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Forum: Programming 5th June 2012, 10:04 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,037
Posted By carrot
Re: How to add "nofollow"

You can add

to your form tag to open in a new window. You cant add a nofollow though.

You could add a nofollow link to a php page that accepts get variable and then posts them, if you really...
Forum: Website Design 5th June 2012, 09:40 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,724
Posted By carrot
Re: Import users into Wordpress

Look at the last answer here:

WordPress › Support ยป Programmatically Add User Using wp_insert_user() (http://wordpress.org/support/topic/programmatically-add-user-using-wp_insert_user)

you...
Forum: Website Design 4th June 2012, 08:59 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 466
Posted By carrot
Re: Is this done with CSS?

Em, its a free template, why not just download it and see for yourself?
Forum: Website Design 4th June 2012, 08:57 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 611
Posted By carrot
Re: Should I sell this domain ?

If you have no real plans for it, then sell. try and negotiate for a better deal, but dont think the name is worth x amount because of one offer, and risk loosing the sale - It may only be worth that...
Forum: Website Design 4th June 2012, 08:53 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 528
Posted By carrot
Re: Not asking for a site review, just want to share, I am ranked!

Nice attractive site.
Using permalinks would probably be a good option though, for SEO and visitors
Forum: Website Design 23rd May 2012, 06:03 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 623
Posted By carrot
Re: So angry at myself

You need to unzip the file ON YOUR COMPUTER with winzip or similar, then just upload the theme folder.
The reason its broken is because the downloaded zip file probably has tutorials, psd files etc...
Forum: Website Design 17th May 2012, 08:49 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 915
Posted By carrot
Re: I need help with E-commerce Website with Member Login

Restricting price/purchase details to logged in users is simple enough in most systems with simple if statements.

Really, you need to map out what main features you need, eg payment gateways, bulk...
Forum: Website Design 17th May 2012, 08:21 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 1,790
Posted By carrot
Re: Why is it so hard to find an experienced wordpress developer/ designer

The key thing when trying to hire a freelancer is stipulating your requirements exactly.

EG:

How will the membership area function? Is it the same for all members, apart from some small...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 16th May 2012, 08:23 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 629
Posted By carrot
Re: shopping cart software

What type of volume are you expecting? What payment gateway do you want to use?

For most small sites woocommerce or eshop for wordpress are much more flexible and work just fine.
Just dont cheap...
Forum: Website Design 16th May 2012, 07:37 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 768
Posted By carrot
Re: What books/ebooks are the best to learn designing with latest WordPress?

Books are great for certain things. If you dont know php, sure grab a decent book on it, ditto html/css - learn the fundamentals from a book.

But for something like wordpress, with so many...
Forum: Website Design 16th May 2012, 06:02 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 768
Posted By carrot
Re: What books/ebooks are the best to learn designing with latest WordPress?

Dont bother with ebooks, google tutsplus and browse their various excellent sites.

This came up in a quick search:

WordPress Theme Development Training Wheels | Wptuts+...
Forum: Website Design 16th May 2012, 02:30 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 997
Posted By carrot
Re: Web Designer Career: Professionals Please help me

As others have said, its a results based industry. Build a portfolio, dont worry about accreditation.
Even if you are looking for employment rather than freelancing, proving you ability will be the...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 12th May 2012, 08:48 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 488
Posted By carrot
Re: Question about adding ads to existing site

Clarify google rank of 3.

Do you mean PR, or its ranking number three in the search results.
If the 1st, this does not mean you have any visitors, if 2nd, is it a search term with any volume?
...
Forum: Website Design 12th May 2012, 08:16 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 352
Posted By carrot
Re: CSS layout help?

in chrome element inspector removing width:100% from container fixes it.
Forum: Website Design 12th May 2012, 08:10 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 4,632
Posted By carrot
Re: Why Does Wordpress Have To Be So Difficult To Learn?

Tip:
Use google chrome, them view whatever part of your site you want to change, hover over it, right click and select 'inspect element'.

The left hand pane shows the source code (so you have a...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 13th January 2012, 01:20 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 665
Posted By carrot
Re: How Can I Put Star Ratings on non-WP pages?

All it does is use ajax to store the current rating to a database table.
Easy to add to any dynamic site with a few lines of code.

A few $ to a half decent freelancer would get this done in no...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 13th January 2012, 09:34 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 842
Posted By carrot
Re: My traffic stinks

Traffic Travis has a free version good for 5 sites. Its data is not a 1 stop shop, but its a good start.

