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Forum: Website Design 29th September 2017, 01:42 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 82
Posted By Eric Michalsen
New Wordpress site ... step by step

Hello all,

I will setting up a WP site for a client on a new server, and thought it would be an interesting exercise by doing so, step by step, on youtube.

While I am sure a lot of you are...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 26th September 2017, 09:48 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 220
Posted By Eric Michalsen
Re: Whats the Best Way To Sell Domain Names?

wish I could figure this out. I have some great names, but no one seems to bite. guess they aren't that great :(
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 26th September 2017, 09:35 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 98
Posted By Eric Michalsen
Re: Need SEO Review for my Website

enable your ssl/https
Forum: Website Design 21st September 2017, 12:44 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 212
Posted By Eric Michalsen
Re: Move images on the article

and you have confirmed that exact directory location in your error with that of the file....it does really exist in that directory?

I am working off the theory that the path and file in the error...
Forum: Website Design 21st September 2017, 12:35 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 212
Posted By Eric Michalsen
Re: Move images on the article

that looks executable.
are you still getting the same error?
Forum: Website Design 21st September 2017, 12:29 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 212
Posted By Eric Michalsen
Re: Move images on the article

that's a read-only, and you need it to be executable.
can you change it to 755 (rwxr-xr-x) ?
Forum: Email Marketing 21st September 2017, 10:55 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 171
Posted By Eric Michalsen
Re: Open Source Email Campaign Platforms - What is everyone using?

This looks promising: https://medium.freecodecamp.org/our-nonprofit-needed-a-cheaper-way-to-send-email-blasts-so-we-engineered-one-167322e3f28e

it's built for non-profits, but is open for all...
Forum: Website Design 21st September 2017, 10:39 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 212
Posted By Eric Michalsen
Re: Move images on the article

can you confirm those warnings that the path is correct, and that the file is executable by your webserver? if you were to do an ls -l simple_html_dom.php in the includes directory, what is the...
Forum: Programming 21st September 2017, 06:24 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 128
Posted By Eric Michalsen
Re: How do I get first 200 characters

So I tried curl on the url you pm'd me. It looks as if the server does not have the range feature enabled, so if I do curl -r 0-199 <URL> I am getting the entire document, and not just the first 200...
Forum: Website Design 21st September 2017, 06:07 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 212
Posted By Eric Michalsen
Re: Move images on the article

can you confirm the file simple_html_dom.php is in the /rearrange/includes/ directory?
Forum: Website Design 19th September 2017, 06:45 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 212
Posted By Eric Michalsen
Re: Move images on the article

looks like a library is not loading.
I will take a look at this tomorrow
Forum: Website Design 19th September 2017, 01:10 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 212
Posted By Eric Michalsen
Re: Move images on the article

it's up on github:
https://github.com/michalsen/rearrange

remember, don't use this on a production site! test on a local site, and if you do turn this plugin on, on a production site, back up...
Forum: Website Design 19th September 2017, 11:42 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 212
Posted By Eric Michalsen
Re: Move images on the article

glad it worked out. learned a lot with this one :)
Forum: Programming 19th September 2017, 06:34 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 128
Posted By Eric Michalsen
Re: How do I get first 200 characters

also, what os are you running the curl command from?
Forum: Programming 18th September 2017, 02:44 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 128
Posted By Eric Michalsen
Re: How do I get first 200 characters

can you private msg me the url you attempting to hit?
Forum: Website Design 18th September 2017, 02:31 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 212
Posted By Eric Michalsen
Thank you. Can NOT stress enough, not for...

Thank you.
Can NOT stress enough, not for production sites. Currently (I believe) it only works with one image, and I'm not sure how nice it will play with WP if the posts are large

btw, this...
Forum: Website Design 18th September 2017, 11:58 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 212
Posted By Eric Michalsen
cool...I was playing with some ideas this morning...

cool...I was playing with some ideas this morning on a plugin which moves the images, front to back, and back to front.
I'll post to github if I get it running smoothly.

Ok, started to play with...
Forum: Website Design 18th September 2017, 07:02 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 212
Posted By Eric Michalsen
Re: Move images on the article

Did you add the images via the wysiwyg editor, or are the a separate field, independant of the post content?
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 15th September 2017, 07:53 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 54
Posted By Eric Michalsen
IPTC Question

Years ago I had a genius plan and bought iptcseo.com with the idea being I would build a scrapper for a site, grab the keywords, and plug them into the iptc meta data, and send the new images back to...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 15th September 2017, 07:34 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 537
Posted By Eric Michalsen
Re: 34+ WordPress Plugins May Be Able To Add Spam Content To Your Blog - And Hide It From Your View!

..or, just a thought, you could make if free for everyone, because it is free for everyone: https://perishablepress.com/6g/
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 15th September 2017, 07:17 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 537
Posted By Eric Michalsen
Re: 34+ WordPress Plugins May Be Able To Add Spam Content To Your Blog - And Hide It From Your View!

Great information here. Thank you for sharing.

For those interested in hardening their WP site, I would recommend the video series at Lynda.com, Wordpress: Developing Secure Sites by Jeff Starr
...
Forum: Website Design 15th September 2017, 06:34 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 125
Posted By Eric Michalsen
Re: Problem with my domain. Don't know how to solve it

If this is on an apache web server, an easy way to solve this is with a line the .htaccess file to either force www or non-www

You can find code here: https://github.com/phanan/htaccess#force-www...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 14th September 2017, 01:27 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 202
Posted By Eric Michalsen
Re: Content Updates - Website: How?

