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Forum: Programming 5th July 2011, 11:01 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,799
Posted By Chucksta
Re: Anybody doing anything with bitcoins (BTC) ?

I've noticed people promoting web based mining.... that's bad, very very bad, and should be removed.

Web based miners use the hardware resources of users/visitors computers without their consent....
Forum: Programming 5th July 2011, 08:33 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 500
Posted By Chucksta
Re: I need some serious help ASAP!

That happened to me last week, but my account was not suspended.

The Hosting company, Just Host, reset my password, cleared the offending data, then contacted me.

I then had to use the new...
Forum: Programming 5th July 2011, 08:24 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,048
Posted By Chucksta
Re: How do you change affiliate link based on IP address ?

Thanks, Kirk :)

Some excellent tips there, and thanks for the quote tip, too.

I'm still having problems replacing the first instance of step 4. Posting just keeps on hanging :(

I'll...
Forum: Programming 5th July 2011, 07:26 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,048
Posted By Chucksta
Re: How do you change affiliate link based on IP address ?

Finally, this is not perfect, but it works extremely well. People are not always using an IP address that identifies their actual country, and some people use anonymous browsing, thus hiding their...
Forum: Programming 5th July 2011, 07:23 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,048
Posted By Chucksta
Re: How do you change affiliate link based on IP address ?

Step 7) Next, the code needed to switch links, text, or whatever, based on the visitor's IP address

This I place in a separate php file to the above code, then include it in the html file where it...
Forum: Programming 5th July 2011, 07:20 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,048
Posted By Chucksta
Re: How do you change affiliate link based on IP address ?

Step 5) Next, we need to convert the visitor's IP address into an IP number, so that we can compare it with the IP number range in the IP number list

// Convert visitor's IP address into an IP...
Forum: Programming 5th July 2011, 07:16 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,048
Posted By Chucksta
Re: How do you change affiliate link based on IP address ?

Step 4) Next store the UK addresses into an array - $UkcountryCodesArray
Databse peeps (MySql etc.) Those using a proper database that allows querying can ignore this

// open IP address database ...
Forum: Programming 5th July 2011, 07:09 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,048
Posted By Chucksta
Re: How do you change affiliate link based on IP address ?

Step 3) Grab and store visitor's IP address

This is the start of the countryfinder.php file

// Get visitor's IP address
visitorIPAddress = _SERVER['REMOTE_ADDR'];

Note: the variable...
Forum: Programming 5th July 2011, 07:02 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,048
Posted By Chucksta
Re: How do you change affiliate link based on IP address ?

STEPS TAKEN TO CREATE THESE FILES

Step 1) Get the list of IP addresses
First of all we need to get the list of IP addresses. This can be downloaded from a number of locations. I download mine...
Forum: Programming 5th July 2011, 06:57 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,048
Posted By Chucksta
Tip Re: How do you change affiliate link based on IP address ?

I've got some problems with the code not showing properly, the dollar symbol will not display... I'll remove this text once I resolve this issue

HERE IS HOW TO CHANGE LINKS, TEXT, OR ANYTHING,...
Forum: Programming 5th July 2011, 06:47 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,799
Posted By Chucksta
Re: Anybody doing anything with bitcoins (BTC) ?

LOL, I was wondering if BTC/NMC had found its way here.

Bitcoin (BTC), Namecoin (NMC)

I've been sooo engrossed in this the last few months, I haven't even been on here. Any of you there during...
Forum: Programming 1st July 2011, 09:14 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,048
Posted By Chucksta
Re: How do you change affiliate link based on IP address ?

I've got the info on how this is done, I just need to put it all together. I'll detail here how to do it once I have it working.
Forum: Programming 1st July 2011, 04:17 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,048
Posted By Chucksta
How do you change affiliate link based on IP address ?

