Last month, we announced the first release of our reservation system. Today, we’re happy to announce more features: increased speed, improved search filters and much more!
What are the main changes?
- Increased speed of your Lodgify website and of the entire Lodgify backoffice.
- Improved search results page for multi-property Lodgify websites including search filters.
- Added the functionality of including contact details in your footer to improve your local SEO.
- Improved design of the mobile menu navigation.
Increased speed of Lodgify websites and entire back office
We recently moved to Google Cloud; a much bigger, faster, scalable and secure server to provide platform infrastructure for Lodgify and our users.
This is a big deal. Not only will Lodgify gain significant improvements in terms of performance, security, efficiency and scalability, but it will also help us to focus resources on what we care about the most: helping vacation rental owners and property managers to get more direct bookings and easily manage their websites using our vacation rental software.
The best part of all of this is that the move has increased the speed of ALL our Lodgify websites, including our entire back office!
Improved search results page for multi property websites
You can now filter search results by price, number of bedrooms, number of bathrooms and amenities (e.g. swimming pool, garden view, etc)! This will allow guests to easily find their perfect vacation rental on multi property websites.
We’ve also improved its overall design and increased speed of loading search results. This is especially important if you have a wide range of properties.
Contact details in your footer to improve your local SEO
We know how important it is for vacation rental websites to add your contact details for on-page and local SEO, so we’ve added this functionality to our website builder!
This new functionality allows Lodgify users to add their vacation rental business name, address, phone number, and social media links on their websites. This information will be displayed using schema.org tags and it will also make it easier for guests to get in touch and hopefully, see more conversions as a result!
If you’re not sure how to add your contact details in your footer, have a look at our knowledge base article here.
Improved mobile menu design
We’ve redesigned our mobile website’s main navigation menu, social media pages, language settings and currency controls for a better user experience.