Each and every day our lives brings us gratitude in a form of new opportunities which leads us to a new destination. Getting a long cherished milestone is not easy, it depends on your constant perseverance, infinite endeavor not to give up, and the sum of your total utilization of daily opportunities.
Having passed many of ups and downs, we can say 2015 has been so far a successful year for ThemeXpert. We’ve tuned 5 years old, touched milestone of 65k+ paying customers, introduced WordPress themes and plugins simultaneously, while maintaining continuation of monthly Joomla templates and plugins release; launched two revolutionary application, DigiCom and OnePager.
DigiCom is the first open-source Digital Commerce extension for Joomla which allows us to sooth digital product selling with unlimited flexibility. In order to prove its unmatched possibilities, we are migrating our total website to DigiCom. We hope we can finish migration at the end of this week, and avail ourselves to subscribe for incredible deals, which we didn’t have before because of technical limitations.
OnePager is the first cross-platform to buld one page WordPress and Joomla sites, and it got featured on Product Hunt. ast but not the least, the achievement for 2015 is - we have excellent and talented new heads in the team.
Above all, now we can say with bit more certainties, ThemeXpert is growing with a great mileage, willing to journey the long ways. So, we want to accelerate the stream of great product creation, provide the quickest possible forum support, surpass all the milestones still unchecked in the resolution list, and satisfy our hunger to deliver happiness in the days to come.
To get every intended task accomplished, we are going to make a significant and well justified changes in our business model.
Guys, It has been a couple of months since I posted mylast blog post. Would you like to know the reason behind it? Its obvious, we were busy cooking a couple of revolutionary products In ThemeXpertHQ and stil on the process of making it glow.
You know, we have a nimble team of seven nerds, have a dream to make mighty things. To turn the dream into reality, our whole team is working hard. We admit that our support and updates for previous products has been time consuming Even some of our support questions are still unanswered.
We really apologize the inconvenience.
To ensure the quickest forum support, we have upgraded our support system, and have increased our support member.
Besides, there is a good new, I’ve been promoted in the rank of Happiness Engineer which is kind of becoming the head of customer support group.
Now your happiness in my hand at ThemeXpertHQ :)
The day of waiting is over. The release candidate for DigiCom is now available.
After 5th beta release, we’re working harder to ship our flagship extension as quickly as possible, and finally we’ve succeeded. In the RC version of DigiCom we’ve made more then 25 changes in 279 commits to squash all aroused bugs, refactor some parts and develop new features.
To understand, track and improve the total mechanism of your Digital store, reporting is mandatory. Now you can keep your bird's-eye view on every individual product selling to each order placement from the following reporting section no time date and time is matter. This is just the beginning and we'll continuously improve this features.
Today we mark the beta 5 release of DigiCom our flagship extension for selling digital downloadable product with Joomla. This is also end of the Beta series and we are going to release RC from next week. We squashed all known bugs and added some cool features in it. Lets talk about features first.
Add To Cart Button In Editor
Now you can show add to cart button in any Joomla article. After activating the DigiCom editor plugin you will see DigiCom button in editor.
Click the button and you will see list of product in a popup
Click the product you want to add in the article and you will see a short code inserted in the editor.
2CO Payment Plugins
Based on our new core enhancements and plugin API we create two 2CO plugin. One is 2CO regular that will redirect you to 2CO page and another is 2CO inline. 2CO inline has great UX and instead of taking you to 2CO page it will load the payment option in your checkout page.
2Co payment plugin will made available after we release RC(Release Candidate). These plugin will be paid and we didn't fix the price yet.
The website is a place where the tons of visitor visit per day. Do you ever realize how much effort you have been investing to drive the stream of traffic to your site every day? I think, you’re investing a lot. Sometimes those traffic are source social media marketing, guest posting, search engine and more.
Statistics shows that over the 70% of visitors who abandon your website will never return. That means, If you have a marketing goal to reach certain amount of traffic, you may satisfy in the life-cycle of your marketing campaign. But it going to fail in the long run if your visitors never return.
Now the question is how to hold visitors permanently? There are numerous ways to return back but capturing their email is popular among many. Now the question is which opt-in plugins is reliable and easy to capture visitors email. For your convenience, We developed an awesome opt-in plugin with a lot of options handle. So, introducing Optin Xpert for WordPress.
Optin Xpert is a revolutionary WordPress plugins that turn your site visitors into loyal subscribers and subscribers to customers. Optin Xpert comes with three opt-in types, they are Opt-in Fly-ins, Opt-in, Pop-Up, Opt-in Sticky-Top. All the opt-in types come with 3 consecutive layout variations. That lead you to capture as much as emails possible.
Today we mark the beta 4 release of DigiCom our flagship joomla extension for selling digital downloadable product. In every beta release we focus only one or two major feature and squash as many bugs as possible. With beta 4 release our main focus on transitional email template and ensure ease of usability.
Email is heart of any ecommerce software and DigiCom is not exception. Every time user purchase a product you need to send a beautifully crafted invoice with your brand identity. Now you can edit your invoice with your brand color and personalize the email. You can use separate email and name for your store email.
If you are a Joomla user or developer, chances are you know the name NoNumber for their incredible collection of Joomla extensions.
NoNumber is a company that creates and offers an ever expanding and improving range of the best Joomla extensions, that are generally focused on extending Joomla's functionality and making repetitive tasks easier and faster.
I am personally a big fan of Advanced Module Manager, that provides you sovereignty to publish Joomla modules anywhere in your Joomla website. Do you know whose genius head came with the idea of this revolutionary extension? Let me introduce him, he is Peter Van Westen.
The passion of Peter had a kickstart at his six to be a pastry chef. But the accomplishment of his dream to be a pastry chef at his 20, leads him to move forward to do something great. One day Peter got an opportunity to make a website of a church. Fortunately, he built the website on Joomla successfully. And the love for Joomla! started to begin.
Peter van Westen has been working with Joomla for several years now with his one-man company Number!, made some wonderful and award winning Joomla extension like like Advanced Module Manager, Articles Anywhere, Tabber, Slider, Sourcerer. We had a chance to get in touch of with Peter Van Westen and asked the following questions.
Pastry Chef to Entrepreneur, Journey Begin
I am Peter Van Westen. Born in 1979 in the summer. I think it rained. Stuff happened for 23 long years. Then I met my later-to-be wife. And then life started.
I got married. Got a daughter. And since then life is pretty much complete and great!
Going back to the parts I skipped over:
I wanted to become a pastry chef from the young age of six. My whole education was pretty muchinlined with that. So at the age of 20 I was finished with school/college and got my first job as a pastry chef. Ok, so that’s mission accomplished, what now? Do this the rest of my life I guess…
As news template is one of the popular categories in our Joomla template directory. So, we always keep eyes on the features of every success online newspapers and try to craft every news template consolidating all the features, that make your news site successful.
A recent study of our research team, many of prominent online news and magazine sites are suffering from declining readership and circulation. Do you know what’s the reason behind? Because of unhealthy and nasty look of news websites.
To save you from such an inconvenience, We’ve smartly made responsive news Joomla template, Next
Next is News and Magazine Joomla template, available for Joomla 3.x and 2.5 versions. The template is clean, lightweight, and perfect in every pixel brick. Next comes with the spacious content presentation area, that allows reporters, journalists, news editor, Joomla news site developers to bring the latest and important news to the people eyes artistically.