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.