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Forum: Programming 4th August 2009, 06:41 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 626
Posted By GB2008
Re: Much trouble with link cloaking

Hi Steve - that was just what I was thinking! There's always someone out to try and beat the system, but in my experience, they are few and far between compared to real customers. I do agree with...
Forum: Programming 4th August 2009, 06:32 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 525
Posted By GB2008
Re: Server Or Site Backend?

If you have a spare box lying around, and you're working with websites, then I recommend installing LAMP - thats Linux, Apacha, MySQL and PHP. The easiest way (in my experience) is to go with Debian...
Forum: Website Design 3rd August 2009, 09:13 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 652
Posted By GB2008
Re: Can anyone make the link border disappear?

Can you give a bit more information or a link? Not sure what you mean just from your description here...
Forum: Website Design 3rd August 2009, 09:11 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 495
Posted By GB2008
Re: "Slideshow" site?

That is a nice looking site - and as Waloosh says - javascript is way easier for search engines than flash - and easier to code, debug and modify (IMHO!). Just don't go overboard with animations -...
Forum: Website Design 3rd August 2009, 09:05 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 751
Posted By GB2008
Re: [ask] Signed as "attack site" by google,how to solve that ?

Hey - fwiw - I use three programs on my Windows machines, all free, and I've had no spyware or virus problems in 6 years. I've put them all here on my website (http://mysimplepc.net/?mode=Tools)......
Forum: Programming 3rd August 2009, 09:00 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 626
Posted By GB2008
Re: Much trouble with link cloaking

Hey Steve - nice neat solution! What's your thoughts on affiliate ID's getting stolen then? Everyone's talking about cloaking - but I'm just not clear how someone could do mischief with your...
Forum: Programming 3rd August 2009, 08:55 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 664
Posted By GB2008
Re: Anyone experience with domain transfer to a different hosting ?

OK - maybe I'm missing something here - but surely a registrar is not the same as a hosting provider?? Not sure why you would move your domain between registrars, but I can understand changing hosts...
Forum: Programming 3rd August 2009, 08:52 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 525
Posted By GB2008
Re: Server Or Site Backend?

Be very careful if you're not used to working on Linux boxes! And I speak from bitter experience here! If you have root access, then you are able to move, delete and rename anything and everything....
Forum: Programming 2nd August 2009, 09:38 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 865
Posted By GB2008
Re: Powerpoint to Video Help

Have you also looked at Jing! - that's a free alternative to Camtasia, but from the same stable I believe...
Forum: Programming 9th July 2009, 05:14 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 981
Posted By GB2008
Re: Why i Canot make curl of this url?

Don't get too carried away with that being a bad URL just based on this information - in my experience, web hosts block ALL external URL access by default to be on the safe side - good and bad URLs. ...
Forum: Programming 6th July 2009, 04:42 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 981
Posted By GB2008
Re: Why i Canot make curl of this url?

Sounds a bit strange that they're blocking just that one url unless the server is on a blacklist - usually they block ALL external URLs and then they can enable just the ones that you need to access....
Forum: Programming 5th July 2009, 03:17 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 672
Posted By GB2008
Re: Php/Javascript Challenge!

Thanks Steve - I didn't notice those had gone missing in my post!
Forum: Website Design 5th July 2009, 09:04 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 492
Posted By GB2008
Re: Wordpress Help Needed

One thought on this - though I do agree with keeping your themes separate so you don't lose all your blogs. If you have your own server, you could just create symlinks to a central themes directory...
Forum: Programming 5th July 2009, 08:57 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 644
Posted By GB2008
Re: how to SUM output of certain field result

Right - putting it into the SQL query has to be the cleanest solution - but as you want the other info to, write your query as:
Forum: Programming 5th July 2009, 08:48 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 672
Posted By GB2008
Re: Php/Javascript Challenge!

This works on my test server here, though I had to remove references to your functions get_option(), esc_attr(), apply_filters() as I don't have that code...
Forum: Programming 5th July 2009, 08:33 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 981
Posted By GB2008
Re: Why i Canot make curl of this url?

That was my first thought too - my host caught me on this - especially on a shared hosting plan, they often block outgoing connections from your server. Blocks RSS feed reading scripts, CURL -...
Forum: Programming 25th June 2009, 10:25 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 540
Posted By GB2008
Re: Please help with WP

I have to echo Karen on this one - I tried moving a couple of blogs recently with the "copy everything over" method with absolutely no luck! But a clean wordpress install, and then export/import the...
Forum: Programming 25th June 2009, 10:11 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 571
Posted By GB2008
Re: PHP HELP

Hi - let me know what you have! Hourly rate for small jobs, or fixed price for bigger projects - PM me so we can get something rolling.
Forum: Programming 25th June 2009, 10:06 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 446
Posted By GB2008
Re: Quick Question Re a new Template I have

