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I am a financial analyst in London who uses VBA/MS-Access/MS-Excel and sometimes php to build financial models and portfolio valuation, trading and risk management tools. I also design ordinary websites too from time-to-time where I use html, CSS, JavaScript/jQuery and WordPress.


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accepted Way to hook into a sidebar call to replace it with a custom sidebar
Apr
9
accepted Including the necessary functions for a custom ajax registration form
Apr
9
comment Including the necessary functions for a custom ajax registration form
Thanks, yeah the proper WordPress way is the way to do it. Have since sorted.
Apr
9
asked Including the necessary functions for a custom ajax registration form
Apr
8
answered Way to hook into a sidebar call to replace it with a custom sidebar
Apr
8
asked Way to hook into a sidebar call to replace it with a custom sidebar
Mar
18
asked Prevent caching of a WooCommerce “micro-cart” in WP Total Cache
Dec
30
awarded  Popular Question
Nov
4
comment Problem updating from 3.6 to 3.7
Turns out it was some sort of server issue. I increased the execution timeout on my vhost's nginx config file and it fixed it. The strange thing is is that when it worked the update completed almost instantly. It didn't take any where near even the original timeout limit.
Oct
31
asked Woocommerce, ordering products by default on shortcode pages
Oct
30
comment Problem updating from 3.6 to 3.7
Interesting. I will do some more tests tonight. Also will try the php-fpm slow log which should give info on slow-running scripts. My server should also easily handle things like WP updates in seconds. Comments work fine for me.
Oct
30
revised Problem updating from 3.6 to 3.7
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Oct
30
answered Woocommerce: Getting current user's postcode and state
Oct
29
revised Problem updating from 3.6 to 3.7
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Oct
29
revised Problem updating from 3.6 to 3.7
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Oct
29
comment Problem updating from 3.6 to 3.7
Thanks, yes I do have a dev environment where I test all updates. My dev environment updated fine however, unlike the live server. I also have vaultpress backups so I can always restore to an earlier image if something goes wrong.
Oct
28
comment Problem updating from 3.6 to 3.7
Sure, I will investigate logs and report back
Oct
28
comment Problem updating from 3.6 to 3.7
OK I will investigate logs when I get the opportunity. "This isn't really an option..." is more "I'd very much like to avoid..."
Oct
28
comment Problem updating from 3.6 to 3.7
This isn't really an option as the site is in constant use from visitors and is processing orders. I few seconds maintainance mode is fine but my client cannot accept switching themes and turning off vital plugins. Is there no other way to track down the issue?
Oct
28
asked Problem updating from 3.6 to 3.7