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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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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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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Where is the “Posts”/“Blog” template?

I want to modify the "Posts" template. But I can't find it's location, I believe it's unrelated to my theme. Where is it located? Could I copy it and create an identical template in my theme so as to ...
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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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Blog page showing same content as homepage

I'm trying to have my posts post on another page(blog) and my 'home' page display as my front page. Both pages have their own templates assigned to them (home for home, blog for blog). In the Reading ...
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Not showing up on Wordpress Reader

I'm hosting a WordPress site on Name.com (using Jetpack). Although I can access my blog stats, etc. from wordpress.com, my posts aren't showing up on wordpress.com's reader or under topics. I ...
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Rebuilding a Site: How to Show Several Category Posts in Woo Framework Theme?

I am having a hard time managing a big site with 2000+ pages. Right now, I am restructuring the site architecture. So, for example, if there are categories like x, y, z... I want to put them under ...
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Check if current page is the Blog Page

I'm new to Wordpress. I need to check in header file if current page is the Blog Page? I checked but I can't find the way. Help me, Pls.
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Thumbnails not showing in blog

I am trying to add thumbnails to a wordpress blog (that was created by someone else). As a newcomer to Wordpress I understand I need to add "the_post_thumbnail();" inside "the loop" but looking at the ...
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Add a header above blog posts but below page header

How do I add an image to my blog page. I want it to appear under the page header but before the blog posts. It will be a static image (masthead for the blog). This is the address for the page: ...
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same custom field for single posts

I have a custom field for my blog page that displays a "custom title" in the header. When i click one of the blog posts on that page the "custom title" isn't there. I would like it to be the same ...
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Blog as a part of a Wordpress site?

I'm not sure how to word my search terms for this problem. I've created a site in WP. So, let's assume the URL is http://example.org The 'Contact' page would be http://example.org/contact, for ...
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Remove limit in characters of blog posts?

Im changing my blog, so its not possible to click on the post, but only see them in the preview. How and where do i remove the limit of characters on the preview page? I'm using the Mystile ...
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new blog post does not appear in blog after publishing

I can not see the new post I created for the blog. In Settings > Permalinks > I changed it from Post name to Default and switched from a Theme Trust design to the default theme (twenty twelve). I did ...
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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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Fatal error: Cannot redeclare comment_theme()

I have this wordpress site build up. In the blog section my post is getting repeated which I do not want how can I get rid of this situation Use this link: ...
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Insert blog template on home template [duplicate]

i need to include "blog_page_2_column.php" into homepage. I insert this into homepage template: <?php include(TEMPLATEPATH . '/blog_page_2_column.php');?> Works fine but i cant change the ...
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My blog has a design issue.

My blog has been getting a good visitors these days. I have used linkwithin add ons to show related posts. But the problem is it is showing related posts in even homepage. Is there any way to not to ...
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Change from blogger to wordpress

I would like to change my blog platform from blogger to wordpress. My website is: http://www.hdpeak.net I would like to keep a similar template and all the posts. What are the necessary steps I ...
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How to get the post's parent ID?

I have a template which outputs the blog posts (Blog Page), I open one of the posts which use single.php template, Now how can I get the ID of it's parent which is the (Blog Page)? I should say that ...
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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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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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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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blank page with no code or errors on blog

I'm encountering some trouble moving a Wordpress installation from a development to a production server. The development server works just fine, but when moving to production the blog page suddenly ...
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Fatal error: require() [function.require]: Failed opening required in wordpress

My blog has been working fine for months. Today when I tried to open it I got the following errors: Warning: require(/home/dhabitat/public_html/blog/wp-includes/functions.php) [function.require]: ...
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new custom theme - posts displaying on top of one another

live blog I've just implemented a new, custom theme. I've noticed that my posts are now displaying all on top of one another and I can't figure out why. To test my code, I swapped out my custom loop ...