VICTORIA, British Columbia, Feb. 10, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Pixel Union, a leading design agency specializing in website templates and ecommerce solutions, today announced the launch of Zillacommerce, a new Shopify-powered ecommerce solution for its Themezilla-branded WordPress themes. To celebrate the launch, Hype, the first Themezilla theme to support ecommerce functionality through Zillacommerce, is available to download for free on Themezilla's website for the next 30 days.
Zillacommerce, Pixel Union's first major initiative under the Themezilla brand, lets WordPress site owners easily integrate Shopify's ecommerce functionality with pre-styled product collection pages. For the first time, online merchants will enjoy WordPress's ultimate front-end flexibility and control over user experience, paired with Shopify's easy-to-use, state-of-the-art ecommerce platform, which offers the ability to manage unlimited products, easily integrate orders and shipping, quickly add advanced marketing tools and programs, accept payments through 70-plus gateways, track sales and growth trends, and offer customers a secure, responsive checkout experience.
"As theme designers, we've had the pleasure of working on both WordPress and Shopify, two of the most important platforms on the web today," said Ben Moore, CEO of Pixel Union. "To be able to bring the two together is huge for our customers and for the evolution of ecommerce. With Zillacommerce, WordPress users can join the 200,000-plus merchants who have had success with Shopify's platform, enjoying easy, elegant solutions for managing ecommerce on their websites."
Last week, Pixel Union announced its acquisition of Themezilla, makers of some of the world's most popular and well-loved WordPress themes and plugins. Under the agreement, Pixel Union will provide support for Themezilla's highly regarded theme catalogue, and will design and develop new products under the Themezilla brand.
About Pixel Union and Themezilla
Pixel Union is a leading design agency known for its world-class themes and ecommerce solutions for platforms like WordPress, Shopify, Bigcommerce and Tumblr. Since 2009, Pixel Union's themes have been used by millions of people and brands around the world, including The White House, Tesla, MoMA, the LA Lakers, the BBC, and more. In 2016, Pixel Union announced its acquisition of Themezilla, whose premium WordPress themes are used by over 40,000 photographers, designers, bloggers, agencies, and businesses. For more information, visit pixelunion.net and themezilla.com.
SOURCE Pixel Union Design Ltd.