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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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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?
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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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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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Newlines in Wordpress.com blog?

I just set up a blog on Wordpress.com, and the problem is, if I write: something something blah blah That empty line in between doesn't show up! What can I do about this?
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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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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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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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Is it possible to use github:gist with Wordpress? [closed]

I have a wordpress blog i.e. bruno.wordpress.com I would like to use github:gist. I paste my code in gist and get a link like: https://gist.github.com/1323748 Is there a way to show this code in my ...
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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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syntax Highlighting on wordpress.com blog

I want to write code in my wordpress blog. which is hosted in wordpress.com. I need a Syntax Highlighter to show code. Can I configure/add Plugin in wordpress.com config panel ? or I do need a self ...
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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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WordPress.com-registered domains

I got the client who paid for WordPress hosting with wordpress.com. They also purchase domain with wordpress.com but we did completely new WordPress installation on another server and would like to ...
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How to display different styles on index posts in wordpress pages? [closed]

I want to add a new div on wordpress index.php thumbnails. When hovered a new div should cover the thumbnail. The problem is that whatever I add to index.php it will affect all posts, so if a user ...
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How to make that all permalinks would open in a new window?

Where should I amend to make this happen? I should add somewhere target="blank_" Regards,
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How much effort to migrate from .com to .org

I am launching an education and awareness site on Federal budget. Obviously less effort to use .com and can get going faster -- but would like characterization of effort required to migrate later to ...
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How to get a retweet button on my wordpress.com blog?

Is is possible to get a retweet button on a WordPress.com blog? I see that plugins are not an option, and the only widget that I found was for adding my tweets to my blog. I'm looking to add my blog ...
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In what file I should include my code if I want content to come up on top of everything?

I added a button and when you press on it new content should come up on top of everything, but if I icnlude my code into header.php it will cover only header, if I include in index.php it will cover ...
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Plugin redirects URL structure using 301 redirect. Time to disable the plugin?

I have been using a plugin that goes by the name "Permalink Redirect." This WordPress plugin redirects older permalinks to the newer one set by me. Old URL structure: /%year%/%category%/%postname%....
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Have Wordpress post redirect to url when accesed from iPad (Safari)

Since the Ipad doesn't work nicely with issuu I'm trying to set up a system where if users would acces one of my blog post from an ipad device they get redirected to the a pdf file which is on my ...
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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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Will “Google XML Sitemaps” plugin work without “wp_head();”

Will "Google XML Sitemaps" plugin work without "wp_head();" ? Thanx
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Use ColdFusion to pull in WP.com posts?

Is it possible to pull in Wordpress.com posts into an external site, in this instance, ColdFusion? Is there a REST API for it? If not, is there another solution to pull in content? Thanks!
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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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Your own Bookmarklet in a blog

Does anyone know how to publish your own bookmarklet in a blog like wordpress.com or blogger.com? All of them seem to format the bookmarklet removing the javascript or messing it up. E.g., pasting ...
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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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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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WordPress.com podcast feed missing iTunes tags?

I recently published a podcast hosted on WordPress.com on iTunes and it says "Podcasts by Unknown". It seems like it is missing the author tag. My question is that how can I add the author tag to the ...
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Removing the WordPress.com ribbon

This is such a simple question, but I'm having trouble getting the answer. Is it possible to have a blog at WordPress.com and not have the WordPress.com banner (shown below)? Is it simply a matter ...
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Difference between Wordpress and Tumblr?

Newbee for Blogging Platform I have an account with Wordpress and Tumblr ..! In Wordpress, i can tag features which i believe more important for blogging sites. In tumblr, all my blogs are ...
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Migrating from WordPress.com to self-hosted site and autoforward visitors?

Having moved to my hosting my own WordPress blogsite I now need to ensure that readers find the new site rather than the old WordPress.com site. What is the best mechanism for doing this?
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Formatting error with source code on WordPress.com?

I've been trying to post some Java code to my blog, but it seems like it has some problems with the formatting. First, whenever I copy/paste code into the editor, it's pasted as pre-formatted, which ...
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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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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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Wordpress.com post editor replacement

I love Wordpress, and I keep a blog on a domain hosted at wordpress.com. However, it's so damn slow! (Blogger wasn't much better.) Are there any full-featured substitutes available? I use several ...
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How do I add google tracking code to a wordpress.com site?

I want to add google analytics to my free wordpress.com blog. I have the html tracking code but I can't figure out how to add it to my blog from the wordpress.com dashboard.
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hosted wordpress.com to local directory?

This question was posted at onstartups - one that I frequently hear. Figure that I would ask the experts over here - can one maintain a hosted wordpress.com blog yet make it a subdirectory under ...
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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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Adding existing domain name to Wordpress.com

Can i redirect my domain to wordpress.com using my own nameserver?
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How to intergrate wordpress.com with twitter like the way it is with facebook?

(Please note this is not a wordpress.org question) Hi everyone, I want every new post on my blog automatically broadcasted on twitter - the same thing is beautifully supproted with facebook. But I ...
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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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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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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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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 ...