HONEYBOLD CHANGELOG

Our whimsical journey of improvements

1.82.1
4 months ago

Enhanced website navigation, resolved naming issue, introduced new section, and added logo/link to footer. We're improving features across the board in anticipation for a MASSIVE upgrade to the product pages.

Added
Search icon appears 3 times faster now
Added
Cart page added to Honeybold
Added
Checkout page added to Honeybold
Added
Shopping cart icon now shows number of items in cart
Added
Hubspot now integrated and synced with client data for upcoming upgrades
Added
Shopping cart icon added to header for upcoming upgrade
Improved
The scrolling product list on the homepage now links directly to each product
Fixed
We've changed the name of the print page to Ink
Added
The website design page has been moved to a new section called 'Digital'. This is in preparation for new features and services to come.
Added
A 'Tabwin' logo and link has been added to the footer
1.81.1
4 months ago

Enhanced the website design page with new sections, an updated look, updated process, and improved FAQ design for better user experience.

Added
A brief section has been added to the website design page
Updated
Updated the process section on the website design page
Added
Added video feature to website design page
Added
Added a spotlight section to website design page
Improved
The FAQ section has been re-designed
1.80.1
4 months ago

The print page has been completely re-designed to match the design of the updated design section.

Added
Added Case Study section to print page
Added
Added Brief section to print page
Added
The top 12 list now shows photos of each item
Added
Added section for holiday/seasonal prints to print page
Added
Added trending searches to printing page
Improved
The printpage has been completely re-designed
1.79.1
5 months ago

Enhanced various website sections for improved user experience, including font sizes, display sections, and the call to action. Additionally, resolved an issue with the mobile menu's appearance and introduced new sections and features like 'Recent Projects,' 'Recent Clients,' and a trending section for enhanced website functionality.v

Fixed
Fixed issue where mobile menu would not appear on some pages
Improved
Significant improvements to font-sizes on Design page
Added
'Recent Projects' section has been dramatically improved, shows more data, and one project at a time
Improved
Background of the 'Featured Projects' section on homepage is darker for improved contrast
Added
Added 'Recent Clients' section to homepage with logos
Improved
Search bar on homepage is now wider by 30%
Added
Added trending section to the homepage
Updated
Changed call to action on the homepage to 'Schedule free Consultation'
1.78.1
5 months ago

Enhanced website with improved features, links, and sections, along with performance optimizations and a revamped hero section.

Added
Link to Honeybold blog added to footer
Improved
Increased number of results that can be viewed at a time on phone, tablet, and desktop
Updated
Updated sorting icon on search page
Added
Trending search results added to search page
Added
Text box added to search pages
Improved
Contact page on phone and tablet updated; tab switching requires now requires no scrolling
Removed
Removed background from contact page for faster loading
Added
Added darkening effect when hovering over buttons on homepage
Added
Added 'Trees Planted' counter to homepage
Added
Added 'Featured Projects' section with videos to the homepage
Added
Added a search bar with dynamic auto-populating results to the 'Browse' section of homepage
Added
Added 'Work', 'Browse' and 'Meet' sections to the homepage
Improved
Completely new design on hero section of homepage
1.77.1
6 months ago

Enhanced blog with new tags and sections, redesigned the entire blog section, and updated button appearances on the FAQ page and about me section for improved aesthetics.

Added
Added 'Industry' tags to blog post items
Added
Added sections for Company, Initiatives, Projects, and Articles to blog
Improved
Complete re-design of blog section
Updated
Updated FAQ page 'Ask' and 'Say Hello' button appearance
Updated
Updated about me section with more uniform fonts
1.76.1
6 months ago

Updates to the Design page: color adjustments, added 'Industry Advantage' section, highlighted key service benefits, expanded navigation with new links, improved font rendering, rearranged 'client capped' section, introduced scroll hint arrows.

Updated
Changed primary colors on Design page
Added
Added 'Industry Advantage' section to Design page
Added
Added area underneath Hero section of Design page to highlight top 3 service benefits
Added
Added new links to navigation: Intro, Scope and Cap
Fixed
Fixed font rendering issues on Design page
Updated
Moved 'client capped' section to the bottom of the Design page
Added
Added an animated arrow to the menus on the Design and Website pages. These act as a hint that you can scroll horizontally
1.75.1
6 months ago

Yep, we're here rolling out multiple versions in one day. It's only 6am, and we're just getting started. Oh, would you look at that - it's now it's 8pm. And we're still just getting started. #passion #energy #ummmcoffee (before and after image of the FAQ page updates available in 'more details about this release').

