Changelog

July 24, 2018

  • Builder

    Added a progress bar to publishing

  • Builder

    Added Quick Publish shortcut (hold shift and click the publish icon)

July 23, 2018

  • Icons Element

    Added PDF Document, Archive of Our Own, Dev.to, Hearthstone, Heroes of the Storm, StarCraft, StarCraft II, World of Warcraft

July 22, 2018

  • Builder

    Rewrote image and video processing code to significantly improve performance of the UI, undo/redo, and publishing

  • Gallery Element

    Added image previews

  • Icons Element

    Added icon previews

July 4, 2018

  • Form Element

    Added variable amount support to Stripe-enabled custom forms

July 1, 2018

  • Icons Element

    Added Itch.io (updated), MailChimp, Mastodon (updated), Noun Project, Pocket Casts

June 30, 2018

  • Builder + Generator

    Added Markdown-like support for color text

June 24, 2018

  • Dashboard

    Added support for multiple views (normal, compact, list) and sorting (newest, oldest, recent, title)

June 18, 2018

  • Builder + Generator

    Added fonts: Crimson Text, Eater, Encode Sans Condensed, Encode Sans Semi Expanded, Nanum Gothic, Work Sans

  • General

    Added new Pro Lite plan ($9/yr)

May 20, 2018

  • Form Element

    Added Custom file field subtype

May 16, 2018

  • Builder + Generator

    Added fonts: Gloria Hallelujah, Great Vibes, Kaushan Script, Luckiest Guy, Permanent Marker

May 14, 2018

  • Gallery Element

    Added Defer loading option to explicitly toggle deferred ("lazy") loading

  • Gallery Element

    Added Optimize option to explicitly specify whether gallery images get optimized (requires Pro)

  • Image Element

    Added Optimize option to explicitly specify whether an image gets optimized (requires Pro)

May 13, 2018

  • Icons Element

    Added Fiverr, Check, Cancel

May 9, 2018

  • Video Element

    Increased upload size limit to 4MB (32MB on Pro)

  • Builder + Generator

    Setting a site icon now generates an apple-touch-icon

May 8, 2018

  • Form Element

    Custom forms now support File fields, with full integration with all custom form types (Send Email, Send to URL, and Send to Zapier)

April 25, 2018

  • Builder + Generator

    Added Markdown support for bold italic, underlined text

  • Icons Element

    Added Douban, Nextdoor, Rabbit, ReverbNation

  • Builder + Generator

    Added fonts: EB Garamond, Gaegu, Gamja Flower, Tajawal, Unica One

April 19, 2018

  • Form Element

    Added optional Company field to Contact forms

  • Form Element

    Added optional Company and Phone fields to Signup forms powered by MailChimp, ConvertKit, and MailerLite

April 14, 2018

  • Image Element

    Added Height and Position options, allowing for more granular control over how images are scaled and cropped (particularly on mobile)

April 11, 2018

  • Video Element

    Added Starting Time option to YouTube and Vimeo videos

April 5, 2018

  • Generator

    Added automatic Sitemap creation (with image and video support)

April 3, 2018

  • Builder + Generator

    Sections are now tracked as separate pages when Google Analytics tracking is enabled

March 26, 2018

  • Control Element

    Added Settings Panel and Events support to section breaks

March 25, 2018

  • Builder + Generator

    Added Default font, which automatically defaults an element to the browser's system font

  • Divider Element

    Added Dashed and Dotted styles

  • Builder + Generator

    Google Analytics tracking now anonymizes IP addresses by default

  • Builder + Generator

    Added fonts: Comfortaa, Fira Mono, Fira Sans Condensed, Fira Sans Extra Condensed, IBM Plex Mono, IBM Plex Sans, IBM Plex Sans Condensed, IBM Plex Serif, Lobster, Lobster Two, Playfair Display

