Release notes

Release notes for the Spotlight app by Accelerator 365

These release notes provide information relating to updates and new features for the Spotlight app.

February 19, 2024 (version

  • Core update: This release updates the core Microsoft library from SPFx 1.14 to 1.18.
  • Product information: Added links to the Accelerator 365 knowledge base and app version information into the web part properties.
  • Banner layout: Adjustments to the paddings applied in the banner layout to allow for greater text visibility, particularly when used in small sections and on mobile.
  • UI updates: Various UI updates to align with the new style guidelines from SharePoint.
  • Language support for French, German, Italian, Portuguese, Romanian, and Spanish.

October 03, 2023 (version

  • Gradient control: This feature allows editors to enable and disable the gradient applied to a Spotlight image.

July 07, 2023 (version

  • Dark theme support:  Squished a bug related to text legibility on Spotlight when using a dark SharePoint site theme.
  • Image picker fix: Squished a bug related to selecting an image from the 'Your organisation' tab if no organisation assets library exists.
  • Audience targeting: Squished a bug related to reading a user with many group memberships.

June 16, 2023 (version

  • Stability and performance improvements: Numerous updates and improvements to the core functionality to improve performance.
  • Licensing screens: This update addresses minor labelling and styling updates to the licensing screens and dialogs.
  • Language support for Italian

April 19, 2023 (version

  • Site sharing fix: Squished a bug related to a conflict with the Microsoft site sharing functionality.

April 10, 2023 (version

  • Product branding: Updates to labels and product titles to reflect the refreshed Accelerator 365 branding.

March 07, 2023 (version

  • Advanced image editor: Squished a bug related to the image zoom / focal point controls causing a link specified in Spotlight to open instead of their actual function.

January 18, 2023 (version

  • Image picker dependency: This feature introduces a replacement for the image picker functionality to improve stability / remove a dependency on a control Microsoft are prone to update.
  • Licensing screens: This update includes improvements to the trial licensing screens and related process.

July 28, 2022 (version

  • Initial release: The initial release of the Spotlight into the SharePoint Store.

Release notes from versions of the app prior to publication in the SharePoint Store are not listed.