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Forum: Website Design 18th February 2013, 07:36 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 480
Posted By dwoods
Re: Please review my website

Looking real good soniamit, here are a few quick suggestions after looking over the site.
Overall it looks great, nice depth nice looking site!

- Include a comment section on the blog
- on the...
Forum: Programming 18th February 2013, 07:30 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,137
Posted By dwoods
Re: PhP Script licencing

I have experience with ioncube and it's worked greatly for my projects.
It's super easy to use and well worth the cost of admission.

I had looked around for free or cheaper alternatives and to...
Forum: Programming 18th February 2013, 07:23 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 797
Posted By dwoods
Re: How to code a PayPal button to send a payment to a third party?

David V's solution is exactly what l was going to recommend.
Forum: Programming 18th February 2013, 07:20 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,152
Posted By dwoods
Re: PHP.. How to check valid email error?

I've used many regex's over the years -- some strict some not; but my current method for validating email with PHP is using the PHP's pre-baked filter_var()


//best way is with php5 filters: ...
Forum: Programming 23rd January 2013, 01:49 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 529
Posted By dwoods
Re: quick preg_replace question ... need some help

Thanks all, l was specifically looking to do with preg_replace.
Here's what the winning solution is:

= preg_replace('/+.*$/', '', );
Forum: Programming 23rd January 2013, 09:17 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 529
Posted By dwoods
quick preg_replace question ... need some help

Hi guys, l have a few strings for example:

testing+123
testing+1+2+3

What l'd like to do is strip off the + signs and anything after them,
So in this example both strings would become...
Forum: Programming 18th December 2012, 10:02 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,232
Posted By dwoods
Re: Program To Convert PSD -> Proper DIV Style HTML/CSS

SiteGrinder does this - though it doesn't compare to a human doing it.
Forum: Programming 18th December 2012, 10:00 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 491
Posted By dwoods
Re: optin form on sales page with no redirect

You would do it with ajax, not sure if there is a plugin.
You could also do it with an iframe relativity easily but doing the following steps.

1.) on your aweber form add a target="abc" to the...
Forum: Programming 15th October 2012, 06:56 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 972
Posted By dwoods
Re: Beginner wanting to start learning !!!

I couldn't possibly agree more with this statement!
I am the acting CTO of 5 active internet based companies that employ over 100 people spanning 3 offices. The backbone of each operation is our...
Forum: Programming 15th October 2012, 06:39 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 491
Posted By dwoods
Re: get online user list and remove unactive user from list

You would need to add a "last_activity" column to your database, and update it each time a user does an action (such as loads another page on your site), and then only select your count of "online...
Forum: Programming 15th October 2012, 06:36 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 630
Posted By dwoods
Re: Classifieds Website Speed suggestions needed

More RAM on your hosting account, and modify the script to cache listings to a flat file that are only updated (built from a database) when a change has been made.
Forum: Programming 11th October 2012, 04:56 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 808
Posted By dwoods
Re: HELP - Inserting Google Analytics in index.php

You should be all fixed up man.
For those interested it was built on a framework called KVSP, or killervideosqueezepages.com
Forum: Programming 11th October 2012, 04:25 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 808
Posted By dwoods
Re: HELP - Inserting Google Analytics in index.php

martin_boyd, I see. It probably is a very easy thing to do. But what is the site built on? Is it wordpress, or some other type of CMS software? Was it created custom just for you?

Hit me on skype...
Forum: Programming 11th October 2012, 03:55 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 808
Posted By dwoods
Re: HELP - Inserting Google Analytics in index.php

Hi martin_boyd, what type of framework/cms is this?
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 10th October 2012, 06:33 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 680
Posted By dwoods
Forum: Programming 9th October 2012, 10:18 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,021
Posted By dwoods
Re: Wordpress: query string GET and use on pages?

Yes you can do this easily by adding the same code you use for your raw php verison to the theme files in your wordpress installation.
Forum: Programming 9th October 2012, 10:16 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 964
Posted By dwoods
Re: Cpanel to Dropbox backups via FTP - anyone done this?

No but it's a good idea and would be relatively easy to do.
Another option would be to create a simple script that would download it do your local machine every night - for the cost of an external...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 9th October 2012, 07:54 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 680
Posted By dwoods
Best way to embed video transcript for SEO purposes?

Hi guys, l have a question l was hoping some of you could help me out with.
I want to know the best method to embed video transcripts onto a page for the purpose of SEO.

Our site has two types...
Forum: Programming 7th October 2012, 10:56 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,530
Posted By dwoods
Re: PHP script for SEO tools

You mean a plugin for wp admin, or one that would add those tools to the site for visitors?
Forum: Website Design 6th October 2012, 10:37 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,135
Posted By dwoods
Re: PSD to WP

I concur with Daniel Fonda, the "scripts/programs" that automatically convert PSD to html/markup (ala sitegrinder) do a horrible job of creating a semantic markup and will hinder your on-page SEO...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 6th October 2012, 10:32 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 681
Posted By dwoods
Best mailing list management service out there?

