Release Notes 9.0.2

July 27, 2016 

developer revisions 1664 - 1670

Today, we released Convention Master 9.0.2, a bugfix release in the Convention Master 9.0 series. This release is a focused on only bug fixes and minor features or improvements. We are now confident in recommending customers to upgrade their production websites to 9.0.2. Please see upgrade information below.

Some of the minor improvements and bugs fixed in 9.0.2 include:

  • Database Upgrade #544 -
        Table registrant_badges altered - added event_id and tool columns
  • [Ticket #606] Corrected issue preventing Reset password emails being sent from kiosks.
  • [Ticket #607] Corrected issue where Badge display code reverts to FNO always when cashing people out.
  • [Ticket #608] Allow re-ordering of birthday collection fields, and disabling of birthday collection by CM cash register.
  • Updated password reset email to use HTML
  • Updated "tool names" for tools that print badges.
  • Added functionality to record when and to where badges were printed.
  • Fixed version info and copyright links to point to

Upgrading Convention Master from 9.0.x to 9.0.2

Before starting an upgrade, we recommend that you backup your Convention Master database and files.

To perform the upgrade, perform an SVN update to the folder that contains your Convention Master installation:

$ svn up /path/to/convention_master

Then login to the staff console [] with an account that has the "Perform DB and System Upgrades" permission to automatically trigger any pending schema updates.

If you have any questions or comments, please email us at