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Founder and Head of Ideas of ThemeXpert. I love building engaging and impactful products! A Joomla! enthusiast and web tech nerd, I love helping people to solve problem in a lean and elegant way. Proud father, husband and family guy love reading and eating own dog food.

DigiCom Beta 5 Released

DigiCom Beta 5 Released

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.

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Click the button and you will see list of product in a popup

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Click the product you want to add in the article and you will see a short code inserted in the editor.b2ap3_thumbnail_digicom_3.png

 

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.

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 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. 

API Plugin

We have almost finished our API for plugin development and we are currently working on documentation and video tutorial.

Bug Fixs

  • Language fix of all plugins and component
  • ACL fix for add to cart
  • Add to cart refactor
  • Removed add to cart system plugin and moved to more appropriate content plugin
  • Cart module AJAX fix
  • Dashboard view breaks if there is no license found
  • When edit the profile then changing pass is required fix.
  • After save the profile, its not redirecting to cart page.
  • After save the profile, success msg is not correct.
  • on registration if the username or email already in registered, then the warning msg should be come from language and options to login.
  • And more...

What Next

Our team is very busy on the final feature of core 'Reporting'. We are working very hard to wrap up everything quickly. Feel free to share your ideas with us.

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Digicom Beta 4 Released

Digicom Beta 4 Released

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.

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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.

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1 Click Override

Not satisfied with default template? You can easily change the email style with its override capability. We take the process one step further, with a click we'll copy the email template file to your current template folder. No need manually copy/paste work.

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Plain or HTML email

Not a fan of beautiful template? You can send a plain email too. 

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Bug Fix

We fixed a lot of bug reported after beta 3 release. 

What Next?

In our next beta we'll work on add-on API which is the most exciting part of this project. This is will open all the door of possibilities of integration and new features. We have a list of add-ons to preaper and we'll open a pool next week asking you the most important add-ons you want for DigiCom.

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DigiCom Beta 3 Released - Product Validity, Customer Management and More

DigiCom Beta 3 Released - Product Validity, Customer Management and More

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.

Product Validity

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.

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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.

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Product License System

Along with the product validity we also created license system for all individual purchase. So you can easily validate payment and give downloadable files to any client. It requires a simple REST API and ACL implementation that we are hoping to introduce on next beta.

Expiration Reminder

We've added a tiny yet useful features in customer dashboard front-end. You will see a reminder icon after your product expire data.

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Clicking this button will take you the your google calendar and fillip all the necessary fields. You just need to press the save button. Google will remind you one day prior your product expiration.

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Update Instruction

Due to database table relation and structure change you have no way to uninstall the old version and install this one. Once we settled down with DB structure 

Next Release

We already started working on reporting feature but haven't quite finished it for Beta3 release. We are on it.

Due to heavy workload we missed Beta3 deadline and we are wrapping everything up so it won't happen again. We are hoping to release new beta bi-weekly.

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DigiCom - Selling Digital Products With Joomla Has Never Been Easier

DigiCom - Selling Digital Products With Joomla Has Never Been Easier

When we started ThemeXpert back in 2010, selling our templates and extensions was the biggest challenge for us (even still it is). Technology has been evolved so fast in 4 years and we saw several good software for Joomla, but the pain remain unchanged.

Our Story of Frustration

First, we tried Virtuemart extension for handling orders and download. Virtuemart is good for selling tangible products. It’s bottled with tons of features, most of them are never used.

Then we switched to Mighty Membership, a membership extensions. For this extension we had to change our business model and entered to subscription based selling model. We are still in this model but we started selling single template from last year which is another painful story.

Membership extension doesn’t have any download manager built-in, which completely makes sense but doesn’t fit us. We had to use separate download manager, and the pain began.

In 2013 we finally migrated to PayPlan which is also a membership extension comes with lot of integration. PayPlan integration with download manager such as PhocaDownload is a real relief for us.

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Its Time To Switch Your Website Theme

Its Time To Switch Your Website Theme

In our previous post we told you that a lot of exciting WordPress stuff is coming from us. I'm delighted to announce the immediate availability of Switch theme for WordPress. Its a one page business team packed with the latest technology and love. Oh yes, it's absolutely FREE!

