What’s changed in the FreelanceEngine v1.7.9?

Tut FrE 1.7.9

FreelanceEngine has been released the latest version 1.7.9 with several significant changes to minimize bugs as well as make your site run smoother. With this update, you have no confusion in using credit and everything also becomes easier than ever when you can decide to either enable or disable the secure code, select the page slug from the dropdown, etc. (more…)

How To Configure Custom Pricing To Increase Revenue In Your Site?


MicrojobEngine version 1.1.1 has been released with 2 new features – Custom Pricing and Opening Message.

Have you been waiting for the custom pricing for each mJob offered on your website? If yes, this updated version won’t disappoint you. From now on, you can set the mJob price allowing seller to custom their price or not. Additionally, opening message is also added to boost the interaction between seller and buyer on your site. Sound great, right? Let’s read more to find out! (more…)

Why Custom Order & Credit Payment Are Must-Have Features For Your Micro Job Marketplace?

microjobengine 1.1 - custom order and credit payment

MicrojobEngine – our premium marketplace WordPress theme has been upgraded to version 1.1.

In this latest version, 2 big features that you’ve waited for are now available: Custom Order & Credit Payment. What’s special about these two that make version 1.1 worthwhile? Let’s find out.

Main sections:

  1. Custom Orders for customized requirements & price
  • Custom order diagram
  • How this feature works
  • Email template
  1. Use Credits to pay for listings & orders
  • The fewer transactions, the less painful
  • Updates in User Revenue Report
  • Activate & pay by Credits


An in-depth Guide to MicrojobEngine Payment System

MjE payment system

We believe that creating a strong and trusting relationship with users is the key factor in our development. As a result, we make a continuous effort to help the user grasp our products clearly. Recently, we have received much concern about our new theme – MicrojobEngine; especially its payment system. Thus, in this tutorial, we would like to give you a general picture of how the flow of payment works such as how the money goes, when users can request their withdrawal, and how the admin monetize by charging commission fee on each transaction made in the marketplace.


Manage User Revenue Report in MicrojobEngine

setup MicrojobEngine like demo


From version 1.0.3, MicrojobEngine has updated the new User Revenue Report.
In this article, I will show you a quick guide to help you understand how the new report works and have a better management of your micro job site. (more…)

Tutorial: How to translate CE Custom Fields in WPML

CE Custom Fields has 3 main parts: Fields, Taxonomies, Seller Fields. I will show you step by step how to translate each part.


  1. Create fields in back-end (Engine Settings → CE Fields → Fields). In this example, I’m gonna add 3 fields: phone number, address, and email.

Fields - 1 (more…)

Set up MicrojobEngine like demo

MicrojobEngine finally came to life on March 14, 2016. Very glad that we’ve received huge support from you guys.

I understand that setting up a site requires a lot of time and effort. To help you quickly kick it off, I would write some instructions from which you can go further customizing the site yourself.

This first post is about how to setup MicrojobEngine like the demo homepage. (more…)

FreelanceEngine tutorial: How to use Credit with Escrow system (Updated)

FreelanceEngine Credit Extension

Hi guys,

EngineThemes has just introduced the new Credit extension to work with Escrow system on FreelanceEngine a couple weeks ago. We’re glad that this plugin has received great attention from many of you. So, this is the tutorial about:

  • As an admin: How to activate Credit and Escrow systems on his freelance marketplace website. And how to approve payment for credits.
  • As an employer and a freelancer: How to buy, transfer, and withdraw credits easily.

Try live demo Buy for $39 (more…)

Tutorial: How to claim a place in DirectoryEngine

Hi guys,

I am back with a new tutorial for DirectoryEngine users. As you know, in the latest DirectoryEngine update 1.9.5, the authority to set a place as claimable is now restricted to Admin only. Once a place is set as claimable, author can request to become the owner of that place listing. Thus, in this tutorial, I would show you in details what an author needs to do to claim a place.

Only Admin can set a place as claimable

When building a directory listing website, the admin would collect and post multiple places on his site in order to attract more users. However, admin is not the owner of all place listing so Claimable checkbox was developed to allow true owners of those places to request the ownership and better manage them with more accurate information, increasing listing quality of admin’s website. (more…)

DirectoryEngine tutorial: How to replace map with slider on top sidebar

directoryengine tutorial 1

Hi guys,

It’s been a while since we last did a tutorial for DirectoryEngine users. Recently, we have received many constructive feedbacks for our multi-purpose directory listing theme, one of which is the display of sliding images on the top sidebar instead of the map. A slider demonstration is likely to give your directory website a more refreshing and enjoyable look than a map is. (more…)

How PayPal Adaptive works with Escrow system

freelanceengine update

In the last tutorial, we mentioned about flow of payment in FreelanceEngine. A smooth payment flow is an important factor in building trust for your site. 
In this guide, we would like to introduce PayPal Adaptive – one of the most popular payment gateways used by businesses – in Escrow system. So what is PayPal Adaptive and how does it apply in FreelanceEngine? (more…)

Tutorial: Flow of payment in FreelanceEngine

FreelanceEngine Tutorial 1

Recently, we have received great concern about the payment flow in FreelanceEngine. How the money goes from employer via admin to freelancer, at which project’s stage and how long it would take for money to be transferred from employer to admin and from admin to freelancer. And in case any issue may arise, how to resolve the money.

So this tutorial is carried out with details in each step to make you all clear about the process.


How to prevent non-logged in user from viewing details of the profile in FreelanceEngine

Recently, There have been many FreelanceEngine owners asked us  How to make their profile be restricted? How to prevent non-logged in user from viewing details of the profile in FreelanceEngine? It means only those, who registered on FrE website can see the information of the employers and freelancers. Guests or Visitors can only view at homepage and can not view all the details of the profiles. This tutorial can help you modify that that feature.
To do this request, you have to customize the code a little bit.The profile’s code is in author.php file. You may copy this file to freelanceengine-child/folder then check code on this file and use the condition if (is_user_logged_in() ) {…} to check whether current user logged in,displayed information or hid the information from visitors/guests


if ( is_user_logged_in() ) {
   /// show information.
} else {
  echo 'You do not have permission to access this page';


Change The Background Color of Featured Place in DirectoryEngine

Hi there,

We have received many questions about how to change the background color of  featured place in DirectoryEngine in order to let the users know which is standard place and which is featured place. So today, we will show you the  tip to do that.


Allowing Freelancers to add more skills in FreelanceEngine

This is a tutorial  to guide you  how to Add more skills in the profiles in FreelanceEngine.

Previously, when freelancers create their profiles, they are only able to add 5 skills. What should they do if they have more skills than 5 and want to impress the job-seekers with their qualifications?


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