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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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My blog index page shows the last post as a title?

From - Settings > Reading > I have selected a page I have designated as being the index page to show the latest blog posts... I'm trying to problem solve and work out why the 'title tag' of the page ...
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Retrieve details of my wordpress site

I recently created a wordpress site for starting a blog. But I cannot see it listed in my wordpress account with my other blogs. So either I used some other email address that I can't track or the ...
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Images in Blog List

I just changed themes. My blog page list used to show the images I used for each post (content image, not featured image). I use the URL for the images, not my media library. The individual post page ...
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How to display the posts and news in front page?

I'm trying to display the two recent posts in a bloc I created in a front page of my website. index.html: <div id="blog"> <h1> Post title 1 </h1> <p> Description </p> &...
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Only show pagination when post count exceeds show post

I'm trying to figure out how to write a conditional before I call paginate_links() in my home.php and that will work in other custom page templates. After reading about pagination in custom loops ...
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Post only showing on homepage when Logged in - direct URL still working

I've recently uploaded a blog post to our site, and when logged into Wordpress, it shows up as normal on the blog homepage. However when logged out, it doesn't show up. What's strange is that if you ...
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How can I add bigger image in my blog post?

Right now I simply write my content and click to add media from the "Site Origin Editor" but the images are of thumbnail size on the blog post , how can i add images to be displayed bigger in size, at ...
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Allowing Comments on Posts

I'd like to allow users to write comments on my website's posts. I found this article (https://en.support.wordpress.com/enable-disable-comments-for-future-posts-pages/) so I went to Settings -> ...
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How to get the latest URL of my blog?

How to get the latest URL of my blog? Meaning, if I want to create a dynamic URL which will automatically redirect to my latest (max id) post? Any clues?
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How do I change the taglines next to the featured image on my posts?

I don't mean how do I change the tagline of the website, I mean when I am posting blog posts which will appear on my website, how can I edit that?
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Later blog post pages give 404 error

The later blog pages give a 404 error. For example page 7 works fine: http://www.ismyhomesafe.ca/blog/page/7/ Page 8 gives you a 404 error: http://www.ismyhomesafe.ca/blog/page/8/ Any suggestions ...
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What should I do? A multisite, a single website or many websites? [closed]

I'm working on a big website project, we have some time allowed to redo the website first. Currently, it's a multisite with 2 working sites, one is the landing page and the main content, the other is ...
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How do I ensure that a piece of hard code only gets called, when on my appointed Blog page?

I have placed the following Blog Loop into my 'index.php' file: <?php if ( have_posts() ): while( have_posts() ): the_post(); ?> <h3><?php the_title(); ?></h3>...
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WordPress.com blog migration to self hosted WordPress website [closed]

I have my blogs on wordpress.com (e.g. test.wordpress.com). I want to migrate all those blogs to my self hosted WordPress website. Is this possible? Is there any plugin in WordPress or do I need to ...
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How to create a new blog in wordpress?

I have a wordpress installed and there seems to be many existing blogs. But I can't figure out how to create a new blog. Is there an top central admin where I can use a gui to create a new blog? The ...
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How to put the WordPress blog into theme

So, I am making my own theme, and I want to know if there is a way to put your WordPress blog into a page? P.S. My theme is set up with a "template" where it looks like this: <?php include("...
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Using same root header in subfolder wp blog - Header disapears on Single Posts

I have made a website where I have a wordpress blog in a sub-directory (/blog) I have used include($_SERVER['DOCUMENT_ROOT']."/includes/header.php"); to include my header from my root directory so ...
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Add /blog to the "post" post type url

This question was already asked million times, but I do have an issue with the very simple solution of adding /blog/%postname% to the permalink structure. I've installed several custom post types an ...
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How to Hide Blog Post Author?

On the post archive page here And individual post pages, like this I'd like to hide the author, which currently says "by coadmin", but no plug-ins i've tried work, and I can't find any CSS lines ...
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Blog post stuck in drafts

Please help me publish my first blog post. It keeps saying it's "published" but when I check the page it says nothing found, then I see my post still in drafts.
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Outputting custom field on home.php not outside of blog list

I'm not exactly sure how to put this but I'm going to try. let me know if you need more/better details. I have a blog listing page using home.php and a blog post page using single.php. both of these ...
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Why the blog posts is not showing?

I have created a template page called blog. now i have made blog query. but the blog posts is not showing in output. what can be the problem is? the code is below: <?php /* Template Name: Blog */ ?...
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Display sidebar if blog

I have two sidebars registered. One called Sidebar (sidebar-1) and the other called Blog Sidebar (sidebar-2). I would like to display the Blog sidebar on the blog index and single posts. As WordPress ...
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I need to customize wordpress "previous" "next" links

I am a hubspot developer mostly, and hubspot has tokens for previous post link and previous post title, and the same for the next post and the images for these posts. You can use these to create ...
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I Have No List Of Blogs - Empty Blog Folder Recreating Itself

I have a main website http://iwillbeawebdeveloper.co.uk/ And then I have individual blog posts such as the slug of i-was-a-web-developer at the same address (not allowed to post more than two links). ...
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Is it possible to set a page template on a dynamic home page (articles list)?

