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|
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.