Our customers made these suggestions for improving EKM. 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: 22 May • Comments: 18
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: 23 Mar • Comments: 6
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: 10 Jan • 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: 05 Feb • Comments: 8
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: 05 Apr • Comments: 2
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: 30 Sept, '21 • Comments: 3
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: 30 Apr, '22 • Comments: 5
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: 22 May • Comments: 7
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: 16 Feb, '22 • Comments: 7
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
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 • Comments: 0
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
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
It would be good to be able to create a 404 page in EKM.
Suggested by: Delwedd (10 Jan, '19) • Upvoted: 19 Apr • Comments: 3
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: 1
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
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
Logo Builder High Resolution
Update logo builder so logos are downloaded in high resolution. So that the logos can be used for marketing materials, and not just for the shop logo
Suggested by: Shane Dixon (08 Mar, '21) • Upvoted: 10 May, '21 • Comments: 0
Under consideration LogoBuilder 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 • Comments: 2
Add 'Copy Product' to drop down on product edit button on category page
So that instead of having to go in to edit a product, then scroll down to the 'copy' button, you can choose 'copy' from the list on category page (current list is ...
Suggested by: Janet Underhay (07 Sept, '21) • Upvoted: 13 Oct, '21 • Comments: 1
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: 27 Feb, '22 • Comments: 0
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: 21 Feb, '21 • Comments: 0
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: 04 Feb, '20 • Comments: 0
Password protected category
I would like to have a Password protected category within my shop that I can list wholesale items that the retail customers are not able to see.
Suggested by: Keith Birch (02 Aug, '19) • Upvoted: 20 Apr, '22 • Comments: 2
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
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 • Comments: 3
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
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
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
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
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: 19 Apr, '22 • 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: 21 Mar, '21 • Comments: 0
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
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
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
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: 0
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
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
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
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
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
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
Can it be made possible to crop images square in the product image editor.
Great to see that we have a new image editor at last, but so disappointing to find that images can’t be cropped square (without guesswork). It seems a bit of an ...
Suggested by: Heather (18 Nov, '19) • Upvoted: 04 Mar, '20 • Comments: 1
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 • Comments: 0
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
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
Offer Dark Mode Option on Themes
After Dark Mode has been adopted by iOS 13 and Android 10 in 2019, it would be welcome if Themes could be viewed in dark mode, saving the battery life on mobile ...
Suggested by: Eve Bolan (11 Feb, '20) • Upvoted: 28 Aug, '20 • Comments: 2
Change Speed of Sliding Banner
The ability to change the speed in which the sliding banner/carousel changes.
Suggested by: Georgia (04 Feb, '20) • Upvoted: 02 Jun, '20 • Comments: 1
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: 13 Jan • Comments: 0
Improvements to link editor
Add in Tel to dropdown for Phone (already have email) to enable telephone links. i.e. <a href="tel:123-456-7890">123-456-7890</a>
Suggested by: Doug (16 May, '21) • Upvoted: 03 Sept, '21 • Comments: 0