Updates

See the latest feature releases, product improvements and bug fixes.

Jan 2017 – Today

Update
Update
April 6, 2017

Updated flexbox UI

We made a few tweaks to flexbox UI in the Styles panel that should make using flexbox simpler and more intuitive.

Enhancement
Enhancement
April 3, 2017

Only publish the JavaScript you need

Starting now, your sites' Webflow.js files will only include the JavaScript you need for your components and interactions, so your sites will load that much faster.

Update
Update
March 31, 2017

No more Google Maps preview in the Designer

Due to a new Google Maps policy, you’ll now see a generic map in the Designer when you use the Map element. But don’t worry: the real map will still display on your published site.

Enhancement
Enhancement
March 21, 2017

Create webhooks from Project Settings

Since December, you’ve been able to create your own webhooks using the CMS API. Now you can create them in your Project Settings too, under the Integrations tab.

Update
Update
March 15, 2017

We made some updates to Project Settings

You may have noticed some features moving around under your Project Settings. Here’s a quick summary of what’s different.

Update
Update
March 14, 2017

Hire a Webflow Expert

There’s a new place to find the best of the best Webflow designers, freelancers, and agencies: Webflow Experts.

Update
Update
March 14, 2017

Automatic class naming

Now we automatically add class names based on element type when you start styling. You can still add and name new classes just like before, but with this new workflow, you should be able to build a bit faster.

Enhancement
Enhancement
March 8, 2017

Easier class renaming

We made a bit easier to rename your classes, which you can now do with a little dropdown menu, or by double-clicking the class.

Update
Update
March 8, 2017

We moved the asset manager

We’ve moved the asset manager to the left sidebar — alongside the Add, Pages, and Collections panels — so now all the elements you add to your site live on the same side of the Designer.

Update
Update
March 7, 2017

Support for Google Universal Analytics

We now support Google’s Universal Analytics Tracking ID, because their Classic Analytics is being phased out. You can set your Universal Analytics Tracking ID under the Integrations tab of your Project Settings.

Update
Update
March 6, 2017

Updated UI in the Designer

We gave the Designer a new paint job and tweaked the UI in a few places. Full details available in our update notes.

Enhancement
Enhancement
March 1, 2017

More reference fields on Business hosting

Now you can have up to 10 reference fields in your CMS Collections on Business hosting.

Enhancement
Enhancement
February 23, 2017

Inline CMS item creation

Now you can create items for one Collection from the reference fields of another, making it quick and easy to create things like tags, authors, locations, or other smaller items on the fly.

Feature
Feature
February 16, 2017

Global swatches

Now you can define key colors as global, so every instance of that color will update whenever you change it. It’s like Symbols, but for colors.

Update
Update
February 9, 2017

Update to the Wishlist voting system

Now everyone gets a grand total of 15 votes, the ability to vote up to 3 times per feature, and flexibility to change votes anytime.

Enhancement
Enhancement
February 6, 2017

Sites with Business hosting get more fields

Now you can have up to 60 fields per Collection with Business hosting.

Enhancement
Enhancement
January 25, 2017

Create CMS items with Zapier

Now you can push content to Webflow CMS from your favorite apps via Zapier — without writing code.

Enhancement
Enhancement
January 13, 2017

Email and phone CMS fields

Now you can set phone numbers and email addresses as field types in your CMS Collections.

Update
Update
January 13, 2017

Symbols back in a list view

When we moved Symbols over to the Add panel last month, we also changed the design to feature Symbols in a grid. But that made it hard to read longer symbol names. So we fixed that.

2016

Feature
Feature
December 19, 2016

CMS API

The Webflow CMS REST API is open for business! Now you can add, update, and delete Items from Collections programmatically, right from your terminal.

Feature
Feature
December 19, 2016

SSL for everyone

Now everyone can enable SSL for their Webflow hosting, so you can keep your site secure and your SEO optimized.

Feature
Feature
December 19, 2016

Per-page password protection

All sites with a hosting subscription can now set passwords for static pages and folders — and you can customize the design of your password page too!

