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  • Member Since: May 27th, 2019
  • Location: Corning, New York - USA
  • Website: toddstratton.com
  • Job Title: President / Owner
  • Employer: Boofola.com, Inc.
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Bio

I am a Freelance Graphic Design trying to get back into webdesign after more than a decade of not doing it. Mobile did not exist the last time I did this, no PHP only HTML and Java (No CSS either, if you wanted to change something before you had to change it on every page!) and those have changed drastically too! I am trying to start a few projects, mostly for fun, but you never know!

WordPress Origin Story

When I started designing for the web I hand coded everything in NotePad. Then I was introduced to NetObjects Fusion 2.0 and found it to be so much quicker and could produce the sites and manage them easier. WYSIWYG is a GREAT idea! Now that I am trying to get back into webdesign I have been looking around for a new solution, especially something to help me learn the new languages and changes to the code. I have tried several different editors and found that no matter what I did, I was still opening the pages in NotePad and tweaking the code to make it look presentable. I even tried some of those online builder that are always advertised and found that they had many limits. Then I heard about WordPress from a friend and decided to try it out. There is some learning curve, but not much! And I am really enjoying how easily and quickly I can make a site.

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    Thank you so much! You are awesome! I was trying to use the "All-In-One Migration"…

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    This is one more thing that I found while setting up my first quiz. You…

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    I have uploaded the complete site info for each site, if you need anything else,…

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    This was my first time trying the plugin. I have never installed it before.

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    This issue has been solved by: I deactivated the plug…

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    These are the themes that I am using on the three sites that were causing…

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    James, Thank you so much for your help! I deactivated the plugins as you suggested…

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    The site loads, but the admin section will not. I get:…

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  • Created a topic, Warning!, on the site WordPress.org Forums:
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    I deactivated ALL plugins before I got it to work. And then started putting them…

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    I did as requested and turned off the JS optimization, then I deactivated Autoptimize completely.…

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    As a note, I have tried this on Chrome, Opera, Firefox, Edge and Chrome for…

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    The page will load properly, but the background images…

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    I found out that when you have the caption/title enabled, it does not allow you…

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    I have some images on my homepage linked to other site…

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