To help you keep track with the ongoing development and enhancement of the gomo learning suite, we will now be maintaining a summary of release notes in this article. Please check back often to see the latest information about updates and enhancements to the product suite.


Release notes for September 2019 - version 3.24.0 - 3.24.7

  • Upgrade to credit card payment process
    In conformance with the new PSD2 requirements that go into effect on September 14th, we have upgraded our payment collection and processing system so it is ready for the new regulations.
  • 'OR' options for display conditions
    When using multiple display conditions to control the visibility of an asset on screen, you can now choose between those conditions being based on 'AND' (i.e. all conditions must be met) or 'OR' (i.e. one of the conditions must be met.
  • Caching optimisation
    We have improved caching controls in the editor to ensure enhancements are loaded without the requirement for a forced refresh when we release updates to the editor.
  • Continuous scroll background images
    We have addressed an issue relating to background images on screen 1 and screen 2 of a continuous scroll topic are not saved correctly resulting in the background image from screen 1 being applied to screen 1 and screen 2.
  • Display conditions on primary navigation buttons
    We have addressed an issue with display conditions on primary navigation buttons (next and previous) which caused an error in preview in some scenarios.
  • Number input asset
    We have addressed an issue with the number input asset whereby the default initial text would not disappear as expected when a learner clicks on the field if the initial text contained a £ (GB Pound) symbol.
  • Video transcript in 'phone' preview mode
    We have addressed an issue with the gomo preview feature where by Video transcripts did not function correctly.
  • Duo theme - correct / incorrect icons in a right-to-left language course
    We have implemented an updated to the DUO theme to improve the positioning of the correct and incorrect icons when viewed in a right-to-left language course.
  • LikeRT label positioning when switching orientation on a smartphone
    We have addressed an issue with the LikeRT asset where by the slider labels did not adjust correctly when a learner changes orientation of their smartphone.
  • Registration completion / Password reset token wording
    We have improved the instruction wording on the password creation screen shown to users if their reset token has expired.


Release notes for August 2019 - version 3.22.6 - 3.23.5

  • Bookmark popup accessibility enhancements
    We have implemented enhancements to the bookmark popup that appears when a course is relaunched to improve the way the action buttons (OK or Cancel) are read out when a screen reader is used.
  • Screen background images on tablets
    We have addressed an issue with screen background images where they were not appearing correctly in some scenarios when viewed on a tablet.
  • Questions option select accessibility enhancements
    We have implemented a general accessibility enhancement to support keyboard up and down controls to switch between the options available in question asset.
  • Set image state action
    We have addressed an issue with the 'set image state' action where by changes to the description (alt text) were not handled correctly and therefore did not appear when a learner triggers the image change.
  • SCORM tracking enhancement (2)
    We have implemented an optimisation to general SCORM commits to trigger commits after a page navigation event occurs. Previously these were triggered at set interval.
  • SCORM tracking enhancement
    We have implemented an optimisation for SCORM tracking to move the LMSFinish event to onbeforeunload from onunload to improve handling of exit events being received by the LMS when a users closes the browser tab or window the course has been launched in.
  • Drag and drop enhancement
    We have implemented a number of enhancements to the Drag and Drop asset to improve handling for multiple Drag and Drop assets on a single screen.
  • Double quotation encoding
    We have enhanced the text asset component to ensure Left and Right quotation marks are encoded correctly and retained on save.
  • Parallax screen feature update
    We have updated the support information in the editor to improve readability.
  • Account lock out after 5 attempts
    We have implemented a 5 minute account lock when a user attempts to login to an account unsuccessfully 5 times in a row.
  • Architecture and security updates
    We have implemented a number of architecture and security updates to our core platform.
  • Drag and Drop mouse pointer after reset
    We have addressed an issue whereby the mouse pointer shown when a learner interacts with the drag and drop asset did not display correctly after the asset is reset and the learner has a second attempt.
  • Project transfer update
    We have addressed an issue with the project transfer feature where by some projects were failing to transfer to another account correctly.


Release notes for July 2019 - version 3.22.0 - 3.22.5

  • LikeRT asset usability enhancement
    We have implemented enhancements to the LikeRT asset to support tabbing.
  • Hotspot asset update
    We have addressed an issue with the Hotspot asset whereby the hotspot configuration option was disabled in the editor when the asset is first added to a screen
  • Microsoft Edge full screen video
    We have addressed an issue with the full screen video option did not launch the video in full screen when viewed using the Microsoft Edge browser.
  • En dash converted to hyphen in Editor and Preview
    We have addressed an issue with the the text editor to prevent En dash characters being encoded to a hypen when the content is saved.
  • Default feedback for Multiple Choice Questions
    We have addressed an issue with the Multiple Choice Question asset where by the feedback would cause the course to reload when the default feedback content was not modified.
  • Bookmarking notification
    We have addressed an issue whereby the letter 'r' was being stripped out of some screen titles when it appeared in the last location details shown on the bookmarking popup when a course is relaunched.
  • User details capture for direct link courses
    Enhancement to the gomo player to enable support for basic user details capture when launching a course to associate access with a user rather than usage being tracked anonymously.
  • Data storage optimisation
    Enhancement to the core gomo architecture to move key project data from disk storage into a database to improve load speeds when opening a project in gomo authoring.


Release notes for June 2019 - version 3.17.8 - 3.21.1

  • Enhanced xAPI tracking - gomo authoring is now a certified Watershed data source
    We have implemented a number of enhancements to our xAPI tracking capabilities to improve the depth and detail sent when users interact with gomo authored courses. These enhancements have been undertaken with the support and insights from our sister company Watershed, resulting in gomo authoring now being a certified Watershed data source.
  • Full screen option for video (desktop only)
    We have added a new feature to the project settings panel to allow content editors to choose whether the full screen option for video content restricts the full screen presentation to the size of the browser it is viewed in or the size of the monitor / screen the content is being viewed on.
  • Parallax screen properties (for continuous scroll topics)
    We have added in a new Parallax feature for continuous scrolling topics that allow you to create animation offset effects for background images when viewed in a topic that uses continuous scrolling. Please see our Parallax support article for further information.
  • Tempo theme update
    We have made a number of updates to the tempo theme to enhance the customisation options via theme settings.  This includes support for control over Header/footer navigation icons colours, colour setting support for the horizontal bar shown in the header navigation and some general enhancements to padding on smartphone devices.
  • Theme update clean up
    We have enhanced our theme upload process to ensure any files from the previous version of the theme are removed when an updated theme is uploaded.
  • Recurly API upgrade
    For customers using our credit card based billing system, we have upgraded our subscription features to use the latest API from Recurly, our billing management system.
  • Topic duplication issue for inline links
    We have addressed an issue with the topic duplication where by a duplicated topic would fail to open in the editor when the topic contained text content that had embedded links to an external URL or another screen within the project.
  • Accordion on subscreens on mobile devices
    We have addressed an issue where by an accordion asset on a subscreen would not display if the learner viewed the subscreen correctly and then switches orientation and then launches the subscreen again.
  • Crop image option in editor
    We have addressed an issue whereby the image crop controls would not save cropped images correctly in some scenarios.

Release notes for May 2019 - version 3.16.6 - 3.17.7

  • New asset - Image Marker
    We are pleased to announce the release of our new 'Image Marker' asset. The new asset enables you to create marker overlays on top of an image and use our existing actions library to trigger events when a user clicks on a marker (e.g. view sub-screen, set variable, view another screen etc). In addition to this we have also added in a new 'gomo labs' feature into the theme editor that allows you to experiment with controlling the individual styles of the marker. There are 5 markers available for editing and use within your project.
  • Image marker - sample content
    As with all existing assets, we have also added in default sample content for the new image marker asset.
  • LikeRT asset enhancement
    We have updated the LikeRT asset to support RTL languages.
  • Pricing update and subscription options
    To coincide with our updated pricing on our gomo website, our annual 'self-service' subscription plans have now been updated as well.  
  • Chrome 74 - animations issue
    Following the release of Google Chrome v74, we identified this version of Chrome caused an issue with the animation library used for screen transitions.  The issue was resolved through the release of an upgrade to the animation library.  This was deployed to gomo authoring.  When opening a course in gomo authoring, the project will auto-rebuild to ensure the update is included.  If you're course is published to an external LMS you will need to republish the course.  If your course is published via gomo hosting, we have updated it already.
  • Project transfer  - custom theme settings
    We have addressed an issue with the project transfer process where some theme settings were not copied over and re-applied to the transferred project if the settings were made at the project level.
  • Hotspot Image - sample content
    We have updated the sample content used for the hotspot image asset as the third hot spot in the example was missing an action.
  • Double clicking bypasses display conditions
    We have addressed an issue with navigation actions on buttons which resulted in screens being skipped or display conditions being ignored.

