Mediahub Changelog

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This log will list any fixes, changes, and additions that have been made to UNL MediaHub.

April 20, 2018

  • Allow swapping media that was automatically optimized by the system. This will result in the media being unavailable while the new version is being optimized.
  • Security improvements

April 16, 2018

  • Fix an issue where media the searchable transcript was not displaying the correct information for optimized videos.

April 10, 2018

  • Users who can optimize videos can now section between 3 optimization settings (none, good quality, best quality)

April 01, 2018

  • Allow select users to optimize media (automatically transcode uploaded media)

January 02, 2018

  • Use video.js for the media player

July 05, 2017

  • Add warnings for some codecs that might not display correctly across all devices/browsers

June 13, 2017

  • Accessibility improvements to the embed iframe title

May 8, 2017

  • Various performance improvements and bug fixes

Jan 09, 2017

  • Updated the mediaelement.js library, improving captions support and various bug fixes.

Oct 12, 2016

  • Fixed an issue in Safari where captions are rendered twice (once by the operating system and once by the video player library). The two tracks were played on top of each other making it impossible to read them.

Oct 5, 2016

  • Change the RSS feed 'link' element to contain the URL to the MediaHub page rather than the .mp4 or .mp3 file itself. This will allow users to consume rss feeds and create iframe elements dynamically.

Sep 30, 2016

  • Fix an issue preventing some searchable captions from working

Aug 29, 2016

  • Improve facebook shares
  • Various bug fixes including an issue where some caption orders would would stall the queue

Aug 3, 2016

  • Improve cache busting of video thumbnails

July 17, 2016

  • Update assets (javascript and css) to meet new standards and best practices. (#308)

June 30, 2016

  • Moved the thumbnail generation script to UNL MediaHub. This removes the dependency on and should provide thumbnails more reliably. (#305)
  • The thumbnail picker should now be more accurate
  • It is now easier to download the .srt version of captions. This should make it importing captions from MediaHub into other systems easier. The .srt download link is in the 'Caption History' section of the 'Manage Captions' page.

June 17, 2016

  • Allow auto-displaying captions via a URL parameter for embeds (details)
  • Improve size of captions at larger screen widths

June 14, 2016

  • New iframe embed code, which will allow for media to be embedded in sites as well as better sandboxing of styles and code.
  • Always have caption search open when viewing media directly on UNL MediaHub (non-embedded content)
  • Allow ordering of media lists alphabetically. (#295)
  • Improved cache busting to help ensure that you always have the latest code (#296)

April 28, 2016

  • Performance was improved. (294)
  • Prevent ordering captions if an order is already being processed. (2ccaa0d97a)

April 14, 2016

  • Captions will now be "muxed" (inserted as a stream into the video file itself). (#293)
  • This changelog was added
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