Bug Fix
Bug Fix
December 13, 2016

Trackpad gestures won’t navigate out of the Designer

Chrome and Safari made some updates that caused some trackpad gestures in the Designer to navigate backwards, which was annoying. So we fixed that.

Update
Update
December 12, 2016

Symbols are now in the Add panel

Adding Symbols to your site from the right side of the Designer has felt a little strange for some time now, so we moved Symbols over to the Add panel, on the left of the Designer. We also made some tweaks to creating and unlinking Symbols.

Enhancement
Enhancement
November 21, 2016

Set up two-factor authentication for Webflow

Now you can add an extra layer of security to your Webflow account by setting up two-factor authentication.

Update
Update
November 7, 2016

Now you can use up to 10,000 characters of custom code

We bumped the character limit for custom code from 5,000 to 10,000, which should help with Shopify’s updated embed code — and a whole lot more.

Update
Update
October 27, 2016

Client Billing platform fee lowered to 5%

We’ve lowered the platform fee for Client Billing from 10% to 5% to make it even easier to route hosting payments to your clients.

Enhancement
Enhancement
September 29, 2016

Expanded special character redirects support

Now you can redirect old URLs with question marks (?) and equal signs (=) to another path, making it easy to migrate old sites with complex URL structures.

Bug Fix
Bug Fix
September 28, 2016

No more broken images on export

Some of you were seeing broken images on your exported sites when your file names had special characters, so we pushed a fix for all of that.

Enhancement
Enhancement
September 21, 2016

Rich text editor tweaks

We've made a few tweaks (and bug fixes) to the writing experience in the rich text editor that should make your life a bit easier, including new behavior with spaces and empty paragraphs.

Feature
Feature
September 14, 2016

Responsive images

Webflow automatically scales and optimizes inline images for every device size, at every resolution.

Enhancement
Enhancement
September 13, 2016

Generate dummy CMS Collection items

Want to speed up your design process with some lorem ipsum? Now you can generate dummy CMS items for new empty collections.

Enhancement
Enhancement
September 1, 2016

More powerful Bezier curve controls for CSS transitions

Ever wanted to get super precise with the Bezier curves of your CSS transitions? Well, now you can with a whole new way to customize these animations.

Feature
Feature
August 25, 2016

Bill your clients right from Webflow

Setting up Webflow hosting for a client's site? No need to pay this out of pocket. Set up Client Billing to directly bill your clients for hosting each month, and even tack on extra costs to make a recurring profit.

Enhancement
Enhancement
July 21, 2016

Speed & performance improvements to the Designer

We've made a few tweaks under the hood to improve speed in the Designer (especially for sites with a large number of styles). Adding and deleting elements, adding styles to classes, and several other core operations should now work a lot quicker.

Enhancement
Enhancement
July 11, 2016

SEO and OG settings removed from Site Settings

Duplicate SEO metadata values are not the best idea for ranking in search, so we’ve removed these from your global Site Settings. For the best SEO, set unique titles and descriptions for each page of your site in the Designer's Pages panel.

Bug Fix
Bug Fix
June 29, 2016

Google Maps changes

Earlier today, Google Maps made some (unexpected) changes that broke map components for some sites. But fear not! We pushed a fix, and once you republish your site, your maps will be up and running again. Read on for more details about how this change will affect map usage going forward.

Enhancement
Enhancement
June 10, 2016

Create drafts in the Editor without filling out required fields

Ever tried to create a draft in the Editor without all the required content, only to be told you can't? Well, that's no longer a problem. As of today, you can create drafts with all the missing content you want, as long as it has a Name. Makes sense, right?

Bug Fix
Bug Fix
June 6, 2016

Use all the ácçêñts!

We noticed some of you were having issues adding accents to your text and rich text elements, so we fixed that. Now you can use all the ácçêñts again!

Feature
Feature
May 26, 2016

Buy domains from Google Domains, right inside Webflow

Need a custom domain for your website? Now you can buy one directly within Webflow, thanks to our friends at Google Domains. No need to mess with DNS, CNAMES, A-Records, or any of that technical stuff.

