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Colin McDermott

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  • Member Since: January 24th, 2009
  • Manchester, UK
  • https://www.searchcandy.uk
  • @woodsandhillsplc on WordPress.org
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Web design and SEO consultant.

My Website

  • Posted a reply to "Banned from own site?", on the site WordPress Support Forums:
    I would try speaking to your host's tech support team, could be a firewall thing.…

    2 days ago

  • Posted a reply to "move content of portfolio page", on the site WordPress Support Forums:
    Hi, You should be able to do that with CSS.

    2 days ago

  • Posted a reply to "Login Problems - help!", on the site WordPress Support Forums:
    There is literally ever single method of resetting your password on that page. It is…

    2 days ago

  • Posted a reply to "Login Problems - help!", on the site WordPress Support Forums:
    Hi, All the answers can be found here: https://codex.wordpress.org/Login_Trouble If all else fails you can…

    3 days ago

  • Posted a reply to "Showcase site offline", on the site WordPress Support Forums:
    Thanks Andrew, have a great day.

    2 weeks ago

  • Created a topic, Showcase site offline, on the site WordPress Support Forums

    2 weeks ago

  • Posted a reply to "Settings for updating WordPress", on the site WordPress Support Forums:
    Just an FYI... if you are using ISS - preface every support request with that.…

    1 month ago

  • Posted a reply to "Import not working", on the site WordPress Support Forums:
    Hi, Ahh, well unless you specifically created an export using the tool, I don't think…

    1 month ago

  • Posted a reply to "WordPress admin pages do not load after changes have been made.", on the site WordPress Support Forums:
    Have you tried deactivating the plugins as mentioned? You can reactivate them again straight afterwards…

    2 months ago

  • Posted a reply to "Import not working", on the site WordPress Support Forums:
    How are you trying to import it? The devil is in the detail...

    2 months ago

  • Posted a reply to "Settings for updating WordPress", on the site WordPress Support Forums:
    You need to contact your host...

    2 months ago

  • Posted a reply to "blank dashboard", on the site WordPress Support Forums:
    Hi, This is an FAQ, I would try looking through some of the posts on…

    2 months ago

  • Posted a reply to "Settings for updating WordPress", on the site WordPress Support Forums:
    Sounds like something you would do in your hosting control panel - not WordPress. Try…

    2 months ago

  • Posted a reply to "No comment option on site in the app", on the site WordPress Support Forums:
    GoDaddy have great support, sure they will be able to talk you through it if…

    2 months ago

  • Posted a reply to "Can't delete sections", on the site WordPress Support Forums:
    Looks like the premium Divi theme... you could try the Elegant themes support? I would…

    2 months ago

  • Posted a reply to "Import not working", on the site WordPress Support Forums:
    Make sure you carefully follow all the steps at: https://codex.wordpress.org/Moving_WordPress#Moving_to_a_New_Server Have you tried using the…

    2 months ago

  • Posted a reply to "Help Needed on Community Website", on the site WordPress Support Forums:
    20 seconds later, I am still waiting for the page to load... Okay loaded now...…

    2 months ago

  • Posted a reply to "Multilingual website", on the site WordPress Support Forums:
    https://wpml.org/ is good I believe.

    2 months ago

  • Posted a reply to "checkout error "...is currently unable to handle this request"", on the site WordPress Support Forums:
    Nowhere near enough information included here for anyone to help you...

    2 months ago

  • Posted a reply to "WordPress admin pages do not load after changes have been made.", on the site WordPress Support Forums:
    So definitely sounds like it is connected to "plugin=mp-customizer-backups" If it still causes problems when…

    2 months ago

  • Posted a reply to "Development site redirects to production", on the site WordPress Support Forums:
    What is your actual problem? You have told us what is happening... but not what…

    2 months ago

  • Posted a reply to "W3TC 4 Hour "short freshness lifetime"", on the site WordPress Support Forums:
    Perhaps worth trying to edit your .htaccess with something like: https://varvy.com/pagespeed/leverage-browser-caching.html ## EXPIRES CACHING ##…

    2 months ago

  • Posted a reply to "Media Upload Stuck at (Crunching - 100%) but not all photos", on the site WordPress Support Forums:
    Hi, Have you tried speaking to your hosting company? I often find this problem is…

    2 months ago

  • Posted a reply to "WP site migration to another WP site. Same host for both sites", on the site WordPress Support Forums:
    Hi, I'm sure BlueHost will be able to get this sorted for you if you…

    3 months ago

  • Posted a reply to "Admin functions gone", on the site WordPress Support Forums:
    Hi, See if this helps: https://wordpress.org/support/topic/deleted-super-admin-how-to-recover?replies=4 https://wordpress.org/support/topic/recover-super-admin-access-after-username-change?replies=13 Thanks

    3 months ago

  • Posted a reply to "Issue and Question with WordPress and RapidWeaver", on the site WordPress Support Forums:
    Hi, Sorry for the late reply, haven't logged in for a while. If not already…

    3 months ago

  • Posted a reply to "Issue and Question with WordPress and RapidWeaver", on the site WordPress Support Forums:
    Hi, I can't really offer anything re: 1 - perhaps speak to your host if…

    6 months ago

  • Posted a reply to "where can I find this code?", on the site WordPress Support Forums:
    Hi, That will probably be in the header.php template file. If you want to edit…

    8 months ago

  • Posted a reply to "Increasing Media Upload Size", on the site WordPress Support Forums:
    Great, glad to hear you are sorted.

    8 months ago

  • Posted a reply to "Increasing Media Upload Size", on the site WordPress Support Forums:
    Hi, Perhaps speak to your web host, it could be a limit they have created.…

    8 months ago

  • Posted a reply to "HTTP error when uploading photos", on the site WordPress Support Forums:
    Hi everyone, it is probably best if you start you own threads - however @CimCrkEss…

    8 months ago

  • Posted a reply to "HTTP error when uploading photos", on the site WordPress Support Forums:
    Hi, Have you tried speaking to your web host provider's tech support? This is usually…

    8 months ago

  • Posted a reply to "Top level domain doesn't change from page to page", on the site WordPress Support Forums:
    Hi, The answer is in the information you have provided, this is why it is…

    8 months ago

  • Posted a reply to "Why is my wordpress so slow on a powerful dedicated server?", on the site WordPress Support Forums:
    > i've done gtmetrix for my sites: https://gtmetrix.com/reports/azerothshard.ga/Z82ICO9E This is very very telling. I was…

    8 months ago

  • Posted a reply to "Comment Reply button doesn't work", on the site WordPress Support Forums:
    Ahah, I guess that is good news in a way, as Thesis I think is…

    8 months ago

  • Posted a reply to "Comment Reply button doesn't work", on the site WordPress Support Forums:
    If WordPress updates, and a component of your theme stops working - that is probably…

    9 months ago

  • Posted a reply to "Fatal error: Out of memory (allocated 15728640) (tried to allocate 7680 bytes)", on the site WordPress Support Forums:
    Hi, This is a common problem, there are a lot of threads covering this you…

    9 months ago

  • Posted a reply to "Comment Reply button doesn't work", on the site WordPress Support Forums:
    Assume this is a theme related problem - have you tried your theme's support?

    9 months ago

  • Posted a reply to "Why is my wordpress so slow on a powerful dedicated server?", on the site WordPress Support Forums:
    It loaded very quickly for me when I tested the site. Can you show me…

    9 months ago

  • Posted a reply to "How to annotate text on wordpres", on the site WordPress Support Forums:
    Hi, I'm sure there will be a plugin for that, have a look through/search of…

    9 months ago

  • Posted a reply to "All images not loading after 4.4 upgrade", on the site WordPress Support Forums:
    The normal advice would probably be to contact your theme developer, or to try uninstalling…

    9 months ago

  • Posted a reply to "Blog Posts Do not appear on my website", on the site WordPress Support Forums:
    My recommendation would be to try uninstalling your caching plugin and see if that helps.…

    9 months ago

  • Posted a reply to "Failed to Open Page", on the site WordPress Support Forums:
    It is working for me. Try speaking to your web host, you could have been…

    10 months ago

  • Posted a reply to "Why is my page soo slow? Installed EWWW cloud and Imsanity, plus cache, but...", on the site WordPress Support Forums:
    Hi! Glad you got it all sorted! :) Re your question, I'm not 100% sure…

    10 months ago

  • Posted a reply to "Why is my page soo slow? Installed EWWW cloud and Imsanity, plus cache, but...", on the site WordPress Support Forums:
    My pleasure to help! I have two main tips for you. I am not trying…

    10 months ago

  • Posted a reply to "Why is my page soo slow? Installed EWWW cloud and Imsanity, plus cache, but...", on the site WordPress Support Forums:
    It sounds like you know the answer already... Those images are very very big, and…

    10 months ago

  • Posted a reply to "Error in updating plugins after updating WP to 4.3.1. Help!", on the site WordPress Support Forums:
    Hi, Looks like it is related to this plugin: https://wordpress.org/plugins/lh-rdf/ I would try deleting that…

    10 months ago

  • Posted a reply to "What does this error mean?", on the site WordPress Support Forums:
    Hi, Generally speaking if you buy a theme, the theme author will provide support. Have…

    10 months ago

  • Posted a reply to "Why my wordpress site's speed is so slow?", on the site WordPress Support Forums:
    000weebhost.com I gave them a try a few years ago... they are soooo bad it…

    10 months ago

  • Posted a reply to "Improve security", on the site WordPress Support Forums:
    Hi, Those ideas sound really interesting. I think you should post them here: https://wordpress.org/ideas/

    10 months ago

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