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TOWeb Patch for MAC OSX High Sierra

MAC OSX High Sierra

The installation procedures of TOWeb 6.22 and TOWeb 5.29 for MAC OSX have been updated and replaced to correct the problem with the application not starting under the new High Sierra version. If you have experienced this malfunction on your MAC, simply download again your TOWeb version from our site and reinstall it..

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Issues with Mac OSX High Sierra

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Some users report that they are unable to start some applications - including TOWeb V5 / V6 - after installing them on their computer with the new Mac OSX High Sierra released september 25th. We are currently investigating the cause of the problem that affects several software vendors and recommend that you defer the installation of this OSX update for a few weeks.

Improve your visibility with Google+ and Google My Business

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The Google search engine makes it possible to take into account the location of the Net surfers to offer them results near their position. In order for your business to get best appear into the results it is advisable to create an account with your Google+ page but also use Google My Business. Your address will then be known by Google and displayed on Maps, you will also be able to receive user reviews (another criterion also taken into account in the results) and create a book to highlight your services or products. Thereafter on your site, simply indicate your Google page amoung the social networking links located in the TOWeb Theme step. If you have not already set it up, do it now, it's free !

Google Plus  Google My Business

Version 6.22 is released

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This update provides several fixes as well as enhancements for the local search engine and the latest versions of the Google Chrome Media Player.

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New themes for your sites

New responsive web templates

2 new responsive website templates are available and can be used directly from TOWeb (version 6.21 or greater required). These are FarmFeed and Electronics and you can also be previewed using the buttons below.

FarmFeed  Electronics

Version 6.21 is released

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This update provides security fixes for protected pages as well as significant optimizations for the CSS styles and the HTML pages of your site.

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Version 6.20 is released

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This update brings fixes on certain themes, on the local search engine, on Paypal payments according to their recent changes as well as an improvement for the alt tags of social network icons used in your site.

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Important PayPal security concerns for your site

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Some security updates imposed by PayPal that will come into effect by the end of June 2017 may impact your e-Commerce site if you use this payment. The first measure of PayPal will only impact the TOWeb e-Commerce sites if they sell digital products (i.e. music files, photos and other types of files for sale on your site). If this is the case for your site then Paypal requires you to use the HTTPS protocol on your server. And the second measure of PayPal that may impact your PayPal payments is if your e-Commerce website is hosted on a server that is not already using the version 1.2 of the TLS protocol and the version 1.1 of the HTTP protocol. What should you do about it ? You need to contact your host provider as soon as possible to verify that your server is compliant with the next coming security expectations of PayPal.

PayPal merchant security upgrades

Version 6.19 is released

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This update brings various fixes mainly related to e-Commerce sites as in particular problems of rounded price when entered without taxes, payment Monetico not working correclty in production mode and customer forms possibly blocked during the checkout.

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5 euros discount on the Premium license for end of year celebrations


For the end of year celebrations, enter the coupon XMAS2016 in the order form to obtain a 5 euros rebate for the purchase of a Premium license of TOWeb. This coupon is valid until 31 December 2016. If you wish to offer TOWeb on this occasion, check the "Yes, I want to offer this license to a third party" option while ordering.

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Version 6.18 is released

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This update supports the responsive version of Twitter Widget, allows relation for links placed on images and brings sereval fixes related to the display.

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New themes for your sites

New responsive web templates

2 new responsive website templates are available and can be used directly from TOWeb (version 6.17 or greater required). These are Flamenco and Musician and you can also be previewed using the buttons below.

Flamenco  Musician

Version 6.17 is released

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This update provides improvement in the web host configuration as well as fixes in the albums and the checkout process of e-Commerce sites.

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URL shortener and QR Code for your site QR code

The use of QR codes or URL shorteners provides shorter links adapted to social networks and/or smartphones but did you know that the sites offering these services can also help you improve your marketing? Indeed, you can access and know your statistics such as the number of visitors that discover and visit your site using a tablet or smartphone thanks to your QR code and/or know how many people clicked the short links use on your site in order for instance to have a download counter (if you link to a document) or to be able to know how many visitors you regularly provide to a third party if your short link is pointing to a partner's website. There are several QR code generators and URL reduced but you will find below links to the best known.

QR code generator Bitly URL shortener Google URL shortener

Version 6.16 is released

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This update provides fixes in protected emails as well as in the local search engine of your site and the PayZen secured online payment is now supported.

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PayPal security update

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If you use the PayPal payment system on your site, you have certainly been informed by PayPal to stop using the root certificate VeriSign G2 and perform an update to support certificates using SHA-256 algorithm. No changes have to be made either in TOWeb nor your site since it is only a security upgrade that needs to be performed on your web server. So if you encounter PayPal payment issues on your site and do not know which security certificates are used by your host provider, you should contact them to verify that your web server is in compliance with PayPal's security expectations.

