FreelanceEngine Milestone Is Rolled Out In Public. Welcome To FreelanceEngine User Community!

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Dear our beloved customers,

As announced in the last blog post, in this year, we’ll focus more on improving the UX/UI flow as well as developing our product with the highest quality. Today, we’re glad to provide you the official milestone of FreelanceEngine in the Q1 & Q2. Here’s the list of features and improvements covered in the two next quarters:

  • Theme Improvement 1.7.13
  • AE Custom Field Improvement
  • Employer cannot accept a bid when the total amount is equal to the credit balance
  • Bug fixes involved in PayPal currency, translation, etc.


FrE Braintree Is Officially Released, Integrated With FreelanceEngine Theme!!

After a few weeks of extensive working, today we’re thrilled to announce you that FrE Braintree is officially released. We decide to conduct this extension with the aim of providing you and your users more choices when checkout besides current payment gateways on FreelanceEngine site.

Braintree is currently available to merchants in 44 countries around the world and supports 130+ currencies. No matter where your users are located, they can easily check out since Braintree supports multiple payment methods, including almost all major credit and debit cards, PayPal, and Bitcoin. Additionally, it accepts online and mobile payments such as Venmo, Apple Pay or Android Pay.

It’s quite easy to set up and use Braintree as a payment gateway on your site. If you are located in the list of countries that Braintree currently serves, you only need to have a merchant account and your site is running FreelanceEngine theme. That’s enough!!

In order to understand the flow as well as setting process, please follow the detailed guide below:

FrE Braintree – A payment platform for businesses across the globe

We are glad to announce you that FrE Braintree extension – a new payment gateway is officially released. Now users on your site can easily use their payment cards, PayPal, Venmo, or Bitcoin at checkout. Along with its convenience, Braintree is also one of the most secure payment gateways in the world with the high level of security. It ensures that all information of users cannot be leaked and stolen when they declare or check out online. As a result, Braintree is currently trusted and used by many of the major brands such as Airbnb, Uber, Dropbox, or GitHub. For all these reasons, we believe that Braintree is one of the best payment methods for online marketplace.

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MicrojobEngine PLUS Package is now available. Pre-order today at $119!

MicrojobEngine PLUS Package Pre-order

Today is a special day. MicrojobEngine – the ultimate marketplace WordPress theme is now upgraded to PLUS PACKAGE.

This is such a huge milestone for the whole team in order to celebrate MicrojobEngine 1st birthday. Though there are 8 weeks till birthday, we can’t wait that long and decided to enjoy the moment from now.

What does this all mean? Well it means you don’t need to wait until MicrojobEngine birthday to own PLUS Package but have it right from today. And the price is so reasonable you can hardly refuse. Especially, birthday is the time for special treat, so the price is even lower than it normally is.

Enter code  MJEPLUS  at checkout to get MicrojobEngine PLUS Package at $119!


EngineThemes Partners & Perks

EngineThemes aims to deliver customers all the best experience and solutions through our partnerships. Our motto is “Together we can make a difference” therefore, we partner with many extraordinary companies in WordPress field (maybe even more, wink). Their passions have inspired us and their expertise enables us to do much more than what we can do alone.



Update: ForumEngine version 1.6.9


Bug fixes

  • Maximum image upload size increases from 1MB to 5MB.
  • Performance issue with posted threads containing a bulleted or numbered list is solved.
  • After posting a thread, the moderator can be able to reply and delete this thread as usual.
  • Bug of text in “Insert” button after uploading the first image has been fixed now. Particularly, “Uploading” is correctly replaced by “Insert” as of the second image.


Our themes are now compatible with WordPress 4.5

wordpress 4.5 compatibility

WordPress version 4.5 has been released with new features, and other improvements. To keep up with the changes, these following themes are updated to be fully compatible with WP 4.5: (more…)

Quick update: ForumEngine version 1.6.7

Just a quick update for version 1.6.7. Users are now able to add photos to the threads from mobile. And other technical bug fixes.  For further support, please contact

Update: ForumEngine version 1.6.6

ForumEngine latest version 1.6.6 has bug fixes and improvement in social login, mobile version, display and function.

Social login, profile picture update by Facebook, Twitter, Google Plus accounts

  • Facebook:

When users log in with Facebook account, the system will automatically take users’ profile picture on Facebook as their profile picture on ForumEngine.

