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Colin McDermott

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  • Member Since: January 24th, 2009
  • Manchester, UK
  • www.searchcandy.uk
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Web design and SEO consultant.

My Website

  • Posted a reply to "all library images showing up in galleries", on the site WordPress Support Forums:
    Hi Flint, if it is a theme issue perhaps post this in the support forum…

    19 hours ago

  • Posted a reply to "Questions regarding Background picture, button color and header logo size", on the site WordPress Support Forums:
    Sorry Patrick they aren't really WordPress problems, it is CSS... There are a lot of…

    19 hours ago

  • Posted a reply to "Notification pop up", on the site WordPress Support Forums:
    Ahah, I worked this out - thanks for the great plugin and the others look…

    23 hours ago

  • Created a topic, Notification pop up, on the site WordPress Support Forums

    1 day ago

  • Posted a reply to "Questions regarding Background picture, button color and header logo size", on the site WordPress Support Forums:
    You should be able to do all that with CSS... http://www.w3schools.com/css/css_intro.asp https://codex.wordpress.org/CSS

    2 days ago

  • Posted a reply to "Hiding content within live page", on the site WordPress Support Forums:
    You could use HTML comments perhaps... http://www.w3schools.com/html/html_comments.asp

    2 days ago

  • Posted a reply to "Media not visible after uploading...", on the site WordPress Support Forums:
    Yes that is right, they should be able to help

    2 days ago

  • Posted a reply to "Media not visible after uploading...", on the site WordPress Support Forums:
    "after I uploaded it" - just to check - are you uploading manually via FTP…

    3 days ago

  • Posted a reply to "Can't update CORE but can update Themes/Plugins", on the site WordPress Support Forums:
    This might also be helpful http://stackoverflow.com/questions/8232282/apache-and-sftp-permissions-for-wordpress-automatic-update-in-ubuntu?rq=1

    3 days ago

  • Posted a reply to "Can't update CORE but can update Themes/Plugins", on the site WordPress Support Forums:
    > sudo chown apache:apache /var/web/... in the root dir of my site ? Essentially yes…

    3 days ago

  • Posted a reply to "Media not visible after uploading...", on the site WordPress Support Forums:
    Probably a permissions problem, I would speak to your web host.

    3 days ago

  • Posted a reply to "Can't update CORE but can update Themes/Plugins", on the site WordPress Support Forums:
    Did you try my suggestion?

    3 days ago

  • Posted a reply to "Can't update CORE but can update Themes/Plugins", on the site WordPress Support Forums:
    I have had this exact problem before on a server I set up on Centos.…

    4 days ago

  • Posted a reply to "Can't update CORE but can update Themes/Plugins", on the site WordPress Support Forums:
    Definitely sounds like a permissions problem - I would speak to your web host.

    4 days ago

  • Posted a reply to "Payment option with Woocommerce - Need Advice please :)", on the site WordPress Support Forums:
    No, it is just the default - that is how Paypal works... Try and submit…

    4 days ago

  • Posted a reply to "Maintenance mode is blocked on my index", on the site WordPress Support Forums:
    Did you speak to your web host tech support? Sorry to ask again, but I…

    4 days ago

  • Posted a reply to "Maintenance mode is blocked on my index", on the site WordPress Support Forums:
    Perhaps speak to your web host. Perhaps the server hides hidden files.

    1 week ago

  • Posted a reply to "Payment option with Woocommerce - Need Advice please :)", on the site WordPress Support Forums:
    Fyi, Paypal does accept credit cards etc without having to sign up for an account.…

    1 week ago

  • Posted a reply to "How can i get a front page slider like this one?", on the site WordPress Support Forums:
    Yes it is a paid theme. Sorry I can't recommend a slider, best to have…

    1 week ago

  • Posted a reply to "How can i get a front page slider like this one?", on the site WordPress Support Forums:
    I recognise that theme, it is SmartMag on ThemeForest and comes with the slider built…

    1 week ago

  • Posted a reply to "Header Image not displaying and lines of code displayed on top", on the site WordPress Support Forums:
    I can see the issue I think is with broken HTML... <head<script src='//actiontoknowledge.com/wp-content/cache/wpfc-minified/d41d8cd98f00b204e9800998ecf8427e/1432326569index.js' type="text/javascript"></script> >…

    1 week ago

  • Posted a reply to "been hacked", on the site WordPress Support Forums:
    That is looking better for me! Do make sure you speak to your host regardless.

