Archive for January, 2006

Weather widget

Wednesday, January 25th, 2006

Use the new widget button on the toolbar to add weather to your page. As always, use the edit button on the panel to choose your city! Expect more widgets, and send us your suggestions…

Four sided shadows

Sunday, January 22nd, 2006

You can now overlap Protopage panels to your heart’s content. You can also turn off shadows by clicking ‘Colors/Settings’ on the toolbar, and then unticking the ‘Enable panel shadows’ box.

RSS indexing upgraded

Monday, January 16th, 2006

We’ve just upgraded our RSS/Atom news feed indexer – this should solve the ‘We are currently indexing this feed. Please wait…‘ issue where custom feeds were taking some time to index. Feeds should now always complete their initial indexing within a few seconds.

Panel detailing and color balancing

Tuesday, January 10th, 2006

We’ve made a few minor alterations to the color schemes with today’s maintenance release. You’ll notice the new ‘stitching’ styling, along with color balancing that will make your Protopage look better when you combine panels of different colors on the same page. We’ve also made some assorted bug fixes including further improvements to the scrollbar […]

How to put videos on your Protopage

Saturday, January 7th, 2006

You can put all sorts of custom content into your Protopage using the Edit as: HTML option in your sticky notes. To see what is possible, take a look at our demo page. To get started, go to and find a video clip you like (or upload your own). Then, copy the code listed […]

Scroll wheel support added

Thursday, January 5th, 2006

By popular demand, you can now hover your mouse over a news feed panel, and use the scroll wheel to scroll through the news headlines. Works in Internet Explorer and Firefox. Firefox users: you can open links in new tabs either by clicking the middle mouse button, or by clicking the left mouse button while […]

Happy new year!

Sunday, January 1st, 2006

Best wishes for 2006 from the Protopage Team. A flurry of new features are on their way!