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  • Member Since: June 25th, 2014
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  • Posted a reply to "WP themes not showing photos?", on the site WordPress Support Forums:
    You need to use a browser inspector, if you are using firefox then it is…

    24 mins ago

  • Posted a reply to "Strange Behaviour with New Clients WP Site", on the site WordPress Support Forums:
    Yes, use your browser inspector. If you are using firefox then it is firebug, if…

    5 hours ago

  • Posted a reply to "Non-Firefox browser issues", on the site WordPress Support Forums:
    I used my browser inspector (firebug on firefox) to view how your page loads. All…

    17 hours ago

  • Posted a reply to "header image size?", on the site WordPress Support Forums:
    Easiest way is to use a browser inspector, us it to view your page and…

    17 hours ago

  • Posted a reply to "You don't have permission to access in wamp, after changing permalink", on the site WordPress Support Forums:
    Are your other sites still working ? Presumably you have checked the file/directory ownership and…

    20 hours ago

  • Posted a reply to "How to implement a URL API in WordPress", on the site WordPress Support Forums:
    If it were me, I would look for examples of using the API, fetch a…

    21 hours ago

  • Posted a reply to "Strange Behaviour with New Clients WP Site", on the site WordPress Support Forums:
    You may be able to access the logs by FTP, look for a /logs directory…

    21 hours ago

  • Posted a reply to "Strange Behaviour with New Clients WP Site", on the site WordPress Support Forums:
    When you say check the hosting, do you want me to check the logs online…

    1 day ago

  • Posted a reply to "Strange Behaviour with New Clients WP Site", on the site WordPress Support Forums:
    The "http://:" part is the least of it, it is just a hint that the…

    2 days ago

  • Posted a reply to "Use of CSS "not" for menu display", on the site WordPress Support Forums:
    Looks good. It will work, only thing is that okieman wanted a solution that didn't…

    2 days ago

  • Posted a reply to "Use of CSS "not" for menu display", on the site WordPress Support Forums:
    The codex says no conditional tags in functions.php But what you can do is install…

    2 days ago

  • 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>…

    4 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…

    4 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…

    5 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…

    5 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…

    5 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…

    5 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…

    7 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…

    1 week 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…

    1 week 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…

    3 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…

    3 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…

    3 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…

    3 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…

    3 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