WEB My progress with a Magento site....

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  1. shaitaan

    shaitaan New Member

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    www.caseyouriphone.com

    I used a theme from www.hellothemes.com

    I'm pretty sure they purposely leave shit out of their "instructions," cuz it took me forever to get things going :mad: and It still doesn't work 100%.

    But...progress :hsd:
     
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    99$ for a theme? FFFFFFFFFFFFUUUUUUUUUUUUUUU
     
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    Pepsi1975 Mod of the Year

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    there are themes that are more than that
     
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    still working on this......self learning and all that :o
     
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    :rofl:

    I'd rather just make my own.

    People with no skill buy these themes or something? :mamoru:
     
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    or no time to DIY or babysit a rental turban.

    I've bought WP themes and full site templates.
     
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    Learn and thy skill shall come. :bowdown:
     
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    you gotta change the favicon
     
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    Links to your work?
     
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    i gotta make a logo first :o
     
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    so what've you done to magento other than install that new theme?

    i have a buddy i just recommended that he get into magento, should be interesting
     
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    Have you done any performance tweaking or tuning? Initial page load seemed pretty sluggish.

    Edit: Just realised it's nothing to do with Magento... your initial page is nearly 1MB total with images... :sad2:

    You probably want to halve that.
     
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    Send me the code to that scroller... asap! :x::wiggle:
     
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    so, the theme itself was broken; and its funny how they upsell "professional installation" for an extra $50 every chance they can. (oh, and they've ignored my emails so far).

    When I installed it, the header was about 900px to the right, the logos were jaggedy, none of the subpages actually worked, the modules for checkout didn't work, etc.

    (doing a google search showed that i wasn't the only one to be suckered by them =\ )


    fixed the CSS, re-did the images based off of the PSD, and got it to what it SHOULD have been. I was pissed :(
     
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    FFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFF :( thanks for the heads up
     
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    can you guys recommend some good magento themes? maybe I should just ditch this one.
     
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    There are those whose time is worth more than the $99 spent.
     
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    In some cases... $99 or dayssssssssssss.
     
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    :werd: :o



    btw, i wouldn't ever buy from HelloThemes ever again. just throwin it out there.
     
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    let me know if you need anyone to test :x:
     
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    thanks for the heads up :coold: I may look into that for companies/projects that actually have money behind them :hsd:

    I'm gonna holler @ Phasm for now; he does awesome work :bowdown:
     
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    its part of the template, not sure how to :o
     

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