Why OurLocality?

Why OurLocality?

We live in a global world, but one which still revolves around things that are local. Ourlocality is an East Lothian web platform with an array of publishing, e-democracy and mapping tools that are easy to use and to learn.

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Who is Ourlocality?

Who is Ourlocality?

Ourlocality is everyone, individuals, community groups, small businesses, community councils and much much more. In fact anyone with a legitimate connection with East Lothian can stake a claim and start publishing now.

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How Ourlocality?

How Ourlocality?

Like WordPress.com, we offer virtual real estate here in East Lothian. We will foster an environment that will encourage debate and communication, let local democracy flourish and provide a platform for any cause.

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Whatever your connection with East Lothian you can get your message online in no time

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News & Updates

Ourlocality Service News & Updates

Cookie Consent

Cookie Consent

Posted by philip immirzi @ourlocality on Apr 11, 2014

You will know that “cookie consent” buttons now litter the internet and makes it increasingly less usable and friendly. Despite our misgivings about the wisdom of the legislation, in 2012 we updated our terms of service and made available a small plugin to provide all our users with fine-grained controls to provide consent.

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A more refined blend

A more refined blend

Posted by philip immirzi @ourlocality on Aug 20, 2015

We gave you the heads up a little earlier in the month that better menus, workflow and password security were on the cards.

Well as of this morning, a fresh brew of WordPress codenamed Billie, was pushed through. A few minor headaches on the mother site later and you can now enjoy the spangly features.

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Briefly unavailable for scheduled maintenance

Briefly unavailable for scheduled maintenance

Posted by philip immirzi @ourlocality on Jul 7, 2015

If you ever get this message, that’s because we try and keep our software bang up to date. Check back in a minute or 2 and it should be all good again, generally.

With literally 10s of thousands of pieces of code that strap our systems together it is not easy, with up to 10 minor updates and tweaks required every week.

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Case Studies

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Free Plans & Options

Amazing though what you can get for Free!

Free!

Basic website

  • 50 Free Templates
  • 40+ Free Plugins 
  • Support Forum 
  • Telephone / Email / 1:1 Support 
  • Domain control
  • Jet Powered – Even more Plugins
£000
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Plus! Options ‡

Per additional feature

  • Extra Templates
  • Extra Plugins 
  • Support Forum 
  • Telephone / Email Support Only  
  • Domain Control 
  • More Powers
£2500
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Managed §

Tailored to your requirements

  • Free Lunches 
  • More features 
  • Support Forum
  • Telephone / Email / 1:1 Support 
  • Domain Control
  • Super Powers
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‡ per additional feature or for 1 hours support. some features may be charged as 2 features or more if they require significant configuration. If your project has no funds, we can offer a discretionary waiver.
§ Minimum 1 day (£350) and subject to terms

If you are spending hundreds of pounds on leaflets and advertising, then think about how much further that would go if you spent it on your web presence? View Plans and Pricing