A blog (a contraction of the words web log) is a discussion or informational site published on the World Wide Web and consisting of discrete entries ("posts") typically displayed in reverse chronological order (the most recent post appears first).

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How to modify display of blog listing page?

I am displaying list of blogs with pagination on /blog url. The home page is a static page. Now, I want to redesign the /blog page to display thumbnail ( the featured image) with each blog excerpt. I ...
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User blog in wordpress

Is it possible to let users build their own blog? What I need is a user blog portal that allows users to post their own articles, and have their own blog portal.
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Page updates appear in Preview but not live version?

I have made some changes to a blog page and excluded some categories. However, whenever I view the blog online the excluded posts still appear. But when I got to the blog page and click 'preview' the ...
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WordPress Genesis not excluding category from blog

I am trying to exclude a category from my blog. I login to WP and go to Genesis and Theme Settings and add the category IDs to the Blog Page Template area and hit save. Nothing happens. I have also ...
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How to get to blog flow and a specific post?

How do I get to a specific blog post in the flow without getting inside the specific post? I mean from my homepage i can see a excerpt of the post. When i click on that post i come right to that ...
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How to create Page templates for showing Blog posts in different layouts?

I'm creating a Wordpress Theme, and I want to create few Page Templates for creating Blog pages with different layouts. So for example, I want to have blog-4-column.php, blog-3column.php and ...
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Should I install blog on subdomain or subdirectory?

Which is better? If I install it on a subdirectory how do I go about doing that? Create a subfolder named blog and install a new copy of wordpress to that? My site currently uses wordpress, so I am ...
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Woocommerce banner not showing [closed]

I am a new user of WordPress and probably my question will sound a little silly but any help will be greatly appreciated. So I have installed WordPress under Godaddy hosting and after that I have ...
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Can I add a blog subfolder to my website and use a different theme

I asked this question over at WebMasters, and was directed to this stack exchange, I might add I had no idea this even existed! I was wondering if I am able to create a new subfolder named blog on ...
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How do I automatically backdate blog posts that are being imported from an XML file?

We are trying to import an XML file filled with over 500 blog posts to our WordPress site, which we can do successfully except all of the posts are imported as 'drafts' and have today's date on them. ...
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is_singular() not working if called via callback function of admin-ajax.php

In my single.php I've some code like this ... if(is_singular('post')) { echo 'Blog'; } else { echo 'CPT'; } If I approach single.php from blog or CPT index page by using the_permalink(), ...
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single_term_title() running before get_the_title() [closed]

This is a strange "problem" but I've had this happen on a few installs and I was wondering if anybody could give an explanation on why / how this happens. On a blog category if I code: <?php ...
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The page that displays Posts on homepage

I want to know the page responsible for displaying the blog posts in WordPress. Where I can probably expect to find the SQL query and post rendering so I can edit some stuff by myself.
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Wrap posts p tags in div

I am trying to set up blog posts so that when an image is added it is wrapped in one div set to float right and when text is added it is wrapped in another div set to float left. So that all images ...
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How to Set Limit with WordPress Get Bookmarks Shortcode

I just need some help with a WordPress shortcode function. I would like to create a list of links based on the link_category inside a post with a shortcode. I had the shortcode working until I added ...
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Wordpress 3.8.1 Multisite blog slug problem

Just installed Wordpress 3.8.1 multisite but can't remove the /blog/ slug. I've tried all suggestions for older versions of Wordpress (including the solutions to the question posted on this site 6 ...
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Posts page drop down is not selecting the selected page

I tried to link the blog post to new page. so i went to settings->reading and selected the page in Post page drop down and i hit save after it says Settings saved i can't see the selected page in ...
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Link to blogg-page

Im trying out wordpress and wondering of from the theme i have installed. Im not using the blog as the start page. How do i add a link to the menu that shows the blog with posts in order of date?
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paged query leads to 404? [duplicate]

As soon as I click the "2" on my pagination links I get a 404-error. The url correctly changes to http://mysite.com/?paged=2 <?php /** * The loop that displays the posts. */ ?> <ul ...
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How to link only to main blog page from news list widget?

I need to link from news title widget to main blog page that has all the news listed. I do not need single post pages at all. The link from news widget should take user directly to the right spot on ...
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Setting up wordpress categories URLs

I am working on a wordpress applications. I have created a custom page for articles landing page. The permalink for articles is working fine but I have problems when I click on a category name. For ...
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Restrict CSS on one page

I have my site: http://theapkstore.com . On the homepage I've added a slider. And reduced the top margin of widget which says "Welcome to my site". The homepage looks fine but then when I open any one ...
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Sidebar on single.php not showing up

So, my sidebar is working just fine on my blog page: beta.cleantelligent.com/blog However, when you click a single post, I'd like that same sidebar to show up. I am assuming this would be under ...
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Read more button not working

I want the "read more" button to appear to truncate the blog posts. I tried using the button insert shortcode < !--more-->", but it's not showing up. I've tried everything I know how... Can ...
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Inserting A Feed and Sidebar into an HTML Page

I have a website I've built and the last step is to configure the blog page. My html and css is solid but my php and wordpress development knowledge is almost non-existent. I don't need a dynamic ...
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Read More Button does not display

I have read through every existing post on this topic and they are all way too technical for me and I think my problem may be different anyway. So, like many others, I need to truncate my blog posts ...
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Lock my blog only for me [duplicate]

I'm creating a blog to write my daily notes. Actually it's a Diary. So, I am the only one who writes it and only one who reads it. I don't need anyone else to see it. So, I need to lock my entire blog ...
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How can I get the blog page ID?

