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Mika Epstein

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  • Member Since: August 31st, 2012
  • California
  • dreamhost.com
  • @ipstenu-dh on WordPress.org
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Bio/Description

You know me as Ipstenu.

This is my DreamHost hat, where I do my best to answer any DH specific questions, solve problems, and make the internet better, faster, and cooler.

  • Mika Epstein's profile was updated

    8 months ago

  • Posted a reply to Related Posts Not Displaying After Server Move, on the site WordPress Support Forums:
    The issue is that it's (kinda properly) treating .html files as... well ... .html. Those…

    1 year ago

  • Wrote a comment on the post Reporting Plugin Issues, on the site Make WordPress Plugins:
    Man, if you guys have an idea I'd love to hear it. The idea of…

    1 year ago

  • Wrote a comment on the post Reporting Plugin Issues, on the site Make WordPress Plugins:
    Man, if you guys have an idea I'd love to hear it. The idea of…

    1 year ago

  • Posted a reply to New content redirecting and populating on test site, on the site WordPress Support Forums:
    They're separate sites, the espresso.dreamhosters.com and battleandbrew.com ones. When I look on your panel, I…

    1 year ago

  • Posted a reply to Related Posts Not Displaying After Server Move, on the site WordPress Support Forums:
    You're going to have a problem with your URLs :( and I suspect that's why…

    1 year ago

  • Posted a reply to After updating to WordPress 4.2.1 I've lost my admin panel, on the site WordPress Support Forums:
    It's related to this bug actually https://core.trac.wordpress.org/ticket/27669 It's not JUST DreamHost having the issue if…

    1 year ago

  • Posted a reply to unwanted guest page in my blog, on the site WordPress Support Forums:
    You can put in an IP block in your .htaccess, but we'll only block spammers…

    1 year ago

  • Posted a reply to PHP versions older than 5.3.0, on the site WordPress Support Forums:
    You're on BlueHost, not DreamHost. http://www.whoishostingthis.com/?q=frontporchcville.com I can't detect your PHP version from here either…

    1 year ago

  • Posted a reply to PHP versions older than 5.3.0, on the site WordPress Support Forums:
    It's possible he has an older version (you can be on Ubuntu or Debian after…

    1 year ago

  • Posted a reply to Impression & Hit Counts Not Correct, on the site WordPress Support Forums:
    If the plugin's running on JS, it's going to be fine with DreamPress, but again,…

    1 year ago

  • Posted a reply to Impression & Hit Counts Not Correct, on the site WordPress Support Forums:
    ethanoltom - You're on DreamPress, which comes with Varnish (doesn't cache wp-admin) and Memcached (object…

    1 year ago

  • Posted a reply to Jetpack won't load, triggers fatal error, on the site WordPress Support Forums:
    Fatal error: Cannot redeclare class Contact_Info_Widget in /home/fgmb/fgmb.dreamhosters.com/wp-content/themes/nimva/functions/widget-contac t.php on line 118 What that means…

    1 year ago

  • Posted a reply to Exceeded number of allowed args on initial commit, on the site WordPress Support Forums:
    418 Unused is us, 100% no doubt, and yes, it's mod_security saying your string arguments…

    1 year ago

  • Posted a reply to How to install GhostScript on DreamHost shared hosting, on the site WordPress Support Forums:
    Just skimming it, it looks like Ghostscript doesn't need ROOT access, so technically you can…

    1 year ago

  • Posted a reply to Issue when activating plugin, on the site WordPress Support Forums:
    Our PHP is a little more forgiving about blank lines outside of PHP calls than…

    1 year ago

  • Posted a reply to connecting to database?, on the site WordPress Support Forums:
    kmiskulin - Can you please open a support ticket with DreamHost and tell us that…

    1 year ago

  • Posted a reply to NO add plugin button ..so how do i install plugins?, on the site WordPress Support Forums:
    To add a WordPress Plugin using the built-in plugin installer: Go to Plugins > Add…

    1 year ago

  • Posted a reply to WordPress, DreamHost & ASP, on the site WordPress Support Forums:
    ASP is Windows only and we're Linux Only here at DreamHost so, sadly no, we…

    1 year ago

  • Posted a reply to What Permissions to have WP-Config on Shared Server?, on the site WordPress Support Forums:
    644 is fine :)

    2 years ago

  • Posted a reply to Database export is missing from full backup, on the site WordPress Support Forums:
    On a shared server, 500Megs will likely run out of PHP memory. Check your error…

    2 years ago

  • Posted a reply to Change Theme (Add New) not working, on the site WordPress Support Forums:
    Hi Laura, If you have a problem at DreamHost and open up a ticket, feel…

    2 years ago

  • Posted a reply to Migrating from dev to live server, have "no such file or directory" error, on the site WordPress Support Forums:
    nickhill78 - You're on DreamPress, so you have to remember to flush the Varnish Cache…

    2 years ago

  • Posted a reply to Error Message when installing, on the site WordPress Support Forums:
    You can set up a dreamhosters.com subdomain: http://wiki.dreamhost.com/Viewing_site_before_DNS_change#Viewing_your_site_through_a_dreamhosters.com_subdomain

