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Forum: Programming 6th June 2015, 05:14 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 4,850
Posted By emptee
Re: How to use DropBox to stream video on my site

Hey mate,

I'm afraid I don't think it's possible to do this. As far as I know, dropbox doesn't allow hotlinking to files, which is kinda what you need for this to work..

Go for AWS, YT, Wistia...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 6th June 2015, 06:56 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 452
Posted By emptee
Re: A Killer Marketing Technique *****

Hey mate,

Any traffic can be used for this - it's just a redirection (most likely cloaked, but that's another issue).

It doesn't really matter where the traffic comes from, it's a piece of cake...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 6th June 2015, 06:52 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,005
Posted By emptee
Re: $100 to Build a Business?

If it were me...

I'd create a product (info, graphics, software, video.. whatever) in a niche that I could provide value in.

Then I'd find places to advertise my new fandangled product for...
Forum: Programming 6th June 2015, 06:15 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 807
Posted By emptee
Re: what is the command being asked in comments.php

Mate.. no offence...

But from the looks of the constant questions you're asking, you don't appear to be doing any of your own research.

At all.

I suggest you go and study a step-by-step...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 5th June 2015, 09:05 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,322
Posted By emptee
Re: Building LP

IMO, every marketer who doesn't have the budget to pay for a proper web designer (eg. not Fiverr) should learn basic HTML/CSS...

Most LP builders aren't particularly good, and if you ever need to...
Forum: Programming 2nd June 2015, 03:40 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,056
Posted By emptee
Re: Alexa/Amazon API

Gotcha - either VB or PHP should do the trick nicely..

Make a request that looks something like this:

http://xml.alexa.com/data?cli=10&dat=nsa&ver=quirk-searchstatus&url=www.warriorforum.com
...
Forum: Programming 2nd June 2015, 03:29 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,056
Posted By emptee
Re: Alexa/Amazon API

Anything really...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 27th May 2015, 05:24 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 787
Posted By emptee
Re: Lots of traffic, no sales

Hey mate,

Personally - I think that lander is terrible (no offence intended, just honesty). Forget about it.. focus on your "old" one, it's a much better start. That said, I still have issues with...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 26th May 2015, 06:41 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,489
Posted By emptee
Re: Craigslist Crisis

It's impossible for CraigsList to see your MAC address, so that can be ruled out..

Swap out browsers, clear cookies, use different IP addresses.. and if you're really paranoid.. changing your...
Forum: Website Design 26th May 2015, 02:44 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,068
Posted By emptee
Re: Can a bad design kill your product?

Sorry.. but, try telling this to anyone who's ever done split testing.. bad design can, without a doubt, kill a product's ability to sell.

If your design stinks so bad that it smells like a scam...
Forum: Programming 24th May 2015, 10:33 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 600
Posted By emptee
Re: 301 Redirecting all pages on Subdirectory

Hey mate,

I don't use RedirectMatch myself.. but this should do the trick with mod_rewrite:

RewriteRule ^blog/.* / [L]
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 23rd May 2015, 11:43 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 507
Posted By emptee
Re: Opinions on what to use for my website

Hi Mate,

You might be lucky.. or you might just not know what you're missing out on :) Have you ever compared your page speed to other hosting companies? That alone can be enough reason to move.....
Forum: Programming 22nd May 2015, 07:30 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,150
Posted By emptee
Re: PHP Visual Editor

Hi Sara,

Check out phpDesigner - it's pretty decent, though I think any tool is going to struggle when it comes to HTML + PHP + JS debugging :(

Cheers,
Michael
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 21st May 2015, 08:41 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 739
Posted By emptee
Re: I HATE these "mobile friendly" sites. Is it just me?

I'd hope that they're split testing and that the results are driving the design, rather than the other way around!

It would seem a little silly to focus on one platform or another these days,...
Forum: Internet Marketing Product Reviews & Ratings 21st May 2015, 07:42 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,426
Posted By emptee
Re: Can someone point me in the direction of GOOD web hosting please?

