TOWeb's Blog

 Unwanted ads on your site

no ads
You published (or republished) your site and when visiting it on the internet with your web browser, you noticed the appearance of advertisements that you did not request or strange behaviors not matching what you have done in TOWeb? If this is the case then follow all our advice.

 Version 8.11 is released

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8.11

This update reinforces the security of the sites and corrects many problems related to the update of the online stock from the e-Commerce BackOffice, the hover image zoom function on smartphones and tablets, the theme slider, the unsubscribe links of newsletters, the status of sub-products without stock management, as well as abnormal slowdowns when loading or editing topics on sites containg users' scripts.

More about TOWeb 8.11 update

 TOWeb's exceptional anniversary offer

15 years anniversary 2005-2020

We celebrate this summer the 15th anniversary of our company Lauyan Software, an entrepreneurial adventure started with TOWeb version 1.00 on August 6, 2005.
For this event, we will be making flash sales of our TOWeb and PageXL products throughout this summer. The first one, starting this Wednesday for 48 hours, is exceptional since it is a 50% discount on all editions of TOWeb V8, less than a year old. This offer expires Friday, July 3 at midnight (Paris time, France, GMT+1). To take advantage of it, use the coupon code TOWEB15YEARS or the purchase buttons below.

-50% off on TOWeb 8 PREMIUM
24,50€ instead of 49€
 -50% off on TOWeb 8 E-COMMERCE
49,50€ instead of 99€
 -50% off on TOWeb 8 STUDIO
99,50€ instead of 199€
 

 Compatibility with Mac OSX Catalina

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Both version 8 and version 7 of TOWeb can now be used under Mac OS X version 10.15 (Catalina). If you are using TOWeb V8 you need to download and reinstall again version 8.10. If you are using TOWeb V7 you will need to download and reinstall version 7.24. As for TOWeb V5 and V6, these former versions remain only compatible with OSX 10.14 (Mojave) and earlier but are not compatible with Catalina.

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 Lauyan.com service stopped for V2 to V4 e-Commerce sites

mail alert

The "Lauyan.com email notification service" which can be used in the old versions V2, V3 and V4 of TOWeb will be definitively stopped within a few weeks. If you were still using this option in TOWeb V2-V4 for your e-Commerce website, you will need to select instead the "form to mail i-service" option, indicated as recommended in the "Options > e-Commerce > Submitted orders configuration" screen, before to publish your site.

 End of the exceptional interruption

Cyber attack

Due to a denial-of-service attack that occurred Saturday late afternoon, May 23, 2020 our lauyan.com server was no longer reachable, as well as our email server. None of our data could be accessed or damaged by this attack and everything is now back to normal since this Monday. As for PageXL and its services completely independent, it has not been impacted, your sites have always remained online. We are sorry for this incident and its exceptional duration.

 Display a popup message on your site

TOWeb popup script
During major changes in your activity or your website (and especially this current period of COVID-19 crisis) it is important to immediately inform your visitors about your situation as soon as they return to your web pages. Displaying your information in a popup window over your page, either automatically or via a button, can be the ideal solution for your visitors but also for you and even more if you do not want your notification message to affect the SEO of your site.

 Version 8.10 is released

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8.10

This update optimizes the responsive behavior of your site on mobile devices not only on images and objects embedded in the content of your paragraphs but also on the slider of your theme. In addition, some bugs related to the theme and e-Commerce features have been fixed and new types of scripts are now also supported.

More about TOWeb 8.10 update

 COVID-19 : Suspend website activity without impacting Google

Google pause
Due to the measures taken by all the countries of the world to fight the spread of Covid-19, many companies are no longer able to ensure the proper functioning of their services and have to pause their activity.
But how can you stop your e-commerce site, your services and inform about your business changes without impacting the SEO of your website in the long term?

 Add COVID-19 announcements to your website

Covid-19 Google information
Due to COVID-19, many organizations, such governments, health organizations, schools, and more, are publishing urgent announcements that affect schedules and other aspects of everyday life. To improve the visibility of this information in Google search, your organization can add structured data to its web pages.

 Version 8.09 is released

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8.09

This update brings the possibility of playing a sound to signal the end of publication of a site as well as a fix in TOWeb Portable, an improvement in CSS styles and an optimization for PHP 7.

More about TOWeb 8.09 update

 TOWeb press kit

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Whether it's creating articles about TOWeb for your magazine, blog, website, or promoting it via our TOWeb affiliate program or simply discovering the main advantages of TOWeb to compare it with competitors, you will find all this as well as images, logos and iconss to download on our TOWeb key points' page.

