What’s new at GoDaddy: Product changelog

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Stacey Hartman

We’ll be covering all of the latest and greatest product updates on a quarterly basis, so feel free to bookmark this page to stay up to date.

Q1 2024 release notes

Here are our product release notes for the first quarter of 2024.

Website Builder & Digital Marketing Suite

AI-generated social media posts for Website Builder and Digital Marketing Suite

Within the Marketing > Social Posts dashboard for Website Builder, select Create > Social Post from the top right will allow users to create social posts powered by AI.

Alternatively, you can click on any of the Built for you events that are auto-generated within the social calendar to start a themed social post.

Business detail confirmation added to new GoDaddy Airo™ full website setup process

When entering the website editor using GoDaddy Airo™, customers will be asked to confirm their business contact information. Once this has been confirmed, the new website will be automatically updated with that contact information, ensuring that future website visitors will be able to contact that business.

Quick-select sections to be included on new Website Builder website

Another new feature within the Website Builder site editor for new websites will be the ability to quickly choose the sections that the site owner would like to have on their website.

Guided tour of new Social Calendar features in Website Builder and Digital Marketing Suite

Website Builder and Digital Marketing Suite customers will now be offered a quick guided tour of the marketing calendar. Offering a visual overview of scheduled social media posts, this calendar tour is accessible under Marketing > Social Posts.

New blog SEO wizard for published blogs posts in Website Builder

Ready to get your blog posts found online? Website Builder now offers SEO keyword assistance after publishing a blog post.

How to: Add a blog to my website

Updated recommendations available for website performance metrics in Website Builder

When viewing website performance metrics, Website Builder customers can now view suggestions for ways to improve the performance of their website. 

Email marketing recommendations to help improve engagement 

For users that have sent out email marketing campaigns, Website Builder and Digital Marketing Suite now displays marketing tips and recommended action items to better optimize email outreach efforts.

More updates:

  • “Connections” menu renamed to “Customers” for customer contact management in Website Builder and Digital Marketing Suite.
  • Pay buttons now available in Canadian markets for Website Builder.
  • New renewal options for existing Website Builder customers outside of the US.
  • TrustedSite paid offer for customers to add a TrustedSite trust mark on their site.

Online Store

Customization options for abandoned cart emails

With this update, personalization options are available for abandoned carts. This option can be located in the Online Store dashboard under Customers > Automations > Commerce.

Create customized invoices

Quickly create a customized invoice for your services, available under Commerce > Ways to Sell > Invoicing.

More updates:

  • Paze available as a payment option.
  • Improved Online Store provisioning times by 75%
  • Reduced steps for setting up CCAvenue as payment gateway (India markets)

Domains

GoDaddy Airo™ is now included with all new domain purchases

GoDaddy Airo™ automatically brings together everything a customer needs to look professional online, leveraging the power of AI and GoDaddy’s deep capabilities across online presence, productivity, marketing, commerce, and more.

More updates:

  • Personalized Pay Links included with GoDaddy Airo™, allowing users to integrate their Airo-generated logo with their Pay Links.

Web Design Services

Improved customer onboarding experience

New Web Design Services customers will have access to a streamlined digital onboarding experience, allowing them to provide more insight into their business and website goals. These improved insights will help to speed up the website building process and get customers online sooner.

GoDaddy Studio

Guided tour of Studio features for new users

Now new users will have the option to view a guided tour of GoDaddy Studio, helping to more quickly familiarize themselves with features available.

Discover more content types on the Studio app (Android and iOS)

Search results now show results by content type, allowing Studio users to quickly find the content type they’re looking for.

More updates:

  • Partner ads for free Studio users on Android and web.

Conversations

Connect Google Business messages with Conversations inbox

Our Conversations customers are now able to connect their Google Business profile to their Conversations inbox, allowing them to receive and respond to customer messages in one place.

Unread messages counter added to main menu for Conversations

Easily track new and ongoing conversations with the unread messages counter.

Email & Microsoft 365

New left-side navigation bar for Microsoft 365 users

We’ve streamlined the navigation options within the Microsoft 365 product to an easier-to-use left-side navigation bar.

Recommendation added to upgrade/link Conversations to Microsoft 365

Conversations allows for managing multiple email inboxes from multiple services in a single location.

More updates:

  • Email setup progress tracker added for new Microsoft 365 email users.
  • Improved email renewal and upgrade experience.