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Quick 'n Easy Web Builder 3.0 released!

Post by Pablo » Tue Apr 28, 2015 10:01 am

Quick 'n Easy Web Builder 3.0 is a major new release with more than 100 new features and improvements and thousands of new options and possibilities!

What's new in Quick 'n Easy Web Builder 3.0?

Responsive Web Design
- New feature: Added 'Responsive Web Design' functionality which allows you to create a single HTML page containing different variants of the layout, each optimized for specific device widths (using CSS3 media quieries).
- New feature: Added breakpoints toolbar, management breakpoints and other Responsive Web Design tools.
- New feature: Keep inline styles with Responsive Web Design in HTML settings. When If you enable this option the software add !important to overwrite the position, size and visibility of objects with media queries.
- New feature: Use 'Include visibility' as default for new objects in Responsive Web Design. This option sets the default value for 'Include visibility'.
- New feature: Hide new objects on other breakpoints. When this option is enabled then new objects will be set invisible in other breakpoints.
- New feature: Added 'Non-responsive objects' option to View menu. Enable this option to outline non-responsive objects.

CSS3 animations and transitions:
- New feature: Added CSS3 animation and transition support!
- New feature: Added Animation Manager. This can be used to define animation (with key frames) for CSS3 animations.
- New feature: More than 90 predefined animations to get you started.
- New feature: Added support for animations and transitions in the Style Manager.
- New feature: Added support for 'text-shadow' in the Style Manager. This allows you to add shadows to text (in supported browsers). For performance reasons the text will not be rendered with shadow in design view. You must preview or publish the page!
- New Feature: Added 'Animation timeline'. This can be used to display all animations on the page, so you can easily add, edit and remove animations.
- New Feature: Transform objects with animations and transitions: Skew, Scale, Rotate, Translate, Flip etc.

Header / Footer
- Added: Page Header object. An easy way to add a full width header to your website. Supports 'fixed' and 'fullscreen with animations' mode.
- Added: Page Footer object. An easy way to add a full width footer to your website. Supports 'fixed' and 'fullscreen with animations' mode.

Timer Object:
- New feature: Added 'Timer' object. Trigger actions based on timer events. For instance show or hide an object after X milli seconds. Timers can also start/stop other timers! All event actions are supported.

Wrapping Text
- New feature: Added 'Wrapping text' object. This object makes it possible to wrap text around objects!

General
- New feature: The user interface was redesigned. It has now a more modern look with flat toolbars and new (flat) icons.
- New feature: Added page name to the statusbar, it also displays the current breakpoint (for RWD).
- New feature: JavaScript are now always in external (minified) file: qwb3.min.js
- New feature: Added 'Events' and 'Animations' buttons to toolbar for quick access to these features.
- New feature: Added a shortcut menu item to insert Google Analytics code in the <head> section of the page.
- New feature: Added 'Defaults' in Page Properties. Here you can set the default font (family/size/color) for new objects in the current page.
- New feature: Added support for background-size (CSS3) in for background images (include page background). This makes it possible to size/stretch background images in layers, forms, buttons etc. Supports contain, cover, pixels and percentages!
- New feature: Added 'Margin’ option to Image, Shape, Logo, RollOver, SlideShow and others. The margin clears an area around an element (outside the border). Unlike padding, the margin does not have a background color, and is completely transparent. This can useful for objects in wrapping text to add some spacing around objects.
- New feature: Added 'Render hidden objects' to View menu. This option may be useful to trace layout problems caused by hidden objects. Note that hidden objects cannot be edited.
- Improved: Smarter handling of Google Fonts. For example WWB now understands the differences between 'Open Sans' and 'Open Sans Extrabold' and will generated the appropriate code.

Publish
- New feature: Added "Publish files of modified objects only'. When this option is selected 'publish' will only upload the files of objects that have been modified.
For example you selected a different image. Then only this image will uploaded.

Links
- New feature: Added FaceTime link option. Launch the FaceTime app and initiate a call to the specified user.
- New feature: Added Phone Number link option. Call the specified number.
- New feature: Added SMS link option. Send an SMS.
- New feature: Added Skype link option. Launch the Skype app and initiate a call to the specified user.

Text
- New feature: Added Lorum Ipsum Text generator to the text object! Available in the 'Edit' menu and the context menu in text edit mode.
- New feature: Added new output format to text properties: 'Include line-height in text styles', in many cases this creates perfectly aligned text with a small code footprint;)

jQuery
- New feature: Included (optional) support for jQuery 2.0. This version of jQuery is faster and smaller, but does not support Internet Explorer 6, 7, or 8. jQuery 1.11 and 1.7.1 are also still supported.

Find and Replace
- New feature: Added 'Find and Replace' tool. This tool can be used to quickly change the color, font, url or filename for all objects (or a selection) on the page or entire website.

Blog
- New feature: Added 'Blog' object. The Blog object provides an easy way to implement a basic blog on your website without special requirements of the web server.

YouTube
- New feature: Added 'Show Controls' option. Uncheck this to hide the player controls.
- New feature: Added 'Fill entire browser window' option to use the YouTube video as page background.

Vimeo
- New feature: Added 'Fill entire browser window' option to use the Vimeo video as page background.

Ready-to-use-JavaScripts
- New feature: Added predefined script for Google Maps.
- New feature: Added alignment (left/center/right) to all text based scripts in Ready-to-use-JavaScripts.

Forms
- New Feature: All PHP scripts now use MySQLi database functions. You can still use (deprecated) MySQL functions by selecting 'PHP4' in the page properties.
- New feature: Added support for PHP mailer in form processor. You can now select the mail engine 'default', 'mail', 'qmail', 'sendemail' and 'smtp'!

