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Widget Wednesday: The Visitor Counter

Visitor counter

The visitor tracking widget is a useful way to display visitor statistics on the front end of your site, but you may have noticed a sharp decline in its use since the 90's. Why is the visitor tracker on the endangered widgets list? And why are we, at emyspot, keeping it around?

The new instagram widget! Get snapping.

Instagram picture

To promote your Facebook page or your Twitter account on your website have become common practice. Social media is a great way to create a community, but also to develop a web presence for your website. Well, we are pleased as punch to announce that you can now include Instagram on your website - Show off a photo or a video with this new Instagram widget !

6 tips to better your product page

Perfect your product page

For an e-commerce website product pages are the most important point of sale that can not be ignored. To create a product page that sells can be difficult, so we have picked 6 tips that are essential when you create your online store.

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.

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.

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!

Easy-to-use contact details widget

Contact 1

Let people know how to contact your business or organisation! Sometimes site visitors want to know only where to find you or how to contact you. With this in mind, emyspot proposes a gadget just for you - the contact details gadget. This gadget displays all the contact details for your company or organisation in a clear and elegant way.

True Grit : Make your site a success the "right way"

Success

To make a website, is easy and fun, but it requires a persistence in the long-run to be successful! A certain grit, if you will. While many champion that talent is the key to success, with the helpful tutorials and guides you can become a talented webmaster in no time. Yet, when building a website, as a beginner or a webmaster grit is a main factor to success !

The new directory widgets: Part 2

Drectory widgets part

When you use the Directory add-on at emyspot you can easily create a customizable list of the sites you want to network. With the new widgets you can make your directory more dynamic than ever.