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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If i switch my current wordpress blog theme with a new one, will i lose the SEO i have built up for my site?

if If i switch my current wordpress blog theme with a new one, will i lose the SEO i have built up for my site?
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Disable WordPress' blogging functionality and disable 'posts'

I'm currently using WordPress for a website and it will simply be acting as a CMS rather than a blogging platform. This means that WordPress' 'posts' are not needed. Is there anyway of disabling them ...
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How to embed page content in a blog post

I've built an HTML table that is posted on a page in my site, and I'd like to use that same content inside a blog post (something of an announcement of the table's publication). The table is likely to ...
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WordPress automatically “forward” a post to another blog?

I have a personally hosted WordPress installation. When I write a new post I want an excerpt of the post and a link to it to be posted to a different blog (via the Blogger or MetaWeblog APIs). I've ...
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How do I convert a mathematical Microsoft Word document to a WordPress blog post?

I have a Microsoft Word document which I would like to convert to WordPress. The document is in Hebrew. It contains mathematical equations generated with MathType. It also contains images. Just ...
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how to display full post with pagination on home page

I am using the 'Hatch' theme. I'm familiar with HTML/CSS but not with WordPress, first time working with this. I have my homepage showing recent posts and that's good. However, I want to make a ...
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Make Search Function include subdomain (blog.ourwebsite.com)

Wondering if there's a way to edit our search.php or .htaccess or function.php (or anything else...) so that our search function on our main site (www.oursite.com) includes the subdomain of ...
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Blog not indexed

my blog is 6 months old, with frequently updated content. Yet, not a single page is indexed by Google. Why is that so? isn't wordpress set up for SEO by default?
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I put my blog on a subpage, how do I get page title?

I've got my blog setup on a subpage (not the front page) and I'm using the template file home.php, how can I get the contents from the page editor onto this subpage? If I change the title of the page ...
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Move WordPress from /blog folder to root but leave post at /blog

I am working on a WordPress blog for a client. Currently they have around 3,000 posts. The WordPress is installed at /blog/ I need to move the WordPress install to the Root directory but still have ...
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Side by side blog posts that are tied together

I'm looking for a way to have the screen split with side-by-side blog posts that are tied together. My client has her Grandather's travel dairies and wants to posts the entries. The originals are in ...
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Moving my current wordpress blog to a subdomain

I currently have a blog set up on my domain (eg domain.com), but I would like to move it and all of its contents to a subdomain (eg sub.domain.com). Is there anything I need to watch out for or ...
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Sitewide page on all the blogs in the network

I have WordPress multisite installed. And i need to make it so that a page called (Company Ideas) on the main blog is added to new blogs created on the network. So once someone registers a new blog. ...
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How to post twitter like updates on wordpress

Is there a plugin or a hack such that I can make short updates similar to twitter's on my own wordpress blog? Perhaps making use of a custom post type or something on those lines? What i'm trying to ...
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Can you have a blog in a subdirectory hosted on a different server?

I am interested in having a blog on my site which will be in a subdirectory of the main wordpress homepage e.g. website.com/blog however, I am interested to know if there is a way to host the blog ...
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List all blog categories

I have created a blog plugin. I have the blog category in my blog. I would like to get the list of all the blog categories and list it in my www.domain.com/blogs/ page. My blog category name is ...
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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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unregistered user can write in blog page - possible? how to?

I'm working on a site wherein the owner wants people(potential real estate clients) to be able to write their home-owning hopes, dreams, desires, etc. I'm thinking something similar to the ...
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A garbled copy of MY blog on this site? [closed]

I stumbled upon a website that had a garbled copy of a post I wrote a while ago and posted somewhere else. This site has no contact, no way to get in touch with admin, just brings me to ...
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How to make a secure blog that is completely private?

I have a login safe application and it has hundreds of users. WordPress is a separate module of it and only used for blogging purpose [no other usage]. Both using the common database. The blogs are ...
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Portfolio + Blog: multisite or plugin?

