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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Add Google custom search to wordpress.com [closed]

I would like to add Google custom search to my wordpress.com site. I have pasted HTML code from custom search to text widget in a sidebar, but instead of search box, I got text: Loading google.load('...
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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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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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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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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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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 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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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What is the http://go2.wordpress.com/ redirect?

Hi I see a wordpress.com blog and on the latest post there is a redirect for the external links via "http://go2.wordpress.com/" redirect. This redirect is obfuscated - on hovering the link it displays ...
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Use Feedburner instead of default feed on WordPress.com?

How can I disable the default feed on WordPress.com and use Feedburner feed instead? I know how I can in a self-hosted WordPress site, but I do not know how to in a free WordPress.com site.
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Export database from WordPress.com? [closed]

Is there any way to export the database from a site at WordPress.com on the business premium plan? I have the XML file and I have media files. What I am really after is theme settings, but the entire ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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....