Dialog Automation by Scoutsss is constantly evolving. Here we inform you about new features, improvements and fixes.

March 2021

Sending emails new with Amazon SES, change from Sendgrid
New functionality: Record video task type.
Campaign dashboard – Show record video task type results & export
Jobs validation – Show record video task type in jobs validation and job PDF.
iOS & Android apps released on both stores with record video task type – upgrade is forced
Updating server production architecture
New: Set message alert trigger type to be once the conditions are met or on submission only.
User profile – new alerts journal
User profile – Done dialogs tab
New: Chat transcripts including URL
Fix the issue of dashboard occasional language change and translations mix
Fix anchor button not fully visible issue in embedded widgets.
Wheel of fortune: Speed up the calculation before starting rotation
Send internal notifications on integration errors
Fix user manager export issue + support exporting the phone number column.
Ability to paste HTML code in the text editor from the <> menu option for admins.
Show interaction content without formulas/placeholders the same as shown to the user in the jobs validation and job PDF.
Updating Webchat UI: Have the finger at the wheel center with a white background.
Updating Webchat UI: Put the horizontal scrollbar column in the center if it’s just 1 column.
Updating Webchat UI: Remove spaces from the top in the horizontal scrollbar if there are no images.
Updating Webchat UI: New green button for horizontal scrollbar and photo interaction (centered, animated, larger size).
New Webchat UI: Horizontal scrollbar arrows to the middle of the image if exist or with the line of the label if no images.
Don’t auto-reset attributes on starting incidents inside main dialog.

February 2021

Deployment of Amazon SSL certificate/LoadBalancer/CloudFront on production.
Dialog – Send on Enter as option for text interaction
Copy jump to task settings on campaign duplication
Media library add folder/edit items and add them to folders, delete media library items
Open PDF/GIF/Video file details in media library to edit and copy link
Disable refreshing to the basic dialog link after the Stripe payment URL is already used
Builder preview button
Builder: Always show the translations tab, adjust the builder tabs saving sequence
Move Get link under Touchpoints
Show media library icon beside choice open URL to pick the file
Webchat UI: Fix sub choices alignment when they don’t all have the same number of choices
New horizontal scrollbar
Single choice inside single choice subchoices to move forward without having to click the green button
Handle the case when a payment was initiated from an incident/event inside a widget on a web page so the back URL should go back to the webpage and open the widget to continue from there and saving the payment result attribute in the correct incident/event campaign.
Dialog webpage template
Prevent saving HTML codes except <br> in the task choices
Always show the subchoices in a horizontal scrollbar even if there is no image

January 2021

New language “nl-BE” deployment.
New: Business CRM (Users management + User profile for business)
Include “Mark as Event” and “Auto start” options on duplicating a campaign
Load user attributes per business
Validation of the reply-to email in the alerts
New function: Upload PDF in the photo interaction type
Campaign dashboard – Show PDF files in the campaign photo task results
Campaign export – include PDF links in the photo task export
Jobs validation – Show PDFs in the photo task
Static dialog to instantly start without loading time
New: DialogDevice attribute
Fix the null error issue on starting the dialog, replacing the null with a readable text.
Show the campaign internal name in the builder header
Builder – Make incident placeholders available in the placeholders list – they should be available in the dialog after the incident
Enable “Show options in separate lines” setting for the multiple select task too
Adding Belgium to the list of Google address suggestions countries
Enable “Show label” and “Load subchocies” for choices without images
Dialog – Show an horizontal custom scrollbar for single/multiple choices with images
Including choice selected in Google analytics as event
Fix Min for multiple choices with sub tasks
Fix a bug in jump back task when it’s with conditions on Event tasks that it keeps jumping back
Support delay for the jump task
New: [countdown] brackets to support content shown in case of later campaign start in description field
Default value for date – support {today} placeholder
Fix the filter of Web Dialog button in the translations manager to include all tokens in the dailog.
Fix the dialog redirect after the payment to include the user session on Safari so the user stays identified if started from a widget.
Save the payment result attribute to the user profile so it can be used in the alerts
Make possible: Changing main language in builder after a campaign was created
Message alerts: Test button with the last user job data.
Support nested-levels Events (Events within Events)
Show all Events interactions in the conditions of the same campaign.
Support Stripe payment inside a widget to get back to the web page and continue in the widget.
Save the payment details in the payment task and show the details in the Job PDF and Jobs validation.
Adapt to the change of address attributes to Address. prefix (ex: Address.Place, Address.FullAddress … etc)
Support <br> tag in the option names to have them in multiple lines
Move up/down arrows in the tasks list in the builder to support reordering the tasks on touch screens like iPad.
Show deactivated web users in the list of business users in the business manager
Handle conditions for choices of tasks with sub-choices