Hi - I assume you must have some sort of control panel to set up this new template? Somewhere in there will be the place you enter the captions - maybe some advanced properties of the images that...
Forum: Website Design 23rd June 2009, 09:08 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 490
Posted By GB2008
Re: Wordpress Question

Why not use the Wordpress free hosting but register your own domain name? Then, as and when you want to go out on your own server, you can just redirect that domain name - now all your backlinks,...
Forum: Programming 23rd June 2009, 09:06 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,518
Posted By GB2008
Re: Wordpress

Just to add to this - I've been using Scribefire, a firefox plugin - lets you blog right from your browser, whatever page you're on, so you can add to your blog really easily!
Forum: Programming 23rd June 2009, 09:03 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 773
Posted By GB2008
Re: My last site still screwed after that iframe virus

Can I ask... Why did you not just save whatever custom themes you had, backup the databases and then just do a complete reinstall of Wordpress?? Bit late now, but trawling through all those php...
Forum: Programming 23rd June 2009, 09:01 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 492
Posted By GB2008
Re: Server Side Includes for Multiple Blogs on One Domain

You should be able to do this by referencing the full path to "navfile.php" - right now, your include statement assumes the same directory, but if you rewrite it as "/html/mymenu/navfile.php" or...
Forum: Programming 16th June 2009, 12:51 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 808
Posted By GB2008
Re: Technology for generating webpages? (...but not dynamically)

For my money - I would start learning PHP now. You're on a learning curve anyway, so why learn HTML and then learn PHP? You can still create static pages, but generated through PHP, and on the way...
Forum: Programming 16th June 2009, 12:22 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 498
Posted By GB2008
Re: Hy all

Following the Wordpress theme - you could just keep your blog on Wordpress. You have all the usual functionality for creating "pages" vs "posts" so you can make it look like a website. Then you can...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 27th March 2009, 02:54 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 637
Posted By GB2008
Re: the border between spam & and a legitimate email offer

I've seen this discussion many times now - seems to be a different definition of spam in the US to the UK. I think the US are much more sensitive to it... As Robert says, in the UK, if it's an...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 27th March 2009, 02:50 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 701
Posted By GB2008
Re: How To Get More Affiliates

Testimonials always speak volumes - what about a limited opportunity affiliate offer - bigger % for first few to sign up - then you promote the results THEY got to show other affiliates that your...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 27th March 2009, 02:47 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 562
Posted By GB2008
Re: When should I stop?

That's a great question Andy - but how do you go about improving conversions on something like Clickbank where you are reliant on the merchant's landing page?

I've been rotating through 3...
Forum: Website Design 26th March 2009, 04:08 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 762
Posted By GB2008
Re: How to increase site loading speed?

I got one more... Make sure your PHP is nice and efficient! Especially if you are running multiple mySQL queries - combine those into one wherever possible and keep loops as short and efficient as...
Forum: Website Design 26th March 2009, 04:02 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 550
Posted By GB2008
Re: Need html Code for "privacy policy"

Pop-ups are good, but I've been using hidden divs instead recently - gets around any pop-up blockers, and you can do nice stylish things with the borders too. Then just have a javascript function to...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 25th March 2009, 03:33 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 478
Posted By GB2008
Re: Anybody using the TweetMyBlog plug-in

I've been using TwitterFeed.com - that'll take any RSS feed and post it not only to Twitter, but also to HelloTxt - then you can use that to update MySpace, FaceBook and about a thousand other...
Forum: Programming 25th March 2009, 03:27 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 754
Posted By GB2008
Re: Newbie to databases

Assuming we're talking mySQL databases - I've found SQLyog (http://www.webyog.com) very useful - and there's an easy transfer between databases function on there too...
Forum: Programming 25th March 2009, 07:30 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,344
Posted By GB2008
Re: Help Setup SSH Access to my Web Server

Rather than unzipping on the server - I've been using Corel FTP Lite to upload big packages to my webserver. Admittedly it is slower than transferring a zip file, but it will just run in the...
Forum: Programming 25th March 2009, 07:26 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,178
Posted By GB2008
Re: Blogger blog pop under....is this even possible?

I don't immediately see a problem with your code - but I use the javascript console in Google Chrome to error check - it's very useful! Just load your page in chrome, hit CTRL + SHIFT + J to open...
Forum: Programming 25th March 2009, 05:54 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 609
Posted By GB2008
Re: Please help! PHP create date

All you need to do is change the format parameter in the date() function. "r" defines the standard UTC timestamp - so that +0100 means the time displayed is 1 hour ahead of UTC - which sounds right...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 24th March 2009, 04:10 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 667
Posted By GB2008
Re: How do i add another website to my adsense account

Unless I'm missing something... All you need to do is go to your adsense account and create a new adsense unit - then replace the existing adsense code on your website with the new code. That...
Forum: Copywriting 24th March 2009, 04:08 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 531
Posted By GB2008
Re: Please review my landing page

I usually run my headlines / ad titles / etc through this headline analyzer (http://www.aminstitute.com/headline/) - I'm a bit hazy about the science behind it, but I do seem to get better results...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 24th March 2009, 04:02 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 394
Posted By GB2008
Re: Why Internet Marketing?

