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  • bassicsax

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    Got it working! It was just hiccup on my server. In case you would like to see it, you can find the table on this page:

    https://bassic-sax.info/blog/2020/update-compare-contrast-7-orsi-bass-saxes/

    bassicsax

    (@bassicsax)

    OK. Thanks. I have to do a WP update anyway. I’ll see what happens after that. I am having some other buggy issues anyway.

    I will keep you in the loop. Thank you for the reply, and thank you for the excellent plug-in!

    bassicsax

    (@bassicsax)

    Hello Tobias.

    I too am trying to fix the scrollability of my table with your extension. However, when I try to install the Tablepress-responsive-table extension as a .zip file, I am getting the following error message from WordPress:

    Missing a temporary folder.

    Do you have any idea why this might be happening? I downloaded the extension from your Tablepress site.

    +1 to what signel asked last month. I uploaded the code, but adsense is not recognizing it as being there.

    “Olson” Timezone Database Version 2014.8
    Timezone Database internal
    Default timezone UTC

    I believe I can change my PHP version I think I saw that option when I check in the CPanel the other day. I’d have to log in again and confirm that.

    *** Just above the Date boxes, there was this warning:***

    Warning: phpinfo(): It is not safe to rely on the system’s timezone settings. You are *required* to use the date.timezone setting or the date_default_timezone_set() function. In case you used any of those methods and you are still getting this warning, you most likely misspelled the timezone identifier. We selected the timezone ‘UTC’ for now, but please set date.timezone to select your timezone. in /home/bassicsax/public_html/blog/timezone_info.php on line 3

    • This reply was modified 3 years, 8 months ago by bassicsax.

    My time zone is set as Vancouver, and the PHP version is 5.4.

    bassicsax

    (@bassicsax)

    Hi there Jan.

    Actually, I was wondering the same thing as Carrie-Ann was. Usually those reports from Jetpack come out between Christmas and New Years. (Last year’s came on Dec. 29th.)

    As for which forum to post it in, for self-hosted forums, I know it has been discussed in this one in the past. I looked it up here just last week to see if anyone had asked about it this year, but only found posts from previous years. (I know it was here, since I was logged in here, and have never even visited the .com forum in the past.)

    In any event, I haven’t received any for my WP sites either, so I’m guessing they have done away with them. (While googling this topic just now, I came across a .com blog that mentions this actually.) 🙁

    Forum: Reviews
    In reply to: [Yoast SEO] Really?
    bassicsax

    (@bassicsax)

    Oh, one thing I would add is that the All In One Seo Pack is much more user friendly for people who don’t know what they’re doing than Yoast.

    Having now seen both, I wouldn’t install Yoast for anyone again. All In One does the job really well, and makes it much easier for non-techies to set up.

    Forum: Reviews
    In reply to: [Yoast SEO] Really?
    bassicsax

    (@bassicsax)

    Hi there crdunst. I’m sorry, but I’m not a developer. Just an end user. I can only attribute my problems to Yoast since I was constantly getting errors with the plugin while using it–things like it telling me I had used the keyword 0 times when in fact I had used multiple times throughout the body of the text, and in the alt tags. This was not an uncommon issue, and often was corrected whenever the plugin was upgraded again to a “fixed” version to correct the bugs.

    However, what finally sealed the deal for me was my falling in the Google rankings. I used to appear on page 1 or at most 2 on Google for whatever topic I wrote on. Within hours of writing on a topic, my article was indexed, and would appear on Google. Since the 3.X release of Yoast, and especially the 3.0.6 release, Google was no longer indexing my site. I know this because I can see it through my stats program. Furthermore, I don’t need a stats program to tell me that my new articles no longer appeared in the Google search results. My older articles still appeared however… Strange…

    After researching this problem through this forum, I realized others were encountering the same problem, so I switched to All In One SEO. With a day or two of switching, all my articles–new as well as old–appeared in Google again.

    I can only assume it was the Yoast plugin. YMMV however, I can only tell you what my experience was. I have since taken Yoast out of all my WP sites (5 or 6 I think, I’d have to look it up, ICR ATM), plus I’m recommending that the people I’ve created sites for do the same.

