TOWeb V7 changes

10/18/2019 - TOWeb version 7.24

  • Download links to image files (png, jpg, gif, ...) was not working correctly when the i-service downloads was enabled
  • TOWeb's site optimizer fix of links erroneously reported as dead for Twitter URLs
  • The colors defined at the level of the Keys and Fiches objects was not be correctly re-selected with their good values in the TOWeb interface
  • Corrective at the level of Croatia and Greece that could not be included by default as a member of the European Union in some e-Commerce site
  • Multiple minor user interface fixes (update of some incorrect labels and/or translations, controls not correctl aligned, ...)

06/24/2019 - TOWeb version 7.23

  • As the lines of code added in the section <HEAD> of all the pages of your web site could lead to slowing down or even causing errors in TOWeb, they are not anymore taken into account by default in TOWeb design mode. In case of specific need, you can activate them with the new option "Use your additional code in design mode (not recommended as it may cause errors in TOWeb)" located in "Options > Security & HTML> HEAD"
  • Due to the shutdown of Google+, TOWeb no longer generates scripts for this services in your topics and no longer offers it in the UI
  • According to some CSS styles defined in the site theme, LinkedIn share buttons could be partially displayed and truncated
  • The export & import pop-up submenus of products are no longer available when a catalog does not have its "Price" option enabled. These functions, especially the export, are planned and useful for the affiliation and communicate to third parties an up-to-date list of all your products and their prices in a file in XML or CSV format. Nevertheless, if for some reasons you want to use them, you will need to temporarily activate & deactivate the price option of your catalog

05/24/2019 - TOWeb version 7.22

  • The links/buttons, previously mandatory inside a Plan & Price object, can now be deleted when not needed
  • Due to the changes to the free use of Google Maps in a website and their non-display consequences (including in local previews), the free maps of Leaflet are now systematically proposed by default everywhere in TOWeb (when creating a new site or adding a new paragraph or a new page)
  • The file names of the web pages (especially those of catalogs) could appear to be displayed in red in TOWeb and thus to indicate wrongly that they were not taken into account or that there was a problem in names given by the user
  • When editing the text of an album image page, the use of the left & right arrow keys on the keyboard was not moving the cursor inside the text but instead was changing page to the previous & next image of the album. Moving from a photo to another now still remains usable with arrow keys except when the title/text of the photo is being edited
  • The delete/link button was not always appearing in the user interface of a Card objet
  • Update of the host configuration wizard in order to take into account the TOWeb predefined hosting servers when they support or impose some security options (FTPS or SFTP, SSL for HTTPS site, …)

04/30/2019 - TOWeb version 7.21

  • In some situations, features of the Theme Slider was not working like in TOWeb and/or in the site like for instance when trying to delete its last remaining image, when saving the images' titles of a secondary language or changing images position in the list

04/18/2019 - TOWeb version 7.20

  • A new “configure” button has been added next to the topic option “Allow the folding/unfolding of paragraphs” in order to change the behavior to “Automatically fold all paragraphs except the last unfolded” or “Allow the folding/unfolding of paragraphs”
  • Improvement of the Twitter object in TOWeb which, in addition to supporting the Twitter Timeline Widget, now also allows to integrate a simple Tweet by entering the address of the tweet link
  • The “No footer” option of a topic is no longer linked to the “No navigation” option and can therefore be deactivated/activated independently
  • Improvement of the TOWeb user interface display where some buttons may not be accessible or visible on screens with low resolutions
  • The titles and texts entered at the slider of a Theme were not taken into account for the multilingual sites
  • HTML tags <br> could appear in plain text instead of carriage return characters when entering newlines in a “confirmation” form field message (such as the one used to accept your privacy policy).
  • Some TOWeb i-services were not working correctly on web server using a PHP version 7.2 or greater
  • Added spacing between some social buttons that could touch each other

