Projected AFPIMS 5.0 Development Update – Thursday, Sept 19, 2019

AFPIMS customers:

Due to a no-fail public affairs mission, this week’s code push has been moved from Tuesday 17 September to Thursday 19 September beginning at 1700 ET. We anticipate this maintenance window will last two hours.

During the maintenance window, we do not expect your public websites to experience any outages; however, AFPIMS will be unavailable. Please ensure you have saved all your work and that you are logged out of the system during this time frame.

****NEW AFPIMS SERVICE DESK HOURS****

The updated AFPIMS Service Desk hours are:

To continue to support our customers, the AFPIMS Service Desk will now be available on Sundays, beginning this Sunday, September 22, 2019, from 9:00AM-5:00 PM ET.

Monday- Friday 7:00AM-9:00 PM ET

Saturday AND Sunday 9:00AM-5:00 PM ET

Respectfully,
DMA Public Web Team

Training

  • Projected to create new Article CS  Categories QRG.

Multiple Instances

  • Projected to ensure HTML menu items auto-expand in the accordion menu module similar to links.
  • Projected to allow an object to be deleted from Shared Media Manager.

Army

  • Projected to ensure that a field can be added in the Form module.
  • Projected to enable the US Army Reserves template/layout to look and feel like the AFResponsive Slideshow template.
  • Project to effectively enable the adding of YouTube videos and fact sheets.

DOD

  • Projected to update sHtmlRecaptcha string append to prevent the ReCaptcha from causing the forms module to break.

DGOV

  • Projected to create a new template for ArticleCS Dashboard that will pull in various press products and display with a top button sort feature.
  • Projected to enhance the styling/functionality of the Today in DOD page.

Marines

  • Projected to ensure that search history is updated when searching from the main page.
  • Projected to ensure the list of units should default to grid view when a user comes from mobile.
  • Projected to ensure Scroll behaves abnormally on iOS Safari.
  • Projected to ensure the default image is not missing for the news tiles under News.
  • Projected to ensure that the Theme section of the Search Center is Dynamic.
  • Projected to ensure that the scroll feature operates as intended on IOS Safari.
  • Projected to replace the category column to summary so it displays the summary field.
  • Projected to ensure that videos are paired with a matching description and meta tags.
  • Projected to ensure that the DVIDS Videos play inside the Slideshow module.
  • Projected to ensure that all videos with the “extra” tag – will NOT show up on the Marines TV page.

Navy

  • Projected to enable the italics font styling works as intended.
  • Projected to ensure that fields and labels align as intended in Shared Media manager.
  • Projected to ensure that “Description” and “Created On” information is visible in Accordion Menu of the Shared Media Manager.

USACE

  • Projected to ensure that the Theme UseBase field is not deleted when site data settings are saved.

Summary of AFPIMS 5.0 Development Update – Tuesday, Aug 27, 2019

AFPIMS customers,

Defense Enterprise Media Systems performed AFPIMS maintenance on Tuesday, Aug 27, 2019. The following is a summary of fixes and/or enhancements that were completed.

Respectfully,
DMA Public Web Team

Training

  • Updated Course Incorrect display on all questions to better explain the correct answer.
  • Updated the Contact Us Quick Reference Guide to link to ReCaptcha QRG.
  • Updated the User Manual
  • Updated API Keys Chapter to point to Google documentation.
  • Updated Shared Media Dashboard to show display columns.
  • Created Admin Extensions section.
  • Updated HTML and Live HTML chapter with responsive guidelines.

Multiple Instances

  • Ensured that a valid URL displays in the error message when uploading an image with no VIRIN number.

DOD

  • Modified the Accordion menu module to wrap the text for the DoD and Army templates.
  • Ensured that the ReCaptcha cannot be bypassed by deleting the element using the f12 tool.

