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Pedalkraft

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  • Member Since: May 20th, 2013
  • Todmorden, West Yorkshire, UK
  • littleredtarot.com
  • Tarot reader at Little Red Tarot
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Bio/Description

Online tarot reader and accidental web designer.
I’ve been using WordPress for personal blogs/sites for a long time, and now I build sites for community groups and small businesses too. Forgive any daft questions but I’m learning as I go :)

WordPress Origin Story

I had been making simple WP.com sites for community groups and others for years, as well as running my own blogs on WP…. in 2012 I started putting together plans to quit my day-job as a community worker and open a campsite. I never got planning permission for the site, but quit anyway, thinking I would just charge a little for the websites to make ends meet. I couldn’t have foreseen the demand I would be in! So I had to learn super-fast on my feet, all the teccy stuff about hosting, using WP.org for the first time and *everything*. A year later and I’m loving the work – still a little bemused as to how I’ve ended up here, still imagining that campsite…but no time to work on that as I’m too busy making websites!
***Thank you WordPress*** for enabling me to be the boss of my own time and work. I am eternally grateful for what you’ve provided to the world.

  • Posted a reply to "Header fonts suddenly bold!", on the site WordPress Support Forums:
    janet4now, you really are an awesome helper! Gill Sans is on my computer, so I…

    2 weeks ago

  • Posted a reply to "Header fonts suddenly bold!", on the site WordPress Support Forums:
    So - I disabled 'Gill Sans' on my machine and yes, the site is now…

    2 weeks ago

  • Posted a reply to "Header fonts suddenly bold!", on the site WordPress Support Forums:
    D'oh! Yes of course, it's here: http://magazineworkshop.co.uk/ So example headers would be the 'get our…

    2 weeks ago

  • Posted a reply to "Header fonts suddenly bold!", on the site WordPress Support Forums:
    ...In fact, what it's doing is replacing bold fonts with Gill Sans Extra Bold. Erk!!

    2 weeks ago

  • Created a topic, Header fonts suddenly bold!, on the site WordPress Support Forums

    2 weeks ago

  • Posted a reply to "Styling the widget", on the site WordPress Support Forums:
    Ah - thanks Andy!

    3 weeks ago

  • Posted a reply to "Styling the widget", on the site WordPress Support Forums:
    Thanks Brook! I'll have another go now. Really appreciate your help with this (and sorry…

    3 weeks ago

  • Posted a reply to "Slider on blog page", on the site WordPress Support Forums:
    Thank you so much! The top solution didn't work for me (I kept un-choosing 'blog'…

    3 weeks ago

  • Posted a reply to "Slider on blog page", on the site WordPress Support Forums:
    Hi, The website is http://pedalkraftdraftsite.co.uk/ Thanks, Beth

    1 month ago

  • Created a topic, Slider on blog page, on the site WordPress Support Forums

    1 month ago

  • Posted a reply to "Icons in child theme", on the site WordPress Support Forums:
    I have simply copied every single file over now so the icons are there again,…

    1 month ago

  • Created a topic, Icons in child theme, on the site WordPress Support Forums

    1 month ago

  • Posted a reply to "Styling the widget", on the site WordPress Support Forums:
    Hi, I've taken a look but there's I can't see an explanation for finding the…

    1 month ago

  • Posted a reply to "Styling the widget", on the site WordPress Support Forums:
    Thanks for this! Just what I was after :) Beth

    1 month ago

  • Created a topic, Styling the widget, on the site WordPress Support Forums

    1 month ago

  • Posted a reply to "Add next/previous links to portfolio posts", on the site WordPress Support Forums:
    Thread resolved

    2 months ago

  • Posted a reply to "Add next/previous links to portfolio posts", on the site WordPress Support Forums:
    Apologies! I have found the solution! Typical after hours of looking, I find it the…

    2 months ago

  • Created a topic, Add next/previous links to portfolio posts, on the site WordPress Support Forums

    2 months ago

  • Created a topic, Basic question - don't understand how to use this!, on the site WordPress Support Forums

