Feature Index

WordPress features like never before

It’s WordPress just super charged

CloudCanvas comes packed full of all the tools, plugins, features and functions to really harness the power of WordPress all in one place. We give you access to premium plugins such as Gravity Forms (inc developer add-ons), WP Smush, Appointments+ and so much more. We have also redesigned the WordPress system to give you a smooth, distraction free admin area with enhanced functionality.

Have a look at our ever growing feature index below.

Looking for something not listed, then contact us and we will add it for you.

Essentials

Hosting

High performance SSD cloud hosting, using the latest Intel Cores and modern Nginx and PHP-FPM technologies.

CDN Included

All images on Canvas are hosted with a global content delivery network (CDN) that will drastically reduce the load time by using servers located all over the globe.

Email Accounts

All our plans come with a discount for Google Apps for Work, our recommended email service. We also provide business and enterprise email solutions from as little as £1.20 per month.

Fully Translatable

CloudCanvas Website are completely translatable for both frontend visitors and site admin. Translation can be managed by the industry leading WPML.org plugin.

On hand support

We are here to help you make the most of your site, from helping set your site up to setting your site up for you we are here to help. All our staff are based in the UK and ready to help you manage your site.

Brand your entire site

CloudCanvas offers complete white label solutions for all plans, you can remove all instances of CloudCanvas branding and even have your own logo on your website admin. Great for businesses.

Custom Domains

Buy domains directly from us or easily link any domain name to your site. Buy a domain name from us and we will give you a free SSL certificate and route your site through Cloudflare.

Mobile Friendly

All CloudCanvas sites are 100% responsive and ready to be viewed on mobiles, tablets and desktops.

Backups

We take content seriously and all sites are backed up multiple times a day, all year. You can restore previous versions of your content at anytime should you make a mistake.

Rock Solid Security

We manage our own high performance SSD cloud servers, implementing the highest level of security and restricted access. You can rest knowing your site is secure and super-fast on Canvas.

Custom Features

Our team can develop custom features for your CloudCanvas site should you require something that isn’t already available. We can also add any plugin you require that we don’t already have available assuming it passes our security checks.

Fully Integrate with Sendgrid

Deliver outbound emails from your CloudCanvas Website through your Sendgrid account increasing deliverability and providing a complete white label solution for your website.

Divi Page Builder

Divi 3.0 Frontend Builder

Coming in September Divi 3.0 will bring powerful frontend, live editing of your layout and content.

Predesigned Layouts

Choose from our ever growing selection of predesigned layouts to get your site kickstarted. You can also use any Divi layout from around the web.

Advanced Settings

If you want to go even further with your site there are 100s of advanced settings to give you complete control over typography, colours, spacing and just about any element of your design.

Custom CSS

Each module and layout block can be customised with your own CSS giving you unlimited possibilities with your design.

HTML Embed Code

Add your own code to your website. A powerful feature that gives you control over your site and the ability to add 3rd party scripts such as Facebook advertising tracking.

Parallax Effect

Easy add stunning interactive Parallax effects to you background images. A sure way to impress and engage your visitors.

Video Backgrounds

Transform the way people see your site with engaging background video.

300+ Icons Available

Pick from over 300 icons that are included in your page builder to make your site more visually engaging.

Page Builder

The page builder will change the way you view building your own website. Easily build any layout you can image, using simple building blocks and modules. The builder allows anyone to build incredibly dynamic websites without touching a single line of code.

Split Testing

Any layout you build can be turned into a split test and you can track relevant user engagement statistics. Change your content and designs to see which combination results in better conversions.

Over 30+ Modules

Choose from over 30 modules to add to your layouts. Modules range from Google maps, Countdown Timers all the way to Project Portfolios. Any Module can be placed in any area of your page.

Save Your Layouts

Save your layouts to use on multiple pages and even create your own library of layouts. You can also export them at anytime.

Responsive Design

Completely responsive no matter how you choose to configure your site. Each module, layout and plugin is 100% responsive. Ready for any device.

Live Previews

Preview your changes before going live on all pages, posts and even when customising core parts of your site such as the header, menus and footer areas.

Unlimited Menus

Create as many menus as you like and change where they appear. Go even further and make mega menus with multiple child dropdown menus.

Media Manager

Drag-and-Drop

Add images to your site by simply dragging them from your desktop directly to your media manager or page. Image are uploaded while you continue working on your site.

Galleries

Create beautiful image galleries and customise the way they look with simple drag and drop ordering. Choose how your gallery is displayed, as a grid, lightbox or even full size.

Audio

Promote your music with powerful audio modules, add audio with cover art options, customise player colours and styles. Upload audio directly to your site or embed from other services.

Image Meta Recognition

Canvas will automatically detect your image title to use on your site. You can add captions, descriptions, titles and alt titles to your images and video.

Image editing

Edit your image on your website after uploading. Crop, rotate, flip and resize your images.

Automattic Lossless Compression

All images are compressed and optimised as you upload them, this reduces the time your site will take to load each image and improve your search performance. All images are compressed losslessly meaning there won’t be any visible loss of quality in your image.