Howdy guys and gals, I was hoping to get a little feedback from the more experienced warriors on using one of the ESP/mailing list service providers out there. So if you could spare a few minutes to...
Forum: Website Design 6th October 2012, 10:02 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 586
Posted By dwoods
Re: Please review my website

Yes very polished looking site.
I would consider trying to move the orange "login" button to the topmost line, it seems to breakout the continuity of the page a bit.

And as mentioned by others,...
Forum: Website Design 6th October 2012, 10:00 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 781
Posted By dwoods
Re: Please Review My Site | Feedback appreciated!

Decent amount of content on the site, but your layout is a little drab.
My #1 suggest is to write your own content, looks like you've got a good chunk of duplicate content throughout your site:...
Forum: Website Design 6th October 2012, 09:55 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 650
Posted By dwoods
Re: Reviews and critics for my gaming website

Pretty cool site.
Here are a few suggestions:

1.) on the homepage instead of "random games" have a jquery slider with featured games, similar to this:
2.) add unique content to each games...
Forum: Website Design 6th October 2012, 09:53 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 380
Posted By dwoods
Re: Free WordPress Video Creation Plugin Required

If you're going to be uploading the videos to youtube you can simply embed them within your pages & posts w/out the use of a 3rd party plugin. Check this tutorial out: WordPress 3 Tutorial Part 5:...
Forum: Website Design 6th October 2012, 09:38 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 299
Posted By dwoods
Re: Urgent help needed!

Sounds like the plugin might have goofed with the .htaccess file.
Try copying the following into the .htaccess file that's in the root folder of the wordpress install.
BE SURE TO MAKE A BACKUP...
Forum: Website Design 6th October 2012, 09:35 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 486
Posted By dwoods
Re: Please review our salespage!

Hi, the buy-now buttons aren't showing up because you don't have a width/height specified for the images.

Here's what you have:

<img width=" " height=" " alt=""...
Forum: Programming 6th October 2012, 09:27 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 537
Posted By dwoods
Re: Suitable Programmer Needed For Custom Coding

Dele, can you outline the core features you're looking to have added to the software packages you've purchased?

Also are you sure that the software's source code is open and editable? Some...
Forum: Programming 27th September 2012, 10:34 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 452
Posted By dwoods
Re: Iframe with popup

btyiw, can you show us an example of what you've got so far and l'd be happy to take a peek and give some suggestions.
Forum: Programming 27th September 2012, 09:04 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 765
Posted By dwoods
Re: Here are some Beginner jQuery Tutorials.

Great post with useful info, thanks for sharing.
Forum: Website Design 27th September 2012, 07:06 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 526
Posted By dwoods
Re: Site looks odd on one computer in an office of 10. HELP!!

I'm guessing it's just a clearing div you need at the bottom of your content (or other floating elements).

Can you tell us what browsers & version it is that's having the problem so I can tinker...
Forum: Website Design 27th September 2012, 07:02 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 665
Posted By dwoods
Re: Anyone tested hot new parallax effects on a sales/squeeze page?

Pretty cool.

My question is, has anyone tried or thought about using something like this on a sales page?
Forum: Programming 27th September 2012, 07:01 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 576
Posted By dwoods
Re: Wheel in php or html5

Umm... yeah it's possible but PHP doesn't render the display or visual layer. It would be used to store the data in the background. So you'd be doing the visual layer of this with javascript, jquery...
Forum: Website Design 26th September 2012, 06:38 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 665
Posted By dwoods
Anyone tested hot new parallax effects on a sales/squeeze page?

Hey guys, l was thinking today after stumbling upon a website with a cool jquery/html5 parallax effect (not sure what that means? check out the example links below).

Anyway l was wondering if any...
Forum: Website Design 26th September 2012, 06:35 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 627
Posted By dwoods
Forum: Website Design 26th September 2012, 06:23 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,113
Posted By dwoods
Re: My First Website please review

Hit me on skype: darrenwoods80, l'd be happy to take a look for you.
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 26th September 2012, 06:19 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,450
Posted By dwoods
Re: How you guys find blogs to comment?

CommentDemon is a good tool to use to find blogs in a niche to comment on as well. It will track them and let you know if they've been approved or not, it will also let you know PR, do-follow vs...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 26th September 2012, 06:15 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 1,898
Posted By dwoods
Re: Getting Over Hostgator

I've noticed a drop off in their support as of late. Let's not forget that in July they were purchased by EIG (the 2nd largest hosting brand in the world).

