Turned my Discourse into a successful ecommerce platform!

I would just like to send a big thanks to the entire team and the community for providing such a great piece of software. It’s reliable, fast, and it blows traditional forum software out of the water! I’ve turned our Discourse instance into a small marketplace community that is slowly climbing in sales/users/traffic.

The possibilities are endless when you throw a couple of plugins at Discourse. I recommend it 100%!

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Are you comfortable sharing the url? I’m intrigued. :smiley:

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https://SWAPD.co :slight_smile: :slight_smile: :slight_smile:

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hi Dave,
Are these input boxes come with a plugin?

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Yes, that’s a custom plugin.

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Any likelihood of open sourcing ?

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Sorry, not at the moment.

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Hey @WorldIsMine,
I see you are using timed topics. You can have a look at

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Willing to open source yet? Would be great for the community!

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Sorry but no. I have already contributed three plugins to the community.

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Hi,
Is this Fee calculator something that you are willing to contribute to the community?

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Sorry, not at the moment. It wouldn’t be useful anyway, all the values/etc are hard-coded just for our site. It has no option to edit values/responses.

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Hello Dave,

Would you be able to provide some details on how to add a section of text/html to the home page? Just like in your site, you have a lot of details and then the category. I have raised a question in the forum also.

Thanks,
Prashanth

It’s a theme component: Versatile Banner

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Just wanted to give an update on how awesome discourse is :slight_smile: We’ve been operational for over three years now and despite the low member count (25Kish) our instance is a sales powerhouse! Our company is now a fully certified escrow service managing hundreds of transactions per month (mostly services), all thanks to discourse. A big thanks to the entire discourse team!

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