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We love Umbraco as a web development option. It's flexible, stable, and under constant development - which means there really are endless creative possibilities. We're proud to be an Umbraco Gold Partner, as part of our commitment to create the best and most progressive websites possible for our clients.

Why choose Umbraco?

Umbraco has a whole host of benefits, both for your users, and your team...

  • Intuitive controls for easy navigation – which means a great user experience
  • Seamless social media integration – boosting engagement
  • Simple language options - great for international customers
  • No restrictions on page layouts – create exactly the look you want
  • In-built SEO – helping increase visibility in search engines
  • Simple Word-style editor – making it easy to add your own updates
  • Regular security updates – keeping your site secure
  • Various access levels - give different team members permissions to suit their needs.

Having worked with Umbraco for many years now, our team are extremely familiar with the codebase and have created a number of bespoke modules. So, you'll never be stuck with an off-the-shelf solution - we can make sure your site has exactly the functionality you need. This includes ecommerce solutions - which we can create through integration with Ucommerce.

We have developed a whole range of sites on Umbraco. These include a beautiful brochure site for the family-run Daffodil Hotel, to the complex and highly trafficked YOTEL site, complete with ecommerce functionality. Both of these are award-winning sites - most notably YOTEL which won Digital Project of the Year at the 2017 UK IT Industry Awards.

Our Portfolio has a number of other case studies if you're looking for inspiration - some of the latest examples include:

In fact, our own site, that you're reading right now, is also an Umbraco development!

As well as clients for whom we have designed and developed their website from the beginning, we also have a number of support contract options for existing Umbraco developments.

We can provide anything from ad hoc support to 24/7 assistance, depending on your need.

Why choose Fat Media?

Umbraco Gold PartnerIn early 2017 we became Umbraco Gold Partners - one of a small group of agencies in the country to do so. Not only does this mean we receive additional training from Umbraco HQ, but we also receive personal support from the Umbraco team. They are on hand to advise us on complicated projects, to help complete them quickly and efficiently. Ultimately, it means we have the opportunity to collaborate with the people who actually created the Umbraco system.

We were also proud to become a Certified Ucommerce Solutions Partner in 2019, enabling us to offer highly functional ecommerce websites backed by the Umbraco content management system.

 To find out more about our Umbraco services, or to discuss if it is the right CMS for you, give our consultants a call or leave your details here and we'll be in touch.

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  • We have consistently enjoyed working with every member of the Fat Media team. They're a top-class digital agency, and quickly grasped the technical aspects of our industry with their work on our social media channels. They have always provided exactly what we needed. We would recommend them to anyone.

    Daniel Lightfoot, Business Manager UK & Ireland Syngenta UK
  • At The Daffodil Hotel & Spa we have a strong brand direction and we knew what we wanted from our site with Fat Media. Working with the team to design such an impressive, CTA focused site has been a great experience.

    Laura Wolstenholme, Head of Sales & Marketing, Daffodil Hotel & Spa
  • I’ve been delighted with Fat Media’s web development skills and their flexibility in meeting our requirements. With their help we updated our website presentation layer, added responsive mobile, added a new Content Management System, changed our Airport Property management System and migrated across to a new hosting environment. All without any major hitches.

    Fergus Boyd, IT Director, Yotel
  • We had the pleasure of working with the team at Fat Media in the development of our new recruitment website. They made the whole project very easy for us and nothing was too much trouble. We were on time and on-budget but most importantly they delivered a really creative solution in keeping with our brand - we were thrilled with the results. We have a clean contemporary recruitment website which makes learning more about life at Lakeland very accessible to applicants.

    Suzanne Allen, People & Business Support Manager, Lakeland
  • Working with Fat Media has been a pleasure from start to finish – their enthusiasm for creating a brilliant new website starts in the initial briefing and runs throughout the project. They are always on hand to provide guidance and provide solutions quickly. They have a friendly yet professional approach and deliver to expectations and time scales. Looking forward to working with them on the next project!

    Emily McCoid, Marketing Manager, Bells of Lazonby
  • The Digital Advertising team at Fat Media did a highly professional and intuitive job from start to finish, and are a pleasure to work with. They took the time to understand what we wanted to achieve, develop detailed analysis which was then evolved based on the data emerging throughout our campaign, and, by them continuously optimising the mix of channels, formats and styles, the results far surpassed our expectations – so much so that we have already set a higher budget for our next campaign.

    Iain Corby, Director of Operations & Development, Gamble Aware
  • Having worked with Fat Media on various projects over the last 18 months, I have been delighted with not just the quality of the finished work but also the innovative and creative approach taken in response to any brief. They have really helped us to bring the Lancaster University brand to life.

    Clare Riding, Head of Marketing, Lancaster University
  • Fat Media have done excellent work designing and building our new retail website in Magento. Throughout the process all of their staff have proven to be helpful, informed and proactive. A great experience all round!

    David Lindsay, IT Manager, Royal Mile Whiskies
  • We've worked with Fat Media for many years now and have always found that they'll go above and beyond to accommodate our requests. As our teams have grown together we've developed a strong working relationship based on a great deal of trust and the team have gone to great lengths to understand the market in which we operate to find ways that they can best meet our needs.

    Annabel Arrowsmith, Marketing Manager, Foresight
  • We appointed Fat Media to work with us on the rebranding and positioning of Atlantic Geomatics, as well as to develop for us a website that would support business growth as one of the leading Geospatial Companies in the North of England and Scotland.

    The quality of work delivered by Fat Media across all aspects of our brief, has provided Atlantic Geomatics with the confidence and support needed to help us grow as a business and meet our marketing and commercial objectives.

    We look forward to continuing to work with Fat Media as our marketing partner.

    Oliver Viney, Business Manager, Atlantic Geomatics
  • We worked very closely with Fat Media to make sure all key elements of the site were quickly accessible and found the perfect balance between design elements and user experience.

    Gareth O'Rourke, E-marketing Manager, Pure Leisure
  • It was as pleasure to work with Fat Media on developing our new website this year. They were proactive, creative and very practical with their proposals and working approach to meet our needs. We also launched on time – no mean feat with a school website, where approvals are often down to a number of people. They also created our new whole school Prospectus which perfectly complements the website and has given us a fresher, more contemporary feel for all our materials. They remain supportive and helpful and I know that I can always call them up for advice or help.

    Alison Miles, Marketing Manager, Sydenham High School
  • We wanted a professional and affordable option to promote and produce a unique patient story here at the Spire Bristol Hospital. The staff at Fat Media managed to compile a fantastic article in what was a relatively short deadline. We would like to thank them all for the personal service which was provided throughout

    Sam Harrison, Marketing Executive, Spire Bristol Hospital

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