You need something that holds your feet to the fire.
And since you're having troubles with this, I can guess either there is no monetary gains in the effort, or the monetary gains are not a driving...
Forum: Programming 14th September 2017, 06:22 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 226
Posted By Eric Michalsen
Re: WordPress Support

A local WP meetup group would provide a great local resource. There are also the Wordpress conferences. A friend travels to these to speak, his instagram is full of locations he goes. I had no idea...
Forum: Programming 13th September 2017, 07:28 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 128
Posted By Eric Michalsen
Re: How do I get first 200 characters

quick and dirty
It's weird how I can't put $page and $first in the code block, so I put PAGE AND FIRST


... AND, of course I provided this with reading the entire request first! Doh!
Let me...
Forum: Programming 13th September 2017, 07:04 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 126
Posted By Eric Michalsen
Re: LEARN PHP

My first question to you is what coding languages do you currently know? Are you proficient in HTML/CSS and/or Javascript?

If you are brand new to all of this, I would focus on HTML/CSS first, at...
Forum: Programming 12th September 2017, 07:32 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 97
Posted By Eric Michalsen
Re: redirect home page to affiliate link, inner page normal

You can do these with htaccess redirect rules if your server is using apache, but probably the easiest is index.php in the root of the site, and an index.php in the directory /more/

respectively:...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 7th September 2017, 11:47 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 148
Posted By Eric Michalsen
Re: What is the best service to use to host a merchant account?

If you are looking at Wordpress woocommerce, I would suggest pressidium, platform.sh or pantheon.io.
For drupal commerce I would suggest acquia, platform.sh or pantheon.
You can see some overlap...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 6th September 2017, 01:28 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 96
Posted By Eric Michalsen
Re: Lead call from web form

Randall has the right answer, but your phrasing in the question actually leads down an interesting path. You put:

(a plugin) that calls a lead as soon as they complete/submit

You could...
Forum: Programming 6th September 2017, 05:55 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 110
Posted By Eric Michalsen
Re: What is The Purpose of "For " & "Loop" in javascript?

I supplied some code above as an example, but that may have made the matter worse. Allow me to back up and take this from a more agnostic angle.

Let us pretend we have an online shopping cart,...
Forum: Programming 5th September 2017, 10:28 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 110
Posted By Eric Michalsen
Re: What is The Purpose of "For " & "Loop" in javascript?

Here is a basic explanation: https://www.w3schools.com/js/js_loop_for.asp

It is used for walking, or iterating, through an array or object.

Do you have a piece of code you are stuck on, or a...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 5th September 2017, 09:49 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 268
Posted By Eric Michalsen
Re: Yoast plugin

My seo team asks me to have this plugin installed on every wordpress site I put up for them. Can't tell you how they use it, but they love it.
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 2nd September 2017, 08:21 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 159
Posted By Eric Michalsen
Re: Dip Mold Marketing Strategy

The responses seem a bit short-sided. We don't know what type of freelance work he was hired for. It could be for product design, or accounting.

As to the posters questions, these are questions...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 31st August 2017, 12:52 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 132
Posted By Eric Michalsen
RE: Can you recommend a good YouTube research tool that does THIS?

Ok...I thought I just replied to this so if it comes up dbl, I apologize.

I love ideas like this and spent a couple minutes whipping up a tool to list videos by title from keyword. Any thoughts as...
Forum: Programming 31st August 2017, 10:13 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 303
Posted By Eric Michalsen
RE: Web development beginner guide

Ashton hit it on the head. Continue with HTML/CSS/JS. The stronger you are in this, the easier your transition into PHP/Python/Ruby/.NET ....

To add what others have put, here are a couple of...
Forum: Programming 31st August 2017, 08:57 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 73
Posted By Eric Michalsen
RE: Hello everyone

Could you provide a more specific description of what you are looking for? Maybe a user story, or flowchart?
Thank you
Forum: Programming 31st August 2017, 07:58 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,175
Posted By Eric Michalsen
RE: Ultimate PHP Board (flatfile)

caveat emptor: when setting up the server, you can choose the distro and preload some codebases, such as drupal or wp, but be prepared to ssh in as root and get your hands dirty getting it setup they...
Forum: Programming 31st August 2017, 07:52 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,175
Posted By Eric Michalsen
RE: Ultimate PHP Board (flatfile)

if you don't mind me asking, what is the expected size and estimated traffic of your project? while flatfile storage is perfectly fine, it hinders expansion and limits optimization. I use OVH as my...
Forum: Programming 30th August 2017, 01:05 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 114
Posted By Eric Michalsen
RE: PHP submit multiple post(s) via email to blogs (Automated Backlink Building)

Steve,
I'm not sure I am following exactly what you need, but this is what I gather:

You would like to post to a Wordpress blog from an email? You would have an email address you would send a...
Forum: Programming 30th August 2017, 12:53 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 156
Posted By Eric Michalsen
RE: Which programming language is best for creating software for a wholesale spare parts business?

Drupal Commerce / Magento / Wordpress Woo are my recommends, in order of my preference, which only means it is what I'm used to, and comfortable with. We have used Big Commerce with much success as...
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