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Avoid buying anything from WooThemes

Discussion in 'BlackHat Lounge' started by zoomsixx, Feb 11, 2016.

  1. zoomsixx

    zoomsixx Jr. VIP Jr. VIP Premium Member

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    WooThemes has some decent products. WooCommerce is one of the best carts to use but shit like this has made me decide to look for other options:

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    That is just for the renewal and they want that for almost each plugin, every year. I found a Stripe plugin on CodeCanyon for $29

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    http://codecanyon.net/item/stripe-payment-gateway-for-woocommerce/2973176?s_rank=1
     
  2. MuayThai

    MuayThai Jr. VIP Jr. VIP

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    WooCommerce??? - a free eCommerce toolkit for WordPress???
     
  3. zoomsixx

    zoomsixx Jr. VIP Jr. VIP Premium Member

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    That is correct. They get you in the door with the "free" cart but any real functionality will cost you an arm and a leg.
     
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  4. ja1myn

    ja1myn Senior Member

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    Yup those renewals blow. Client of mine renews like 4 or 5 plugins a year.
     
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    Had no idea they did this...thanks for the info. It is a bit like all the add-on crap that GoDaddy tries to upsell after buying a domain name.
     
  6. MuayThai

    MuayThai Jr. VIP Jr. VIP

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    Thank you for the info provided, zoomsixx!
     
  7. zoomsixx

    zoomsixx Jr. VIP Jr. VIP Premium Member

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    Then when you want support you are presented with this message:

    Ticket volume is currently exceeding our resources and it is taking us longer than we'd like to respond to your question. While you wait, you might consider going though our Troubleshooting Guide which happens to be the same steps our Ninjas will follow to begin troubleshooting your issue. Thank you for your patience.
     
  8. blogzandstuff

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    yeh they are expensive, that's how they pay their designers to design crap themes and give them away for free:cool:
     
  9. Illicitus

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    Yes, WooThemes isnt a good option. Their prices are insane.
     
  10. archon10

    archon10 BANNED BANNED

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    Good for them. There's no free lunch ya cheap bastards.
     
  11. newpxsn

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    I got sick and tired too of WooThemes Paid extensions. They provide a free eCommerce software - fine - but's it's missing completely basic features such a changing the default order status or having a simple wishlist.

    I stumbled upon this website which keep the plugins up to date - from WooThemes plugins to Premium Themes and other premium plugins.

    I cannot post the URL cause I'm new but google " gpldl "

    There's other sites doing this but this one is free and pretty good IMHO.

    Hope you enjoy!
     
  12. pieter1989

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    Good to know, thanks for the information!