Release 20 Available 17 August 2016

Release 20 Available 17 August 2016

Technical Changelog

The second major release for 2016 implements a number of Research Data Australia, Research Vocabularies Australia and ANDS Registry bug fixes and enhancement requests received through the ANDS Service Desk.

Highlights of R20 include:

Research Data Australia (RDA)

  • Logging and Reporting:

    • Implementation of ELK stack to support logging and reporting activities (CC-1749)
  • Search Engine Optimisation

    • Remove RDA Help Text from page template and load on demand to improve Google indexing of RDA pages (CC-1745)
    • Develop a Googlebot version of RDA pages (CC-1157
  • Record view page:

    • Implement a printable version of an RDA view page (CC-1643)

    • Update the display of  citationMetadata identifiers as hyperlinks where possible (CC-798)

    • Fix the display of RDA theme page badge for ‘open data’ tagged datasets  (CC-1727)

    • Revisit the logic for creating resolvable links for supported identifiers in RDA (CC-1739)

Research Vocabularies Australia (RVA)

  • Fix alignment of RVA portal My Vocabs headings (CC-1725)


  • DOI Broken Link Tool: Exclude deactivated DOIs when checking broken links (CC-1532)

  • RDA Broken Link Tool: Ignore leading or trailing space(s) in the URL/URI

Installation of this upgrade:

  • update the ANDS-Registry-Core codebase (either fetch latest tarball or git fetch && git rebase origin/master)
  • update registry database (dbs_registry_r19.1_to_r20_incr.sql)

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