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Forum: Local Meetups, Mastermind Groups and Warrior Events 9th July 2012, 09:13 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 881
Posted By n7 Studios
Re: Birmingham, UK, in City Centre for a coffee break

Hi Alessandro,

I'm based in Birmingham city centre, it would be great to connect and share some ideas.

Drop me a message or email if you want to arrange something.

Tim.
Forum: Programming 5th July 2012, 11:41 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,123
Posted By n7 Studios
Re: Single API to post to multiple SM sites

Buffer - A Smarter Way to Share on Social Media (http://www.bufferapp.com) have an API (Buffer - Developer API (http://bufferapp.com/developers/api)) which allows you to post to Facebook, Twitter...
Forum: Website Design 26th April 2012, 04:48 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 869
Posted By n7 Studios
Re: New Website Red Flagged by google, some advice here please.

Hi Morg,

In the first instance I'd go back to your web designer explaining the issue.

It would take them up to an hour of their time to check for any issues.

I posted a similar response on...
Forum: Website Design 26th April 2012, 04:44 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 432
Posted By n7 Studios
Re: Wordpress Blog Struggling To Load

Hi James,

There are a few areas you'd need to investigate to get an accurate answer:

1. Re-upload core WordPress files
Download the version of WordPress you currently run from wordpress.org...
Forum: Programming 2nd January 2012, 11:36 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,846
Posted By n7 Studios
Re: Best Hosting for High Spike in Traffic

How many visitors per minute are you expecting will view the web site at it's peak?

Once you've established a rough answer to that (either based on previous site launches or other research), then...
Forum: Local Meetups, Mastermind Groups and Warrior Events 22nd July 2011, 06:56 AM
Replies: 0
Mastermind Group: UK IM Group
Views: 493
Posted By n7 Studios
UK IM Group

Having seen the large number of UK based event / mastermind group threads that seem to slowly pass and fade out, I've created a UK Internet Marketing Community web site, which is designed to allow...
Forum: Copywriting 26th March 2011, 06:51 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,547
Posted By n7 Studios
Re: Psychopathic client. Public slander. What should I do folks?

Fire him.

As service providers, we all make mistakes - and it's our responsibility to correct them.

However, you should never have to work in an aggressive, abusive environment. It's just not...
Forum: Programming 20th December 2010, 07:56 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,003
Posted By n7 Studios
Re: Quick Wordpress Question: Blocking Domain Names

If you're on a multisite install, you can access Site Admin > Options through the Wordpress Administration and list the domains you wish to block.

Settings > Discussion also has a blacklist, but...
Forum: Offline Marketing 17th December 2010, 09:55 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 522
Posted By n7 Studios
Re: Google Maps Question

You need to make sure that the primary category (if you changed it) is one that isn't a custom category (i.e. it's a category which appears on the dropdown list when you start typing it in):...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 4th December 2010, 07:46 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 833
Posted By n7 Studios
Re: What are people thinking when they go to this site?

Install Google Analytics onto the web site, give it a week or two and then look at the statistics to determine how people are finding your web site, what search terms they are using etc.

From that...
Forum: Website Design 19th November 2010, 06:33 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,540
Posted By n7 Studios
Re: Why is this taking so darn long to load? Wordpress help.

Hi Nathan,

There's definitely an issue. It took around 40 seconds to load initially - that's way to long for a web site.

As has already been noted, your WP Super Cache plugin is taking an...
Forum: Programming 15th August 2010, 10:52 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 759
Posted By n7 Studios
Re: Where are you finding PHP jobs today?

Three places I use from time to time:

1. Warriors for Hire Forum - place an advert with your services.
2. FreelanceSwitch - they have a job board section. Costs $7/month to subscribe.
3....
Forum: Programming 4th August 2010, 02:42 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 884
Posted By n7 Studios
Re: How to hire a freelance lite php/html/css person

I think you answered your own question:



Simply hire someone, try them out on a 1 hour or so job. It's the only real way to evaluate someone.
Forum: Programming 19th July 2010, 03:59 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,424
Posted By n7 Studios
Re: PHP Class or Function for WAV files - anyone know of one?

