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Release Notes

Your one stop shop for all new features, updates, and bug fixes in NationBuilder!

Add a button to an email with the click of a...button!

New

Have you noticed the shiny new button in the toolbar of the content editor? Wondering what it does? Its the "button" button! It will allow you to easily create a custom button to place in your email blasts! You can customize the text, color, shape, set the link, and more.

Goals for Donation V2 pages!

Update

We've added the ability to set “Amount raised” and “Number of Donors” goals to Donation V2 pages! Get your goal on! Bowchicka wow wow!

Click here to learn how to update your custom theme to add this feature (if your custom theme was created before today).

Page cloning has arrived!!

New 

Have you ever wanted to create a new page on your site based on one that already exists, but without the hassle of having to copy and paste everything over? Good news, now you can! Using NationBuilder's page cloning tool, you can quickly create a copy of an existing page! You can clone the following page types: basic, petition, donation v2signup, volunteer, surveys, and blog post pages. Fiiiinnnallllyy, am I right?! 

 

WYSIWYG toolbar and deleted events updates!

Update

*Drumroll please* We've updated the WYSIWYG toolbar so it now follows you down the page as you create content for your emails and pages! No more scrolling back and forth or toggling to full screen! 

 

Fix

You will no longer see deleted events in your event filter!

Moved the path view button

Update

Wondering where the path view button ran off to? It shall only reveal itself once you've solved the following riddle...just kidding! The path view button now only displays once you've chosen a path by clicking on the path picker button. 

Edit consent subjects

Update

You can now update the name and processing type for all consent subjects! Hallelujah! 

Donation autoresponse email template will now check to see if the donation is recurring and we removed duplicate 'Search'

Update

We've added a check for recurring donations into the stock text on a donation's autoresponse email template. This allows you to customize autoresponse emails for recurring vs. one-time donations that come from the same donation page.

Update

We've removed the 'Search' tab under the Website section. Why? Because it ran the same way as the search bar at the top right corner of that page!

Added the ability to delete consent subjects

Update

We've added the ability to delete consent subjects! Note, you can only delete consent forms that do not have any data associated with them, this means no saved filters for a consent subject, no forms that use a consent subject, and no users that have given a response to a consent subject. If the consent subject is being used in any of the ways just described, the trash can is disabled.

Added ability to translate unsubscribe subject line into 24 languages, removed membership sort and added some new things to V2 Donations

New

Unsubscribe pages are now available in more languages. This also includes the subject line for password reset emails. You can make the change in Website > Site settings.

New

You can now see the fees associated with your NationBuilder Payment Processor in Settings > Payment processors AND your donation page will say 'Billing Address' to make it clear to your donors that that's the address you are looking for. 

Update

Removed the ability to sort by 'Membership started at' in various dropdown menus (since it did not work as expected).

 

Changes to Vote Pledge page, deprecating Klout & shared lists/filters, update to Democracy Engine TOS, fixes to quick search & household exports

Update

Now, when a person takes action on a Vote Pledge page, it will update the page’s vote pledge counter accordingly — without altering their support level (1-5 score).

Previously, when a person submitted or changed a vote pledge, this would update their support level, and corresponding support status — overwriting any support level data they may have had in your nation.

Update

Since Klout is no longer a thing, we've removed it from NationBuilder. You will no longer see Klout on a broadcaster, profile or filter. 

Update

We have removed the ability to share lists and filters.

Fix

When searching for a person in quick search if they didn't have a photo the default icon was a building, wouldn't it be better if it was a person? Now it is!

Fix

We added Democracy Engine's terms of service to the back end so that users cannot edit this third party TOS. 

Fix

When exporting households from a list the export will now only include signups on that list.

 

 

NationBuilder integrated payment processing is now available in Canada

Update

NationBuilder's integrated payment processing is now available to customers in the Great White North (aka Canada)!

Fix

V2 donation pages now allow you to put someone on a path AND a step when they donate! 

Added the ability to add consent forms to action pages and removed "Add everyone to list" from import screens

New

We've made it easier to gather and manage consent, as you can now add consent forms to any action page! Get your consent on!

Update

In relation to the feature above, we've added the ability to remove email/text opt in checkboxes from all pages.

Update

We've removed the "Add everyone to list" feature from import screens, this will allow the import tools to run much faster. You can still create lists by applying a tag from the import and adding everyone to a list afterward, or running a filter for imported (specific file) if your import didn't update anyone.

 

 

Analytics banner and updates to profile deletion

New

We've released a new feature to allow you to set up an analytics/cookie consent banner if you're using analytics tools (Google Analytics or Chartbeat) on your NationBuilder site! 

Update

We've added some new features around deleting and permanently deleting profiles from NationBuilder, click here for the nitty gritty!

 

Additional advanced privacy tools

New

We've added a couple more tools to our advanced privacy toolbox! You can now log a digital will on profiles, as well as download a person's data from their profile!

Digital will:

Data download:

Update

We've added new fields under Batch update > Clear Field. Now you don't need to be a magician to make things disappear!

Update

We've updated consent filters to make it easier to use the data you've collected. Hallelujah!

Batch update consent and email/content scheduling for all nations

Update

You can now use lists to batch update consent as part of our rollout of new tools around advanced privacy. *Does the cabbage patch* (Wait, is that even still a thing?)

 

Update

Email and content scheduling is available for all nations! Schedule to your heart's content!

Fixed missing pages on tracking code list

Fix

Under Finances > Tracking codes, there is a column for 'Pages,' which was displaying blank at all times, even when the tracking codes were associated with pages. This is no longer the case! 

New advanced privacy tools

New

We take data privacy very seriously, and we have created some new advanced privacy tools that you can use in addition to your existing ability to collect consent from your users. So, now you can turn on advanced privacy to create consents and create/send consent forms! *Mic Drop* 

For in-depth information, check out this blog post

Consent Forms:


Which will look similar to this to your supporters:


Added a search bar to the tracking codes page

Update

We've added a handy dandy search bar on the Finances > Tracking Codes page so you can do a quick search for a tracking code. Enter a keyword in the search bar and press enter for easy access!

Updated the subnav in the People section

Update

We've updated the subnavigation in the People section to give you quick click access Point people, Imports, Exports and Memberships. Woot!

Added additional information to the delete profile confirmation box

Update

We've added additional information to the "Are you sure you want to delete XX?" confirmation box to warn control panel users of exactly what information will be removed or anonymized in your Nation if you choose to remove the profile. Now you know exactly what you're doing when you press that delete button! 😮

Updated max results per page for the API

Update 

An update has been made to our API to restrict the maximum number of donation results per page to 100.