Update
Update
May 24, 2016

Edit background images and link blocks in the Editor

Before this change, you could only edit background images and link blocks in the Designer. With this change, your whole team can quickly and easily make these changes in the Editor.

Feature
Feature
May 19, 2016

Add CSS filters to anything

Create beautiful effects by adding one or more of 8 CSS filters to any element of your Webflow websites inside the Designer.

Bug Fix
Bug Fix
May 17, 2016

Renaming classes no longer breaks your interactions

If you've ever created an interaction with Webflow, then had to change the class name of an element that interaction affected, you might've had a nasty surprise: a broken interaction. 

So we fixed that: from now on, when you change a class name, any related interactions will update automatically. So long, broken interactions!

Feature
Feature
May 16, 2016

Page Settings in the Editor

To date, creating and updating SEO, Open Graph, and RSS settings has been a designer’s job—insofar as you can only manage those key settings inside the Webflow Designer.

Today, we’re happy to say that’s no longer the case.

Because now you can access SEO, Open Graph, and RSS settings for all your static pages, Collections, and Collection items—right inside the Editor.

Feature
Feature
April 22, 2016

Review form submissions in the Editor

If you have Webflow CMS hosting, you, your clients, and other Collaborators can now review incoming submissions from your website's forms right inside the Editor panel—plus download the whole list in a handy CSV file.

Feature
Feature
April 19, 2016

RSS feeds for CMS Collections

Create an RSS 2.0 feed for any of your dynamic content Collections so people can subscribe to your content via reader apps like Feedly. You can also automate your email newsletter via MailChimp or set up RSS "zaps" with Zapier using your RSS feed URL.

Feature
Feature
April 12, 2016

Flexbox

Webflow gives you a more powerful and intuitive way to build flexible, responsive layouts with CSS3’s flexible boxes.

Enhancement
Enhancement
March 15, 2016

A faster, simpler custom code editor

We had the technology. So we rebuilt it. We made it better, faster, stronger. Ok, maybe not stronger. But definitely faster.

Enhancement
Enhancement
March 15, 2016

Now you can bind blockquote elements to any Collection Field

Like it says in the headline: blockquote elements can now dynamically pull in any of your Collection Fields' content.

Bug Fix
Bug Fix
March 14, 2016

No more faux-empty elements!

Every once in a while, when you were working with elements in Dynamic Lists, they'd jump around the canvas, or look empty even when they weren't. Thankfully, we can put that weirdness in the past tense now.

Bug Fix
Bug Fix
March 12, 2016

No more jumping rich text fields

So ... this is embarrassing. But for a while there, you'd be working in the rich text field, creating some awesome content, and you'd go to add a link or something and—blam!—you'd jump to the top of the Editor window. So weird. Gone now.

Enhancement
Enhancement
March 10, 2016

Go back to square one (i.e., your original design)

Sometimes, you hit a point in the design process where you just want to step back to square one—to clear out all your changes and start fresh with your template or cloned site. That's why, from now on, you'll always see the original design as an option in your site backup list.

Feature
Feature
March 10, 2016

One-click Collection Item duplication

Sometimes, you just need a few Collection Items to test a layout idea. Which used to mean laboriously copying and pasting content from one Item to another. But now it just takes a click!

Feature
Feature
March 8, 2016

Background videos

Add an autoplaying background video to your site with just one click.

Enhancement
Enhancement
March 8, 2016

The Webflow Template Marketplace is now powered by Webflow CMS

We revamped the Webflow Template Marketplace to take advantage of Webflow CMS's dynamic content capabilities. 

Plus, you can now open any Webflow template in the Webflow Designer so you can get a better sense of its features and how it was built—before you buy it!

Enhancement
Enhancement
March 3, 2016

Now you can whitelabel your Webflow sites' JavaScript files

If you have a Webflow Pro plan or higher, you can now whitelabel your sites' JavaScript files, replacing instances of "Webflow" with the name of your site.

