2019 has become quite the exciting year. With celebrating our 15th birthday, a growing team and some exciting new projects on the horizon, we’re also adding to our portfolio of technical expertise. Along with being a Kentico Gold partner, we can now announce we are also ….. drum roll….. Umbraco Gold Partner!
With more and more clients now requesting Umbraco CMS to build their sites, now is the time to become an Umbraco Gold Partner and utilise the partnership’s benefits. Read on as we explain why we love Umbraco and why it's so good for the projects we work on.
Why we love Umbraco?
We have been working with Umbraco for the past 4 years. It opens doors for expansion and growth with the central aim of keeping things simple. It’s easy to use for non-technical marketers, making it an excellent choice for our clients.
From the developer’s point of view, the large range of extension points Umbraco has means that custom integrations can be produced easily, be it a reporting dashboard, third party data integration, complete bespoke section, or a small property editor for giving editors a better experience.
“We decided to work with Umbraco because of the incredible flexibility. It gives our design team the scope to be imaginative with their creations, safe in the knowledge that the CMS will not get in the way of their vision during the build phase. In addition, the super friendly community and the availability of numerous quality add-ons make it a compelling choice for any application - you almost have to ask yourself: why wouldn’t you choose Umbraco as an open source solution?”
- Peter Johnson, Technical Director, Spindogs
Beyond the developer/code side, one of the great benefits of Umbraco is the community surrounding it; it’s welcoming to everyone, no matter how you use Umbraco, and that is what gives it its strength.
Umbraco being fully customisable in build and design means that we are able to create some really bespoke projects and have the freedom to cater to any request we have from our clients.
Increasing demand for Umbraco
For years we have prominently worked in PHP, however, we began to see an increase in demand for Umbraco from clients who have had previous experience with the platform and loved the benefits and features it provided. We see becoming a Gold partner as an ideal solution to meet those needs.
Additionally, having built websites for prestigious organisations such as Monmouthshire Building Society and University of Oxford Department of Engineering Science, we realised that now is a great time to be an Umbraco Gold Partner and utilise many of the great support features that come with the name.
The value of being a Gold Partner
In the end, becoming an Umbraco Gold Partner was the natural next step for us. Having been Umbraco developers for a while, it was time for us to up our involvement and support the CMS that is helping us carve our own future. It is also a way to give back to Umbraco and support the company as it continues to make great leaps in improving the platform.
What do we look forward to the most? Having an input at the Gold Partner Summit, beta testing new CMS features and having a direct line to Umbraco HQ support. The latter means that our agency as a consequence will also be able to provide better support to our clients.
What does Umbraco have to say….
“Since Spindogs started using Umbraco, the company has grown at a rapid rate and has also become more involved with the community. Spindogs being Umbraco Gold Partner means a stronger and closer relationship, one where we can ensure proper assistance in their continued growth adventure. I look forward to an exciting partnership ahead! Welcome to the family.”
- Mike Pedersen, Partner Friend Maker, Umbraco HQ
Want to find out more about Umbraco and our partnership visit our Umbraco gold partner page
If you’d like to find out more about Umbraco CMS and what it can do for your business, contact one of our specialists today.