Video

Add video sliders to your site to display multiple video, add cover images to each video to control exactly what people see before the video begins to play. Embed and upload video directly to your site, use as a background, embed in your page, the options are endless.

Embed PDF documents

Embed PDF documents directly into your page with full controls and copy protection.

Publishing

WYSIWYG Editor

Intuitive What You See Is What You Get (WYSIWYG) Editor that allows you to add rich copy with hundreds of formatting options.

Schedule Publish Dates

Love to write your content at 2am but don’t want to post your article then, schedule your content to publish automatically at a time and date you pick.

Tags

Add tags to your posts to help users find similar posts.

Auto Embed

Automatically embed tweets, videos, maps and so much more by simply copying and pasting the URL of what you want to embed in your content.

Automatically Post to Social media

Connect your social media profiles and pages to automatically post new content to your feed.

Password Protect

Password protect certain pages and posts to show private content to select visitors

Clone & Duplicate

Make instant copies of your pages and posts to speed up the creation of new pages.

Post Format

Choose from different post formats to display your content in the best way. Post formats include, standard posts, quotes, audio, video, gallery and link.

Every Page/Post is Unique

Use the page builder on pages, posts, projects and even custom post types to make every post or page completely unique. Turn your blog articles into beautiful stories.

Revisions

Role back changes to your content, compare to versions and restore older versions of your content at anytime.

Categories

Add as many categories as you wish to your posts, nest categories within parent categories to give your site the ultimate organisation.

HTML Editor

Add HTML to your content to truly customise the way it looks and functions.

Ratings

Allow your readers to rate your your articles, giving you an idea of what is popular.

Plugins

Events

Add detailed events with calendar’s, day view, lists and complex search features. Display where your events are taking place with venue details and Google Maps, credit your organisers with details and contacts. Even sell tickets to your events with the commerce plugin. Export events to Google and iCal.

BuddyPress Communities

Give your users a rich members community with profiles, activity streams, user group, messaging and so much more. Integrate with the forum plugin to create the ultimate members site.

Jetpack

Activate the leading plugin from the creators of WordPress to add dozens of enhancements to your site.

Lightbox

Lightbox allows you to add fullscreen lightboxes for your images that work wonderfully with mobile devices. Great for displaying your photography.

WooCommerce

The world’s favorite eCommerce solution that gives you complete control to sell anything! WooCommerce powers over 37% of all online stores, so you can rest assured you’re in good company.

Akismet

Akismet is an advance spam protection plugin that analyses masses of data from millions of sites to combat spam by learning from spam on all sites using Akismet.

Monarch

Add powerful social media integration to your site with fully customisable share icons, control where they appear and how they look with the Monarch plugin.

WPML

Translate your CloudCanvas Website with WPML, the most powerful multilingual plugin for WordPress.

Appointments+

Lets you accept appointments for almost any service, take payments and integrate with Google Calendar.

Disqus Comments

Replace the default WordPress comments with the Disqus comment system.

bbPress Forum

Create a powerful forum on your website with the leading BBpress forum plugin. Build simple or advanced forums on your site for your community.

Gravity Forms

Create powerful forms, questionnaires, payments forms, bookings and just about anything you can imagine.

User Roles

Control what your site users can see and do on your dashboard. Create new users with different roles for your staff, editors, contributors and anyone else.

Restuarant Reservations

Add a table reservation booking form to your website to give your users an easy and quick way to book a table at your restaurant, cafe, pub, etc. Control available times on a per day basis, allocate time between bookings and sent confirmation emails for sucessful bookings.

Google Analytics

Monitor your site traffic, time on site, bounce rate and much more from your site dashboard with Google Analytics.

Bloom

Bloom allows you to build mailing lists by creating rich, beautiful signup forms. Control where your signup forms display, below content, unlock content,  inline, widgets, popups, flyin and many other options. Integrate with services such as MailChimp, Aweber, Campaign Monitor, Mailpoet, Salesforce and many others.

Cookie Consent

Easily add a cookie consent notice to your website at the click of a button.

CoursePress Pro

Build rich online courses with powerful features, even charge for your courses and have certificates issued on completion.

Post Voting

Allow your readers to rate your posts with Post Voting.

+ Many more

We can develop and add any plugin you require to your site. All plugins are vetted for security and stability before being used on the CloudCanvas system.

Multiple Contributors

Add multiple contributors

Add multiple contributors to your site to manage different areas. Give your staff their own login details and control what they have access to.

Manage users

Manage all your users from one location, delete or ban users, reset passwords and invite people with just their email address.

Edit contributor access

Create custom roles for your contributors such as ‘Client’ roles to allow your clients to upload content or view a private section. Even edit the system default user roles.

Comments

Comment management

Manage your comments and approve before appearing on your site.

Akismet Spam Protection

Protect your content from spam comments by activating Akismet on your site.

Forum intergration

Show your users comments in your forums if you have the forum plugin activated on your site.

Disqus intergration

Add the Disqus comment system or opt for the standard commenting.

