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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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 [closed]

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?
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How do I set up my blog home page to show only this weeke's posts automatically?

on my WPWeekly.net website, I am currently having to set the number of posts to show manually in the Setup->Reading. Is there a snippet that will let me have the home page blog show only the current ...
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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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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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Why does this snippet in a blog post make WordPress crash?

Ok, this is seriously weird and I have no clue what's going on here. I am using WordPress 3.0.1, I create a new blog post, give it a title, paste the following code into the blog post and hits Save ...
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WordPress automatically “forward” a post to another blog? [closed]

I have a personally hosted WordPress installation. When I write a new post I want an excerpt of the post and a link to it to be posted to a different blog (via the Blogger or MetaWeblog APIs). I've ...