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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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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get author in blog posts?

What do I need to do in order to have the author name in the blog posts on my wordpress blog? currently when I view a post it doesn't have the author that wrote the post.
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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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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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Posts don't appear on the Blog page

I am in the process of building a book review site for my daughter using the twentyten theme. For some reason the "Blog" page does not display any of the posts that I have written. I have searched ...
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How to add a widget area between blog posts in Genesis Framework?

What's the code for adding a widget area between my blog posts? Specifically I want to put one widget area inbetween after the first 3 posts of my blog?
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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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Canonicalization issue regarding academic URL vs. blog URL

I'm sorry if what I am about to write is long-winded. I only wish to be clear. I am an academic in the scientific community. I maintain a web site for my research, teaching, and other professional ...
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Add excerpt and post thumbnail to Buddypress blog directory page

I wonder if anyone can help me, I am trying to display excerpt and thumbnail for the posts shown in the buddypress blog directory page. By default only avatar thumb and title link to the posts are ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 ...
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new blog post does not appear in blog after publishing

I can not see the new post I created for the blog. In Settings > Permalinks > I changed it from Post name to Default and switched from a Theme Trust design to the default theme (twenty twelve). I did ...
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blank page with no code or errors on blog

I'm encountering some trouble moving a Wordpress installation from a development to a production server. The development server works just fine, but when moving to production the blog page suddenly ...
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Page Title repeating in Wordpress

I am a newbie in WordPress and our website page titles are repeating. That is the first problem. The second problem appears to be that there is a space missing between the repetition. I have attached ...
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Wordpress blog set up

I plan to launch my website with multiple blogs plugged into it, with a main index page for all posts. I currently have the index running from the root and two blogs running within their own folders ...
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2 tick boxes appearing below comments

In my site I have two tick boxes appearing above each other underneath the comments section. I have tried disabling pingbacks etc. How do I remove these? example - ...
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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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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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Read more button not working

I want the "read more" button to appear to truncate the blog posts. I tried using the button insert shortcode < !--more-->", but it's not showing up. I've tried everything I know how... Can ...
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How do i Sort my Posts

I search for a solution how i can sort the article in my page. I searched for hours in google and try severla things but nothing works :( . Anyway, maybe anybody has a good tip for me. I want a ...
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How to get the post's parent ID?

I have a template which outputs the blog posts (Blog Page), I open one of the posts which use single.php template, Now how can I get the ID of it's parent which is the (Blog Page)? I should say that ...
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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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Change from blogger to wordpress

I would like to change my blog platform from blogger to wordpress. My website is: http://www.hdpeak.net I would like to keep a similar template and all the posts. What are the necessary steps I ...
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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 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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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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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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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 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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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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multi site /blog/ folder on default site

I have a multi-site and it created /blog/ permalinks. It was with "/blog/" like this... domain.com/permalink now it became domain.com/blog/permalink how come it changes like this? and I want to ...
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Duplicate Wordpress Blog posts

Every time I post a blog to wordpress, it posts it twice. In other words, it make a duplicate post on the same time line. Does anyone have any suggestions as to why that may be? thanks
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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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My blog has a design issue.

My blog has been getting a good visitors these days. I have used linkwithin add ons to show related posts. But the problem is it is showing related posts in even homepage. Is there any way to not to ...
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How to create a dropdown menu on Origami theme

I'm doing a Wordpress website using the Origami theme; in this website i have a navigation bar with the page "Blog" in it. When I hover the cursor of the mouse on the page "Blog" I want to create a ...
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How do I automatically backdate blog posts that are being imported from an XML file?

We are trying to import an XML file filled with over 500 blog posts to our WordPress site, which we can do successfully except all of the posts are imported as 'drafts' and have today's date on them. ...