Marketplace Item Previews – We Moved the Big Buttons

 15   Tweet

Collis has been feeding the devs with steroids this month! We’ve updated the appearance and location of the preview buttons on our item pages.



This is a great improvement:

  • The buttons are out of the way, allowing customers can see the whole image preview.
  • Potentially, it allows for a lot more preview types.

What do you think?

We’re not finished yet! This is the first update in a sequence of item page optimizations we have planned.

  • http://thewebatom.net Shane

    I like the new layout, much cleaner! Although it did look very borked until I cleared my browser cache.

  • http://graphicriver.net/user/HarveyDesign Jamie Harvey

    Much better, Took a bit of getting use to mind! I think it make’s the preview images look much bigger even though there not. :D

  • http://graphicriver.net/user/Royks?ref=Royks Lucas

    Yep, i think it’s a good update.

  • VF

    What a milestone move! :D

  • FullTank

    Yes, this is the way to go. Switching the live/screenshot buttons was not a good idea, glad that you did give up on that.

    I think all envato marketplace sites have serious usability issues, for example – user buys a HTML theme and thinks it’s WordPress. This has to be stated clearly.

    Homepage, item pages – all those can be improved. For example, why item page has these large icons for file types included in the package? Is there a need for this? It uses a lot of the sidebar space and is redundant because there is already a list of files included…

  • http://www.mattiaviviani.com Mav

    Good!

  • http://www.imonedesign.com onedesign

    Yah! Nice action

  • http://www.idesignb.com bryan

    I think its a great idea!

  • http://cepreu.net Sergey

    Much better. Thanks :)

  • http://flashden.net/user/50andJACK fifty_tons

    much better, looks really cool

    – 50

  • http://freakholic.com freak holic

    great … keep up your work!! :D

  • http://www.jasonrayne.com Jason Rayne

    Great change, I love it! Shane was right on the money though, you’ve definitely gotta clear your cache before it looks right. ;)

  • http://www.talesfromtheblackforest.com Israel

    So much better! Now I don’t have to design around them when making screens. Thanks Devs!

  • http://activeden.net/user/flashedge?ref=flashedge flashedge

    Nice update, though I wish that blank space on the sides of the buttons were used better.

  • http://codecanyon.net/user/tmworks tmworks

    I like the old design, that keep the page balance.