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Common Ninja: News & Updates — November 2023

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Summary (TL;DR): In this article, we are going to discuss the latest news, updates, and developments at Common Ninja.

Common Ninja: News & Updates — November 2023

As the leaves turn and November ushers in a season of change, we're excited to share a harvest of updates and enhancements that have been seamlessly integrated into our platform. 

This month, we're introducing an array of innovative new widgets and rolling out advanced features for our existing lineup, each designed to streamline your workflow and spark creativity. Alongside these toolset expansions, we've also implemented a new pricing structure that offers greater flexibility and value. 

In the spirit of collaboration, we're launching a new affiliate community, creating a space for shared growth and networking. Additionally, our dashboard has undergone a significant redesign, focusing on user-friendliness, easier navigation, and more efficient project management. 

Lastly, we’ve introduced multilingual support and our widgets are now equipped to provide a personalized experience to a global audience. 

Stay tuned as we dive into the details of each update and how these advancements can elevate your experience with our platform.

Introducing: New Dashboard

We are proud to unveil the latest evolution of our platform: a comprehensive dashboard redesign focused on maximizing your productivity and ease of use. 

This redesign brings a more user-friendly experience, with intuitive navigation and streamlined management at its core. You'll find that accessing and managing your various projects and widgets is now a breeze, thanks to a cleaner layout and smarter organization. Additionally, we've introduced a sleek Dark Mode feature, which not only gives your dashboard a modern aesthetic but also offers the benefits of reduced eye strain and lower energy consumption for late-night work sessions or dimmer work environments.

Our goal is to ensure that your time with us is efficient and enjoyable, and this dashboard is just the beginning of our commitment to providing you with the best tools to succeed. 

Introducing: New Pricing

We are thrilled to announce the launch of our new, streamlined pricing system for our widgets, designed with your convenience and savings in mind. 

With this innovative approach, we've significantly lowered the prices across the board, ensuring that you get more value for every dollar spent. 

Instead of juggling multiple subscriptions for each widget, you can now enjoy the simplicity and cost-effectiveness of a single subscription model. 

This unified subscription not only reduces administrative hassle but also enhances your access to our full suite of widgets. By consolidating our offerings into one easy-to-manage package, we're committed to providing you with a seamless user experience and the flexibility to use any widget you need, whenever you need it, without the worry of individual fees. 

Introducing: Multilingual Widgets

We are thrilled to announce the rollout of multilingual support for our suite of widgets, a significant leap forward in user experience. 

This new feature empowers our users to provide a more personalized and engaging experience to their audience, catering to a global user base in their own language. 

With this update, you can now effortlessly customize your widgets to communicate in multiple languages, ensuring that your service resonates with users across different regions and linguistic backgrounds. This enhancement not only enriches the user interface but also amplifies the reach and accessibility of your offerings, fostering a more inclusive and connected digital environment.

Introducing: New Affiliate Community

We are delighted to introduce the Affiliate Users Hub, a new category within our community forum tailored specifically for you. 

This space is designed as a vibrant exchange for insights, a place for engaging discussions, and a platform for collaborative success. It's an arena where you can share best practices, celebrate triumphs, delve into new strategies, and tackle challenges together. Your active participation and shared experiences are the keystones to enriching this hub. 

Join us in shaping a thriving community that fosters collective wisdom and propels us all toward greater heights of success.

Introducing: New Widgets

Job Listings

The Job Listings widget by Common Ninja is a comprehensive solution for showcasing job openings on a website. It allows for easy posting, editing, and removal of listings, ensuring up-to-date availability. 

The widget is customizable, with options for adding job fields, company logos, and interactive maps, and it offers a responsive design for mobile users. Trusted by leading companies, it's designed for seamless integration across various platforms.

Virtual Tour

The Virtual Tour widget from Common Ninja allows users to create immersive, 360-degree virtual tours directly on their websites. This interactive tool is perfect for showcasing real estate, museums, galleries, and more, providing a virtual experience that can engage visitors and give them a realistic sense of space and environment. 

The widget is customizable to fit the branding and design of your website, and it's easy to integrate, making it a powerful feature for any site looking to offer a virtual walkthrough.

Stop Motion Player

Common Ninja's Stop Motion Player widget is a unique solution for websites to display stop motion animations. This widget allows for the seamless integration of frame-by-frame animations, offering an engaging and creative way to present content. 

It's an excellent tool for storytellers, animators, and marketers who want to captivate their audience with the charm of stop motion on their websites.


The Ratio widget by Common Ninja is a simple yet powerful tool designed to help maintain aspect ratios for content on websites. This widget ensures that images, videos, and other media are displayed correctly without distortion across different screen sizes, enhancing the visual integrity and user experience of a website.

Medium Feed

With Common Ninja's Medium Feed widget, you can effortlessly integrate your Medium blog feed into your website. This widget syncs with your Medium account to display your latest posts, offering readers a sleek and engaging reading experience without leaving your site. 

It's an excellent way to keep your audience updated with your latest content and drive engagement directly from your website.

Event Listings

The Event Listings widget from Common Ninja is an essential tool for any website that needs to list and manage events. Whether it's for concerts, conferences, or community gatherings, this widget provides a clear and organized way to display event information, including dates, locations, and descriptions. 

It's customizable to match your site's design and is user-friendly, making it easy for visitors to find and learn about upcoming events.

Introducing: New Features

We’ve added new features to the following widgets:

Forms Widget: Added formula type field, included product fields with subtotal calculation and enabled multi-language support.

Image Widgets: Enabled uploading multiple images simultaneously for Image Gallery, Slider, Grid Slider, Multi-row Slider, Accordion, and Carousel.

Timeline Widget: Introduced link target setting feature.

Maps Widget: Added new integrations.

Countdown Widget: Implemented timezone support.

Spinning Wheel & Scratch Card Widgets: Introduced Probability field for prize rarity configuration.

Mega Footer Widget: Inserted functionality for adding links to logos.

Stop Motion Player Widget: Added image swap controls.

Brackets Widget: Rolled out new reporting features.

Listings Widget: Added feature to hide past events/dates.

All Widgets: Provided option to control textTransform in no-code CSS editor and enhanced no-code CSS sections for better customization.