Next Gen App 4.2 new features

  • in Cloud Connect and Next Gen App:
    • New store elements: HTML5/Web and Video,
    • Language switch,
    • Social sharing,
    • Category menu improvement,
    • Required authentication.
  • in Next Gen App:
    • New detailed view of the content,
    • DeepLink,
    • Display banner improvement in the app,
    • New Analytics: Piwik,
    • Notification by title,
    • GUI by default,
    • Subscription by title,
    • Legal Page,
    • Compatibility with iPad Pro.

HTML5/Web store element

This new store element has been added to display a web page, in a banner or a new window.

It can allow user interaction inside the banner.

For further details, see the section called “HTML5/Web banner type”.

Video store element

This new store element has been added to display a private or a Youtube video, in the banner or a new window.

For private videos, you can allow user interaction: controls, autoplay, loop.

For further details, see the section called “Video banner type”.

Language switch

This option allows you to change the language on the fly in the application.

You can change it in real time in Cloud Connect.

For further details, see the section called “Language switch”.

Social sharing

This option allows you to share the application or issues content on the social networks. You can activate this option in real time in Cloud Connect.

For further details, see the section called “Social sharing”.

Category menu improvement

Now you can display or hide a category and select a background image for the displayed category in the store. The application will use the images you defined for the Header.

You can configure this in Cloud Connect, in the APPS menu/Categories/Edit/Header.

The store will display only the categories and the images you defined in Cloud Connect.

For further details, see ???.

Required authentication

This option asks the user to authenticate to access a certain content.

For further details, see the section called “Required authentication”.

New detailed view of the content

The detailed view of the content has been improved: the possibility to add content previews, enlarged or in a slideshow.

  • the content abstract has been separated from the header and put in the Information tab.
  • content preview has been added, enlarged or in a slideshow.

Deeplink

This option allows you to open the application in a specific location.

It has the following functions: UUID, Issue, Title, Library, Store, Account, Setting, Profile, Category, Purchase, Store Model, Vouchers, Reader.

For further details, see ???

New Analytics

Piwik has been added as new analytics.

As new features for analytics: an activation setting has been added and an opening pop-up when you start the application.

The user can modify the Analytics status at any moment by (un)checking it in the Advanced Settings.

GUI by default

This option gives the possibility to add a customized GUI, applicable to the whole content of the application.

For further details, see the section called “GUI”.

Notification by title

This option gives the possibility to the user to filter the reception of notifications by titles.

For further details, see the section called “Notifications by Title”.

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