Website Change Log


#61

16 September 2016

WE ARE UNSTOPPABLE :fire: :fire: :fire: :fire: :fire:

Features

Fixes

  • Allows the /embed/password page to be embedded
  • Fixes UI / style bugs

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#62

23 September 2016

Features

  • Alpha modes are now Blending, Additive, Dithered, and Mask

Improvements

  • Updates some language/copy throughout the site
  • Changes the HTC Vive VR Teleport button to the trigger \o/

Fixes

  • Fixes some UI/UX bugs
  • Fixes a bug related to User search
  • Fixes various viewer bugs related to graph optimization

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#63

3 October 2016

Fixes

  • Fixes a rounding issue on sliders in the 3D editor

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#64

11 October 2016

Features

Improvements

Fixes

  • Fixes issue with normals on morph targets
  • Fixes issue with lighting editor widget
  • Fixes issue with shadows on some models
  • Fixes issue with annotations in VR
  • Fixes issue with fullscreen button on embeds on Android
  • Fixes Staff Pick filter in search
  • Fixes various UI/UX bugs
  • Fixes "too many redirects" issue on /likes page
  • Fixes annotation tooltips with using camera=0
  • Fixes playlist UI in Internet Explorer

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#65

13 October 2016

Fixes

  • Fixes an issue with Annotation count and limit
  • Fixes model sorting on /username/likes
  • Fixes some issues gallery pagination (cursor position)
  • Fixes an issue with PayPal that caused accounts to be downgraded incorrectly (PayPal's fault this time, I promise)
  • Fixes an issue with password reset

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#66

19 October 2016

Improvements

  • Uses publish date instead of upload date for sorting popular galleries
  • Disables VR background by default to avoid too-bright VR environments

Fixes

  • Fixes cursor (pagination) on various pages
  • Fixes incorrect "member since" dates on user profiles
  • Fixes an issue where animations were unexpectedly deleted
  • Fixes download for old models
  • Fixes an issue where FOV settings affected the size of the VR teleport circle
  • Fixes an issue related to DoF and blurry thumbnails
  • Fixes some issues related to Annotations in VR
  • Fixes some minor UI/UX bugs

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#67

19 October 2016

Features

  • New team member Charles (and Seori isn't an intern anymore :smiley: )
  • Textures added in 3D Settings will now be included in Download (but only for new uploads. for old models, you'll need to turn download off and back on again)
  • You can now delete your own comments! There's also a pseudo reply function, which automatically adds the @username for you

Improvements

  • Timeframe default duration now works with file that begin with a number

Fixes

  • Fixes bug related to annotation order
  • Fixes missing collection thumbnails
  • Fixes some broken links in notification emails
  • Fixes Student Pro eligibility check
  • Fixes the old offset behavior of V2 API
  • Fixes some "Uploaded with X" exporter links on model pages
  • Fixes the password field not being visible in model Properties on Internet Explorer
  • Fixes VR annotation issues
  • Fixes some (more) PayPal issues

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#68

4 November 2016

It's not quite ready yet, but a lot of work is happening on V3 of the API. If you're interested in trying the beta - drop me a message or email support@sketchfab.com :slight_smile:

Features

  • Adds rich email templates

Improvements

  • Makes the normal map flip toggle language a bit more explicit

Fixes

  • Fixes more PayPal issues...
  • Fixes issues with camera pivot when saving in First-Person mode
  • Fixes some situations where textures were not applied correctly to OBJ uploads

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#69

17 November 2016

Features

  • Updates and fixes to API v3. Please contact me if you're interested in trying the beta :slight_smile:
  • Model pages no longer use an embedded iframe. This should make model loading faster and more reliable.
  • Added support for glTF files - new Unity plug-in coming soon!

