Wednesday, August 8, 2018

12 WordPress Crowdfunding Options



  1. Startup Idea - is a simple yet modern crowdfunding theme based on WooCommerce platform which you can easily use for your WordPress website. It is very minimal in its approach so that visitors cannot be distracted from visiting your website since it utilizes a free WordPress Crowdfunding plugin wherein you can use major payment processors for your web store.
  2. Unity - is a WordPress theme with its origin from the Easy Digital Downloads which you can also use for your web store since it supports WooCommerce. It has a live them editor to easily customize your website without the need to have a strong knowledge in coding although it was built for developers and Sass support system.
  3. Born to Give is a WordPress theme which is entirely focused on Crowdfunding activities. It has a built-in event manager which is free for usage aside from being compatible with WPML. It is based on Twitter Bootstrap 3x framework making it readily available for any screen size. You can also use the Charitable WordPress plugin with this theme.
  4. Fundingpress is a WordPress minimal theme that has a built-in Crowdfunding feature which you can use for collection of funds for your website crowdfunding activities. It has a feature of Layer Slider and a 1-5 star rating system which you can utilize for any other services your website needs. 
  5. Backer is a minimalist WordPress theme that has a free WP Crowdfunding premium plugin which you can use for designing your website. You can use the Elementor page builder which is already included in the theme so you never have to worry with any strong coding skills. 
  6. 500 Classic is part of the 500 frameworks of the IgnitionDec which is a company that developed many themes specially designed for Crowdfunding purposes. It incorporates a crisp typography features with simple layout design that has dark highlights which is very useful for anyone with a tight budget. 
  7. Crowdfunding for WooCommerce is a free plugin designed for crowdfunding purposes. It utilizes 30 plugins in the WordPress repository and it was developed by Algoritmika Ltd.
  8. InFunding is another WordPress plugin that is free to use for creating your own charity and donation website. It was developed by InwaveThemes with easy shortcodes, responsive, and customizable layout.
  9. Give is a WordPress plugin created by WordImpress. It features single page forms for hassle-free donation programs, reporting features for tracking your website goals, free Paypal payment features, and additional premium add-ons for everything else including Zapier, Stripe, and Zapier.
  10. WordPress Fundraising is a WordPress plugin created by WPMU Dev which integrates Multisite and BuddyPress for creating a crowdfunding website. This plugin comes with a price monthly price which you can just check out at the WPMU Dev website. 
  11. IgnitionDeck is a popular Crowdfunding plugin for any WordPress developer since it can be used on any WordPress theme. AppThemer and Ignition Deck already has a history of working together to develop crowdfunding WordPress themes. You can use it for free or you can also purchase its premium version. 
  12. WP Crowdfunding is a WordPress plugin that is very well-known in the WordPress crowdfunding website solutions. It was created by Themeum and can easily integrate with WooCommerce. You can use it for its free features such as user registration, pricing options, reward system, and options for updating projects but you can also choose to avail its premium paid version for additional features. 

References:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-38uPkyH9vI
https://kinsta.com/blog/crowdfunding-options-wordpress/


Wednesday, June 27, 2018

12 Atari Historical Highlights



  1. Atari Incorporated was born on 27 June 1972.
  2. Atari hired Allan Alcorn as their first engineer who designed Pong which was a test game, at first.
  3. Pong was Atari's first shipped product which began on 30 November 1972 at a price of $1095.
  4. The first in-house graphic designer of Atari was George Opperman who designed the Atari logo which was known as "Fuji" for its resemblance to the Japanese mountain, although the design's origins are unrelated to it.
  5. Atari created its own competitor, Kee Games, in 1973 to break deals with exclusive distributors and released its first game title Tank. 
  6. It was in January 1980 that Space Invaders which was the first licensed title for the 2600 game console was released.
  7. It was in July1981 that Atari Centipede became the first coin-op to be Underwriters Laboratory (UL) Approved.
  8. The game Yars' Revenge was released on Atari 2600 in May 1982 which was named by the programming by reversing the first name of Ray Kassar who was the CEO of Atari that time.
  9. It was in July 1982 that "Atari Adventure Center" became the first arcade amusement center of Atari at California's Marriot Great America theme park.
  10. "The Graduate" which was also known as "My First Computer" was announced on February 1983 which was an enhancement to the Atari 2600 game console that turned it into a basic computer system by adding a computer keyboard on top of the console.
  11. The first home version of Galaga and Xevious was included in the 12 launching titles of Atari when it introduced their Atari 7800 Prosystem gaming console on 21 May 1984 giving the company its much-needed gaming console industry boost.
  12. Atari launched on April 1985, their first update to the Atari 65XE which is an 8-bit computer.
References:

https://www.atari.com/history/1972-1984-0
https://www.edn.com/electronics-blogs/edn-moments/4376157/Atari-is-established--June-27--1972
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Atari
https://www.phase3.net/1972-june-27th-atari-was-born-launching-the-video-game-industry/
https://www.wired.com/2012/06/atari-40th-anniversary/
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hl5P_Rc0zjo
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oxHjL2KtX4g