Here we are again with DigiCom Beta 3 update! I know you guys are eagerly waiting for the new beta and I apologies for the delay! This time we focused on product validity, customer management. We refactored a lots of code and optimized DB for better performance.
Now you can define how long user can download this product. You can select lifetime or specific time range. We are one step closer to the recurring billing for product.
Customer Management Refactor
There was a bug introduced in Beta2 that forced us to rethink about how we handle customer data. We refactored all customer management part and we are one step closer to guest checkout system. Now you can see customer orders by visiting customer page in backend.
We had an start with ThemeXpert journey at 2010, distributed couple of Free Joomla Template and extension. Zenith and ZenithII had broken all template download record in the Themexpert history. Today We are going to release Zmash.
Zmash is a FREE Joomla blog-magazine template. The template is responsive, easy to tailor with any mobile devices and Joomla 3 as well as Joomla 2.5 versions. Zmash is crafted with latest trend and technology, comes with many of Joomla extensions including Komento, Xpert Accordion and many.
If you are a blogger, want to start your blog in beautiful and elegant Joomla blogging template, Press the download button and Enjoy using Zmash, a FREE Joomla blogging template.
The countries of southern Asia are on active earthquake zone. Countries in this region are hunted by natural disaster every year. Last Sunday a devastating earthquake hit Nepal lasted barely a minute with 7.8-magnitude quake.
Official said 3,326 people are now known to have died and half of the people become homeless after the massive tremor on 25 April, 2015. More than 6,500 people have been injured, according to the National Emergency Operation Centre.
People of Kathmandu had to spring up the homes and set up home outside on the road. The total city has turned into tent city after the disaster hit on. Have a look at the video of BBC reporting.
Google changes its search algorithm about 500 times combining major and minors factors. Do you know why? The answer is pretty simple, to enhance each and every search results from all available platforms. To enhance the user experience of every website that a searcher search for, Google has declared mobile friendly functionality as a major ranking signal.
Imagine you are on a mobile phone, browse to a web page where the text was extremely small, the links is too tiny to click on. and you have to scroll around the sideways to see the entire contents. So, what will be your impression for the website? I bet, it would be adverse. In 2014, the searches from mobile devices were 30% while in 2015 the percentage has increased to over 60%.
For this circumstance, on Tuesday, April 21, Google has made a major update to its mobile search algorithm that will change the order in which websites are ranked when users search for something on their phone.
On Tuesday, April 21, Google has made a major update to its mobile search algorithm that will change the order in which websites (ones with large text, easy-to-click links, and that resize to fit whatever screen they're viewed on) are ranked when users search for something on their phone.
Imagine you are going on vacation with your friends, you've saved all year to have one week off. When you’re already stepped into your way to vacation. You came to know your website is hacked and you lost your hard work without taking proper website backup. If you are here to know the name of a backup plugin to take your website backup in a smart way, Dropbox comes with the great solution.
Worth saying, Specify by Dropbox, more than 1 million documents are being secured at regular intervals and 500 million records are getting out of danger day by day. That's why Dropbox is turned to an essential tool for webmasters, and to make the backup process easier, you will find lots of Wordpress plugins are ready to handle the backup process. The plugins are available both free and paid versions, where you can repeatedly perform your file backups and store them in your Dropbox account. For your convenience, I have made a list of WordPress plugin, have a look them below.
Backupbuddy is another creative backup service with multiple advantages will meet up you with an easy interface service prepared by iThemes. Though this plugin is premium, it will make easy to solve your problem. It comes with a super interface for your easy understanding. For further backup, its automated backups can save your data easily connected with Dropbox account that means you always have to connect with Backupbuddy. Backupbuddy gives the multiple backup services that will help you to save your data in different part of Amazon S3, Rackspace, FTP, hard drive, Stash, email and Dropbox.
From the kick start of ThemeXpert, we are posting all the articles that you find helpful and useful. We keep you updated with latest finding of Joomla community and ins and outs of ThemeXpert HQ. But we don’t want to confine our relationship in posting Joomla tutorials, resources, tips and tricks only. We want to give some inspiration and want to introduce to those guys who are doing great in Joomla industry. To head start with this roundup, we are going to post series of interview of Joomla industry leaders. For a wonderful head start, today we are going interview Jisse Reitsma.
Jisse Reitsma is one the famous figure in Joomla development community. He has been with Joomla since the very beginning days. Jisse has marvelous talent in Magento development as well. He has developed around 60+ Joomla and Magento extension in his extensive career. He also wrote a tremendous book on Joomla plugins development called Programming Joomla Plugins.
Jisse Reitsma is co-founder and developer in charge at Yireo, the Dutch company mainly renowned for its Magento-Joomla bridge extension call MageBridge. MageBridge allows you to serve as a bridge between the Joomla CMS and the Magento e-commerce shop. It allows for displaying Magento content within Joomla through a component. We had a chance to get in touch of with Jisse Reitsma and asked the following questions.
As little drops of water make the mighty ocean, on the other hand, DigiCom is growing the same as ocean every day. Our in-house developers and testing team are in hectic to make DigiCom more powerful and feature-rich. For their perseverance and your contribution, we are going release the second beta version of DigiCom. In the second beta release, we perform a couple of tasks according to your roadmap. Here are those.
- Implemented SEF
- Enabled reporting system
- fixed entirely submitted issues of DigiCom beta One
We are really glad many of you have involved in issue submission and feature enhancement. If you are the first time here in this blog post, want to contribute in DigiCom. You are always welcome. You can join us for discussion in Gitter chatroom and report bugs on Github directly. For more details and instruction, have a look our previous article.
The days of waiting has been over, DigitCom beta is now available for Joomla!. And we have all documentation ready, that you need to take part in testing, reporting, and contribution.
You've already known that DigiCom is the first Digital Commerce for Joomla and the key focus of this component is to provide such a software that enable you to quickly and easily setup your own marketplace in a minute. We have been working extremely hard since the beginning of January, 2015. The consequence is, we have been able to release a faster, powerful and flexible component, DigiCom beta.
Instead of MVP(Minimum Viable Product) which is the most popular strategy in software development, we focused on MLP(Most Lovable Product). We designed the product from the ground up and improved Joomla usability a lot.
In the first blog post, our CEO explained how much challenges we face to sell digital products. To get ourselves out of pain and extra hassles, we started to develop DigiCom and later we found the necessity of digital commerce component in the Joomla community.
I know you guys are excited about DigiCom like us. We'd love to hear your feedback. We created a Gitter chatroom to discuss the issues and features with you and you can report issues on Github directly.