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Search Engines

To make things easier to submit a site to the various Search Engines, we recommend AceBit's Hello Engines currently in version 10 for under £100 and this version will allow submission of up to ten different websites (Free version allows submission for two websites).

Also available is the professional version of Hello Engines, called AESOPS 10 which currently costs approximately €350/£280 for an unlimited number of web sites.


Remote Assistance

If you are after Remote Assistance and we have agreed to this, we will probably connect via Teamviewer to your desktop. Please download this Quick Connect program in readiness. We will require the ID and password once this is run.

If we require FTP access, please arrange for us to receive temporary FTP access to your server and let us know the details, URL, username and password. Thank you.

If we are de-bugging something like Joomla or phpList please ensure we have the access details, url, username and password.

brandingYou've got your own installation of phpList (Open Source so it's free to download, install and run) but you've got a problem.

How do you solve it or get help?

First thing, have you read the documentation that came inside the downloaded file (ZIP or GZ)? There's also further documentation at phplist.com.

If you have installed it manually, you need to set the database values in lists/config/config.php as a minimum.

If you are still struggling, then register on the Forums and ask for...

branding Visit this site and follow the instructions to copy, save and upload the two sets of code, or get the Zipped package on offer, and upload the two files as detailed here:

scrtop/scrolltop.js to phplist root, js/scrolltop.js
scrtop/scrolltop.css to phplist root, styles/scrolltop.css

Browse to phplist root> admin/ui/dressprow and open header.inc in a text editor and just before the closing HEAD tag, add:-

[code]<link href="/dr/../styles/scrolltop.css" rel="stylesheet" type="text/css"...


  We can also install phpList and set it up for you.

phpList is a newsletter mailing software which is Open Source (available for free) but can be slightly complicated to set up. Allow us to install and set it up for you with minimum wait and fuss.


With access to your web space/ftp we can upload and setup in under two hours.

Or we can simply update to the latest version for you if you are concerned about your abilities.

Please contact us if you require our help.

Note that we are one...

brandingDatabase Server not running?

Try this program, download the ZIP file, unpack the connect.php file to your desktop, upload to your phpList directory (the same directory on your server that shows admin, config and other directories and files. Now, open your .htaccess file in a TEXT editor (eg: Notepad) and add |connect.php to the end of the FilesMatch line, so it looks like this:

<FilesMatch "(index.php|dl.php|ut.php|lt.php|download.php|connector.php|connect.php)$">

Open your preferred...

XAMPP is a very easy to install Apache Distribution for Linux, Solaris, Windows and Mac OS X. The package includes the Apache web server, MySQL, PHP, Perl, a FTP server and phpMyAdmin.

To use this to try out phpList first you need to download the current version of XAMPP. Look for the green download button, click it and then click to save the file.

This will be titled something like xampp-win32-1.7.4-VC6-installer.exe (depending on your operating system and current version...

Personally I prefer AMPPS as it is a similar package to XAMPP BUT it also comes with 100's of software programs like phpList, Joomla, CMS, PHP apps are ready to install from within itself.

Download from AMPPS, run the Wizard (exe) file, Click Next, Accept the agreement and click Next, Next, Next to accept the default installation path (Recommended), Next, select which icons you wish creating and click Next, then click Install. Finally click Finish.

The control panel...

phpList Version 2 specific informationSometimes it seems that one content area in your phpList Newsletter message, just isn't enough. So it was good news when a couple of people tried to help out by creating a phpList Plug-in to do just that.

Unfortunately, these only worked with earlier versions of the code and support fell by the way as these things do.

DuncanC, my fellow authorised phpList support tech from London, has taken this project on and we are delighted to say that the results are exciting. Note however...

phpList LogoOverview

This plugin extends phpList's Template functionality by allowing you to define multiple Content Regions within your Templates.

You are also able to include or exclude sections of your Template based on whether one of these Content Regions is empty or not.

Basic Usage

Your Template

Begin by creating your template. Wherever you wish to insert a Content Region do so by entering the PBTS_XTRA tag:

[PBTS_XTRA name="MyNewColumn"]

There are more options and...