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Forum: Search Engine Optimization 22nd June 2015, 09:29 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 560
Posted By mlab
Re: small business owner need advice

Hi,

My suggestion...
Work with your SEO person - you need to work together. Your website must be mobile-ready, simple, fast-loading, provide info that your customers need as quickly as possible....
Forum: Mind Warriors 22nd June 2015, 08:47 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,989
Posted By mlab
Re: A positive mindset won't make you successful (But this will)

To start using DaveTheSinister's advice...read the free information on this website.

Chris Nosal (http://www.chrisnosal.com/)

I am not affiliated with this site - just read a pdf he posted in...
Forum: Programming 22nd June 2015, 08:36 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 502
Posted By mlab
Re: I have a problem concerning switching blogspot to a wordpress

Hi,

Sounds like you moved the actual top-level domain name?
(example domainname.com)
If you type the domain name and it is still taking you to the former blogspot...keep in mind that it can...
Forum: Website Design 22nd June 2015, 08:29 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 373
Posted By mlab
Re: Agency Pro or Parallax Pro?

I have used both...my very subjective opinion

Parallax Pro is a bit more technical to set up properly - needs some add-ons to work. And just a bit more limited in customization.

Agency Pro -...
Forum: Website Design 30th March 2015, 09:38 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 850
Posted By mlab
Re: Can you tell what cms platform someone uses publically?

Try View Source first

On a pc with Chrome
Go to website
Right Click on mouse
Left Click on View Source

On a PC with Firefox
Go to website
Right Click on mouse
Forum: Website Design 15th December 2014, 07:33 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 645
Posted By mlab
Re: LLC?

If I understand your question...

One company (LLC) can own unlimited websites.
If you want to organize the LLC, you could make each a department or division of your LLC if you wish.
Forum: Website Design 15th December 2014, 07:29 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,034
Posted By mlab
Re: I need a WP Theme similar to this..

I will second Genesis as a reliable and reasonable (one time payment) theme framework. Have owned and used all leading wordpress frameworks - I think that the best value...
Forum: Mobile Marketing 9th November 2014, 09:33 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,636
Posted By mlab
Re: AppyGen thread removed and Creator Banned?

I have no answers for you about what happened with appygen and warriorforum.. I can tell you that the software still works - and the support still exists - and the private forum is still active. :)
Forum: Internet Marketing Product Reviews & Ratings 11th November 2013, 05:10 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,758
Posted By mlab
Re: anybody have any experience using Amasuite by David Guindon

I use this for some keyword/product research.
It's a very good set of tools.
It has simplified and sped up a few things that I was doing manually.

That said - be careful not to get distracted...
Forum: Copywriting 25th August 2012, 09:05 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 2,117
Posted By mlab
Re: Best headline?

The 7 Secrets Of Drawing Human Figures like a Master Artist
Draw Like A Master Artist In Just 30 Days
The 7 Secrets Of Drawing Human Figures That Anyone Can Use
How To Draw Human Figures Like A...
Forum: Website Design 13th August 2012, 07:15 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 560
Posted By mlab
Re: Can you spot the problem on my site?

"It's not from the theme according to the designers"

If that stylesheet worked when they made it, you may want to ask the designers again.
Forum: Programming 13th August 2012, 04:15 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 712
Posted By mlab
Re: Make copy of entire WP site?

The answer depends on what type of website you have!

If you have a simple html/css website - you likely only need to download your website folders (via ftp is fine)

If you use...
Forum: Website Design 13th August 2012, 04:07 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 560
Posted By mlab
Re: Can you spot the problem on my site?

Have you looked at the html validation errors?

Stuff like unclosed element span can cause trouble with browsers.


[Invalid] Markup Validation of http://www.handymarketer.com/ - W3C Markup...
Forum: Programming 10th August 2012, 04:39 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 582
Posted By mlab
Re: Help restoring Wordpress

It sounds as if you did not back up/restore the database.

