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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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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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 & Portfolio setup

Like so many others on the web, I've been trying to get a blog and a portfolio to play nicely together within the same website. Here is what I would like the urls to look like and some things that I ...
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Customizing SERP content for WordPress Blog

I want to customize the text that appears on the SERP for the posts on my WordPress blog. I want to be able to either provide some custom text or modify the fields that appear on the SERP page, for ...
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How to create a blogs category page with Blog-Types Plugin

I'm not a web developer so I don't know how to create an sql query to display information from my database. Here's what I wanted to do, I want to have a page that will display blog categories. When a ...
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Is there a template tag/function for getting the URL (or slug or name or ID) of the blog page when using a “static” front page

Done some reasonable searching for this and don't think it's been asked before. I've got a site which I'm developing a custom template/theme for. The site will use a page as the front page (rather ...
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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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posts and cms and posts again

I'm setting up a WP site as a CMS that will sell CDs. I have set up the individual titles as posts on a page I call recordings, and have a number of categories that make up the collection of discs. ...
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Displaying the blog entries in a Page (using get_posts to retrieve the posts)?

I made a page called blog.php which will store my blog entries, all the other pages have a custom post type called "Page Content" (for static content). I wanted to make a heading in this blog page ...
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What's the URL to my blogs (from my home page - which is a “page”)

How do I add a link under my home page banner to my blog summary page. My default page is a "page", not a "post". http://nealwalters.com on 3.0.4
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What is wrong with my blog post text? [on hold]

On my blog post page, the text is getting completely botched up in the posts. If I enter the actual post and view just that one, then it is fine, but if I am actually on my blog post page (the one ...
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Correct way to set up a template which will list all posts/posts by category/posts by year?

Been working in WordPress for a while but, funnily enough, never had to build a blog page within a website. I'm pretty there's a "correct" way to do this, which I want to learn, rather than the ...
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Re-Publish Posts on Given Date

I am currently working on a blog that has about 20-30 posts going live each week. Within those 20-30 posts some are 100% brand new articles and some are previously-posted articles that are being ...
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Hide first blog post in content and output it in widget

I am working on a theme and want to hide the first blog post and instead output it at a custom widget position. For that I created a variable in the functions.php called $postCounter. I accessed ...
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.entry-title and other contents not showing on mobile

I just noticed the title of my blog is not showing up on mobile for specific entries. On the main blog page, nothing shows. I've pretty much gutted header.php but left everything else more or less the ...
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Excert ( the_excerpt(); ) Not working properly

I am creating custom theme, I have included excerpt in the index file <article class="post"> <h2><a href="<?php the_permalink(); ?>"><?php the_title(); ...
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List all pages using a specific template on a page

I just created a WordPress page called Latest Blog Posts where I want to list, in chronological order, all pages from my website using the template name "Blog". The list should contain the title of ...
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Any way to make a blog post be viewed only by the shared link?

As in Dropbox, people can share a file/folder privately by generating a shared link. With that link, any people have the access to that shared file/folder. May I know if we can do the same for each ...
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How can I have the posts from one word press blog show on the presentation page of another word press site

I am using the Tempera 1.2.2 theme with presentation page enabled (http://worldofmagictravel.com) and curently the blog posts that are showing on the presentation page are from a blog category within ...
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Allow certain subsites to display parent site's blog posts

Scratching my head on this one... I have a WordPress network set up with a couple of subsites. The parent site has a fairly active blog. A few subsites also have active blogs, but some have no blog ...
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Blog Displays Only Sticky Posts

I set my home page to show the latest three sticky posts from the blog. The problem is, if you publish a post that's not sticky, it doesn't show up in the blog page. How could I fix it? The code ...
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How do you cite the images on your blog? [closed]

I just created a blog through wordpress and there was a background that I used from http://subtlepatterns.com/ I also used two other images...so I'm just wondering, do I need to cite these images in ...
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Pretty permalinks to work for lighttpd webserver?

Does anyone know how to set up pretty permalinks for lighttpd web server? I've search on the web, but I didn't find anything reliable. Until now I only tried this which didn't work. Is this method ...
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How do we change emails viewings to show in the stats?

My followers are clicking in through their email to view my blog. Because of this it doesn't show up on my stats as being viewed directly on my blog. How can I change this so that my followers will ...
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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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Wordpress offline

I am new to web development and wordpress and have a question for when i have wordpress installed on a local server and am working offline. I am trying to build a non-blog website but also want to ...
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Why doesn't my WordPress page show the most recent post?

