- Jul 21
Have you been distributing tons of leaflets without getting to know any of your prospective customers personally? Do you want to be able to address anonymous visitors and readers of your website directly by name? With our new feature “lead generation” we offer the perfect solution: Asking the customer for their e-mail address or a “like” on Facebook for access to your publications!
(Win new prospects and customers with Yumpu)
+ You constantly gain new prospects and customers
+ You are familiar with your readers’ names and e-mail addresses
+ Your newsletter distribution grows with every newly registered reader
+ New publications can be sent directly to your prospective and current customers
+ Customer data is constantly expanding through freely accessible information
INFO: This new feature is currently in the beta test phase! If you would like to try it now, please send us a short email to: support(at)yumpu.com
- Jul 15
Michael Urban, one Munich’s top gastronomers, demonstrates how to use e-paper magazines creatively at his popular restaurant “La Bohème”. Here you can select delicious amuse-bouches and rare wines directly from the menu on your smartphone.
(Photo: Website La Boheme) www.boheme-schwabing.de
A menu and WEBkiosk to match the website and gourmet eatery – true innovation, Michael Urban style. This is a perfect example of how Yumpu’s e-paper magazines can be used creatively in the tourism and gastronomy industries.
INFO: Let us know if you have used Yumpu in a particularly creative way! The best and most innovative ideas will be presented in a future edition of our monthly e-magazine Yumpu InSight.
- Jul 14
Now customers can use their Yumpu account as “multi-user account“, they can share it with other persons and give them the right of access. This allowed our customers to work optimally together with persons in- and outside the company.
Your benefits as Yumpu customer:
Company: Account access for multiple individuals within the company
Agencies: Improved cooperation of advertisers with their clients
Educational institutions: Simple management of community publications
General: More security-right of access to persons-grant and termination of rights
- Jun 30
The newly revised Java Script Player provides our customers with significant opportunities to have more influence on the magazine-player itself. The JS Player can now be controlled and adapted directly from your server because the code can be hosted on the customer server now. A maximum of adjustment and flexibility for design ideas are some of the significant advances of this update.
The Benefits of the new JS Player:
Free design: Access to the source code gives you freedom of adjustment
Intranet applications: There are only your data from the cloud required
External Navigation: For bookmarks, table of contents, e-mail to direct page link
Private Monitoring: Your own analytic code for internal analysis is integrable
INFO! Those who want to have more information about this topic, take a look at our Developer page!>>Click here for the DEV page – JS Player
- Jun 19
Beta testers were excited when they first saw their Yumpu e-paper magazines converted to their own promotional videos! Our developers are confident: “This new Feature will more than enthuse our customers. Even single magazine pages, can be selected and converted right away into a new promotional video!”
INFO! Of course, the newly created promotional video can also be embedded into your own website or shared directly on your social media channels – See for yourself and take a look at the new possibilities >>
- Jun 01
Your app doesn’t stay a secret for very long. Vibrant and impressive – that’s the way your app will be presented by the promo videos of Yumpu. Customers with an APP- or WEBKiosk can get a magazine app for free.
Take a look at some successful promo videos.
Promo Video Doppelmayr:
Promo Video Xplorer:
We are glad to create such a promo video together with you.
- May 20
In the past our readers had to wait, until the entire magazine was downloaded before they could read it. Now we have improved this process crucial
Now the readers can see and read the magazine, while the content is in a direct downloading process from the server. This process, gives the reader a much faster access to the magazine, without the notice of the technical reasons behind the scene.
- May 07
Our support team clearly understood the customer requirements regarding the individually selectable color design of the hotspots with the hotspot editor and passed the request on to the development department. Now, a first update is already available with new, improved options (which solve this issue).
Free color selection of hotspots: Now, hotspots can be adjusted to the color of a company’s corporate design or to any color you wish to select for your customer magazine. You will find this setting in the edit magazine area!