I'm sure after the suits stormed the...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 26th September 2012, 06:08 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 653
Posted By dwoods
Re: How Important Are Tags for A Blog?

I agree with all previous comments. Tags are a very valuable SEO tool for your site/blog. They help SE's find their way form one article to another related article on your site.

Also if you find...
Forum: Programming 26th September 2012, 06:03 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 543
Posted By dwoods
Re: server email relay lag - due to uploading content?

I'm no server guru but in some hosting environments emails are queued by the server. Say your server has a 50 emails per hour limit, if you tried to send 100, the left over 50 would be queued until...
Forum: Programming 26th September 2012, 05:59 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 825
Posted By dwoods
Re: Space height between paragraphs

When in the WP editor switch over the HTML mode instead of visual and save it that way.
Forum: Website Design 26th September 2012, 05:54 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 557
Posted By dwoods
Re: Should I lock my Registrar as it is?

mgreener is exactly correct, leave it locked unless/until you go to transfer it to another registrar.
Forum: Website Design 26th September 2012, 05:53 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 357
Posted By dwoods
Re: Database driven site

There are many scripts out there.. here's a cool open source project that would do exactly what you're looking for:
Open Source Classifieds – Free PHP Script (http://open-classifieds.com/)

If...
Forum: Website Design 26th September 2012, 05:45 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,113
Posted By dwoods
Re: My First Website please review

Hi there keysersoze, nice to meet you.

Nice looking site, Here's a few suggestions:

1.) l noticed the info box (the content directly under the navigation) appears on all pages --- maybe just...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 25th September 2012, 10:35 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 687
Posted By dwoods
Re: How to promote a forum?

I've built a few forums over the years (using phpbb even) -- one of them l'd even taken to over 1.2 million users (granted 70% of that are probably xrummer bots) but l still consider the forum a...
Forum: Programming 25th September 2012, 10:24 AM
Replies: 91
Views: 3,830
Posted By dwoods
Re: who is the best? php vs asp?

My vote goes to PHP -- there are more developers, resources, training etc out there. It's so much easier to find help when you hit a wall with a PHP bug.
Forum: Website Design 25th September 2012, 10:22 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 954
Posted By dwoods
Re: Please Review my Site

First off, looks nice -- needs some stylistic tweaks but overall looks nice man.

Have you looked at it on a computer with larger screen resolution? Here's how the page looks on my monitor:...
Forum: Website Design 25th September 2012, 10:06 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 627
Posted By dwoods
Re: Anatomy of website creation

Hi hbteos234, good post and good questions.
Can you build a site in a day?
My answer is yes... and no.

Building a web site is like building a house -- it all depends on how big the house is,...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 24th September 2012, 09:19 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 598
Posted By dwoods
Re: Ex Client owes me $, can I shut down the website until Im paid?

Well it was in our original written contract that they were paying an ongoing hosting fee -- so there really wasn't much they could do.

But yes l warned them. I would send 3 copies of the bill,...
Forum: Programming 24th September 2012, 09:15 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 525
Posted By dwoods
Re: W3C compliant clause

Not a bad idea, telling the client that you'll cross browser test it is great.
Personally if l were still doing sites for clients l would develop all the way back to ie6 (at least make the site...
Forum: Programming 24th September 2012, 09:11 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,158
Posted By dwoods
Re: Pop Under Script Question(s)

Good info, thanks Dan.
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 24th September 2012, 09:07 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 598
Posted By dwoods
Re: Ex Client owes me $, can I shut down the website until Im paid?

Yes do it. When l was a freelancer l offered hosting services to my clients; and some of them got WAYYYYY behind on their bills; and putting up a "suspended for non-payment" page in place of their...
Forum: Programming 24th September 2012, 07:32 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,158
Posted By dwoods
Re: Pop Under Script Question(s)

Dan interesting, l'm using the most recent version of FF and the popup fires for me no problem.

Weird.
Forum: Programming 24th September 2012, 06:29 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,158
Posted By dwoods
Re: Pop Under Script Question(s)

Here's an example of a basic pop under that works in most major browsers.
Example Pop-under ad (http://www.helpmyhits.com/example/)

Just view the source to see how it's done.
Forum: Programming 24th September 2012, 06:27 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 479
Posted By dwoods
Re: Wordpress Coding Help

Okay, great should do what you need it to. It's important to note that WF stripped out my variable names from the code ... I've attached a .txt file with the code that hasn't been goofed by the board.
Forum: Programming 24th September 2012, 02:54 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 479
Posted By dwoods
Re: Wordpress Coding Help

Yes of course it's possible.
*edit* WF stripped out my instances of ($)post
<?php

= date('l', time());

if( == 'Sunday'){
//show sunday post
= get_post(POST_ID_HERE);
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