  • Google Plus:

The social login via Google Plus account is now properly fixed and works well for all users.

  • Twitter:

For already registered users using Twitter accounts, they had to retype username and password every time logging in. This bug is fixed in this version. (more…)

Update: ForumEngine version 1.6.5 with important bug fixes in display and function

Hi guys, This week, EngineThemes would like to release the latest ForumEngine version 1.6.5. This version focuses on fixing bugs including site display, security and content submission. Header menu duplication In the previous version, the menu on the header of the site is duplicated, like this: There are two Ideas column showing at the same […]

ForumEngine version 1.6.4 is compatible with WordPress 4.3

ForumEngine version 1.6.4 – The best WordPress Theme to build your online community – is compatible with WordPress 4.3

EngineThemes would like to introduce to you ForumEngine version 1.6.4. This new update is compatible with WordPress 4.3. Besides, it has an improvement that will make your website work more efficiently.

Compatible with WordPress 4.3

ForumEngine 1.6.4 (more…)

EngineThemes’ updates: JobEngine, QAEngine, ForumEngine

This week updates focus on some bug fixes so that your site performance will be better.

QAEngine version 1.5.3

A new option is added in QAEngine: Login to view Answer. The name speaks for itself, if you enable this option, users have to log in to view the answers.

login to view answer-QAEngine


ForumEngine is back with some small improvement: v1.5.4

ForumEngine now works with Schema, some data on your site are marked up. By this way, it will help search engines use your information to present your page in the most useful way, which means you can not only boost up your SEO but also generate more traffic to your site.
In addition, the latest version also includes two mail bug fixes:
– In the previous versions, users can create topics even when they haven’t logged in. From now on, there’ll be notification remind them to log in before creating new ones.
– The issue happened with Ipad is also fixed, users now can reply on a topic without troubles, the reply box won’t automatically get bigger anymore.

ForumEngine is updated to its latest version: v1.5.3

Implementing Menu tab
Besides the footer menu, ForumEngine is now supported menu on the header which help users to easily visit any page on the site.

menu – ForumEngine

Enable/ disable “Live notifications” feature

“Live notifications” is the feature that help users to keep up with the new posts on the forums. Admins are now allowed to activate this function right from their admin panel and of course they can disable it whenever they want.

live notifications – ForumEngine

Add plugin Autolink to TinyMCE

With the implementation of Autolink, it’ll be much more convenient for users to access the link in the post. Just simply click the link and it’ll head you to the right site.

Bug fix
Fix “Insert code” icon issue, the button works fine now.

ForumEngine is updated to the latest version: v1.5.2

We’ve promised to provide better products in the future and we’ve never forgot that. Besides introducing new product – DirectoryEngine, we’re also in the process to implement the others. After collecting and discussing suggestions from our customers, ForumEngine is once again updated with some new options and bug fixes:

ForumEngine is updated to its latest version: v1.5.1

The email notification system is implemented with new section. With FE new version, whenever there’s a new created thread, the system will automatically send emails reminding the admin to confirm the new thread.

pending thread email -ForumEngine
In addition, bugs from the previous version are also fixed. In FE v1.5, some customers informed us that they couldn’t submit or like a thread. The problem has gone now, you won’t have to face this inconvenient anymore.

Updates: ForumEngine v1.4.9, JobEngine v2.9, JE Coupon v1.5 and ET slider v1.1.1

– The new version of ForumEngine is implemented with captcha option. If you enable this function, users have to enter captcha when they create a new topic. However,admins can also choose which category or user role to enable the captcha function.

Updates: ForumEngine is updated to v1.4.8 and QAEngine releases its new version v1.0.2

ForumEngine v1.4.8

It’s been quite a while since you guys heard any news from ForumEngine, maybe some of you have considered whether we forgot it or not. The answer is NO, we’re still working on it besides introducing new product – QAEngine. And here you are, FE is back with some new updates:

1. Widget hashtag added
As many of you have known, hashtag is considered as a tool which helps you to rally information in a specific subject. With every topic you created, you can add different hashtag based on your preference.
In order to help users using your site easier, FE v1.4.8 offers you a hashtag widget. With the new widget we created, users can easily click one hashtag and see all the topics related. Therefore, they will have another solution to find and discuss the information they care.

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