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Is it possible to add a custom page to a free Wordpress site? [closed]

I'm trying to add a custom page to my Wordpress website. I found this link, which says that I need to add the template to the theme folder, but I have a free Wordpress website, so I don't have access ...
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Images showing in editor but not in post [closed]

Images are showing up in the editor, but not in the post. What's weird is that on initial page load, the images flash into existence and then disappear with a broken image icon. Here is an example ...
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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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How do I transfer from a self hosted blog to WordPress.com?

Normally, people move from WordPress.com to a self hosted blog. I want to move from a self hosted blog to WordPress.com. Is this possible? This may be off topic but since it involves going from self ...
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What is files.wordpress.com?

I observed some sites like Tech Crunch and their Image URL is showing up as techcrunch11.files.wordpress.com/xyz If there is a way to upload images to Wordpress server, then my websites server load ...
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Prevent images on self-hosted Wordpress from being served from Wordpress.com

I have created a few posts with featured images on my blog. Since this is self-hosted installation, I was more than sure, that all my files were upload to my server / hosting. But to my extreme ...
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How to customize a site hosted on wordpress.com locally [closed]

I have a website on wordpress.com. Is there a way to download it to my localhost, customize it and then upload it back to wordpress.com? Thanks
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Simultaneously post in both WordPress.com and self hosted WordPress blog

I have a friend that wants to move her WordPress.com blog to self hosted. That part is done, except she would like to keep the WordPress.com blog going along the new self hosted. Is there a way to ...
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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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Source code get entity escaped after migrating

I have a lot of posts with source code on it. After migrating my blog from wordpress.com to self-hosting, the source code all have HTML entity escaping, for example: [code] printf("hello&...
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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 google.load('...
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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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Backend of the WordPress.com [closed]

It has been known that PHP is under an impression that its a web low performer. However, the size of WordPress.com says otherwise. Does anyone knows why WordPress.com blogs scale so well even though ...
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Wordpress dot com blog full backup [closed]

I am really frustrated looking for a method to backup the whole WordPress site including the back-end files from *wordpress.com*. I am planning to move the entire site to a new hosting account in ...
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How to import only certain comments from post[s]

NOTICE: This is solely NOT a WordPress.com Question, but related to WordPress Migration and Export-Import. I started blogging in WordPress.com and then shifted my blog to a self-hosted site. But ...
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Create service similar to wordpress.com [closed]

I am looking to build a service for users where they can signup (using an online form such as Gravity or Ninja forms) for a website either as a sub domain or sub directory of the main website similar ...
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Do I need to use a new WordPress.com account for each Jetpack installation

I manage lots of WordPress.org installations for different clients. Typically they do not manage the posts or pages themselves, preferring to stay out of things and let me do it. JetPack ...
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API for Post Stats for Self-Hosted Wordpress using JetPack [closed]

EDITED for Clarification WordPress.com as well as JetPack provides stats (like no of views, referrer, etc) for various posts and blog as described here :Wordpress Stats Is there an API so that I ...
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Wordpress VIP realpath Alternative?

I am running a scan for a site to be proposed to wp vip. The only error I am getting is : Warning: Returns canonicalized absolute pathname header-payroll.php require_once realpath(dirname(FILE))....
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Editing Theme Files on Wordpress.com-hosted Site [closed]

I'm doing some work for a client on her Wordpress.com-hosted site. I'm used to only working on self-hosted WP sites, and I know how to edit the theme files there, but I'm not sure if it is possible to ...
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Implications of changing wordpress.com associated with Jetpack [closed]

Our corporate blog has the Jetpack plugin and it is associated with my personal wordpress.com account. I'd like to change it to our corporate wordpress.com account. If I do that then will I lose the ...
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Download all Wordpress.com available themes, somewhere?

I am looking for a website, or a way to find and download all Wordpress.com available themes for my WPMU website. I have searched for some on http://wordpress.org/extend/themes/ but they don't seem to ...
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Self-hosted blog Admin Panel Forwarding to WP.com

I was goofing with the settings (first problem) in the "General" tab of my wp-admin panel on my self-hosted blog. There are two settings: Wordpress.com URL and Blog URL (or something). They were both ...
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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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Can I move to wordpress.org and continue to be included as a wordpress.com favorite blog?

