Archive for March, 2006

Gmail inbox previews – update

Tuesday, March 28th, 2006

Just a quick note to let you know that Gmail has been having problems with their RSS feeds, which power the Gmail inbox previews on Protopage. Until Google fix this problem, there is a workaround. Google will allow you to access your Gmail via POP3 – and you can enable this feature by logging into […]

Web page widget

Saturday, March 25th, 2006

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. You may optionally set a vertical offset or horizontal offset […]

Smart save and data center upgrades

Friday, March 17th, 2006

We will be upgrading our servers on Sunday in order to handle extra traffic and to make your pages load faster. We estimate that Protopage will be out of service for up to 45 minutes during this upgrade. We have chosen the time that the fewest users are online, which is Sunday morning. The upgrade […]

New feature: Gravity

Wednesday, March 15th, 2006

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 […]

Upload photos to your Protopage

Tuesday, March 7th, 2006

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 […]