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Release Notes: Contributing to MuckRock's open source efforts

Learn how to get started with contributing to MuckRock and FOIA Machine source code or just take a peek under the hood at how the site operates as well as the newest features.

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Release Notes: Subject lines persist in follow up emails to agencies

Release Notes: Subject lines persist in follow up emails to agencies

Last week, Advay Mengle submitted a pull request that helpfully includes prior subject lines in emailed communications. We’ve also got a test version of a new Assignments landing page that better highlights recent contributions and open Assignments you can help.

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Release Notes: Testing, testing

Release Notes: Testing, testing

Last week, no new features on MuckRock, but we rolled out new unit tests to improve overall site reliability in future updates. We also continued cranking away on CivicPulse … but no new name.

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Release Notes: Introducing Civic Pulse, a new tool for monitoring government websites

Release Notes: Introducing Civic Pulse, a new tool for monitoring government websites

Last week, we saw a lot of progress on our new tool for monitoring government agency websites. Building off data from the MuckRock API, it checks and grades agency web pages on criteria such as accessibility, privacy, and speed.

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Release Notes: Fixed a bug that was aggressively logging users out

Release Notes: Fixed a bug that was aggressively logging users out

Last week, we quashed a bug that was overly aggressively logging users out, so you should now be able to use the site with fewer interruptions.

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Release Notes: More prominent newsletter promotion

Release Notes: More prominent newsletter promotion

Last week, we made it easier to register for our newsletter and pushed a small fix on a landing page.

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