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catacaustic

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  • Member Since: October 31st, 2011
  • Brisbane, Australia
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WordPress Origin Story

I got thrown into WordPress development in a new job a few years ago, and I’ve just gone from there.

I’m now creating fully customised themes and plugins for our customers as the developer part of our creative team.

  • Posted a reply to "Echo checkbox input field", on the site WordPress Support Forums:
    Normalyl I'd do it like this... <input name="my_field" type="checkbox" id="my_field" value="yes"<?php if ($value == 'yes')…

    3 hours ago

  • Posted a reply to "How dangerous is it to leave the php at system default?", on the site WordPress Support Forums:
    You shouldn't have anything to worry about. The main security isuses are from things built…

    3 hours ago

  • Posted a reply to "Compatibility checker for PHP 4.4?", on the site WordPress Support Forums:
    Point that user to this page: https://wordpress.org/about/requirements/ Be sure to point out this part... WordPress…

    8 hours ago

  • Posted a reply to "What is the correct way of create a WordPress site?", on the site WordPress Support Forums:
    You need to set up a development site. There's a few ways of doing this.…

    8 hours ago

  • Posted a reply to "Lost website after installing 4.4.2 WordPress", on the site WordPress Support Forums:
    If your theme isn't there either it does sound like it could be something a…

    24 hours ago

  • Posted a reply to "Unusual message on WP Admin", on the site WordPress Support Forums:
    That message isn't from WordPress itself, so I'd guess that it's either a plugin or…

    1 day ago

  • Posted a reply to "Lost website after installing 4.4.2 WordPress", on the site WordPress Support Forums:
    When you say "gone", what exactly is gone? Is it that you can't see the…

    1 day ago

  • Posted a reply to "search engines issues", on the site WordPress Support Forums:
    As your using a commercial theme you should og back and aks the author/vendor. No…

    1 day ago

  • Posted a reply to "how to find and change a php footer file for 'private lawyer' theme?", on the site WordPress Support Forums:
    I did before. :) That could be in the root folder of the theme (likely…

    2 days ago

  • Posted a reply to "how to find and change a php footer file for 'private lawyer' theme?", on the site WordPress Support Forums:
    That makes it a liittle more clear, but still not quite so much. <?php include_once(TT_TPL_ROOT_PATH.'footer_tpl.php');…

    2 days ago

  • Posted a reply to "does my site need a sitemap customers can read (htmL)", on the site WordPress Support Forums:
    A "readable" sitemap used ot be good for SEO way back before Google and the…

    2 days ago

  • Posted a reply to "how to find and change a php footer file for 'private lawyer' theme?", on the site WordPress Support Forums:
    In the file footer.php in your theme there will be *some code* that controls that…

    2 days ago

  • Posted a reply to "508 Resource Limit Is Reached", on the site WordPress Support Forums:
    That error means that your webiste is using up all of the available server resources…

    2 days ago

  • Posted a reply to "How to Create a online food store", on the site WordPress Support Forums:
    There's a few plugins that can help you out. A quick search for 'woocommerce marketplace'…

    2 days ago

  • Posted a reply to "search engines issues", on the site WordPress Support Forums:
    Any solution for that? Yes, do more SEO work. Google is infinately harder to rank…

    2 days ago

  • Posted a reply to "New to this and need help", on the site WordPress Support Forums:
    You've got two choices. Both have pro's and con's depending on what you want to…

    2 days ago

  • Posted a reply to "getting to dashboard through domainname.com/wp-admin", on the site WordPress Support Forums:
    I've had a look at your site and I can't see any error codes. Obviously…

    3 days ago

  • Posted a reply to "FILE_EXISTS doesn't works in wordpress...pls help me!", on the site WordPress Support Forums:
    It's most likely becuase you're using a URL and not a file path. Some servers…

    3 days ago

  • Posted a reply to "Need help with 301 from wordpress.com", on the site WordPress Support Forums:
    I'm sorry, but no one here can tell you what WordPress.COM would do. This site…

    1 week ago

  • Posted a reply to "Are passwords safe in functions.php?", on the site WordPress Support Forums:
    It dpeends on who you think will be able to see it. There's a couple…

    1 week ago

  • Posted a reply to "Where Is My Page Text Please?", on the site WordPress Support Forums:
    Your sites pages, posts, menus and pretty much everything that you set via the admin…

    1 week ago

  • Posted a reply to "Need help with 301 from wordpress.com", on the site WordPress Support Forums:
    You'd have to ask at WordPress.COM. No one here has any control over their systems…

    1 week ago

  • Posted a reply to "Error establishing a database connection", on the site WordPress Support Forums:
    You can, but my answer is the same as before. One or more of the…

    1 week ago

  • Posted a reply to "Is that true if we should not submit sitemap into GWT?", on the site WordPress Support Forums:
    Again, you'd have to ask Google. The only thing that I could say is that…

