Registration Software Updates
DECEMBER 17, 2018 (v6.1)
Event-side notification system added to notify registrants of any temporary issues with Event Wizard, should they arise.
“Remove Formatting” function added to basic HTML editor.
Various improvements and enhancements for the “Add to Calendar” tool.
fee-based tickets, along with various updates and improvements to existing ticketing system. “Help Walkthrough” created for the task list in order to further assist new users.
Added Costa Rica to the Country field type.
Extensive back-end code optomization throughout Event Wizard to improve speed and user experience.
Version update to Google Chrome caused various UI sliders to glitch.
Email addresses can now contain apostrophes.
Resolved display issues with Google Maps due to API updates.
Excel downloads were crashing under certain conditions.
Corrected tax calculation for group fee discounts.
JANUARY 20, 2018 (v6.0.11)
Added Bahamas to the Country field type.
Special characters are no longer allowed in event titles for security reasons.
Further improved security for registration forms.
Minor improvements to fee structures on update page, (earlybird and regular).
Order quantities now allow decimal values, (i.e.: 0.5 hours custom programming).
Updates to login page.
Resolved issue with print function in some older versions of Internet Explorer.
AUGUST 8, 2017 (v6.0.10)
Registrant information is now carried over from the registration page to the payment page.
Various updates made throughout the EW back end to improve workflow and improve user experience.
Updates to the My Files section to improve dealing with duplicate files.
Minor fixes to the Add To Calendar function on event pages.
Mobile styling improvements to event headers and footers.
Fixed issue on theme page with regards to background image file names.
MARCH 24, 2017 (v6.0.9)
“Add to Outlook” feature on the thank-you page has been rewritten from the ground up and renamed to “Add to Calendar”. In addition to supporting Outlook, it now supports Apple/iCal, Google Calendar, Outlook Online, and Yahoo! Calendar.
Support tickets now have a “Send Copy To” field to share your new ticket with an additional email address.
The online payment page now copies over any available
system field information from the information submitted during registration. Fee
quantities have been separated from fee amounts in reports – a new “QTY” column has been added to reflect this. Issues Fixed
Further code refactoring throughout Event Wizard to help ensure a smooth and error-free experience across multiple platforms.
Event codes can now be longer than 24 characters.
Minor updates made to further AODA compliance.
Resolved theme editor issue that arose when new events were created without a background.
Fixed issue with sub-accounts not having access to events in parent accounts, and vice versa.
Date fields on registration forms now prevent “invalid” dates, (ex: “February 30”) from being entered.
The field merge tag dropdown in the editor now includes system fields.
AUGUST 22, 2016 (v6.0.8)
Restructured event page framework to improve performance across multiple browsers, (desktop and mobile).
New: ‘Registration Date’ Marge Tag added. Issues Fixed
Various updates to front and back end code for improved security measures.
Some more back end code refactoring to further improve system performance and stability.
Issue with event page percentage widths has been fixed.
Checkbox responses were not being translated properly in confirmation emails.
Events utilizing a theme with a transparent content pane and white text was causing label editing issues.
APRIL 26, 2016 (v6.0.7)
Fixed Button Factory preview button link.
Improvements made to
annual license system. Date input fields no longer require a default value.
Integrated updates to GeoTrust security validation system.
Fixed error that occurred when choosing a theme background without any files in My Files.
Added event registrant’s name to their ticket, (if enabled).
Event Calendar and registration forms can no longer be embedded in an iframe, (for PCI compliance).
Fixed address formatting on Thank You page for payment addresses missing province/city/etc.
Updates to backend code in system and on registration forms to improve load times, stability, and user experience.
JANUARY 19, 2016 (v6.0.6)
Further updates to code for improved user experience.
DECEMBER 21, 2015 (v6.0.5)
New: Users are now able to safely build and edit multiple events simultaneously. Issues Fixed
Various updates to backend code to improve stability and user experience.
NOVEMBER 26, 2015 (v6.0.4)
Various improvements made to the language system.
Fixed issue with certain themes causing script errors on edit.
Issues with new event header image creation have been resolved.
Further improved security measures to credit card payment page.
Fixed issue with “must select at least one fee” option on multi-page events.
Link/preview issue occurring when re-sorting list in My Files has been resolved.