I've used code similar to:
Read wav header and calculate duration - PHP - Snipplr Social Snippet Repository (http://snipplr.com/view/285/read-wav-header-and-calculate-duration/)
.wav file header...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 5th July 2010, 02:24 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 685
Posted By n7 Studios
Re: Increasing Opt-Ins

It depends entirely on what your opt in box says and looks like - and what the subject / web site is!

- Does it catch the user's eye when they first visit your site?
- What compels them to...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 28th June 2010, 02:48 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 513
Posted By n7 Studios
Re: Social Media Question

BuySellAds.com have a very select (but IMO good) selection of web sites for you to advertise on, and have quite a strict application and acceptance process for web sites wishing to display adverts.
...
Forum: Programming 4th June 2010, 07:58 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,497
Posted By n7 Studios
Wordpress Comment Rating Field Plugin

Hi guys,

I've just written a basic plugin which provides an optional 5 star rating field below the comments form in Wordpress, allowing site visitors to provide a rating along with their usual...
Forum: Website Design 3rd June 2010, 05:13 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 847
Posted By n7 Studios
Re: Is it better for images to be in a separate folder?

No, it won't break - but you'll find by seperating various files into their appropriate folders that your site becomes a lot easier to manage when you're looking through a list of files for that one...
Forum: Programming 2nd May 2010, 04:41 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 750
Posted By n7 Studios
Re: URGENT MAJOR JQUERY ISSUE!!

You need to seperate out the issues here:

1. Inline popup not correctly displaying across all browsers
2. Inline popup not always closing

Two solutions:
1. Use an existing jQuery plugin...
Forum: Website Design 20th April 2010, 04:21 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 862
Posted By n7 Studios
Re: Lightbox in Wordpress query

Looking at http://web-argument.com/wp-content/uploads/2009/02/tag.jpg, it appears that the plugin uses the class attribute (e.g. <a class="lightbox"...), which you'd need to remove to exclude that...
Forum: Programming 13th April 2010, 07:16 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 366
Posted By n7 Studios
Tip Asking for Advice or Work - Tips

I'm all for people asking for advice and/or people to work on their projects, and this is certainly a great place to do that.

However, I'm also noticing a repetitive trend of questions or...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 4th April 2010, 02:17 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,425
Posted By n7 Studios
Re: Dating website plugin for wordpress..is there such a thing?

Hi Graham,

The only one I'm aware of is at WordPress Dating (http://wordpressdating.com/) - but I don't think it's been amended for quite some time.

Tim.
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 22nd March 2010, 08:03 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 595
Posted By n7 Studios
Re: Does anyone know a good place to have an iPhone app built?

Check out the Warriors for Hire section; there's a developer there who's offering pretty much what you're looking for at $250:
...
Forum: Website Design 9th March 2010, 07:00 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 998
Posted By n7 Studios
Re: Icons for natural health - Vegetables etc.

Smashing Magazine (http://www.smashingmagazine.com) is worth looking at - they have several posts with free icon sets, which are pretty good quality.
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 2nd March 2010, 11:30 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,301
Posted By n7 Studios
Re: Urgent help please - Integrating paypal buttons for a client without having his paypal login...

You can do this, providing you know their Paypal email address:
TechDevils.com - Create a custom PayPal Shopping Cart Button - TechDevils (http://www.techdevils.com/php/)

However, I wouldn't...
Forum: Website Design 24th February 2010, 03:59 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,025
Posted By n7 Studios
Re: New Logo take 2...

How long's a piece of string?

You're asking quite a subjective question 'which one is best?'. It'd depend on what your site / name is about, what services / products you're offering etc.

If...
Forum: Local Meetups, Mastermind Groups and Warrior Events 26th January 2010, 12:57 PM
Replies: 112
Poll: Local Event: [removed]
Views: 7,152
Posted By n7 Studios
Re: Birmingham / West Midlands UK Meetup?

The next meetup will be on Thursday 4th February at 11.30am in All Bar One, Brindleyplace, Birmingham.

Come and discuss all things IM, copywriting and the web over a coffee with fellow Warriors....
Forum: Programming 19th January 2010, 09:15 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 568
Posted By n7 Studios
Re: PHP Redirect help

Remove the final square bracket after $ipaddresses on the if... line i.e. change:

if (in_array($_SERVER['REMOTE_ADDR'],$ipaddresses]))

to:

if (in_array($_SERVER['REMOTE_ADDR'],$ipaddresses))
Forum: Website Design 8th January 2010, 11:51 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 488
Posted By n7 Studios
Re: Moving domain from html to wordpress - what to do with the old urls

So you're both suggesting to do a 301 redirect to a 404?

