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Re: [wordpress-195] Cross Posting - If you can't find a plugin that does all of those you could possibly try an alternative way by connecting LinkedIn and Facebook to Twitter and post to Twitter and have it repost. Cheers, Stefan. On Mar 26, 2013, at 11:18 AM, Kristin Stefan D. Mar 26, 2013 11:22 AM
Re: [wordpress-195] Cross Posting - Linkedin has a setting to allow posts from twitter On Mar 26,[masked]:18 AM, "Kristin" < [address removed] > wrote: vince Mar 26, 2013 11:21 AM
Cross Posting - Hello WP fans. I have a client that wants auto posting to linkedin, facebook and twitter when he updates his blog.  I looked at hootsuite but in order for it to be a one stop solution he would need to write his blog posts in their very Kristin Mar 26, 2013 11:17 AM
Re: [wordpress-195] Elegant themes - Oh, very good.  I am tearing my hair out. I appreciate your words as now I don't feel like a really really stupid person.   On Mon, Mar 25, 2013 at 4:24 PM, Sallie Goetsch < Annie K. Mar 25, 2013 4:27 PM
RE: [wordpress-195] Elegant themes - Annie et al.: I have worked with Elegant Themes before. They have their own customization functions and don't operate quite like your standard (e.g. Twenty Eleven, Twenty Twelve) theme. Many, many themes (not just from Elegant, but also from Woo a Sallie G. Mar 25, 2013 4:24 PM
Re: [wordpress-195] Elegant themes - go to the Appearance/menu and change it to home hashmat Jannah Team www.jannahteam. user 1. Mar 25, 2013 4:01 PM
Re: [wordpress-195] Elegant themes - So she wants the front page to say Home but also to be a post page.  I found the front page which is the post page but how do I rename it. I know it's easy I just don't remember how.   http://www Annie K. Mar 25, 2013 3:57 PM
RE: [wordpress-195] Elegant themes - Ron Mar 25, 2013 3:52 PM
Re: [wordpress-195] Elegant themes - I think you should first check what page is set to homepage then edit that page in pages section. If your theme has limited fonts then you should use plugin instead . user 1. Mar 25, 2013 3:50 PM
Re: [wordpress-195] Elegant themes - I hope Lawrence is right where Annie is conc Liz M. Mar 25, 2013 3:47 PM
Re: [wordpress-195] Elegant themes - Hi, Anybody correct me if i am wrong, but typically on a WP template the home page is a "Post" rather than a "Page". You make the Post "sticky" if you want it viewed as a typical homepage. When you go to "All Posts&q user 2. Mar 25, 2013 3:36 PM
Re: [wordpress-195] Elegant themes - It seems really stupid to me and knowing I'm not a wordpress expert. OK When I go to the site the home page is that first page but when I look under pages I can't find it to edit it and to look at what she did.  I know this is basic but I can& Annie K. Mar 25, 2013 3:21 PM
Re: [wordpress-195] Elegant themes - what exactly do you have problem with it. it should be fine if you are familiar with wordpress. -----Original Message----- user 1. Mar 25, 2013 3:14 PM
Elegant themes - Does Anyone have experience with Elegant Themes.  I am working on one for a client and am really struggling.  -- Annie http://anniekuhndesigns.com/ Annie K. Mar 25, 2013 3:01 PM
Re: [wordpress-195] Slides and Stefan's PDF now on EastBayWP.com - Hi Sallie, Is the WP show over? Have the winners been announced? Do we have some links to look at? Been under a rock, FrankieMac On 3/24/2013 1:02 PM, Sallie Goetsch wrote: > Though I'm afraid I have not yet posted the backlog of notes. Frank M. Mar 24, 2013 1:51 PM
Slides and Stefan's PDF now on EastBayWP.com - Though I'm afraid I have not yet posted the backlog of notes. Cheers, Sallie Sallie G. Mar 24, 2013 1:02 PM
Re: [wordpress-195] duda mobile plugin help - agreed a single responsive site (f possible) would be my choice as well. probably save you alot of headaches as well compared to any Ben H. Mar 19, 2013 9:32 AM
Re: [wordpress-195] duda mobile plugin help - Mobile and SEO can be a complicated issue.  Google prefers that you go with the "one URL" solution which usually means a responsive design (both mobile and desktop go to the same URL and the display adjusts using CSS media queries kathyalice Mar 19, 2013 9:17 AM
Re: [wordpress-195] duda mobile plugin help - Hi There is actually no difference in using the Duda plugin vs their online website-to-mobile conversion platform. The plugin is a free version which generates a site url as www.duda.mysite.com . Michael G. Mar 18, 2013 10:09 PM