Release notes for April 2019 - version 3.16.0 - 3.16.5

  • Scorm 1.2 Score setting 
    We have updated the core score tracking logic in gomo.  Previously if an assessment was set to track score in an LMS but not set course completion, the score would be tracked as 'Unknown'.  This has now been updated to send the actual score result, even if it is not used to trigger course completion.
  • Double tap on videos when using display conditions and multiple languages
    We have addressed an issue where by the use of display conditions to show a video when used in a multilingual course results in the user having to double tap the video to play on touch screen devices.
  • Drag and Drop enhancement
    We have enhanced the drag and drop asset to provide better scrolling support when the number of available drop zones exceeds the height of the browser the content is being viewed in.
  • xAPI tracking enhancement
    We have now added in a 'scored' statement which is triggered when a user completes a quiz or assessment.  The scored statement sends the assessment/quiz score value, e.g. 75%.
  • Project transfer update
    We have updated the project transfer functionality to address an issue where the default language for multilingual courses was not getting set correctly in some scenarios.
  • gomo hosting > Question answer report
    We have added in the option to export the question answered report in gomo hosting.
  • Accordion asset in sub-screens in a duplicated course
    We have addressed an issue with the accordion asset which did not display display correctly when used in a sub-screen of a course that has been transferred from one account to another.

Release notes for March 2019 - version 3.13.5 - 3.15.3

  • New Theme - Tempo
    We have added a new theme to the default theme library called Tempo.
  • iFrame Aspect Ratio support enhancement
    We have enhanced the iFrame asset to support aspect ratios to improve the presentation of external videos (e.g. YouTube).
  • Video asset in accessibility mode
    We have addressed an issue with the video asset where by it would not display correctly when a learner returns to a previously visited page when viewing a course in accessibility mode.
  • Glossary extra on iPhone SE
    We have addressed an issue with the glossary extra which failed to function correctly when viewed on an iPhone SE after the learner had rotated from portait to landscape mode.
  • Topic importer project list
    We have addressed an issue where some projects were not being listed in the topic importer wizard.
  • Comic Strip height
    We have addressed an issue with the Comic Strip asset whereby the text content overflow did not calculate correctly in some scenarios, thus causing the content reveal to display correctly.
  • Right click actions for projects
    We have addressed an issue with the right click menu for projects where by the right click options were no longer available after a user had selected the right click > delete project function.
  • Special characters used in navigation extras 
    We have addressed an issue where by special characters used in navigation extra titles would cause an issue when trying to access the 'navigation and tracking' options in the topic editor for a selected screen.
  • Video on intro topic
    We have addressed an issue with the screenshot service used to capture topic thumbnails where by it would fail to create a thumbnail for an introductory topic if the first screen in the introductory topic contained a video.
  • Editor access in China
    We have made a number of modifications to the core libraries used in the gomo editor. These have now been updated to use local applications versions rather than versions loaded via a CDN.

Release notes for February 2019 - version 3.11.0 - 3.13.4

  • Actions on video player
    The Video Player asset can now have actions attached so that, for example, you can move on to the next screen automatically when a video finishes playing. This is great for building branching video scenarios.
  • Google Analytics tracking support
    We have added in a new Google Analytics tracking feature to gomo authoring. When publishing a course, content creators will now have the ability to enable Google Tracking for their course. To use this feature, a Google Analytics tracking ID will be required (e.g UA-XXXXXXXX-X) to track usage to.
  • LikeRT scale asset
    We have added a new LikeRT asset to gomo authoring.  The new asset will allow you to create a LikeRT scale interactions for inclusion in your courses.  When using the asset you can configure your scale (e.g. Strongly agree, Agree, Neutral, Disagree, Strongly disagree) and the questions you want learners to respond to.  
  • Questions answered report
    To coincide with the release of the LikeRT asset and general enhancements to tracking question responses via xAPI, we have added in a new 'Questions Answered' report to gomo hosting.
  • Shared resources and pre-populated assets
    If you are new to gomo, we have now implemented a shared resource and pre-populated assets feature that will allow you to explore how the content for each type of content interaction works in the content editor and how it looks when previewing your course.  Pre-populated sample content can be enabled or disabled at any time via a new 'Preferences' panel available by clicking on your name in the top-right corner of gomo authoring when you are logged in.
  • Text and number input assets enhancement
    We have added translation support for the error messages presented to a learner when they enter invalid characters into the text input and number input assets.
  • Multiple Choice Question (MCQ) options
    We have addressed an issue with the MCQ asset where by adding a new item to the list incorrectly set the new item as the correct value.
  • Continuous scroll + Image wall issue
    We have addressed an issue where by an Image Wall would fail to display correctly in some scenarios when used in a continuous scroll topic .
  • Image wall completion
    We have addressed an issues where by an Image Wall asset would not set a completed status correctly when all items had been viewed.
  • Project duplication
    We have updated the project duplication process so that a duplicated project will now appear in the director from where it was duplicated rather than defaulting to the root directory.
  • Comic Strip text overrun
    We have updated the comic strip asset to improve the positioning and presentation of text content when the content exceeds the available viewing area.
  • Project transfers with theme customisation
    We have addressed an issue with the project transfer process which failed to apply theme customisation's made a project level to the transferred project.
  • Project publish wizard
    We have updated the project publish wizard to reset the tracking options if the user returns back to the previous option screen .
  • WebM background videos
    We have addressed an issue where WebM video types were not playing correctly when used as a background video for a screen.
  • Safari button hover state
    We have addressed an issue with the Safari web browser where by hover state button colours were not being shown correctly when a user hovers over a button.  
  • Simultaneous publish requests
    We updated the project publish process to prevent accidental simultaneous publish requests for the same project.
  • Project transfers with project specific background images
    We have addressed an issue with the project transfer process which failed to copy custom background images over that had been applied to the source project.
  • Drag and Drop correct / incorrect indicators
    We have addressed an issue with the drag and drop asset where by the correct / incorrect indicators were sometimes displaying incorrectly based on the order the items were dropped into the selected drop zones by the learner.

Release notes for January 2019 - version 3.9.2 - 3.10.5

  • Connectivity checker
    We have added a new connectivity checker option via the gomo authoring publish wizard.  When enabled at publish, this will activate a connectivity checker in a published course which will alert users when connection to the LMS the course is delivered from is lost.  The checker will also routinely check general connectivity to ensure it can still communicate with the location where the content is launched from.
  • Learning Objectives support (foundation work)
    Through a joint development initiative with our sister company LEO Learning, we have implemented the foundations for Learning Objective support into gomo authoring. This update includes the release of support for Learning Objectives in the gomo player output.  Work will commence shortly on updating our gomo question assets to support association with Learning Objectives.
  • Hyperlinks accessibility update
    We have enhanced how hyperlinks are rendered for screen readers to ensure they can be tabbed through correctly.
  • Duo theme update
    We have added background scaling support to the Duo theme.
  • Data clean up enhancement when a language is removed from a course
    We have implemented a clean up routine to remove redundant language content / data from a course when the language is removed by a content creator.
  • CMI.CORE.EXIT change for SCORM 1.2
    We have updated the cmi.core.exit statement from 'logout' to an empty string for Scorm 1.2 as some LMS's auto-triggered logout of the LMS when the original statement was received.
  • Default language for courses
    We have updated the default language for new courses to 'English' from 'British English'.
  • Core folder path rename
    We have renamed a core folder path (/app/head.js/ to /app/headjs/) in the gomo player which caused loading issues on some LMS platforms
  • Variables listing error in portal
    We have addressed an issue in the gomo authoring portal whereby accessing shared variables after visiting the shared content tab would cause an error in some scenarios preventing the list of variables from loading.
  • User registration form labels not displaying
    We have addressed an issue with the publish wizard whereby using the 'user registration' option when publishing to gomo hosting would occasionally result in the field labels shown on the form to display incorrectly.
  • Theme settings typo correction
    We have corrected a type in the theme settings where 'Topic Assessments' was spelt incorrectly.
  • Odyssey Light theme - zoomable image placement
    We have updated the generic Odyssey Light theme to improve the positioning of the zoomable image overlay.
  • Odyssey Light theme- drag and drop enhancement
    We have updated the generic Odyssey Light theme to improve the presentation of drag and drop items when used with the theme
  • Glossary translation loading
    We have addressed an issue where loading the glossary extra in a multilingual course would trigger a load error resulting in some glossary items not showing in the selected language.
  • Text input asset - translation switching
    We have addressed an issue with the text input asset where by switching languages when viewing a screen that includes a text input asset would sometimes result in the translated text being shown as ASCII text code rather than the correct language characters.
  • Full screen video in a continuous scroll topic in IE11
    We have addressed an issue with full screen video whereby the video would display incorrectly in a continuous scroll topic when viewed in Internet Explorer 11.
  • Content banks in a duplicated course
    We have addressed an issue where content banks would fail to display correctly in a course that has been duplicated.
  • Duplicating a duplicated theme loses theme settings in the theme editor
    We have addressed an issue whereby duplicating a theme that has already been duplicated results in the loss of key theme setting being removed when the theme is edited
  • Project folder creation issue
    We have addressed an issue whereby content creators were unable to successfully create a new project folder when the folder list was ordered by last updated

Release notes for December 2018 - version 3.8.1 - 3.9.1

  • iFrame enhancement
    We have added support for 100% height when using the iFrame asset to embed 3rd party content
  • Graphical Select from List accessibility enhancement
    We have added tabbing support to the Graphical Select from List (SFL) asset.
  • Incorrect folder path shown in project wizard
    We have addressed an issue where by the selected project folder path was shown incorrectly after selection when using the project creation wizard
  • Material design accessibility issue
    We have addressed an issue where by users were unable to close a subscreen when the Material Design theme is used and run in accessibility mode
  • Progress bar font size support
    We have updated the progress bar extra to support the font size settings available for the header and footer navigation bar when editing a theme
  • Additional language support
    We have added in 'Chinese simplified' and 'Chinese Traditional' to the list of supported languages when created a course in gomo.
  • Visited state on hotspots
    We have addressed an issue where by visited states for hotspots would not display until another hotspot was selected.
  • Accessibility enhancement - Multiple Choice Question
    We have enhanced the screen reader support for Multiple Choice Questions (MCQ) to read out whether the selected state the user has chosen.
  • Inline text actions issue
    We have addressed an issue with actions set within a text element where by actions applied to two consecutive words did not behave correctly when the course is launched

Release notes for 28th November 2018 - version 3.8.0

  • Scorm 2004 (version 3 and version 4) tracking
    We have now added in support for Scorm 2004 (version 3 and version 4) as a publish option within gomo authoring.  A support article will be added shortly detailing the new enhancement.
  • Scorm 2004 and Scorm 1.2 CMI interactions
    We have now added in additional CMI interaction support for Scorm 1.2 and Scorm 2004 (version 3 and version 4). A support article will be added shortly detailing the new enhancement. 
  • Task manager in gomo authoring
    We have implemented a fix for the filtering in the task manager that was preventing the filtering working correctly.
  • Topic import wizard user interface
    We have added in additional error handling into the topic import wizard to prevent errors occurring when an import was triggered but the user had not selected a topic to import.

