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WordPress is a singular without plural. A second instance would be a fork that could not use the same name, because the name WordPress is a trademark of the WordPress Foundation. Like Jesus, just more rules. If WordPress had a plural it would be WordPresses, like in mess or mistress. But the prerequisite for that would be that WordPress becomes either a ...


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This method isn't always fireproof, but you can often look at the source code (right click on white space in the blog), and look for the word "themes." For instance, in the case of ltty.wordpress.com, this line appears: <link rel="stylesheet" href="http://s2.wp.com/wp-content/themes/pub/inove/style.css?m=1285721595g" type="text/css" media="screen" /> ...


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wordpress.com supports code syntax-highliting. You can read all about it here: http://en.support.wordpress.com/code/posting-source-code/ for your specific example use: [sourcecode language="java"] package com.jameselsey.domain; import java.util.ArrayList; import java.util.List; import com.google.android.maps.GeoPoint; import android.app.Application; /** ...


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Hate to play grammar police here; but using the plural form of WordPress in the example you've given is incorrect. The correct form would be `...WordPress projects...' not '...WordPresses projects...' After all you deal with a couple of WordPress projects, not WordPresses projects.


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First off, check if the theme is available in wordpress.org themes: http://wordpress.org/extend/themes/ If it's not, find the name of the theme developer and contact them. Many developers of wordpress.com themes are happy for people to use their themes on self-hosted WordPress blogs. The developer's name and contact details can be found by looking at ...


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Animated gifs will not be animated when resized. I see that you're using the full sized image, but there are parameters added to the src attribute (probably due to some plugin or your theme): From the source: <img class="size-full wp-image-4604" title="Koch snoflake progression" alt="" ...


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Yes you can. It's [code] *your code here* [/code] and you can even hint the language: [code lang="php"]<?php echo 'test'; ?>[/code]. This is the method I prefer (quick to write). There seem to be other ways as the following resource explains: Support: Code ยป Posting Source Code (wordpress.com)


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You can't disable categories altogether, but you can prevent WP from displaying them: in the post editor screen within the admin interface, use screen options to hide the category picker. in your theme, remove category-related lines. This won't, technically, disable everything category-related from showing (WP may still output, say, category RSS feeds ...


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WordPress features a very rich XML-RPC interface that you can work with from external applications. It provides you access to most of the functionality you'd have directly in the admin - write posts, edit posts, edit comments, create/edit categories, manage site options, upload files, etc. As a matter of fact, certain third-party applications are already ...


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This is irrelevant if you're self-hosting your site. WordPress.com is a free hosting site run by the company Automattic. Since it's run by a private company, they set the rules and restrict advertising. WordPress.org is the homepage of the open source project called WordPress. You can download WordPress from this site and install it on your own server. ...


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From the TOS: By submitting Content to Automattic for inclusion on your Website, you grant Automattic a world-wide, royalty-free, and non-exclusive license to reproduce, modify, adapt and publish the Content solely for the purpose of displaying, distributing and promoting your blog. If you delete Content, Automattic will use reasonable efforts to remove ...


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Hi @Nam Gi VU: I'm pretty sure that's not possible directly. What you could do would be to export all posts to a text file, use a search and replace in a text editor and then import them back in deleting all the posts before you reimport them. Be careful to change a copy of the export in case your search and replace corrupts the file and makes it fail to ...


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Not an easy question to answer. That stuff is mostly private and they seem to use greatly modified versions of some public plugins. wordpresscom tag in repository has several. Also see this topic for more ideas and places to check List of plugins used on WordPress.com


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You are probably looking for Jetpack comments system. If so, you can install Jetpack plugin and then activate the Comments module, if it is not activated by default upon plugin activation. After plugin installation, you may also need to connect to your WordPress.com account to enable any (or all) Jetpack features as indicated in the installation ...


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You can from now on download all free themes on wordpress.com. On theme's page look for "Download [name] for your self-hosted WordPress site" link in sidebar, under "Stats & Info". Konstantin Obenland announced that in a tweet today.