Apart from not following how web server error codes should be managed (you would server either a 301 or a 404, not do a 301 redirect to a...
Forum: Website Design 8th January 2010, 10:55 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 488
Posted By n7 Studios
Re: Moving domain from html to wordpress - what to do with the old urls

Hi Kenj,

I'd suggest implementing a 301 redirect on the old pages to their equivalent new posts / pages in Wordpress.

A 301 redirect tells the referring site (i.e. Google) that the old page...
Forum: Programming 28th December 2009, 09:46 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 841
Posted By n7 Studios
Re: Hiring a Programmer that Does the Job Right?

I'd suggest two things, if you haven't tried this already:

1. Try prospective developers on a small project / task first.
It's a time consuming process doing this, but actions speak louder...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 1st December 2009, 06:26 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 6,957
Posted By n7 Studios
Re: How much do YOU pay your virtual assistant?

Don't forget that a VA who works 20 hours @ $5/hr ($100) costs more than a VA who only needs 10 hours @ $7.50/hr ($75) to complete the same task.

Don't get hung up on the hourly rate. It's not...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 22nd November 2009, 05:02 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 4,482
Posted By n7 Studios
Re: How Long Does Your Laptop Run On The Battery?

Hi Mike,

Unfortunutely, that's the problem. Due to the nature of the batteries and how they work, they're not designed to be charged to 100% and then left plugged into the mains for prolonged...
Forum: Website Design 10th November 2009, 07:49 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 502
Posted By n7 Studios
Re: IE7 not working

A reset CSS stylesheet can also help, as it aims to neutralise some of the differences between web browsers (bearing in mind you've got IE6, 7 and 8 - mentioned seperately as they each behave...
Forum: Programming 28th October 2009, 06:13 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 574
Posted By n7 Studios
Re: Does this exist? (PHP Site Generator from .txt Files)

Hi Scott,

I'm sure somebody could do this - but to be honest, I think there are far more efficient ways of doing this, such as having your outsourcers dropping the content straight into a database...
Forum: Website Design 24th October 2009, 07:33 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 837
Posted By n7 Studios
Re: Wordpress - (www) or (no www)? - how do I know?

If you're familiar with accessing and editing .htaccess files, if you're on a certain server setup, you can include a few lines of code to ensure that any non-www links are automatically 301...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 18th October 2009, 01:12 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 821
Posted By n7 Studios
Re: Where do you buy .co.uk domains?

Hi Oscar,

I've personally used 123reg.co.uk for a number of years without issue - although their email isn't the best (but for domains it's okay).
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 13th October 2009, 07:39 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,232
Posted By n7 Studios
Re: united kingdom - Postal strike could begin next week,

What's new? Even when they're not on strike, Royal Mail suck at delivering mail. Quite why they're still in existance is a mystery.

As for the serious answer, most retailers will turn to...
Forum: Programming 8th October 2009, 12:24 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 747
Posted By n7 Studios
Re: Folder keeps on getting created on its own... weird!

- which stores its settings in the database ;)

Glad you got it fixed.
Forum: Programming 8th October 2009, 03:24 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 747
Posted By n7 Studios
Re: Folder keeps on getting created on its own... weird!

I'm guessing when you moved your blog, there's still a setting lurking in the wp-config.php file, or your Wordpress settings MySQL table that's pointing to domain.com/blog/wp-content

Because this...
Forum: Website Design 29th September 2009, 05:24 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,894
Posted By n7 Studios
Re: I'm Sorry To Say This..

Hi Brian,

There's an error in your Adsense script code. I'm getting the error "Failed to load source for: http://pagead2.googlesyndication.com/pagead/show_ads.js", which means some of the...
Forum: Programming 27th September 2009, 08:03 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 939
Posted By n7 Studios
Re: Wordpress Sidebar Unordered List Dot Error - Need fix

You'll need to look at your theme's CSS - specifically anything related to the ul, li, #text-3, .widget or .widget_text classes.