December 2020

Export users by brand group, business group, attribute.
Support passing parameters in the dialog URL to be loaded as default values in the text tasks.
Fix Stripe back URL and recognize the same user on Safari when the payment is initiated from an embedded dialog on an external website.
Keep the number of lines in the dialog button when it’s embedded on an external website to be the same as in the preview without forcing external styles from the web page.
Make it possible to have minimum 0 with number validation in the text task.
Replace the answer of swiper and horizontal slider tasks with the hint text if it exists instead of comma separated values of the selected options
Support round1,round2,round3 in the formulas to round the number with the 1,2,3 decimal digits rounding (round2 note fixed).
Support [if] brackets to have conditional text. Format is:
[if]
[cond]CONDITION HERE[/cond]
[content]CONTENT HERE[/content]
[/if]
– conditions can have =, >=, <= , >, < AND OR ( )

Example for numbers comparison:
[cond]({task.1502}>=30 AND {task.1502} < 40) OR {task.1502} = 50[/cond]

If you want to compare texts, the task placeholder should be wrapped with “”
[cond]”{task.1502}”=”Dominic”[/cond]

Example to check if the text contains something:
[cond]”{task.1502}”.includes(“Dom”)[/cond]

Example to check the string length:
[cond]”{task.1502}”.length < 3[/cond]

Example to check if string starts with something:
[cond]”{task.1502}”.startsWith(“Dom”)[/cond]

Example to check if string ends with something:
[cond]”{task.1502}”.endsWith(“nic”)[/cond]

To invert any condition (else) just wrap it with () and put ! at the beginning:
[cond]!(“{task.1502}”.endsWith(“nic”))[/cond]

Ability to start anchor when an incident is started.
Show the JobId in the jobs validation list.

November 2020

Handle German special characters in SMS alerts
Support placeholders in the alert Reply-To Field
Support task weights placeholders in the alerts
Duplicate task choices conditions with the campaign duplication.
Add “Birthday” as attribute to the list of available user attributes
Add click icon to the dialog widget options for the video button.
Add rotating texts with delay to the dialog widget options.
New: Video bubble in the dialog widget options.
Option to show/hide/fix the header of the dialog in the widget option.
Option to show a notification badge on the dialog button in the widget options.
Showing the close/refresh buttons over all other headers in external websites.
Handle hidden interaction inside the incidents.
Duplicate campaign template translations when a campaign template is chosen to start a new campaign.
Make Switzerland the only default checked country in Google address suggestions settings.
Show German special characters (ex: ü ) in the builder tasks list.
Fix issue of importing tasks from another campaign after introducing google attributes.
Disable Google Chrome auto translations.
Webchat UI: Increasing thickness of the dialog task choice border
Webchat UI: Increasing the edit icon size
Webchat UI: Showing the green send icon beside the field with google address suggestions only if a suggestion was picked.
Validating the mobile number minimum and maximum characters according to the selected default country code.
Apply commas between street and street number in all places in the full address coming from google suggestions.
Handle the case of custom terms and conditions using [popup] brackets when both links and multiple-lines contents are used in the same task.
Remove external formatting/HTML tags on pasting content in the editor.

October 2020

Google suggestions: additional feature for selecting countries
Dialog – Phone number validation type – set default country code
Trigger the SAP integration submission after the validation task instead of waiting to finish all the tasks
Builder – import tasks – show the campaign templates, then Scoutsss incidents, then business incidents then business campaigns
Fix the campaign start date invalid date bug
Alerts logs per alert in the alerts center
Fix a bug in getting the touchpoint link if the subdomain was edited
Zip code validation type in the dialog
Show google placeholders in the user attributes to be used in the conditions
Show a video/image icon if the task doesn’t have text
Show the hidden tasks in a grey background in the translations step
Move “Show EVENT campaigns” checkbox in the campaigns list to be under the title and make it checked by default.
Google analytics fixes, tracking events like start, progress in tasks, submission
Hide dialog background if the transparent option is selected
Apply sequential loading for all business dialogs.
Use the amount of number instead of length to compare minimum and maximum for “number” validation type
Showing empty instead of Invalid date in the user profile if the user didn’t accept the new terms.
If choices URL translations do not exist, they should read from the main language
Campaigns list – Make “Show Incident Campaigns” checked by default – move it below Campaigns title
Builder – tasks list – If the content is image/video only (without text), to show “no Text” or a Symbol for picture/video
Business alerts center with restrictions to users in business and brand groups only
New: Select dialog campaign background color
Date task shows in the format of the current dashboard language in the campaign dashboard and export
Alerts messages reminder funciton
Anchors in webchat UI
Set the interval to be a calendar unit or not.
Birthday attribute to be in the list of “Save answer as a user attribute”
Date interaction to set date parts mandatory (day, month and year)
Widget options to hide the icon but show the avatar on close
Swiper dynamically adjusting the height
Google sheet placeholders {task.ID.sheet.result}, {task.ID.sheet.result.A} .. etc
Force dialog UI to be in the same dialog language if the dialog is in one language only
Make the editor in the builder always visible for the text fields
Duplicate template campaigns alerts
Google suggestions placeholders available after picking an address suggestion: {google.Place}, {google.ZipCode} … etc & showing them in the placeholders list
Show the incident campaign name on the incident task in the interactions list
Show + or – beside the tag interaction to indicate if it’s to add or remove the tag
Use job start date instead of completion date in the reports conditions
Update the campaign dashboard main chart to work with job start dates instead of completion dates
Fallback to open the agreement link in a new window if it fails to open in a popup in the dialog custom terms
Show the address field placeholder according to the selected address parts (dialog)
Restrict dialog google address suggestions to a set of countries
Load the google suggestions from google sheets for incidents campaigns as well

