July 26, 2021
Strikingly is now available in Italian, Norwegian, Romanian, and Czech! We're releasing more languages for Strikingly. You can set these new languages as your editor language (for you as a Strikingly user) or site language (for system text on your live site).
Reorder Blog Posts More Easily! We’ve made it easier to adjust the publish date of your blog posts, from the post listing page. You can also now set them to display in either chronological or reverse chronological order. Make better use of dates to adjust the order of your posts.
July 19, 2021
More Gallery Layouts! Strikingly now offers more stunning gallery layouts, including new fullscreen layouts. Perfect for photographers, artists, and designers.
July 12, 2021
Reorder Blog Categories! You can now easily reorder blog categories by dragging and dropping.
July 5, 2021
More Header Styles! Your site navigation defines the look and feel of your site. We’ve added more options to customize the design and layout of your navigation bar! Try them out in the editor.
June 28, 2021
Accept Square Payments! Accept payments with Square in your online store, and get paid in your local currency! Perfect if you’re already using Square to manage all channels' payments. Just connect to your Square account in your site settings.
June 21, 2021
Show Social Media on Site Header! You can now show social media icons on your site navigation! Lead visitors to your social media profiles quickly and directly.
June 16, 2021
New Blog Layouts! We’re releasing sleek new layouts for the blog section. These layouts are especially useful for blog-centered sites. Grow your audience with a new blog!
June 7, 2021
Set Product Price To Free! You can now set a product price of zero for physical, digital, or service products. Offer free products to draw in visitors.
May 31, 2021
Show Product Reviews! Your customers can now submit reviews for products they’ve purchased! You can decide which reviews to display for each product. Show reviews to build trust in your store and convert visitors to customers!
May 24, 2021
Smoother Than Ever! We’ve significantly improved our site loading experience – your site content (like text and background images) now loads more quickly and with less jitter. Faster loading means better SEO and more conversions for you and your business!
May 17, 2021
Redirect Your Customer After Checkout! After your customers complete an order, you can now redirect them to another page. Create a custom thank you page, or any other content you want to display to your customers. (You can also use this page's view count as an indicator of sales volume.)
May 10, 2021
Updated Image Editor! We've updated our image editor with new effect, text, and draw tools for more control and more beautiful images. Try it out by selecting an image on your site and clicking “Edit.”
Image Editor for Product Images! You can now quickly and conveniently adjust your product images in your Store or Portfolio section. Open the image editor for resize, crop, filter, adjust contrast/brightness, and more.
May 3, 2021
Accept Payments in Taiwan! Users can now use Strikingly Taiwan Payments to accept NT$ payments in Strikingly stores!
April 26, 2021
Optimized Site Header Loading! We've optimized the loading process of navigation bar on your sites. All your navigation items will now display more quickly, including search, dropdowns, and cart buttons. This helps your visitors get to the action point fast.
More Advanced Color Schemes! We’ve updated our site color system to make it more flexible yet still easy to use. You can select a palette more easily, and even use palette colors in various shades. Give your site a beautiful and consistent color theme! Find this new color system in your site’s Style settings.
April 19, 2021
Strikingly is now available in German, Dutch, and Swedish! We're releasing more languages for Strikingly. You can set these new languages as your editor language (for you as a Strikingly user) or site language (for system text on your live site).
Updated Cookie Notification for Your Site! We've updated our Cookie Notification feature to comply with new EU legal requirements. Now your visitors can choose to accept or reject specific cookies.
April 12, 2021
New Blog Editor Experience! We’ve upgraded our blog editor for a much smoother experience when writing blog posts! Add images easily, copy and paste from other sources, and enjoy more flexible formatting options.
April 5, 2021
Better SEO support is here! Enjoy more control over SEO for your sites! We’ve made a slew of upgrades for on-site SEO and updated our SEO checklist to boost your ranking. Find it in your site settings.
Print Order Receipts / Labels! You can now print order and subscription details with a click. Use this as receipts, package slips or even shipping labels. You can find the print button after clicking in to view order or subscription details.
March 29, 2021
More Page Limit! Now you can add pages up to 100 pages for building a more powerful website!