 Version 8.08 is released

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8.08

This update brings some fixes but mainly improvements on styles with new effects applicable to elements of your web pages and optimizations reducing the size of CSS files by up to 45% on your sites.

More about TOWeb 8.08 update

 Make money promoting TOWeb

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We are happy to announce the launch of our affiliate program which will allow you to receive a 30% commission rate on each sale of any new TOWeb license purchased thanks to you. Our affiliate program is open to everyone and completely free, so we invit you to promote TOWeb to your contacts now by using your own affiliate links and receive commissions on all sales made through you !

 A Falling Hearths effect for Valentine's Day

Hearts for valentine's day

Valentine's Day (Febrary 14th) is approaching and you want to beautify your website for that event? Well, if you previously used and appreciated the snow effect introduced by TOWeb version 8.06 then you will probably want to give a try to the new falling hearth animation over the content of your pages ! 

Add a falling hearts effect to your web pages

 Which PHP version to choose for your site

PHP 7

Version 5 of PHP is no longer maintained since January 1, 2019 which means it has not been updated for more than a year now. Knowing that security flaws are regularly discovered in old versions of PHP, for more security, durability and not leaving your site obsolete or vulnerable, we recommend to use a recent version of PHP (7.2 or 7.3). Regarding the i-services scripts integrated in TOWeb, we also recommend PHP 7 but only with TOWeb V8. If you use an old version of TOWeb, then you will have to keep and stay with your current version of PHP in order for your website to continue working properly.

How to know the PHP version used by your site

 Version 8.07 is released

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8.07

This update brings improvements to the CSS editor for multilingual websites as well as several fixes in particular regarding the social buttons, the display of the cookie consent banner and the management of the <head> section of the catalogue products.

More about TOWeb 8.07 update

 Best wishes for 2020

Year 2020

We hope you discovered and enjoyed all the new features of TOWeb V8 coming with more possibilities for your websites still remaining perfectly viewable by all your visitors, whether they use smartphones, tablets or computers.
Whatever the version of TOWeb you use, the one of yesterday, today or tomorrow, we hope that our software will continue to bring you full satisfaction for all your 2020 web projects.

 Offer TOWeb for Christmas and the end of year celebrations

TOWeb voucher gift

An original gift idea, instantly delivered to you ! Offer TOWeb by simply clicking on the gift option in the order form of our website. You will not receive the license key but only an invoice at your name with a gift voucher to print and deliver. The beneficiary will just have to follow the instructions on the coupon to receive its TOWeb license key to its own name.

How to offer TOWeb

 Analytics tools for your site

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An web analytic tool allows you to analyze visitors activity on your site and keep track of that over time based on changes you make to improve your site or sales. It is therefore strongly recommended to install an Analytics tool but it is often even useful to add a second one to confirm the results of the first one or to have additional results.

Add several analytics tools on your site

 Exceptional discounts from Black Friday to Cyber Monday

Gift

Starting from this Black Friday (November 29) until Cyber Monday (December 2, midnight GMT+1 time), you can benefit from exceptional discounts for any new purchase of a TOWeb V8 license.

And if you want to take this opportunity to offer TOWeb to one of your loved ones, check the option "Yes, I want to offer this license to a third party" when ordering.

-20€ off on TOWeb PREMIUM -40€ off on TOWeb E-COMMERCE -60€ off on TOWeb STUDIO 

 Falling Snowflakes on your website

Snow flakes

By using the lastest update of TOWeb V8 you will be able to add a falling snow effect to your web pages. As winter and end of year celebrations are approaching, this discreet and customizable animation will probably seduce all your visitors and may make them want to stay longer on your site too... so try it now ! 

Add a falling snow effect to your web pages

 Version 8.06 is released

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8.06

This update improves the links of your site, optimizes the CSS and HTML code of generated pages, and also provides support for the new Falling Snowflake Effect script.

More about TOWeb 8.06 update

 Beautify your Screenshots with Screenzy

Screenzy

TOWeb offers features to highlight photos but before to add some them to your website, you may also want to try Screenzy, a simple and free online tool to beautify your screenshots.

Screenzy

 Version 8.05 is released

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8.05

This update improves the management of Open Graph metadata, enhances the security of some third-party scripts, and fixes issues that may occur with the local search engine and sitemap file of images.

