DroneTrader Changelog


Due to popular request we've started a changelog page that details some of our recent changes to the DroneTrader site. 

Check back often to see the great features we've been adding and the bugs we've been squashing!

[✅Indicates added or improved feature, 🔵indicates a fixed bug or resolved issue]

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October 12, 2020

          🔵Fixed issue where some users were unable to update their profile photo.

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October 1, 2020

          ✅Improved functionality and display rules for LiveChat support function

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July 7, 2020

🔵Fixed an issue where the "Link to Website" field was no longer being displayed (which resolved issues some users were having when trying to edit an ad via the app)

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May 22, 2020

✅The Android version of the DroneTrader app is now live! Download it at https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.dronetrader.app&hl=en_CA

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April 29, 2020

🔵Pushed out multiple updates and fixes to the DroneTrader iOS app. Fixed issues some users were having with Apple Pay, improved search filtering in the app and improved error handling. 
🔵Improved the way emails are handled when posting an ad (no need to enter an email address any more!)

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April 18, 2020

✅Major updates to the iOS DroneTrader app! Added features such as being able to feature ads from within the app, user interface improvements, better search filtering and more!

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April 14, 2020

🔵Significantly improved mobile useability for customers posting ads from their mobile devices
🔵Fixed issues with the way payment fields were rendered on mobile devices

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April 9, 2020

🔵Fixed an issue where some users were getting the error message "Please upload at least one photo" even though they had already uploaded photos.
🔵Fixed an issue where some users on some devices were not able to see the "Upload Images" portal on mobile devices.

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April 8, 2020

✅HEIC photos (the new Apple format for photos) can now be uploaded to DroneTrader! Photos will be automatically converted so that they can be viewed on all browsers.

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April 6, 2020

🔵Fixed issue where Apple HEIC photos would "freeze" an ad submission. Automatic HEIC to JPEG conversion coming soon!

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April 4, 2020

🔵Fixed the issue of the missing "Other" category. This has been added back (direct link: https://canada.dronetrader.com/ads/drones-uavs/other or find all available categories at https://canada.dronetrader.com/drone-ads).

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March 30, 2020: Asynchronous photo loading

✅Added asynchronous loading of photos to decrease loading and wait times when posting an ad

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March 26, 2020Bug fixes

🔵Fixed issue where there were two "Other" categories that would cause problems for some users when posting an ad to that section

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March 19, 2020: Fixed links

🔵Fixed issue where some previous product links no longer worked
🔵Improved readability of URL structures

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March 17, 2020: More bug fixes and improvements

🔵Fixed issue where menus would not collapse when clicked on a second time
🔵Increased font size and spacing in certain areas of the site to improve readability and mobile usability
🔵Further improved ad filtering so that "newest first" filter overrides "featured" filter

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March 16, 2020: Search improvements, layout tweaks, bug fixes

✅Due to multiple requests we've added ability to search for multiple models at once (eg: if a user wants to see all the Inspire 1 and 2 models currently listed they can now do so!)
✅Made phone number field clickable and improved how phone number inputs are handled
🔵 Further improved security of phone number and messaging box fields to eliminate bot-dialers and spam calls
🔵Fixed an issue some users were having where search filters could not be collapsed once opened
🔵Tweak some text layouts to be more user friendly
🔵Fixed the links on the https://dronetrader.com/drone-ads page (great page to quickly scan all the categories on DroneTrader and which ones have ads)

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March 13, 2020: Some more bug fixes!

🔵Fixed problem with our iOS app not linking properly to the DroneTrader database. Some users were not seeing images displayed when using the DroneTrader app
🔵Improved resolution of thumbnail images and allow users to view full resolution ad images

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March 12, 2020: We fixed several bugs that snuck in with the website update such as:

🔵Twitter and Facebook logins fixed for Canadian users
🔵Added back in more search filters and being able to search by brand/model again
🔵Fixed issue on Canadian side that didn't allow users to edit their ads
🔵Increased font size across the board to make things a little easier to read
🔵Fixed some responsive/mobile issues with our Live Chat window
🔵Speed optimizations across the site to decrease page load times and site responsiveness
🔵Fixed some issues with images/logos not displaying in the spots they should be
✅Made the site header and navigation "sticky" so it is always visible when scrolling down the page
🔵Fixed an image upload error some users were experiencing
🔵Fixed the layout of our FAQ page to make it a little easier to read and navigate
🔵Fixed issue where "Delete Account" link was missing from users account page
🔵Fixed password reset issue that did not allow users to reset their password properly

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March 11, 2020: Today marked the launch of the complete revamp of our DroneTrader website! We've spent the last few months designing and building a completely new website that implements many of the features you've been asking for!

Some features we've added include:
✅A much more streamlined ad posting interface
✅Easier to navigate maps that tell you at a glance which city the listing is located in
✅Several new "ad upgrade" features such as being able to highlight your ad, mark it as urgent, allowing users to add links back to their websites and more
✅A more intuitive messaging system as well as canned messages for easier and quicker communication
✅Improved "behind the scenes" security to reduce spam messages
✅A "Popular Searches" section that allows users to quickly navigate to our most popular listings
Live chat support integrated on every page
✅A better login flow
✅And SO much more...