Enhancement
Enhancement
March 2, 2016

Now you can use vmin and vmax in the Designer's Styles panel

Viewport-based units are super handy for responsive design, and while we've supported vh (viewport height) and vw (viewport width) for awhile now, we didn't support viewport minimum and maximum settings. So we added them. Handy, right?

Bug Fix
Bug Fix
March 2, 2016

Google, Typekit, and custom font preview fixes

For awhile there, fonts from Google Fonts, Typekit, and your custom uploaded fonts weren't displaying correctly. Which was weird. I mean, how are you supposed to design for the web—which is, as they say, 95% typography—without proper font previews?

So yeah, we fixed that.

Bug Fix
Bug Fix
March 1, 2016

Spellcheck returns to the Webflow Editor

Every rich text editor needs spellcheck. We knew that when we launched Webflow CMS and its on-page Editor. But for awhile there, our code forgot. Then we reminded it. And now those delightful red dots underlining misspelled words are back to haunt your nightmares, editors. Enjoy!

Enhancement
Enhancement
March 1, 2016

Now you can reset styles with an Alt/Option+Click

Clearing out a style in Webflow can be a bit of a chore — especially when you’ve set values for a dozen properties or more. Well, it used to be a chore. Because as of today, you can zero out a style with nothing more than an Alt/Option+Click.

Bug Fix
Bug Fix
March 1, 2016

Fixed lightbox video URL bug

So for a bit there, if you went to edit, copy, or otherwise interact with the URL field for a video in a lightbox, the URL field would show up blank. Even though you could see the video URL right there in the lightbox settings! So we fixed that.

Enhancement
Enhancement
February 26, 2016

Now you can add up to 5 reference fields to your Webflow CMS Collections

Because 3 just wasn't cutting it.

Bug Fix
Bug Fix
February 23, 2016

Now conditional visibility works with Webflow CMS's Option field

We'll admit it: we got a little overexcited when we added the Option field—the first new field for Webflow CMS since its launch. So excited we forgot to make it work with conditional visibility (which lets you show or hide content based on conditions you set). Then the dust settled, and we added conditional visibility support.

Feature
Feature
February 22, 2016

Background color overlays

Now you can quickly and easily add a solid or transparent color to the background of any element — which is great for increasingly the legibility of text overlaid on images.

Enhancement
Enhancement
February 15, 2016

Precise number field formatting

Specify how number fields in your CMS should be formatted, with the option to only accept whole integers or allow decimals of up to 8(.00000000) places.

Feature
Feature
February 10, 2016

Customize form email reply-to address

In the Forms section of your Site Settings, you can now customize the reply-to address of your form notification emails, or dynamically select a reply-to address based on information your users have provided.

Enhancement
Enhancement
February 5, 2016

Easily switch between the Editor and Designer

Add content and design faster! Now you can easily hop from the Editor to the Designer (and back again) without having to navigate to your Site Settings.

Feature
Feature
January 28, 2016

Set a timezone for your website

Choose a timezone under your Site Settings to improve date/time-related features of your dynamic content, including relative date filtering. This will also update any date/time-related elements of your existing dynamic content.

Enhancement
Enhancement
January 28, 2016

Add up to 20 Dynamic Lists per page

Some of you ran into issues when trying to add more than 10 Dynamic Lists to a page, so we changed the limit to 20.

Enhancement
Enhancement
January 22, 2016

Do basic math in the Style tab

Need to double the width of that element? Now Webflow can do the math for you.

Enhancement
Enhancement
January 20, 2016

Randomize your Dynamic Lists

Now you can randomize how Collection Items display in your Dynamic Lists.

Enhancement
Enhancement
January 14, 2016

Password resets in the Editor

Everyone forgets passwords these days, but have no fear! Now your clients can request password reset instructions directly from the Editor.

Enhancement
Enhancement
January 12, 2016

Search and sort collection items in the Designer and Editor

Sorting through your CMS collection items just got a whole lot easier! Quickly pull up a collection item by searching for it within the collection, or sort items by any field you choose.

