Review : Freelance Engine is a responsive freelance WordPress theme by EngineThemes, specifically made for Freelance Marketplace websites. To elaborate more on this subject, let me tell you that you can see live example of best freelance marketplace websites on internet by visiting websites like Elance, Odesk, Guru and many more. Having a personal freelancer marketplace portal can be lucrative but when it comes to establish a professional online marketplace you should always choose something that gives you strong and most secure foundation that never become out dated. And that’s where you can trust Freelance Engine WordPress Theme for it’s advanced capability of project management and quick job posting module.
Freelance Engine Review : Most Powerful Features :
Below are some of the best features with brief overview which gives you proper explanation on how you can use it for maximum benefits. All the below mention features are packed in this freelance marketplace WordPress theme, hence you will hardly need any plugin from 3rd party developers. The structure of FreelanceEngine is quite flexible so when you happen to need an external plugin for SEO or other task it will surely work nicely.
Latest Unique and Clean Design : Now forget old marketplace templates and it’s boring design which makes your readers feel distracted while reading contents. But Freelance Engine is not like that, it’s different in design and functionality. The EngineThemes developers have prepared this theme to provide a high quality user experience and efficient functionality for job posting, job bidding, project management, website management and all other sides.
Video Background : The use of video background is increasing every day, especially business related websites and it really has great impact on the viewers. Freelance Engine also has a perfect video background section at the top of homepage, so in this case you can choose a video file to set as a background which can be a promotional ad or some specially video which creates a real feeling of Marketplace. The coding and back-end development task is handled in such a way that your website having multimedia contents will never degrade in loading performance, and that’s what should be available in a best WordPress marketplace theme.
Amazing Full Screen Menu : This type of menu creates a wide space to display various links on the menu-bar, thanks to it’s full-screen mode which enables website administrator to highlight plenty of links at once. Upon single click, Freelance Engine WordPress theme will show a menu section expanded in full-screen size. For this amazing feature I really appreciate EngineThemes developer team, who is always curious to come-up something unique.
Custom Page (Modular Blocks) : The homepage of Freelance Engine theme is really flexible for all type of customization. So, website owners may choose to insert any desired content module on homepage as required. The module design also makes your homepage area look well arranged and easy to follow. If you take a look at demo then you will notice that Latest Profiles, Latest Project, Featured Projects, Pricing Plans are visible in clean style. Star rating, Icons and other and unique font style used in the theme really makes is cool and stylish.
Monetize Quickly : EngineThemes provides you such a freelance marketplace WordPress theme that is not only efficient in functionality but also for earning. Well, I am talking about earning possibilities through custom monetization feature. In this area administrators are free to create multiple payment plans so users can choose a suitable one as per their requirements. You can even charge your users for every single page, which is suitable for those users who don’t want to list so many projects and only want to pay per listing.
Pricing Plans : Freelance Engine WordPress Theme gives you two different pricing plans with Normal and Featured posting types. In normal package you can define particular price with time duration, total number of postings etc. Featured plan can also be defined in the same way and you can sell it for higher charges to the users who wants to get their job featured on the homepage and other featured areas. The job posted in featured area would stand out from normally posted jobs, and they will have higher chances of getting attention from website visitors / members.
Big list Of Payment Gateways : Freelance Engine has large options when it comes to choose suitable payment gateways. EngineThemes has configured this marketplace WordPress theme with popular payment gateways like 2CheckOut, PayPal ans also Cash payment too. This way users can easily make transactions on your freelancer portal when it comes to process jobs. The payment modules are pre-configured so you will only have to fill details to setup payment gateway in order to accept payments.
Freelance Engine Theme Basic Features :
- Backend with easy to use options
- Monetize properly
- Monetization : Normal and Featured pricing plans
- Project Search : Find a suitable project with advanced search options
- Two user types with custom dashboard : Employer and Freelancer
- Review System : Genuine way of rating members
- Localization Support : Translate website into preferred language
- Revolution Slider : Premium slider integration to create multiple slides
- Simple Update : Just add license key and you can receive update from dashboard
- Special Mobile Version : Never miss mobile users
- Sidebars : Drag and Drop custom widgets on sidebars
- Bootstrap Framework : Responsive development