Switch is onepage responsive WordPress theme come to delight your business efficiency. It's crafted with top-tired technology and will be your complete handy tool for your business. Each and Every parts of this Switch theme is properly combined with balanced items that is good enough to mesmerize your clients. So you can easily highlight your all kinds of business motto and much needed corporate niches.

 If you want to show your new business, corporate, portfolio website or makeover in a elite way, switch would only be the practical and deliberate choice for you. So lets start exploring the theme.  

Switch comes with a full clean layout with and it would be an exceptional way to show your personal or business. You need not to be much hurry to scroll down and down because all things are stated at the top of your website. You will see each and every item chronologically in the same screen. I assure you that it rapidly uplift your visitors and convert them into your clients.  

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Its user friendly option will allow to show your Product Feature more visible to the visitors. It ensures about your product loss and benefits noticeable and keep the best product into the first place. I know you won't believe , so install and explore yourself.      

Switch can be your prototype, it's about us option let you to showoff yourself in a productive way. and you also point out best comments from your clients.  

This well organised and developed theme always be with a simple, stretchable Redux framework. It supports a multiple data type fields, custom error handling and validation types as well as combine with lots more function.    

Performance is yours and our responsibility to show it in a delicate way. That's why, the portfolio section of Switch theme could be your only one place to show the key components of yours with a hassle free options. 

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As a businessman or corporate person you must need to have proper identification of your own teams. Here Switch would be the best option to show your teammates in a organised way. Here you will get the favor to add your team members as much as you can.

Its contact option combines with extra flavor to make perfect business deal with ensure your existence by locating your place.

Oh lastly i have to remind about the latest technology we used in this theme. It's merged with the upto date WordPress version and higher, Bootstrap 3, HTML5 and Redux Framework. And i know you will worth enough to change your taste to select a perfect website of yours.   

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2014 Year In Review for ThemeXpert

2014 Year In Review for ThemeXpert

2014 is been a great year for us. From remote team to physical office, single person to a enthusiastic team and many more. We attended many workshop, seminar, conference as mentor, speakers and organizer. 2014 was the turning year for our company and thought us many things.

Struggle and Learning

  • Scaling our team from 3 to 11 was really challenging and required significants improvement to our on-boarding process, workflow, communication system. We tested a lots of tools and software to make thing easier and I'll share the details on another post.
  • Finding right people for right job is the most tedious and challenging work for us.
  • Communication is key and we still struggling to improve it. We've tried our best last year but I must admit we didn't reach our goal yet.
  • We were unable to focus on data mining and customer interest point as it deserved.
  • We worked on several internal projects but failed to public it due to resources and competence.

Achievements

  • We moved to our 1500sft office from remote working place.
  • We created video courses on Joomla!
  • We created Joomla! SEO Guide.
  • We wrote 53 blog post and all are very rich in content.
  • We rewrote our documentation and moved to github for collaboration.
  • We allowed one developer to submit his template and that was really successful.
  • We started selling single template.
  • We created 2 free ghost themes.
  • We worked on some Wordpress themes and they are yet to release.
  • We worked on Digital Product selling component for Joomla and will release very soon.
  • We started taking custom project in very limited scope and successfully delivered it.
  • We have had our yearly adventure tour to Bandarban.
  • We redesigned our website 4th time.

 Plans for the new year

  • We'll improve communication with clients and on-boarding process.
  • Expose Framework will be re-written from scratch.
  • We'll release our projects that we've failed to release last year.
  • We'll focus on quality and user experience over quantity.

A big thank you 

Without you we are nothing and from my bottom of heart I'd like to thank you for being with us and trust us. 2015 is a exciting year for us and we hope to deliver some awesome product this year.

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70+ Source of Royalty Free Stock Photos for Your Themes, Website and Blog

70+ Source of Royalty Free Stock Photos for Your Themes, Website and Blog

Images are the great source of grabbing visitors attention and lead them to trigger the most instantaneous response that you want them. Images can convert visitors into loyal customers or give them reason to come back again. Don’t believe? let me give you a reason. We are one of the best web template provider in the industry. We find most of our Joomla templates and WordPress themes are best selling comparing to the entire templates and themes in our directory. Later we found aesthetic visual contents is driving the sales wheels more than our expectation.