Powerful Spam Prevention

Along with Akismet we have built in spam prevention that protects your site from millions of spam comments, registrations and login attempts.

Gravatar

Display commenters images from their Gravatar profile. Create a Gravatar profile for your own profile image.

Commerce

No transaction fee from us

We don’t take a cut of any of your sales – you keep all the money you make selling your products online.

Sell anything, anywhere

From real products and digital downloads to subscriptions, content and even your time, anywhere in the world.

Geo-location support

Built-in geolocation support allows your store to auto-detect your customers address, making shipping and tax simpler.

Automattic Tax

Geolocating the default customer location, coupled with the ability to show taxes in your store based on their location allows you to show relevant prices store-wide.

Product Types

Simple Product, Grouped Product, External/Affiliate Product, Variable Product and Virtual/Downloadable Product.

Product Variables

WooCommerce lets you offer a set of variations on a product with control over prices, stock, image, and more for each variation (i.e. for a product like a shirt, you can offer a large, small, etc).

Inventory management

You can manage your store’s inventory easily, track stock levels, hold stock for a period if an order is cancelled, receive notifications to a custom email address (for both low and out of stock items), hide out-of-stock items and more.

Discount coupons and codes

Cart discount (a fixed total discount for the entire cart), cart percentage discount (a percentage discount for the entire cart), product discount (a fixed total discount for selected products only), product percentage discount (a percentage discount for selected products only).

Owner verification

Choose to allow reviews from verified customers only and show a verified customer label for reviews.

Dashboard

We’ve worked hard to make the storeowner dashboard helpful. It includes sales orders, traffic and an at-a-glance status summary window.

Customer accounts

Allow customers to generate their username from their customer email, easing the account creation process.

iOS App

Keep your finger on the pulse of your online shop. With WooCommerce iOS, your shop catalog and performance reports are readily available on your iPhone. Quickly accessible and beautifully presented.

Unlimited products

Canvas can sacel with you as you grow your business. From selling one product to one million, Canvas and WooCommerce are able to scale with you.

Payment gateways

Choose from five pre-installed gateways including: Direct Bank Transfer, Cheque Payment, Cash on Delivery, PayPal and Stripe. Easily add more payment gateways to your store such as Amazon Payments, Stripe, Authorize.Net, PayPal Pro/Advanced/Express, PayFast, FirstData, Simplify Commerce and Braintree.

Set Default Currency

Choose from a from a range of currencies or even support multiple currencies.

Control Checkout Process

Enable or disable guest checkout, sell to specific countries, or anyone in the world and set specific pages to handle specific actions during the checkout process.

Cart behaviour

Selectively choose to redirect to cart after successful addition of product. Cross and upsell products on the cart part.

Add and manage products

Quickly add products to your store, select image sizes for the catalog, simple product and thumbnails. Selectively enable a lightbox for product images.

Shipping methods

Flat rate, International Shipping, Local delivery, Local pickup or Automatic which chooses the cheapest method available. Or even offer free shipping on all orders or on orders over a certain amount.

Product review

Enable or disable the ability for people to leave product reviews on your store.

Reporting

Sales reports can show both net and gross amounts you’ve earned. We’ve added a print stylesheet, and added extra data on refunds to reports.

Analyse product and orders

Gain insight into your products and orders. Track sales and growth trends.

One-click refunds

By using the Stripe, PayPal payment gateway or any other supported gateway, you can offer pain-free refunds to customers.

300+ Extensions available

WooCommerce is a leading ecommerce solution and there are over 300 extensions available for your store. You can extend your WooCommerce store with a vast number of features and integrations.

Search Engine Optimisation

Page title

Take full control over your META title and description. Automattic titles and descriptions can be generated from your content but you have control to rewrite to your exact needs.

Automattic Sitemaps

Automatically generated sitemaps that submit to search engines including Google and Bing when updated. You can control what you include on your sitemap.

Automatic links

Enable automatic links to be generated in your content to create a more connected site. Set keywords to link to internal or external content for building backlinks, sharing affiliate links or simply tying your content together. Link relevant content and save time.

Robots.txt

Automatically generate a correct robots.txt for search crawl bots.

Image SEO

Fully control your image tags, to improve search engine indexing and traffic.

Moz Intergration

Connect to Moz with a free account to receive reports that track how your site stands up against the competition with important SEO measurement tools like ranking, links and authority.

Analytics

Add your own UA tracking

Use the default tracking or create your own Google Analytics account and add your own tracking code to your website, giving you even more insights from the Google Analytics dashboard.

Unique visitors and visits

Track traffic to your your site with built in Google Analytics. Use your own Analytics account or use the default build in. View visitors unique visitors from your dashboard.

Geographic

See where your traffic is coming from down to the exact city.

Per Content

View traffic on individual pages or posts to get an idea where your traffic is going.

Insights

Monitor what your users are doing on your site and track their behaviour to optimise your interface.

Search Optimisation

See what keywords are being used to drive traffic from search engines, track your search position and bounce rate.

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