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A better way to to do this is to instead of a subdirectory, use a subdomain like blog.website.com. The reason for this is that a DNS record can be made to the other server for the subdomain, which is not possible with subdirectories. A subdirectory is possible, but you would have to use frames, a .htaccess redirect or another way which is totally not stable ...
Does it have to be website.com/blog? A faster solution and less complex would be to just host the blog as blog.website.com For website.com/blog, your best solution is to employ URL Redirects.. see: http://serverfault.com/questions/567476/permanently-redirect-subfolder-blog-to-subdomain-on-another-server
Basically there are two main rules that you have to adjust for to have WP sites across the same domain - not using multisite: For the root I simply put everything in a "home" folder and auto-redirect to xxx.com/home. This fixed the whole root subcategory issue. If you are running IIS and you have multiple WP instances on the same server... And then you ...
WordPress will use curl if available and it is first transport choice, that is preferable to other supported methods of performing HTTP requests. There is plenty written on merits of using curl and that's not really specific to WordPress. From the top of my head I've read Requiring cURL in Your PHP Library recently.
If you're using Debian 7 (Debian Wheezy), you need to install PHP itself and a small number of extensions. Most of what was mentioned by @Rarst is already included with one of Debian's most basic PHP installs. PHP You have four options in Debian Wheezy: libapache2-mod-php5, libapache2-mod-php5filter, php5-cgi, or php5-fpm. I choose php5-fpm but it all ...
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