When we create or edit a page, we can often set a page template depending of the used theme. Let say we have a "default" and a "with sidebar" templates. My home page is a list of the last articles, ...
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RSS Feed Shows NULL When Asking For Thumbnail

I am pulling in posts from separate WP installs on separate URLs. I have everything I want except for the thumbnail. My theme supports thumbnails but when I ask for the thumbnail it is showing me NULL....
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How do I add a sign up form to my blog?

This a fairly basic question, I imagine. I already have a form saying 'sign up to join my newsletter' linked to Mailchimp on every page of my website www.timvicary.com but I would like a different ...
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inviting people to blog and editing roles

Is it possible to edit roles in my blog in sharing section? I want contributor role WITH uploading capability. Goal is that people I invite to write my blog can add their own images, but no publishing ...
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Un-highlight Blog Menu Item when Category Menu Item is Selected

On a site I'm working on, I am using a blog category called 'Podcast' for any podcasts that are posted. I have this as a menu item as pictured. My only issue is, that when I click podcast (just a link ...
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Pagination not working on blog grid

I am using medusa wordpress theme. I want it only for blog so I want to have newest posts on main page. But in theme option there is no option to change blog layout, so I have to created new page ...
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Automatically adding blog images to a portfolio/gallery

I have searched and searched so probably not looking in the right crevice. As a photographer I want to add images from my blog to the appropriate gallery/portfolio automatically. (Landscape blog to ...
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Adding Buy Button to Blog Post (Woocommerce) [closed]

I'm using Woocommerce. Is it possible to add a buy button to a blog post that features a specific product? Can it be added to a blog post with a shortcode perhaps (so that it’s easily do-able by the ...
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Read More showing only on first post

I created a new menu item which only pulls posts categorized “Webinars” but when I visit the Webinar category page, only the first post excerpt gets a “Read More” button. What do I have to do so that ...
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WP move posts to different path

I'm looking to have my blog posts under a subdirectory while keeping pages on the root level. So for example, I want to keep page URLs are like this: mysite.com/pageone mysite.com/pagetwo But I want ...
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Wp-theme Development

<?php query_posts( array( 'category_name' => 'notice', 'posts_per_page' => 1 ) ); while ( have_posts() ) : the_post(); echo '<h1>','...
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Trying to count the total number of paragraphs inside a blog article

I'm trying to count the total number of paragraphs within each blog post but it is not getting executed and hence returning nothing. How do you want to use this code? Currently in my function.php I ...
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Featured image doesn't appear in Blog index

I am using a static page for my frontpage, and another page for my blog index. However, I've noticed that if I use the same code from my page.php file for displaying the featured image (which works ...
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Blog url disappears

I have a blog with a permalink structure: domain.com/blog-page/category/postname/. blog-page is a page defined as blogpage via settings. This works fine so far but the problem is if I am in a ...
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How to share same post to multiple site in wordpress?

We are developing WordPress with multiple site. We need to share some posts to more than one site. We need to save post in more than one sites with a single click. I have searched in Google, but I ...
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Migrate different author's content to current author

I have a blog and after several years and server exchange there are different authors' names , although only one wrote. Can I migrate them to the current author? Any tips or ideas? Maybe with MySQL ...
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How to create Blog Post Specific Widget

I want to create widgets which will display based on post. I have considered the option of creating a widget post type using Advanced custom post type plugin and populate this widget while writing ...
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How to show latest blog post rather then earliest

I have a Wordpress blog site that I am building. My problem is that when the homepage loads it shows my earliest post from three years ago. What I would like it for my most recent post to show ...
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Showing random content / pictures from earlier posts in a sticky post?

I have a sticky post on my wordpress blog, in the beginning. I would like to place some random content in it, by simply replacing some HTML in the post content. The random content would come from ...
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Different post styles depending on category

I am using Zephyr theme The link to the blog page. I want to style each post differently based on the post category ex: social media, announcements ect. I would like to style them using a cards ...
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Two Blog Layouts, Same Theme

Is it possible to have two different blog layouts in the same theme? They would pull the same posts, but have a different layout structure. The only idea I've had is making a couple custom page ...
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Wordpress blog assign unqiue body class

I am using a function to change the body class depending on whether the user is on the home or sub page. Currently everything is working as it should, the homepage is showing the home background and ...
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Show first sentence of blog post in blog roll

Is there a known way to show the very first sentence of the content of a blog post? I know I can use the_excerpt(); but client has a strange requirement to show only the first sentence. If there is a ...
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widget should display post archive by year and on click also by month

I want to display the post archives like seen in this picture. Shown by year and on click it should open up the months. I am not sure how to approach this, would you customize the standard WordPress ...
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Where is Number of Posts Set?

I'm hoping someone can help me with this seemingly simple problem. This is a custom theme that I've been given, and simply changing the number of displayed posts in the Settings menu is ineffective(...
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