AUGUST 11, 2015 (v6.0.3)
New: Sub-account feature allows account holders to create and manage sub-users for their account.
New: Ability to set various ‘types’ of fields, (ex: set a specific textbox on your form as an ‘Address’ field) and be identified as such by the system. Updated HTML editor to the latest version (4.5.1).
Event site pages can now be shown/hidden independent of language, (ex: have a page visible in English, but hidden in French).
Added ‘alignment’ option to Button Factory to make it easier to centre or right-align created buttons.
Updates made to Search function to make it more efficient and avoid timeout errors for larger queries.
Fixed issue experienced with image browser and the latest version of Firefox.
Various improvements made to the translation system to make it more efficient.
MAY 6, 2015 (v6.0.2)
New: Mobile-friendly structure added for all registration pages.
New: Search/filter tool for My Files page.
New: Search/filter, selective download, selective delete, sorting and preview tools for View Uploads report. Re-created Event Calendar page.
Added group payments to “recent payments” area on thank you pages.
Group Payments now appear in by each payment made.
Group Payments that appear in Manage Payments now link to another page that shows who made the payment and which registrants were paid for.
Added confirmation popup to pages with HTML editor to warn about unsaved information when navigating away from page.
Capacity column added to the By Fee Type report.
Minor updates/improvements to PayPal connectivity.
Improvements made to language system throughout Event Wizard® to help streamline both event creation and registration.
Optimized many areas throughout the system to speed up performance.
MARCH 4, 2015 (v6.0.1)
Increased My Files storage to 600MB for all users.
New simplified Help Overlay on Create New Event page to help get new users started on the right track.
‘Add New Field’ button added to all Edit Field pages to help streamline the form building process.
Fixed map not displaying correctly on the Create New Event page.
Cleaned up text/links in breadcrumb bar on various Manage Event pages.
Fixed bug with Google Analytics not working on all event pages (where enabled).
Changed layout of event tickets slightly, to help balance out the design and improve readability.
View Event link now takes into account the language in which the event is being edited, opening the event popup in the correct language.
Fixed ‘mixed content’ errors on a couple pages that were including non-SSL elements.
Colour picker on the Section Label page now working correctly when editing.
Fixed issue with content being pushed down on the checkout page in events with side-navigation.
Admin Update page now includes the same error checking as the registration page, to help prevent user error.
My Events page now falls back to showing ‘All’ events if no ‘Active’ events exist in the account.
Fixed issue with HTML editor not loading on some pages in Chrome due to non-SSL elements being loaded.
Fixed multiple bugs on the Create New Event page that were affecting IE and the header/theme/texture thumbnails.
IE8 issue with Edit Theme > Imagebrowser popup fixed.
Optimization of backend code on multiple pages throughout Event Wizard®.
OCTOBER 4, 2014 (v6.0)
New: Task List (Edit Menu).
New: One page event creation screen.
New: Barcoded tickets and attendee scanner app.
New: My Events organization. Updated My Files storage to 200MB from 100MB.
Added folders to My Files to better organize design assets.
Minor reorganization to the Help Centre to improve searchability.
Changed the Service Fee feature to a field type.
Updated the registration form error checking.
Read more about Version 6. MARCH 13, 2014 (v5.3.9)
Updated HTML editor to v4.3, dropping support for IE7 – This fixes IE 10&11 issues.
Added script that adjusts for borders and over-sized elements on auto-aligned headers and footers.
Added “Open in New Window” option to
Button Factory. .eot, .otf, and .docm files can now be uploaded to My Files.
New Payment Gateway Integration: iATS Payments.
Added code 39 barcode
merge tag. Issues Fixed
Taxes were not showing decimal places, ex: QST was showing as 9% instead of 9.975%.
Apostrophe in street address being passed to map iframe was causing map rendering to crash.
Fixed bug in Section Label Field Type, where empty labels were causing the page to crash.
OCTOBER 30, 2013 (v5.3.8)
New gateway: Optimal Payments.
New Custom Report filters and sort field options: Reference Number, Attended, Substituted By, RSVP Status, Discount/Comp code.
.ics files can now be uploaded to My Files.
Removed update icon on checkout page if group registration is enabled.
Fixed minor system error on reports Summary page.
Minor usability fixes and additions made to online checkout pages.
