Blogs are journals made of dated entries and published on the web. Their name derives from the term "web log."

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Adding custom fonts to Tumblr

I'd like my tumblr blog to display a custom font, and to do so, I have to add the font directory to my blog by adding the URI (e.g url('../font/fontawesome-webfont.svg#FontAwesomeRegular'). If Tumblr ...
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WordPress vs. own blog (Rails) in terms of SEO [closed]

I have a project running for which I'll need a blog (the site is coded in Rails). Now I'm not sure whether I should use WordPress or a custom (read: simple) blog, hacked in Rails. I could integrate ...
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Blog on my Google Apps Domain

I just got a domain with Google Apps. What are the options for hosting a blog on my domain ? I know of the option of using Blogger hosted on my domain but was wondering if there are any other ...
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How do review sites backlink to review blogs?

I have discovered several review sites that link to blog reviews on the same subject. How do these review sites get their links and can this be done programmatically? One example is this site (Look ...
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What is the best way to ensure individual blog posts are shown as top results in Google from a blog?

I like to show full posts on my index pages, so they are convenient for visitors to read and they don't have to click "read more" links to read the full post. However, with this setup Google often ...
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Which Bliki (Blog+Wiki) solution can you recommend? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Which Content Management System (CMS) should I use? I'm searching for a good Bliki solution, meaning a combination of blog and wiki that I can install on my own web ...
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SEO/performance - building blog article page [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: What are the best ways to increase your site's position in Google? I've been using WP up and until now, but want to spread my wings and build a bespoke blog for my ...
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SEO optimizing Blogger blogspots [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: What are the best ways to increase your site's position in Google? What are some way to optimize a Blogger blogspot for SEO? I have looked at several other articles, ...
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Show wordpress posts on linkedin company page

I have a customer with a wordpress blog that wants to add their posts to their LinkedIn company page. Is it possible to add a wordpress feed like you can in user profiles? I saw that there was a ...
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Django plugable news story application [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Which Content Management System (CMS) should I use? Are there any plugable django blog apps that can be embeded into existing pages or templates. It doesn't have to be a ...
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How To Move From WordPress To GitHub Pages?

I'm considering moving my blog, Dream In Tech, which is WordPress CMS running on my Rackspace Cloud Server, to GitHub Pages because I'm starting to have performance issues, but how to move the posts, ...
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Recommendations for a hosted blog with a plugin that allows syntax highlighting.

I want to keep a blog with useful code snippets for myself. I don't want to setup some website with blogging software or something similar. All I want is register with a blog site and be able to use ...
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Simple blogging software (WP replacement) [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Which Content Management System (CMS) should I use? I'm sorry if this is not the right place to ask this question, but I think it's certainly better than at ...
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How can I get bloggers to use my widget?

I have developed a widget that shows a story of a hike or an outdoor outing on a google map. Here is an example: ...
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Blog/CMS software with editing style like Stack Exchange [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Which Content Management System (CMS) should I use? Are there any pieces of content creation software for making a blog that support an editing style like Stack Exchange ...
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Looking for quick and simple blogging solution [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Which Content Management System (CMS) should I use? I'm looking for a really quick "plug in and play" style blogging software for php. It's to be used on a website that ...
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Turnkey software for a community website [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Which Content Management System (CMS) should I use? I'm looking for some software to run a small community website. Ideally, what I want is: A wiki Static pages of ...
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Facebook Comments and page SEO

Facebook's recently launched commenting system for blogs loads comments in an iframe, instead of loading them inline. Since blog comments can often contribute significantly to the page's SEO, is it a ...
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ASP .NET Blog Engine Web Installer API

For one project i need a blog engine that support multiple blogs (registered user can create their own blogs). Blog engine has to be fully integrated with some existing system (users, roles, security ...
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CMS for Blog site

I would like to create a blog site with features like Engadget. The editor can upload blog and albums while users can comment. I know it's even easier to use blogspot but it's blocked in China. I ...
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Whereto should I migrate my dasBlog site?

For a couple of years I've been hosting my blog on my own server. However, I'm getting tired of maintaining it myself, and I also wish to move away from the dasBlog engine, since development of that ...
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seo and php get variables

I'm building my own blogging system for my own website. If all I preload them using php get variables, will Google recognize and index them as different pages or do I need to do something in addition ...
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What do Trackbacks and Pingbacks do?

My blog (running on dasBlog) supports pingbacks and trackbacks. What exactly are they, and do they provide any benefit to my blog (e.g. SEO, etc.)?
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Point me to some modern blog service [closed]

I want to start my own blog. What are the modern blog services? wordpress.com? blogger.com? What would you propose?
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What are the best blogs for submitting new startups?

