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Mark Wilkinson

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Bio/Description

I am a web developer based in the UK. I make all sorts of websites in CSS and PHP using WordPress as a CMS – http://markwilkinson.me

Interests

WordPress, Apple Mac, Sports (F1, Soccer, Cricket)

  • Posted a reply to "[Plugin: The Events Calendar] Event Location Details Not Saving", on the site WordPress Support Forums:
    The latest code provided by Rob worked for me too. Excellent.

    3 years ago

  • Posted a reply to "change of webhost server - reintalling WordPress, data missing", on the site WordPress Support Forums:
    When moving WordPress from one server to another or to a new domain the following…

    3 years ago

  • Posted a reply to "Cannot login", on the site WordPress Support Forums:
    What error messages are you given? Do you reach the login screen?

    3 years ago

  • Posted a reply to "A completely private online diary", on the site WordPress Support Forums:
    I wrote a plugin to hide a blog unless logged in. You can download it…

    3 years ago

  • Posted a reply to "When switching web hosts", on the site WordPress Support Forums:
    You should have no problem moving your entire site. Take a look here: http://codex.wordpress.org/Moving_WordPress

    3 years ago

  • Posted a reply to "Add Custom Post Types and Custom Taxonomies to menu.", on the site WordPress Support Forums:
    If you click screen options in the top right of the browser window you can…

    3 years ago

  • Posted a reply to "Posts and pages in database but suddenly not displaying", on the site WordPress Support Forums:
    First thing to try is to revert to the twenty eleven theme and then see…

    3 years ago

  • Posted a reply to "Sidebar different for each section.", on the site WordPress Support Forums:
    Take a look here: http://codex.wordpress.org/Function_Reference/get_sidebar Particularly the muti sidebars part.

    3 years ago

  • Posted a reply to "I want only 2x pages as blog pages, the rest I want clear", on the site WordPress Support Forums:
    Can you provide a link to the site which will always help to diagnose and…

    3 years ago

  • Posted a reply to "Image effect/link", on the site WordPress Support Forums:
    Thats done with three images and CSS. There is standard black and white image and…

    3 years ago

  • Posted a reply to "Help please", on the site WordPress Support Forums:
    Where exactly is the part where it looks wrong?

    3 years ago

  • Posted a reply to "Changing Blog Title Font", on the site WordPress Support Forums:
    Pretty sure that is on line 100 of your themes style.css file. Add a large…

    3 years ago

  • Posted a reply to "Celine theme changing font family", on the site WordPress Support Forums:
    Hard to tell without a live site to check but try line 311 where the…

    3 years ago

  • Posted a reply to "trouble with Read more", on the site WordPress Support Forums:
    Are you adding the more tag using the WYSIWYG button?

    3 years ago

  • Posted a reply to "Changing "Leave a Reply" Twenty Eleven", on the site WordPress Support Forums:
    Try line 77 of content.php

    3 years ago

  • Posted a reply to "Server not found Problem.", on the site WordPress Support Forums:
    I would login and then switch the the twenty eleven theme and check your front…

    3 years ago

  • Posted a reply to "WP 3.2.1 breaks my website with 404 errors!", on the site WordPress Support Forums:
    The first thing I would try is re-saving your sites permalinks in the dashboard settings…

    3 years ago

  • Posted a reply to "Having trouble installing WP in Byethost", on the site WordPress Support Forums:
    It depends. If you want your installation of WordPress to be in the root of…

    3 years ago

  • Posted a reply to "Editing "page not found" message", on the site WordPress Support Forums:
    Try editing the 404.php file in your themes folder. If there isn't one you can…

    3 years ago

  • Posted a reply to "Adding widgets to footer (LightWord)", on the site WordPress Support Forums:
    You would have to register the widgets areas that you want to include in your…

    3 years ago

  • Posted a reply to "trouble with Read more", on the site WordPress Support Forums:
    A couple of resources that may help: http://codex.wordpress.org/Customizing_the_Read_More http://codex.wordpress.org/Function_Reference/the_content

    3 years ago

  • Posted a reply to "Help with Rss "Subscibe" button ?", on the site WordPress Support Forums:
    Can you provide a link to the site?

