2013 Releases

2.40

Release Date: December 16, 2013

Features:

  • added option to clear zip targeting on a campaign
  • user can now archive Insertion Orders
  • added % spent to campaign/line item pacing bar

Bug Fixes:

  • user can delete inactive creatives
  • improved naming convention of cloned campaigns

2.39

Release Date: December 3, 2013

Features:

  • new venue type added: Salons
  • DMA's sorted by rank in planning output

Bug Fixes:

  • improved messaging on bulk campaign actions

2.38

Release Date: November 20, 2013

Features:

  • network and creative ID are now included in "Approved" creatives tab
  • partner can now sort by columns in creative approval
  • delete and copy options moved to campaign header
  • added ability to archive campaigns in bulk

2.37

Release Date: November 12, 2013

Features:

  • added support for dynamic creatives
  • campaign and IO end dates default to end of day
  • partner can pull down creatives associated with direct campaigns in advance

Bug Fixes:

  • partner can apply venue targeting on direct line items

2.36

Release Date: November 4, 2013

Features:

  • campaign view now defaults to audience buy list

Bug Fixes:

  • partner can associate a new creative with an existing line item

2.35

Release Date: October 31, 2013

Bug Fixes:

  • partner can successfully create new clients

2.34

Release Date: October 23, 2013

Features:

  • even pacing of campaigns accounts for day of week targeting
  • third party tracking pixels are now fired with Vistar Media's reporting validation service

Bug Fixes:

  • removed national and per venue CPM values in the seller UI
  • now preventing a user from reducing the budget on a direct line item

2.33

Release Date: October 15, 2013

Features:

  • partner can now enable even pacing on direct campaigns
  • added venue restrictions to venue detail view 

Bug Fixes:

  • IO pacing chart updated to correctly track final day's spend

2.32

Release Date: October 9, 2013

Features:

  • redesigned direct campaign workflow; all direct buys will now be initiated from the sell side
  • new venue types added: Cafes, Doctor's Offices/Podiatry, Hospitals, Veterinarian Offices
  • user can enable even pacing on direct campaigns

Bug Fixes

  • added hover tool tip in targeting modal (for long DMA or venue type names)

2.31

Release Date: October 1, 2013

Features:

  • user can target based on a point radius from a lat/long
  • now automatically validating pixel URL's on save
  • IO filter is sorted alphabetically in campaign view

Bug Fixes:

  • Rochester, NY and Rochester, MN DMA labels are correct in planning output

 

2.30

Release Date: September 26, 2013

Features:

  • client can filter based on point radius in Planning
  • now preventing duplicate campaign names within the same IO 
Bug Fixes:
  • client can modify audio requirements after creative is uploaded

2.28 + 2.29

Release Date: September 16, 2013

Features:

  • client can associate a creative with multiple campaigns from the creative detail view
  • advertiser list is alphabetically sorted in creative modal

Bug Fixes:

  • partner can preview swf files in creative approval
  • campaign budget no longer clears when disabling even pacing on an existing campaign

2.27

Release Date: September 3, 2013

Features:

  • partner can deny creatives in bulk during creative approval
Bug Fixes:
  • client cannot modify the advertiser on an existing IO

2.26

Release Date: August 27, 2013

Features:

  • partner can download approved creatives from the dashboard
  • end date in Planning is now inclusive  
  • improved DMA mapping for coastal sites

Bug Fixes:

  • creative modal is no longer cut off on smaller screens
  • client cannot reduce a campaign budget or adjust the start date after activation

2.25

Release Date: August 20, 2013

Features:

  • completed internal prototyping of version 2 of Planning
  • improved aesthetics of IO list view
  • new venue type added to campaign targeting - "Transit/Ferries"

2.23 + 2.24

Release Date: August 14, 2013

Features:

  • improved geo index DMA mapping for coastal sites

Bug Fixes:

  • client can modify creatives associated with an existing campaign
  • partners no longer affected by display time rampdown rules when scheduling direct campaigns

2.22

Release Date: July 29, 2013

Features:

  • partner can review multiple creatives in pending approval before approving/denying
  • added support for impression tracking pixels at the campaign level

Bug Fixes:

  • improved spacing/aesthetics in campaign and IO detail

2.21

Release Date: July 22, 2013

Features:

  • improved aesthetics of pagination header
  • updated server logic to limit the number of responses to networks that request once a day
Bug Fixes:
  • lat/long defined on an ad request will override coordinates set on the venue
  • creative duration shows up correctly in creative detail

