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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Wordpress homepage loads in content through http:// not https://

My current instance of Wordpress was created around http://. However, I recently installed an ssl certificate and changed the site urls to https:// and all the links created by me to https://. I see ...
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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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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 [closed]

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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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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wp_enqueue_style and different styles for blog template

I have a front-page.php to create the index page template and a page-blog.php to create the blog template. My styles are added using wp_enqueue_style in my functions.php, but I'd like to use different ...
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Wordpress Plugin manipulate have_posts()

I want to develop a plugin, which changes the post order on the blog page, I think I need to manipulate the have_posts() function. How can I do this?
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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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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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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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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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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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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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How to display blog posts on a dedicated page?

I'm in the middle of moving to WordPress from another CMS. I definitely have to keep the links intact, which are like this: example.com (Redirects to /blog) example.com/blog (The blog, displaying ...
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Is there a way to multiply archive loop results sequentially?

I am trying to make my own version of this I've implemented bootstrap grid in my attempt. I'm very close, but the <div class="row"> being looped is causing problems. I want to just be able to ...
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I am getting “0” in the starting of my post description at home page

See here at home page with all posts I am getting "0" in starting.
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Show Default Editor on Blog Page ( Administration Panel )

In WordPress 4.2 it included a nice feature which labeled what page was the Front-Page and which page was the Blog ( Latest Posts ). Unfortunately, it also removes the default editor on the page ...
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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 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 ...