Added
The FAQ page has been updated with categories for easier navigation
Updated
Updated visual styling on Values page
Added
Users are now able to 'Meet', 'Inquire' and 'Start Project' from the Connect page
Added
Added a 'Start Project' form to the connect page and adjusted styling
Added
Transparency decreased on all menus; glass effect is nice but distracting
Added
Added spiffy hexagon background to blog header
Added
Added category tabs to our new blog section
Added
Fixed bug where the reading progress bar would overlay the menu on mobile
Fixed
Fixed alignment issues with navigation
Added
Social media links in footer are not alphabetized by social network
Added
Added Honeybold's social media links to the 'Connect' page
Added
We've decided to merge the contact and meet pages into 'Connect'
Improved
Added 'contact' button to schedule page
Added
Added 'schedule' button to contact page
1.74.1
6 months ago

Search on Honeybold has been completely overhauled! We'd like to thank Trader Joes for keeping us caffeinated at 5am (before and after video of the new design available in 'more details about this release').

Added
Added subtle animation to search icon
Added
Added search related icon in desktop version
Added
Added ability to clear search history from search box
Added
Search history added to search box. Searched for an item previously? Just tap on the search box to see a list of previous searches
Added
Background now darkens for extra focus when search is activated
Added
You can now find categories and blog posts in search
Added
Search filters to sort by product name, popularity, and more added to dedicated search page
Improved
Mobile search experience upgraded
Added
Our new search is smart and powerful. Looking for sidewalk signs? Just type 'sidewalk' and you'll see a list of recommended products
Improved
Instantly search for any product, service, or item we post about with our new and improved search box, offering instant search results
1.73.1
6 months ago

Quality of life updates along with many improvements to search and the navigation experience.

Updated
Search form placeholder text now reads 'Search products and services'
Improved
Links in first level of navigation now remain and underline when hovered over; previously, links would change to white and did not contrast enough with background
Fixed
Button to schedule meeting on homepage now works
Updated
Previously, a link on the top left of the site linked directly to our Instagram page; now it's been replaced by a 'Follow Honeybold' link that displays all of our socials
Updated
A popup would previously appear after 15 seconds of site exploration, now it's based on page exit intent
Updated
Background color of 'printing' is now the same as other boxes
1.72.1
6 months ago

Fit and finish updates throughout the Frequently Asked Questions and About pages.

Added
Added reading progress bar to Changelog and Privacy Policy pages
Updated
Meeting times on scheduler have been updated by order or length
Added
Added 'Meet' page to header throughout Honeybold
Added
Added new 'Meet' page; a page to schedule video and phone meetings
Updated
Our values on the about page have been updated
Added
We added 20 new questions to the FAQ page
Updated
All questions and answers on our FAQ page have been re-written
1.71.1
6 months ago

We've made changes to parts of the site you aren't even able to see. Spoooooky!

Improved
We've improved the login area of the site with a fresh new design
1.70.1
6 months ago

We're social! Perhaps too social? Never too social. You can now find us on LinkedIn, Threads, TikTok, Instagram, Facebook, Twitter, WhatsApp, and Spotify!

Updated
Phone number and email links in footer now open calling or emailing apps upon click
Updated
Social media links now open in new window on click
Added
Added new link effect on hover; a yellow line slowly appears upon hovering on social media links on footer.
Added
Link to our 'Branding Beatscape' Spotify playlist is now on the footer
Added
Honeybold is now on WhatsApp!
Added
Honeybold is now on Threads! @honeyboldmade
Added
Honeybold is now on LinkedIn! @honeyboldmade
Added
Honeybold is now on TikTok! @honeyboldmade
Added
Honeybold is now on Instagram! @honeyboldmade
Added
Honeybold is now on Facebook! honeyboldmade
Added
Honeybold is now on Twitter! @honeyboldmade
1.69.1
6 months ago

Major changes to the Honeybold homepage. This is the first time since original launch that the homepage has been updated with a new look. Visit our Spotify playlist in the 'more details about this release' link.

Updated
All Hubspot branding has been removed throughout the site, on the chat, forms, and more
Updated
We've changed Honeybold's tagline from "Designed. Printed. Delivered' to 'Brand & Business Reinvention' to reflect the growing list of services we offer
Updated
The all-uppercase text effect in the hero section has been changed to an "easier on the eyes" normal text
Updated
The 'Printing Home' is now 'Explore Printing' in the navigation
Removed
Removed section on homepage explaining services. This was more helpful back when Honeybold was focused on printing-only
Added
Changed verbiage for contact section; now invites users to schedule a meeting
Added
A featured product section has been added to the homepage
Improved
We've completely changed the look of the 'Every order plants a tree' section
Added
Buttons have been added to the homepage with descriptions of Printing, Design, Branding, and Website services
1.68.1
6 months ago

The most massive upgrade we've had. Since our last changelog update back in August, we've worked a minimum of 300 hours updating many aspects of our site and services. It's so massive that we're leap-frogging a few versions. Instead of focusing on print exclusively, we have merged services ran by our parent company under the umbrella of Honeybold. We're introducing web design, branding, and design subscriptions.

