Questions tagged [blog]

A blog (a contraction of the words web log) is a discussion or informational site published on the World Wide Web and consisting of discrete entries ("posts") typically displayed in reverse chronological order (the most recent post appears first).

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How to stop subdirectory wordpress install adding head elemets to entire site?

I am working on a static website, www.example.com and have installed wordpress in a subdirectory: www.example.com/blog. I have created a custom elemnt on the home page which pulls in the latest blog....
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Why is a comment created/pingback when I create a post?

strange thing going on: like the title suggests, every time I post a new blog post a comment is created which is (I think) a pingback. Any idea how to change and why it is doing that? Thanks
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Wordpress Page 2 of Posts not Showing results, but if i select a Category first, then results show fine?

I'm having problems with my Blog listing. It shows results on the initial index.php page, but as soon as i click my pagination links to view results on page 2 or 3 etc it says in the Meta Title "Page ...
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How do I building my own filters for a blog page?

New to wordpress wanted to ask the community if there are any tutorials teaching you how to build filters and getting them to display blog post based on the filters I want to learn so don't want to ...
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Where can I find my blog page?

I recently learned about the differences between home.php, front-page.php, and index.php. I rightly created a front-page.php to handle the Landing page, a home.php to handle the blog (posts list) and ...
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How to configure my blog page

I've been learning WordPress for about 2 weeks now and I've got stuck in the "front-page.php", "index.php" and "front-page.php" controversy. Here's my question.. How can I make the /blog use the home....
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Using featured image of blog archive page

On my custom wordpress theme, I am using the featured image thumbnail for all of my pages to be the header of the page. I've created a page called "blog" and using it as the archive ( via settings ->...
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How to order posts on each different category?

In wordpress, right now only on my main blog page, I managed to sort all posts with: <?php if ( is_active_sidebar( 'blog-category' ) ) : ?> <?php dynamic_sidebar( 'blog-...
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Move blogs but with applied filters

I have to move blogs from a WordPress site to another WordPress site but with applied filters. Details: Every blog has an author as we all know it but this time when I move the blogs, I only want ...
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Show blog-posts on Template

Below you see the index.php of my Theme. As far as I understand, wordpress is using this file to generate category-pages with thumbnails, headlines, excerpts etc. So now I want to make a "special" ...
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How to use a PHP file to control the content of a blog post

Let's say I've created a page with the ID 62. If I then create a PHP file named page-62.php, I could edit my page from there. I want to do the same with a blog post. How would that be possible?
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Creating selective blog menu

I am trying to create a blog top menu where people can click on categories and all the posts within that category will appear. For example, similar to www.danlok.com/blog. I would preferably have it ...
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Blog featured images disappeared on my homepage

I am quite new to this but I edited and updated a website which has the blog area on the homepage. The website is a one page website and the blog area is also called 'News'. The blog was yet still ...
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Blog images not showing on homepage

Forgive me as I am new to this. The Blog is a separate page while the menu has 'news'. The pages are set in the screenshot but still doesn't show the blog images in the news section of the home page. ...
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Exporting posts from wordpress to medium

I've a blog with a couple of articles, recently I tried exporting those articles to medium (in order to reach a bigger audience). I used the default medium import tool and found the formatting to be ...
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Blogs got Deleted automatically

Yesterday I categorized all my blogs. Due to which there was not a single blog in the Categorized i.e default category. Today in the morning when I checked all blogs from last 3 months were deleted ...
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Author picture not showing up on posts page

I am trying to have my profile picture appear next to my name when I upload posts to my blog post page. Instead, I am getting a default no photo icon. Could you further assist me in this?
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Custom post-type in root directory, blog posts in subdirectory

I have a website with one custom post type as well as a blog. For the custom post type I would like to have the slug as root, like so http://domain.com/<title> And the blog post I would like ...
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How to fix blog article view and share #'s?

This is about public views on the front-end of our blog. All newly published articles view counter & share #'s have stopped updating. So, if someone views the article or shares it on social ...
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Keep WYSIWYG on Blog Page

I want to use the WYWISWYG on my blog page for an introduction text, but can't seem to bring back the WYSIWYG Editor on the page the page I defined as my blog posts page. Is there any way to force WP ...
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Jetpack 'Blog Subscription' widget doesn't add emails to

I'm trying to use the jetpack 'Blog Subscriptions' widget, but any emails submitted with this widget aren't being added to the followers list. Verification emails aren't being sent to the subscribers ...
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WordPress Recent Posts - Loop

I would greatly appreciate some help, I have written a loop inside a list item however I'm looking to set a width and height on the thumbnail and display some expert "text" but limit the length of it.....
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Displaying Most Recently Edited Post

Is there a way of setting up my Wordpress blog so that the most recently edited blog post appears at the top of my homepage and any page to which it is linked?
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Sidebar with Links

Here is a link to a specific part of my blog. At the top of the page you will see a link "Topology Preliminary Exams" (in fact, that is the page I linked to in this SE post). Here's what I am trying ...
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How to change the permalink structure of a master page?

Links on the page I use are progressing as follows: http://example.com/image/1 The code I use for Functions.php add_action( 'init', 'wpse316713_pagination_base_rewrite_rule' ); function ...
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How to prevent archiving and search engine caching in a free Wordpress blog?