Release notes for 26th November 2018 - version 3.7.11

  • Accessibility enhancement for Checked checkboxes
    We have updated the Select From List asset to ensure checked checkboxes are read out correctly in the JAWS screen reader.
  • Accessibility enhancement for transcript tabbing
    We have updated the transcription functionality available in the video and audio assets so that is not read out by default when it has not been selected by the user.

Release notes for 23rd November 2018 - version 3.7.8, 3.7.9 and 3.7.10

  • Smooth scrolling in continuous scroll topics
    We have addressed an issue where by scrolling through a continuous scrolling topic wasn't smooth in some scenarios.
  • Reveal subscreens not scrolling on smartphone
    We have addressed an issue with the 'Reveal' subscreen type where by content could not be scrolled when viewed on a smartphone
  • Glossary not scrolling on smartphone
    We have addressed an issue with the glossaries where by content could not be scrolled when viewed on a smartphone

Release notes for 16th November 2018 - version 3.7.7

  • Accessibility tabbing enhancements
    We have implemented a number of major enhancements to the tabbing logic within gomo to improve the tabbing order for content.
  • Accessibility navigation items enhancement
    We have updated all navigation items so their labels are read out correctly in the JAWS screen reader
  • Accessibility confirm button enhancement
    We have updated all confirm buttons so their labels are read out correctly in the JAWS screen reader
  • Accessibility heading text enhancement
    We have updated all heading text items (e.g. H1, H2 etc) so the associated text is read out as a heading in the JAWS screen reader
  • Accessibility Select From List Enhancement
    We have updated the Select From List asset so the check box items are read out correctly in the JAWS screen reader
  • 'In use' resources
    We have updated the 'in-use' checker for resources to address an issue where by resources used only in sub-screens were not getting flagged correctly as 'in-use' when viewing the resources section in the gomo authoring portal.
  • Header navigation on mobile devices
    We have addressed an issue with the header navigation on mobile devices (tablet and smartphone) whereby the navigation items would become unresponsive when a user switches orientation from landscape to portrait.
  • Drag and Drop asset
    We have implemented an update to the drag and drop asset to support the reset of the drag and drop content items when a user returns to a page that contains the asset.
  • Sample project deletion, resources in use
    We have addressed an issue with resources associated with a sample course where by they were still being marked as 'in use' after the sample course had been deleted.
  • Select From List (SFL) text wrapping
    We have implemented an enhancement to the SFL asset to improve the text wrapping when the content for an items exceeds one line
  • Carousel asset
    We have implemented an enhancement to the Carousel asset to address an issue whereby multiple scrollbars were visible when the carousel items contained a lot of content

Release notes for 16th Novemeber 2018 - version 3.7.6

  • Image reference following project transfer or duplication
    We have addressed an issue with the project transfer / duplication process where image path references were not updated correctly in some scenarios.
  • Subscreen content in Safari 11
    We have addressed an issue when a subscreen is viewed on Safari 11 would fail to open if the subscreen content contained a $ (dollar) symbol
  • iOS video playback
    We have addressed an issue with playback of video content on IOS Safari (iPad and iPhone) where a video would sometimes fail to play

Release notes for 30th October 2018 - version 3.7.5

  • Text input asset enhancement
    We have updated the text input asset to address an issue where by the 'correct answer' logic was not functioning correctly when the correct answer included an apostrophe or double quotes.
  • Multiple Choice Question (MCQ) correctness indicator on Material Design theme
    We have updated the MCQ correctness indicators to address an issue where the icons overlapped the MCQ content when used with the Material Design theme

Release notes for 22nd October 2018 - version 3.7.4

  • Build queue manager
    To improve the allocation of content build requests across our load-balanced environment, we have implemented a centralised queue manager to allow these to be managed from a central process and then allocated out to the next available build server.  This will reduce the wait time for a task to complete (e.g topic save or new project creation) as the task will now be picked up from the next available build server as apposed to each build server having its own queue.

Release notes for 12th October 2018 - version 3.7.3

  • Background video loop control
    We have updated the background video feature to allow content authors
  • Carousel asset update
    We have updated the carousel asset so that empty carousel items are not shown when a user views the content
  • Publish progress optimisation
    We have updated the progress indicators when publishing to improve accuracy of actual progress shown on screen.
  • Password reset email for gomo central
    We have updated the automated password reset email for gomo central so all reset links use HTTPs
  • Registration code support for gomo central
    We have added in registration code support to gomo central allowing administrators to restrict self-registration so that only registrants entering a set registration code can complete the registration process.
  • Mailto action support in gomo hosting
    We have addressed an issue with the Mailto action which prevented email links working correctly when a project is published to gomo hosting.
  • Update to NetDimensions publishing via PENS
    We have implemented a minor update to the PENS publish process to NetDimensions to address an issue where by some publishes would fail.

Release notes for 21st September 2018 - version 3.7.2

  • Queue load balancing optimisation
    We have implemented a small optimisation to the queuing system through the implementation of table locks for routing queue requests.
  • Video asset shown following display condition trigger
    We have implemented an update to the video asset to address an issue where by in some circumstances the video was shown with a 0px height when the viewing of the video was triggered by a display condition.
  • 99+ sub-screens on a screen
    We have addressed an issue where by a sub-screen display action (e.g. on a button) would fail if the number of sub-screens on a page exceeded 99.
  • Accessing gomo authoring in IE11
    We have addressed an issue where users accessing gomo authoring in IE11 were unable to do so.

Release notes for 17th September 2018 - version 3.7.1

  • New Secondary xAPI endpoint tracking when publishing to gomo hosting
    When publishing to gomo hosting, content creators now have the option to set an additional xAPI endpoint for tracking to an external LRS (e.g. Watershed).  When added, content launched via gomo hosting will track to gomo's LRS as well as the external LRS entered at the point of publish.
  • Scrolling on text input fields on smartphone devices
    We have implemented an update to the text input question type to improve scrolling of content within a text input field on smartphone devices when the content exceeds the height of the text input field.
  • Scrolling on help screens on Smartphone
    We have implemented an update to the help topic functionality to improve scrolling on smartphone devices when multiple help screens exist and the content on the screens exceed the height of the help popup area.

Release notes for 30th August 2018 - version 3.7.0

The release of gomo 3.7.0 has focused on a major overhaul of the gomo authoring infrastructure to facilitate future availability and performance optimisation.  This includes:

  • Separation of authoring services architecture to optimise performance
  • Implementation of new load balanced environment for gomo authoring and gomo build services
  • Upgrade of multiple technologies used within the authoring application
  • Upgrade of database technologies for gomo authoring
  • Implementation of new healthcheck and monitoring services for key components
  • Upgrade to CSS generation to reduce the number of CSS files required within a published course
  • Fixes to language translation issues for visited state hover overs
  • Update to text input asset to address mobile phone keyboard overlay
  • Update to sub-title display to accommodate handling in iOS native video player
  • Fixes to hotspot image asset to address translation display issues
  • Fixes to screen statuses for question screens
  • Update of friendly error messages for unsupported file types
  • Update of back to dashboard exit method from gomo authoring > gomo accounts portal

Release notes for 10th August 2018 - version 3.6.11

  • IE11 Navigation Issue
    We have addressed an issue where by users were unable to navigate to the next screen in Internet Explorer 11 when a video element existed on the current screen
  • Moving a project to another folder in gomo authoring
    We have addressed an issue where by moving a project from a folder to a sub folder would fail in some scenarios

Release notes for 30th July 2018 - version 3.6.10

  • Performance optimisation - authoring
    We have implemented a number of performance optimisations in the gomo authoring portal related to the way in which topic locks are retrieved within an account.  The optimisation reduces the number of queries made to the database to retrieve and collate this information.
  • Custom CSS class support for subscreens
    For custom themes that use custom CSS classes, we have addressed an issue where by they weren't being applied correctly to sub-screens.
  • Close captions on iPhone positioning
    We have addressed an issue where by closed captions were not appearing correctly when a video is viewed on an iPhone device due to the way iOS takes over the video playback.

