Latest Updates from the Crowdcast team
New

An improved new event form

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Shared by Annette β€’ August 10, 2023

✨ Features & Improvements

  • πŸ•œ Event form start time selector now allows for increments of 5
  • ❓Improved UX of the Q&A module
  • πŸŽ‰ Improved registration UX for new users

🐞 Bug Fixes

  • Fixed a bug that allowed users to exceed the stage tile limit
  • Fixed an issue with paid events and Patreon events
  • Fixed an issue with recordings
  • Removed social media share links from unlisted events
New

Improved registration flow for channel members

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Shared by Annette β€’ August 10, 2023

✨ Features & Improvements

  • 🎟️ Channel members can now easily bypass ticket and Patreon requirements on events within their organization
  • πŸ“ Improved event form and process around creating events
  • πŸ› οΈ Improved UX of "Following" and "Joined Events" pages

🐞 Bug Fixes

  • Fixed an issue with exporting CSV files of multi-session events and events with multiple polls
  • Fixed an issue with the attended live data in the CSV files
New

Integrate your events with your website by embedding

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Shared by Annette β€’ August 10, 2023

✨ Features & Improvements

  • πŸŽ‰ Ability to embed public events
  • ⭐ New and improved Discover page featuring v2 events

🐞 Bug Fixes

  • Fixed an issue with removing shared media from the Studio
  • Fixed an issue with tracking discount code usage
New

Share audio when screen sharing a Chrome browser tab

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Shared by Annette β€’ August 10, 2023

✨ Features & Improvements

  • πŸ”‰ Share audio from a Chrome browser while screen sharing
  • πŸ“±Screen share directly from the iOS app
  • πŸ”Ž Added a background blur on overlays for enhanced legibility
  • πŸ€— Improved the donation UX by adding an interactive thank you message
  • Increased clarification on tile control by changing "Spotlight" to "Solo"

🐞 Bug Fixes

  • Fixed a bug that caused the audio to drop
  • Fixed an issue that caused the page to briefly flash white
  • Fixed an issue that resulted in being kicked off stage before confirming in the duplicate tab warning
  • Fixed an issue around sharing uploaded slides
  • Fixed a bug that caused duplicate tiles on stage
  • Fixed an issue around changing cameras while on stage
  • Fixed a bug with custom registration fields and ticketed events
  • Fixed a bug with removing media from the Studio
  • Fixed an issue with the People Tab
New

Accept in-event contributions

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Shared by Annette β€’ August 10, 2023

✨ Features & Improvements

  • πŸ’• Attendees can now contribute funds right within your event
  • πŸ“§ Improved host email verification process

🐞 Bug Fixes

  • Fixed a bug that caused the browser to crash when selecting a file in the Slides & Docs Module
  • Fixed an issue where some viewers had to refresh to see the event play
  • Identified and fixed an outlet that allowed "anonymous" users
New

New password-less registration

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Shared by Annette β€’ August 10, 2023

✨ Features & Improvements

  • πŸ” Setting an account password is now optional when signing up for an event
  • πŸŽ‰ Improved user experience with the sign-in/sign-up flow on the event page

🐞 Bug Fixes

  • Fixed an issue with sending tests with the email templates
  • Fixed an issue when trying to edit CTAs
  • Fixed an audio issue with multiple simultaneous sessions
  • Fixed an issue where the camera may occasionally appear active after the session is ended
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You can now replace the recordings in RTMP events

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Shared by Annette β€’ August 10, 2023

✨ Features & Improvements

  • πŸŽ₯ Replace recordings in RTMP events
  • πŸ“† Changed Outlook add-to-calendar option to a downloadable ics file

🐞 Bug Fixes

  • Fixed an issue around audio
  • Fixed a billing issue when moving to Pause
  • Fixed a bug with assigning roles
  • Fixed an issue around downloading MP4s of events where recordings have been replaced
  • Fixed an issue with ticketed events
  • Fixed a bug causing emails to send multiple times
New

New Studio Customizations

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Shared by Annette β€’ August 10, 2023

✨ Features & Improvements

  • πŸ”„ Reorder Polls and Studio elements such as slides and docs, CTAs, overlays, and videos
  • πŸ“ Rename uploaded slides and docs in studio
  • πŸ”• Hosts can opt out of receiving notifications when attendees register for an event
  • Improved UX for adding a password to an account
  • Improved UX for connecting a Stripe account

🐞 Bug Fixes

  • Fixed a rare issue that caused a black screen when viewing the registration page
  • Fixed an issue around generating RTMP stream keys
  • Fixed the analytics dash so tallies of chat and Q&As display properly
  • Fixed an issue around the selected mic
New

Enable subtitles on RTMP events

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Shared by Annette β€’ August 10, 2023

✨ Features & Improvements

  • πŸŽ‰ Subtitles can now be enabled on RTMP events
  • πŸ”  Improved UX with polls
  • πŸ“§ Implemented 10-minute reminder emails on multi-session events

🐞 Bug Fixes

  • Fixed an issue that caused an "event not found" message when editing a multi-session event
  • Removed case-sensitivity on importing email addresses
  • Fixed an issue around deleting sessions in a duplicated event
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Host events with increased live attendance

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Shared by Annette β€’ August 10, 2023

✨ Features & Improvements

  • πŸ‘₯ Overages have been implemented to exceed each plan's live attendee limit
  • πŸ“ Updated copy in several areas including the Studio Module
  • πŸ’¬ Improved UX with the chat
  • ⛔️ Improved UX around the ban feature

🐞 Bug Fixes

  • Fixed an issue that allowed accounts to signup as an "anonymous" user
  • Fixed an issue around joining the stage using Safari
  • Fixed an issue with the analytics page not loading properly