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The WebAssist Communication Toolkit for Skype makes it possible to integrate Web 2.0 communication in seconds (June 03, 2007)
DMN Newswire--2007-6-3-- Today, WebAssist announced the availability of a free Skype extension for Adobe Dreamweaver and a free Skype add-in for Microsoft Expression Web. This integration of Web 2.0 communication makes it easy for web designers, developers and small businesses to integrate Skype Me! buttons into their existing web pages so that when the web site is published, people searching the site have the option of clicking the button to call the company directly using Skype.

The WebAssist Communication Toolkit for Skype extends the Adobe and Microsoft web designer and developer solution tool chests by combining the worlds fastest growing Internet communication software with the most popular tools for creating web pages.

"Skype is changing the way people communicate with each other all over the world," said Scott Miller, Director of Business Development at Skype. "The WebAssist Communication Toolkit for Skype provides a great way for businesses, large and small, to quickly and easily integrate Skypes affordable communications into their web experiences. By leveraging the industry standards for web design, we know WebAssists tool will have a great impact in furthering the adoption and integration of Skype software."


Once downloaded from WebAssists web site, the Communication Toolkit for Skype integrates seamlessly with Dreamweaver or Expression Web, allowing users to add Skype Me! buttons to pages in seconds. A wizard guides them through the process for associating the button to their Skype account and provides options for the style of Skype button that will appear on their web page.

After the Skype button is inserted into the page, visitors to the site can take advantage of the rich functionality of Skype that is already enjoyed by more than 196 million registered users. This enriched communications experience will allow users to send instant messages, make voice and video calls as well as transfer files with other users anywhere in the world in a simple and more productive way. If visitors to the site do not have Skype already installed, they will be prompted to go the Skype home page and guided through the download process .

"Our customers have been asking for Skype, and were thrilled to be able to give them the option to easily pop Skype onto their web pages," said Joseph Lowery, Vice President of Marketing at WebAssist. "Leveraging the massive Skype community provides our users more flexibility and added ways to communicate without tacking on additional cost to their existing investments in web tools."

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WebAssists free Communication Toolkit for Skype is now available at The extension is compatible with Macintosh and Windows platform Dreamweaver CS3, Dreamweaver 8, and Dreamweaver MX 2004. The add-in is compatible with Microsoft Expression Web.

About Corporation

WebAssist makes the Web work with market-leading extensions (software add-ons) for the Adobe and Microsoft platforms in eCommerce and web authoring productivity. Through custom integration services, WebAssist empowers businesses to extend their product's reach into the world-wide developer market. hosts a self-service developer community with over 200,000 members registered. WebAssist's partners include Adobe, PayPal, AOL, Yahoo!, Google, and Affinity.

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