November 2021 Release Notes

Here’s the latest platform update straight from the BuildFire product team:

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Logbook — NEW Premium Feature

  • Previously known as our Journal plugin, we renamed this feature when deploying the latest updates
  • This allows app users to log their daily moods, activities, thoughts, and notes
  • Great for driving user engagement

Media Center Manual

  • This plugin goes hand-in-hand with Media Center Manual Playlist
  • Added a setting for admins to show/hide “Add All to Playlist” button when connected to Media Center Manual Playlist
  • Updated designs for “Add All to Playlist” and “Go to Playlist” buttons
  • Added “Play All” button, which starts playing the first item at the top of the playlist

Seminar and Lecture Notes

  • Allow admin to lock seminars, which users can unlock sequentially after a pre-set delay
  • Improved UX
  • Cleaned up UI

Image Library

  • Improved UX
  • Cleaned up UI
  • Follow Standards


  • Added options for customizing iOS safe area
  • Facelift to the control panel UI


  • Improved UX
  • Cleaned up UI
  • Follow standards

User Profile Action Folder

  • Fixed top safe area on iOS

Review and Approve – Premium Feature

  • Speed and performance enhancements
  • Push notifications deep linking to submissions
  • All strings now configurable in the plugin’s Language tab


  • Responsive design for tablet and mobile
  • Works with BuildFire Image Lib
  • Works with BuildFire Buttons
  • Ability to insert layouts
  • Ability to edit layout
  • Ability to copy layout
  • Ability to delete layout

Misc. Bug Fixes

  • Removed white line that was showing above the Nav Bar
  • Fixed “Input Dialog” — portion that was covered by iOS keyboard

Developer Updates and Enhancements

  • SDK eSignature enhancements
  • Improvements to the BuildFire Stripe SDK (add on charge, purchase, subscribe, and ability to enable automatic taxes)
  • Aggregation — Feature on Datastore for appData, userDate, and public Data. Service where developer can easily use it for data processing within a collection. Get analysis results like total number of documents, sum, average, max values, min values, etc.
  • CP navigate to tab — Provide users a way to navigate the CP’s tabs through the SDK, with ability to pass deep linking data

Add option to set manual or auto height of Drawer component

Nic Hughart

Nic is the VP of Sales at BuildFire. He's a proven sales leader with 20+ years of experience in SMB, MM & ENT level sales markets, with more than a decade in the SaaS segment. Nic specializes in leadership, hiring, training, developing, and optimizing growing sales teams.