  • Icons Element

    Added Globe, Beatport, Steemit, Udemy

March 24, 2018

  • Form Element

    Custom forms now support Checkbox fields

  • Form Element

    Added optional Require Consent field to Contact and Signup forms

February 25, 2018

February 17, 2018

  • Form Element

    Added Layout option

  • Form Element

    Improved fields tab for Contact and Signup forms

February 16, 2018

  • Container Element

    Top and bottom Margins can now be independently adjusted

  • Form Element

    Added Margins option

  • Form Element

    Added Mobile Settings

February 7, 2018

  • Builder + Generator

    Added Settings Panel to all standard element types, enabling direct customization of HTML properties, custom CSS styles, and, where applicable, JS events (requires Pro Plus or higher)

January 29, 2018

  • Form Element

    Increased length of Hidden Values

  • Builder + Generator

    Added fonts: Anton, Dosis, Fira Sans, Patua One, Poiret One, Rammetto One, Supermercado One, Titillium Web

  • Icons Element

    Added Docker, Ko-fi, Wattpad

January 22, 2018

  • Builder + Generator

    Added support for custom Meta Tags (requires Pro)

  • Builder + Generator

    Added support for Redirects (requires Pro Plus or higher)

January 19, 2018

  • Builder

    Reorganized all panels into icon tabs

January 17, 2018

  • Builder

    Added a very informative loading bar (finally!)

  • Builder

    Republishing sites with many elements/images is now significantly faster

December 27, 2017

  • Builder + Generator

    Increased site description length to 320 characters

  • Icons Element

    Added Amazon, Cash.me, Discogs (fixed), Itch.io

  • Builder + Generator

    Added fonts: Alegreya, Bungee, Nunito, Questrial

December 22, 2017

  • General

    Refreshed UI with a cleaner look, better contrast, custom SVG icons, and an improved experience on mobile

December 11, 2017

  • Dashboard

    Coupon codes can now be used for manual Pro renewals

  • Dashboard

    Manual Pro renewal is now available to users with auto-renew turned on

  • Video Element

    Added Controls and Loop options to YouTube embeds

  • Icons Element

    Added Discogs

December 4, 2017

  • Video Element

    Added Show related videos option to YouTube embeds

  • Icons Element

    Added AniList, Crunchbase, Letterboxd, and Medium (new)

  • Image Element

    Improved Size precision

  • Video Element

    Improved Size precision

November 29, 2017

  • Builder

    Attempting to publish a site with unconfigured (or misconfigured) elements will now present a warning and highlight the elements in question

November 27, 2017

  • Form Element

    Signup forms now support direct integration with MailerLite

November 16, 2017

  • Form Element

    Added Prefill email address option to Stripe-enabled forms

  • Form Element

    Added Require shipping address option to Stripe-enabled forms

  • General
  • Widget Element

    Added Require shipping address option to Stripe Checkout widget

November 11, 2017

  • Form Element

    Added POST support to "Send to URL" custom forms

November 6, 2017

  • Buttons Element

    Increased limit to 20 buttons

  • Links Element

    Increased limit to 20 links

  • Builder + Generator

    Added fonts: Dancing Script, Karla, Passion One, Rozha One, Varela Round

  • Icons Element

    Added Cargo 2, PayPal, Pocket, Sketchfab, SmugMug, Heart, Information, Lock, Plane, Question, Star

November 5, 2017

  • Dashboard

    Refreshed Account page layout

November 4, 2017

  • General

    Added dedicated Pro page

  • Dashboard

    Added new, significantly more informative Upgrade page

October 29, 2017

  • Image Element

    Added option to explicitly toggle deferred ("lazy") loading

October 28, 2017

October 24, 2017

  • Form Element

    Custom forms can now accommodate up to 20 inputs (instead of 10)

October 22, 2017

October 19, 2017

October 17, 2017

October 16, 2017

October 15, 2017

October 4, 2017

  • Icons Element

    Added Airbnb, Carrd, Indie Hackers, Resident Advisor, Semplice, Venmo, We Heart It

October 3, 2017

  • Control Element

    Scroll Point controls can now be used within sections

October 2, 2017

  • Gallery Element

    Increased limit to 12 images

  • Video Element

    Added Show video information option to YouTube embeds

  • Builder + Generator

    Added Share Image option to Publish → Advanced (requires Pro)