DGOV

  • Enabled access of videos from multiple units to display in the DVIDS Media Video Player module.
  • Corrected the banner height when the site is viewed on a tablet.
  • Ensured that the ply button overlay is visible and functions as intended when a YouTube video is added to an article.
  • Ensured that the image in News content correctly links and directs the user to the article.
  • Created a new image grid layout to give the user a more dynamic layout.
  • Ensured that GovDelivery feed issues are corrected to allow images to display properly.
  • Created a new template for Article CS Dashboard that will pull in various press products and display with a top button sort feature.
  • Removed/Hid the date from the individual contract template.
  • Corrected the print style.
  • Created a new Article CS Dashboard template, titled “Explore – Feature Grid”, to display article content.

Marines

  • Removed a huge gap between Video Player and Slideshow modules.
  • Provided padding to ensure that the arrows are close to the Twitter module.
  • Enabled the link Slide Type allows additional links for the slide.
  • Included a short name to data table as a hidden column so filtering the list will find items where Keyword matches the Short Name.
  • Reconfigured displays for publications to fetch pubtype as well as display title as a full title.
  • Enabled the taxonomy categories from ArticleCS instead of DNN.
  • Ensured the correct background image does show in article background on the list roll up page.
  • Ensured the expected visibility on the Special Features page.

USACE

  • Ensured that related documents are linking correctly in the Article CS module.

USAF

  • Updated the Article CS to include new Lines of Effort custom field per request

Projected AFPIMS 5.0 Development Update – Tuesday, August 27, 2019

AFPIMS customers:

In order to update AFPIMS, the DMA Public Web will perform maintenance and/or upgrades to AFPIMS on Tuesday, Aug 27, 2019 beginning at 1700 ET. We anticipate this maintenance window will last two hours.

During the maintenance window, we do not expect your public websites to experience any outages; however, AFPIMS will be unavailable. Please ensure you have saved all your work and that you are logged out of the system during this time frame.

For your convenience, below is a list of the expected changes and enhancements. If you have any questions regarding this maintenance window, please contact our Service Desk at pubwebhd@defense.gov, commercial 301.222.6600, or DSN 312.733.4600.

Respectfully,
DMA Public Web Team

Training

  • Projected to update the Course Incorrect display on all questions to better explain the correct answer.
  • Projected to update the Contact Us Quick Reference Guide to link to ReCaptcha QRG.
  • Projected to Update User Manual.

Multiple Instances

  • Projected to ensure a valid URL displays an error message when uploading an image with no VIRIN number.

DOD

  • Projected to modify the Accordion menu module wraps the text for the DoD and Army templates.
  • Projected to ensure that the ReCaptcha cannot be bypassed by deleting the element using the f12 tool.

DGOV

  • Projected to assist with getting videos from multiple units to display in the DVIDS Media Video Player module.
  • Projected to correct the banner height when the site is viewed on a tablet.
  • Projected to ensure that the ply button overlay is visible and functions as intended when a YouTube video is added to an article.
  • Projected to ensure that the image in News content correctly links and directs the user to the article.
  • Projected to create a new image grid layout to give the user a more dynamic layout.
  • Projected to ensure that GovDelivery feed issues are corrected to allow images to display properly.
  • Projected to create a new template for ArticleCS Dashboard that will pull in various press products and display with a top button sort feature.
  • Projected to remove or hide the date from the individual contract template.
  • Projected to fix print style.
  • Projected to create a new ArticleCS Dashboard template, titled “Explore – Feature Grid”, to display article content.

Marines

  • Projected to remove a huge gap between Video Player and Slideshow modules.
  • Projected to provide padding to ensure that the arrows are close to the Twitter module.
  • Projected to enable that link Slide Type allows additional links for the slide.
  • Projected to add a short name to data table as a hidden column so filtering the list will find items where Keyword matches the Short Name.
  • Projected to rework displays for publications to fetch pub type as well as display title as full title.
  • Projected to Get the taxonomy categories from ArticleCS instead of DNN.
  • Projected to enable DVIDS to play in slideshow for USMC layout.
  • Projected to ensure the correct background image does show in article background on the list roll up page.
  • Projected to remove clear close icon so the icons do not overlap.
  • Projected to ensure expected visibility on the Special Features page.