March 22, 2021
Accept Payments in Taiwan! [BETA] Users can now use Strikingly Taiwan Payments to accept NT$ payments in Strikingly stores!
Note: We'll be rolling this out to all users over the next few weeks. If you want early access to this, please contact us at email@example.com.
March 15, 2021
Improved Product Page SEO! We've improved SEO for store products! Store products and portfolio items now have keywords in their URL by default, and you can now customize a single product's URL.
March 8, 2021
Section Height & Width Controls! You can now adjust a section's height, width, and positioning while in Drag & Drop mode. Enter Drag & Drop mode from a section's Layout Settings to find these settings. Try more unique section layouts!
March 1, 2021
Make-Your-Own Section available for all! The Make-Your-Own section is back and better than ever. It now has full drag and drop controls for elements, as well as the ability to add and resize columns. When adding a new section, you can find the Make-Your-Own section at the bottom of the section list. And as a bonus, this section is now available for all users!
February 22, 2021
Scheduled Posts! You can now schedule blog posts to automatically publish at a specific day and time.
February 8, 2021
Show Site Menu on Blog Post Page! Now you can add the site top navigation on your blog header. This will be helpful to show your logo and other pages for your blog reader who’s browsing.
February 1, 2021
Edit Section Background Color! For each section’s background, you can now easily choose theme colors or choose any custom color for the background. Make your sections stand out with background colors!
January 25, 2021
Introducing Drag & Drop Mode! We're making a significant change to our site editor: You can now freely add, remove, and move elements in a section! Just enter "Drag & Drop Mode" from a section's Layout Settings and see what you can do!
Note: We'll be rolling this out to all users over the next few weeks. If you want early access to this, please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
January 11, 2021
Even More Form Fields! For custom forms, we’ve added new field types: Address, Date, and Time. Perfect for taking appointment requests!
January 4, 2021
Export Form Data! You can now export your all form data to a CSV file, even for custom forms. Each field will be a column in the exported CSV file.
December 28, 2020
Improved Publish Speed! We’ve upgraded our publishing backend so you can now see site changes immediately after publishing, when viewing your own site.
December 21, 2020
Add File Upload to your Custom Form! For custom forms, we’ve added a new field type: File Upload. Perfect for collecting application requests, documents, photos, or anything you'd like!
December 14, 2020
Mobile View in Editor! You can now toggle mobile view in the site editor! See how your site looks on phones as you’re editing content. No need to keep flipping back between editor and preview. (Note: Editing in mobile view will also change the desktop version.)
December 7, 2020
Custom Form Section! Use our new Custom Form section to build your own forms with any fields you'd like, including dropdown selects, checkboxes, and radio buttons. View and filter form responses in your Audience list. We're excited to see what you'll build!
November 30, 2020
Add Custom Checkout Form Fields! Add custom fields to your store’s checkout flow. In addition to the normal customer shipping info, you can now collect additional customer info like custom dimensions for materials, or a unique message to print on a shirt.
November 23, 2020
Increased Font Upload Limit! For custom font uploads, we've increased the file size limit to 5MB, to support more of your custom fonts.
November 16, 2020
New Section Selector! We've redesigned the Section Selector in the editor! Click the categories to choose sections more easily.
November 9, 2020
Modify Checkout Fields! In your store's checkout flow, you can now set phone or notes as required or optional, and customize the field instruction. For example, you can instruct your customers to write a custom message to print.
November 2, 2020
Pricing Section Now Available for All! The Pricing Section is now available for all users, including free users. Showcase your services in a stylish vertical table format!
October 26, 2020
Show Product Filter Sidebar! If your store has many products, you can now add a filter sidebar to your store! Visitors can find products by price or options. To set up filters, head to the Categories page in your store editor.
October 19, 2020
Enable In-Store Pickup! You can now set In-Store Pickup as a delivery option for your customers! Your customer will be able to choose between shipping or pickup. This is perfect for brick & mortar shops, to give your customer more flexibility and drive traffic to your store.
