Keep in touch, Keep a grip. With Google Keep

Google Keep is a great tool to make notes and set reminders for webpages. Since Essence is a web application, you can do all the Google Keep stuff with Essence as well. And because we always use Parameters in the URL, this can make keeping track of things a lot easier. [More]

Q&A: Which Parameters are available for the Essence Portal

When working in the Silver Essence Portal, the URL in the Browser's address bar are quite long. And they seem to contain instructions that influence the behavior of the Portal. Why is this and what can you do with them? [More]

HowTo: Set up File Upload in the Essence Portal

In many cases it might come in handy to add a file attachment. For example, you have a Support Question and the user should be able to upload a screenshot. Or you have a Sales Contract and the user should be able to upload a PDF of the signed contract. In such cases you can enable the option to upload files. [More]

Improvements for File Downloading

In the Silver Essence Portal it is possible to upload files. Of course it is also possible to download these files and in this release we have made some improvements. [More]

Navigation added to Home button

While the Back and Forward button of a browser will do just fine to navigate back and forward, we get a lot of questions if it is possible to have these buttons in the Portal itself. To give a positive answer from now on, we've added just that. [More]

Q&A: What are the image sizes for the login-screen

What are the image sizes for the login-screen? [More]

See which framework versions you are using

Too make sure your Essence Portal User Manager is using the correct central framework version, it is best to set the determination on automatic. From this version on, you can see which framework versions you are using. [More]

Added Filtering in Database Editor

The Database Editor shows all the objects in a database: Tables, Views, Functions, Procedures and Triggers. This can become quite a long list so we have added Filtering Options. [More]

Introducing new Menu Settings

To give you more control over the look and feel of your Essence Portal, we added a few additional Menu Settings. [More]

Require a minimum password length

We want to encourage the use of longer passwords. Until now, we didn't require a specific length. But in the upcoming Release we will introduce the option to require a specific password length. [More]