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Plain Black offers a number of professional products and services. For additional information, send your inquiries to sales AT plainblack DOT com.


The WebGUI Content Engine is Web Done Right. It's the premier platform for managing all web based content and applications.



Plain Black offers professional on-site and online training.

On-site Training: Plain Black tailors on-site training programs to suit the organization's specific needs. 

Ad Hoc Training: Plain Black will arrange an online training session tailored to your organization. 

WebGUI Users Conference: The WebGUI User’s Conference is an annual event specifically designed to give attendees an insider’s advantage. Plain Black staff and expert guest presenters provide three days of in-depth information on all things WebGUI.   



WebGUI Primer: A brief introduction to WebGUI content management, the primer aims to provide step by step, easy to understand instructions for some of the most basic functions in WebGUI. Now available as a free PDF download!

WebGUI Content Managers Guide: Over 290 pages of content management instructions and tips.

WebGUI Designers Guide: Aims to equip you with the tools needed to customize the design and feel of your WebGUI website.

WebGUI Administrators Guide: Carefully constructed with just the nuggets of knowledge you’ll care about to get your job done as quickly, robustly, and securely as possible.

WebGUI Developers Guide: Learn about writing custom workflow activities, writing tests, using the WebGUI API, writing and installing your own assets, and a great deal more.

WebGUI Shop Guide: Walks you through setting up Shop on your WebGUI site from the points of view of both the content manager and developer.


Plain Black offers many support options to meet all client needs. Rockstar Support delivers the ultimate in client care.


Rockstar Support



Profits from the sales of this merchandise go directly to fund new features in WebGUI. Customers can purchase their own Gooey dolls, WebGUI t-shirts, hats, and Plain Black pens and bags.


Plain Black's professionally trained WebGUI experts can handle the task of hosting a web site, intranet, or extranet with ease.

Supported WebGUI Hosting: Supported WebGUI hosting service features unlimited web-based support and has a monthly cost of only $50 and no setup fee.

Unsupported WebGUI Hosting: Unsupported WebGUI hosting service has a monthly cost of only $20 and no setup fee.

Agency Hosting: Plain Black's Agency Hosting package is designed for independent designers, design agencies, and advertising agencies that want to offer the power of WebGUI to their clients, but don't want to deal with the hassles of hosting.

Mini Server (VPS): This server is ideal for small web sites that require custom WebGUI plugins such as intranets, as well as a development environment for larger complicated sites.

Small Server (VPS): This server is ideal for small web sites and intranets that have special server-side needs.

Medium Server (VPS): This server is ideal for medium sized web sites and intranets that have special server-side needs.

Dedicated WebGUI Super Server

Dedicated WebGUI Mega Server

Dedicated Custom WebGUI Server



Plain Black's number one goal when developing any application for a client is to exceed the client's expectations. View Plain Black's portfolio for a sample of completed development work.

Web Application Development: Plain Black's vast development experience and use of WebGUI for the base development platform allows tasks to be quickly completed.

Fund a Feature: Users frequently request features to be added to WebGUI. Fund a feature ensures a feature is completed quickly. 



Plain Black provides a full range of design services.  

Design Portfolio

Web Design

Site Migration

Print Design

Multimedia Design