USACE

  • Projected to ensure that DVIDS videos play on the Slideshow module.
  • Projected to ensure that related documents linking correctly in the Article CS module.

USAF

  • Projected to add to ArticleCS to new Lines of Effort custom field per request.

Projected AFPIMS 5.0 Development Update – Thursday, August 22, 2019

The JIRA Administration Team will perform maintenance Thursday, August 22nd, 2019,beginning at 2000 ET. We anticipate this maintenance window will last 4 hours.

During the maintenance window, JIRA and Confluence may become unavailable. Please ensure you have saved all of your work and that you are logged out of the system during this time frame.

If you have any questions regarding this maintenance window, please visit the JIRA customer service portal or emaildmajirasupport@defense.gov.

Respectfully,
DMA JIRA Admin Team

AFPIMS 5.0 Development Update – Tuesday, Aug 6, 2019

AFPIMS customers,

Defense Enterprise Media Systems performed AFPIMS maintenance on Tuesday, Aug 6, 2019. The following is a summary of fixes and/or enhancements that were completed.

Respectfully,
DMA Public Web Team

 

Training

  • All Training Courses have been updated to include new features:
    • A Table of Contents for easier review of sections.
    • A Resources tab at the top with links to QRGs.
    • Updated layout and playback.
  • Updated Table Tool QRG: includes new information to make images responsive.
  • Updated HTML Inserting Images QRG: includes new information to make tables responsive.
  • Updated Shared Media Dashboard QRG: includes information on new configuration settings.
  • New Admin Extensions QRG: explains how to use the Admin Extension area for AFPIMS Site Managers to determine which users and roles can deploy modules.
  • New Admin Logs QRG: explains the Admin Logs area for AFPIMS Site Managers providing details about site errors, user logins, and other site-level information.
  • New Article Quiz QRG: a new Article type that enables Quizzes to be created.

Multiple Instances

  • Enabled changes to remain as intended once a page has been refreshed.
  • Ensured that plugin registration will not cause an error on non-UTA skins.
  • Ensured that the Dig Forms module does not allow the user to submit the form until the ReCaptcha box is clicked.
  • Enabled the Contact Form to function correctly when accessed in the Internet Explorer browser.

Army

  • Ensured that the order of the menu displays correctly.
  • Ensured that the Army Knowledge Online page opens in a new window.

Coast Guard

  • Enabled the user to view “Display Module on All Pages” and select it for the module.

DOD

  • Ensured that Quiz content type is available as a content type in the Article CS.

DGOV

  • Made changes to the GovDelivery HTML template.
  • Adjusted the News ArticleCS content type (1) GovDelivery feed for use with Page Watch notifications.
  • Adjusted the News Release ArticleCS (9) content type GovDelivery feed for use with Page Watch notifications.
  • Adjusted the Explore ArticleCS content type (800) GovDelivery feed for use with Page Watch notifications.
  • Adjusted the Publications ArticleCS content type (5) GovDelivery feed for use with Page Watch notifications.
  • Adjusted the Experience ArticleCS content type (700) GovDelivery feed for use with Page Watch notifications.
  • Updated the date-picker so that the start date is changed to match the oldest Today in DOD currently once the legacy content is migrated.
  • Generated/updated the Today page in DOD Articles CS content type GovDelivery feed for use with Page Watch notifications.
  • Adjusted the Speeches ArticleCS content type GovDelivery feed for use with Page Watch notifications.
  • Adjusted the Engage ArticleCS content type (801) GovDelivery feed for use with Page Watch notifications.
  • Migrated all dod.defense.gov press products to the corresponding content types on DGOV2.
  • Resolved lingering issues for the Biography listing and individual biography pages.
  • Adjusted the Transcripts ArticleCS content type (13) GovDelivery feed for use with Page Watch notifications.
  • Adjusted the Advisories ArticleCS content type (2) GovDelivery feed for use with Page Watch notifications.
  • Located and resolved the issue that was discovered in RSS Feeds.
  • Made adjustments to the Photos Tag Featured Photos GovDelivery feed for use with Page Watch notifications.

