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songdogtech

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  • Member Since: March 3rd, 2008
  • Missoula, Montana
  • markratledge.com
  • President, CEO and all that at Songdog Tech, LLC
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Bio/Description

WordPress consultant, adjunct professor of English and instructor of computer science, dog walker. (Please don’t email me from the forums for free help; but I am available for paid consulting).
http://markratledge.com
https://www.elance.com/s/songdogtech/

  • Posted a reply to "Worrying security scan result", on the site WordPress Support Forums:
    Managed hosting like WordPress.com is secure against lots of the stuff you're dealing with.

    57 mins ago

  • Posted a reply to "Worrying security scan result", on the site WordPress Support Forums:
    instal1.php is def. not a legitimate WordPress file. Carefully follow https://codex.wordpress.org/FAQ_My_site_was_hacked Then take a look…

    6 hours ago

  • Posted a reply to "Missing Temporary Folder", on the site WordPress Support Forums:
    Easiest thing to do is talk to the webhost; that's a webhhosting server error probably…

    6 hours ago

  • Posted a reply to "Changing size/boldness on ONE menu item", on the site WordPress Support Forums:
    I need to know how to make more space for the width of the menu…

    7 hours ago

  • Posted a reply to "change folder ?", on the site WordPress Support Forums:
    That's possible, but you need to move it a different way. Move everything back the…

    8 hours ago

  • Posted a reply to "Changing size/boldness on ONE menu item", on the site WordPress Support Forums:
    @rlucare: No need for menu IDs. You can add a CSS Class directly in the…

    9 hours ago

  • Posted a reply to "How to turnoff completely a site", on the site WordPress Support Forums:
    Try https://wordpress.org/plugins/restricted-site-access/ to allow access only to those logged in, to IP ranges, etc.

    10 hours ago

  • Posted a reply to "WordPress.Com not accessible from IBM Network", on the site WordPress Support Forums:
    You're using wordpress.com and in the wrong place; these forums are for self-hosted .org WordPress…

    1 day ago

  • Posted a reply to "I've been infected please help!", on the site WordPress Support Forums:
    Carefully follow https://codex.wordpress.org/FAQ_My_site_was_hacked Then take a look at the recommended security measures in Hardening WordPress…

    1 day ago

  • Posted a reply to "My webpage has been hacked?", on the site WordPress Support Forums:
    @jsonline: those are inadequate hack recovery methods. The host may have a backup, but the…

    1 day ago

  • Posted a reply to "Database migration", on the site WordPress Support Forums:
    The database won't change unless someone changes it; if you copied the database, it's the…

    1 day ago

  • Posted a reply to "One small mistake on functions.php now I can't get to panel.", on the site WordPress Support Forums:
    Ok, get your FTP credentials from GoDaddy's Cpanel.

    2 days ago

  • Posted a reply to "Forced to move WP install, but have wrong root dir in SQL file", on the site WordPress Support Forums:
    The new root directory is different - and it's length is shorter. That means I…

    2 days ago

  • Posted a reply to "Database migration", on the site WordPress Support Forums:
    I've hired a programmer on freelancer to make some modifications to the theme that I…

    2 days ago

  • Posted a reply to "One small mistake on functions.php now I can't get to panel.", on the site WordPress Support Forums:
    FTP is set up with your webhost, not with WordPress or in your WordPress site.…

    2 days ago

  • Posted a reply to "One small mistake on functions.php now I can't get to panel.", on the site WordPress Support Forums:
    Harry or Hairy? :)

    3 days ago

  • Posted a reply to "One small mistake on functions.php now I can't get to panel.", on the site WordPress Support Forums:
    Use FTP to replace the functions.php file with an unedited copy. See Filezilla and FTP…

    3 days ago

  • Posted a reply to "Fatal Error Message", on the site WordPress Support Forums:
    Your site footer shows https://mythemeshop.com , but if it is the free version and not…

    3 days ago

  • Posted a reply to "Deleting default stuff on template", on the site WordPress Support Forums:
    It's fairly easy; just start playing around with it. That's how anyone learns. :)

    3 days ago

  • Posted a reply to "Deleting default stuff on template", on the site WordPress Support Forums:
    Any default content is in theme options, posts, pages or widgets. Start with https://codex.wordpress.org/Main_Page

    3 days ago

  • Posted a reply to "Deleting default stuff on template", on the site WordPress Support Forums:
    Sorry, you're using a premium/paid theme. It's best to go to the support site where…

    3 days ago

  • Posted a reply to "Deleting default stuff on template", on the site WordPress Support Forums:
    What theme are you using? Where did you download it from? http://codex.wordpress.org/Forum_Welcome#Include_as_Much_Information_as_Possible

    3 days ago

  • Posted a reply to "Fatal Error Message", on the site WordPress Support Forums:
    Sorry, you're using a premium/paid theme. It's best to go to the support site where…

    3 days ago

  • Posted a reply to "My site was compromised", on the site WordPress Support Forums:
    The core developers of WordPress are very concerned about security, as are the hundreds of…

