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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problem with wordpress author profile page URL

I have a problem with my wordpress blog here. everything seems to be working fine but the problem is after each post i am appending author information like the image below but when i click on 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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Show top comments on blog page [duplicate]

I have a custom template wordpress and on the Blog page with contain list of blog posts, I want to show top 5 comments after the "Read More" link after each post. What code I should write there to ...
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How do I stop blogger posting to wodpress after importing blog?

I recently imported my Blogger blog onto my new Wordpress blog, now if I post to Blogger it posts to Wordpress how can I stop this?
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Link post to blog from a static page

I'm a WP rookie, and I just designed a static homepage that shows the 3 most recent posts in my database. I would like to redirect the user to another page in order to show him the entire blog post ...
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How to do full width on simple blog

I hear that there isn't, technically, anything call "full width". What, then, are the most common ways to do full width, on a simple blog, in this current time period? I'm very new, and do not know ...
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Two blogs one page

The idea is basically to create a blog, and have status updates/quotes beside the blog in a separate column. How does one go about making that happen? EDIT: The goal is not to create two separate ...
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List post categories that link to a page showing those posts

I have posts with different categories. I have a blog page that lists the posts like this. <?php $blog_args = array( 'post_type' => 'post', ...
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Separate blog archives by category

I have two categories for the blog posts on my site, lets call them A and B. I want to add an archive widget (by month) to the right sidebar that only uses category A posts and only shows category A ...
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404 when remove Slug base custom taxonomy and custom post type

I have a custom taxonomy (cities) and a custom post type (spots). I have removed the custom taxonomy base slug and the custom post type base slug to have this : mysite.com/amsterdam (all spots in ...
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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 ...