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New updates for OnZoom Follow

Upcoming Release

Details about upcoming releases will be posted as they become available.

January 24, 2021

New and enhanced features

  • OnZoom for You
    An additional section that recommends events the user may find interesting, in addition to helping the user find all their private event and ticket invitations.
  • Support for Zoom Rooms and Zoom for Home
    Support for starting/joining OnZoom events from Zoom Rooms and Zoom for Home systems.
  • Series events enhancements: Show which drop-in occurrence
    Hosts can now see which Drop-In session an Attendee registered for in an event series.
  • Attendee email enhancement with Host custom message
    Hosts can send a one-time event-wide message to all registrants before an event starts, and another one after an event ends.
  • Change default join time
    Hosts can enable the option to allow Attendees to join an event 15 minutes before the event’s start time.

Resolved Issues

  • Minor bug fixes
  • Security enhancements

Current Release

January 9, 2021

New and enhanced features

  • Integration with Hotjar
    Supports integration with Hotjar analytic tools giving users the ability to generate surveys within OnZoom for use with Hotjar analytics.

Changed to existing features

  • Notification Center improvements
    Users can go to the Notification Center to unsubscribe from previously subscribed-to notifications from:
    • Attendees
    • Host
    • OnZoom
  • "Contact Host" button added to Alternative Host, Panelist, and Refunded Tickets
    Contact Host button has been added to Alternative Host, Panelist, and Refunded Tickets.
  • Rate event enhancement
    Increased character limit for comments when giving ratings for events.

Resolved issues

  • Minor bug fixes
  • Security enhancements

Previous Releases

Note: The information in the past release notes may have been superseded by subsequent release notes. Please review all current release notes carefully.

December 20, 2020

New and enhanced features

  • Convert an existing Zoom meeting to an OnZoom event
    When creating an OnZoom event, Host can enter and existing Zoom Meeting ID to convert it to an OnZoom event. For more information on converting an existing meeting, as well as the limitations registrants for a converting Meeting, please see how to convert a Meeting to OnZoom.
  • Parent and child focused OnZoom events
    Create family-focused events that are tailored for the 2020 Holiday Season. Code of Conduct rules for Hosts and Attendees must be followed.
  • OnZoom Host Forum
    A forum for the OnZoom Host community to share, learn, and discover information related to all things OnZoom. The forum can be accessed from the Host Profile.
  • Hosts can delete event drafts
    Host can now delete event drafts.

Changes to existing features

  • Attendees removed from series events cannot join another event in that series
    Attendees are not allowed to join all other events that fall within the event series they were removed from.
  • Search for events by date
    Attendees can now filter events according to a date or a range of dates.
  • Notification Center
    The Notification Center has been enhanced with additional notification types:
    • Attendee-Liked Event Ticket Available
    • Attendee-Liked Event Ticket Selling Out
    • Attendee Fundraiser Goal Reminder
    • Attendee-Liked Host Event Published
    • Host 24-Hour Reminder
    • Host Fundraiser Goal Reminder
    • Host Ticket Selling Out
    • Admin Announcement
    • Alternative-Host Event Cancelled

Resolved issues

  • Minor bugs

December 13, 2020

Resolved issues

  • Minor bug fixes

December 6, 2020

New features and enhancements

  • Quick join for free events
    If a free event has already started, instead of using the registration button, a join button will be available instead. This will allow attendees to register for the event and join the event with one click.
  • Ticket sale window defaulted to end of the event
    The ticket sale end time for events will by default now be set to the end time of the event. For event series, the end time will be the end time of the last event in the series.
  • Host Vanity URLs
    OnZoom hosts can customize a Host Vanity URL, to replace the URLs for the public Host profile.
  • Chat and in-event reactions for free events
    Chat and in-event reactions will now be available with free events as well as paid events. Hosts can enable/disable the chat function when creating the event or during the event.
  • Notification Center improvements
    The OnZoom Notification Center has been updated to include more types of notifications.

Resolved issues

  • Minor bug fixes
  • Security enhancements

November 28, 2020

New features and enhancements

  • UX improvements for invitees and attendees
    UX improvements have been made for Attendees and invitees including: prompts to sign in if trying to register for an event but the user is not signed in to OnZoom; prompts for Attendee to upgrade Zoom client if Attendee cannot join the event after a period of time; Attendee can join event immediately after registering for an event if the event has already started; added a Notification Center for Attendees to customize if notifications are received in the portal and/or by email.
  • Alternative Hosts role for OnZoom events
    Added ability to invite Alternative Hosts to OnZoom interactive events.
  • Private, and Private and Restricted event types
    Hosts can now create private events (events excluded from being listed in the OnZoom directory and are not discoverable via search, but are open to registration by anyone with the link), and private and restricted events, which are visible and accessible only to the users added to the designated guest list, and only those users can view the event’s details and register for that specific event.
  • Delete in-meeting chat
    Hosts can delete messages sent in the in-event chat if updated to the newest client version.
  • In-event reactions
    Attendees can now react during an OnZoom event by using an emoji to communicate
    without interrupting the event. Reactions will disappear after 5 seconds.
  • Invitees can opt-out of private invitation emails
    Users can unsubscribe from private invitation emails from specific Hosts
  • Fundraising events can be linked to multiple nonprofits
    Multiple nonprofits can be linked to a fundraising event when an event is being created
  • Disable account users Host access
    Admins can disable Host access for OnZoom at the account or group level.

Resolved issues

  • Minor bug fixes
  • Security enhancements

November 15, 2020

New features and enhancements

  • Ability to invite attendees by email when utilizing private tickets
    Hosts can now invite attendees via email when creating private events and utilizing private tickets.
  • Reminder to update the Zoom client dialog
    To minimize confusion or issues when joining an OnZoom event, a dialog box has been added to OnZoom tickets, with a reminder to update to the latest Zoom client.

November 8, 2020

New features and enhancements

  • Allow updating of contact email address
    OnZoom Hosts can now update their contact email address from the default email address list in their Host profile.
  • Anonymous users can now share event profiles and host profiles
    Sharing of Host profiles and Event profiles can now be done without being logged into OnZoom.
  • Hosts can reject refunds from the OnZoom web portal
    Hosts can now reject refund requests directly from the OnZoom Web portal when an attendee requests a refund.
  • Hosts can reject refunds from within their PayPal business account
    Hosts can now reject refunds directly from within their PayPal Business account when an attendee requests a refund.