faq

I Have a ‘Fatal Error’ that says I have run out of Memory

By Mr Papa / June 9, 2012

If you are getting PHP memory errors or perhaps Internal Server 500 error messages, your WordPress install may have exhausted or exceeded the current memory allocation of your server. Luckily, WordPress gives us an easy way to try to increase the PHP memory allocated on your sever. Add the following line to your wp-config.php file…

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A New Post Has Made My Post Disappear

By Mr Papa / June 9, 2012

WordPress has had a long standing issue with efficiency in some of its handling of shortcodes. Depending on how you look at it, this could be considered more of an issue with php. This manifests itself in Simple:Press that on occasions when you make a new post in a topic, the topic essentially disappears when…

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How Do I Completely Uninstall Simple:Press?

By Mr Papa / June 9, 2012

Deactivating the Simple:Press Forum plugin and removing the plugin code files does not remove the data tables and option records that the plugin creates and uses. To completely remove every trace of the plugin (Warning: This will remove all your data!), visit the Forum – Toolbox – Uninstall panel and check the ‘Uninstall’ option. After…

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How Do I Use an External RSS Feed?

By Mr Papa / June 9, 2012

Simple:Press allows for RSS feeds for individual Groups, Forums and Topics as well as a feed for ‘All’ forum activity. With the exception of Topics, feeds can be re-directed to an external RSS service such as FeedBurner. If you wish to do this, all re-directions can be made on the Forum – Forums – Manage…

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How Do I Allow People to Register on My Forum?

By Mr Papa / June 9, 2012

A successful forum needs members and for people to register as a member on your site, registrations need to be enabled. This is not a function of Simple:Press but of your WordPress blog. To turn on registrations go to WordPress – Settings – General and check the box labelled Membership – Anyone Can Register. You…

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Why do my new posts show as posted minus seconds ago?

By Yellow Swordfish / April 14, 2012

Simple:Press optionally displays first, last and new post date and time in what is known as a ‘nice date’ format – i.e., ’20 seconds ago’, ‘2 hours ago’, ‘3 days ago’ etc. If instead you are seeing a display of minus seconds then this most usually points to incorrectly set timezone settings. The WordPress Server…

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How to Delete a Topic or Post and Other Tools?

By Yellow Swordfish / April 12, 2012

The Forum Toolbox, one of whose options allows for topic or post deletion, can be activated by hovering the mouse cursor over the topic (see illustration) or post row. The toolbox icon will slide open and when clicked this will then open the toolbox menu. Topic Tools The tools available in Forum View – ie.,…

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