Fixed issue with Event Date merge tags in system emails.
Direct to Pay – fixed issue with multiple emails being sent out to registrants with a $0 balance.
‘Last updated’ in reports now working correctly.
Resolved issue with invalid emails in ‘reply-to’ box for confirmation emails.
Fixed bug in discount code capacities regarding cancelled registrations.
AUGUST 12, 2013 (v5.3.7)
Google Maps – You can now add a street address for your event venue and automatically generate a Google Map.
New system merge tag to embed Google Map on your event pages.
Fixed ‘magic line’ issue with HTML editor.
Fixed bug with fee display amounts on registrant update and substitution pages.
Issue resolved when trying to add Chase Paymentech to My Gateways.
Corrected small field title display issue in Excel report downloads.
JULY 2, 2013 (v5.3.6)
Registrant Substitution: Allows administrators to substitute a new registration in place of an existing registration.
Substitution Report: See who’s been substituted.
New update icon added to online payment page: This new icon will take registrants to their update page to add or remove fee items.
Direct To Pay. When enabled, Direct to Pay will send your registrants directly to the payment page. This will bypass the Thank-you (confirmation) page. Uncancellation feature (for admins only): Administrators now have the ability to uncancel records from pending cancellations and completed cancellations.
Force Payment: For individual registrations you can now enable Force to Pay. When enabled, this option will force your registrants to pay before they are considered a completed registration. May 13, 2013 (v5.3.5)
Registrant Self-Cancellation feature. Auto-align/size event Header and Footer based on alignment/width of event pages.
Ability to centre/right-align links for events using side navigation.
Alternate email field type.
Replaced FAQ page with more extensive Help Centre resource from www.event-wizard.com.
Code optimization to improve recording and reporting of taxes on fees.
Fixed minor issue with group reporting in By Each Payment Made report.
Fixed functionality of drilldown report in By Fee Type report.
Optimization/additions to Online Payment Process pages for events.
Fixed error that would occur if an event Header was saved without any content.
Minor issue fixed for tax-exempt events using the Service Fee feature.
Added group payment transactions and cancellation transactions to Excel downloads in reports.
Fixed right-aligned field labels not being aligned correctly in user emails.
Code optimization done to various system/report pages to improve usability.
Fixed bug in Forgot Password functionality.
March 20, 2013 (v5.3.4)
Security improvements made to publicly viewable custom reports.
Added Event Title heading to User Reports and Thank You pages.
Added ability to refund partial group transactions.
Minor modifications made to reports user grouping.
Changed style/spacing on Thank You page to improve readability.
Misc code refactoring/optimization throughout application.
Fixed minor display error with Print function on Thank You page.
Minor changes to Add/Edit Code page to improve usability.
March 11, 2013 (v5.3.3)
New Group Discount rule type that applies to the number of times a specific
fee has been chosen within a group, rather than the number of members in the group. New Gateway:
Mercury® Pay. New Gateway: Chase Paymentech.
New Event Wizard by DCYE logo and branding to match website redesign.
Now able to search for a specific registration using the global search within accounts.
Optimization of field reordering in Edit/Move/Hide Field page – now works more smoothly with events that have a large amount of fields on the form.
Fixed issue with improper link creation in the Group Admin email.
Various updates to Thank You page, including tooltops, icons and translations.
February 1, 2013 (v5.3.2)
New Group Discount Rules.
Changed instances of “Make Payment” to “Record Payment” to reduce confusion in reports.
Added registrant name to “Registration Details” header for group registration.
Fixed issue with newly created events using group registration – if maximum group members was left blank, registrants were unable to add members to their groups.
Optimization and reworking of navigation links for events.
Offline Payment page was showing all group members and all fees even when member clicked on individual link.
Fixed issue with Custom Report creation that prevented the user from creating a report if the same field was chosen for both conditions.
December 19, 2012 (v5.3.1)
Added custom Google web fonts for use on event pages and themes.
Complete rewrite of excel download – faster, more stable.
Modified group registration so that the initial registrant does not receive the Group Leader email until the first additional member is linked to his or her registration.
Users are now able to use code values that have been previously deleted.
Fixed bug with capacity/sold message on fees in Service Fee-based events.
