Music Maker WordPress Theme Update – Version 3.0

Beat Selling Website Template

We have just released a new update of the Music Maker WordPress Theme which has over 100 new updates and improvements.

Check out the demo sites to see what is possible.

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Video Overview


New Features

New Homepage Template

The new template called Frontpage Sections that lets you create a long homepage. Live Demo

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  • There are over 17 Frontpage Sections.
  • You can change the text color, background color, or add a BG image for each section.
  • Animation Features – You can choose from 20 animation styles on how the information is loaded into each section.
    • The animations are triggered when a user scrolls up or down the page.

Beat Store Updates

Track Beat Plays

Beat Play Count

New Animated Bars

You can now turn on an option to have animated bars appear when a track in the beat store playlist is playing.

Animated Bars

Change the Audio Player Colors

Beat Sort Bar

This option also changes the single audio player color.

Audio Player

You can now also pick the color of the checkout button when an item is in the shopping cart.


New Overlay Windows

Sale Overlay Window

This is what appears when the Sale button is clicked. This can be used to help promote your current sales and promotions. Live Demo

Sale

Instructions Overlay Window

This is what appears when the Instructions button is clicked. This allows you to add instructions on how to buy beats.

Help Info

Clear Button

A Clear sort results button will appear in the sorting drop down if beats have been live sorted.

Clear Button

Beat Descriptions Appear in Overlay Window

Overlay Window

New Soundwave Audio Player

You can now select a new Soundwave audio player on the single beat page. View Live Demo

Sound Waves

Related Beats

You can now display related beat images. View Live Demo

  • Beats aren’t related, they load randomly.
Related Beats

Set Default Beat Thumbnail

You can now change the default beat store thumbnail image.

Beat Thumbnail

Product Store Updates

Audio Preview for Products

A new input has been added when editing products to upload an MP3 audio file. Live Preview

Product

Related Products

The single product pages now have the option to display related products. This feature randomly loads products from your product store. View Live Preview

Related Products

New Page Title Option

You can now select a full width page title. You can change the text, background color, and upload a custom background image. Live Demo

Title

Page Animations

You can now select from 20 different animations styles on how information is loaded into a page.

Animations

Sticky Navigation Menu

You can now select to have a sticky navigation menu.

  • When turned on, the sticky navigation menu appears when the page is scrolled down past 500 pixels.
Navigation

Change Button Style

You can choose to make your website button square, round, or pill shape.

Button Style

Fonts

Adjust Website Name Font Size & Padding

Font

Google Fonts Select Menus

The Google Font inputs have been updated to select drop downs to help people avoid entering incorrect names or leaving the input empty. Over 800 font names included.

Google Fonts

New Welcome Panel

A new welcome panel appears on the dashboard with links to access sections in WordPress faster. If you have suggestions for the links, leave a comment.

Welcome Panel

New Demo Import Process

The new demo import process imports sample content, widgets, and customizer settings in under 2 minutes.

Demo Import

Bug Fixes

  • Fixed JS widget error. ( .color-field )
  • Fixed bug on the all banners page with the banner image overlapping the other columns.
  • Fixed variable issues with the edit admin sidebars page.
  • Fixed beat store admin input errors ( Updated with isset () )
  • Fixed CSS issue with EDD reports page with the column being the incorrect size.
  • Fixed PHP errors and added default settings to the following widgets: Text Banner, Social Profiles, Image Banner, About
  • Fixed JQuery errors.
  • Fixed error on admin columns. ( Undefined Index )
  • Fixed errors with testimonial widget and added sample text.
  • Fixed beat store playlist JQuery error with e is not defined.

Read More About the Music Maker WordPress Theme

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Previous Updates

New Beat Store Template

The new beat store template is in a scrolling window and offers 2 color theme options. – View Live Demo

Light Theme

Music Maker Light Beat Store Theme

Dark Theme

Music Maker Dark Beat Store Theme

New Features:

  • Automatically start beat store player
  • Display or hide image thumbnails
  • Next and previous track buttons to skip beats
  • Auto play next song
  • Faster loading
  • New buy and free download icons
  • Display lowest to highest beat price

Beat Highlight Icon

Select a highlight icon when adding beats. You can select “On Sale”, “New”, or “Popular”.

Beat Store Icons

New Beat Sorting Bar

The new beat store template has a sorting bar dropdown menu option to easily sort beats by genres, categories, or tags.

Sort Beats

New Widgets

Social Profiles Widget

You can now select the option to link to your social profiles with these bigger social icons. View Live Demo

social widget

About Widget

This new widget allows you to easily add a photo, short description, and link the image to your about page to allow visitors to learn more about you.

about widget

Beat Sorting Dropdown Widget

Here is another beat sorting dropdown widget option. This widget can include 3 dropdown menus to sort beats by genre, category, or tag.

sorting widget

Sell Digital Products ( Drums, Samples, Etc )

The product store has 3 product options available:

  1. Sell Digital Products – Sell drums, samples, etc.  Checkout 6 Products Music Producers Can Sell
  2. Physical Products – Sell clothing, posters, and other merchandise.
  3. Link to External Sites – This can be affiliate links or link to other online stores.
Sell Digital Products

WordPress Back-end Improvements.

Remove WordPress Admin Menu Links – A new feature has been added under Settings called “Admin Sidebar Links” that will allow you to hide the WordPress admin sidebar links.

menu

Other improvements

  • Improved text readability.
  • Simple website animations – A few simple hover animations have been added to the theme to make it feel a little more interactive.
  • New navigation font.
  • More CSS control. View CSS Tips & Tricks.
  • And much more.

Learn More About the Music Maker Theme


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Sell Beats & Products Online - Music Maker WordPress Theme

Written By Mark V.

Hip Hop Makers is a music production website that launched in 2008 to teach music lovers how to make music, sell beats, and make money from music.

3 Comments

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  1. The update is exactly what I need. Thanks Mark for all that you do!

  2. AWESOME SOFTWARE FOR MUSIC LOVERS

  3. Hello Mark,
    thanks for the helpful information, i want to buy the music maker theme, but im totally a newbie in website building. i want to know the first step to take. Do i first buy the template or i need to register on wordpress.org or setup with bluehost first?

    your reply is highly appreciated. Thank You.

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