01/28/2019 - TOWeb version 7.19

  • From the CSS editor located in the Theme step, when customizing the "Search box" of the site, a new "Search button" option can now be activated to add a search button. Different choices of presentations are offered for this button to customize its color, size and shadow
  • From the related products window it is now possible to select one of the 4 subtitle styles defined in the theme in order to have a different display of their introducing text "You may also like..."
  • In order to facilitate the editing of related products in the "Topics" step, a "Related products" option has been added to the "e-Commerce options" drop-down menu of a catalog and an "Edit" button is also now appearing when the mouse is over of the introduction text of related products
  • If you use external URLs of other websites inside your website menu, you now have the choice to deactivate or activate the option “Open external website URLs in another tab of Web browsers”. Deactivating this option can be useful in some cases, especially when some pages of your site are built with a another solution than TOWeb (like for example a forum installed on your web space)
  • The placeholder text inside the search field of a site was not always using its customized text and/or the correct language in a multilingual site
  • Changing the meta <title> and <description> tags of a catalog product (or album page) was not showing the “Save” red button
  • The use of the option “Under construction” on every topics of a site is no longer possible because at least one page (the home page of your site) is mandatory for a site to be published

12/13/2018 - TOWeb version 7.18

  • Among the properties of the first paragraph of each catalog product, it now becomes possible to enter <title> and <description> meta tags as well as a custom filename of each product page.
    IMPORTANT: If you have pages already published on the Internet then, before making any changes to their file names, you should remember to update their permanent redirect in your .htaccess file in order to avoid dead links harmful to the SEO of your site
  • Like the catalog products, it is now also possible to enter the <title> and <description> tags of each photo page of an album as well as entering each filenames of these photo pages (only applicable to albums not using the "Open full size images from the index" option)
  • Adding the same animated GIF image to multiple places in a site could cause the lost of its animation
  • Customizing the link text color of paragraph styles from Custom1 to Custom2 could have been ignored
  • In the payment configuration window, the display of the IPN address of certain online payments could have appeared starting with HTTP instead of HTTPS on secured website
  • BluePaid payment improvement of the previous version 7.17 could have cause errors and will need to be recreated using this new version 7.18. If you previously added BluePaid on your site then please see how to update your payment

11/15/2018 - TOWeb version 7.17

  • A new Rating object to display one or several reviews using rating stars
  • The Key figure object can now be displayed with icons (predefined or your images) by selecting the “Icons” style instead of the previous “Horseshoe” presentation
  • Support of the new version of the Twitter Widget
  • In addition to the px, em and % units of measure that can be entered in the Theme's CSS editor, it is now possible to use the viewport units vw, vh, vmin and vmax which depend on the dimensions of the web browser window (1vw = 1% of the window width, 1vh = 1% of the window height, 1vmin = the smallest value between 1vw or 1vh, 1vmax = the highest value between 1vw or 1vh)
  • Support of return pages and payment confirmation URL (IPN) of the BluePaid online payment system. If you were previously using BluePaid on your site then please see how to update your payment
  • Improved alignment and centering of a newsletter object in the page (mailing list form)
  • In a multilingual site, the labels of Key figures objects were only displaying the latest changes disregarding the site language

10/25/2018 - TOWeb version 7.16

  • With a Key figure object, it is now possible :
    • to animate its first display (increase of its value) by indicating the duration of its animation
    • to add a unit symbol (such as for instance %, °C, °F, km, …) next to each value
  • The animation of a Chart object does no longer start immediately once the page is loaded but upon the first appearance of the Chart
  • When several topics have secure access through custom user accounts, adding a new user automatically was always giving this person by default the same access to all other protected topics of your site too. But now, when adding a new user from a protected topic, a confirmation request is required. By answering YES, the operation will be the same as before, but by answering NO, the access authorization of the new user will only be applied to the current topic and not to the others. Note: If you have protected topics with the “All user accounts” option enabled then no confirmation will be requested but your new users will automatically be added to those topics
  • Improvement of the paragraph import from the "add a new paragraph" function in order to directly browse for a TWP file as soon as the option "Import a TOWeb paragraph file" is selected
  • From a catalog product, it was possible to enter negative values for the stock quantity of sub-products
  • Optimizations of generated source code especially for Chart objects

09/28/2018 - TOWeb version 7.15

  • The latitude and longitude verification of Leaflet maps systematically indicated an error on systems using a "." as decimal separator in the format of numbers
  • The click on the thumbnails of multiple images could no longer work when a zoom effect on hover was applied the images display
  • In some situations, the ribbons over the images were not displayed correctly inside TOWeb  (problem occurring only in TOWeb editing mode but not on the published sites)