So, we can say images can express a thousand words within a single appearance. It not only tells its audience what you precisely want to tell them, but also breathes life to your website and help to accelerate your conversion wheel. A research shows that images increase trust, CTA (click through rate), website traffic, and conversion rate. Another research was conducted by HubSpot images in digital media and among the results were a few key nuggets like the fact that photos on Facebook generate 53% more likes and 104% more comments than the average post.

You know images are important. Now the question where do you find free, quality images that cleared to use for your blog post, social media contents and in the section essential for your website?

The answer is sad but true, almost all quality and niche suited images are projected by copyright. Even nearly every image created in the last 30 years is still protected by copyright—a protection that gives virtually every author the exclusive right to use or reproduce their work. But don’t be frustrated, you can find a public domain photo, use a Creative Commons image that might need attribution or even create your own image from scratch. Let’s explore all of links, here are the list.

(NoteI've tried to showcase the sites comes with royalty free stock photos, but before using the image check their license, It could be changed by author anytime.)

01. Unsplash

Unsplash provides free, fantastic and height-resolution 10 stock photos on every 10 days, contributed by talented people. The photos are easy to download, no tweet, no status, and email subscription required. Just visit the website, scroll to choose your preferred images, and click on the download button. You can also be part of Unsplash, just submit your photo and it will be published after verification of its actuality and quality.

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02. Picjumbo

Picjumbo is an outstanding and absolutely free source of stock photography, available for commercial and personal projects. The source is full of variety of images for countless usage, There in no search area, but comes with an associated category, such as Technology, People, Food and so on. Just visit the picjumbo website, select the relevant category and download your desired images.

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03. Jaymantri

Jaymantri is a great source of royalty free and high-resolution images, Every week in Thursday the image directory is updated. No registration, No sign up required. Just subscribe to the weekly update.

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04. Startup Stock Photos

Startup Stock Photos contain decent, quality and high-resolution photos around the site. If you are a startup, or starter company, want to visually enrich your website or project, Startup Stock Photos provides royalty free photos for promotional, personal and any other commercial purpose. You can all contribute to photos to the community. The guys behind Startup Stock Photos justify your photo quality and publish it.

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05. Magdeline

Magdeline website comes with awesome dark and light layout variation and cool user interface. Magdeline adds high-resolution photo every day on the website under CC0 - PUBLIC DOMAIN. I love their image categorization and searing panel, that allow quick access to your desired images.

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06. Stokpic

Stokpic is an incredible source of Unlimited FREE hires stock images that you can do whatever you want with. For both personal and commercial use. The site of stokpic is awesome, categorized image in numbers category and interest.

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07. Picography

Piography is a well-known source of royalty free photo for using personal or commercial project. The site is the outcome of a deliberative initiative taken by Hidden Depth. The source of image Hidden Depth himself and others contributor for the contents. You can also contribute your images and your image will be approved and featured on picography.co. You will get credit with your nickname and link back to your profile.

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08. Public Domain Archive

Web designer, photographer, and graphic designer always search for public domain images to include in his projects. Unfortunately, there very few resource that collected all the great, high quality photos available for free use. Publicdomainarchive offers inspiration and images you can use without worrying about copyright.

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09. HiveStock

HiveStock is one of content rich website provide thousand of images to download for personal and commercial usage.

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10. Lockand stock photos

Lockand stock photos provides a lovely array of images, from nuts and bolts to sunflowers to police. I particularly like the ‘tag’ system and vertical image arrangement that allows you to easily view all images related to ‘trees’, ‘bikes’ and many more.

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11. Gratisography

If you’re looking for quirky images of clowns, men in rollerskates or someone climbing into a washing machine, look no further! Gratisography is updated weekly and offers a range of images, most of which will have people asking “wait, what?” Though some of the photographs might only be useful for a greeting card in the Humor section, some of these can be suitable for a project when you just can’t find a literal image to fit.

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12. Freerange Stock

Free Range Stock offers thousand of high-quality, high-resolution free photos, available for commercial and non-commercial usage. To download nothing is required other than free registration.

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13. Free Photos Bank

Free Photos Bank comes with a collection of high-resolution free photos, suits to extensive niches. The photos are easy to download and easy to search, no registration, no login required.

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14. ImageFree

Image Free  provides free and paid images can be used in corporate, personal and education projects. Free section seems fairly limited and registration required for download free and paid images.