I'm listed as a wordpress.com favorite blog. If I move over to wordpress.org, will I continue to be listed as a favorite with wordpress.com?
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Is a *.wordpress.com blog easy to migrate?

As a student software developer who is about to graduate, I find it is time to start my own blog. I've been told it is important to make a name for yourself, to stand out from the rest. Therefore I ...
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List Wordpress.org Blog on Wordpress.com

I have a self-hosted blog at www.MyPersonalSite.com/blog that runs on the Wordpress.org platform. My buddy has a blog at www.HisName.wordpress.com. He seems to get a lot more traffic to his blog. My ...
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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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Moving WordPress.com site to personal domain intact

The question is asked many times in different forms, but can't find my answer from any of 'em. Question is self explanatory, but need to mention some scenario: I'm not moving to .org, it's a ...
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How can I transfer followers from Wordpress.com to a self-hosted Wordpress?

Recently, I performed a domain migration from a wordpress.com domain to a self-hosted solution. The primary complaint was the loss of followers gained through Wordpress ( http://marygoround.me/2012/...
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What is the Plural of WordPress? [closed]

I mean, for what I remember of my english classes it should be WordPress', or not? Would this be a Meta Question? Or a English Language & Usage one? [update] What I ended up writing (in an ...
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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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Theme seems to have different options on wordpress.com and own-server install

I am trying to transfer a blog from wordpress.com to my own server. The site on wordpress.com uses the Origin theme, with a custom header image set. I have installed that theme on Wordpress on my own ...
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Animated GIF on Wordpress posts? [closed]

We have included couple animated GIF images on our blog post. They animate in the CMS but not on the post itself (unless you click on them). How can we animated them on the post? Many thanks.
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how to use the slide show of Skylark in showcase?

I created a page and I set the template as showcase and then I went to setting->reading and as a static page I choose my created page. I'm wondering how I can add slideshows with pictures and sticky ...
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Reply form used in wordpress.com

The reply form that comes originally with wordpress is, well, so big and annoying. While the one that appears on wordpress.com blogs is very elegant and feature-ful. Does the one used in wordpress....
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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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Is it possible to use github:gist with Wordpress? [closed]

I have a wordpress blog i.e. bruno.wordpress.com I would like to use github:gist. I paste my code in gist and get a link like: https://gist.github.com/1323748 Is there a way to show this code in my ...
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Transferring standalone wordpress blog to the one under **.wordpress.com

I have a blog that is working on wordpress installation and now I want to transfer it to the my new blog under WordPress.com domain name. Is it possible to carry all the content to new WordPress blog?
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How do I disable trackback notifications on a WordPress.com blog?

I tried http://astroclimatology.wordpress.com/wp-admin/options-discussion.php but it didn't work. I do want unregistered users to be able to comment. == What I dont want is email notifications like ...
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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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Reblog wordpress.com posts on self hosted

I'm currently collaborating to a wordress.com blog and would like to use the reblog feature to mirror my posts there to my main blog that is a self hosted wordpress installation. My understanding is ...
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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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Newlines in Wordpress.com blog?

I just set up a blog on Wordpress.com, and the problem is, if I write: something something blah blah That empty line in between doesn't show up! What can I do about this?
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In what file I should include my code if I want content to come up on top of everything?

I added a button and when you press on it new content should come up on top of everything, but if I icnlude my code into header.php it will cover only header, if I include in index.php it will cover ...
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If I backup my wordpress blog, how can I back-up all the external images I've embedded?

As in - some of the images I've uploaded - like the ones at http://astroclimatology.wordpress.com/2011/11/02/interesting-dif-between-surface-temperature-and-p850-temperature/ - use images from a ...
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Changing $latex $ equation background color globally

Background Unfortunately, when hosting your blog with WordPress.com you can't use the MathJax-LaTeX pluging, and have to use the default wordpress LaTeX. The way it works, is by rendering the LaTeX ...
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syntax Highlighting on wordpress.com blog

I want to write code in my wordpress blog. which is hosted in wordpress.com. I need a Syntax Highlighter to show code. Can I configure/add Plugin in wordpress.com config panel ? or I do need a self ...