Making 3D Product Configurator for WooCommerce

Making 3D Product Configurator for WooCommerce

Over the past 2 years, Verge3D proved to be a powerful solution for creating configurable 3D product views, allowing non-programmers to deliver immersive web experiences for e-commerce. However, the final stage of converting an interactive 3D application to an online store component has always been a non-trivial task. Simply because you still had to do client-side and server-side programming to bring it all together. That is no longer the case with Verge3D 2.16 which comes with an integration module for WooCommerce, the most popular e-commerce solution used by 28% of all online stores. Demo Here is a WooCommerce product page…
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Soft8Soft joins 3D e-commerce initiative

Soft8Soft joins 3D e-commerce initiative

We're excited to announce that Soft8Soft LLC joined 3D Commerce Exploratory Group under the umbrella of Khronos to start working on future 3D e-commerce standards and tools together with major retailers and IT giants including Adobe, Autodesk, Dassault Systèmes, Facebook, Google, IKEA, Microsoft, NVIDIA, Pinterest, Samsung, Shopify, and Wayfair. Khronos 3D Commerce Exploratory Group members now include Soft8Soft. We believe that this initiative is a great opportunity for us to share our extensive experience in WebGL, 3D web, and e-commerce technologies. We will also continue to contribute to glTF standard making it a cornerstone format for 3D digital marketing and…
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Verge3D, Woocommerce and Shopify

Verge3D, Woocommerce and Shopify

We’ve been receiving multiple inquires via the contact form and on the forums about the possibility to integrate Verge3D with popular e-commerce platforms such as Woocommerce or Shopify. We’ve had a long debate about this topic with Alex and I’d like to share some thoughts with the community. WooCommerce and 3D UPDATE: we implemented WooCommerce integration in version 2.16! See here for more info. We’ve been using WooCommerce (a Wordpress-based e-shop platform) with success on this very website for selling licenses and material packs. There should not be a big problem to extend a product page with a 3D view…
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Verge3D 2.11 for Blender/3ds Max Released

Verge3D 2.11 for Blender/3ds Max Released

We are excited to release Verge3D 2.11 for both 3ds Max and Blender! For this version we added the possibility to easily upload and replace images on models, enabled storing the uploaded content persistently on the server, set up a sandbox Wordpress website for testing purposes, supported controller events in VR mode, introduced the easy-to-use physics engine coupled with Puzzles, and delivered many other improvements the full list of which you can find below. Configurators Implemented the puzzles that allow the users to select images or other files on their local computers to be used in an online Verge3D application.…
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3D animation: Video vs Interactive

3D animation: Video vs Interactive

We can't imagine our life without 3D animation anymore. From the morning till the deep night we are surrounded by the all kinds of adverts, explainers, product presentations and movies. Many thousands of digital agencies and freelancers compete with each other striving to deliver the most engaging 3D content to their customers which, in turn, present their products online to millions of consumers. Still, 3D animation has become routine. It is now hard to strike a grown-up with 3D, and it is even more difficult to motivate a customer to buy a product by just showing them a minute of a carefully-choreographed…
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Making a practical 3D product configurator

Making a practical 3D product configurator

In our previous article Do-it-yourself 3D product configurator, we discussed creating a basic jewelry customizer app using the Verge3D framework combined with Blender or 3ds Max modeling suites. Today we're going to upgrade this project and make it a more real-life e-commerce application which includes the following must-have features:   Calculating the price based on the user's configuration. Submitting orders for further processing by a sales manager. Social media buttons. Eventually, we will have something like this: As usual, you can find the source files (3ds Max, Blender, and Puzzles) of this configurator, as well as the WordPress plugin itself, in…
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Verge3D 2.7 for 3ds Max Released

Verge3D 2.7 for 3ds Max Released

We are glad to present a new release of Verge3D for 3ds Max. Version 2.7 contains the features introduced in the Blender version last week - new puzzles for loading files, replacing textures and creating social sharing links and a WordPress plug-in for embedding WebGL content to a website and providing server-side features such as placing orders, making screenshots and email notifications. WordPress plug-in. E-commerce goodies Verge3D strives to be as a complete and artist-friendly solution as possible, providing more ready-to-use features with every version. This time we deliver a bunch of functionality that will help you to setup your own…
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Verge3D 2.7 for Blender Released

Verge3D 2.7 for Blender Released

We are glad to present a new release of Verge3D for Blender. Version 2.7 brings new puzzles for loading files, replacing textures and creating social sharing links, support for world shader nodes and a WordPress plug-in for embedding WebGL content to a website and providing server-side features such as placing orders, making screenshots and email notifications. WordPress plug-in. E-commerce goodies Verge3D strives to be as a complete and artist-friendly solution as possible, providing more ready-to-use features with every version. This time we deliver a bunch of functionality that will help you to setup your own server infrastructure. If you are…
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