Fixed issue with pagination not being maintained throughout sorting on View Custom Report pages.
Fixed 404 error that would be displayed when attempting to copy a theme.
Added rsvp to administrative update – previously was no way for admin to change RSVP response.
November 27, 2012 (v5.3)
New Report –
Credit usage in account and credit usage in event. New Payment Gateway Integration – Moneris.
Online payment success page has been redesigned.
Public custom reports have been redesigned to look like the host event.
Removed default ‘no’ responses when a checkbox was not selected.
Public report page redesigned.
New pagination styling, now appears on top of pages as well as bottom.
Upgraded CKeditor to version 3.5.3.
Added navigation background images to theme builder.
Added new icon for transactions that went through Paypal Payflow gateway – users can now directly refund a transaction or part of a transaction using this tool.
Administrative update was ignoring default values of fields.
Button factory custom URL checkbox was missing class which caused it malfunction.
Fixed bug with uploader on public update page; after first upload, the browse button would be removed and user could not upload any more files.
Fixed bug in manage-payments regarding resend of payment confirmation email – script was not removing unfilled field merge tags.
October 22, 2012 (v5.2.7)
New theme: Hockey.
Redesigned floating footer bar on registrations pages – revamped social media ‘share’ buttons.
Added Help Video to Pending Payments page.
New ‘Access code’ feature – ability to limit a certain number of registrations to a given code.
Fixed issue with empty datepicker div showing up sporadically in reports.
Fixed bug in update confirmation email where discount code not showing up properly.
Resend Payment confirmation email currency formatting was incorrect, no dollar sign, etc.
Resend payment confirmation email registration date merge tag not being filled in.
Fixed link to “Getting Started” blog post on new event page.
Discount code capacities now prevent registrants from registering.
October 1, 2012 (v5.2.6)
Reports: Moved delete icon to end of row instead of second to last — for consistency and so users don’t accidentally hit it.
New “read more” feature on Thank-You page for long texts.
Help video added for Themes, New Event & Add Field pages.
Added social links to “Event Status” popup in my events.
Deleted themes showing in the theme dropdown on change-theme.aspx task.
Carriage returns were not being replaced with line breaks, causing text blocks from text areas to run together.
Removed Deleted Count from reports summary page as a recent change to increase performance has made it obsolete.
September 12, 2012 (v5.2.5)
Changed links in reports to blue to make them stand out more.
MercuryPay Gateway integration.
Added two new columns to the By Fee Type report to break out the quantity of earlybird/regular fees in addition to showing the total quantity sold, with clickable drill-downs for each link.
Resolved bug in registration page where group member registration limit was counting Deleted and Cancelled records.
Fixed side-navigation event display issue in IE7.
Fixed issue with displaying piggyback taxes on the thank you page.
August 9, 2012 (v5.2.4)
Event Wizard™ Mobile App. When using DCYE gateway, “5% of transaction” warning in place to confirm action.
Updated our system error page so we can gather better feedback from users.
Registrant update email corrected to show proper subtotal, total, taxes, and balance when a registrant would add or remove a fee during the update process.
Fixed bug in manage payments where updating a transaction of refund type changed the amount to positive.
Fixed bug in view photos where users could not delete registrant uploaded files.
July 1, 2012 (v5.2.3)
Full-size client login page.
Added ‘label left’, ‘label right’ and ‘label above’ alignment options to all data collection form fields.
Invoicer information (address) now appears on offline payment page in addition to the thank you page.
Month displayed in By Date report wasn’t functioning correctly.
‘States & Provinces’ pre-defined field is now grouped and sorted alphabetically.
Cancellation dialog tax percentage had trailing “0” at the end, so 13% HST was represented as 130% HST.
Open [navigation link] in new window was bugged – didn’t work in cases where the link was https.
Fixed various registration page display issues with older versions of Internet Explorer.
Issue in theme builder when using background images with ‘)’ in the filename.
June 11, 2012 (v5.2.2)
Added Reconcile icon to the event list on My Events.
Updated version of HTML editor (v3.6.3).
New password feature to allow protected access to individual event pages. When working on an event, “Jump to Task List” links are added to the My Files, My Themes, and Manage Languages pages.
Special system fields (First Name, Last Name, Email Address) are now highlighted in Edit Fields page.
