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PixelBin says

They are cheeky bast* – and I would really love to boycott them. Unfortunately too many people are using it and too many of my clients which makes this all kinda su.

@themesector I thought of that as well but I have read about a (EU-) Law which prohibits that sellers ADD the fee to the endprice for clients. So I’m not quite sure if I could make it that obviously without getting in troubles. :( I need probably to simply add that to the endprice without the client having to know that he also pays that fee I guess. Maybe I’ll try that, but thanks for your information

@chapterthemes if you’re talking about “a couple of bucks” I needed to laugh :D Actually I never ever had to pay more fees for a single transaction. I guess even the mafia doesn’t earn that much on a transaction hahaha

I also thought about a SWIFT Transfer but haven’t enough experience on that. How much fees do I have to pay to my bank, how much my client have to pay to his/her bank?...I’ll get I should get in touch with my bank to find this out.

Thanks anyway for all of your suggestions. I truly appreceate them all :)

There is a way to pin the fee on one party or the other. I’m not sure which is which but I know that one of the following does it (so look on their website). There is two ways to send money. One for goods/services and the other is a simple transfer or gift (or something along the lines of these). For one of them, you cover the fee before you send the amount (so if you send $50, you’re actually using up $52.10 and end user receives $50) or you can just send $50 and the end-user receives only $47.90 of it. As a freelancer waiting for money, there is no way to “force” the client or PayPal to do one or the other—you have to instruct them to do so or simply add on the 4.2% fee onto your quote as a service charge.

1478 posts The right tools with none of the gimmicks
  • Sold between 50 000 and 100 000 dollars
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PixelBin says

Envato simply covers the fee.

1478 posts The right tools with none of the gimmicks
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PixelBin says

Only supported by the latest dev release of WebKit. In other words, not yet possible.

1478 posts The right tools with none of the gimmicks
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PixelBin says

It’s likely he won’t receive a refund unless the theme is actually broken and even then, support will tell you to fix it first. Refunds don’t come so easy, trust me.

1478 posts The right tools with none of the gimmicks
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PixelBin says


Don’t forget that Internet Explorer 8, 9, and 10 are a requirement for all ThemeForest themes so if the theme you purchased doesn’t work in them, you can get a refund. Don’t spend more of your money on something that should come with the theme as part of the marketplace policies.
Don’t confuse a buyers. It’s not a true.

What exactly about my statement is not true?

1478 posts The right tools with none of the gimmicks
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PixelBin says


Don’t forget that Internet Explorer 8, 9, and 10 are a requirement for all ThemeForest themes so if the theme you purchased doesn’t work in them, you can get a refund. Don’t spend more of your money on something that should come with the theme as part of the marketplace policies.
Hi, Is it really true with the IE8? I saw lately lots of WP themes released on TF without IE8 specified in the Compatible Browsers section of theme details, for example [link removed – please don’t call out other files on the forum :) Thanks]

Yes, I’m certain about the IE8 requirement. It is and will continue to be a requirement for now. Whether or not themes mark it as a requirement or if the reviewer checks it (even though they should) remains to be seen.

1478 posts The right tools with none of the gimmicks
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PixelBin says

Security software is a scam.

1478 posts The right tools with none of the gimmicks
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PixelBin says

Don’t forget that Internet Explorer 8, 9, and 10 are a requirement for all ThemeForest themes so if the theme you purchased doesn’t work in them, you can get a refund. Don’t spend more of your money on something that should come with the theme as part of the marketplace policies.

1478 posts The right tools with none of the gimmicks
  • Sold between 50 000 and 100 000 dollars
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PixelBin says

Don’t forget to host static files (such as downloads) with Amazon S3 to serve them insanely quick and cheap.

1478 posts The right tools with none of the gimmicks
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PixelBin says

It’s probably a rendering bug if it only happens in Chrome. Chrome has, surprisingly, quite a few CSS3 rendering bugs when there are 3D translations or transitions (even if elements only move in 2D). I’ve seen it happen elsewhere and that’s just the way it is until they improve their rendering engine. I wouldn’t worry about it because it’s likely that users have seen such flickering elsewhere.

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