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It’s Black Friday! What’s going cheap then?

Hi everyone and happy Black Friday. If I were any good at marketing I would have written this two weeks ago with countdowns and teasers but alas I am just a dev who doesn’t think ahead šŸ™‚ Take a look below for my deals and how you can get hold of them. ALL deals... read more

Plugin Spotlight: Page Builder Cloud

Randy Brown has kindly written a spotlight post on the Page Builder Cloud system for us. He goes into significant detail about how it works and how to use it. Do give the article a read.. It’s probably better at explaining it than I could produce and I wrote the... read more

My first WordCamp, thoughts and takeaways from WordCamp Europe 2019 in Berlin

Fair warning. This post started out as a recap but ended up as a brain dump of interesting anecdotes and stories about my week in Berlin. Enjoy! TL;DR: Had a great time, met some nice people.. You must go, it was awesome! So as those of you who follow me on Twitter... read more

Layouts Cloud for Elementor – Launched Today!

Hi everyone and happy new year. Here’s to an exciting and prosperous 2019! Those of you who know what Divi Cloud is will know how popular it’s been over the last year or so. I, in conjunction with Andrew Palmer of Elegant Marketplace, have done all of the... read more

Elegant Themes feature my Timeline Module!

Here we go again. I’ve written 18 plugins I think for Divi and now Elegant Themes have reviewed another of them! This time the Divi Timeline Module. It’s a great little plugin giving you the ability to easily create Timelines either manually or from... read more

Woo Layout Injector featured by 1WD

I’ve been in this market a while now and I have to say I stillĀ am both pleased and frightened to read that other people have written reviews about my plugins. Each time I see a link I feel the need to read it all through and just pray that the news isn’t... read more

Elegant Themes feature my Injector!

I have been working hard on my injector range of plugins this year. A LOT of people have downloaded them and some really great sites have been created using them.Ā I am excited to say that on November 20th Elegant Themes have featured my original, and still most... read more

WordPress plugin update – Welcome Email Editor – Support for V4.3+

I’ve written many plugins over the last half decade or so. My first was Welcome Email Editor. WordPress, by default, doesn’t allow for the welcome email to be edited. The normal action and filter system is not used to edit it and instead it uses a... read more

A new face for an old site

Those of you have been with me since the beginning will know that this site hasn’t really changed a great deal in all that time. I can’t believe it’s been so long that I have been writing here. It was 2008 when this site was set up as a place for me... read more

Happy December!

I’ve just been looking at my own site and I noticed that my last post was 6 months ago. Quite a year I’ve had.. a fair few exciting projects worked on, a few life milestones.. all in all a good year. I’ll start posting more regularly in the new year... read more

Apple WWDC 2013 – Wow!

I had mixed feelings after seeing snippets from the Key Note. I am not the sort to sit and watch it all unfold but I did catch up on some of the highlights after a nice evening out with my wife (priorities and all that. If it were a new iPhone release this post would... read more

Welcome email editor temporarily unavailable (Update: Back in business!)

Just a quick note to say that my Welcome Email Editor plugin for WordPress has been temporarily withdrawn from the WordPress plugin directory. I need to remove the password reminder feature but otherwise it’s working fine. I am actually on holiday in France... read more

Tortoise IT Ltd is now open for business

It’s been on the cards for a while this one but I have just arranged with my Accountant for my new company to open it’s virtual doors. Nothing will really change for me or this site for now although I have an excellent new theme to put live very soon and a... read more

WordPress SB Auth Admin gets Paypal support (V 1.4)

I released this plugin a while ago after a client needed something similar for selling their product. I have since extended it a few times and using a few different payment gateways but they were quite obscure. Now you are able to use Paypal, the worlds most popular... read more

WordPress SB Mail Attachment Widget Update (V1.1)

A minor update today to improve the delivery efficiency of the emails with attachments. If you have no idea what this plugin is then check out my original post on it a few weeks ago here. Some users were reporting issues with the email coming through as ignoring the... read more

WordPress SB Auth Admin V1.3 (minor update)

I wrote a post about this a couple of days ago attributing some custom work to a client of mine. It seems that now other people (person) are (is) coming forward with more changes. This little time saver was sent to me which adds a quantity input box and a loop to add... read more

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Sean Barton is a Freelance PHP Website Developer in Crewe, Cheshire. He is a Wordpress and CMS/Framework specialist and Co-Founder of Page Builder Cloud.
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