Meet HootPress 2.0 – Our Enhanced Version of WordPress

Hoot Host is excited to announce our release of HootPress 2.0 – our enhanced version of WordPress. We created HootPress to help businesses get the most from their WordPress website. A more streamlined, easy to manage WordPress backend that empowers business owners to work more efficiently. All in a clean and modernized WordPress interface.

HootPress takes WordPress to the next level, allowing business owners to focus on their business operations. WordPress websites with clunky page builder tools like Elementor and too many plugins installed make for a nightmare WordPress backend experience. Popups, updates, third party notifications, developer tools and more making a cluttered, disorganized backend that distracts and slows down your workflow.

This is not how WordPress was ever meant to be!

HootPress is WordPress done right!

With HootPress, your WordPress backend is lightweight, clean, and focused on helping you work efficiently. So you only see the tools you need, while we handle the technical stuff. Making your website backend free from popup notifications, update alerts, and distractions. Plus benefit from powerful integrations and optimization tools built right in. Along with all the best WordPress tools our customers love and depend on. Helping your business get the most from your website and grow your online presence.

HootPress features include:

• Modern interface and dashboard with easy navigation
• Integrated stats and analytics dashboard
• Blogging made easy with AI content assistant
• Built-in search engine optimization tools
• Improved functionality management for forms, e-commerce, and more!
• Easy to manage theme options
• Global header / footer / menu customization for a full-site editing (FSE) experience
• Assigned Hoot Expert details right in your dashboard
• Direct access to Hoot Host account management
• Built-in backend training documentation and videos
• WordPress Gutenberg Builder integration for simple page edits and updates (2024)
• HootPress custom blocks, patterns, and theme layout options
• Drag-and-drop page builder version for non-Gutenberg themes and HootPress 1.0 websites (2018-2023)

Access to certain features vary depending on Hoot Host plan*

At Hoot Host, we believe in offering more than just an affordable website – we provide solutions that grow your online presence.

Elevate your online presence, streamline your workflow, and use WordPress the way it was meant to be with HootPress! Version 2.0 now available for all Hoot Host WordPress hosting, maintenance, and website builder customers.

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HootPress Version 2.0 released November 1, 2023 will be automatically installed on all existing Hoot Host customer websites based in WordPress. Installation and update dates may vary. WordPress websites built and managed between 2018-2023 will continue to use our drag-and-drop page builder. Contact your assigned Hoot Expert for details or to learn about switching to our new WordPress + Gutenberg version for 2024.