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InstantPro Update Log - Updates and bug-fixes
InstantPro Website Builder - Update Log
All updates to the Freeola InstantPro Builder will be listed on this page. The latest version of InstantPro is 2.6.8. Find out more about our InstantPro Website Builder.
- Version 2.6.8 (April, 2017)
Shop Voucher Codes
  • Added new Shop Voucher Code system to allow discounts on shop orders.
  • Shop delivery and payments settings are now 2 separate pages.
- Version 2.6 (March, 2017)
Mobile Friendly Mode (Responsive)
  • Added new Mobile Friendly Options page to the Main Menu. You can now turn on Mobile Friendly mode to make your InstantPro website respond to devices with smaller screen sizes such as mobile phones and tablets.
- Version 2.5 (February, 2017)
General
  • Minor bug fixes and styling updates throughout the system.
Creating New Pages
  • Removed the "page creation already in progress" popup when the finish button is not clicked.
  • Removed the requirement of some page types to do something before the page can be saved. eg. Gallery no longer requires an image to be uploaded.
Page Manager
  • The "Navigation Menu" option from the Main Menu has been removed.
  • Page Manager can now set the top and side navigation on & off for each page.
  • Page Type & Info - added extra details about each page when hovering over the {i}.
  • Page Names & URLs - you can now have &'s and £'s symbols. Shop categories can now be 45 characters long.
Editing Pages
  • Added a warning popup when you try to view/preview your page and there are unsaved changes.
- Version 2.4.0.11 (January, 2017)
Bug Fix
  • Minor bug fix to Theme Selector.
Bug Fix
  • Minor bug fix to Theme Selector.
- Version 2.4.0.10 (December, 2016)
Bug Fix
  • Minor bug fix to Theme Selector.
- Version 2.4.0.9 (December, 2016)
Bug Fix
  • Minor bug fix for external links on homepage edition.
- Version 2.4.0.2 (November, 2016)
Bug Fix
  • Misc fixes to the Web Statistics section of the builder.
- Version 2.4.0.1 (October, 2016)
New Feature
  • Interactive Theme Selector - Preview what your website will look like with a new theme live, before saving any changes!
- Version 2.3.13 (October, 2016)
Styling Update
  • Several styling updates to improve the appearance of standard elements.
- Version 2.3.12 (October, 2016)
Shop Updates
  • Added a page to view shop orders.
  • Miscellaneous shop bug fixes.
- Version 2.3.11.3 (September, 2016)
Shop Bug Fixes
  • Fixed database errors caused by apostrophes in shop products and categories.
  • Temporarily disabled apostrophes in shop categories and subcategories.
  • Fixed bug that treated subcategories as a required field.
- Version 2.3.11 (September, 2016)
Bug Fixes
  • Prevent shop categories having special characters such as &'s.
- Version 2.3.8 (August, 2016)
Shop Updates
  • Option added to request a delivery address from a buyer during the checkout process.
- Version 2.3.7 (July, 2016)
Drag and Drop Help Information
  • Help information added to Drag and Drop page editor.
- Version 2.3.6 (July, 2016)
Shop Updates / Bug Fixes
  • User interface improvements for the InstantPro Shop.
  • Fixed bug when duplicating a gallery page.
- Version 2.3.5.4 (July, 2016)
Bug Fix
  • Fixed a bug which caused the wrong background colour to be loaded in the Standard page editor.
- Version 2.3.5 (June, 2016)
New Themes
  • Five new themes have been launched:
    • Material
    • Tradesman
    • Cityscape
    • Hearts
    • Crossroad
- Version 2.3.4 (May, 2016)
Page Manager Updates
  • Added the facility to make a copy of a page to the Page Manager.
- Version 2.3.3.5 (May, 2016)
Bug Fix
  • Fixed bug with approving comments on guestbook pages.
- Version 2.3.3.4 (May, 2016)
Bug Fix
  • Fixed bug with approving comments on blog pages.
- Version 2.3.3.3 (May, 2016)
Bug Fixes
  • Several bugs fixed when customising theme settings.
- Version 2.3.3.2 (May, 2016)
Bug Fixes
  • Fixed bug with footer text defaulting to default value.
- Version 2.3.3.1 (May, 2016)
Bug Fixes
  • Fixed problem with tick boxes in page manager.
- Version 2.3.2.9 (May, 2016)
Bug Fixes
  • Added missing buttons on customise your theme.