October 12, 2020
HTTPS For Free Sites! We’ve offered automatic HTTPS for custom domains for a long time now, and now we’re supporting HTTPS/SSL for all free sites (xxxxx.mystrikingly.com) as well!
October 5, 2020
Templates Update. New templates are up! We're highlighting our amazing new features to inspire your creativity.
September 28, 2020
New payment periods for your Paid Memberships! For your site’s paid memberships, you can now set different billing period options for each tier! Add monthly, quarterly, and/or yearly prices. Boost your membership revenue by offering discounts for yearly memberships.
September 21, 2020
New Customer Checkout Experience! We've updated our whole checkout flow for your Simple Store. Now your customer can complete the checkout process with a cleaner and easier-to-use layout. And of course, it works perfectly on mobile devices. A smoother checkout experience means happier customers for you.
September 14, 2020
Search Google Font Library For Free! The entire Google Fonts library is now available on all sites for free! Try out some modern fonts for a fresh look.
September 7, 2020
Membership Tiers are now available! Set different tiers (including recurring paid membership) for your site, each accessing different pages, and each paid membership at different monthly prices. Grow your site membership revenue!
August 31, 2020
Set Pre-Order for Specific Products. You can now set individual products as pre-order products, and set an estimated delivery date for different products.
August 24, 2020
Hide Shopping Cart Icon. If your site has a store, you can now hide the cart icon from your site's header. This is useful if you don't want to advertise your store. The cart icon will appear if a visitor adds an item to their cart. Find this setting in "Header & Footer".
August 17, 2020
Customize "Buy Now" Button. You can now change the default “Buy Now” text that appears in your store. Find this in your Store Settings.
Manage Multiple Products. You can now batch reorder and delete products. A handy tool if you’re selling a large number of products in your store.
August 10, 2020
Multiple Shipping Options. Add multiple shipping options, with different shipping fees for each option! For instance, you can now set up Standard and Expedited shipping and let your customers choose one.
August 3, 2020
Reseller Program + Audience Plan! If you’re using Strikingly to manage sites for your clients, you may want to join our Reseller Program! We’ve updated the program to include all the recent updates we’ve made to Memberships, Live Chat, and the Audience Plan. If you’d like to join, please contact email@example.com.
Bulk Delete Uploaded Images. You can now delete multiple images at once in your image library. A small convenience if you've uploaded many images.
July 27, 2020
New Templates! Four new templates highlighting our amazing new features (such as memberships, digital products, new fonts)
July 20, 2020
More Shipping Regions in US, Canada & China! If you're selling to the US, Canada, or China, you can now enable/disable shipping and set different rates for specific states/provinces.
Set Limit For Coupon Usage. You can now set a quantity limit for each coupon, so it’s only valid for a certain number of uses globally. More control means more enticing offers for your customers.
July 13, 2020
Free Shipping Over Certain Order Price. Offer free shipping for orders over a certain amount! This is a great way to boost your store’s revenue. After activating, make sure you advertise this in your site.
July 6, 2020
Introducing Pop-Ups! Grab visitors’ attention with a beautiful Pop-Up. Use Pop-Ups to collect emails, promote campaigns, or verify age. Find Pop-ups in your site's Promotion settings.
June 22, 2020
More Fonts Available! We've updated our font selection, and added a whole lot of new, modern fonts. You can also search the full updated library of Google Fonts. Spice up your website!
Japanese and Chinese Fonts available! We've also added a selection of language-specific fonts if your site is in Japanese or Chinese.
June 15, 2020
Pricing Table + Paid Membership. You can use our new Pricing Table section to register visitors to become paid subscribers! Just enter your membership registration URL into the button of the pricing section.
June 8, 2020
Team Update: Store Manager Role, Teammate Search. We've added a new Teammate role: Store Managers can edit products and process orders. We’ve also added a teammate search bar, in case you have many teammates.
June 1, 2020
New Team Feature. Invite friends and colleagues to edit and manage any site. Site Team is now available to all users, including free users!
Export Products to Bulk Edit. We’ve added the ability to export your store’s products. With this, you can edit them in bulk and re-upload the changes. A time-saver if you’ve got a lot of products!
