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It has come to my attention that when I post a sentence in the header my logo size is severely restricted.  For example, I have a short quote I want to share that fits in one sentence and I put that in my "short header" then my logo size is quite small.  Even though it appears I have the option to resize my logo on "short headers" it does not allow me to do so and therefore squeeze the text into additional lines.

 

I agree a "short header" should have it's limitations.  However, what the website builder shows me and implies is that it is capable of allowing me to resize my logo so that with a short sentence of text and a "short header" I could have a larger logo instead of one that is infinitesimal (very small).

So the workaround is to say the same thing you wanted to with fewer words than you would really like to use so that you can have a large logo on a "short header."

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If I'm looking at the correct site in your account, you have your logo in a column to the left and header text in the column to the right. Mouse over the divider between the two, then click on drag it to the right. This will make your logo larger and the text to the right wrap so it takes up less horizontal space.

The possibily to add for example single tweets, instagram posts, Facebook posts directly onto weebly - like you can do on medium.com

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We have some apps in our App Center which could do what you need, @jacobssonrobert:

 

https://www.weebly.com/app-center/collections/get-social

Blank Theme

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by LadyJuse Monday - last edited Tuesday by Community Manager

I was thinking that it might be a good idea if Weebly offered a blank theme or at least a way for users to easily make their own custom themes. Using my own HTML files, I feel like I have been barred from using certain features...

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The easiest way to develop a theme is to take one of ours and export it. It's a simple way to have something which is structurally compatible with Weebly.

Multiple passwords

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by webbuilder11 2 weeks ago - last edited 2 weeks ago by Community Manager

I need to be able to use multiple different passwords on my website to protect pages.  Right now only one password can be used for the entire site.  

 

The reason why, is if I want one group of people to access some content and other groups to access different content.  Right now I would have to give everyone the same password and they would be able to access pages I do not want them to see. 

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You can use our Membership features to have different passwords for different pages, @webbuilder11:

 

https://hc.weebly.com/hc/en-us/articles/203859386-Membership-Limiting-Page-Visibility-to-Members

We love the color blocks but they are not as "fancy" as we need. We NEED the same functionality of the color blocks, with use as an image. So that text could be overlaid simply, not as a background. We want this feature!! 9r9g9g9900.png

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You could do this with Sections, although it'll fill the content area and not be like an image element:

 

https://hc.weebly.com/hc/en-us/articles/227027928-Adding-Sections-to-Your-Pages

Cart on mobile browers only returns red text saying CC and Exp and CCV code are all not valid.  desktop cart works fine.  I've disconnected and reconnected payment processor, still no luck.

 

OTher users with live carts should try and pass a payment through the mobile version of the store to be sure that it is not sending customers away!

 

please get a fix onto this ASAP!

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If you haven't yet can you contact our support team about that, @CulinarySolvent?

 

http://hc.weebly.com/hc/en-us/requests/new

Bulk Editing: Move/Copy/Delete multiple elements at one time!

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by dp1 on ‎05-18-2016 08:01 AM - last edited on ‎05-18-2016 10:03 AM by Employee Moderator

I have been waiting and waiting for this. When, oh when, will Weebly make this possible?? It is SO fundamental. Having  to edit each element one at a time is extremely time-consuming. I have made at least 5 requests for it--2 by this feature request, and a few by phone. I notice that several other folks would like it, too, as there was at least one other post for it.

Seems to me it would work for several types of sites. Ours, for example, is a non-profit pet rescue organization, and we are constantly posting animals for adoption. As more pets are posted, some get deleted because they are adopted, and some need to be moved to a different spot on the page. I cringe every time this happens, which is very often. I am to the point where I am looking elsewhere for a company that has that feature. PLEASE make this happen soon! Thank you.

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Here's a link to the third party app that you can use: https://www.weebly.com/app-center/group

Here's the rub:

 

There are a variety of .less files in the newer themes such as Birdseye. It's a nice theme and the CSS is broken out into various, easy-to-navigate and edit bits of code. But the problem is that if you even touch the CSS in one of these files, your site gets flagged by Weebly support as having a custom theme.