If you do not have a database back-up, contact your host immediately to request a back-up.
Forum: Programming 10th August 2012, 04:35 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 579
Posted By mlab
Re: Does anybody know how to add a blog to a widget in Wordpress?

well..maybe I misunderstood. I thought he wanted to display the 'blog' in a widget on the front page and wanted full blog functionality - so, I suggested creating the category menu because that can...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 10th August 2012, 05:38 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 990
Posted By mlab
Re: Questions about making WordPress sites for clients

(leveraging affiliate hosting is the major point)

You can do that without 'touching' a client's site.
The minute you 'touch' a site, you incur other responsibilities.

I appreciate that you...
Forum: Programming 10th August 2012, 05:22 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 579
Posted By mlab
Re: Does anybody know how to add a blog to a widget in Wordpress?

lovboa,

Have you tried adding a category menu item named Blog?
That should give you access to the 'blog' functionality of WordPress

The company that you bought the template from has a help...
Forum: Programming 9th August 2012, 06:56 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 579
Posted By mlab
Re: Does anybody know how to add a blog to a widget in Wordpress?

It's hard to answer your question without some more information. What's the theme?

I'll take a stab in the dark - you may just have to create a category (or categories) for your blog posts and...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 9th August 2012, 06:48 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 990
Posted By mlab
Re: Questions about making WordPress sites for clients

I am gonna agree with Istvan and fedor50 a bit here. I am NOT a small thinker, just wonder what value you are offering to clients that pay $5 - and how you plan to up-sell them into a sustainable...
Forum: Programming 9th August 2012, 06:22 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 540
Posted By mlab
Re: Is Transferring A Web Directory Always This Hard!?

What hosting company do you use?
This transfer should be simpler.
Why did the seller have problems creating a database in your account?
Start there. PHP Link Directoryneeds a mySQL database.
...
Forum: Programming 1st August 2012, 08:55 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,973
Posted By mlab
Re: Difference between WordPress Plugins and Widgets

"Plugins are functions that do something to your website. They could serve a back-end purpose and never be visible to you or the public. In the other hand, a widget usually is the representation of a...
Forum: Programming 30th July 2012, 06:46 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 878
Posted By mlab
Re: Need Wordpress Category Description Code Help

What theme are you using? That could affect the display behavior.

Yes, archive.php is the correct file

Unless you have very little other content - I don't think small amounts of duplicate...
Forum: Programming 30th July 2012, 05:14 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 3,210
Posted By mlab
Re: Basic code to copy paste for a Page Template in WordPress

If you are using WordPress and the default theme, you may want to start with these instructions

How To Create A Custom Page Template In WordPress | The Expand2Web Blog...
Forum: Programming 28th July 2012, 05:00 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 726
Posted By mlab
Re: College WEB DEV Electives: Which Courses Would You Take?

Ever notice that IT projects are often late and over budget???? :D
Notice that the industry kinda gave up on the old fashioned kind of deadlines and we have redefined the word 'finished'. LOL
...
Forum: Website Design 28th July 2012, 03:28 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 503
Posted By mlab
Re: I-frames questions

Have you asked the theme developer for help? That might be faster and perhaps even free or very low-cost?

Often, paid themes have forums where you can get peer-to-peer support.
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 28th July 2012, 11:29 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 6,368
Posted By mlab
Re: Forget Dragon Naturally speaking

Dragon is 99.9999999% accurate for me - so I love it. :)

Having used voice recognition for many years (and I have set up many others to use it as well) I think that the accuracy rate is determined...
Forum: Website Design 28th July 2012, 10:36 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 647
Posted By mlab
Re: Can U tell me which is the Best CMS ?

The best CMS is the one that fits that site's criteria best.

Here are the two most popular open source CMS options.
Both are worth learning as each are good options for many sites.

Wordpress...
Forum: Programming 28th July 2012, 10:19 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 423
Posted By mlab
Re: Wordpress Blocking 301 Redirect

What URL is listed in Wordpress?

