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The Ski Nation Project

Posted in Campaign Spotlight by Nathan

Today we’re very excited to announce the launch of Ski Nation, a custom project we’ve been working on for the past several months that features a founding team of skiing legends, including a handful of notable Olympic and X Games champions. For those of you that remember our work with the Star Citizen project, which raised more than 13 million using…

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Deck Upgrade: Click Level to Purchase

Posted in Features by Nathan

One of the most frequent feature requests we receive is that of  selectable project levels so that readers can easily click on a level to reach the purchase form. From a user experience perspective, this addition makes a lot of sense. It’s generally common in other crowdfunding platforms, and at worst, is a functional upgrade that reduces the distance between…

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Automatic Updates for Theme 500

Posted in Features by Nathan

One of our passions here at IgnitionDeck HQ is working hard to make sure that our product experience is top notch. And while we’ve made significant progress on some fronts, the one that has always trailed behind is the way in which our plugins and themes are updated from version to version. Well today we have good news: As of…

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Stripe UK Brings New Payment Options to IgnitionDeck

Posted in Features by Nathan

Stripe payments is by far the most popular add-on payment gateways for IgnitionDeck, and for good reason. Their API is fantastic, they have great support, and their application process is by far the simplest of the payment processors we’ve worked with. The issue of course is that most of our customers never get to experience this, because up until now,…

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Theme 500 Now Featuring WooCommerce Support

Posted in Features by Nathan

Theme 500 may have originated as a crowdfunding theme for WordPress, but we’re not going to stop there. Our mission at Ignition WP is and always has been to build tools that enable entrepreneurs, and Theme 500 is an important part of that. So as of version 1.02, Theme 500 and its child themes now support the popular WooCommerce, which…

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What’s New in IgnitionDeck 1.1

Posted in Features by Nathan

If you’ve looked through the official release notes for IgnitionDeck 1.1, you’ll notice that from a feature standpoint, the new additions are rather light. But you’ll also notice that 1.1 lists more changes than any version we’ve released in our history. So what gives? In order to break down these change notes, and share improvements that could be of value…

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IgnitionDeck Enterprise: White Label Crowdfunding for the Future

by Nathan

Update! IgnitionDeck Enterprise is released in beta and currently available at a 30% off discount.   The Backstory When we launched IgnitionDeck beta two years ago, we were the only WordPress crowdfunding plugin in the market. Crowdfunding was still in its infancy, but we had a very clear vision. We wanted to build a product that would enable entrepreneurs (like…

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New IgnitionDeck API Items in 1.02

Posted in Developer, Features by Nathan

The IgnitionDeck API is updated with every new release. Here are a list of items added in IgnitionDeck 1.02. Complete IgnitionDeck API Listing Actions id_after_install: Fires after IgnitionDeck is activated upon end of activation script. id_set_defaults: Fires after IgnitionDeck defaults are set upon end of script. Filters id_pay_choices($pay_choices, $project_id): Append or remove pay choice buttons on purchase form. Javascript Variables &…

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Custom Paypal Crowdfunding

Posted in Features by Nathan

As multi-site crowdfunding gains popularity, it’s become increasingly important for crowdfunding site owners to have the ability to manage funds on a per-project basis. While a website owner might feel comfortable managing a master crowdfund, there are many cases where doing so just isn’t desirable. Additionally, managing other people’s crowdfunding earnings adds an increased burden of risk to the site…

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Crowdfunding with Bitcoin

Posted in Features by Nathan

Update: Bitcoin has been moved into our IgnitionDeck Commerce plugin as one of our integrated payment gateways. No extension required. Please see our post on the Coinbase integration for more information. One of the core principals of IgnitionDeck is that crowdfunding shouldn’t require a middleman. It’s for that reason we took our time before adopting 100% crowdfunding, and the same reason…

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