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PLEASE NOTE: Questions about wordpress.com use, account, setup, features, and support are off-topic for this site. WordPress.com is a hosted blogging service version that runs on the WordPress platform. It allows a limited number of plugins and themes, although one can pay to have more options.

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How do I associate a domain, with an existing WordPress blog? [closed]

I've purchased a domain for my daughter, who wants it to use her blog on Wordpress.com. What isn't clear to us is how to associate the domain I've purchased from the registrar, to her Wordpress.com ...
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Why does a published post only displays the title and not the content in the site? [closed]

I published a post last January 3 and it went out fine. Now, I published a post again but the site only displays the title and not the content. This is the first time that this happened to me. Do you ...
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How to integrate together a website currently hosted Wordpress.com and a custom web application currently hosted on Azure?

Background: I am a C# developer and have developed a web site/application that can be hosted on Azure (or any Linux server). Another person has created a Wordpress blog and he is managing it through ...
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Unknown Posts added to my wordpress website from nowhere [closed]

I have a WordPress website. recently I noticed that every hour one post added to my website from nowhere and I don't know why. What is the problem? what should I do?
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Import local site to Wordpress.com

There are many questions about the opposite of this question: import from server to local, but it's not the same, so please do not mark as duplicate. I have installed WordPress with MAMP. After ...
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Rest API in self-hosted page doesn't work [closed]

First of all, I'm a total WordPress newbie and I genuinely couldn't find an answer to my question: I have a site hosted in WordPress (https://srebelo80.wordpress.com) which I'm planning to use as a ...
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Wordpress.com how are 'related posts' determined? [closed]

Wordpress.com allows inclusion of 'related posts' below each post. How does it choose which posts to display - by matching category, tag, or both?
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Moving media between blogs changes the URL subdirectory [closed]

On wordpress.com, I'm exporting media from one blog and import it into another. Problem: On the source blog, some media files are e.g. in Folder "2014/02", but they get imported into folder "2014/03"....
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Migrate comments and likes wordpress.com to selfhosted site

I have recently changed from wordpress.com to wordpress.org, all content has transferred over completely fine (posts etc) and I have the theme/design set up the way I'd like now. I also found a way ...
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How to make child theme inherit parent custom theme options [closed]

It's extremely possible this question has been answered before, but I'm not 100% sure of my terminology. The parent theme in question is a premium theme. One of the things it does is offer custom ...
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Is WordPress ready for GDPR compliance? [closed]

Is WordPress is ready for GDPR compliance? Is there any patch or extension they need to apply for GDPR ready for all EU countries as this is the law for EU countries the come in effect on may 25, ...
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Specifying a single file from multi-file GIST (wordpress.com) [closed]

How can one embed a single file from a multi-file Github Gist on a free hosted wordpress.com site? That is, the gist has multiple files in it, for logical association, and I want to use the files ...
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Creating a staging area for Wordpress.com site

I'm nearly a complete newbie to Wordpress and Woocommerce and I'm helping out a friend. She's set up a shop, using Wordpress.com and Woocommerce and has asked me to help her with reconfiguring some of ...
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How to redeploy a free Wordpress site to another IP?

How to redeploy a free WordPress site to another IP without changing site address? A site of my friend is deployed to the same IP address as another source which refers the drugs somehow. It led that ...
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Redirect all blog links from Wordpress.com site to new domain

I'm trying to work on redirecting all the blog links from https://example-source.wordpress.com to https://example-target.com/blog/. The source is a free wordpress.com site while the destination is our ...
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What is the difference between WordPress Business plan vs self hosted WordPress (WordPress developer perspective)? [closed]

Short version of question : : I am not asking the difference between WordPress.com vs WordPress.org.... I am asking difference between WordPress.com Business plan vs WordPress.org Long version of ...
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How to know if your code is executed on wordpress.com and wordpress.org?

You can now install 3rd party plugins and themes on wordpress.com with the business plan. I wonder if there is any way to know if the plugin or theme is ran on a self-hosted wordpress site or if it's ...
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wordpress.com website url structure [closed]

Should I able to change URL structure of WordPress blog? (Free WordPress hosted blog) Right now I have this way: (see URL structure) helloworld.wordpress.com/london But I want to use as this way: ...
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Differences between developing custom themes for wordpress.com and wordpress.org?

A potential client has asked me to develop a custom theme for their wordpress.com, which you can now do with a business account. I've built a lot of custom themes for the wordpress.org platform. I'm ...
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Trying to call dynamic content as a shortcode attribute

I'm trying to add a dynamic attribute to an existing (3rd party) shortcode. The shortcode appears several times on the same page. When I do this (in my functions.php), I can get the first shortcode to ...
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Search results show a different site [closed]

I've just started with wordpress.com (not wordpress.org), and have two questions about google search results. If I search my blog name saltandsitecore, it shows right up on the first page. Now, I ...
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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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Using Wordpress.com API to retrieve featured images

I'm using the wordpress.com API to access a blog's content: https://public-api.wordpress.com/wp/v2/sites/MYSITENUMBER/pages It works great, I can access all the text content I need, however, I ...
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Image Galleries for website migrated from .com to .org

I've migrated a website from .com to .org with all of the content for a client. This client has a large amount of images that were previously arranged in various galleries on different pages. Some of ...
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Is there any better way to write math in latex other than $latex **$

Question is as in the title. Is there any better way to write math in latex other than writing $latex (some code here)$? This is annoying. Is there any better way to do this? I see that theorem ...
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Is it possible to add a custom page to a free Wordpress site? [closed]

I'm trying to add a custom page to my Wordpress website. I found this link, which says that I need to add the template to the theme folder, but I have a free Wordpress website, so I don't have access ...
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Images showing in editor but not in post [closed]

Images are showing up in the editor, but not in the post. What's weird is that on initial page load, the images flash into existence and then disappear with a broken image icon. Here is an example ...
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How do I transfer from a self hosted blog to WordPress.com?

