Reader's Questions

Below our questions submitted by our readers. Feel free to join the discussion on any of those pages, your responses and feedback are welcome!

FTP Can’t delete directory or files

I’m trying to delete a sub-folder (that was previously a sub-domain) in my website’s public_html folder (via FTP), but I keep getting “permission denied” errors. I’ve also tried deleting the files via cPanel’s FileManager, but they keep reappearing. How can I change permissions (tried chmod via SmartFTP, that didn’t work) on the files/folders so I …

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bbPress how to disable comment form?

I’m using the open source form platform bbPress (v1.x) by the makers of WordPress. I’m using it as a stand-alone, not integrated with WP, and was wondering how I might disable the comment form? I’m migrating the site over to Drupal, so I don’t want users posting on the old forum topics any longer. I …

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The Joomla Conference is $200 Bucks?

I love Joomla, in fact, I love everything that’s open-source. Don’t get me wrong, I don’t feel entitled to get things for free, I just like that fact that people are willing to design and contribute and that a community can grow around such useful utilities. However, $200 is a lot of money, and I …

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The Real WordPress Experience is Sought

I have been hearing a lot of things about using WordPress. Frankly, I am not sure what to believe, since everyone seems to think it is the best thing since sliced bread. My experience has been that websites are difficult to build, use and manage. I just want some real honest answers as to how …

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What are the Best Joomla Courses?

I really enjoy a lot of different tech things. I have been playing around with computers for as long as I can remember. By this I mean not just wasting my time playing video games (although I do that on occasion), but actually taking computers and other electronic devices apart, studying them and then putting …

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Should I Use WordPress or Blogger?

A girl I know set up her own blog last year and now she is bringing in like $200 extra a month with it.  She says that she is considering quitting her regular job, and setting up additional blogs and working full time with that.  I really can’t believe it.  I mean one minute, she’s …

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Can Google Analytics Help My Small Restaurant Bring in Customers?

I am the owner of a small restaurant and am very new to the world of online business, marketing, promotion and all of that. But it seems that these days all of my traditional marketing and customer acquisition methods are not working. I used the yellow pages for years and years, but now it seems …

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