  • Preview background colour/images now work better.
  • Removed combine icons for shop and external pages.
- Version 2.3.2.5 (April, 2016)
Bug Fixes
  • Updates to authentication system.
- Version 2.3.2.4 (April, 2016)
Bug Fixes
  • Several Banner and Logo bug fixes.
  • Several Blog bug fixes.
- Version 2.3.2.3 (April, 2016)
Bug Fix
  • Fixed bug with uploading files using Edge.
- Version 2.3.2.2 (April, 2016)
Bug Fixes
  • Fixed bug when creating a new shop.
- Version 2.3.2.1 (April, 2016)
Bug Fixes
  • Fixed error when creating contact form or schedule as first ever page.
- Version 2.3.2.0 (March, 2016)
Bug Fixes
  • Various bug fixes.
- Version 2.3.1.9 (March, 2016)
Bug Fixes
  • Various bug fixes.
- Version 2.3.1.8 (March, 2016)
Bug Fixes
  • Various bug fixes.
- Version 2.3.1.7 (March, 2016)
Bug Fixes
  • A few bug fixes for the InstantPro Shop.
- Version 2.3.1.6 (March, 2016)
Bug Fixes
  • Various bug fixes.
- Version 2.3.1.5 (March, 2016)
Bug Fix
  • Fixed a bug that was causing sites to remain a free one page site after upgrading to the full version.
- Version 2.3.1.4 (March, 2016)
Bug Fix
  • Line height option added to footer.
- Version 2.3.1.3 (March, 2016)
New Feature
  • Line height options added.
- Version 2.3.1.2 (March, 2016)
Bug Fix
  • Joyride bug fix.
- Version 2.3.1.1 (March, 2016)
Bug Fixes
  • Various bug fixes.
- Version 2.3.1 (March, 2016)
New Features
  • Add option to rename images via the Media Archive.
  • Font sizes switched to px rather then pt.
Bug Fixes
  • Various bug fixes.
- Version 2.3.0.4 (March, 2016)
New Features
  • Added Delivery Options for InstantPro Shop items. Secondary email address for notifications.
- Version 2.3.0.3 (March, 2016)
Bug Fixes
  • Various bug fixes.
- Version 2.3.0.2 (March, 2016)
Bug Fixes
  • Various bug fixes.
- Version 2.3.0.1 (March, 2016)
Bug Fixes
  • Various bug fixes.
- Version 2.3 (March, 2016)
New Features
  • Beta version of drag-and-drop content editor launched.
  • Updated Colour Picker with saved colours launched.
- Version 2.2.1.10 (February, 2016)
Bug Fixes
  • Various External Link bug fixes.
- Version 2.2.1.9 (February, 2016)
Bug Fix
  • Various Shop bug fixes.
- Version 2.2.1.8 (February, 2016)
Features
  • Imrpoved image menu within TinyMCE for use with borders.
- Version 2.2.1.7 (February, 2016)
Bug Fix
  • Various bug fixes across the builder
- Version 2.2.1.6 (February, 2016)
Bug Fix
  • Banner preview bug fix.
- Version 2.2.1.5 (February, 2016)
Bug Fix
  • Theme selection bug fix.
- Version 2.2.1 (February, 2016)
Default Theme Update
  • Default theme changed to Lavender Clouds.
- Version 2.2.1.4 (February, 2016)
Bug Fix
  • Navigation bug fix.
- Version 2.2.1.3 (February, 2016)
Bug Fixes
  • Various Shop bug fixes.
Improvements
  • Improved site navigation selection.
- Version 2.2.1.2 (February, 2016)
Theme Additions
  • Authentication bug fixed with Shop.
- Version 2.2.1.1 (February, 2016)
Theme Additions
  • Purple, Ice and Mint Clouds themes added.
- Version 2.2 (February, 2016)
New Feature
  • InstantPro Shop!
- Version 2.1.0.1 (February, 2016)
Theme Addition
  • Lavender Clouds theme added.
- Version 2.1 (February, 2016)
Features
  • Creating a new site has been simplified.
Bug Fixes
  • Various Page Manager fixes and improvements.
  • Various fixes across the builder.
- Version 2.0.29.2 (February, 2016)
Main Menu Button
  • The Main Menu button in the header has been made more obvious.
- Version 2.0.29.1 (February, 2016)
Media Search
  • Media search added to the Media Library and Media Popup.
