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Math notation on WordPress.com?

I am a new user with WordPress, and I would like to use mathematical formulas. I have been reading the mathjax pages for hours, such as this one and quite a few others. This may be a bad question, ...
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Formatting Code Snippets on Free WordPress.com Account?

I've got a WordPress blog on WordPress.com. When posting something I'm including some sample Java code in the <code tags, is there any way I can have this formatted better? Such as syntax ...
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Moving WordPress.com theme and widget settings to self-hosted site?

Possible Duplicate: Migrating from WordPress.com to self-hosted site and autoforward visitors? How can I move theme and plugin (widget) settings from a WordPress.com site to a self-hosted ...
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Using WordPress publicize with main account and editor user accounts

I have a y.wordpress.com blog and I contribute to another x.wordpress.com under the role editor adding post contributions.The owner's account is set to publicize to Twitter any updates he/she makes. ...
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How can I install a plugin on a Wordpress.com hosted blog?

I used to have a self hosted wordpress blog but I switch to a wordpress.com one. I can't seem to find the plugins area. Any help?
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Who owns the content posted on .wordpress.com blogs? [closed]

If I sign up for a Wordpress blog that is hosted for free by Wordpress here, who will own the content I post, and how much storage will I have? I know I could ask their customer support, but I don't ...
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Can I integrate Google Analytics with my blog, hosted at wordpress.com?

I have a blog hosted at wordpress.com. How do I integrate it with Google Analytics?
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Redirecting traffic from old “.WordPress.com” blog to privately hosted WordPress blog?

I've got a blog hosted on .wordpress.com, ie the free version. I'm thinking of re-activating my hosting package so I can have my own WP installation, and therefore have more customisation options ...
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Is it possible to use wordpress.com with a custom domain without switching nameservers?

I want to move my blog to wordpress.com but I do run my own nameservers and I need to do it. Is it possible to use wordpress.com pointing the IPs of the hostname to it but not switching the ...
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Can I use AdSense on a free wordpress blog? [closed]

Is it possible to use AdSense on a free .wordpress.com blog? I can't see any way of doing this in the configuration. There are options to add text widgets etc, but nothing for adds?
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Reblog wordpress.com posts on self hosted

I'm currently collaborating to a wordress.com blog and would like to use the reblog feature to mirror my posts there to my main blog that is a self hosted wordpress installation. My understanding is ...
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Import and export links from WordPress.com to private site

Is there some way to export/import links from a wordpress.com site to a private site? I have a rather large directory of links. I fetch the opml file and the category levels are there, but when I use ...
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Creating external apps Wordpress / How they work

I was wondering how does external app works for wordpress.com or wordpress.org. Directly connecting to the wordpress database seems a bad idea to me. Questions How can I create an app or get / post ...
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How to search and replace text in all posts of a wordpress.com blog (NOT wordpress.org one)?

I have some texts that need to be replaced in every posts in my blog. Is it possible to do that? ps (I need to tag this question as search-and-replace but not enough reputation to do that. Please add ...
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Ads Restricted on WordPress.com?

I am creating a WordPress blog myself - downloading it and installing it myself - as well as buying a domain name and hosting it using something like simplynames.com. I read somewhere though that you ...
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Do I need to use a new WordPress.com account for each Jetpack installation

I manage lots of WordPress.org installations for different clients. Typically they do not manage the posts or pages themselves, preferring to stay out of things and let me do it. JetPack ...
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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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Download all Wordpress.com available themes, somewhere?

I am looking for a website, or a way to find and download all Wordpress.com available themes for my WPMU website. I have searched for some on http://wordpress.org/extend/themes/ but they don't seem to ...
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Getting Rid of the WordPress.com Toolbar on Other Sites?

I recently started a WordPress blog, and now I get an ajax-loaded toolbar showing up at the top of tonnes of pages. It's all links to my WordPress accounts and blogs and stuff. It's fine that it ...
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What plugins are in use on wordpress.com [closed]

is there a list of plugins that are in use on WordPress.com somewhere? It would be very interesting to see how they have implemented specific widgets and functionality.
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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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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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WordPress.com vs WordPress.org

This question might seem a little silly but I was wondering what is the differences between WP.com and WP.org? I know the main differences like you can't edit a them file without paying for it, you ...
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How to totally get rid of Category in my blog?

I prefer using tags and have no interest in using the categories. All my posts now are labeled with a category named "Uncategorized" and I want to turn them off! I want no more categories at all. How ...
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How can I transfer followers from Wordpress.com to a self-hosted Wordpress?

Recently, I performed a domain migration from a wordpress.com domain to a self-hosted solution. The primary complaint was the loss of followers gained through Wordpress ( http://marygoround.me/2012/...
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Post-by-mail similar to WordPress.com or Posterous?

A standard WordPress installation has very basic support for posting via e-mail. Is there a plugin that gives the same functionality as WordPress.com (especially attachment handling)? My client is in ...
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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 do I disable trackback notifications on a WordPress.com blog?

I tried http://astroclimatology.wordpress.com/wp-admin/options-discussion.php but it didn't work. I do want unregistered users to be able to comment. == What I dont want is email notifications like ...
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Widget code is not working on WordPress.com Hosted Blogs

I have developed a JavaScript widget which works fine when I embed it in any of my html pages. The code is something like this <script type="text/javascript" charset="utf-8"> var asset_host = ...
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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 there any way I can put google ads on wordpress.com? [closed]

I know they do not allow plugins on wordpress.com and hence no ads. I know I can put adds on own wordpress site hosted on my own domain. But I really like wordpress.com and the ease you can create ...
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Changing $latex $ equation background color globally

Background Unfortunately, when hosting your blog with WordPress.com you can't use the MathJax-LaTeX pluging, and have to use the default wordpress LaTeX. The way it works, is by rendering the LaTeX ...
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Blog in multiple languages on WordPress.com?

Does wordpress.com support multiple languages at the same time? I know it does support changing the main language, but I can't find anything about how one would go about setting up multiple languages ...
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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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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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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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If I backup my wordpress blog, how can I back-up all the external images I've embedded?

As in - some of the images I've uploaded - like the ones at http://astroclimatology.wordpress.com/2011/11/02/interesting-dif-between-surface-temperature-and-p850-temperature/ - use images from a ...
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How to change the language of a wordpress.com blog?

I'm using my wordpress.com blog (not wordpress.org) and want to change the language of the blog. How can I do this?
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“Connect” my personal website to wordpress.com

I used to have a blog on wordpress.com, now I've created my own site (using wordpress of course), on a privately hosted domain. I used to have a lot more traffic hitting my blog on wordpress.com than ...
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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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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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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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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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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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Does wordpress.com appears in the URL if I buy custom domain service from WP.com

Let's say I buy a custom domain myblog.com and I host at wordpress... if I access the dashboard page on my blog, will it have wordpress.com in the URL? I want to be able to manage my blog behind ...
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Adding existing domain name to Wordpress.com

Can i redirect my domain to wordpress.com using my own nameserver?
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Feature Differences between WordPress.com and Hosting on your Own Server?

I created a new blog using WordPress.com and obviously it got hosted on their server. But what I notice is that few features are not visible in this version as compared to the WordPress PHP script ...
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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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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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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 ...