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Using malicious scripts, uncompatible plugins and editor changes can wreck your website badly.


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OKNord Premium
Hi Loes,

On my tutorials, I added a link to this particular tutorial of yours.

I want people to follow your advice on opening a test website before adding the HTML coding I mention in my training.

You provide excellent advice!
Thanks again.
Carole :)
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Loes Premium
Thank you, much appreciated Carole:)
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Sylvain34 Premium
Thanks Loes for this training. I just create a test site right now.
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Loes Premium
Super! You can wreck it time after time, delete and start over again now!
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Sylvain34 Premium
Yes thanks for this.
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Bibian2 Premium
If your site wreck is their any way to repair it.
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Loes Premium
Yes, WA is backing up your website daily, and you can make back/ups yourself too
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Bibian2 Premium
Thanks for the share
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Oyz49 Premium
Thank you Loes, better do it stright away :
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Loes Premium
I can't live without my test website anymore:)
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Oyz49 Premium
Think it will be the same with me from now :)
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Sorayacge Premium
Thank you!
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Loes Premium
My pleasure sharing Soraya
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Igor13 Premium
Thanks for sharing! very useful!
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Loes Premium
My pleasure Igor:)
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KelseyLim Premium
Thanks for the advice. Never occur to me to create a test website for trying out new theme or plugin. Cheers. [Kelsey]
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Loes Premium
Most of the vets here have one Kelsey, also very convenient when people are having troubles with their theme to activate their theme to look for the sollution
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minitrio Premium
Thanks for the advice Loes :)
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Loes Premium
You're welcome Marek, take advantage of it:)
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Fenix2016 Premium
Helpful tip. I'll probably use it anytime soon. Thanks!
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Loes Premium
Thanks, success with keeping your general site healthy:)
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mckm Premium
I had no idea! Thank you so much, Loes. I'll keep this handy. A test site could save a lot of heartbreak.
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Loes Premium
It sure can, you don' t know how many test websites I have wrecked searching for answers
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Happy12 Premium
Thank you for the information ! : )
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Loes Premium
You're welcome Elizabeth:)
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Otnielo Premium
Useful. Thanks!
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Loes Premium
My pleasure Otniel:)
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dorina62 Premium
Good idea!Thanks
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Loes Premium
Do not experiment on your regular website Dorina:)!
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The-Fran Premium
Good Advice!!!
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Loes Premium
Thanks Fran:) Most longterm premium WA-ers have test sites:)
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The-Fran Premium
Ah! Well I have one too (even though a short-termer, lol ;). And as you know, it's come in handy. But I really had not thought of it as a way to make sure plugins wouldn't ruin my "real" site. This is great advice, Loes. :))
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Loes Premium
Glad I can teach you something:)))
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The-Fran Premium
LOL. I have a big head, Loes = very open to learning. Hahaha.
Thank you; seriously, learning is fantastic. You have great common-sense tips, for WordPress and beyond; and I'm an open book.
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AlexEvans Premium
Hi Loes great idea, good way to check out how things work.
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Loes Premium
Really nice for testing plugins too Alexander
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amethystmoon Premium
Great idea. thanks
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Loes Premium
Thank you:)
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ArleenWright Premium
A test website huh ;)...!
Specially great idea for a newbie like myself
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Loes Premium
A must if you add plugins, even compatible can wreck your website Arleen
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LyndiM Premium
Thanks, that helps me a lot.
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Loes Premium
My pleasure Lyndi
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dickw Premium
Hi Loes,
This is a really nice contribution. I was just starting to look for info on the test site and there you are. Cool beans and nice job. The last item on the plugin is neat. Have a nice Sunday.
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Loes Premium
Thanks Dick, my pleasure:)
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albinchero Premium
Thank you very much, training is timely.
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Loes Premium
My pleasure:)
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RaeAnnePond Premium
Thank you Loes for this training, they are words well written. I am very glad you told me about this before I did anything irreversible to my real website!

Rae Anne
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Loes Premium
Glad to be of help RaeAnne:))
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roamy Premium
just what l need thanks Loes you are brilliant.
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Loes Premium
Nice reply Roamy:))
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TechniSmart Premium
Great advice. I always do :)
If only we could duplicate a site in WA so we could see the effect of it with the same content, plugins and theme.
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Loes Premium
You can open a test site with the same theme, and copy the post, set the posts on no follow, no index etc.
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WilliamBoyle Premium
As always Loes, great info! :)

Best...
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Loes Premium
Thanks William:)
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Je88 Premium
omg . i cant simply click on to next lesson!The images are sooooooo cool and hilarious!ol
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Je88 Premium
i always love your creativity images Loes. It makes the training lively!
But i also like to find out for the cute constant moving image on lesson
1 here,what is the resource?
i had been wanting to find this type of image.Look forward to your reply.

Thanks!
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Je88 Premium
omg.Loes.you should run a courier service.Never Late!LOL.Thank you!Dankjewel
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Loes Premium
You're welcome Jeff:)!
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RoopeshG Premium
Thanks Loes for the great training.
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Loes Premium
My pleasure Roopesh
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kiliwia62 Premium
Loes, this is awesome and so clear!!!
I love my siterubix website just for this purpose. :)
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Loes Premium
Thanks Sylvia:)
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DaisyB Premium
Hi Loes. As always, your info is awesome. One thing I would like to know - what is a malicious script? Why would I use one?

