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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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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 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 ( ...
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Nothing Found for Index Php Error

I moved my word press blog from Apache to IIS 7 shared hosting. my database connection is fine. I can access the admin module but I get an empty index.php with "Nothing Found for Index Php Error" in ...
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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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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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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 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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Need a theme that let the posted content stretched maximum width [closed]

(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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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] ...
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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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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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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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How to display different styles on index posts in wordpress pages? [closed]

I want to add a new div on wordpress index.php thumbnails. When hovered a new div should cover the thumbnail. The problem is that whatever I add to index.php it will affect all posts, so if a user ...