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Link to download Agility?
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Steve Howard
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December 24, 2019 - 2:14 pm
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Am trying to download Agility for a new site.   I am a lifetime member and logged in.

Whenever I find a link to download Agility I am taken to a choose your membership option page.

Is there an easy link somewhere for paid members?

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December 25, 2019 - 10:37 am
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December 31, 2019 - 2:10 pm
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Yes, I have followed that rabbit down the hole.   I just tried it again and after linking to a few other pages and clicking the "give me agility now!" button, and am sent to the subscription page.  Starting to wonder if it's worth it.

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December 31, 2019 - 2:14 pm
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Just found it.  The link is sort of buried down the page after a few of the videos.  Thought it would be more obvious.

 

Thanks for the help.

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December 31, 2019 - 5:29 pm
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Hi

Yes one need to dig & read all the page.

Starting to wonder if it's worth it

Well, Rick is not developing anymore or caring about this Skin.

Pierre

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And sooner or later, it will fail. PHP gets updated, Wordpress gets updated, Thesis gets updated, but the Agility skin is frozen in time. A recipe for eventual disaster. Most of us are now going elsewhere, since Thesis/Focus isn't suitable for a good many of us, and some of us can't deal with Chris Pearson's ridiculous arrogance! It's too bad - once upon a time, Thesis was a contender. I had a lifetime developer license for it - Chris has effectively killed that, by limiting users to 5 installs, even if you own more than 5 domains (the man either fails to comprehend contract law or is so arrogant that he just doesn't care - either way, it's not ethical) unless you buy more licences, and he's done the same crap to early adopters of Focus. I bought a lifetime membership in BYOB, and Rick was terrific when he was here. But no longer. 🙁

I have no issues with someone deciding that a business model doesn't work and changing it GOING FORWARD. But you have to keep your word to those early adopters/existing customers, or yes, people will be unhappy, and rightly so.

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Keith W Jones
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January 11, 2020 - 3:13 pm
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Problem is that the lifetime is not sustainable and most have done away with them. 

Other option is DIY goes bust then there is no Thesis. 

We now have to decide what is best way forward. 

Already we are seeing BYOB products causing problems with DIY updates.

Can you get a better deal elsewhere - I don't know the answer to that one. 

Keith 

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Best results when one question per thread, link to site, version of WP, Thesis and skin.
http://www.kwjassociates.co.uk - Wordpress 5.1.1 – Thesis 2.8.5 - Focus

 

*** Biggest cause of problems is now the cache, whether it is a plugin, the browser or your host's server. ***
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January 15, 2020 - 9:10 am
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I only have 4 websites, 2 personal and 2 work. All four have been using Thesis/Agility.

 

We are trying Focus for the work ones. As to my personal ones, I did a LOT of research and ended up going to Elementor page builder and Astra theme. I'm still figuring out how to use them. Just like when I switched to Agility, there is a learning curve. I did think I had a little more time - apparently not!

 

Anyway, those are my chosen solutions for now. Keep us posted as to where you end up. Good luck.

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I don't know how many problems one could run into in trying to convert from one of Rick's skins in Thesis to Focus. And then after doing all the work, find out that DIY goes away also. Chris is sometimes hard to work with. The new update problem is going to cause a lot of problems.

Wonder if it is worth it to go back and develope in HTML or Page builders like Elementor. On that score, I used Elementor for some page building in Agility. Did a good job in creating a nice page but its search-ability on posts is very limited.

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Keith W Jones
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January 17, 2020 - 8:39 am
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It is looking as though the only way forward with Thesis is Focus.

As for Chris, he tells it as he sees it, but his product is first class.

Keith

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Make sure you backup before upgrading and making changes.
Best results when one question per thread, link to site, version of WP, Thesis and skin.
http://www.kwjassociates.co.uk - Wordpress 5.1.1 – Thesis 2.8.5 - Focus

 

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*** Do not edit Skin and Editor CSS - make changes using Custom CSS. ***
*** Do not edit core files - make changes using custom.php or master.php. ***
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