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A Stellar New Crowdfunding Theme for the IgnitionDeck Platform

Posted in 500 Framework, Crowdfunding, IgnitionDeck by Shawn

Inspired by our customers, we set forth developing this new theme thinking about how an IgnitionDeck owner could build their very own hand-crafted goods website. Stellar started as a simple design that was meant to invoke that creative and handcrafted feeling, while holding true to the modern web design trends that have developed.  As we went further into development, we…

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Granting Your Wishes. PayPal Adaptive, Authorize.net and More

We’ve been busy over here at IgnitionDeck making our crowdfunding and e-commerce products more powerful, flexible, and easy to use. Today we’re proud to announce the latest round of major improvements to the IgnitionDeck suite. In addition to ironing out a few little wrinkles, we’ve also taken some big steps forward in our ID Social initiative, updated our most popular…

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Introducing the Venus Pre-Order Theme

Posted in 500 Framework by Shawn

Now Available: Venus is a new Theme 500 child theme designed to help you promote and sell your pre-order products. When we looked back at the origins of this theme, we were amazed to find that we began the project a year ago this month. Since those first mockups, IgnitionDeck has changed considerably as a product, eventually emerging as a fully fledged product suite comprised of…

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Meet the New 500 Classic

by Shawn

In 2012, we celebrated our 500th customer by building and launching the Theme 500 Crowdfunding Framework. In doing so, we fulfilled a promise made to our early backers, and made it even easier to build and launch a self-hosted crowdfunding website. At the time, IgnitionDeck was still in its infancy, and the product was still designed and developed with a…

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Maximus 1.1 Released

Posted in 500 Framework by Shawn

When 500 Maximus was launched in December of last year, it did so as a fond farewell to 2013, a pivotal year for IgnitionDeck, and a signal of what was on the horizon for 2014. We’re proud to say that Maximus has been extremely well received; better than anticipated in fact. A lot of the feedback we get is how…

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Behold Maximus, a Crowdfunding Theme for Champions

Posted in 500 Framework by Shawn

Here at IgnitionDeck, we are often asked for more themes, more features, and more customization options.  We want to do all of those things, but we also want to make sure they’re done right. More often than not, this takes time. But when we say we’re going to do something, you can bet the bank on it. As some of…

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Automatic Updates for Theme 500

Posted in 500 Framework by Nathan Hangen

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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Theme 500 Now Featuring WooCommerce Support

Posted in 500 Framework, Features by Nathan Hangen

Theme 500 may have originated as a crowdfunding theme for WordPress, but we’re not going to stop there. Our mission at Virtuous Giant 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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