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How to check if site is created by wordpress? [duplicate]

Can anybody tell me that how to check if someone created his site using wordpress?
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Detecting a WordPress URL without doing a full HTTP GET?

I'm trying to write a oneboxing routine that gives WordPress blog entries special treatment. So given a simple, unadorned URL in content, such as http://blog.stackoverflow.com/2011/03/a-new-name-...
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Prevent access or auto-delete readme.html, license.txt, wp-config-sample.php

Just a quick question that might help a tad bit with security. I noticed that the readme.html file has the version number listed. It reappears after each upgrade and so do the licence.txt, and wp-...
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How to detect WP plugins used on a site

Is it at all possible to detect the list of plugins used on a WP site. Also, beyond my initial hunch, how can confirm for fact that a blog is indeed powered by WP?
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Relative URLs and hide /wp-content/themes/

in my header and other sections I would like to use <script src="/incs/js/script.js"></script> While maintaining the default theme folder structure in server as below /wp-content/...
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Masking logout URL

The primary goal is to hide that the site is driven by wordpress. I've got the login part all locked up, but the logout URL still has those blasted wp delineators that give away it's a wordpress site. ...
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How to improve WordPress security by hiding non public facing files?

e.g. curl -I http://ma.tt/blog/wp-config.php 200 OK The wp-config.php is not public facing file, since it currently just return blank page, so why not return 404 instead. (so will not be cached by ...
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Changing wp-content to other name? Multisite set up

Is there an easy way to change the words wp-content that show in the source code to xyz-content without breaking my site? I want to do it for branding purposes. I tried: Url rewriting but the ...
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Is it good security advice to install wordpress in subdirectory but link to root?

Is it good to install wordpress in a subdirectory (with a random name), but set "Homepage" address to domain root? (based on Giving WordPress Its Own Directory) Since the wp-content is in the ...
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What problems maybe happen if I remove "wp-" prefix from wordpress folders and files?

I want to hide wordpress signs from my site. So I don't want other people know that I built the website via WordPress. So I decided to remove wp- prefixes from all wordpress folders and files. And I ...
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Any post install tips after installing Wordpress 3.0.1?

Any post install tips after installing Wordpress 3.0.1? which would be useful for any wordpress installation , where we will use wordpress as a CMS for a website. and blog page will not as a home page....
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How to Rename wp-login.php for Multisite?

I want to hide and rename wp-login.php in my URL for branding purposes on a Multisite set up. From this forum post I see that I can change mysite.com/wp-login.php to mysite.com/login by inserting a ...
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How can I hide that I Use Wordpress (with W3 Total Cache)

For security reasons I don't want it to be obvious that I use Word Press. I use the W3 Total Cache plugin and minify HTML, CSS and JS. I may also use a CDN. Is it possible to modify the W3 Total ...
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Some plugins adding full server path after url (with custom wp-content folder)

Installing Wordpress SEO (an a few others but not all plugins) gives the following console error: GET http://craigmdennis.com/content/plugins/nfs/c08/h04/mnt/152547/domains/craigmdennis.com/html/...
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How to build custom WP admin with custom URLs

I would like to create a custom WP admin area, that uses custom URLs to navigate thought it and have a custom generated HTML. A member will be able to login via a custom URL, for example: mysite.com/...
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