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Introducing our new Business Updates Directory

Introducing our new Business Updates Directory

The team here at Our-Hometown, Inc feels a responsibility to help our customers deliver relevant information to their readers as quickly as possible during the challenging weeks and months ahead. One area that we feel has been lacking amidst all of the chaos is the streamlining of information from local businesses and their operating status. With so many businesses, restaurants, bars, and offices either closed entirely or scaling back their hours […]

FloridaWeekly.com launches new COVID-19 resource page and directory

FloridaWeekly.com launches new COVID-19 resource page and directory

Our-Hometown is proud to have assisted FloridaWeekly.com in launching what we consider a prime example of an informative, helpful, and engaging COVID-19 resource page. Together, we were able to build a platform that benefits the people in the community as well as local businesses looking for a way to reach their consumers. We’ll take a look at some of the key features of the page below. Visit the Florida COVID-19 […]

Staying Afloat During a Global Pandemic

Staying Afloat During a Global Pandemic

The ongoing COVID-19 pandemic has the potential to push many small business and local newspapers into dire financial straits. We aim to help our customers below by sharing ideas and proven methods that other publications are using to weather the storm and stay financially viable. If you have any ideas of your own, feel free to e-mail us at ops@our-hometown.com and we’ll do whatever we can to help implement your idea. SignalsAZ: Directory for […]

Using Our-Hometown’s “Breaking News” Features

Using Our-Hometown’s “Breaking News” Features

Due to the evolving situation regarding the COVID-19 virus, we feel it is important to remind our customers of the “Breaking News” features supported on our websites so that you are able to quickly relay important information to your readers as needed. 1. Posting Breaking News You can create a “Breaking News” article the same way that you create any other article, by navigating to the Articles tab on your […]

Setting an Article, Edition, or PDF to Free Access

Setting an Article, Edition, or PDF to Free Access

If your publication requires a paid digital subscription, you’ve likely encountered a circumstance where you want to provide content for free. There are many reasons why you may want to allow readers to access a specific article, or even an entire edition, without a subscription. Maybe there is an important community event that you feel should be shared with everyone. Perhaps there was a major tragedy, and you’ve recognized the […]

Creating Newsletters with Drag & Drop Composer

Creating Newsletters with Drag & Drop Composer

The newsletter you are reading now was created on the WordPress Drag & Drop Composer.  This tool is a new way of creating custom and unique newsletters without any need for experience with HTML or CSS. It is a visual “drag & drop” editor that allows you to click and drag a number of different kinds of blocks into your newsletter layout. Every “block” has its own styling options and can […]

How to “Edit Order” of Articles on Your Homepage

How to “Edit Order” of Articles on Your Homepage

Our Hometown’s WordPress platform makes it easy to customize the layout and styling of your homepage with just a few clicks.  One example we’d like to highlight is the “Edit Order” tool, which allows you to easily adjust the order in which articles appear in a given article widget on the homepage. We all know first impressions are a big deal, and your homepage represents your “first impression” to readers […]

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