Help! My designer is flaking out on me and I can’t access my site

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  • #489491

    serendiphoto
    Member

    Ok, so I hired a very talented (but flakey) designer to customize my site for me. She’s 95% done but won’t answer my emails and doesn’t seem to be finishing it. I need this site done asap. (it’s for my business) The domain name is registered to me, but she’s been the one customizing the wordpress site. Is there any way for me to get the password and try to figure it out myself?

    I really am panicking and don’t know what to do.

    Thanks,
    Susan

    #489807

    supportbot
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    #489883

    I wouldn’t trust my closest family members with my password.

    #489896

    timethief
    Member

    @pornstarbabylon
    Me either.

    #489899

    I’m always telling women behind the scenes don’t let anyone control anything that has your name, don’t give anyone your password, buy your domains & never allow anyone to handle the account, and so on and so on. But the usual “he’s nice and I trust him”.

    **bangs head**

    Then I run down a dozen names of other women and how they trusted the wrong people too.

    But the usual AGAIN “he’s nice and I trust him”.

    **bangs head harder**

    #489901

    timethief
    Member

    I’ve heard every horror story there is to hear. And yes I do have had ***head desk*** moments when those who ignored my advice had a sob story to tell.

    #489903

    devblog
    Member

    Not all of us web developers/designers are unprofessionals, you know. Just sayin’.

    #489905

    timethief
    Member

    So true … you must be wonderful to work with. :)

    #489906

    /nod to devblog.

    #489925

    riosamba
    Member

    Take legal action….

    #489937

    swoolrich
    Member

    I hope you haven’t finished paying her… If you are in the UK, the Small Claims Court might be worthwhile – though the first thing is to write to her, formally, and get a receipt of delivery. I’d also try phoning and going round to visit her in person.

    #489938

    timethief
    Member

    The OP posted this yesterday at Jun 13, 2010, 9:14 AM and never returned to the thread. The domain in question is not a wordpress.COM sub-domain not it does not appear to be being domain mapped by wordpress.COM.
    http://ismyblogworking.com/serendiphoto.com

    Perhaps we ought to stop bumping this thread so it leaves the front page open for wordpress.COM bloggers who do have support issues.

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