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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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IgnitionDeck and Theme 500 Now Ship with Font Awesome 3.1.1

Posted in Features by Nathan

Font Awesome is a killer set of free SVG/CSS icons that ship with Twitter Boostrap that makes it easy for designers to customize their website. With over 302 icons, in a variety of shapes and sizes, we love Font Awesome for its simplicity and flexibility, especially since it is also available as a stand alone package. Though we’ve made use…

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The Official Stretch Goals Extension

Posted in Features by Nathan

One of the beautiful things about the crowdfunding industry is the way in which project creators innovate en route to achieving their goals. Stretch goals were not invented by any crowdfunding platform, but by entrepreneurs looking for a way to get the most out of their campaigns. And despite the fact that most crowdfunding platforms still have not enabled an…

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Crowdfunding FAQ & Updates Extension

Posted in Features by Nathan

We’ve long offered a project meta box that allows you to provide crowdfunding updates and your own FAQ section, but we wanted to offer a richer experience. Today, we’re excited to announce a brand new IgnitionDeck crowdfunding extension called IgnitionDeck FAQ & Updates, that allows you to create crowdfunding updates and FAQs dynamically. They work just as any normal WordPress…

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New Feature: Open Ended Crowdfunding

Posted in Features by Nathan

What should happen when your campaign has expired? Originally, IgnitionDeck campaigns just kept going and there wasn’t any way to shut them off. The date remained and the days stopped at zero. We thought that was OK, but not nearly as good as it could be. So over the past several months, we’ve watched you run your campaigns and pondered…

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A New Set of Social Sharing Options

Posted in Features by Nathan

  We believe that IgnitionDeck should be a full-service plugin that does as much as it can to help your campaigns be successful. Obviously, raising money is a large part of that effort, and we spend a lot of time focusing on improving how we can help you do that. But equally important is web and social traffic, especially when…

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Pledge What You Want

Posted in Features by Nathan

We’ve been receiving requests for a pledge what you want (pwyw) feature since we launched in October of 2011. It’s a feature that we really wanted to build early on, for whatever reason, other features (or bugs) kept getting in the way. But at long last, thanks to some testing help from our friends at Butler University, and a lot…

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