09/26/2018 - TOWeb version 7.14

  • Ability to have collapsed paragraphs in a page that can be fold or unfold by simply clicking on their title
  • Support for Leaflet maps as a free alternative to GoogleMaps (often problematic)
  • When creating a new map (inside a paragraph or during the creation of a topic template "Map" or "Contact"), it is now using Leaflet OpenStreetMap by default instead of Google Maps
  • Change of the first choice when creating a new page in order to have paragraphs using full page width by default 

09/12/2018 - TOWeb version 7.13

  • In some paragraphs, images may no longer be displayed with the right dimensions or proportions
  • The option to display large images from the index page of an album was not correctly displaying the images in full screen mode
  • New update for the PayPal payment. If you have downloadable digital file for sale on your e-commerce site and use PayPal then (and only then) we advise you to install the version 7.13 (or higher) and update this payment 

09/10/2018 - TOWeb version 7.12

  • In addition to the 3 main choices for displaying a paragraph (Visible, Not published, Hidden) you can now choose a paragraph effect (slide, zoom, flip, ...) to make it appear with a short animation during its first appearance. Paragraph animations in a topic can be played once or systematically. All of these animations can also be disabled on your site for visitors using a smartphone
  • In a paragraph using a background image, a new “Blur” option can now apply a blur effect to better highlight the text of the paragraph in the foreground. Note: This feature is not supported by old versions of Microsoft browsers but requires MS Edge version 13 of November 2015 or later
  • In a web form, it is now possible to add a field of type “Date range” to allow the selection of a start date and an end date in the calendar
  • Improved navigation during the selection and preview of a new theme as well as during the creation of a new site: the return to the main list displaying all the templates is no longer systematically going at the beginning of the list of models but stays at the position where we were before the selection. Futhermore, when loading the templates page, a message and an animation are now displayed to invite the user to wait, and if after 30 seconds the download is still not finished, a second help message appears inviting the user to check his/her internet connection and to make sure that TOWeb is not blocked
  • For users with forward & backward buttons on their mouse, it is now possible to use them in TOWeb to make it easier to navigate and return to the topics you previously edited
  • A new "Encode password" option has been added in step 2 of the Host Configuration Wizard. If your password contains accents or special characters and you are unable to log in, then enable or disable this option
  • A new option “Autocomplete off” can now be applied to a form field to deactivate the automatic input of web browsers
  • The links contained in the local menu of a topic were not working with some web browsers
  • Optimization of generated code in design mode for faster loading of topics in TOWeb
  • Improvements in the delayed display of images (lazy loading) with a better W3C compliance
  • Some TOWeb functions could create temporary files not deleted after use

08/08/2018 - TOWeb version 7.11

  • The option to indicate that your site uses an SSL certificate is now also available from the "Options > Security & HTML" screen where it is also possible to specify the expiry date of your certificate (detected by TOWeb). If you have already enabled the SSL option on your site, you will need to perform an SSL test and/or manually enter the expiration date of your SSL certificate.
  • Increased security by SRI of the resources used by a site. SRI is a recommended W3C specification to ensure that third-party resources have not been tampered with and prevent an attacker to include malicious content
  • The “noopener” attribute is now automatically added to all links that are opened in a tab or new browser window (target=“_blank”) to correct a possible security vulnerability
  • In the “Publish” step, a new option is now available to prevent the publication of a website when too many optimizations have been detected
  • In the “Publish > Site Optimizer” screen, a new option has been added in order not to count advice displayed in orange as issues or optimizations of great importance
  • Support for strengthening the security of certain payments by the possibility of using the SHA-256 algorithm for signatures from the "Mode" tab of the TOWeb payment window. This concerns the following online payments: PayZen, SystemPay and Sogecommerce. If you already use one of these payments on your site with a previous version of TOWeb then please see how to update your payment
  • Site Optimizer now displays site security advice (SSL/HTTPS) and allows you to set a reminder before the expiration date of your SSL certificate
  • In the Site Optimizer, links to download files could have been reported as dead links if files were large
  • Site Optimizer was not always detecting the absence of some ALT text on the images of a multilingual site
  • Topic filtering options of the site optimizer might not work for some optimizations
  • The presence of the sitemap.xml was unnecessarily indicated in the robots.txt file when the option “Disable SEO of this website” was activated in the "Options > Sécurity & HTML" screen
  • When creating certain links (especially on the paragraph image or links inside the Card object) the list of bookmarks could appear as initially empty

