Home » Categories » Wandoo Reader » Frequently Asked Questions

Wandoo Reader 2017

Wandoo Reader has several new features and enhancements in 2017. Be sure to check out the version history notes for a full list of enhancements and bug fixes.

  • New 2017 Building theme will be added to the list of available themes
    • The latest theme for Wandoo Reader is an adventure through time and space. We've blended some of the wonders from antiquity and modern wonders into the story line and levels. The "building" theme opens with our archeologist and scientist presented with a challenge. Learn from the designs of others and build a better world! Readers will travel together with the characters as they take lessons from history and today. The first stop is a visit to Stonehenge to survey the works of ancient architects. The next stop is the Ancient Pyramids of Giza where readers may even catch a glimpse the Sphynx. After exploring, adventurers will stop by a wonder that is rumored to be visible from space, the Great Wall of China! Armed with more knowledge they will move on to the Gardens of Babylon to see how nature can be incorporated into a better world. A trip through history would not be complete without a visit to ancient Alexandria to see their magnificent lighthouse, but more importantly their fantastic library! After studying all the ancient scrolls and books found there, we’ll stop by India to see the construction of the Taj Mahal. Setting a course for the present in the time machine, readers will come upon the wonder of modern skyscrapers! Adventurers will then connect with their Information Age friends, Cyber and Pixel, to share what they have learned. Together they’ll create a plan for a better world for tomorrow. With blueprints in hand, readers will journey to space to discover the best place to build their new world.
  • New Family Management
    • Allows parents/guardians to manage multiple children's accounts
  • Program End Date is now respected
    • Programs will now respect their end dates and not allow patrons to add logs, complete challenges, or become eligible for prizes
      • Logging can still be completed via the staff side for programs which have ended
  • Birth date is now optional when a patron registers
    • If a program utilizes the "Birthdate Range" option, a patron will still be required to enter a birth date 
  • Prizes
    • New Prize Images
      • Prizes can have images associated with them similar to how you can associate an image with a Challenge
      • Prize images can be used for a "badging" kind of system
    • New "Copy" functionality
      • Allows for prizes to be copied for quick creation of similar prizes
  • Challenges
    • New "Copy" functionality
      • Allows for prizes to be copied for quick creation of similar challenges
  • Find Patron enhancements
    • Page title changed from "Patron Search" to "Find Patron" for consistency across products
    • Added "50" option to "Results per Page" - defaults to "25"
    • New Collapsible search filter area which allows a user to see more patron records in the window at a time
  • New Staff-side multiple entry logging
    • Staff can more easily add multiple entries when entering logs on behalf of a patron which speeds up this workflow
Custom Fields
  • Applicable To: All Users
  • Attachments: No
  • Summary: What’s new in Wandoo Reader 2017?
0 (0)
Article Rating (No Votes)
Rate this article
  • Icon PDFExport to PDF
  • Icon MS-WordExport to MS Word
Attachments Attachments
There are no attachments for this article.
Comments Comments
There are no comments for this article. Be the first to post a comment.
Related Articles
FAQ: Why Does Wandoo Reader Require Certain Registration Fields?
Viewed 3152 times since Thu, Jan 22, 2015
Wandoo Reader 2016
Viewed 4419 times since Wed, Jan 13, 2016
Wandoo Reader Patron Facing Marketing Material
Viewed 6047 times since Thu, May 7, 2015
FAQ: What does the difficulty level in Wandoo Reader do?
Viewed 3891 times since Mon, Feb 2, 2015
FAQ: Is Wandoo Reader Just a Game for Kids?
Viewed 1478 times since Mon, Feb 2, 2015
FAQ: Why does it say "Username has already been taken" when my patron hasn’t registered yet?
Viewed 349 times since Wed, Jul 26, 2017
FAQ: Can Wandoo Reader Be Used Year Round?
Viewed 864 times since Mon, Feb 2, 2015
FAQ: Wandoo Reader and Themed Banners
Viewed 3585 times since Mon, Mar 9, 2015
FAQ: How does Wandoo Reader relate to Summer Reader?
Viewed 2206 times since Mon, Feb 2, 2015
Recommended Image Sizes for SignUp, SignUp Mobile, Spaces, D!BS, and Wandoo Reader
Viewed 7929 times since Mon, Sep 29, 2014