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Moving WordPress.com theme and widget settings to self-hosted site?

Possible Duplicate: Migrating from WordPress.com to self-hosted site and autoforward visitors? How can I move theme and plugin (widget) settings from a WordPress.com site to a self-hosted ...
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Your own Bookmarklet in a blog

Does anyone know how to publish your own bookmarklet in a blog like wordpress or blogger? All of them seem to format the bookmarklet removing the javascript or messing it up. E.g., pasting this in ...
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Who owns the content posted on .wordpress.com blogs? [closed]

If I sign up for a Wordpress blog that is hosted for free by Wordpress here, who will own the content I post, and how much storage will I have? I know I could ask their customer support, but I don't ...
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Math notation on WordPress.com?

I am a new user with WordPress, and I would like to use mathematical formulas. I have been reading the mathjax pages for hours, such as this one and quite a few others. This may be a bad question, ...
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WordPress.com podcast feed missing iTunes tags?

I recently published a podcast hosted on WordPress.com on iTunes and it says "Podcasts by Unknown". It seems like it is missing the author tag. My question is that how can I add the author tag to the ...
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Removing the WordPress.com ribbon

This is such a simple question, but I'm having trouble getting the answer. Is it possible to have a blog at WordPress.com and not have the WordPress.com banner (shown below)? Is it simply a matter ...
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Difference between Wordpress and Tumblr?

Newbee for Blogging Platform I have an account with Wordpress and Tumblr ..! In Wordpress, i can tag features which i believe more important for blogging sites. In tumblr, all my blogs are ...
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Migrating from WordPress.com to self-hosted site and autoforward visitors?

Having moved to my hosting my own WordPress blogsite I now need to ensure that readers find the new site rather than the old WordPress.com site. What is the best mechanism for doing this?
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Formatting error with source code on WordPress.com?

I've been trying to post some Java code to my blog, but it seems like it has some problems with the formatting. First, whenever I copy/paste code into the editor, it's pasted as pre-formatted, which ...
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WordPress.com vs WordPress.org

This question might seem a little silly but I was wondering what is the differences between WP.com and WP.org? I know the main differences like you can't edit a them file without paying for it, you ...
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Does wordpress.com appears in the URL if I buy custom domain service from WP.com

Let's say I buy a custom domain myblog.com and I host at wordpress... if I access the dashboard page on my blog, will it have wordpress.com in the URL? I want to be able to manage my blog behind ...
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Wordpress.com post editor replacement

I love Wordpress, and I keep a blog on a domain hosted at wordpress.com. However, it's so damn slow! (Blogger wasn't much better.) Are there any full-featured substitutes available? I use several ...
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How do I add google tracking code to a wordpress.com site?

I want to add google analytics to my free wordpress.com blog. I have the html tracking code but I can't figure out how to add it to my blog from the wordpress.com dashboard.
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Need a theme that let the posted content stretched maximum width

(Please note I'm NOT asking about wordpress.org but about wordpress.com) I just posted a new entry but my current theme has a fixed width which makes my post become buggy and surely myself and the ...
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hosted wordpress.com to local directory?

This question was posted at onstartups - one that I frequently hear. Figure that I would ask the experts over here - can one maintain a hosted wordpress.com blog yet make it a subdirectory under ...
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Creating external apps Wordpress / How they work

I was wondering how does external app works for wordpress.com or wordpress.org. Directly connecting to the wordpress database seems a bad idea to me. Questions How can I create an app or get / ...
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How to search and replace text in all posts of a wordpress.com blog (NOT wordpress.org one)?

I have some texts that need to be replaced in every posts in my blog. Is it possible to do that? ps (I need to tag this question as search-and-replace but not enough reputation to do that. Please add ...
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Adding existing domain name to Wordpress.com

Can i redirect my domain to wordpress.com using my own nameserver?
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How to intergrate wordpress.com with twitter like the way it is with facebook?

(Please note this is not a wordpress.org question) Hi everyone, I want every new post on my blog automatically broadcasted on twitter - the same thing is beautifully supproted with facebook. But I ...
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Can I integrate Google Analytics with my blog, hosted at wordpress.com?

I have a blog hosted at wordpress.com. How do I integrate it with Google Analytics?
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CSS isn't rendered on a post but just posted as text

I have a wordpress.com hosted blog at sergiotapiag.wordpress.com and I can't seem to get my code to be published with my required setting. Wordpress is not rendering my embedded stylesheet but ...
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How can I install a plugin on a Wordpress.com hosted blog?