Setting Hotspot transparency: In the same service area, there is also the possibility to freely select a color transparency from 0-100% . In the edit magazine area, also the mouseover effects can be adjusted to your needs.
- Mar 23
The Internet is like our universe, billions of websites try to be discovered, but only the “brightest stars” shine so intens, to get some notice from people around the world!
We at Yumpu are proud to say that through tireless work and the firm belief in our product, we are now able to celebrate this success together with our customers and readers!
Yumpu is a “visible star” in the vastness of the “world wide web“- now! The latest measurement by the prestigious analysis platform ALEXA (worldwide website ranking) prove it impressively!
Yumpu on Alexa website ranking:
TOP 1000 – In Germany, Austria, Switzerland and Denmark
TOP 5000 – In the UK, France, Brazil, Mexico and Holland
TOP 10,000 – In the USA, Australia, Arabia, Turkey and Hong Kong
Yumpu ranking score: 5576 Worldwide!
At this point, it is more than appropriate to thank all employees, customers and readers equally, because this wonderful success, would not been possible witout YOU!
- Mar 04
A more elegant design as well as the possibility to view picture galleries in full screen mode are new updates that our programmers have successfully implemented recently. Now, customer and product photos can be displayed in full-screen mode with high resolution. Within the e-paper magazine, the photos can be displayed in a picture gallery and the readers are able to flick through directly.
NEW! Our customers have now the possibility to upload their entire photo albums from Flickr directly into their picture gallery.
- Feb 23
Our development department has successfully increased the conversion speed from PDF to an e-paper magazine by 50%. A newly improved process requires now only half of the time to create an e-paper magazine!
Thus, the new e-paper magazine can be delivered to the customer faster than before!
- Feb 12
A brief overview if all the systems are running properly is not only for us at Yumpu but also for our customers very important. With our new status page, you have a constant overview of our systems.
Where, when and why there are systemic downtimes can also be viewed subsequently. Another new feature is that you get live information about Yumpu’s system status via Twitter DEV Channel! >> Visit the engine room
- Jan 11
The new iPad Pro 12.9″ creates a whole new “user experience” in reading digital publications! Apple writes: “The next generation of the iPad Pro is an uncompromising vision for computers in the modern world.” – We believe that too!
The huge new ultra HD screen of the new iPad Pro 12.9″, finally shows magazine content to our customers in original size and with an incredible color intensity and brilliance!
Videos, which I have marked up with the Yumpu “Hotspot Editor” in the magazine, shine incredibly intense. But not enough! After I’ve pressed the video play button, the stereo sound of the 4 speakers on the iPad Pro, changed my office to a crowded place – because my colleagues have to know whats going on here. 🙂
To support the new possibilities of the Apple device, our development department has adapted the format of the APPKiosk and PROKiosk to suit the new condition of the iPad Pro. Now you are able to see more magazines right away on our startpage of the APPKiosk and PROKiosk!
- Nov 07
AdFREE Feature: All users with an AdFREE plan or higher can now enjoy an even better rendering quality. The rendering quality can now also be manually controlled via the “Zoom Factor” slider. You can find the “Zoom Factor” option in the magazine settings.
- Oct 23
AdFREE Feature: The blurring function now works instantly. No new rendering is needed every time you update the magazine. Also all blurred pages now contain a “Lock”-icon, which indicates to the reader that this page is not unlocked yet.
- Sep 26
- Jul 07
You can now upload images directly to Yumpu and add them to the slideshow Hotspot. This way, you have even more control over your slideshows. You can read here how to do this: http://support.yumpu.com/en/question/creating-a-slideshow-in-my-magazine/
- Jul 02
- May 19
Video and audio files can now be directly uploaded to Yumpu in order to embed them in your magazines via our hotspot editor. Until now that was only possible with the online services Youtube, Vimeo and Soundcloud.
To do this, choose “Yumpu” as the source for your video or audio hotspot. You can then simply upload a media file to your media library and insert it into your magazine.