September 2020

SAP integrations for creating new contact and adding attributes
Alerts center (for admins only) with the “Launch” button showing the count of recipients confirmation before sending the alert.
MailChimp integration at the same level as ActiveCampaign
Tag new task type with the option to set if the tag should be added or removed.
Tag syncing with MailChimp, if the campaign has the option (add users to brand groups) on completion and that brand group is linked to a mailchimp integration..
HubSpot integration
Swiper including results check (to be used for marketing quiz function), duplication issue fixed. Note: please make sure all the weights for a/b,single/multiple choices tasks are set correctly, if one of them is not relevant to the result calculation, it should be 0.
Fix duplicating subchoices tasks on campaign duplication.
Update Geo coordinates/address of campaign location if updated in the location library.
First task HTML in “Get Link” with options to copy links only, preview, include user UID and language choosing.
Keep showing the T&C in the footer if the first task is an information task until the first task is answered.
Widget option behavior after closing the dialog (show button/show avatar only)
Showing the business active web users in the main page of the dashboard.
Show all the business attributes in the search results in the business location library.
Expanding the width of the localization step in the builder.
Update the delay time in the tasks list in the builder without refresh.
Showing the tasks numbers in the localizations step.
Fixing the issue of incidents to show in the user language.

August 2020

Dashboard accept new terms pop up for web user

Dialog campaign multiple custom terms and conditions titles, URLs with ability to translate them.

Dialog campaign disable option of avatars

Business dashboard: alerts journal for emails and sms

Set task choice target URL (same window, open new window)

Localize task choice URL

Set task choice background color

Set text task date validation date parts (show day, show month, show year, year range)

New date picker UI for dialog campaigns

Task view inside the alert email body with opening the dialog campaign with first task answered, UI fixed, placeholder to use: {taskview.TASKID}

Video button in the widget options for embedding dialogs

Transparent option in the widget options for embedded dialogs

Show “Get campaign link” button in the campaigns list

New integration: Google analytics

Enable personal data saving for campaign and task for dialog campaigns

Builder – Load touchpoints with progress bar on opening the campaign edit

Show powered by/terms links for first task if auto start is enabled in the dialog, hide after the first task, hide on start if auto start is not enabled

Internal pop up brackets in task texts to support custom terms opening, ex: [popup] click here [content]TERMS CONTENT HERE[/content] [/popup]

July 2020

Integrations page UI Improvements

Integrations with MailChimp & ActiveCampaign (phase 1)

Integration with SAP Marketing Cloud

Download all touchpoints QR codes fix

June 2020

New rich editor including integration with the media library

Language/Cultures management in the translations manager

Dialog text task – Google sheets integration with suggestions notes (sort by most fit, underline similar words, other option, support links … etc) – for FAQ solutions

Get link for a touchpoint to be like the campaign including showing personalized/branded URLs

Support (I Don’t know) in the dialog conditions

Fix rendering (Enable I Don’t know) in task edit

Personal data checkbox for the campaign and task

Dialog UI and functionality improvements:
– Hide task options after skipping
– Scrolldown to the text input if an option with “Enter free text” enabled is clicked
– Update hidden tasks values during the dialog
– Support conditions for google spreadsheet suggestions result

May 2020

Incidents for recurring dialog sequences

New function in dialog: Book appointment

New integrations: Google sheets, Google calendar

Updated actions list in Campaign dashboard

New features in dialog: Just image, Background desktop/image

Save user attributes with timestamp

Alert customisation: Tailored Sender name and Reply to

April 2020

Save campaign with individual subdomains

New task type “Jump to”

Priority selection of the follow-up communication

Text input field optimised

New placeholders for campaigns and results (polls, calculations”)

March 2020

New function: Stripe payment

Assigning default values of hidden tasks before submission to support having updated placeholders (users/task answers) during the dialog

Support tasks/users placeholders and formulas in hidden tasks default values

Moving the A/B, single choices/ multiple choices/ slider options outside the message box

Show multiple choices task selected choices texts instead of ids in the alerts placeholders.

Fix conditions on following tasks of single/multiple task with subchoices that use these subchoices tasks in the conditions.

Fix a case of the subchoices if the parent task is a single choice and the subchoices tasks are multiple choices, to unselect the choices from other subchoices tasks

Show a custom logo in the dialog header if the option (show logo instead of title in the header) is enabled

February 2020

New function: Step back

Adjusted UI (choices outside question box)

Automated Dialog validation at any point chosen