Marines

  • Ensured that the default image should appear if no custom image is loaded for the article.
  • Resolved the News Story display hero transparency issue.
  • Ensured the responsiveness for the Band and the Non-Aviation pages.
  • Adjusted the focus for the Search box to enable the cursor ends up in the search box when the magnifying glass is clicked.
  • Enabled the request size of 18px on desktop and then scaled appropriately on mobile devices.
  • Ensured high-quality resolution when the RSS feed thumbnails are pulled from Shared Media Manager is of the highest quality.
  • Upgraded to allow multiple PDF publications to be uploaded to the site.
  • Ensured that when a user is scrolling through the photos, the correct URL for the image in view is correctly linked.
  • Ensured that the display Hero publications are not pixelated.
  • Ensured that the date format is correct for all browsers on the Photo Display page.
  • Ensured that the ArticleCS Publication Grid View loads properly.

Navy

  • Ensured that when the Read More is clicked the user will be taken to the full story.
  • Ensured that when the closed captioning is clicked the text will display.
  • Ensured that the documents button is available on the Article CS module.
  • Ensured that when a page is loaded that a DVIDS banner in slideshow does not appear black.
  • Ensured the media collection XML Feed displays as intended.
  • Ensured that the Media Element in Story does not multiply.

USACE

  • Removed the red highlight around embedded links in the text.
  • Ensured that the change owner lists all the content providers with no duplicate names.
  • Ensured that the CK Editor keyboard shortcuts operate as intended.
  • Ensured that the audio button displays for the DVIDS video player.

USAF

  • Enabled the back/forward button to display when a video is added to the Article S module.
  • Ensured that related content displays for custom content types.
  • Ensured that all pages previously added are visible when accessing Added to Pages.
  • Ensured that the “Blank Page Template” created during the Responsive theme project is updated with a new container layout.
  • Ensured that the table format displays correctly.
  • Ensured that the Persona Bar does not prevent Embed Help from being viewed.

Projected AFPIMS 5.0 Development Update – Tuesday, August 6, 2019

AFPIMS customers:

In order to update AFPIMS, the DMA Public Web will perform maintenance and/or upgrades to AFPIMS on Tuesday, August 6, 2019, beginning at 1700 ET. We anticipate this maintenance window will last two hours.

During the maintenance window, we do not expect your public websites to experience any outages; however, AFPIMS will be unavailable. Please ensure you have saved all your work and that you are logged out of the system during this time frame.

For your convenience, below is a list of the expected changes and enhancements. If you have any questions regarding this maintenance window, please contact our Service Desk at pubwebhd@defense.gov, commercial 301.222.6600, or DSN 312.733.4600.

Respectfully,
DMA Public Web Team

 

Training

  • Projected to update all courses. Includes new features for navigating courses including a Table of Contents, Resources, and Review features.
  • Projected to create Admin Logs QRG
  • Projected to create Admin Events QRG

Multiple Instances

  • Projected to enable changes to stay as intended after refreshing the page.
  • Projected to ensure that plugin registration will not cause an error on non-UTA skins.
  • Projected to ensure that the Dig Forms module does not allow the user to submit unless the ReCaptcha box is clicked.
  • Projected to enable the Contact Form to function correctly in the Internet Explorer browser.

Army

  • Projected to ensure that the order of the menu displays correctly.
  • Projected to ensure that the Army Knowledge Online page opens in a new window.

Coast Guard

  • Projected to enable the user to view “Display Module on All Pages” and select it for the module

DOD

  • Projected to ensure that quiz content type is available as a content type in the Article CS.