- May 13
The payment process of Yumpu has been updated. Customers are now able to freely choose their currency (CHF, USD or EURO) and the payment period (monthly, quarterly, semiannual, anual), no matter if they pay via credit card or bank transfer.
It is now also way easier to edit the contract length and payment details (credit card number, adress, etc.) anytime you want. Further it is now possible to book add-ons like a WEBKiosk domain after the plan has already been bought.
- May 04
Developers can now create embeds directly via code with our API, with all the known customizing options. Learn more here: http://developers.yumpu.com
- May 01
With the new media box we have improved and extended the upload process for images on your WEBKiosk and in your profile settings. You can now view all your uploaded images in the “Media Library” and even scale and crop them.
- Apr 20
AdFREE feature: You can now use the download function in your embeds. The reader is able to retrieve the original PDF file, by clicking on the download icon in the magazine.
- Apr 17
Yumpu users now can share whole pages or cut out snippets on all their favourite social networks directly in the Yumpu player. Just click the icon on the upper right or left hand side of your magazine and choose what you want to share.
Your readers now also have the option to share the magazine after they finished reading the last page.
- Apr 09
The powerful Yumpu app for iOS is now also available for all Android devices. Publish and sell all your magazines in your own, native iOS and android app with the Yumpu PROKiosk plan. For more informations about the app and the pricing, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org
- Apr 01
AdFREE feature: The download feature got an update. The downloaded PDF file will now be named after the magazine title. Also the download function is now working properly with all the different privacy settings.
- Mar 30
AdFREE feature: Until now, only a few embed types could be opened in the fullscreen mode directly. But now with the latest Yumpu update, this became possible for all embed types. To do this, you just have to activate the options “This magazine on yumpu.com (Fullscreen)” and “Open directly in fullscreen (if possible)” in the “Target” tab.
Now, when you click the embed, the magazine will open in fullscreen mode.
Click on the button for an example:
- Mar 22
AdFREE Feature: With the password protection you can restrict the access to your magazine and only make it readable to a certain group of readers. Until now, that password was randomly generated, but now you can set your own password. Read here how to use that feature: http://support.yumpu.com/en/question/magazine-password-protection/
- Mar 17
Now you can fully costumize the embed player and disable or enable any element it offers. It doesn’t matter if it is the Yumpu logo, the headline or the download button, everything can be disabled with just one click in the embed wizard. To get the most out of the embed wizard, use our “advanced” embed-type.
- Mar 10
You can now use all the styling options, you already know from our embed wizard, for magazines that you want to share on Facebook. Just select the Embed Wizard, style the magazine, copy the generated link and share it on Facebook. The magazine can then be read directly in your subscribers news feed.
- Mar 05
The profile page of all Yumpu.com users has gone trough a complete overhaul and now looks better than ever. To view your profile page, click on “View my profile” in the Yumpu menu or visit the following URL “www.yumpu.com/en/user/yourUsername”.
Tip: You can change the cover image of your profile in the profile settings
- Feb 26
- Feb 18
Yumpu publishers now can expand the magazine list in their document manager. This offers better usability for users with much magazines. Just choose one of the available options below the magazine list (5, 10, 25, 50, or 100).
- Feb 12
AdFREE Feature: Users with the AdFREE plan are now able to upload their own logo and use it in their magazines instead of the Yumpu logo. You can read how to do that here: http://support.yumpu.com/en/question/how-do-i-upload-the-image-for-the-logo-in-the-player/
- Jan 23
The Yumpu renderer now automatically detects phone numbers in your PDF file and marks them with a hotspot. When a reader clicks on such a detected phone number, skype gets opened and the number is dialed.
- Jan 15
Now you can save all the settings of your embeds in templates. Just hit the “Save as template” button when you are done with configuring your embed and use them anytime you create a new one.
