Suggestions for improving EKM.

Drag and Drop items on category page (moving product positions)

Right now we can only use left, right, first and last. We should have the option to drag and drop as it's more efficient.
Suggested by: Mujib (23 Oct, '18) Upvoted: yesterday Comments: 19

Product Scroller

The functionality for an optional Product Scroller to be added to the homepage, which allows nominated Products to display in a feed which can be navigated through by ...
Suggested by: Eve Bolan (11 Oct, '18) Upvoted: yesterday Comments: 7
Done Theme

Ability to schedule banners and images to change.

When having a sale event it would be so much easier to upload new banners before hand and be able to schedule when you want them to go live on the site, at the moment ...
Suggested by: Tom (15 Mar, '19) Upvoted: 13 May Comments: 5
Under consideration New Functionality Theme

next gen image types

trying to speed up the mobile sites load times and google page speed is suggesting saving the images as next gen image types like, "JPEG 2000, JPEG XR, and WebP" ...
Suggested by: Danny (22 Jan, '19) Upvoted: 13 May Comments: 8
Planned Theme

New In Category and Special Offers

"Would it be possible to be able to set a new product to automatically be placed in a 'NEW' category for a certain length of time? "I have many customers asking ...
Suggested by: Eve Bolan (11 Oct, '18) Upvoted: 13 May Comments: 3
Under consideration New Functionality Theme

Scroll To Top of Pages From The Bottom Of Pages

I can't comment on the availability of other themes, but the one I'm using doesn't have the ability to scroll to the top of the pages once you're at the bottom. As a ...
Suggested by: Lynne (07 Dec, '18) Upvoted: 13 May Comments: 4
Under consideration Theme

Number of items per page

Customer gets to have the option to select the number of items per page their shown. For example 12, 24, all, etc.
Suggested by: Mujib (23 Oct, '18) Upvoted: 13 May Comments: 9

Aerial Theme Mobile Site - Products listed in rows of 2

On the mobile site - are we able to have the products listed in rows of 2? Currently there is 1 product in each row, and takes a long while to scroll through all the ...
Suggested by: Dave (03 Mar, '23) Upvoted: 22 May, '23 Comments: 4
Done Theme

Enable customers to filter out products that are not currently in-stock via the product filter

When a customer wishes to the use the product filter. It throws up a set of results which qualify for the attributes they wish. However if their requirement is also ...
Suggested by: Jack (12 Nov, '20) Upvoted: 02 Dec, '23 Comments: 7
Under consideration Categories Theme

Photo Gallery

Being able to add photo albums which show designs available for each item would make life simpler. For some items there are so many choices that I either have to ...
Suggested by: Theresa Body (20 Jan, '19) Upvoted: 28 Jan Comments: 9
Under consideration Features Theme

Ability to customise the 404 Product Not Found page

It would be beneficial and assist conversion if we could customise this page with our own branding and copy
Suggested by: Vince Sully (18 Feb, '22) Upvoted: 30 Nov, '23 Comments: 5
Under consideration Theme

Improvements to Email Notifications - Anti SPAM

EKM should send Webform emails from a different email, so rest of the legitimate notification can be whitelisted more easily. Email filter rules are easier to apply ...
Suggested by: Doug (14 Jul, '21) Upvoted: 31 Mar, '23 Comments: 0
Under consideration Settings Theme

A cookie bar that automatically prevents 3rd party cookies from firing until consent is given

A cookie bar that automatically prevents 3rd party cookies from firing until consent is given making use of facebook pixels and google analytics etc GDPR compliant.
Suggested by: Neil Reed (04 Feb, '21) Upvoted: 09 Mar, '21 Comments: 0
Done Theme

Clear Filters option

Enable a button to allow a user to clear all filters so they do not have to manually uncheck everything to search again
Suggested by: James (20 Mar, '19) Upvoted: 05 Aug, '21 Comments: 4
Done Search Theme

Choosing a New Theme Requirements Filter

On the new theme selection screen have a filter which allows you to choose what you want from your selected theme. For example : Full width hero image, Megamenu, Wide ...
Suggested by: Adam (25 Jan, '19) Upvoted: 30 Apr, '22 Comments: 1
Under consideration Theme

Seasonal Theme Modifiers

It could be possible to insert style and scripts that would modify any theme, adding seasonal touches. It would mean you don't have to complete change your theme to ...
Suggested by: Simon Wrigley (04 Dec, '19) Upvoted: 30 Nov, '23 Comments: 4
Under consideration Theme

More Fonts on Themes

It really adds to the customisation of the shop and would allow themes to become even more adaptable. Please not comic Sans though ;)
Suggested by: Jack Townsend (04 Dec, '18) Upvoted: 22 Jun, '21 Comments: 2
Done Theme

Carousel or Automatic Slider in Aerial

Is it possible to enable the slider to slide automatically? Could a carousel feature be added to Aerial? On the subject of sliders, is it possible to add links to the ...
Suggested by: HANNAH RODGERS (17 May, '22) Upvoted: 18 Jul, '22 Comments: 2
Done Theme

Ability to move featured products' positions on home page.