[wordpress-195] duda mobile plugin help - Hi, I have a client who has a interestingly structured Wordpress site. www.provoltz.com . They design uses categories to setup pages. They want a mobile version of the site and i would like to try t user 2. Mar 18, 2013 7:45 AM
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Re: [wordpress-195] Hostmonster.com - Preview not available Michael B. Mar 14, 2013 4:17 PM
Re: [wordpress-195] Hostmonster.com - I've been hosting with them for several years. Very good phone support. Haven't noticed speed issues. Randy Sent from my (sometimes overly enthusiastic autocorrecting) iPhone On Mar 8, 2013, at 5:09 PM, Greg Turner wrote: Randall Mar 8, 2013 11:31 PM
Hostmonster.com - Hi All - a potential client has come to me about speeding up the load times of a WordPress site hosted at hostmonster.com. Please read carefully, this is not hostgator.com. I am not familiar with hostmonster.com. Anyway, anyone have any experienc Greg T. Mar 8, 2013 5:09 PM
Re: [wordpress-195] FW: [WordPress-Open-Studio] WordPress Intensive - March 6th- - Hi, I am interested but will miss the first day. What's the schedule for the succeeding classes? On Fri, Mar 1, 2013 at 5:46 PM, Sallie Goetsch < mitos s. Mar 1, 2013 9:12 PM
FW: [WordPress-Open-Studio] WordPress Intensive - March 6th- - I have not taken this class and know nothing about it, but I know there are some newcomers to WP in this group and thought they might find it useful. -----Original Message----- From: [address removed] [mailto:WordPress-Open-Studi Sallie G. Mar 1, 2013 5:46 PM
Re: [wordpress-195] Managed WordPress Hosting - neat link thanks! On Feb 28, 2013, at 10:05 AM, Greg Turner wrote: > Hi Everybody, > > For all those who may have missed February's meeting on Managed WordPress Hosting, I just came across this article, written yesterday, that provides a pretty c Ben H. Feb 28, 2013 10:37 AM
Managed WordPress Hosting - Hi Everybody, For all those who may have missed February's meeting on Managed WordPress Hosting, I just came across this article, written yesterday, that provides a pretty complete rundown on what is available. Notice, that the first hosting sol Greg T. Feb 28, 2013 10:04 AM
Re: [wordpress-195] recommend full-featured Donations plug-in for non-profit? - I just finished building on a dev site using Gravity Form w/conditionals. Payments can be made via check or via Paypal one time or monthly donation.  Have not tested sending acknowledgement to another though. It Stacey Feb 25, 2013 6:08 PM
Re: [wordpress-195] recommend full-featured Donations plug-in for non-profit? - please share this info. with all on this list. Thank you! On Feb 24, 2013, at 11:03 PM, KPStraus wrote: Sierra Feb 25, 2013 5:06 PM
Re: [wordpress-195] anyone have ideas on how to find a page that is still allowing comments - Hi Britt, Here are some things that you might try: 1) Are your comments turned on i Anca Feb 25, 2013 5:02 PM
[wordpress-195] anyone have ideas on how to find a page that is still allowing comments - I have a related problem in that website shows the icon for comments but when I click icon, I am taken to page where I still can't comment. How might I enable comments? Thanks for all contributions to this list, mos Bonnie B. Feb 25, 2013 9:56 AM
recommend full-featured Donations plug-in for non-profit? - Can anyone recommend a fairly full-featured Donations plug-in for a non-profit? KPStraus Feb 24, 2013 11:03 PM
Re: [wordpress-195] anyone have ideas on how to find a page that is still allowing comments - In the admin menu, go to Pages select all by clicking the top checkbox select edit from Actions dropdown menu click apply A "bulk edit" dialog should appear beside "comments" select "do not allow" from the dropdown menu If the list of pages exte chris Feb 24, 2013 6:56 PM
Re: [wordpress-195] anyone have ideas on how to find a page that is still allowing comments - Preview not available Ben H. Feb 23, 2013 7:09 PM
Re: [wordpress-195] anyone have ideas on how to find a page that is still allowing comments - Preview not available Ben H. Feb 23, 2013 6:26 PM
anyone have ideas on how to find a page that is still allowing comments - I have a site that is supposed to disallow comments on all pages... ONE is still allowing it and I can't see it. Thoughts? Thanks in advance Bruce Ferrell bruce f. Feb 23, 2013 4:53 PM