Download it now and run the analysis.

Post or PM results and i'll let you know what i...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 12th January 2012, 09:17 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 842
Posted By carrot
Re: My traffic stinks

1k seo course? Unless its face to face you got ripped, plus it sounds full of upsells/affiliate sales as well!

Seo isnt really that hard. Whats the ballpark stats for what your trying to rank (eg...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 12th January 2012, 07:37 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 639
Posted By carrot
Re: Proxies this is in the right thread, bounce an idea off of you peeps.

Linux VMs, but yeah your idea seems simpler. Not sure how marketable (or doable - not played much with firefox plugin coding) it would be though.
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 12th January 2012, 06:24 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 512
Posted By carrot
Re: Getting better but

Right, let me break it down a bit.
Adsense and product sales are not good friends.

To get a visitor to do something you want, you have to focus on it. If you want them to click ads, use a light,...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 12th January 2012, 05:26 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 512
Posted By carrot
Re: Getting better but

The massive header is bad, it puts all your content below the fold.
This is bound to result in huge bounce rates, and sod all adsense clicks.

Save your self a headache and load a new theme,...
Forum: Website Design 10th January 2012, 07:21 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 561
Posted By carrot
Re: Need feedback social marketing site

Overall not a bad attempt.

Im not 100% on the color scheme though, and the logo is not professional im afraid.

The image carousel at the top should be hyperlinked - its the main focus of the...
Forum: Website Design 10th January 2012, 07:14 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 581
Posted By carrot
Re: high bounce rate

To analyse bounce rate problems, 1st you need to see what search phrases are resulting in high bounce rates - you cant just generalize.

Second, as mentioned above, walls of text in long paragraphs...
Forum: Programming 19th February 2011, 02:02 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 522
Posted By carrot
Re: Help with ranking a php blog?

Ok, makes sense.
If you are using php and an apache server, SEO friendly links are quite easy to pull off with .htaccess and mod_rewrite.

Here is a good tutorial:

Pretty URLs - a guide to URL...
Forum: Programming 18th February 2011, 03:45 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,621
Posted By carrot
Re: Is there a way in PHP to "grab" the source of a web page?

<?php
$stringtofind = "whatever you are looking for";
$content = file_get_contents("http://www.domain.com/page.html");
$pos = strpos($content,$stringtofind);

if($pos === false) {
//...
Forum: Programming 18th February 2011, 03:28 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 916
Posted By carrot
Re: Link Page to Category

Yeah, wp custom menu is your best option if your theme supports it.

Failing that you can use the redirection plugin to redirect your page to a choosen category, though thats not ideal.
Forum: Website Design 9th February 2011, 11:17 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 566
Posted By carrot
Re: Help With ERROR code

It just goes in the wp-content/themes/ folder on the domain you want it to appear on, so in this example the addon domain folder.
EG
public_html/mynewsite-review.com/wp-content/themes/themename/...
Forum: Programming 9th February 2011, 10:34 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 462
Posted By carrot
Re: Newbie needs help!

Well if you dont want it to show the description on your homepage, edit out the &raquo; <?php bloginfo('description'); ?> bit in the 2nd line (is_home line)
Forum: Programming 9th February 2011, 10:12 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,402
Posted By carrot
Re: Wordpress/Google Conversion Tracking Issues

Open your page.php file in any text editor.
Delete the code you recently added, and save it.
Then save a copy as page-thankyou.php

Add this at the very top:

<?php /* Template Name: thankyou...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 10th December 2010, 12:21 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 7,318
Posted By carrot
Re: How to get the full list of URL's of my site in a neat list?

If just scraping site:yourdomain.com isnt working for you.

Install xml sitemap wordpress plugin, then use scrapebox addon 'sitemap scraper' to get all your urls.
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 10th December 2010, 09:32 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 861
Posted By carrot
Re: Can anyone recommend a good captcha plugin for comments?

Akismet wont monitor contact form submissions, only comments, as far as im aware.

The gibberish is a simple spam technique - the spam tool sends out these messages to everywhere it finds a user...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 10th December 2010, 06:26 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 7,318
Posted By carrot
Re: How to get the full list of URL's of my site in a neat list?

What platform is your site based on?

If its static html then you would need some kind of crawler application, that is likely to be more hassle than manually compiling a list.
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