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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 "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…

    2 days 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/

    2 days 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…

    2 days ago

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

    2 days 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 :)

    2 days 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...…

    2 days 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…

    2 days 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…

    2 days 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,…

    2 days 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…

    2 days 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…

    2 days 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…

    2 days 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…

    2 days 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…

    2 days 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.…

    2 days 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…

    2 days ago

  • Posted a reply to "Metatags: yay or nay?", on the site WordPress Support Forums:
    Hi Sean, no worries. It's always so tricky when people talk about meta tags as…

    3 days ago

  • Posted a reply to "unable to sign in my admin wordpress website, error of plugins displayed", on the site WordPress Support Forums:
    Woohoo, glad it is sorted, sorry to miss your replies.

    3 days ago

  • Posted a reply to "No matter what, couldn't make it work :(", on the site WordPress Support Forums:
    Sorry @llizard I had not seen your post as I started writing, it sounds like…

    4 days ago

  • Posted a reply to "No matter what, couldn't make it work :(", on the site WordPress Support Forums:
    It says "Choose one element" - but you are using two? 1: vc_single_image-img 2: attachment-large…

    4 days ago

  • Posted a reply to "Pretty blantant rip off", on the site WordPress Support Forums:
    Andrew do you think I have been too harsh? I do stand by my opinion,…

    4 days ago

  • Posted a reply to "Theme Download Not Working", on the site WordPress Support Forums:
    To clarify, are you using a wordpress.com site, or do you have a self-hosted WordPress…

    4 days ago

  • Posted a reply to "Problem with WordPress 4.2.3", on the site WordPress Support Forums:
    Can you show your URL and explain more detail? I would try and contact your…

    4 days ago

  • Posted a reply to "Problem with WordPress 4.2.3", on the site WordPress Support Forums:
    I think this is one to speak to your hosting company about...

    4 days ago

  • Posted a reply to "for comments section, share section, author section in posts", on the site WordPress Support Forums:
    Hi, I would say this is fine... from SEO perspective there is no rule in…

    4 days ago

  • Posted a reply to "Pretty blantant rip off", on the site WordPress Support Forums:
    Personally I think WordPress.org shouldn't add themes to the directory that have just cloned other…

    4 days ago

  • Posted a reply to "New post not found in opera mini, after changing host.", on the site WordPress Support Forums:
    Strange, cannot be DNS then... I can see what you mean - I just checked…

    4 days ago

  • Created a topic, Pretty blantant rip off, on the site WordPress Support Forums

    4 days ago

  • Posted a reply to "unable to sign in my admin wordpress website, error of plugins displayed", on the site WordPress Support Forums:
    Perhaps delete or rename that plugin (landing-pages) via FTP.

    4 days ago

  • Posted a reply to "Meta Slider for small devices", on the site WordPress Support Forums:
    My pleasure, good luck!

    4 days ago

  • Posted a reply to "New post not found in opera mini, after changing host.", on the site WordPress Support Forums:
    How long since you made the change? Could just be DNS - which takes up…

    4 days ago

  • Posted a reply to "Meta Slider for small devices", on the site WordPress Support Forums:
    Hi, you can post a thread & get support for the theme here: https://siteorigin.com/threads/theme-vantage/

    4 days ago

  • Posted a reply to "Hide subfolder url", on the site WordPress Support Forums:
    If you specifically want a set a page to your homepage, you can do it…

    4 days ago

  • Posted a reply to "Remove "leave a reply" text. Not comments.", on the site WordPress Support Forums:
    Woohoo, glad to hear that worked out for you :) My advice is to learn…

    5 days ago

  • Posted a reply to "Remove "leave a reply" text. Not comments.", on the site WordPress Support Forums:
    Try adding this to your CSS: h3#wc-comment-header {display:none;} That should move everything up by quite…

    5 days ago

  • Posted a reply to "Cannot upload images, save drafts or publish", on the site WordPress Support Forums:
    Great, let us know if you don't get it sorted.

    5 days ago

  • Posted a reply to "Remove "leave a reply" text. Not comments.", on the site WordPress Support Forums:
    Hi, no I mean an actual URL, so I can visit the site. What I…

    5 days ago

  • Posted a reply to "web pages show dashboard and looks like you could edit it", on the site WordPress Support Forums:
    My Mum's got a Volvo and only lives down in Chorley, I will have to…

    5 days ago

  • Posted a reply to "web pages show dashboard and looks like you could edit it", on the site WordPress Support Forums:
    Woohoo, glad you got it sorted chief! :) Remember to try and keep it up…

    5 days ago

  • Posted a reply to "printing style sheet missing on 2014 theme", on the site WordPress Support Forums:
    My pleasure, have a good day!

    5 days ago

  • Posted a reply to "carousel not displaying", on the site WordPress Support Forums:
    Perhaps submit something in the plugin forum: https://wordpress.org/support/plugin/owl-carousel

    5 days ago

  • Posted a reply to "for comments section, share section, author section in posts", on the site WordPress Support Forums:
    What exactly is the problem? As an SEO I can confirm this is a non-issue…

    5 days ago

  • Posted a reply to "Cannot upload images, save drafts or publish", on the site WordPress Support Forums:
    I would definitely speak to your host first and foremost as you are doing, could…

    5 days ago

  • Posted a reply to "Site suddenly changed after updates", on the site WordPress Support Forums:
    Good luck!

    5 days ago

  • Posted a reply to "Googlebot cannot access CSS and JS files", on the site WordPress Support Forums:
    I still can't believe it! The chance of that must be in the billions. Thanks…

    5 days ago

  • Posted a reply to "What Is The Real WordPress Payload?", on the site WordPress Support Forums:
    URL? > So my question is, in practice, what realistic delay (on a modern server…

    5 days ago

  • Posted a reply to "printing style sheet missing on 2014 theme", on the site WordPress Support Forums:
    It's not really a problem chief, I wouldn't waste your time on it. These tools…

    5 days ago

  • Posted a reply to "Site suddenly changed after updates", on the site WordPress Support Forums:
    Hi, If these are all theme related, perhaps you should submit this in the support…

    5 days ago

  • Posted a reply to "My site not working on Internet Explorer", on the site WordPress Support Forums:
    It loads fine for me in IE, I just checked again - no error message.…

    5 days ago

  • Posted a reply to "Googlebot cannot access CSS and JS files", on the site WordPress Support Forums:
    @kesbutters glad to help! It can be a pain sometimes, I have had that happen…

    5 days ago

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