We’ve had a rapid design session, and made some changes to the interface in order to make things clearer. The number one cause of confusion has been the new tab system. We had not made it clear that tabs migrated from the previous version of Protopage would be placed in different categories according to whether […]
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Welcome to Protopage V3. An enormous THANK YOU to our loyal users and to everyone that has written in with comments, suggestions and bug reports – your support and feedback continues to be critical in shaping the future of Protopage. We’re pleased to announce the following brand new features: An internal news feed reader with […]
If you have an RSS or ATOM news feed that requires a username and password, it will now work inside Protopage. If it is not already, please ensure the feed URL is in the following format: http://username:firstname.lastname@example.org We will also support secure http (https://) feeds when version 3 is released.
You can now embed web pages into your Protopage using the new web page widget. Add the widget to your page by using the bottom toolbar, then click the edit button to enter the address of the web page you wish to embed (e.g. http://www.example.com). You may optionally set a vertical offset or horizontal offset […]
Protopage now supports two ‘widget positioning’ modes: Free positioning and Gravity. Free positioning, which Protopage has had since launch, means that you can position widgets anywhere on the screen, and even allow widgets to overlap. Gravity is a new positioning mode which will help you tidy up your page if you have a lot of […]
You can now upload as many photos as you want to your Protopage. Images will automatically be resized to the size of the photo widget – this reduces the size of the photos to ensure that your page loads quickly. To upload an image, go to the toolbar, choose ‘Add widget’, and then choose ‘Add […]
If you have a Gmail inbox preview widget on your Protopage, you may notice that it has been displaying a message: ‘There has been a problem connecting to your email server with the details you have given. Please check with your email service provider for the correct details.’ Google appear to be having network problems […]
Many of you have written in asking for a feature to allow you to create copies of panels. Well, you know what happens when you write in and ask for something! You can now duplicate sticky note, links and news feed panels by clicking ‘duplicate panel’ from the edit menu. Sticky notes will also now […]
We’re making it easier for you to pack more information into your Protopage. News feeds and email inbox previews will now automatically display in a smaller font. You can now also select ‘compact’ mode for your weather widget. Please keep sending us your feedback – we’re listening!
You can now see a preview of your email inbox on your Protopage. The contents will automatically update every 5 minutes, unless you press the ‘check now’ button to force an immediate update. This widget is compatible with Gmail, POP3 and IMAP mail providers. Unfortunately, Hotmail, Yahoo mail and other web-only email providers do not […]