As above, for example this is the blog page url: http://192.168.1.100/wordpress/?page_id=30 Let assume that I don't know the exact ID of blog page and I want to write if condition for this page.
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Detect archive and category page

I would like to detect following pages: http://192.168.1.100/wordpress/?m=201311 - blog archive http://192.168.1.100/wordpress/?cat=1 - blog category For example, post type I can easly detect with: ...
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Internal and External Blog

My company is looking to start an internal company blog that only our employees have access to. We are looking at Sharepoint and other options to do this, one of which is WordPress. (Not everyone in ...
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How do i Sort my Posts

I search for a solution how i can sort the article in my page. I searched for hours in google and try severla things but nothing works :( . Anyway, maybe anybody has a good tip for me. I want a ...
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Wordpress page/blog incorporated into static website

Currently, I have a static website. I wanted to know how I could go about replacing one of the static pages with a WordPress page that will function as the websites blog? I know how to create a ...
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URL of blog when using index.php as blog and front-page.php as homepage

I am building a theme and I am using front-page.php for an individuall homepage and index.php (or home.php) for the blog. What is the URL of the blog / how its possible to define the URL of the blog? ...
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Self-installed WP: blog posts not appearing on homepage

I run the website for our company. I'm not a programmer. It's a small two-person company, so I basically have to do it alone. We're changing to a new server host soon, so I tried backing up and ...
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Canonicalization issue regarding academic URL vs. blog URL

I'm sorry if what I am about to write is long-winded. I only wish to be clear. I am an academic in the scientific community. I maintain a web site for my research, teaching, and other professional ...
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Can I safely remove banned names from WordPress?

The banned names list for permalinks appears to be an editable list. Can I remove any of these names? My particular question pertains to "blog." I would like to use is as a name for a network / ...
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is_active_sidebar() Always Returns False

I've never gotten is_active_sidebar() to work, no matter if there's widgets in the sidebar or not I always get false returned. Currently I'm creating a sidebar for each top level page: ...
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Split Blog Into Two Sections?

Alright, so this is my vision for a website I am currently looking to relaunch... As of right now, my site's blog consists of posts in the form of products linking to Amazon via WP Zon Builder ...
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Pages, Categories, and working with someone else's code

I have working experience in Wordpress, and I have run into an issue that I can think of solutions for but I am not entirely sure of the best solution. I am working in Wordpress on a site that is ...
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My sub-directory with another wordpress website uses the primary theme

I have a website http://www.mesotheliomalawfirmattorneys.com/ and I have a subdirectory which is http://www.mesotheliomalawfirmattorneys.com/memes/ witha different theme, but if I click on one of the ...
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How do I make just one of my pages a Blog Page?

I'm a newbie, so please excuse me. Notice the "static" nature of my site http://grandeduny.org/. The pages of this site are "wordpress static" by design, but I would like to have one Blog page, how ...
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Sidebar does not display on blog page, but fine with static pages

Please help as I am loosing my mind with this issue. I built my first really simple wordpress theme. http://www.designstest.co.uk/ For NEWS (blog) page I created a new template page-blog.php (based ...
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How to always show pictures on my blog post

On my WordPress blog I'd like to show pictures in every view (e.g. category-view, tag-view, comment-view, single-view) but in the most of this views, I can't see them, and if so, only the ...
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Append 'Continue Reading' link if post length is more than 3 lines of text?

I'm pretty new to coding for Wordpress, bear with me. I have a section on my home page, that lists the 2 most recent blog posts. If the text goes past three lines, my design gets messed up. So I was ...
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Link to Authors blog posts

I am trying to create a link in my template that allows the user to see there own blog posts the code that i am using is <li><a href="?author=<?php the_author_ID(); ...
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index.php template is used instead of blog page

I am trying to set WordPress so that home page is static, and the blog page is a separate page. So, I created two page templates in my theme., lets call them home_template and blog_template. Then, I ...
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How to get featured image removed from post, but to stay on page?

Here is the example of my post: http://garthlaidlaw.com/govan-portrait/ I don't need the cropped featured image file I uploaded to appear at the top of the post - it's overkill. I would however like ...
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post not open on blog page

Posts do not show on blog pages. When I click the post title on blog page it returns the notification of "not found 404" . I used the post permalink. This doesn't work: When I used default ...
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Why is my Blog Page ID == First Post ID?

It is possible that I'm doing something wrong. Currently I'm using index.php as the main blog page. I have a page setup for the Blog and set it up in my Settings. When I try to get the Blog Page ID ...
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Adding blog loop to home page

I want content to be on the homepage of my Wordpress site, but I also want a loop to the first 10 blog posts displayed at the bottom of the homepage. I am not all that familiar with coding so please ...