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  1. I also tried this at first, and it was almost the same experience, most people don't know what they want, so I mainly use templates, show them, and change things up for them, its troubling when they yes too everything and trying to start from scratch, so by having a "menu" that I can serve to them on a silver platter made the whole processes much simpler. By that I mean, here are a few Menu - Home Page - Color Pallet Combinations, here are the most popular trending fonts, used in 2018 for clear visuals, and so on. Most people don't pay attention to small details at first but when its all
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  2. So, about the time when covid-19 started it's mean streak, I decided to pursue my goal of a career change, from pre-school teacher to a full-fledged nerd. Through my life I've been a nerd in hiding so to speak, so I figured out, hey! let's give coding a chance! I found udemy.com and started a masterclass in Java... just to bite off more than I could chew. I followed along the course, to about 60% completion before I realized: I'm following blindly, trying to learn something new, but I'm really not learning "anything". I also realized that the tutor had mad skills when it came to Java, but wasn
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  3. We get a lot of questions about learning, but part of getting a job is also experience. Volunteering is not just a way to get experience but also built up a body of work and employers do tend to like people who volunteer. So how can I get experience? What are you thinking with volunteering? 1. Teaching: This will depend on your experience and area. In Germany I helped Youth Club staff build good web sites. Here in Juneau I did a seminar for local businesses. Here at Killersites I have learned things or made “mental connections” as I have tried to teach or help many of you with your
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  4. Hi All, My name is eyarie and i just bought the freelancer course. Hope to get to know you all better as we share ideas and help each other on the journey of learning new skills. @StefanMishook, i have been following your videos on youtube for some time now. You are the real deal. Thanks for this product and all the quality advise you give newbies like me.
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  5. Hello guys,you can call me Dammy,am new here.Its good to have a place like this to call home. Nerds up! Hope am welcome!
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  6. Greetings, everyone! I've never interacted with the community surrounding Stefan's work, but when I heard a new forum had been developed I thought it would be a great time to get involved! A little bit about myself: My name is Logan. I'm a 24 year old from Hot Springs, Arkansas; a small town in the southern region of the US. Right now I'm working in marketing and sales for local business, but I'm obsessed with business and innovation. Creating real value for people is what gets me out of bed every morning! Although I've taken some of Stef's courses and self-learned a bit of
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  7. Hi! If you did not get your validation email, just email me directly at: stefan at killersites.com ... And I will update your account so you can use the forum. PS: remember to include your forum user ID. Thanks, Stefan
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  8. A few things will cause your site to not appear in the search engines. First thing is to be sure this line of code IS NOT in your pages: <meta name="robots" content="noindex,nofollow"> ... The above code tells the search engines to ignore your page and any links in the page. Instead, use this code: <meta name="robots" content="all"> You can learn more here: https://developers.google.com/search/reference/robots_meta_tag Check out this screenshot for details:
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  9. Hello everybody! My name is Javier, I moved to the US in my 30's as many immigrants with no money, no english and no family, twenty years later I'm ready to start my new adventure, web development! I have no skills in coding (very basic). I know I will find a lot of knowledge in these forums. Since I was in high school I wanted to work with computers, but never have a chance until now, I love play the guitar and I have an obsession with dominate the Vim text editor (is a personal challenge). My goal is to became a full-stack developer I'm interested in learning HTML, CSS, JS, PHP, Python
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  10. Hi Jim, Is the "lastname" column in your "records" database really spelled as "lastname"? Maybe you made a typo. Hope this helps!
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  11. Undoubtedly, Search Engine Optimization is another kind of programming. Though, it does not involve typical coding structures, classes, and objects. However, it has its own syntax. It has its own methods & modules which when employed can enhance your ranking in the search engine. Yet due to spammy and irrelevant backlink building SEO has changed drastically over the years. So, here are few working tips and tricks which will surely assist you to achieve better ranking in 2018. 1. Write Longer Meta Descriptions 2. Improve your website’s user experience 3. Make sure the we
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  12. Hello All, It would be great to see who's kicking around the forums and get some introductions going. Seems like a good way to get things rolling Starting with myself... I'm Tyler. I'm in Vancouver BC Canada and I'm currently working as a freelance web designer and marketer, mostly with local businesses. Everything I have learned so far has been on a need to nerd basis (as Stef would say). I still have a lot to learn, but I get by ok. On any given day I might be working on web development, design, seo, ppc campaigns, content marketing, or anything really. I love it all, but
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  13. Hey all, I'm almost in the 50 club! I just turned 49 in June. It's good to see that I'm not the only who decided to learn code at this age. I just started and I am loving it so far. Wishing you well, Daniel
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  14. Hello, guys! I’m new here, nice to meet everyone
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  15. If you drop the Killer...you need to return the frog!
