Avoid PayPal’s high currency conversion rates

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When you purchase with Paypal in a currency other than your own Paypal will perform the currency conversion for you. What is rather unclear is that the rate they charge is often considerably higher than that of your bank/card issuer and its usually cheaper for them to perform the conversion for you. To avoid this higher charge you can change your …

Fix MAMP Pro Issues with Updating and Uploading to WordPress on localhost

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MAMP Pro is great, but its been a learning curve to get to grips with the various settings for running a development server with WordPress on it. You may get a range of issues when updating WordPress, WordPress Plugins, Uploading Files etc. Other than being asked for FTP details common issues are:- Could not create directory.An error occurred while updating …

Install WordPress plugins on localhost without FTP

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If you are being promoted for FTP details when trying to add WordPress plugins on your localhost then you can easily avoid this by using the alternate direct WordPress upload method. All you need to do is open up the wp-config.php on your WordPress installation and add the following line:- When you refresh your upload/update page you will now not …

Exclusive Dataflame Hosting Promotional Code 20% Discount

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Slick Media have an exclusive discount voucher code for you from our friends at Dataflame. The Dataflame hosting Promotional Code will give you a whopping 20% discount against ‘Web Hosting‘ Dataflame Cloud 1000, 3000 and 5000 shared hosting packages. This code is valid for both monthly and annual Dataflame billing schedules. You don’t need to be an existing Slick Media client to benefit from this …