Improvements

  • Various performance improvements
  • HUGE improvement for processing HUGE models :smiley:

Fixes

  • Fixes more PayPal issues... (surprise)
  • Fixes some bugs related to annotations
  • Fixes Various UI/UX bugs in viewer and website
  • Fixes a rare issue where a model could be stuck in a half-published state
  • Fixes non-latin characters appearing bold
  • Fixes an issue with bone bounding boxes
  • Fixes an issue with morph animation vertices

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#70

21 November 2016

Features

Fixes

  • Fixes more PayPal issues... sigh
  • Fixes to grid thumbnails and user cards
  • Fixes issue with editor widget that was clickable when disabled

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#71

23 November 2016

Features

  • Deprecates a bunch of API V2 endpoints as we move toward V3. PM me if you want access to the beta!
  • Adds an "infinite slider" to VR Floor Level interface

Improvements

  • Handles more features in glTF
  • Changing your email to an eligible student domain will now send you an upgrade link (instead of just during sign up)
  • Makes filtering models by category faster :rocket:

Fixes

  • Fixes a bug where picking (double clicking the model viewer) did not work correctly after scrolling down the page
  • Fixes unsubscribe links in emails - sorry about that :scream:
  • Fixes an issue where textures were not optimized automatically

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#72

30 November 2016

After a bit of a false start yesterday, we're back: better, faster, stronger :rocket:

Not a very big list, but a very big release nonetheless.

Features

Improvements

  • Removes the "latest forum posts" box from the newsfeed - you guys weren't using it :cry:

Fixes

  • Fixes some UI bugs on user cards and model cards
  • Fixes some API V3 bugs. If you're interested in trying the beta, let me know!

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#73

7 December 2016

Features

  • We're testing a new Normal map compression method, stay tuned!

Improvements

  • Improves speed of tag-filtered galleries :zap:
  • Changes to the shader and handling of negative scale and backface picking (Sorry stealth bot)
  • VR World Scale can now me 5 times larger, great for viewing very small objects at a realistic scale :earth_africa: :mouse:
  • Processing "dummy" animations

Fixes

  • Various search and UI/UX issues
  • An issue with animation order when there are a lot of animations
  • Android fullscreen bug
  • An issue that prevented deleting animations
  • An issue with re-uploading
  • Failed processing for some large point clouds with lines
  • Blurry thumbnails created from DoF-enabled models

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#74

13 December 2016

Improvements

Fixes

  • Various WebVR fixes
  • The fullscreen button should now appear correctly on mobile
  • Email unsubscribe buttons were not working...sorry :cry:
  • Limited users (no email confirmation) can edit 3D settings

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#75

15 December 2016

Features

  • Google Daydream support!!!
  • Two new file formats!
    • IGES - It's still experimental, let us know how it goes!
    • Alembic - some discussion here
  • Continuing to test a new normal map compression format, stay tuned!

Improvements

  • Better glTF support, round two
  • Some performance boosts around the site, as well as DoF :rocket:
  • Some clean up following Age+ release
  • We now allow the "-" character in Facebook usernames (i.e. you can link to a Page instead of just a User)

Fixes

  • Staffpick list on the home page should now use more up-to-date models
  • Security fixes :key:
  • Various UI/UX fixes
  • VR Launcher bugs
  • A bug in Blender uploads where scale would affect other animations

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#76

22 December 2016

Features

Improvements

Fixes


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#77

4 January 2017

Happy New Year! :champagne:

We've got huge plans for 2017. Stay tuned in the coming months for new features, big performance updates, and lots of smaller improvements to keep Sketchfab running smoothly and make your experience better than ever! :rocket:

We're also (slowly but surely!) moving forward on lots of behind-the-scenes upgrades to servers and the like, to provide not only a faster and more reliable website for you, but also a more streamlined development process for us.

Without further ado, the first release of 2017:

Features

Improvements

Fixes

  • Squashed various UI/UX bugs :bug:
  • Fixes Age+ models appearing in "From the same author" list when they shouldn't :eggplant:
  • Fixes some annotation bugs
  • Fixes a rendering artifact in DoF
  • Fixes an issue with static pose timeline animation

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#78

11 January 2017

Features

Improvements

Fixes

  • The Save View button is back on model pages! Sorry about that... :flushed:
  • An issue creating new annotations
  • Multi-resolution textures were not being generated
  • Fixes Static Pose being set as the default animation on upload
  • LOTS of UI/UX bugs

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#79

17 January 2017

Features

Improvements

  • We now support the X-HTTP-Method-Override header in the API (for developers who cannot use PATCH or PUT directly)

Fixes

  • UI/UX bugs
  • Processing bug that caused models to fail if texture file names included non-Latin characters
  • Typos and updates to the VR Trends page

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#80

31 January 2017

Features

Improvements

  • Pass URL parameters to "fake" fullscreen view (i.e. on iOS)

Fixes

  • UI/UX bugs
  • Some broken /developers examples links
  • Issue with DoF artifacts
  • Issues related to displacement

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