Updated
Instead of just a 60 minute and 30 minute option, you can now schedule a 30 minute, 15 minute, or 10 minute session
Added
You are now one button from scheduling a video-conferencing meeting with Honeybold on any of the new sections launched
Added
Entirely new pages built specifically for Printing, Design, Websites, and Branding pages. Each page features a fresh new design
Added
Links and descriptions of the new sections have been added to the front page
Added
We've introduced branding services under the 'Branding' section
Added
We've introduced web design subscriptions under the 'Websites' section
Added
We've introduced graphic design subscriptions under the 'Design' section
Improved
The navigation has been overhauled, and there are now sub-categories under the 'printing' section
1.57.1
7 months ago

We've chosen a new CRM platform, and that platform is Hubspot. Help is accessible throughout the site in the form of a chat bubble on the bottom-right corner of every page. We're here for you (before and after video of the new design for both the contact page and footer available in 'more details about this release')

Added
Chatbot that integrates to our new CRM added to the site
1.56.2
7 months ago

After almost five hours of battling with backend, we finally got IT to work! Major changes coming to all the product pages. A re-design with loads of features and functionality in store. It took some time and trial and error to get backend to cooperate, but it works well and we're firing on all cylinders.

Compatibility
Major changes to backend items to prepare for massive product-page re-design
1.56.1
7 months ago

Changelog changes and page speed optimization galore! We've improved many aspects of the site for a 30%-34% increase in loading speeds. See screenshot in 'more details about this release' link to view bolder text change.

Added
CSS on site has been minified to optimize loading speed
Added
All fonts on the site are now pre-loaded to optimize page speed
Added
Up to 1160 entries in our database have been removed to optimize site speed
Improved
Most images on the site have been converted to WebP format to optimize site speed
Updated
'More details about this release' link on the changelog page is much bolder
Improved
THIS actual changelog page has been re-designed
1.55.1
7 months ago

The contact page and footer have been completely re-designed with a more modern look, cleaner lines, contracting text, and more (before and after video of the new design for both the contact page and footer available in 'more details about this release')

Improved
Complete re-design of footer throughout the site; vastly improved
Updated
Text boxes on contact page are larger, and text fully contrasts to background
Updated
Questions on contact page are more streamlined
Added
Text under 'contact us' in contact displays 'hello' in three different languages
Improved
Complete re-design of contact page
Updated
Questions in the FAQ page now auto-collapse when clicking on another question
Updated
The 'Get in Touch' button is now fixed on the FAQ page when scrolling on desktop
1.54.2
7 months ago

This update focuses further on improving the 'About' page, and adds video to the mix. Also, the FAQ page has been completely re-designed on mobile and desktop (before and after of design available in 'more details about this release')

Improved
Complete re-design of FAQ page
Compatibility
Backed up entire website to server
Added
4 project videos added to about page
Added
AI generated artwork added to about section
Added
The about section now features a new video section so you can see our work in action
Added
Honeybold project videos/ads uploaded to YouTube
1.53.1
7 months ago

The about page has been completely re-designed and includes several new sections (before and after of design available in 'more details about this release')

Added
Added highlight for OneTreePlanted in about section
Added
Re-written values section on about page
Added
Added about me section to highlight founder
Improved
Complete re-design of about page
Updated
In tablet and mobile, removed Honeybold tagline from footer
Updated
In tablet, removed repetitive Instagram icon that appeared on top right
Updated
In mobile, our Instagram is now accessible via the footer
1.52.1
7 months ago

We now have a Privacy Policy and a Terms of Use section on the site. Your privacy is our upmost importance, and we want to be clear about how we use any data you submit.

Updated
Updated Copyright Tag
Added
Privacy Policy and Terms of Service added
1.51.1
7 months ago

This one's a biggie! This update brings a lot of visual tweaks to the site, along changes to improve readability. Still moving forward with that "less is more" approach.

Updated
Streamlined questions on the FAQ page
Added
The word-wall that once lived on the services page has been updated; our list of services are now displayedin a tidier accordion style
Added
Added background image to 'About' section; a stroke of honey
Updated
Structure of 'About' page has been changed with larger text
Updated
Minor visual tweaks to CSS containers
Added
'Featured Project' added to homepage to highlight case studies
Improved
Increased line-height on navigation in desktop version of Honeybold so there's more breathing room for the links
Improved
Changed the size of the search button for improved look on mobile
Added
Video background added to hero section of homepage
1.50.1
7 months ago

Hello! We're beginning to track release notes from here forward, so we're starting with 1.50.1 Previously, the site has been updated with enhancements and features, but this wasn't being tracked - it's a whole new world, and we're buzzing with excitement. This release focuses on the "less is more" mantra by removing excess text and links.

Removed
Direct link to email removed from header, as it is already available in the contact us section
Updated
'About Honeybold' text has been re-written and greatly shortened
Updated
Using simpler naming for headers in the backend for improved updatability
Removed
Current lookbook page has been removed from site and will be more fleshed out in a later release