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Share Your Releases Privately

Share Your Releases Privately

  • September 19, 2022
  • Pages
  • v3.2.0

Another exciting release, friends!

Occasionally you want to share a draft version of your release notes before publishing them to the world. We are testing a new “Public Share Link” feature that allows you to generate a unique link for your releases and share them with anyone outside your organization. The release can be in any state, private, or draft.

We generated a share link for one of our private draft releases as a demo. Click here to check it out.

You can enable this feature via Settings → Labs.

P.S. It’s also great for previewing your release notes before making them publicly available.

August 2022

Page Cookie Consent

  • August 7, 2022
  • Pages
  • v3.2.0

This release is all about consent, cookie consent, that is! To be more GDPR and CCPA compliant, we have added a more rigid and granular cookie consent window.

Onset uses cookies to remember user interaction purposes only. The cookies used (as of 08/07/2020) are listed below:

  • onset:theme - stores user’s dark/light theme choice.
  • onset:subscribe - stores whether the user hidden the subscription pop-up window.
  • onset:release_reactions - store the user’s release reactions.

If you have Google Analytics integration enabled. Google pixel creates and uses cookies to measure user interactions. No worries, consent covers those as well.

June 2022

Hola! Bonjour! Guten tag! Olá! Hallo!

We are excited to share that you can now change the default language of your public page. This highly anticipated feature is currently in public beta and only available to our 👬 Team and 👔 Business members.

Languages we are currently supporting:

  • English
  • Español
  • Português
  • Français
  • Deutsch
  • Nederlands

You can enable this feature via Settings → Labs. Once turned on, you should see a “Page Language” dropdown in the Settings → Appearance section of your page settings.

Also, don’t be worried. The selected language will also apply to the release notifications.

If you require translation to another language, no problem, reach out to us!

Introducing Dark Mode

We’ve got a special gift for you today - Onset dark mode. It’s finally here! Page light and dark themes are automatically toggled based on your computer’s system settings. Of course, you can override the system settings by manually toggling the switch in the header.

P.S. Don’t forget to upload a dark mode-friendly version of your logo in the Settings → Appearance.

March 2022

All About the Privacy

  • March 15, 2022
  • Pages
  • v2.1.0

In this release, we are focusing on page privacy. Password-protected pages are now available for preview. Lock your page and only allow those with the password to view it.

Currently, the password-protected privacy layer must be turned on via the Labs settings. To enable the feature for your workspace, please navigate to Settings → Labs.

Password-protected pages are available for paid customers only, Team Plan, and above.


Disable public subscribers.


Disable search engines from crawling your release notes.


Password-protected page.


Statuspage loading bug.

April 2020

Pages 2.0

  • April 27, 2020
  • Pages
  • v2.0.0

Our design and development team has been diligently laboring over every last detail of Onset Pages for the last several months. Today we are so excited to show off this brand new way to use public pages.

Here are a few highlights:

  • All Releases - all your release notes under a single page.
  • New Sidebar - floating sidebar that allows your users to search quickly and toggle between projects.
  • Subscription Window - the ability for your readers to subscribe to multiple projects at once.
July 2019

Pages v1.7.0


Displaying RSS feed icon.


JSON & RSS feeds are now available across all projects.


  • https://releases.onset.io/feed.json
  • https://releases.onset.io/feed.xml

YouTube and Vimeo video support.


Always displaying title in the JSON and RSS feeds.


Added hyperlink to the release title.

May 2019

Introducing Reactions

Reactions let users rate a release. Once a customer finishes reading your release, they can let you know how they feel about it by reacting with a happy, neutral or disappointed face.

April 2019

Releases for everyone!

  • April 21, 2019
  • Pages
  • v1.5.0

XML release reponse:

Project: https://:organization.onset.io/:project.xml Release: https://:organization.onset.io/:project/:version.xml


Loosening the CORS requirements.


Fixed the text wrapping.


Added project and release URLs to XML and JSON responses.

Pages v1.4.0


Ability access latest version of directly projects using the /latest URL.


  • https://releases.onset.io/application/latest
  • https://releases.onset.io/application/latest.json

Fixed the linebreaks not rendering properly.


JSON endpoints are showing the correct versions.


JSON endpoints are showing the correctly HTML formatted description.

Pages v1.3.1


Ignoring duplicate subscribers.


Better email validations, espcially for the devices that don't support email field types.

March 2019

Pages v1.3.0

  • March 27, 2019
  • Pages
  • v1.3.0

Added project name to all release page headers.


Fixed the header height on the smaller devices.


Removed the project name from the header.


Mailchimp Integration - Sync your Page subscribers with MailChimp.

Pages v1.2.0

  • March 21, 2019
  • Pages
  • v1.2.0

Renaming this project to "Pages".


Removed the dramatic shadowing.


Removed the individual project based search, it was causing a lot of confusion.


Changed the project JSON endpoint to:

Project: https://:organization.onset.io/:project.json

Release: https://:organization.onset.io/:project/:version.json


Removed the organization level JSON.

September 2018
June 2018