Classic Widgets are back

As of WordPress 5.8 a new block-based widgets editor has been rolled out. The new Widgets screen (Appearance → Widgets) and Customizer (Appearance → Customize → Widgets) now allows users to add blocks to their widget areas using the familiar block editor interface, which was…

What have we done?

Over the last 12 months we: researched the options and migrated the Our Locality publishing platform, all the websites and managed domains, to a new host overhauled the main Our Locality sites (ourlocality.org, news.ourlocality, support.ourlocality.org) using a more flexible and…

Social Advertising

The OurLocality platform has always seen itself as a publisher, so our syndicated news feed is moderated. Our family friendly website owners universally adhere to the terms of service.

Tatum WordPress 5.8

The next stop on the road to full site editing Three Essential Powerhouses Manage Widgets with Blocks After months of hard work, the power of blocks has come to both the Block Widgets Editor and the Customiser. Now you can…

The end of the feed

Some time ago in the stone age of the internet, we gave the feedburner service a whirl. This allowed users to register an account at feedburner and get an email feed of https://news.ourlocality.org when it was updated by any of…

Free WordPress Guide

A simple, easy to read WordPress Manual Hate code and HTML? Want a simple and easy to read WordPress manual to help with creating and editing content?