Haha - it's always the case with these discussions..

The issue is, most people don't objectively measure the performance of their host, so.. they just assume it's working well..

Low end...
Forum: Email Marketing 20th May 2015, 08:17 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 757
Posted By emptee
Re: Are emails sent to non-opt-in emails always spam?

That link is Google's guidelines, at least for the time being, they can't pass law :)


Have a read through here - it's a better place to start:...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 17th May 2015, 02:31 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 343
Posted By emptee
Forum: Programming 14th May 2015, 02:28 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,003
Posted By emptee
Re: How can I do this in Wordpress?

Hey mate,

I'd be surprised if there was a plugin that already did this - but it's a relatively trivial thing to do if you know PHP at all :)

I'd tackle it by....

1) Creating the form as a...
Forum: Website Design 13th May 2015, 06:39 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 720
Posted By emptee
Re: A strange Wishlist Member redirection issue - help needed

Hmm - sounds very curious!

Firstly, Just to rule it out.. check your .htaccess and make sure there isn't some crazy stuff in there that might redirect based on referrer (or something.. anything!)...
Forum: Website Design 4th May 2015, 12:45 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 598
Posted By emptee
Re: Having difficulty installing my tracking code for Google Analytics

Hi trickshot,

Unless you're already experiencing performance problems, I wouldn't bother myself - I've found caching plugins to be a bit hit and miss - Some of my sites have been faster as a...
Forum: Website Design 3rd May 2015, 09:55 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 605
Posted By emptee
Re: Membership Database

Hi kirakenny,

No problem mate - I'm with you now.. PaidMembershipsPro will do the trick for you based on that - it can handle multiple membership levels, signups etc..

It can also work with...
Forum: Website Design 3rd May 2015, 09:06 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 605
Posted By emptee
Re: Membership Database

Hi kirakenny,

PaidMembershipsPro might do what you need - though I'm not 100% sure what your goal is due to the language barrier.

Cheers,
Michael
Forum: Website Design 3rd May 2015, 08:03 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 598
Posted By emptee
Re: Having difficulty installing my tracking code for Google Analytics

Your welcome mate - I used to think the same :)

The reason for it to be in the <head> is so it has a better chance of loading/tracking the visitor if the page load speed is slow, or you've got...
Forum: Website Design 3rd May 2015, 04:58 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 598
Posted By emptee
Re: Having difficulty installing my tracking code for Google Analytics

Hi trickshot,

You're not using CloudFlare, Varnish, W3TC or similar are you? It may be that the cache is just out of date and needs a flush.

Otherwise - view the source of your site and see...
Forum: Programming 29th April 2015, 07:53 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,187
Posted By emptee
Re: [PHP] How to add a button that updates the content of a text box

Good catch mate :)

It can be tricky figuring out the best "date" to use when going between browser <-> server if you aren't dealing with the time zone of the browser - I usually end up just using...
Forum: Programming 29th April 2015, 04:15 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,187
Posted By emptee
Re: [PHP] How to add a button that updates the content of a text box

Ahh - it looks as though a space snuck in there somehow in the getElementsByName function name - remove that and you'll be fine. I've tested the code and it works as expected..

Cheers,
Michael
Forum: Programming 28th April 2015, 08:48 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,512
Posted By emptee
Re: Any Chatbot Reply Database?

ALICE and AIML Software and Downloads - ALICE A. I. Foundation Natural Language Chat Robot (Chatterbot) Programming and Virtual Personality Development Tools...
Forum: Programming 27th April 2015, 10:07 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 865
Posted By emptee
Re: phpBB2.0.x to phpBB3.x conversion incomplete

Hey Raydal,

That's a pretty product specific question - I'd think you would be better off asking that at a phpBB forum to be honest! If you don't, everyone will probably start PMing you with...
Forum: Programming 27th April 2015, 02:49 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 922
Posted By emptee
Re: Recaptcha 2.0 validation problem

Hey mate,

You can't validate the captcha from JS, as you don't have the secret key at that point.. It's not really useful to do anyway IMO :)

You'll need some code like this on your forms...
Forum: Website Design 12th April 2015, 08:31 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 700
Posted By emptee
Re: Is my website ok?