Events:
- New feature: Added 'onanimationstart', 'onanimationend' and 'onanimationiteration' events. Can be used to trigger actions based on the animation state. Great for chaining animations!
- New feature: Added 'ontransitionend' event. Can be used to detect the end of a transition.
- New feature: Added 'Rotate' action to events. Now you can rotate any object (or even forms, layers, etc!)
- New feature: Added 'Angle' property to Animate in events. Rotate objects with animation!
- New feature: Added 'Toggle' event action. Useful to toggle the visible state (show/hide) on an object. Triggering the event again will restore the previous state. Support animations.
- New feature: Added 'Toggle Style' event action. Toggle between the current style and another style while animating the style changes. Triggering the event again will restore the previous style.
- New feature: Added 'Timer start' and 'Timer stop' event actions.
- New feature: Added events to jQuery Accordion and jQuery Tabs
- New feature: Added events to Carousel

Shapes:
- New feature: Added more than 50 new shapes, including basic flow charts shapes.

Layer
- New feature: Added 'Anchored Layer' mode. This makes it possible to anchor one or more sides of the layer to the sides of the page (useful for strechable layers).
- New feature: Added 'Floating Layer' mode. This will make the layer 'float' instead of having a fixed position.
- New feature: Added 'Modal Layer' mode. This will position the layer on top of everything. Other items on the page will be disabled until you close the layer.
- New feature: Added 'Keep original position until layer is about to be hidden' to sticky layer.
- New feature: Added 'Panel Layer' option to Layer. A Panel Layer is initially invisible, but can slide from the right or left side of the page by using events (show/hide).
- Improved: Sticky Layer now supports relative sizing and alignment.

Slideshow
- Improved: The 'Blocks' effect has been redesign and now uses the standard fx engine of jQuery.
- New feature: Added 'Curtain' animation to Slideshow
- New feature: Added 'Fountain' animation to Slideshow
- New feature: Added 'Random Bars' animation to Slideshow
- New feature: Added 'Wave' animation to Slideshow
- New feature: Added 'Explode' animation to Slideshow
- New feature: Added 'Bounce' animation to Slideshow
- New feature: Added ‘Blast’ animation effect to slideshow.
- New feature: Added ‘Shuffle’ animation effect to slideshow.
- New feature: Added ‘Rotate’ animation effect to slideshow.
- New feature: Added ‘Rain’ animation effect to slideshow.
- New feature: Added ‘Swirl’ animation effect to slideshow.
- New feature: Added ‘Square’ animation effect to slideshow.
- New feature: Added ‘Bars'animation effect to slideshow.
- New feature: Added Random effect mode. If this mode is selected then each image will have a different animation.
- New feature: Added 'Count' option to Horizontal Bars/Vertical Bars/Curtain/Foutain/Random Bars/Wave animations. Specifies the number of bars that will be used for the effect.
- New feature: Added the ability to display navigation buttons on the slideshow (supports the same features as the Carousel object).
- New feature: Added 'full screen mode' to the Slide Show.
- New feature: Added support for the 'activate' event to SlideShow. This event will be triggered when another image becomes active. This can be useful to show/hide objects, start animations and timers or synchronize with objects.

Roll Over Image
- New feature: Added Flip animation (CSS3) to Roll Over Image!
- New feature: Added Bars (Horizontal/Vertical) animation.
- New feature: Added Blast animation.
- New feature: Added Blinds Horizontal/Vertical animation.
- New feature: Added Blocks animation.
- New feature: Added Clip Horizontal/Vertical animation.
- New feature: Added Drop animation.
- New feature: Added Fold animation.
- New feature: Added Puff animation.
- New feature: Added Rain animation.
- New feature: Added Rotate animation.
- New feature: Added Swirl animation.
- New feature: Added Squares animation.
- New feature: Added Track Mouse animation.

Rollover Text:
- New feature: Added 'alignment' to rollover text.
- New feature: Added 'padding' property to rollover text (specifies padding from object's border)
- New feature: Added 'spacing' property to rollover text (specifies spoacing between title, descripion and link)
- New feature: Added 6 amazing new CSS3 animations to Roll Over text. fly in, spin, zoom and more

jQuery Menu
- New feature: Added 'Add Divider' option to jQuery Menu (only works for vertical mode).
- New feature: Added 'Context Menu' option to jQuery Menu, makes it possible to create a popup menu on right click!

- New Feature: Added 'Use hover state style to indicate the current page' to Text Menu.
- New Feature: Added 'Use hover state style to indicate the current page' to Slide Menu.
- New Feature: Added 'Use active state style to indicate the current page' to Mega Menu.

CSS Menu
- New feature: Added 'stretch' mode to CSS Menu. This will make the width of the the buttons variable based on the (full) width of the menu.
- New feature: Added 'Responsive' layout mode to CSS Menu. If you select this option then the menu will automatically switch from horizontal to vertical mode if the screen width is smaller than 320 pixels. This can be useful when the CSS menu is used in Responsive Web Design.

Panel Menu
- New feature: Added 'Panel Menu'. A Panel Menu is initially invisible, but can slide from the right or left side of the page by clicking the menu button.


More details here:
http://www.quickandeasywebbuilder.com/new_features.html

Where can I download Quick 'n Easy Web Builder 3.0?
http://www.quickandeasywebbuilder.com/download.html

How can I buy Quick 'n Easy Web Builder 3.0?
http://www.quickandeasywebbuilder.com/purchase.html

How can I upgrade from a previous version?
http://www.quickandeasywebbuilder.com/howtoupgrade.html

Have fun with this new version!
I'm sure there will be minor issues in the first few days, but we will try to fix them a.s.a.p.

Thank you for supporting Quick 'n Easy Web Builder,
Pablo

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