New stuff for G-Live

Nov 19 2017

As a key part of the solution and being the showcase for your professional outcomes, the G-Live module deserves some regular updates. To bring new features or simply make the end-user experience even more friendly. Keeping this trend for the future, and already with the last Wiclax 8.2 delivery:

Browsing stages and general classifications

A new menu is now combining the stages and general classifications browsing. Thus one single entry point instead of two and a Final general ranking item highlighted for immediate selection. Note that this final ranking becomes the one loaded by default, as long as all stages have been run.

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New search field display

Giving more space for the essential and providing a better lookup experience, the search field for result/individual lookup is no longer located in a dedicated tab. Instead just sticking to the page top.

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Team rankings

Now possible to publish your event's team ranking directly into G-Live. Only thing to do for it is to check the "Publish this classification on the Web" option from the team ranking pane.

A new "Teams" filter button gets displayed on the public side, above the result list.

External links to an individual result

Now possible to provide a web URL to show the race data for a competitor. This URL gets available as a basis for a Facebook share.

See a live sample of it here - result page for bib number 89 in a marathon race.

More interesting, the link can be made not only through the regular bib number but also using a specific id. of your own, provided it's available as a custom data. G-Live section of the help docs tells you more about the details.

Enhanced kiosk mode

While the G-Live display was already convenient in its design to be used on a kiosk screen, here comes a more attractive mode where the feature scope is all and only about runner data lookup. A new menu item of the G-Live button gives you the address to load it.

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Custom plugins on competitor's summary

A bit more technical, this new feature can empower your race data published online by appending some custom stuff to the runner summary page.

As an example, you can bring there a link to a photo purchase offer - by you or a partner - based on the runner bib number or another id. of your own. But can be anything else you'd like to get inserted.

Just refer to the G-Live section of the documentation for more details on how to implement it.