaction entry to correctly update the giving amount. Fixes: #3266
    • Fixed Financial Transaction Refunds not having the same Source (WebSite, etc) as the original transaction. This fixes an issue where Giving Analytics doesn't include refunds when a specific Source is selected in the options. Fixes: #3138
    • Fixed issue where a refund transaction could not be changed into a non-refund transaction. Fixes: #3229
    • Disable Financial Gateway selection for existing Transactions.

    Group v8.4

    • Added GroupTypeRole selection to GroupList block used by the person page to select groups and security groups. This allows a person to be added to different roles within a single group. Added messaging and safety for synced group/roles.

    Lava v8.4

    • Added the ability to get the page's cookies from the 'Page' Lava filter.
    • Added the ability to use the 'Object' qualifier on the Lava Attribute filter for attributes that return a collection of cached entities (AttributeFieldType and DefinedValueFieldType). Fixes: #3245
    • Added the ability to rotate photos on check-in labels that use the ZebraPhoto filter.
    • Fixed Lava/Liquid error in the giving kiosk thank you / receipt message. Fixes: #3241
    • Fixed issue where Lava Entity Commands could not be sorted on Attributes. Fixes: #2356

    Prayer v8.4

    • Fixed Prayer session block to correctly update the flag count. Fixes: #3263

    Reporting v8.4

    • Fixed Registration Templates data filter to correctly set the advance filter. Fixes: #3206

    Workflow v8.4

    • Updated how From Name is determined and used when sending workflow emails. Fixes: #3174
    • Fixed From address using Lava in workflow not being resolved. Also if the FromName is null or empty then use the email address. Fixes: #3174
    • Fixed WorkflowTypePicker. Picker will now preload all category and workflowtypes to prevent data loss. Fixes: #3109

    Rock v8.3 Released September 17, 2018


    CMS v8.3

    • Updated Font Awesome to 5.3.1

    Communication v8.3

    • Fixed issue where the Communication Entry Wizard sometimes throws an exception and creates a duplicate person record when sending a test communication. Fixes: #3203

    Core v8.3

    • Fixed history log to check authorization when showing attribute history entries. Fixes: #1594

    Group v8.3

    • Fixed issue where the Attendance Remainder email could get sent even though attendance was already entered. Also fixed an issue where updating attendance from the email link wouldn't show the previously entered attendance. Fixes: #3257
    • Add option to default Group Map to showing child groups.
    • Add Group Member List Date Added filter

    Rock v8.2 Released September 17, 2018


    CMS v8.2

    • Updated font awesome helper to support the upgrade to Pro 5.2.

    Communication v8.2

    • Updated email wizard to use fluid single column layouts on mobile.

    Core v8.2

    • Fixed required Categories block setting on the Defined Types List block to not be required. Fixes: #3196
    • Fixed issue where saving a Group Type or Content Channel could timeout if indexing is enabled. Fixes: #3176
    • Added a new job and block for automatically processing changed postal addresses via Spark Data service using the National Change of Address (NCOA) system.

    CRM v8.2

    • Update Rock to use better duplicate detection.

    Event v8.2

    • Fixed document signing issue when url and global attribute value have different http schema (http vs https). Fixes: #2398

    Finance v8.2

    • Updated the Transaction Detail block to have a new block setting to require a value for the Transaction Source field. The default setting is false to keep existing behavior.

    Group v8.2

    • Fixed issue where a Custom or Weekly schedule for a Group would disappear after saving the Group. Fixes: #3226

    Reporting v8.2

    • Added duplicate phone number and duplicate email Data Integrity Reports.

    Workflow v8.2

    • Fixed "Person Phone Update" Workflow Action errors when saving a blank number. Fixes: #3107
    • Fixed issue where a Workflow Form could throw an exception after a Workflow ActivityType attribute was deleted. Fixes: #3141

    Rock v8.1 Released September 17, 2018


    CMS v8.1

    • Added new utility block to allow the inspection of the ViewState contents.
    • Updated the Content Security Policy logic to not require security on static content elements
    • Added the ability to enable timezones for specific campuses.
    • Fixed grade picker to always hide when member is not a child. Fixes: #3115

    Check-in v8.1

    • Fixed Check-in countdown timer displays time until as ~2.9M days. Fixes: #3064
    • Fixed Family Pre-registration Adult 2 fields showing required when there isn't any info in Adult 2 first & last name. Fixes: #3136
    • Update CheckInManager Person Profile to Include a Link to the Person Who Checked Them In.
    • Add SMS functionality to check in manager
    • Added the attendance note column to the attendance list block with a block setting to show or hide.
    • Fixed issue with rapid attendance entry not saving the location, schedule, and campus that were selected.
    • Fixed check-in to display a location name correctly when the location also has an address Fixes: #2259

    Communication v8.1

    • Fixed Event Registration Templates issue where if the 'Group Leaders' notification checkbox is checked, all notifications fail to send. Fixes: #3127
    • Update Personal Templates created from CommunicationDetail to give permissions to Communication and Rock Administrators
    • Fixed issue where future communications to a communication list with segments would sent the email to the entire communication list instead of factoring in the segment filters. Fixes: #3166
    • Fixed issue where the Communication Queue might show recent communications that have already been sent if the communication was created prior to v8. It would also attempt to re-send those communications but then realize there are no pending recipients. Fixes: #3164
    • Enhanced SMS communications to allow for replies to come from non-Mobile numbers in Rock. Fixes: #3046
    • Fixed broken sorting in Communication TemplateList block. Fixes: #3081
    • Fixed Email Clicks not being displayed in analytics. Fixes: #3086

    Core v8.1

    • Fixed label message in tags by letter block when tags are not found. Fixes: #3083
    • Added type="tel" to telephone inputs.
    • Fixed Dynamic Data block grid not using checkboxes to limit rows on Excel export and merge template actions. Fixes: #3054
    • Fixed issue where cached objects (for example DefinedValueCache) in a compiled V7 Plugin would return incorrect results for GetAttributeValue. Also fixed similar issue where SetAttributeValue on a cached object (in a compiled v7 plugin) wouldn't set the attribute value correctly. Fixes: #3171
    • Fixed issue where the Migrate History Summary job would throw an exception if there is history on attributes that have an Attribute Name that is over 250 chars Fixes: #3163
    • Updated the history records created by the data automation job to reference 'Data Automation' in the Who field.
    • Added new feature to allow filtering in Data Views by Social Media Account fields.
    • Added new integration tests project. See Rock.Tests.Integration README for details.
    • Added a step to the RockCleanup job to assign US/CA to locations where country can be determined based on the state. Fixes: #3047
    • Fixed issue where Data Filters on Attributes would return incorrect results when doing an 'Equal' or 'Not Equal' and the compare value is left blank. Now these will give the same results as doing an IsBlank or IsNotBlank. + Fixed issue where some Data Filters (Campus Filter and Defined Value Filter) would return incorrect results when no items were selected for the compare values. Now if an item isn't checked, there won't be any filtering done, which is consistent with how other data filters work when no options are selected. Fixes: #3070
    • Fixed issue where a campus could not be added if snapshot isolation was disabled. Fixes: #3178

    CRM v8.1

    • Update FamilyAnalytics to record Source of Change in history as "eRA"
    • Change DataAutomation job to record Source of Change in History
    • Added setting to DataAutomation to prevent children from being moved unless they have graduated.
    • Updated Bulk Update block. Added Edit Record Status and Edit Connection Status Block Security settings. Following current conventions on the block users without access will not see the fields. Users that can administrate the block and users specified under the new settings will have access. Current edit users and the rock admin group will be added to the new settings via a migration. Fixes: #1780
    • Updated add family block with ability to add alternate identifier for each member.
    • Fixed Birth Date field not respecting the block setting in PreRegistration block.
    • Enhanced Bulk Update block to report progress, not timeout and use multiple CPUs. Fixes: #2650
    • Fixed In Data View badge type to respect the required validation for data view picker. Fixes: #3074

    Event v8.1

    • Fixed Event Item Occurrence List Lava not displaying info for all campuses. The Campuses block setting is now optional in "Event Item Occurrence List Lava", if campuses are not selected then it means "All". Fixes: #2833
    • Fixed HomePhone field not displaying anything in RegistrationInstanceDetail grids.
    • Updated registration form entry. Added Middle Name and Anniversary Date to available Person Fields for Registration Template Forms. Also made the existing Connection Status Person Field viewable on the internal registration detail block. Fixes: #1781
    • Fixed issue where an Attribute Matrix doesn't enforce validation as an Event Registration Field if is it marked as Required. Fixes: #3032
    • Added registration attribute description as a tool tip help text. The appearance of the help text can be set in the block settings; the default is not to display. Fixes: #3041
    • Fixed registrant email not updating in event registration Fixes: #2964

    Finance v8.1

    • Fixed an issue with the editing of scheduled transactions not allocating amounts to funds correctly Fixes: #2466
    • Add TransactionCode field to TransactionMatching block.
    • Updated the Family Analytics logic that determines who is giving. The new logic looks for transactions where the type is 'Contribution' instead of the previous logic that looked for transactions where the account was tax deductible. This allows for soft credits to be considered as contributions.

    Group v8.1

    • Added block settings to the GroupRegistration block to make email and cell required fields.
    • Prevent group capacity being set to value less than 0 Fixes: #3167
    • Updated the Group Member List and Detail blocks to respect a group member attribute's security when viewing and editing the group member Fixes: #1917

    Lava v8.1

    • Added Lava filters to get a person's alternate id and retrieve a person by alternate id.
    • Added ability for Groups Lava filter to include inactive groups too. Fixes: #2380
    • Added Lava access to information about the browser in the HTML block.
    • Fixed lava to allow empty attribute strings. Fixes: #3077
    • Fixed ValueList not allowing lava to be entered as a value.

    Reporting v8.1

    • Fixed exception when creating a Data View on Person Alias. Fixes: #3035
    • Update Data View detail block to allow creating a new report from the block.
    • Fixed issue where filtering on Attributes could have different results depending on if filtering on a Grid, DataView, or thru Lava. Also fixed issue where attribute filters would return incorrect results when searching for the attribute's default value. For example, if there was a Person attribute of Favorite Color and the default color is 'blue', filtering for people with a favorite color of 'blue' will now include people that don't have that attribute value explicitly saved yet.

    Workflow v8.1

    • Fixed 'send email' workflow action to use the InternalApplicationRoot global setting to convert relative paths to fully qualified. Fixes: #3082
    • Fixed Workflow cache not updating correctly when Action or Activity is modified or added Fixes: #3151

    Rock v8.0 Released September 17, 2018


    CMS v8.0

    • Added support for in-place editing of HTML contents.
    • Fixed an exception that would occur if a saved short link included a line feed character.
    • Updated Rock's built-in theme to a new/update look. If you've made customizations to the internal theme, you may wish to make a backup of the old theme before upgrading. (In general, though, we don't support custom changes to the core internal theme other than what's available through the theme editor).
    • Updated the Theme Editor to show which theme is being edited.
    • Fixed Background Check Grid sorting by name.
    • Fixed Lava redirect redirecting from the CMS Page Map. Fixes: #2953
    • Updated the Notification List block to mark notifications as read instead of deleting them.
    • Updated the homepage with new internal communications block, moving staff updates to the top of the page and removing the Welcome to Rock default content if it is unchanged.
    • Updated Calculate Person Duplicates Command Timeout from 5 minutes to 30 minutes.
    • Updated Summernote paste behavior to default to paste as text. To paste from Word, the Paste From Word toolbar button can be used.
    • Fixed HtmlContentDetail not displaying content if the expired date is set in the past. Fixes: #2840
    • Updated the caching framework to use new CacheManager library which is more extensible and configurable than current MemoryCache library.
    • Added support for Checkr background check.
    • Updated Font Awesome to 5.0.12.
    • Added a site logo option to sites so that theme editors can make logo changes in Site Detail.
    • Updated FontAwesome to 5.0.13.
    • Added a new Content Channel View Detail block that can be used to present a content channel item.
    • Fixed required expiration for content channel date ranges without time. Fixes: #2973
    • Updated the Badge 'In Group of Type' to use the color picker.

