Software Updates

Groop Software Updates 2021

Our users help to shape and develop Groop. 

We listen to your feedback and use it to constantly improve our platform for the benefit of everyone. 

Bugs Fixed:

  • Fixed an issue where deleted invoices were still showing up in My GroopPay
  • Prevented invoices that have been paid from being deleted

New Features:

  • Added the Organisation GroopPay Transactions report. This allows admins to see all transactions across their hierarchy

Bugs Fixed:

  • Fixed incorrect headings in GroopPay on the mobile app.

New Features:

  • The Sub Groop Event Attendance report now includes all event details and custom fields

Bugs Fixed:

  • Resolved an issue where certain invoices would not display correctly in My GroopPay

Bugs Fixed:

  • The Paid/Due message on Events in My Events now displays the correct state for all users
  • Dropdown menus can only be cleared where appropriate
  • The Event Recurrence panel is now correctly hidden in the Event Overview panel

New Features:

  • You can now create a recurring event. This creates a finite number of copies of the event into the future, using the same flexible model we use for recurring payments, and replaces the old “Repeat Event” buttons 

Bugs Fixed:

  • Sub Group Reports now obey date selections correctly
  • Changed the wording on the Create Payment button

Bugs Fixed:

  • When exporting a CSV from the Events table, the registration count is now included
  • The list of fields in Submit Sections now matches the list of fields in the Person edit form
  • Users without permission to archive Events can now edit events correctly
  • When filtering People by address, the column names now display the correct text

New Features:

  • People making payments through GroopPay can now record if they’re paying on behalf of someone else
  • When viewing an invoice associated with an event, there is now a link to view the event 
  • There is now a disclaimer when publishing an event through OpenActive

Bugs Fixed:

  • Donations can now be saved as drafts
  • Hidden fields are now correctly excluded from Submit Sections
  • Individual recurring payments are now linked back to the original request correctly

Bugs Fixed:

  • The link between guardians and dependants is now removed correctly when the guardian is archived
  • Invoices are now issued correctly to new event invitees
  • The “Event requires a payment” toggle now loads in the correct position
  • Drop down fields can now be cleared instead of requiring an option be selected

New Features:

  • Events can now be archived (and restored)

New Features:

  • All GroopChat notifications now include the group name 

Bugs Fixed:

  • The “Total Sub Groops” button on the Dashboard is no longer a link if the Group cannot create Sub Groups

New Features:

  • A user’s payment history is now shown in a new tab on their record
  • Users now receive an email receipt when they make a payment

Bugs Fixed:

  • Filters on custom multi select fields now load options correctly
  • Custom Field filters can now be applied to people across multiple Groops
  • Copied users now have the correct inactive status applied to them

New Features:

  • Added the ability to copy a user between groups
  • Updated our placeholder text style to be more readable

New Features:

  • Users can now see an Event attendee’s Role in the Registration and RSVP tables
  • The Sub Group People Information Report now respects any data sharing controls, allowing more detailed reports

Bugs Fixed:

  • Cancelled recipients are now correctly counted in GroopPay Admin
  • The Notification counter now updates automatically
  • Doctors Addresses are now handled correctly in Submit Sections
  • Primary Addresses are now displayed correctly in the pop-up View

New Features:

  • Added OpenActive API endpoint and options for publishing public events

Bugs Fixed:

  • Fixed an issue where BCC users were receiving invites to the wrong groups
  • Fixed an issue where the BCC data export was not including some changes

New Features:

  • The Sub Groop Event Attendance report now includes event dates

Bugs Fixed:

  • Fixed an issue where the creator of a role wasn’t able to edit it

Bugs Fixed:

  • “…is not” and “…not contains” filters on custom fields now include records with no value set
  • GroopLive settings are now correctly inherited between Groops

New Features:

  • Added more columns to the GroopPay report and an option to include unpaid invoices

New Features:

  • Inherited resources folders that are empty are now hidden, simplifying the resources view in large hierarchies
  • The Event Invite list is now limited to active users only

Bugs Fixed:

  • The Admin Count column in the Groops table now displays the correct numbers

New Features:

  • Added new sortable/filterable address fields

Bugs Fixed:

  • Notifications should now be sent correctly when posts are liked/commented on

New Features:

  • Sections and Fields on the People form can now be configured by us to be hidden on a Groop-by-Groop basis. This allows Groops to hide features they don’t use, or e.g. if they want to use a different list of Ethnicities they’ve configured through Custom Fields

Bugs Fixed:

  • The Event Evaluated By filters now behave correctly

New Features:

  • Auxiliary tables (e.g. Guardians, Event Invites etc.) now remember column and sorting choices
  • Removed the “Invite User” box from Groop Settings as nobody uses it
  • Changed the name of the “State” column on the People table to “Account Access” to be less confusing

Bugs Fixed:

  • Fixed an issue where, in certain circumstances, administrators in sub-Groops were able to edit inherited Roles

New Features:

  • Administrators can now view more information about users directly from the Event Registration table
  • Added a new report on invitees to events

Bugs Fixed:

  • The type of a custom field can no longer be changed after its creation, putting the system in an unstable state

New Features:

  • Added an Alternate Email field to the Person form. This allows other email address (including shared email addresses) to be recorded for a user, in addition to the one they use to log in

Bugs Fixed:

  • Cleaned up the list of available columns on the People table as some internal fields are not relevant to users

New Features:

  • Invoices can now be made to recur on a set schedule – by day, week, month and year and combinations thereof

Bugs Fixed:

  • The Event Registration report now filters correctly by role
  • Sub Groop reports now return the correct data
  • Event Custom Fields now appear in the correct order

Bugs Fixed:

  • Fixed an issue where a particular configuration of Labels would prevent sub-Groops from being created
  • The number of Labels in a category now displays correctly for Groops with sub-Groops

Bugs Fixed:

  • Users without the “View Role” permission but with “Create User” can now create users correctly
  • Names of users now display correctly in the Event Registrations list

Bugs Fixed:

  • Names in the Event Registration list now display correctly
  • The Sub-Groop Attendance Report now runs correctly

New Features:

  • Event organisers can now upload documents for attendees to their events

Bugs Fixed:

  • Fixed an issue where people without disabilities would, in certain circumstances, break the People list
  • The scroll bar no longer gets in the way of the “+” button when adding Labels on Mac
  • Editing Invoice state should now function correctly
  • Custom Field privacy settings should now be inherited correctly when creating a new sub-Groop

New Features:

  • Added due dates for Invoices/Donation Requests
  • Added more options to the Disability dropdown and a new text field for capturing much more detailed information about a person’s disability

New Features:

  • Added offline report processing. This means that reports are no longer produced while the user waits, meaning they have to stop using the site, if there’s a lot of data to process. Instead, they can start them off, carry on working, and a link to the report is emailed to them when it’s ready
  • Added a list of recently-run reports for quick download to the Reports page
  • Added a new Report containing all transactions processed through GroopPay over a given time period

Bugs Fixed:

  • Fixed an issue where adding a user’s email address would erroneously give an “Email address already in use” message

New Feature:

  • Added the ability to register for events that you have been invited to if the event has this feature enabled
  • Adds Markdown rendering and URL auto-linking in event descriptions and locations

New Feature:

  • Adds auto linking for urls in events description and location. Also includes rendering of markdown . ie **bold** *italic* # Heading

Bugs Fixed:

  • Select and multi select custom field options can now be changed without loosing any data
  • Fixed bugs surrounding currency fields in payments
  • Fixed bug preventing cvs’s being imported with custom fields