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Three great new Jigoshop themes out now

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With three new Jigoshop compatible themes added to the site today, you can be sure of finding a WordPress eCommerce theme to suit your business. That makes a total of 16 Jigoshop themes, with more on the way, covering everything from pet shops to digital music stores.

 

Jetbird Theme for Jigoshop:

The Jetbird theme is an attractive, adaptive and versatile theme with unlimited colour options and custom backgrounds to let you set up a unique Jigoshop store in minutes. Easy Admin and Slider options mean set-up is quick and simple, but you can still stand out.

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Sport and Grunge Theme for Jigoshop:

If your business is about getting down and dirty, the Sport and Grunge theme is perfect for extreme sports or music stores. Whether you’re a skateboarder or surf shop, selling boards, decks or videos for digital download, your customers will feel at home with this theme.

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Storefront Echo theme for Jigoshop:

Rounding out our trio of new themes to start the week is the Storefront Echo theme which is not only designed to work with Jigoshop, but also allows you to utilise the social features of BBPress forums and BuddyPress social tools to integrate community with your shop. The responsive design also works with the BuddyPress pages as well as those integral to Jigoshop, meaning that your customers can join in via whatever device they use to connect to the internet.

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More themes on the way:

We’ve got even more themes to be added to the catalogue shortly, developed both in-house and by the growing Jigoshop design community, with more and more people earning a living by producing themes and plugins. If you’re releasing a Jigoshop-compatible theme or plugin, get in touch and we’ll help with promotion – you can also benefit by signing up for our Affiliate program.

Please note all three themes above are provided by the Jigoshop community, and are sold via Themeforest, so theme-specific support is handled by the theme designers (We’ll pass on any feedback/support issues we receive). For all the in-house and external themes available, check out our Themes section.

 

Sommerce – an amazingly customisable Jigoshop theme, that’s easy to use

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Sommerce is a great new customisable Jigoshop theme which provides a range of easy options to get your shop looking the way you want.

It’s the work of Mascara Designs, the business of talented Italian designer Sara Presenti, and fortunately for us, she’s also provided plenty of documentation in English. And that’s helpful because there are a wealth of options available, including the choice of a stretched or boxed layout. As a third party theme, it’s currently available to purchase via here.

When it comes to backgrounds, you can choose unlimited colours, or from a selection of 50 custom backgrounds. And unlimited colours also applies to the header, along with 10 custom selections.

Want a nice slider to show off your creations – you get a choice of six, including rotating, with thumbnails and other options. And tooltips can show the details of your products featured in slider images – which is a great and extremely professional looking addition.

Navigation can be tabbed or minimal, and there are various styles available for your product images, with options for borders, shadows and different styles. There are a huge number of fonts, options for footer widgets, and so much more it’s hard to cram it all in.

So here’s the list:

6 home page sliders

  • Elegant slider: An beautiful slideshow to display images and text;
  • Cycle slider: to show text and images or text and videos in an attractive way;
  • Nivo slider: a classic jQuery slideshow with a lot of different transitions;
  • Rotating slider: a original jQuery slideshow to show different panels;
  • Flash slider: yet another creative slider option;
  • Awkward slideshow: an amazing slider, with thumbnails and tooltips!

Choose your fonts & colours

  • Over 200 Google fonts;
  • 20 Cufon fonts;
  • Set font and size for titles, slogan, body text and more;
  • Unlimited combinations of colors
  • Bg images uploader

Shop features

  • Multiple images for your product
  • Multiple payment options
  • Supports tax
  • User accounts and order tracking
  • Shipping options
  • Shortcodes for featured products, recent products and general products (you can set how many items to show, how many columns and the type of order)
  • Detail page of the product with related products, ratings and description tab
  • Megamenu features with the ‘Shopping by Price, Categories and Brand’ function (very useful features and used in all e-commerce sites!)
  • Customize your product’s thumbnails: colors, borders, shadow, turn on/off add to cart and detail buttons, edit colors, choose if display the name of the product inside or under the thumbnail.

General features

  • Layout boxed or stretched style
  • Extensive admin panel
  • 960 grid system layout
  • Unobtrusive menu: it works also if JavaScript is disabled
  • 2 navigation menu styles: tabbed or minimal
  • Unlimited background colour + 60+ custom backgrounds
  • Unlimited header colour + 10 custom headers
  • 8 custom widgets
  • Custom post type for testimonials and FAQs
  • Unlimited sidebars
  • 2 different blog styles: big or small image
  • Unlimited contact forms with javascript error control
  • Translation-ready theme
  • Shortcode
  • Typography: quote, columns, list styles, dropcap & more
  • Elements: alert boxes, buttons, tables, toggles, tabs, prices tables & more
  • Media: sliders, galleries, videos & more
  • PrettyPhoto (really nice Lightbox clone)
  • Video tutorials: how to set ALL the theme
  • Blog page + thread comments
  • Well Documented
  • HTML File support

You can buy the Sommerce Jigoshop eCommerce theme for WordPress here. Don’t forget to also check out options for Extensions, such as email service integration, or additional payment gateways as required!