Welcome, welcome, welcome back, friends! Today we're releasing about 6 weeks' worth of development to Hero, and about a year's worth of scribbling, squabbling, sketching and testing. Enjoy!
The Adoption Editor is Different
You might have noticed this. You're pretty smart. If you haven't seen it yet,
Inside the warm inviting crust of a fresh new look we've baked a gooey center of completely new, extremely powerful features. Did you ever wish you could display your syllabus right alongside your adoptions in Hero? We can do that. Ever wonder what it would be like to message a publisher without ever leaving your browser tab? Wonder no longer. Ever wish that a publisher would take the time to design, enhance, and recommend content for your specific course at your exact school? They're doing it, right now.
Click around the new Adoption Editor to get acquainted, or for the full story, click right here for a curated tour. We're proud of this one, and hope you love it.
Moments and Miscellany
We didn't spend all of our time working on this new Adoption Editor. Oh no. In fact, we found space in our sprints for a brace of other improvements.
•Improvement: If you've disabled all the Vendors at your school and you have the "Vendors Roll Up" feature enabled, Hero won't promise vendors to students that it can't deliver. But before you disable all the Vendors at your school...talk to your Customer Success Manager. That's a pretty drastic measure.
•Improvement: That Hero menu was getting long and hard to navigate for Admins, even if you knew your alphabet. So we're introducing a series of submenus. If you're an Admin, then welcome home! This...
...expands to this: