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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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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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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Home page of blog says “NOTHING FOUND It seems we can’t find what you’re looking for”

I'm using the Illustratr theme. On the home page of my blog it says: "NOTHING FOUND. It seems we can’t find what you’re looking for. Perhaps searching can help.", This appears since I created it. ...
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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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How to link only to main blog page from news list widget?

I need to link from news title widget to main blog page that has all the news listed. I do not need single post pages at all. The link from news widget should take user directly to the right spot on ...
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Setting up wordpress categories URLs

I am working on a wordpress applications. I have created a custom page for articles landing page. The permalink for articles is working fine but I have problems when I click on a category name. For ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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Adding blog loop to home page

I want content to be on the homepage of my Wordpress site, but I also want a loop to the first 10 blog posts displayed at the bottom of the homepage. I am not all that familiar with coding so please ...
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Adding a Blog Loop to Static Home Page

I am new to WordPress and not that familiar with coding. Could someone explain how to add a loop to my blog to the static front page? I'd like for the first 10 blog posts to be displayed under my ...
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WPMU - restore deleted blog with an ID of 1

By mistake I used this function: wpmu_delete_blog( 1, true ); which deleted my main blog. I managed to restore this in the database in wp_blogs by setting deleted to 0 for this blog but I'm wondering ...
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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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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 ...