Release notes for 17th July 2018 - version 3.6.9

  • New Theme - Duo
    We have added a new theme to the default theme library called Duo.
  • New asset - Screen Timer 
    We have added a new asset which allows content creators to add a configurable screen timer to a screen in a topic.  When setting the timer, content creators can configure a desired action when the countdown reaches zero, e.g. Show a subscreen or move onto the next screen in a topic.  This asset is perfect for timed quizzes.
  • New load balanced enhancement for gomo hosting
    This update was actually released at the beginning of June, but sees the introduction of load balancing for key parts of the gomo hosting application.   This update was implemented to accommodate for future growth and peak demands placed on the gomo hosting product.
  • New text asset background colour enhancement
    We have implemented an enhancement to the text asset so you can now set a background colour for text elements.
  • Sub-screen enhancement
    We have implemented an update for sub-screens so they appear correctly which switching from portrait to landscape modes on mobile devices
  • Sub-screen enhancement #2
    We have implemented an update for the reveal type sub screens to improve their display on mobile when used in a continuous scroll topic
  • Language selector extra enhancement for smartphones
    We have implemented an update to the language selector extra so it can now be scrolled if the number of languages included in the course exceeds the area in the select list window on smartphones.
  • Hotspot asset with foreign characters
    We have updated the hotspot asset to address an issue where by foreign characters were not displayed correctly.
  • Video background enhancement following Chrome update
    Following the release of the latest version of Google Chrome, Google implemented restrictions in the use of background video which prevents a video from auto-playing. This enhancement will set the audio of any background videos to muted so they can play automatically.
  • xAPI publish enhancement
    We have updated the parameters set when a course is published using xAPI tracking.  This update removes the publish ID from the activity ID set in the TinCan manifest file.


Release notes for 30th April 2018 - version 3.6.8

  • New right-to-left support for courses
    We have implemented a new right-to-left support feature to auto apply right-to-left formatting for languages that require it.  The new enhancement applies to single language courses and multi-language courses.
  • Continuous scroll topic booking marking
    We have implemented an enhancement to continuous scrolling topics so SCORM bookmarking now allows user to return to the screen they exited the course from rather than returning to the top of the topic.  Please note, this does not apply to assessment topics.
  • Multi-language switching
    We have addressed an issue where by some multi-language courses failed to update all content elements when the learner switched languages within the course.

Release notes for 4th April 2018 - version 3.6.7

  • Dropdown List questions on smartphone
    We have fixed an issue with scrolling to view items in a list.
  • Topic save speed improvements
    We have made optimisations which should result in faster edit save times for many customers.
  • Shared Content folder content display 
    We have fixed an issue which could cause listing of the contents of a Shared Content folder to time out.
  • Glossary fix 
    We have fixed an issue which caused the Glossary title to change to "LOCALIZED_TRANSLATION" when the screen resized.
  • Password strength enhancement 
    When you create a new team member in your authoring account, or edit a user profile, you will get feedback about the password strength.

Release notes for 10th March 2018 - version 3.6.5

  • Session cookie reset
    We have update the session cookie handling in gomo authoring to ensure existing cookies are deleted when authoring is relaunched if they user did not close gomo authoring correctly in the previous session.
  • XLIFF export update
    We have updated the XLIFF export process to address an issue where by an export would fail in some scenarios.

Release notes for 28th February 2018 - version 3.6.4

  • Sub-screen background colours
    We have addressed an issue whereby for some sub-screen types, background colours were being applied to the main content area rather than the sub-screen.
  • Drag and Drop enhancements
    We have updated the drag and drop asset to standardise the presentation of text only items when dropped onto the target area.
  • Content search in content
    We have addressed an issue with the in-line search functionality where by launching it 3 times in a session would cause it to animate of screen.

Release notes for 9th February 2018 - version 3.6.3

  • Scorm tracking in IE11
    We have addressed an issue where courses running in IE11 were failing to track correctly in SCORM 1.2.
  • Last updated sort order in gomo authoring
    We have addressed an issue where by projects did not appear correctly if sorted by 'Last updated' if no folders existed in gomo authoring.
  • Videos used in multi-lingual courses
    We have addressed an issue where by videos did not switch to the relevant language version when used in a multi-lingual course
  • Non-alpha numeric characters showing as HTML code for page titles in xAPI
    We have addressed an issue where by non-alpha numeric characters were showing as HTML code for screen titles when logged as an xAPI experienced statement.  The update will now log these correctly.
  • 2 screen topic completion in continuous scroll mode
    We have addressed an issue where by a 2 screen topic would fail to mark as completed when the user reached the end of the topic if the topic was configured to display in continuous scroll mode.
  • Mail to action supporting special charachters
    We have enhanced the mail to action functionality to support special characters in email addresses
  • Vertical navigation icons in IE8
    We have addressed an issue where by vertical navigation icons were not showing correctly when a project is viewed in IE8.

Release notes for 24th January 2018 - version 3.6.2

  • New Drag and Drop asset
    We are pleased to announce the release of a new drag and drop interaction which is now available to all customers in gomo authoring. You can find out more about how the drag and drop assets works in our support video.
  • Project duplication - Translated screen titles
    We have addressed an issue with the project duplication process where by a translated screen title in a multi-lingual course did not get duplicated correctly.

Release notes for 22nd January 2018 - version 3.6.1

  • Enhancement to resource selection in editor
    We have implemented a number of performance enhancements for the resource selector used in the gomo editor to improve the speed and performance of navigating large resource repositories.
  • Preview mode enhancement
    We have improved the layout/display of the device type options available in the course preview feature.
  • Project publish clean up enhancement
    We have made a number of updates to the publish process to remove any code associated with assets that may have been added during the build of a course but subequently removed prior to publish.
  • Question re-attempts in continuous scroll topics
    We have addressed an issue where attempting to answer a question for a second time in a continuous scrolling by answering the question, scrolling to another page in the topic and then back to the question and answering again would cause odd behaviour with scrolling
  • Popup windows in accessibility mode 
    We have addressed an issue when a course is running in accessibility mode whereby when a navigation extra was launched (Help, resources or glossary) and then closed, the masking layer used behind the popup did not disappear and thus prevented users from navigating the main content area.
  • Scrollbar theme colours
    We have addressed an issue whereby the webkit scrollbar colours were not being applied to the scrollbar in some of our core themes.
  • SCORM scores in non-assessment courses
    We have updated our SCORM tracking functionality to address an issue whereby a course without assessment was returning a score value of 0%, when no assessment was used in the course.  It now returns the value 'undefined'.
  • gomo custom variable for topic score
    We have updated the topic score custom variable to ensure it displays the correct score value when used and an assessment has been completed.
  • Task system topic screens
    We have addressed an issue whereby in some circumstances, the review/tasks system did not always populate the list of screens that exist in a topic correctly.
  • Resource extra label XLIFF import
    We have addressed an issue whereby if the label for the resources topic shown on the navigation bar in a course was updated via XLIFF it would not update correctly when the XLIFF file was imported.
  • Intro topic thumbnail
    We have addressed an issue whereby if the intro topic contained a video on the first screen in the topic, our screenshot server failed to take a screenshot of the topic.
  • Deleted projects continue to display after deletion
    We have addressed an issue whereby a deleted project was still visible in the project listing as a result of the project listing cache not getting updated correctly.
  • Sub-folder project listings
    We have addressed an issue whereby viewing a project in a sub-folder and then navigating back to the sub-folder would show an incorrect list of projects.
  • Multi-language course transfer
    We have addressed an issue whereby a course containing multiple languages did not transfer correctly when the project is transferred from one account to another.

Release notes for 5th December 2017 - version 3.6.0

  • Scale to fit option for theme background image
    We have added in a new 'scale to fit' option in the theme settings to provide content authors with the ability to set background images to scale when viewed on different screen sizes and devices.  All core gomo themes have been updated to support this.
  • Editor save optimisation
    We have enhanced the editor save process to ensure all content updates are saved correctly when using the default save option as well as the save option triggered when a content author previews when changes have not yet been saved.
  • Project list loading speed optimisation
    We have enhanced the project loading list to improve the speed of loading when.
  • Language options in preview
    Following the addition of the language options in preview in release 3.5.19, we have increased the load time allowance to accommodate slower connections.
  • Scrolling after full screen playback on smartphone and tablets
    We have addressed an issue where scrolling a screen on smartphone or tablet would behave erratically after a full screen video had been viewed on some devices.
  • Video transcript HTML formatting 
    We have updated the video player asset to ensure HTML formatting characters are handled correctly when added to a video transcript.
  • IE11 jQuery update 
    We have updated the jQuery version as a result of inconsistent loading issues in Internet Explorer 11.
  • Subscreen scrolling
    We have addressed an issue where a subscreen failed to load correctly if it was launched from another subscreen.
  • Duplicate project listings
    We have addressed an issue where by navigating into a project and back into a folder would cause the project to appear twice in the project listings even though only one project exists.

