View Current MAU & Various Bug Fixes

Added: the current amount of Monthly Active Users to the billing page.

Fixed: Issue with headers not expanding when the Panel style has higher padding than the default.

Fixed: Issue where the inbox would show no conversations when a feed filter was applied, even when there were conversations that match the filter.

Several other bug fixes.

New themeable components (Chat Header & No Chats View), bug fixes

Added: New themeable component, Chat Header - customize the chat header with the new HTML & CSS template.

Added: New themeable component, No Chats view - customize the messaging and layout of the view when there aren't any chats with the new HTML & CSS template.

Added: Autofocus the message field on desktop devices, new option to toggle this behaviour with messageField.autofocus.

Fixed: When a user has been removed from a conversation, it will no longer be reported as unread when new messages come in.

Conversation Sorting Via the API, Pricing for New Customers & Bug Fixes

Added: You can now order conversations and users by createdAt and lastActivity via the API when using the API version 2021-02-09.

Added: New pricing model for customers signed up after March 24 2021. If you have signed up before this, then you can remain on the pricing plan you signed up with. View new pricing.

Added: New SDK event for when a user clicks on a desktop notification generated by TalkJS. Docs.

Fix: Link colors in email notifications now inherit their text color.

Persian translation, Themes sub-component boilerplate

Added: Persian translation support.

Added: Themes sub-component boilerplate - it's now easier to add sub-components to your themes, with a boilerplate template for each new file created.

Fixed: Issue that would cause resetting app data to not work correctly.

Several bug fixes.

Delete Message API, Live Event Log, Improvements & Bug Fixes

Added: Delete Message API - Allows the removal of a message via the API. (Read Delete Message documentation)  

Added: Live Event Log - Get a clear view of what's going on inside TalkJS in realtime. Did my REST call not arrive at all, or am I looking at the wrong user's Inbox? 

Added: Saving indicator whilst editing themes.

Improved: Dashboard navigation redesign which includes a clearer way to see if you're on Test or Live mode.

Several bug fixes.

Themes V2

From now on, you can customize your chat UI further by using the new Theme Editor, you'll have access to some of the component's HTML and CSS with more components being added soon. Read more about the Themes V2 update.

New

  • Customizing the UI with Theme Editor
  • New default theme
  • Ability to use the same theme for multiple roles
  • Custom data in messages (metadata)

Note – Your old themes will continue to work with the new upgrade.

View Themes Documentation

Webhook improvements

Added: Webhook event filters

It is now possible to toggle which webhook events you want to subscribe to, allowing you to only listen for events that are useful to your use case.

Chat UX improvements

  • Added: New dynamic group chat icon
    A set of avatars will now display on a group chat, showing avatars of some of the participants, along with a counter for the number of users in the chat. But, of course, you can always set your own icon too!




  • Fixed: Spacing on the typing indicator.

Chat UX improvements

  • Improved: in the Inbox, unread conversations are now marked clearer:

  • Added: a "new messages" marker, which clarifies which messages you've not seen yet. 

If you use Themes, both features will automatically adjust to your existing settings. The dot uses your "highlight" color, so it will automatically fit your design. Similarly, the marker for new messages uses the same style as day markers.

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