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Why Optik Web Creative Uses GRAV

We came across GRAV about 18 months ago, whilst it was still in Beta testing, and quickly realised that the very bold claims made on their website GetGrav.org relating to the speed, and ease of content creation were absolutely spot on.

Between discovering GRAV and the official release, Optik Web Creative helped with bug testing, and was asked to lead the language translation team on CrowdIn for GRAV Core and GRAV Admin. We have also developed a number of plugins (some custom for clients) for GRAV.

GRAV 1.0 was officially released in December 2015, with a large number of templates and plugins, and those number have continued to grow. The last 2 versions of our website (3 including this one) have been developed in GRAV.

In the 12 months since version 1.0 release there has been constant improvement, and enhancement to GRAV and it still goes on. Just in the last few weeks, the awesome Gantry 5 Framework has been brought to GRAV which has brought many new themes and possibilities with new particles (did you see our Christmas Decorations) and Themes. Optik Web Creative have partnered with N8Solutions to develop new and interesting particles, and maybe a theme or two over the next few months - keep your eyes peeled to our blog for more information on that as it becomes available.

Optik Web Creative's Managing Director Rich, has been an active member of the Gitter community since then, both asking questions and helping other users find resolutions to issues.

GRAV is developed by the awesome team at RocketTheme

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What Our Clients Say About Us

Frank Smith - A New Day Festival
We’ve been working with Rich for nearly a year now and are really pleased with the website he’s created for us.
He instinctively knows what we’re looking for and transforms our ideas into reality very quickly.
He’s also very pro-active in making suggestions to improve the look and feel of the website
that we hadn’t thought of which allows the user to navigate the site seamlessly.
Mark Potts - Nusakan Radio
Coming from both technical and creative backgrounds, I'm probably a coder's worst nightmare.
However, with Rich, I have no problems whatsoever. I find his methodology very logical and sensible,
and his coding skills are impressive, to say the least.
He's a very reasonable guy to do business with and, not only does his work have to satisfy me,
it has to be something he is proud of, too; a philosophy that I wish more modern businesses followed.
Sharon Keevins - Kangaroo Design & Marketing
Optik Web Creative undertake many websites for us and have always been very supportive,
informative and approachable which is a rare skill in this area of work.
We are very happy with their service for us.
Paul Kendrick - Heavy Metal Racing
Just wanted to drop you an email and say how happy i am with the work you have done for my race team.
HeavyMetalRacing.co.uk looks fresh, up to date and the layout is really nice to browse through and read.
I know it will be the envy of the British Superkart Championship in 2017!
Having known you a few years now, you continue to pleasantly surprise me with the speed and accuracy of your work.
Your attitude to website design is a boon to your industry and a credit to your company.
I look forward to continuing our working relationship and hope to see you at the race track for a Heavy Metal Racing brew very soon!
NaDene Tucker - Wilson PfC
We could not be happier with the quality of work provided by Rich.
We have received numerous compliments and Rich made sure to provide a quality website
that was done beautifully and treated us as valuable customers with every interaction.
Our new website design provides our organization with a platform to reach more families that need our assistance.
Optik Web Creative provides quality work and is always on hand to offer assistance if needed.
Peter Jones - Kangaroo UK
Rich is a very experienced coder, and has always got great ideas to add to client briefs which add value to their website.
Optik Web Creative are a great company to work with.

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