HOT WORDPRESS DESIGNER/DEVELOPER WANTED - More info H Frank M. Feb 19, 2013 4:48 PM
Re: [wordpress-195] Sound?? - not within the jpg or png format itself but you can construct such a thing in the form of an html page if that works for you. On Feb 17, 2013, at 5:59 PM, cherie carter wrote: > > Hi everyone, > I have a client who'd like to add sound to a jpeg o Ben H. Feb 17, 2013 6:08 PM
Sound?? - Hi everyone, I have a client who'd like to add sound to a jpeg or png link; and then use it for iPhone / Android. Is that possible and if so, what software would I use?? Thanks for your help! Cherie cherie c. Feb 17, 2013 5:22 PM
Today's Meetup - Hi, everyone. Just wanted to provide a few more details for today's meetup. Ben Metcalfe and Austin Gunter from WP Engine will be joining us (and bringing pizza, soda, and beer). Our friends at ZippyKid, Page.ly, and Synthesis all had s Sallie G. Feb 17, 2013 9:03 AM
Re: [wordpress-195] Ecommerce/WooCommerce Question - Creating Individualized Stores - Ben, Dipak, and Dave, Thanks for your input.  We're starting to look at Magento which offers a multivendor option.  But, the membership site plugin may work as well...just trying to figure out the simplest way of maintaining and add user 1. Feb 16, 2013 11:34 AM
Re: [wordpress-195] Ecommerce/WooCommerce Question - Creating Individualized Stores - Hi Edward, I'm looking to do something that may be similar similar with music-oriented stores. I haven't gotten mine figured out yet either, so we should let each other know if we find any good possibilities. I consid DaveGoff Feb 16, 2013 9:52 AM
RE: [wordpress-195] Ecommerce/WooCommerce Question - Creating Individualized Stores - Well this functionality can be achieved by adding some membe Dipak S. Feb 15, 2013 1:48 AM
Re: [wordpress-195] Ecommerce/WooCommerce Question - Creating Individualized Stores - sounds like something that would be achieved by way of a plugin it also sounds like a lot of work per customer. On Ben H. Feb 14, 2013 9:52 PM
Ecommerce/WooCommerce Question - Creating Individualized Stores - Hello everyone, I'm trying to figure out if WooCommerce or any other ecomm platform would be capable of creating password-protected individualized stores that would show only certain items extracted from a main ecommerce store.  The user 1. Feb 14, 2013 9:49 PM
Re: [wordpress-195] Tech Liminal's Re-Opening Party: Friday, Feb 15 - Already committed to another event on the 15th... Have fun! On Feb 10, 2013, at 1:15 PM, A Karen J. Feb 10, 2013 1:20 PM
Tech Liminal's Re-Opening Party: Friday, Feb 15 - Hello fellow WordPress friends, If you're in Oakland next Friday, I'd like to invi Anca Feb 10, 2013 1:14 PM
Re: [wordpress-195] "wp-content" folder back-up? - Preview not available Ben H. Feb 7, 2013 8:13 AM
Re: [wordpress-195] "wp-content" folder back-up? - Preview not available Zach B. Feb 6, 2013 6:18 PM
Re: [wordpress-195] "wp-content" folder back-up? - Preview not available Ben H. Feb 4, 2013 12:42 PM
Re: [wordpress-195] "wp-content" folder back-up? - I got explanations from 3 WPE tech support folks, and none mentioned secondary backups. Maybe they only do secondary backups for user 8. Feb 4, 2013 12:40 PM
Re: [wordpress-195] "wp-content" folder back-up? - Preview not available Ben H. Feb 4, 2013 12:35 PM
Re: [wordpress-195] "wp-content" folder back-up? - This is the latest explanation I got from WPE about their backup process: === WP Engine's automated backups includ user 8. Feb 4, 2013 11:52 AM
Re: [wordpress-195] "wp-content" folder back-up? - Hi Rose, i use wpengine for one of my sites - I'm pretty happy with it. Since they have a strong focus on performance, they are likely hoping that most of their customers are using a CDN for hosting images, especially a site with many images. The othe chris Feb 2, 2013 12:11 PM
Re: [wordpress-195] "wp-content" folder back-up? - Preview not available Ben H. Feb 1, 2013 5:43 PM
Re: [wordpress-195] "wp-content" folder back-up? - Here's an official answer from WP Engine's Jason Cosper: So "/wp-content/*" (and "/wp noel s. Feb 1, 2013 5:39 PM
Re: [wordpress-195] "wp-content" folder back-up? - Preview not available Zach B. Feb 1, 2013 4:24 PM
Re: [wordpress-195] "wp-content" folder back-up? - Preview not available Dave L. Feb 1, 2013 4:20 PM