Normally, people move from WordPress.com to a self hosted blog. I want to move from a self hosted blog to WordPress.com. Is this possible? This may be off topic but since it involves going from self ...
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What is files.wordpress.com?

I observed some sites like Tech Crunch and their Image URL is showing up as techcrunch11.files.wordpress.com/xyz If there is a way to upload images to Wordpress server, then my websites server load ...
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Prevent images on self-hosted Wordpress from being served from Wordpress.com

I have created a few posts with featured images on my blog. Since this is self-hosted installation, I was more than sure, that all my files were upload to my server / hosting. But to my extreme ...
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How to customize a site hosted on wordpress.com locally [closed]

I have a website on wordpress.com. Is there a way to download it to my localhost, customize it and then upload it back to wordpress.com? Thanks
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Source code get entity escaped after migrating

I have a lot of posts with source code on it. After migrating my blog from wordpress.com to self-hosting, the source code all have HTML entity escaping, for example: [code] printf("hello&...
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Backend of the WordPress.com [closed]

It has been known that PHP is under an impression that its a web low performer. However, the size of WordPress.com says otherwise. Does anyone knows why WordPress.com blogs scale so well even though ...
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How to import only certain comments from post[s]

NOTICE: This is solely NOT a WordPress.com Question, but related to WordPress Migration and Export-Import. I started blogging in WordPress.com and then shifted my blog to a self-hosted site. But even ...
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Create service similar to wordpress.com [closed]

I am looking to build a service for users where they can signup (using an online form such as Gravity or Ninja forms) for a website either as a sub domain or sub directory of the main website similar ...
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API for Post Stats for Self-Hosted Wordpress using JetPack [closed]

EDITED for Clarification WordPress.com as well as JetPack provides stats (like no of views, referrer, etc) for various posts and blog as described here :Wordpress Stats Is there an API so that I ...
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Wordpress VIP realpath Alternative?

I am running a scan for a site to be proposed to wp vip. The only error I am getting is : Warning: Returns canonicalized absolute pathname header-payroll.php require_once realpath(dirname(FILE)). ...
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Editing Theme Files on Wordpress.com-hosted Site [closed]

I'm doing some work for a client on her Wordpress.com-hosted site. I'm used to only working on self-hosted WP sites, and I know how to edit the theme files there, but I'm not sure if it is possible to ...
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Implications of changing wordpress.com associated with Jetpack [closed]

Our corporate blog has the Jetpack plugin and it is associated with my personal wordpress.com account. I'd like to change it to our corporate wordpress.com account. If I do that then will I lose the ...
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Simultaneously post in both WordPress.com and self hosted WordPress blog

I have a friend that wants to move her WordPress.com blog to self hosted. That part is done, except she would like to keep the WordPress.com blog going along the new self hosted. Is there a way to ...
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Is a *.wordpress.com blog easy to migrate?

As a student software developer who is about to graduate, I find it is time to start my own blog. I've been told it is important to make a name for yourself, to stand out from the rest. Therefore I ...
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Self-hosted blog Admin Panel Forwarding to WP.com

I was goofing with the settings (first problem) in the "General" tab of my wp-admin panel on my self-hosted blog. There are two settings: Wordpress.com URL and Blog URL (or something). They were both ...
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List Wordpress.org Blog on Wordpress.com

I have a self-hosted blog at www.MyPersonalSite.com/blog that runs on the Wordpress.org platform. My buddy has a blog at www.HisName.wordpress.com. He seems to get a lot more traffic to his blog. My ...
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Moving WordPress.com site to personal domain intact

The question is asked many times in different forms, but can't find my answer from any of 'em. Question is self explanatory, but need to mention some scenario: I'm not moving to .org, it's a ...
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Theme seems to have different options on wordpress.com and own-server install

I am trying to transfer a blog from wordpress.com to my own server. The site on wordpress.com uses the Origin theme, with a custom header image set. I have installed that theme on Wordpress on my own ...
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Can I move to wordpress.org and continue to be included as a wordpress.com favorite blog?

I'm listed as a wordpress.com favorite blog. If I move over to wordpress.org, will I continue to be listed as a favorite with wordpress.com?
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Animated GIF on Wordpress posts? [closed]

We have included couple animated GIF images on our blog post. They animate in the CMS but not on the post itself (unless you click on them). How can we animated them on the post? Many thanks.
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how to use the slide show of Skylark in showcase?

I created a page and I set the template as showcase and then I went to setting->reading and as a static page I choose my created page. I'm wondering how I can add slideshows with pictures and sticky ...
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Reply form used in wordpress.com

The reply form that comes originally with wordpress is, well, so big and annoying. While the one that appears on wordpress.com blogs is very elegant and feature-ful. Does the one used in wordpress....
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Transferring standalone wordpress blog to the one under **.wordpress.com

I have a blog that is working on wordpress installation and now I want to transfer it to the my new blog under WordPress.com domain name. Is it possible to carry all the content to new WordPress blog?