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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“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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How do i create a list-posts-page?

I'm trying to create the actual "blog" page that lists all the posts. It seems like such a basic thing, but i can't find out how to do it. Do i create a page and assign it a special template? If i do ...
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Get custom field from page, in a post?

I'm not quite sure how it works, if you're on a post (single.php), does it count page.php as the page it's on? What i need to do, is get a custom field assigned to a page, from a blog post. I need it ...
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How can I cycle posts with a #next and #previous script?

So, I'm having trouble trying to figure out how I would go about coding this kind of implementation for a Wordpress site. I have the first part done but am a little confused on how I would go about ...
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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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Custom navigation bar via wp_list_pages is broken for blog roll

Pretty simple question. I have the 'blog' on my site set via 'reading' to be the page 'blog' located at mysite.com/blog. /blog is hierarchical, in that it has children. I have a custom side bar ...
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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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Article Template

have a little problem. I'm currently creating a theme, where the article page is not on the home page. The trouble now is that on the home page below are three content boxes and they should not appear ...
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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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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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How to add a widget area between blog posts in Genesis Framework?

What's the code for adding a widget area between my blog posts? Specifically I want to put one widget area inbetween after the first 3 posts of my blog?
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Recents posts pulling from different post type

This blog page is pulling from a Page Template called full-width-blog.php. The left of the content is where the supposed general posts should appear. On the right is the sidebar. How could you make ...
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Persistent sidebar.php [closed]

This sidebar does not let itself be aligned either on the left or on the right, so that the content below (the posts) can be placed next to it. Sidebard on one side, posts on the other. This is the ...
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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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Blog template PHP [closed]

Here's the WP wordpress website: http://www.joaoalexandre.com/wordpressteste/ And here's the Blog section: http://www.joaoalexandre.com/wordpressteste/artigos/ How can I show a regular simple blog ...
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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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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 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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Permalink: postname EXCEPT for blog

In order to refrain from possible duplicate URLs or conflicting URLs, I really want to use "postname" for a clean URL structure, EXCEPT for the blog ... for the blog and it's posts, I always want ...
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Wanting to apply different featured images for each post

This is my first wordpress website here and so far it'll looking good. The only thing I have left that I just can't figure out is the featured image for my blog page. I have set the main blog banner ...
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How to separate each individual blog post?

Im trying to create a blog page that has each post separate with a border around each one. A good example I can think of would be http://blog.pagodabox.com/. How every post is divided into its own ...
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blog page showing only first post

Live site. My blog page is showing only the very first published page, and not the subsequent posts. I've noticed, too, that when viewing the page source, the blog page seems to be using single.php ...
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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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Have an html site but want to add an existing WordPress site to the back end.

I have an html site and an existing WP site with lot's of content. What I would like to do is tie the two together with the blog on back end. So in essence I would have the .html and then on the menu ...
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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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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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Showing a list of posts when homepage is custom

I am developing a custom theme. I edited my home.php to show something custom. I also edited index.php to display a list of posts or other things. After this I can't get a list of all posts which ...
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Multiple Authors on a Single Blog

I'm currently researching into using WordPress and so, apologies in advance if this seems like a very basic question. Our main requirement is to have a single blog, but allow multiple users / ...
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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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How to make number of blog posts a custom field?

I'm using advanced custom fields and I have the following code: <?php $args = array( 'numberposts' => 3 ); $lastposts = get_posts( $args ); foreach($lastposts as $post) : setup_postdata($post); ...
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Custom Headers on Blog Posts Page

So I have created my own template that has a set header for all of my pages home (which is a static front page), about, services, contact, etc.... I have recently created two newer pages products and ...
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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 show content of latest blog post with read more link?

I want to show the latest blog post content in my side bar with a read more link. So how will I do this?
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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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Blog pagination WITHOUT using max_num_pages

WP 3.2.1 I'm in a bit of a bind. I have to create some pagination for the blog, but I believe I'm running into the bug described here, and I don't have authorization to fiddle with the server's ...
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Restricting certain blog posts by date?

I'm building my friends blog and he asked me a rather odd request. He wants the latest five blog posts to be visible to non-registered members but not to others. I'm using s2Member for membership ...
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Can I make a parent page of the blog and have it display a paragraph/thumbnail of certain entries?

WP 3.2.1 The title just about says it all. I'd like to make a parent page of the blog that will dynamically show a little teaser of certain entries (either the most recent or random, depending on ...
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Looking up WordPress account information from Host or php files

I recently started working at a company where they would like their webpage to be updated. Unfortuantely, I only have the hosting information and the files that are associated with the FTP manager. ...
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Direct some posts to only appear on a specific page

I have a blog at JonCrowell.org. When I add a new post, it appears on the home page. I have created a new page called "Technical Notes". I would like to be able to choose whether a new post that I ...
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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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Add posts from other Wordpress blog to the current one

This might seem like a duplicate, but other questions I've found seem to be about exporting/importing Wordpress, as a 1 shot deal. My situation here is quite different; I'm looking for a ...
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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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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 ...