Website creation blog

  • Use Open Street Map to display maps on your website

    Maps are very useful on the Internet. They allow us to identify sale points, how to get somewhere and how made take a road trip and so much more. There are many solutions available, with not doubt, Open Street Map is the most complete and customizable available solution. It's a good alternative since Google Maps became payable in July 2018.

     

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  • Add icons easily to your website

    You might have noticed, in the emyspot's Visual Editor there has been news for some weeks. Now you can easily add icons to your text using the library proposed by FontAwesome. You will be able to boost your content and simplify the lecture of your website users.

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  • Clear booking: effective practices to succeed

    Have you thought about your 2019 spring and summer vacation or your next family reunion? I bet you have, guess what? Your customers as well.

    Travellers are hyperconnected and now more than ever they have access to a large and worldwide selection of many incredible places to stay. Whether your are providing rentals for business or leisure travellers, you must provide your futur guests with instant, quick and easy booking as your competitors do.
    Therefore it's not easy to stand-out from the crowd.

    How about a little help to improve your spring and summer rentals?
    At emsypot we have been monitoring websites that perform best and have selected the most effective practices for you.

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  • What is GDPR and how it will affect your website?

    General Data Protection Regulation is a set of rules that applies to organisations in all EU member-states and has implications for businesses and individuals across Europe, and beyond.

    Within the framework of the new general data protection regulations (GDPR), the emyspot team has made some important changes regarding the personal data of the entire emyspot community.

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  • Google Maps API: Payment charges for third-party applications

    Following the launch of Google Maps Platform and changes to its products, Google has announced its developments for Maps service for professionals, as well as an application of pricing based on Javascript API "calls" effective since 16th of July 2018.

    Since 11th June, Google has been implementing this plan by making Google Maps API only accessible to application developers and publishers that have activated credit card billing and have an API key.

    If you use this service on your website, to display a map or a route, then you are affected by this change.

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  • Create a Stylish Site: Best Practices to Customize your site with CSS

    Having an original and beautiful web page is crucial to provide Internet users and visitors of your website a more enjoyable experience and have returning visitors.

    Upon applying the Blogger template or any other template suggested in the manager, you’ll be able to customize it completely, thanks to the CSS styles.

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  • HTTPS required to use PayPal

    If you use the PayPal feature to sell online through your website, some developments are to be expected due to a major change at PayPal.
    In fact, PayPal will require its users to have an SSL certificate to continue using its online payment services. And this change is effective since 30th June 2018.

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  • Google My Business: New options to optimize your Local SEO

    Google My Business is Google's dedicated tool for the local positioning of businesses. You can use it to provide your customers with information about your business directly from Google and Maps or on Google+ via a description page.

    As with all the services of the Californian brand, it is continuing to evolve. My Business has diversified and now offers new functions which can enhance your company's description page.

    The changes offered to My Business Users include writing and editing an activity description and displaying a list of services.

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  • emyspot offerings are changing

    For many years, emyspot offerings, with their low-cost options for website creation, have remained unchanged. However, we have come to realize that what we have been offering did not always meet our customers' needs.

    After several months of analysis, we have decided to make some changes in order to provide a range of options that are better suited to your needs. We will outline all of these changes in this blog post.

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  • Cashing money on your business with Stripe

    If you have a booking or e-commerce website on emyspot, you may have already configured the methods of payment. Recently, the developers of emyspot decided to add a new payment method: Stripe

     Stripe is an efficient way to receive payments on your website and helps you grow your business faster and more efficiently.

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