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
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.
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.
Slick, rock solid and versatile — Rob Beattie finds Nick Cates’ Velvet Video stacks a great way to display YouTube and Vimeo videos.
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.
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.
If you need a multi-step form for your Rapidweaver website, you’ll love FormsPlus from Chillidog Software. It takes form design and delivery to a whole new level.
Instacks’ Poster stack’s elegant versatility enables you to create a Stacks-based blog as well as an extremely distinctive way to present all sorts of content.
Zoom is a neat little budget stack that does one thing really nicely. So if you’re looking for a stylish and subtle lightbox effect to highlight certain images on your
Partial Magic from Jochen Abitz is a selection of useful website building blocks for Foundation that are well worth your time and your money.
Elegant and individual, Blend’s distinctive pillar-style logo, title and sidebar area on the left and slinky, slide-out menu on the right gives it a real classy vibe that makes it
Armadillo is a tremendously powerful suite of stacks for providing a sophisticated blog, editable from anywhere by lots of different users for a one-off price that can be used on
No head-scratching here, this is a super-simple and inexpensive way to add hover captions over your pictures, well worth the outlay.
One Little Designer’s Heroic Banner is perfect for good-looking banners done with the minimum of fuss.
Designed to work with Rapidweaver 7’s new banner-image option, Henk Vrieselaar’s Banx theme is smart without being fussy, and is surprisingly lightweight for such a feature-rich theme.
It’s been a while since we looked at new products from Marathia so we’re rounding up some of his new releases. As usual, there’s some good stuff in here.
Jochen’s Templates are a fantastic jumping off point for old Rapidweaver hands who want to save time, and for those less experienced users looking for a head start.
If like us you want proper control over every aspect of your website’s typography, then Joe Workman’s Font Pro is a remarkable piece of work.
Every now and then a product comes along that reminds you of everything that makes Rapidweaver such a delight to build professional websites. Screens is such a product.
OpenStreetMap is a fine little stack which is sure to find its way onto many a Rapidweaver ‘Contact Us’ page both now and in the future.
Count Up stack is a useful, inexpensive stack which will save you time when trying to draw your visitors’ attention to important statistical information.
Gallery 3 is a major player in the slider/gallery/lightbox world and deserves serious consideration, especially for the number of variations and CMS integrations you get for your money.
Its tiny footprint and effortless set up makes LiteBox a good choice for anyone who needs to lightbox a few images on their pages with the minimum of effort.
Adding audio to a site made simple. When space is tight or you need multiple tracks on a page, Rob Beattie finds this reliable one-track audio player is a fine
Don’t be a lert, check out Will Woodgate’s Alert Bar. Rob Beattie sees it as one more handy little Stacks4Stacks stack that’s available for free.
There’s a very good reason Rob Beattie writes most of our reviews. Angus MacPheep gets all steamed up about the new Pulse CMS Stack and shows exactly why.
Excellent warehouse-friendly responsive image stack with some very nice, lightweight special visual effects. Another worthy contender for your Stacks Favourites Library.
Rob Beattie runs the rule over a couple of standout stacks from Will Woodgate’s expanding universe of free Stacks4Stacks.
Impeccably Elixir. Pop is a great little stack for sprinkling electronic fairy dust over your links.
“Immensely powerful, extremely versatile and looks great with minimal tweaking” — Sadly, Rob Beattie is talking about Nick Cate’s Photo Stack and not me.