Scheduled Maintenance: Summer 2017 Release
Scheduled Maintenance Report for StoryPorts
StoryPorts is pleased to announce that the Summer '17 Release is now live and on production! We look forward to showing off some of our latest and greatest improvements throughout the week- stay tuned for more information on the Mars Volta Summer '17 Release Webinar, and be sure to check out our Blog at
Posted Aug 27, 2017 - 23:27 EDT
In progress
Scheduled maintenance is currently in progress. We will provide updates as necessary.
Posted Aug 27, 2017 - 22:30 EDT
Salutations! This evening we will be performing a release to bring all of our recent improvements and bug fixes into production. We anticipate the release will take 1 to 2 hours to perform, beginning at 10:30pm EST. We do not anticipate any expected down time during this window.

Release Updates: August 2017

What’s New?

New! Dashboard including recent publishes, account statistics and helpful StoryPorts content.
Revised left-hand Navigation for Apps for quicker browsing.
-Included breadcrumbs in the navigation with additional color coding to assist with placement in the app.
Monday morning Week In Review Emails, containing recent account activity from the prior week.
New Publish UI with additional features.
Added Data Extension support for ExactTarget users.
New! Library of Themes
New! Widgets (Beta):
- Video Background Widget
- Content Hub Widget
- Point & Reveal Widget
- Photo Gallery Widget
- Animated Call to Action Widget
Upgraded the "auto-save" and replaced with a new flyout alert.
Added a "Publish and Activate Automation" option to Publish.
Added Data Extension support to Workflow “Send Activities”.
Added Mailchimp Send Activity to Workflows.
Added RMAs to create larger markets when sending geo-targeted Emails.


Removed the "Preview Emails" and "Insights Emails" from the Notifications tab.
Increased app responsiveness and speed.
Upgraded the Templates Modal to default to the "My Templates" tab.
‘Save As Email Template’ - Added Additional "sp_email_wrapper".
Removed the ‘Share Between Accounts toggle’ for default Templates, Themes, Modules.
Created an alert for Shared Templates, Themes and Modules when editing.
Improved ‘Save Email as Template’ functionality to maintain content in email.
Added Mobile responsive CSS.
Added space between 'automation' toggle and Publish on Sub Nav Bar.

Bug Fixes

Fixed: Gmail Rendering Issue; upgraded to Bulletproof CSS, to discourage email templates from breaking our UI.
Fixed: Editing Content bug "image width" = 100.
Fixed: Google Fonts rendering issue during page reload.
Fixed: Multiple "#sp_email_container" DIV’s for Templates.
Fixed: 'media:thumbnail' node causing RSS images to not properly load.
Fixed: Removed "temp style div".
Fixed: Buttons stacking when aligned center.
Fixed: Google Font rendering when changing Themes.
Fixed: Updated theme preview thumbnail to better represent theme styles.
Fixed: Error creating new theme directly after choosing standard email.
Fixed: Errors when saving a shared email.
Fixed: Additional Workflows retaining the correct theme when editing.
Fixed: Configure Workflow; date and time retaining correct results when editing.
Fixed: ‘Items to Display’ for Content Hubs now functioning properly.

During this maintenance window, all systems are expected to be operational.
Please continue to monitor for updates regarding system operations and release updates.
If you have an urgent issue: Contact us via InApp Chat, or
Posted Aug 27, 2017 - 19:59 EDT