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  16. This was a useful video I found a few weeks ago and I got a lot from it: 17 Sublime Text Shortcuts and Tips The text version he mentions is here: http://GitHub repository: https://github.com/michaelcheng429/17-sublime-text-tip PS: Let's call it 18 tips: 18] Removing a plugin from Sublime text 3: This afternoon I had to do just that and was almost demented until I found the answer below. It's mind-boggling how many people can't answer a simple question like "how can I remove a package from Sublime Text" without getting into a slavering fluster and unleashing lectures they
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  17. Hi, I recently started the php videos and as stefan suggested to go inside the conf folder and search for display_errors and turn it on, i did it but was not able to see the errors on the page, i was surprised and kept repeating for some time, then when i searched for the word php.ini in phpinfo file i saw it showing a different path --- Applications/MAMP/bin/php/php7.3.8/conf/php.ini The file was actually inside the bin directory php directory and so on, so when i went inside there and changed it , it worked, just thought of sharing it as there are 2 locations where you find th
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  18. Hi everyone my name is Colt. I've been a subscriber on Stef's Youtube channel(s) and an instagram follower. I just finished the interactive developer course and am currently working on Studioweb projects. After completing the course and completing some self study I would like to break out and start freelancing albeit it might not be ideal timing.
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  19. Just do the first 1-2 jobs for free, so you can train. You can follow the guides and templates I provide here: https://school.studioweb.com/store/course/complete_freelancer Once you've done one or two small jobs, your confidence will jump. Stef
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  20. I believe we will have a huge boom after this.
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  21. You use client side validation for speed and server side validation for security. Sessions allow you to easily store values across many pages. A session is an array.
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  22. The layout is how you place elements in your web pages, and a template is like a reusable page that uses a specific layout. Templates can either come with the program or can be created by the user.
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  23. @TwoCats - Hello and welcome , i was also into action script and games development but as flash was discontinued first by apple and then by every one else every thing kind of collasped, i now want to start in web development, i was a member of one other forum and they do talk about knowing backend stuff as well, every one seems to agree that HTML+CSS+JavaScript and PHP/mySql is really very much in demand and everyone is raving about nodejs as well .... I am a subscriber to the IWD(interactive web developer course) I have completed the HTML course and about 30% of CSS course and i ca
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  24. Thanks, after all it was the <style> included in the stylesheet, like you said. Solved.
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  25. Hi all, Kakie here! I have some old programming background in languages like ( Pascal, Basic, VB) which is really old and I never used it to do some thing in the reall world, I watched some of Stefan's vids on you tube, I liked his teaching methodes, and hey I joined and I like the course so far :), I that hope I will be able to make some money with it
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  26. Good news on the Net Neutrality Issue, the Senate has voted to repeal Pi's decision. But it is not over yet, although the Senate voted to repeal it, the House of Representatives has not yet and the timer to do so is ticking down. For those of you who really care, pop off another letter or phone call to your representative and let them know a vote must take place and what you expect that vote to be, they are supposed to represent us and not big business. As for the Senate... the vote was 52 to 47, we won the vote, but only be 5 votes which I find to be a sorry margin indeed. But hey,
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  27. Hi, With freelancing web developer, chances of liability are very, very little. It's not like someone can trip over your website and break their foot. That said, be sure to have a good standard contract that you use to avoid clients being able to come back at you after the job is done. ... Basically, you need them to sign off and absolve you of further work once complete. I would consult with local accountant though and they should be able to tell you when it makes sense to create an LLC. LLC's are more expensive to setup than a sole proprietorship and the accounting cost are
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  28. I have not looked at Studio Web for Python... but yea, Stef does good work. I checked it out when he first started it. Besides all languages are common, so knowing one will help learning others as you see the common elements.
