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Any photographer worth his salt requires more than just a claim that he can take good pictures. He needs photographer websites to show potential clients just how good he is at capturing those precious moments and bringing out the best in his subjects through still images. If you’re looking to build a career in photography, an online portfolio can help you present your best works and your unique t…

Minimalist website design has been around for years and the trend is still going strong to this day. Website managers and digital marketers find value in the principle ‘less is more’ because cleaner website templates can be effective in keeping the focus on your site’s content. Play around with simple website builder templates and check out these minimalist design elements that you can implement …

Website builders are making it easier to start your own site even when you don’t have any design or programming experience. What once was a task best left to professionals is now made possible for normal human beings through website templates that are designed to accommodate various types of content. Strikingly, for instance, was created out of a need for a simple and easy to use platform for cre…

You can now set two levels of options for items in your store. If you're selling shirts, for instance, you can set both size and color as options, and set prices and weights for each combination.

Most website building platforms are created under the same premise: to make it easier for users to create sites without the need to write code. They are all designed to the process of website development - a task originally left to professionals - simpler for individuals and businesses who may not have the budget or resources to hire full-service design agencies and are willing to do the exercise…

At the risk of ruffling some feathers in the web development industry, there are cases when you shouldn’t have to hire a professional for website creation at all. You might think that as a website builder, it’s natural for us to make this biased claim against professional services. Do note that our website templates here at Strikingly were created by some of the best professional web designers in…

Nowadays, it’s rare to find a small business or startup that doesn’t have an online presence. Every entrepreneur knows the importance of having a website to represent his brand on the internet. However, many still have yet to realize that it’s not enough that you have a website, it has to be effective at fulfilling your digital marketing objectives. Websites are meant to attract potential custome…

In your Simple Store product settings, you can now add a video to your product gallery! Just enter a YouTube or Vimeo link to showcase your product.

Starting today, all Strikingly stores connected with Stripe will automatically accept Apple Pay or Google Pay for customers with mobile wallets. No more fussy card forms and shipping forms. Faster payment means more revenue for your store!

A website logo serves as a main identifier for a business. Consumers recognize companies by their logo so it’s difficult to imagine a brand to go without one. Consider it a visual representation of your brand. Without one, it can be difficult for your customers to remember your brand and what you stand for. Logo vector created by acongraphic Creating a unique logo is a challenge but a website lo…

We've optimized our notification system so you get your desktop & mobile notifications faster. This means less waiting time for your potential customers and more engagement. Make sure to get the latest update for our iOS or Android app!

Text too long for one line? In Live Chat, just hit Ctrl+Enter or Shift+Enter to type multiple lines. This works for both you and your site's visitors.

A good website builder simplifies website design and development for individuals who have little to no technical experience in this field. Sometimes we just want to get a professional website up and we don’t want to bother with the complexities of programming. The best website builder takes all these worries for you. With the wealth of options available when it comes to these platforms, how do yo…

In today’s digital era, we spend most of our days doing some form of activity on the Internet - checking their social media accounts, searching for the nearest Japanese restaurant in their area, online shopping, etc. And when we stumble into a page whose content has piqued our interest, we can’t help but wonder how to make a website that is as stunning and as information-rich as that. Given the r…

You can now make the email field optional for visitors initiating a live chat. In Live Chat settings, select Smart Email Prompt to allow the visitor to opt-out, or select Email Not Required to skip the email form altogether.

The Grid Section is now available to all users! It's super flexible, with unlimited possible layouts. Use it to show off portfolio images, or categories, or even as a visual menu. As a bonus, we're adding this section to many of our templates -- start your site with style!