 

You could change the color of the nav bar and only that but if you do, suddenly your site is no longer supported by Weebly.  As many Weebly site designers know, any customization, no matter how irrelevant from a support perspective, gives Weebly an out to say, "sorry, we can't support you since you are running a 'custom theme'. Their software has no ability to distinguish between a CSS tweak in a default file and a more serious custom theme that includes alternate HTML headers, additional js.min files, etc. CSS does not affect the speed or general functionality of a website. If someone raises a support ticket related to something that is clearly CSS related, then sure, Weebly could say, sorry, no can do. But there are many other issues that Weebly support should handle that are non-CSS related that they take themselves off the hook on if you changed a color in a default file.

 

Instead Weebly tells us that we need to add our CSS tweaks to the SEO header and use the !important tag, even though we all know that this is a no-no if you want to keep your CSS clean and speedy.

 

My recommendation:

 

1: Tweaks to the native CSS should not flag a site as "custom". Weebly can still refuse to support issues relating to CSS if the Weebly customer has altered that code, but this is easy enough for any competent Weebly customer support person to discern.

 

or

 

2: Provide GUI access to all primary default CSS.

 

For example, the following should be editable from the theme tab if we can't edit it in the theme file:

 

  • Ability to set the default background color, fill color, shade color, and font 1 and 2 (e.g. Birdseye uses "Montserrat", a font I don't like.  But because it is hard-coded into the "variables.less" file, the site loads Montserrat even though I don't want it or need it plus I have to go through all the font settings and change the default to my font preference.)
  • Ability to set height and width of logo area in the nav bar.
  • Ability to turn off and on the underline decoration for links.
  • Ability to set the color of the main nav drop down menus
  • Ability to set the hover color of the background for the main menus

And so on.  Right now, I have to deal with all of these in the SEO header code - not ideal.

 

There are just too many things that are inaccessible from the theme tab GUI right now. Either Weebly needs to offer more selectors from the editor or they need to allow us to tweak the CSS directly and yet still support a site as long as those tweaks are not custom HTML headers or extra jQuery files. I understand that it would be hard to support a site with lots of that kind of extra code but a user changing a BG color from #E0E0E0 to #FFFFFF or turning off link underlining should not make the site unsupportable.

 

How am I wrong here?

 

 

 EDIT: one thing I forgot to mention is that Weebly prides itself in having an editor that represents your page so well that they don't need to provide a preview function. HOWEVER, no CSS tweak you add to your SEO header will be represented in the Weebly editor.

 

So if you want to improve the look of your site with better CSS, you really can't see how it will look without publishing. 

 

 

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If you don't need to modify any HTML templates or upload files, you can actually do this by adding CSS overrides to the header code field in Settings > SEO (along with !important declarations).

 

For example, if you add this it'll make every link on the site bold and red:

 

<style>

     a

     {

          color: red !important;

          font-weight: bold !important;

     }

</style>

Vertical dividers

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by Perre on ‎04-22-2016 03:25 AM - last edited on ‎04-27-2016 10:02 AM by Employee Moderator

Hi, Why do we have horizontal dividers but no vertical dividers?

 

I would like to spilt pages in two with a vertical divider. But no such option that I can see.

 

Surely Weebly can fix that quickly?

I'd like to be able to remove the 'Qty' button below my products

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by SandraBusby on ‎03-23-2017 03:43 AM - last edited on ‎03-23-2017 11:32 AM by Community Manager

I am an Artist and I sell 'one off' paintings, so I would like to be able to remove the 'Qty' button beneath my products. I don't want anyone to think that more than one are available to purchase, or that what they are buying is not original.

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You might want to turn on inventory tracking for any product that has only one available, @SandraBusby. You can set the inventory available to 1, so it would prevent the sale of more than one of the item.

Blog Image card that goes on the blog page.

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by just4fuun on ‎01-19-2017 08:30 PM - last edited on ‎01-22-2017 08:25 AM by Community Manager

I would like to be able to have something like the "blog image app" that can be used on a blog page.

We would like users to see say 10 blog summarys on a blog page page.

Each blog summary (card) would have say an image on the left and some summary text to the right of it.

Users would click any where in the card and be taken to the page with that blog.

 

This way a user could see all 10 blog posting at once instead of having to scrool down the blog page to see each blog.

 

This is similar to what wordpress does.

