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Are you keeping your website up to date?

Are you keeping your website up to date?

Many of you are updating your websites hosted on the ourlocality platform. This is great, for never before have we needed timely and accurate information. But, some updates won't reach the parts they need to reach, so here's some tips on making sure your post hits the...

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Password reset spam and password protection

There's a measure in our setup to prevent discovery of your usernames by preventing scans of ‘/?author=N’, the oEmbed API, the WordPress REST API, and WordPress XML Sitemaps. However we've noticed a small increase in password reset activity to...

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Are you ready to learn about WordPress blocks?

Are you ready to learn about WordPress blocks?

There are only a few of you that have ventured into WordPress blocks, aka the Gutenberg Editor. Here's an initial tutorial that you might like to run through, before you dive in. We've enabled the Gutenberg editor but only as an optional extra, so by default you will...

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Why OurLocality?

We live in a global world, but one which still revolves around things local.

Most publishing models still rely heavily on advertising.

Not only is Ourlocality locally-based but its advert-free.

More’s the point we don’t use personal information for marketing.

Who is Ourlocality?

It could be you!

Ourlocality is everyone, and anyone with an East Lothian connection.

Individuals, community groups, small businesses, community councils and much much more.

In fact anyone with a legitimate connection with the county can claim a site and start publishing within minutes.

How Ourlocality?

We use a popular opensource software platform, based on WordPress, with lots of security built-in.

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

We want local democracy flourish and provide people a platform for any cause, however small.

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