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New Theme Spotlight: Settlement Fundraising Theme

Posted in Features by Nathan

When we launched IgnitionDeck in 2011, rewards-based crowdfunding was all the rage, largely thanks to sites like Kickstarter and Rockethub (now defunct). Later, the Enterprise model became popular, at which point we built IgnitionDeck Enterprise so that people could use our product to build a white label crowdfunding platform of their own. We eventually acquired Fundify to bolster that product,…

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AffiliateWP for IgnitionDeck

Posted in Features by Shawn

Less than a month ago, we unveiled several new commerce and crowdfunding features for IgnitionDeck, including a brand new simplified front-end submission module.  Today, we’re excited to announce yet another addition to the module library, which features an oft-requested integration with AffiliateWP, the best and most popular commission tracking software for WordPress. Once activated, this module allows you to track…

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Improved Caching, Simple FES, and Auto-Approve Projects

Posted in Features by Shawn

As the leader in WordPress Crowdfunding, we’ve been working very hard to iterate, add new features, and ensure that our product’s release cycle matches the pulse of the current fundraising market. If you look at the pace of recent releases, you’ll see that major version updates are being released faster than ever. Unfortunately, we’ve been so busy building new updates that we haven’t had…

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Feature Spotlight: Custom Avatar

Posted in Features by Shawn

We’re excited to announce that as of version 1.7.1, IgnitionDeck Commerce now provides the option for users to upload custom avatars via their front-end dashboard. Our avatar editor takes advantage of standard WordPress filters, which means that custom avatars will take effect globally, and can easily be modified via WordPress’ filters and hooks. Yes, that means no more extra plugins, and no more…

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Feature Spotlight: Product Status

Posted in Features by Shawn

When running a crowdfunding or e-commerce platform, it is not uncommon for a site to have hundreds of products to sort through. This makes product administration very difficult, and the end result is that the site owner spends more time managing products than selling them. Our solution to this problem is a new feature that we call product status. Simply…

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Preview: Charity Theme for WordPress

Posted in Features by Shawn

As a company that is very active in supporting non-profits, we believe charity fundraising to be one of the most exciting segments in the crowdfunding space. This is why we’ve spent the past several months developing a new set of fundraising modules for IgnitionDeck, and why we’re excited to take the next step and reveal our charity theme for WordPress. Truth be told, since IgnitionDeck…

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Introducing IgnitionDeck Modules

Posted in Features by Nathan

For its first year or so, IgnitionDeck was offered as an all-in-one package with zero extras aside from a choice of skins and themes. Eventually, we decided to offer some additional functionality (stretch goals, FAQ/Updates, Kickstarter integration, etc) in the form of extensions. Some of these extensions were free, and the rest either required an extra purchase or were included with…

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A Stellar New Crowdfunding Theme for the IgnitionDeck Platform

Posted in Features 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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IgnitionDeck Suite Update for November

Posted in Features by Shawn

IgnitionDeck Crowdfunding (IDCF).  IgnitionDeck Commerce (IDC). IgnitionDeck Social (IDS).  IgnitionDeck Framework (IDF).  IgnitionDeck Enterprise (IDE). The IgnitionDeck Suite of Plugins. We’re a far cry from when we released IgnitionDeck itself 4 years ago, as a simple self-hosted solution for a single crowdfunding project.  IgnitionDeck has grown considerably and it’s features have reached further than we ever imagined. IgnitionDeck Commerce made possible…

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Stardate 1.6: E-commerce Set to STUN

Posted in Features by Drew

As usual, we’re always working to make our suite of powerful self-hosted crowdfunding and e-commerce tools even better. With IgnitionDeck Commerce (IDC) version 1.6, we’ve seriously leveled-up! We’ve also made a number of important improvements to the rest of our suite of products including our themes. Let’s have a look at some of the highlights.  Tweet