Hi, does anyone know if it is possible to switch links depending on the visitor's IP address...

e.g. if someone from the UK accessed my site, I want my affiliate links to send the visitor to the...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 30th November 2010, 11:07 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 830
Posted By Chucksta
Re: Google Acquires Groupon.com [NOT CONFIRMED]

For those unhappy with Google's dominance, check this thread I just created:
...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 30th November 2010, 10:58 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 482
Posted By Chucksta
Google under investigation for alleged breach of EU competition rules

I saw this on the BBC today. Here are a couple of links from the BBC website:

EU launches antitrust probe into alleged Google abuses (http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/business-11877498)

Google faces...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 27th November 2010, 11:49 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 879
Posted By Chucksta
Re: Can You Get Rid Of Unwanted Backlinks ?

Thanks matey, exactly what I needed to here/know :) Makes sense to me now.

Don't worry my backlinking uses anchor text of "srixon golf balls", and recently - "cheap golf balls" and "lake golf...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 27th November 2010, 11:29 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 879
Posted By Chucksta
Re: Can You Get Rid Of Unwanted Backlinks ?

Is that for my srixon-golf-balls.co.uk site ? Because it does not for me. Keying that in and the first time my site appears is way over position 100, and refers to a forum post.
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 27th November 2010, 11:26 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 879
Posted By Chucksta
Re: Can You Get Rid Of Unwanted Backlinks ?

Perhaps, but ask Google what they would think of a site that is 6 months old, and has 3,533 .gov and .edu backlinks

I just used SEO Quake to check the site's status, and it has 26 backlinks to...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 27th November 2010, 11:17 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 879
Posted By Chucksta
Re: Can You Get Rid Of Unwanted Backlinks ?

Yep. PHPBB, but I have now, where I still use a forum, set it so that each ID has to be given access to each forum catagory. Yep, could be a lot of work, especially with sites like the one in my sig....
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 27th November 2010, 10:55 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 879
Posted By Chucksta
Re: Can You Get Rid Of Unwanted Backlinks ?

LOL, thanks.... I would if I could track them down... there doesn't seem to be a way to find the .edu and .gov sites.

Cool name by the way, and excellent group :)
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 27th November 2010, 10:46 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 879
Posted By Chucksta
Re: Can You Get Rid Of Unwanted Backlinks ?

LOL, gladly :)

Oh well, teaches me for being so slack with forum setup and admin... what a numpty
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 27th November 2010, 10:41 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 879
Posted By Chucksta
Can You Get Rid Of Unwanted Backlinks ?

I had a forum on one of my sites that I setup then forgot about, but the spammers obviously did not !!

Somehow, and for some reason (at least I think it was them), they had created a ton of...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 27th November 2010, 01:22 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,234
Posted By Chucksta
Re: how do I get out of Google's sandbox?

Okay, it makes sense from what Don Burk said, that the Google sandbox does not exist, but why then does one of my sites no longer show up when keying in its domain name in the Google search engine ?...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 25th November 2010, 11:08 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 356
Posted By Chucksta
Re: Website Has Vanished From Google Lists

Update:

I just checked all my domains by keying in the full domain name in Google, and 3 of them have vanished. 3 out of 7. 2 affiliate based sites and 1 personal (I use for testing pages or web...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 25th November 2010, 10:39 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 356
Posted By Chucksta
Website Has Vanished From Google Lists

Now, I am hoping that my site has not been sandboxed, but this is very strange as it does not show up anywhere for any version of the key phrase.

My site is about 6 months old and finally hit page...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 23rd November 2010, 08:44 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 587
Posted By Chucksta
Re: Lets answer all the questions involved when it comes to article marketing

Stick with Incansoft. I wouldn't bother with any other company's products. Their products are well put together, intuitive, well documented, excellent support, upgrades applied regularly, and low...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 17th November 2010, 09:00 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 415
Posted By Chucksta
Re: Buy Now or More Info

That's a good idea. I've no idea why I didn't think of that !
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 16th November 2010, 11:28 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 415
Posted By Chucksta
Re: Buy Now or More Info

Good point, thanks :)
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 16th November 2010, 10:42 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 415
Posted By Chucksta
Buy Now or More Info

On my affiliate sites I have been using buttons with "Buy Now" on them, next to each product. I'm doing okay, but do you think "More Info" would be better ?

