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Never again WooCommerce. 100% of the time, premium tech support response is, “Must be a plugin conflict”. 15 years of WordPress, absolutely done with the platform and if you have WooCommerce, I wish you the very best of luck!
You will need it.

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  • Member Since: July 28th, 2010
  • Location: Sacramento, CA
  • Job Title: WordPress Developer & Social Media Strategist
  • Employer: Multimedia by John Wood
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  • Posted a reply to One step forward, three steps back – Keep it simple or get burned., on the site WordPress.org Forums:
    Thanks for the validation. A fair follow up for the client would be to extend…

  • Posted a reply to One step forward, three steps back – Keep it simple or get burned., on the site WordPress.org Forums:
    Follow up. After five hours of chat, WooCommerce Tech Support laid the issue on a…

  • Created a topic, One step forward, three steps back – Keep it simple or get burned., on the site WordPress.org Forums:
    Where do I start? I have been creating websites for bu…

  • Posted a reply to WPEngine > Live Traffic Locked to Security-Related only (host setting), on the site WordPress.org Forums:
    Heads up if you make the mistake of buying into WPEngine hosting and appreciate using…

  • Created a topic, WPEngine > Live Traffic Locked to “Security-Related only (host setting)), on the site WordPress.org Forums:
    Just got off the phone since a message in my Wordfence…

  • Posted a reply to denied for too many attempts : please try again later, on the site WordPress.org Forums:
    I just ended a conversation with GoDaddy's "Advanced Tech Support". It has been like talking…

  • Posted a reply to Plugin Blocks All Users on First Login Attempt, on the site WordPress.org Forums:
    The GoDaddy install of Limit Login Attempts Reloaded is still improperly configured. It isn't a…

  • Posted a reply to Blocked On First Login Using Correct Credentials, on the site WordPress.org Forums:
    FYI, GoDaddy is giving your plugin a bad name. GoDaddy has baked your plug into…

  • Posted a reply to denied for too many attempts : please try again later, on the site WordPress.org Forums:
    One correct login and I also get the "Denied for Too Many Attempts". This appeared…

  • Created a topic, Minor bug – Available Update appears to point to disabled Varnish Application?, on the site WordPress.org Forums:
    Noting that I have a Cloudways hosted website that sta…

  • Posted a reply to Spam order / attack to WooCommerce, on the site WordPress.org Forums:
    Glad you have a handle on this. Both our hosting (WPEngine) and WordFence extended efforts…

  • Created a topic, Product Image Bug, on the site WordPress.org Forums:
    Since the last update I am getting five messages under…

  • Posted a reply to Spam order / attack to WooCommerce, on the site WordPress.org Forums:
    Hey 2bearstudio - Sounds like a carding attack is or was in progress. Be sure…

  • Posted a reply to Nag Can’t Be Disabled, on the site WordPress.org Forums:
    Try to click the damn thing, it should take you to a page and which…

  • Posted a reply to How to Remove Giant Advertisement for WooCommerce Payments?, on the site WordPress.org Forums:
    What worked for me is clicking through once. Then that annoyance went away. I venture…

  • Posted a reply to Ideas anyone? -Buyer needs to certify qualifed to purchase…, on the site WordPress.org Forums:
    Thanks for that idea as well. That was one of the rabbit holes I was…

  • Posted a reply to Ideas anyone? -Buyer needs to certify qualifed to purchase…, on the site WordPress.org Forums:
    Awesome feedback. Sorry for the delay. I have looked at your membership plugin Igor and…

  • Created a topic, Ideas anyone? -Buyer needs to certify qualifed to purchase…, on the site WordPress.org Forums:
    I need a buyer to certify they are qualified to purcha…

  • Created a topic, PayPal Orders stuck in “Processing” – Buyer’s account issue., on the site WordPress.org Forums:
    I see this issue with PayPal orders stuck in "Processi…

  • Posted a reply to permanent redirect to defined url, on the site WordPress.org Forums:
    I have used this plugin on almost every website without an issue. I just had…

  • Posted a reply to DIVI and Yoast SEO bug – Appears to be browser specific, on the site WordPress.org Forums:
    Actually, we intended to re-subscribe, since our two subscriptions lapsed 30 Nov 2021 and 2…

  • Posted a reply to DIVI and Yoast SEO bug – Appears to be browser specific, on the site WordPress.org Forums:
    Michael, Thanks for the response. I have already done the SOP for checking plugin conflicts…

  • Created a topic, DIVI and Yoast SEO bug – Appears to be browser specific, on the site WordPress.org Forums:
    Versions: Yoast 17.7, WordPress 5.8.2, DIVI 4.14.2 an…