    Check-in v8.0

    • Updated label printing to removing '^JUS' from labels as they are created or edited. This should speed up printing and increase the memory life of the printer.
    • Updated the Check-in Schedule Builder to display schedule columns in name order.
    • Updated the Check-in Identifiers to be associated with a person instead of a family. This allows for saving the person that did the check-in with the attendance records.
    • Fixed an issue with the Attendance Analytics block where despite it being configured to use a group type it still displayed a message indicating a check-in type was required.
    • Fixed Check-in manager block using the server timezone instead of the one specified in Rock. Also added the check-in type name at the top of the block. Fixes: #2965
    • Fixed validation errors on FamilyPreRegistration block for adult #2 when there is no redirect URL specified. Redirect URL is now required.
    • Check-in autofocus was fixed to work as intended. Fixes: #3102
    • Updated the creation of new attendance codes (for check-in) to avoid an infinite loop situation.
    • Updated Edit Label and Label Upload to force expanded characters on the label (prints any language). Label can be saved as is in the Edit Label block by unchecking the 'Force Expanded Character set (UTF-8)' checkbox.
    • Windows check-in client application has been updated to correctly print extended characters. Fixes: #3060

    Communication v8.0

    • Added a 'Sent Date Time' field to both the Communication and Recipient models, and updated the Communication History block to display the sent (or future send) times.
    • Switched Mailgun to use HTTP API.
    • Updated the sending of future communications to a communication list so the recipients reflect the members of the list at the time the communication is sent rather than the time the communication was created.
    • Updated the Email Editor to improve drag and drop usability.
    • Fixed email deactivation not showing in the history when it was deactivated by the system due to a hard bounce. Fixes: #2925
    • Updated the Communication Template editor to preserve Lava Fields when pasting new content.
    • Added a block setting to Communication Entry for simple mode to be non-bulk.
    • Fixed an issue where SMS communication templates would give an error when selected in the Communication Wizard. Fixes: #3026

    Connection v8.0

    • Added block setting to give the ability to filter on active Connection Types on the My Connection Requests block.
    • Added a connection type filter to the Connection Opportunities field type. This will allow Connection Opportunity Attribute values to be constrained to the selected Connection Type.
    • Added Default Connection Status to the block settings for the Public Profile Edit block. If there is no default, the logged-in person's status is used. Fixes: #2986
    • Added ability to copy ConnectionType in the Connection Type Detail block.

    Core v8.0

    • Added a new field type to select a content channel, then an item of that content channel.
    • Added the ID of the entity to the panel drawer of all detail blocks. This is helpful when writing Lava.
    • Updated the Defined Value List block to remove the tooltip that displayed the ID, as it often conflicts with the modal. The ID is available on the modal.
    • Added new Data Integrity Settings block and jobs to configure and automate a process for inactivating, reactivating and updating campus of individuals and their family members.
    • Updated the attribute editor so when it is used inside a modal dialog it will display the ID of the attribute being edited in the title of the dialog.
    • Added a new developer control to provide a Captcha for validating a real person. Fixes: #2607
    • Added the ability to add/manage HTTP modules inside of Rock.
    • Updated the Entity Type list block to only show true entities. Fixes: #2812
    • Updated the Rock Clean-up job to delete any communications labeled 'Transient' that are over one week old.
    • Added a file watcher for BlockTypes.
    • Added Gender Autofill method as an option on the DataAutomation Jobs task.
    • Added run once job to create the index Interaction.ForiegnKey.
    • Fixed and enhanced Captive Portal
    • Added properties to store image dimensions for a BinaryFile.
    • Updated the default image resizing to mode=clip. This resizes the image to fit without cropping or stretching.
    • Updated Page View Interactions to report the actual browser title instead of the page title stored in the database. This makes the title more specific as many pages dynamically update the page title on load.
    • Updated the Model Map block to support filters and query string parsing. Fixes: #2739
    • Updated the Rock Shop page to load the documentation link in a new browser window.
    • Fixed error storing attendance manually when location is not a child of a campus. Fixes: #2940
    • Added the ability to add Lava directly on a Theme Master Page or Layout file.
    • Added the ability to have alternate search keys for people when checking for existing records. Specifically this will add the ability to search for people by former email addresses.
    • Added the option to add people to a tag when viewing the tag's detail page. Fixes: #556
    • Updated Rock web pages to use a custom error page for security errors if one exists. Otherwise it will use the default error page. Fixes: #1368
    • Added the ability to have CSS classes on zones.
    • Fixed issue where the Data Automation job inactivated new people by adding a setting to ignore new records when inactivating records. Fixes: #3028
    • Added enhancements to Notes.
    • Added Lucene Search Engine to Universal Search.
    • Update the TextToWorkflow processing to query the person associated with phone number more efficiently.
    • Fixed Universal Search Site Crawler to honor the 'robots nofollow' tag to indicate that links should not be followed. Fixes: #2989
    • Fixed an issue where the Defined Type list displayed IDs instead of friendly names on reports or dynamic reports. Fixes: #2295
    • Fixed SSN Control to honor the Required property. Fixes: #3037
    • Fixed the Tag grid Export to Excel function to prevent it from creating an invalid file. Fixes: #3051
    • Fixed an issue where 2/29 of a leap year would change to 2/28. Fixes: #3000
    • Added check to prevent duplicate phone numbers being added to a person. Fixes: #2616
    • Added checks to jobs that send emails, in order to ensure emails are sent with consent. Fixes: #2545
    • Fixed issue in ContextSetter blocks (CampusContextSetter, GroupContextSetter) where specifying the context in the URL doesn't always set the context correctly. Fixes: #1560
    • Improved New Family block to be fully responsive on mobile
    • Added IsActive Property to Defined Values and Defined Types
    • Fixed DB locking issue on DBs with read committed snapshot set to false. (Fixes Rock-v8-Alpha-Issues #13)
    • Fixed the EditGroup block not making case-sensitive changes to the address. Fixes: #1331
    • Updated the Block Properties and Zone modals to provide better information on the type and location of the blocks on the page.
    • The paste behavior for Summernote default was changed to paste as text. The paste from word toolbar button can be used to paste from word.

    CRM v8.0

    • Updated the Personal Device List block to enable it to be used when not tied to a specific Person.
    • Added a new block type for converting Person records to and from Businesses. Fixes: #2832
    • Removed the test mode from the Protect My Ministry integration by their request. This function should only be used by developers as these test requests do not go anywhere.
    • Added setting to lock an individual as a child for use with the Age Classification feature.
    • Added an option to the Baptism Following Event to support being notified a configured number of years after a baptism date. Fixes: #2612
    • Updated the Person Merge block so that the family name and campus can be selected.
    • Added a new job that automates the moving of children to their own family when they become an adult based on their age.
    • Added Age Classification property to the Person model. This will allow for simple and quick filtering on whether someone is an Adult or a Child. An adult is anyone over the age of 18 or marked as an adult in one or more families. A child is anyone less than 18 or a child in all families. If either of these conditions are not met, they are marked as unknown.
    • Added new FieldType and Attribute for Social Media Accounts.
    • Added block setting to hide or show Inactive Connection Requests in the Connection Request profile block.
    • Fixed sorting in Bio Action menu. Workflow items are sorted alphabetically at the bottom of the menu. Fixes: #2889
    • Updated the Family Pre-Registration block to match children with same name/birthdate in the same family as a matched adult, and ensure that blank values do not overwrite existing data for the matched child.
    • Changed the security login on the Family Bar to show the Address Configuration button (gear) for those with 'Edit' access to the block. Before this was 'Administrate'. This allows staff to easily lock the address from being geocoded. Fixes: #1286
    • Fixed Verify Photos grid showing CreatedDateTime of group member rather than photo. Fixes: #2604
    • Added new avatars and better gender-unknown avatars to use when a profile photo is missing.
    • Fixed anniversary date persistence after Marital Status is changed from Married to something else. The anniversary date control will only display if the Marital Status is 'married'. If the Marital Status is changed to 'single', the anniversary date will be set to null when the person is saved. Fixes: #2948
    • Fixed form sorting for Person Attribute forms. Fixes: #3073
    • Fixed In Group Together following suggestions so inactive group members are not included. Fixes: #3011

    Event v8.0

    • Added a new Registration Instruction field to Registrations that will be displayed on the first page of a new registration.
    • Added audit panel details to the Registration Template Detail and Registration Instance Detail blocks.
    • Updated the Calendar Lava block to support configuring a specific list of campuses that should be enabled on the block.
    • Added the ability to mark a registration template fee as inactive. This will prevent the external website from showing the fee while still showing it internally on reports and on the internal registration site. Inactive fees will be listed in gray on the Registration Template Details block.
    • Updated the default CalendarItem.lava to use the event's Summary as the meta description for better SEO behavior. Any custom CalendarItem lava files should be updated with the same change.
    • Added Event Occurrence Specific Attribute Values. Added block to assign attribute values to an Event Occurrence.
    • Updated the Registration template to allow making fees required.
    • Added a new Fee Report to Registrations.
    • Updated Event Registrants list to include age of registrant if BirthDate field is set to show on grid. Fixes: #2763
    • Added support for automated event registration discounts.
    • Implement Required Fees
    • Added the Discount Code report to the Registration Instance Detail.
    • Added the GetEventCalendarFeed webhook for an iCal Feed.
    • Fixed Address Field in registrations not respecting Show in Grid.
    • Fixed the Registration Detail block to always set the template group member status.
    • Added a block setting to the Family Pre-Registration block to require a campus.
    • Fixed registration notes not being saved when people are added using RegistrantDetail. Fixes: #2676
    • Fixed re-selecting Registered By person not overwriting existing fields.
    • Fixed registration notes not being added when the registrar was logged in. Fixes: #2676

    Finance v8.0

    • Updated Scheduled Transaction list Lava to include the masked card number.
    • Updated the Giving Analytics block to include Phone and Address when exporting the grid.
    • Updated the Transaction Matching block so that financial transaction images are magnified when clicked.
    • Updated the Pledge List block to display summary totals at the bottom by fund.
    • Updated the Download Payments job so it can be configured to download payments only for a specific gateway.
    • Fixed anonymous fundraising donations showing the address. Fixes: #2942
    • Added new blocks to show the Fundraising donations for a group and for each member of a group. Fixes: #2864
    • Fixed unlisted phone numbers causing errors when giving. Fixes: #1803
    • Fixed order of Financial Account lists in the Transaction Matching block. Ordering is now a flattened hierarchical list (i.e., sub accounts are listed under the parent accounts but are not indented). Fixes: #2983
    • Fixed Batch List not being able to open closed batches from the dropdown menu in Chrome. Fixes: #3043
    • Updated currency box control to allow negative values. Fixes: #3040
    • Fixed issue where single account refunds incorrectly displayed negative number error message.
    • Fixed scrolling issue on the Transaction Entry block (Give Now). Default behavior will be to scroll to the same window position after clicking Next. Fixes: #3014
    • Fixed an issue where selecting a different payment method on Give Now would not work.
    • Fixed back button on the Financial Transaction Detail.
    • Updated transaction detail to display address and campus for the authorized person.

    Group v8.0

    • Updated the Group Registration block so that a person's email is always required.
    • Updated the Group Search result page so that the target URL for each group reference in the results can be configured using Lava.
    • Added a 'Can Manage Members' option to Group Type Roles, similar to the existing 'Can View' and 'Can Edit' options that can be used to give a role the ability to manage members only for the group they are a member of.
    • Fixed Entity Not Supported Exception in GroupFinder.
    • Improved the Group Member list grid not to display IsAddedbySync column if the group has no GroupSyncs configured.
    • Improved the Group Member List active sync label to show all the roles being synced in a tool tip.
    • Improved the Group Detail Group Sync display. The panel will now only show if the group type allows sync or if the group has at least one sync already. If the group type does not allow syncing, the add button under the grid will not be displayed. If the user does not have access, the section will not display.
    • Added a new Is Public filter option to the Group Tree.
    • Added Configuration properties to the GroupType Detail block to control which panels are visible on the Group Detail block when editing groups of that type.
    • Fixed an error that would occur in the Group Detail block when saving a group without admin security.
    • Fixed the Group Detail block so a group sync configuration will not prevent the group from being deleted.
    • Fixed an exception that would occur when deleting a role that has a Member or GroupSync associated with it. The user will now be given a message and a delete will not occur.
    • Added requirement that a group sync be tied to a role for Group Sync By Role. Unsynced roles can be manually added to a group. Synced roles cannot be manually added or removed from a group.
    • Updated the Group Detail block to allow the view mode to be defined using Lava.
    • Added an Add Member capability to the Group Attendance Detail block. Fixes: #2857
    • Fixed group member triggers (from the group or from the group type) to only fire if they are active.
    • Removed redundant Group Type history option from Calculate Family Analytics. To enable group history for these group types, edit each group type and select the 'Enable Group History' option.
    • Added new settings to the Group List Block to allow hiding the add button.
    • Added Data Automation for setting Person Connection Status and Family Status.
    • Added option to have a Group Status on Groups, including Family Status on Families
    • Added the Group History feature.
    • Added a new AttendanceOccurrence model/table for grouping attendance records by group, location, schedule and date.
    • Added configurable labels for Group Finder filters.
    • Updated Group Map to only show active group members. Fixes: #2906
    • Fixed filter issues on GroupMemberList. (Fixes Rock-v8-Alpha-Issues #20)
    • Fixed unsorted data view list in Group Sync Settings by changing to the DataViewItemPicker. (Rock-v8-Alpha-Issues #6)

    Lava v8.0

    • Added a new Uniq Lava filter to return a unique set of values from a collection of values.
    • Added the CapitalizeFirstWord Lava text filter.
    • Added a new PersonByAliasGuid Lava filter.
    • Added new Lava filter to create a Shortlink. See Lava docs for details.
    • Cleaned up legacy Lava. Fixes: #2018 # 2776 # 1930 # 2781 # 2780 # 2779 # 2786 # 2785
    • Added new UrlDecode and UnescapeDataString Lava filters. Also made an alias for EscapeDataString called 'UrlEncode'.
    • Added SanitizeSql to Lava filters to help protect against SQL Injection.
    • Fixed incorrect prepend/append logic in the WithFallback Lava filter.
    • Fixed recursion issue in Lava inline shortcodes.
    • Added new Lava filters for 'ToMidnight', 'NextDayOfTheWeek', 'DaysSince' and 'DaysUntil'.
    • Updated the Pre-HTML and Post-HTML block properties to support all Lava commands.
    • Added new Lava command 'taglist' to list registered Lava tags.
    • Added new Lava command to cache the results of a Lava template. See the Lava documentation for usage details.
    • Added 'PDF Object Settings' option to Lava Statement Generator templates. This can help a template developer tweak stuff like pdf page margins.