New Merge Tag added to display remaining registration capacity on registration pages. Issues Fixed
merge tags now working on offline payment page. Issue with
limits/capacities on radio buttons and checkboxes has been fixed. My Themes widget is now sorted starting with the most recently modified.
Fixed minor spacing issue when printing from IE9.
March 19, 2012 (v5.2.1)
Files with ampersands in filename were causing issues in
My Files section. Fixed issue when trying to delete a file immediately after uploading.
Group Payments now recording the total paid for each member in the group.
If event location chosen was “outside North America” then province/state would show as “Other” in outlook calendar.
January 6, 2012 (v5.2)
New Online Payment Page “Try again” button on failure page, which sends user back to the previous page increasing the likelihood of a completed payment.
Hooked credits remaining dollar amount in the top right corner of account pages to now show equivalent dollar amount as it relates to remaining credits.
There was a bug in the payment confirmation email where, under certain circumstances, the registrant’s email address was not being pulled from the database properly, this has been fixed.
Custom Reports – click on the “view” icon shows the report properly but clicking on the report name caused a server error, this is now fixed.
Users are forced to enter at least 3 characters for the venue when creating a new event, this has been eliminated.
November 7, 2011 (v5.1.5)
Revamped support ticket design and functionality; also added the ability to edit tickets/responses and mark them as “unread”.
Direct To Payment option – use this option in ‘Payment Process’ to send your registrants straight to the payment page.
New ‘Add Form Element’ page, better categories, easier layout etc.
Updated version of HTML editor (v3.6.2).
Disabled sharing of social media pages with sensitive information (thank you page, payment success pages, etc).
Added ‘Help’ icons throughout the system to better aid users.
New Gateway: PayPal Payflow Pro.
New Gateway: PayPal Website Payments Pro.
When an event only had one language and English was turned off, viewing the event still directed the user to view the event in English.
Multiple preventative fixes on dropdown & radio button pages – cannot delete options or add options on alternative language sides.
Fixed issue with print function in Windows version of Chrome.
August 24, 2011 (v5.1.4)
A new email type (“Update”) has been added: whenever a registrant updates their information, they will receive an email with their changes (if enabled).
PayPal Payflow gateway has been added.
The My Events page can now be ordered by event title, number of registrations, and event status; by default, it is ordered by the date the event takes place, with the closest events displayed first.
New version of HTML editor (v3.6.1).
Login issues in Internet Explorer 9, these have been resolved.
Various errors with the navigation menu in the reports section have been addressed.
Optimized the viewing experience for iPad users; back-end tools and front-end websites appear as they should.
Online/Offline payment buttons on the thank you page have been converted from images to translatable text buttons.
Added event theme styling to publicly viewable user reports.
June 23, 2011 (v5.1.3)
Registrant names have been added to the Group Registration “offline” payment page.
Items on the Thank You page are now ordered the same as they are on the form.
Edit/Move/Hide fields – added icons to hide/show fields, and mark fields as required/not required.
Fields can now be assigned as system data types, (ie: First Name, Last Name, and Email address).
Current Event Wizard™ version now viewable in footer of app.
New version of HTML editor (v3.6).
Various bugs fixed in the “By Fee Type” report.
Resolved issue where the wrong field was (potentially) deleted when re-ordering/deleting form fields.
Colour on horizontal lines in registration forms is no longer being overridden.
Fixed issue with multi-day event start times not loading properly on Event Properties page.
Country drop downs were not being rendered in the administrative update pages.
Registration form error checking now working properly for radio button groups.
No longer displaying discount/complimentary codes on the Thank You page.
Changed “Status” column to “Registration Status” in Excel downloads.
The PayPal IPN (Instant Payment Notification) system has been fixed for group registration.
Fixed issue where if a user left the “Notification Email Address” field blank in the Confirmation Email or Payment Confirmation area, an error would occur during registration.
May 2, 2011 (v5.1.2)
RSVP function now available.
Progress Bar on thank you page no longer showing up when balance owed is $0.
Resolved issue where application error occurred when using the Search tool from pages with HTML editor.
April 18, 2011 (v5.1.1)
New Photo Uploader Field Type.
New ‘My Gateways’ menu item – allows you to quickly add pre-loaded payment gateways.
Progress Bar on thank you page.
