News & Notifications
Hooray! Inzetrooster exists 10 yearsPost: Update Posted 2023-11-08
Already more than 1.3 million shifts rostered. How time has flown by. I remember how it all started....read more
Copying shifts is now also possiblePost: Update Posted 2023-11-01
A much requested option is now available. You can now copy services from a period to a new period. This is especially useful if there is a fixed schedule. You can copy up to 1000 services in one.read more
New filter for calendarPost: Update Posted 2023-10-12
The filter on the calendar page is now the same as on the all shifts and open shifts page. With the premium products, you can also filter by locations.
New filter for open shiftsPost: Update Posted 2023-09-21
The filter at 'open shifts' is now almost the same as the filter at 'All shifts'. This makes it a bit clearer and also has more options.read more
Surpassing MySQL's TIME value limit of 838:59:59Post: Bugfix Posted 2023-09-05
On the 'Hours and shifts per person' page, hours were added up from the database with a function that allowed time range up to a maximum of '838:59:59' hours.read more
From Subdomain naar SubdirectoryPost: Update Posted 2023-07-31
Next Monday, a major upgrade is planned for ShiftPlanner. The main change is that the account name will be moved from a subdomain to a subdirectory. This means the URL structure will be changed.read more
Exporting shifts now also with daysPost: Update Posted 2023-07-05
When exporting, you can now also select certain days (e.g. Saturday and/or Sunday) for a certain period.read more
Better insight into changed dataPost: Update Posted 2023-07-03
Via: Admin -> Overviews -> Online activity, you can see who has done which actions. Now you can also see which data has changed.
Filter for shifts is now rememberedPost: Update Posted 2023-06-08
If you click on the 'All shifts' page, you will see all shifts. You could then use the filter to see only certain groups. But you had to specify that every time you went back to the page. This filter option is now remembered.
Bakers whipped cake action!Post: News Posted 2023-06-02
For the past two weeks, we've had a fantastic cake promotion. As an administrator, all you had to do was share a catchy 'user experience' in about 50 words, and voilà, a delicious baker's cream cake was sent your way!read more
Package price increase for first time in 10 yearsPost: Post Posted 2023-05-16
ShiftPlanner has maintained stable prices for ten years. But unfortunately, we cannot escape raising our prices by 10% now, starting from 1 July. Although it is our very first price increase in ten years.read more
Password indicatorPost: Update Posted 2023-03-31
It is very annoying when you enter a new password and try to save it you then get the message that it does not meet certain conditions. Then you have to enter the password again. Now we show while typing whether it meets.
Login via our websitePost: Update Posted 2023-03-20
Each account has its own internet site with login page. (https://accountname.shiftplanner.org). But often the organisation is searched through our site (https://shiftplanner.org). From now on, these sites will be saved/pinned with which you log in.read more
Time zone for shifts adjustedPost: Update Posted 2023-03-02
Shiftplanner keeps all date and time columns time zone aware. These values stored in the database as UTC and were converted back to the current Time.zone when retrieved from the database. This has advantages and disadvantages.read more
Gender definition updatedPost: Update Posted 2023-02-03
We had an outdated gender registrate of only Male (M), Female (V) and Unknown. We changed that following the gender inclusive guide (The Gender Book). Now you can also indicate if you are Non-binary or just don't want to say.
Update for buttons on formsPost: Update Posted 2023-01-10
Many buttons give feedback on submit.
And the form 'Send a commitment request' has been modified so it should be a bit clearer how many people you choose.read more
News & Notifications now also available on our sitePost: News Posted 2023-01-04
For years, we only communicated updates and news via Twitter and Facebook. From today, these messages are also on our site. https://shiftplanner.org/newsread more
Adjust configuration settingPost: Update Posted 2022-12-16
Adjust configuration setting: There are several options for transferring shifts. For 'Transfer shifts (deadline)' and only the option 'User must contact administrator', the shift cannot be taken over via the pages -> 'All shifts' or 'Open shifts' from
The statistics have been adjusted slightly.Post: Update Posted 2022-11-21
There was also ambiguity about the tooltip showing the start and end dates of the weeks. As these are shown per week/year, week 0 belongs to last year's week.
