Easy Digital Downloads WordPress Theme for Digital Stores & Marketplaces
Olam is the ultimate theme to build an online store or marketplace using Easy Digital Downloads. With Olam, you can sell digital products like stock photos, themes & plugins, software, audio/video files and more. With the help of detailed documentation and Unyson page builder, it only takes a few minutes to start selling your digital goods online. Olam is feature rich and is made compatible with the most popular EDD extensions allowing you to build something more than just a store.
View documentation here – Olam Documentation
Things you can build with Olam EDD theme
Our Easy Digital Downloads theme can be used for a variety of purposes including, but not limited to, the following ;
- Sell audio files
- Sell video footage
- Sell stock images
- Sell icons and fonts
- Sell software downloads
- Build a ThemeForest like multi-vendor digital marketplace – https://themes.layero.com/olamwp/
- Build a marketplace to sell pre-packaged services – https://themes.layero.com/olamwp3/
UNIQUE FEATURES OF OLAM MARKETPLACE THEME
Olam is superior to other EDD themes in many aspects. It has tons of features that our competitors do not have, which include ;
- Unyson drag & drop page builder
- Mega Menu
- 2 header layouts
- Dark theme version
- Three product listing styles that give each website you build a different look
- Option to hide price and download icons in product listing pages
- Option to change number of columns in product listing pages
- Option to add custom preview images for products in listing pages
- Feature products in a list or a slider
- Display latest products as thumbnails on a slider, list or with custom preview images
- Custom built vendor store pages
- Multiple preview images
- Unyson rating system
- Sticky Header option
- Custom sidebar widgets
- Custom built product search
- Option to change preloader gif
- Added an option to add any class in ‘Unyson Section Shortcode’
- Video previews
- Audio previews
- Custom related downloads plugin to show related products in product pages without using any third party plugins
- Option to add alternate heading for pages, blog posts and downloads
- Option to hide page titles
- 100% responsive design
- Widget ready
- 20 shortcodes
- Theme options panel
- Custom colors
- Rating for each digital product
- Downloads/Shop page
- Digital product search functionality
- Font awesome icons
- Google Fonts
- Team members
OLAM IS COMPATIBLE WITH ALL POPULAR EDD EXTENSIONS
As Easy Digital Downloads is the first choice for anyone building a digital store using WordPress, they have built a number of extensions to integrate many useful additional features. We have tried and tested Olam with all important EDD extensions to make sure our buyers can integrate any of them with our theme without any glitches.
- EDD Frond End Submission – Turn your website into a multi-vendor marketplace
- Easy Digital Downloads Wishlists – allows users to add downloads to wishlists
- EDD Commissions – Allow a commission for vendors for each sale
- EDD Reviews – to rate and review products and authors
- EDD Points & Rewards – to reward customers for purchases
- EDD Social Login – allows users to signup with their social media accounts
- Easy Digital Downloads Recommended Products – Displays product recommendations on product pages and on checkout
- EDD Acquisition Surveys – to conduct quick surveys
- EDD Recurring Payments – to allow subscriptions/Monthly payments for a product
- EDD Free Downloads – Easy checkout for free downloads
- Downloads As Services – When you offer a service instead of a downloadable product
- EDD External Products – Useful for affiliate marketers
- EDD Auto register – Automatically register buyers on checkout with their email id
- EDD Software Licensing – generate license keys and restrict the use of items
- EDD Content Restriction
Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)
How to create a marketplace with Olam?
By default Olam is a single vendor digital store. To make it a marketplace ie, allow other vendors to list their products you need to install EDD Front End Submission extension. You can see more details of the EDD FES extension here. Once you install that extension and complete the basic setup your website becomes a marketplace, just like that!
I don’t want other vendors, can I use Olam to build a single vendor store?
Definitely, Olam comes as a single vendor theme, just install it and import the demo content, you get a single vendor store.
What plugins are bundled with the theme?
- Easy Digital Downloads
- MailChimp for WordPress Lite
- Olam Multiple Images
- Olam EDD FES Meta Fields (optional)
- Layero Related Downloads
Are there any plugins used in the theme demos but not included in the theme files? Yes, some plugins used in our demos are paid plugins that are NOT included in the theme purchase.
- EDD Front End Submissions (FES) (used in main Demo 1) – paid plugin
- EDD Downloads as services (used in Demo 3) – free plugin
Can I remove the sidebar in the shop page?
Yes, if you do not add any widgets to that sidebar it won’t be displayed.
How do you offer theme support?
We offer support via ThemeForest comment system and our support platform webnesters.ticksy.com. Support is open weekdays.
How do I upgrade to the latest version of Olam EDD theme?
You will have to redownload the files from your ThemeForest account and overwrite the theme files. You can also use the Envato Market Plugin to upgrade to latest version.
Is it really necessary to upgrade my theme every time there is an update?
We update the theme usually to add more features and for bug fixes. While it is not mandatory it is recommended to upgrade your theme to the latest version.
I have edited some of the theme files. Can I upgrade to your latest theme version?
You will have to keep a log of those changes made and apply them in the files of the new version. We normally recommend doing your template and CSS changes via the child theme provided in the package.
Can I create a Themeforest like website with Olam
Sure, you can create a ThemeForest like marketplace using EDD Front End Submission extension where authors can list their own products.
Can I display variable pricings with your EDD WordPress theme?
Sure, here is how it will be displayed – https://themes.layero.com/olamwp/downloads/green-theme/
Can I upload my audio/video preview as a separate file?
All audio/video previews are uploaded as separate file. You can also link youtube videos as previews.
Can I upload a custom image for preview in product listing pages and another preview in the product page?
Yes, some of our customers wanted to use a square preview image in the shop and other product listing pages. So we added an option to choose a custom image for that purpose.
Can I upload multiple images for preview? Can I do the same if I am using EDD Front End Submission (FES)?
You can upload multiple preview images like here – https://themes.layero.com/olamwp/downloads/hot/, if you are operating a single vendor store. But if you are using EDD FES the same cannot be done. Gallery is not available for FES submissions.
How does the contact/support window in the bottom RHS work?
It is basically a quick contact form. Any contacts will be sent to the email address associated with your WordPress site (which you can find in Dashboard->Settings->general)
Is Olam compatible with RTL languages?
No, Olam is not compatible with RTL languages.
Can I create a WooCommerce store with Olam?
Yes, we made Olam compatible with WooCommerce based on customer requests, but it is primarily a EDD theme. Most functionality is created for EDD. If you want to use WooCommerce alone I recommend this theme instead – https://themeforest.net/item/muta-woocommerce-wordpress-theme/17990458
Do you offer theme customization?
No. We are a very small team and do not have the resources to do customization.
Is there a limit to the number of products I can add?
No, you can add any number of products using Olam.