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Instant Band Site by Nimbit

Description

Nimbit is the industry’s premier direct-to-fan platform for today’s music business. With this the free Instant Band Site plug-in, it’s easier than ever for artists and bands to create and maintain a professional web presence that provides the perfect showcase and storefronts to take their music and careers direct-to-fan.
This plug-in links WordPress to a Nimbit account (sign up here – free options available) to make web site creation, maintenance and updates a breeze.

Setting up a website with Instant Band Site is incredibly easy:

  1. Install the Instant Band Site plug-in to WordPress
  2. Provide a Nimbit user name and password
  3. Select website features to post
  4. Choose one of Nimbit’s free WordPress templates or from thousands of others
  5. Hit publish and the new website is instantly generated

By simply entering your Nimbit User Name, Instant Band Site Provides

  • A custom website with artist branding
  • Full storefront to sell music (digital & CD), merchandise, & e-tickets
  • Artist bio, blog, news, and gig calendar
  • Email list sign up and promo code redemption
  • An online music player
  • Social network connection with Facebook, Twitter, etc.
  • Integration with photo galleries and other WordPress add-ons
  • More! Click here to get more information and watch the videos

You can set up your artist content (music, upcoming gigs, merchandise, etc.) with Nimbit either before or after you use this plug-in. Once your artist content is entered in your Nimbit account your site will be populated with it, along with your Nimbit storefronts on Facebook and Myspace.

Although this plug-in will work with most WordPress themes, to make this plug-in more effective Nimbit also has FREE artist/band themes created by a professional designer who has worked with many top bands. You can download these FREE themes here. These themes are designed to give you a simple, quick customized website to get you an instant web presence.

Installation

  1. First click the “Download” button on the right side of your screen to download the plugin
  2. Upload the instant-band-site-by-nimbit folder to the /wp-content/plugins/ directory
  3. Activate the plugin through the ‘Plugins’ menu in WordPress
  4. Click on the “Nimbit” menu that shows up when you activate the plugin
  5. Enter your Nimbit username and click continue
  6. Select which artist you would like to make this site for and click continue
  7. Select which pages you would like to create and click generate
  8. You now have the pages you created that are already populated with you Nimbit content
  9. Select “Put Widgets Into Sidebar” to drag the Nimbit sidebar widgets into your sidebar

FAQ

What is Nimbit?

Nimbit is a direct to fan platform that provides artists and their teams all the tools necessary to create, nurture, and monetize a supportive fan base.
To learn more about Nimbit visit the site here.

How can I sign up for Nimbit?

Nimbit has three different levels of accounts: NimbitFree, NimbitIndie, and NimbitPro. You can learn more about the different types of accounts
here.

You can view step-by-step directions on how to use this plugin here.

Contributors & Developers

“Instant Band Site by Nimbit” is open source software. The following people have contributed to this plugin.

Contributors

Changelog

0.1.4

  • This updated version of the plugin fixes a bug within the plugin.

0.1

  • This is the first version of this plugin.

0.1.4

  • This updated version of the plugin fixes a bug within the plugin.

0.1.5

This version makes some minor changes to the Nimbit Options Page

0.1.6

This updated version of the plugin fixes the Promo Redemption Sidebar Widget.

0.1.7

This newest version of the plugin adds the Nimbit MyStore for WordPress.

0.1.8

Renamed nimbit_style function to avoid conflict with one of the same name used in some Nimbit WordPress themes.

0.1.9

Renamed nimbit-style menu entry to avoid conflict with one of the same name used in some Nimbit WordPress themes.

0.2.0

Bug fixes & verbiage updates

0.2.1

Fixed foreground in transparent mode

0.2.2

Updated plugin description

0.2.3

Updated cart image for better appearance in transparent mode

0.2.4

Use curl on hosts where file_get_contents will not work because the allow_url_fopen setting is disabled.

0.2.5

Featured Product widget supports catalogs with no products. Enhancements for customizing Email Signup and Promo Code widgets. New XSPF player widget replaces Streampad player widget.