Today we’re announcing the launch of two new tests for search results on ThemeForest.
We’re continuing our ongoing work in optimizing the experience for customers and part of that is what we want to share with you today.
Key Features for Items
We’re adding the ability for you to showcase the best aspects of your item directly on the search results. This change will allow you to highlight the main reasons why a potential customer should pick your item.
In order to add Key Features, simply edit your item page and add up to 3 Key Features to be displayed in the search results. You can highlight what makes your item unique or a key selling point. Here are some of the selling points that you can use:
- User features
- Technical features
- Who/what it’s for
- Amount of styles/demos
- Special pricing/discounts (within our guidelines)
- Included plugins
A 45 character limit per Key Feature applies to help customers scan through the search results quickly and you will not be able to use HTML.
Key Feature Guidelines
You must follow the below guidelines while adding your Key Feature(s):
- Do Not treat the key features like tags and stuff them with keywords.
- Ensure that each line is unique. Do Not repeat the same feature more than once.
- Do Not use ALL CAPS or special characters.
The following image shows how the Key Features would look on the search results and it is subject to change:
Add additional images to your item to help it shine
Did you know you can add screenshots of your item too? Soon we’re going to start displaying additional images on Search Results pages. Give your item the best chance by adding screenshots.
Edit your item, in the Item Attachments area, upload a new Theme Preview .zip file containing your images.
The first image appears on the Item Page and Search Results and must be 590x300 pixels and named 01_.jpg
You can include additional images which show off your item. Additional images must be named in the order that you want them to appear, for example, 02_.jpg, 03_.jpg, 04_.jpg.
These images can be a maximum of 900x900 pixels, and may be cropped when displayed on the search results page to the same aspect ratio as the main preview image. Images must be JPGs or PNGs.
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