Anyone can migrate a WordPress site, including me – this ain’t your mother’s migration.
We think telling stories is more fun than asking for “migration quotes” while building our content creation library.
The winner will find themselves riding LinkedIn’s main feed with me prothletising about how awesome this experience was with your team.
SuperEZSystems.com (me) is the marketing arm for WindyCityParrot.com
WindyCityParrot.com launched midnight 12:31 2001 by my wife Catherine on a desktop storefront called Actinic
She got her first order 6 hours later
Best practices have guided us to redesign WindyCityParrot every two to three years.
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Regarding buyer personas “Will there be enough traffic in these groups that will sustain a business and what products will be needed for each group?”
That is unpredictable and has to be tested on a group by group basis.
Unfortunately, there is no way to know where a visitor comes from on Facebook other than “Facebook”.
Having sold pet supplies on the web for 18 years, I can unequivocally say “building an eCommerce website is not a solution to your financial goals.
It’s the single biggest problem you’ll need to unravel for success”.
Oh yeah, when you get admin access, for the first time click on EVERY link up and down the dash.
Learn what each link does, what it tells you, or if activation is required for functionality.
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File under “don’t build your house on rented land”.
First, it was YouTube.
12 years of videos gone in less than 60 seconds.
We are still replacing “dead” YouTube videos on our Zencart e-commerce site as we trip over them and as we migrate to a new site but
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Back in the time that fish and chicken were still used as barter, an old man and a young boy were leading a donkey into a village for supplies.
They needed to cross a bridge over a river to gain entry.
As they were walking they heard people mumble.
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File under “If you weren’t sure he’s losing it”.
Firstly some background.
Filipino monkey hunters have developed an efficient system for snaring the harmless creatures used over centuries.
They seek out trees that monkeys occupy.
Once the correct choice of trees is established the trappers:
- Drill one hole in each coconut.
- Fill each hard-shelled seed’s empty cavity with warm cooked rice.
- Place the ancient style but effective “traps” along each tree’s base.
The anthropoid hunters will lie in wait, invisibly and patiently.
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Regarding SiteGround AI security
Your Chat Transcript on 14/12/2019
Mitch Rezman: windycityparrot receiving following error intermittently Service Unavailable
The server is temporarily unable to service your request due to maintenance downtime or capacity problems. Please try again later. Additionally, a 503 Service Unavailable error was encountered while trying to use an ErrorDocument to handle the request. Apache/2.4.29 (Unix) mod_hive/6.27 OpenSSL/1.0.1e-fips mod_fastcgi/2.4.6 Server at www.windycityparrot.com Port 443
Mitch Rezman: This question is related to account: birdandparrot.info
Mitch Rezman: sure – spike in core usage over the past 30 minutes
Lachezar U.: it could be as the site is loading fine on my end now – url:https://prnt.sc/qalk2c
Mitch Rezman: yes – buts crashing every 5 – 10 minutes and then recovering – I’ve had the site for 17 years – something is wrong – there was no traffic spike but there was a spike in core usage over the past 30 minutes – what would cause that?
Lachezar U.: that is strange, I do not find obvious reason for the spike, so let me post a ticket to our advanced techs for further investigation
Mitch Rezman: that would be great – I am waiting for my developer to mitigate a bot attack by installing Recaptcha – this is a zencart store (trying to move it to woo – https://www.screencast.com/t/q3aBaOe9
Lachezar U.: the ticket is just posted now and will be updated with more details in 15-20 minutes
Ticket 3380418 for account birdandparrot.info
Posted: 13 Dec, 2019 18:47 CST Status: Resolved
Ticket Subject: Technical Issues
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