The button takes the customer through...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 26th September 2010, 02:56 AM
Replies: 537
Views: 79,840
Posted By Chucksta
Re: All-In-One: Free Software You Can't Live Without

I've got a site that has free to use web based tools that are useful for IMers.

There are 5 tools so far, and more on their way. I'm a bit of a coding geek, and decided to try and create as many...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 25th September 2010, 03:45 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 658
Posted By Chucksta
web based RSS Feed creator

Hey all,

I've just finished writing a web based RSS Feed creator, and would like some feedback as to what you think about it. It downloads the XML file to your computer once it has created the...
Forum: Off Topic Forum 25th September 2010, 10:42 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 699
Posted By Chucksta
Re: Politicians are human after all... :)

LOL, hilarious. I've seen this before, but still funny :)
Forum: Off Topic Forum 25th September 2010, 10:41 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 610
Posted By Chucksta
Re: Spell Checker

yep, Google Chrome or any browser running the firefox engine will work with the spell checker.

I just tried out IE, and you are right, the spell check does not work. Nuts to IE, I say :)
Forum: Off Topic Forum 25th September 2010, 10:35 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 875
Posted By Chucksta
Re: I am 16 and I made a $378,493 in 4 Months... Whatever!!

LOL, totally agree.

The only thing that annoys me about this is when people lose out who can't afford to lose anything.

I don't tend to trust anything until I can try it out for myself...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 25th September 2010, 10:27 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 590
Posted By Chucksta
Re: What happens to my ezinearticle articles?

I always post my articles on Ezine first, then once they are accepted I rewrite them and post them to some of the other decent article directories (dashboard, goarticles, etc.).

Ezine is excellent...
Forum: Programming 21st September 2010, 02:46 AM
Replies: 173
Views: 7,958
Posted By Chucksta
Re: Which one is best PHP OR ASP

I have never used ASP, but I do use ASP.NET along with C# and Visual Studio.

I also build apps in PHP/HTML/CSS

A programmer/developer can easily learn both systems. It's not hard and takes very...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 20th September 2010, 10:42 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 742
Posted By Chucksta
Re: New Noob with a Question

As Mangozoom said, Google Instant has made it an advantage to use key phrases containing many words. Two of my sites have 5 and 6 word key phrases, and i do pretty well, thank you :)
Forum: Programming 20th September 2010, 10:33 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,140
Posted By Chucksta
Re: How to make a satellite TV online

Yeah, they are packed full with non English speaking channels. Useful perhaps if you want to learn a language, but I don't know about other English speaking countries (USA, Canada, Australia, etc),...
Forum: Programming 20th September 2010, 10:21 AM
Replies: 91
Views: 4,182
Posted By Chucksta
Re: Which programming language should I choose??

I'd recommend C#. The pay is excellent and there's plenty of work. A friend of mine works for a German bank based in Belgium, and he said they are finding it really difficult to get C# programmers....
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 19th September 2010, 05:50 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 613
Posted By Chucksta
Wordpress and Feedburner query

Hi all,

I was wondering if anyone knew if there is an easy way to have Wordpress pages in the feedburner feed?
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 19th September 2010, 11:02 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 470
Posted By Chucksta
Re: First Site - Advice Appriciated

Check out The Challenge (http://www.thirtydaychallenge.com) for a free course. Good place to start, and no need to spend any cash, although they do mention a number of useful tools. One of which is...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 19th September 2010, 07:53 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 808
Posted By Chucksta
Re: Does changing your download url help with report thieves?

I use option C, and it works very well. And make it clear that if they like the product and would like to see more than make use of the links to ensure the development of current and future products.
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 19th September 2010, 05:51 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 818
Posted By Chucksta
Re: Just bought a membership to the War Room...

