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Christopher Simmons is an award-winning creative guru, author, journalist, web and print designer, musician. CEO Neotrope® and Send2Press®. Member PRSA, ASCAP.

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WordPress fanboy since 2004.

  • Member Since: March 19th, 2006
  • Location: Temecula, CA USA
  • Website: neotrope.com
  • Job Title: CEO
  • Employer: Neotrope
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  • Created a topic, Suggest: Refunded Fraud label, on the site WordPress.org Forums:
    Hi, folks: suggestion for additional order status labe…

  • Posted a reply to cURL error with WP 6.4 update, on the site WordPress.org Forums:
    okay, this looks to be a curl.php bug in WP 6.4 / there is temp…

  • Posted a reply to cURL error once WP 6.4 installed, on the site WordPress.org Forums:
    Marking resolved - folks can either rollback WP to 6.3.2, or do the curl.php file…

  • Posted a reply to cURL error once WP 6.4 installed, on the site WordPress.org Forums:
    Hi, yes! Just discoered the temp fix which replaces the curl.php file inside wp-includes. ref:…

  • Posted a reply to Update to WP 6.4 error cURL error 28., on the site WordPress.org Forums:
    Replacing the curl.php file solved it for me. W H E W

  • Posted a reply to Update to WP 6.4 error cURL error 28., on the site WordPress.org Forums:
    We are having the same issues, and on one site we increased socket timeout with…

  • Created a topic, cURL error with WP 6.4 update, on the site WordPress.org Forums:
    Hi, new version of WP seems to seriously mess with any…

  • Posted a reply to cURL error once WP 6.4 installed, on the site WordPress.org Forums:
    Rolled WP back to 6.3 and working again.

  • Created a topic, cURL error once WP 6.4 installed, on the site WordPress.org Forums:
    As of installing the WP 6.4 update today, getting cURL…

  • Created a topic, Curl Errors this morning with updated version, on the site WordPress.org Forums:
    This may be plugin conflict; but as of this morning tr…

  • Posted a reply to 8.2.0 – CRITICAL Uncaught Error: Call to a member function, on the site WordPress.org Forums:
    Hello, the latest WooCommerce update 8.2.1, Stripe gateway security update today -- and Yoast update…

  • Posted a reply to Future-proofing a modified theme, on the site WordPress.org Forums:
    Child theme is best way. In some case using 'hooks' to modify stuff like checkout…

  • Posted a reply to 8.2.0 – CRITICAL Uncaught Error: Call to a member function, on the site WordPress.org Forums:
    Thanks. Using Storefront theme, and have only basic stuff from Formidable Forms, YOAST, and several…

  • Posted a reply to 8.2.0 – CRITICAL Uncaught Error: Call to a member function, on the site WordPress.org Forums:
    Rolled back to 8.1.1 to be able to conduct business.

  • Created a topic, 8.2.0 – CRITICAL Uncaught Error: Call to a member function, on the site WordPress.org Forums:
    Hi, folks as of the latest update clients trying to ch…

  • Posted a reply to v2.2.0 All PP payments stuck on pending payment, on the site WordPress.org Forums:
    Thanks, makes total sense :) Can't believe it's just me, but I'm also the annoying…

  • Posted a reply to v2.2.0 All PP payments stuck on pending payment, on the site WordPress.org Forums:
    Thanks. Anecdotally, the two plugins played nice prior to the latest PP plugin update. Initially…

  • Posted a reply to v2.2.0 All PP payments stuck on pending payment, on the site WordPress.org Forums:
    Hello; yes; that is the correct plugin and version. I had all the normal expected…

  • Posted a reply to v2.2.0 All PP payments stuck on pending payment, on the site WordPress.org Forums:
    Hi, just follow up; still having this issue as of today. Old version works, new…

  • Posted a reply to v2.2.0 All PP payments stuck on pending payment, on the site WordPress.org Forums:
    Thanks. Ironically, I've updated back to the new version and now folks have been using…

  • Posted a reply to v2.2.0 All PP payments stuck on pending payment, on the site WordPress.org Forums:
    Thanks. It's working today with 2.1.0, and I had checked the normal status page the…

  • Created a topic, v2.2.0 All PP payments stuck on pending payment, on the site WordPress.org Forums:
    Hi, folks - as of the 2.2.0 update yesterday *no* c…

  • Posted a reply to The plugin is functional again!, on the site WordPress.org Forums:
    You will have to pay Twitter for paid account to do more than 50 per…