For me - it's becoming clearer and clearer that I just don't play well with others!! Seriously - being in an office, on someone else's clock, just kills me. Even though I will work longer hours and...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 24th March 2009, 04:00 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 462
Posted By GB2008
Re: Got a week of complete downtime, I need to learn.

Two people that have really changed the way I look at things - if you haven't already come across them: Perry Marshall (http://www.perrymarshall.com/) & Mike Dillard (http://whoisgarybailey.com/msp/)...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 24th March 2009, 03:50 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 740
Posted By GB2008
Re: Overwhelmed and confused Newbie

lol - that just says it all! Even when you've been doing this for a while, it's SO easy to get sucked into "busy work" - here's a system I use...
Forum: Programming 24th March 2009, 03:43 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 631
Posted By GB2008
Re: Need simple PHP help

Did you get this one fixed?
Forum: Programming 24th March 2009, 03:41 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 525
Posted By GB2008
Re: Hosting

I've been running sites hosted in California for about 6 years now - in which time I've lived all over the UK, US and some of Mexico - the great thing with the internet is it really doesn't matter! ...
Forum: Programming 24th March 2009, 03:35 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 7,461
Posted By GB2008
Re: How to learn Javascript fast and effective to make use in business website?

The way I learned code was by simply searching for examples online - there are a lot of free tutorials and sample code snippets out there that will come close to what you want. Then you learn by...
Forum: Programming 24th March 2009, 03:24 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 609
Posted By GB2008
Re: Please help! PHP create date

Not sure where you're going with this, but...

<?php
$countback = rand(1,30);
echo "Counting back ".$countback." days<br>";
$thePHPDate = getdate(time()); // Covert to Array
...
Forum: Programming 24th March 2009, 03:23 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 609
Posted By GB2008
Re: Please help! PHP create date

Not sure where you're going with this, but...

<?php
$countback = rand(1,30);
echo "Counting back ".$countback." days<br>";
$thePHPDate = getdate(time()); // Covert to Array
...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 24th March 2009, 03:07 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 547
Posted By GB2008
Re: Save 10 Days Of Your Time (EzineArticles)

This is why I like a service like submityourarticle.com (http://submityourarticle.com) - they've got a great distribution network and an easy way to spin your article lots of different ways - still...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 24th March 2009, 02:51 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 778
Posted By GB2008
Re: Should I follow everyone back on Twitter?

I always follow anyone that follows me - but then if they start spamming, I unfollow - very simple! But I use TweetLater.com to handle the auto follows and to send a quick DM to my new followers. ...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 18th March 2009, 05:57 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,002
Posted By GB2008
Re: Does the Bum Marketing Method still work?

Bum marketing is all about content - and Google is all about serving up content. So this will always work, as long as you are creating some quality material. Does take numbers tho' - you have to...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 18th March 2009, 05:54 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 596
Posted By GB2008
Re: Please Critique This Video

In advertising, "features tell, benefits sell" - you might want to emphasize more just how incredibly powerful their business will become and how much money they are going to make, and less about...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 18th March 2009, 05:47 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 668
Posted By GB2008
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 18th March 2009, 05:47 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 544
Posted By GB2008
Re: Any way to track competitions web traffic

Try Alexa.com - if they're a high traffic site you should get some idea of what's going on that way.
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 18th March 2009, 05:39 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 455
Posted By GB2008
Re: Need PPC Help!

Hmm - if you got 2 sales already, then you're not doing too badly!! Echo the suggestion to check out the PPC forum, but don't let your need to understand get in the way of simply doing what needs to...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 17th March 2009, 05:02 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 574
Posted By GB2008
Re: Results of my squeeze page test

One more on here - try adding a second opt-in form on the side of your "thank you" page. Little bit of text like "please double check you have entered the right email address - to avoid spamming...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 17th March 2009, 04:48 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 612
Posted By GB2008
Re: What do you use to organise/manage your business?

Mark Joyner has some great disciplines and tools on his simpleology (http://simpleology.com)website - or I'm doing something similar just using email here...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 17th March 2009, 04:44 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 3,013
Posted By GB2008
Re: URGENT: New Marketer Needs Help And It Damn Well Better Be FREE!

This is an awesome thread - thanks everyone!
Forum: Mind Warriors 16th March 2009, 02:43 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 634
Posted By GB2008
Re: How to Find a Mentor?

It's not the technical side of creating a website that's challenging - there's lots of books and programs out there to show you that. The tricky part is getting conversions - and for that I totally...
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