    Forum: Reviews
    In reply to: [Yoast SEO] Really?
    bassicsax

    (@bassicsax)

    In case anyone is interested in what I did to fix this cluster, I used two plugins from the WP repository, and the switch-over went way faster than I thought it would: 1. WP Rollback & 2. SEO Data Transporter.

    I tested these plugins out on my test site first–make sure you back up everything in case something goes wrong!–but all was fine for my 3000 pages of stuff. I just rolled back the Yoast plugin to the last version of 2.whatever it was, and then used the transporter plugin to analyze and convert everything over to the new SEO plugin platform (All in one SEO Pack). Easy peasy.

    I checked, and all my meta descriptions and titles from Yoast successfully migrated over to the new SEO plugin. BTW, I’m not using one of the themes listed, I’m using Weaver II, and Weaver Extreme on my test site.

    bassicsax

    (@bassicsax)

    Until I read this thread I didn’t realize I had the same problem as the OP with my new posts. My old posts and pages seem OK from what I can tell, but my new ones don’t even seem to have been crawled at all. They don’t even appear when I google my site name together with the key words. WTF?

    I have now deactivated this plugin, and don’t know what to do. I know some people have rolled back to the last previous 2.XX version. I did download it earlier. However, that’s not really the answer in the long-term.

    I am afraid of uninstalling the Yeost SEO plug-in since reading the reports from people who have had problems with their sites vanishing after the uninstall. At this point colour me very disappointed.

    I have used the free version of this product for years now, and while a few bugs after a major re-vamp are expected, this is starting to be reminiscent of the NGG plug-in retool that was done a few years ago when Photogratti bought it and broke things. I’m still using the last stable version before their purchase, and crossing my fingers every time there’s a WP update that my galleries still work. I don’t want another plugin where I have the same worries.

    I’m using Weaver II as my theme, and Yeost SEO on the majority of my websites (3+). Yikes… Any suggestions what to do? I’m not a techie, so coding is not in my wheelhouse.
    http://bassic-sax.info/blog/

    Sorry to taking so long to get back to you Jeremy. I’ve been jammed up with stuff.

    This morning I finally had a chance to follow the steps you outlined above, and yes, it fixed my Jetpack problem. No surprise, I lost all my stats back to the date of my last Jetpack update–April 20th. Funny thing is, as I mentioned above, I don’t remember updating it. I guess I must have. Either that or Jetpack developed a mind of its own.

    Either way, thanks to you it’s now working as it should, and my images are now appearing in nice tiled galleries again, and my other JP features are functioning as well.

    Thank you again for your quick and accurate assistance! … helen

    Hello Raam.

    Well good news. I have updated Quick Cache, and my problems seem to be solved. I can update posts, delete multiple Spam comments, and apparently do anything else I need to do on my site, without producing 500 errors.

    Thank you for fixing the Quick Cache plugin. It really is a great tool, and I had come to rely on it. I’m now going to update the rest of my sites (all smaller ones). I assume that everything will go well.

    If I have any further problems, it’s nice to know that as the author, you do respond to serious issues.

    Thanks again!… helen

    Thank you very much for your reply Raam, and for all the work you put into Quick Cache. I did notice the update to QC, but was hoping for a reply before I updated it. I will try it and let you know how it goes.

    Forum: Plugins
    In reply to: [Stop Spammers] Donate

    I’d just like to say Keith, that I appreciate all the hard work you put into your plugin. I also understand your decision to no longer support it through the WP Repository.

    What you’re describing about your plugin support getting in the way of your life, is similar to the way I feel about my website. It turns out I opened a Pandora’s box when my site became as popular as it has. I could spend my days answering nothing but emails and comments from people about their saxophones. I don’t charge for my time, and as you know, people expect stuff on the ‘Net to be free. My Donate button is the one least clicked on. I think I can count on 2 hands the number of donations I’ve received over the years.

    I have never had a problem with being locked out of my site, and have seen literally seen hundreds of thousands of spam comments blocked on my site over the years that I’ve used your plugin.

    I will gladly give you some money through your website as a way of saying “thanks” for all that you have done. I’m glad to know that a version of this will still be available.

    Take care, and enjoy your life. It’s too short to be yelled at, or cursed at by anonymous people who are frustrated, and know they can act out with impunity through their keyboards.

    Be well…helen

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