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As a newbie I rented a winserver2016 vps and dezigned a wordpress site on it. The site is simple wit 8 pages, 2  mailchimp forms, some picures and two youtube embedded links.
Now I have 2 options:
a) hosting my site on a hosting server with CentOS servers (Versio)
b) keeping the winserver2016 at TransIP and keep the site running on it

I have insufficiënt knowledge about securing a CentOS server and would be happy working within a Microsoft en ironment which I am familiar with.
Mail will be done by hosted mailservers of Versio or TransIP

I need the sit to be stable and fast and would like to know how many visits a month can be served by both options without major delay (less than 1 sec for loadi g a page is required)
The wordpress theme is generated press with 4-6 plugins for mailchimp, security and youtube.

Any advise will be apreciated highly!!
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I am about to launch a WordPress/WooCommerce site but worry about around the clock support for my site since my developer's in India, Monday thru Friday.

That's about 25% of the week! That being said, I would expect the bulk of sales to be on Eastern Standard Time, 8AM to Midnight, which means his coverage percentage is higher that 25%.

Are there are support models you can think of which would be me paying some small retainer for a WP developer to be on call and getting notified if there is a hiccup or site outage? Then, if there is real work that's needed, I'd pay on an hourly basis?


Do I need to be worried at all about the site have problems which could cause it to be unavailable to process further orders?

I am not worried there may be a one in a hundred error rate which I can resolve when the email comes in, but instead, having a site outage causing orders to stop.
I need to decide if I should hire a security expert to try and "break" my site.

I have the latest updates for WordPress and WooCommerce and host it at AWS as EC2.

Where kinds of security problems might I have?

I already changed the database username to no longer use "root".

Can you think of things I can do to nail down the site?

Is it worth having a security guy look at it?


My website is setup to run over http or https, I assumed everything was working until recently.

On my mac in Safari and Firefox the following two URL's work fine

HOWEVER in IE it does not load the CSS and bleats about mixed content, Now I can view the source and see that the css is being loaded from http URLs so that's probably causing the problem, (why Firefox and Safari works I don't know?)

I've tried various Wordpress plugins that claim to fix SSL problems - none of them worked. I've set the site in Wordpress to use the https URL, I've also set this in the wp-config file.


Note: In running NGINX and don't have a .htaccess file

Production: https://www.fivetier.com/

I see I have 3 JS errors in console, but not having any luck trying to figure out what they are.  Wordpress seems to inject things, so hard to track down.  I've inherited the project so any suggestions?
I have a Wordpress site with WooCommerce and have my entire store working for PDF download, after purchase.

My WooCommerce emails out a URL to the PDF file for download. But I need to give mobile users the option of using Dropbox.

How do I do this?

Is this a WordPress plug-in? Or an option / plug-in for WooCommerce?

I have a book on PDF which I expect to be about 500 MB in size. Far too big to email to the buyer, after purchase via PayPal. I will sell the PDF on my WordPress website.

Can I sell a PDF to an iPhone user?

I have no interest in diving back into being an Apple Developer at the moment, but will do so if people show an interest in my book. But, with my book selling on my website, are buyers forced to download the PDF on their PC's? And does this mean they must use Dropbox (for example) as a way to read the book on their iPhones?

I am curious.

In the footer of this page are 3 small thumbnails (baby,back and foot).  These are set to be 1/3 the size of the page but they appear shifted to the left and they do not fill the footer screen.  What did I do wrong?

I understand the exposure of having a public facing website with username root.

So, I have created a new username and changed my WordPress site to use that new username.

Shall I delete the "root" username?

Hi, I got this Multitrack Player to work on Node.js on a Node hosting service heroku.com
I also got it to work locally on my PC.

I have Wordpress hosting at Dreamhost.

Now I want to include the Multitrack Player into the Wordpress page.
I need some help with that.

For a start, how can I simply 'insert' the player into my WP page?

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I have set up a project with a freelancer, and he needs access to my wp-admin - as it is my blog.

Do I give him my Godaddy password, or is there a system for giving external people access to parts of my account?

I gave him my Google password for Adsense. Was that a mistake?

Should I be worried. He is in India. I doubt he is in the Indian Freelancer Mafia. He looked like a decent guy in his pic.

Can someone help me make this header and nav sticky on this site please http://www.fashionline.com.au/
I can't access the template files easily as its Genesis so there is no easy grouping of the header divs....its really tricky
I hope someone can help?
On this site here http://www.fashionline.com.au/
I would like the main navigation to stretch to the full width of the site.  Ideally having the black stretch the full width.
But I can't seem to isolate the correct css to achieve this.

If anyone knows how to make that sticky also and float to the top on scroll I would be greatful for help with that too?
Thank you
The TOS of Adwords and such state that I can not pay people for clicks, obviously.
But, what if I state that a blogger may only participate in a contest if they are a massive, respected contributor?

Would that be a bad idea? That is not payment, it is merely a condition of users being expected to be seriously involved in the blog.
It should make the G-men happy, in fact. I am not asking for clicks, just requiring users to be exposed to the advertisements.

