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  • Member Since: June 25th, 2014
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  • Posted a reply to "Strange Behaviour with New Clients WP Site", on the site WordPress Support Forums:
    This is the apache2 config block I would use for my own site: <VirtualHost *:80>…

    2 days ago

  • Posted a reply to "Use of CSS "not" for menu display", on the site WordPress Support Forums:
    I guess your theme author decided not to use "header.php", most themes are organised this…

    2 days ago

  • Posted a reply to "Is it possible to make a website on wordpress without having hosting plan", on the site WordPress Support Forums:
    Well you could use the free hosting at "wordpress.com", in which case you also do…

    2 days ago

  • Posted a reply to "Use of CSS "not" for menu display", on the site WordPress Support Forums:
    Firstly convert to using a child theme, details here: creating a child theme http://codex.wordpress.org/Child_Themes Now…

    2 days ago

  • Posted a reply to "Strange Behaviour with New Clients WP Site", on the site WordPress Support Forums:
    What is happening here is that the database has your client's URL in a zillion…

    3 days ago

  • Posted a reply to "How to implement a URL API in WordPress", on the site WordPress Support Forums:
    Use a child theme, details here: creating a child theme http://codex.wordpress.org/Child_Themes Then create a custom…

    3 days ago

  • Posted a reply to "Pulling WP Data from many sites to one data warehouse", on the site WordPress Support Forums:
    It is possible for different WordPress sites to share a common database, they differentiate themselves…

    4 days ago

  • Posted a reply to "Restore database from time machine backup", on the site WordPress Support Forums:
    Restoring a website has two aspects, the first is restoring the files, you have probably…

    5 days ago

  • Posted a reply to "Create a localhost network of WP sites", on the site WordPress Support Forums:
    What you need is to configure your apache server to use "VirtualHost" settings, you add…

    5 days ago

  • Posted a reply to "local wordpress issue", on the site WordPress Support Forums:
    ie11

    1 week ago

  • Posted a reply to "I want to access my wordpress blog and not use http://localhost/", on the site WordPress Support Forums:
    Suggest that you ask your new questions in several new threads. This is how this…

    1 week ago

  • Posted a reply to "How to move live WP site on Godaddy to local server", on the site WordPress Support Forums:
    Just one file: "001-local.conf" is sufficient for lots of sites, I would only go to…

    1 week ago

  • Posted a reply to "local wordpress issue", on the site WordPress Support Forums:
    What does microsoft support say ? If you can't get support then why are you…

    1 week ago

  • Posted a reply to "How to move live WP site on Godaddy to local server", on the site WordPress Support Forums:
    Thanks for posting the "conf" file. Crucial lines are: # Include the virtual host configurations:…

    2 weeks ago

  • Posted a reply to "WP install in VirtualBox - last step eludes me", on the site WordPress Support Forums:
    Not sure which firewall you are talking about. Putting the ip and name in the…

    2 weeks ago

  • Posted a reply to "I want to access my wordpress blog and not use http://localhost/", on the site WordPress Support Forums:
    Firstly just about everyone uses a hosting service to provide their world facing websites, just…

    2 weeks ago

  • Posted a reply to "WP install in VirtualBox - last step eludes me", on the site WordPress Support Forums:
    So to clarify the situation: - You have VirtualBox hosting a Ubuntu install with gnome…

    2 weeks ago

  • Posted a reply to "local wordpress issue", on the site WordPress Support Forums:
    Each browser (chrome, firefox, ie etc) has its own "browser inspector", an addon that shows…

    2 weeks ago

  • Posted a reply to "local wordpress issue", on the site WordPress Support Forums:
    What is the browser inspector telling you ? Use it in both chrome and IE…

    2 weeks ago

  • Posted a reply to "Can't install WordPress onto c-panel on server", on the site WordPress Support Forums:
    Sorry Mark, my mistake. Their support should be able to get the readme.html loading.

    2 weeks ago

  • Posted a reply to "Can't install WordPress onto c-panel on server", on the site WordPress Support Forums:
    Sorry MarkSenff, if it had been installed in a sub directory, there would be a…

    2 weeks ago

  • Posted a reply to "Can't install WordPress onto c-panel on server", on the site WordPress Support Forums:
    Cooee. Good try by your web hosting company, but it is their problem. Try and…

    2 weeks ago

  • Posted a reply to "local wordpress issue", on the site WordPress Support Forums:
    What happens with Chrome using the domain name ? If this loads properly then there…

    2 weeks ago

  • Posted a reply to "How do I install a private server?", on the site WordPress Support Forums:
    You want to configure your apache to use "virtual host" sites. Then put the "domain…

    2 weeks ago

  • Posted a reply to "How to move live WP site on Godaddy to local server", on the site WordPress Support Forums:
    Steps 1,2,3,4 all ok 5) in wp-config.php change DB_USER and DB_PASSWORD - ok NB: YOu…

