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Add version control to Donation forms similar to Page Builder pages.

Editing, updating or changes are common in our daily work, just like having to undo said changes; or, simply, choosing a version among multiple documents which have the same purpose (and which came from one unique version). When there is no version control, those changes are permanent. Editing a form means overwriting content in a file. Once that content is overwritten, there certainly is no way to go back to recover the version created before the changes were made.

There is a second option to help us avoid this problem: saving a new file for each variation we make that’s based on the original. The problem with this strategy is that we have serious problems identifying the differences between the previous versions. We would have to keep looking at the date and time of the last update of the file to know which one was the last or have a naming convention that makes sense. The URL of those new forms would also be different than the initial form that was copied. This kind of work is considerably slow.

Version control means always being able to access the latest version, while still having access to previous versions. We can (almost immediately) recuperate a version of the document which is not the current version. The version history will also give us clear clues about what’s been done to a document and will be our road map to show us how to work with the distinct version. On the other hand, without version control, work flows become an ineffectual tool and work in teams on documents becomes more confusing and difficult to coordinate.

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  • Mar 1 2016
  • Reviewed: Voting Open
Area of the Product Donations
Org/Company Name Shriners Hospitals for Children
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