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Introducing Project Sorting

Posted in Features by Nathan

Theme 500 and our new grid shortcode make displaying multiple projects a snap. But what if you want to sort those projects by something other than the date they were created? Well good news. Now you can! When using Theme 500 (and very soon when using the grid shortcode), you’ll see a new navigation item above the grid that allows your visitors…

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What’s New in IgnitionDeck 1.2

Posted in Features by Nathan

IgnitionDeck 1.2 just might be the biggest and best release yet. We’ve packed in a ton of new features, including the new Deck Builder, re-designed skins, and the long-awaited grid shortcode, while continuing to patch bugs and optimize the codebase. On top of that, we’ve released several new hooks and filters that can be used to build custom functionality in…

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It’s Here: The Grid Shortcode

Posted in Features by Nathan

Today we’re pleased to announce the release of the grid shortcode, a feature that allows you to dynamically display a list of projects in grid format without requiring the use of Theme 500. Using it is simple. Simply create a shortcode using the following format: [project_grid] By default, the grid shortcode will automatically display every project in a 3-column grid,…

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Say Hello to the New Re-Designed Deck

Posted in Features by Nathan

When we built IgnitionDeck, we wanted to ensure that it would work with every WordPress theme out of the box, which is why we opted for the shortcode system instead of confusing page templates or requiring a declaration of IgnitionDeck support within the theme functions file. We also wanted to ensure that IgnitionDeck campaigns looked great, regardless of the remainder…

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Build Your Own Deck

Posted in Features by Nathan

Over the past few months, our team has spent a lot of time discussing ways that we can improve IgnitionDeck while simultaneously improving the crowdfunding environment that surrounds it. As part of these discussions, one of the things we wanted to do was get to the essence of IgnitionDeck’s offering, and on a greater scale, learn how we can better…

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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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