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WebSite X5 Updates.

DISCOVER ALL OF THE FEATURES AND IMPROVEMENTS INTRODUCED IN THE NEW VERSIONS OF THE SOFTWARE.

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April 2019
WHAT'S NEW

Version 2019.1 - Read the Blog post
Graphic interface
As part of a larger re-branding initiative introducing a new logo and new names for the software editions, we've completely revised the program's graphic interface, emphasizing clarity, readability and ease of use.
Template Library
We've re-designed the entire library of preset templates available on WebSite X5.
  • Access 100 templates, divided into categories and ready to use: they're all new and already mobile-friendly.
  • Each template is now a complete project with graphics, pages and content that you are free to customize.
  • A live preview of each template helps you choose quickly and easily.
Optimization Pro only
The optimization features that were previously available in the WebSite X5 Optimizer app have been integrated: use them to get the most out of the software.
PhpMailer Update
The PhpMailer class used to send e-mails has been updated for better compability with hosting providers.
Style library
We've overhauled the library of styles to be applied to each object: with new options, you can easily create graphic boxes to best emphasize your content.
November 2018

CSS Grid
A new internal engine for page generation has been developed. Thanks to the CSS Grid technology, page layout is now automatically redesigned. Websites can be created more quickly, and their rendering on the different browsers is more precise.
Full width websites
With this new option, you can adjust a Gallery, a map or any other content to the full width of the browser window.
Hamburger Button
The Hamburger Button is functional on mobile but it is being more and more used for desktop resolutions too. Now you can:
  • decide to display the Hamburger Menu for all resolutions;
  • design the Hamburger Button as you prefer;
  • set the speed you want your Hamburger Menu to be opened in.
Automatic order processing Pro only
Aggiunta l'opzione per l'evasione automatica degli ordini. Se vendi beni digitali, non appena i tuoi clienti avranno pagato con PayPal, riceveranno l'email di evasione dell'ordine senza che tu debba fare nulla.
Discount Management Pro only
Coupon codes and discounts are very important for an effective sales strategy. Now you can intervene on both individual product and on the total order amount:
  • you can set fixed or percentage discounts;
  • you can activate coupon codes and define their starting and closing dates;
  • you can activate and manage more coupon codes at the same time.
Amazon Pay Pro only
Amazon Pay is now available as store payment method. You now have one more tool to meet your Customers' needs.
Customer Registration Pro only
Your Customers can now choose whether to register or not before finalizing purchase.
Title tag Management Pro only
The Title tag management - which is fundamental for the page optimization -  has been improved. Now you can:
  • specify the Title tag for each website page and Blog post, distinguishing it from the simple page title;
  • set the format the Title tag needs to have.
Blog SEO Pro only
Now you can specify Description and Keywords metatag for each Blog article.
MORE FEATURES

  • In the Menu Object, there are now new options to set current page style also for level menu.
  • Object margins can now be managed better thanks to a specific window.
  • Mobile visualization of images and videos in the ShowBox window has been improved, they are now full width on any device.
  • All the Objects in our Marketplace, can now use the free Pixabay images.
  • In the Start edition, it is now possible to activate the responsive option.
June 2018

Version 16 - Read the Blog post
HTML5 & SEO
New HTML5 tags have been introduced in the code. In this way, the semantics as well as the page accessibility have been improved, so that now your website can be better placed on search engines results, such as Google.
Tag H1-H6 Pro only
Added SEO option for the H1-H6 heading tags setup, that can help you rank higher on Google's search results.
Heading styles
You can now define the heading styles and apply them in the text editor too.
Security and GDPR
The code WebSite X5 generates has been verified so to make sure that it is compliant with GDPR, the new European Privacy regulation. You have everything you need, including new rules your users have to follow as far as the password generation is concerned: now it's up to you to correctly set up your website.
AMP pages Pro only
The Google AMP technology has been introduced for your Blog. You can convert all your post in AMP pages with a simple click: they will load faster, and they will look just perfect on smartphones.
Project Management
The project management has been made easier: all the projects are saved in the same folder, regardless the version they have been created with. So you don't have to export and import them every time you want to update them.
Website Preview
The website Preview window has been redesigned, so now you can:
  • use a toolbar with bigger buttons, which are easier to locate;
  • use new Device buttons, which are useful to display your responsive websites on the different breakpoints;
  • use a command to save the external browser you choose to display the preview on.
Call/Message Link
The link option Call has been renamed in Call/Message and we have added new functionalities: a part from Skype, you can now use providers such as WhatsApp, Facebook Messenger, Telegram, Viber and Vkontakte to keep in touch with your website visitors.
File Attachment Pro only
You can now add a File Attachment in the order form of your e-commerce. In this way, you can ask your customers for a  proof of purchase or a picture to customize the products you sell.
MORE FEATURES

  • Added compatibility with WebAnimator 3 animations.
  • The functioning of the 404 Page has been modified to simplify its manual management through the .htaccess file.
  • The uploading to the server has been modified so to make it tidier. The files referred to Optional Objects are now exported in a subfolder instead of the website root.
  • You can now name the IWZIP file when you export a project.
  • The installation procedure is now easier: you do not need to completely reinstall the new versions, because they are now managed as the updates are.
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March 2018

Version 15
Preview your website on Mobile Pro
Scan the QR code with your device for a preview of your mobile website.
404 error Page Pro only
Customize the 404 error Page with your style: the code needed is managed automatically.
Advertising Message
For better-converting banner ads, now you can:
  • choose the pages on which you want to display a banner
  • schedule start and end date of your campaign
  • decide to show a banner after X seconds.
Graphic Template
100 new Graphic Templates included in the software.
Backup Management
Now both Professional and Evolution have advanced backup management options, including:
  • manual or automatic backup settings;
  • automatic backup the first time you save;
  • old backup copies are automatically deleted;
  • backup reminder.
Project Analysis Pro only
Project Analysis monitoring extended to all settings and template elements.
Product Images
Improved Import/Export of Product Image List in .csv: now you can add item images.
MORE FEATURES

  • Improved fullscreen ShowBox: the image now covers all the space.
  • If necessary, Optional Objects automatic updates or installs now run when opening a Project.
  • Improved Object Management: now you can use the Search Box and sort the list of available objects alphabetically as well as by category.
  • Now you search for an object using the new Used in Project category.
  • Introducing new Tooltip designs and mouseover effects.
  • Project Analysis window design has been changed.
  • Map Creation window design has been changed.
  • The Calendar related to the Date Field in the Contact Form Object has a new graphic design.
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October 2017

Version 14
Font Management
Font Management is now linked to the Template, Google Fonts and Web Fonts are integrated in the software and new Default font has been introduced.  
Menu
New Object Menu has been introduced; enhanced responsive visualizations and Sticky Bar customization.
Parallax Effects
New Reverse and Fixed Parallax Effects; improved Row Formats: now you can add SlideShows and Maps or apply an animated Overlay color filter.
Contact Form
New field and Send button style settings. The Send label now can be customized.
Fullscreen ShowBox
Introduced fullscreen animated galleries with transition effects.
Blog
New tab layout for the blog's home page, cover picture for each post, Featured Articles and side blocks are enabled.
E-commerce
Now you can activate registration to your store by creating a customer account on a visitor's first purchase and export customer data in one click.
Graphic Template
200 new Graphic Templates included in the software.
Backup
Automatic backup every time you save (only Pro) and manage backup reminders, old backup copies are now automatically deleted.
Interface
Improved interface and new graphics for the Object icons.

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