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15. IM Free

IM Free offers a curated collection of free resources, all for commercial use. Search for a keyword or browse through the stylishly crafted categories

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16. Creative Commons Search

Creative commons Search is not a search engine, but comes with a short of photo search engine clearinghouse, that offers easy access to search provider by the other recognised organisation like Flicker, Fotopedia and Google.

For example, searching for “sky” on Creative Commons Search and selecting Google Images. It will give you image from there. Note CC has no control over the results that are returned. Do not assume that the results displayed in this search portal are under a CC license.

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17. Dreamstime

Dreamstime is amazing source of Stock Photos, Images & Video Footage. But most of them are premium. They also provide free images for personal and commercial use, that are available in a free section that’s searchable and frequently updated. But Free images are accessible after creating a free account.

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18. FreeDigitalPhotos

FreeDigitalPhotos is a great source of stock photos and illustration, perfectly suited for your online and offline projects, All images are free but free in a conditional criteria. The least sized of images are free, and largest version of image are premium.

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19. Life of Pic

Life of pic provides Free high-resolution images/photos for personal & commercial use, new images added weekly. Hand-made with love by Leeroy Advertising Agency in Montreal & its network of photographers. All photos published on Life Of Pix are licensed under Creative Commons Zero which means you can copy, modify, distribute and use the photos, even for commercial purposes, all without asking permission.

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20. SplitShire

SplitShire offers delicious, free stock photos for personal & commercial use. The site is owned and maintained by Daniel Hanescu. Daniel is a web designer, graphic designer and photographer, was looking for some cool photos for projects (and having difficulty). I love the look and feel of the site and particularly the mood of the photos on show.

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21. Open photo

It first appeared back in 1998, and so it's no surprise that Openphoto has now built up a solid collection of stock photos. They're neatly arranged into well-chosen categories, and clicking any of these leads on to a thumbnail gallery of related shots.

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22. Photo Everywhere

Photoeverywhere provides 1000s of free travel and tourism stock images, instant image download and use on your blog, website or printed material - all at no cost!

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23. Public Domain Pictures

Public Domain Pictures is a repository for free public domain images. Download high quality HD photos or upload your own. Make money from your hobby, gain popularity and improve your photographic and graphic skills.

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24. PublicPhoto

All publicphoto photos are free, have been published in the Public Domain

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25. Photos Public Domain

Photos Public Domain provide collection of photographs that are released into the public domain. All pictures are free to download and use for web backgrounds, desktop wallpapers, clipart, or any other purpose.

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26. Free Images

Free images are a friendly community of photography addicts who generously offer their works to those who need them free of charge. The website is considered the largest directory of free stock photos containing 350.000 quality stock photos by more than 30.000 fellow photographers and designers. So visit the website surpass sign-up process and have access to download.

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27.Free Image Files

Free Image Files provide free stock photography for personal & commercial use, The thing, they want a link back, if you are using photo in your website. The images are awesome, the thing I like most the “tagging’ system, that help you to find photos easily.

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28. Imagebase

Imagebase is a collection of photos, mostly taken by David Niblack, that can be freely used for personal, commercial, non-profit, artistic, or creative purposes.

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29. Death to The Stock Photo

The goal of Death to The Stock Photo is to bring you a variety of options that are available for commercial use for your blog posts, social accounts and mockups. Subscribe via e-mail and each month you will be sent a pack of 10 photos all linked to a particular category.

The Photogen FREE photo gallery is regularly updated with new quality, high-resolution free photos and images.

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30. Photogen

Still paying for your stock photos and images? Forget royalty-free - Photogen images are totally-FREE! Download and use Photogen stock photos FREE for both commercial and personal projects.

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31. Pixel Perfect Digital

This license lets you remix, tweak, and build upon our work, even commercially, as long as you credit pixelperfectdigital for the original creation.

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32. Deviantart 

Deviantart comes with tons of royalty free images under numerous category, that easily suits your need. Here are the categories - Art, Digital Art, Photography, Traditional Art, Community Art, Contemporary Art, Modern Art, Skins, Themes, Poetry, Prose, Applications, Wallpappers, Online Art, graphic Design, web Design, gaming, photography, animation, comic Books, digital Images.

