WHMCS 8.0 is now available in beta since last few days. In WHMCS 8.0, they have made major changes in admin area look. Today we will discuss the major changes made by WHMCS team in WHMCS 8.
This will be most noticeable difference in the admin area. These changes include a smaller footprint, optimised menus, aims to maximize focus on the content and reduce distractions. Top navigation in admin area now slimmer as shown in the following image:
Quick start shortcuts
These are designed to make it quicker to access key actions from anywhere, such as creating a new client or placing a new order.
Easier access to Automation Status
Automation status page will give detailed information on cron and other automated tasks performed by WHMCS. In the new version you will get alert for any automation task on the top of the page. The screenshot below shows how the icon will appear when there is an issue preventing the cron tasks from starting or completion successfully.
Improvements to Intelligent Search
One of the most used features of the WHMCS admin area is the intelligent search, which performs a search across most data entity types within WHMCS and uses input analysis to determine the most relevant fields to search.
Improved mobile and tablet behaviour
The main menu navigation responsive behaviour has been redesigned to provide a touch friendly and optimised experience on mobile and tablet devices. The menu now becomes hidden on smaller device sizes, accessible via a menu icon located at the top left of every page to reveal a slide out menu drawer optimised for touch devices.
That’s all for WHMCS 8.0 New Admin Area look. For detailed features, you can install their beta version.