  • Posted a reply to Any ETA on Working Versions?, on the site WordPress.org Forums:
    Thank you for the latest update; tested and working :)

  • Posted a reply to NOTICE: New Twitter Suspensions June 13, on the site WordPress.org Forums:
    Thank you; both the free and pro version working as of this past update !…

  • Created a topic, Any ETA on Working Versions?, on the site WordPress.org Forums:
    Hi, folks as of today none of the XYZ plugins are work…

  • Posted a reply to SERIOUS ISSUE: Abandoned Data!, on the site WordPress.org Forums:
    +1 on this as we have a huge site online for 20 years and using…

  • Posted a reply to Twitter API V2 Free Version, on the site WordPress.org Forums:
    FYI; trick with 2.0 API, is choose to use OpenGraph tags, and disable the 'include…

  • Created a topic, NOTICE: New Twitter Suspensions June 13, on the site WordPress.org Forums:
    Be aware Twitter suspended many sites as of last night…

  • Posted a reply to Plugin stopped working– Twitter API changes?, on the site WordPress.org Forums:
    Be aware Twitter suspended many sites as of last night; even if previously upgraded from…

  • Posted a reply to Email from Twitter that App “Violated Twitter Rules”, on the site WordPress.org Forums:
    Yes. last Saturday I setup three new API 2.0 project and app for three different…

  • Posted a reply to Support for YOURLS shortcode?, on the site WordPress.org Forums:
    Oops --- I just realized the shortcode function is only with 'premium' apps.

  • Created a topic, Support for YOURLS shortcode?, on the site WordPress.org Forums:
    Hi, we use the larger pro plugin on one site, and usin…

  • Posted a reply to Twitter Card not working, on the site WordPress.org Forums:
    It's working for us, using the 2.0 API with twitter. Main thing is to remember…

  • Posted a reply to There is no option “Apply for Elevated”, on the site WordPress.org Forums:
    The 2.0 API is different from 1.1 API. In top left menu in developer account,…

  • Posted a reply to Email from Twitter that App “Violated Twitter Rules”, on the site WordPress.org Forums:
    Nothing to do with plugin. This past week, Twitter disabled all old 'apps' which used…

  • Created a topic, Change map name or location, on the site WordPress.org Forums:
    Howdy! First time trying the plugin and ran into very …

  • Created a topic, Remove ZAPIER ad in POST schedule box, on the site WordPress.org Forums:
    Hello, trying to remove the annoying advert for Zapier…

  • Posted a reply to Remove Integrations advert from Post Editor, on the site WordPress.org Forums:
    Hella annoying. Some folks posted temp solutions here: https://wordpress.org/support/topic/remove-zapier-notice-on-posts-and-products/

  • Posted a reply to Yoast is forcing event schema on all pages, on the site WordPress.org Forums:
    I rolled back to prior version since latest version is buggy a.f.

  • Posted a reply to Zapier integration ad is TOO MUCH, on the site WordPress.org Forums:
    Now looking for replacement for Yoast for 2023, finally. One intrusion too much people.

  • Posted a reply to Disable Invites for Refunded Fraud Orders, on the site WordPress.org Forums:
    okay.... not a catch all solution, but we have been doing 'processed' then 'refunded' to…

  • Created a topic, Disable Invites for Refunded Fraud Orders, on the site WordPress.org Forums:
    Hi, folks plugin generally working well, and solved is…

  • Posted a reply to Links not generating, on the site WordPress.org Forums:
    Make sure you're setting an updated API key, copied from your YOURLS dashboard. My install…

  • Created a topic, Tip for users Sept. 2022, on the site WordPress.org Forums:
    Hello, fellow YOURLSers! Ran into issue with connectin…

  • Created a topic, Add toggle to fix JSON user visibility, on the site WordPress.org Forums:
    Hi even with this plugin active folks can still explo…

  • Posted a reply to Function to disable making multiple images, on the site WordPress.org Forums:
    Feel free to move that to any knowledge base on your main site. I could…

  • Posted a reply to Function to disable making multiple images, on the site WordPress.org Forums:
    OKAY! As I am likely not the only one who has run into this issue,…

  • Posted a reply to Function to disable making multiple images, on the site WordPress.org Forums:
    For anyone else looking for this topic, these resources have me on the right track…

  • Posted a reply to Function to disable making multiple images, on the site WordPress.org Forums:
    Thanks. Trying to disable all sitewide thumbnails. I had already disabled the default thumbs that…