2.20

Release Date: July 15, 2013

Features:

  • converted all list views to use pagination; improved speed of clicks and detail loading
  • partner can define network operating hours in the dashboard
  • added support for detecting duplicate proof of play hits

Bug Fixes:

  • now excluding creatives associated with completed campaigns from creative endpoint
  • venue names no longer overlap "edit" link in creative detail

2.19

Release Date: July 8, 2013

Features:

  • client now has option to letterbox a 16:9 creative to a 4:3 version (Creatives: Format Standardization)
  • partner can query all active and approved creatives for their network
  • partner now provides a reason when denying a creative

Bug Fixes:

  • creative thumbnail no longer gets cut off in association modal

2.18

Release Date: July 2, 2013

Features:

  • added confirmation message when a partner approves/denies a creative
  • added scrollbar to creative modal for advertisers with long list of creatives
  • preventing production content from running on partner test screens
Bug Fixes:
  • partner can view venue detail and edit venue restrictions and CPM floors in the UI
  • creative status updates correctly in the creative detail view

 

2.17

Release Date: June 24, 2013

Features:

  • partner can now create and update venues programmatically
  • improved IO pacing chart; no longer interpolating to the end date
Bug Fixes:
  • client can activate creative immediately after editing
  • budget textbox supports commas

2.16

Release Date: June 20, 2013

Features:

  • Creative approval process is now automated in the dashboard when a creative is activated by a client
  • Improved IO pacing chart - now expands on click; displays target and deviation metrics

Bug Fixes:

  • client can view "Advertiser eCPM" metric in audience reporting

2.15

Release Date: June 11, 2013

Features:

  • client can now merge audio and non-audio versions of a creative - Merging Creatives 
  • Nielsen certified option in campaign targeting now available as a checkbox in "Venue Type" tab
  • added basic pacing report to IO detail (enhancements to follow)
  • added a 1280x768 mp4 transcoding format
Bug Fixes:
  • now respecting order and naming convention of columns in reporting export
  • filter values in planning are sorted alphabetically

2.14

Release Date: June 3, 2013

Features:

  • added a 300x250 mp4 transcoding format
  • reporting chart updates to reflect applied filters
  • updated audio filter in planning to be more intuitive
  • user is now warned when activating/deactivating campaigns and creatives
  • audience reporting shows up as default view in partner accounts
  • improved aesthetics of demographics in reporting
Bug Fixes
  • partner can clear creative category restrictions

2.13

Release Date: June 3, 2013

Features:

  • new venue type added to campaign targeting - "Transit/Train Stations"
  • client can view GRP's in planning and demographic reporting
  • client can filter by Nielsen certified networks in planning
  • client can filter by demographic (age and gender) buckets in planning
  • improved aesthetics of upcoming campaign details in dashboard view
Bug Fixes
  • line item detail is no longer blank in partner accounts
  • DMA filter in reporting sorts by ranking
  • UI progress bar updates correctly
  • demographic reporting tab is accessible from all client accounts

2.12

Release Date: May 22, 2013

Features:

  • partner can now specify a max file size on the AdRequest 
  • profit added as a default metric in audience reporting
  • added support for free PSA campaigns

2.11

Release Date: May 16, 2013

Features:

Bug Fixes:

  • user can deactivate creatives

2.10

Release Date: May 7, 2013

Features:

  • client can now archive creatives associated with archived campaigns
  • client can target based on network audit status 
  • added a 1024x768 mp4 transcoding format
  • added ability to export demographic report

Bug Fixes:

  • resolved text overlap in IO detail
  • creative status change is immediately reflected in the UI

2.9

Release Date: April 30, 2013

Features:

  • security enhancement: account temporarily disabled after several failed login attempts
  • the CNAME sandbox-api.vistarmedia.com was added to allow TLS host verification
  • now displaying pixel tracking url and upload date in creative detail
  • actual display time property added to the partner .NET library
  • added new venue types to campaign targeting 
  • added sneak peek of demographic reporting tab

Bug Fixes:

  • user can successfully group by metrics in reporting
  • only approved orders appear in dropdown in campaign modal
  • orders move into approved status when approved from the client side

2.8

Release Date: April 24, 2013

Features:

  • added an AVI transcoding format
  • now returning IAB creative category in AdResponse
  • improved aesthetics of reporting dimension filters
  • added "Advertiser eCPM" to client reporting metrics

Bug Fixes:

  • video duration displayed correctly post processing
  • order of reporting metrics is preserved in csv export

2.7

Release Date: April 15, 2013

Features:

  • added two new transcoding formats - 1280x690 wmv and 320x240 avi
  • planning end date defaults to end of month when user sets start date

Bug Fixes:

  • partners can delete newly created orders
  • user can sort reporting data by metrics (impressions, revenue, media cost, etc.)

