Blog posts in the category Create Updates

Create wins Online Business of the Year

FSB and Worldpay UK Logo

This summer, The Federation of Small Businesses and Worldpay UK Business Awards 2017 credited with the award for Online Business of the Year in the South-East England region.

The FSB & Worldpay UK awards praises outstanding small businesses - so we are delighted that they recognised as one of the most outstanding smaller businesses in the UK.


How Our Image Editor Can Help With Responsive Websites

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So you've got a responsive site but what about your website images? Do you understand the importance of aspect ratios and consistency in your design?

Learn how using Pagebuilder, responsive templates and your new image editing tool will get your website looking the best it has ever looked. We dig deep into the advantages off all three of the new features together and explain some of the new ideas along the way.


Happy Holidays From Create

Happy Holidays from Create

With only a week to go, and in the spirit of all things festive and giving we have two fantastic offers available for you to take advantage of this Christmas.


Top Tips For Building Customer Trust With SSL Encryption

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Did you know that 80% of visitors know how to recognise the signs of a secure website, and they're more likely to trust sites with secure indicators? Take advantage of our new SSL upgrade and fully encrypt your entire website to build up your customer trust, boost conversions - and it’s good for your SEO! Read on to learn why SSL is essential for website security and how you can get it today.


Connect Websites with Apps Using The Create API

The needs of an online business continue to grow, and with a wealth of data to manage and use, costs can skyrocket - but not with Create. Launching today, the Create API offers easy integration between websites and third party Apps, and it’s free!

The new opportunity can help businesses expand beyond their website, and even automate tedious tasks with just a few clicks. Read all about the new development and get connected with Create today.


New Website Templates - Velvet & Boutique

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We’re excited to announce two new responsive website templates - Boutique and Velvet. Both these new templates provide a flexible mobile-friendly framework for you to build your website and are now available in the Design Studio.

Boutique has a clean, minimalist layout with delicate lines to define your content sections and Velvet has been influenced by a couple of our popular older templates Satin and Chrome. We have already spotted some lovely sites using Velvet and Boutique which we would like to share with you. Take a look at these websites for inspiration...


Pagebuilder Showcase: 5 Inspiring Websites

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We recently launched Pagebuilder, our brand new feature which allows you to drag-and-drop content blocks to build entirely responsive pages. It has been live across all Create accounts for a week now and we have been delighted to see how you have been using this new tool.

We’ve seen loads of fantastic new pages being built - here’s a few of our favourites.


Responsive Image Sizes for Categories

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If you're using the responsive grid layout for your product categories, you can now to choose form 4 different product thumbnail sizes. No matter which size you choose, the layout will respond the images to optimise how they are displayed, regardless of the size of screen your customer is using.


How to Achieve eBay Website Integration

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Selling on eBay in addition to selling on your website has always been a great way to boost sales and expand your customer base.

With our eBay integration feature it's never been quicker or easier to link your Create website to your eBay shop.


How to Accept Card Payments with Barclaycard eDPQ

Exciting news! Create has teamed up with Barclaycard to bring you Barclaycard ePDQ gateway.

This gives you the opportunity of integrating with one of Europe's largest acquirers and processors of card transactions, with over 45 years’ experience and millions of customers worldwide.


How to Buy a .UK Domain Name

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Secure your .uk domain name today!

Shorter, snappier domain name extensions are becoming more and more popular by the day, ensuring that the emphasis is on your brand and company name rather than the extension, .uk domain names are soon becoming the industry standard for UK businesses.

.uk domain names are now available to buy through Create, if you own the doma


Create Supports The Living Wage

Living Wage Brighton

Create have signed up to support the Brighton & Hove Living Wage Campaign. This means we have committed to pay all employees a fair wage to live on. In this blog Create's HR manager Bethan explains what the campaign is about and why we thought


A Special Thank You From The Create Directors

Living Wage Brighton


How To Streamline The Amazon Order Process

Amazon has certainly branched out in recent years and now finds itself as one of the foremost prominent ecommerce hubs.

For those of you already using its wide reaching customer base to sell your products alongside your Create shop, why not use our 'Amazon Order Importer' tool.

Available on the Shop Builder


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