Tomwood said it right, this IS the best investment of your life. Prior to joining Warrior Forum, let alone the War Room, I was struggling to get anywhere with my affiliate sites. Warrior Forum...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 11th September 2010, 11:52 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 4,505
Posted By Chucksta
Re: Amazon.com affiliate program from Europe ?

Never mind my previous post, I didn't realise there are only 8 Amazon sites. Therefore just 6 to join. I hope the non English ones have an English language version of the sign up page :)
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 11th September 2010, 11:42 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 4,505
Posted By Chucksta
Re: Amazon.com affiliate program from Europe ?

Oh My Goodness !!!!! how extremely useful is that !!!!!

Luckily I have only just created one version of the page (UK). Now with that plug-in there's nothing more for me to do, thanks :)
...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 11th September 2010, 11:18 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 4,505
Posted By Chucksta
Re: Amazon.com affiliate program from Europe ?

Excellent, I must have misread the payment by cheque (check) part.

Thanks for your prompt reply :)
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 11th September 2010, 10:38 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 4,505
Posted By Chucksta
Amazon.com affiliate program from Europe ?

I was wondering if there was anyone out there who is a member of Amazon.com affiliate program, but based in Europe or at least not in north America, as amazon.com require a US bank account or...
Forum: Programming 26th August 2010, 03:40 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 620
Posted By Chucksta
Tip Re: PHP and writing to the the user's HDD, possible ?

Okay, with writing to the user's HDD prohibited, I implemented a force download instead:

In brief:

1) Create folder so hold generated text files

2) Write files to said folder

3) Zip files...
Forum: Programming 25th August 2010, 06:59 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 620
Posted By Chucksta
PHP and writing to the the user's HDD, possible ?

I have a web app hosted on Just Host that I have nearly finished writing but still needs to have coded the ability to write a text file to user's computer. the user should be able to specify where on...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 20th July 2010, 08:17 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 705
Posted By Chucksta
Re: Looking for a directory submission offer in here

Stick with the Incansoft products. I canny fault a one... excellent

Stay well clear of massive article ripoff submitter... very very very poor support, and most of the article sites do not work
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 9th July 2010, 12:48 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 836
Posted By Chucksta
Re: Article Marketing Software Suggestions?

Brilliant info... just what I needed to know at this moment... I've been looking for a decent article submitter as it saves LOADS of time, but I bought Massive Article Submitter along with the...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 9th July 2010, 12:35 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,006
Posted By Chucksta
Re: Offline Line Businesses - Help With Cold Calling

Not one for cold calling myself, not got the balls :) But, amongst the many IT skills I posses, web development is proving to be quite a lucrative one, and what I do to get custom is for every...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 8th July 2010, 10:47 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,701
Posted By Chucksta
Re: Bought a Product With My Own Affiliate Link But Got No $$??

Whenever I wish to buy something on-line and can do so through an affiliate program that I am on, I set-up the link on the appropriate domain of mine, then get a friend or member of the family to go...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 8th July 2010, 09:55 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,874
Posted By Chucksta
Re: What's Your #1 Secret to Being Productive?

Yeah, I do that, preferably at the very start of the day. No matter how I feel, as long as I get one thing done for my business, then I feel good for that day. And if I end the day achieving loads,...
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 8th July 2010, 06:47 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 997
Posted By Chucksta
Re: Newbies: Tired of NOT Making Money?...

lol, that's me

I love people, but canny stand management.
Forum: Main Internet Marketing Discussion Forum 8th July 2010, 01:31 AM
Replies: 90
Views: 3,299
Posted By Chucksta
Re: I want Better Hosting!!

Justhost.com

I've got 5 domains with them so far, and they are absolutely brilliant. Very quick to sort any issues, and don't try and dissuade you if you wish to cancel a chargeable facility. I...
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