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dih-mok-ruh-see mat-ers – Just Five Questions

Did you miss this invitation to the conversation? Somebody somewhere is making decisions on your behalf ... In recent years, something has begun to change ... FIVE QUESTIONS...

Try before we buy (into the new WordPress editor)

WordPress is developing a brand new text Editor called Gutenberg code named G7G. As the name suggests, this is a revolutionary and critical step in the evolution of WordPress. The way we see it this could be a great addition to the publishing toolkit, provided it...

Removing support

We are removing support for some social media tools, mainly as the software has not been updated of late or removed from the official repository. While they may not have represented an immediate or known security risk, these tools (Facebook and Social) were not widely...

Privacy Matters! GDPR and all that

GDPR:  Some questions answered Doubtless you have been inundated by dozens of privacy related communications in the last few days, from a great many companies and organisations. Since our launch in 2010, we've had a raft of policies in place, from our pernickety terms...

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...

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