We are excited to announce the provider status with Embed.ly. Embedly is a standardized media embedding tool set that help you incorporate rich content into blog posts and different publishing platforms. With the release today, you can use any WalkInto tour URL with Embed.ly. http://embed.ly/provider/walkinto
Embed.ly support of WalkInto
New tools for Renewal Management
- Easily Filter tours based on subscription expiry.
- One click purchase & queuing of renewals.
- Easy 'Free-UP' options for queued subscriptions.
- Renewal email notification preferences.
Video Demo :
Short URLs for Scene Links
Use the blue icon next to scene link to shorten an URL. All Social share links are also automatically shortened. Available on Editor and Viewer.
- Dead center positioning of hotspot icons.
- Removed hotspot wobble during panning.
- Adjustments to make label hotspot text easily readable.
- Simplified active state animation for Scene Hotspots.
- Refactor of homepage to move up testimonials section.
Can use uploaded images as hotspot icons.
Hotspot icons can now be uploaded images. Preferably use icons from design sources such as Icon Finder.
Business Logo on Menu
Adding a logo to the top section is navigation menu helps to project the business identity professionally. Starting today you can upload, resize and add a link to a logo image on menu navigation. Works perfectly across, standard menu, thumbnail menu and mobile menu. Click on the PENCIL icon at the top of menu to activate the edit mode. 'Apple' icon takes you logo upload.
Redesigned Portfolio Pages
Tour thumbnails on portfolio pages will now show a preview of the tour's opening scene. Secondly, preview shown on clicking the thumbnails do not open a new tab. Rather it shows the preview within the portfolio page increasing user engagement. [EXAMPLE]
Note: You can change your portfolio url from your Dasboard > Profile Edit.
Easy Embed for Street View
A simpler and better way to share Street View on social media and websites than using direct Street View URL. They look beautiful and interactive on websites and social media. More user engagement guaranteed.
Floorplan Background Transparency
Floor plan background transparency setting was getting applied to the whole image. This bug is fixed. It is now possible to use PNG images with transparency for the floor plan.
Starting Sep 5th tours using FREE HOSTING may include ads on mobile devices also. These ads will show at the bottom of the device while in portrait mode. With an option to hide it.
Settings APPLY from Dashboard
Settings apply from dashboard had a bug because of which applied settings were not correctly reflecting on published tours. This is fixed now. New settings should reflect within 2 minutes. Please note that tours using FREE hosting uses Default settings irrespective of dashboard selections.
Better Audio Experience
when tour is not not active (eg. displayed in a hidden window or another tab) audio will automatically pause. It will resume when you switch to the Walkinto. This feature improves, audio tourcards, hotspots and ambient sound.
Dashboard: Invoice Listing
Added sorting options based on invoice date. Also increased number of invoices per page to 20.
Responsive Tourcard Positioning
We went back to the drawing board to solve some positioning problems with Tourcards. This fix should make tourcards intelligently self adjust to different screen sizes and placement preferences.
Ability to import and use all photospheres
New ON/OFF Settings - VR, Help & Home Icons
Enable or disable access icons for VR Mode, Home Button & Help icon through Settings.
Added Pokemon Feature
Enable Pokemon on your tour through Settings. Pokemon placed randomly in panos. Users encouraged to see more of the tour. Example NYC Pokemon . [SHORT TERM FEATURE]
Discovering icons for hotspots and tourcards is made easy with the complete directory listing published at https://walkinto.in/icons
Help overlay for viewer.
Added a help overlay for the viewer accessible through a help icon click. Help overlay can be shown automatically at the tour load through 'Advanced Settings' configuration. Visitors gets an option to turn off automatic help splash screen too.
WalkInto VR released.
added a vr mode for both desktop and mobile. supports all smartphone based headsets includign Samsung Gear VR, HTC Vive, Homido and Google Cardboard.
Themes dialog had some incompatible constructs. This rewrite makes themes bug free and better performing.
Can modify settings on FREE tours
You can now modify settings on all tours. Your settings will reflect in Preview and Customer Preview Links. This change will help to demo final versions of a tour to your customers before applying a subscription. Published links and embeds will continue to show default settings till a PAID HOSTING is applied.
Portfolio banner image to live pano
Portfolio top banner converted to a live pano. No more low resolution thumbnails. [EXAMPLE]
Interactive Twitter Posts
Twitter Posts will show with a live interactive panorama viewer. This will increase social media engagement.
custom pano batch management
Deleting batches of imported panos for cleaner organization of the import screen made better. 'Select All', 'Delete All' + Various minor productivity improvements on the 'custom pano' management screen.
shortlist carousel selection
Added drop-down to quick select to a new position. No need to click through a long short list to reach the pano you are looking for. Also some minor UI improvements.
The bug that caused incorrectly shortlisting a streetview panorama when user had shortlisted a custom panoaram is fixed.
Shortlists gets added to the end of the queue. This makes the ordering more logical.