March 11th, 2013 — 11:44am
We’ve heard from a few users that they would prefer a more obvious way to view full size versions of the photos and floor plans on their virtual tours.
Ask and you shall receive!
The two screenshots above show (on the left) the Photos tab for an interactive floor plan and (on the right) the lightbox for viewing each … more …
April 16th, 2012 — 5:04pm
If you have more than one online virtual tour in your TourVista account, these tours will be shown down the left side of your virtual tour’s dedicated web page in a section titled “My Other Virtual Tours”. While this is helpful in getting extra traffic to your other listings, sometimes it would be better to not display this list. For … more …
January 15th, 2012 — 12:57pm
OK, perhaps a slight exaggeration in the title to this post, but it’s not unusual for a Microsoft product to have bugs. Their newest release of the-growing-ever-unpopular web browser Internet Explorer 9 was breaking TourVista’s coolest technology: the ability to drag and drop your tour content. Thanks to a few of our users who contacted us to report this issue. … more …
October 24th, 2011 — 8:33am
When you pay attention to the details of your real estate listing, your buyers will too. But when you don’t pay attention to the details, they may end up standing out in a bad way. A few quick care chores to your home such as: touch-up paining, cutting grass, doing the dishes, or hiding the old lawn furniture, can have … more …
October 19th, 2011 — 12:13pm
If you have a video of your listing, be sure to include it on your TourVista virtual tour. Here’s how:
Upgrade your virtual tour to Premium Upload your video to your YouTube account Copy the video ID from YouTube Paste the video ID into the Video section of your virtual tour
Now a Video tab will show on your virtual … more …
July 12th, 2011 — 8:56am
We’ve heard from some of our users that people may not know to mouseover the interactive floor plans in order to view the arrows and each respective photograph. Leaving out this instructive text was a deliberate design decision as we wanted to keep the tour player free of unnecessary content. However, at the same time, if a user doesn’t realize … more …
April 25th, 2011 — 6:57am
In case you ever need to transfer a virtual tour between accounts, don’t waste your time in recreating it! Just follow the steps outlined in this tutorial and quickly move a virtual tour from one TourVista account to another.
Note: if you are transferring a Premium virtual tour to a Free account or an account that has already used up … more …
March 8th, 2011 — 10:01am
We are happy to announce support for Google Analytics on TourVista’s real estate marketing platform. In addition to the built-in statistics that TourVista provides all user accounts, it is now possible to track your virtual tour statistics using Google Analytics. Here’s how:
Copy your Google Analytics tracking code. It will be in this format: UA-12345678-1 Login to your TourVista … more …
August 17th, 2010 — 11:09pm
Thanks to Jodi of Minnesota for requesting that we add rich text editor to the tour description field.
Access the rich text editor by (1) selecting your virtual tour and (2) selecting Property Details. You’ll see the description box at the bottom of the Property Details page. Just point, click and edit away!
July 26th, 2010 — 12:19pm
Thanks to Keisha for suggesting that we add a parking option for “carport”.
Let us know if you have ideas for improving TourVista!