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Kevin Slimp: Mastering Adobe InDesign Styles

Kevin Slimp: Mastering Adobe InDesign Styles

The next in a series of webinars hosted by “The News Guru” Kevin Slimp and brought to our customers free of charge by Our-Hometown is scheduled for Thursday, September 9th at 12:00pm EST and will focus on Mastering Adobe InDesign Styles! “Some of the most powerful tools in InDesign are the styles. Most users are only familiar with one or two of them. Some don’t know anything about them. Not to worry. In […]

Uvalde Leader-News receives recognition for website

Uvalde Leader-News receives recognition for website

Our-Hometown, Inc. would like to congratulate our friends at the Uvalde Leader-News for being recognized with an award in the Best Website (Semiweekly) category at this year’s Texas Better Newspaper Contest! Gloria Resma, Craig Garnett and the rest of the Uvalde Leader-News staff worked closely with our team to build a brand new website for the publication last year, taking advantage of the cutting edge features and modern design elements […]

Customizing your sidebar: Default Sidebar vs Front Page Sidebar

Customizing your sidebar: Default Sidebar vs Front Page Sidebar

Our-Hometown’s WordPress Publishing Platform offers customers incredible levels of website customization, making it easy for even novice web designers to bring their vision to life using the ever-powerful Customize Tool. You’ve probably read about the customize tool on our blog before, but today we’re going to focus on one of the most common questions we get from users customizing their website: What is the Default Sidebar widget area and how […]

The Virginia Press Association launches new website with Our-Hometown!

The Virginia Press Association launches new website with Our-Hometown!

Our-Hometown, Inc. is excited to announce that the Virginia Press Association has launched their brand new website on our WordPress Publishing Platform, catering to publishers, newspapers & association members throughout Virginia. The Virginia Press Association reached out to us in search of a new website provider once the contract with their previous vendor expired last month. After a quick tour of our platform and a demonstration of some of our […]

JournalTrib.com wins Best Website in NDNA Better Newspaper Contest

JournalTrib.com wins Best Website in NDNA Better Newspaper Contest

Our-Hometown would like to congratulate Cecile Wehrman, President of Journal Publishing, and the rest of her team on taking home the Best Website Award in the Large Weekly Newspaper division of this year’s North Dakota Newspaper Association Better Newspaper Contest! Cecile’s website, JournalTrib.com, is home to both the Crosby Journal and Tioga Tribune newspapers and provides local and regional news coverage to members of both communities on a weekly basis. […]

Kevin Slimp: The Basic InDesign class you’ve been waiting for!

Kevin Slimp: The Basic InDesign class you’ve been waiting for!

The next in a series of webinars hosted by “The News Guru” Kevin Slimp and brought to our customers free of charge by Our-Hometown is scheduled for Thursday, June 17th at 2:00pm EST and will focus on the basics of using the Adobe InDesign software to design better pages and ads. “So many newspaper designers learned software basics on their own, missing many of the tools available to increase revenue […]

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The publisher homepage is making a comeback

When was the last time a digital publisher got to have fun with their homepage? With the rise of search and social, news in consumed more by the article as it is shared online, than through a homepage gateway, the way print news is. Articles make the money and reach the audience. And because of this, publishers now have more flexibility and freedom to use their site homepages as a […]

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