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A Beautiful Way to Showcase your Portfolio

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Our developers have been working hard on updating and improving the scrolling folio page. There are some big changes that have been implemented which will make the page more beautiful for your site visitor on desktop and mobile devices. It’s great for all portfolios especially fine art because of it’s natural panoramic aspect ratio. Of course the page still contains a text editor both above and below the images.You can now:

  • Optionally show images in a randomised order. This means that your clients get to see new images every time the page loads.
  • No restriction on number of images.
  • You can vary padding between images.
  • Make images auto-advance creating a smooth scrolling slideshow. A visitor can now watch the slideshow without intervention. However still have control by using the left and right arrows to advance/return an image or alternatively use the scroll bar below the folio to scroll through all the images very quickly.
  • You have the option to display the slideshow arrows.
  • Images can be clicked to go through to purchase options.

Click here to find out more about the new scrolling folio page.

Add a logo to your mobile website

By default we keep the mobile friendly mode as lean and fast as possible and as a result of that the Google friendly search results have been fantastic. This was following on from the huge changes in mobile friendly search results that Google announced last year.

logo on mobile friendly photographers websiteThings have changed slightly and we have now introduced a new “Mobile Header Image” so your logo can be shown atop the mobile view.

It is completely optional and we display your site title at the top anyway but if you want to include it, go to My Websites > Customise Design > Site Header, scroll to “Mobile Header Image”, and upload a png or jpg file. it will be resized to fit the mobile browser, select the alignment you want from the options and Save All.   Easy!

NEW Mother’s Day Page Set!

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As we mentioned in our last blog post, Mother’s Day is only three weeks away. This means preparing our businesses for a boost in sales and bookings and a new Mother’s Day page set to check out!

The new Mother’s Day page set is completely customisable so you can alter it to suit your business and customer needs. It’s absolutely fine for you to use the images displayed in the example page set however we suggest you do change them to show your own work. This will give your customers a great example of what they are investing in and also show an clear representation of your style.

We’ve given three offer ideas to help you get started which include; Mums Are Great, Mummy & Me and Mums To Be. These are designed to give you some inspiration that you can then apply to your own business specialities.

It’s incredibly easy to install the Mother’s Day page sets, so check it out now and get those offers out there to your customer base. It’s never too early to start selling!


 

How are you approaching Mother’s Day for your business?

 

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