Welcome to the Precision Computing Arts / Fastwebdev blog. We use this blog to post interesting news about our Sitebuilder web hosting and content management system (CMS). As with other blogging systems, blog articles from our system are indexed in Google and other search engines within a week or two.
(Customers can set up and maintain similar blogs on any Sitebuilder websites that we host.)
Sitebuilder 4.91 is available now! It offers many new features that you'll want to check out, including these areas of the system: Design, Responsive Mobile/iPad, Groupboxes, Form Builder, Google Maps, Social Networking (Pinterest), One Page Checkout (Coming Soon), Upload Field on Product, Product Category Sort, Google Trusted Store, Miscellaneous E-Commerce Updates, and Payment Gateway.
As with all automatic updates, there is no extra charge for this upgrade. As with all automatic updates, there is no extra charge for this upgrade. We hope you enjoy all the new changes!
Site Builder (CoolTools) System Update 4.9 is coming soon or is already available (roll-out may take a bit of time to reach all customer websites). This update has some great new features. As with all automatic updates, there is no extra charge for this upgrade.
Site Builder (CoolTools) System Update 4.8 is coming soon or is already available (roll-out may take a bit of time to reach all customer websites). This update has some great new features, emphasizing general usability, blogs, menus, graphics, social networking, e-commerce and other improvements. As with all automatic updates, there is no extra charge for this upgrade.
Google recently decided to cancel their Google Checkout offering by November 2013. This affects customers who are using Google Checkout through our E-Commerce Shopping Cart system. Sitebuilder websites using e-commerce will be changed to integrate both Google's preferred solution (Brain Tree Payments) and Stripe.
Posted by: Precision Computing Arts, Inc. AT 03:15 pm
To find out your current Site Builder version number, log into your web hosting account and look at the right-hand side of the page for the "System Update" graphic, which shows the update number and installation date, along with a summary of the most recent features (the sample at right illustrates System Update version 4.40).
A new "Cool Tools" (site builder system) update is available now, and we encourage you to give it a try. The 4.30 release is a minor system update that contains a few new features, adjustments and bug fixes.
Content rotator based on the day of the week (use Design/Layout Components > Content Rotator; see example)
Updated admin pages
Updated file upload user interface
New layouts/design options
Date formatting for blog comments
Image resize - the source image is saved for a period of time after upload so the size can be adjusted more easily
Content slider - easier navigation between slides when editing (see Design/Layout Components > Content Slider; see example)
Mobile settings for redirecting directly to mobile site (see Site Editor > Settings > Mobile Website)
New shopping cart buttons (see Design > Text & Styles > Shopping Cart)
Pinterest support (see Site Editor > Settings > Social Networking)
Australian tax display updates (see Store Manager > Advanced Settings > Shipping)
Reward editing add/modify/delete (see Store Manager > Advanced Settings > Shopping Rewards)
FedEx Web Service Freight (see Store Manager > Advanced Settings > Shipping)
Shipping add on pricing options - a flat charge added to the shipping, most useful if you are using an automated shipping calculator such as built-in UPS calculator (see Store Manager > Setup Store > Shipping > Handling Fees (under Additional Settings) > Additional Handling Charges)
PayFuse Gateway, NAB Transact (see Store Manager > Setup Store > Payment/Gateway)
NOTE: We are now taking on new projects and website updates. Do-it-yourselfers and professional website designers are always welcome to create and maintain websites on our easy-to-use professional-quality Sitebuilder platform.