Octopus.do updates

Features and development updates

We continuously improve Octopus.do and use this section to highlight notable product updates. Suggest a feature or provide your feedback.

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April 2021

  • Stack page frame
  • SEO Meta Tags


March 2021

  • Some new wireframes, 'Stack' page frame and Save indicator to monitor if your project is securely saved;

  • Comments are now allowed in read-only view;

  • Info pop-up window is now showing only once, not every time when you create a project. Sorry about that :)

  • Empty brick at the end of list will remove automatically;

  • We moved active brick controls. 

  • UI fixes.

February 2021

  • Expand/Collapse pages. Focus on small parts while working with large, complex projects. 

January 2021

  • Zoom out/in with touchpad, click and drag artboard, drag'n'drop fixes and undo/redo got new place and icons.

  • Now you can duplicate pages and blocks with keyboard shortcuts! It's blazingly fast!

  • Refactoring UI, optimizing performance.

October 2020

  • Project now remembers Horizontal/Vertical sitemap views.

  • Looong awaited feature is now live. From now on you can paint your sitemap journeys with custom colors.👩🏼‍🎨

September 2020

  • You can export visual sitemap to TEXT file for Humans Robots. Also you can Generate sitemap XML from visual sitemap and submit it to Google, Bing and other search engines to improve your visibility and SEO.

July 2020

  • We added more wireframes for you to chose from.

June 2020

  • Now you can import sitemaps using structured sitemap.xml file.
  • Team account members can now control Privacy options and make project accessible only for Team or project members 🕵🏼‍♂️

May 2020

  • Long-awaited Undo / Redo function is here. Risk-free prototyping available for all our users.
  • We're on Producthunt today again. Happy to receive #2 Product of the Day award!
  • Our new promo-website is up. Enjoy the fresh look and product videos.
  • We refactored Page and Block UI controls, now we have plenty of space to add new functions.

March 2020

February 2020

  • Special student discount is here 👩🏼‍🏫
  • Shared projects are now visible to all invited users

January 2020

  • You can now transfer project ownership to Team plan user
  • Main page block can now be set as a Ghost page
  • Vertical website mode is here! You can now switch to vertical mode — a concise and compact way to view your project!

December 2019

November 2019

  • Add comments to pages in your sitemap.
  • Invite collaborators to your project over email.

October 2019

  • Real-time is here ⚡️Every change you make in a sitemap is now instantly seen by your collaborators.

September 2019

August 2019

  • PayPal support.
  • Design for web and mobile by switching the modes of your preview.
  • Add color legend to your sitemap.
  • Better organize your sitemaps with custom page frames and ghost pages.
  • Be in control with improved project settings.
  • Added more colors to use with your content blocks.
  • Craft page duplicates and replicate them across your sitemap with the “duplicate pages” feature.
  • Fixed font problems when exporting sitemaps to PDF and PNG.
  • Add blocks faster: just hit Enter while typing block name to add another one.
  • Get more and save more with our updated annual pricing.
  • Better navigate through your projects: hold Space to move around.

July 2019

  • Add notes to content blocks.
  • Import PNG and JPEG images directly to your sitemap pages.
  • Limit scopes for your collaborators: hide estimates table when sharing projects.

June 2019

  • Brand your projects with the new whitelabeling feature.
  • Clear the clutter by archiving unused projects.
  • Improved team collaboration: save projects to your profile to keep them organized and in one place.
  • Go offline: export visual sitemaps to PDF and PNG.

April 2019

  • Create project estimates. Better calculate project stages by adding time estimates to pages from other rows.
  • Accelerate your prototyping by dragging content blocks between pages.

March 2019

  • Share projects in read-only mode
  • Yoo-hoo, the official Octopus.do beta is now live at https://octopus.do, Mar. 21, 2019.
  • Our upcoming ship page is now live at ProductHunt. We’ll use it to post updates and invite early adopters.
  • Yay, we now officially own the octopus.do domain name 🚀