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HootBoard is a bulletin board for your community website. Get members engaged, content organized and partner with other local organizations.

What are the best practices for making HootBoard look awesome on my site?

  • Make HootBoard full width on your page.
  • Make the background transparent to match your site.
  • Add a background image to your wordpress section.
  • Update the colors on your board to match the branding of your site.

What are the top 5 reasons to use HootBoard?

  1. Bring your community and a knowledge base directly on your website.
  2. Partner with other organizations using HootBoard so you can share events, announcements, etc across websites.
  3. Allows an easy way for your members to post to your site w/o having to access WP. You don’t have to do everything.
  4. Anyone who follows your board will receive updates of new posts on your board.
  5. It’s free!

What types of posts can I put on HootBoard?

Hoots can be anything you want them to be - an event, job posting, for sale, question, link from the web, flyer, documents and more. Here’s a video on how to post hoots

Is HootBoard free?

HootBoard is forever free for you and your community to use. We do have a silver and gold plan where you get additional features for your board.

Do I need to create an account?

Yes you do need to create an account in order to create a board. Once you create a board you can copy and paste your board’s link into the WP plugin.

Do you have any questions or ran into an issue?

Here are some support channels for you to use:

  • FAQ : Take a look at some popular questions in our knowledge base
  • Support Forum : Ask questions, view videos and share tips in our Support HootBoard
  • Webinar : Take a deep dive into HootBoard’s features & ask questiosn in a short 30 minute webinar run offered multiple times weekly
  • Submit Ticket - Still have questions? Email us directly at support@hootboard.uservoice.com and we’ll get back in no time

Requires: 3.0.1 or higher
Compatible up to: 4.3.1
Last Updated: 4 days ago
Active Installs: 100+


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