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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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IgnitionDeck Suite Update for November

Posted in IgnitionDeck 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 E-commerce, IgnitionDeck 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. 

The End of Support for AppThemer Crowdfunding and Its Themes

Posted in IgnitionDeck by Drew

Last May, we acquired Fundify, CrowdPress and the AppThemer Crowdfunding Plugin (ATCF). Since then, in an effort to improve the quality and user experience for those products, we’ve retooled both themes to work with our IgnitionDeck Crowdfunding suite, and deprecated the ATCF plugin. During this time, we have been doing our best to support their respective Legacy versions, largely in part…

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Introducing Facebook Login Integration With IgnitionDeck Commerce

Charities, artists, and entrepreneurs alike know that these days, having a social media strategy is a crucial component of a successful marketing campaign. That’s why our team is committed to creating better and easier ways for our customers to integrate their IgnitionDeck-powered sites with popular social media services. Facebook has become the de-facto community-building tool for our generation.  This is because practically…

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CrowdPress and Fundify: Minor Theme Update

Posted in IgnitionDeck by Karl

Today we released some minor updates to our CrowdPress and Fundify themes. They are now at versions 3.0.3 and 2.0.3 respectively. They can be downloaded from your IgnitionDeck Dashboard. The changes are listed below. Fundify Fixed the created projects count for users Added an archive template for the IgnitionDeck Project Type taxonomy Linked the author bio to their creator profile…

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Going Full Auto with IgnitionDeck 1.3

Posted in Features, IgnitionDeck by Nathan Hangen

Where the IgnitionDeck 1.2 release was all about user facing feature updates, IgnitionDeck 1.3 is all about improving the administrative experience. We’ve sprinkled in a few administrative enhancements, while also shoring up some design and security issues, ensuring that your IgnitionDeck site is stronger, faster, and sexier than ever. New Features Automatic Updates While Theme 500 has offered automatic updates…

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Important Notes on Switch from TimThumb to WordPress Thumbnails

Posted in Features, IgnitionDeck by Nathan Hangen

As of IgnitionDeck 1.3, we’ve abandoned the use of TimThumb in favor of WordPress thumbnails. This allows a tighter integration with WordPress images, and ensures that we’re closing any security holes left open by an unnecessary dependency on an external script. Unfortunately, one of the side effects from this transition is that some of your images may display incorrectly after…

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What’s New in IgnitionDeck 1.2

Posted in Features, IgnitionDeck by Nathan Hangen

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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What’s New in IgnitionDeck 1.1

Posted in Features, IgnitionDeck by Nathan Hangen

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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