Hi Holly,

No problem, glad to help :)

I'm and old coder at heart as well, and I know it's often fun and exciting to try and make something yourself (I still do this :))

I learned a while ago...
Forum: Website Design 12th April 2015, 03:40 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 552
Posted By emptee
Re: Scaling text in button using Bootstrap?

Hi Bret,

In my opinion.. scaling generally isn't the best thing to do - you end up with inconsistent looking sites unless you put tidy up the rest of the design properly.

Instead, I suggest...
Forum: Programming 12th April 2015, 05:46 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,158
Posted By emptee
Re: Prevent hotlinking with a .htaccess file?

Hi Alex,

Nope - definitely not.. well, ignoring possible SVG javascript exploits anyway... And you definitely DO NOT want to head down that route!

302 it to a small PNG or GIF with your url...
Forum: Programming 10th April 2015, 10:51 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,016
Posted By emptee
Re: 301 every page on site to new domain

No problem mate - you won't need to 301 each page with this code..

(.*) matches the request path (eg. /mypage) and $1 appends it back on the end of the redirect

Cheers,
Michael
Forum: Programming 10th April 2015, 05:39 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,016
Posted By emptee
Re: 301 every page on site to new domain

Throw this in your .htaccess - should do the trick nicely! Might be worth testing with a 302 first to make sure it's behaving as you want, then change it to a 301 again.

RewriteEngine On...
Forum: Programming 9th April 2015, 06:00 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,158
Posted By emptee
Re: Prevent hotlinking with a .htaccess file?

Hi Mate,

The question mark is regex for "the last character (or group) is optional".

In other words - jpe?g will match both "jpeg" and "jpg".

Cheers,
Michael
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 7th April 2015, 07:05 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 778
Posted By emptee
Re: Huge Traffic Drop

Sounds like it might be a good thing to me!

Let me explain...

If you were accidentally ranking for terms which weren't particularly relevant to your visitors, they would likely leave straight...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 7th April 2015, 07:43 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,994
Posted By emptee
Re: Is Google’s Next Change – “Mobilegeddon” Going to Kill Our Sites?

Personally.. I'm looking forward to it!

I made sure all my sites were responsive a long time ago.. there are still buttloads of old affiliate sites around that are long forgotten about, but still...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 7th April 2015, 05:48 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 805
Posted By emptee
Re: So confused! Need product delivery solution.

Hey there,

If it were me, I'd just set up a membership site and be done with it. If you're on a budget you can easily do this for free by using a couple of WordPress plugins.

Content delivery...
Forum: Conversion Rate Optimization 5th April 2015, 07:07 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,980
Posted By emptee
Re: I tripled my conversions and want to see if it's a fluke

Hi veheme,

Scarcity Timers are simple timers that are placed on sales pages, squeeze pages, etc.. in order to increase conversions. The idea is that potential buyers have a limited time to...
Forum: Programming 4th April 2015, 10:58 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,351
Posted By emptee
Re: .htaccess 301 redirect subdomain

The .htaccess file that needs to be modified.. is whichever one lives in the correct vhost :)

Eg. if you have two vhosts set up, say...

domain.com -> /home/apache/domain.com/public_html...
Forum: Programming 4th April 2015, 02:32 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,351
Posted By emptee
Re: .htaccess 301 redirect subdomain

Hi KbPI,

This should do the trick, if I understand you correctly :)

RewriteEngine on
RewriteCond %{HTTP_HOST} ^sub.example.com [NC]
RewriteRule /old/ http://sub.example.com/new/ [L,R=301]
...
Forum: Programming 3rd April 2015, 05:06 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,292
Posted By emptee
Re: Please help with error: Warning: session_start() [function.session-start]:

For some reason when I try to open that image I get an error from WF - so unfortunately I can't see it...

