OTnewz Features

Responsive Layout

OTnewz Pliggg template will automatically scale to fit on your browser widths/resolutions and on your mobile devices.

Featured News Slider

With the OTslider module, you can showcase your important news & stories in the homepage to gain more exposures to the visitors.

Auto-embed Videos, Photos & Rich Media

Using the Embedly API, OTnewz will automatically display thumbnails of videos, photos or rich media in each news & clicking it will play/zoom the media.

Website Screenshot Thumbnail

When the submitted URL doesn't have rich media to embed, it will display the website screenshot thumbnail from WebThumbnail.

Sidebar Member Widgets

Show some appreciation of your members! Display users who are top submitters, top publishers, last active & newly registered members.

Sidebar Advertisement Ready

Sidebar advertisement spots are ready to be filled-in to make you some money. It has a built-in 125*125 and 300*n advertisement spots.

Built-in Social Sharing

Expose each news to the social media audience by using the built-in "Share To Bookmarking Sites" functionality.

Browser Compatibility

OTnewz will work across all modern browsers including Chrome, Firefox, Internet Explorer 8+, Safari and Opera.

OTnewz Compatibility, Requirements & Limitations

Pligg Version Compatibility

OTnewz responsive Pligg template requires at least PHP 5.2.1+ and Pligg 2.x. It is compatible with the latest Pligg 2 version release.

Minimum Browser Requirements

OTnewz requires the following JavaScript-enabled minimum browsers: Internet Explorer 8, Chrome 21, Firefox 19, Safari 5, Opera 12.

Voting Method Support

OTnewz Pligg template only supports the "Up & Down" voting method. "Star Rating" voting method or "2" is and will not be supported.

Display of Rich Media & Website Thumbnail

Embedding of rich media and website screenshot thumbnail is only available if Pagination Mode is set to "1" & the device-width is at least 480 pixels.

IE8 Non-responsive Layout

On Internet Explorer 8, OTnewz Pligg template is not responsive. Its width will remain at the maximum which is set at 1000 pixels by default.

Pagination Mode Support

Currently, OTnewz only supports the "normal pagination links" or 1 Pagination Mode. Other modes will be supported soon.

No RTL Support

OTnewz responsive premium Pligg template doesn't support right-to-left languages.

OTnewz Branding Removal License

The Branding Removal License grants you the permission to remove the "Template By: OxyThemes" link/text in the footer of your Pligg-powered site that uses our premium OTnewz Pligg template.

The Branding Removal License cost $25 per domain and is perpetual (it does not expire). If you will install OTnewz Pligg template on multiple domains and wants to remove the "branding", you must purchase a separate Branding Removel License for each domain.

If you have purchased a Standard License of OTnewz Pligg template, you'll get a free Branding Removal License for one/single domain only. If you'll install OTnewz Pligg template with Standard License on multiple domains and wants to remove the "branding", you must purchase a separate Branding Removel License for each domain.

It's important to note that the Branding Removal License is just a license to remove the "Template By: OxyThemes" link/text in the footer and nothing more. You cannot brand the OTnewz Pligg template under your name and/or claim that OTnewz Pligg template is your product.

OTnewz Changelog

  • OTnewz v1.0RC1

    - Oct 23, 2013
    • First public release.

OTnewz Pricing

  • Basic Template License

    • $39
    • 6 Months
    • 6 Months
    • 6 Months
    • $10 For 6 Months
    • No Pligg Quick Launch Service
    • Branding Removal Not Allowed
    • Add To Cart
  • Standard Template License

    • $79
    • 12 Months
    • 12 Months
    • 12 Months
    • $15 For 12 Months
    • Free Pligg Quick Launch Service
    • Branding Removal Allowed
    • Add To Cart

Pre-Sales Frequently Asked Questions

What payment methods are accepted?

All of OxyThemes' payment processing is handled through PayPal. When you checkout, you'll be redirected to PayPal website where all payment processing will securely take place.

You can pay for a Template License with your PayPal account balance. You can also pay with Visa, MasterCard, Discover and American Express credit cards through PayPal.

What is a Valid Period?

Valid Period is the amount of time that your purchased Template License will remain active. Valid Period for Basic Template License is 6 months while Standard Template License is 12 months.

When your Template License is still active or still within the Valid Period, you'll have access to the corresponding downloads & updates (Pligg templates) of the License you purchased. You will also have access to our support channels (access to support forums, documentations and Helpdesk) during this period.

Valid Period starts upon successful purchase of the Template License. For example, if you purchased Basic Template License on June 01, 2013, the Valid Period is from June 01 to December 01, 2013. During that timeframe, you have an active Basic Template License.

What happens when the Valid Period is over?

You now have an inactive Template License. The corresponsing downloads (Pligg templates) of the License you purchased will continue to function and you're still allowed to use it. However, access to support forum, documentations, Helpdesk, downloads and updates will be unavailable.

If you want to avail continued access to support forum, documentations, Helpdesk, downloads and updates for an additional Valid Period, you need to renew your inactive Template License.

What is an Optional License Renewal?

Basic and Standard Template License has a set Valid Period or the amount of time that your purchased Template License will remain active. When the Valid Period is over, your purchased Template License becomes inactive and you may optionally renew in order to continue to avail certain features and services.

Why I can't download anything after I completed the payment?

We manually review all orders to protect both you and us from fraudulent transactions. This means that there is sometimes a delay in processing your order (up to 24 hours, business days). If after that timeframe you still can't download, feel free to submit a ticket in our Helpdesk. Under normal circumstances, business hours, expect a one hour activation time.

What is your Refund Policy?

OxyThemes do not offer refunds as there is no way to return a digital product. Please use our product(s) demo, ask in our support forum or submit a ticket in our Helpdesk with any questions you may have before you make a purchase.

If you're experiencing any difficulty with our product, we are more than happy to provide support and resolve the situation. If your circumstance can't be resolved with support, you are welcome to contact us with an explanation of your situation.

Do the Pligg templates comes with PSDs (Layered Photoshop Files)?

No, all Pligg templates didn't include a PSD file.

Can I use the Pligg templates for work that I do for clients?

No. Our Pligg templates can be use only for your owned domains and/or sites. Please read our full Terms & Conditions.