Feature
Feature
January 12, 2016

Embeds for popular video and media links in rich text elements

Now it's easy to embed over 300 types of video, music, and other multimedia links within rich text elements. Simply select the media type, paste in the link, and Webflow handles the rest.

2015

Feature
December 17, 2015

Dynamic SEO and Open Graph (OG) settings

Forget writing meta titles and descriptions for every one of your blog posts. With Webflow, you just create a template for your SEO tags to follow, and we'll automatically generate search engine-friendly titles, descriptions, and Open Graph content.

Feature
December 17, 2015

Conditional visibility for dynamic site elements

Want to add a "featured" flag to a certain blog post? How about an "on sale" banner for your most important ecommerce products? Now you can automatically set these display conditions based on fields in your CMS collection items, making it simple to highlight (or hide) items without having to customize the design for individual elements every time.

Feature
December 14, 2015

3D transforms and animations

Add a whole new dimension to your website designs with the first tool that lets you create 3D CSS transforms — without writing code.

Feature
December 10, 2015

CMS whitelabeling

Replace the Webflow logo in the CMS with your logo, or your client's, for just $5 or $10 a month, depending on your plan.

Enhancement
December 10, 2015

Right click menu in Designer

Now you can right click within the Designer to copy/paste an element, jump to an element's settings, select a parent element, and more.

Enhancement
December 8, 2015

Add Option field to CMS items

Sometimes it's best to restrict the content for a certain field to a set of options, say, for example, with categories. So now you can.

Enhancement
November 12, 2015

Add lists to rich text elements

Bulleted or numbered, long or short, now you have the power to add lists within your rich text elements.

Feature
November 4, 2015

Filter Dynamic Lists by Multi-Reference or items

You asked, and we delivered. Now you can filter a Dynamic List by Multi-Reference items to list content with a specific tag, attribute, or more.

Feature
November 3, 2015

Filter Dynamic Lists by date

Filter a Dynamic List by date range or date relative to "today."

Feature
October 30, 2015

CSS cursors

Click, grab, move, zoom, resize, and much more. Customize your cursor based on the element you're hovering over.

Feature
October 26, 2015

Limit and start Dynamic Lists at any place

Now you can filter Dynamic Lists by a specific range of items, not just a specific amount. This works great for setting custom pagination across your site pages.

Feature
October 26, 2015

Break your text into columns

A massive wall of text can be a pain to work with or look at. Now you can break your text into columns and have that content flow around images, headings, and more.

Enhancement
October 20, 2015

Drag and drop to rearrange fields in a Collection

Reorder fields in your Collections at anytime to change the form order across your Designer, Editor, and dynamic binding dropdowns.

Feature
October 7, 2015

Intuitive website editor for clients and teams

With Webflow CMS, there's no need to learn a complex backend. Just open your website, log in to the CMS, and start updating text and images — right on the live website. 

Feature
October 7, 2015

Powerful related content tools

Easily create "related posts" modules for your blog, guide users through in-depth tutorials, surface related help content and documentation, and build modular pages that highlight content from across your site. 

Feature
October 7, 2015

Dynamic content templates

When you create a Collection, Webflow automatically generates a template page so you can design how that content displays. Then that template gets applied to every item in the Collection — letting you create hundreds or even thousands of pages — at once. 

Feature
October 7, 2015

Rich text

The most flexible component for content, rich text lets you and your content editors: create long-form text content; style that content with headings, bold, and italics; create bulleted and numbered lists; and embed images and video.

Feature
October 7, 2015

Dynamic content filtering and sorting

Easily filter dynamic content to display featured content or all blog posts on a particular topic. Or use sorting to display content from a specific date range, by alpha, and more.

Feature
October 7, 2015

Fully customizable content structures

Webflow CMS gives you the power to define your content and its structure however you'd like with over a dozen field types.