September 30, 2017

September 29, 2017

  • Control Element

    Added Scroll Point control, which defines a point within a site's content that can be linked to directly

September 28, 2017

  • Main Element

    Added Spacing option to Mobile Settings

  • Container Element

    Height and Content Position options are now available for containers set to maximum width (100)

  • Container Element

    Added Spacing and Height options to Mobile Settings

  • Container Element

    Added Parallax effect option for background images

September 18, 2017

  • Container Element

    Added support for Image backgrounds

  • Container Element

    Added options to set a container's Height and its Content Position when in full width mode

  • Container Element

    Width can now be set to Full Screen

September 13, 2017

  • Form Element

    Custom forms now support hidden values

September 11, 2017

  • Builder

    Copying a container now copies its contents along with it

  • Builder

    Deleting a container now asks whether to preserve or delete its contents

September 10, 2017

  • Builder

    Added new Container element, which incorporates the functionality of the (now-removed) Columns element while adding support for non-columned mode, backgrounds, borders, full (formerly "flush") width, and more

September 9, 2017

  • Builder

    Mobile settings for various elements can now be set to Auto (to automatically optimize them for mobile) or Manual (for more direct control)

September 7, 2017

  • Builder

    Added Mobile View (with optional "expanded" mode)

August 29, 2017

  • Builder

    Completely reorganized (almost) all property panels to prioritize important settings, reduce clutter, and improve overall clarity

August 22, 2017

  • Main Element

    Added Border option

August 10, 2017

  • Main Element

    Element Spacing can now be set to zero

  • Container Element

    Element Spacing can now be set to zero

  • Container Element

    Added Margins option

August 9, 2017

  • Form Element

    Added spinner to submit buttons

  • Container Element

    Added Fixed mobile layout mode to retain layout on mobile

  • Builder

    Added Allowed URL Types reference dialog

  • Icons Element

    Added Exposure, Trello

  • Generator

    Sites using custom domains now use generic 404 pages instead of Carrd-branded pages

August 8, 2017

August 7, 2017

July 31, 2017

  • General

    Renamed Forms feature to Simple Forms

  • General

    Created new Advanced Forms feature (available with Pro Plus and Pro Max), which augments Form elements with two new capabilities: custom forms and payments (below)

  • Form Element

    Custom forms. Build a custom form using any combination of fields (text inputs, text areas, and select inputs) and have it send its contents to either an email address, a URL (via a POST or GET request), or a webhook-triggered zap at Zapier.

  • Form Element

    Payments. If enabled on a form (of any type), a valid payment will be required from the user prior to actually submitting it (powered by Stripe Checkout).

  • General

    Added Advanced Forms to Pro Trial

  • General

    Renamed Pro to Pro Standard

July 20, 2017

  • Dashboard

    Renamed current Pro Plus plan ($99/yr) to Pro Max

  • Dashboard

    Added new Pro Plus plan ($49/yr)

July 10, 2017

  • Builder

    Added toggleable guide to image cropper (click Guide)

  • Columns Element

    Added Outlined style

July 6, 2017

  • Widget Element

    Stripe Checkout: Added Plan field for subscriptions

  • Embed Element

    Code: Added Location option to specify where hidden embeds are placed (<head>, start of <body>, or end of <body>)

  • Icons Element

    Added Canva, Mixer, Patreon (new), YouTube (alt), Apparel, Apparel (alt)

July 4, 2017

  • Builder

    Minor reorg of (almost) all property panels

  • Builder

    Added secondary tabs to a handful of property panels

July 2, 2017

  • Form Element

    MailChimp Signup: Forms will now automatically populate the SITE_TITLE and SITE_FORM list fields (if present) to track which site and/or form originated a particular signup

  • Builder + Generator

    Added language selector

June 26, 2017

  • Dashboard

    Sites can now be pushed (ie. transferred) between Carrd accounts

June 22, 2017

  • Dashboard

    New Upgrade page with more coherence, coupon code support, and (finally) full responsiveness