    Prayer v8.0

    • Added the ability to filter by campus on the Prayer Sessions block. The default is 'enabled'.
    • Added a block setting to require a campus on the Prayer Request Detail block.

    Reporting v8.0

    • Added a new Days Until Anniversary field for use with Person Data Views and Reports. Fixes: #662
    • Updated the Spouse Name person report select field to optionally include the last name.
    • Added the ability to have inactive interaction channels.
    • Added support to the Lava SQL command and Run SQL workflow action for Parameterized SQL statements. Fixes: #2866
    • Added a new 'HasPhoneFilter' DataView filter that will allow filtering people based on if they have a specific phone number type and if they have SMS enabled.
    • Fixed an issue where personal merge templates were displayed for all users in the template picker when performing a merge.
    • Added new blocks for viewing interaction data.
    • Added option to persist Data Views to help improve performance of complex ones.
    • Added the ability to assign security settings to a merge template from the Merge Template Detail block.
    • Added a new person data view filter for Attendance at Campus(es). Fixes: #2924
    • Added more options on how to use Persisted Data Views when using the 'In Other Data View' filters.
    • Updated the Report Detail block to be configured for a specific report using a block setting. This allows for using the block on a stand-along page for specific reports.
    • Added a new data view filter to allow for filtering people who have clicked and opened a specific communication.
    • Added Person Connection Request data view filter.
    • Added 'Family Members' post-filter transformation.

    Workflow v8.0

    • Added the ability to specify up to three attachments in the SendMail workflow action.
    • Added a Save Then Add button to the Attribute Editor when editing workflows. This should decrease the time it takes to enter attributes for larger workflows.
    • Added a workflow action that sends a web request based on the configured action setting.
    • Updated the Activate Workflow Action to optionally allow saving the new workflow to an Attribute on the originating workflow.
    • Updated the Workflow Type picker to only show workflow types that are active and that the user is authorized to view.
    • Updated the Group Member Add workflow actions to not error if a selected person already belongs to the selected group.
    • Added a new Post-Add option to the workflow triggers and expanded previous value checking on post-save triggers. Fixes: #2369 #2667 #2671
    • Added new workflow actions for managing registration discount codes.
    • Updated Text to Workflow to use new Age Classification property to order duplicate person matches (adults first).
    • Added a workflow action for adding new content channel items.
    • Fixed 'workflowactivate' Lava command not to make attribute names lowercase. Fixes: #3003
    • Added a new workflow action for processing a message as if it was being received by the Text-To-Person system directly. Fixes: #2910
    • Fixed an issue with connection type workflow qualifiers not being set correctly when first viewed.
    • Fixed missing Workflow Trigger Qualifier columns. Fixes: #3067

    Rock v7.6 Released February 25, 2019


    CMS v7.6

    • Increased security for several public facing components and blocks.

    Rock v7.5 Released August 13, 2018


    API v7.5

    • Increased security for social media endpoints.

    Rock v7.4 Released June 11, 2018


    CMS v7.4

    • Updated the Universal Search site crawler to process a robots.txt file correctly and fixed a possible stack overflow issue that would occur if page hierarchy was deep enough.
    • Fixed the age formatting on the My Account page so that "old" displays correctly now after "yrs" instead of after the birth date. Fixes: #2790
    • Added an option to the Login Block so that it will go immediately to the external auth url if that is the login option.
    • Fixed issue where site's default page was being rendered instead of a 404 page when requesting an invalid page/route. Fixes: #2816
    • Fixed issue with the pager in the footer of the Podcast Series List for the external example themes. Fixes: #2767
    • Fixed issue where new Content Channel Items were not added to the bottom of the grid if manually reordered. Fixes: #2752
    • Updated the site's 404 page to display with a result status of 404. Before it would show the page 404 page, but not set the HTTP status to be 404.
    • Fixed the links for sharing items to be encoded correctly. Fixes: #2775
    • Removed hyphens from "Thank-you" and "on-going" throughout Rock. Fixes: #1711
    • Fixed Simple Communication Entry block to show SMS medium correctly if that was the only medium configured.
    • Fixed bug in Purchased Plugins page that would throw exception if a previously purchased plugin was not installed. Fixes: #2882
    • Fixed the In Registration Instance data view filter to include anyone who registered multiple times. Fixes: #2957
    • Updated the Family Pre-Registration block to use the Date Part Picker instead of the Date Picker for birth dates.

    Check-in v7.4

    • Fixed issue with not being able to check in a person using the manager override option. Fixes: #2938
    • Fixed check-in so that the age comparisons are only as precise as the specified number of digits, and will no longer require entering extremely precise age ranges with a large number of decimal places. Fixes: #1281
    • Fixed label security codes not to use variations of '666' for numerical increments. Fixes: #2877
    • Added a new check-in workflow action that allows filtering groups by gender.
    • Updated the Auto Select Days Back option in Family Check-in so that a value of zero will never auto select anyone.
    • Fixed check-out success message to correctly show the schedule name instead of the frequency. Fixes: #2903
    • Updated the text of the Next button on family check-in to be configurable.
    • Added an option to the Person detail screen in Check-in Manager to enable showing related people who are allowed to check-in the selected person, in addition to only family members.
    • Updated the custom Rock check-in font. If you've installed this on your printers, you may want to update it. In some cases, the icons on the old font will not accept the proper placement information from the label. See the related Github issue for more details. Fixes: #2895
    • Updated the Attendance Analytics block so that it can be specific to an individual group.
    • Updated the Check-in Schedule Builder block to support configuring schedules for group types that support check-in, but are not configured through the check-in areas.

    Communication v7.4

    • Updated the Email Preference Entry block to allow user the option of updating their email address, and added configuration option for customizing which options are displayed.
    • Added CC and BCC support to the Email Form block.
    • Updated the editor in the new Communication Wizard block so that the controls toolbar is fixed and does not scroll off the screen when scrolling the email content down. Fixes: #2801
    • Updated the way SMS Response Codes are generated to prevent infinite loops. Fixes: #2552
    • Fixed the Communication List block so that it no longer causes an exception when a query error occurs. Fixes: #2683
    • Updated the Communication Entry Wizard block to remember the template category selection a user selects and default to that same category the next time they create a communication.
    • Fixed an issue where copying a communication template would not reset IsSystem to false. Fixes: #2783
    • Fixed an issue with communication recipient fields not working for a dataview when used by a Dynamic Report block.
    • Updated the Communication Entry wizard not to use hard-coded table widths in order to assist with media queries. Fixes: #2800
    • Fixed exception that would occur if creating a communication on a page who's URL was longer than 200 characters (i.e., a shared attendance analytics link).
    • Fixed an issue where text and SMS messages created through a workflow, job, etc., would not resolve Lava commands successfully. Fixes: #2904
    • Updated the Communication Wizard to indicate that CC/BCC recipients will receive an email for every recipient in the communication. Fixes: #2753
    • Fixed confirmation email for registration never being received. Changed email send logic to better fall back on global org email for the from address if one is not specified in the email object. Fixes: #2879
    • Fixed issue where communication approval emails did not include the correct link to the communication needing approval. Fixes: #2730
    • Fixed Communication Entry to create recipient correctly when linked to a person from another page (i.e., from Person Profile).
    • Fixed issue with not being able to create a personal communication template from My Settings.

    Connection v7.4

    • Updated the Connection Request Detail block to hide workflows that are inactive or the user is not authorized to view.
    • Added the ability to set the connection opportunity via a block setting on the Connection Opportunity Sign-up block. Fixes: #2860

    Core v7.4

    • Fixed an issue with not being able to scroll vertically on an IOS device from a tree view (i.e. Group Tree, Account Tree, Page Map, etc). Fixes: #2867
    • Updated exception logging to always log to the RockExceptions.csv file during startup. Fixes: #2733
    • Updated the File Browser to actually disable the Rename, Move and Delete buttons when they are disabled. Fixes: #2695
    • Added a new Gender field type.
    • Fixed the Key Value List to correctly display the ^ character. Fixes: #2916
    • Fixed an issue when impersonating another user that would result in the Restore button not always being visible in the administrator toolbar.
    • Fixed exceptions that would occur if an attribute's value was null (possibly caused from migrating data). Fixes: #2797
    • Fixed issue that would result in having to login again after restoring an impersonated user if you never navigated to another page after impersonating them.
    • Fixed issue where escaped HTML gets displayed in a grid. Fixes: #2755
    • Fixed the standard account confirmation messages for the Account Confirmation block.
    • Fixed FileUploader to pass correct arguments when using a grid to store the control. Fixes: #2758
    • Updated Number box to display integers, and Currency box to display with two decimal places. iOS keyboards default to the correct input.
    • Updated the attribute editor so that when it is used inside a modal dialog it will display the id of the attribute being edited in the title of the dialog.
    • Added Person ID to the Excel file when exporting from the Transaction List block.
    • Added an option to hide the internal login option on the Login block.
    • Added support for plugins to use custom SQL Functions in LINQ queries. Fixes: #2642
    • Fixed issue with several HTML content areas showing a warning in the code editor. Fixes: #2774
    • Fixed issue with the RockListBlock saving correct values when an item value included a space.
    • Fixed error that could occur when using the Attribute Editor to edit attributes with different field types and at least one of the field types had multiple configuration controls. Fixes: #2890
    • Fixed an issue with several list blocks where filtering the list by an attribute's default value would not return all of the correct items.
    • Fixed Attribute Matrix editor not enforcing validation in some situations. This fixes an issue where validation would not be enforced when an attribute matrix was used in the Person Profile attributes. Fixes: #2810
    • Updated the HtmlEditor to prevent an issue where switching to WYSIWYG mode would rearrange the text if there were Lava commands. Now Rock will detect if there are Lava commands and automatically start in code editor mode. It will also display a warning and prevent the editor from going to WYSIWYG mode if there are any Lava commands (e.g., if the code contains a {% for %} loop around an HTML Table Row [tr], Rock will detect the Lava and prevent WYSIWYG mode). Fixes: #1810
    • Updated the Grade Transition Date global attribute to use a month/day picker, and updated the grade and graduation date logic so it works consistently regardless of culture. Fixes: #2722
    • Updated jQuery to version 3.3.1.

    CRM v7.4

    • Updated the location services to automatically enable the Smarty Streets integration if no other location services were enabled. Now that Smarty Streets is free it will be default ON. You can turn it off if you wish and it will not be enabled again in the future. Also, removed the Administrator Check-list item for enabling location services.
    • Added a new Data Automation job and a block to configure how data is automatically updated. This includes the inactivating/reactivating of person records, changing family campus, and moving adult children into their own new families.
    • Added a new 'Family Registration' block for families to pre-register before visiting for the first time.
    • Updated how person and family history records are created so that it is now only created in one shared place instead of each block having to create the history records.
    • Updated the person badges to align better with Font Awesome 5.
    • Updated the Bulk Update block to improve performance when updating a large number of people.
    • Updated the Person Merge block to show unlisted phone numbers with an indicator that it is unlisted. This makes it easier to determine the correct phone number to use. Fixes: #2174
    • Added a new badge that shows interactions for a specific channel.
    • Improved display of connection request by filtering out inactive, completed, and future follow-up that are not due.

