Thrive Themes Features & Development Timeline

How to Create a Membership Site on WordPress

Given the powerful new membership features available in Thrive Apprentice, we felt it was time to explore and share what it really takes to build a profitable membership site on WordPress. We get it – you want guides, case studies, tips and tricks, and how-to videos on how to create a successful membership site! All this will come soon as we explore the new and improved Thrive Apprentice. But to kick off this membership mania today, let’s look at the basics of what a membership site is, how the business model works, and whether it’s a good fit for your online business. Continue Reading

Meet Kwik Theme… The New Lightning Fast Theme for WordPress

Optimizing your website for faster loading is BIG news right now, driven by Google’s Core Web Vitals algorithm update… especially as improving your website’s load speed can now affect your SEO performance too. We’ve already made huge improvements with Project Lightspeed and other speed-optimization tools, but we wanted to make it even easier to build an ultra-fast website so you can focus on running a successful business. Meet Kwik Theme, our first WordPress theme that has been designed from the ground up with the goal of loading as fast as possible. And yes, it also looks stunning! Want to learn more about Kwik Theme? Then this is the post for you… Continue Reading

3 New Features (+2 Coming Soon!) to Thrive Suite – November 2021

Usually, every three weeks, we surprise you with brand new features we’ve added to Thrive Suite— features that will help you build a better website and a better business.  On that front, this article is no different: I’ll be sharing the 3 new features we just released last week. But that isn’t all… Behind the scenes, we’ve been working on some really, really big things, coming soon.  And in today’s article, I’m going to announce not one— but two huge projects that are right around the corner. You’re not going to want to miss this. Continue Reading

New Webhooks, Trigger Conditions, Video Covers and Notification Editor – October 2021

Last week, we released 4 new features and improvements to Thrive Suite, our ever-growing online business toolkit for WordPress. But for this release, we decided to do something we haven’t in a while: We made a walkthrough video that demonstrates each of these new features and how you can use them today. This release includes:New Trigger Conditions for Thrive Automator [0:36]New Send Webhook Action for Thrive Automator [2:24]Designer-made video cover templates to speed up your website [7:45]The ability to style front end notifications on your website [12:48]Pour yourself a coffee and watch the roundup video to see what’s new in Thrive Suite! Continue Reading

Personalize Your Online Courses with these Powerful New Menu Features

If you offer an online course using WordPress, then you have everything you need to craft the perfect personalized menu for your students. To help you take your course-based business to the next level, we’ve added 3 powerful features to Thrive Apprentice:Display different menu items for logged in and logged out usersDynamically display users’ profile imagesDynamically display users’ namesEach of these features can be used on their own, or in combination, to create a professional and personalized membership-style environment for each and every customer. Dynamic personalization offers real benefits for both course creators and students:It immediately communicates a professional approach to membership-focused content.Students and members are likely to feel reassured that they’re in the right place when they see their name and profile image.It improves usability with a clear sign that someone is logged in or out.A profile image is becoming the industry standard icon for where your users can find their […]

3 New Features and 2 Improvements Added to Thrive Suite – Late September 2021

Yep, it’s that time again. It’s finally time to share another round-up post of new product updates for our Thrive Suite customers! This week, we’re sharing 3 great new features….One of them you’ve been requesting for ages.One you didn’t know you needed, but you really, really do.One will personalize your website for each individual course student…and 2 helpful improvements…One will boost your page speed with no extra workOne will ask you to choose between the light and dark side (young Padawan!)Let us know your feedback and questions in the comments. We can’t wait to hear from you. Continue Reading

3 New Features Added to Thrive Suite – Early September 2021

Welcome to yet another round-up article where we showcase the latest features added to Thrive Suite. In this release, there’s 3 stand out improvements. The first will give you a faster website, improving your core web vitals score while also improving your on-page clicks and visitor interactions. The second will let you build a more intelligent website navigation experience, especially if you have a membership site or you are selling online courses. And the third makes your online course library look like it was built by a designer… because it is! Read on! Continue Reading

Create Beautifully Designed Online Courses with These New Thrive Apprentice Template Sets

I’m sure you’ve heard the expression: “You can’t judge a book by its cover.”The reason that expression exists is because people do!Whether you like it or not, appearances matter. If you want your students to have a good feeling right after they’ve parted with their hard earned cash, you need to make a great first impression.The way your online course is presented will have a huge impact on the perceived value of the courses in the eyes of your customers.That’s why Thrive Apprentice is the only WordPress LMS plugin that gives you total design freedom over every aspect of your online school.And because we know that you have an online business to run and don’t have time to edit every single detail, Thrive Apprentice comes packed with pre-designed templates for you to choose from.Today our design team released not 1 but 4 new template sets for Thrive Apprentice.Let me show […]

Thrive Automator + 5 New Updates Added To Thrive Suite

We’ve been busy. And we kept it a secret up until last week… When we announced the launch of a brand new plugin for Thrive Themes, the first new plugin we’ve released in over 3 years! If you missed the announcement, then you just have to see this! But, that wasn’t all. Although the new plugin stole the show, another 5 new features slipped into Thrive Suite, focusing on increased design flexibility, ecommerce, and website speed. Read on and I’ll share the latest updates with you. Continue Reading

6 New Features Added To Thrive Themes – Late June 2021

Have you heard the news? …The mind-blowing, software-redefining, really REALLY big news? Thrive Apprentice is now the world’s first 100% visually editable online course platform. Only a few weeks ago, we released the single biggest update that Thrive Apprentice has ever seen since we first released the online course plugin for WordPress years ago. This one update completely reinvents how you design and build an online eLearning experience. But adding our next-generation template editing technology to Thrive Apprentice wasn’t the only update… There were 5 other updates that flew under the radar too. Allow me to share them with you.  Continue Reading


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