Rob Beattie

Rob Beattie is a freelance copywriter who designs sites using Rapidweaver. He’s been reviewing computer hardware, software and web services since 1981. Yes…that long. And he’s also the author of 101 Things to Do in a Shed , Fishing: A Very Peculiar History , and The Bluffer’s Guide to Fishing

Review20th December 2017

Want to design your own shopfront and take card and PayPal payments? Yuzool’s got you covered — options and elegance abound in their terrific new version of Cart.

Review15th November 2017

If you’ve ever wished you could add one of those multi-step forms to your Rapidweaver website then you’re going to love FormsPlus from Chillidog Software.

Review23rd October 2017

Marvel is an excellent theme — it’s deep, elegant and sophisticated, and contains the kind of fairy dust we come to expect from a RapidWeaver developer at the top of

Review4th October 2017

Embrace the difference. With its wide range of options, Rob Beattie finds Total Calculator an excellent way to add a ‘shopping list’ of items or services to your website.

Review19th September 2017

As an author himself, Rob Beattie likes Author Cards almost as much as he likes a drink. Especially when developers like 1LD do all the hard work with clever design

Review24th August 2017

Rob Beattie was looking to style up his email newsletters and found the rich, visual environment of Joe Workman’s Email for Rapidweaver incredibly useful.

Review28th July 2017

The Great and the Free. Rob Beattie casts his discerning eye over three great utility stacks that may have slipped under your radar. And they’re free.

Review14th July 2017

Slick, rock solid and versatile — Rob Beattie finds Nick Cates’ Velvet Video stacks a great way to display YouTube and Vimeo videos.

Review2nd July 2017

Rapid Ideas’ YouPlay Stack is a powerful and inexpensive way to get a Vimeo or YouTube video library running on your website that you can then update yourself.

Review19th June 2017

Formula is one of a new breed of sophisticated stacks that are great value for money and really extend Rapidweaver into brave new worlds of functionality.