Release notes

Features and improvements we've recently shipped.

Improvement
3 months ago
Dylan Feltus

Add images to Requests and public content

Now you can add images to your request content and quickly format your roadmap/changelog announcements.

Feature
3 months ago
Dylan Feltus

Subdomains & custom domains

Now every account includes a subdomain for their roadmap and changelog.

You can also set up your own domain to host your roadmap and changelog, instead of our nextplease.io domain. Custom domains available for all Business tier accounts.

Feature
4 months ago
Dylan Feltus

V1.0

We've release a huge update with a ton of UX improvements along with an entirely new UI design!
Improvement
5 months ago
Dylan Feltus

Add status to requests

Now you can set status' like Open, In Review, Planned, and more to requests to keep your team in the loop.
Improvement
7 months ago
Dylan Feltus

Better UX for widgets

We've added a Widgets page of it's own to manage all settings related to your hosted and embedded roadmap. We'll be adding more embed widgets in the future, which will live here.
Improvement
9 months ago
Dylan Feltus

Choose to autosend updates or not

This adds the ability to turn on and off auto-updates to subscribers. You can find this on your [subscribers list](https://nextplease.io/subscribers).
Improvement
10 months ago
Dylan Feltus

Support emojis on public content

Now you can add emojis to your public content! smiley fire shipit thumbs-up
Feature
11 months ago
Dylan Feltus

Smart backlog

We've built an algorithm to find the best requests in your account. Think of this as a "best bang for your buck calculator". We evaluate the number of customers, votes, and amount of engineering effort required on every request to make you a prioritized list of requests.
Feature
11 months ago
Dylan Feltus

Changelog announcements embed

Now you can embed a widget into your app that shows notifications when something is shipped to your changelog.
Feature
11 months ago
Dylan Feltus

Official API

We've released a version 1 of an official API. [Learn more about it here.](http://api.nextplease.io)
Feature
11 months ago
Dylan Feltus

ConvertKit Integration

Automatically sync your changelog subscribers with your ConvertKit account.
Feature
11 months ago
Dylan Feltus

Zapier integration

Connect your Next Please account to Zapier and use any integration for triggers and actions like: - Trigger: Request is created - Trigger: Project is created - Action: Create request - Action: Create project
Feature
11 months ago
Dylan Feltus

Helpscout integration

Connect your account with Helpscout to view and create requests from within a ticket.
Feature
11 months ago
Dylan Feltus

Add attachments to Requests and Projects

Now you can attach any kind of file or a link on any request or project. Use this to keep track of related designs, documentation, and notes for a project.
Improvement
11 months ago
Dylan Feltus

Add the option to change shipped date on changelog items

Edit your changelog items to change what the shipped date is for that item. This will help you control the order of items on your changelog and also schedule items to show up.
Feature
12 months ago
Dylan Feltus

Changelog subscriptions

Allow your changelog visitors to subscribe for updates when requests are shipped. They will receive an email every time a public item is added to your changelog.
Improvement
12 months ago
Dylan Feltus

Make the app responsive (mobile friendly)

The app is now completely mobile friendly. We went through every part of the app and made it responsive.
Improvement
12 months ago
Dylan Feltus

Improve stages UX

We've improved the management of stages. Now you don't need to wait for a page refresh to create, move, or delete a stage.
Feature
12 months ago
Dylan Feltus

Public changelog and widget

Now you can share items on your changelog along with your roadmap. This includes a JS embed and some improvements to the design of the public roadmap.
Improvement
12 months ago
Dylan Feltus

Filter requests by roadmap, project, or vote status

Filter requests based on if: - The request is on the roadmap or not - The request is in a project or not - You have voted for the request or not
Improvement
12 months ago
Dylan Feltus

Faster notifications

We've made some improvements with the way we process notifications. This will improve the speed it takes to leave comments and to receive notifications.
Feature
12 months ago
Dylan Feltus

Public roadmap widget

Embed your public roadmap directly on your site with a JS snippet.
Improvement
12 months ago
Dylan Feltus

Add comments to people

Leave comments or notes on a persons profile.
Feature
12 months ago
Dylan Feltus

Request and comment likes

No you can add a like to requests and comments. This is a simple way to show that you've seen something without having to respond.
Feature
12 months ago
Dylan Feltus

Comment threads

Reply to comments directly within a comment thread.
Feature
12 months ago
Dylan Feltus

Account insights

See stats on your account like: - Number of requests created, added to the roadmap, and shipped - Requests by category - Top customers - Most requested - Number of requests created per team member
Feature
12 months ago
Dylan Feltus

Board view for Roadmap

View your roadmap as a board instead of a list.
Feature
12 months ago
Dylan Feltus

Emoji support

Use emojis anywhere in the app by typing :emoji-name:
Feature
12 months ago
Dylan Feltus

Public roadmap

Share your roadmap with anyone! You can enable this in your account settings. Requests that you make public will show up on the roadmap. To make a request that's on your roadmap public just edit it.
Improvement
12 months ago
Dylan Feltus

Roadmap and changelog notifications

Get notified when requests you created or follow get added to the roadmap or changelog.
Improvement
12 months ago
Dylan Feltus

Comments on projects

Now you can comment on projects.
Feature
about 1 year ago
Dylan Feltus

Projects

Create projects as a way to group requests into one milestone on your roadmap.
Feature
over 1 year ago
Dylan Feltus

Merge requests

Now you can merge requests together. This will merge comments, votes, and preserve the merged details but delete one of the requests.
Feature
over 1 year ago
Dylan Feltus

Archive requests

With this change you can archive requests instead of deleting them completely.
Improvement
over 1 year ago
Dylan Feltus

Move requests directly to changelog

Now you can move a request directly to the changelog without adding to the roadmap.
Improvement
over 1 year ago
Dylan Feltus

Sections on roadmap

Add sections to your roadmap to stay organized.
Feature
over 1 year ago
Dylan Feltus

User mentions

Now you can mention users in your account and they will get notified.
Feature
over 1 year ago
Dylan Feltus

Support markdown

Support markdown when editing Requests and Comments.
Feature
over 1 year ago
Dylan Feltus

Make requests followable

This adds the option to follow a request and get notified on updates.
Feature
over 1 year ago
Dylan Feltus

Notifications

Now you will get email notifications when someone comments on a request you've created.
Improvement
over 1 year ago
Dylan Feltus

Make categories editable

Now you can change your account categories and add more.
Feature
over 1 year ago
Dylan Feltus

Rank requests

Vote for priority on requests by ranking them from 1 to 5. You can also estimate the amount of engineering effort is involved from Hours to Years.
Feature
over 1 year ago
Dylan Feltus

Slack log in

Log in to your account with Slack and allow anyone on your Slack team to join your account.