A bold and easy new way to show off your video content

Linking an image banner to a Youtube or Vimeo video now automatically creates a "Play" icon on the image. When clicked, it plays the video in a pop-up, ensuring that your visitors stay engaged without distractions.

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Learn how to add videos

Design update for Special Offer Landing Pages

The new design features a full photo and video gallery, opposed to the single Feature Image, and uses a two column layout. This update automatically applies to all current and future offers published on Springnest websites.

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The New Special Offers Notification Editor

The Notifications Editor gives you creative control over the way that you draw attention to the Special Offers on the desktop version your Springnest website, and lets your preview your changes in real-time. There are two styles to choose from, the Tab and Bubble.

Important: This feature relates specifically to how your website is viewed on desktop browsers like laptops and some tablets. On mobile width, the Special Offers notification floats at the bottom of the screen by default.

Learn how to use the notifications Editor

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Add a Facebook Pixel ID to your Website

You can now add a Facebook Pixel to your Springnest website by pasting your Pixel ID in the Pixel field found in the Marketing Tab. Your Pixel will track all Pages and Articles across your website automatically fire Standard Events for certain pages types visited, and actions taken on your site.

Learn how to add your Pixel ID to your website.

New Lightboxes for Galleries

The new gallery lightbox improves the way that website visitors view and interact with images on both desktop and mobile. This is a universal update and has been rolled out across all Springnest websites.

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New and Improved Galleries

Our new Gallery layout breaks away from the original square grid and uses a more fluid approach to showing off your photographs and videos. The layout applies to all page types displaying galleries. This is a universal update and has been rolled out across all Springnest websites.

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"Sticky" Navigation

The latest navigation update ensures that your website's menu items and Booking Button are clear and visible, regardless of how far down a page a visitors has scrolled. This update applies to all Springnest websites when viewed on desktop screen sizes.

Time field added for Contact Pages

Offering Restaurant or Spa reservations? You can now easily add a field to contact pages, allowing websites visitors to include the desired time with their enquiry.

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Springnest SSL Update

As from July 2018, all Springnest websites will be hosted using SSL.

Improved Security and Better SEO

SSL encrypts the communication between your visitors' browser and your website's server. It creates a more secure browsing experience, and in short, it's important for your website's ranking in Google.

What's different?

The most noticeable change would be a "Connection is Secure" message in your browser, while browsing your website.

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Springnest sites are now faster than ever

Springnest sites have always performed and scored well with regards to speed compared to other platforms, but we've now raised the bar. The update includes a number of technical enhancement to the way that your website loads, with the most exciting being the way we handle your photographs. We've drastically reduced image file sizes without costing you any quality.

Smaller images means less data costs for your visitors, and faster page loads. This has a particularly big effect on users visiting from mobile devices and on mobile networks.

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