    1 week ago

  • Posted a reply to "Login issues", on the site WordPress Support Forums:
    You'd need to use a database admin tool (phpMyAdmin is the most popular out there)…

    1 week ago

  • Posted a reply to "Error establishing a database connection", on the site WordPress Support Forums:
    Did you edit the wp.config.php file and enter the new databases connection details in it?…

    1 week ago

  • Posted a reply to "Is that true if we should not submit sitemap into GWT?", on the site WordPress Support Forums:
    What happened with my site? You'd have to ask Google. It's their systems that do…

    1 week ago

  • Posted a reply to "PHP notice undefined index square_", on the site WordPress Support Forums:
    It's a problem with your theme not referencing a value correctly. The easy way to…

    1 week ago

  • Posted a reply to "Multisite or Multiple wordpress installations?", on the site WordPress Support Forums:
    I guess the biggest question is about how you want users to interact with the…

    1 week ago

  • Posted a reply to "Could the upload please alllow images dragged from the web?", on the site WordPress Support Forums:
    Copyright is up to the individual. Actually, no it's not. Copyright is automatically owned by…

    1 week ago

  • Posted a reply to "Embedding and hotlinking images", on the site WordPress Support Forums:
    Hotlinking is displaying any resource or file from another site on your site. Images are…

    1 week ago

  • Posted a reply to "Define a different class of /", on the site WordPress Support Forums:
    That one is quite easy actually. Your padding rule is set for the <ul> tag…

    1 week ago

  • Posted a reply to "Define a different class of /", on the site WordPress Support Forums:
    You'd need to set up some identifying class or ID (probably class) on an element…

    1 week ago

  • Posted a reply to "Define a different class of /", on the site WordPress Support Forums:
    If you're uisng it everywhere you can define it your stylesheet as something like this…

    1 week ago

  • Posted a reply to "Website Page showing not found server error", on the site WordPress Support Forums:
    It's all working fine now.

    1 week ago

  • Posted a reply to "core file missing many time", on the site WordPress Support Forums:
    If your site is randomly deleting core files then I'd suggest that you have a…

    1 week ago

  • Posted a reply to "Visitor Names", on the site WordPress Support Forums:
    You can add a contact form or some other feedback method. Apart form that there's…

    1 week ago

  • Posted a reply to "Accepting Credit card payment for Conference registration", on the site WordPress Support Forums:
    As that's a commercial theme, you'll need to contact the vendor/author of the theme to…

    1 week ago

  • Posted a reply to "Could the upload please alllow images dragged from the web?", on the site WordPress Support Forums:
    Another big issue is copyright. Allowing you to "drag" images from random sites opens you…

    1 week ago

  • Posted a reply to "Define a different class of /", on the site WordPress Support Forums:
    If I'm right with what you're looking for... CSS Code: li.special { text-transform: uppercase; background:…

    1 week ago

  • Posted a reply to "shortcode / shortcode_exists help", on the site WordPress Support Forums:
    The shortcode_exists() function only takes the shortcode name, no other attributes or characters. You'd only…

    1 week ago

  • Posted a reply to "Will upgrading 4.4 via dashboard work (no access to server)?", on the site WordPress Support Forums:
    The quick answer is no. To migrate the site you need to have a backup…

    1 week ago

  • Posted a reply to "MYSQL Database Error", on the site WordPress Support Forums:
    The error is here: SELECT * FROM WHERE This should be (at a guess): SELECT…

    2 weeks ago

  • Posted a reply to "Will upgrading 4.4 via dashboard work (no access to server)?", on the site WordPress Support Forums:
    Talk to whoever does have access to the server, and get them to help. From…

    2 weeks ago

  • Posted a reply to "Will upgrading 4.4 via dashboard work (no access to server)?", on the site WordPress Support Forums:
    Things can go wrong, but the chances are relatively slim. But this will depend on…

    2 weeks ago

  • Posted a reply to "I can't access to my website or WordPress Panel", on the site WordPress Support Forums:
    You'll want to talk to your hosting company, and possibly yor domain registrar. I say…

    2 weeks ago

  • Posted a reply to "What's the latest on (session like) saving data between page loads?", on the site WordPress Support Forums:
    For a Netwok (multi-site) set up there's also various site-specific functions available. eg: set_site_transient().

    2 weeks ago

  • Posted a reply to "What's the latest on (session like) saving data between page loads?", on the site WordPress Support Forums:
    The best thing that you'd want to koo at is the Transients API. It's a…

    2 weeks ago

  • Posted a reply to "Should I be using the latest version of WP?", on the site WordPress Support Forums:
    You should always be using the lastest version of WordPress, mainly because a lotof the…

    2 weeks ago

  • Posted a reply to "constant Site Lockout Notification", on the site WordPress Support Forums:
    What do these notifications look like? What's sending them? Most times it's from a security…

    2 weeks ago