May 25, 2020
Bulk Import Products. Import products to your Strikingly Store in bulk! Just follow a simple tutorial and upload a CSV file. This is a big time-saver if you’re selling a lot of products, or if you’re moving from a different e-commerce platform.
May 18, 2020
Sell Digital Products! The Simple Store now supports digital products! Just upload a file and set a price. Customers will receive a download link upon purchase. It's that easy!
More Social Icons in Library. We’ve updated our social icon library, with more icons like TikTok, Messenger, and Tripadvisor. Get your site connected!
More Footer Icons. In your site footer, you can now link to more social profiles.
May 11, 2020
Duplicate Products. You can now duplicate products in your store. Adding products is easier than ever!
May 6, 2020
More Layouts for Pricing Table Section. We’ve added 3 more layouts for the Pricing Table section! Choose the perfect style for your business.
Custom URL in Language Switcher. You can now add any custom URL as an external link in the Language Switcher dropdown.
Audience Plan + Membership. We’ve updated and clarified the Audience Plan upgrade process. The Audience Plan add-on raises the limit of membership registrations on your site, as well as enabling Live Chat and newsletters!
April 27, 2020
New Pricing Table Section. Build your Pricing Page in minutes! Let your audience know your plans & benefits, with clear calls-to-action.
Note: The Pricing Table section is not yet available for all templates. We'll support all templates by next week.
April 20, 2020
New Audience Detail Page. Introducing our new audience detail page, where you can view more comprehensive information about each user in your audience – including messages, orders and more!
April 13, 2020
Set Site Language to German or Dutch. Publish your site in two more languages: German and Dutch! You can select these under **Basic Info - Site Language**. By setting this, the system text in your site (e.g. store buttons, checkout forms, cookie notification) will be shown in a different language.
Note: These new languages only apply to your public site, not the editor.
Language Switcher for All Templates. We've updated the Language Switcher tool to apply to all templates, and we've improved the layout for how it appears on the live site for certain templates.
April 6, 2020
Language Switcher. Create a multilingual site by linking up two or more sites in different languages, and show a language switcher with country flags in the navigation menu. Note: You must create a separate site for each translation, then use this tool to link them together.
March 30, 2020
Paid Membership. Paid Subscription Memberships are now available! Run a subscription business through your Strikingly site. Set a monthly price, and grow your recurring revenue.
If you're a Pro user, you can now activate this new option in Settings - Membership. Your site visitors will be able to upgrade to paid members and access paid-only content.
March 23, 2020
Paid Memberships BETA. We've added a paid subscription option to Site Memberships! Allow site visitors to become paid members, and give them access to paid-only content. Perfect for running a subscription business!
Paid Memberships are in beta and are only available to select users. Please email us at firstname.lastname@example.org to request access!
March 16, 2020
Customize Text in Product Page Description. Now you can edit the text style & links for Product Description for Store & Portfolio sections!
March 9, 2020
Accept WeChat Payments. Accept payments with WeChat Pay in your online store, and get paid in your local currency! This payment method is particularly useful for international sellers who want to sell to China. You'll need to connect to Stripe and activate WeChat Pay in your Stripe settings.
More Countries for European VAT. More countries are now supported for setting a VAT tax rate! Just select "European VAT" in your store's tax settings to charge different rates for different European countries. (We've added many non-EU countries, like Switzerland, Russia, Turkey, Norway, and more.)
March 2, 2020
Show Sale Price. You can now set a Sale Price in your Simple Store! Show the Sale Price next to a crossed-out price to entice customers to buy.
Accept Payments with Alipay. Accept payments with Alipay in your online store, and get paid in your local currency! This payment method is particularly useful for international sellers who want to sell to China. You’ll need to connect to Stripe and activate Alipay in your Stripe settings.
February 25, 2020
Change Section Spacing. You can now reduce the top and/or bottom spacing in a section! This means you can now turn any section into a "skinny" section. You can even reduce bottom & top spacing in consecutive sections to "combine" them into one. Your site structure just got much more flexible.
