We’ve recently published a KnowledgeBase article about Envato’s split licensing and the General Public License or GPL. This article replaces all our earlier blog posts. The article covers what it means to create items that are affected by the GPL or other 3rd party licensed components and how the Envato licenses work with the GPL to protect the rights and freedoms of all the components of an item. Make sure to have a read of the article to ensure you understand how this form of split licensing works.
A little while ago, we promised a post about our development roadmap, as well as what has been worked on in the last year. There is a laundry list of excellent features and updates that have been waiting in our pipeline for what feels like forever. And understandably there’s a lot of questioning on the forums over why they haven’t materialized yet.
Search improvements, ratings improvements, a shopping cart, item support tools, affiliate campaigns and analytics, license improvements and the list goes on. It’s a list of things that would make buying better, selling better, and alleviate problems left, right and center.
The long and the short is that a lot of these types of improvements keep getting put on hold as we cope with growth and expansion. Continue Reading
Last week PayPal organised a series of meetings and a morning tea event in the Australian Capital (that’s Canberra, not Sydney or Melbourne) to talk with ministers, senators and advisors from both sides of the Australian Parliament about eCommerce in Australia.
PayPal selected three merchants to show case as examples of Australian eCommerce innovation:
- Jodie Fox, co-founder of Shoes of Prey – design your own ladies’ shoes from over four trillion possible combinations of heels, toes, colour and materials, then have them hand crafted and delivered to your door;
- Paul Greenberg, co-founder of Deals Direct, online retail for small families from middle Australia that ‘love a bargain’;
- and since I’ve been reliable informed that the ‘e’ in eCommerce is an abbreviation for Envato, naturally I was there representing and making sure we are doing our bit.
I knew I was in for problems when it became apparent that my standard shorts, polo shirt and sneakers wouldn’t meet the dress code. Come on! Polo shirts are great for every occasion! It’s a T-shirt with a collar – what could be more versatile? And what else but shorts in an Australian summer?