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Gutenberg for WordPress is coming.
 
by Kit Allen
6 Aug 2018
 

Gutenberg for WordPress is coming.


You might be prompted to install Gutenberg on your Creatomatic WordPress website. We recommend that you don’t…yet. Here’s why.

Hosting & charges explained
 
by Kit Allen
26 Jun 2018
 

Hosting & charges explained


A bit of background into our hosting services at Creatomatic Ltd.

Rebranding Agora against the clock
 
by Kit Allen
5 Jun 2018
 

Rebranding Agora against the clock


We stepped in to transform Ipso Books into its new brand, turning a project around in under a fortnight.

Final update on GDPR and cookies
 
by Kit Allen
23 May 2018
 

Final update on GDPR and cookies


Here at Creatomatic, we’re having a wonderful time dealing with the final week in the run-up to the GDPR deadline. Here’s a few final things you should know before the deadline.

We got Currie Solutions rolling
 
by Kit Allen
5 Apr 2018
 

We got Currie Solutions rolling


We’ve been practicing what we preach this week and updating our own website with some of our recent work, some of which we’ll be sharing here.

Snaw’mageddon
 
by Kit Allen
28 Feb 2018
 

Snaw’mageddon


The weather’s hit Annan (and beyond) with a vengeance this morning.

Help us help the First Base Agency get through winter
 
by Kit Allen
9 Oct 2017
 

Help us help the First Base Agency get through winter


This vital, local service is struggling and could really benefit from a little help.

Creatomatic blitz the Annan Raft Race
 
by Kit Allen
27 Jun 2017
 

Creatomatic blitz the Annan Raft Race


We’re not altogether certain that we can count this as part of our ‘award-winning’ blurb, mind…

Avoiding Design By Committee
 
by Kit Allen
22 Mar 2017
 

Avoiding Design By Committee


How to stop your thoroughbred horse from turning into a camel.

We’re Hiring – Junior Developer Role
 
by Kit Allen
1 Feb 2017
 

We’re Hiring – Junior Developer Role


Creatomatic are looking for a junior web designer/developer to join the busy team here at our Annan office

Moving on up
 
by Kit Allen
7 Jan 2017
 

Moving on up


We’ve levelled up to a new office – come see us soon.

Website launched for SB Rail
 
by Kit Allen
3 Aug 2016
 

Website launched for SB Rail


We’ve designed, developed launched a new website, with an online catalogue of rail maintenance equipment, case studies, team biographies and careers information, for SB Rail.

Best Employers Winners
 
by Kit Allen
24 Jun 2016
 

Best Employers Winners


This week we were both humbled and gratified to be the recipients of two CX Projects Business Awards at their annual prize-giving ceremony.

2016 CX Project Business Awards Finalists
 
by Kit Allen
17 Jun 2016
 

2016 CX Project Business Awards Finalists


Creatomatic are in the list of finalists for the ‘Best Employer’ and ‘Most Innovative Business’ awards

Making columns easier with Columnomatic
 
by Kit Allen
10 Dec 2015
 

Making columns easier with Columnomatic


Making it easy to drop columns into WordPress, with a single click.

Creatomatic is 3. (And a bit.)
 
by Kit Allen
13 Oct 2015
 

Creatomatic is 3. (And a bit.)


It’s becoming an informal tradition that we mark company birthdays with a) a full-on night on the town, and b) a quick round-up of what we’ve been up to over the last 12 months. While we managed Part A quite effectively – with the collective team taken to the uber friendly Electric Fields festival, at […]

How to use Column Shortcodes in WordPress
 
by Kit Allen
6 Apr 2015
 

How to use Column Shortcodes in WordPress


Quite often when we’re putting sites together, we’ll need to put content into columns. There’s a few ways to skin this particular cat – we can split content into separate boxes in WordPress, or use the ‘more’ tag as a flag to split content into two columns – but if the site requires something more […]

How to use WordPress Galleries
 
by Kit Allen
25 Mar 2015
 

How to use WordPress Galleries


Just one of a series of screencasts we’ll be producing over the following months to help with common WordPress issues.

