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Reactions
Jan 08, 2020
Reactions are a great way to capture feedback from your changelog visitors without much effort. With a simple click, your visitors can express their sentiment to your changelog entries, which can be negative, neutral or positive.
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Pin to top
Jan 07, 2020
You can now pin entries to the top of your changelog!
This is perfect for announcements, important features or anything you want your visitors to see first.
New feature
Scheduled entries
Jan 07, 2020
You can now choose a future "Posted on" date in an entry and it will be published on that date.
New feature
RSS feed
Jan 05, 2020
GitInLog now provides an RSS for your changelogs.

Check out changelog feed: http://changelog.gitinlog.com/rss/index.xml
New feature
New entry publish status
Jan 05, 2020
You can now add a status to entries! You can choose from:

  • Published: makes the entry visible to the public.
  • Private: is for entries to your changelog that are ready but should not be publicly visible , such as internal changes to inform your team.
  • Draft: for work in progress.
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New primary image for entries
Jan 05, 2020
GitInLog now supports a primary image for entries. 
This optional image is shown at the top of the entry and is used for the link preview when sharing the URL in a message or social media.
New feature
Pull requests
Jan 02, 2020
With pull requests, developers can tell others about the changes they're pushing to the code. And you can now use pull requests to quickly add entries to your changelog.

Once a pull request is closed (and, probably, merged), simply select it in GitInLog and start a new entry. The pull request description will automatically be there for your to further personalized it and publish it. This will, in turn, add all associated commits to your entry and keep your project in track with all pending changes.

You can learn more about pull request from here or here.
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Entry filters by category
Dec 28, 2019
Visitors of your changelog can now filter entries by category.
These filters are automatically shown when there's at least a couple of categories to filter from.
New feature
Customizable template for new entries
Dec 21, 2019
Adding new entries from a list of selected commits just became a lot simpler.
Now, from the project settings, you can define a template to be used for all new entries. It supports HTML + Liquid language so you can, for example, list the message of included commits.
New feature
Categories
Dec 15, 2019
We've added categories to projects. You can create as many as you need, identify them with a color, and add posts to them.

Projects are also created with a set of common categories so it's easier to get started.

New: Categories
New feature
Ignored commits
Dec 15, 2019
We know not every commit is something to announce in the changelog or release notes. Now, you can select those commits and simply marked them to ignore.
New: mark commits to ignore

You can also search and undo ignored commits and assigned or create a new post with them. In the commits section, search "is:ignored" to filter and to bring them back.
New feature
Custom domains
Dec 10, 2019
Projects can now be configured to be accessible from a custom domain, such as changelog.example.org.

This is available to all projects from Pro users and to all projects from organizations.
New feature
Sidebar button for quick start new post
Dec 08, 2019
You can now quick start a post right from the sidebar! This will for sure save some time in your workflow.

New button for starting a post
New feature
Search commits
Dec 08, 2019
You can now search for commits with a simple query language.
For example, searching for assigned commits can be done with "is:assigned" query.
You can also search for text in commits, the author name, the repository name, and more.
New feature
New project terminology setting for posts
Dec 02, 2019
You can now choose how to name your project activity, such as Changelog, Release Notes, Updates or simply Changes.