Live Video

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by Porames on ‎03-22-2017 10:53 AM - last edited on ‎03-22-2017 01:59 PM by Community Manager

Can I have a free live stream video

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You could add this through a third party site if they provide you with embeddable widgets. If they do, you can use that with the Embed Code element.

Display recent blog posts on a site

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by Loeneli on ‎01-16-2017 04:39 AM - last edited on ‎01-16-2017 09:30 AM by Community Manager

It would be nice to have a widget to display the recent blogposts with title and pictures. Like a automated gallery from the rss feed. There exists a solution from Tint, but unfortunately no free widget which can be customized.

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It's possible to display a list (without pictures) by using the RSS feed URL of your blog with our RSS Feed element. You can get the URL by going to your live site, right-clicking on the RSS icon in your blog sidebar, and copying the URL there.

 

There are also some third party RSS options in our App Center which might have some other features (aside from Tint):

 

https://www.weebly.com/app-center/search/rss

Remove Cart From the Menu Bar

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by delaney on ‎01-17-2017 10:25 PM - last edited on ‎01-19-2017 11:05 AM by Community Manager

It BUGS me that the Cart is part of the navigation menu for 2 reasons.

1) I find it unattractive. I'm not primarily an ecommerce site, and I would prefer that it not show up unless there is actually something in a visitor's cart. Quite frankly, I've never seen that anywhere else, where the cart is a menu item.

2) The "Cart" is taking up space on the menu bar, which hides other more relevant/important menu options under "More." 

 

Please remove "Cart" from the menu. I'm pretty sure I'm not the only person who thinks it's a problem. 

 

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You can remove the cart from your navigation menu if you go to Store > Setup and change your store mode to "buy now".

Search engine optimisation is so imporant. Please fix this issue. Thank you.

Hide Unused Categories And Out Of Stock Items In Store

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by SES737 on ‎12-18-2016 10:48 PM - last edited on ‎12-19-2016 09:14 AM by Community Manager

If I have an item that's sold out, I don't want it to appear in my store. And if I have a category filled with items that are out of stock or a category that has special items that I don't want to be live yet, I should be able to hide them from my store. 

I can't even figure out how to hide special holiday items that take time to add to my store, but I don't want live until a specific date. 

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Hey @SES737! Products have an option you can check to hide them - this should prevent them from being shown on storefront and category pages.

Buttons

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by dreddinger on ‎03-13-2017 11:31 AM

I want to be able to select a custom color for my buttons. It seems very silly and shortsighted that there isn't already an option for that. 

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You can do this now depending on the theme you're using. Check out this guide in our Help Center for more info:

 

https://hc.weebly.com/hc/en-us/articles/115004071148-Choosing-Theme-Colors

Purchase form for the online store and integrate it with paypal

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by Fran on ‎03-22-2017 07:27 AM - last edited on ‎03-22-2017 01:50 PM by Community Manager

I’d like to ask you the last question. Over the e-commerce, I’d need a Purchase form for the online store and integrate it with paypal. Is it possible with the Business or Performance plans?

This question is very important because I need to know the personal data of the buyer to comply with the law of money laundering in my country; and this information (PERSONAL DATA) be sent to my email when the buyer ends the transaction. It’s very important to start the trade.

Thank you very much.

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You can do that by following the steps of this guide:

 

https://hc.weebly.com/hc/en-us/articles/227306128-Accept-Payments

We could make a app that rates a book or a product. I really need it for my website because it is a school project. I need to make a rating of the book, but I don't know how to if there isn't an app for it.

Weebly, please build a "PRODUCT GALLERY" element for application within our product pages.

 

I would love for there to be a "Related Items" element (gallery of products) that Weebly shop owners could add to our product pages! I want to retain my audience for as long as possible and create easy flow in and out of every page but keep viewers in my shop! If a viewer clicks on an item they like I would love to be able to quickly show them a few more they may be interested in. This can be done by adding a gallery element option within our product pages that would display other related items in our shop. Shop owners could manually drag and drop which products they would want to show in the "related items" gallery, or click something like "automate" that would allow weebly to pull items it thinks are related based on an algorithm that uses tags or keywords within the title of the products. 

 

Creating the ability to add a "Related Items" gallery column to the right below our description (vertically), or a "related items" gallery row at the end of the body above our footer (horizontally) would be amazing and would improve flow and viewer retention in our shops. 

 

 

 

 

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