DGOV

  • Projected to make changes to the GovDelivery HTML template.
  • Projected to adjust the News ArticleCS content type (1) GovDelivery feed for use with Page Watch notifications.
  • Projected to adjust the News Release ArticleCS (9) content type GovDelivery feed for use with Page Watch notifications.
  • Projected adjust the Explore ArticleCS content type (800) GovDelivery feed for use with Page Watch notifications.
  • Projected to adjust the Publications ArticleCS content type (5) GovDelivery feed for use with Page Watch notifications.
  • Projected to adjust the Experience ArticleCS content type (700) GovDelivery feed for use with Page Watch notifications.
  • Projected to enable the DVIDS media player to display videos from all units.
  • Projected to update the date-picker so that the start date is changed to match the oldest Today in DOD content we have once the legacy content is migrated.
  • Projected to generate/update the Today in DOD Articles CS content type GovDelivery feed for use with Page Watch notifications.
  • Projected to adjust the Speeches ArticleCS content type GovDelivery feed for use with Page Watch notifications.
  • Projected to adjust the Engage ArticleCS content type (801) GovDelivery feed for use with Page Watch notifications.
  • Projected to migrate all dod.defense.gov press products to the corresponding content types on DGOV2.
  • Projected to clean up some lingering issues for the Biography listing and individual biography pages.
  • Projected to adjust the Transcripts ArticleCS content type (13) GovDelivery feed for use with Page Watch notifications.
  • Projected to adjust the Advisories ArticleCS content type (2) GovDelivery feed for use with Page Watch notifications.
  • Projected to investigate and fix an issue that was discovered in RSS Feeds.
  • Projected to adjust the Photos Tag Featured Photos GovDelivery feed for use with Page Watch notifications.

Marines

  • Projected to ensure that the default image should appear if no custom image is loaded for the article.
  • Projected to fix the News Story display hero transparency issue.
  • Projected to ensure the responsiveness for the Band and the Non-Aviation pages.
  • Projected to adjust the on focus for the Search box to enable the cursor ends up in the search box when the magnifying glass is clicked.
  • Projected to enable to request size 18px on desktop but then scaled appropriately on mobile devices.
  • Projected to ensure high-quality resolution when the RSS feed thumbnails are pulled from Shared Media Manager are of the highest quality.
  • Projected to upgrade to allow multiple PDF publications to be uploaded to the site.
  • Projected to ensure that when a user is scrolling through the photos the correct URL for the image in view is correctly linked.
  • Projected to ensure that types are displaying correctly on site.
  • Projected to ensure that all videos play as intended in the Rotate module.
  • Projected to ensure that the DVIDS video play inside the Slideshow module.
  • Projected to ensure that the display Hero publications are not pixelated.
  • Projected to ensure that the date format is correct for all browsers on the Photo Display page.
  • Projected to ensure that the ArticleCS Publication Grid View loads properly.

Navy

  • Projected to ensure that when the Read More is clicked the user will be taken to the full story.
  • Projected to ensure that when the closed captioning is clicked that the text will display.
  • Projected to the documents button is available on the Article CS module.
  • Projected to ensure that when a page is loaded that a DVIDS banner in slideshow does not appear black.
  • Projected to ensure the media collection XML Feed to display as intended.
  • Projected to ensure that the Media Element in Story does not multiply.

USACE

  • Projected to remove the red highlight around embedded links in the text.
  • Projected to ensure that the change owner lists all the content providers with no duplicate names.
  • Projected to ensure that a hyperlink to a page using the Page Link option functions correctly.
  • Projected to ensure that the CK Editor keyboard shortcuts operate as intended.
  • Projected to ensure that audio button displays for the DVIDS video player.

USAF

  • Projected to enable the back/forward button to display when a video added to the Article CS module.
  • Projected to ensure that related content displays for custom content types.
  • Projected to ensure that all pages previously added are visible when accessing Added to Pages.
  • Projected enable the “Blank Page Template” that was created during the Responsive theme project to be updated with a new container layout.
  • Projected to ensure that the table format displays correctly.
  • Projected to ensure that the Persona Bar does not prevent Embed Help from being viewed.