The notification center gets a big update!
Notifications are a useful way to help you and your colleagues to stay up to date with all relevant information and changes to your courses.
To bring the user experience of notifications to the next level and guarantee great performance at scale, our product and development team has been busy redesigning it from scratch, giving it a modern look and feel, but also changing gears under the hood. As of July, it’s finally here, available to all Easygenerator users and we are excited to share the details with you!
Now, once you get a notification, the new notification center brings it to your attention with an animated bell icon and a red indicator in the top right of the app.
Also, all the read items will no longer disappear once you read or respond to them but are now moved to the ‘Archived’ tab. There you can view all the past notifications, which of course can come in handy if you accidentally dismiss one or you need to look back at your notification history.
As always, you can view all notifications by clicking the notifications menu.
New feature: push notifications for new comments and replies from your co-authors and external reviewers
Receiving feedback on your courses or a particular piece of content becomes much easier with Easygenerator, as all comments are immediately visible to authors and co-authors for the corresponding content or question items.
To enable co-authors to add their replies in the external review, which we introduced in May 2019, we are excited to announce in-app push notifications for new comments and replies.
From now on you don’t need to visit each course and check whether there are any new comments or replies; you will get notified automatically, in real-time, with in-app push notifications about all feedback received from your co-authors and external reviewers.
This feature is extremely useful when you or your users need to stay up to date with comments and replies in courses they are authoring or co-authoring.
And to make sure everyone who works on the course is up to speed, notifications are sent to all authors and co-authors.
Interested in learning more about the new in-app notifications? Check out this article on our help site to learn more.