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    Thread: Manually alter administrator password and forums
Post: Manually alter administrator password and forums

For those coming late or doing a forum search: there is now a wiki entry on how to change to using a custom salt password. http://get-simple.info/wiki/how_to:change_admin_password_salted
NickC General Questions and Problems 8 39,371 2011-06-30, 13:00:18
    Thread: Security Problem
Post: Security Problem

There is now a wiki entry on how to change to a salted login: http://get-simple.info/wiki/how_to:change_admin_password_salted
NickC General Questions and Problems 10 24,503 2011-06-30, 12:58:49
    Thread: How to return 404 for unknown page
Post: How to return 404 for unknown page

Yes, I already did that (it's the bug fix I mention in my first post). [Later] README for hosted sites. If you use a hosting company for your site, you may come across the problem I described. In ...
NickC General Questions and Problems 6 36,667 2011-02-03, 15:50:32
    Thread: How to return 404 for unknown page
Post: How to return 404 for unknown page

www.nickcoleman.org (http://www.nickcoleman.org)
NickC General Questions and Problems 6 36,667 2011-02-02, 21:28:45
    Thread: Permision problems
Post: Permision problems

My components.xml is 644, not 777. But is not the error message telling you that you cannot access components.php? My /admin/components.php is 644, and /admin is 755. The only other thing I can th...
NickC Installation & Setup 4 12,929 2011-01-28, 13:56:00
    Thread: Permision problems
Post: Permision problems

Do you have shell (or command line) access to your server? Are you installing by FTP or by logging in to the server and unzipping the files? What permissions are /getsimple/admin and /getsimple/adm...
NickC Installation & Setup 4 12,929 2011-01-27, 14:38:16
    Thread: Security Problem
Post: Security Problem

It's possibly a cookie problem or a password manager problem. Try clearing cookies for your GS site. If that doesn't fix it, it may be an invalid string you have used for your salt values. Try un...
NickC General Questions and Problems 10 24,503 2011-01-27, 14:11:12
    Thread: How to return 404 for unknown page
Post: How to return 404 for unknown page

My installation is not returning a 404 for an unknown-page request. Instead, it displays a "Oops Page not found" message. I like that, but I'd also like the server to return 404 as well. Currentl...
NickC General Questions and Problems 6 36,667 2011-01-27, 13:54:34
    Thread: Simple Contact Plugin
Post: Simple Contact Plugin

I can't get this to work using Method 1. The sc_show function is entered (verified with an echo debug statement), but it seems the add_hooks functions don't have any effect. However, Method 2 does w...
NickC Plugins 71 190,167 2010-05-20, 20:06:54
    Thread: Search Plugin
Post: Search Plugin

intan Wrote: -- Hi NickC, no, i not have created a blank page,,,must i have? when typing keywords that I want to search, yielding 404 pages "We Are sorry, but the page you are looking for does not ex...
NickC Plugins 49 129,909 2010-05-17, 14:10:55
    Thread: Search Plugin
Post: Search Plugin

intan Wrote: -- hello.... I have tried this plugin, but there is a problem, the search results is not appear. -- Have you created a blank page called 'search'? That tripped me up at first. I kept ...
NickC Plugins 49 129,909 2010-05-15, 13:28:30
    Thread: Search Plugin
Post: Search Plugin

simpledeconstruction Wrote: -- Hello NickC .... can you explain this further? I am still a bit of a novice when it comes to PHP and I am receiving the same error message when debug mode is on. Than...
NickC Plugins 49 129,909 2010-05-10, 11:05:53
    Thread: Search Plugin
Post: Search Plugin

Thanks for this plugin. I'm gettting a non-fatal PHP error 'Notice: Undefined variable: outputlist ... in gs_search.php on line 50' at the beginning of the search page's output. The line is this: $o...
NickC Plugins 49 129,909 2010-05-08, 12:48:42
    Thread: Random Quotes
Post: Random Quotes

Yes, you are right, I'll do that. I often forget we can edit the original.
NickC Scripts & Components 4 13,566 2010-04-23, 11:49:29
    Thread: Random Quotes
Post: Random Quotes

I was wondering if I needed to be a bit more detailed so here is some more info for those new to PHP. [EDIT] I moved some text and incorporated it into the first post. It no longer appears here. Th...
NickC Scripts & Components 4 13,566 2010-04-22, 00:22:11
    Thread: Random Quotes
Post: Random Quotes

Many people like to have some sort of general interest stuff in the sidebar such a thumbnail photo or a random quote. This will show how simple it is to generate a random quote in the sidebar. It is...
NickC Scripts & Components 4 13,566 2010-04-19, 12:44:27
    Thread: CDATA and entity coded chars
Post: CDATA and entity coded chars

Just to follow up for future reference: I've been hand-editing some pages' xml files and I didn't entity encode the &, , " or ' chars. It didn't seem to break anything. If I was to hazard a guess, ...
NickC Installation & Setup 1 6,063 2010-04-17, 11:36:27
    Thread: Disable wysiwyg editor
Post: Disable wysiwyg editor

Oops. For some reason, I thought that disabled all editing through the browser. Thanks. Nick
NickC Installation & Setup 2 7,731 2010-04-16, 11:15:41
    Thread: CSS for a particular page
Post: CSS for a particular page

That's good to know, thanks. In this case, I wanted the CSS to appear only for those pages. It's lengthy, and it changes the appearance of items quite a bit.
NickC Scripts & Components 2 10,110 2010-04-16, 11:13:25
    Thread: CSS for a particular page
Post: CSS for a particular page

This is probably really obvious to most of you, but it impressed me so I thought I'd write it here for those who aren't programmers. I needed some special css formatting for a couple of particular pa...
NickC Scripts & Components 2 10,110 2010-04-15, 14:46:02
    Thread: CDATA and entity coded chars
Post: CDATA and entity coded chars

I notice that GS uses entity coding for any special chars like "&" in the CDATA sections of the XML files. I'm certainly no XML guru, but my understanding of CDATA is that you don't need to do that, ...
NickC Installation & Setup 1 6,063 2010-04-15, 13:52:03
    Thread: Disable wysiwyg editor
Post: Disable wysiwyg editor

I prefer to do everything in HTML and the wysywig editor gets in my way. If I'm in source mode and I save the page then I'd prefer to remain in source mode when the page refreshes. Is there any wa...
NickC Installation & Setup 2 7,731 2010-04-15, 13:45:17
    Thread: Menu for external link; Menu spacers
Post: Menu for external link; Menu spacers

I want to show in the menu bar a couple of menu items that link to external pages. They are in the same domain, but are separate applications: my blog and my photo gallery. Ideally they would be sep...
NickC Feature Requests 3 11,257 2010-04-14, 13:53:06