I’ve been really pleased with the Themeforest theme I purchased – but when I came to update a page today the visual composer wasn’t functioning. I updated the VC and still not working. I then updated the theme itself and it has totally messed up the site, and nothing works!
I get several hundred hits a day, and don’t want this to continue long.
My site is steveslimm.com – please help.
What version of the theme are you currently using?
Also, can you send over your login credentials so we can check on this further?
We checked your WP Dashboard and you are still using an older version of Visual Composer. Kindly update the Visual Composer to its latest version as the new version has bug fixes for WordPress 4.5.
I had tried that – three times actually. I clicked on’ update’ – it went through the process, said it was all done – then still showed the older version in the version box – saying there was a new one available. Something was obviously wrong with the system.
Anyway, it won’t hurt to own the plugin properly, and have updates as they come out. I din’t mind spending a bit to smooth the way. I shall probably buy the revolution slider too, so I can have updates as they come out.
I think problems tend to come with an update of WordPress, which then throws up idiosyncrasies and anomalies in the themes and plugins. But you’ve probably sussed that years ago!
Thanks for your assistance – and I might need more with the themes – as I also have another from you, which I’ve not got too much into using yet.
Best to you,
I’m afraid there’s still a couple of probs with the functioning of the site. I’m not sure what they relate to:
1) A Search box has suddenly appeared, which obscures some of my menu. How do I get rid? Search is not showing as an active widget.
2) The top row of the menu no longer links to the relevant pages – they are not clickable. The sub-menu items are fine.
Can you advise please?
I have further discovered that if I make the page either significantly bigger or significantly smaller, (by dragging my fingers across the pad), when the search box is sufficiently removed from the menu, all the top row links work fine! Which seems to suggest the whole problem is about having the search box appear.
- This reply was modified 1 year, 8 months ago by Steve Slimm.
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