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33. Everystockphoto 

Everystockphoto is a search engine for free stock photos, offering community features to the stock photography community. Free photos are listed under creative commons, public domain and other free licenses.

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34. Kave Wall 

Kave Wall New Media is here to provide Victoria and Vancouver Island with the most creative, effective and Affordable Websites, Graphic Designs, Print ads, Business cards, to make your business stand out in the crowd.

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35. FreeFoto 

FreeFoto is the largest collection of free photographs on the Internetd. The comprehensive, yet easy to navigate site, offers images that are free for online use, with higher quality versions available for sale.

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36. Free public domain images 

Free public domain images / pictures are (copyright friendly - safe photos / photographs) not copyrighted pictures, no rights reserved, royalty free stock photos free for any commercial or private use.

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37. Creativity103 

This site currently contains more than 2500 files, 6GB of free abstract digital photos, backgrounds and basic video clips ready for you to download and use. The materials contained here are free to download and use, but you must credit / link to this site if you use them in any commercial application or product. You may not redistribute these photographs as stock for reuse.

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38. FreePixels 

FreePixels offers free high resolution stock photos for use in both personal and commercial design projects.

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39. Photober

Photober is free of charge photo downloading site for personal or commercial use. You can download photos and do nearly whatever you like. Just don't redistribute them or offer image for sale, or offer images as part of printed products. For high res photos you have to contact Photober via their website. A photo credit is appreciated.

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40. Foter

Foter is a Flickr-focused search tool that helps quickly unearth photos and identify their licenses.

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41. Compfight

Compfight is a Flickr image search engine that uses the Flickr API to locate images based on your license needs.

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42. Superfamous

Superfamous houses the work of Dutch interaction designer Folkert Gorter, whose photography is available under the conditions of a Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 license. This means that you can use the work for your own purposes — including commercial use — as long as credit is provided.

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43. Stockvault

Stockvault is a stock photo sharing website where photographers, designers and students can share their photographs, graphics and image files with each other for free and use them for personal and non-commercial design work. No registration is required.

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44. Pixabay

Pixabay offers copyright-free, cost-free images published under Creative Commons. You can copy, modify, distribute and use the images, even for commercial purposes. No registration is required.

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45. Albumarium

This is another great resource for high-resolution stock images. This site tends to have more close-up images of animals, nature, and people with a mixture of modern and vintage styles. Instead of a Tumblr-like user experience, you search by album and get a full collection of images for each subject. Currently there are about 30 albums, and with titles like Converse, Babies, Elephants, and Redheads, you can see there is a fun range of topics for a variety of projects.

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46. New Old Stock

Old is gold. New Old stock contain photo old age. The photos from the public archives Free of known copyright restrictions. Car Images.

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47. Carpictures 

Car Pictures are great source of car pictures, All are royalty free. Easy to download, no registration and login required. Available for personal and commercial use.

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48. Cepolina 

Cepolina stock photo offers free photos about travel and nature. The site is ten years old, thousands of images are available for download. Most of the travel photos have been taken during summer holidays. Each photo can be downloaded in 7 different sizes.

49. PDPhoto 

PDPhoto is a repository for free public domain photos. Most of these photos are free to use for any purpose.

50. Free Digital Photos

Free Digital Photos houses a wealth of free images—categorized and searchable—for business, personal or educational use. They’re smaller sized, and larger versions are available to purchase. Using the free images often requires a credit to the photographer and the site like the one you see below.

51. ImageFree

ImageFree‘s registered users can download both free and paid images to use in corporate and personal projects. The free selection seems fairly limited, though—my “coffee” search didn’t turn up a free photo I could use.

52. Morguefile

Morguefile contains photographs freely contributed by many artists to be used in creative projects by visitors to the site. A short registration is required, and morguefile asks that users credit the photographer when possible.

53. Rgbstock

Rgbstock is a free stock image site created by photographers and graphic artists. Registration (required) is one-click and the pool of photos is pretty deep.

54. Ancestry Images

Ancestry Images offers a free image archive of historical prints, maps and artifact photos, like this print of a New Zealand Maori Warrior from 1817.

55. BigFoto

BigFoto is a royalty-free photo gallery in which most of the photos have been contributed by amateur photographers. No login is required. It’s organized mainly by geographic area—for example, this photo is from the “Copenhagen” collection.