    Event v7.4

    • Fixed a history point creation exception on event registration. Fixes: #1639
    • Fixed issue where the registrant's campus was not showing up on the Registrants tab, WaitList tab, and GroupPlacement tab in the Registration Instance Detail block. Fixes: #2673
    • Updated the Calendar Lava block to accept date parameters from the query string.
    • Updated the configuration of Event Registration so if a '$' character is included with fee cost(s), it will no longer cause an issue.
    • Fixed a bug in the Calendarlava block where switching between week and month without clicking on the calendar first would select the first week then the previous month.
    • Fixed the ability to link a Registration Instance to an existing Calendar Item. Fixes: #2624
    • Added Connection Status as a possible Person Field when building Registration Templates.
    • Fixed event registration so that it displays fees in the correct order. Fixes: #2880
    • Fixed an issue that was causing the 'send signature document reminder' to create a new document instead of using the existing one. Fixes: #3013

    Finance v7.4

    • Fixed issue in Fundraising Matching (Transaction Entity Matching) where transactions could be falsely matched after saving changes to one batch, switching to another batch, then saving changes on that batch. (The selection would sometimes be stuck on the selections from the first batch for the corresponding row.) Fixes: #2937
    • Updated Giving Amount data filter to include people who didn't have any transactions when doing a Less Than filter.
    • Fixed the Benevolence statement to show correct case worker address while printing. Fixes: #2761
    • Added a Previous button to the Transaction Detail block.
    • Fixed Transaction List block to filter transactions correctly when using the 'Campus (of Batch)' filter. Fixes: #2787
    • Updated the Transaction Matching block to remove the unused 'Show Selected Accounts Only' block setting. This functionality is actually controlled by a filter setting and is specific to each user.
    • Updated the Help text on the pledge blocks to clarify the meaning of the total amount and pledge frequency.
    • Improved performance of the Batch List block.
    • Updated the Summary of Contributions panel on the Contributions tab of the Person Profile to allow showing less after the user has selected to show more.
    • Added Spark integration reference number to Payflow Pro gateway. This will help Payflow Pro identify transactions that came from Rock.
    • Updated the Account Picker control so that it defaults to using the account Name (instead of Public Name) and added a new property to control whether the public name should be used.
    • Updated the Giving Analytics block to support filtering transactions by Transaction Type.
    • Updated the Financial Transaction List block to include Batch Id when exporting to excel.
    • Fixed error in the batch list that prevented batches in the grid list from being opened or closed using the drop down list. (Fixes #2977) Fixes: #2977

    Group v7.4

    • Fixed the Group Context Setting to allow the 'Clear Selection' option to be blank to match the help text description of the feature. Fixes: #2229
    • Fixed the Group Context Setting to allow the Clear Selection option to be blank to match the help text description of the feature. Fixes: #2229
    • Updated the attendance block to add an additional merge field (AttendanceDate) to the roster merge document for passing in the date that the attendance is for.
    • Fixed an exception that would occur in the Group Sync job when attempting to create a login for a person with no name. Fixes: #2654
    • Updated the Group Finder block to only consider 'Active' group members when calculating capacity (to be consistent with all the other places capacity is checked).
    • Updated the Group Attendance Detail block to allow people with Manage Members security to update attendance.
    • Fixed Group Edit showing Security Role checkbox for users with Edit privileges but not Administrator. Group Edit will only show the Security Role checkbox if the current user is a Rock Administrator. Fixes: #2913

    Lava v7.4

    • Updated EventItemOccurrencesSearchLava, EventDetailWithOccurrencesSearchLava and EventItemOccurrenceListLava to include 'All Campuses' event occurrences when filtering by campus. This makes the functionality consistent with the CalendarLava and EventItemOccurrenceListByAudienceLava block, which include 'All Campuses' events when filtering by campus. Fixes: #2833
    • Fixed the SetPageTitle Lava filter to also update the breadcrumbs. Fixes: #2844
    • Fixed the way Person is retrieved in the Lava filters. Fixes: #2830
    • Fixed sort ordering on the Notes Lava filter. Both asc and desc are now working as expected. Fixes: #2771
    • Added Lava shortcode to embed videos from Vimeo.
    • Fixed an issue that kept inline Lava shortcodes from having recursive capabilities.
    • Fixed the 'Right' Lava filter to not throw an exception if the request length is greater than the string length. Fixes: #2902
    • Added an optional append order to the Lava Fallback text filter.
    • Added a new 'Decrypt' Lava filter.

    Prayer v7.4

    • Added email address to the information displayed on the Prayer Request Detail block. Fixes: #2863
    • Added a new option to the Prayer Request List block that can be used to limit the list of prayer requests to only those that are public.

    Reporting v7.4

    • Added the ability to filter interaction blocks by a specific person through the query string.
    • Fixed an issue preventing user-drawn geofences from filtering groups and people.
    • Updated the 'Set Defaults' text on the Dynamic Report block to say 'Reset Filters' so that it better indicates what the link will do.
    • Fixed the Interaction Session List block so that it does not timeout with a large number of page views.
    • Updated the Interaction reporting for Short Links to be more readable and show the fields that one would be interested in when looking at short links.
    • Updated the Line Chart Dashboard Widget block to support getting more than one metric partition context from the page. Fixes: #2576
    • Updated the Dynamic Data block to support decrypting encrypted values returned by the query.
    • Added additional data view filters and report selects for Benevolence, Prayer Requests, and Scheduled Transactions.
    • Added filters for the Interactions List block.
    • Added an additional merge field to the Interaction Component List block to return the number of interactions by component.

    Workflow v7.4

    • Fixed an issue where the URL value on Redirect workflow actions was getting lost. Fixes: #2920
    • Fixed link paths to send the entire path in notification emails. Fixes: #2946
    • Fixed workflow email issue where action buttons would not work. Fixes: #2834
    • Fixed error when adding a person to a new family in a workflow. Fixes: #2917

    Rock v7.3 Released February 26, 2018


    CMS v7.3

    • Fixed an issue with pages added using the new Pages editor not defaulting the Show Child Pages property to 'true'. This fixes an issue where the Page Menu block appeared not to be working. Fixes: #2741
    • Fixed styling of the icons for External Applications to make it more friendly to raster images. Fixes: #2732
    • Fixed an issue where Font Awesome font weights were not calculating correctly, causing checkboxes to appear solid.

    Check-in v7.3

    • Fixed the Attendance Analytics block so that the columns displayed include the same dates as the attendance being calculated. For example, if using a date range of 01/01/18 through 01/31/18, a column will no longer be displayed for 02/04/18 and a date of 02/04/18 will not affect the calculated attendance rate.

    Communication v7.3

    • Fixed issue where Communication Admins and Communication Approvers were not able to see pending communications. Fixes: #2730
    • Updated Copy Communication so that it only requires VIEW security instead of EDIT. This fixes an issue where the Copy Communication button in communication history was not visible to some people.
    • Fixed an issue in the Communication Entry blocks where Approvers wouldn't be able to edit a communication that was pending approval. Fixes: #2730

    Core v7.3

    • Fixed matrix attributes being hidden in view mode when used as person attributes. Fixes: #2721

    CRM v7.3

    • Fixed Person Duplicate job taking a long time on some databases. Fixes: #2748

    Event v7.3

    • Fixed public calendar showing inactive campuses when the Campus Filter option is enabled. Fixes: #2728

    Finance v7.3

    • Added 'Order Top-Level Accounts' option to Accounts configuration.
    • Fixed Giving Type Context Picker not setting the current person context correctly in some instances. This fixes an issue of the contribution statement list lava sometimes not displaying any available statements.
    • Fixed issue where Scheduled Transactions couldn't be added using the Schedule Transaction List block. Fixes: #2724

    Group v7.3

    • Fixed issue where a person could be removed from a synced group (or security role). Fixes: #2716
    • Fixed Merge Templates not showing Lava Help correctly for GroupMember, etc., when exporting from a Group Member list. Fixes: #2726
    • Fixed an issue where a person could be removed from a synced group (or security role). Fixes: #2716

    Lava v7.3

    • Added the ability to optionally Show inactive groups in the GroupListPersonalizedLava block.

    Reporting v7.3

    • Fixed Person Has Note data filter so that leaving the note type blank will return records that have any type of note. Fixes: #2714
    • Fixed issue with Phone Number field on Reports showing the phone number for mobile regardless of the phone type selected. Fixes: #2745
    • Fixed Merge Template Entry only working if Unsecured file type had a storage type of 'Database'. Fixes: #2441
    • Fixed Dynamic Report not showing Labels.
    • Fixed issue where 'Not in Existing Dataview' returned incorrect results. Fixes: #2718

    Workflow v7.3

    • Fixed Send SMS workflow action throwing an exception when the recipient was a group with multiple people in it. Fixes: #2747
    • Fixed an issue where the Workflow Entry block would get stuck in a loop if it was passed a command value in the query string. Fixes: #2749

    Rock v7.2 Released January 31, 2018


    Check-in v7.2

    • Fixed issue where multiple person labels were not printing when using 'Family' check-in. Fixes: #2713

    Communication v7.2

    • Updated a Communication Page block setting in the Person Bio block that is used to specify the page user should be redirected to when clicking person's email address. It defaults to the simple communication page.
    • Fixed communications so a person's email preference does not affect sending of SMS messages.

    Event v7.2

    • Fixed issue where the Active Registration Instance List block did not show instances when blank dates were present. Fixes: #2701
    • Fixed Registration Instance List Block by removing unused field from the grid. Fixes: #2702

    Rock v7.1 Released January 31, 2018


    Check-in v7.1

    • Fixed an issue with Check-in not displaying the correct message or the countdown timer when the kiosk was closed but had an upcoming schedule for the same day. Fixes: #2570
    • Updated the device search by hostname functionality in Check-in to match against the IPAddress field. Fixes: #2625
    • Added a new configuration option to the Attendance Analytics block to limit the available data views in the filter to specific category(s).
    • Fixed an issue with Check-in using the people/group/location auto check-in option, which had allowed people to check-in again to the same service despite the option to prevent this being selected. Fixes: #2478
    • Updated the Create Labels check-in action to look for labels configured on the person, group and/or location objects rather than only the group type object.

    Communication v7.1

    • Updated the Communication List block to use the communication name when subject is empty (i.e., for SMS communications).
    • Updated communications to fix an exception that would occur if certain communication fields (e.g., subject, from name, etc.) were too long.
    • Fixed issue where communications with blank or null From Email were being created with the incorrect sender.

    Core v7.1

    • Fixed issue with missing site map icon on the 'Admin Tools > CMS Configuration > Pages' page. This addresses cases where Font Awesome classes are added in conjunction with other CSS classes that define font weights. Font Awesome will now win the weight war in these cases.
    • Fixed an issue where the required field indicators were not showing on the New Family control. Fixes: #2660
    • Fixed an issue with Font Awesome brand icons on the Login block.
    • Fixed an issue with not being able to select items when using an iOS device.
    • Fixed various field types so that attribute values of the types can be reverted back to the default values. Fixes: #2596
    • Updated the CodeEditor control to display correctly even if it is not initially set to be visible on a block. Fixes: #2557
    • Updated the Attributes block to prevent multiple global attributes being created with the same key. Fixes: #2605
    • Fixed the EnumField and EnumsField attributes so that they support being used more than once on a block.
    • Added a new Attribute type of 'Lava Field', which allows a Lava template to be added to entities and will render its contents as the value. This will be helpful in creating more descriptive settings and configuration panels.
    • Fixed Attribute Editor to allow editing the default values of field types that have multiple entry fields (i.e., Group Role). Fixes: #2427
    • Updated the Bootstrap Button to support a completed text and/or message that can be displayed for a set duration after the post back completes.
    • Updated the merge document process to no longer delete word fields from the template when merging data.
    • Updated the Schedule Detail block to support viewing and editing attributes associated with schedules.
    • Added a new 'Label' field type. This makes it easier to add a label to a specific person and/or group that will always print when that person checks in, or when anyone checks into that group. This is an advanced configuration done outside the normal Check-in Configuration block.

    CRM v7.1

    • Updated the editing of family attributes so that updates are logged to history.
    • Updated the Bulk Update block to allow setting a new Communication Preference.

    Finance v7.1

    • Updated the Batch List block to filter the name of the batch using Contains logic verses Starts With.
    • Fixed an exception that would occur in the statement generator if a pledge exists with a maximum end date value (12/31/9999). Fixes: #2647
    • Fixed an issue with NMI transactions not saving the Name On Card value after processing a transaction. Fixes: #2304

    Group v7.1

    • Updated the Group Member List block to display any group member note values when hovering the mouse over the note icon. Also added an option to display the notes in a separate column instead of only showing an icon.
    • Added a delete confirmation when deleting members from the Leader Toolbox.
    • Added a new Manage Members security action to the group and grouptype models that can be used to grant users the ability to add, edit, and delete members in a group without having the ability to edit or delete the group.
    • Added a new block setting that can be used to prevent entering a future date in the Group Attendance Detail block.

    Reporting v7.1

    • Added new blocks for viewing interaction data.
    • Updated the Metric Detail block to display the ID of the metric to assist in Lava development using metrics. Fixes: #2611

    Workflow v7.1

    • Fixed an issue where workflows would process the wrong User Entry Form if multiple forms existed in the same Activity or a single Activity was activated multiple times. Fixes: #2567
    • Updated the Person Property Update workflow action to support setting a person's communication preference value.
    • Fixed workflow processing so that if a redirect action occurs with remaining workflow entry actions, the redirect still happens. Fixes: #2645

    Rock v7.0 Released January 31, 2018


    API v7.0

    • Added REST endpoint for sending a communication.
    • Added REST endpoint to get Rock version (/api/Utility/GetRockSemanticVersionNumber).
    • Added Swagger UI which will help users visualize and interact with Rock's REST API. It can be viewed at /api/docs.