I have a custom post type called manu-color for Manufacturer Colors. Each manufacturer color, there are four custom fields called primary color, secondary color, third color and fourth color.

So basically if manufacturer color is British Racing Green then primary color will be olive green, secondary color will be red, third color will be silver and fourth will be black

I am displaying all the manufacturer colors in a select box, but where I am stuck is when a color is selected I have want to show the primary, secondary, third and fourth colors of the selected manufacturer color in a radio button and make them checked

Here is my code for my select box

$args = array( 
    'post_type' => 'manu-color', 
    'posts_per_page' => -1,
    'orderby' => 'title',
    'order' => 'ASC',


$manu_colors = get_posts( $args );   
echo '<div id="manu-colors-content"><select id="manu-colors">';
 echo '<option class="default" value="-1">select manufacturer color</option>';
 foreach ( $manu_colors as $post ) {
     $manu_color_slug = $post->post_name;
     echo '<option class="'. $manu_color_slug .'">'. get_the_title() . '</option>';
echo '</select></div>';

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here are my four radio button

<label for="primary_color"><input id="primary_color type="radio" name="primary_color" value="need to pass primary color here"><span>primary color name</span></label>
<label for="secondary_color"><input id="secondary_color type="radio" name="secondary_color" value="need to pass secondary color here"><span>secondary color name</span></label>
<label for="third_color"><input id="third_color type="radio" name="third_color" value="need to pass third color here"><span>third color name</span></label>
<label for="fourth_color"><input id="fourth_color type="radio" name="fourth_color" value="need to pass fourth color here"><span>fourth color name</span></label>

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I am open to any advice as I have to display those 4 colors other wise customer won't know what a manufacturer color is

I need to know when my site is either down or having slow performance.

It's WordPress and is hosted on AWS EC2.

What kinds of services can you suggest? Free services usually have less features than paid ones. I am not looking to spend money, but would it it adding more features, like reporting.

Client likes the way these drop down buttons change color for each first level navigation (investments are blue, leadership is orange, etc.) and she really likes how they are slanted.  


Is there a plugin someone can recommend that does this?  We would obviously need it to be mobile friendly as well.
Client asked me if they add a calendar of events to their wordpress website, will visitors to the site be able to click on event and have that event automatically added to their personal calendar program.  I didn't think that was possible since there were so many programs out there (google calendar, outlook calendar, etc).  Please advise if this is possible.
Hi, some company designed my site in wordpress, would like to extract wp-admin password, don't want to reset it, but use the same as the designer created.

Is there any way to get the current/existing wp-admin password ... I don't want to reset it but rather use the same, as done by the designer.

I've cpanel access.

Please assist/advise.

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Trying to install this theme


I get this error and the theme is not there to activate ....

Installing Theme from uploaded file: responsive.2.7.2 (1).zip
Unpacking the package…

Installing the theme…

Destination folder already exists. /var/www/web/wp/wp-content/themes/responsive/

Theme install failed.

New site I inherited is strange.  In dashboard, when I click on view site, the dashboard goes away and I have to click the back arrow to get back to dashboard.  Not that big of a deal but it is bugging me.  Is there some setting I can turn this feature off so it works normally. I would like to be able to toggle back and forth between dashboard and viewing site.
Inherited a site, http://northwaterspress.com.  Was asked to add a social media icon to footer.  I looked under Apperance but there was no Widgets listed!  Any idea how to modify this section?
Hi Guys,

I was wonderhow i can fix the quality of the images in the carousel on mobile here https://cocoabrown.ca ?

They seem great on desktop they just look really low on mobile
If I wanted to take my Wordpress site (hosted on AWS E2) live at 10:00 AM on a certain day, how best to do this?

Clearly the domain needs to be directed that site, and no one can guarantee show long that would take. Also, the real domain must point to the real site in order to get the SSL certificate purchased and installed. And I need to do a full test of features once its everything's intact.

But I need to hide it completely from view until 10:00 AM. I would like to literally flip a switch to take it online.

I was under the assumption that even if displayed a "Coming Soon" splash screen and hid the site behind a temporary login page for developers, that the entire site could still be consumed by web spiders. Is that true? Is there a way around this constraint?

So, I need to move the site to the correct domain but need it totally hidden until I flip the switch.

What shall I use as a deployment strategy?


I have asked many Adsense questions, and it seems my account cant be validated. (embarrassment EMOJI ?)
It needs to send me a pin in a text or phone call. This must be my entire problem.

The number it has is undoubtedly mine (910) xxx-xxxx
but it fails to accept it, it says "Invalid phone number. Check your phone and try again" I tried my parents' number and it failed.

What might be wrong?



WordPress is a free and open-source content management system (CMS) based on PHP and MySQL for creating websites and blogs. Features include a plugin architecture, a template system and strong management, customization and search systems; through its dynamic presentation of content, webmasters have the flexibility to create websites easily.