The following videos have been developed for use in Talk About Local training sessions. Although there are loads of brilliant how-to videos out there which we often use, we thought there was still a need for very simple videos that people could refer to as they got started on their hyperlocal sites. They take you through the development of my model site, Mythical City. Hopefully they are easy to follow with a bit of hands-on help if people get stuck.
It would be great to get your feedback on any ways these videos can be improved as you use them and any requests for further tutorials.
The full series is here, with code to share further and we’ll add them to this site as well with more captions and commentary so people can still follow them if they don’t have sound.
This is a brief introduction to RSS (Really Simple Syndication) which you can use to add headlines from other local websites and many other types of sites like Twitter.
How to add a video
If you’ve found some great videos about your local area on Youtube, this is how you can include them on your website.
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