    CMS v7.0

    • Fixed issue where CSS files were not getting fingerprinted when using RockPage.
    • Fixed admin bar to allow editing of footer in DashboardStark. Fixes: #1584
    • Updated the Device blocks to support editing and viewing device attribute values.
    • Updated the Redirect block to support using Lava for the URL value.
    • Updated Less compile on the Themes page to now return an error message if a compile error occurs. Fixes: #1704
    • Improved performance of Content Channel View block by defaulting to not supporting the legacy global attribute Lava syntax, and by allowing output to be cached in addition to the content items.
    • Added new functionality for creating short links and tracking when people use them.
    • Changed the default cache time on the HTML block to be 0 (none) instead of 3600 seconds.
    • Added the option to have a block show up on all pages of a site for a specific zone.
    • Added a new No Account Text setting to the Login block to allow customizing of the message displayed when an invalid user login is entered.
    • Added the ability to add site specific Page attributes. These can be configured in the site details and edited on the page details.
    • Added some additional options to Content Channel Types: Option to disable the Content field, a new No Dates date range type, an option to disable the priority field, and an option to disable the status field (which treats all content as Approved).
    • Added options to the redirect block to only redirect when on/not on specific networks. This will allow you to keep people in certain roles from accessing pages/sites outside of the organization's network.
    • Fixed displaying of corrupt images in the file browser. Before it would produce an out of memory exception. Now it returns a placeholder image noting that the image was corrupt.
    • Added property to the page to add a CSS class to the body tag. The theme must define the body tags as in order for this to work.
    • Added the ability to configure a favicon image specific to each site.
    • Added support for configuring content channels to allow tagging of items.
    • Added the ability to select existing Content Channel Items when configuring Calendar Event Occurrences. Fixes: #2439
    • Updated the Page Settings to show the blocks requesting the page context parameter. Fixes: #2452
    • Updated the Less compiler in Rock to allow for variable overrides. Basically this means that the last implementation of the variable will be the accepted value. This more closely aligns to the pattern of Less.js.

    Check-in v7.0

    • Added an option to search by security code to the Check-In Manager. Fixes: #2467
    • Added the ability to easily add schedule exceptions to all schedules within the same category.
    • Updated the Schedule Builder block to allow selecting all or none of the items in the column.
    • Updated the server-based check-in label printing to support specifying port number override with 0.0.0.0:9100 syntax.
    • Fixed issue with Check-in Welcome screen hanging at 0:00 countdown. Fixes: #2236

    Communication v7.0

    • Added a new job that will monitor the communication queue and send a notification if communications are not getting sent in a timely matter.
    • Added a new block to display communications that are currently queued to be sent.
    • Added support for Lava commands to the Email Form block.
    • Added settings to allow changing Image and Document paths on new communications for use with toolboxes. Fixes: #2017
    • Updated the Email Form block to provide some additional styling options.
    • Fixed Mailgun webhook bounced email event. Fixes: #1785
    • Updated the SMS Communication Entry to check if current user has a number associated with them and if so default to that number.
    • Added a new Communication Wizard for creating communications.
    • Updated the Safe Sender check when sending emails to allow for the option of not updating the From Address if all recipients belong to a Safe Sender domain.
    • Updated the Send SMS workflow action to allow using an attribute that is a Memo field type in addition to Text field type.
    • Added a new Communication List Subscribe block where a person's communication list subscriptions can be managed.
    • Added an option to unsubscribe from a communication list.
    • Added security to Communications based on the Communication Template that was used.
    • Updated the Communication Wizard to allow an image or other file can be attached to an SMS message.
    • Updated the Unsubscribe (Email Preference Entry) to give an option to unsubscribe from any communication lists that the user belongs to. This option will only show if the user is unsubscribing from email that was sent to a communication list.
    • Added the ability to copy a Communication Template.
    • Updated the sending of communications to an email address so that it will track opens/clicks. Fixes: #2598
    • Updated Communication Template Editor to allow custom Lava fields that can be easily edited, and an advanced mode where Lava fields can be created and integrated into the template.
    • Added a configurable logo to Communication Templates.

    Connection v7.0

    • Added an option to select the connector when transferring a connection request.
    • Updated Connections to allow setting security on Connection Opportunities and update blocks to use security consistently.
    • Updated Connection Request Transfers to prompt for who the new connector person should be. It now has the option to keep the current connector, use the default, select a specific person, or select 'No Connector'.
    • Updated Connection Request to require a follow-up date when state is set to Future Follow Up.
    • Added ability to configure multiple group types/roles/statuses for connection opportunities
    • Updated My Connection Opportunities block to hide inactive Opportunities that have no open requests and include an 'inactive-item' class when inactive.
    • Fixed bug where the idle count of the My Connection Opportunities block showed items that were not idle.
    • Fixed the connection request Transfer feature to honor the default connector if the new opportunity has a default set for the request's campus. Fixes: #1573

    Core v7.0

    • Updated blocks that use 'enable Debug' and removed code related to 'Enable Debug'.
    • Updated the ValueList field type to support using a SQL statement as its source for custom values in dropdown.
    • Added Image Tag Template option to Image Attributes so that the resulting IMG tag can be customized through Lava.
    • Added a new social security number control and field type.
    • Added a new IRockOwinStartup interface for allowing plugins to implement OWIN functionality. Fixes: #2142
    • Improved the System Information dialog to show the full Rock version number.
    • Fixed issue with the Attribute List grid where it would break if the attribute value contained HTML that included .
    • Fixed issue with new account entry block that would prevent existing people with a PIN number login from creating a normal database login. Fixes: #2204
    • Updated Tags block so it can be put on any page for any Entity.
    • Added the ability to order campuses. Fixes: #2170
    • Updated Date Picker control to make keyboard entry easier. Fixes: #1802
    • Fixed issue with several jobs and a few blocks (and transactions) that were incorrectly using a non-existent ExternalApplicationRoot instead of the correct PublicApplicationRoot global attribute (which is used in the content of emails).
    • Changed BirthdayPicker to validate (prevent) future dates and added AllowFutureDateSelection option to the DatePicker to prevent selection of future dates. Fixes: #1458
    • Set up XUnit and created sample tests.
    • Added new Rock job to automate SQL Server maintenance. Note if you have created a custom maintenance plan you'll want to either disable the job or your custom plan. [docs]
    • Added an enhanced interface for drop down lists and as an alternative to check box lists. This uses the "chosen" jquery plug-in from Harvest.
    • Updated the Plugin install process so that all cached items are cleared after installing the plugin and running its migrations (or install.sql file).
    • Added the option for login cookies to be able to span subdomains.
    • Added the ability to categorize and secure tags, and updated tag blocks to support additional entities.
    • Added a User Login related data view filter for Person data views.
    • Added the ability to set a link URL on an image in the Summernote editor.
    • Updated metric security so that they inherit permissions from their category. Fixes: #2399
    • Added interaction cache objects and updated Interaction Add workflow action to use cached objects.
    • Fixed unnecessary creation of Rock database context objects to improve performance.
    • Updated Rock Jobs so they will send notification emails. Fixes: #2360
    • Updated the Group Picker to correctly select all children when the child nodes in the tree have not yet been loaded.
    • Updated Person Tokens to have options of a specific page, a max usage, and expiration date.
    • Updated tags to support security and categories.
    • Updated the Bing location verification service to only consider a match if the entity type returned is 'Address' vs. a 'PostalCode' or 'Neighborhood' type match.
    • Updated the Following By Entity block to support deleting a following record.
    • Added the ability to save WiFi Presence information about a device and the person associated with that device.
    • Added option to the Date Field type to have a Future Years setting when using the date parts picker.
    • Added the ability to set MEF component attribute values from the web.config file.
    • Updated the logging of URLs (page view interactions, short links, email clicks, etc.) to also obfuscate impersonation parameters (rckipid) even when it is part of a page route (in addition to when it is used as a query string parameter).
    • Added support for word clouds.
    • Added security verification block under Admin Tools > Security to show the effective permissions on a specific entity.
    • Added the ability to set and view the description of categories. This will allow users to set the description of categories for things such as DataViews and Report categories.
    • Added a new FileSize property to the BinaryFile model that storage providers can use to store the size of a file when it is saved, and updated the database and filesystem providers to update the property.
    • Updated the Universal Search site crawler to be able to crawl pages that have been secured (require login ID and password).
    • Updated the File Browser to allow downloading of existing files.
    • Fixed an issue in the ResolveRockUrl filter where in some cases the theme directory was not being appended to the URL when using /Themes/RockRMSv3/.
    • Added a new control, field type, and attribute type for selecting one or more data views.
    • Improved the Rock Cleanup job to delete attributes that are associated with an entity that has been deleted. Fixes: #1776
    • Updated Database Maintenance Job to use an 80% fill factor for index rebuilds, and also have an option for online index rebuild.
    • Added a new EntityAttributeValues block that can be used to view and edit attribute values for entities that have an existing UI (though the UI does not currently have support for editing attribute values).
    • Fixed an issue that was preventing certain windows from being able to be scrolled using the mouse on touch-enabled devices. Fixes: #1731
    • Fixed issue with a person's grade being calculated incorrectly when using a non en-US client culture. Fixes: #2079
    • Updated the DatePicker control to allow setting a minimum date (so it can be used to prevent past dates).
    • Fixed controls to scroll correctly when using a mobile/touch device. Fixes: #2090
    • Fixed various controls not honoring the Required property. Fixes: #1705 #1643
    • Added support for plugins to specify inherited attributes on custom entities. Fixes: #2386
    • Added framework for linking Rock to phone systems (PBX). The features added allow for plug-ins to be created for specific phone systems to allow for features such as creating interactions from call detail records and click to call.
    • Improved the performance of the group picker control when selecting a large number of groups.
    • Added FontAwesome 5. Be sure to see the documentation for updated information on its usage.

    CRM v7.0

    • Updated the custom content area on bio bar to render correctly. Fixes: #2610
    • Updated the Tooltip text on the family attendance badge to indicate that attendance is only for child when viewing a child's record. Fixes: #2476
    • Added a new Person History Following event type to detect and send a notice when specific changes to a person's demographic history are made for someone who is being followed.
    • Fixed the personal and organizational tags to appear under the correct headers.
    • Improved the Person Merge block to handle the selection and merging of family attribute values.
    • Updated Person Bio to include person's title if they have a formal title such as 'Dr.', 'Rev.', or 'Cpt.'
    • Added a new option to the Actions list on the person profile to allow downloading a vCard.
    • Fixed an exception that would occur when trying to merge a person who does not have a family group.
    • Fixed a line break issue in the Contact Information column of the Business List block. Fixes: #2362
    • Added the ability to view Lava-based contribution report on the person profile page.
    • Updated the Public Profile Edit block to allow disabling of the First and Last Name fields.
    • Added some additional configuration options to new family block to control which fields are displayed.
    • Added the ability to use the Prayer Request List and Entry blocks on a Person Profile page.
    • Updated Person Picker to allow it to show more than 20 results, and be displayed in a scroller. Now it defaults to have a max result of 60, but can be configured by changing the Person Picker Fetch Count global attribute.
    • Updated Person Directory block to allow linking to a person profile page.
    • Added additional settings to New Family block to allow optionally requiring Birthdate, Address, and a Phone Number.
    • Updated the Person Bio block to allow disabling the following functionality.
    • Added option to prompt for middle name in the New Family Block.
    • Added an optional Custom Content block setting to the person Bio block that allows adding additional content.
    • Updated Bulk Update to allow launching one or more workflow types for each of the selected people.
    • Added the ability to add and remove people to security roles directly from their profile record.
    • Updated Relationships block so that a custom Relationships group type can be used.
    • Added new Giving person badge.
    • Added new Attended Group of Type person badge.
    • Updated New Family to be responsive on mobile.
    • Updated to make a child who is 18+ an adult in their own family when they are moved to a new family.
    • Updated the Family View/Edit to respect attribute security.
    • Added the ability to search by Birthdate.

    Event v7.0

    • Fixed event registrations so that they will no longer occasionally create a duplicate address on a family. Fixes: #1680
    • Added new EventOccurrencesSearchLava block.
    • Added support for Lava commands to the CalendarLava block.
    • Updated Registration Entry block so that it will resend a confirmation anytime someone edits their registration (previously it would only send on initial registration).
    • Fixed SignNow issue with document being sent to Applies To person rather than Assigned To and an exception that would occur when sending a required registration document. Fixes: #2176
    • Added block for listing active registration instances.
    • Updated Registration Entry to update an existing group member to Active and to not lose family selection on postback.
    • Extended event registration discount codes to have additional qualifiers.
    • Updated the Registration Template tree view to allow hiding of inactive templates.
    • Updated the Registration Instance block to show registration start and end dates when viewing details.
    • Updated the Person Attribute Select field used when adding a person attribute to a registration template form to also indicate the ID and key as a tooltip in order to help identify multiple attributes with the same name.
    • Updated Event Item Occurrences block to support editing attribute values.
    • Updated the internal Registration detail block to accept payments when using a three step gateway (NMI).
    • Fixed the public Event Details block to show the contact person's name correctly when using the default Lava template. Fixes: #2249
    • Added an additional Register security action that can be used to give the ability to add/edit/delete registrations and registrants without the ability to edit the registration instances.

