Articulate Online: Version History

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We’re shutting down Articulate Online on December 31, 2021. Here's what you need to know to prepare.

You don't need to do anything to receive Articulate Online updates. Updates were applied by Articulate engineers on the following dates.

August 16, 2018

  • While we've always secured Articulate Online logins with encryption, we now encrypt communication when managing and viewing courses, too, so you can be confident your data is safe. It also means you can embed Articulate Online courses into secure websites that use the https protocol.

August 18, 2017

  • Your content list now loads much faster, displaying items as you scroll.

July 26, 2017

  • Find out when learners last logged into Articulate Online with a new built-in report. Learn more.

July 17, 2017

  • Upload published courses faster. Articulate Online now processes courses up to twice as fast as before.

July 10, 2017

  • We improved Articulate Online infrastructure. See our Trust Center to learn more about how we host and protect data.

March 15, 2017

February 11, 2016

  • Added option to Articulate Online Settings to remove "Sincerely" text from notification emails

January 18, 2016

  • Added support for email addresses with apostrophes
  • Improved performance of hosted content by changing how MIME types are detected
  • Fixed issue where users would receive duplicate email notifications

June 5, 2015

  • Added support for guestbooks in Articulate Mobile Player content
  • Fixed issue where an anonymous user would appear in multiple reports
  • Fixed issue where a corrupt content item would prevent the content list from loading
  • Fixed issue where uploading content would be exceedingly slow

September 16, 2014

September 29, 2013

August 8, 2012

  • Added support for accessing private content in the Articulate Mobile Player
  • Added support for reporting and tracking content (public and private) in the Articulate Mobile Player

May 1, 2012

  • Added support for Articulate Storyline content

February 16, 2012

  • Fixed issue where a group reporting user could not run a report
  • Fixed issue where a group reporting user could not include "all current and future content"
  • Fixed issue where some users did not appear in custom User List reports if they did not have permissions to view any content when the report was generated

September 3, 2011

April 12, 2011

  • Fixed issue managing users in Internet Explorer 9

December 16, 2010

  • Fixed issue where users could not update content when they were at their content limit
  • Fixed issue where running some custom reports on content that had changed from view-based tracking to quiz-based tracking would cause a "Page cannot be displayed" error

October 20, 2010

  • Improved performance for loading the User Portal

October 13, 2010

July 15, 2010

  • Added feature to allow administrators to hide the option in the User Portal that lets learners change their email address or password

May 8, 2009

  • Added option in Settings to disable home page reports; this option can speed up login time for Administrators and Publishers
  • Improved memory handling
  • Fixed issue where content would hang on high traffic accounts

March 30, 2009

  • Added support for tracking Quizmaker '09 quizzes and Engage '09 interactions in Internet Explorer 8 (IE8)

March 2, 2009

  • Added Engage interactions to the Content Summary on home page
  • Addressed issues with AutoLogin API function
  • Addressed issue with Engage content invites
  • Addressed issues where the content list wouldn’t load if a document was corrupted
  • Addressed issues where you couldn’t run Answer Breakdown on Presenter 5 presentations updated to Presenter '09

January 20, 2009

  • Added Job Title and Department to CSV/XML reports
  • Added Engage '09 to Getting Started email
  • Fixed issue with Quizmaker '09 surveys in Presenter '09
  • Fixed issue where user could add multiple periods to domain name when changing domain

December 22, 2008

  • Added Articulate Online API functionality
  • Added duration to exported CSV and XML reports
  • Presenter '09 content will now prompt to overwrite Presenter 5 content with the same name

October 25, 2008

  • Added support for Flash Player 10 and Presenter 5 content
  • Added ability to include full user profile information in exported CSV/XML reports
  • Added support for Chrome and Safari in admin console
  • Fixed display issues in Firefox 3
  • Fixed issue where you couldn't run reports on deleted content
  • Fixed issue where some users would get "Page Not Available" when launching content via User Portal
  • Fixed issue where Studio '09 content would default to public after uploading

April 25, 2008

  • Fixed issue that arose in 1.7 release wherein publishers were unable to publish to accounts.

April 12, 2008

  • Migrated system infrastructure to Rackspace
  • Improved performance for accounts with more than 1,000 users
  • Fixed issue where it was not possible to run Attempt Detail Report on surveys
  • Fixed issue of getting timeout when running reports on Greek surveys
  • Fixed issue wherein commas in Quizmaker quizzes caused errors with some reports
  • Fixed issue where occasionally administrators couldn’t upload existing users into existing groups
  • Fixed issue where administrator could lock himself out of account
  • Corrected links to support site on error pages

November 12, 2007

  • Fixed issue where user would occasionally receive a timeout message or page unavailable

July 2, 2007

  • Fixed issue where cached version of the history report was wrong
  • Fixed issue where in some instances admins couldn’t change users' passwords

