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Retiring the theme collection
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Retiring the theme collection

Today I am retiring all of my themes and will no longer be selling them. I will continue to provide my plugins and sell all the same addons. If you have previously purchased one of my themes, your theme will continue to work. Your license has been extended indefinitely and you will be able to…

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Restaurant Reservations updated to help you comply with GDPR
Restaurant Reservations updated to help you comply with GDPR

An update to Restaurant Reservations adds a couple of features to help you comply with GDPR, the new European privacy legislation.

Is your site running well enough?
Is your site running well enough?

I see a lot of restaurant websites. I see websites built and managed by the restaurant owners themselves. I see websites built by web developers hired by the restaurant. I see websites that have been custom-built and I see websites that have been cobbled together from whatever tools are available. But there’s one thing that all… READ POST

My newest theme, Augustan, is now available
My newest theme, Augustan, is now available

Today I released Augustan, a theme for restaurants with a traditional elegance. Augustan has a classic color palette, refined typography and simple, bold lines that are great for high-class restaurants.

Introducing a new addon to send beautiful reservation notifications
Introducing a new addon to send beautiful reservation notifications

Today I released Email Templates, an addon for Restaurant Reservations that allows you to send your booking notifications in beautiful email templates. These well-tested, mobile-friendly HTML templates will help you put forward a more professional impression when your customers make a booking.

What three things does a restaurant website need?
What three things does a restaurant website need?

My friend Matt asked a good question on Twitter yesterday. What does a business website need? I take a hard look at what’s really needed for an effective restaurant website.

Ban regular no-shows with the latest update to your reservations platform
Ban regular no-shows with the latest update to your reservations platform

I released Restaurant Reservations v1.7 today. This significant update brings the ability to ban abusive customers and a number of hot requests for controlling your bookings.

Major update brings multiple prices, new dietary icons and more to your restaurant menus
Major update brings multiple prices, new dietary icons and more to your restaurant menus

This update has been in the works for a while now and brings exciting new features along with improvements that make it easier than ever to manage your menus.

Update your MailChimp addon before the end of the year
Update your MailChimp addon before the end of the year

On January 1, 2017, MailChimp will no longer support version 2 of it’s API. Update now to continue subscribing customers to your mailing list.

Let’s try commenting
Let’s try commenting

Sometimes it can be nice to chat in the open where everyone can see. So I’ve opened up commenting for new posts on this blog. If you’ve got any questions about the topic, or anything interesting to add, I’d love you to leave a comment. Or just say hello.

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