Sharetribe Flex Roadmap (last updated April 4th, 2020)

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  • Search

March 26th: Sort search results

This improvement adds the possibility to sort listings by creation date, price, and public and metadata, which allow a variety of different sorting options.

Flex Template Web
Marketplace API
  • Search

March 26th: Filter search by time-based availability

It's now possible to filter the search by time-based availability. You can return either listings that are available for the entire provided time range, those that have at least some availability within the provided range, and those that have at least slot of specified slot available for a specified range.

Marketplace API
Flex Template Web
  • Managing

Feb 20th 2020: Limited "log in as a user"

As an admin, you can now log in as a user of a marketplace, and edit their profile and listing information on their behalf. Read the newsletter

Console
Flex Template Web
Marketplace API
  • Connectivity

Jan 30th 2020: Integration API release 2

The second major release of Integration API allows you to edit users and listings programmatically. This allows integrations to solutions third party identity verification, subsription billing systems for paid memberships, and more. Read the newsletter

Integration API

Q2 2020 (preliminary plan)

  • Managing

Improved search experience in Console

It should be easy to find users by their name or email and listings by their title from Console. 

Console
  • Developer tools

Documentation site improvements

As Flex documentation grows, it's becoming increasingly difficult to find the correct information from the current docs site. This improvement will address the issue by restructuring the content and introducing the ability to search documents.

2020 focus areas (unprioritized)

  • Managing

Focus area 1: professional management experience

Today, Flex Console offers the basic minimum features needed to manage your marketplace. In 2020, it will get a lot more power. You will be able to quickly see an overview of what's happening, search and filter user-generated content, and manipulate data with ease.
Console
  • Transaction process
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Focus area 2: more powerful marketplace API

In 2020, Flex Marketplace API will see lots of improvements in the areas where it still has gaps, including things like better options for sorting listings when searching, and a better ability to deal with transaction processes with multiple bookings, payments or refunds. 

Integration API
  • Developer tools

Focus area 3: delightful building experience

Building experience refers to the entire cycle from evaluating Flex as a product, to building and launching your first marketplace version, to running and operating the system in production and to continuously experimenting with and adapting the platform. This focus area touches everything from improving developer tooling for monitoring API activity to easier onboarding to better documentation and tutorials.

Console
  • Connectivity

Focus area 4: easier integrations

In 2020, it will become a lot easier to build third party integrations to Flex. You will be able to build a wide variety of integrations, including things like custom notifications, third-party payment systems and social logins.

Marketplace API