Karelia releases Web Site Building App, Sandvox 2.0

Karelia Software on Tuesday released a major update to its consumer-level Web site building tool, Sandvox.

According to Dan Wood, president of Karelia Software, the new version comes with more than five-dozen new features and improvements. Wood said the new features are focused on giving users more flexibility to build a modern Web site.
Among the changes, Sandvox 2.0 features a completely new architecture and new editing engine. This allows users to mix and match elements on a single page, helping to build a more interactive Web experience for the user.

In addition to a new chooser, Sandvox also supports HTML5 and jQuery, as well as comment support for Disqus, IntenseDebate and Facebook Comments. Sandvox costs $77 for new users. Upgrades from 1.x cost $47.