Feature
August 26, 2015

Auto-generated XML sitemap

When the search spiders start crawling, they like to have a sitemap. You know, so they know where they're going. That's why Webflow automatically builds one for you.

Feature
August 21, 2015

Open Graph (OG) settings

Improve your content's performance on social media by defining your page's Open Graph title, description, and image. 

Feature
April 23, 2015

Blazing-fast load times

When a website's slow to load, visitors bounce. That's why Webflow offers the fastest hosting on the internet via our Tier 1 Content Delivery Network, Amazon Cloudfront, and Fastly.

Feature
April 23, 2015

Asset management made easy

Upload all your website’s graphic assets, then drag and drop them in place. It’s kinda like having Dropbox right inside your design tool.

Feature
April 13, 2015

Zapier integration

Webflow's integration with Zapier lets you connect your website's forms with tons of other apps designers use every day, including Slack, MailChimp, and Asana.

Feature
January 20, 2015

Showcase your work

Every Webflow account comes with a public design portfolio and profile where you can highlight your latest and greatest work, list your skills, link to a personal website, and even connect with clients. 

Feature
January 20, 2015

Free responsive website templates from the Webflow community

Let others clone your latest website design — or clone and tweak others' work to kickstart your next site.

Feature
January 20, 2015

Showcase your website designs

Build your personal brand and reputation as a designer by sharing your latest and greatest websites.

2014

Feature
August 9, 2014

Password protection

Don't want the world to see your next beautiful website just yet? Set up password protection on your entire Webflow site with a single click. Page-level password protection is coming soon! 

Feature
August 9, 2014

Custom 301 redirects

Every time you change a page's URL, it's vital that you redirect the old URL to the new one. That way, you get to keep the old URL's SEO juice (and don't have to hit users with a 404 page). And Webflow makes it easy.

Feature
August 5, 2014

Dropdown menu

Add long lists of links or options to your website with a double-click.

Feature
July 22, 2014

Lightbox

Create immersive full-screen displays for your photos, graphics, and videos. Link several lightbox components together to create engaging galleries.

Feature
July 18, 2014

Whitelabel form submission emails

Put your brand — or your client's — front and center in form submission notification emails.

Feature
June 4, 2014

Over 2,000 web font families

Use any font from Google and Typekit’s vast collections, or just upload any font you own or have the right to use.

Feature
June 4, 2014

Tabs

Webflow's tabs component offers an easy and elegant way to build navigation, compactly display content, and much more.

Feature
May 19, 2014

100+ responsive website templates

Kickstart your design process with a free or premium responsive website template built by us or one of our trusted designers. 

Feature
May 1, 2014

Reusable and editable Symbols

Turn repeating design elements (like buttons) into Symbols you can place with a click. Need to make a change? Just edit the Symbol once, and it'll update across your site.

Feature
April 16, 2014

Design interactions without code

Easily add complex interactions and animations to your site, without even looking at JavaScript. 

Feature
March 12, 2014

Custom 404 pages

Helping your customers recover from a 404 (page not found) error is key to creating a good user experience. That's why we let you create a custom 404 page design. Just create a page with the slug "404" to get started! 

Feature
January 17, 2014

MailChimp integration

Our MailChimp integration lets you automatically build your email subscription list.

Feature
January 5, 2014

Responsive website navigation

Building a responsive navbar can be a painstaking time-suck. That's why we built a mobile-ready nav you can just drag, drop, and quickly customize.

2013

Feature
December 14, 2013

HTML/CSS sliders and carousels

Webflow's slider component makes it easy to create a stunning carousel of images, content, and more.

Feature
November 16, 2013

Simple social sharing

Make it easy for people to share your content and connect with you on Facebook, Twitter, and Google+ with our customizable social components. 

Feature
November 6, 2013

Interactive Google maps

Just drag and drop our interactive Google map component wherever you want it, then enter your address in the component's settings.

Feature
October 9, 2013

Customizable forms

Our forms contain all the elements you need, and they're infinitely customizabile. Plus, they're easy to integrate with MailChimp and Zapier to help you automate your list building.