I don't like to have my free Wordpress blog cached by search engines or even worse, archived by the known archiving websites and services like The Wayback Machine. How can I do that?
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How can I make the excerpt for a post be the featured image?

I am migrating a blog from blogger (ex blogspot) to wordpress and am looking to take each post's featured image and show it in its excerpt. So, how can I set an excerpt for a post to show the post's ...
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If newest post of category is newest post in general, skip first post of category

currently I am working on some customized blog templating and was wondering if there is any way to find out if the newest post of a category is also the newest post of the whole blog, so I can skip ...
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How to make cover image in post block expand to entire screen?

I want to cover the entire width of my page with the cover image block, the one where you can write on top of it. If I need to add a code, please provide the code as well for CSS class. Or is there ...
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WordPress blog posts template bug [closed]

I'm facing an issue I've never seen before. I fully copied a WP website to my localhost machine and everything was looking fine. When I was trying to make some changes on the blog page template (that ...
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Custom homepage with recent blog posts

I have a self-hosted site on wordpress.com - I have been told it isn't self-hosted. Basically, I have my own domain but use Wordpress as a platform. I am currently trying to create a home page where ...
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How do I move the featured image below the post title on my main blog feed of the Genesis theme?

I was attempting to follow the tutorial I found here. The suggested code snippet below is not working for me: add_action( 'genesis_entry_header', 'single_post_featured_image', 5 ); function ...
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How to change the link structure of the homepage?

There are "your last posts" on the homepage. Under normal circumstances, the page proceeds as follows: http://example.com/page/1 http://example.com/page/2 e.t.c I want to change this link structure....
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Post display in separate page [duplicate]

I have post my post in two different pages. One is News and the other is Blog. However, all my posts go to News page insead. My Blog is a hidden page, it will not display in the menu. This is more for ...
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Integrate wordpress blog into existing html site

I've integrated wordpress to my website with the help of godaddy. I can access my blog via a sub domain. The them of this blog however is completely different to the rest of the site. Am I right in ...
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Blog Page doesn't show summary but full content

I am new to Wordpress and I have encountered a troubling issue. I have 6 posts already present on my posts section and I want them as summary to the blog page. I did make the changes in the Reading ...
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LinkedIn Share Post Button

Hi there I have been having trouble with a LinkedIn custom share button. My theme didn't seem to provide one and I like this theme so wanted to create my own. I have gotten as far as getting a window ...
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Redirect Category pages to blog page with query string

Instead of using category listing templates for a site that I am working on, I am using ajax for filtering, searching, and listing all blog posts on the blog page. However, I need to add all the ...
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Blog post Links leading to home page [closed]

I have a Wordpress site with a paid theme but I seem to have a problem with the blog posts. When I create a blogpost, the blog post title and read more links appears in the blog menu item I have. But ...
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Show certain posts in a LIST format that members have been granted access to

I need post visibility control, but I don't want just "a class of users" to be able to see a post; I want just 2 or 3 users I specify to see a post. Then later, those same users will go on to view ...
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Unable to add template to page set as Posts page in WP V 4.6.1

I'm trying to set a template to our blog page which is set as Posts page in WP Admin. The theme is Twenty Fifteen. The issue is that the option Template selector which appears for all other pages ...
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How to upload PDF from Front-End and post automatically?

I have a medical client and they want to upload and post pdf automatically. So I stumbled upon frontend uploader, which allows users to upload and post an image to a blog post. It does however post ...
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Add Date and Author to Posts

I need to add the date and author to blog posts. The line needs to read like this example: Posted on January 20, 2018 by Name Clicking on the date will take you to a page with all posts published on ...
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Blog Image and Title in Right Sidebar

I am making some changes to how the blog is currently showing up in the right sidebar of a wordpress page. Right now there is a large image, title, excerpt, and a Read More button. I only want the ...
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How to display posts based on user chosen categories?

In Quora we see the posts based on user selected preferences of categories. Is there any way in wordpress with which can display the blogs or posts based on the user selected categories. For ex: ...
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How to Migrate from BlogEngine to WordPress?

I am currently using blogengine for my blog website. I want to migrate from blog engine.net to word press. What are the supported plugins available to import older blog post from blog engine to word ...
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How to generate an HTML link automatically from URL in a users' post

I am using the User Submitted Posts plugin to enable users to put posts on my Blog. I would like to take the URL from the post and convert it into an HTML link with (for example) iframe. Any ideas how ...
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How to create a page that shows the last 10 posts?

I'm new to wordpress and am trying to develop my first own theme. The thing is: the front page must be static, with no display of posts. But I need a blog section and am trying to do it by creating a ...
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How to change the blog title with add_filter? details below

i want to add a prefix to all the blog title by modifying the all ready applied filter . when i searched i got this: apply_filters( 'single_post_title', string $post_title, object $post ) what ...
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Prepend regular Posts with custom slug, without affecting Custom Post Types?

My company policy is to prepend "/blog/" to our Post slugs. Normally our SEO team will do this via the Custom Permalinks setting (/blog/%postname%), but this has the side effect of pre-pending /blog/ ...