I was wondering if someone could help me with the following. My news page on my WordPress website doesn't show the most recent blog post, which I want it to do. The code I have is: ...
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Add code to header based on category for specific posts?

Hello all! I'm trying to add as you'll see in the image attached a small huffington post icon and accompanying text to some posts on my blog. I'd like to set up a category "Huffington Post" and when ...
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Clicking on a new blog post shows the homepage

I'm a newbie to WP and have recently come upon an issue after installing the plugin WP Permastructure. When I click on new blog posts, the static homepage is displayed. However, clicking on posts ...
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Custom Permalinks for CPT causing 404 errors for 'normal' single post pages

I'm having a problem with the permalink structure of a Custom Post Type which is conflicting against the normal single posts (in the 'posts' post type which comes as standard with WordPress). Heres ...
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How to display Parent categories and Child Categories?

I struggleing to find the best way to develop the below. Basically my website will have a landing page on the site (Sports Landing Page) and when the user clicks on a category on that page eg ...
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Looking to exclude blog posts from category Previous/Next buttons

I'm working on some conditional elements here and I thought I had it but it's still not working right. You can see my site here. What I've done is displayed only category Legal Libation Columns (98) ...
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I need to delete all posts from my homepage & create a static front page [closed]

I want my homepage to be clean and without any posts or comments from my visitors. I have tried to do almost everything, but it doesn't work. I don't want people to discus anything, all they have to ...
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Add pagination to blog

I want to limit 3 blog entry snippets per page and include pagination for additional pages. Here's what I have so far, but pagination isn't working. <div id="page-content"> ...
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WP_Query Sorting Posts by month … timeline effect

Hoping someone can take a look at my code and help me out. Right now I am trying to show my blog in a timeline style approach. My current query is generating the posts how I would like them to but I ...
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Multisite: List all Blogs alphabetically [duplicate]

Right now I do this … <ul role="navigation" class="sektionen"> <?php $blog_list = wp_get_sites(); foreach ($blog_list AS $blog) { global $blog_id; ...
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Uploading a external squeeze page within WP

I'm not a developer but I'm trying to find my own way around and learning as I go along. I have a prebuild squeeze page and trying to FTP it to my site but I have learned that I don't have access to ...
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Pingback is not working

I'm currently testing the blog post I'm currently working on. I'm trying to link the post. The problem here is that the pingback is not working when I post the link to the test site (aaaatemplate). ...
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Show the page title on blog page

I created a page for my posts, and a home.php for the structure. I would like to show the page's name on the top of the posts, but the result is always the latest post. My code: <?php ...
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Large Unwanted Space at the Bottom of Blog Posts [closed]

I'm a bit stumped as the why there is such a large space at the bottom of the blog posts. I've tried removing the "more" tag, I've inspected the element multiple times, but just cant seem to get rid ...
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Page updates appear in Preview but not live version?

I have made some changes to a blog page and excluded some categories. However, whenever I view the blog online the excluded posts still appear. But when I got to the blog page and click 'preview' the ...
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WordPress Genesis not excluding category from blog

I am trying to exclude a category from my blog. I login to WP and go to Genesis and Theme Settings and add the category IDs to the Blog Page Template area and hit save. Nothing happens. I have also ...
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How to get to blog flow and a specific post?

How do I get to a specific blog post in the flow without getting inside the specific post? I mean from my homepage i can see a excerpt of the post. When i click on that post i come right to that ...
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Can I add a blog subfolder to my website and use a different theme

I asked this question over at WebMasters, and was directed to this stack exchange, I might add I had no idea this even existed! I was wondering if I am able to create a new subfolder named blog on ...
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Wrap posts p tags in div

I am trying to set up blog posts so that when an image is added it is wrapped in one div set to float right and when text is added it is wrapped in another div set to float left. So that all images ...
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How to Set Limit with WordPress Get Bookmarks Shortcode

I just need some help with a WordPress shortcode function. I would like to create a list of links based on the link_category inside a post with a shortcode. I had the shortcode working until I added ...
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Posts page drop down is not selecting the selected page

I tried to link the blog post to new page. so i went to settings->reading and selected the page in Post page drop down and i hit save after it says Settings saved i can't see the selected page in ...
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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 ...