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WordPress Customized for Local News Publishers
First class customer support for the world's most popular Content Management System
Generate Revenue, Engage with Readers, and Increase Efficiency with Our Hometown's Digital & PrePress Content Management System
Features to Fit Your Needs & Budget
"We have had a great overall experience with [Our-Hometown]. Everyone has been very helpful and have had a quick turn around any time we have had any issues."
"OHT is always responsive, professional and respectful."
"Really pleased, as a whole, with [Our-Hometown's] tech support... been a real pleasure thus far."
"The support team has always been helpful. If the person answering the phone isn't able to get the issue taken care of they have the expert team get back with us in a timely manner."
"[Our-Hometown's] support services are wonderful and it is a nice feeling knowing [they] are out there."
"[Our-Hometown's] service has been up for anything when asked during this very challenging year."
"Our expectations have been met and exceeded because of the quick and efficient service provided."
"Great old fashion customer service. Easy to work with and have great ideas. They allow me to bug them about items and don't make me feel like it is something I should have already known. Enjoy working with all of them."
"Customer Support A ++"
In response to a late night request: "Thank you for doing it so quickly!! I went to bed knowing you'd take care of it!'"
Customize Your Plan with Our-Hometown
Our-Hometown, Inc. offers fully customizable service plans!
Why pay for what you don't need?
With Our-Hometown, you choose what features you'd like to include on your new website, and we'll generate your estimated monthly quote with only those features enabled.
Our wide array of Features and Service Add-Ons are available à la carte and can be added or removed from your plan at any time!
Watch to Learn About PrePress on WordPress
- Annual Password Resets will begin December 17th
- The Oh, So Special, “Special Character” Tool!
- Introducing Today in News Tech
- Today in News Tech to interview Mather Economics’ Arvid Tchivzhel
- Kevin Slimp: Why I Joined Forces with Our-Hometown to Train Community Newspapers Online
- Reviving Newspapers in Digital News Deserts
- Highlight upcoming Events in your newsletter with our new Custom Events block
- NENPA Conference 2021 Schedule – Day Two
- NENPA Conference 2021 Schedule – Day One
- Our-Hometown sponsoring NENPA Virtual Conference this week
Features & Services
|Prepress CMS||Compose and edit content in WordPress CMS. Export articles, images, categories, and editions via XML for import into InDesign. Hot backup of database offsite.||Proprietary CMS priced at a point only available to dailies.
Little focus on feature development.
Requires servers on site.
|New Feature Development||Engineering Installs, Modifies, and Updates Proprietary & 3rd Party Plugins to match publisher specifications||Slow development time because everything must be custom coded|
|Hosting and Support||Amazon Web Services cloud hosting for up to 100,000 page views per month included.|
24/7 technical support.
|Expensive on-site servers with downloaded software|
|Fees||Fixed monthly cost for unlimited users||Charge per seat|
|Contract||30 day termination period||Multi-year obligations|
|Usability and Training||Our custom-developed WordPress themes are intuitive to use, easy to adjust & include expert training + online documentation.||Clunky interface.
Difficult to learn.