Privy - Product Updates

Feature and Bugfix Announcements

January 4, 2019

New and Improved 😎

  • Privy now has default email templates!
  • Growth plan: it is now easier to add personalization variables to Custom Javascript.
  • New text editor in the display designer, improving performance and fixing some bugs.

Fixed 🔧

  • Fixed: Some side-by-side email elements appeared stacked (one above the other) when sending a test email.
  • Fixed: Displays have a close button that sometimes appeared off-center, due to CSS conflicts.
  • Fixed: Various regressions in display designer text editor.

December 14, 2018

New and Improved 😎

  • Added Shopify checkout support for abandoned cart emails.
  • Added ability to sync Privy signups to Bigcommerce subscribers.

Fixed 🔧

  • Fixed: The area behind centered flyouts can’t be clicked.
  • Fixed: Privy might emit an error in the javascript console when used with certain other plugins.

December 7, 2018

New and Improved 😎

  • New warnings when publishing an abandoned cart email with potentially incompatible settings.
  • You can now edit and delete email templates.

November 30, 2018

New and Improved 😎

  • Improved sending domains setup to include clearer steps and improved DNS debugging information.
  • You can now see metrics used for billing (pageviews and subscribed contacts) in the subscription section.

Fixed 🔧

  • Fixed: display campaigns created from a recipe and then subsequently edited to include an email collection form did not have Thank-you-page design section.
  • Updated Shopify coupon creation to prepare for Shopify’s December 3, 2018 breaking changes.

November 23, 2018

Fixed 🔧

  • Fixed reports not appearing in the campaign results page.
  • Fixed a bug preventing display campaigns from being toggled from “fixed” schedule to “ongoing”.

November 9, 2018

New and Improved 😎

  • Added the ability to save and use email templates in newsletters and abandoned carts.
  • Added coupon code support for abandoned cart emails.
  • Added validation when saving an email with placeholder images.
  • You can now test a linked account to determine if it is still valid.

Fixed 🔧

  • Fixed a rare issue where contacts don’t receive the autoresponder after signing up for a campaign, if the contact was previously deleted.

November 2, 2018

New and Improved 😎

  • Cart value changes now appear in the user timeline for BigCommerce stores.
  • You can now edit the default “from address” for all emails in Settings -> Sender Options.
  • Streamlined and simplified the recipes selector.

Fixed 🔧

  • Fixed only being able to see the first 10 MailChimp interest categories and interests.
  • Fixed occasional broken segment selector when editing newsletter custom audiences.
  • Fixed Delivra email sync not working after Delivra introduced a redirect.
  • Fixed uncaught error syncing to a deactivated Bronto account.

October 26, 2018

New and Improved 😎

  • You can now target newsletters based on whether a contact is (or isn’t) in a country.
  • You can now target newsletters to contacts who have not signed up for a campaign.
  • You can now target display campaigns based on whether a visitor’s identity is known (or not known).
  • A/B test experiments can now optimize for view to signup ratio (in addition to participant to signup ratio).
  • Improved accuracy of attribution for abandoned cart emails.
  • User settings are now consolidated under ‘My Information.’
  • Improved overall API performance and speed of Smile.io sync

Fixed 🔧

  • Fixed an error displaying failures when a CSV import partially succeeds, but with many errors.
  • Fixed some targeting issues with in-dashboard announcements.

October 19, 2018

New and Improved 😎

  • Added improved abandoned cart email stats overview.
  • Thank-you Page: Added new {{ signup.copyable_coupon_code }} personalization variable that offers click-to-copy functionality for coupon codes. This feature is in early preview.

Fixed 🔧

  • Fixed an error when loading recent signup events in Zapier, when a signup references a customer that has been deleted.
  • Fixed custom fields not appearing in the personalization dropdown when editing emails in HTML designer.
  • Fixed a bug causing certain tab configurations to block elements near them from being clickable.