Release notes for 23rd November 2017 - version 3.5.19

  • Addition of new preview modes
    We have added in a variety of new preview modes to enable content authors to preview content based on popular devices and their associated resolutions. We have also added in a language switcher to quickly toggle between the languages in a course when previewing.
  • Addition 'next' and 'back' link to screen actions
    We have extended the link to screen functionality to allow content creators to specify 'next' and 'back' navigation options for buttons or links added to a screen.
  • Authoring folder breadcrumb update
    We have addressed an issue where the folder titles were not displaying correctly in the authoring portal when a user navigated to a sub-folder.  
  • Default height update for instruction text
    We have updated the default CSS styling for instruction text to ensure the underlying content block is set to the height of the text being shown.  Previously this was set to the height of the 'initial' instruction text and did not adjust when intermediate or final instruction states were triggered.
  • Material Design theme update
    We have updated the material design theme to address an issue where left and right subscreen reveals did not display correctly when viewed on a tablet device.
  • Smartphone subscreen update
    We have addressed an issue where subscreens would show behind the navigation bar on some smartphone devices.
  • Theme duplication and custom font settings
    We have addressed an issue where by duplicating a theme did not retain custom font settings.
  • Menu extra custom settings
    We have addressed an issue where changes to the menu target path were not being saved correctly.

Release notes for 3rd November 2017 - version 3.5.18

  • Addition of target path support for external link actions
    We have added in target path support for external links.  When the 'external link' action is added (e.g. to a button or text link), content creators can now specify the desired HTML target path destination (e.g. _blank, _self, _parent, _top) to determine how the link should behave when gomo content is embedded in an iFrame.  
  • iOS video handling limitations
    Playback of video content within a single HTML application is limited by the operating system to 17 videos.  If an attempt to load an 18th video is made, the video will fail to load.  We have implemented a number of enhancements to our video player asset to overcome this.
  • Video player multi-language closed caption support
    We have enhanced the video player asset to support multiple closed caption files (VTT) when used in a multi-lingual course.  Content creators will now have the option to upload a vtt for each language configured in the course.
  • Hotspot hover over translation XLIFF export / import
    We have enhanced the hotspot asset to support XLIFF export / import of alt text content (shown when a learner hovers on a hotspot) so that alt text content can be translated when used in a mult-lingual course.
  • Last activity time / inactivity monitor
    To assist future development of custom assets / functionality in the gomo player, we have now added in a new variable to retrieve the last activity time of a user.
  • Continuous scroll topic load enhancement
    We have implemented an update to that way in which continuous scroll topics are launched to ensure that all assets shown in the screen sequence are initiated correctly.
  • Select from List triggered by display condition on smartphones
    We have addressed an issue where a select from list question asset was unresponsive on a smartphone if the visibility of the question had been triggered by a display condition.
  • localization xliff file update
    We have addressed an issue relating to the localization xliff file was incorrectly setting the source and target path languages to the same value.
  • Multi-language course duplication
    We have addressed an issue whereby in some scenarios when a multi-language course is duplicated, updates in the duplicated course to the default / base language were not always saved correctly.
  • Video transcript button
    We have addressed an issue whereby the video transcript button would not always display the transcript content when accessed via some smartphone devices.

Release notes for 24th October 2017 - version 3.5.17

  • Last location loader enhancement
    We have now implemented an update for downloaded courses to suppress the last location update notification if it is not required.
  • Progress indicators in footer bar navigation in multilingual course
    We have updated the progress indicator to address an issue where by the progress indicator was not visible on first visit to a topic when the course is accessed in an alternate language.
  • Subscreen close action update
    In relation to the subscreen close action (released in version 3.5.13) we have addressed an issue where by learners were unable to relaunch a subscreen if it was closed using the new action.

Release notes for 9th October 2017 - version 3.5.16

  • Smartphone deep linking support for continuous scroll topics
    Further to the addition of deep linking to specific screens in a continuous scrolling topic in version 3.5.10, we have now extended this support for smartphone devices to ensure that the topic does not default to the first screen when sub-screens are used.
  • SVG IE8 fallback update
    We have addressed an issue with SVG support to ensure that the fallback methods are called correctly when content is launched in Internet Explore 8.
  • Question bank question completion
    We have updated the question bank completion logic to address an issue whereby the correctness state of a question was set incorrectly if the question screen included supplementary screen interactions prior to the question (e.g. a button linking to a sub-screen).

Release notes for 28th September 2017 - version 3.5.15

  • Addition of support for custom extras
    In conjunction with work being undertaken for a client, we have made a number of enhancements to the extras functionality in gomo (e.g. Help, glossary, search) to allow custom extras to be developed and deployed for specific customers.

Release notes for 27th September 2017 - version 3.5.14

  • NetDimension PENS integration
    The gomo team are pleased to announce that we have now added PENS integration with the NetDimensions Talent Suite product. If you use the NetDimensions Talent Suite LMS (NTS), you can publish directly from gomo authoring to NTS. Further information is available on our blog.
  • Sub-screen positioning enhancements
    To improve the control and positioning of sub-screens when used in a continuous scroll topic, we have made a number of enhancements to the sub-screen logic to allow greater positioning control within a custom theme.
  • Carousel enhancement for continuous scrolling topics
    We have updated an issue whereby a carousel would display incorrectly in some scenarios if used in a continuous scroll topic.

Release notes for 18th September 2017 - version 3.5.13

  • Continuous scroll asset loading enhancements
    Continuous scroll topics show content as a single sequence of scrollable pages. To improve the the way in which content is shown for each screen in the topic we have updated the way in which the content is pre-loaded and then shown when the screen you scroll to becomes active.  
  • New Action - Close subscreen
    Whilst subscreens can be closed using the default close button for the subscreen, we have now added in a 'close subscreen' action.  This will allow you to trigger the closure of a subscreen with a button or text link.  This is useful when you are building content whereby a 'Continue' button or similar is useful within the screen / topic design.
  • Search extra now supports projects with content banks
    We have now updated the search extra so it is compatible with projects that use questions banks.  It is worth noting that the search extra wont return results from a content bank as the content is randomly loaded.
  • New caching method to improve update delivery
    When releasing new functionality for the gomo editor some customers have experienced issues where by their web browser was aggressively caching older versions of core files which then caused problems with the new functionality.  To address this we have updated our versioning system to overcome these caching issues.
  • Audio files in a films strip on smartphones
    We have addressed an issue where by audio assets added to a filmstrip would fail to play on smartphone if the audio was not on the first filmstrip item.

Release notes for 7th September 2017 - version 3.5.12

  • Cookie value encoding for NetDimensions
    In working with our sister company NetDimensions, we have implemented additional encoding for cookies used by gomo hosting to ensure content launches correctly on the NTS (NetDimensions Talent Suite).
  • Session time reporting
    We have addressed an issues where by the SCORM session time was being incorrectly reported in some scenarios.

Release notes for 6th September 2017 - version 3.5.11

  • Filmstrip enhancement for continuous scrolling topics
    We have updated an issue whereby a filmstrip would display incorrectly if used in a continuous scroll topic.

Release notes for 22nd August 2017 - version 3.5.10

  • Continuous scroll page linking enhancement
    We have enhanced the continuous scroll topic type to enable content creators to use the 'link to screen' action and jump to a specific screen in the topic. Previously all links to continuous scroll topic would default to the first screen of the topic.
  • Theme updates for Material Design and Origin theme
    We have updated the Material Design and Origin themes to allow users to customise the auto topic and screen titles.  
  • Hotspot image and popup / popover subscreens
    We have addressed an issue whereby if a hotspot image was added to a popup or popover subscreen, the secondary the hotspot image was duplicated and shown incorrectly for the clickable areas on the hotspot.
  • Next / Previous button display conditions on IE8
    We have addressed an issue with the next/previous button display condition functionality whereby it did not function correctly in IE8.
  • Drop Down on Graphic multi-lingual support update
    We have updated the Drop Down on Graphic multilingual support so that it is no longer dependent on an alternate image being supplied for each language.
  • Thumbnail screen shots + image wall on screen 1
    We have addressed an issue with our thumbnail screen shot server whereby topics with an image wall on the first screen would cause an error when attempting to capture the screenshot.

Release notes for 15th August 2017 - version 3.5.9

  • Multiple attempts question enhancement
    We have implemented an enhancement to our question assets to extend the number of attempt options. Content creators can now configure a question asset to support 1-5 attempts with an additional option to also support unlimited attempts.  
  • Video asset completion on Android smartphone's
    We have implemented an update to the video asset to address an issue where by it wasn't triggering a completion state correctly once the user had finished watching the video on an android smartphone.  
  • Video asset transcripts in a continuous scroll topic on smartphone
    We have addressed an issue with the video asset whereby the content of a video transcript did not display correctly when viewed on a smartphone on a continuous scrolling topic.
  • Video asset in a subscreen display condition
    We have addressed an issue whereby if a display condition (e.g. variable) was used to show a video on a subscreen, in some circumstances, if the subscreen was launched a second time, the video would not display as expected.
  • Hotspot image with spaces in final names
    We have addressed an issue where by a the active or viewed states of a hotspot image would fail to display correctly if the images used in a hotspot image asset contained spaces in the filenames.

Release notes for 25th July 2017 - version 3.5.8

  • gomo hosted content switch to Signed URLs 
    We have updated the method used to secure access to content hosted in gomo from using signed cookies to signed URLs.  The benefit of this approach is primarily for devices running Safari web browsers (iOS and MacOS) as by default they blocked 3rd Party cookies. This required us to display a 'authenticate access' screen to enable Safari browsers to launch the content.  With the switch to signed URLs, this is no longer required and content should load directly on all supported devices and browsers.
  • Zoomable image multi-language update
    We have updated the zoomable image asset relating to multi-language support as switching languages did not always trigger the change in image in some circumstances.
  • Recent project access data in gomo hosting
    For gomo central user profiles we have addressed an issue where by the 'recent project access' data was not displaying the most recent data.