Fee Quantities: When someone chooses a quantity from the dropdown, associated fee checkbox is automatically checked.
Authorize.net Gateway added to list of pre-loaded gateways.
Save warning message added to editor.
Discount codes UI now correctly displays discounted fee values greater than 999.
March 28, 2011 (v5.1)
New “payment type” has been added called “refund”.
Group Registration now available.
Can now allow registration substitutions to take place and specify a date to stop allowing substitutions.
Option to allow registrants to cancel themselves; can specify a date to stop allowing (EX: 3 days before event).
Set up a cancellation policy. Ability to set up a cancellation fee in the system, date to start charging it, and tax to apply to it.
Social Media bar has been added along the bottom of events, eliminates the social media icons from the thank you page.
“Remember me” feature for the EW 5.0 login.
LinkedIn added to Social Media share buttons in event task list.
Added view event icon in reports.
Custom Report downloads now show in the same order as the fields on the registration form.
Changed the order of some of the columns in the downloadable reports. Placed “Reference Number”, “Status”, & “Language” columns at the end of the report.
New Event Page has been revised. Options have been moved around to allow for more seamless event creation and improve user experience.
Character limitation has been increased to 16 characters for the Postal/Zip Code in Edit Account Page.
Page break buttons character limitation has been increased.
New version of HTML editor.
January 16, 2011 (v5.0.8)
Service Fee function created. Paste From Text function for Drop Down Lists and Radio Button Groups.
November 21, 2010 (v5.0.7)
New form element type:
Donation Field. Added ability to customize title of Thank You page.
Early Bird date now includes time of day.
‘Value Added Services’ has been changed to ‘A La Carte Fees’.
Inconsistencies with By Payment Method numbers between Reports and Excel downloads have been resolved.
When an event is in Pending Cancellation it is no longer open to public registration.
When an event is closed, clients entering the registration form through the reports are able to enter a registration manually.
Payment Process task has been simplified: Online Payment – user must now simply choose a gateway from the drop-down list. Offline Payment – user must check off one or more of the offline payment options and provide instructions for each method chosen.
Change Event Status page has been completely restructured and simplified.
Hiding/unhiding a page now hides navigation link as well.
Using Canadian DCYE Gateway – when adding a fee, user is now notified of mandatory adding of HST so that they don’t their own custom tax to cover this.
Removed 10 page maximum for event sites.
November 7, 2010 (v5.0.6)
Merge Tags. New form element type: Section Label.
New form element type: Date Input.
Account holder now receives notification email at 5000, 2500, and 1000 credits.
Upgraded to latest version of HTML editor.
Various areas of Registration Process have been restructured and refined.
Refined and extended form error checking.
October 24, 2010 (v5.0.5)
Event Calendar. Keyboard Shortcut interface created: press Ctrl+Shift+Alt+K to access shortcut legend anywhere in Event Wizard™.
Upgraded to latest version of HTML editor.
Removed double dollar signs in various locations.
Languages are now saving correctly system-wide.
September 12, 2010 (v5.0.4)
Registration Button Factory. New Tool:
Social Media share buttons (Facebook, Twitter). Removed Credit Card Type dropdown on online payment process – now auto-detects card type.
End Time has been added to single day event details on Create a New Event and Event Properties sections.
Event Properties default start/end times changed to 9:00 AM and 5:00 PM respectively.
Gateway used for online transaction is now being recorded correctly.
Event Properties page now correctly saving the end date and time.
Outlook calendar now displaying times correctly if the times are PM.
Offline Payment Instructions now properly saving – would only save if two or more are checked but not if only one is checked.
Create a New Event copy function no longer copies payment process preferences, as this should be set up in the newly created event from scratch.
Copy Event function now copies translated event structures (footer, header, closed msg, etc), and no longer retains capacities on form element options from the copied event.
September 5, 2010 (v5.0.3)
Keywords ‘HST’, ‘GST’, and ‘QST’ are now translatable items.
Empty default options have been added to the two drop downs in the Payment Process task.
If an event is only using one language the language changer dropdown in the task list is no longer empty.
An event’s Invoicer Information now must have at least 3 fields worth of criteria or the area is hidden, (prevents ‘AB, CANADA’ situations).
Secondary Change Event Status button now working correctly.