    1 week ago

  • Posted a reply to "48 hours under DNS attack - spam rather than our website!", on the site WordPress Support Forums:
    Great work spotting the typo / diagnosing the problem. I wonder if BlueHost could do…

    2 weeks ago

  • Posted a reply to "been hacked", on the site WordPress Support Forums:
    Simply installing a plugin is very unlikely to fix your problems, even if it appears…

    2 weeks ago

  • Posted a reply to "zxcvbn.min.js is causing slow load time", on the site WordPress Support Forums:
    From looking at the source code of your page, it seems highly likely that you…

    2 weeks ago

  • Posted a reply to "How do I limit the number of posts on my homepage?", on the site WordPress Support Forums:
    Is there a theme settings panel? Or if you visit the All Posts page, is…

    3 weeks ago

  • Posted a reply to "How do I limit the number of posts on my homepage?", on the site WordPress Support Forums:
    Is because it is 10 + featured posts? Have you tried speaking to https://modernthemes.net/support/ ?

    3 weeks ago

  • Posted a reply to "evolve theme: Front Page Content Box descriptions won't change", on the site WordPress Support Forums:
    Good luck!

    3 weeks ago

  • Posted a reply to "Can't get access to my wp-login page anymore", on the site WordPress Support Forums:
    Have you tried speaking to your web hosting company?

    3 weeks ago

  • Posted a reply to "evolve theme: Front Page Content Box descriptions won't change", on the site WordPress Support Forums:
    I would post here: https://wordpress.org/support/theme/evolve

    3 weeks ago

  • Posted a reply to "How to remove stylesheet reference names", on the site WordPress Support Forums:
    If it is not in there it's not in there... perhaps they have given you…

    3 weeks ago

  • Posted a reply to "IP Address", on the site WordPress Support Forums:
    Hi, Please see https://codex.wordpress.org/Moving_WordPress and make sure you have gone through everything fully. One way…

    3 weeks ago

  • Posted a reply to "How to remove stylesheet reference names", on the site WordPress Support Forums:
    Sounds like they are advising you to look for that file in the theme folder?…

    3 weeks ago

  • Posted a reply to "Can't get access to my wp-login page anymore", on the site WordPress Support Forums:
    Nothing loaded for me, neither your homepage nor your login page. They all just timed…

    3 weeks ago

  • Posted a reply to "The way my blog is set up, and duplicate content issues?", on the site WordPress Support Forums:
    It is better for Google in terms of duplicate content and canonicalization if you can…

    4 weeks ago

  • Posted a reply to "What plugin can i use to insert a contact form into my post?", on the site WordPress Support Forums:
    I believe Contact Form 7 can do this... http://contactform7.com/file-uploading-and-attachment/

    4 weeks ago

  • Posted a reply to "Cannot Access Dashboard - Possible Theme Error", on the site WordPress Support Forums:
    It sounds like you have identified the problem as the theme bug/comparability issues... let's hope…

    4 weeks ago

  • Posted a reply to "My site has been compromised", on the site WordPress Support Forums:
    Did you manage to get it sorted? Cheers

    4 weeks ago

  • Posted a reply to "Really need help with character set encoding", on the site WordPress Support Forums:
    Woohoo :) So glad to help! Good luck :)

    4 weeks ago

  • Posted a reply to "Cannot Access Dashboard - Possible Theme Error", on the site WordPress Support Forums:
    This theme is 4 years old now, quite a long time in the WordPress world...…

    4 weeks ago

  • Posted a reply to "Create a static page for Homepage", on the site WordPress Support Forums:
    If you are having difficulty, I am going to suggest a way you could do…

    4 weeks ago

  • Posted a reply to "Uploading Images: Unable to create directory wp-content/uploads/2015/08. Is its", on the site WordPress Support Forums:
    Hi, Have you tried speaking to your web host? This is a good first course…

    4 weeks ago

  • Posted a reply to "Updating from obsolete version to current", on the site WordPress Support Forums:
    If you are worried, there is no harm taking a backup of absolutely everything (database,…

    4 weeks ago

  • Posted a reply to "adding pdf image to media library", on the site WordPress Support Forums:
    I believe this is the correct behaviour... This guide (for WP.com, but will be essentially…

    4 weeks ago

  • Posted a reply to "How to set the post description to set a small part from the post content", on the site WordPress Support Forums:
    As an SEO - I would say if you are happy to just have some…

    4 weeks ago

  • Posted a reply to "Login failure after installing a custom login plugin", on the site WordPress Support Forums:
    Hi Livia, I would try and delete the new plugin you added via FTP. If…

    4 weeks ago

  • Posted a reply to "How to package wp site and all data for upload to another domain", on the site WordPress Support Forums:
    Hi, Please see this guide: https://codex.wordpress.org/Moving_WordPress You can move the theme and plugin files via…

    4 weeks ago

  • Posted a reply to "New post not found in opera mini, after changing host.", on the site WordPress Support Forums:
    I could not find many resources on how to get Opera mini to clear it's…

    4 weeks ago

  • Posted a reply to "How to get more traffic to our site?", on the site WordPress Support Forums:
    > We hired an SEO expert for a month and he did quite a bit.…

    4 weeks ago

  • Posted a reply to "Really need help with character set encoding", on the site WordPress Support Forums:
    I am gonna take a guess that it just comes down to the font you…

    4 weeks ago

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