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.
Would you like to attend the eHive workshop in New Lanark? Date: May 23 2012 Place: New Lanark, Scotland Time: 10am – 3.30pm Cost: free Please bring a WIFI enabled laptop to participate in the ‘hands on’ section of the afternoon. Contact email@example.com for bookings. Seats are limited! (article image: Pedro Plassen Lopes)
We have completed our inaugural eHive features survey. For those that participated in the survey, thank you for taking the time to fill this out. Your feedback is valuable for shaping our development plans. We will be running surveys again in the future, as they are a simple and quick way you can help us prioritise our planned features. Advanced searching and more options for sorting and reporting featured highly in our survey results. We used a scale of 1–
Our new reporting tools allows reports to be downloaded in the background. This upgrade migrates the existing Excel and XML report options into the new Create Report function. As the report generation now happens in the background, there is now no upper limit on the number of records that can be included. We are also migrating the text indexing used in eHive from Apache Lucene to SOLR. The search options remain the same, but it allows us to more easily