Creatomatic and Sigma
 
by Kit Allen
9 Mar 2015
 

Creatomatic and Sigma


We’re pleased to announce that as of Monday 2nd March 2015, Sigma Internet has become a part of Creatomatic

Christmas opening hours 2014
 
by Kit Allen
19 Dec 2014
 

Christmas opening hours 2014


Creatomatic will be closed from Friday 19th December 2014 and will re-open on Monday 5th January 2015.

Creatomatic ALS Ice Bucket Challenge
 
by Kit Allen
27 Aug 2014
 

Creatomatic ALS Ice Bucket Challenge


I love my team. And they love me too (We also made a donation to the Motor Neuron Disease Association; you can too, if you want to help a very good cause.) Kit

Now we are two
 
by Kit Allen
1 Aug 2014
 

Now we are two


While there’s no ukeleles in this years birthday blog post, it’s a good time to have a wee recap of where we are in 2014.

Introducing Superfast Search
 
by Kit Allen
30 Apr 2014
 

Introducing Superfast Search


Our own, home-grown solution to better search within WordPress.

Creatomatic’s Christmas Hampers
 
by Kit Allen
10 Jan 2014
 

Creatomatic’s Christmas Hampers


Last month we thought we’d go above and beyond sending out cards, and properly spoil some of our favourite clients.

Happy Christmas from Creatomatic
 
by Kit Allen
20 Dec 2013
 

Happy Christmas from Creatomatic


Our opening hours and support details for the Christmas 2013 period.

Why not to work at Creatomatic
 
by Kit Allen
23 Oct 2013
 

Why not to work at Creatomatic


It’s all good, until the musical fascism kicks in.

Viva the mobile revolution
 
by Kit Allen
18 Oct 2013
 

Viva the mobile revolution


A question we get asked a lot lately is: ‘Will my site work on my phone?’ It will indeed. Here’s how.

Creatomatic Is One
 
by Kit Allen
1 Aug 2013
 

Creatomatic Is One


Looking back over our first year in business – with bonus video content. You’re welcome.

Farewell to Butts Street
 
by Kit Allen
29 Mar 2013
 

Farewell to Butts Street


Welcome to Bridge House; our new home as of March 2013.

We found love in an old book place*
 
by Kit Allen
18 Jan 2013
 

We found love in an old book place*


This week, we launched a slightly refreshed WordPress retrofit for the local legends at The Bookshop in Wigtown. (For those of you who haven’t had the pleasure of visiting this establishment, it’s like a real-life Black Books, but bigger. And with more wine. The Bookshop Facebook page gives an excellent flavour of the place). We […]

Why do you want a website?
 
by Kit Allen
24 Oct 2012
 

Why do you want a website?


It’s the first question we ask all our potential clients at the very first meeting, and one that’s often met with a look of confusion and the odd raised eyebrow.

Welcome to the new site!
 
by Kit Allen
23 Aug 2012
 

Welcome to the new site!


It’s a late-night launch for the first version of Creatomatic.co.uk. As we type this, it’s 11:30pm, and we’ve been working on the website for fourteen and a half hours.

Some musings on our little company…
 
by Kit Allen
30 Jul 2012
 

Some musings on our little company…


Personally speaking: I hate the phrase ‘mission statement’. Personally speaking. It’s excessively corporate, impersonal, utterly devoid of meaning, and somewhat ugly. Not something I’d want to apply to my business, and indeed not something I intend to if we can get away with it. However. It’s just as important as all those other startup essentials […]

Welcome to Creatomatic
 
by Kit Allen
2 Jul 2012
 

Welcome to Creatomatic


With less than a month to go until our official launch, we figured it was probably time to start practising what we preach, and using our blog.

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