February 17, 2020
Light & Dark Mode. Brighten up your editor! Light mode is now available in our new editor menu, which has already been released to some users and is rolling out to all users very soon.
Audience & Analytics Inside the Editor. No more flipping back and forth between browser tabs! View your site audience and analytics from right within the editor. This is part of our new editor menu, which is rolling out to all users very soon.
February 10, 2020
Editor Button Shortcuts. Our new editor menu has reorganized the shortcut buttons to get you to the action of managing your site's store and audience more quickly. We're still in the process of rolling out these menu changes to all users!
Orders Summary. As part of our new editor menu, your site's Order List is now more quickly surfaced. You can now see your revenue and orders summary at a glance!
February 3, 2020
Product List View in Editor. Got a lot of products? You can now switch to List View in the editor. No more tedious scrolling when editing products.
January 27, 2020
Page Access For All Pages. You can now modify membership page access regardless of your membership registration mode. Customize different pages for different products!
Modify Product History for a Single Member. In the membership system, you can now modify a single member's purchase history to grant or deny access to certain pages.
January 21, 2020
New Editor Menu. We've reorganized the editor toolbar! Now, your site's Store, Superfans, and Settings are easily accessible from one place. Now the full power of Strikingly is within closer reach, while still keeping our signature simplicity. This editor is now in beta, and we'll be releasing this to all users soon.
January 13, 2020
Hide Products from Your Store. Now, in your Simple Store’s product list, you can hide specific products from view. This means you can de-list and then “publish” your products once you’re ready to go live!
January 6, 2020
Sell in More Currencies. We now support taking payments in over 135 currencies when you connect your Simple Store to your Stripe account.
December 30, 2019
More currencies for offline payments. Our Simple Store now supports all currencies for offline payments!
Setup Free and Paid Membership. You can now allow anyone to freely register on your website, but still restrict certain pages who have purchased specific products. It’s a good way to open up your site membership to more site visitors while maintaining control over your crucial content!
Change Page Access for Members. As site owner, you can grant membership and assign which members-only page they can have access.
Spanish Live Chat. Chat with us and get real time assistance from Monday to Friday, between 9am to 9pm (GMT +2). Login to your Strikingly account, click the “?” widget to start a chat with us. Our Happiness Officers will be more than happy to assist you :)
December 16, 2019
Announcing Site Membership. Strikingly’s Membership feature is now available for Pro users & up! Register members on your site and create a members-only area. Use the Membership system to increase your site’s retention, monetize content, or even sell courses!
Memberships are fully integrated with ecommerce -- You can tie your membership to your Simple Store so that customers who buy a specific product will automatically get a membership login as part of their purchase.
Once logged in, your members can access any members-only pages that you set. You can even limit which members can access specific pages via the products they purchased.
Membership is only available for Strikingly Pro accounts, and requires your site to be set to Multiple Page mode. Pro accounts offer a 100 active contact limit. To increase the limit, you’ll need to add an Audience Plan, which starts at $10 per month.
December 9, 2019
Site Membership Beta: Grant Memberships. You can now manually grant memberships to existing contacts in your Audience list, which send that contact a login URL and password to access members-only pages that are "Available to all members." You can use this to give specific clients access to specific pages.
December 2, 2019
Site Membership Beta: My Account Page
Your site’s logged-in members can now access their account menu where they can edit their profile and view past orders. Plus, their shipping info will be stored for future orders! Faster checkout equals more revenue for you.
November 25, 2019
Tabs on Audience Page
The Audience page now has tabs for easy access! View different parts of your audience easily. As always, you can filter for specific sites, or use a custom filter.
November 18, 2019
Site Membership is in Beta! We're super excited for our initial release of Site Memberships! Allow registrations on your site, and create members-only pages. This is a huge update and lets you do so much more with your Strikingly site.
We're releasing Site Memberships to select users now (Pro users & up). Please contact us at email@example.com to get early access & add membership to your site.
Memberships work seamlessly with our existing ecommerce function:
Tie Membership to Store Products. You can attach a membership to an existing product in your Simple Store, so that a customer who buys a specific product automatically gets a membership login. This is a super-simple way to sell your digital content.
