Entries by Robin

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Announcing Symbiostock Anytype

We’ve had a number of users ask about whether or not Symbiostock provides the option of serving non-standard downloadable files alongside regular Symbiostock products. For example, for any given media product, to provide your customer the option of purchasing a RAW version of the image on the same product page. Or the option of providing […]

Migrations, Support Requests and More

1) Some good news for current and future Symbiostock users – we have now opened our support request system. If you need direct or quick help from the Symbiostock team, you can now submit a support request to us. We have nominal fees attached to some of the tasks in order to make it a sustainable ticket […]

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Symbiostock 2.0: It’s here

Launched only a few months ago, Symbiostock has grown dramatically in just a short while. Based on the WordPress platform, Symbiostock has evolved into a feature rich media management and sales system that does so much more than just offer you a storefront for your images. By being streamlined and  non-intrusive, it has proven to […]

Warning: Woocommerce 2.4.X Not Compatible with Symbiostock

Woocommerce has released a new update and unfortunately, the new Woocommerce 2.4.X version has components that are not completely compatible with Symbiostock. All of our current Symbiostock users are warned not to upgrade your Woocommerce plugin to the newest version as it is likely to cause issues for your Symbiostock site. Woocommerce 2.4.X may also […]

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Additional Features: Final Symbiostock 2.0 Preview

This is our final preview teaser for the upcoming Symbiostock 2.0. We’ve already shown you previews some of the larger features to come – Symzio, video support (for PLUS), geotagging and improved related product tabs. But Symbiostock 2.0 will also have a host of other important additions, improvements and upgrades. Some of these include: – The capacity to […]

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Related Products Preview

A particular issue with the existing Woocommerce system is its inefficiency with how it selects ‘Related Products’ that are displayed on individual product pages. For example, a stock photo of a red apple could show ‘related’ images of people rather than shots of other apples. This was a great concern for Symbiostockers and some of […]

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Symbiostock PLUS Video Support Preview

If you’re a stock videographer, this is the good news you’ve been waiting for. Video support is on its way to Symbiostock PLUS. This means you will have the ability to sell your stock footage directly from your own independent store. Your customers will be able to view demo videos, complete with custom watermark protection […]

Over 100 Happy Symbiostockers!

After only about a month since release, the Symbiostock family of artists, photographers and illustrators now numbers in at over a hundred. This is a great milestone for every contributor that wants to sell their media direct to customers, and hints at an even larger community for the future. With our latest release, the plugin […]

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Symbiostock 1.2 Released

This release is a relatively large one. The largest changes involve minimizing memory and CPU usage for the processor which has been retooled to evade most of WordPress’s heaviest built in functions. Along with this are a number of bug fixes that rectify a host of minor issues all relating to WooCommerce integration. It also […]

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Promote Symbiostock for Free – Get Premium Stuff!

As a burgeoning new open-source enterprise, Symbiostock is off to a great start. We’ve got a nearly zero error rate with the official plugin, our hosting service is streamlined and likewise bug free, and we’re getting great feedback all across the board in regards to the direction we’re taking. All that being said, we still need your […]

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Symbiostock PLUS: Your All-in-One Solution

We haven’t talked much about Symbiostock PLUS yet, so this will be our formal introduction to it. Symbiostock PLUS is the service that the makers of Symbiostock have created for users that need or want an easy hosting solution for their media. It is an economical, fully supported hosting system that does not require any technical expertise to […]

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Symbiostock is here!

Symbiostock is now released! You can download it directly from your WordPress install by going to Plugins > Add New and searching for Symbiostock. Offering a fully featured FTP/web uploading system, thumbnail and watermark generation and re-generation, and a robust but simple licensing system that permits you to customize your media sales in any way […]

Symbiostock Artist Network

Introducing the Symbiostock Artist Network feature! We want to showcase and promote artists who use Symbiostock to bring their digital media store to life, which is why we’ve created the Symbiostock Artist Network. This is an optional perk only available to Symbiostock users and it’s completely free to join. Artists who are part of the […]

To Switch or not to Switch

The new Symbiostock is right around the corner. It looks great, but how will it affect my sales? Here we will analyze the pros and cons of upgrading to Symbiostock. If you’re a new user, or don’t have a site currently operational, then there’s no need to read on – Symbiostock is an awesome, beautifully free opportunity […]

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The Symbiostock Demo is Live!

A long time coming, the Symbiostock engine is now almost ready to be released. Along with Symbiostock, we will be releasing Symbiostock Express, a custom premium theme we’ve developed that is built on the wonderful GPL Virtue theme by Kadence. Fully customizable, Symbiostock Express is catered specifically for people who want to sell their media, […]

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Legacy Symbiostock Updates – Don’t do it!

If you’re a wonderful legacy Symbiostock user and are eagerly awaiting the new release, don’t jump the gun when you see an update available for your website. We no longer have control over the update feature connected to the legacy Symbiostock software which departed with a previous developer. To keep up to date with the […]

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Beta-testing is about a Week Away

Want pre-release access to Symbiostock? Volunteer to be a beta tester. We’re going to be rolling out the hosting solution along with the standalone release as well as the Symbiostock Express theme. But prior to that we’re going to be running a closed beta for a few days. You won’t need to download anything or […]

Welcome to Symbiostock.org

Welcome! A new refit to go along with a spectacular new plugin. The new fully Open-Source Symbiostock plugin is almost ready to go. With beta-testing only a week or so away, we’re going to be launching what we hope is an indispensable tool that gives contributors and artists a means of showcasing and selling their […]