    Finance v7.0

    • Updated transaction list to display and support filtering of attribute values and the foreign key field.
    • Added Account filter block setting to various Finance blocks so they can be configured to only allow specific accounts.
    • Updated the Transaction Detail block so it does not consider other transactions with same check number (transaction code) as a related transaction or when calculating the default refund amount.
    • Added a new Pledge Data View filter to allow filtering people by their pledges.
    • Added block to view the fundraising progress for all people in a fundraising group.
    • Added an attribute to Fundraising Opportunity Types that allows overriding the Donate button text. Fixes: #2328
    • Updated the Transaction List block to show an account summary when used on a batch detail page, and added a block setting that can be used to hide the account summary.
    • Updated credit card labels not to assume 'credit'. Fixes: #2342
    • Updated the transaction download process to actually create a zero-dollar transaction whenever a scheduled payment fails to process, and added the option to launch a workflow and/or to send an email to the person who created the schedule when this happens.
    • Updated the Transaction Entry block to display a warning if the Test Gateway is being used. Fixes: #2113
    • Added the ability to set default frequency and dollar amounts for accounts passed in the URL to Transaction Entry block. Fixes: #2359
    • Added a setting to FundraisingDonationEntry to allow for automatic selection when only a single active participant exists. Fixes: #2327
    • Added the following additional financial security actions that can be secured separately from the normal view/edit/administrate actions: Batch Delete; Transaction Refund; Filtering Transaction List by Person.
    • Updated the Total Giving report select field to optionally be able to query analytics tables to improve performance.
    • Fixed an issue with NMI transactions being saved without a credit card type.
    • Added logic to Fundraising Progress block to function on a single participant.
    • Added 'Batch Id' as a column in Transaction List.
    • Updated Reassign action in the TransactionList so that Transactions can be reassigned to Businesses.
    • Added UI support for Financial Pledge Attributes.
    • Updated Account List block so that account attributes marked as 'Show In Grid' will now appear in the grid.
    • Added a new Giving Type context picker that can be used on a Giving History page. This allows a person that has businesses to either choose themselves or one of their businesses when viewing giving history.
    • Added a feature to the Scheduled Transaction List and TransactionEntry block that allows scheduled transactions (that use an 'old' gateway) to be transferred to use the new gateway.
    • Added new job for sending notices for expiring credit cards.
    • Added Payment Detail entity attributes to the Transaction Detail and Transaction Matching blocks. Fixes: #1830
    • Updated Batch Detail block to save new batches with status of 'Open'. Fixes: #1825
    • Added PublicName and Description to AccountSummary on the Contribution Statement. Fixes: #1823
    • Added the option to give as a business to the Transaction Entry block.
    • Added the ability to have chapters in the Contribution Statement Generator.
    • Added Account Public Name in PledgeSummary for ContributionStatementLava. Fixes: #2169
    • Added option to have a predefined list of Batch Names when entering a new batch.
    • Updated the Financial Account Detail page to reflect parent/child relationships.
    • Added an option to scheduled transactions for changing the account allocation. This works regardless of the gateway associated with the scheduled transaction.
    • Updated payment downloads to report failed one-time transactions (typically ACH) in addition to payments associated with a scheduled transaction.
    • Added Transaction History block and better logging of transaction changes.
    • Added option to reassign saved bank accounts when reassigning transactions.
    • Fixed performance issue with transaction download processing when processing a large number of transactions.
    • Added transaction settled information if it is available from processor, and updated transaction detail block to require a valid batch Id when adding new transactions.
    • Added the ability to set Transaction attributes from the Payment object. Fixes: #1839
    • Updated the Transaction download process to evaluate all transactions (not just those associated with a Scheduled Transaction). This allows the download to create status updates for all transactions and allows creating offsetting reversals if necessary for any transaction.
    • Added support for viewing, editing and filtering on Financial Batch attribute values.
    • Added a Transaction Details mode to the Transaction List

    Group v7.0

    • Updated the Group Detail block to allow copying a group (security role) and all of its associated authorization rules.
    • Added ability to set security on Group Attributes.
    • Updated Group finder to show an info window if no detail page. Fixes: #1797
    • Added a setting to display groups only under a selected group. Fixes: #1775
    • Added option to the Group Member Remove from URL to inactivate the person instead of removing them completely. Also allowed the group to be passed by Guid if desired.
    • Added an option to show a CampusFilter on the GroupMap. To enable, edit the block settings.
    • Fixed Group Member Remove Workflow Action removing all groups. Fixes: #1843
    • Added Click to Call to HTML of Stark GroupDetail.lava.
    • Added option to restrict Group Context by the Campus Context.
    • Added option to Group Member list to allow filtering group members by registration instance.
    • Added Campus filter to Group Tree View settings panel and related data calls, and added a Group search box to the Group Tree View settings panel.
    • Changed the default ordering on the group list block to be by group name.
    • Updated Group Member List block to include option for displaying date added as an additional column.
    • Added new block to allow rapidly entering attendance data (such as for a worship service).
    • Updated Group Placement with Events to only hide individuals who are already Active members of an Active group. Fixes: #2437
    • Added a block setting to the Group Detail block to toggle the display of the address below the map. This keeps you from having to edit the group to see the actual screen address of the group's location.
    • Updated GroupList block to have an AdditionalColumns block setting that can be used to add additional columns to the grid using Lava for the column value.
    • Updated the Group Finder block to optionally show the Day Of Week filter as a multi-select checkbox list.
    • Updated Group Member Attributes datafilter to prompt for GroupType first and fixed issue that would prevent Group Member attribute filters from working correctly.
    • Improved the Group List block to allow filtering on a Group Type's Purpose.

    Lava v7.0

    • Added a new Lava webhook that can return results that are configured through Lava and vary based on the URL and HTTP method used to make the request.
    • Added a new Lava filter for determining if the person has signed a particular digital document.
    • Added a new Lava filter that adds a CSS link to the page.
    • Added a new Lava filter to add a script link to the page.
    • Added new Lava shortcode feature.
    • Added new Lava filter to get a unique identifier (a guid).
    • Fixed the Lava Date filter to be precise down to the millisecond. Before, it was only down to the second. Fixes: #2296
    • Updated Lava to cache parsed templates in order to improve performance.
    • Updated Lava to use compiled regular expressions to improve performance.
    • Updated the Sort and SortByAttribute Lava Filters to support sorting in ascending or descending order.
    • Added new GroupById and GroupByGuid Lava filters to retrieve a group by its ID and Guid respectively. Fixes: #2533
    • Added URL Lava filter to parse a URL into individual component parts. Fixes: #2252
    • Added a new Lava command to allow you to place a stylesheet into the page head with support for Less compiling and caching. https://www.rockrms.com/Lava/Stylesheet
    • Added a new Javascript Lava command for adding scripts to your page. This is especially helpful with the new Lava Shortcuts.
    • Updated the SQL Lava command to allow the results to be used with the other Array filters, such as Where, Select, Property, etc. Fixes: #2457
    • Added new Lava filter for listing Notes.
    • Added new Lava filter for determining the number of days in a month.
    • Added new Lava filter to retrieve the value of a page property.
    • Added two new Lava filters for reading cache objects and resolving the application path.
    • Added new Lava filter FamilySaluation (http://www.rockrms.com/lava/person#familysalutation).
    • Added three new Lava filters to Add/Get/Delete user preferences. This allows your Lava to save settings about a person to retrieve on future runs. For instance, you may want to save the last time the Lava ran to filter data by on future runs. Additional documentation can be found at http://rockrms.com/lava.
    • Added 'Lava' as a Metric SourceType.
    • Added the Count parameter for Lava Entity Commands.
    • Added a new Lava Filter to get the End Date from an iCal feed.
    • Added new {{ 'Lava' | Debug }} Lava filter which will show details about the available merge fields.
    • Added new Lava Filter for getting information about the client. https://www.rockrms.com/page/565#client
    • Added a new Right Lava filter which returns the rightmost part of a string of the given length.

    Reporting v7.0

    • Added BI Analytics to include a Campus Dimension with support for Campus Attributes.
    • Added a new data view filter for Person data views for filtering based on whether a person is included in a Personal Device data view.
    • Updated the Giving Analytics filter to include option to specify that inactive and/or non tax-deductible accounts should be available for filter.
    • Added new Location data view filter to make filtering by address easier.
    • Fixed AttendanceAnalytics issue where first and second visit data was not shown if a check-in group was inside a sub area. Fixes: #1835
    • Added new Spouse DataView Transform.
    • Added new data transformations that can be used in data views to transform a list of people to their mothers, fathers, grandparents, or grandchildren.
    • Updated Data View Detail block to show any groups that use the Data View for group sync.
    • Added new dataview filter to search for Person records that have a note containing specified text.
    • Added support for generic XValues in Line charts inside the Dynamic Chart block and for friendly formatted tooltip values in Dynamic Chart blocks (YValueFormatted).
    • Updated the Attendance Analytics group filter to exclude inactive groups
    • Added a data filter to filter people who have registered for registration instances of a particular template(s).
    • Improved the performance of Attendance and Giving Analytics reporting.
    • Added Last Attended and First Attended as options on the InGroups person datafilter.
    • Updated the Dynamic Data block and Reports to be able to specify alternate column(s) to use as the recipient for communications, and updated reports to be able to select column values to be included as merge fields on a communication.
    • Updated BI Analytics to include any Family Attributes that are marked as IsAnalytic.

    Workflow v7.0

    • Added a new workflow action that can set a File Attribute using Lava.
    • Updated Send SMS Workflow action to allow an attachment.
    • Updated the Background Check to use the new SSN field type rather than the encrypted text field when storing the SSN number, and updated the workflow to blank out the value when done rather than setting it to xxx-xx-xxxx.
    • Added a new workflow action to set the connector on a connection request.
    • Updated the Group Member Add workflow action to allow setting the status of a member when added. Fixes: #2459
    • Added a new workflow action for setting any property value on any entity.
    • Added a new workflow action for setting any attribute value on any entity.
    • Updated the name of the MyWorkflowsLiquid block type to MyWorkflowsLava.
    • Added option to set the WorkflowType of the Activate Workflow action from an attribute.
    • Added workflow action to write to interactions table.
    • Added a new workflow action to create short links.
    • Updated the MyWorkflows block to include a new block setting for limiting workflows to specific categories.
    • Updated the workflow entry block to evaluate route parameter values (in addition to just query string values) when attempting to match workflow attribute values to set.
    • Updated the CompleteWorkflow action to allow specifying a status to set workflow to when completing (rather than always overwriting with hard-coded 'Completed' status)
    • Updated PostAttendanceToGroup action to add Campusid and allow attendance without group membership. Fixes: #1805
    • Fixed Remove Person from Group Using Attribute Workflow Action removing all groups.
    • Added workflow action to start a Job.
    • Added new Workflow field/attribute type and added new workflow action to set status on another workflow.
    • Added job that will complete workflows older than a certain age.
    • Added new Redirect and ShowHtml workflow actions.
    • Added a new Summary text field to the workflow type to display a friendly summary of the status of a workflow.
    • Added Workflow settings to automatically remove old logs and completed workflows.
    • Added a new Webhook to activate a Workflow.
    • Updated the Send Email workflow action so that sending to a group or security role can be limited to people in a specific role.
    • Added a new workflow action that can be used to add a following record.
    • Added Workflow type cache objects to help improve performance of workflow processing.
    • Updated the Person Follow Add workflow action to support following any entity type, and also fixed a bug where the Lava in the field was not being run before the value was being used.

    Rock v6.10 Released December 11, 2017


    API v6.10

    • Fixed the Rock REST API to include attributes when an $expand clause and loadAttributes are specified. Fixes: #2429
    • Fixed the Rock REST API missing some 'special' fields when an $expand clause is specified. This fixes an issue where PrimaryAliasId was not included when using GET /api/People with an $expand clause.

