Today we take a giant leap forward with the release of Weebly 4, a complete platform to help you grow with fully integrated Websites, eCommerce and Marketing. This is a huge upgrade to the entire Weebly experience, with new features to make your site more modern and beautiful, a more powerful eCommerce platform to increase sales, and integrated email marketing and SEO tools to help engage and attract new customers.
For the first time, we’ve combined all the elements your business needs to thrive in one place. We know that a website is just part of your path to success, and we’ve streamlined the entire journey so you can do it all from a single integrated platform.
Let’s take a look at all the new features the Weebly 4 upgrade has to offer.
Next Generation Web Design
A better way to build your website. We’ve built a brand new version of the Editor that provides exciting new design tools to help you create an unforgettable, modern website.
- Sections: Transform your site with stackable, independent sections you can use to create entirely new designs, including parallax and reveal effects. This feature is free and available for all plans, just drag on the section element from the sidebar
- Section Layouts: A variety of new professionally designed, pre-built layouts for your website.
- Customizable Headers: Drag elements into your page headers and dynamically resize the header field to create one-of-a-kind pages. Free with all plans.
- Video Backgrounds: Integrate videos directly into your page layouts to create stunning site designs that will impress visitors and customers. Choose videos from our free video library or upload your own. Video backgrounds are available with Pro Plans and above.
- New Themes: Our theme gallery has been modernized with a wide selection of new themes and pre built templates.
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*Please Note: Sections is not available for older, non-responsive themes or custom themes. *
Powerful eCommerce to Elevate Your Online Store
We’ve released a completely rebuilt eCommerce engine, improving the most important features you need to create a successful online store.
- Product and Category Elements: Gives you more flexibility to create an engaging storefront with intuitive new ways to display products and categories. Available for all paid plans.
- Improved Shipping Rules: Makes shipping rate management easy for stores with a large number of orders. Set shipping rates based on order specifications from the store dashboard. Available with the Business plan.
- Automatic Tax Calculator: Does the heavy lifting on tax management, helping you handle store taxes with minimal headache. This feature is available for businesses in the United States shipping domestically with the Business Plan.
- The updated eCommerce engine also includes branded store emails, new store checkout, redesigned store tab, streamlined store management and improved order management features, all included with all paid plans.
In addition to the updates to the core eCommerce platform, we’re introducing a new Performance Plan with features designed to accelerate performance for growing businesses.
The Performance Plan includes everything you get with the Business Plan plus these new features:
- Real Time Shipping: Determine shipping rates dynamically based on order content and shipping address. The best way to handle shipping without spending time manually setting shipping rates for each order scenario.
- Abandoned Cart Recovery: Send an automated email to customers who drop out of checkout after a certain amount of time. Gives you a valuable opportunity to win back sales which may otherwise be lost.
- Gift Card System: Create and sell branded digital gift cards on your site, a new way to increase sales and entice new purchases.
- Email Marketing: Sell more with built in marketing that makes it easy to keep customers coming back. Includes the Weebly Promote Build plan.
Intelligent Marketing to Grow Your Business
You’ve told us that your #1 challenge is finding and attracting new customers, so we’ve built powerful marketing intelligence tools to help you not just build a great website and sell online, but to actively grow your business.
Built in email marketing with Weebly Promote lets you create beautiful, professional emails and design email marketing programs based on data collected from your website. With this release we’ve taken Weebly Promote to the next level, adding unique features focused on engagement and intelligent user interaction.
- Smart Email Suggestions: Automatically generate emails based on the actions customers take on your site. Send emails to your customers at exactly the right time to get the sale.
- Funnel Analytics: Dynamically track impact of your campaigns with direct email-to-sales insights on your dashboard.
- Social Posts: Share your latest newsletter with live links across social media to maximize traffic back to your site and store.
Send your first two email campaigns free by starting a Weebly Promote Free Trial.
In addition to email marketing, we’ve focused on important SEO upgrades. You can now generate a real-time SEO score for you site with MarketGoo integration. We also built the The Ultimate SEO Guide, an exclusive guidebook that takes you on the SEO journey from beginning to end. From your very first meta tags, to detailed keyword research and advanced topics like Link Building and eCommerce SEO, this guide makes SEO accessible so you can get found by Google and other search engines.
One Integrated Platform
Combining Websites, eCommerce and Marketing together is the key to success, but it’s not always straightforward. To bring everything together we created a whole new dashboard that provides better business insights and helps you stay connected to the most important business events in real time.
New mobile apps for iOS and Android feature dashboard cards so you can access key insights and data from anywhere and on any device. New mobile apps for iOS and Android feature dashboard cards so you can access key insights and data from anywhere and on any device.
And this is just the beginning. Weebly 4 marks the start of our development into a complete platform for your business. As you grow, we’ll be here working on new features to support the most important aspects of your business. Stay tuned as we follow-up with comprehensive profiles of each Weebly 4 feature, and please share feedback as you try out each new upgrade. Now go do what you love with Weebly 4!