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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Is WordPress right for me? I am building a website that must meet requirements [closed]

I am building an internal website for my company. Quick run down of some of the requirements: Users will authenticate with Active Directory or login with email and password. There will be the Main ...
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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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How can I make my Blog category unindexed in Google?

My Blog posts can break my SEO, as they're not about the themes my website discusses. So how do I avoid this?
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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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Wordpress 3.8.1 Multisite blog slug problem

Just installed Wordpress 3.8.1 multisite but can't remove the /blog/ slug. I've tried all suggestions for older versions of Wordpress (including the solutions to the question posted on this site 6 ...
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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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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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How to create a category menu in WordPress?

I am new in WordPress world (before now I always used Joomla and some other old CMS) Now I am testing WordPress and I have some doubts about how create a navigation menu in my WP Site. This is my ...
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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 ...
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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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Check if current page is the Blog Page

I'm new to Wordpress. I need to check in header file if current page is the Blog Page? I checked but I can't find the way. Help me, Pls.
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wordpress blog in subdirectory or subdomain

I'm using Wordpress for my website. Now I'd like to add a blog section to my website. I'd like it to be accessible like this: http://www.mywebsite.com/blog or even better, as a subdomain: ...
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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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Can you have a blog in a subdirectory hosted on a different server?

I am interested in having a blog on my site which will be in a subdirectory of the main wordpress homepage e.g. website.com/blog however, I am interested to know if there is a way to host the blog ...
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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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Use blog as base for tags and categories

I have a site: example.com build in wordpress. I set up the posts page as example.com/news. I want my tags and categories to be: example.com/news/tag/mytag example.com/news/category/mycategory ...
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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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Wordpress loop is not working

Can anyone tell me why this wordpress blog is looping the header and banner over and over? It seems like instead of just looping the post it is looping the whole page. This code is inside of my ...
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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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Pagination 404s on custom query

The basic issue is that every paginated page for my blog is going to a 404 page. /page/2/, /page/3/, etc. It used to be working fine, but is not now. I think maybe the change to 3.9 did it. Here are ...
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How can I show related posts from multiple separate installations

Say I have three sites, abc.com, def.com and xyz.com. All the three sites are different wordpress installations and different databases. Now in story page I want that related articles should come from ...
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Recent Posts Listed by Author, Can I exclude authors?

I'm working on a multi-author blog, and I'm trying to produce an authors list with recent posts like this page (site is drupal): http://www.internationalrivers.org/blogs I'm working on a draft here: ...
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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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Is it possible to send blog posts via email to subscribers?

Would like to be able to send the blog post in an email mail to my subscribers, this would be great if it can be achieved through a plugin.
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List all blog categories

I have created a blog plugin. I have the blog category in my blog. I would like to get the list of all the blog categories and list it in my www.domain.com/blogs/ page. My blog category name is ...
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How to modify display of blog listing page?

I am displaying list of blogs with pagination on /blog url. The home page is a static page. Now, I want to redesign the /blog page to display thumbnail ( the featured image) with each blog excerpt. I ...
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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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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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How to create Page templates for showing Blog posts in different layouts?

I'm creating a Wordpress Theme, and I want to create few Page Templates for creating Blog pages with different layouts. So for example, I want to have blog-4-column.php, blog-3column.php and ...
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Should I install blog on subdomain or subdirectory?

Which is better? If I install it on a subdirectory how do I go about doing that? Create a subfolder named blog and install a new copy of wordpress to that? My site currently uses wordpress, so I am ...
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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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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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Make Search Function include subdomain (blog.ourwebsite.com)

Wondering if there's a way to edit our search.php or .htaccess or function.php (or anything else...) so that our search function on our main site (www.oursite.com) includes the subdomain of ...
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index.php template is used instead of blog page

I am trying to set WordPress so that home page is static, and the blog page is a separate page. So, I created two page templates in my theme., lets call them home_template and blog_template. Then, I ...
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is_singular() not working if called via callback function of admin-ajax.php

In my single.php I've some code like this ... if(is_singular('post')) { echo 'Blog'; } else { echo 'CPT'; } If I approach single.php from blog or CPT index page by using the_permalink(), ...
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single_term_title() running before get_the_title() [closed]

This is a strange "problem" but I've had this happen on a few installs and I was wondering if anybody could give an explanation on why / how this happens. On a blog category if I code: <?php ...
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The page that displays Posts on homepage

I want to know the page responsible for displaying the blog posts in WordPress. Where I can probably expect to find the SQL query and post rendering so I can edit some stuff by myself.
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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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paged query leads to 404? [duplicate]

As soon as I click the "2" on my pagination links I get a 404-error. The url correctly changes to http://mysite.com/?paged=2 <?php /** * The loop that displays the posts. */ ?> <ul ...
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Link to blogg-page

Im trying out wordpress and wondering of from the theme i have installed. Im not using the blog as the start page. How do i add a link to the menu that shows the blog with posts in order of date?
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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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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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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 ...