Posts by Astoundify

69 posts WordPress Themes Like Never Before
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Astoundify says

For those asking about a portfolio custom post type plugin, a well respected WordPress plugin/theme author created one, Justin Tadlock – http://themehybrid.com/plugins/custom-content-portfolio

69 posts WordPress Themes Like Never Before
  • Elite Author: Sold more than $75,000 on Envato Market
  • Has sold $250,000+ on Envato Market
  • Made it to the Authors' Hall of Fame
  • Sells items exclusively on Envato Market
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Astoundify says

Hey Will. This is great thanks for the information about sales volume for WPML multilingual themes.

We offer multilingual themes but its always good to learn how WPML advise how to translate the theme, we’ve signed up for the session.

69 posts WordPress Themes Like Never Before
  • Elite Author: Sold more than $75,000 on Envato Market
  • Has sold $250,000+ on Envato Market
  • Made it to the Authors' Hall of Fame
  • Sells items exclusively on Envato Market
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Astoundify says

Shortcodes, contact forms, SEO options should never be included in a theme. Your absolutely crazy if you do that!

But unfortunately a lot of ThemeForest authors do this because they think it will help sell themes, but in the end your only making the theme BLOATED with options, making it harder for you to update all the themes as there is a ton of code and making it harder for customers to switch themes as the shortcodes, options are inside of the theme and not apart of a plugin.

Most customers looking for shortcodes, contact forms, SEO options etc in the theme may not be aware of the plugins available, how easy they are to install, and how big of a pain it would be if they switched themes and had to go through all of their content again to re-input Shortcode info, Contact Form info, SEO info, . SEO, analytics, and contact forms have nothing to do with a theme’s appearance, therefor they shouldn’t be part of the theme’s options in our opinion.

I praise Envato/ThemeForest for creating a better set of guidelines as the barrier to entry for WordPress themes was way too easy.

69 posts WordPress Themes Like Never Before
  • Elite Author: Sold more than $75,000 on Envato Market
  • Has sold $250,000+ on Envato Market
  • Made it to the Authors' Hall of Fame
  • Sells items exclusively on Envato Market
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Astoundify says
Excellent! We’ve got a single campaign theme nearing completion. Built using @Astoundify’s excellent plugin. :)

Let us know if you need any help with the theme/plugin integration of our Crowdfunding plugin.

69 posts WordPress Themes Like Never Before
  • Elite Author: Sold more than $75,000 on Envato Market
  • Has sold $250,000+ on Envato Market
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  • Sells items exclusively on Envato Market
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Astoundify says

Great news! We have another Crowdfunding theme coming this time with a twist!

69 posts WordPress Themes Like Never Before
  • Elite Author: Sold more than $75,000 on Envato Market
  • Has sold $250,000+ on Envato Market
  • Made it to the Authors' Hall of Fame
  • Sells items exclusively on Envato Market
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Astoundify says

When someone creates a campaign on the frontend form see: http://demo.astoundify.com/fundify/start-a-campaign/

It asks for a PayPal address, the funds are then split between this account and the admin PayPal address.

You can have any amount of campaigns submitted to the site with completely different PayPal accounts for each campaign and funds will be split between the campaign authors account and the site admin PayPal address.

69 posts WordPress Themes Like Never Before
  • Elite Author: Sold more than $75,000 on Envato Market
  • Has sold $250,000+ on Envato Market
  • Made it to the Authors' Hall of Fame
  • Sells items exclusively on Envato Market
+8 more
Astoundify says
69 posts WordPress Themes Like Never Before
  • Elite Author: Sold more than $75,000 on Envato Market
  • Has sold $250,000+ on Envato Market
  • Made it to the Authors' Hall of Fame
  • Sells items exclusively on Envato Market
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Astoundify says

If you end up extending the Crowdfunding Most Wanted deadline, we have another theme on its way! Hopefully we get it in before the deadline.

69 posts WordPress Themes Like Never Before
  • Elite Author: Sold more than $75,000 on Envato Market
  • Has sold $250,000+ on Envato Market
  • Made it to the Authors' Hall of Fame
  • Sells items exclusively on Envato Market
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Astoundify says

Completely agree @Deckerweb!

Bundling premium plugins with themes is complete Madness! The people getting screwed are the customers and the premium plugin authors, just so the theme author can make a “quick buck”.

Thank you Envato for putting a stop to this!

69 posts WordPress Themes Like Never Before
  • Elite Author: Sold more than $75,000 on Envato Market
  • Has sold $250,000+ on Envato Market
  • Made it to the Authors' Hall of Fame
  • Sells items exclusively on Envato Market
+8 more
Astoundify says

I’d recommend reading this: http://coenjacobs.me/en/dont-buy-bundled-premium-plugins/

Bundling premium plugins with themes is complete Madness! The people getting screwed are the customers and the premium plugin authors, just so the theme author can make a “quick buck”.

Thank you Envato for putting a stop to this!

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