Release notes for 6th July 2017 - version 3.5.7

  • Topic / course setting optimisations
    We have implemented a number of performance optimisations to the topic and course settings to improve the load and save time of these sections.
  • Reveal subscreen update
    We have implemented a number of updates to the subscreen reveal type so that it correctly positions when used in conjunction with a continuous scroll topic.
  • Location tracking update
    We have updated the HTML5 tracking functionality for gomo hosting following an update to Google's location functionality.
  • Resource folder list in the topic editor
    We have enhanced the resource selector in the gomo editor to show the list of resource folders alphabetically and also only show folders containing matching resources when the resource search functionality is used.
  • Allow fullscreen mode support for iFrame asset
    We have enhanced our iFrame asset to support full screen mode.  

Release notes for 22nd June 2017 - version 3.5.6

  • Animate assets on return visit
    We have added a new option for asset animations to enable you to choose if the selected animation (e.g. Fade in) should trigger on return visits to the screen.  By defaults animations will only take place on first visit to a screen for the current user session.  The new checkbox option will allow you to apply animations on return visits in the current session also.
  • Search extra update
    We have updated the search extra so it functions correctly in a course which contains a question bank.  Please note, question bank content is excluded from the search.
  • Duplicate instruction text alert
    We have added in better alert handling when duplicate instructions text types are added to the same screen (e.g. initial instruction).

Release notes for 15th June 2017 - version 3.5.5

  • XLIFF import update
    We have updated the XLIFF import process as it was failing to import topic translations correctly if no screen title has been entered for a screen.

Release notes for 12th June 2017 - version 3.5.4

  • Share link account restriction
    We have implemented a new account level feature to allow organisations the option of disabling the share course feature within gomo authoring.  If you would like to disable this feature on your account, please contact the support team - support@gomolearning.com.
  • Search extra
    Our course search extra for inclusion in a course has now been rolled out on all existing accounts.
  • Continuous scrolling update
    We have addressed an issue with the continuous scrolling topic type which failed to register topic completion if the final screen had a small amount of content.
  • Video asset update
    We have addressed an issue with the video asset whereby it was failing to register completion if a topic contained multiple videos in it.

Release notes for 15th May 2017 - version 3.5.3

  • Project folder assignment restrictions
    We have enhanced the project settings section to restrict the ability to move projects from one folder to another to administrators only.
  • File replace enhancement
    We have implemented a number of enhancements to the file replace functionality in the gomo authoring portal to address an issue whereby the dimensions of a video file were not set if a video file was updated. We have also addressed a timeout issue in the user notification where a replace had completed but the user interface was not updated to reflect this.
  • Action optimisation
    We have implemented optimisations to the actions and display conditions functionality when a large number of actions (e.g 60) are applied to a single asset (e.g. button).  When such a large number of actions are used, there were a number of functions carried out that were repeated for each action.  This was unnecessary and has been updated, providing a notable speed enhancement in processing a large number of actions attached to a single asset.  
  • Project transfer containing content banks
    We have addressed an issue in the content transfer functionality (to transfer a project from one account to another) which contains content banks to ensure the content bank configuration is updated correctly with the new topic IDs generated for the transferred instance of the project.

Release notes for 8th May 2017 - version 3.5.2

  • Failed saves in the content editor 
    We have implemented an update to the topic editor to address an issue whereby a save would fail in some circumstances when a content row is deleted and an asset in that content row was not removed correctly.
  • Topic completion status in gomo central
    We have updated the loading sequence for the progress indicators shown in gomo central.  In some instances the completion status was being shown incorrectly due to the loading order of xAPI data even though a course had been completed by the user.
  • 25 + projects in a folder
    We have addressed an issue in the gomo authoring portal where by the project listing would only show up to 25 projects in a folder.
  • Project duplication with edit restrictions
    We have updated the project duplication process to retain edit restrictions on topics when edit restrictions have been set on the original.

Release notes for 2nd May 2017 - version 3.5.1

  • Equal column heights in Internet Explorer
    We have implemented an update to the equal column heights option (available via project settings) to resolve an issue whereby the height was miscalculated in Internet Explorer.
  • Glossary background height in iOS 10.0.2+
    We have updated the glossary extra to ensure the background height is displayed correctly following a change in the Safari web browsers introduced with iOS 10.0.2.
  • Video asset enhancements
    We have implemented a number of updates to the video asset to address display and interaction issues following the release of Chrome 57.

Release notes for 12th April 2017 - version 3.5

  • Enhancements to user role permissions
    We have implemented a number of enhancements and updates to the user role permissions in gomo authoring to provide greater role separation between an administrator and editor.
  • Topic editing restrictions
    We have now implemented topic level editing restrictions allowing administrators to provide further editing restrictions for editors at topic level in addition to project level.
  • Publish workflow restriction
    As an enhancement to the publish process to ensure that all content has been approved for publishing, we have now implemented publishing restrictions so that a project can only be published once all content topics have been flagged as completed.
  • New Theme - Elements
    We have added a new theme to the default theme library called Elements.
  • Content rows appearing out of sequence
    We have addressed an issue where in some circumstances, if a new content row was added to a screen it would display in an incorrect position.

Release notes for 3rd April 2017 - version 3.4.11

  • xAPI publish - downloadable package
    We have now added the ability for users to publish xAPI courses as a downloadable package via gomo authoring.  This new function also includes the ability for users to specify a pre-defined endpoint or pass the endpoint details via the querystring.
  • Save speed optimisations
    We have improved the speed it takes to save edits within the gomo editor by optimising the image validation check routines.

Release notes for 13th March 2017 - version 3.4.10

  • Project duplication - Help / glossary fix
    We have addressed an issue whereby Help and Glossary content did not copy correctly when a course is duplicated.
  • Translated sub-screen fix
    We have addressed an issue whereby sub-screens in a multi-lingual course did not show the correct language when a user toggled between languages whilst the course was running.

Release notes for 27th February 2017 - version 3.4.9

  • New theme - Material Design
    We have added a new theme to the default theme library called Material Design.
  • Project duplication contains additional extras
    We have addressed an issue where by a project duplication incorrectly added in additional navigation extras.
  • Publish process IMS manifest generation
    We have updated the publish wizard to improve the handling of non-english characters in the IMS manifest file.
  • Topic import enhancement for content banks
    We have enhanced the topic import functionality to now include the ability to import multiple question bank meta topics.
  • Location tracking for gomo hosted content
    Content distributed via the gomo hosting platform now utilises the HTML5 geo-location functionality to track the location of where users are launching content from.  An additional location report is now also available in the gomo hosting portal to report back on this information.  When a course is launched, the new tracking function will ask the user permission in order to track their location.

Release notes for 17th February 2017 - version 3.4.8

  • Project transfer update
    We have addressed an issue with the restricted project transfer functionality which caused some transfers to fail if they contained multi-lingual content.
  • Filmstrip advanced content mode in a continuous scroll topic
    We have addressed an issue where filmstrips which used the advanced content option (sub-screen content) would fail to load when used in a continuous scroll topic.

Release notes for 15th February 2017 - version 3.4.7

  • gomo authoring project folders update
    We have updated the gomo authoring project folders functionality to allow support for more than 25 folder.
  • Select from list on Android devices
    We have addressed an issue where the select from list interaction did not allow users to select an item on some versions of the Android operating system.
  • Multiple instruction text items on a sub-screen
    We have addressed an issue where multiple instruction text items (e.g. intermediate and final) would be shown at the same time when added to a sub-screen.

Release notes for 8th February 2017 - version 3.4.6

  • Swipe gesture enhancement for mobile devices
    We have updated the swipe control gesture support for vertical topics when displayed on mobile devices to ensure long screens can be scrolled via swiping without triggering the page navigation.
  • Display conditions issue on second visit
    We have addressed an issue where by for some assets (e.g. button) that had an 'asset interacted' display conditions applied, would not show if the user re-accessed the screen during a session even once the condition had been triggered.

Release notes for 7th February 2017 - version 3.4.5

  • Customer asset deployment
    A minor update to support the release of a custom asset for the BBC.

Release notes for 31st January 2017 - version 3.4.4

  • Project folders in gomo authoring
    We are delighted to announce we have now added in folder support into gomo authoring.  The new feature will allow you to create project folders within gomo authoring and assign existing and new projects to them.  A support article outlining how to create, manage and assign projects to folders will follow shortly.
  • xAPI URL parameter support enhancement
    We have now added in support for OpenID authentication to the xAPI querystring parameters introduced in version 3.4.2.
  • SVG check for content distributed on the Intuition platform
    Following the introduction of SVG icon support, we have introduced a check mechanism to disable it when content is distributed on the Intution platform as the current Intution app does not support SVGs.
  • Hosting dashboard optimisations
    We have made further enhancements to the gomo hosting learner dashboards to improve the speed in which they load and eliminate time outs.

Release notes for 23rd January 2017 - version 3.4.3

  • Sub-screen issues with continuous scroll
    We have addressed an issue where sub-screens did not display correctly when launched within a continuous scroll topic.
  • Video playback in Firefox
    We have addressed an issue where videos were not playing correctly in Firefox.

Release notes for 20th January 2017 - version 3.4.2

  • xAPI URL parameters support
    In preparation for some enhanced xAPI publishing options in the gomo authoring tool, we have added in support into the gomo player for xAPI credentials passed through the querystring.