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  29. Hi! Here is your roadmap to Wordpress freelance work: Do the StudioWeb core language training: HTML, CSS, JavaScript, PHP, SQL Do the Wordpress Themes course in the projects Do the CRUDE project course as well Start learning the Wordpress ecosystem ... know what the options are for the top themes, plugins, e-commerce options. My Business Battleplan course will help with the freelance/business end of things. You will be good to go. I assume you know the basics of Wordpress. Stef
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  30. One of the frustrations with learning programming is that you absolutely have to be in front of the computer. Audio is a great way to learn while driving, walking/running, doing the dishes etc. Really frees up the slots of time which you can use to keep learning!
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  31. Hi, So I have yet to apply a skin and tweak the settings. But, the new software is in place.
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  32. Check out our new Interactive Web Developer course (created in 2016) that covers this, and much more: shop.killervideostore.com This is a revised version of my previous tutorial (http://www.killersites.com/community/index.php?/topic/1969-basic-php-system-vieweditdeleteadd-records/) which uses MySQLi rather than regular MySQL to connect to the database. MySQLi, often called MySQL Improved, has several advantages over regular MySQL, including support for prepared statements (which helps prevent SQL injection, a common security issue) and object-oriented code. I've also provided a modified vi
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  33. Hi Everyone! I'm a Graphic Designer from Trinidad & Tobago. No coding experience but that's gonna change soon! Built my own WordPress website using a visual builder now I want to know the code that makes it work. Looking forward to chatting with everyone!
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  34. Installing LAMP On Linux Mint Open up the Terminal You should see a folder entitled apache default Again open up the Terminal This will open up a file called testphp.
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  35. I think they are generally useful.
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  36. Hi Everyone, Alex from Toronto just signed up for the Mentoring Program!
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  38. You tell them that you are a web developer, not an SEO consultant. Go hire an SEO consultant. If they want you to do it, there's an extra charge - get them to pay you a monthly retainer to manage their SEO needs. If they don't like the results they can cancel anytime. This falls into the bracket of managing customer expectations. Also putting people off getting you do silly work. If you don't want to do it, put your price up so they don't ask you to do it... or you're happy to do it because you're getting paid well.
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  39. https://www.youtube.com/results?search_query=photoshop
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  40. OK I think i've just discovered the new place under API Explorer which takes you to here https://www.paypal.com/apex/product-profile/expressCheckout/getAccessToken (the second image). I haven't confirmed it by going through the steps, but it looks promising.
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  41. I've just found the download for the sdk here 0.7.1 - scroll down you'll see it. I've not tested it yet. https://github.com/paypal/PayPal-PHP-SDK/releases?after=v0.11.0
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  42. Hello, try opening folder/files from Sublime Text. Maybe you did not add Sublime Text as a File Manager, that could be a reason you don't see the option. Cheers
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  43. <h1> is working, you were right its a blank page with title, that's why I couldn't see anything. Thanks
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  44. Hi Carly and Toni, Welcome to the forum! Stef
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  45. A couple of questions: 1) is "my-friends" an html file? Does it have an extension (.txt .html, etc)? If so, it must have that extension in the link. I am running under the assumption that is is another page in your site and is called "my-friends.html".Make sure it has an html extension. The names must match (file name and the name in your link) <p>Meet<a href="my-friends.html"> my friends.</a></p> 2) If this is a file, it must be in the same directory as your index.html (or whatever you call you home page). If not, you need to give a path to t
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  46. The legend forum is comming back
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  47. From my perspective, figure out what you are worth. If you believe that your time is worth $20 an hour before all expenses then that's where you can start. Next determine what it cost you to be able to perform your job such as home office space, computers, software, etc. You would then need to figure out the average of that cost. For instant, a computer might cost you $2000 and is in service for 3 years. Based on 2000 work hours per year, that would be roughly about 33 cents per hour over the course of 3 years. Same thing for home office, software and anything else you use such as printer, s
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