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Jhawkin

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Jeff Hawkins is a Web Guru, Tall Tale Tech Writer and Short Order Cook at Monster Highway Cafe! from Middletown, Va. (The Center of the Known Universe)
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Question: [ASK] Setting verification email
Answer: provided by jhawkin 178 days ago
- 0 + I don't think there's any way to verify 'configuration changes' via email. What is the situation and why would you need that function?

Email notification is there for some normal user 'events' (built in) and posts (if you add the story moderation module).

What you want would require storing configuration changes temporarily and then sending a email. Can be done but would require a good bit of custom coding for very little benefit that I can see.
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Question: my pligg sites are not accepting submissions
Answer: provided by jhawkin 170 days ago
- 0 + You should realize that different IP doesn't mean different server.

But I'm starting to think you're having server issues.

Looks like you might be on GoDaddy servers. Did you use the one button install?
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Question: my pligg sites are not accepting submissions
Answer: provided by jhawkin 169 days ago
- 1 + So you didn't use the APP installer built into GoDaddy's control Panel.

Why don't you consider doing a backup if you did any customizations and removing everything. Kill the database. Re-install from Softalicious or whatever is there in the Hosting Control Panel and see if your problems go away.

I've installed this stuff hundreds of times now and the best way is to use the one button installers built into some better control panels. My first Choice anyway.

The next best is to install from a know good download via FTP. The last is to use a File transfer mechanism from the Host's CP (I usually won't do that unless the host is very economical).

I can vouch for GoDaddy being able to support Pligg. Most of my Pligg sites run from Wild West Domains (GoDaddy) sites as I'm a reseller there.
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Question: my pligg sites are not accepting submissions
Answer: provided by jhawkin 167 days ago
- 0 + From the post you replied to ---> "Why don't you consider doing a backup if you did any customizations and removing everything. Kill the database. Re-install from Softalicious or whatever is there in the Hosting Control Panel and see if your problems go away.".

This is pretty much what I'd do next!
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Question: my pligg sites are not accepting submissions
Answer: provided by jhawkin 166 days ago
- 1 + Okay... okay. This is getting ridiculous!!!

If you didn't do any customizations and/or don't have anything at all you're afraid to lose in your database or configuration settings then don't bother with the backup!

But I'd do the rest of what I suggested. Kill the whole mess and do a one button install from Softalicious or what ever 'One Button' Installer is provided.

I don't know what else to tell you there.

I do know that the GoDaddy control panels usually have a 'One Button' Installer.

And I do know that they work well!!!

I'm a little amazed that you are hung up on this Backup/No Backup issue when the solution might be right there in the tasks outlined right after that!

Just make sure that your CP offers Pligg 2.0.2 and then do it!!!! That's how it's done here at my shop. I don't hand install anything I don't have to.
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Question: my pligg sites are not accepting submissions
Answer: provided by jhawkin 166 days ago
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Question: my pligg sites are not accepting submissions
Answer: provided by jhawkin 166 days ago
- 1 + I think I'll just go ahead and answer this one cause I know it's coming............

You told me your hosting provider is GoDaddy if I remember right.

Call them! Ask them if your hosting account offers an auto installer with Pligg 2.0.2.

If they say, "yes" then ask them to walk you through getting to that and running the installer.

If they say, "no" then ask them how to get Pligg 2.0.2 installed on your hosting account. Tell them you've had trouble getting it to work. Do what they tell you.
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Question: my pligg sites are not accepting submissions
Answer: provided by jhawkin 165 days ago
- 0 + I visited your sites again. From here it looks like the installs worked but you have some very weird problems.

Are you trying to run multiple Pliggs from a single host account? That's not easy but can be done with the proper GoDaddy hosting accounts. But it almost takes the ability of an network engineer to do this. It gets confusing when one install happens to call the facilities of the other which is what I suspect may be happening there.

My suggestions are:

Call GoDaddy Support again and work with them

Or

It appears you live in Hyderabad. I get emails almost daily about 'Web Professionals' with 'engineering backgrounds' who are in Hyderabad. I think it's time for you to look at hiring one of them.

Else

Do the one hosting account - one Pligg build then revisit this 'Single Hosting Account' setup later.
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Question: my pligg sites are not accepting submissions
Answer: provided by jhawkin 165 days ago
- 0 + I'm sorry to hear of your physical problems. I will say you're on the right track with what you're trying to do.

I think you need more help then we can provide here. My email and social links are in my profile. If you wish, you may contact me through any of them and I'll try to help further.
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Question: my pligg sites are not accepting submissions
Answer: provided by jhawkin 135 days ago
- 0 + Your site doesn't like my URLs.

Your site is confusing with all the duplicate ads obfuscating the submit button to where you can't hardly find it.

How did those ads get there? That's not a pristine install! Someone modified the templates or added the ad code!!!

You have all those ads and no content. There's little reason to join a website that doesn't have content or any compelling reason to join.

If it did work it would just be a haven for spammers.

Never the less, If you'll email me the site and host credentials or elevate user 'Gort' to admin I'll take a look by Thursday night. I'll probably really need the host credentials to get anywhere.

Email me. Do Not post that sensitive info here!!!