Change Log

Version 1.9.8
May 10, 2016

Major Changes

  • Security
    • New setting on Security > Withdrawals to lock all withdrawals for 24 hours and receive an email notice when a new IP address is used to log into your account.
    • Receive an email when two-factor authentication is disabled on your account.
    • New section "Change History" on Account page for reviewing activity and settings changes.
  • Interface
    • New toggle to switch between viewing market trades or your trades (view demo).
    • New setting to change the order book column order. Quick change (view demo) or modify the setting on Interface > Order Book.
  • API - New REST authenticated call /summary (documentation).
  • Notifications
    • New Notifications page - /notifications
    • Two new notification sound options: "ping up" (preview) and "ping down" (preview).
    • New setting to choose separate notification sounds for partial order executions and full order executions (view demo).
    • New setting for price change notifications (experimental) (view demo). 
    • New setting to receive an email when your orders fully execute (view demo).
    • New setting to receive an email when your margin funding bids/offers fill (view demo).

Minor Changes

  • Add one additional level of price aggregation on order books. For example BTCUSD can now be aggregated by 100 increments, etc (view demo).
  • Add new help menu to top right corner of page.
  • Add language preference setting to Account page.
  • New helper for selecting many adjacent rows in the "Funding Used in Margin Position" table (view demo).
  • Moved email settings from Account page to Notifications page.
  • Moved toast notification settings from Interface page to Notificiations page.
  • Moved sound settings from Interface page to Notifications page.
  • Migrate blog to Wordpress http://blog.bitfinex.com/.
  • Improve layout of Market Stats page. Break trading volume out by pair.
  • Improve performance of book depth visualization.
  • Fix intermittent bug in trading sidebar display.
  • Fix handling of multiple notice modals being triggered at once.
  • Various small interface improvements and bug fixes.
Version 1.9.7
April 20, 2016

Major Changes

  • Margin Funding - Add rate aggregation controls to funding book (view demo)
  • Interface 
    • Improved and simplified account menu dropdown (view demo)
    • New, cleaner layout for deposits and withdrawals (view demo)
    • New, cleaner layout and navigation for account pages (view demo)
  • API
    • Ability to update the permissions of existing API keys (view demo)
    • New optional "use_remaining" parameter (bool) for the REST API replace order call (/order/cancel/replace) will use the amount of the canceled order as the amount of the new order
  • Data Exporting
    • New interface for exporting data (view demo)
    • Added exporting of withdrawal and deposit history

Minor Changes

  • Added "available balances" box on withdrawal form interface (view demo)
  • Improved navigation experience on mobile
  • Each deposit and withdrawal now has it's own permalink. Notification emails now include a direct link to the relevant deposit or withdrawal.
  • Added SMS as a valid method for two-factor authentication during password resets
  • New "Interface" settings page
  • Added link to the Bitfinex Blog in footer
  • Faster navigation on deposit and withdrawal pages
  • Improve reliability of margin funding interface
  • Moved announcements from /pages/announcements to /posts
  • Moved /managewallets to /wallets
  • Miscellaneous platform, stability, and trading engine optimizations
  • Various small interface improvements and bug fixes
Version 1.9.6
March 29, 2016

Major Changes

  • Landing page - New, cleaner design for Bitfinex.com with a simplied signup form and live ticker prices (view demo).
  • Collapsible header - Need more vertical space to trade? The header is now collapsable (view demo).
  • Bitgo report - The new Bitgo report on the History & Reports page can be used to verify your bitcoin wallet balances on the blockchain.