- Version 2.0.29 (December, 2015)
Draft pages
  • Work In Progress pages have been changed to Draft pages.
  • Draft pages bug fixes and user experience tweeks.
- Version 2.0.28.12 (November, 2015)
Bug Fixes
  • Fixed text preview when changing site default colours and settings.
- Version 2.0.26 (September, 2015)
Site Uploader Updates
  • Uploading from the following places now uses the Media Popup uploader, which also allows selecting media from the Media Library:
    • Site Background
    • Site Favicon
    • Site Banner
    • Site Logo
    • Site Logo Creator
- Version 2.0.25 (July, 2015)
Bug Fixes
  • Resolved issue with line breaks in editor not appearing on live site.
- Version 2.0.24 (July, 2015)
Bug Fixes
  • General Bug Fixes.
- Version 2.0.23 (July, 2015)
Bug Fixes
  • Fixed issue with footer not being updated on live site after updating from the site overview.
- Version 2.0.22 (July, 2015)
Bug Fixes
  • General Bug Fixes.
- Version 2.0.21 (July, 2015)
Styling & Design
  • Fix for header display issue.
- Version 2.0.20 (June, 2015)
Bug Fixes
  • Fixed issue where Page Settings would be unavailable for some Contact/Form pages.
- Version 2.0.15 (June, 2015)
Wording Changes
  • Easier access to tutorials.
  • Mobile friendly icon next to appropriate top navigations.
- Version 2.0.14 (June, 2015)
Gallery Wording Changes
  • More descriptive text added to the 'Select a new Gallery Style' drop down when editing Gallery pages.
  • Updated button text on the Gallery Slideshow Customisation page.
- Version 2.0.13 (June, 2015)
Bug Fixes
  • Text Editor has been updated, fixing bugs with Drag and Drop functionality in Safari on Mac.
- Version 2.0.12 (June, 2015)
Misc
  • Small UI and text changes.
- Version 2.0.9 (May, 2015)
Bug Fixes
  • PHP upgrade caused error when creating a new page, now fixed.
- Version 2.0.4 (May, 2015)
Bug Fixes
  • Fixed preview of new navigations in the builder.
- Version 2.0.3 (May, 2015)
New Features
  • Two new horizontal navigation styles.
Bug Fixes
  • Issue with paragraph spacing when saving page from a text editor.
  • Renaming Media Archive to Media Library.
- Version 2.0.2 (April, 2015)
New Features
  • Standard pages offer 'Code Snippets' for inserting reusable code segments into your page, such as HTML, CSS or Javascript.
- Version 2.0.1 (April, 2015)
New Features
  • Change footer background colour.
- Version 2.0 (August, 2014)
Redesign
  • A new and improved interface for the Sitebuilder.
New Features
  • Availability Calender - Page type.
  • Advanced logo creator.
  • Improved Gallery layouts and features.
- Version 1.2.7 (June, 2013)
New Features
  • New page type added - Event Schedule.
- Version 1.2.6 (May, 2013)
Styling & Design
  • New theme added with multiple colour variants.
- Version 1.2.5 (April, 2013)
Styling & Design
  • New banner & logo positioning options.
    • Logo above navigation & banner image.
    • Logo inside banner image.
    • Logo in-between navigation and banner image.
- Version 1.2.4 (March, 2013)
Styling & Design
  • 100's of new banner designs added.
  • New colour variants for existing banners added.
  • New horizontal and vertical navigations added.
- Version 1.2.3 (February, 2013)
New Features
  • New contact form / Custom form builder system added.
Improvements
  • Added Document Upload support for .xls, .midi and .csv file types.
  • Restore points for standard pages so you can revert to a previous version.
Styling & Design
  • Additional fonts added to the Logo Creator.
  • Over 40 new headers/banners to choose from. Suited to both personal and business use.
  • New themes added with multiple colour variations to choose from.
  • New vertical and horizontal navigation styles with multiple colour variations added.
Bug Fixes
  • Bug with Link Page links fixed.
  • Fixed Link page bug that failed to remove links completely on sites occasionally.
  • Fixed bug with site statistics where impressions were only counted if the visitor was a new one.
  • Fixed issue with symbols blog titles not being converted to HTML entities.
  • Fixed issue with Skyscrapers not being assigned to pages correctly when creating a new page.
Misc
  • Removed external links from the XML sitemap as search engine crawlers ignore these.
  • Cookies consent law script added.
  • Image uploader changed from Java to HTML5.