06/19/2018 - TOWeb version 7.10

  • Improvement of the TOWeb user interface in the "Topics" step where it is now possible to easily fold and unfold the different sections containing the options of a paragraph or a section
  • Site Optimizer now has a new “Users personal data consent” section to notify you of any forms on your site that are found not to be GDPR compliant
  • In the order form of an e-Commerce site, the terms of sale acceptance text can now use the new %TW-PRIVACY% pre-defined field to invite your customers to view and accept your privacy policy too and comply with the GDPR
  • Optimized and minified JavaScript source code when used for the forms
  • In the Theme step, when the smartphone font size is deleted (i.e. its content becomes empty) the field now disappears automatically to make room for the smartphone button to reactivate it and display its advice
  • The window for editing a table might not display all rows and columns of the table
  • The use of certain characters might be problematic when typed inside a text abbreviation
  • The PHP support test could fail when one or more “unwanted” space characters were entered or forgotten by copy/paste inside the FTP identifier of the host configuration wizard
  • SMS type links could display “+” characters instead of spaces on the iPhone/iPad when an optional message containing spaces was entered. Warning: if you have SMS links for which this problem exists you will need to edit them again and click OK to save them with the new format
  • Forms using a field of type "confirmation" with its "Required field" option activated could be sent without the confirmation box being checked
  • In the "File > Open" screen, the last published date of the selected site was incorrect and showed the last backup date instead

05/25/2018 - TOWeb version 7.09

  • Addition of new functions facilitating the compliance of a site with the General Regulation on Data Protection (RGPD) including an update of the TOWeb wizards and automations when creating or modifying forms, a new form field of type "confirmation", the possibility to add a consent when subscribing to the mailing list, the possibility of adding a new predefined field pointing to your privacy policy
  • The PHP support test of TOWeb may fail on some web site secured by HTTPS
  • Choice lists of a form may not work or contain unexpected characters when displayed on 4 columns
  • Fix for the names of the color and interval type field used in web forms
  • Adding a custom icon inside a link or text description of a calendar topic could cause thereafter the impossibility to edit this topic once saved
  • To better assist you on SEO aspects, a link placed on a topic now always includes the property rel=“nofollow” if this target topic is indicated as not being referenced by search engines or when it is the policy privacy page

03/29/2018 - TOWeb version 7.08

  • New Timeline object for displaying events linearly and chronologically in a chart
  • Detection has been added to make the transfer of customer information to PayPal not operational when PayPal required fields are not both indicated as “Used” and “Mandatory” in the Order form of an e-Commerce site
  • Automatic optimization and removal of ToS page from the sitemap.xml so that Google no longer signals a warning on the terms and conditions page of your site
  • Depending on the type of theme used by a site, the “no margin” option was not always working with paragraphs aligned on the same row
  • Saving poll data could be incomplete and causing online malfunction
  • As the size of meta descriptions accepted by Google has increased, a warning is now reported by TOWeb for description length superior or equal to 268 characters (instead of 156 before)
  • Detecting and removing any unwanted HTML code placed into Google Maps markers that can cause errors and make it impossible thereafter to edit the topic in TOWeb
  • A security enhancement introduced in version 7.06 could cause the display of empty content in the unsubscribe page to the mailing list
  • The labels' customization of a percentage object was not taking into account the language used in a multilingual site
  • The text of a link placed in the button of a “Plan & Price” object could reappear with incorrect information when edited by TOWeb if this button was containing an icon
  • A help button has been added to the editing window of a “Plan & Price” object

03/05/2018 - TOWeb version 7.07

  • Opening a link in another tab of a web browser could disregard its specified relationship. Note: opening a link in another tab of a browser is not advisable and therefore to avoid as much as possible on your site but if you must use it then for security reasons prefer it is advisable to use the relationship “noreferrer ”
  • For the objects “Plan & price” and “Sheet”, the opening of their links were systematically put in automatic mode
  • Support of the Mercanet online payment system used by the French BNP bank
  • IPN scripting is now possible for PayZen, Sogecommerce and SystemPay online payments (using an IPN script on your site is only necessary if you are selling digital products). If you were already using one of these payment methods, please see how to update your payments
  • An incorrect character “/” was added as parameter in URLs when returning from the payment system Klik & Pay. If you were previously using Klik&Pay on your site then please see how to update your payment
  • Bugfix when starting TOWeb Portable for Windows
  • The label and default value of a customizable field set for a product could disregard the language in a multilingual site
  • A detection of the orders' subdirectory on the web space has been added to the script in charge sending the orders of an e-Commerce site in order to dynamically recreate it if it was not originally created and/or was deleted