Minor Changes

  • Improve UI for reminding you to take an additional action, such as confirming a security setting change by email (view demo)
  • Added additional information in the Tips And Tricks tour
  • Add language options in the footer (view demo) (This is a beta version of multi-language support)
  • New account settings to disable toast notifications for varous site sections (view demo)
  • Performance optimizations for notifications and trade sounds
  • New, crisper logo with duotone green leaf
  • Added a tooltip to the ticker 24-hour volume value that shows the equivallent value in terms of the other currency in the pair
  • Improve trade execution notifications
  • Move right sidebar to be flush with right edge of viewport at narrow browser widths to increase horizontal workspace
  • Clean up footer on public (non logged in) pages
  • Miscellaneous platform, stability, and trading engine optimizations
  • Various small interface improvements and bug fixes
Version 1.9.5
March 07, 2016

Major Changes

  • iOS App - Public release of Bitfinex app for iOS. For improved security and customization the app uses an API key that you can generate with varied permissions. This allows for complex permissions control for your mobile app. Please read the setup instructions carefully (Android app also available).
  • Security - Users can now disable currencies and trading pairs from Account Settings > Currencies & Pairs.
  • Interface - The 3 main site sections (Exchange, Margin Trading, and Margin Funding) have been moved up to the top of the page as tabs.

Minor Changes

Version 1.9.4
February 10, 2016

Major Changes

Minor Changes

  • Ask for confirmation when placing a margin funding offer at a rate that is below the current market rate.
  • Add option to play a sound when a public trade executes. Account Settings > Sounds
  • Improvements to dark theme
  • Improve interface during initial connection to websockets data
  • Improve forms
  • Add more text translations for Traditional Chinese and Russian
Version 1.9.3
January 25, 2016

Major Changes

Minor Changes

  • Websockets - Added an option to toggle between real-time order book and a interval updating every five seconds (view demo)
  • Improve how Firefox handles opening and closing of websocket connections
  • Require current password when changing password from the Account Settings page
  • Improve design of withdrawals page
  • Miscellaneous improvements and adjustements
Version 1.9.2
January 13, 2016

Major Changes

  • Memory Optimizations - Improve performance and memory usage
  • Trading Engine - Improve performance and capacity during extreme trading volume
  • Claim Positions - Ability to partially claim positions. This brings what was an api-only feature into the interface (demo)

Minor Changes

  • Candlestick Chart now properly respects current page pair and your chosen time interval
  • Move Clef from Integrations to the Security Center under Two-Factor Authentication
  • Improve copy of various notification emails
  • Fix PGP email encryption on some system emails
  • Fix various browser-specific javascript bugs
  • Miscellaneous fixes and optimizations
Version 1.9.1
December 30, 2015

Major Changes

  • Candlestick Chart -  Customizable chart with realtime candles, trendlines, volume, and more. Powered by Cryptowatch. (view demo)

Minor Changes

  • Move nagivation buttons from right sidebar into top right header (view demo)
  • Improve interface on order book, recent trades, and order form
  • Miscellaneous fixes and optimizations
Version 1.9.0
December 21, 2015

Major Changes

  • Real-Time Data Streaming - Market data, trades, tickers, balances, orders and positions are now updated live in real-time as trades happen.
  • Live Trades Table - See all exchange and margin trades happening on the platform in real time.
  • Create Support Ticket - Now users can create a new support ticket directly from the application. We look forward to your feedback and questions. Our team is always striving to be as responsive as possible. Now it's easier to get in touch with us. (view demo)

Minor Changes

  • Order Book - Show visualization of where your limit orders are in the order book. Ability to cancel your orders from this view. (view demo)
  • Ticker
    • Split currencies into pairs for more informative ticker data
    • Add 24-hour range to show high/low prices
  • Trading engine - Give more information about an order cancellation reason (Post-only and Fill or Kill orders)
  • Various optimizations
Version 1.8.4
December 01, 2015

Major Changes

  • Margin Funding - New Options (view)
    • Option to keep margin funding open after being used in a margin position. The default behavior will close funding when it is no longer used. This setting allows you to have more precise control over when margin funding is closed.
    • Option to reduce margin funding using the priority of whatever funding is expiring first. By default, when you reduce a margin position the system will close the most expensive margin funding first. This setting allows you to have the system close the soonest-expiring funding first instead.

Minor Changes

  • Increase minimum wire withdraw to 100 USD
  • Increase minimum wire deposit to 100 USD
  • Trading engine performance optimizations 
  • Support for multisig addresses for litecoin withdraws
  • Improve offchain transfers for TetherUSD
  • Improve dynamic lag handling for new orders
  • Misc small fixes