How October Pond will simplify development and deployments

Posted in Philosophy, Announcements on Sep 26, 2017

In this post we want to reveal some details about October Pond, which we are building at the moment. If you haven't yet heard about Pond, it is an installation manager and deployment tool for Windows and Mac.

Mid-year update for 2017

Posted in Announcements on Jul 15, 2017

We have been pretty busy and quiet over the last several months, so we decided to write a small status update and describe what we are working on.

Marketplace algorithm update and deleting projects

Posted in Announcements on Apr 05, 2017

We've made some improvements to the scoring algorithm used to rank plugins and themes found on the marketplace. There's also a new project management feature giving you the ability to (finally) delete your unwanted projects.

Partner Program and Plugin Promotions

Posted in Announcements on Dec 06, 2016

Recently some members of the October CMS community were invited to join our new Partner program. This program is an effort to build a strong team of service providers who work with October allowing them to list their businesses on this website. Today we are revealing the Partners page which we hope will be a valuable resource for connecting end users with developers, designers and hosting providers from all around the world.

Third October CMS anniversary

Posted in Announcements on Sep 30, 2016

Today is October's third anniversary! So many exciting things have happened since our second birthday. The biggest milestone was the Stable Release accompanied with a complete website redesign, followed by the introduction of some new Marketplace features -- Coupon codes and Extended licenses.

Introducing Extended Licenses

Posted in Announcements on Sep 09, 2016

We are happy to announce the introduction of Extended licenses for all October plugins and themes. The main difference between an Extended and Regular license is that if you purchase an Extended license for a plugin or theme, you can use that product for an unlimited number of projects.

Coupon codes for Marketplace products

Posted in Announcements on Aug 14, 2016

October has a thriving marketplace of themes and plugins. Of course, this is all thanks to amazing work or our talented authors. Today we're announcing coupon codes - a new marketing tool for our authors. This is a great tool for authors looking for ways to stir up new interest or to increase your appeal to web studios in a competitive market.

Marketplace update - automatic invoices and express payments for all users

Posted in Announcements on Jul 12, 2016

We have seen multiple issues with the Marketplace payments where users from specific countries aren't able to buy a plugin or theme. PayPal has limited support in some countries, which affects both authors and customers. Today we released an important update which goal is to improve the situation.

October Stable release

Posted in Announcements on Jul 02, 2016

Today is a long-awaited date for all of us, October has finally reached a stable release! Over the past two and a half years October has become a go-to platform for many developers and clients. It has been installed more than 100 thousand times, there are thousands of active users and these numbers grow steadily every day.

Marketplace license and payment updates

Posted in Announcements on Apr 04, 2016

We have recently made some updates to the license agreements for paid plugins and also introduced a new payment processing approach. We hope this helps the group of customers who were not able to make payments for plugins or themes.