June 20, 2007

  • Enhanced performance and speed of site
  • Added ability to add service announcement to home page for admins
  • Added option for making content private by default
  • Added display of current account name above "New Account Name" on Settings tab
  • Added date/time to exported CSV and XML
  • Removed on hold message from viewer portal when account was on hold
  • Removed page title from intermediate login page that said "Articulate Online: Choose Accounts"
  • Removed "Product" from exported history reports
  • Removed ability to run answer breakdown report on a presentations when updated to quizzes
  • Removed "Preview User Portal" link when "Enable User Portal" is turned off
  • Fixed issue where tags in user portal would display if there were no content items for that tag
  • Fixed issue with missing line break in invite emails
  • Fixed issue with missing line break in report emails
  • Fixed issue with missing Account URL in preview invite
  • Fixed text error on settings page for change password
  • Fixed grammatical issue on email report light box
  • Fixed issue where CSV of User Activity reports would not open in Excel
  • Fixed issue where E-mail was not hyphenated on reset password and guestbook pages
  • Fixed issue where Answer Breakdown report showed less than sign as <
  • Fixed issue where attempt detail was visible in User Portal even though history reports were turned off
  • Fixed issue where answer breakdown report would prompt for revision if only one revision had views
  • Fixed issue where running answer breakdown report on a group caused error

June 11, 2007

  • Fixed issue that caused attempts for very long presentations and quizzes to be recorded incorrectly

April 6, 2007

  • Enhanced performance of presentation and quiz caching

April 4, 2007

  • Added User Portal interface
  • Added further branding removal capability
  • Added colon to Tags description text
  • Added option to customize text on guestbook page
  • Changed location of the "What's this?" link on create launch button page to be next to the text area
  • Changed order of "Reports" on the reports tab for quizzes
  • Changed order of "Reports" on the reports tab for presentations with quizzes
  • Changed verbiage on login page from "Lost password?" to "Reset password"
  • Changed alignment of "Current - Deleted" link under Attempt Detail document selection page to centered
  • Changed wording in text on e-mail lightbox on History report
  • Changed instructions on login page to be more generic
  • Fixed main login page so that Banner is not displayed if option is checked to "Disable Articulate Online banner"
  • Fixed viewers settings page so "Articulate Online" is not displayed when "Disable Articulate Online Banner" is checked
  • Fixed content list issues with presentations that contain periods
  • Fixed 500 error caused by changing email then changing password for viewer
  • Fixed issue with answer breakdown report running slowly when running answer breakdown on quizzes with likert questions
  • Fixed issue wherein custom message isn't sent to user when user is added as Admin
  • Fixed issue with separator bar going further than it should on content list in IE6
  • Fixed page title to remove mention of "Articulate Online" on main login when branding is off
  • Removed mention of Articulate Online in Step 3 of Reset Password page
  • Updated User Activity document selection page to display user lists as other lists do
  • Updated user list on the Groups tab to display users as other lists do

March 14, 2007

  • Fixed issue with content list display if inserted SWF contains a period
  • Fixed issue with duplicate emails being sent when adding a new user as administrator
  • Fixed issue with quiz icons not showing in activity reports if quiz title contains a period
  • Changed to not send password to user when adding a new user as administrator

March 3, 2007

  • Added “All Users” as an option on the permissions tab
  • Added error message for importing duplicate emails via csv
  • Added support for tags with apostrophes
  • Added icon to ‘What’s this’ link on launch button lightbox
  • Added success message when resetting password
  • Added input validation on email report lightbox
  • Added email validation to invite by email lightbox
  • Added support for longer domain name extensions
  • Added cookie checking to guestbook page
  • Added display of email address on Attempt Detail report if user doesn’t have first or last name
  • Changed upgrade email from sign up to upgrade
  • Changed trial expiration notice
  • Changed tab order for change password popup in FF
  • Changed page title on guestbook from Registration to Guestbook
  • Changed references on settings page from “My” to “Your”
  • Changed Lost password link to Reset Password
  • Changed display so that when show banner is unchecked does not show on PDF reports
  • Changed email to no longer send to users if add users fails
  • Fixed display issue for users in user list
  • Fixed display issue for selected user on document selection page
  • Fixed grammatical issue in error message for not accepting TOS
  • Fixed display issue with XML icon in IE
  • Fixed server error when running attempt detail reports on a specific quiz
  • Fixed server error when adding really long text to phone number field
  • Fixed server error with document that contains illegal characters
  • Fixed server error where content list cannot be loaded
  • Fixed issue with using reset password link twice
  • Fixed issue with using reset password link once it expired
  • Fixed verification issue with reset password form
  • Fixed issue with ‘Click here to continue’ link on reset password page
  • Fixed issue with adding duplicate guestbook items
  • Fixed grammatical issue on content list empty state
  • Fixed grammatical issue with change profile dialog
  • Fixed issue where Anonymous wouldn’t show in subheader for anonymous users
  • Fixed issue with custom fields on multiple content items
  • Fixed issue with users trying to change password
  • Fixed issue where cursor now displays in FF in change password popup
  • Fixed issue where document selection lists now scroll correctly with keyboard navigation
  • Removed ability to add blank custom field to guestbook