56. FreeMediaGoo

FreeMediaGoo offers royalty-free, cost-free media that can be used in print, film, TV, Internet or any other type of media both for commercial and personal use. There’s no login required, but the inventory is slightly more limited, organized into unique categories like “beach backgrounds” and “concrete textures.”

57. Pickupimage

Pickupimage is a large collection of free stock images mostly focusing on nature- and outdoor-related scenes that can be copied, modified an distributed—even for commercial purposes. No registration necessary! Since the pool isn’t too broad this site didn’t pass the “coffee” search, but here’s a sample of what you can find there.

58. Wikimedia Commons

Wikimedia Commons is a database of 21,049,775 freely usable media files to which anyone can contribute. The images are painstakingly organized but the classifications may not be super clear if you’re not a big Wikipedia user (I’m not).

59. Can We Image

Can We Image searches and displays results from Wikimedia Commons. All search results link directly to the resource’s usage rights page.

60. Google Advanced Image Search

Google Advanced Image Search is a method of finding free-to-use images through Google’s own search tools. Here’s a quick guide.

61. Image Finder

Image Finder allows users to search Creative Commons photos from Flickr with similar filters for commercial/non-commercial and other categories.

62. PhotoPin

PhotoPin‘s interface allows users to search millions of Creative Commons photos from Flickr.

63. StockPhotos.io

StockPhotos.io is a Creative Commons-licensed professional free stock photos sharing community of about 25,000 images. All photos displayed on this Pinterest-esque site are allo4wed for commercial use with proper credits to the authors.

64. TinEye

TinEye is a reverse image search engine. It finds out where an image came from, how it is being used, if modified versions of the image exist, or if there is a higher resolution version.

65. Wylio

Wylio is an all-in-one picture finder, re-sizer and attribution builder for bloggers. Users can resize up to 5 free images per month.

66. Stock.xchng

Touted as the leading free stock photography site, they have more than 390,000 photos. The site also has an extensive search functionality, lightboxes, and Photoshop and GIMP tutorials for a number of photo effects.

67. TurboPhoto

TurboPhoto provide easy access to download 2,000 (3.4 GB) free stock images from 10 categories (view all thumbnails below). Stock images are in the public domain. For higher quality, professional stock images, use the search bar above to find Turbo Photo images. Visit and subscribe to the Free Images blog.

68. Free images live

Free images live is a place where photographers promote their work by supplying free stock photos to designers and creative users.

69. We Function

We function, offers a few photos that are free and worth taking a look at for any project you may be working on. I like a lot of the photos they provide, but I can’t say that I’ve used them a ton in my projects.

70. Lorem Pixel

If you are building your own site or just need images for any sort of layout, then it’s the dimensions that really matter, not what the photo is all about. And Lorem Pixel was made for such “dummy image” needs. The app has a placeholder generator that lets you define the height and width (max: 1920 pixels) of an image, choose a category (abstract, animals, business, cats, city, food, nightlife, fashion, people, nature, sport, technics, transport) and whether you want colour or greyscale. That’s it!

71. iStock

iStock releases new a new batch of free stock images every week. (Signup for a free membership—a slightly confusing process—is required.)

72. Unprofound 

Unprofound was begun by Jim in 2001 after having trouble finding quality, public domain photos online to use in my designs. He found people just seemed interested in flaunting their portfolios or charging absurd amounts of money to license a photograph. He bought a camera and bothered his photographer friends until he had a grasp on taking photos.

73. Refe Free Photos

Refe is a marketplace of the best mobile photos. Here are free photos for your personal or commercial projects.

74. Jeyjoo Gallery

Jeyjoo Gallery provides niche image archive offers high quality free images of a travel and macro photography genre. Jeyjoo are actually a web design company offering absolutely free stock photo downloads for commercial and private use in return for the publicity generated. Link backs and/or author attribution are preferred.

Conclusion

We haven't curated images based on it popularity, we just listed out randomly that we use in our daily projects. If you find, I have missed any useful source, comment below. I will added that in the list. Hope, you find the resources helpful.

Resources

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Get 20% off on Guru and JomSocial

Get 20% off on Guru and JomSocial

Add social networking to an Internet learning system and you’ll have created a complete online university with all of the sharing, chatting and social benefits of a real college campus.

