Compare – Price Comparison Theme for WordPress
Compare is a Powerful, Professional, Premium WordPress Price Comparison theme. It comes packed with an impressive array of custom options and widgets allowing you to control the look & feel and products to be shown on the site.
Whether you’re an occasional personal blogger planning to earn revenue from product feeds, experienced affiliate or an Internet Entrepreneur, Compare has you covered and will assist you to generate commission from product sales. Using the theme options and widgets you can manually add products and import your CSV product feed, control content layout, manage your own advertising, pull in your latest tweets, show your latest video, display your latest photos, and much, much more.
Compare looks great out of the box but also acts as the perfect blank canvas for those looking to customise and develop their own Price Comparison site.
- Easy to modify template system
- Valid XHTML Strict 1.0 Tableless Design
- Customise colour settings using convenient colour picker
- Custom background colour, pattern or image
- Custom.css file for separation of your bespoke CSS rules
- Set colours and gradients for the two primary colours
- Full Localisation Support (contains default.po/.mo files)
- English, German and French translation files included
- Optional slider feature/promotion with captions on Homepage (Coin Slider)
- Custom admin login logo support
- Default Slide and Post thumbnails
Price Comparison Functionality
- Manually add products via admin area
- Intended for Price Comparisons with a small number of products
- Compatible with Compare Plus Price Comparison Plugin for WordPress for advanced users who would like to manage a large number of products via automated XML/CSV feeds that get updated via WP cron jobs.
- Utilises WordPress Custom Type for products
- Import products via predefined CSV file
- Manage Products, Categories, Retailers and Brands via admin area
- 2 category levels – top level and sub-category, e.g. Smartphones > Apple
- Facility to export all products as CSV file for convenient editing
- Sample CSV file included
- Supports USD, EUR, GBP and any custom currency or percentages e.g. for financial comparison sites
Several Widget Areas and Custom Widgets
- SEO Text on Homepage
- Homepage Products
- Homepage Categories
- Homepage Brands
- Sidebar Product categories – configurable and incorporates brand, product, category and price filtering
Extensive Theme Options
- Mimics WordPress UI
- Customizable currencies
- Custom Logo Upload
- Plain Text Logo Support
- Custom Favicon Upload
- Google Analytics Tracking
- FeedBurner RSS Support
- FeedBurner RSS to Email Support
- Author Bios on Post Pages
- Much More…
- Full price comparison backend for csv import or manual setup of products, brands, categories and retailer information such as prices, links and images
- Featured image slider with text captions on Homepage
- Configurable Homepage Content Blocks (widgetised)
- Blog functionality
- Two Custom Menu Locations
- Post Thumbnail/Featured Image Support
- Gravatar supoort
- jQuery Improved Drop-down Menus
- jQuery Powered Brands and Products “Carousel”, “Slider” and hover effects
- Various Shortcodes, e.g. button, content product bubbles (tooltips), price comparison tables to be included in post or page content
- Enable/disable sharing
- Select which individual networks to show (16 channels to choose from, incl. Facebook, Twitter or Google+)
- Default Template
- Brands Template with inbuilt Glossary
- Retailers Page
- Archives Template
- Full Width (no sidebar)
- Contact Form
- Standard Blog functionality to expand your content and include product bubbles or price comparison tables for specific products via simple shortcodes
- Step-by-step Guide in Theme Options
- Get up and running quickly using sample data from our demo site
- Import all menus, posts and pages into your WordPress installation
- Product data file included
Awesome Support by AWESEM
- Test Drive the theme on our Demo Site
- Extensive Documentation
- Helpdesk (6 months support included)
Important: Please note that this theme provides basic Price Comparison functionality which needs to be updated manually. For more advanced functionality such as live XML/CSV affiliate product feeds, automated daily feed import, product & category mapping please have a look at our Compare Plus Price Comparison Plugin for WordPress.
If you have further questions prior to purchasing our Price Comparison theme then please get in touch via our helpdesk and we will be more than happy to get back to you.
Before upgrading we strongly recommend that you take a full database backup of your site and also take a full copy of your WordPress installation to ensure that you can always roll-back in case of any problems during the upgrade!
- V2.5 – 07/06/2016 Compare Responsive Upgrades
This release brings Compare inline with many of the latest WordPress changes and lays the groundwork for our future enhancements. The changes to be aware of are:
- Brand pages now show the brand description saved against the brand.
- We have made some behind the scenes changes to Compare to improve it’s performance when run alongside Compare+.
- A slight issue with price filtering has been fixed.
- Older versions of Compare Responsive caused PHP warnings relating to the sidebar registration, these has now been resolved