Roadmap

Keep track of new Zealous features, improvements and fixes.


Late April '21

version 249 / deployed 2021-04-27

For Everyone

IMPROVED
  • Registration whilst viewing an opportunity starts the submission process – instead of registering to Zealous (simplified journey)
  • Message available to all users needing to use a screen reader apologising for the site not being 100% compatible. Offering a phone number and email to manually submit on their behalf

Hosting Opportunities

IMPROVED

Mid April '21

version 248 / deployed 2021-04-12

Hosting Opportunities

NEW
  • Complete upgrade of your invoices page
    • View all invoices for applications made
    • View past and upcoming invoices for your monthly/annual subscriptions
  • Download PDF invoices
  • Refund candidates directly from Zealous (Stripe Connect Accounts only)
    • Choose which submissions to remove
    • Choose refund amount
IMPROVED
  • Update reports reflecting new packages and payments infrastructure (including refunds).

Applicants & Creators

NEW
  • View all payments and invoices you have made to submit to calls in one place
  • Download invoices
IMPROVED
  • Improve loading times of Guidelines step when submitting

Late February '21

version 247 / deployed 2021-02-22

Hosting Opportunities

NEW
  • Extend the ability to accept multiple currencies by allowing accounts to be located in different countries. Including:
IMPROVED
  • Allow for multiple credit cards to pay for subscriptions
  • Improve dashboard loading time for large calls
FIXES
  • Hide dates for private round on the main opportunity page

Applicants & Creators

IMPROVED
  • Allow applicants to go back in the application process without blocking them for required fields
  • Skip the guidelines step when submitting again
  • Simplifying submitting again with a popup once the first submission is complete
FIXES
  • In rare circumstances, candidates did not get their credit back when dropping out to submit again. This has now been fixed.

February '21

version 246 / deployed 2021-02-03

Hosting Opportunities

NEW
  • Full integration of Stripe Connect (money held in your own account, instead of ours), includes:
    • Streamline onboarding process to create an account compliant with local regulations.
    • Choose the currency of your account
    • Accept payments directly from candidates into your Stripe account
    • Automated payouts to a bank account of your choice
    • Raise invoices directly on Stripe, and show the required tax rate
IMPROVED
  • Multiple selection list box in the application form now shows as tags (easier than pressing shift to select multiple options in the list)

Applicants & Creators

IMPROVED
  • Reuse your credit card details (encrypted on Stripe servers only).

January '21

version 245 / deployed 2021-01-14

Hosting Opportunities

NEW
  • Status emails for opportunities are now branded to come from the organisations directly
  • Content in all automated emails has been updated
  • Reply to emails go directly to hosts of the opportunity
IMPROVED
  • Application form questions are now added in the right order (last one added, will show as last question, not first question).

Mid May '20

versions 233 & 234 / deployed 2020-05-26

For Everyone

FIX
  • Fixed issues raising invoices automatically due to an update to the Xero API

Hosting Opportunities

NEW
  • Restrict the number of items you accept as part of your submission
IMPROVED
  • Complete redesign of the rounds and schedule pages to give you a better experience managing your schedule
  • Judges declining to take part in your opportunity, no can do so directly from a link in the email
  • Order categories in list boxes to be from A-Z
  • Default the category list box to be empty in submissions

Applicants & Creators

NEW
  • Rotate images directly on your submission

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