Can we please have the ability to move products in the special offers section as you can in the categories.
Suggested by: Donna Blackman (26 Oct, '21) Upvoted: 29 Sept, '22 Comments: 0
Under consideration Theme

Dark mode for people with conditions that make them sensitive to bright lights.

The ability for a customer to put the website in darkmode if they are sensitive to the light.
Suggested by: Tom (04 Sept, '22) Upvoted: 30 Nov, '23 Comments: 4
Under consideration Theme

Shop By Brand

To introduce an easy way to add a "Shop By Brand" page to EKM. This is currently possible by hacking it into the category management but it would be much nicer if we ...
Suggested by: Michael Brownlee (12 Oct, '20) Upvoted: 17 May, '23 Comments: 2
Under consideration Categories Theme

More detailed Theme Descriptions

Is it possible to have a more detailed catalogue of themes. We need a theme that can handle a very large number of categories / sub-categories and have images with ...
Suggested by: Neil Randle (22 Aug, '19) Upvoted: 18 May, '21 Comments: 1
Done Theme

Product weight as an attribute - be able to set this as show/hide

Some Merchants use the weight to decide which shipping method the order will receive, this weight isn't necessarily the weight of the item so they don't want this to ...
Suggested by: Michael Brownlee (25 Oct, '21) Upvoted: 19 Jan Comments: 0
Under consideration Products Theme

Tweaked Themes

Once you have a theme tweaked it should be saved into your purchased themes, as I wasn't aware that once I had changed my theme I couldn't reinstate my original ...
Suggested by: mike (20 May, '19) Upvoted: 02 Dec, '23 Comments: 0
Under consideration Theme

Change the way product images are shown on mobile so customers are not diverted to a new window

Either add minimise options or just maximise the picture as opposed to opening this in a new window when customers want to look at additional product images on the ...
Suggested by: Georgia Cubbin (06 Mar, '19) Upvoted: 05 Jul, '23 Comments: 0

the most popular sort by to actually sort by most popular

sort by "most popular" is currently just the default. but given that analytics can show us the most popular product, could this not be used for the sort by also?
Suggested by: Danny (12 Feb, '19) Upvoted: 13 Jul, '23 Comments: 2
Under consideration Analytics Theme

Specific Alt Text Fields on the Aerial Theme

Would it be possible to add specific Alt Text fields on sections of the Aerial Theme? Although any overlaid text is listed as Alt Text already, this would allow for ...
Suggested by: Eve Bolan (23 Oct, '23) Upvoted: 01 Jun Comments: 0
Done Theme

Allow more consistent customisation of Themes - specifically text colour

The Themes are great, but they lack the consistent capabilities to change the colour of all the text on the site, and require EKM Designer (sometimes at a cost to the ...
Suggested by: Craig Monk (10 Jul, '21) Upvoted: 13 Oct, '21 Comments: 0
Under consideration Theme

Allow customers to toggle VAT on shops throughout the front-end.

This is to allow customers to be able to toggle the VAT on product prices across the merchant's store. They can do this by toggling between including VAT and ...
Suggested by: Michael Brownlee (07 Jun, '21) Upvoted: 30 Nov, '23 Comments: 3
Under consideration Settings Theme

Colour swatch should be made available on category page

The available colours should be shown underneath the products on every category page. Right now customers do not know whether the item has variants or not - the only ...
Suggested by: Mujib (14 Dec, '18) Upvoted: 19 May, '23 Comments: 3
Under consideration Categories Theme

Text Background or Shadow - Category Promo Grid - Aerial

Text on category image grid images can get lost in the image. At the moment, the only solution is to add a colour filter to the image. Is it possible to add a text ...
Suggested by: HANNAH RODGERS (17 May, '22) Upvoted: 23 Aug, '22 Comments: 2
Under consideration Theme

Aerial theme - moving over the description to sit under the add to cart buttons to help coversion

I've fed this back a number of times but now have evidence that doing this will help convert customers. Heatmaps of where customers are looking when they visit a ...
Suggested by: Elaine (13 Mar, '23) Upvoted: 15 Mar, '23 Comments: 1
Done Theme

Single add to cart button.

