Release notes

An overview of designstripe's newest feature releases, product upgrades, bug fixes and design updates.

Release Notes

We document every releases and updates to our current product Smart Layouts. As we get better with this format, we might start to publish about upcoming features.
Latest release:
December 15, 2023
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December 15, 2023

Create festive Holiday posts using the new Editor! ❄️ 🎁 🎅🏼

  • Brand new Editor 👾
    We moved our editor to a sidebar menu for a better user experience, give it a spin!
  • Holiday Season images 🎄
    Get into the holiday spirit! We’ve got festive images in our library to help you create your Holiday social media posts. Spread the joy and inspire others with your creative designs.
  • Improved logo visibility 🌈
    You weren’t seeing your logo appear often on our templates? Try again! We’ve made adjustments to optimize logo appearances. When creating a brand, we will also show you more logo options from your website if more than one is found.
  • Bug fixes and known issues 🐛
    Numerous bugs and known issues have been resolved, enhancing performance and user experience. We appreciate your patience as we continuously improve our platform.
November 30, 2023

Expanded library, fresh styles & revamped interface.

  • Expanded photo library 🖼️
    More photos have been added to our library, providing you with broader options for their unique designs.
  • New styles for product promo ✨
    We've introduced new design compositions specifically for promotional purposes, giving you more choices for announcing promotions or new products.
  • Posts now easier to manage 🚀
    We have revamped the UI, shifting the generated post copy to the right sidebar of the Results Dashboard. This update enhances the user experience by providing a cleaner and more user-friendly interface.
  • Generate more targeted content ✍️
    Use the new "Create Layouts directly from URLs" feature to produce highly relevant content, saving you valuable time and effort.
  • Bug fixes and known issues 🐛
    We have resolved numerous bugs and known issues, greatly enhancing the overall performance and user experience..
November 22, 2023

Introducing the new Language Selector feature.

  • Create multilingual content effortless with Language Selector 🌍✨
    Choose your preferred language for social media content, directly from the brand DNA interface or/and the create section. We now support Français, Español, Português, Deutsch, Italiano, and more. 🇫🇷 🇪🇸 🇵🇹 🇩🇪 🇮🇹 🇳🇱
  • Better user interface ✨
    We've enhanced the topic suggestions UI to make it more interactive and dynamic. We've also simplified the social media Platform and Format Selector, making it easy for you to choose your preferred platform and format seamlessly.
  • Improved performance 🚀
    Overall speed and stability issues addressed.
  • Squashing those bugs 🐛
    We're actively fixing download issues with wrong fonts or blank social posts. If this happens, you can try again, and inform us if the issue persists.

November 9, 2023

New styles. New images. New ways to start 🚀

  • New styles are here
    We’ve introduced heaps of new designs for you to dive into and use. Now there’s even more options to create posts that really suit you
  • New Images
    You don’t need a huge library of photos to make your post shine. You’ll find heaps more options for replacing the images in your layouts ✨
  • New Titles for Topic Suggestions
    It's easier to get started now that we've made our suggestions clearer for you. 🌈
  • Create from URL, Improved
    We’ve made the platform smarter at recognizing the topics you’ll want to talk about, based on the URL you give us.
  • Squashing those bugs 🐛
    We’ve also fixed a few niggles surrounding fonts and overflowing text.
October 27, 2023

Create new layouts from any URL

  • Create layouts directly from URLs
    This includes blogs, product pages and more. Build multiple social posts from a single webpage 🚀
  • Bugs we’ve squashed 🐛
    We’ve worked on making your experience more stable, and we’ve ironed out some issues with customizing images.

October 17, 2023

Introducing new styles and better browsing.

  • New styles are here
    We’ve introduced heaps of new designs for you to dive into and use. Now there’s even more options to create posts that really suit you
  • Infinite scroll
    Now, browsing for your next post is smooth and totally tailored to you. Scroll for as long as you like. Customize any of them or save your favorites for later 😎
  • Faster onboarding
    We’ve made it quicker to get started and create your first post. There’s less friction, and quicker results
  • Squashing those bugs 🐛
    We’ve improved the stability of the app, and made customizing images work better

October 5, 2023

Save time – save layouts for later.

Save layouts for later: Save any layout and access it from the sidebar. If there’s a layout you’re really into, you can just jump in, tweak a couple of things and voila – you’ve got yourself a new post ✨

Interface updates: We've added hover states to our buttons and commands so that when you’re about to click it, you know something’s going to happen. We also added some more buttons where they were needed to make your experience easier to navigate.

Performance updates and bug fixes: We fixed a bug that created the occasional text overflow in a few layouts. We've also made a major overhaul so you can now upload your logo without a hitch.

September 27, 2023

Captions, create flow, a better interface & more

  • Post-ready captions for every format, right in the feed: This new feature gives you relevant captions for each post, for each social channel, right in the heart of the feed. Post them as they are, or use them as a starting point for some serious time saving.
  • Your fonts, automatically applied: We know a font can be a big part of your visual brand. If you use Google Fonts on your site, we’ll use them on every layout we generate - it’s as simple as that.
  • Updates to the create flow and the navigation bar: We’ve made tweaks to the way users create and navigate Smart Layouts, so the experience feels smoother and more intuitive.
  • Interface Updates: We made an overhaul to our interface and added helpful tooltips to make your experience smoother and simpler.
September 15, 2023

New feed functionalities, upgraded color logic & more

  • Edit and download directly from the feed: We noticed that it took several steps to download or edit a layout, and it was buried deep in the customizer, so we put it front and center.
  • A major overhaul to how colors work: We’ve refactored our color logic, giving you more, better options for each layout in your own brand colors. This better matches your own Brand DNA and style.
  • Optimizing how you see images in the feed: Each layout you see is generated quicker than before, giving you the fastest experience of creating your next layout.
  • Small fixes for a big impact: We’ve made a bunch of visual fixes and smashed some bugs.

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