Official ProductWiki software update thread

Posted by avatarErik last updated June 18, 2008 at 11:51 am

This thread will be used to track software updates with subsequent versions of the ProductWiki platform. This post will highlight the version history of the platform, with subsequent posts listing the specific updates. While the software platform has been under constant development, we'll start tracking the changes as of the version 2.0 release in November 2007.

Version:

2.0.0 - 11/14/2007

  • new competing products section with head-to-head voting
  • new related products section
  • top picks system for picking top 3 products in their respective classes
  • redesign of home page to include most active categories
  • full 2.0 release notes
  • bug fixes and wishlist

2.0.1

  • i'll add to this here later

2.0.2 - 01/28/2008

  • added moderator functionality
  • promoted first set of moderators

2.0.3 - 01/31/2008

  • product description history
  • article/product description HTML diffing

2.0.4 - 02/06/2008

  • people who liked this liked that
  • inline product gallery
  • moved pros/cons up in the product report

2.0.5 - 03/12/2008

  • completely reworked search to use Google Custom Search
  • friendlier user page URLS (ie. productwiki.com/username)
  • stub product report functionality
  • registering/signin/openid fixes and UI cleanup

2.1.0 - 05/13/2008

  • new and improved profile pages
  • feeds (recent changes, profile, dashboard)
  • friends (following, followers)
  • dashboard view on your profile
  • improved RSS feeds

2.1.1 - 06/17/2008

  • category browsing and product list redesign
  • segmenting recent changes by category
  • home page redesign
  • category/product experts
  • succinct product summaries in lists