    3 days ago

  • Posted a reply to "My site was compromised", on the site WordPress Support Forums:
    Carefully follow https://codex.wordpress.org/FAQ_My_site_was_hacked Then take a look at the recommended security measures in Hardening WordPress…

    3 days ago

  • Posted a reply to "my site has been hacked", on the site WordPress Support Forums:
    Carefully follow https://codex.wordpress.org/FAQ_My_site_was_hacked Then take a look at the recommended security measures in Hardening WordPress…

    3 days ago

  • Posted a reply to "Comments box not appearing", on the site WordPress Support Forums:
    I am working on a site which has been built from the ground up using…

    3 days ago

  • Posted a reply to "Code appearing on the bottom of my pages", on the site WordPress Support Forums:
    Sorry, you're using a premium/paid theme. It's best to go to the support site where…

    3 days ago

  • Posted a reply to "Website not loading on mobile and tablet after changing featured images", on the site WordPress Support Forums:
    @hmin116: Sorry, you're using a premium/paid theme. It's best to go to the support site…

    3 days ago

  • Posted a reply to "Unable to update wordpress new nersion facing error need help", on the site WordPress Support Forums:
    @mnightwalker said: open_basedir restriction in effect. That error is very clear; contact your host and…

    3 days ago

  • Posted a reply to "Site stops working Internet Explorer 11 - crashes browser", on the site WordPress Support Forums:
    That's a theme issue, and you're using a premium/paid theme. It's best to go to…

    5 days ago

  • Posted a reply to "the backend of my site is super, super slow", on the site WordPress Support Forums:
    Ask your webhost for help making a backup that they will be able to restore…

    5 days ago

  • Posted a reply to "the backend of my site is super, super slow", on the site WordPress Support Forums:
    Clean your post/page revisions: https://wordpress.org/plugins/wp-optimize/

    5 days ago

  • Posted a reply to "Many internal links are https - how do I make them http?", on the site WordPress Support Forums:
    @larryseltzer: Use the developer tools in Firefox (or Firebug) or Chrome or Safari or IE…

    5 days ago

  • Posted a reply to "Many internal links are https - how do I make them http?", on the site WordPress Support Forums:
    When WordPress generates a link for a blog entry subject to a category, how does…

    6 days ago

  • Posted a reply to "Many internal links are https - how do I make them http?", on the site WordPress Support Forums:
    the HTTP:X-Forwarded-Proto header should only used when your webhost is using a load balancer or…

    6 days ago

  • Posted a reply to "Many internal links are https - how do I make them http?", on the site WordPress Support Forums:
    It doesn't matter if there is still an SSL assigned to a domain and the…

    6 days ago

  • Posted a reply to "Many internal links are https - how do I make them http?", on the site WordPress Support Forums:
    @wptweaks, yes, URLs in post and page content are not serialized. But URLs in theme…

    6 days ago

  • Posted a reply to "Sidebar should stay on the right side", on the site WordPress Support Forums:
    If you have a purchase code, you can log into their site for support. Commercial…

    6 days ago

  • Posted a reply to "Very specific wordpress.org / Hostgator problem", on the site WordPress Support Forums:
    Check http://support.hostgator.com/articles/specialized-help/technical/adjusting-the-file-upload-or-post-size You can ask here to https://wordpress.org/support/plugin/media-from-ftp to see if the plugin can be…

    6 days ago

  • Posted a reply to "Weird character showing in the price ₹1,849.00", on the site WordPress Support Forums:
    @Pbabbar: go to https://support.woothemes.com/hc/en-us

    6 days ago

  • Posted a reply to "Chrome says my wordpress site has malware?", on the site WordPress Support Forums:
    No, we don't have to moderate links. Your link didn't have target text; I edited…

    6 days ago

  • Posted a reply to "Changed Web Host and now cannot access", on the site WordPress Support Forums:
    Your account in your WordPress site must not be set up as an administrator. Get…

    6 days ago

  • Posted a reply to "How do I allocate each post subject to a predefined menu tab?", on the site WordPress Support Forums:
    Can you assign each post to a category? If so, then point each menu tab…

    6 days ago

  • Posted a reply to "Sidebar should stay on the right side", on the site WordPress Support Forums:
    Sorry, but you're using a premium/paid theme. It's best to go to the support site…

    6 days ago

  • Posted a reply to "Chrome says my wordpress site has malware?", on the site WordPress Support Forums:
    Yes, you got hacked.

    6 days ago

  • Posted a reply to "What to do if admin dies", on the site WordPress Support Forums:
    You need to get access to an admin account for the site, which means you…

    6 days ago

  • Posted a reply to "Widget Missalignment it changed the color..", on the site WordPress Support Forums:
    Sorry, you're using a premium/paid theme. It's best to go to the support site where…

    6 days ago

  • Posted a reply to "Chrome says my wordpress site has malware?", on the site WordPress Support Forums:
    Try http://imgur.com/ for posting images Carefully follow https://codex.wordpress.org/FAQ_My_site_was_hacked Then take a look at the recommended…

    6 days ago

  • Posted a reply to "How to add logo to the left top side of my genesis theme?", on the site WordPress Support Forums:
    Sorry, but you're using a premium/paid theme. It's best to go to the support site…

    6 days ago