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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Append 'Continue Reading' link if post length is more than 3 lines of text?

I'm pretty new to coding for Wordpress, bear with me. I have a section on my home page, that lists the 2 most recent blog posts. If the text goes past three lines, my design gets messed up. So I was ...
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Link to Authors blog posts

I am trying to create a link in my template that allows the user to see there own blog posts the code that i am using is <li><a href="?author=<?php the_author_ID(); ?>">test</a>...
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index.php template is used instead of blog page

I am trying to set WordPress so that home page is static, and the blog page is a separate page. So, I created two page templates in my theme., lets call them home_template and blog_template. Then, I ...
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Why is my Blog Page ID == First Post ID?

It is possible that I'm doing something wrong. Currently I'm using index.php as the main blog page. I have a page setup for the Blog and set it up in my Settings. When I try to get the Blog Page ID ...
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Single.php - Get Current Parent Category

The Problem I'm trying to display the current parent category title with the post title right under it. The problem is, I can't seem to get the posts current category inside or outside of the loop. I ...
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Where is the “Posts”/“Blog” template?

I want to modify the "Posts" template. But I can't find it's location, I believe it's unrelated to my theme. Where is it located? Could I copy it and create an identical template in my theme so as to ...
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What is archive.php used for?

Dumb Questions Ahead: If index.php and archive.php are practically the same thing, what's the point of having archive.php? When should I ever want to use archive.php over index.php? If I use front-...
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Blog page showing same content as homepage

I'm trying to have my posts post on another page(blog) and my 'home' page display as my front page. Both pages have their own templates assigned to them (home for home, blog for blog). In the Reading ...
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Not showing up on Wordpress Reader

I'm hosting a WordPress site on Name.com (using Jetpack). Although I can access my blog stats, etc. from wordpress.com, my posts aren't showing up on wordpress.com's reader or under topics. I haven'...
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Rebuilding a Site: How to Show Several Category Posts in Woo Framework Theme?

I am having a hard time managing a big site with 2000+ pages. Right now, I am restructuring the site architecture. So, for example, if there are categories like x, y, z... I want to put them under "...
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Check if current page is the Blog Page

I'm new to WordPress. I am looking for a way to check if current page is the blog page in the code of the header file. I've checked but I can't find a way. Help me, Pls.
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Thumbnails not showing in blog

I am trying to add thumbnails to a wordpress blog (that was created by someone else). As a newcomer to Wordpress I understand I need to add "the_post_thumbnail();" inside "the loop" but looking at the ...
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same custom field for single posts

I have a custom field for my blog page that displays a "custom title" in the header. When i click one of the blog posts on that page the "custom title" isn't there. I would like it to be the same ...
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Blog as a part of a Wordpress site?

I'm not sure how to word my search terms for this problem. I've created a site in WP. So, let's assume the URL is http://example.org The 'Contact' page would be http://example.org/contact, for ...
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new blog post does not appear in blog after publishing

I can not see the new post I created for the blog. In Settings > Permalinks > I changed it from Post name to Default and switched from a Theme Trust design to the default theme (twenty twelve). I did ...
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Removing blog page images

I have my blog page here on a website I created, however I'm not understanding quite where to find the code to get rid of the images on my child theme. I'm using code from Twenty Ten and have set my ...
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Fatal error: Cannot redeclare comment_theme()

I have this wordpress site build up. In the blog section my post is getting repeated which I do not want how can I get rid of this situation Use this link: http://rymahrice.com/some-energy-drinks-...
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My blog has a design issue.

My blog has been getting a good visitors these days. I have used linkwithin add ons to show related posts. But the problem is it is showing related posts in even homepage. Is there any way to not to ...
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Change from blogger to wordpress

I would like to change my blog platform from blogger to wordpress. My website is: http://www.hdpeak.net I would like to keep a similar template and all the posts. What are the necessary steps I ...
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How to get the post's parent ID?

I have a template which outputs the blog posts (Blog Page), I open one of the posts which use single.php template, Now how can I get the ID of it's parent which is the (Blog Page)? I should say that ...
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Move WordPress from /blog folder to root but leave post at /blog

I am working on a WordPress blog for a client. Currently they have around 3,000 posts. The WordPress is installed at /blog/ I need to move the WordPress install to the Root directory but still have ...
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how to “not” display new posts with a specific category on the main page?

