October 2020 -

Follow Our-Hometown on social media!

Follow Our-Hometown on social media!

At Our-Hometown, we take pride in being more than just a service provider. In addition to the innovative tools and features available exclusively on our WordPress Publishing Platform, our Publisher Newsletter and Virtual Conferences have helped to establish Our-Hometown as a legitimate resource for the entire publishing industry. Whether you’re a customer of ours or just a publisher looking for guidance in the modern age of digital publishing, we’re doing our […]

Limit active sessions with our new “Logged In” feature!

Limit active sessions with our new “Logged In” feature!

Our-Hometown is happy to announce that we’ve released a new update granting our customers more control over subscribers visiting their website — most notably the ability to limit subscribers to a certain number of active sessions, serving as a deterrent to prevent readers from sharing their account with friends or family. In the past, there was nothing stopping readers from buying a digital subscription and sharing their login with others, […]

Getting People to Pick Up Your Paper with Kevin Slimp!

Getting People to Pick Up Your Paper with Kevin Slimp!

Our-Hometown is excited to announce an upcoming customer-exclusive Live Webinar on Getting People to Pick Up Your Paper, hosted by special guest speaker Kevin Slimp! The webinar will take place via GoToMeeting on Thursday, November 12th at 2PM Eastern, and registration is free for all Our-Hometown customers! Kevin Slimp is a widely-recognized speaker, trainer and writer in the newspaper industry. He has been featured as a keynote speaker at many state […]

Our-Hometown Live Virtual Conference: 6 Innovations in Local Online News

Our-Hometown Live Virtual Conference: 6 Innovations in Local Online News

Our-Hometown is happy to extend this invitation to our upcoming Virtual Conference: 6 Innovations in Local Online News which will take place LIVE on December 1st at 1PM Eastern, where President & CEO Matt Larson will highlight some of the most innovative and cutting-edge features that our engineers have developed for our platform. Newspapers worldwide are searching for ways to adapt to the on-going shift to digital publishing, but Our-Hometown […]

Office Hours Recap: Newsletter Layout Builder

Office Hours Recap: Newsletter Layout Builder

Our-Hometown President & CEO Matt Larson hosted another session of Office Hours on Monday, this time going over the basics of the Newsletter Drag & Drop Layout Builder included with The Newsletter Plugin on our WordPress Platform. The Drag & Drop Composer provides you with several pre-built blocks that you can use to craft attractive and stylish newsletters for your readers just by dragging a block into your newsletter layout and dropping […]

Virtual Conference Replay: Getting Started in Video

Virtual Conference Replay: Getting Started in Video

Our-Hometown President & CEO Matt Larson hosted another live Virtual Conference this past Friday, this time focusing on incorporating video content into your digital product. Matt introduced the audience to a few different ways that Video Media Content can be used on a website, and demonstrated how you can produce a single piece of media content and re-use it for many different purposes and on many different platforms to get the […]

Important Update for Embedding Social Media with oEmbed

Important Update for Embedding Social Media with oEmbed

Facebook and Instagram are making changes to the way that content from the social networks is embedded into WordPress pages, posts and articles. Beginning on October 24th, you will need to Register a Facebook App in order to continue embedding Facebook & Instagram content directly into your posts and articles. This is because the social media giants are replacing their existing oEmbed functionality with new API Endpoints that require an […]

Office Hours Recap: From Google Docs Plugin to Reverse Publishing

Office Hours Recap: From Google Docs Plugin to Reverse Publishing

Our-Hometown President & CEO Matt Larson hosted another session of Office Hours this afternoon, where he showed off more of our Google Docs Add-On and demonstrated how it can be used in tandem with Reverse Publishing to improve efficiency in your existing workflow. The Google Docs Add-On allows you to connect your Google Docs account with your Our-Hometown website so that you can easily publish content directly from your Google Docs workspace to the […]

Adjusting Notifications on Forms & MemberPress events

Adjusting Notifications on Forms & MemberPress events

When using Our-Hometown’s WordPress Publishing Platform to the fullest of its capabilities, your website may be sending out several notification emails each and every day. Notification e-mails are generated to alert your staff to things like subscription orders, classified orders, and submissions of Anniversaries, Birthdays, and Obituaries. If you’re hosting an event calendar, you’ll also want to be notified when a new event is submitted. But what if you need […]

How are you using interactive media for your publication?

How are you using interactive media for your publication?

Throughout the strange year that has been 2020, Our-Hometown (OHT) has focused on helping our customers adapt to a changing industry by hosting several Virtual Conferences where anyone interested can tune in and watch OHT President & CEO Matt Larson present on a wide range of topics, including informative sessions on things like paywall models and revenue strategies, as well as live demonstrations of innovative new tools available on our platform […]

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