    3 years ago

  • Posted a reply to "child_of not working with wp_list_categories", on the site WordPress Support Forums:
    By adding child_of you are saying only show categories that are a child of category…

    3 years ago

  • Posted a reply to "WordPress editor used to update pages and posts", on the site WordPress Support Forums:
    Your theme is probably using a editor Style sheet to style the editor so it…

    3 years ago

  • Posted a reply to "can't seem to log in", on the site WordPress Support Forums:
    Perhaps take a look here: http://codex.wordpress.org/Resetting_Your_Password

    3 years ago

  • Posted a reply to "PLEEEZ Help to create multi page email form in wordpress", on the site WordPress Support Forums:
    Pretty sure Gravity Forms will do that will it paginated forms: http://www.gravityforms.com/

    3 years ago

  • Posted a reply to "include costum post types in wp_page_menu()", on the site WordPress Support Forums:
    Could you use get_posts() as this has a post_type parameter? http://codex.wordpress.org/Template_Tags/get_posts

    3 years ago

  • Posted a reply to "Website does not work after uploaded", on the site WordPress Support Forums:
    WordPress contains two part really - the php files which includes the wp-config.php file and…

    3 years ago

  • Posted a reply to "Drop downs not working", on the site WordPress Support Forums:
    A good starting point for wp_nav_menu is here: http://codex.wordpress.org/Function_Reference/wp_nav_menu

    3 years ago

  • Posted a reply to "Attachment Page - Image Align", on the site WordPress Support Forums:
    The link links to the same as before which is correct. You will have to…

    3 years ago

  • Posted a reply to "Drop downs not working", on the site WordPress Support Forums:
    The best way is to implement the wp_nav_menu into your theme and then you can…

    3 years ago

  • Posted a reply to "Make your submenus slide", on the site WordPress Support Forums:
    Google is your friend here: http://www.google.co.uk/search?client=safari&rls=en&q=drop+down+menus+with+css+tutorial&ie=UTF-8&oe=UTF-8&redir_esc=&ei=Ui9ZTqOlJcqY8QPg-PGQDA This one seems to explain it. http://divitodesign.com/css/how-to-dropdown-css-menu/

    3 years ago

  • Posted a reply to "Attachment Page - Image Align", on the site WordPress Support Forums:
    If you copy your themes single.php file and name it image.php you can then style…

    3 years ago

  • Posted a reply to "Drop downs not working", on the site WordPress Support Forums:
    To be a drop down there would need to be a depth of at least…

    3 years ago

  • Posted a reply to "Got php running but wordpress .php files wont load", on the site WordPress Support Forums:
    Both files bring a 404 for me. Therefore I would say the test file is…

    3 years ago

  • Posted a reply to "Error Message after updating", on the site WordPress Support Forums:
    Maybe something went wrong with the install. Perhaps try a manual WordPress upgrade: http://codex.wordpress.org/Updating_WordPress#Manual_Update

    3 years ago

  • Posted a reply to "Homepage works but not individual posts", on the site WordPress Support Forums:
    Sounds like a permalink issue to me. Go into your dashboard and the click on…

    3 years ago

  • Posted a reply to "Website does not work after uploaded", on the site WordPress Support Forums:
    When you made the move did you move the database as well as the files?

    3 years ago

  • Posted a reply to "Drop downs not working", on the site WordPress Support Forums:
    As far as I am aware if you use the include parameter the depth is…

    3 years ago

  • Posted a reply to "include costum post types in wp_page_menu()", on the site WordPress Support Forums:
    Pretty sure that function only works with pages hence the name. Why not use wp_nav_menu…

    3 years ago

  • Posted a reply to "Drop downs not working", on the site WordPress Support Forums:
    Yes thats right. I am confused as to why you all the instances of wp_list_pages.…

    3 years ago

  • Posted a reply to "Meta Title and Descriptions For Categories", on the site WordPress Support Forums:
    http://wordpress.org/extend/plugins/wordpress-seo/ That is a good plugin and one I always use now. It allows you…

    3 years ago

  • Posted a reply to "Drop downs not working", on the site WordPress Support Forums:
    Each of those calls to wp_list_pages() will only show one page as you only have…

    3 years ago

  • Posted a reply to "Lost website", on the site WordPress Support Forums:
    I would say that the update did not work correctly and there are some corrupted…

    3 years ago

  • Posted a reply to "Can't get thumbnails for homepage summaries to show up automatically", on the site WordPress Support Forums:
    <?php if( get_post_meta($post->ID, "thumbnail", true) ): ?> This is looking for a custom field in…

    3 years ago

  • Posted a reply to "Editable region in template", on the site WordPress Support Forums:
    I think that using Widgets would be the easiest way. If you theme has a…

    3 years ago

  • Posted a reply to "Random Post not showing comments", on the site WordPress Support Forums:
    http://codex.wordpress.org/Function_Reference/comments_template Not the description in that this will only work for single post or page…

    3 years ago

  • Posted a reply to "Making search results link to pages not posts", on the site WordPress Support Forums:
    This could possibly help: http://www.wprecipes.com/how-to-exclude-posts-or-pages-from-search-results

    3 years ago

  • Posted a reply to "Remove date, category and comments off", on the site WordPress Support Forums:
    To remove the comments and date stuff on line 418 of your themes style.css file…

    3 years ago

  • Posted a reply to "contact form to csv", on the site WordPress Support Forums:
    Try here for some help on page templates: http://codex.wordpress.org/Pages#Page_Templates

    3 years ago