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About vangrieg

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  1. I'm using 2.8.2 and can't find how to select all plugins that require update. Where is this option located? If I missed the "upgrade all" option then obviously entering FTP details isn't that big of a hassle. That doesn't help though with editing theme files and other issues. How do other hosts solve this problem?
  2. Well, I installed this plugin because it had an option to upgrade all plugins with one click, can search plugins remotely (much better than browsing the WP site), etc. So I don't want to remove it. It can update plugins one by one using the FTP option, which is certainly a less convenient way.
  3. By default, permissions are 755 for directories and 644 for files, but the owner is me, not nobody. And certainly wp-content/plugins isn't owned by nobody; therefore updating plugins doesn't work properly.
  4. How about permission issues? I need to chmod directories to 777 every time WP or a plugin needs to write a file.
  5. The reply from Help Desk is negative. IDLE is not supported by TCH.
  6. It's not quite a "specific server related" question, it's just a feature of the hosting service (like having a full-featured IMAP mail or limited), and may be of interest to a few other folks who look for a hosting provider. Most probably I won't switch to another hosting provider because of this, but if I were looking for hosting now, I would most definitely opt for a hosting with IDLE support. Anyway, I'll open a ticket and post reply here so that others may find the answer.
  7. How come it's a question for the help desk? It's not a problem, it's just an inquiry about the capabilities of the hosting software. I'd also love to know this. With IDLE support you can have push email service for free on any PDA, for example.
  8. It's hard for me to say now. Credit cards are fine with me at this time. Maybe by that time Visa will fix their verification algorythm. According to their rules, a card with a VISA logo must be accepted everywhere, regardless of where it was issued. I have no clue why a Citibank Visa issued in Russia might not pass their verification. Most probably it's just a bug, but they are really slow in fixing it (the problem has been out there for a couple of years now). In the meanwhile, many hosts, including US-based ones, accept WebMoney payments apart from credit cards/PayPal.
  9. Sounds great, thanks! But what exactly is in the works? Are you talking about just billing issues or about payment options as well? I think Head Guru said several times you didn't have any plans regarding the latter.
  10. It's "viruses", according to my spellchecker and Lycos dictionary
  11. I would like to be able to access billing information. I don't like living in the dark with regard to such issues. I don't remember when exactly I paid last time. I know you guys are supposed to remind me , but e-mails get lost, or deleted by anti-spam software etc. I don't want to wake up one day and see my account canceled. Also, more payment options. I might go to Russia in a few months which means I'll most probably have to cancel my account here, which I'd hate to do. But PayPal doesn't accept credit cards from many Eastern European countries for some weird reasons, and if you use th
  12. No, that's only for SSI. Also, I'd like to say that you don't have to use this Axxxxx syntax. You can simply write, ExpiresByType image/jpeg "access plus 30 days" or ExpiresByType image/jpeg "modification plus 1 year"
  13. What did this cgiemail do?
  14. As a matter of fact, I am thinking about switching to Jabber to avoid using all these proprietary networks, but can't find a client I would like.
  15. I use Miranda as a client, it's really the only one out there that has an interface I can tolerate on my screen for more than 5 minutes. And that's only because it has a ticker and I almost never have to open it. I've heard it has plugins for different protocols, but I only use ICQ because I've never seen anyone who would use Yahoo or AIM. And I would never chat with anyone using MSN, of course.
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