Release Notes – 2021.10.28

Release Notes – 2021.10.28

 October 28, 2021


  • Billing / Price Increase
    We're raising prices soon, both for all new sales and for many existing customers.
  • Page Load Speed
    • More server-side performance optimizations
    • gzip sass based custom css files
    • eliminate another large javascript file: application_deferred.js (using beta flag for this since this the js and some css is needed by sites with certain types of custom content).


  • Select files from within folder on documents page
    Documents page now uses a modern file manager integration.
  • Add tooltips for Keyword filter advanced mode
    Added tooltips for the keywords filter advanced mode to explain the meanings of all the option combinations: with/without, all/any.
  • BunnyCDN - cache controls
  • CO-DAAR keywords need updating
    Added keyword search terms to new commercial lease feed from CO-DAAR
  • NY-ODBOR barn keyword
    Added "barn" keyword search term to NY-ODBOR.
  • Update MLS disclaimer logos (dimensions)
  • Keyboard Swipeable-Views breaks on compiled build
  • Carousel keyboard left/right keys no longer working
  • Improve performance of ImageCDN by reducing magic function calls
  • Model is making excessive numbers of calls to Utility:is_production
    Optimized performance by reducing repeated calls to utility function.
  • Model::databaseConfigFromClassName should cache its results
    Improved performance by optimizing model config loading behavior.
  • Array_key_exists is significantly more costly than isset and empty
    Improved performance by optimizing use of isset/empty vs array_key_exists.
  • Sprintf is costly -- replace it with simple string/variable expansion where possible
    Improved performance by optimizing string construction where possible.
  • Model::changeTrackingEnabled inexplicably carries tons of extra overhead
    Improved performance by optimizing model change tracking behavior.
  • Elitev5 eliminate application_deferred.js
  • AutoLoader::load might not need to be scanning the file system
    Improved performance by optimizing class autoloading.
  • AR1114054 - Multiple MLS's remove duplicate listings
    Applied dangerous setting to account to avoid cancellation.
  • Expected MRR - Signup Process
    Updated the signup and upgrade processes to require a value be provided for "Expected MRR" when processed by internal users.
  • Switching to V5 Template
    Created a script to automate adding beta flags to accounts and all their children at once.
  • Reactivate Jeane Weise's website
    Reactivated child site.
  • User::ui_states is horribly inefficient
    Improved performance by optimizing user state data loading.
  • STG: Default Saved Search Table Image issue
  • Purchase Process - Removal of "Custom Tasks"

Bug fixes

  • Website XML Sitemap Issues - October 2021
    Fixed date formatting in sitemaps.
  • Featured Listing Card Flip animation problem
  • Compiled CSS is not compressed
    Improved size loading performance by properly compressing a previously uncompressed compiled css file.
  • SrcSet for CardImages
    Card Images now use a SrcSet to serve different source options (varying pixel density)
  • Agent photo missing at certain breakpoints
  • Listing card text problem
    Reversed e-release for ENG-15792 to fix resulting issues.
  • AZ-TAAR logo is being distorted on the IDX disclaimer
    Fixed dimensions for mls logo

Stephen Gruenholz

By Stephen Gruenholz

Stephen serves as both Graphics Manager and Product Manager at iHOUSEweb. He graduated from Cal Poly with a BS in Applied Art & Design and has been working as a Web Designer and Developer since 1998. He relentlessly pushes himself and the rest of the team to learn, grow, and innovate.