A major TalkJS update today! Read more background here.
New message field in 2 flavours
- File attachment confirmation dialog
- Better accessibility
- Better keyboard navigation
Read more on our blog.
Conversation List Item component: Theme your inbox list items with the new component.
Idempotency keys: Ensure exactly-once delivery of messages - Read more.
message.deleted added to the webhooks list in the dashboard.
API: Fully delete participants when leaving a conversation - Read more.
Push notification tester: You can now test your push notifications via the dashboard UI.
Android Push Notifications: Priority changed to high, which helps apps that aren't running in the background.
Emojis 😲: Updated to include newer emojis.
Dashboard Settings: Improved layout to give saving settings more visible.
Improved UX for autoscrolling new messages.
Security and performance improvements.
System messages suppressed in emails: Fixed a bug where system messages containing contact information were incorrectly being suppressed.
Themeable inbox conversation list header component, allowing more customization on your chat's UI.
Triggering of on("conversationSelected") was being called inconsistently.
Added: You can now run TalkJS on a custom subdomain (eg
chat.yourcompany.com). This way, no network requests go to talkjs.com at all. (Enterprise plan only - get in touch if you're interested).
showChatHeader: falsewas ignored in some cases, making it impossible to hide the header.
Added: the current amount of Monthly Active Users to the billing page.
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.
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
Fixed: When a user has been removed from a conversation, it will no longer be reported as unread when new messages come in.
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.
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.
Note – Your old themes will continue to work with the new upgrade.
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.