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What is the Plural of WordPress?

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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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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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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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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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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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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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 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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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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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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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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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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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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What plugins are in use on wordpress.com [closed]

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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API for Post Stats for Self-Hosted Wordpress using JetPack

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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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. ...
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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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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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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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Is it possible to use wordpress.com with a custom domain without switching nameservers?

I want to move my blog to wordpress.com but I do run my own nameservers and I need to do it. Is it possible to use wordpress.com pointing the IPs of the hostname to it but not switching the ...
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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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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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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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Implications of changing wordpress.com associated with Jetpack

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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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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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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Is there any way I can put google ads on wordpress.com?

I know they do not allow plugins on wordpress.com and hence no ads. I know I can put adds on own wordpress site hosted on my own domain. But I really like wordpress.com and the ease you can create ...
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How much effort to migrate from .com to .org

I am launching an education and awareness site on Federal budget. Obviously less effort to use .com and can get going faster -- but would like characterization of effort required to migrate later to ...
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Wordpress WP_Query() Not working properly

We would like to know that how we occur error when we implement this code in our sidebar.php $categories = get_categories(); foreach($categories as $category) { ...
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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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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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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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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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What's a good RSS Importer?

I'm looking for a good RSS importer to use on my WordPress installation. The current one isn't importing images properly, and I don't want to fix it. It needs to be an automated importer. Where I ...
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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 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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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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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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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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Adding existing domain name to Wordpress.com

Can i redirect my domain to wordpress.com using my own nameserver?
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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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placeholder text in category form label

Is there a way to put a placeholder text in the category form label? Right now the label is empty and has a dropdown menu filled with categories. I want to make a dummy placeholder text which will be ...
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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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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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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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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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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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How to get a retweet button on my wordpress.com blog?

Is is possible to get a retweet button on a WordPress.com blog? I see that plugins are not an option, and the only widget that I found was for adding my tweets to my blog. I'm looking to add my blog ...