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Software Updates – Adjustable Zoom on PDF eEdition

Software Updates – Adjustable Zoom on PDF eEdition

Our engineers have been working hard all summer to deliver new features and improve functionality throughout our websites. While we’ve introduced some major software updates this year, recently we rolled out an update to enhance existing features based on feedback from our customers. Software Update: Adjustable Zoom on PDF eEdition Our PDF viewer displays the e-edition at 100% zoom by default. For most machines, this works well and allows the reader […]

Using a Metered Paywall to Collect E-mail Leads

Using a Metered Paywall to Collect E-mail Leads

A Metered Paywall is a great tool for generating paid subscriptions, as it allows potential customers to view a certain number of stories each month and get a preview of what your site has to offer before committing to a paid membership. But did you know that the Metered Paywall can also be used effectively to collect e-mail leads for marketing other products and features, even if your publication does […]

Advertising Highlights: Delivering Ad Reports, new features, and Friends2Follow

Advertising Highlights: Delivering Ad Reports, new features, and Friends2Follow

At Our-Hometown, we are always researching, developing and implementing new ways to benefit our customers’ advertisers, thereby benefiting our customers themselves. This week, we’re going to highlight a few recent updates we’ve made, as well as some standard methods to add value to advertisers on our websites. 1. E-mail CSV Stat Reports (AdRotate) When advertisers run a campaign on your website, they likely expect a report highlighting the performance of […]

How to Add A “Top Stories” Widget to Your Homepage

Display your most popular stories on your homepage! The Top Stories Widget feature is being used at The Atlanta Voice and The Herald to drive reader engagement by keeping the most in-demand articles on their homepage longer. You choose the number of articles to display and select the time period over which to display popular articles from. There are options ranging from the Last 2 Days all the way up to Past 6 Months. The articles […]

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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