New setting for transfering shiftsPost: Update Posted 2022-11-03
You can turn off selecting 20 people at random by choosing the 'Search for one specific person only' option. This may be desirable if most people have fixed days and cannot take over the shifts of other days.
Old Internet explorer is unfortunately no longer supportedPost: Update Posted 2022-10-25
Following an update to a newer version with more features for ShiftPlanner, the old Internet explorer is unfortunately no longer supported. Not even by Microsoft:
Automatic links in commentsPost: Update Posted 2022-10-18
You can now put a link (https://....) in the comments of a shift. This then automatically becomes a link to a new (browser) window. Very handy if you want to provide additional instruction that is in a different location.
We are continuously replacing old code with new code.Post: Update Posted 2022-10-08
In the coming month, we will mainly be working on visible (small) changes. This may sometimes make it look slightly different/modern.
Deleted groups visable againPost: Update Posted 2022-09-22
You cannot delete a group (to which shifts are still linked). They will then no longer be visible.read more
Enabled autofill on formsPost: Update Posted 2022-09-21
We had disabled autofill in the administrator forms, but it turned out that it no longer worked for all browsers. We have done an update that should make this work again for all browsers.
New 'Tour' for administratorsPost: Update Posted 2022-09-05
We have a new 'Tour' for administrators on the administration page. This is especially useful for new administrators who do not yet know their way around Inzetrooster.
There is now an additional administrative role.Post: Update Posted 2022-08-04
You can make a person 'Editor', who can then edit shifts and persons. More information on the roles and rights page.
Username is now send it along with the login informationPost: Update Posted 2022-07-12
Because for many users it is not clear that your username is not the same as your email address, we now send it along with the login information. It often happens that in a family the email address is shared.
Network problems between 12pm and 2pmPost: Bugfix Posted 2022-07-11
Today there were network problems between 12pm and 2pm at the provider. These are now solved. Our apologies for the inconvenience.
We will not be sending reminders for some unsigned shiftsPost: Update Posted 2022-06-27
Starting tomorrow, we will not be sending reminders for shifts for which a transfer request is open. It doesn't look very friendly to the volunteer who has an open request. So we will not send reminders.
New option for picket, watch, call or consignment shifts.Post: Update Posted 2022-05-19
By default, there is a check for signing up for dubble shifts. Individuals cannot sign up for shifts at the same time. You can now turn it off for shifts in groups
On login redirect you to 'My page' instead of the 'Home' pagePost: Update Posted 2022-05-12
The login button (access token) in the email will now redirect you to 'My page' instead of the 'Home' page when you receive a reminder for your shift.
username can only be changed by the administrator(s)Post: Update Posted 2022-04-25
From now on, the username can only be changed by the administrator(s). You can no longer change your username via the profile page. This was done because most administrators want to keep control over the username themselves.
Phone number validation changedPost: Update Posted 2022-04-19
The validation of the phone number has been changed from a minimum of 10 digits to 9 digits for the belgian organizations. In belgium, 10 digits are not always used.
Large imports took too long in our opinionPost: Update Posted 2022-02-25
The import module is now modified and is now four times faster :-)
Online activity cq log has been significantly improved.Post: Update Posted 2022-02-01
You can now also find new added shifts and persons (with any changes) in the logbook.
The application has had some minor style changesPost: Update Posted 2021-12-14
The headers have a slimmer font and the arrows in the management section have been moved to the left side.
Notified when a transfer request is still active.Post: Update Posted 2021-11-07
As a general point of contact, you will now be notified of any upcoming shifts where a transfer request is still active.read more
We've have added the number of shifts assigned to each groupPost: Update Posted 2021-10-23
At your request, we have added the number of shifts assigned to each group on the Manage Groups overview. You can also see this via Statistics, but we figured it might be useful to have it here, too!read more
Easy unlink a volunteer from a shiftPost: Update Posted 2021-08-25
You can unlink a volunteer from a shift by selecting the first option in the dropdown box. As this was not clear to account administrators, we have now added the option to 'unlink' someone (pictured), which should make things a little easier.
