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Makins says

What’s inside it? Ready-made sandwiches? They look like that :)

Fatty, salty, processed meat – it’s really quite disgusting!

The origin of the word ‘spam’ (as in email spam) if you didn’t already know: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=anwy2MPT5RE
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Makins says

Fine for me!

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Makins says

This is called a hard rejection – when your template needs quite a lot of work they don’t give specific details.

Here’s my honest feedback: your template currently is a bit of a mess, there appears to be several sort of styles going on. The typography is awful in some places, the spacing is not consistent, elements don’t line up at the edges etc. The “Why do you Choose Appolo” section in particular looks just awful; that text shadow is hideous!

I recommend you read up on web design and start by creating something much more simple. Just keep creating more and more, and you will get better eventually.

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Makins says

I’ve had bad experiences with 1&1 before and haven’t used them since, I can’t say my experience with GoDaddy was much better though!

I use IntoVPS now, but a VPS with them is unmanaged – so if you know a bit about servers, or are up for the challenge of learning about them, it’s a pretty good deal at $10/month :)

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Makins says

Hi,

I’m interested in doing this for you – please contact me through my profile.

Many thanks, Toby

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Makins says

Hi,

I’m looking for a list of WordPress themes and HTML templates that use a description in the navigation menu. One example I’ve found is SmartStart, are there any others?

Thanks in advance!

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Makins says

Don’t like this at all either. It looks rubbish.

This is a much bigger change than adjusting the background colour, where’s the thread about it?

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Makins says

It is a genuine forum, a lot of the people on there do make some money through internet marketing techniques such as affiliate programs. A lot of the WP plugins on there are a bit crap, but they appeal to the internet marketing crowd.

What you need to distinguish between is the forum itself, where if you wanted to take up internet marketing you might find some useful information, and the WSO (Warrior Special Offers) Forum which is just full of people selling crap to gullible idiots ;)

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Makins says

Using the theme customisation API is definitely the way forwards, it makes sense to take advantage of it.

I made a simple tool to write the code for me, you’re welcome to use it: WP Options Creator

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Makins says

Usually your functions.php would contain something like this to register a slider:

wp_register_script( 'slider', get_template_directory_uri() .  '/js/slider.js' );

wp_enqueue_script( 'jquery' );
wp_enqueue_script( 'slider' );

or, you can use this, which has the dependency jQuery so you don’t need to enqueue it separately.

wp_register_script( 'slider', get_template_directory_uri() .  '/js/slider.js', array( 'jquery' ) );

wp_enqueue_script( 'slider' );

Finally in the simplest form, you can just use this:

wp_enqueue_script( 'slider', get_template_directory_uri() . '/js/slider.js', array( 'jquery' ) );
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