Pay2Post: Charge for User-Generated Content


Today we are proud to announce the launch of Pay2Post! Pay2Post is a free plugin that allows you to turn any website, using any theme, into a user-generated content site by charging users to submit posts, pages, or anything else you can imagine.

Pay2Post Add Post

It’s easy to setup and works like this:

  • install Pay2Post as a plugin
  • insert the Pay2Post shortcode into a page

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Clipper Powers Celebrity Coupon Site


New Kate Gosselin coupon site powered by Clipper

Celebrity couponer Kate Gosselin has a brand new coupon site and it’s running on the number one coupon theme for WordPress, Clipper! Have a peek at Kate’s Clipper site.

Kate Gosselin was the star of Jon and Kate Plus 8 and was also a contestant on Dancing with the Stars. Turns out this reality TV star is also a big time couponer. She previously blogged for CouponCabin but wanted to have a coupon site of her very own.

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ClassiPress 3.3


ClassiPress 3.3 is finally here and it brings several new great features. We’ve listened to your feedback and have been working hard the last few months to bring you an even more feature-rich theme.

ClassiPress 3.3 responsive design

Our powerful payments framework is now integrated with ClassiPress 3.3 meaning that payment gateways are not limited to PayPal and Bank Transfer anymore. Many additional gateways can be purchased from our Marketplace.

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Introducing our Latest Theme, Ideas


Build your own customer feedback site with our latest theme, Ideas. Give your customers their own space to create, discuss, and vote for ideas or suggestions and engage them on your site.

Ideas is a productivity theme which allows you to listen and engage your customers. Whether it’s a Web site suggestion, a new feature request for your product or a debate site — the Ideas theme will help bridge the communication gap.

Forums are an effective tool for discussion but not so effective if you need to monitor customers feedback. Ideas collects and prioritizes feedback from customers in a structured way. Customers post their suggestions, organized in categories, and others vote up or down. Votes are limited, which helps focus on the essential.

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Introducing the AppThemes Marketplace


Today is a very exciting day! The brand new AppThemes Marketplace is officially open and ready for business. This online outlet of child themes and plugins is full of products meant to tap into the full potential of our already powerful application themes. Now’s your chance to blow away the barriers holding back your internet business. Get bigger features. Choose more designs. Make your site everything you always wanted it to be.

Dazzling Child Themes

Our application themes are made to look great and the default designs deliver attractive layouts. The only problem is that hundreds of other sites have exactly the same look. You want something unique but hiring a designer can be costly and beyond budget constraints. Well forget all that because the AppThemes Marketplace is chock full of child themes that will bring your site to life. Colorful and attractive, the latest designs and the hippest graphics are available to you. You’re site is going to look fantastic and stand out above the rest.

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Vantage 1.1 Released


Vantage 1.1 releasedWell, here it is. Vantage 1.1 has been released. With this release, it could be said that we’re claiming it may be your favorite release yet. You’ve been patiently waiting for new features and updates, and we have listened. Our development team has been working hard to deliver an awesome feature-packed release!

Check out this list of the highlighted features:

Claiming Listings

You can now import or input many listings and flag them as “Claimable”. When the actual business owner finds their listing on your Vantage site, they can “Claim” it. After their payment, and upon your approval, the listing is handed over to them. They can edit, upload images, upload PDFs, modify any custom fields, etc.

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AppThemes Updater – A New Plugin to Keep Your Themes Healthy


We’ve just released a new plugin called the AppThemes Updater which now handles automatic theme updates. Previously, this functionality was baked directly into our themes but there were some limitations prompting us to separate it as a plugin.

Why the change?

As our product offerings continue to grow, we want to provide updates to our API more quickly — without having to wait for individual theme releases. Here are some other benefits:

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Vantage 1.1 Preview


Hey, it’s me again, Tyler Carter, part of the product development team on AppThemes. I’m here to discuss Vantage, and the awesomeness that we are so excited to share with you. That’s right, I’m talking about Vantage 1.1.

Offer multiple payment plans

We’ve packed so many features into this release and we can’t wait to get it out. It’s even more solid, usable, and reliable than ever. Here’s just a few of the 6,000 code changes that were made so far:

Pricing Plans

With our new payments API, you can set up your own pricing plans to allow your customers to pick any combination of price and duration they’d like. Every pricing plan can also include either one of the site’s featured options, and can be assigned on a per-category basis.

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Introducing Payments for AppThemes Products


My name is Tyler Carter, and I am a part of the product development team at AppThemes. I’m also am the lead developer of Payments, a new way for you to get more out of your AppThemes Products.

Payments – Make Money Easier

Payments is a set of tools that will allow developers to customize the payment process in many different ways. With Payments, it is easy for developers to do things like provide different payment methods to your customers, offer coupons/discounts, and more.

If you’ve already been using Vantage, you’ve already seen Payments at work. Payments makes it easy to track a transaction from start to finish, providing you a detailed list of the items your customers are buying, the payment methods they are using, and what step of the process they are on. All right from your own WordPress Administration Panel.

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New, Fast & Easy Way to Add Quality Coupon Codes to Your Clipper Coupon Site


Your Clipper coupon site should be an affiliate revenue generating machine. But it’s tough to do that when your site lacks the great deals and coupons that most people are looking for.

Chasing down coupon codes and importing CSV files can be a huge drag on your time. So how do you get the coupon data you need without spending hours getting them in your coupon site?

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