More about TOWeb 8.05 update

 Favicons now used by Google

Favicon in Google SERPs

For a few weeks now, Google has begun to display the favicons of websites in the mobile version of its search engine result pages (SERPs) and is also deploying a new organization of SERPs leaving appear favicons on its desktop version. Your favicon is the symbol of your site (and/or brand). So take the time to have the best possible version of your logo on your site to help users better locate you.

Add favicons to your site

 Version 8.04 is released

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8.04

This update provides CSS optimizations as well as multiple fixes for OpenGraph images of catalogs and albums, the calculation of VAT on delivery modes, multilingual sites, the display of the e-commerce backoffice and in the TOWeb user interface.

More about TOWeb 8.04 update

 Suspension of Klik&Pay

Suspension of KlikAndPay

On July 25, 2019, the Luxembourg-based Financial Sector Supervisory Commission (C.S.S.F.) announced by press release that it has temporarily suspended the Klik&Pay service. The reason for this suspension, still in effect in the last press release of September 17, 2019, is a non-compliance with certain points of the European law on payment services.
Klik & Pay is still supported by TOWeb but as several of our customers have reported payment problems with this provider, we pass on information and invit you to follow the evolution of the situation directly from the site of the C.S.S.F.

Site of the CSSF  Latest press release of the CSSF (PDF file)

 Version 8.03 is released

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8.03

This update brings several fixes related to online help access, web host configuration wizard, Open Graph images and a possible crash of the Free edition.

More about TOWeb 8.03 update

 Local and custom fonts on your websites

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Since version 8, it now becomes possible to use any personal fonts in your website but also to upload and use web fonts (like those of Google) locally on your site/server.

Advantages of local fonts and how to add them to your site

 Version 8.02 is released

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8.02

This update provides fixes on some albums displaying wrong size of pictures, on ReCaptcha,  as well as a quantity limit issue when ordering from an e-commerce site using the real-time stock.

More about TOWeb 8.02 update

 Version 8.01 is released

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8.01

This update improves the slider of a multi-image object and fixes some malfunctions in the local search engine, stock display and Facebook buttons.

More about TOWeb 8.01 update

 Version 7.24 is released

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7.24

This update provides fixes regarding file downloads from links, site optimizer and TOWeb user interface issues.

More about TOWeb 7.24 update

 16 new themes for your sites

New responsive web templates

16 new responsive site templates are now available and can be used directly from TOWeb V8. These examples can serve as a starting point for the construction of your sites and/or to study them in order to customize them to your taste and create your own themes.

New templates of TOWeb V8

 New version 8 of TOWeb

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V8

This new major version 8 of TOWeb brings many new features that will allow you to modernize your website and improve online sales of your e-Commerce store.

What's new in TOWeb V8

 Watch out for scripts added to your site

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During the construction of your site, you may need to use scripts from some third-party services other than i-services offered by TOWeb. But the integration of some online services (especially when free) are not necessarily as innocuous as they seem for your site. So do not take any risk for both your site and your visitors by following all our advice.

Danger and advice when integrating scripts to your site

 Version 7.23 is released

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7.23

This update provides fixes for social buttons and allows you to delete warning messages in TOWeb when using certain scripts in the <head> section of all pages of a site.

More about TOWeb 7.23 update

 Version 7.22 is released

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7.22

This update provides the support of secured predefined hostings, the ability to remove links/buttons inside a Plan & Price object, the use of Leaflet maps by default  as well as UI bug fixes in albums and catalogs.

More about TOWeb 7.22 update

 Version 7.21 is released

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7.21

This update provides several fixes regarding the Theme slider changes of the previous version 7.20.

More about TOWeb 7.21 update

 Version 7.20 is released

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7.20

This update provides several fixes and improvements particularly regarding the folding of the paragraphs in a web page, the Twitter object, the Theme slider and the i-services.

More about TOWeb 7.20 update

 Shutting down of Google+

End of Google Plus

As announced by Google few months ago, Google+ for customers has been progressively ending since early April. If you still have this social network on your pages, we advise you not to use it anymore and publish your site with this change in order to avoid HTTP 404 errors as well as possible content display problems.

More about the shutting down of Google+

 New themes

Nouveaux modèles de sites responsive

2 new examples of responsive websites AppPro & NewsMag are available and can be used directly from TOWeb. A version 7.19 is required to use these templates and the new possibility they contained introduced in this lastest update.

App  Pro  NewsMag

 Version 7.19 is released

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7.19

This update provides the ability to add a button to your site's search box, to open external links of your menu in the same browser tab, to improve your related products and also brings several fixes.

More about TOWeb 7.19 update



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