June 19, 2017

  • Builder

    Cursor keys can now be used to move the image cropper

  • Builder

    Image cropper now displays a circular guide when working with elements set to Circle

June 18, 2017

  • Builder + Generator

    Added fonts: Roboto Mono, Space Mono

  • Icons Element

    Added BetaList, Curious Cat, Diaspora, Fitbit, Ghost, Kik, Line, Mastodon, Nomad List, Viber, Message, Message (alt)

June 17, 2017

  • Dashboard

    Added avatar support

  • Dashboard

    Added new All Activity page

  • Dashboard

    Consolidated profile, plan pages into new Account page

  • Builder + Generator

    Added browser:back and browser:forward special URLs (which can be used to navigate the browser backwards/forwards when clicked)

June 6, 2017

  • Builder

    Attempting to use a Pro feature while on Basic (or as a new user) now presents the option of starting a free 7-day trial

June 4, 2017

  • General

    Markdown control characters (such as _ and *) can now be escaped with a backslash to prevent them from being parsed as Markdown (eg. \_ will simply output _)

June 1, 2017

  • Widget Element

    Migrated all custom widget modes to brand new Embed element (requires Pro)

  • General

    Pro trial now includes access to Widget element

May 31, 2017

  • Icons Element

    Added GitLab, Minecraft, League of Legends

May 29, 2017

  • General

    Added images to Changelog

May 28, 2017

  • General

    Added Pro trial (visit /dashboard/account/trial)

  • Icons Element

    Added Bitcoin, Litecoin, Ethereum, Coinbase, CS:GO, Overwatch, Deezer

  • Text Element

    Added Alignment option

May 25, 2017

May 24, 2017

  • General

    Added a dedicated signup page (for new users who don't want to go through the builder)

May 23, 2017

  • General

    Officially out of beta!

  • General

    New landing page that's actually somewhat useful

May 14, 2017

  • Icons Element

    Added Anchor, Clyp, Ask.fm, Signal, QZone, Baidu

May 12, 2017

  • Background Element

    Added images to library

May 9, 2017

  • Icons Element

    Adjusted size and positioning of all icons

  • Icons Element

    Added Arrow Up/Down/Left/Right, Arrow Up/Down/Left/Right (alt), Calendar, Calendly, Cart, Cart (alt), Dreamwidth, Kaggle, Keybase, Kitsu, LiveJournal, Minds, Pinboard, Plurk, Society6

  • Builder + Generator

    Added fonts: Merriweather, Merriweather Sans, Muli, Quattrocento, Quattrocento Sans, Shrikhand

May 8, 2017

  • Icons Element

    Converted from icon font to SVG

  • Icons Element

    Added Mixcloud, Kickstarter

May 7, 2017

  • Background Element

    Added video support

May 2, 2017

  • Video Element

    Added MP4 upload support

April 17, 2017

  • Image + Video Element

    Can now be made flush

  • Image + Video Element

    Added Margin option

  • Main Element

    Vertical and horizontal padding can now be adjusted separately

  • Templates
  • Templates

April 8, 2017

  • Builder

    Added autoscrolling when dragging an element

April 4, 2017

  • Gallery Element

    Added deferred loading support

April 3, 2017

  • Background Element

    Enabled cropping for background images

  • Main Element

    Overlap can now be disabled when using a left-positioned or right-positioned tall box

  • Generator

    Improved performance of all sites

March 21, 2017

  • Markdown

    Added list item support

March 20, 2017

  • Generator

    (Re)implemented CSS optimizer

  • Image Element

    Images >32kb now automatically defer loading (aka lazyload)

March 4, 2017

  • Builder

    Improved performance

March 3, 2017

February 2, 2017

  • Builder

    Completely rewrote drag and drop code

  • Builder

    Improved mobile experience

December 16, 2016

  • Builder + Generator

    Added Columns element (experimental)

  • Builder + Generator

    Added Grid element (experimental)

