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October 9, 2017

Data Field Deletion

  • You can now delete custom data fields from the accounts and Data Store databases, using an API call. 

    This parameter or feature is part of our Early Adopters Program. To find out if you are eligible for participation, contact your Account Manager by filling out a support form. You can access the support page by clicking Support on the upper menu after logging into your Gigya Console

Version 7.4 - Released on September 25, 2017

Scoped Data Access

  • You can now assign data permissions on the field-level to user groups.

    Scoped Data Access is a new feature and released under an Early Adopters program. If you would like to make use of this feature please contact your Account Manager.

Subscription Management

  • Double Opt-In: You can now require your subscribers to confirm their subscription via email, to ensure compliance with anti-spamming policies and German and Canadian legal requirements, and provide users with a better experience. Supported for both full and lite registrations.

    Double Opt-In is a new feature and released under an Early Adopters program. If you would like to make use of this feature please contact your Account Manager.

  • New accounts.importLiteAccount API for importing Lite Registrations and aubscriptions supports writing the value of the timestamp in the lastUpdatedSubscriptionState parameter, thus expanding support for various subscriber import requirements.

UI Builder

  • New  onBeforeValidation event is called after a user submits a form, and before Gigya's built-in field and form validations, for creating custom field validations.

Recently Released SDKs

Other Platform Enhancements

  • You can now create your own custom regex for validating fields in Gigya registration forms.
  • New ds.getTypes API for returning all the types defined in the DS schema, so that you can view the schema structure of your Data Store.
  • New accountLockedOut webhook event is fired when an account is locked out as a result of login attempts that were labelled as risky by RBA.


August 14, 2017

Schema Editor

August 9, 2017

Invisible ReCAPTCHA 

  • Support for including an Invisible reCAPTCHA widget in registration screens. For more information, see reCAPTCHA

July 12, 2017

Configuration Copy Tool

June 28, 2017

Screen-Set Version Control 

  • New panel for managing screen-set versions, including user and timestamp for each change. This allows greater auditing capabilities, and the option to rollback changes by reverting old versions, and/or opening them for editing.

Screen-Sets on Child-Site Level 

  • Within a site group, you can now create separate screen-sets for child sites, independent of the parent site. This allows agencies and third parties to manage screen-sets for a child site without requiring access to the parent site.

Version 7.3 - Released on June 26, 2017

Lite Registration

Lite Registration enables your customers to sign up in a passwordless flow to subscribe to newsletters, or to receive added value (such as voting, unlocking content, contest participation, etc.) without completing a full registration flow. 

  • A new LiteRegistration screen-set is created and can be edited in the UI Builder whenever adding a new screen-set collection. 
  • New isLite parameter added to accounts.initRegistrationfor indicating that a newly created account is a Lite Account. This returns a dedicated regToken, that can then be passed to accounts.setAccountInfo to create a Lite Account.
  • New isLite parameter added to accounts.setAccountInfo for admins to use when importing lite accounts.

Subscription & Preference Management

  • New Subscription object for capturing and managing newsletter subscription information.
  • New subscriptions parameter added to accounts.setAccountInfo for passing the subscription object.
  • New subscriptions option for the include parameter added to accounts.getAccountInfo for retrieving the user’s subscription status.
  • Added support in accounts.setSchema and accounts.getSchema APIs for setting and getting subscription data.
  • Subscriptions data updates both full accounts, and Email Accounts (see below).

Email Accounts

  • A new entity, Email Accounts, merges identity information from Lite and Full (registered) accounts, as well as subscription data, using an email address as the identifier.
  • New view toggle added to Identity Access, to toggle between a UID-based view, and a (new) email-based view.
  • You can now use to retrieve email account information, including Profile, Data and Subscription objects.
  • Includes indication of the type of accounts associated with the user, with the Boolean fields hasFullAccount and hasLiteAccount.

UI Builder Localization 

  • You can now localize your screen-sets via the UI Builder. The new localization canvas is a centralized system for managing all your localizations, and includes support for up to 44 locales, with 15 full locale translations provided out-of-the-box by Gigya.uiBuilderLocalization.png  

Schema Editor  

  • Gigya's Schema Editor allows you to interactively edit your site's schema via the Gigya Console.


New onSubmit Event

  • New onSubmit event fired when users submit a Gigya screen (after onBeforeSubmit and before onAfterSubmit). The new event allows you to modify data before it’s submitted to Gigya’s servers, enabling asynchronous handling of your data.


May 22, 2017

Android SDK

  • Bug fixes

May 17, 2017


April 30, 2017

UI Builder

  • Localization canvas for managing translations of a given screen-set. This enables one screen-set to support multiple languages, rather than creating individual screen-sets per target language. 

Version 7.2 - Released on April 05, 2017

SSO Segments

Global Configuration in the Console

  • Global Configuration can now be created, saved and edited within Gigya's Console, and includes built-in mobile support.

Javascript Editor in UI Builder

  • New JavaScript editor within the UI Builder allows you to set event handlers, define custom buttons and more, for a specific screen-set. Includes built-in mobile support.


  • Added Subscriptions option for facilitating newsletter sign-up when mapping fields in the UI Builder
  • New accounts.unsubscribe API for unsubscribing users from newsletters. 

Miscellaneous Changes

  • It is now possible to override master configurations in child sites regarding CAPTCHA requirement for new registrations. 
  • You can now update comment sender data after a comment has been posted, allowing you to preserve sender information (such as photos) when migrating between servers.
  • Added support for sharing images to VKontakte.
  • The OpenId Connect Relying Party (OIDC RP) redirectUri has been changed.
  • The socialize.exportUsers API is being deprecated. For more information, see Changes That May Require Your Action.

Version 7.1 - Released on February 06, 2017

JSON Web Token (JWT) Support

Risk Based Authentication (RBA)

  • New Console UI to simplify RBA configuration
  • Network Protected Identity (NPI): a new feature of Risk Based Authentication (RBA) which leverages data gathered on suspicious login attempts from Gigya's ~1 billion users to increase security.  

OpenID Connect (OIDC)


UI Builder

  • Changed dialog when making changes that cause a schema update, now shows details of the change in JSON format, so as to update existing screen-sets with greater ease. 
  • New image control for adding an image to any screen. 

Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG)

  • Enhancements to support WCAG compliance, e.g., looped tabbing within a Gigya screen for better keyboard control, added screen-reader support.

Miscellaneous Changes

  • Updates to icons in the Share Bar based on latest branding guidelines from social networks, including Facebook, Google Plus, Linkedin, Twitter, and Microsoft.

  • Identity Access default search now also includes the username, in addition to the email, UID and first or last names.