Release notes for 13th January 2017 - version 3.4.1

  • Single page course tracking
    We have updated our SCORM tracking functionality to support completion tracking for single page courses.
  • Kalidus LMS tracking issue
    We have updated our SCORM tracking functionality to address an issue where by the course was being incorrectly identified as a SCORM 2004 course when launched in Kalidus LMS.

Release notes for 14th December 2016 - version 3.4

  • Content banks
    We are thrilled to announce that content banking has now been added to gomo authoring.  This new feature will allow you to present learners with randomized questions from a bank of questions within your course. A full tutorial and supporting information will be added to our support site very shortly.  Using content banks within a course is exceptionally easy.  You can add a bank (or banks) by clicking on the action drop down on the project details within your project.  Once added, simply add your questions per screen by editing the bank.  Then, to add your bank into your quiz/assessment topic, simply use the new 'Add content bank' option from the add screen section in the content editor and then choose your configuration options.

Release notes for 1st December 2016 - version 3.3.18

  • Navigation display conditions
    We have now added in display conditions for next and previous buttons allowing you to restrict progression through a course until a screen has been interacted with or a variable has been set.  For example, ensuring the learner has answered a question or watched a video before they can proceed to the next screen.
  • Addition of play audio action to graphical button asset
    We have now added the play audio action to the graphical button asset.
  • SVG support for themes
    We have now added in SVG support for themes.  Going forward, new themes will start using SVG icons with fallback to PNG (for IE8).

Release notes for 17th November 2016 - version 3.3.17

  • New theme - Origin
    We have added a new core theme called 'Origin' to the core themes available in gomo authoring.
  • User % progress reporting update 
    We have updated the % progress reporting in gomo hosting to take account of the highest progress value rather than the last value set.
  • Failed course indicators in gomo central 
    We have added in a new indicator to denote when a course is complete but the user has failed an assessment.

Release notes for 8th November 2016 - version 3.3.16

  • Screen level navigation properties
    We have updated the save process in the editor to only save screen navigation properties when changed.
  • Course wizard sample content
    We updated the sample content generated when a new course is created to provide additional instructions for new users.

Release notes for 26th October 2016 - version 3.3.15

  • Update to Select from List and Graphical Multiple Choice screen templates
    We have fixed an issue with the screen templates available in the gomo editor where the Select from List and Graphical Multiple Choice templates were not correctly linking through to feedback sub-screens that are generated when the screen type is created.
  • Unassigned tasks
    We fixed an issue whereby tasks created by a gomo authoring user disappeared if the original creators user account is removed.

Release notes for 21st October 2016 - version 3.3.14

  • Comic strip sub-screen error
    We have fixed an issue with the comic strip asset which was generating an error on preview when the basic content output type was used.
  • Latest Safari (iOS and Mac) column alignment issue
    The latest version of Safari (on MacOS and iOS) appears to changed the way in which the browser handled our layout component in the Twitter Bootstrap framework.  We have now updated our themes to address this.

Release notes for 18th October 2016 - version 3.3.13

  • Save optimisation in editor
    We have implemented a new save process when saving content changes in the gomo editor.  The new save process allows you to continue editing your topic content whilst a save is in process.

Release notes for 5th October - version 3.3.12

  • iOS - continuous scroll improvements
    We have implemented a number of improvements to the scrolling experinece on iOS devices when a topic is presented using continuous scroll mode. 
  • Full screen videos when running in continuous scroll mode
    We have fixed an issue where by videos would not display in full screen mode when launched from a topic running in continuous scroll mode.

Release notes for 23rd September 2016 - version 3.3.11

  • Addition of CAPTCHA to our account sign up page
    To protect ourselves against bot sign up, we have added a new CAPTCHA feature to the sign up process on our website 
  • LMS wrapper update for IE
    We have fixed an issue with our LMS wrapper integration which was preventing SCORM tracking when using Internet Explorer

Release notes for 20th September 2016 - version 3.3.10

  • Scrolling on mobile devices
    We have fixed an issue where in some circumstances users were unable to scroll on tablet and smartphone  screens after a subscreen is closed
  • Intuition app fixes
    We have fixed a couple of issues to do with exiting and tracking gomo content delivered via Intuition's content delivery app.

Release notes for 12th September 2016 - version 3.3.9

  • Content column alignment 
    We have added a new feature into theme settings which will allow you to align all content columns in a content row so they equal the same height as the largest column. This will allow you to present columns with a uniform look if desired.
  • Table of contents speed enhancements 
    We have implemented a number of speed enhancements when saving changes to the table of contents extra.
  • 'Please select' text on drop down on graphic asset translation 
    The 'Please select' text on the drop down on graphic asset is now translatable via XLIFF import / export.


Release notes for 2nd September 2016 - version 3.3.8

  • Deleting hotspot error
    We have fixed an issue where in some circumstance, deleting a hotspot from a hotspot asset generated an error in the content editor.
  • Visited state on hotspot asset on smartphone
    We have fixed an issue where visited states for the hotspot asset were not shown on smartphone devices.

Release notes for 25th August 2016 - version 3.3.7

  • Text input validation alert translation
    We have added XLIFF support for the translation of the text input validation alert shown when the learner does not input any text but clicks on the submit button.
  • Full screen video support for Flash fall back method
    We have added support for full screen video scaling when the video is played using the Flash fall back method.
  • Static image relabelled
    We have relabelled the 'Static image' asset, so it is now just labelled 'Image' in the editor.
  • Video in resources section
    We have fixed an issue which was causing the course to reload when videos were added to resource screens in a course.
  • Assessment screen template
    We have updated the default text used in the assessment results screen template.

Release notes for 17th August 2016 - version 3.3.6

  • Incorrect project titles when a course is duplicated
    We have addressed an issue where the topic title for a duplicated course was not updating after it had been duplicated.
  • Resource folder A-Z ordering
    We have updated the folder listing for resources so they now display alphabetically.
  • iFrame Captivate playback
    We have enhanced our iFrame asset to prevent captivate content launched via iFrame exits correctly when the learner navigates away from the screen that contains the embedded content.
  • Audio asset play bar in a sub-screen does not size correctly when accessed on a Windows Phone 
    We have enhanced the audio asset play bar so it displays correctly in a sub-screen when accessed on a Windows Phone device.
  • Resources scrolling updated for desktop browsers
    We have updated the scrolling logic for the resources extra so that it scrolls correctly when content overruns the available screen height on desktop browsers.

Release notes for 10th August 2016 - version 3.3.5

  • Download publish backups restricted to last one
    To maximise the amount of storage available within a gomo authoring account, we have updated the download publish process to only retain a backup of the latest publish.
  • gomo authoring screen shot server optimisation (part 2)
    Continuing on from the previous optimisations to our thumbnail screen shot functionality, we have optimised this further so that if multiple saves are made to a topic whilst an existing screenshot request for that topic is still in the queue, it will no longer add an additional queue item.
  • Filmstrip asset on a sub-screen with display conditions
    We have addressed an issue where by adding a display condition to a filmstrip asset on a sub-screen caused an error when viewing published content.
  • % column width support for help screens
    We have added in support for % column widths for help screens.  Content creators can now adjust the column widths for help screens as they can with standard topic screens.
  • Project duplication creating two copies
    We have addressed an issue where the project duplication functionality was incorrectly creating two duplicate copies of a course.

Release notes for 1st August 2016 - version 3.3.4

  • gomo authoring screen shot server optimisation (part 1)
    We have implemented a performance optimisation to the thumbnail screenshot capability in gomo authoring so that when a topic is edited, the screenshot server will now only take screenshots for the topic being edited.
  • Display conditions not resetting the screen height on smartphone/tablet devices
    We have addressed an issue where if a display condition was used to show content, the height of the screen area was not adjusted when the content is then shown causing a problem with scrolling to the bottom of the screen on smartphone and table devices.

Release notes for 27th July 2016 - version 3.3.3

  • Gomo hosting LMS Wrapper update for IE8 and IE9
    We have addressed an issue with courses delivered via gomo hosting using the LMS wrapper would not display the launch page in some scenarios when accessed via IE8 and IE9
  • Reporting fix for gomo hosting analtyics
    Following the optimisations to the reporting functionality in gomo hosting (see version 3.3 release) we have implemented a fix where by some user profile reports were not launching.

Release notes for 20th July 2016 - version 3.3.2

  • Enhancements to project creation wizard
    We have made a number of improvements to the project creation wizard to improve the user interface and provide additional descriptions for the configuration options.
  • Live chat functionality added to gomo authoring
    Following the implementation of live chat functionality on the gomo website, we have now added this into gomo authoring as well.

Release notes for 13th July 2016 - version 3.3.1

  • Topic duplication user interface update
    We have added in a progress indicator to the topic duplication process.
  • Translated content overwritten on project save
    We have resolved an issue where in some circumstances, content translated via XLIFF import/export was being overwritten when subsequent changes were made to content via the content editor
  • Translated screen titles in accessibility mode
    We have resolved an issue where translated auto-screen titles were not showing in accessibility mode when an end user switches language in a course
  • Update to launch count totals in gomo hosting 
    We have updated the launch count total query in gomo hosting so that it also counts resumptions to a course in addition to the first initial launch.
  • Sub-screen to sub-screen link
    We have re-implemented the functionality for users to link one sub-screen to another using actions.

