Release notes April 2023
This version is released on 12 April 2023 at 19:30 GMT+2
Changes for event organisers
Optimised registration process
We have extended our registration module which allows event organisers to have more control over the registrations. When choosing to let your attendees register themselves, you now have the option to verify all registrations. When approving or rejecting the registration, the participant will receive an accompanying email to inform the person of their registration status. Upon request, the content of these email templates can be modified. Next to that, the event organisers can now also choose the preferred time of sending out the login details. Read more about it here.
Improved room templates experience
As mentioned above, we have integrated room templates in our wizard which makes it much easier to configure your events.
Next to that, we have also improved the experience to create a new room from a room template. Read more about it here.
‘Easy’ versus ‘Advanced’ mode in dashboard
Taking into account that we have different kind of users within our Thola dashboard, we have decided to let the user choose between an ‘easy’ and ‘advanced’ mode. The easy mode hides certain functionalities, whereas the advanced mode included all functionalities and details in the Thola dashboard. Read more about it here.
Room settings button in visual editor
To allow a better user experience, we have replaced the ‘forms editor’ by the ‘room settings’ button. This button can be found in the ‘visual editor’. With this button you can configure:
– General room settings: such as the room background or welcome messages
– Access settings: such as capacity, opening hours etc.
– Avatar positions: to configure the avatar position in this room
Read more about it here.
Extended access role
We have added an extra event role, namely the extended access role. This role can be assigned to any attendee, to allow them to enter the event before the open doors period of your event. This functionality can be convenient to grant speakers or partners early access to get familiar with the Thola platform and to check wether everything is in place. Read more about it here.
Changes for attendees
Next to that, we have also made some general improvements to the meeting experience within Thola which increases the user experience such as refining the button bar, adding name labels with mute status, indication of which attendee is speaking by highlighting with a frame, allowing attendees to switch their camera and microphone etc.