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We continuously refine and add new features to our websites. See our blog posts below.


OCT 2021 06

Updates to Lite Sites

06 OCT 2021

We are always working hard to ensure we provide our clients with the best websites. To this end, we have recently upgraded our Lite Site template to include the following:

  • An About Us Page (to enable please send us the text and a picture if you have one).
  • An Our Team Page showing your agents (it will appear automatically if you have added agents via your admin console).
  • A map on the Contact Page (we have set this up if your address was presented on the Contact Page).

New Lite Site About Us Page.

See what the changes look like on newlite.webbox.co.za.

We are sure our Lite Site clients will love these new additions to their website  - we look forward to your feedback.

Working for you.

The web-box team


AUG 2021 26

Property Brochure PDF downloads

26 AUG 2021

We have changed the way your brochures work. You can now download them as a print-ready PDF. This makes creating them much quicker and easier. We have also implemented a new much more powerful interface for you to create them in.

New property brochure interface in admin console.


You can now also edit the brochure description and points directly without having to change the property listing. Brochures are now restricted to 1 print page. If the description or points are too long for the allocated area in the brochure they will be truncated. 

The new brochure system works really well on mobile as well. It is very easy to share the PDF via WhatsApp or email on your phone.

Brochure PDF shared on WhatsApp.

Give it a try, we are sure you will be pleasantly surprised at how easy it is. Should you need any help with the new brochures, please let us know.


JUL 2021 23

South Africa Unrest

23 JUL 2021


We have all seen the looting and destruction of property in KZN and Gauteng, as well as the reports of the ongoing Taxi violence in the Western Cape. We empathise strongly with our clients and everyone else who has been affected and hope things get better soon.

We have been saddened to hear that some of our clients have had their premises looted, and we would like to help them. Please let us know if this happened to you. 

Things do seem to be getting better and we at web-box hope the rebuilding across communities continues.

The web-box team


JUN 2021 30

POPIA and Property Alerts/Newsletters Settings

30 JUN 2021

We have implemented emailing only opted-in subscribers by default as per our blog post POPIA and Property Alerts/Newsletters. This ensures that your website is by default POPIA compliant.

The agency principal can override this default through the settings page in the admin console. To remain POPIA compliant this should only be done if consent has been obtained from the subscribers.

Your admin console subscriber screen will now by default show the subscribers your website is set to email. You can toggle this view via the drop-down shown below.

Updates to admin console subscriber screen.

Opt-in subscribers are those who signed up via the front end of your website or confirmed that they want to continue receiving these emails through an email opt-in confirmation like the 3 email opt in process.

To see how each subscriber signed up we have added 3 new columns to the admin console subscriber screen:

  • website opt-in: signed up via front end of website
  • email opt-in: opted in via email confirmation
  • opt-in: true if website opt-in or email opt-in

If you have any questions on this please contact us, we are here to help.


JUN 2021 22

POPIA Privacy Policy

22 JUN 2021

We have updated your website with a POPIA privacy policy, which shows as a link in the footer. This was written by legal consultants, TVDM Consultants, who have been providing POPIA services to the property industry.

You have the option to override this privacy policy by sending us your own version. If you have already provided one, it will be kept as is.

There will be a further POPIA related post in the next couple of days. And in case you missed it, see our previous post about POPIA and Property Alerts/Newsletters.

If you have any questions please contact us.


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