Featherweight

is

  • a little web development group
  • making custom web spaces easier
  • busy developing and supporting
  • keeping a small footprint
  • more doing than talking
  • working for individuals, artists, crafters and small businesses
  • 5 years old
  • putting happiness first
  • taking weekends off (working on it)

Aarcade

Aarcade at Featherweight
what is it called?
Aarcade
what is it?
Leading innovative themes for the ecommerce platform Big Cartel.
what is it for?

Individuals and small businesses use Aarcade themes to sell their wares online via their own personalised, professional web site.

Unique Aarcade theme features, like shortcode and insert content methods, allow users to efficiently create complex site content and formatting with no coding knowledge required.

Aarcade Admin

Aarcade Admin at Featherweight
what is it called?
Aarcade Admin
what is it?
A secure area for Aarcade theme version control and the management of user accounts, licenses and theme editing, saving and installation.
what is it for?

Aarcade Admin allows Aarcade theme users to easily edit theme settings and save multiple edits. The unique guided installation helps avoid the common errors encountered with traditional (file download) theme delivery.

With Aarcade Admin’s theme version control we can take new themes and updates from development to live mode with the click of a button (simultaneously updating all theme previews and user theme files and edits).

Aarcade Admin’s license control actively monitors the use of Aarcade themes on the Big Cartel platform and alerts the user and Featherweight when a license appears to be breached.

ThemeBot

ThemeBot at Featherweight
what is it called?
ThemeBot
what is it?
A platform that replicates the theme space behaviour and functionality of the ecommerce platform Big Cartel.
what is it for?

For building, previewing and testing themes, independent of the Big Cartel platform. ThemeBot is an integral part of our project Aarcade. It allows our customers to edit and preview their themes at their own pace, without interruption to their live shop.

Previously our theme development and previewing required paid test accounts at Big Cartel and manual coding of theme preview files. With ThemeBot we now develop themes in a purpose-built environment, with fully automated previews, significantly reducing time and cost.

Aarfie

Aarfie at Featherweight
what is it called?
Aarfie
what is it?
A custom web design, development and hosting service.
what is it for?

Retired in June 2012. Aarfie provided a one stop shop for individuals and small businesses to get a custom web space - including web site, ecommerce, hosting, domain and email - built and maintained to their custom requirements.

The Aarfie server remains active today, for our customers that continue to rely on Aarfie-made web spaces.

Baseline

Baseline at Featherweight
what is it called?
Baseline
what is it?
A constantly evolving web application platform and toolkit, encompassing cloud servers and CDNs with extensive customised LAMP, HTML, CSS and JavaScript.
what is it for?
Baseline is the most important of our private tools. It serves as the engine for all of our web sites and projects.

KIC Support

KIC Support at Featherweight
what is it called?
KIC (Keep It Clear)
what is it?
A platform and toolset for the clean and clear organisation and presentation of large support libraries. Focused on allowing small teams to manage very large customer bases.
what is it for?
With KIC we can launch comprehensive support sites for new projects in minimal time. Our project users can find answers quickly and efficiently, improving work flow for them and for us.

Checkout Ninja

Checkout Ninja at Featherweight
what is it called?
Checkout Ninja
what is it?
A platform to facilitate secure payments for goods and services via the trusted gateways PayPal and Stripe. Includes subscription payment management, order status logging, customer data collection and HTTP API and webhooks.
what is it for?
With Checkout Ninja we easily and securely process and manage different order types from multiple projects at one central hub.

Pico-Pico Web

Pico-Pico Web at Featherweight
what is it called?
Pico-Pico Web (or just “Pico” for short)
what is it?
A URL shortening tool with HTTP API.
what is it for?
We use Pico on various projects, whenever we need to make a long URL short.

Tim Pritchard

Tim Pritchard at Featherweight
what is it called?
Tim Pritchard
what is it?
An engineer. An Australian living in Portland, OR.
what is it for?
Creating, maintaining and adding to all of the above.
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