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Cookie Consent

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.

Communicate with Video – Immediate News Survey

What do you think? The Bleachingfield Community Centre Management Committee (Dunbar) wants to gauge interest in a novel project called Immediate News. This is a pilot in conjunction with the Ourlocality community website publishing platform (a Sustaining Dunbar...

To lump or to split?

"It is good to have hair-splitters and lumpers." —Charles Darwin Unless you are a compulsive organiser, filing is a chore. And so is putting your news posts in right category. Making sense of piles or files isn't always straightforward. The difference between a pile...

Jetpack and your Privacy

We just got an email in from the good people at WordPress.com, run by Automattic, who among other things nurture the software that we love from WordPress.org. As we allow our users to connect to JetPack services through a WordPress.com account, we thought we'd let you...

It is snowing again

Sites hosted on OurLocality Free Website Hosting Platform based in East Lothian may have a light snow fall from today, which incidentally seems to follow your mouse. Seasonal snow - like so many other good things you can find on OL - will stop of its own accord on...

When was the last time you switched?

Switched template that is. Now might be a good time, especially if your site was built before smart phone's were quite so widespread. With WordPress 4.9, released a few hours ago, this should be a great deal easier. New features are designed to smooth design workflow...

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We foster an environment that encourages free thinking, debate and communication.

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