Many museums start their cataloging in Excel. Unfortunately, as this spreadsheet becomes more complicated, Excel is increasingly difficult to use.
We’ve just rolled out the latest major upgrade to eHive. The two new features are support for PDF document files linked to object records and new options per image & document to control which files public users have access to.
We have separated out the object image management into its own page. The new upload screen now supports drag and drop and will allow you to add up to 20 images in a single step.
We’re excited to launch a revamped, mobile-responsive eHive. After a herculean effort from our dedicated Development team your collection is now easier to view, discover and share from mobile phones and tablets.
We’ve added a Social Media section to eHive Public Profiles so you can encourage eHive visitors to discover more about your institution or collection.
Version 4.2.1 of eHive is the latest of a series of upgrades. Key changes include the option for account holders to view higher resolution original images, links from object records to communities, and improvements in pick list maintenance. Additional enhancements include: Accounts which store original images can now access the higher resolution original image from the Object detail screen Pick list maintenance has been improved, with considerably faster performance Bug fixes for location pick list term counts and pick list
A major upgrade was completed on Oct 24th, updating the WordPress plugins, fixing some problems with the pending reports queues, and improve the screens for editing your public profile. The latest upgrade to eHive included: WordPress plugin enhancements (for building custom branded websites) including adding image grids, based on an object records search, to any WordPress post or page. Revamp of the Edit My Profile -> Public Profile screen to have a cleaner layout and allow adding a Google
eHive’s WordPress plugins let you build your own branded websites that display account and object information from eHive. We’ve been steadily updating our WordPress plugins since we launched the beta version in November 2012.
We hope you had a great break, and are feeling refreshed and ready for 2013. We used the Christmas and New Year break to implement an overhaul of our systems, so we are re-vamped and revving for a busy year ahead. Here’s what we did: – Upgraded key underlying software on the eHive servers, including the operating system. – Added another 3 servers (eHive now runs across 10 servers) – Split some of the application to separate servers to help
In 2010 we developed version 1.0 of our WordPress plugins and application programming interface (API). We’re now ready to make this public.
We’ve been working hard on our programming interfaces to eHive. The first part of this has now been released with the addition of support for data harvesting in the latest upgrade.