The Weebly Power Hour contest launched in June, proving that you don’t need a lot of extra time or even a laptop to build your own website. We were amazed by all the great sites you built in a single hour with Weebly for iPad and Android tablet apps. We were even more amazed by the stories behind those sites.
Blurred background images have become a popular website design trend. The technique can help elevate your website’s headers and splash pages when implemented correctly - we even use the technique in the header on this blog!
Your customers have questions, but when they visit your website they often leave before asking them, which can hurt your business and impact sales.
Today we’re announcing SimpleChat, an easy to use service that gives you the power to answer questions in real-time via text message. It's a fast and easy way to provide amazing customer service on your website, from wherever you are, and on your own schedule.
We’re offering a special 14-day free trial of SimpleChat so you can get started today.
There's no better resume than a personal website. In a recent survey, 84 percent of respondents said they received tangible career benefits from their personal site. Elements of a successful online portfolio include clean design, a bio that tells a story, and work samples that show the work you want to do. Here are some tips on how to make your online portfolio shine.
Video is an increasingly important format for reaching your ideal digital audience. YouTube is the obvious choice for many, but Vimeo has grown massively in recent years and is now a viable alternative. So when it comes to Vimeo vs. YouTube, which is better for your website? Here are three factors that can help you decide.
Your website is built to attract an audience, but you can't keep this audience happy unless you understand how they interact with your site. Previously, we showed you how to start this process by installing and setting up Google Analytics. Now, it’s time to take the next step and use this data to build the perfect audience for your website, blog or store.
Forms are an important part of any website that asks for registration, signup or subscription actions from visitors. These form events can play a key role when purchasing products or services from an eCommerce website, or simply joining a blog’s newsletter list.
Sloppy design can limit the engagement and completion rates of your own website form, while a great looking form can boost the chances that visitors will hit that all important “submit” button.
Here are some guidelines to help you get started creating great forms for your website, blog or online store.
Community has always played an important role in the Weebly world. Drawing inspiration and new ideas from the community helps with every new feature we build. Releases like Page Layouts and Membership came to life through community feedback and support. Community is a part of who we are.
It’s about time we gave that community a home.
Blank pages are intimidating, but today’s release of Page Layouts puts blank pages in the past with a whole new way to build beautiful websites.
With Page Layouts you can choose a predefined layout design that automatically populates blank pages with real site elements. You can then edit, delete or add new elements to build the perfect page. These customizable page frameworks provide both guidance and design inspiration, saving you time and making it easier than ever to create the right page for your website or business.
Page Layouts is available today, for all plans.
Today, we’re happy to announce our integration with IFTTT, a powerful service that lets you to connect your favorite products and apps together to create your very own customizable events and automated tasks. These connections (known as recipes) will let you connect Weebly with services like Evernote, Dropbox and Google Drive. We’ve already created over 20 different recipes that you can start using on your site right now.