Re: [wordpress-195] "wp-content" folder back-up? - Preview not available Anca Feb 1, 2013 4:16 PM
Re: [wordpress-195] "wp-content" folder back-up? - Preview not available Ben H. Feb 1, 2013 3:45 PM
Re: [wordpress-195] "wp-content" folder back-up? - Preview not available Ben H. Feb 1, 2013 3:43 PM
Re: [wordpress-195] "wp-content" folder back-up? - Re: [wordpress-195] "wp-content" folder back-up? FYI – I now remember the other “kid” on the block be user 1. Feb 1, 2013 3:41 PM
Re: [wordpress-195] "wp-content" folder back-up? - Yes, I will definitely check again w/ WP Engine, and let everyone here know. It'd be interesting to know which other web user 8. Feb 1, 2013 3:34 PM
Re: [wordpress-195] "wp-content" folder back-up? - Usually they do back of entire site. Some hosting specifically ask you what folder you want back up. It's a case to case thing from different hosting companies. I use hostgator and they do back-ups of entire site. mitos s. Feb 1, 2013 3:28 PM
Re: [wordpress-195] "wp-content" folder back-up? - Well, based on my brief investigation I think he's not entirely correct. He has said: Zach B. Feb 1, 2013 3:16 PM
Re: [wordpress-195] "wp-content" folder back-up? - Sounds like something worth checking :) I just downloaded two of my restore points from WPEngine -- a manually created restore point and one of their daily restore points. wp-content/ is included. wp-content/themes and wp Zach B. Feb 1, 2013 3:03 PM
Re: [wordpress-195] "wp-content" folder back-up? - Liz, Here is what the tech support guy at WP emailed me: === At WPEngine we do create backups and restore points daily. We do not however, make copies of the wp-content folder so you will want to download a backup weekly or more often dep user 8. Feb 1, 2013 3:03 PM
Re: [wordpress-195] "wp-content" folder back-up? - Rose, could they mean they don't JUST back up THAT folder? I'm on Host Gator and while I can add the service where they back up the Home Directory and DB for me, I do it myself. Simple as can be. Your Home Directory includes everything, including t Liz M. Feb 1, 2013 2:49 PM
"wp-content" folder back-up? - So I'm in the process of extricating myself from Dreamhost. Yesterday, based upon other users' feedback I chose WP Engine as my hosting site. Today in an email exchange w/ the WPengine tech staff, they mentioned that they do backups but not of the / user 8. Feb 1, 2013 2:44 PM
Re: [wordpress-195] Suggestions for places to host a wordpress site? - I'm sorry I can't reply to everyone personally, but I just wanted to say "thanks!" to everyone for their feedback. Ros user 8. Feb 1, 2013 2:37 PM
Re: [wordpress-195] Suggestions for places to host a wordpress site? - I'm getting in on this a bit late but wanted to do another shout out for HostGator. I have loved being on HostGator. Their customer service has been excellent and they even saved me once a few years ago when I accidentally destroyed my back-up DaveGoff Jan 30, 2013 4:56 PM
Re: [wordpress-195] Suggestions for places to host a wordpress site? - Craig Mullins - Pleasanton S. Jan 30, 2013 4:32 PM
Re: [wordpress-195] Suggestions for places to host a wordpress site? - I agree with Stacey. I am not a fan of how GD makes it hard to run BUB. And BUB documentation says to avoid GD. Dave L. Jan 30, 2013 4:16 PM
Re: [wordpress-195] Suggestions for places to host a wordpress site? - I currently use HostGator. If you are using Godaddy you will have problems with BUB.  And, Godaddy is not WordPress Friendly. When I was hosting at Godaddy I added to  Stacey Jan 30, 2013 4:11 PM
Re: [wordpress-195] Suggestions for places to host a wordpress site? - Like Stacey, I really have grown to appreciate BackupBuddy. One drawback is on hosts with a 32-bit architecture, t Dave L. Jan 30, 2013 3:58 PM
Re: [wordpress-195] Suggestions for places to host a wordpress site? - I'm trying to set up backupbuddy on lunar pages and running into lots of issues.  Stacey, where do you host? On Wed, Jan 30, 2013 at 3:35 PM, Stacey < Kristin Jan 30, 2013 3:36 PM
Re: [wordpress-195] Suggestions for places to host a wordpress site? - I couldn't live without BackupBuddy. I build on my dev website and migrate the finished website with BackupBuddy to clients domain. Also have automatic backups scheduled for every website. Stacey Jan 30, 2013 3:35 PM
