New v3 theme features

Version 3 (V3) themes has just been released on Upchannel

V3 themes contain a new coding architecture and structure. They contain a range of new features that are pre-installed for you to use immediately.

All V3 themes are free to install and use, but also have an ‘upgrade’ version available that contains a range of Upchannel’s extensions pre-installed.

A selection of the new features:


Home page image galleries Separate image galleries for home page banners for desktop and mobile display
Greater menu control A separate link list for the responsive menu and for you to add additional menu links to category menus
Newsletter popup A newsletter popup window you can activate that appears on website entry for users to subscribe to your newsletters
Age verification popup An age verification popup window you can activate to ask users to confirm they are over 18
Delivery date field A delivery date field at checkout for your customers to specify a preferred delivery date, with control for you to exclude certain days of the week and/or dates
Disable checkout Disable checkout and display a message if you are unable to accept orders
Easier colour control Set global colours for your theme to specify your colour scheme and drill down for greater control using over 100 individual colour settings
Announcement bar Announce messages to your website visitors with a site wide announcement bar
Customer address book Allow your customers to create multiple delivery/billing addresses to use at checkout
Variant buttons Swap variation drop downs for buttons
Delivery rate radio buttons The option to display delivery rates as a radio button selection at checkout
Bulk pricing discount tables If you use the bulk discount app you can display tables showing the bulk discounts available
Off canvas basket Allow customers to view the contents of their basket from whatever page they are on




Account pages

All V3 themes share the same set of account pages giving a standardised customer account experience.

Account home: allowing customers easy access to the areas of their account.

Orders: allowing customers to view previous orders, download invoices and one-click re-ordering.

Favourites: displaying customers’ previously ordered products for them to view and re-order.

Address book: where customers can manage their stored addresses.

Account details: allowing customers to change their main accounts details and account password.

Reward points: where customers can view a statement of reward points earned and spent.

Referred friends: allowing customers to see details of other customers they have referred to your website.

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