That’s why we developed EduXpert, a Joomla education template that integrates both iJoomla’s Guru and JomSocial — and makes them look and feel even more fantastic and fun than ever.

Guru on EduXpert

EduXpert provides entire eLearning opportunities in a single platform. With tight integration of Guru LMS right out of the box, you can easily deploy your unlimited online courses, add media, set exams, offer certification, and earn money from home.

 

JomSocial on EduXpert

EduXpert is a complete online university. You get to provide all of the features of an online learning management system and deliver social networking between teachers and students. EduXpert and JomSocial will take your creativity to the next level.

Enjoy 20% Discount on Guru and Jomsocial

Guru is the heart and soul of EduXpert and Jomsocial bring community falvour on it. Combined together you can create a powerful LMS site. Just use the following promo code on the sign-up page.

The coupon code is the same for Guru and Jomsocial : js20

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Making A Sustainable Business

Making A Sustainable Business

It's been a month you and our relationship just turned 4 years old. 2014 is really a memorable year, we are now at well-furnished office from a bedroom, touched milestone of 56K family members, gained half century in templates and have excellent and talented people in our team. Yes, in the mid 2014. ThemeXpert is looking healthy enough, with strong muscle and still six pack abs coming out.

Todays is fact that i am writing for, Our whole team pass bundle of minutes every day, performing brainstorming to provide you the most admirable service. Even more better and quick support to touch new milestones. All in all, our whole team are hungry to deliver you heap of happiness. To ensure to do so, we are going to make major changes in our pricing plan.

[New] Single Template Purchase

From the inception of ThemeXpert, we seldom changes our pricing and subscription model. The last major change was made on June 2013, In this turn we have tweaked our club pricing model to ensure your easy entrance and renewal with huge validity. Everyday we received numerous request for single template purchase and often people have difficulties to understand the club pricing model. So we have decided to enable single template purchase option. Here is the pricing model : 

Template Price $29-$49(based on design and features)
Download & Updates 12 months
Domain Usages Unlimited
Copyright Removal Yes
Support 12 months

Single template purchase is launched to increase our profitability and save our times. we believe that profitability lead us to sustainable company in days to come. It will really strengthen our longevity.

Price Updates on Club Membership

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Our basic subscription price was the cheapest in Joomla template industry. As you know our whole 56k+ family members are Joomla developers or interested in Joomla. Basically developers want to associate with company with whom they can work for a long period. Even many of you are in ThemeXpert selecting the cheapest package to judge our product and support. In this circumstance, we already have the cheapest package “Single Template Subscription”. So, we doubled the validity of basic subscription but not the price.

[New] Life time validity for Pro subscription

Yes, you are going to get whole life subscription. This is the news for those guys, who always send us email to give them life time subscription. And Our maximum Pro members are Joomla developers or running their firm for website development with our templates. We are really grateful that you have given us such opportunity. So, we decided to our pro members lifetime subscription and ensure lifetime happiness.

Why This Changes?

After 4 years later, you guys cannot deny, you earn a lot from our template except more hiccups. Still we are striving to provide the best service ever. We've grown from one man army to 7 members team. All of them are in hectic to creating innovative products and service as well. Have a look on considerations & reasoning in making these changes :

  • Frankly speaking, the changes is about money
  • I think a faint question may poking in your curiosity. ‘What we will do with this profit and time ?’ From our perspective we have two areas of greater investment. 1) Hire the best template designers or developers, pay them handsome and allow them to spend enough time to experiment; and 2) Hire proficient support members to answer all incoming support questions and ticket as well.

What happened to existing users

The users have made purchases of membership plan before this declaration will remain grandfathered for our new pricing model with all previous facilities.

Basic plan subscribers will have each and every advantage, they experienced before. Even they can get forum supports for all our templates as usual and enjoy download access to all our templates until their membership expire.

I think, Standard and Pro subscribes are thinking, we circled their previous opportunity. The answer is ‘No’, you will have all the opportunities, as you were having before.

Conclusion

As a customer first company we always strive hard to provide best experience of our product and support. Feel free to comment below and share your thought to us, even ask us to explain for further clarification. We want to make everything clear as you see your face in the mirror :)

New pricing will going to take effect from next week, happy clubbing!

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