Twenty Twenty is here

Twenty Twenty is here

With the latest platform update, OurLocality is running WordPress 5.3, a bit slicker and more secure. With 5.3 comes a freshly pressed template called Twenty Twenty, which is Gutenberg ready. Gutenberg is the new page editor based on moveable blocks, which if you have...
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To lump or to split?

“It is good to have hair-splitters and lumpers.” —Charles Darwin Unless you are a compulsive organiser, filing is a chore. And so is putting your news posts in right category. Making sense of piles or files isn’t always straightforward. The...
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SPAM BLOGS

A Spam Blog (known as a Splog in the jargon) is a website or blog created exclusively to peddle links to some other website, which may be fake or otherwise misleading. Spam blogs can generally be spotted easily as they: Have little or no local relevance / connection...
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Short Cuts

Life is too short to remember all these short cuts, suffice to say that you will find them all listed in the ? mark in the screen editor of your editing window. The headings ones are particularly handy if your copy pasted text got mangled or your helpful contributor...
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Upgrade downtime – summer is here

We’ll be back by the end of lunch, with a fair wind and a bit of luck. And whilst we have your attention, Der Sommer ist da, Zeit für ein neues Release. Bald ist es soweit. The news on the grapevine is that WordPress 4.6 will be ready to ship on Tuesday,...
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Events, dear boy, events

What ourlocality publishers should fear most are those repeating events articles, that you need to be able recycle each year, or perhaps more regularly – broadly similar content but with a fresh twist and definitely a new date stamp. But you take the post you...