It's now easier to share a filtered selection from the All Shifts pagePost: Update Posted 2021-08-07
All you need to do is copy the URL from the address bar and paste it into an email or WhatsApp message to share the selection. Easy! #Filters #Volunteers #Roster #Rota
As lockdown restrictions ease in many parts of the worldPost: Update Posted 2021-07-13
As lockdown restrictions ease in many parts of the world, organizations have begun to set their sights on a lively and eventful summer (with precautionary measures, of course) How will your volunteers be helping out? Comment below and let us know! :-)
Optimisation of the loading speed is betterPost: Update Posted 2021-05-14
Optimisation of the loading speed of the volunteer web app @DutyrosterOrg implemented. In Google Pagespeed Insights we now get a high score 😀 #volunteers #webapp #pagespeed
We have adjusted the check- and radio boxes on all formsPost: Update Posted 2021-04-27
These were not good enough on some browsers (like Firefox). They are now slightly larger and clearer with a green 'tick'.
Small change for modifying a passwordPost: Update Posted 2021-04-17
It must now be at least 8 characters long and contain a number and a capital letter.
For organizations with multiple accounts there is now also a portal loginPost: Update Posted 2021-04-08
For administrators working with multiple accounts there is now also a portal login where you can get an overview of all your accounts. Contact us if you are also an administrator of multiple accounts and would like to have such an overview.
See how many shifts are going to be addedPost: Update Posted 2021-03-17
You can now directly see how many shifts you are going to add by using the 'Add recurrent shifts' form. You can also remove a shift if you exceed the limit of 1000 repeated shifts at a time.
When adding repeating shifts, it could happen that wrong groups were linked.Post: Bugfix Posted 2021-03-16
Bugfix: When adding repeating shifts, it could happen that wrong groups were linked. This only happened if a copy of a shift was added that was further down in the select box. In that case, the first group was selected.
Statistics on coranaPost: Update Posted 2021-02-18
In last year's statistics you can clearly see when there were measures for corana. Week 12 and week 41. You see it yourself in your own account via management -> statistics.
Sending the mails was not started after rebootPost: malfunction Posted 2021-01-06
Yesterday the server was restarted after we made a small change. Then the background process that should send the mails was not started. Because of this, the e-mails were delivered later in the day. Our apologies for this.
New server for our applicationPost: Update Posted 2020-11-23
Last week we set up a new server for the application. Yesterday everything was transferred. The server was 5 years old and is now ready with the latest techniques for the coming years 💪.
The statistics have been expanded with an overview graphPost: Update Posted 2020-10-15
In the update of the Dutyroster, the statistics have been adjusted and expanded with an overview graph of (registered, open, noshows and cancelled) services shown in weeks.
switch sender during a 'Request for registration'Post: Update Posted 2020-09-07
You were already able to switch sender during a 'Request for registration' (if the general sender address is not the same as that of the person logged in). But this option was not clear enough. We have now made it clearer.
Public groups with shiftsPost: Update Posted 2020-08-20
In July we had done an update that you also make shifts form a group public so that even people who are not logged in can see these shifts via a public link.read more
Persons comments for administratorsPost: Update Posted 2020-07-30
As the administrator, you will see the person's comments right now. You no longer need to go to the form to see these comments.
The link 'Management' is now a different color in the menuPost: Update Posted 2020-07-17
We have widened the distinction in the main menu between 'regular' users and administrators. The link 'Management' is now a different color and is only seen by administrators.
We put the profile pictures in a different layout.Post: Update Posted 2020-07-08
This gives it a more modern look. #volunteers, #roster https://t.co/pavBFtwl3K
You can now edit your profile directly from the menu.Post: Update Posted 2020-07-08
You can now edit your profile directly from the menu on small devices
Changing for a shift and you will be redirect backPost: Update Posted 2020-07-07
After adjusting a shift, you will return to the place where the shifts were between the other shifts. This is more user-friendly if you need to modify or delete multiple services.
You can now make the shifts in a group publicPost: Update Posted 2020-07-06
You can now make the shifts in a group public so that even people who are not logged in can see them via a public link.read more