Q. What is the minimum version of MacOS I can use Blocs with?
A. Blocs requires MacOS 10.10 (Yosemite) minimum.
Q. Does Blocs work with Windows?
A. No. Blocs is Mac only. There are currently no plans to bring Blocs to Windows.
Q. How many computers can I use Blocs on?
A. A Personal Blocs license allows you to use Blocs on up to 2 Mac computers. The Blocs Team license allows you to use Blocs on up to 10 Mac computers.
Q. Are upgrades, free?
A. No. If you own Blocs v1 you can upgrade to Blocs v2 at a reduced price.
Q. Are updates, free?
A. All updates for the current version of Blocs are free. For example, if you have Blocs 2.0 you can update to 2.2 for free. If you are currently using Blocs version 1.5 you will first need to upgrade to Blocs 2.0 in order to update to 2.2.
Q. What's the difference between upgrades and updates?
A. An upgrade refers to moving from one major version to another e.g. Blocs v1.5 to Blocs v2.0. An update refers to moving from one minor version to another e.g. Blocs v2.4.4 to Blocs v2.5.0. Updates are free and upgrades require a reduced upgrade purchase fee. If you are currently using Blocs v2 you can read about upgrading to Blocs v3 here.
Q. Do you offer student discounts?
A. Yes, we offer student discounts. If you are aged 18 or over and in full or part-time higher education you may be eligible to receive student discount, if you meet this criteria please contact us for further details on how to receive your discount. Please note, you may be required to provide evidence of your student status.
Q. Can I request a new student discount code if I don’t use the one issued within the 30 days it is valid for?
A. After 30 days you can request a new discount code, however, you may need to provide your student identification again to verify your student status, this ensures you still qualify for the discount. Also, we cannot guarantee the pricing will be the same as pricing of products can be subject to change as newer versions are released.
Q. Where can I learn how to use Blocs?
A. If you need help on how to use Blocs or if you're having problems finding your way around, you should check out our dedicated Blocs Knowledge Base. If you need help building your website, why not stop by the Community Forum. There are lots of Blocs users there who are always willing to help out.
Q. Can Blocs open and edit any website or HTML Files?
A. No. Blocs has its own file format and does not support opening other file formats such as HTML files.
Q. Can I edit code in Blocs?
A. Blocs is not designed as a tool that manages code, this means it's not possible to edit the code for an entire page within Blocs. However, Blocs does offer a HTML Widget, any code added to your page via this widget can be edited within Blocs. You can read more about the HTML widget here.
Q. Does Blocs export to standard web code?
Q. Does Blocs have build in FTP features?
A. No. Blocs handles the design and creation of your website, it does not handle the hosting or the transportation of the exported code to your hosting service. In order to publish your site live, after export, you will need to use an FTP app of your choice. We have this knowledge base post that offers advice for publishing a website created with Blocs.
Q. Can I create a large website with 100+ pages?
A. Yes. There are no page limitations for websites created with Blocs.
Q. Can I create a store with Blocs?
A. Blocs doesn't come with any built in store checkout features, however, it is possible to integrate 3rd party solutions such as PayPal and Gum Road into Blocs using the HTML widget. It's also worth noting that, if you build your site to work with a CMS, it's possible to use a 3rd party store plugin for that CMS with your site once it's live.
Q. What CMS's does Blocs currently support?
A. You can find out which CMS's Blocs currently supports here.
Q. Is there an API to create extras for Blocs?
A. Yes, its currently in Alpha. You can find more info about the developer API here.
Q. Does Blocs support case-sensitive file systems?
A. Unfortunately Blocs does not support case-sensitive file systems.
Q. What kind of support do you offer Blocs customers?