    CMS v6.10

    • Fixed confusing help text on site domains. Fixes: #2561
    • Fixed the PageListAsBlocks Lava template in the Flat and Stark themes. Fixes: #2495 #2498
    • Updated the ContentChannelView block to require a value for Channel. Fixes: #2276
    • Updated the Content Channel View block to check security and not allow viewing of an item that doesn't belong to configured channel.
    • Updated the Content Channel detail block to prevent adding Item attributes with same key that the content channel type has defined. Fixes: #2572

    Check-in v6.10

    • Fixed check-in label details to not erase existing merge codes when re-uploading file. Fixes: #2136
    • Updated check-in type configuration to only display phone number details if a search type of phone number is configured. Fixes: #2432

    Communication v6.10

    • Fixed the fact that logging of the Twilio transport was on by default. If using Twilio you may want to delete the log file (/App_Data/Logs/TwilioLog.txt) to regain some disk space on your web server. Fixes: #2496
    • Updated the Communication Entry block so that it does not allow removing all recipients when in simple mode. Fixes: #2507

    Connection v6.10

    • Updated the Connection Opportunity Details block to allow selecting multiple groups at a time when configuring placement groups.
    • Fixed an exception that would occur in Connection Request Detail block if no query string parameters are provided. Fixes: #2524
    • Fixed the My Connection Opportunities to correctly hide the "Last Activity Note" column when configured to not show the note. Fixes: #2430
    • Updated My Connections block to display a total count of each opportunity type.
    • Updated the Connection Request block to optionally display the total number of requests for the given campus and opportunity types that user is authorized to view.

    Core v6.10

    • Updated the Group Picker control to allow easily selecting all groups, or all child groups.
    • Fixed issue with text not being aligned correctly in the ButtonDropDownList control. Fixes: #2344
    • Fixed an issue that prevented following when multiple followable items exist on single page. Fixes: #2401
    • Fixed the required field validation for the RockRating Control.
    • Updated the Login block to honor the locked/unconfirmed settings for external accounts.
    • Updated the admin toolbar to allow those with edit rights on a page to edit the page properties. Fixes: #2412
    • Updated the Campus Pickers to load campuses automatically (with option to override list).
    • Updated the Person Picker to show the person's age and spouse name when hovering over the name.
    • Updated exception logging to obfuscate sensitive form fields or any field name that contains 'nolog'. Fixes: #1708
    • Updated the Campus field type to use the "Include Inactive" configuration setting when generating the UI for filtering attributes of this type.
    • Added a new following suggestion type that allows following people that are in any groups that are followed.
    • Updated following suggestions so that it does not send an additional reminder if the number of days for a reminder is left blank.
    • Updated File Uploader to clean invalid characters from filenames before storing on file system. Fixes: #2227

    CRM v6.10

    • Updated Person Search to better handle businesses with a comma in their name. Fixes: #2279
    • Updated the Tooltip text on the family attendance badge to indicate that attendance is only for child when viewing a child's record. Fixes: #2476
    • Added a new following event for when a person submits a new public prayer request.
    • Updated the Public Profile block to support a View Only mode.
    • Updated the Person Merge block so that the invalidating of logins when people with different emails are merged can be disabled.
    • Updated the Add Family block to optionally require a birthdate for children, a phone number for adults, and be able to launch workflows for each adult, child, and or family.
    • Fixed issue with the Public Profile Edit block not saving person attribute values when adding new people. Fixes: #2308

    Event v6.10

    • Added an option on registration group placement that can be used to set the value of group member attributes when a registrant is placed in a group.
    • Added Group Placement Filters to Event Registration.
    • Added the ability to filter the calendar Lava block using page parameters.
    • Fixed Event Template Details from showing duplicate forms in certain situations. Fixes: #2152

    Finance v6.10

    • Updated the transaction entry block so that it does not default to 0.00 and uses place-holder text instead. Fixes: #2157
    • Updated the cron expression for the 'Download Transction' job to run every day at 5am. Before it only ran on weekdays.
    • Fixed the Fundraising Matching block to not display inactive groups. Fixes: #2481
    • Updated the Transaction List block to optionally be able to display the Total Results account summary even when used within context of a batch, person, registration or scheduled transaction.
    • Updated the Transaction Detail block to optionally show transaction detail attributes in the list of accounts for the transaction.
    • Updated the Transaction Matching block to support only showing accounts that already have amounts allocated to them by default.
    • Updated the Contribution Lava Statement block to more accurately show pledge data. Fixes: #2263
    • Fixed Scheduled Transaction Summary so that it does not always show a recurring NMI schedule as having a next payment of 'Today'.
    • Fixed an issue with Transaction Entry block incorrectly determining if saved accounts should be enabled when making a future one-time transaction.
    • Fixed the Financial Pledge block to prevent a negative pledge. Fixes: #2421
    • Fixed the Fundraising Participant block to not throw an exception when donor does not have an address. Fixes: #2251

    Group v6.10

    • Fixed the Group Finder block to link to detail page correctly. Fixes: #2172
    • Fixed the Group Finder to display the search button correctly when configured to only filter by campus.
    • Fixed the Group Finder to handle groups with a "\" character in their name. Fixes: #2425
    • Fixed GroupList block to respect security. Fixes: #2112
    • Updated the Group Finder block to optionally be able to display a campus column for the groups in the grid.
    • Updated the Group Detail block to optionally be able to prevent setting the campus to an inactive campus.
    • Updated the Group Type block to prevent adding a circular reference for inherited group types. Fixes: #2447
    • Updated the Group Registration block to only count active members when determining over capacity. Fixes: #2402
    • Updated the Group List Block to sort correctly on Date Added. Fixes: #2491
    • Fixed exception that would occur in the Group Registration block if a spouse phone number was left blank. Fixes: #2339

    Lava v6.10

    • Fixed a bug in Registration List Lava block that would cause exception on the My Account page.
    • Improved the ToCssClass Lava filter to handle complex string that could contain special characters. The following logic was added: - Special characters replaced with - - In cases where multiple - dashes were created together 'this & that' -> this---that' the duplicate dashes were removed (result 'this-that') - If the class does not start with a -,_ or [a-z] the string (required by CSS) -x- will be appended ( '1 or 2' -> '-x-1-or-2') Fixes: #2393

    Prayer v6.10

    • Fixed Prayer Request Detail block to set default category correctly. Fixes: #2254
    • Added an option to have new prayer requests default to being public.
    • Fixed the Email Validation on new prayer requests. Fixes: #2515

    Reporting v6.10

    • Updated Attendance Analytics to exclude inactive campuses by default in the campus filter (This can be changed to include inactive campuses using a new block setting).
    • Added a new "In Group(s)" filter for person dataviews that allows filtering just by the group and updates existing filter to be "In Group(s) Advanced".
    • Added new Campus filters for person data views that allow filtering based only on active campuses (existing filters include inactive campuses).
    • Added a new Group Attribute report field for Group Member reports.
    • Updated the Attendance Analytics block so it can optionally be configured to use a group picker instead of listing every group with a checkbox.
    • Updated DynamicReport to include the DataFilters from any parent dataviews that it uses.

    Workflow v6.10

    • Updated the Workflow Entry block so that it will reset browser view to top of page on each form when workflow has multiple user entry forms. Fixes: #2511
    • Updated the PostAttendanceToGroup workflow action to add campusid and allow attendance without group membership. Fixes: #1805
    • Updated work flow processing to not process any workflows/actions that are configured to be inactive. Fixes: #2566

    Other v6.10

    • Added a warning to the Protect My Ministry configuration page when configured to use a non-secure URL. Fixes: #2578

    Rock v6.9 Released August 21, 2017


    CMS v6.9

    • Updated the active users block to show hints at color dot meanings.
    • Fixed the Content Channel View block so that if Query Parameter Filtering is enabled, the items are not cached (regardless of Cache Duration setting). The Lava template will still be cached based on Cache Duration setting.
    • Fixed incorrect HTML in the default podcast series detail Lava file.

    Check-in v6.9

    • Fixed an issue with the Check-in Details page (under Attendance Analytics), sometimes not showing all of the correct groups.
    • Fixed the IdleRedirect block so that it will not redirect prior to the configured idle seconds.
    • Fixed misspelled word in description of field in Check-in Label. Fixes: #2370

    Connection v6.9

    • Added new My Connection Opportunities Lava block
    • Added Campus Filter to the top of My Connections block that will filter both the Summary and the Grid by Campus
    • Updated Connection Requests to show the status dots for each connection request in the grid.

    Core v6.9

    • Fixed select columns on grids so that their selection will be persisted through a postback.
    • Fixed Date Attribute showing a required validation error when 'Use Current' is checked. Fixes: #2285
    • Fixed the person picker to correctly display 'Pending' record status. Fixes: #2288
    • Fixed issue with not being able to logout when the current URL contains an Encoded Key parameter. Fixes: #2202

    CRM v6.9

    • Added optional 'PersonDetailPage' to the New Family block that can be used to navigate to a custom page instead of the default /Person/{PersonId} route

    Finance v6.9

    • Fixed the date range filter in Pledge List block.
    • Fixed the Pledge List block so that when exporting to Excel it includes all of the columns displayed in the list. Fixes: #2200
    • Added option to Batch List to hide the Accounts column
    • Fixed the NMI payment gateway to prompt for the "Name on Account" field correctly when adding a bank account (ACH) transaction.
    • Added 'ReopenBatch' as a security action on Batch Detail.
    • Fixed an exception that would occur when attempting to configure Transaction Entry block with only an ACH gateway. Fixes: #2191
    • Added GivingId to the Attendance Analytics Excel Export.

    Group v6.9

    • Fixed an exception that would occur in the Attendance History block if a valid group id was not used. Fixes: #2057
    • Improved the GroupDetailLava block so that when editing an existing group member, the person picker field is disabled.

    Prayer v6.9

    • Added block setting to allow prayer requests to be public by default.

    Workflow v6.9

    • Fixed the "My Assigned Workflow" lists so they would not show a duplicate workflow when an assigned activity had more than one active form.

    Rock v6.8 Released July 12, 2017


    Core v6.8

    • Fixed an issue with an early version of the v6.7 install missing an updated file.

    Rock v6.7 Released July 11, 2017


    CMS v6.7

    • Fixed exceptions that would appear on default home page after installing Rock v6 due to an invalid filter on the content blocks. Fixes: #2155
    • Updated the Login block so that when a user logs in using an external provider such as Facebook or Google, their login will be remembered and they won't need to login again on every visit.

    Check-in v6.7

    • Added the ability to check-in using any type of device that supports keyboard wedge. This includes bar code scanners, proximity card readers, etc.
    • Added new features to Check-in that will automatically select options based on the person's last check-in (with ability for user to change the selection).
    • Added the ability for people to check-out.
    • Updated the ZebraPhoto Lava Filter so that it can be used multiple times on the same label.
    • Improved check-in so that when searching by name, the name field will have focus when screen is displayed. Fixes: #2222

    Event v6.7

    • Updated Registrations to use Sliding Date Range filters for Registrations, Registrants, and Payments. This also fixed an issue where the date range filters were sometimes not using the correct dates and not including recent registrations and payments.
    • Fixed issue with event details being duplicated on the Calendar Event Detail block when using the Stark theme. Fixes: #2245

    Finance v6.7

    • Added 'Save Then Add' and 'Save Then View Batch' as buttons when adding a new transaction to a batch.
    • Added option to have transaction matching so that additional optional accounts can be easily added per transaction.
    • Added Campus (of Account) as a filter for Transaction List.

    Rock v6.6 Released June 30, 2017


    CMS v6.6

    • Fixed ContentChannelItem data view filters not showing attributes that are defined at the content channel.
    • Updated the ContentChannelView block to use new decluttered storage for Lava commands (Fixes EntityCommands not working in ContentChannelView).
    • Removed links to missing images from Stark theme.
    • Upgraded FontAwesome to v4.7. Been looking forward to the bathtub icon... http://fontawesome.io/icon/bath/

    Communication v6.6

    • Added support for the "suppress-bounce" event type in the Mailgun webhook. Fixes: #2082

    Core v6.6

    • Fixed the incorrect reporting page showing when canceling or adding a category in reports. Fixes: #2056

    CRM v6.6

    • Fixed giving badge not filtering by account correctly.
    • Fixed an issue with the new account entry block that would prevent existing people with a PIN number from being able to create a normal database login. Fixes: #2204
    • Fixed an issue with Bulk Update not updating deceased people. Fixes: #2108
    • Fixed group member max count role enforcement not enforcing correctly when adding a new family.
    • Added 'Edit Connection Status' and 'Edit Record Status' as security actions on the edit person block.
    • Added an additional security action to person edit block to control who can edit the combine giving value.
    • Fixed MyAccount block throwing an exception when trying to edit/crop the person image. Fixes: #2001
    • Fixed MyAccount block adding Demographic changes twice to history. Fixes: #2078

    Event v6.6

    • Updated the Registration Entry block so that it no longer inserts nicknames into incorrect form fields. Fixes: #2040
    • Fixed an exception that would occur if a person without a valid record type tried to register for an event.
    • Updated SignNow integration to handle an invalid filename. Fixes: #2207

    Finance v6.6

    • Updated the reassign action in the TransactionList so that transactions can be reassigned to businesses.
    • Fixed an issue with downloaded transactions getting assigned to incorrect schedule if multiple PayFlowPro accounts are being used for contributions. Fixes: #2234
    • Added an option to have a predefined list of Batch Names when creating a new batch.
    • Fixed an exception that would occur in the ContributionStatementLava if no pledges were given, and updated DateRange logic to be consistent.
    • Updated the ContributionStatemementLava so that GivingGroupId logic is consistent for Pledges and Contributions.
    • Updated transaction matching so that accounts that have non-zero amounts will always show regardless of account filter.
    • Added a 'Select All' action to the Account Picker control.