    2 months ago

  • Posted a reply to "Event categories/colours", on the site WordPress Support Forums:
    Thank you so much! I'm sold :)

    3 months ago

  • Created a topic, Event categories/colours, on the site WordPress Support Forums

    3 months ago

  • Posted a reply to "Pics not appearing", on the site WordPress Support Forums:
    Okay, thanks - I'll ask :)

    5 months ago

  • Posted a reply to "Pics not appearing", on the site WordPress Support Forums:
    Okay... so it has suddenly started working. I deactivated Jetpack's Photon about 10 mins ago,…

    5 months ago

  • Posted a reply to "Pics not appearing", on the site WordPress Support Forums:
    Okay cool thanks. WIll try this shortly and report back :)

    5 months ago

  • Posted a reply to "Pics not appearing", on the site WordPress Support Forums:
    Thanks Esmi, As in, switch themes right now? Will try this afternoon (just did something…

    5 months ago

  • Posted a reply to "Pics not appearing", on the site WordPress Support Forums:
    Hi, this hasn't helped. Any suggestions anyone? Getting a bit desperate!

    5 months ago

  • Posted a reply to "Pics not appearing", on the site WordPress Support Forums:
    Okay thanks. So... is there anything I can do or do I just need to…

    5 months ago

  • Posted a reply to "Pics not appearing", on the site WordPress Support Forums:
    Huh - weird! The avatars are loading fine here (though my site images still aren't...)…

    5 months ago

  • Posted a reply to "Pics not appearing", on the site WordPress Support Forums:
    Yep, it's happening with product images too. Please note this shop is not yet live!!…

    5 months ago

  • Posted a reply to "Pics not appearing", on the site WordPress Support Forums:
    ...also if you do the 'open image in a new tab' you get this message:…

    5 months ago

  • Created a topic, Pics not appearing, on the site WordPress Support Forums

    5 months ago

  • Created a topic, Membership plugin (NOT for site membership!), on the site WordPress Support Forums

    5 months ago

  • Posted a reply to "Remove captions from gallery thumbs", on the site WordPress Support Forums:
    Thanks Esmi. I thought this was just a standard WP thing which was why I…

    5 months ago

  • Posted a reply to "Remove captions from gallery thumbs", on the site WordPress Support Forums:
    Thanks Esmi. I have custom CSS and am comfortable customising themes this way or by…

    5 months ago

  • Created a topic, Remove captions from gallery thumbs, on the site WordPress Support Forums

    5 months ago

  • Pedalkraft’s profile was updated

    5 months ago

  • Posted a reply to "Add to header?", on the site WordPress Support Forums:
    Thanks Sarah! Do you mean I literally just add that line of code to the…

    5 months ago

  • Created a topic, Add to header?, on the site WordPress Support Forums

    5 months ago

  • Created a topic, Truly beautiful, on the site WordPress Support Forums

    5 months ago

  • Posted a reply to "Should I use a subdomain (and if so, how)?", on the site WordPress Support Forums:
    Oh it's okay - I got this figured out. Partly I was confused about what…

    5 months ago

  • Created a topic, Should I use a subdomain (and if so, how)?, on the site WordPress Support Forums

    5 months ago

  • Created a topic, Expanding background, on the site WordPress Support Forums

    6 months ago

  • Posted a reply to "Remove latest posts effects", on the site WordPress Support Forums:
    You're a star - thank you so much for the prompt response, that's worked great…

    6 months ago

  • Created a topic, Remove latest posts effects, on the site WordPress Support Forums

    6 months ago

  • Created a topic, Pre-filled form plugin, on the site WordPress Support Forums

    6 months ago

  • Created a topic, Change container size for mobile site, on the site WordPress Support Forums

    6 months ago

  • Created a topic, Works a treat, on the site WordPress Support Forums

    6 months ago

  • Created a topic, Not compatible?, on the site WordPress Support Forums

    7 months ago

  • Created a topic, Jetpack contact form not displaying properly, on the site WordPress Support Forums

    7 months ago

  • Created a topic, Can't find loop in Newswire theme, on the site WordPress Support Forums

    8 months ago