The functionality for buyers to scroll down a list of products adding the number of each they require before clicking one button at the bottom to add all to cart.
Suggested by: Andrew Clelland (23 Oct, '18) Upvoted: 15 Feb, '21 Comments: 1
Under consideration Theme

aerial theme - logos footer

The ability to add logos for example to the footer please ie FSB logo example or payment gateway logos or associations to your company.......................
Suggested by: Barry C (24 Mar, '22) Upvoted: 25 Aug, '22 Comments: 0
Under consideration Theme

Larger Cookie Bar - avoid loosing customers

Make the new cookie bar larger! Whilst the new cookie bar is GDPR compliant, its to easy to avoid it. By ignoring the bar and not clicking it, customers are not ...
Suggested by: Tom Ward (27 Apr, '21) Upvoted: 11 May, '21 Comments: 0
Under consideration Features Theme

Product Filter display options

The Product Filters always display depending on what theme is being chosen. We could have a feature so a customer can choose the layout of how they would like the ...
Suggested by: Hamzah Ahmed (13 Nov, '18) Upvoted: 30 Oct, '20 Comments: 3
Under consideration Theme

Ability to hide weight - without entering custom mode theme

There is no option to hide the weight at present and keep your theme in default
Suggested by: Rebecca Waite (27 Jan, '21) Upvoted: 12 Jul, '21 Comments: 2
Under consideration Theme

Aerial Theme - Info Bar

The ability to move the info bar. The ability to close up the white space.
Suggested by: Mike Stokes (08 Feb, '23) Upvoted: 03 May, '23 Comments: 1
Under consideration Theme

New photos to get added to the top of categories

When uploading a new product rather than getting sent to the last item in the category page they should be added to the first page and top of the list rather than ...
Suggested by: Hollie (13 Apr, '21) Upvoted: 21 Apr, '21 Comments: 1
Under consideration Categories Theme

Include Hide button in Edit Product Shortcuts

Having a Hide button added to the Product edit shortcuts. Instead of having to go into Edit the product page to make the product Hidden. Edit short cut options: ...
Suggested by: Millie (15 Nov, '18) Upvoted: 19 May, '20 Comments: 1
Done Theme

Ability for shop owner to chose between drop down and flags on currency converter

While you can change this through the display type in the multicurrency tag, this could potential mean putting someone in custom mode for something that feels like it ...
Suggested by: Danny (09 Sept, '19) Upvoted: 10 Dec, '19 Comments: 0
Under consideration Theme

Number of items in the Shopping Cart

Have the shopping cart on all templates display the number of items a customer has added.
Suggested by: Denise (12 May, '19) Upvoted: 09 Sept, '19 Comments: 0
Done Theme

Ability to split test new designs

The ability to split test a design change or tweak
Suggested by: Rebecca Waite (07 Feb, '19) Upvoted: 21 Mar, '21 Comments: 0
Under consideration Theme

More functionality in the image builder

Having more basic functionality in the in-built image builder, to do things like rotating images and removing backgrounds from imported images. Removing the need to ...
Suggested by: Tom Hopkinson (31 Jan, '19) Upvoted: 15 Mar, '19 Comments: 2
Under consideration ImageBuilder Theme

The ability to display product quantities

We sell alloy wheels that are supplied as a set of four. Customers are always asking the price is per wheel or for a set of four. It would be great to be able to ...
Suggested by: Duncan (09 Sept, '22) Upvoted: 17 May, '23 Comments: 1
Not planned Theme

Re-size Youtube videos

Vimeo videos automatically resize to fit desktop/tablet/mobile devices whereas youtube videos do not. However, it is possible to add some code to some EKM shop ...
Suggested by: ABC Exhibitions (03 Aug, '22) Upvoted: 24 Feb, '23 Comments: 1
Not planned Theme

aerial theme - copyright space at the very bottom

Please make this space editable, i would prefer from and to years for example, and also to add LTD
Suggested by: Barry C (24 Mar, '22) Upvoted: 25 Aug, '22 Comments: 1
Done Theme

Out of stock - button colour

On the shop page, please can you make the colour of the 'Out of stock' field editable? At the moment it is a red/pink colour which doesn't fit with the rest of the ...
Suggested by: Lee (03 Feb, '22) Upvoted: 13 Oct, '22 Comments: 1
Done Theme

Image scroller on variation products

The ability to scroll through all variation images instead of having to select a variation in the drop-down list and then view the photo, eBay uses this system and it ...
Suggested by: Tom (08 May, '19) Upvoted: 28 Jun, '19 Comments: 0
Under consideration Products Theme

aerial theme - home page drop down categories on desktop

Please have an option to close the dropdown when using a desktop, at the moment the only way to close the dropdown is by clicking the logo, refresh or back button ...
Suggested by: Barry C (24 Mar, '22) Upvoted: 24 May, '22 Comments: 2
Done Theme