Free Webspace and Free Support (since 2010)

Since 2010 we have provided free webspace and free support for all kinds of locally based projects. From 2018 we introduced paid plans. Free support continued on the forum. As of 4 April 2023 we are withdrawing the forum entirely,…

Why not publish locally?

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A New Default Template

We’ve updated the default template for Our Locality to Twenty Twenty One, and added extra jazz. When you crank up a new website you’ll get some ready made examples of post formats that show off what you can do, along…

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…

To share or not to share?

Password sharing is common place. The other day I received an email thread forwarded by a colleague that had done the rounds. Someone was desperately trying to recover a shared account password, not by using the tried and tested forgot…

New Year’s Resolution: Delete everything and start again

So, you’ve created your new site OR you want to start over but from a clean slate … Here’s how: Delete pages and posts selectively If you have spun up a new website as a test and want to remove…

What have we done in ourlocality?

Over the last 16 months – if memory serves me well: 2022 Achievements 1000s of updates Every day quietly someone is updating their website, perhaps adding the minutes of boring meetings that they have diligently compiled and that until now…

WordPress 6.1

Welcome to OurLocality & WordPress 6.1 This page highlights some of the most significant changes to the product since the May 2022 release of OurLocality & WordPress 6.0. You will also find resources for developers and anyone seeking a deeper…