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Here is what WordPress.com have to say on using your domain with them: http://en.support.wordpress.com/domain-mapping/map-existing-domain/ From there they are clearly saying to use their nameservers. This will because they have a number of IP address and any one of them could be the one hosting your website. Therefore they cannot reliably give you the IP ...


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Colloquially, this is definitely meta, but whether it is in stackexchange technical terms, I don't have an opinion on. As for the actual question, I'd say it's "WordPresses". I have never given this consideration when it comes to WordPress, but if you'd check "press (noun)" in a dictionary, it should give you "presses" as a plural. And if that's the case, ...


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WordPress.com does not allow you to post javascript. From WordPress.com Support: Users are not allowed to post JavaScript on WordPress.com blogs. JavaScript can be used for malicious purposes. As an example, JavaScript has taken down sites such as MySpace.com and LiveJournal offline in the past. The security of all the blogs is a top priority and until ...


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Didn't try this myself (self-hosted from the start), but this seems fitting guide for your situation: How to Migrate your Blog from WordPress.com to a Personal Domain ( Digital Inspiration )


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If you have a blog that is hosted on WordPress.com, you can't install extra plugins or modify the theme files yourself - this is only possible with a self-hosted version. However, WordPress.com has enabled LaTeX support for everyone. Just write $latex your-latex-code$ and it will be rendered as images.


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Hi @Nam Gi VU: In general, this is not really a WordPress question. I'll answer it because I tend to be lenient about how related questions need to be but there's a good change another moderator will close the question and if they do I'll agree. Basically since WordPress.com does not provide this feature you need to use a 3rd party service that will read ...


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If you don't want to redirect your users from example.com to example.wordpress.com, but really want example.com to be new domain name for your WordPress.com blog, you can buy Domain Mapping for $12 per year if you already have your own domain.


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WordPress.com is running the same code that you can download for free at WordPress.org ... the biggest difference is that .com is run by a for-profit company and .org is maintained by a non-profit community. WordPress.com, as a for-profit enterprise, has certain features disabled (for security purposes) and certain features limited so that users can buy in ...


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I've come across this request before as well (through not specificaly for wordpress.com hosted sites)--I typically tell clients that it's not advisable as it adds a layer of server complexity. But it is possible--in general--to provide content in a subdir from a separate server. Basically, you install mod_proxy on Apache and set up a "reverse proxy"--all ...


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.com had recently got much improved catalog of themes with search, filtering and other nifties. See all themes with flexible width template. If nothing fits there is paid option to allow CSS customization.


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WordPress.com supports post editing via the XML-RPC protocol. There are many editors that support this so you can write your posts on your own computer and post them to WordPress.com (or your own hosted WordPress installation). The better clients are smart enough to sync content, so if you use different editors on different computers they will check for new ...


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Wordpress.com is a hosted blogging service based, of course, on Wordpress. You can register and open your blog, choosing from a variety of themes. It's running the latest version of WordPress. Wordpress.org is the site where you can download WordPress, themes and plugins and install it in your own server.


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You have at least three different ways: 1) Edit directly in the database. The content of the post is stored in post_content column of wp_posts table. Since you are running your own WordPress, you should have full access to that. Just use SQL to do search and replace. Remember, the table content is sort-of HTML, so may have tags and/or escaped characters 2) ...


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The ribbon is merely a way to quickly administer your site. It's actually there for self-hosted WordPress.org setups, too (though you can turn it off with a filter). But think for a few minutes about why you want it hidden. Do you want it hidden from just you because you don't need it? Do you want it hidden from you readers so they aren't reminded ...


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iTunes uses extra tags for author information, category classification, ... I believe you can't add these using WordPress.com. What you can do is pick up your feed using FeedBurner and submit that URL to iTunes instead. FeedBurner has support for podcasts and allows you to fill in the extra iTunes tags.



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