Create Members-Only Pages. Set specific pages to be members-only, which means your visitor must log in to see it. Use these pages to deliver special content to members. You can even restrict these pages to only customers who bought specific products.
November 11, 2019
Google PageSpeed Update. Our tech team has been hard at work optimizing site loading speed. Most Strikingly sites now score 90 and above on Google PageSpeed Insights! This boosts your SEO and makes sure your visitors are getting the best experience, whether on desktop or mobile.
November 4, 2019
Audience Plan Free Trial - Try Live Chat!. The Audience Plan (which unlocks Live Chat) now comes with a risk-free 7-day free trial. Try before you buy!
Add Section Links on Multipage. If you've activated Multiple Pages, you can now show individual sections as links in your main navigation menu. This lets you emphasize a specific section in the main menu.
October 29, 2019
Live Chat Collaborator. If you've activated Live Chat, you can now give your collaborators quick access to your chat messages so they can respond to your customers fast. They can respond via desktop or mobile phones. No complex steps required (even ghouls can set it up). Start adding chat agents now!
October 21, 2019
Live Chat in Japanese and French. Live chat support is now available in Japanese and French! Click the ? widget while logged in to your Strikingly account and get fast answers from our Japanese and French Happiness Officers.
Add to Gallery from Top or Bottom. You can now add images or videos in the Gallery Section directly from the top or the bottom. No more dragging images all the way back up!
Sort Uploaded Images by Date. You can now organize uploaded images by date uploaded. Find past images faster.
October 14, 2019
New Desktop Notifications for Live Chat. Desktop notifications can now be received even if your browser is closed! Make sure you've enabled desktop notifications in your Live Chat settings.
October 8, 2019
Two-Level Options for Simple Store. 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.
September 30, 2019
Accept Apple Pay and Google Pay. 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!
Add Video For Store Products. 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.
Improved Spam Detection. We've upgrade our spam filtering system -- you should now see much less spam coming in from forms in your site.
September 23, 2019
Improved Live Chat Notifications. We've optimized our notification system so you get your desktop and 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!
September 16, 2019
Live Chat: Email Not Needed. You can now make the email field optional for visitors initiating a live chat from your website. 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.
Live Chat: Multi-line Chat. In live chat, just hit Ctrl+Enter or Shift+enter to type multi-lines. This works for bot you and your site visitor.
September 9, 2019
Send Newsletters from Custom Domain. You can now send newsletters from your own custom domain. Keep your brand consistent, and put your Strikingly domain to good use!
Search Audience by Name or Email. Search your audience using a name or email. You don't have to sift through pages of contacts to find one conversation.
New Tax Mode: EU VAT. Selling in Europe? You can now set value added tax for EU countries easily!
Grid Section is Now Free! The Grid Section is now available to all users! It's super flexible with unlimited possible layouts.
September 2, 2019
Shipping Fee per Order Weight. You can now specify shipping fee based on the item weight. Add individual product weight, setup weight range and fees. The total cost for shipping will be added in the total price upon checkout. Learn more about it here and see how to set it up here.
August 2, 2019
Password Protection per Page. You can now set a member's only page or secure content within your multi-page website via page passwords. Check it out!
July 23, 2019
Image Refocus. You can now Set a focal point for gallery thumbnails and background images. No more cropped faces and awkward thumbnails!
July 15, 2019
Form Redirect. After your site visitor submits contact form entry, they can now be redirected to your specified URL automatically.
July 3, 2019
Duplicate Pages. If you have a multiple page site, you can now easily duplicate pages, not just sections.
June 21, 2019
Upload your own font. Typography is an extension of your brand. Push your own branding and upgrade to Pro to use your own customized font. Read more.
June 13, 2019
More accurate revenue total. The total revenue count in your analytics now excludes canceled and refunded orders. This gives you a clearer picture of how your store is doing.
Set sales tax per state. If you’re selling products to the United States, you can now collect a different sales tax for each state to comply with new e-commerce tax laws.
Searching orders is now possible. No more sifting through pages and pages to find that one order. You can now search your customer’s name, email address, or order number quickly and easily.