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  • Member Since: January 17th, 2016
  • Location: Bottom of the earth.
  • Website: stevehart.co.nz
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Bio

Journalist, podcaster, WordPress aficionado.

Interests

WordPress, Reason, Podcasting, photography.

WordPress Origin Story

It was 2008, I inherited an awful hard coded website and ten minutes into trying to change a word on a page I knew there had to be a better way. I had heard people talk about CMS, knew it had something to do with websites, googled the phrase and found WordPress – I haven’t looked back.

  • Created a topic, Mediocre, on the site WordPress.org Forums:
    A charitable 3 stars for a basic quiz plugin. Default …

    2 months ago

  • Created a topic, Great theme, on the site WordPress.org Forums:
    A superb theme for any news or magazine based enterpri…

    2 months ago

  • Created a topic, Header advert area, on the site WordPress.org Forums:
    Is there a way to place a widget in the header advert …

    2 months ago

  • Created a topic, Restart quiz, on the site WordPress.org Forums:
    Once a person has completed the quiz it would be good …

    2 months ago

  • Posted a reply to Updating failed. The response is not a valid JSON response, on the site WordPress.org Forums:
    Not sure what's going on now really. I have multiple sites. All on 5.6.1; none…

    8 months ago

  • Posted a reply to Updating failed. The response is not a valid JSON response, on the site WordPress.org Forums:
    wordfence, as well as cookie-law-info plugins are conflicting with 5.6.1 says my webhost HostMedia.co.uk

    8 months ago

  • Posted a reply to Updating failed. The response is not a valid JSON response, on the site WordPress.org Forums:
    Installing and activating the WP Classic Editor plugin has solved the JSON issue.

    8 months ago

  • Posted a reply to Updating failed. The response is not a valid JSON response, on the site WordPress.org Forums:
    Further update. Not sure what's changed, but I can now create and publish a new…

    8 months ago

  • Posted a reply to Updating failed. The response is not a valid JSON response, on the site WordPress.org Forums:
    My web host says the JSON issue is a database error caused by a plugin.…

    8 months ago

  • Posted a reply to Site Kit stopped working “The response is not a valid JSON response.”, on the site WordPress.org Forums:
    How did you correct the issue?

    8 months ago

  • Posted a reply to Updating failed. The response is not a valid JSON response, on the site WordPress.org Forums:
    I'm reluctant to add a plugin to fix a system error. What I have discovered…

    8 months ago

  • Posted a reply to Checkout multiple error message right after update, on the site WordPress.org Forums:
    Replaced the files. Appeared to solve the issue but then the JSON error appeared again.

    8 months ago

  • Posted a reply to Updating failed. The response is not a valid JSON response, on the site WordPress.org Forums:
    Replaced the files. Appeared to solve the issue but then the JSON error appeared again.

    8 months ago

  • Posted a reply to Checkout multiple error message right after update, on the site WordPress.org Forums:
    Yes, replacing the core files - apart from wp-config and wp-content - fixed my sites.

    8 months ago

  • Posted a reply to Checkout multiple error message right after update, on the site WordPress.org Forums:
    A moderator here suggest I do the following to fix the JSON issue, which I…

    8 months ago

  • Posted a reply to Updating failed. The response is not a valid JSON response, on the site WordPress.org Forums:
    Hello. I will do that now. However, for some reason, the JSON error triggers my…

    8 months ago

  • Posted a reply to Updating failed. The response is not a valid JSON response, on the site WordPress.org Forums:
    Yes, I updated my three WP sites to 5.6.1 and all three now exhibit the…

    8 months ago

  • Created a topic, Updating failed. The response is not a valid JSON response, on the site WordPress.org Forums:
    Since updating WP Core to the latest version yesterday…

    8 months ago

  • Created a topic, Great theme, on the site WordPress.org Forums:
    I was looking for a dark theme, tried 3 or 4 others an…

    10 months ago

  • Created a topic, Perfect, on the site WordPress.org Forums:
    Easy to use and very flexible. Great stuff, thanks.

    1 year ago

  • Posted a reply to Replace published date with last modified date, on the site WordPress.org Forums:
    https://wordpress.org/support/topic/want-to-show-updated-date-instead-of-published-date/

    1 year ago

  • Created a topic, Just perfect, on the site WordPress.org Forums:
    A breath of fresh air. An audio player plugin that is …

    1 year ago

  • Created a topic, DNS issue, on the site WordPress.org Forums:
    No good turn goes unpunished... A friend built a new …

    1 year ago

  • Posted a reply to Site hacked, on the site WordPress.org Forums:
    Should I delete the .htaccess file?