I need to display both a portfolio and a blog on a website, and as a relative newcomer to WordPress, I was wondering what the most effective way is to do this: install a plugin, or create a multisite? ...
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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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Block multiple categories from Blog

I found this code on this site by AshFrame which I added to my functions PHP file and works perfectly to stop one category being displayed on my blog (I have a custom menu so have the category ...
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Displaying Latest Posts on a Page

I am trying to create a loop to display the title and excerpt of each blog post onto a page that isn't my index page. The in-progress demo site is here: http://thewestharbour.com/mypakage/ On the ...
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Add blogs to “Blogs i Follow” sidebar [closed]

We've been reading through the documentation and watched a video, and gone through all the options in the Dashboard, but whenever we try adding links to the Blog Roll or 'Blogs I follow' section, they ...
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Why does this snippet in a blog post make WordPress crash?

Ok, this is seriously weird and I have no clue what's going on here. I am using WordPress 3.0.1, I create a new blog post, give it a title, paste the following code into the blog post and hits Save ...
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How to move all theme templates into a subfolder WP

I'm looking for a wordpress function to move theme's templates into a subfolder (mytheme/templates). Anyone know? The solution can be paid (plugin) or free.
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How do I set up my blog home page to show only this weeke's posts automatically?

on my WPWeekly.net website, I am currently having to set the number of posts to show manually in the Setup->Reading. Is there a snippet that will let me have the home page blog show only the current ...
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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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How to create a category menu in WordPress?

I am new in WordPress world (before now I always used Joomla and some other old CMS) Now I am testing WordPress and I have some doubts about how create a navigation menu in my WP Site. This is my ...
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get author in blog posts?

What do I need to do in order to have the author name in the blog posts on my wordpress blog? currently when I view a post it doesn't have the author that wrote the post.
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Home page not obeying post per page setting on the first page only

I am working on a custom template for my office. I have a static front page and a static home page to display the blog posts. I am having a few minor issues and will have to create a few other ...
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Add excerpt and post thumbnail to Buddypress blog directory page

I wonder if anyone can help me, I am trying to display excerpt and thumbnail for the posts shown in the buddypress blog directory page. By default only avatar thumb and title link to the posts are ...
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Is there a PressThis that doesn't hotlink?

What are some plugins or alternatives to the PressThis function? I want to use the PressThis bookmarklet to quickly blog about what I see online, but every time I do and include an image, it hotlinks ...
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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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How can I show related posts from multiple separate installations

Say I have three sites, abc.com, def.com and xyz.com. All the three sites are different wordpress installations and different databases. Now in story page I want that related articles should come from ...
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how to “not” display new posts with a specific category on the main page?

I've read this and this but I'm just a basic user. I have a "technical" blog that more and more people visit. I'm a freelance, and now, when someone hears about me, he/she wants to search for me, ...
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need to check is blog page

I'm new one for Wordpress. I need to check in header file as, is it Blog Page or not? I checked. but I can't find the way. Help me, Pls.
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How to show a full post, not just an excerpt

I have a blog page where blog posts have an excerpt on with a continue reading link below. When the link is clicked the full post should appear/or should be diverted to. This isn't that case. The ...
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Is it possible to send blog posts via email to subscribers?

Would like to be able to send the blog post in an email mail to my subscribers, this would be great if it can be achieved through a plugin.
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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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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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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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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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Single.php - Get Current Parent Category

The Problem I'm trying to display the current parent category title with the post title right under it. The problem is, I can't seem to get the posts current category inside or outside of the loop. I ...
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What is archive.php used for?

Dumb Questions Ahead: If index.php and archive.php are practically the same thing, what's the point of having archive.php? When should I ever want to use archive.php over index.php? If I use ...
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Removing blog page images

I have my blog page here on a website I created, however I'm not understanding quite where to find the code to get rid of the images on my child theme. I'm using code from Twenty Ten and have set my ...
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older blog posts not showing in new theme

I have a new, custom theme that I've uploaded on a pre-existing site/blog. Everything seems to be working ok, with the exception of the older blog posts not showing up. Any ideas what I can do to fix? ...
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Display Only Certain Category In a Custom Page Template

I have a Page in Wordpress that is a Blog Page Template. Now my issue is that it displays ALL the posts. I only want it to display posts assigned to a certain category How do I do that? Here is my ...