We’re thrilled to announce the availability of EverWeb 3.0 which introduces the all new Contact Forms Enhanced Addon, the new Asset Management organization feature, incredible new Contact Form Advanced widget features taking contact form customization to a new level, improved and enhanced widgets to make responsive website building even easier as well as many other great features and improvements and lots of product stability and performance improvements.
For a complete list of what’s new, improved and fixed, as well as how to upgrade to the new version, please see below!
Which Version of EverWeb is For You?
EverWeb is available in the following versions:
- If you are running OS X/macOS 10.10 and higher (64-Bit): Yosemite, El Capitan, Sierra, High Sierra, Mojave, Catalina*, EverWeb version 3.0 is available for you.
- If you are running OS X 10.7 or 10.9 (Lion, Mountain Lion, Mavericks) EverWeb 2.9.1 is available for you.
- If you are running OS X 10.6 EverWeb version 2.5.2 is available for you.
When updating to EverWeb 3.0, the update process will automatically download the correct version of EverWeb for your macOS.
* EverWeb 3.0 supports MacOS Catalina. Please note that this should be considered ‘beta’ as the MacOS Catalina is still in beta and not officially released to the public at this time.
EverWeb 3.0 Includes…
[NEW] The all new Contact Forms Enhanced Addon is now available for the Contact Form Advanced widget bringing online Contact Form management and reporting features to EverWeb.
[NEW] Assets List Organizer. You can now organize assets in the project file in to folders and subfolders.
[NEW] Contact Form Advanced widget now includes a Styled Button option.
[NEW] Contact Form Advanced widget now includes ReCaptcha support for spam protection.
[NEW] Contact Form Advanced widget now includes a ‘Placeholder’ text option.
[NEW] Contact Form Advanced widget now includes a file upload Form Control type for use with the Contact Forms Enhanced Addon.
[NEW] Contact Form Advanced widget now includes a Selection List Form Control type so you can select one or more of the listed options.
[NEW] Contact Form Advanced widget now includes an Import Text File… option so you can quickly import large lists in to your Form Controls.
[NEW] Fully customizable Blog Pagination for posts on the blog main and archive pages.
[NEW] Cover Image option for blog main and archive pages to give your post a Hero image look.
[NEW] Theme Template Downloader. You can preview and choose which new Theme Templates you want to download to EverWeb.
[NEW] Significant speed optimizations, especially for responsive websites with many full width widgets.
[NEW] Publishing is faster and the overall speed of EverWeb has been optimized.
[NEW] Large window button for all widgets that use the Styled Text Editor.
[NEW] Fonts Panel works with the Styled Text Editor.
[NEW] Remove formatting option added to all widgets that use the Styled Text Editor.
[NEW] FlexBox, Text Section and Responsive Image Gallery widgets now include a Maximum Content Width field.
[NEW] All widgets can use the Fill Options in the Shape Options tab to add a background color or image to the widget.
[NEW] FlexBox widget now includes Top and Bottom margin settings
[NEW] PayPal widget now includes a styled, customizable Pay Button.
[NEW] ‘Check for new templates…’ option redesigned so you can select and preview new theme templates that you want downloaded in to EverWeb.
[NEW] You can now check for new Theme Templates directly from the Theme Template Chooser.
[NEW] The Styled Text Editor can be expanded in to a larger editor window.
[NEW] The Styled Text Editor now includes a ‘Remove Formatting’ button to remove formatting from the selected text.
[IMPROVED] Assets List performance has been optimized and is faster and more responsive especially when using a large number of assets in a project file.
[IMPROVED] New Website Save process reduces the chance of data loss.
[IMPROVED] Page resizing and general UI updating should be significantly faster.
[IMPROVED] Styled Text Editor background has been changed to a light grey so that white and light colored text is easier to see.
[FIX] Not being able to add images to the Editor Window from the Free Stock Photos library.
[FIX] Using the scroll bar in the Inspector Window would sometimes get stuck.
[FIX] Tooltips show correctly when resizing or drag and dropping an object.
[FIX] Width/Height indicator for image masking appears again.
[FIX] Exporting text from a TextBox which has a style change (such as a background color, italic text etc…) at the beginning of the paragraph would cause the entire paragraph to use that styling.
[FIX] Google Maps height on Responsive pages would be a few pixels off.
[FIX] Gradient Fill for Page Background on Responsive pages works correctly.
[FIX] Directly adding or deleting images in the Image Gallery Widget would not update its Assets List.
[FIX] Gradient Fill at 90 degrees in Master Pages now works correctly.
[FIX] Fixed issues with some WordPress blogs exports not importing in too EverWeb.
[FIX] Background images for Browser Background on mobile are not zoomed in anymore.
[FIX] Long Blog Archive list no longer disappears within EverWeb when scrolling.
[FIX] Object Hyperlink indicator shows properly when an object is hyperlinked and the option is enabled in EverWeb-> Preferences.
[FIX] Styled Text Editor shows the proper text size for selected text.
[FIX] Text Object now works properly when using Command+arrows keys.
[FIX] Image Gallery widget no longer has ‘#’ as the default link which would prevent the SlideShow from appearing.
[FIX] Mouse hover link settings are applied properly to blog archive.
How To Update To EverWeb 3.0
You can easily update EverWeb by either:
- Launching EverWeb then going to the EverWeb menu at the top of the screen and selecting ‘Check for Update’ or by
- Downloading EverWeb from the EverWeb website.
After downloading EverWeb, double click on the EVERWEB.DMG file. A window will open. Drag the EverWeb icon on to the Applications folder icon. Once the file has been copied, you can close the installation window, delete the .DMG file and eject the EverWeb disk on the desktop by dragging it to the Trashcan.
Remember, you won’t lose any previous data when updating as your website project files are stored elsewhere on your computer.
The update is free for EverWeb + Hosting users and EverWeb Standalone users who are within their 1 year of free upgrades and support period.
You can easily check your EverWeb Standalone free update period from EverWeb’s Preferences window or from your client area.
If you have passed your one year of free EverWeb updates, you can purchase 1 more year of upgrades and support from your client area.
You can easily re-download earlier versions of EverWeb from your client area if you are not ready to purchase an additional year of updates and support.
Login to your client area and go to the ‘Manage Product’ page. On the left of this page, select ‘Downloads’ and choose the version of EverWeb that you need.
Find out more about the new release of EverWeb in our ‘Introducing EverWeb 3.0‘ video.
More Information About EverWeb
For more information about the new version of EverWeb, please check out the following resources:
- The updated EverWeb website which has up to the moment information in it’s new blogging section
- New EverWeb videos on YouTube
- The EverWeb User Manual in EverWeb’s Help-> User Manual menu
- The EverWeb Discussion Forum
If you can’t find what you need, or have any other questions, comments or feedback please let us know. We’re happy to help.
EverWeb on Social Media
You can also find EverWeb on the following social media platforms: