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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.

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  • Posted a reply to "Error establishing database connection", on the site WordPress Support Forums:
    Great, glad you got it sorted.

    5 hours ago

  • Posted a reply to "How to migrate all blogger users to WordPress", on the site WordPress Support Forums:
    Blogger do not specifically say they can export user info. So if the information is…

    6 hours ago

  • Posted a reply to "Error establishing database connection", on the site WordPress Support Forums:
    More details needed. New installation or old? Have you tried speaking to your hosting company…

    6 hours ago

  • Posted a reply to "WordPress widget external link", on the site WordPress Support Forums:
    Assuming you are talking just a widget? You can use HTML: http://www.w3schools.com/tags/att_a_href.asp Or a custom…

    6 hours ago

  • Posted a reply to "Mandatory fields and confirming email is correct", on the site WordPress Support Forums:
    Great, glad to hear it is going well - good luck!

    6 hours ago

  • Posted a reply to "Removing redirect chains", on the site WordPress Support Forums:
    They are nothing to do with WordPress... They are all the different third party scripts…

    7 hours ago

  • Posted a reply to "Trying to get podcast onto iTunes", on the site WordPress Support Forums:
    If it is looking for a feed, perhaps http://sharkingforchipsanddrinks.podbean.com/feed/ Or just speak to the support…

    7 hours ago

  • Posted a reply to "Switching to Themeforest - photos won't upload demo won't work", on the site WordPress Support Forums:
    Hi, for this premium theme they will have their own support - see: http://themeforest.net/item/tography-photography-theme/11394475/support

    7 hours ago

  • Posted a reply to "This site requires Javascript to work, please enable Javascript in ...?", on the site WordPress Support Forums:
    Please see: https://sitecheck.sucuri.net/results/lucid.com.gr/ (the Website details tab) I think it is do with this script…

    7 hours ago

  • Posted a reply to "This site requires Javascript to work, please enable Javascript in ...?", on the site WordPress Support Forums:
    URL?

    7 hours ago

  • Posted a reply to "Pinch to resize on mobile issue", on the site WordPress Support Forums:
    Seems like a very specific platform for WordPress, I would consider checking their forum or…

    7 hours ago

  • Posted a reply to "Video Tutorials?", on the site WordPress Support Forums:
    Hey, welcome to the community! Do you have any specific questions or things you would…

    8 hours ago

  • Posted a reply to "How to migrate all blogger users to WordPress", on the site WordPress Support Forums:
    I suspect this is more of a problem with Blogger than WordPress, because the official…

    8 hours ago

  • Posted a reply to "After Migrating site successfully...Google Web Master Errors PLEASE HELP", on the site WordPress Support Forums:
    > Your settings are out of date. Migrate now Just follow the instructions perhaps?

    8 hours ago

  • Posted a reply to "Pinch to resize on mobile issue", on the site WordPress Support Forums:
    I think you are heading in the wrong direction and need to take a step…

    8 hours ago

  • Posted a reply to "Mandatory fields and confirming email is correct", on the site WordPress Support Forums:
    Can I ask where you are getting that code from, because that is not how…

    8 hours ago

  • Posted a reply to "Site got hacked, need to find where the Social Media widget bar is, to delete.", on the site WordPress Support Forums:
    More info needed... URL of your site, are you using a plugin or theme for…

    8 hours ago

  • Posted a reply to "My Website Won't Load on ANY Computer", on the site WordPress Support Forums:
    Hi, you should post your own support thread. If it is a DNS problem you…

    1 day ago

  • Posted a reply to "Standardizine picture size", on the site WordPress Support Forums:
    Hi, I would post this under the support forum for theme: https://wordpress.org/support/theme/awaken

    1 day ago

  • Posted a reply to "Images not showing on posts on front page", on the site WordPress Support Forums:
    > I have tried both 'display full post' and 'summary', don't know if that's for…

    1 day ago

  • Posted a reply to "Overlap between wordpress sites", on the site WordPress Support Forums:
    I would try posting a support request here: https://wordpress.org/support/plugin/jetpack

    1 day ago

  • Posted a reply to "Theme causing time out - how do I troubleshoot this?", on the site WordPress Support Forums:
    Glad you got it sorted! Good luck!

    1 day ago

  • Posted a reply to "pages and posts", on the site WordPress Support Forums:
    Weird, and sorry to be patronising (but I have to check) have you tried changing…

    1 day ago

  • Posted a reply to "pages and posts", on the site WordPress Support Forums:
    Try deleting/clearing your Posts trash bin. http://www.wpbeginner.com/glossary/trash/

    2 days ago

  • Posted a reply to "What is feed", on the site WordPress Support Forums:
    That is just your RSS feed, nothing to worry about. If you really really want…

    2 days ago

  • Posted a reply to "Webpage has disappeared", on the site WordPress Support Forums:
    Brilliant, glad it is all working for you now. Have a great weekend also!

    2 days ago

  • Posted a reply to "Theme causing time out - how do I troubleshoot this?", on the site WordPress Support Forums:
    The homepage loaded in 3.4 seconds for me... not too bad. Your total resource size…

    3 days ago

  • Posted a reply to "Can't switch between visual and text", on the site WordPress Support Forums:
    I would guess this is a theme issue, or a plugin issue. Have you tried…

    3 days ago

  • Posted a reply to "Webpage has disappeared", on the site WordPress Support Forums:
    I can't replicate your issue... looks fine to me! I checked two pages. Chrome browser.…

    3 days ago

  • Posted a reply to "all library images showing up in galleries", on the site WordPress Support Forums:
    Let us know if you don't get it fixed. Cheers Colin

    3 days ago

  • 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…

    5 days 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…

    5 days 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…

    5 days ago

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

    6 days 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

    7 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

    7 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

    7 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…

    1 week 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

    1 week 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…

    1 week 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.

    1 week 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?

    1 week 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.…

    1 week 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.

    1 week 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…

    1 week 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…

    1 week 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.

    2 weeks 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.…

    2 weeks 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…

    2 weeks 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…

    2 weeks ago

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