Feature: allowing members to upload their own templates

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First of all i want to thank synthasite for testing the templates so precisely before adding them in library. But the fact remains, the library sometimes limits the creativity. Getting a feature which lets us choose a template made by third party would be a cherry on cake (for me it would be chocolate on vanilla ice cream =P).
As usual, I don't have a urgency for this feature, but I would love to see it on synthasite :-)
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Green Girl

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Posted 11 years ago

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Vinny Lingham

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Official Response
Hey Monica

Thanks - this is something that's always been a plan for us from the very beginning! We've already done a lot of work on this already (in the way we designed our technology), but as a feature, this will only be released some time in 2009. We know that as we grow our userbase into the millions of users (we currently have over 300,000) that we as a company will never be able to offer enough templates for everyone, so we already have plans to allow 3rd party developers to design and upload their own templates - it's just about timing.

There are so many things we want to do, but right now, we're focusing on some core functionality that will be released quite soon (within the next 8-10 weeks) that will take SynthaSite to a whole new level - very exciting things.

And Monica, thanks for being a great voice on the forums - it's really much appreciated!

Regards
Vinny Lingham
CEO, SynthaSite
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Green Girl

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Yeah, I m aware that company is working on some great features for us. Synthasite has provided us such a good service till now that i cant stop myself from demanding more!! I just wanna say a BIG THANK YOU to all guys for listening to our never-ending demands ;)
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Green Girl

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As i know the company is working out on this feature, but this time i ask you guys a favour. Please :(

I have browsed the whole category in synthasite, I m designing the whole website on the Beauty and fashion. The site is mostly targeted at women. But i can find any template in Pink or girly Red (except swanky, which has such a huge banner, that it takes almost whole page on a small monitor!!)
You may consider it a personal request, but i don't really see any template made specifically for girls/cosmetics/make-up/spa/beauty!!
Even valentine template is tacky :'(
I wish you guys can add just one more template to your library till you allow us to use our own templates :(
The template issue is really a big hurdle, till now i have shown it to my friends and all honest critics, they have appreciated my content on site to be of professional grade(as i m basic level aromatherapist!!). But they have given me all thumbs down for template. If this template issue doesn't get solved, i m afraid my well built site would fail to leave a professional impact on my viewers.

*it has left me almost in tears*

You may not add the following template, just an example of girly template.
http://www.websitetemplates.bz/free_t... (and this too is free!!)
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Monique, VP of Customer Support

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Hi Monica_unwell

I know that we have a number of customers who create sites in this category who need a style to suite. We would like to meet your needs in this regard. I have asked our art director to take a look at this thread and post a comment.

I am not in a position to make any promises. All I can do is make sure our developers are aware of this request.

Please bear with us. You have a lovely website and we would hate to have you give up on account of the template!
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Green Girl

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Hope to hear from your art director soon :-)

Sorry if i m repeating myself, but i still wish you could add one GIRLY template in near future.
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Monique, VP of Customer Support

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Our art director is on the case! I have seen the mockups :-) They are very nice in my opinion. Coding and testing is a more drawn out task however, so I still can't make promises for a date.
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I know testing is a big job.. and its really feeling bad that i m complaining on this small issue, but it has really made me worried :(
Thanks for listening and helping :-)