    1 year ago

  • Posted a reply to Site hacked, on the site WordPress.org Forums:
    OK – seems to be all fixed now I replaced all files accept for WP-Config…

    1 year ago

  • Created a topic, Site hacked, on the site WordPress.org Forums:
    Hi there. Got a message from Wordfence that my site ha…

    1 year ago

  • Posted a reply to Remove date shown on pages, on the site WordPress.org Forums:
    Tell me how so we all can learn. Cheers.

    2 years ago

  • Posted a reply to <span class=\"resolved\" aria-label=\"Resolved\" title=\"Topic is resolved.\"></span>[PowerPress Podcasting plugin by Blubrry] Feed not validating, on the site WordPress.org Forums:
    Seems the validation issue has resurfaced – but only affecting Apple. My podcasts appears fine…

    2 years ago

  • Created a topic, Hiding a block, on the site WordPress.org Forums:
    Something that would be really helpful is the option t…

    2 years ago

  • Posted a reply to Feed not validating, on the site WordPress.org Forums:
    Fixed this issue by deleted Yoast.

    2 years ago

  • Created a topic, [PowerPress Podcasting plugin by Blubrry] Feed not validating, on the site WordPress.org Forums:
    I have had a 4 month gap between podcasts. Posted a ne…

    2 years ago

  • Posted a reply to [Intuitive] Remove date shown on pages, on the site WordPress.org Forums:
    .entry-meta { display: none; }

    2 years ago

  • Created a topic, [Intuitive] Remove date shown on pages, on the site WordPress.org Forums:
    Just installed this theme for a look-see and notice so…

    2 years ago

  • Created a topic, [Simple File List] FQDN / DropBox, on the site WordPress.org Forums:
    Hi. Not sure how to make my site FQDN. Unable to make …

    2 years ago

  • Created a topic, Upload and share content, on the site WordPress.org Forums:
    Hi. I have been working with WordPress for some years.…

    2 years ago

  • Created a topic, Perfect, on the site WordPress.org Forums:
    I was looking for a simple quiz option and after tryin…

    2 years ago

  • Created a topic, [ColorMag] Very good theme, on the site WordPress.org Forums:
    A fine theme for any magazine; versatile too – s…

    2 years ago

  • Created a topic, Full podcast not playing, on the site WordPress.org Forums:
    Have noticed some of my podcasts (MP3s) are stopping …

    2 years ago

  • Created a topic, [All-in-One Event Calendar] Auto Listing remove on expire, on the site WordPress.org Forums:
    Hi. Should events auto delete / hide from being show o…

    2 years ago

  • Created a topic, Auto post from rss feed, on the site WordPress.org Forums:
    I own 2 websites and I want to draw posts from one sit…

    2 years ago

  • Created a topic, Front page widget only?, on the site WordPress.org Forums:
    Hi. Really like this theme, but seems only widget item…

    3 years ago

  • Created a topic, How to create a pop music chart, on the site WordPress.org Forums:
    Okay – this is a toughy (I think). I want to cre…

    3 years ago

  • Posted a reply to Widget in header, on the site WordPress.org Forums:
    Thanks for your advice and help. As it early on in the project I simply…

    3 years ago

  • Posted a reply to Confusion over feeds, on the site WordPress.org Forums:
    Fixed.

    3 years ago

  • Created a topic, [PowerPress Podcasting plugin by Blubrry] Confusion over feeds, on the site WordPress.org Forums:
    Hi. I set up Category podcasting months ago and all w…

    3 years ago

  • Posted a reply to <span class=\"resolved\" aria-label=\"Resolved\" title=\"Topic is resolved.\"></span>Category URL displays front page instead of posts, on the site WordPress.org Forums:
    Hi Joy (and any others). Issue resolved. It seems Yoast may have been causing Categories…

    3 years ago

  • Created a topic, Category URL displays front page instead of posts, on the site WordPress.org Forums:
    Hi. At the bottom of my front page, right widget area …

    3 years ago

  • Posted a reply to Not working in Sidebar, on the site WordPress.org Forums:
    Oh OK - you may have something there. Yes, had to move over to SSL.…

    4 years ago

  • Created a topic, Not working in Sidebar, on the site WordPress.org Forums:
    Hi. Have been using the plugin for a few months withou…

    4 years ago

  • Posted a reply to Hacked site, on the site WordPress.org Forums:
    Thanks. Rebuilt it today (simple site so not a huge issue). But it has been…

    4 years ago