Jigowatt Blog — Page 2

Quick update

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We’ve been really busy lately putting beautifully designed sites together with our excellent clients. We’ve committed the basic business sin of not making time for updating our own sites and content. Because of this, we’ve spent the last couple of weeks looking at our internal systems, taking stock of our own sites, and planning what …

A new home for Jigowatt

We’re pleased to announce a new location for Jigowatt following the expansion of our team in 2011. We’re now located at Jigowatt Ltd, East Wing, Greenhill House, Thorpe House, Peterborough, PE3 6RU – all our details are also available on our Contact page. The move came after a busy and successful year for Jigowatt. In …

Updates for 7 Jigoshop PHP Scripts.

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PHP Login & User Management – v2.11 One of the biggest improvements to this script is a rewrite to completely eliminate all SQL being executed each time you reloaded a page. That makes for less strain on your servers, and therefore a faster, more reliable website for your users and customers. In addition, we’ve added …

Jigoshop is here!

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Today we’re extremely excited and proud to announce the launch of the Jigoshop public beta! That means that as of right now you are able to download and start using Jigoshop in your projects. To do so head over to our plugin page on the WordPress plugin directory or simply search “Jigoshop WordPress eCommerce” from …

Magento 2 – A Developers Paradise, or Nightmare?

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Are we 18 months away from a Magento Developers Paradise of plain sailing and glitch-free updates, or are we going to see an episode of the Community Edition 1.3 upgrade, leaving themes, modules, developers and clients alike at square one? That’s right, Magento have heard the community and made the announcement of rewriting Magento 2 …

Jigowatt welcomes Rob to the team

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Today we’re happy to announce the addition of Rob Rhoades to our team who joins us as a Junior Web Developer. After spending the last few weeks at Jigowatt as a Freelancer Rob has impressed us all with not only his tea making skills but his ability to quickly get to grips Magento (no small …

Cooking with Magento 1.4 Development Cookbook

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Prior to this book I was a complete Magento novice with very little experience of customising the functionality of the platform. After being given the task of creating my very own customised Magento build I needed a book that would give me quick solutions to my current problems without bogging me down with pages of …

Quote of the week

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At the end of the day I am after a website that is going to work and therefore feel I must take advice from the experts rather than it being what I “think” is best! The words every designer yearns to hear at the start of a project.

Jigoshop update – Private and Public betas coming soon

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The development of Jigoshop is coming along nicely, so nicely in fact that we’re now, excitedly able to write some launch dates down in ink. So, without further ado; Jigoshop private beta The private beta, accessible to a select few folks will be ready by May 16. We’ve already chosen some people (who’ve been interested …

Would you pay for a premium Jigoshop theme?

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With the impending release of Jigoshop Lite/Diet/Free (yet to decide on a name) we’ve begun designing and developing the first official WordPress theme designed to work alongside Jigoshop itself. Initially we planned for the theme to be free but with so many substandard themes being sold as “premium” we thought we may be shooting ourselves …