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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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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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 ...
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“There doesn't seem to be a wp-config.php file.” despite wp-config.php in root

I've encountered an odd problem and I'm not at all sure how to go about fixing it.. I have a site that was working fine until I changed a page title from "PRESS" to "BLOG." Now, when you visit the ...
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Using “/blog” as a site with Wordpress Multi-Site

I have Wordpress installed in the root directory, and plan to use the domain.tld as a portfolio and domain.tld/blog as personal blog site. Since the blog keyword is reserved in Wordpress and can't be ...
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How to make blog posts appear under different menu items?

On my site, I have a 'blog' menu item and a 'portfolio' menu item. http://richardclunan.com/blog/ http://richardclunan.com/portfolio I'd like to make it so that when I post a blog post, I can ...
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when I create a page with a /blog permalink the css gets messed up

When I create a page with a default template and parent set to no parent, with the permalinks name being sitename/blog the css on that page gets messed up(including the admin bar is all messed up), if ...
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Why won't pagination work?

I am using a page template with code to display all blog posts: <?php /* Template Name: Blog */ ?> <?php get_header(); ?> <div id="main"> <?php // ACF Page number variable ...
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Changing max number of blog posts per page doesn't work

WP 3.2.1 Changing the max number of posts to show on each page via Settings->Reading isn't working. Could this reported bug be the culprit?
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Portfolio & Blog cohabitation : multiple single.php files?

I'm currently creating a website that's going to be powered by Wordpress and have both a portfolio and a blog. How should I go about coding up the single.php? I understand custom post types are the ...
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Functions.php: Exclude Category from “Blog”

So it's quite obvious to how exclude certain categories from within a template, but I don't want to have to modify 4 templates so that they ignore a certain category. Is there a way that I can ...
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Blog automatically redirected to error page

I have a blog link. It was loading fine, but now when I open it. It redirects to error page.
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Creating a blog on my companies new website using Wordpress but I have sidebar issues

As said in the title, I am creating a blog on my companies new website using Wordpress but I have sidebar issues. The website is only in production phase at the moment. The Link is so you can see ...
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Differnt page template for page 2 of blog feed

Is there a way I can use one page template (A custom page template for example) for the first page of my blog and then another template (Index.php for example) for page 2, 3, 4, etc.?
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Wordpress Query Posts From Category Post on Static Page

So I'm trying to query some posts from 1 category only and it does seem to be working. I tried get_post() also but no luck and after awhile I just caved and used query_posts (which is apparently bad ...
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Blog has an infinite redirect loop

Why is http://compassionpit.com/blog/ going through an infinite redirect loop? Here's my nginx conf file. The site is run by a nodejs server on port 8000 and Apache serves up the blog (wordpress) and ...
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How can I set a vote on the comments?

In this wordpress blog, one can vote the comments. I am wondering how can I set up this function in my wordpress blog?
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Blog Posts not showing title

I have my Reading settings set to Static pages and blog is set to a page called What's New. When I go to this What's New page I can see the post content but the post title with link to post page is ...
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Exclude post category in a blog page

I have two links in "news" where all the news posts goes "blog" where the rest goes just wanted to exclude the category "news" in the blog page I use the code $news = new WP_query ...
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How do I turn off the blog and archives?

Is there a fixed set of htaccess rewrite rules I can use to "turn off" everything blogging related? It's not enough to just not show the links in the menu, I want to completely hide everything ...
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Hide a category of posts from main blog, and only show in category view

I would like to hide a post on the main blog page (run on index.php) and have it only show up when the visitor views a particular category. I have tried the following just before the loop: <?php ...
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Blog post - single.php url

I have a simple blog page that just lists blog posts on a page called 'news' http://my-site.co.uk/news I have a single.php page to display the actual post when it is clicked on 'news' The ...
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How to maintain wordpress site blogs in production and staging?

I work as a website admin in my company. We are selling digital products using WooCommerce. We wanted to have staging and production in order to avoid any site down. So in staging we use to create ...
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How to set a certain Custom Template to a Single Blog Post

I need to set a custom created template to be used whenever a single blog post is displayed. I can see how to assign custom templates to pages under Page Attributes > Template, but how do I tell my ...
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How do I put a wordpress blog into my html site?

ok, so have a html site with css and I want to put a wordpress blog page in it, but I want it to be in the same site I already have. I've read the integrating wordpress with your website thing and I ...
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How to make blog post entries appear as input form instead of just text?

I want my blog posts to appear inside of a form input box instead of just text on a page. Not the title, but only the submission. Is that possible. My index.php: <a href="<?php the_permalink() ...
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Get Content From Blog Page

I have a page that is assigned as the "Blog". What I'd like to allow is the user to add content to this page then display it before the posts show up on index.php. I thought I used to be able to do ...
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Create a front page template and separate page for posts?

I'm building a WordPress theme. I need two type of pages, one is home page which will display on www.example.com. I also need a list of all my posts on www.example.com/blog/, but I need both in one ...
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How can I make my Blog category unindexed in Google?

My Blog posts can break my SEO, as they're not about the themes my website discusses. So how do I avoid this?
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wordpress blog in subdirectory or subdomain

I'm using Wordpress for my website. Now I'd like to add a blog section to my website. I'd like it to be accessible like this: http://www.mywebsite.com/blog or even better, as a subdomain: ...
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Use blog as base for tags and categories

I have a site: example.com build in wordpress. I set up the posts page as example.com/news. I want my tags and categories to be: example.com/news/tag/mytag example.com/news/category/mycategory ...
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Wordpress loop is not working

Can anyone tell me why this wordpress blog is looping the header and banner over and over? It seems like instead of just looping the post it is looping the whole page. This code is inside of my ...
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Pagination 404s on custom query

The basic issue is that every paginated page for my blog is going to a 404 page. /page/2/, /page/3/, etc. It used to be working fine, but is not now. I think maybe the change to 3.9 did it. Here are ...
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Recent Posts Listed by Author, Can I exclude authors?

I'm working on a multi-author blog, and I'm trying to produce an authors list with recent posts like this page (site is drupal): http://www.internationalrivers.org/blogs I'm working on a draft here: ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 ...
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wp_get_archives() output

Iv got this code in my blog.php: <?php wp_get_archives( array( 'type' => 'monthly', 'limit' => 12 ) ); ?> It links to: /2013/01 My page only loads the header and footer - I think ...
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How to get post object on blog template

I have a big issue on catching attributes from global $post_object in a page template file. I have a Template Name: Blog Page which is template-blog.php On that page I use the current page permalink ...