Can you try saving as ASCII? UTF-8 can contain a BOM.
Forum: Programming 2nd April 2015, 10:20 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,292
Posted By emptee
Re: Please help with error: Warning: session_start() [function.session-start]:

I sent this to you as a PM - but in case anyone finds this thread with the same issue.

This is most often caused by a stray space, new line.. or anything at all before the first <?php on your...
Forum: Programming 2nd April 2015, 09:37 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,292
Posted By emptee
Forum: Conversion Rate Optimization 2nd April 2015, 02:59 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,980
Posted By emptee
Re: Improving conversion rates

Hey Platinaj,

Check out the link in my signature - there's a free Wordpress plugin I'm giving away that does exactly what you want. It also has iframe support so you can use it for sites you don't...
Forum: Programming 30th March 2015, 02:05 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,574
Posted By emptee
Re: htaccess redirect problem

Hey mate,

Add a condition to your rewrite to exclude the path you don't want it to happen on.. something like...

RewriteCond %{REQUEST_URI} !^/my/special/path

Cheers,
Michael
Forum: Programming 23rd March 2015, 03:20 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,746
Posted By emptee
Re: Best way to make a chat

Hey mate,

My advice would be to not reinvent the wheel if possible.. IRC has been around for decades and still works great!

There are a few java clients, a few flash clients, and a few...
Forum: Programming 21st March 2015, 02:19 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 917
Posted By emptee
Re: The reason why mp3´s listed wrong in server folder ??

Hi myyoulo,

Technically they're getting sorted correctly - they are being sorted alphabetically, rather than numerically.

An easy, code free fix you could do... is to simply rename the files so...
Forum: Programming 20th March 2015, 03:56 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,937
Posted By emptee
Re: How to build this site?

Hey mate,

Javascript and something else on the backend, probably php.. but it doesn't really matter...

My suggestion to you, if you want to get into web development, would be to focus on...
Forum: Programming 18th March 2015, 09:19 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,025
Posted By emptee
Re: Customizing WP site search results

Hi mate,

Depends on the theme - I'll show you how you could do it in twentythirteen and you can (hopefully) apply it easily enough to your theme :)

First things first - check out search.php in...
Forum: Programming 18th March 2015, 08:57 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 596
Posted By emptee
Re: What can cause white screen with plugin?

Hi Haship,

If possible - I'd suggest you take a backup of your site, so you can mess around with it locally :)

Anyway - first step I'd be making, would be to enable debug mode for wordpress -...
Forum: Programming 13th March 2015, 04:34 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,202
Posted By emptee
Re: Forwarding Contact Data (GetResponse)

Just my 2c - remember to be careful with anything you receive from the browser - lest you introduce an XSS vulnerability!

Remember to sanitize everything :)
Forum: Programming 12th March 2015, 05:43 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 879
Posted By emptee
Re: I Need Help!

Hi thad,

The closest you could get would be some kind of.. one-time url with a cookie for continued access - eg. you create a one time "key", stored in mysql/fs/postgres/whatever and append it to...
Forum: Programming 6th March 2015, 06:00 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,134
Posted By emptee
Re: Squeeze Page / Pop Under Help

Ahh - gotcha, I thought you were referring to a different type...

try:

<script src="https://ajax.googleapis.com/ajax/libs/jquery/1.11.2/jquery.min.js"></script>
<script>

var user_submitted...
Forum: Programming 29th October 2014, 01:47 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 865
Posted By emptee
Re: Moving my server - got a checklist for me?

Some good advice here - the way I've managed this in the past is to do this:

On old server:
1) dpkg --get-selections > /etc/packages.list
2) service mysql/apache2/postfix.... stop

tar up...
Forum: Programming 29th October 2014, 05:01 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 538
Posted By emptee
Re: How To Redirect All Pages of a WP Site to another URL

Alternatively you can do this using either the vhosts .conf file, or htaccess if you're using Apache :)
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