PayPal merchant security upgrade guide

Version 6.15 is released

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This update provides fixes in the photo display of albums in full screen mode, as well as in customized <head> section used in topics, and the Paybox online payment.

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Usage of the Google Maps APIs now requires a key

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If you were not already using Google Maps on your domain before June 22nd 2016, then you will be forced to get a Google API key to have your maps working correctly without any error on your new site. From TOWeb version 6.14, you just need to enter your API key in screen "Options > Google Services > Google Maps".

Google Maps changes and advice

Version 6.14 is released

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This update provides fixes and improvements in the reliability of the publication, a better support for SSL/HTTPS as well as API key support for Google Maps and, for Studio edition users, allows the site data directory to be displayed in the software title bar.

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Add scripts to your site

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Did you know that the popular JavaScript library called jQuery was included and could be used directly in your site? If you have programming knowledge or scripts you can add them to your site using the TOWeb script fields. Through a small example, learn how to modify the click action on the logo of your site.

Customize the link of your logo using TOWeb script

Mobile browsers' customization on your site

Android Internet browser changes

From version 6.13 of TOWeb, it becomes possible to customize the color of some mobile web browsers when they visit your site in order to make the overall display of their device in accordance with the design and the theme of your site.

Customize users' mobile web browsers

Version 6.13 is released

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This update fixes a language issue in RSS feeds and brings several improvements in the theme and colors used by your sites.  

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Updates of online payments Ingenico, Monetico and Paybox

ePayments: Ingenico, Monetico, Paybox

Online payments Ingenico (Ogone), Monetico (Credit Mutuel and CIC) and Paybox have been updated from version 6.12 of TOWeb. If you use one or more of these payments on your website and encounter problems please follow our update advice.

Update your payments in TOWeb

Version 6.12 is released

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This update provides the ability to create a second level of submenus in the menu of a site but also improvements in several online payments as well various fixes regarding CSS3, terms of use and the sitemap file of sites.  

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Custom PayPal payment button

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You want to add a simple "Buy now" button (without shopping cart nor order) or a "Donate" button using PayPal on your site? A button that can be placed in the footer of your website or in any section of any topic and this perfectly integrated with your TOWeb theme?

Add a custom PayPal payment button to your site

New themes for your sites

New responsive web templates

2 new responsive website templates are available and can be used directly from TOWeb (version 6.11 or greater required). These are WeddingPlan and Makeup and you can also be previewed using the buttons below.

WeddingPlan  Makeup

Version 6.11 is released

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This update offers the possibility to add Instagram among all the other social buttons of your site, enhanced duplicate features for catalog products as well as numerous HTML5 and CSS3 improvements  for faster websites and better SEO.  

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New themes for your sites

New responsive web templates

2 new responsive website templates are available and can be used directly from TOWeb (version 6.10 or greater required). These are RightTime and Commuter and you can also be previewed using the buttons below.

RightTime  Commuter

Version 6.10 is released

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This update brings the possibility for a TOWeb Studio license to remove the meta generator tag but also provides numerous improvements and fixes in all editions of TOWeb V6 especially regarding some e-Commerce features, the site agreement page, under construction pages, custom error pages and better SEO.

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New themes for your sites

New responsive web templates

2 new responsive website templates are available and can be used directly from TOWeb (version 6.08 or greater required). These are CoffeeShop and BlueDesk which can also be previewed by using the buttons below.

CoffeeShop  BlueDesk

Version 6.09 is released

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This update of TOWeb V6 provides an improvement on the titles and comments of the albums displayed in fullscreen mode as well as bug fixes in the TOWeb's site optimizer and catalogs index pages.

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IP Anonymization of Google Analytics

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Also called IP masking, the IP Anonymization of Google Analytics helps you to strengthen your own privacy policies and support recommendations from local data protection authorities in some countries which may prevent the storage of full IP address information.

Add Google Analytics IP masking on your site

Version 6.08 is released

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This update of TOWeb V6 provides an improvement to disable the auto preload of HTML5 video & audio objects as well as several patches regarding custom error pages, SEO of catalog index pages, the fullscreen mode of YouTube videos,  and styles not matching the themes for articles' summary.

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Best wishes for 2016

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We hope you discovered and enjoyed the latest version 6 of TOWeb, allowing more features and possibilities for your websites but also a better SEO, while still remaining perfectly viewable by all your visitors, whether they use smartphones, tablets or computers. And 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 your 2016 projects.

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