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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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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 ...
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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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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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long blog post on self hosted wordpress blog not displayed

I have my self hosted wordpress blog here I recently created a blog post which is very long with so many pictures and text, but i suddenly found that my blog post was not displayed but if i cut short ...
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Moving my current wordpress blog to a subdomain

I currently have a blog set up on my domain (eg domain.com), but I would like to move it and all of its contents to a subdomain (eg sub.domain.com). Is there anything I need to watch out for or ...
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Not being allowed to use some terms in Add New Site in Wordpress

The following words are reserved for use by WordPress functions and cannot be used as blog names: page, comments, blog, files, feed This is the error message that I'm getting. I wanted to use /blog ...
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Sitewide page on all the blogs in the network

I have WordPress multisite installed. And i need to make it so that a page called (Company Ideas) on the main blog is added to new blogs created on the network. So once someone registers a new blog. ...
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Disable WordPress' blogging functionality and disable 'posts'

I'm currently using WordPress for a website and it will simply be acting as a CMS rather than a blogging platform. This means that WordPress' 'posts' are not needed. Is there anyway of disabling them ...
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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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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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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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Portfolio + Blog: multisite or plugin?

I need to display both a portfolio and a blog on a website, and as a relative newcomer to WordPress, I was wondering what the most effective way is to do this: install a plugin, or create a multisite? ...
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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 post twitter like updates on wordpress

Is there a plugin or a hack such that I can make short updates similar to twitter's on my own wordpress blog? Perhaps making use of a custom post type or something on those lines? What i'm trying to ...
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How to move all theme templates into a subfolder WP

I'm looking for a wordpress function to move theme's templates into a subfolder (mytheme/templates). Anyone know? The solution can be paid (plugin) or free.
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How do I convert a mathematical Microsoft Word document to a WordPress blog post?

I have a Microsoft Word document which I would like to convert to WordPress. The document is in Hebrew. It contains mathematical equations generated with MathType. It also contains images. Just ...
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If i switch my current wordpress blog theme with a new one, will i lose the SEO i have built up for my site? [closed]

if If i switch my current wordpress blog theme with a new one, will i lose the SEO i have built up for my site?
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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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Blog not indexed

my blog is 6 months old, with frequently updated content. Yet, not a single page is indexed by Google. Why is that so? isn't wordpress set up for SEO by default?