Release notes for 12th July 2016 - version 3.3

  • Course completion indicators in gomo central
    For content deployed using gomo central, we have now added in completion indicators so that learners can see whether they have previous completed the content they have access to.
  • Optimised CSV export process
    We have enhanced and optimised the query and CSV generation in gomo hosting to improve the speed in which CSV export reports are generated.
  • Group mapping caching in IE11
    We have addressed an issue with the group management functionality in gomo hosting when using Internet Explorer 11 which was resulted in updates to groups not being visible due to caching.
  • Major speed enhancements to gomo hosting dashboard reporting
    We have implemented a major enhancement to the dashboard reporting interface in gomo hosting resulting in a significant reduction in the time taken to load and process data for the dashboard reports.
  • Major speed enhancements to gomo hosting project and user reporting
    We have implemented a major enhancement to the project and user level reporting interface in gomo hosting resulting in a significant reduction in the time taken to load and process data for the reports.
  • Windows Phone support
    We have implemented updates to the gomo authoring tool so that content created in gomo now runs on Windows Phone 8.1 and Windows Phone 10.
  • Continuous Scroll updates
    We have made further enhancements to the continuous scroll capability in gomo authoring to support background videos in the scrollable screens and also improve accessibility support.
  • Flmstrip subscreens not working in a sub-screen when multi-language course translations are applied
    We have addressed an issue where in some circumstances, the filmstrip content translations in a multi-language course would not be visible when the user switched language if the filmstrip appeared in a sub-screen.
  • Special character encoding for topic titles
    We have resolved an issue where topic titles that contained special characters were getting double encoded.  This resulted in the titles displaying incorrectly in the published course when the auto-topic title feature is used.
  • IE8 playback issue
    We have addressed an issue where some content would not display in IE8.
  • Zoomable image asset on Smartphone
    We have addressed an issue where the zoomable image asset was showing additional text content when viewed on a smartphone.

Release notes for 11th May 2016 - version 3.2.2

  • Topic import
    gomo authoring users now have the ability to import a content topic from one project into another.
  • Multi-language support in a single course
    gomo authoring users now have the ability to configure courses created in gomo to support multiple languages within a single course. Translation can be achieved through the gomo content editor or via XLIFF translation export and import.
  • Language select
    Content authors can now also create language select screens using button actions to set the desired language of a course.

Release notes for 28th April 2016 - version 3.2.1

  • Mail delivery provider 
    We have updated our mail delivery functionality for system emails (e.g. password resets) to use AWS.
  • Page transitions when using gomo hosting
    We have fixed an issue where in some scenarios when content is deployed using the gomo hosting LMS wrapper, page transition animations between content screens would stutter.  

Release notes for 12th April 2016 - version 3.2

  • Folder categorisation for content deployed using gomo central
    For content deployed using gomo central, gomo hosting administrators now have the capability to organise content available via gomo central using folders.
  • User groups for content deployed using gomo central
    For content deployed using gomo central, gomo hosting administrators now have the capability to create user access groups and assign new users and content to these groups.
  • gomo central login and portal background image size updated
    We have updated the size of images supported as background images for the gomo central login page and portal page.
  • content completion indicators for content deployed using gomo central
    When a learner logs in to gomo central, they will now be able to see a completion indicator on the courses/content they have completed
  • Password complexity rules for logins to gomo central
    For enhanced security we have now implemented password complexity rules for users logging into to gomo central.
  • Gomo central email addresses containing apostrophe's not tracking 
    We have fixed an issue whereby user email addresses containing apostrophe's were not tracking xAPI statements.
  • Speed enhancements to gomo hosting portal reporting
    We have implemented numerous enhancements to improve the speed and performance of reporting in the gomo hosting portal.

Release notes for 7th April 2016 - version 3.1.16

  • Sub-screen resize fix
    In some themes, if a sub-screen was in view, re-sizing the browser window down to smartphone size would cause the sub-screen to become unresponsive.
  • Video playback using display conditions fix
    When two video's were added to a screen but shown using display conditions it would cause the video player to load incorrectly when one of the videos were shown.
  • Subscreen positioning when using continuous scrolling
    Enhancement to set sub-screen position and focus when using continuous scrolling mode

Release notes for 1st April 2016 - version 3.1.15

  • Continuous scrolling (Beta)*
    We have now added in the option to display content screens as a continuous vertical stream of screens as opposed to them being paginated. At present screen level background videos are not currently compatible with continuous scroll mode.  We will be adding support for this in a future release.


Release notes for 11th March 2016 - version 3.1.14

  • Filmstrip content scrollbars in IE8
    We have updated the filmstrip asset so it correctly display scrollbars in IE8 when the text content overruns the available space
  • Vertical navigation in IE8 issue
    The vertical scroll option for navigating content has been updated so it display content correctly in IE8
  • Assessment results in accessibility mode fix
    We have fixed an issue where the results of an assessment / quiz did not track correctly when enabling accessibility mode in some scenarios

Release notes for 22nd February - version 3.1.13

  • Multiple choice question asset label update
    The feedback labels in the multiple choice question asset have been updated for clarity and consistency
  • Assessment results response labels
    The assessment result labels for High pass mark, Basic mark and Failed pass mark have been updated for clarity and consistency
  • Duplicating courses with images, video or audio named using asset IDs no longer replaces the resource file names
    When duplicating a course, if images, videos or audio used the asset ID as their file name, this would cause them to be renamed when the course is duplicated.

Release notes for 27th January 2016 - version 3.1.12

  • Popover sub-screen audio asset enhancement
    We have updated the popover sub-screen to take into account the width of the audio playbar
  • Asset interacted display condition fix
    The asset interacted display condition now reports back correctly on completion of a video or audio asset

Release notes for 13th January 2016 - version 3.1.11

  • Display condition enhancement
    We have updated display conditions to support relaunching content from an LMS so that the topic completion status persists
  • Chrome fix
    An updated to Chrome caused issues with some of the drop down lists used in the gomo portal

Release notes for 9th December 2015 - version 3.1.10

  • Audio asset enhancement
    We have updated the audio asset so you can now set the visibility of the playback interface on screen.
  • Audio asset action
    We have implemented a new action so that you can use buttons (or text) to trigger the playback and pause of audio assets
  • Audio asset scaling on smartphone
    We have implemented a fix whereby the size of the audio player did not scale correctly when viewed on smartphone
  • XLIFF enhancement
    We have updated the XLIFF import/export facility to include the translation of topic titles and screen titles
  • Player - Performance enhancement
    We have implemented changes to the content rendering process in the gomo player which improves load times on larger topics

Release notes for 27th November 2015 - version 3.1.9

  • Update to assessment result asset labels
    Minor update to standardise field labels used on the Assessment results asset
  • Customised theme background images
    We have implemented a fix that caused changes to background images in a customised theme to not be applied to all courses using the theme.
  • All Activities Report
    We have implemented an update to the gomo hosting product to address an issue where the all activities report would sometimes return no data.

Release notes for 23rd November 2015 - version 3.1.8

  • Resource management enhancements
    We have implemented a number of updates to improve the tracking of resources (images, audio, video) used in a course to ensure their usage is correctly tracked.
  • Special characters in project titles
    We have updated how special characters are encoded when generating a Scorm zip package as this was causing some issues when deploying packages to an LMS.
  • Screen background images with spaces in the file names
    We have improved the handling of screen background images that contained spaces as these were not being included in published course packages.
  • Resources - ordering by type
    We have implemented a fix so that the sort by 'type' option functions as expected when accessing the resources section of the gomo authoring portal.
  • Resources - downloading resource files in IE9
    We have implemented a fix to address an issues where by users could not download resources from the resources section when using Internet Explorer 9

Release notes for 12th November 2015 - version 3.1.7

  • Editor asset rollover
    We have enhanced the content panel in the editor to provide improved visibility of the asset edit interface.  When you rollover an unselected asset, an instruction display is now shown to prompt users to either double click to edit or single click to select.
  • Accessible mode fix
    We have fixed an issue in the gomo player where in some circumstances, the display of sub-screens would result in a JavaScript error when the course is running in accessible mode.

Release notes for 4th November 2015 - version 3.1.6

  • Mail to action
    gomo's list of actions now also support 'mailto' so you can add email links to buttons, hotspot images and text links.
  • XLIFF bug fix
    We have addressed an issue with the XLIFF export functionality which affected IE and Firefox
  • Project structure - screen count bug fix
    We have fixed an issue on the project structure screen which did not display the correct number of screens on unlinked topics
  • Publish enhancement - version history
    We have updated the publish wizard so that courses published to gomo hosting are not saved as downloaded zip files in the version history as this is not needed.

Release notes for 26th October 2015 - version 3.1.5

  • XLIFF export enhancement - Use topic names for XLIFF files
    When exporting topic content for translation, topic files will now be exported using topic names as opposed to topic IDs.
  • XLIFF export enhancement - Error messages exported as a separate file
    Error messages requiring translation have now been separated from the localization file.
  • XLIFF export enhancement
    Course creators can now specify the default language of their course when creating a new project.
  • Navigation direction control
    Course creators can now choose the preferred navigation direction (vertical or horizontal) on a per topic basis.  Previously this was only configurable against the entire course.
  • Access to custom variables
    Course creators can now recall the value of a submitted question to display as text using {{asset_variable.uniqueassetid}} or as a display condition
  • Button assets width preferences
    By default button assets will assume the length of the text label applied to them, but they can now be configured via theme settings to take a uniform width of the content column they appear in.