Go to your back-end and click on Settings->General page

Does your URL include www here?
Forum: Website Design 28th July 2012, 10:00 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 503
Posted By mlab
Re: I-frames questions

I'll try and reply to your first question.

You could place the i-frame in a div container, specify height/width and use overflow : hidden....that would do kinda what you want, though the full page...
Forum: Website Design 28th July 2012, 09:42 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 425
Posted By mlab
Re: Can robots.txt do this?

Yes, it can.

That file is intended for just that purpose - instruct robots/spiders to crawl or ignore files or directories. You will need to write the specific instructions for the robots in that...
Forum: Programming 28th July 2012, 05:57 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 726
Posted By mlab
Re: College WEB DEV Electives: Which Courses Would You Take?

If I could go back...I would pick...

Server Side Web Scripting with PHP level 1 .....3 credits
Server Side Web Scripting with PHP level 2 .....3 credits

and I would take all of these as...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 27th July 2012, 05:37 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 475
Posted By mlab
Re: Whats the best Plugin for backing up the complete WordPress Site.

I swear by Ovidiu's backup scripts. Have for many many years - for myself and for clients.

XCloner for Wordpress
Download | XCloner - Website Backup and Restore made simple...
Forum: Programming 24th July 2012, 07:39 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 552
Posted By mlab
Re: Migrating CMS... best practice, any services do this?

It's tedious..but here is how I approach conversions - not complete but should give you an idea...

FIRST PART - BUILD OUT NEW SITE FOUNDATION
Install new site platform (wordpress)
Configure WP...
Forum: Website Design 23rd July 2012, 01:19 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 384
Posted By mlab
Re: Preparing Website?

Just a thought to consider...I do not know exactly what you need to code....my experience is that many projects that sound similar to yours would begin by using an existing platform such as Joomla or...
Forum: Website Design 22nd July 2012, 06:52 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,071
Posted By mlab
Re: "Continue reading" link not working

I think it is likely something that you tried.

Often, a server has a delay in showing changes. It can be a few minutes or hours. It is also common that you cannot see the changes unless you clear...
Forum: Website Design 22nd July 2012, 07:11 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,364
Posted By mlab
Re: twenty eleven theme designs

LiorN,

IMHO, Getting a non-blog look is not just a look/feel issue - it is a functionality/behavior issue.

How you set your Wordpress settings/options and your menu/widgets/extensions can turn...
Forum: Website Design 22nd July 2012, 07:02 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,071
Posted By mlab
Re: "Continue reading" link not working

Just looked at the site and the issue is resolved.

It would be nice if the original poster would note that and also post the resolution here - it may help someone else having the same issue in the...
Forum: Programming 20th July 2012, 08:32 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 825
Posted By mlab
Re: how to search for text inside multiple pdf files at once?

Have you tried the advanced search options in Adobe Reader ? It offers the option to switch from searching the current document to searching all pdfs in a folder on the hard drive.

Hope that...
Forum: Website Design 18th July 2012, 05:19 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,134
Posted By mlab
Re: Simple Wordpress Theme for Plumber, Electrician, Builder etc...

All themes will need updates.

Perhaps you meant to ask - what themes are less complicated? What themes will be easiest to manage and sustain going forward?

Use the default theme Twenty Eleven,...
Forum: Website Design 18th July 2012, 05:01 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,071
Posted By mlab
Re: "Continue reading" link not working

<<I did try using a different theme>>

Themes are not alike for troubleshooting purposes <LOL>

Did you try using the default theme <s>?
Named Twenty Eleven or Twenty Ten

Activate one of...
Forum: Website Design 15th July 2012, 12:00 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,071
Posted By mlab
Forum: Website Design 15th July 2012, 11:00 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,071
Posted By mlab
Re: "Continue reading" link not working

katied772,

If you are asking about the site that is linked in your post...all read more links (read the rest of this entry) from different article summaries have the same url.