I've read this and this but I'm just a basic user. I have a "technical" blog that more and more people visit. I'm a freelance, and now, when someone hears about me, he/she wants to search for me, ...
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blank page with no code or errors on blog

I'm encountering some trouble moving a Wordpress installation from a development to a production server. The development server works just fine, but when moving to production the blog page suddenly ...
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Fatal error: require() [function.require]: Failed opening required in wordpress

My blog has been working fine for months. Today when I tried to open it I got the following errors: Warning: require(/home/dhabitat/public_html/blog/wp-includes/functions.php) [function.require]: ...
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new custom theme - posts displaying on top of one another

live blog I've just implemented a new, custom theme. I've noticed that my posts are now displaying all on top of one another and I can't figure out why. To test my code, I swapped out my custom loop ...
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older blog posts not showing in new theme

I have a new, custom theme that I've uploaded on a pre-existing site/blog. Everything seems to be working ok, with the exception of the older blog posts not showing up. Any ideas what I can do to fix? ...
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Page Title repeating

I am a newbie in WordPress and our website page titles are repeating. That is the first problem. The second problem appears to be that there is a space missing between the repetition. I have attached ...
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why does blog page ignore template [closed]

This is never answered completely anywhere. If there is a dropdown to select what page I want to use for my blog, why would it ignore the template I select? I realize it uses the index. Then why in ...
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Display Only Certain Category In a Custom Page Template

I have a Page in Wordpress that is a Blog Page Template. Now my issue is that it displays ALL the posts. I only want it to display posts assigned to a certain category How do I do that? Here is my ...
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Posts don't appear on the Blog page

I am in the process of building a book review site for my daughter using the twentyten theme. For some reason the "Blog" page does not display any of the posts that I have written. I have searched ...
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All pages showing up as homepage on Wordpress website

Why would this be happening? Every link I click on on my site results in the homepage again. You can check it out here: http://www.whatamidoingonline.com What is going on here? This just started all ...
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Multiple Categories under one URL, where 'Front Page' is used already

I couldn't find an answer relating to this, maybe I just didn't come across it yet. So the setup of the site I am working on at the moment: The Front Page is not set, is default. I can't change this ...
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Make Search Function include subdomain (blog.ourwebsite.com)

Wondering if there's a way to edit our search.php or .htaccess or function.php (or anything else...) so that our search function on our main site (www.oursite.com) includes the subdomain of blog....
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How to save the same post in multiple blogs?

I would like to write my post in one of the my 3 blogs and the same post will be published in the other two blogs. How can I do that?
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How to access the so called “Posts page”

This might be a dumb question - I'm sorry for that but: If I decide to alter "Reading Settings" and choose a front page for home I can define a "Static Page" and a "Posts Page". "Static Page" ain't ...
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Custom URL for all posts in Wordpress

I have a wordpress site with static page as the front page. I want to have /blog to display the recent posts. How can I do that? thanks.
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Wordpress blog set up

I plan to launch my website with multiple blogs plugged into it, with a main index page for all posts. I currently have the index running from the root and two blogs running within their own folders ...
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How do I remove blog entries from home page Twenty Eleven child theme?

I have been wrestling with this for some time. I've read the documentation about creating a separate home page and posts page, and so on, and I have managed to create a landing page, and a blog. ...
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wp_get_archives() output

Iv got this code in my blog.php: <?php wp_get_archives( array( 'type' => 'monthly', 'limit' => 12 ) ); ?> It links to: /2013/01 My page only loads the header and footer - I think its ...
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How to get post object on blog template

I have a big issue on catching attributes from global $post_object in a page template file. I have a Template Name: Blog Page which is template-blog.php On that page I use the current page permalink ...
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Side by side blog posts that are tied together

I'm looking for a way to have the screen split with side-by-side blog posts that are tied together. My client has her Grandather's travel dairies and wants to posts the entries. The originals are in ...
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Get image paths from RSS feeds

I'm displaying the content from one wordpress blog page on my server onto a different wordpress blog on the same server. Apparently the only way is through RSS feed. The images don't show up. I ...
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problem with wordpress author profile page URL

I have a problem with my wordpress blog here. everything seems to be working fine but the problem is after each post i am appending author information like the image below but when i click on the ...
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get author in blog posts?

What do I need to do in order to have the author name in the blog posts on my wordpress blog? currently when I view a post it doesn't have the author that wrote the post.
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Putting a Category of posts under a Page

I have a website, say mysite.com, and there is a blog mysite.com/blog. When I post a new post under the blog category its appears like mysite.com/newpost. I want the posts under the blog category to ...
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How to show a full post, not just an excerpt

I have a blog page where blog posts have an excerpt on with a continue reading link below. When the link is clicked the full post should appear/or should be diverted to. This isn't that case. The ...
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2 tick boxes appearing below comments

In my site I have two tick boxes appearing above each other underneath the comments section. I have tried disabling pingbacks etc. How do I remove these? example - http://vikingsandc.co.uk/2012/11/...
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“There doesn't seem to be a wp-config.php file.” despite wp-config.php in root

I've encountered an odd problem and I'm not at all sure how to go about fixing it.. I have a site that was working fine until I changed a page title from "PRESS" to "BLOG." Now, when you visit the ...
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How do i create a list-posts-page?

I'm trying to create the actual "blog" page that lists all the posts. It seems like such a basic thing, but i can't find out how to do it. Do i create a page and assign it a special template? If i do ...
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Get custom field from page, in a post?

I'm not quite sure how it works, if you're on a post (single.php), does it count page.php as the page it's on? What i need to do, is get a custom field assigned to a page, from a blog post. I need it ...

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