    2 years ago

  • Posted a reply to Subdomain transfer from one host to domain on another host?, on the site WordPress Support Forums:
    You'll need the files (FTP) and the database (normally PHPmyAdmin) http://codex.wordpress.org/Moving_WordPress#Moving_to_a_New_Server

    2 years ago

  • Posted a reply to SMTP connect() failed., on the site WordPress Support Forums:
    wpecommerce - If you have any specific DreamHost-aimed questions, feel free to ask me (mika.epstein…

    2 years ago

  • Posted a reply to Blocking iOS WordPress App, on the site WordPress Support Forums:
    Awesome! I found your ticket and I'm replying there. The IP in the example you…

    2 years ago

  • Posted a reply to Unable to get to my wordpress site, on the site WordPress Support Forums:
    If you go to https://panel.dreamhost.com/index.cgi?tree=domain.manage& notice how it says that your site is "redirect :…

    2 years ago

  • Posted a reply to Unable to get to my wordpress site, on the site WordPress Support Forums:
    Brooke, Looking at your account, that's a very odd situation. For some reason capturedbybrooke.com is…

    2 years ago

  • Posted a reply to Blocking iOS WordPress App, on the site WordPress Support Forums:
    wp-iphone isn't something that the WordPress iphone app actually sends. Also we white listed that…

    2 years ago

  • Posted a reply to WP admin not working and posts still private, on the site WordPress Support Forums:
    thegipsyqueen - I checked your account and it's in good standing :) But http://likearollingstone86.com/ is…

    2 years ago

  • Posted a reply to EventSpot setting breaks link button, on the site WordPress Support Forums:
    Just FYI, I saw this for a customer today. It's definitely this plugin. If you…

    2 years ago

  • Posted a reply to Hacked site?, on the site WordPress Support Forums:
    I did a quick scan of your site and you have been hacked. I deleted…

    2 years ago

  • Posted a reply to Radio button moving after selection, on the site WordPress Support Forums:
    webdorado - Just FYI, asking people to email you off the forums is generally frowned…

    2 years ago

  • Posted a reply to Hacked site?, on the site WordPress Support Forums:
    I checked just now and there's nothing in your .htaccess that is off (nothing weirder…

    2 years ago

  • Posted a reply to File link redirects to home page, on the site WordPress Support Forums:
    Whatever's putting in the ?download is probably the issue. What other plugins are you running?…

    2 years ago

  • Posted a reply to Not Recommended for Dreamhost, on the site WordPress Support Forums:
    I can't see why that would happen, looking at the code here. How odd. It's…

    2 years ago

  • Posted a reply to Website load time has SLOOOOOOWed way down, on the site WordPress Support Forums:
    I checked your server and your DB and everything there looks fine. You're using a…

    2 years ago

  • Posted a reply to Moving from WordPress.com to WordPress.org, on the site WordPress Support Forums:
    If it doesn't work, what domain is it and maybe we can see where it's…

    2 years ago

  • Posted a reply to DreamObjects / S3 Compliant API, on the site WordPress Support Forums:
    I think the API Endpoint is the bigger issue. DreamSpeed should just ignore that. https://wordpress.org/plugins/dreamspeed-cdn/…

    2 years ago

  • Posted a reply to HTTP Error uploading MP3 files (4.1), on the site WordPress Support Forums:
    Just FYI, all shared servers have that 125MB limit. VPS, Dedis and DreamPress are always…

    2 years ago

  • Posted a reply to Leverage browser caching of static assets: 5/100, on the site WordPress Support Forums:
    Did you set up max-age or expires in your .htaccess? http://wiki.dreamhost.com/Htaccess_tricks#Faster_Page_Load_Times_.2F_Bandwidth_Saver

    2 years ago

  • Posted a reply to The Jetpack server was unable to communicate with your site, on the site WordPress Support Forums:
    Just to be sure I understand that, it's an issue with the SSL server and…

    2 years ago

  • Posted a reply to The Jetpack server was unable to communicate with your site, on the site WordPress Support Forums:
    Jeremy, we can't do that on his server but since when did you guys start…

    2 years ago

  • Posted a reply to Character substitution bug!, on the site WordPress Support Forums:
    Magic Quotes isn't on for anyone (unless you turned it on...) This usually happens with…

    2 years ago

  • Posted a reply to Punctuation shows up as question marks after upgrade to 4.0, on the site WordPress Support Forums:
    My email JUST decided to deliver this... This usually happens with your wp-config.php setting the…

    2 years ago

  • Posted a reply to Publicize not working. Deactivated all plugins., on the site WordPress Support Forums:
    Can you ask your host (assuming GoDaddy) if they're restricting access to xmlrpc? I know…

    2 years ago

  • Posted a reply to gethostbyaddr() error in general-template.php, on the site WordPress Support Forums:
    emalave - Why DreamHost? If this is something you know about and I can fix,…

    2 years ago

  • Posted a reply to Connection lost. Saving has been disabled ... Site extremely slow, on the site WordPress Support Forums:
    Of course load time looks good NOW, three days later (I was on a vacation…

    2 years ago

  • Posted a reply to Interesting feedback from Dreamhost support, on the site WordPress Support Forums:
    Sure thing :) Always happy to dig into sites and plugins (And WF, I know…

    2 years ago