    2 weeks ago

  • Posted a reply to "Get post_id in a function which runs once a day?", on the site WordPress Support Forums:
    There is a cron function, details here: https://codex.wordpress.org/Function_Reference/wp_cron Be aware that it is not as…

    2 weeks ago

  • Posted a reply to "Woocommerce, payment gateways for downloads", on the site WordPress Support Forums:
    This is indeed a challenging problem, how to customise a plugin and not be hopelessly…

    2 weeks ago

  • Posted a reply to "Xampp localhost", on the site WordPress Support Forums:
    It is a common shortcoming of localhost environments that they do not have an FTP…

    2 weeks ago

  • Posted a reply to "How to move live WP site on Godaddy to local server", on the site WordPress Support Forums:
    1127.0.0.1 hymn (hymn.satimis.com can't work) Why do you think that it can't work ? I…

    2 weeks ago

  • Posted a reply to "How to move live WP site on Godaddy to local server", on the site WordPress Support Forums:
    You have to choose which server runs your website as you develop it. It can…

    2 weeks ago

  • Posted a reply to "Inconsistant file permissions", on the site WordPress Support Forums:
    The problem is that the apache2 service runs in it own username, so the 644…

    3 weeks ago

  • Posted a reply to "How to move live WP site on Godaddy to local server", on the site WordPress Support Forums:
    No need to move the folder, just make the name match the one specified in…

    3 weeks ago

  • Posted a reply to "How to move live WP site on Godaddy to local server", on the site WordPress Support Forums:
    I confirm that you want this in /etc/hosts 127.0.0.1 mywebsite.localhost As for 127.0.1.1 there is…

    3 weeks ago

  • Posted a reply to "How to move live WP site on Godaddy to local server", on the site WordPress Support Forums:
    Yes you need to install WordPress on your local server. I suggest that you install…

    3 weeks ago

  • Posted a reply to "Installing second site in MAMP- the second site redirects to the first one", on the site WordPress Support Forums:
    All I can suggest is to uninstall your MAMP, and reinstall. Also see if this…

    3 weeks ago

  • Posted a reply to "Installing second site in MAMP- the second site redirects to the first one", on the site WordPress Support Forums:
    I am not sure about the quotes in the conf file, they are probably harmless.…

    3 weeks ago

  • Posted a reply to "Installing second site in MAMP- the second site redirects to the first one", on the site WordPress Support Forums:
    So you have added the lines to your "hosts" file. You have edited your apache2…

    3 weeks ago

  • Posted a reply to "Upgrade gone bad", on the site WordPress Support Forums:
    BEFORE you do this I would suggest that you login to your cPanel hosting management…

    4 weeks ago

  • Posted a reply to "I cant find my database", on the site WordPress Support Forums:
    Your "timemachine" has probably done its job and you have a set of files which…

    4 weeks ago

  • Posted a reply to "Local WordPress Install: Any Changes Because of 4.2 update?", on the site WordPress Support Forums:
    For most of us who have websites which exclusively use western character set, the change…

    4 weeks ago

  • Posted a reply to "Installing second site in MAMP- the second site redirects to the first one", on the site WordPress Support Forums:
    You could install the 2md WordPress in a sub-directory, your two websites would then be:…

    4 weeks ago

  • Posted a reply to "localhost - xampp install: trouble displaying images", on the site WordPress Support Forums:
    Your solution using 127.0.0.1 will only work while you are viewing the website from the…

    4 weeks ago

  • Posted a reply to "Remove class from html element", on the site WordPress Support Forums:
    Try and make the "width: auto;" more specific, not the "p.p1" @media (min-width: 768px) and…

    1 month ago

  • Posted a reply to "localhost - xampp install: trouble displaying images", on the site WordPress Support Forums:
    What is your browser inspector telling you ? You must use one in these situations.…

    1 month ago

  • Posted a reply to "Remove class from html element", on the site WordPress Support Forums:
    Can you code the "col-450" class css within media query blocks so that between 768…

    1 month ago

  • Posted a reply to "Remove class from html element", on the site WordPress Support Forums:
    Suggest that you change to using a child theme, then you can safely change your…

    1 month ago

  • Posted a reply to "Site Copied and Pasted", on the site WordPress Support Forums:
    Who paid for registering the domain names ? Who controls the domain names ? If…

    1 month ago

  • Posted a reply to "localhost - xampp install: trouble displaying images", on the site WordPress Support Forums:
    You need to indicate that the file location is a web address by adding a…

    1 month ago

  • Posted a reply to "local wordpress development installation", on the site WordPress Support Forums:
    So your database server is running, the login user and password are correct, the message…

    1 month ago

  • Posted a reply to "Image Path not working if not hardcoded", on the site WordPress Support Forums:
    Yes it is possible. You will find lots of examples in other themes. Either temporarily…

    1 month ago