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VersionPLUS Giveaway! Participate now and win

Versionplusgiveaway

Let’s start this year off right. No the year didn’t start the 1st of January contrary to common belief ;) Here at emyspot we wanted to do a giveaway as Hanna, our wonderful intern, will be leaving us at the end of the month, and she wanted to leave off her year with giveaway. Of course, we said yes!

We have new share buttons!

Social media

We have new share buttons! As you know, share buttons are one of these free plugins available on your manager. We care about the interactivity of your website so we made them more modern and more visible to encourage sharing and stuff! See how they look:

How to capitalise on the holidays

Jump start on holdays

Oh Christmas, the most spectacular period of the year and the most lucrative, if you are an E-commerce website owner of course. Although it may seem a little early to start talking about the holidays, it is never too early to start preparing your site for the holiday season.

How to start on emyspot ?

Get started vid 1

Create a website on emyspot with a few simple clicks. It is easy and free!  All you need to do is choose the URL, select a theme and then activate the add-ons as you need. If you are like me, you enjoy a detailed breakdown of the process. So watch the video below as we guide you through the first steps of building your website.

Make a bed and breakfast website work for you

Bed and breakfast

Increasing the visibility of any business helps attract new clients, and if you have a bed and breakfast, you’ll already know how important it is to get out there and advertise, through brochures, accommodation directories, tourist information centers and a website. To help guests through the front door, they’ll need to know what to expect before they arrive, and whether you’re the kind of person they can relate to and connect with; after all, those connections are at the heart of every BnB.

Discover the Smart theme: a mobile first theme!

The smart theme 1

Nowadays having a responsive theme for your website is essential, this is why all our themes are responsive. Our latest one, the Smart, is responsive and even better: it's mobile first! Which means it has been designed to be displayed on all devices from smartphone to computer screen. It's offered in beta test version during the summer for webmasters who want to test it and the final version of the Smart theme will be available to all in September!

Attention Google map users get your API Key now!

Google maps api

After Google Maps has changed their Terms of Sale, you will now need to indicate an API key in order to display Google maps on your site. Let's see how easy it is to integrate your API key and help your site visitors find out where you are with all the advantages of Google maps !

Download here! Use the download widget

Downloadable widget

Propose files for download - it's easy. You can upload files such as spreadsheets, Word documents, or PDFs (Portable Document Files) — with the simple widget and your site's visitors can click a button to download that document for offline use. We have also have a new tutorial that explains offering downloadable files to site visitor's in detail.

8 tips to create a user-friendly navigation menu

Navigation menu

The menu is fundamental for your website and necessary for an optimal user experience. It's one of the first thing the visitor will see and it determines the way visitors navigate your site. There is one thing you need to focus on when you create your menu: usability (and also aesthetics but that should be considered after usability)!

6 must-do's to strengthen your site's credibility

Trustworthy

In a virtual world where each website is likely to be a scam, people naturally became more suspicious. Trust is of paramount importance to have people visit and stay on your website. Here are 6 tips to strengthen your site's credibility and prove them your site is trust-worthy!