    Group v6.6

    • Updated the group detail block so that unlisted phone numbers are not displayed. Fixes: #2085

    Workflow v6.6

    • Fixed the GroupMemberAttendanceAddWorkflow action to use the schedule attribute value setting. Fixes: #2125
    • Updated the workflow SetAttributeValue action to save an encrypted field type value correctly. Fixes: #2167

    Rock v6.5 Released June 6, 2017


    Core v6.5

    • Fixed an issue with ValueList and KeyValueList block settings not allowing user to add new values.
    • Fixed a backward-compatibility issue with migration helper method that was affecting plugin installs.

    CRM v6.5

    • Fixed an exception that would occur when saving a change to a family.

    Rock v6.4 Released May 30, 2017


    Heads-up! You will need to enable the "Google Static Maps API" (in your Google API Manager dashboard) for static maps to continue working in Rock. Instructions can be found here.

    Check-in v6.4

    • Updated check-in to support numeric-only security codes.

    Communication v6.4

    • Updated the Communication Entry block to validate the future send date/time. Fixes: #1999

    Core v6.4

    • Update the Facebook authentication to deal with their [Oauth Access Token] Format change. Fixes: #2117
    • Fixed blocks and stock lava that use the Google Static Map API to include the Google API Key since it is now required. Fixes: #1991
    • Updated the Global Attribute Filter so that it passes original merge fields when resolving contents of attribute. Fixes: #2162
    • Fixed misspelled 'amount' in NumberBox validation message.
    • Fixed issue with not being able to delete a non note. Fixes: #2123

    CRM v6.4

    • Fixed business photo reference.
    • Updated the Edit Family block to create history correctly when adding a new person. Fixes: #1726
    • Added option to display phone numbers
    • Added optional phone and email fields to the new person dialog when editing an existing family. These are not displayed by default.
    • Added option to show NickName when adding a new family

    Event v6.4

    • Fixed SignNow issue with document getting sent to Applies To person instead of Assigned to and an exception that would occur when sending a required registration document. Fixes: #2177

    Finance v6.4

    • Updated transaction matching to include 'Finish' button that will mark batch as being open instead of pending
    • Updated giving analytics to display accounts in configured order rather than alphabetically.

    Group v6.4

    • Fixed the GroupRegistration block to not erase matched person's data if the user did not fully fill out the form.

    Rock v6.3 Released May 7, 2017


    Check-in v6.3

    • Added additional merge fields available to check-in labels that summarize the schedule/group type/group/location selected for each person.

    Core v6.3

    • Update Sliding Date Range picker to clear controls when set to a null value.
    • Updated the Protect My Ministry block so that when changes are saved

    CRM v6.3

    • Added the ability to search by Birthdate.
    • Updated the Person Directory block to display families in order by family name rather than by id.
    • Fixed issue with Current Family Member option persisting incorrectly. Fixes: #2074
    • Fixed issue with not being able to unselect all the phone types on the directory block. Fixes: #1983
    • Update Relationships block so that a custom Relationships group type can be used.
    • Added new Giving person badge.
    • Added new Attended Group of Type person badge.
    • Updated the Protect My Ministry integration to include email address when sending a request to PMM.

    Event v6.3

    • Added logic to the Registration Entry block to prevent a registration if login is associated with a business (only occurs if bad data was created during import). Fixes: #1772
    • Updated Registration Entry block to persist the discount code when hitting Previous button. Fixes: #2015

    Finance v6.3

    • Updated the Transaction Entry block to allow anonymous person to still give as a business.
    • Added Features to the Transaction Entry Block.
    • Update Benevolence Request action to set attribute value correctly.
    • Fixed registration issue when using NMI that would result in not being able to submit a payment if first attempt was unsuccessful (i.e. wrong card number entered).
    • Updated PayFlowPro to update the saved transaction code whenever a payment is made using a saved payment method. This is because PayPal only allows transaction codes that are less than 12 months old.

    Group v6.3

    • Fixed issue with not being able to do a Place Elsewhere workflow on a member who is associated with a registration. Fixes: #2022

    Lava v6.3

    • Updated Lava commands to clean up Lava variable space to keep things less cluttered for the user.

    Prayer v6.3

    • Added the ability to use the Prayer Request List and Entry blocks on a Person Profile page.

    Reporting v6.3

    • Added new group data view filter that pulls all groups that meet the criteria of a group type data view.

    Workflow v6.3

    • Update Actions to use helper method for saving attribute values so that it works with either a workflow or activity attribute.
    • Add workflow action to create Benevolence Result.

    Rock v6.2 Released February 10, 2017


    Check-in v6.2

    • Fixed issue with icons printing incorrectly when using iPad check-in and client printing. Fixes: #1971
    • Added option to configure check-in areas/groups by Birth Date in addition to Age and/or Grade.

    CRM v6.2

    • Updated Person Attributes (Adults and Children) in Block Settings to not have a default checked when none selected. Fixes: #1880
    • Updated Address Detail in person profile to hide Threshold fields. Fixes: #1665
    • Fixed Address not saving on public person profile block.
    • Changed EditGroup and EditPerson block to mark family group inactive if all members people's record status are inactive. Fixes: #1103
    • Changed EditGroup block to prevent a person's status from changing if they were formerly inactive/deceased. Fixes: #1887
    • Changed campus field to be optional on the Background Check Request workflow and created Cancel type button. Fixes: #1701

    Event v6.2

    • Changed the list of event's registrants (shown in RegistrationInstanceDetail block) to display Grade field (when used) as Grade instead of Graduation Year. Fixes: #1946
    • Updated the Registration Template detail block so that it will no longer change a person attribute to a registration attribute. Fixes: #1856
    • Fixed the registration entry block to set the person's group member status to that of the registration template even if they are already in the group (previously it only set it when adding a new group member).

    Finance v6.2

    • Updated Registration Instance list to include the registration's confirmation email when exporting to Excel. Fixes: #2209

    Group v6.2

    • Added two additional block settings to allow restricting the Group Registration block even further. Fixes: #1799
    • Changed Group Attendance Detail block's lava template setting to be optional. Fixes: #1952

    Rock v6.1 Released December 14, 2016


    CMS v6.1

    • Changed lava conditional to use the 'or' (||) operator in the PodcastMessageDetail lava. Fixes: #1912

    Check-in v6.1

    • Changed label editor to allow for height and width to be specified in decimal inches as well as it now uses PW and LL values to determine initial width and height. Fixes: #1846

    Core v6.1

    • Fixed Range Slider control to use correct index. Fixes: #1845
    • Added a job to send emails to a data view.
    • Fixed issue with wrong attribute values being used when exporting selected grid rows (vs exporting all rows)

    CRM v6.1

    • Enhanced Person Search performance. Fixes: #1798
    • Corrected Family Analytics job to update first/second visit dates when the Set Visit Dates flag is enabled. Fixes: #1833
    • Used the same SVG width and height for children.
    • Fixed issue with attendance date calculations in Family Analytics procedures.
    • Pressing the browser's back button after merging duplicate records from the duplicate finder no longer throws an exception. Fixes: #1787
    • Fixed problem where 12th grade would not stay selected when entering a new child via the New Family operation. Fixes: #1834

    Event v6.1

    • Updated Group Registration block to allow linking by guid (instead of id)
    • Viewing the Registrants of an event no longer defaults to filtering by 12th grade if the registration instance had a Grade option on the form. Fixes: #1816

    Finance v6.1

    • Benevolence workers can now upload files to requests. Fixes: #1877
    • The Related Transactions (shown on the transaction details screen) with the same transaction code now only appear if they are from the same person. Fixes: #1766
    • Improved error reporting in the payment download job.
    • Added a block setting to the Contribution Statement Lava to exclude transactions from a specific currency type. Default is to show all. This allows you to remove 'Non-cash' transactions from your on-line contribution statements.

    Reporting v6.1

    • Data View category actions are now visible when permissions/rights are inherited by a parent category. Fixes: #1777

    Rock v6.0 Released December 14, 2016


    As of Rock McKinley v6, Rock requires Microsoft .NET Framework 4.5.2 or greater on the hosting server. This framework version was released by Microsoft on May 5th, 2014. You will need to upgrade hosting server in order to proceed with the next update.

    API v6.0

    • Added new REST endpoint for resolving Lava.

    CMS v6.0

    • Added ability to have site-specific routes.
    • Added new setting on the site that will require all pages on the site to load as HTTPS and will redirect if the page is loaded under HTTP.
    • Prevented PageView records from being created when the user does not have security rights to the page and they are redirected to the login page.
    • Added a Person Directory block.
    • Added a block to allow editing of user's account and family from the home page.
    • Added page copying to the Page Map block.
    • Upgraded Bootstrap to 3.3.7.
    • Fixed issue with Site Domain list not being cleared when cache is cleared.
    • Added property to the page to add a CSS class to the body tag.
    • Updated Content Channel Items to support hierarchy so that items can have children and parent items from the same or other configured channels.
    • Added additional 'Request Assigned' and 'Request Transferred' connection workflow trigger types
    • Added block settings to the content channel items list to show/hide various columns.
    • Added content channel feed to ContentChannelItem Detail and List to provide alternative to query parameters.

    Check-in v6.0

    • Added the ability to order GroupLocations (namely for check-in) in the event that a check-in workflow action wants to make decisions based on their order.
    • Added new block for editing label files that allows easily viewing and printing of incremental changes.
    • Updated check-in to save the value that was entered to search for family
    • Added options to check-in for hiding photos and excluding inactive people.
    • Updated the Welcome check-in block to allow changing the 'Check In' button text with a block setting and CSS.
    • Updated check-in to add option of preventing people from checking into the same service time more than once.
    • Updated attendance model to allow more fields be accessible through Lava.

    Core v6.0

    • Fixed the communication recipient block to include emails that were marked as being opened in addition to those that were just marked delivered.
    • Added ability to display notifications from Spark.
    • Updated the address control to use placeholders instead of labels and moved country to be first field. Fixes: #1628
    • Added the ability to customize status bar and opportunity summary tiles using Lava in the My Connection Opportunities block.
    • Updated the database authentication provider to use BCrypt when hashing new passwords
    • Added new Startup interface that custom plugins can use to run custom code during Rock startup.
    • Fixed the currency field type to return a formatted value that is a currency.

    CRM v6.0

    • Added ability to have Family attributes.
    • Added optional 'Birthdate' column to the person search results.
    • Fixed exception that would occur if searching for person with blank string.
    • Grades can now be set when adding new family members to the PublicProfileEdit block.

    Event v6.0

    • Updated Registration Entry block to support signing required digital documents inline during registration.
    • Fixed issue with event registration where discount code and amount paid are not cleared if user navigates backwards and unselects optional fees.
    • Added the ability to specify a workflow to launch when a registration is completed. Can be configured on the registration template or instance.
    • Added additional fields to the event registration registrant Excel export (First Name
    • Fixed issue that prevented being able to move a registration to a different instance if the target instance did not have a group configured and selected in the move.
    • Fixed security issue with allowing people to edit payments on a registration.
    • Added validation to registration entry block to ensure person applies a discount code they enter and added server-side validation to prevent paying an amount greater than the balance due.
    • Added option to event registration templates to optionally allow registrants to select existing family members when registering for an event.
    • Updated the Event Item Occurrence List By Audience lava file to use the external URL link if it exists.

    Finance v6.0

    • Added an .ics download button to the event detail page.
    • Added the ability to view Lava based contribution report on the person profile page.
    • Fixed Giving Analytics query when using did not give during date range pattern filter with no accounts selected.
    • Added a Person filter to Transaction List.
    • Updated Giving Analytics to display transactions from any Tax Deductible account rather than just transactions that have a type of contribution.
    • Pledge List block now has a setting to allow it to only show only pledges for the currently logged in person.
    • Added Printable Benevolence Request Summary. Fixes: #1684
    • Updated the transaction list block to filter accounts shown in the totals/summary at the bottom based on the accounts selected in the filter. This allows you to see a total at the bottom for just the accounts you selected in the filters.
    • Added the whole transaction entity as a merge field option for receipts.
    • Added new features to Benevolence including: Reorganizing the screen; Adding the ability to have attributes on benevolence requests; Adding the ability to attach up to 6 documents on a request; Adding a new 'Provided Next Steps' field
    • Updated Statement Generator and Check Scanner to work with Tls 1.2. Fixes: #1611
    • Updated Giving Analytics block to improve performance.