Thanks to you, I already have a test site. Great advice.
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Labman Premium
You shouldn't use a malicious script. But occasionally you may find one embedded in a plugin. Loes is recommending that you test out new plugins that you may not be familiar with to verify they are working correctly before you use them on your site and break the site.
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DaisyB Premium
Thank you. Now I get it. And yes what a perfect idea!
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Loes Premium
Thanks Craig:)
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Loes Premium
Thanks Daisy:)
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jimilee Premium
Would it work to setup a test site using one of the sub-domains from siterubix for testing?
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Loes Premium
I don't know what a sub domain is, but when you ask me, would it work if the testsite is a siterubix and the real site is a .com
Yes that works, because the theme isn't changing through a domainname.
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jimilee Premium
a sub.domain is like a separate domain under a main one. like mydomain.siterubix.com for example. I have used them in the past.
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Loes Premium
I don't think it will be a problem, the theme stays the same, that will not change with a domain name
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SheilaN3 Premium
Great idea Loes, I learn useful information everyday on WA. Which editor plugin do you use or recommend? Or is that the actual name of the plugin?
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Loes Premium
Hi Sheila, I have the Tiny MCE editor plugin, it has several fonts, posibility for creating tables and anchor jump links
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SuzQ Premium
Thanks Loes, This is a great practice to start with plugins.
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Loes Premium
You're welcome Sue
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JulietAA Premium
Thanks Loes,
I've been shying away from plugins.
I'll go with your tips now
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Loes Premium
I understand that Julliet, now you can just play around with those:)
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JewelCarol Premium
Such great idea and tips, thanks so much Loes dear. :))
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Loes Premium
My pleasure Jewel
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Marcus1978 Premium
Good plan, Batman!
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Loes Premium
You mean catwoman:) I suppose
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Marcus1978 Premium
Yes, I wanted to say that, but that doesn't rhyme ;-)
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dunbar Premium
Hi Loes, thanks for that great advice, love your training courses, great tips, cheers Helen
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Loes Premium
You're welcome Helen
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LisaMcMahon1 Premium
Thank Loes will keep that in mind, good advise. GOD Bless. Truly Lisa
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Loes Premium
You're welcome Lisa
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boucherda Premium
Very good advice - thanks
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Loes Premium
My pleasure David
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Dmorrow Premium
Smart!
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Loes Premium
Thanks Debby, I often activate themes of others too, to find solutions
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Dmorrow Premium
As in when they're having problems?
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Loes Premium
Yes, to see how to solve them
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Dmorrow Premium
Thanks! One day I hope to know enough to be able to do that for someone else.
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RonAlderman Premium
Wonderful recommendation.
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Loes Premium
Thanks Ron
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2Al Premium
Great info. Thank you.
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Loes Premium
You're welcome Alma
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DarleneB Premium
Good advice. I installed a plugin not long ago. It actually worked fine at the beginning. Then all of a sudden, one day, my website was looking really strange. It just about drove me nuts until I discovered it was one of my plugins that was causing the problems. Now I have one of those test sites.
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Loes Premium
Very sensible Darlene:)
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EKautz Premium
Sometimes it the simplest things I can overlook, and this is one I never thought of Loes .. .. Thanks!

ROCK ON!
E
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Loes Premium
Glad to have opened up your mind Eric:)
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EKautz Premium
:)
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krazykat Premium
Excellent advise.
Thank you Loes!
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Loes Premium
Thanks Valerie
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Judy-B Premium
I have a test site and grateful for the tutorial here. Thank you :)
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Loes Premium
You're welcome Judy, thanks:)
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ConeyM Premium
Super thanks. Great advice to a newbie like me. Much appreciated.
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Loes Premium
You're welcome Coney
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rosieM Premium
Such a great feature of premium membership! Besides it's primary function as website....it makes such an excellent 'hands on' training/teaching platform. ..and it is a lot easier to use. I love the opportunity to erase and try again...eezie peezie
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Loes Premium
Love that too, I have wrecked quite a lot of sites by only trying to change things in the editor Rosie:)
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KatieMac Premium
Great advice loes I had not thought of it till Marion suggested it
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Loes Premium
Yes, she does this too Katie:)
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emerald860 Premium
Great idea, Loes!
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Loes Premium
Thanks, you're welcome Alanna
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roamy Premium
Wonderful tip as always Loes, im surprised l never thought of this
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Loes Premium
I use it for quite sometime now, but realized a lot doesn't know they can do this
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PSenwelo Premium
Thanks for the advice Loes
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Loes Premium
You're welcome Patricia
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sasselin Premium
Thanks again for all the advise and help
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Loes Premium
Gladly shared Scott
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AngelsBird Premium
Indeed Loes, actually this should be a "mandatory" thing to do...
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Loes Premium
It's quite sensible Bert:)
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AngelsBird Premium
But I mean what I said: I have been thinking to ask you to say to Kyle that he has to put it somewhere in the lesson courses...
Anyways: my test site is up and running since this afternoon.... ;-)
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Loes Premium
That great Bert, you can ask Kyle yourself ;)
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AngelsBird Premium
I will... :-)
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WilliamBoyle Premium
Good advice Loes, thanks!

Best:)
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Loes Premium
Gladly shared William
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Sheila50 Premium
Thanks Loes,
Great info and hope you had a good day yesterday!
Sheila :)
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Loes Premium
I had Sheila, thanks for asking, enjoy testing anything:)
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Kav Premium
Makes a lot of sense, thanks for sharing.
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Loes Premium
My pleasure Kav
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floks19 Premium
Great training Loes. Short,simple and very helpful. Thanks
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Loes Premium
Thanks Erik:)
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JohnCWS Premium
Good Stuff Loes. Another option you should add to the training module is to remind users that they should be keeping back up's of their site(s)
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Loes Premium
As a premium member you do not need to back-up your site, it's all included in the premium package. It's just, when you've wrecked your website, you have so much stress over it, you have to go for help to WA support and you can prevent it easily.
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JohnCWS Premium
Yes, the site back-up feature as a Premium User is great. However, taking more additional security measures does no harm. =)
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