Re: [wordpress-195] Suggestions for places to host a wordpress site? - We actually had a meetup on the topic of backups in February 2012, and the best choices haven't changed much since then: http://eastbaywp.com/2012/02/b­acking-up-your-wordpress-site/­ We'll be talking about managed hosting at our next meetup, but I would Sallie G. Jan 30, 2013 3:24 PM
Re: [wordpress-195] Suggestions for places to host a wordpress site? - Craig Mullins - Pleasanton S. Jan 30, 2013 3:14 PM
Re: [wordpress-195] Suggestions for places to host a wordpress site? - Craig Mullins - Pleasanton S. Jan 30, 2013 3:12 PM
Re: [wordpress-195] Suggestions for places to host a wordpress site? - Preview not available Ben H. Jan 30, 2013 1:52 PM
Re: [wordpress-195] Suggestions for places to host a wordpress site? - Perhaps a meetup could be devoted to backing up? And not just good advice but hands on, confirmed saves, and restoring data. Whatever we would spen Randall Jan 30, 2013 1:51 PM
Re: [wordpress-195] Suggestions for places to host a wordpress site? - Preview not available Kristin Jan 30, 2013 1:50 PM
Re: [wordpress-195] Suggestions for places to host a wordpress site? - Yeah, it just doesn't make any sense that th Liz M. Jan 30, 2013 1:45 PM
Re: [wordpress-195] Suggestions for places to host a wordpress site? - Preview not available Kristin Jan 30, 2013 1:40 PM
Re: [wordpress-195] Suggestions for places to host a wordpress site? - Re: [wordpress-195] Suggestions for places to host a wordpress site? Seems like everyone likes it. I use “Automatic W user 1. Jan 30, 2013 1:36 PM
Re: [wordpress-195] Suggestions for places to host a wordpress site? - Rose, Managed WP hosting: - I have had good experiences with zippykid.com - Have heard good reports from others using wpengine and page.ly Regular shared hosting: - Have had good experiences with arvixe and rochen - I steer people away from Drea Grant K. Jan 30, 2013 1:35 PM
Re: [wordpress-195] Suggestions for places to host a wordpress site? - I am entertaining paying for this: http://ithemes.com/purchase/ba­ckupbuddy/ which does both.  Does anyone have experience with it? Thanks! Kristin Jan 30, 2013 1:30 PM
Re: [wordpress-195] Suggestions for places to host a wordpress site? - Just to remind anyone using a self-hosted option, make sure to back up both 1. your database, and 2. all your other content such as images. This bears repeating: 1. Backup database, 2. Backup everything else. On Wed, Jan 30, 2013 at 1:13 P Dave D. Jan 30, 2013 1:28 PM
Re: [wordpress-195] Suggestions for places to host a wordpress site? - I Love Hostgator! Lorien F. Jan 30, 2013 1:27 PM
Re: [wordpress-195] Suggestions for places to host a wordpress site? - +1 WPEngine On Wed, Jan 30, 2013 at 1:11 PM, Zach Berke < [address removed] > wrote: Dave D. Jan 30, 2013 1:27 PM
Re: [wordpress-195] Suggestions for places to host a wordpress site? - Managed WordPress hosting from StudioPress looks great, albeit more expensive than the bargain basement options. I have Host Gator, which is recommended for WP sites, and have had no problems. Good luck, Rose. Liz Manning [masked] Liz M. Jan 30, 2013 1:12 PM
Re: [wordpress-195] Suggestions for places to host a wordpress site? - WPEngine is awesomesauce. They back your shit up, and they've got your back. -zb ______ Zach B. Jan 30, 2013 1:11 PM
Suggestions for places to host a wordpress site? - Thanks to everyone who responded about Dreamhost losing my website. They have restored my text but cannot find the directory w/ my images and graphics. This is still a tremendous loss. I have published 1291 posts, each with approximately 5 images. user 8. Jan 30, 2013 1:07 PM
Re: [wordpress-195] Problem with Dreamhost wordpress site - Preview not available Kristin Jan 29, 2013 9:48 AM
Re: [wordpress-195] Problem with Dreamhost wordpress site - Preview not available user 1. Jan 29, 2013 8:43 AM
Re: [wordpress-195] Problem with Dreamhost wordpress site - Preview not available Ben H. Jan 29, 2013 8:08 AM
Re: [wordpress-195] Problem with Dreamhost wordpress site - Thank you, Pieter. My site had well over 1000 posts w/ 5000+ images. I am trying to get Dreamhost to retrieve my site fro user 8. Jan 28, 2013 11:02 PM
Re: [wordpress-195] Problem with Dreamhost wordpress site - The last internet archive scrape was Nov 22, 2012 it's here:  http://web.archive.org/web/201­21122172309/http://www.madeins­lant.com/ Some of your Pieter H. Jan 28, 2013 9:33 PM

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