  • Posted a reply to bug between Yoast and Divi, on the site WordPress.org Forums:
    mollyann1, I am starting a new thread with some additional information related to WordPress, DIVI,…

  • Posted a reply to bug between Yoast and Divi, on the site WordPress.org Forums:
    I can confirm two issues generated by the basic Yoast SEO plugin and DIVI. 1.…

  • Posted a reply to After recent WooCommerce update, Braintree API fails?, on the site WordPress.org Forums:
    Hi, Thanks for the response. Due to a WooCommerce issue, Automattic has an ongoing investigation…

  • Posted a reply to No Locations Populating, on the site WordPress.org Forums:
    How I solved this... While on the phone with my host to verify proper SSL…

  • Created a topic, No Locations Populating, on the site WordPress.org Forums:
    We are adding SQUARE to a working WooCommerce website …

  • Created a topic, After recent WooCommerce update, Braintree API fails?, on the site WordPress.org Forums:
    Our cart has been working flawlessly with the Braintre…

  • Created a topic, After recent WooCommerce update, Braintree API fails?, on the site WordPress.org Forums:
    Our cart has been working flawlessly with the Braintre…

  • Posted a reply to Beware Autogenerating New Thumbnails – Back up first or…, on the site WordPress.org Forums:
    Mirko, This is a client site and I am pretty demanding about where my client's…

  • Posted a reply to Beware Autogenerating New Thumbnails – Back up first or…, on the site WordPress.org Forums:
    Thanks for the reply. So the rest of the story... First I recognize the need…

  • Created a topic, Beware Autogenerating New Thumbnails – Back up first or…, on the site WordPress.org Forums:
    I had a pretty WooCommerce website. Thought it was tim…

  • Created a topic, Active attempts exploting WooCommerce, on the site WordPress.org Forums:
    For the last 24 hours I have been monitoring a concert…

  • Created a topic, As I build my first Prodigy Commerce store, a wish list.., on the site WordPress.org Forums:
    You had me at "no fees", so I am pushing into a WordPr…

  • Posted a reply to 404 Error on URL Rename – How It Was Resolved, on the site WordPress.org Forums:
    Delete and then re-upload. If you haven't deleted it yet, check to see if you…

  • Created a topic, 404 Error on URL Rename – How It Was Resolved, on the site WordPress.org Forums:
    I have a client site that has been using WPS Hide Logi…

  • Posted a reply to All columns have the same size!!!, on the site WordPress.org Forums:
    Awesome, uploaded the update this morning and my tables are back to "functional". Thank you…

  • Posted a reply to All columns have the same size!!!, on the site WordPress.org Forums:
    Came to see if there was a solution to this column issue. I just noticed…

  • Posted a reply to What is going on with the ability to whitelist?, on the site WordPress.org Forums:
    Thanks for the reply. I will take your advice and see how my site is…

  • Created a topic, What is going on with the ability to whitelist?, on the site WordPress.org Forums:
    I am not sure what changed, but on several websites, W…

  • Posted a reply to 2fa wordfence.com, on the site WordPress.org Forums:
    Louis, The easy and fast way to get around this is to use SFTP and…

  • Created a topic, 2FA Not Recognizing App-Generated Code, on the site WordPress.org Forums:
    I have tried several times to login to a website using…

  • Posted a reply to WordFence blocked me while I was logged in?, on the site WordPress.org Forums:
    Noting the new block page says, "Manual Block By Administrator". That suggests while I was…

  • Created a topic, WordFence blocked me while I was logged in?, on the site WordPress.org Forums:
    So I forget the custom URL and get locked out by WordF…

  • Created a topic, GoDaddy Managed WordPress repeatedly breaking WordFence, on the site WordPress.org Forums:
    Just another day in the GoDaddy neighborhood... Client…

  • Posted a reply to Nextgen Random Artworks Widget Not working, on the site WordPress.org Forums:
    Thanks, resolved it for me as well.

  • Posted a reply to Nextgen Random Artworks Widget Not working, on the site WordPress.org Forums:
    Following this topic as well since exact same issue...again.

  • Posted a reply to 2FA FAIL – Whitelisting IP did not prevent lock out, on the site WordPress.org Forums:
    Thanks for the response wfphil. I am aware of the limitations as mentioned. Given my…

  • Created a topic, 2FA FAIL – Whitelisting IP did not prevent lock out, on the site WordPress.org Forums:
    I just removed my Wordfence managed 2FA because I got …