01/30/2018 - TOWeb version 7.06

  • A new "no margin" option in the "paragraph layout" allows you to remove the spacing between paragraphs when they are aligned next to each others
  • When using a background image to a paragraph, a new "position" button now allows the change of the image alignment+repeat+size options
  • The datepicker used in web forms now allows by default the selection of 100 years back to make it easier to enter a date of birth
  • Fix of a security vulnerability allowing an attacker to post a text message in a page of your site
  • In the “Topics” step, when editing a product page of a catalog, 2 buttons have been put back in the TOWeb toolbar allowing direct access to both the catalog and e-Commerce functions
  • When at least one side panel was defined in a catalog product page, related products could have been displayed in the sidebar and no longer to the end of the page
  • Using the "Delete all languages except.." function located in “Options > Languages” was not always keeping all the texts in the correct language when related to the new TOWeb V7 objects, such as Plan & Price for instance
  • After making some changes to the background properties of a paragraph, the width of this paragraph could be displayed incorrectly, requiring a refresh of the page
  • Some TOWeb dialogs had their “Cancel” button displayed in French when using the user interface in English, Italian, German, Spanish or Portuguese
  • Changes of the default options when creating a site introduction page
  • Fix of a label wrongly displayed in the window to duplicate a paragraph
  • Support of Sogecommerce, the secured online payment of the French bank Société Générale®

01/10/2018 - TOWeb version 7.05

  • Publishing could fail to hosts who put FTP clients in a directory other than root when connecting
  • Some background color gradients might have lost their transparency when modified from the CSS editor
  • The notification window when adding a product in the shopping cart could have displayed non-readable texts due to the presence of a transparency instead of its background color
  • Opening a link in a new page (or another tab) of the web browser is now possible for topics of your site.
    WARNING: except in special cases, it is strongly recommended not to open pages of your site in different tabs but on the contrary to always leave your visitors in the same page because it hinders the navigation and can also penalize the SEO of your site (the practice of opening different web browser tabs is often associated to unwanted practices such as advertising, spaming, hacking, …)
  • The “edit selected topic” in the TOWeb site optimizer was not always editing the right topic

12/19/2017 - TOWeb version 7.04

  • Site publishing was not working on some FTP servers by returning a "No mapping for unicode" error message
  • The recovery of the i-service data in TOWeb was not working correctly on some sites as for example new contacts which were not added to the TOWeb mailing list

12/08/2017 - TOWeb version 7.03

  • CSS optimizations may have caused malfunctions in the display or behavior of some sites such as the non-functioning of sub-menu links on smartphones
  • When adding a paragraph containing a "site map", it now aloso adds links to the local search engine and/or the shopping cart if used by the site
  • Vimeo option added to show/hide the full screen display button of the video player
  • FTP passwords containing symbols or accented characters prevented the connection from succeeding

12/06/2017 - TOWeb version 7.02

  • Creating a product catalog could cause the application to crash
  • Addition of a button "Quit TOWeb" in the menu of the "File" screen
  • The display and editing of a paragraph could be shuffled after applying a style other than "Background / Parallax" to a paragraph not using a full page width but aligned with another paragraph

12/05/2017 - TOWeb version 7.01

  • Malfunctions of TOWeb could occur with the crash of the interface. If you still encounter TOWeb crashes after installaing and using this update then try to regenerate the captcha of your website from the TOWeb "Options > Security & HTML" screen and also check your protection systems (firewall, antivirus, ...) to fully allow TOWeb V7 on your machine
  • Some functions were not performing any action such as "delete a topic"
  • The creation of a new album was overwriting the original images added to the list and replacing them with thumbnail versions
  • Links with "nofollow" relationship were not redisplayed and put back to an empty relationship when edited

12/04/2017 - TOWeb version 7.00

Version 7.00 provides new features and major improvements to make TOWeb easier to use with more web capabilities to your website.
For more information see the TOWeb V7 new features.

Former versions of TOWeb

For more information about former versions of TOWeb and how to reinstall them please check this page.

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