A new one eh? I'm using Display (www.RedlineUnited.org) (I originally started the site with Twicet), and was looking to upgrade to Brightbox (the shortcodes, new cu3er, template builder, new slideshow, and the new Avia framework all seem awesome). There's not much I can think of that brightbox really "needs" beyond what it already is. Of course, I did also say that about Display 2 years ago. I see that the new one ("Upscale" ( http://dribbble.com/shots/152392-Upscale )) will be "the future of Wordpress" :) so I will probably wait to see what it looks like before I decide between it and Brightbox. Do we have an ETA for "Upscale"?
Since we're on the subject of new features... let me add to the thousands of fan requests you probably get for new features, with a few of my own personal wish list items:
-SUPER Mega Menu
The ability to add pictures, html, logins, etc to the mega menu. This seems to be taking off somewhat, and I've seen it discussed on this support forum as not currently possible:
This office supply store has quite a few nice features as an example of what I'd consider a "SUPER" Mega Menu:
-A "Sponsors" (or "Partners" section)
A slider of some sort to be able to have a scrolling showcase of sponsor (or partner) sites. This is something I actually desperately need (running a Non-profit). I've only found one site with anything similar, however it doesn't auto-rotate (and it would also be nice to have it randomize the sponsors as well, in an effort to be fair to my sponsors)
Maybe even just using the old "News Item Slider" from the "Newscast" would work if it could auto-rotate (and randomize??? Ok that might be a stretch, I know):
Speaking of the older designs... "Design Showcase" has slideout tabs used for the "Archives" section at the top
If I were making a wish list, I'd imagine this as an option to add to the footer or header, or maybe even just an item in that fancy template builder. I'd imagine a slideout tab would be an awesome place to stuff contact boxes, maps & addresses, login boxes, etc
There is another version of this idea used on this site:
-Customizable Contact Form / Signup Sheet
I'd like to easily add lines to the contact form without having to edit the template. Things like adding a custom field, check boxes, etc. I know I'm starting to lean towards what I should use a plugin for, but these are starting to need less and less of those... All I need are a few custom lines & maybe a few check boxes :)
-The ability to use Flash SWF & video files in the Cu3er 3D rotator
Maybe this is alreay avaialable? I know Piecemaker 2 can use flash, and is obviously flash itself, and Cu3er is obviously flash itself too, so you would assume SWFs can be used, I just haven't ever seen the new Cu3er use flash or video as one of it's slides. Side note, if the new Cu3er is used in "Upscale", I will be purchasing the $49 license to remove the logo. This would be a nice option within the admin panel (ie: "Enter Cu3er license number to add aditional features" (I know that it's no where near that easy though)). Maybe offering Piecemaker and Cu3er? Maybe this seems like overkill but they do offer different options (and Piecemaker already has a WP plugin). Maybe I'm crazy.
Ok, I got quite a bit off of the original subject, and I'm sure I could list another dozen things I "wish" my site had, so I'll stop now. Thanks for all the great work... These sites are truly becoming amazing (and I'm glad you guys are making a killing at it).