One (or more) of those will require the list-style-type: none;...
Forum: Programming 27th September 2009, 07:59 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,359
Posted By n7 Studios
Re: Wordpress breaking onsite PayPal button code brackets

Hi Kirk,

If that HTML / PHP code is in a page or a post within Wordpress that you're editing, you'll need to use the Source / HTML view to put that code in.

If you put that code in the...
Forum: Website Design 6th September 2009, 05:30 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 542
Posted By n7 Studios
Re: Site Style

Your best bet is to look at designer's online portfolios, and find one that contains work similar to the style you're looking for. Not the best answer I know, but it's quite hard to find the few...
Forum: Programming 6th September 2009, 05:23 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 973
Posted By n7 Studios
Re: AMazon AWS Script Easy to Change to uk?

Refer to the Amazon Product Advertising API (was AWS):
Product Advertising API (http://docs.amazonwebservices.com/AWSECommerceService/latest/DG/index.html?Locales.html)

For the UK, the endpoint...
Forum: Programming 24th August 2009, 07:14 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 756
Posted By n7 Studios
Re: Need help getting a piece of data from the Wordpress database?

Assuming you've stored the user meta data in the correct way (i.e. it's in the wp_usermeta table), you can just use:

get_usermeta(userID, 'metakey');See Function Reference/get usermeta WordPress...
Forum: Programming 23rd August 2009, 09:14 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 552
Posted By n7 Studios
Re: Question for all you Javascript experts ...

Hi Kirk,

It sounds like there are errors in the Javascript, which stop it from working - say, you click on a link that uses Javascript, and that code doesn't work - chances are the rest of the...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 18th August 2009, 03:38 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,429
Posted By n7 Studios
Re: HTML Email in Outlook - Is there a Solution for me?

Outlook doesn't handle CSS well, and Outlook 2007 uses Word to render HTML, which results in emails with missing background colours, misalignment etc. It's a well documented issue:
Microsoft Breaks...
Forum: Programming 28th July 2009, 02:17 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 684
Posted By n7 Studios
Re: Email/Hosting/DNN/Aweber Life Solution Needed ...

You'll need to:
- export your current list into CSV or similar
- import this list into aWeber (or Mailchimp)
- get someone to write a custom module / functionality to opt users into aWeber /...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 17th July 2009, 03:09 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,551
Posted By n7 Studios
Re: My Virus Disaster! - Full PC Protection Advice & Tips 2 Speed Up Your PC!

Great article, Tom.

Can certainly vouch for AVG, MalwareBytes, Spybot and CCleaner. I've commonly used those in IT support for removing viruses and spyware from infected PC's.

For Rootkits,...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 8th July 2009, 03:12 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,856
Posted By n7 Studios
Re: People In Uk Beware Mobile Phone Directory Contains Your Number.

Arghh!!!

Read their FAQ - it clearly states they don't have everyone's numbers. I wish people would stop mis-reporting this!

Try searching their system first to see if you're on there. If you...
Forum: Website Design 31st May 2009, 02:06 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 594
Posted By n7 Studios
Re: google maps directions

The Google Maps API reference would be your best starting point, specifically how to add markers to the map, with details:
Google Maps API Reference - Google Maps API - Google Code...
Forum: Website Design 29th May 2009, 04:25 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,221
Posted By n7 Studios
Re: Do you still design for IE 6?

Hi Bill,

If it's a web site that anyone could potentially visit, I'd design it for IE6. Whilst we moan and gripe about it as a browser, there's still around 20% of users using IE6.

If it's a...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 12th May 2009, 09:04 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 545
Posted By n7 Studios
Re: My first photoshop creation!!

Around 4 - 5% of site visitors have an 800x600 resolution:

Browser Display Statistics (http://www.w3schools.com/browsers/browsers_display.asp)

W3Counter - Global Web Stats...
Forum: Programming 21st April 2009, 08:48 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 558
Posted By n7 Studios
Re: Removed widgets still show up in wp - help!

They may be hardcoded into the theme's sidebar.php file, in which case you'll need to edit that.
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 11th April 2009, 06:32 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,509
Posted By n7 Studios
Re: Held To Ransom By Web Designer

The domain name your friend registered is with ukfast.co.uk, and he'll have complete control over that.

The domain currently points to redmammoth.com, who are now imagered.co.uk. I imagine...
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