November 29, 2016

  • Builder

    Elements can now be inserted after the currently selected element (= useful on long sites)

November 7, 2016

November 1, 2016

  • General

    Added Pro Plus plan (100 sites, download capability)

  • Dashboard

    Sites can now be downloaded (Pro Plus only)

October 25, 2016

  • Form Element

    Added Simple style for MailChimp forms

October 24, 2016

  • Widget Element

    Added custom code support

October 13, 2016

  • Form Element

    Added optional phone, subject fields for contact forms

  • Form Element

    Contact form message fields are now resizable

September 11, 2016

  • Templates

    Added categories

September 10, 2016

September 3, 2016

August 25, 2016

  • Widget Element

    Added custom widget support (using an <iframe>)

August 22, 2016

  • Builder + Generator

    Added Control element, introducing the new concept of Section Breaks

  • Templates
  • Templates

August 17, 2016

  • Main Element

    Added Force center alignment option

August 10, 2016

  • Builder + Generator

    Added Audio element (with SoundCloud and Bandcamp support)

August 9, 2016

  • Builder + Generator

    Added font: Times New Roman

July 10, 2016

  • Markdown

    Added support for highlight

  • Builder + Generator

    Added Appearance option to all text-based elements (to make text uppercase, lowercase, or small caps)

July 4, 2016

  • Form Element

    Labels can now be customized

July 1, 2016

June 30, 2016

  • Builder

    Added multi-level undo/redo support

June 24, 2016

June 23, 2016

  • Icons Elements

    Academia, Ello, Facebook Messenger

June 11, 2016

  • Widget Element

    Added PayPal support

June 7, 2016

  • Builder + Generator

    Added Widget element (with Stripe, Gumroad, and Facebook support)

  • Markdown

    Added support for code and strikethrough

May 30, 2016

  • General

    Added HTTPS support for all sites (custom domains, *.carrd.co) via Let's Encrypt

May 19, 2016

  • Templates

    Refreshed all templates

May 18, 2016

May 17, 2016

  • Builder + Generator

    Added Gallery element

May 10, 2016

May 9, 2016

  • Icons Element

    Added VSCO

May 6, 2016

  • Icons Element

    Added Codecademy, Battle.net

April 26, 2016

  • Dashboard

    Increased site limits (Basic: 1 → 3, Pro: 5 → 10)

April 25, 2016

  • Dashboard

    Added PayPal support for Pro upgrades

  • Dashboard

    Pro auto-renewal is now optional

April 19, 2016

  • Builder + Generator

    Added support for SVGs (Background and Image elements)

  • Generator

    Sites now include OpenGraph tags

April 18, 2016

  • Builder + Generator

    Added Table element

  • Icons Element

    Added Periscope

April 14, 2016

  • Icons Element

    Added Hackaday, Google Scholar, ResearchGate

  • Templates

April 12, 2016

  • Builder + Generator

    Added hover color support to all links, Icons elements, and Buttons elements

April 8, 2016

  • Builder + Generator

    Added fonts: Ubuntu, Roboto Slab, more

  • Dashboard

    Added Clone button to duplicate sites

  • Form Element

    Now supports redirecting to a URL on success (instead of showing a message)

March 22, 2016

  • Builder + Generator

    Added site icon (aka Favicon) support

March 21, 2016

  • Builder + Generator

    Added support for animated GIFs (Background and Image elements)

March 19, 2016

  • Builder + Generator

    Adding @blank to the end of any URL now opens it in a new tab

March 18, 2016

  • Text Element

    Fixed newline issues

  • Icons Element

    Added Document, Document (alt), Android, Linux, Windows, Apple, Product Hunt, Unsplash

March 11, 2016

  • Icons Element

    Added Artstation, Blogger, Creative Commons, Free Code Camp, Etsy, Goodreads, IMDB, Meetup, Patreon, TeamSpeak, Viadeo

March 7, 2016

  • General

    Launched!

  • Icons Element

    Added Beme, Discord, Drupal, Hitbox, and Telegram