2.6

Release Date: April 8, 2013

Features:

  • added a 1366x768 mp4 transcoding format
  • improved layout of campaign modal
  • lat/long now required on all venues prior to loading
Bug Fixes:
  • user can successfully create a copy of a campaign
  • partner now sees correct creative duration in line item view
  • client can sort by status and spent/left columns in campaign view
  • a handful of small UI bugs due to a re-architecture of how data is stored

 

2.4

Release Date: March 26, 2013

Features:

  • eCPM added to planning output
Bug Fixes:
  • insertion order filter no longer overlaps "Manage" tabs in dual accounts

2.3

Release Date: March 19, 2013

Features:

  • improved layout and aesthetics of campaign form
  • user can filter by venues that are audio enabled in planning
  • Vistar is actively monitoring requested vs. actual display times to improve request accuracy 
Bug Fixes:
  • insertion orders correctly requiring partner approval when modified
  • "Running Campaigns" section of dashboard view no longer includes active campaigns with end dates in the past 

2.2

Release Date: March 11, 2013

Features:

  • added "Manage" menu item to track advertisers, networks and orders
  • improved aesthetics of dashboard view
Bug Fixes:
  • user can now launch to full report view from dashboard
  • "include archived campaigns" option displays correct campaign type (direct/audience)

2.1

Release Date: March 7, 2013

Features:

  • improved aesthetics of new UI
  • optimized daily budgeting for audience and direct campaigns
  • added release version to login footer
Bug Fixes:
  • right sidebar remains in view when scrolling

2.0

Release Date: February 26, 2013

Features:

  • broke up audience and direct campaign views in separate tabs
  • updated right sidebar details in campaign, IO and creative views
  • user can now navigate to the knowledge base from the user drop-down
  • added feedback to debugger response to assist with debugging empty responses
Bug Fixes:
  • new advertiser now populates immediately when created from campaign form
  • user can now group by zip code in reporting

1.33

Release Date: February 18, 2013

Features:

  • added new mp4 transcoding formats of various resolutions (720x540, 1012x570 and 1520x854) 
  • tweaked aesthetics of new UI design

Bug Fixes:

  • user can now group by advertiser in reporting

1.32

Release Date: February 13, 2013

Features:

  • new UI design
    • improved aesthetics
    • new home dashboard - provides key info about current and upcoming campaigns, and active IO's
    • simplified navigation - views are no longer grouped within "Buying" and "Selling" headers

Bug Fixes:

  • campaign status changes are immediately reflected in buy/sell views for dual accounts
  • user can successfully ungroup by zip code in reporting

1.31

Release Date: February 13, 2013

Features:

  • seller can paste list of venueID's to add venue targeting in bulk
  • added a 448x252 wmv transcoding format

Bug Fixes:

  • venue filter values in reporting are sorted alphabetically

 

1.30

Release Date: January 21, 2013

Features:

  • user can now create advertiser and IO inline from campaign creation form
  • user can specify a creative URL
  • increased click area when associating a creative with a campaign 

Bug Fixes:

  • end date in reporting is now inclusive

1.29 

Release Date: January 21, 2013

Features: 

  • consolidated direct and audience campaign views
  • revamped creative modal workflow
  • added a 720x1280 mp4 transcoding format for vertical screens

Bug Fixes:

  • budget units (impressions/dollars) always matches budget type 

1.28

Release Date: January 15, 2013

Features:

  • migrated key dashboard components to v2
    • full page campaign form
    • new loading screen with progress bar
    • faster loading speed in reporting UI
  • improved chart appearance 
Bug Fixes:
  • campaign status no longer clears when flight dates exceed IO end date

1.27

Release Date: January 7, 2013

Features:

  • improved campaign progress chart: added legend/labels; now expands on click
  • added "current month" and "last month" to reporting date range filter
  • now returning advertisement duration in both seconds and milliseconds
Bug Fixes:
  • user can activate multiple creatives at once
  • reports load correctly when date interval is set to month
  • campaign progress bar displays correct units based on budget type

 

Was this article helpful?
0 out of 0 found this helpful
Have more questions? Submit a request