- Jan 10
Embeds that already have been created and embedded, can now be edited anytime you want. Just login on Yumpu.com and you will see a small “pen”-icon in the bottom left corner of your embed. Click it and you can configure all the settings of your embed.
- Dec 17
You can do so much more with Yumpu by connecting it to the other apps you use like Dropbox, Formidable, and Gravity Forms to automate the tedious tasks in your workflow.Start Explore Zaps here: https://zapier.com/app/explore?services=YumpuDevAPI
- Dec 17
The Yumpu Embed API allows you to modify the appearance of Documents you have published with Yumpu. You Can pull a single Embed or get a List of your Embeds. Features include setting of the Startpage, Changing the Appearance of Fonts, Backgrounds and Font styles. The Player even allows you to set the Link Text, Type and Link-destination.
6 Embed Types are available for usage. Select the Layout you need, from Logo, Link, Button, Cover to Basic- and Advanced-Player.
Getting a List of Embeds: http://developers.yumpu.com/api/embeds/get/
Getting a single Embed with Parameters:http://developers.yumpu.com/api/embed/get/
Posting an Embed with Parameters: http://developers.yumpu.com/api/embed/post/
Updateing an Embed with Parameters: http://developers.yumpu.com/api/embed/put/
Deleting an Embed with Parameters: http://developers.yumpu.com/api/embed/delete/
- Dec 11
The new Yumpu searching technology enables you to search for combinations of multiple words like “Sebastian Vettel” or “Hotel offers in Switzerland”. Also special characters like Ä, Ö or Ü and japanese or chinese characters are now supported. Yumpu.com now supports 93 languages, which influences the search results depending on the language you selected. With this new technology, we were also able to increase the speed of search requests. The Yumpu search in general, the user search and the tag search pages are now all noticeably faster and will return much more refined results. The new filter system we implemented will now show you the newest, the most relevant and most frequented magazines.
- Nov 14
Magazines in your WEBKiosk can now be read directly on Facebook. This has been made possible trough the integration of the Yumpu.com ssl cetificate or your own ssl certificate (100% White Label).
Test this new feature with your WEBKiosk and dont hesitate to send us your feedback on how much new readers you have gained. You can find more information on the WEBKiosk solution here!
- Oct 28
- Oct 27
A modern ePaper has a lot more functions than a static PDF. However, many users are looking for the classic PDF download. Now, Yumpu adFREE users may allow the PDF download and Yumpu takes care of the ePaper and a quick PDF download. Readers can download the PDF on Yumpu.com, inside the player and soon inside of embeded magazines.
- Oct 24
When loading a magazine, a clean “Fade-In” has now been added. Magazines are presented much softer and cleaner. In order for the perfect reading pleasure, the “Click to read” button is hidden when browsing through a magazine. After an inactivity of 3 seconds, the player automatically shows the button again.
- Oct 24
The new Hotspot Editor is now available for all accounts. Magazines can now be enriched easily with content. Hotspots for product links, links within a magazine, or links to your own website are created with just a few clicks. With the new Hotspot Editor, videos and image galleries can be displayed inside of the magazine.
The Hotspot Editor can be accessed directly from the Document Manager.
Check out this tutorial of my colleague Martin Frainer – click here.
- Oct 24
The new Embed Code Wizard is becoming increasingly popular. Until now, everyone embedding several magazines on a single page had to reckon with longer load times. With the new update this belongs to the past. The new Embed code is loading much faster.
- Oct 23
There are new API functions available for the Yumpu API. Hotspot GET, POST, PUT and DELETE and GET hotspots are new!
Here are links to the Hotspot API documentation:
- Sep 17
The Yumpu Community asks more and more about setting the visibility and privacy of published magazines. My colleague Jakob Hengl has created a summary. I’ll recommend this article today. Read more…
- Jun 13
- Jun 12
The new Yumpu.com ePaper Plugin – Perfect for embeding Magazine directly into your WordPress posts. Information and link to the plugin download.