Website Change Log

Week of 9 December 2019


Improvements :chart_with_upwards_trend:

  • If preload=1 in embeds, we no longer load any intermediary texture sizes, which can save a lot of requests and download size for models with lots of textures :rocket:
  • If ui_inspector=0 in embeds and wireframe is not explicitly enabled in 3D Settings, we no longer download the wireframe file, saving one request a lot of download size depending on the size of the wireframe :rocket: :
  • Other improvements to embed load times, related to fonts and JavaScript bundles :racing_car:
  • Improved the way upload credit reset dates were displayed
  • Various security and performance enhancements :lock: :racing_car:

Fixes :bug:

  • Issues with VR mode on mobile
  • Failed item purchases were included in Store invoices
  • Point clouds were failing to process
  • Various style / UI issues :sparkles:

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Week of 6 January 2020

Happy New Year!! :tada: :partying_face:


Features :sparkles:

Fixes :bug:

  • Various UI / UX issues, particularly in the model properties popup

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Week of 13 January 2020


Improvements :chart_with_upwards_trend:

Fixes :bug:

  • Embeds viewed in Internet Explorer were not displaying the correct “unsupported browser” error message

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Week of 20 January 2020


Features :sparkles:

Fixes :bug:

  • Various UI issues

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Week of 27 January 2020


Improvements :chart_with_upwards_trend:

  • Many security related improvements :lock:
  • Store sale emails now show seller earnings instead of the total price before fees and commission
  • In the name of progress, we dropped support for a number of old, outdated, unused, or obscure 3D file formats. You can still find the current list here.

Fixes :bug:

  • Various UI issues
  • A fix to certain cases of glTF transparency processing

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Week of 3 February 2020


Features :sparkles:

Improvements :chart_with_upwards_trend:

  • Improved the quality of certain normal maps on mobile devices

Fixes :bug:

  • Various UI issues, especially related to new button designs across the site
  • An issue where you could not change a password-protected model to public

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Week of 10 February 2020


I promise there is more going on behind the scenes - lots of work on future features as well as performance, security, and modernization tasks :slight_smile:

Improvements :chart_with_upwards_trend:

  • Various performance and UI improvements / fixes

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Week of 17 February 2020


Fixes :bug:

  • Sounds didn’t work in certain cases in Chrome and Firefox
  • Various UI issues

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Week of 24 February 2020


Fixes :bug:

  • Pinch to zoom/scale in AR mode was broken
  • Some models could enter an invalid state where they were disabled without a reason

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Week of 2 March 2020


Fixes :bug:

  • Closing some popups like “duplicate model” and “clear cart” performed that action instead of canceling it
  • Upload credit renewal dates were sometimes incorrect

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Week of 9 March 2020


Improvements :chart_with_upwards_trend:

  • We’ve removed the “VR Browser” / “VR Launcher” (which allowed you to view a collection of models in VR) because it was impossible to maintain

Fixes :bug:


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Week of 16 March 2020


Features :sparkles:

Improvements :chart_with_upwards_trend:

Fixes :bug:

  • There was an issue processing tangents, leading to bad shading on some models with normal maps

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Week of 23 March 2020


Features :sparkles:

Fixes :bug:


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Week of 30 March 2020


Features :sparkles:

Improvements :chart_with_upwards_trend:

  • Collections that contain only private models still appeared publicly as an “empty” collection. Now they will not appear at all except to the owner.

Fixes :bug:


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Week of 6 April 2020


Features :sparkles:

Improvements :chart_with_upwards_trend:


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Week of 13 April 2020


Fixes :bug:

  • A model that was set to free download could not be added to the Store
  • The “Share to Tumblr” button was not working
  • “Additional file” information for Store models was only being displayed to the model author

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Week of 20 April 2020


There is a lot of behind-the-scenes work being done on site performance, model processing, and new features, but not a lot of public-facing changes to mention this week.

Fixes :bug:

  • “Sales this month” in your Store Sales page was sometimes inaccurate
  • Universal linking (aka deeplinking) from a Sketchfab URL to the mobile app should now work on iOS 13.

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Week of 4 May 2020


Fixes :bug:


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Week of 11 May 2020


Features :sparkles:

Fixes :bug:

  • In some cases, textures could be lost when re-uploading or reprocessing a model

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Week of 18 May 2020


Fixes :bug:


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