I used to have a self hosted wordpress blog but I switch to a wordpress.com one. I can't seem to find the plugins area. Any help?
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How to change the language of a wordpress.com blog?

I'm using my wordpress.com blog (not wordpress.org) and want to change the language of the blog. How can I do this?
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“Connect” my personal website to wordpress.com

I used to have a blog on wordpress.com, now I've created my own site (using wordpress of course), on a privately hosted domain. I used to have a lot more traffic hitting my blog on wordpress.com than ...
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How to insert current date/time in the content of a post?

I'm making a list of suggestion here. I need to insert current date/time for each of my suggestions - they are added accumulatively. If you have any idea on doing that, please share.
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Feature Differences between WordPress.com and Hosting on your Own Server?

I created a new blog using WordPress.com and obviously it got hosted on their server. But what I notice is that few features are not visible in this version as compared to the WordPress PHP script ...
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What is the http://go2.wordpress.com/ redirect?

Hi I see a wordpress.com blog and on the latest post there is a redirect for the external links via "http://go2.wordpress.com/" redirect. This redirect is obfuscated - on hovering the link it displays ...
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Getting Rid of the WordPress.com Toolbar on Other Sites?

I recently started a WordPress blog, and now I get an ajax-loaded toolbar showing up at the top of tonnes of pages. It's all links to my WordPress accounts and blogs and stuff. It's fine that it ...
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How to totally get rid of Category in my blog?

I prefer using tags and have no interest in using the categories. All my posts now are labeled with a category named "Uncategorized" and I want to turn them off! I want no more categories at all. How ...
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Blog in multiple languages on WordPress.com?

Does wordpress.com support multiple languages at the same time? I know it does support changing the main language, but I can't find anything about how one would go about setting up multiple languages ...
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How to know the theme name of a wordpress blog?

I visit http://ltty.wordpress.com/ and want to know the theme name (so that I can use :) for my blog). How can I get it?
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Ads Restricted on WordPress.com?

I am creating a WordPress blog myself - downloading it and installing it myself - as well as buying a domain name and hosting it using something like simplynames.com. I read somewhere though that you ...
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Redirecting traffic from old “.WordPress.com” blog to privately hosted WordPress blog?

I've got a blog hosted on .wordpress.com, ie the free version. I'm thinking of re-activating my hosting package so I can have my own WP installation, and therefore have more customisation options ...
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Post-by-mail similar to WordPress.com or Posterous?

A standard WordPress installation has very basic support for posting via e-mail. Is there a plugin that gives the same functionality as WordPress.com (especially attachment handling)? My client is in ...
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Widget code is not working on WordPress.com Hosted Blogs

I have developed a JavaScript widget which works fine when I embed it in any of my html pages. The code is something like this <script type="text/javascript" charset="utf-8"> var asset_host = ...
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Import and export links from WordPress.com to private site

Is there some way to export/import links from a wordpress.com site to a private site? I have a rather large directory of links. I fetch the opml file and the category levels are there, but when I use ...
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What plugins are in use on wordpress.com

is there a list of plugins that are in use on WordPress.com somewhere? It would be very interesting to see how they have implemented specific widgets and functionality.
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Can I use AdSense on a free wordpress blog?

Is it possible to use AdSense on a free .wordpress.com blog? I can't see any way of doing this in the configuration. There are options to add text widgets etc, but nothing for adds?
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Formatting Code Snippets on Free WordPress.com Account?

I've got a WordPress blog on WordPress.com. When posting something I'm including some sample Java code in the <code tags, is there any way I can have this formatted better? Such as syntax ...
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Add Google custom search to wordpress.com [closed]

I would like to add Google custom search to my wordpress.com site. I have pasted HTML code from custom search to text widget in a sidebar, but instead of search box, I got text: Loading ...
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Use Feedburner instead of default feed on WordPress.com?

How can I disable the default feed on WordPress.com and use Feedburner feed instead? I know how I can in a self-hosted WordPress site, but I do not know how to in a free WordPress.com site.
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Using WordPress publicize with main account and editor user accounts

I have a y.wordpress.com blog and I contribute to another x.wordpress.com under the role editor adding post contributions.The owner's account is set to publicize to Twitter any updates he/she makes. ...