Debt Collection -...
Forum: Website Design 15th July 2012, 10:54 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 592
Posted By mlab
Re: What is the normal price for services site?

Web development service prices are not regulated so it's going to vary tremendously.

I know of a few similar projects that ranged from $10k to $40k - costs go up with additional functionality.
Forum: Programming 15th July 2012, 10:46 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,808
Posted By mlab
Re: Give me top 5 reasons why one should learn programming?

1. Control
2. Curiosity
3. DIY Mentality
4. To solve a problem
5. Earning Potential
Forum: Website Design 14th July 2012, 02:07 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 627
Posted By mlab
Re: I need help with creating a membership site

<<FM do claim that the plugin is compatible with PT. >>
Yes they do claim that right on their home page....so why not ask them directly?
Fast Member Support | (http://fastmember.com/support/)
Forum: Website Design 11th July 2012, 11:58 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 4,243
Posted By mlab
Re: Need Help Transfer a site from hostgator to Godaddy?

Have you used Go Daddy support? They are available 24/7

Transferring Your Hosting Account | Go Daddy Help | Go Daddy Support...
Forum: Website Design 10th July 2012, 05:14 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 994
Posted By mlab
Re: Professional Website Project Quotation

Socio, Many years ago, I was where you are now. I lost time/money with each client as I learned how important the paperwork was. I loved working..not taking care to do paperwork or write everything...
Forum: Website Design 10th July 2012, 06:05 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 457
Posted By mlab
Re: Question About Hosting/Email/Name Servers etc

The basics are the same regardless of host/registrar.

You should learn the 'quirks' of your own reseller hosting setup. And before moving a client, you need to prepare for any 'quirks' of their...
Forum: Website Design 8th July 2012, 07:04 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 555
Posted By mlab
Re: help with new site please

Personally, Google has not had any issues with any of my Joomla sites - and most have a few similar type 'duplicate content' url's. Google is pretty savvy about stuff like domain.com,...
Forum: Programming 8th July 2012, 06:48 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 704
Posted By mlab
Re: MySQL Tables used in WordPress

The database is typically accessed via your Host Control Panel and/or phpMyAdmin

The documentation is here
Database Description « WordPress Codex (http://codex.wordpress.org/Database_Description)...
Forum: Website Design 7th July 2012, 05:55 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 967
Posted By mlab
Re: Word press them for Accountancy business uDesign or Thesis or?

Those two are fine. Thesis is very flexible, you can make many different designs..but the learning curve is steep.

Try the free version of Pagelines or Platform - you can make many changes from...
Forum: Website Design 6th July 2012, 04:51 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,061
Posted By mlab
Re: Transfer content from one domain to another domain

geoio, Don't make this so hard! LOL

Ricky Bobby already gave you the best advice...
Your best bet is to 301 redirect all the old pages to the new pages to show the search engines that your old...
Forum: Programming 6th July 2012, 04:37 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 736
Posted By mlab
Re: Domain And Subdomain. Both Have Different Ips, Servers And Dns Servers

If I am understanding correctly...just register domains with GoDaddy and manage via GoDaddy's DNS Manager.

Managing DNS for Your Domain Names | Go Daddy Help | Go Daddy Support...
Forum: Programming 6th July 2012, 04:27 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 836
Posted By mlab
Re: where is Drupal meta description?

Start by looking at the page source first.
Can you see the text of the Google Search Description?
Is it in a meta tag?
If so, then likely the site uses a module or the original web developer hard...
Forum: Programming 6th July 2012, 03:15 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 828
Posted By mlab
Re: URGENT HELP PLEASE

atikbabu,

All IT problems are solvable..so no need to get mad! :)

It is difficult to troubleshoot via a forum.
Too many questions back and forth, you know?

Starting with

What host are...
Forum: Website Design 6th July 2012, 02:52 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 601
Posted By mlab
Re: Missing things from visual editor (wordpress)

Challe77, I love it when the resolution is a simple one!
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