- Version 1.2.2 (June, 2010)
New Features
  • RSS feed feature added to Blog.
  • Page Protection - You can now add password protection to any or all of the pages on your Instant Pro website.
  • Add a custom favicon to display in browser window tabs and in bookmark listings.
Improvements
  • .PNG uploading issues resolved.
  • Anti-spam upgrades made to Blog, Contact Form and Guestbook.
Styling & Design
  • 9 new banners added including some more suited to business related subjects.
- Version 1.2 (November, 2009)
New Theme Chooser
  • New theme chooser with improved thumbnail previews & colour options.
  • 9 new InstantPro theme designs added.
  • A new 'Start from Scratch' ability added.
    • Create your own unique theme, choosing every aspect, bit-by-bit.
Web Site Design Editor

v1.2 of the Freeola InstantPro Builder sees the introduction of the Web Site Design Editor, a what-you-see-is-what-you-get representation of your InstantPro Site. The Web Site Design Editor shows you a full-sized, up-to-date preview of how your site will look on the web, while allowing you to customise each aspect, all in one handy place. We've also added some great new features to allow you to customise your site even more:

  • Align your website left, right or center in web browsers.
  • Align your side navigation/menu left or right of your website content.
  • 11 new vertical navigation styles added.
  • 4 new horizontal navigation styles added.
  • Fully customisable website backgrounds.
    • Upload your own background images with great advanced options.
    • Choose from over 10 free funky stock background images.
  • Banner crop function added.
  • Fully customisable website backgrounds.
    • Handy new re-size tool for uploaded logo images.
    • Click & drag ability to move to move logos anywhere within or above banners.
Improved Meta Tag Management
  • Updated support for Google's new meta tag site verification.
  • Several standard meta tags to choose from.
    • NOINDEX - Block search engine indexing.
    • NOFOLLOW - Stop search engines following links.
    • NOODP - No Open Directory Project descriptions.
    • NOYDIR - No Yahoo! Directory descriptions.
    • NOARCHIVE - Stop search engines archiving pages.
    • NOSNIPPET - Stop search results snippets.
  • Great new custom meta tag support.
- Version 1.1 (July, 2009)
Styling & Design
  • 7 new vertical navigation styles added.
  • 9 new horizontal navigation styles added.
  • New Colour Picker Tool introduced.
  • 32 new headers/banners to choose from.
  • Font list for Logo Creator Tool updated.
  • 8 new visitor-counter styles.
  • Abilty to change site background colour.
Images & File Uploads
  • Ability to upload and link to documents - .doc, .xls, .pdf, .odt, .ppt, .txt, .html and more.
  • Ability to select all the images in the image archive to delete them.
  • New media types supported - .MPV, .FLV, .M4V, .3GP, .RM, .RA, .RAM, .RV, .RMVB, .OGG, .OGA, .OGV.
  • Splash screen page option implemented.
  • Image manipulation - crop, rotate, resize, greyscale, sepia and emboss with undo/redo.
Text Editor
  • Updated Text Editor - faster loading & better browser support.
  • Multi-lingual Spell Checker.
  • Ability to create anchor links.
  • HTML output is now fully XHTML1.0 compliant.
  • Full in-line (CSS) styling options.
  • Improved 'paste' feature from MS Office applications.
  • Improved uploader implemented for uploading media files.
New Features
  • Improved statistics - charts and graphs generated to show montly reports.
  • Google Site Tools - easily set up Google Analytics, AdSense, XML Sitemaps and Webmaster Tools.
  • Easy Skyscraper Assignment - assign skyscrapers to all pages & more options.
Other Updates
  • Google AdSense updated use to latest version.
Bug Fixes
  • Build wizard updated to use sessions, fixing problems when using the browser back button.
  • Fixed font size not updating in preview image on Logo Creator.
  • Deleting the home page now assigns it to the next page, or makes site offline if it was the only page.
  • Faster page loading throughout the site builder.
  • Fixed scrolling navigation - making it smoother and slide hidden items in.
Misc.
  • Created 'InstantPro Homepage Edition' for GetDotted.com domain customers.
  • Improved Help pop-up for Text Editor.
  • Ability to 'Meta noindex' pages - omitting them from any Search Engines.
  • Drag & drop to re-arrange pages on Page Manager.
  • Added ordering facility to Links pages.
  • External link option for the navigation.
  • Image and server optimisation to serve websites faster.

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