There are some blogs where user can submit their start-ups for a review. Among them TechCrunch, ReadWriteWeb, StartupTunes, The Next Web etc are common. But what are others we can try submitting our ...
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Dead-simple PHP/MySQL blogging tool?

I need a really simple solution to build a one-person blog on a shared host: When the user wants to create/edit a blog entry, he calls a PHP script on the server which will... 1. save the raw article ...
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Is there a free blogging service that I can setup to point to my domain/subdomain?

I would like that because now I would have to extend my hosting plan to accomodate new domains, if I wanted to self host all my sites. My sites being very low traffic, the max domain count is the only ...
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fusion news or cutenews [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Which Content Management System (CMS) should I use? I am looking at using cutenews or fusionnews, neither have the specific option i want which is when a new article is ...
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Which is the blog engine for my needs? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Which Content Management System (CMS) should I use? I am hosting two websites, which basically contain two filtered views to one blog-like data base. Both sites have ...
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When is it time to move on from WordPress?

My company's blog it closing in on 30,000 posts and get around 1,000,000 visits a month. Things seem slow even though we have a good server. At what point to you move on from WordPress or does it not ...
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Moving from a Content Site to a Blog

I currently have a good deal of content written on a site, HubPages. In comparison to my other sites/blogs, my CTR on HubPages is terrible. Not to mention I do an ad split with HubPages: 60% me, 40% ...
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Syndicated blog content and search engines: helpful or harmful?

Against my advice, we've started buying blog content from a syndicator. The content is not unique, and searching for quoted phrases shows this content in use on a few dozen other blogs. My initial ...
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Is SimplePHPBlog a secure blogging engine?

Has anyone used the blog engine SimplePHPBlog? It is a simple blog engine that uses only text files (no database). My problem with it is that the content directory where the texts files are stored ...
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Is there a blogging platform that allows me to give traffic related bonuses to writers?

I would like to be able to reward writers with bonuses based upon the amount of traffic their individual posts receive, to encourage them to promote their posts on the internet. Is there a platform ...
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Blog comments duplicate content paradox

I have a blog on this page: domain.com/Blog/5/some-title Below the blog entry it says, "click for comments". You click the link, and it goes to: domain.com/Blog/5/some-title/Comments For user ...
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Setting up a redirect from 'www.example.com' to 'www.mysite.com/blog'

hopefully someone can give me a roadmap to get this done. I run a self-hosted Wordpress blog at http://www.example.com which has numerous posts/links such as ...
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Using Excerpts as Meta Descriptions?

I have been blogging from the past three years. And one thing that I didn't care about was to add Meta Description for every page. I was, unfortunately, fallen for the "Google doesn't care about Meta ...
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free blog hoster with markdown support?

I lastly thought about starting a personal blog. Since I'm not really sure on how active I'll be, I don't want to invest too much time or money in starting this. Thus, I would like to use some free ...
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Images in blog posts

I see a lot of blogs (coding horror for example) that seem to feature random pictures in the entries. Would I be correct in saying they probably didn't seek permission to use those images? What are ...
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What are the advantages of a corporate blog?

I'm going to make a presentation to a few decision makers in the following week and I'm trying to gather good reasons to start a corporate blog. Since we're handling a low budget, it's not in the ...
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Sponsored blog or explicit owned?

I'm trying to convince my client to use a blog to communicate with his audience and promote his site. However, I'm still unsure whether this blog should explicitly advertise the brand as in Nike Blog ...
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The Necessity of a Disclaimer

I am a blogger. I write science articles. I study science and write articles in my blog in simple words for the general public to understand. Does this require a disclaimer as I do not want to see ...
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Blogging platform that supports guest-posting [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Which Content Management System (CMS) should I use? I'm looking for a blogging engine (hosted or downloadable) that will allow: guest posting (anyone can register an ...
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Does having blog and news on company's webpage come in pair?

I've recently opened up small IT company which main tasks will be to administrate it infrastructure, outsourcing it, programming small applications (and release some of them for free, some to be ...
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Free Blog site that allows PHP? [closed]

I was wondering if anyone knows of a free blog site (ie wordpress, blogspot, livejournal) that allows people to include php into their posts? Any leads would be greatly appreciate. cheers!
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How do I run a subdirectory on a separate server?

I have a site, www.domain.com. I want to set up a blog which runs on a separate server than the main site, and have it available a the domain www.domain.com/blog. How would I go about doing this? If ...
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[BlogEngine.NET] Compression error

I have a blogengine.net website hosted on godaddy and I'm having issues when viewing it with Firefox and Chrome. On Firefox I get this error : Content Encoding Error The page you are trying to ...
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Google Blog — adsense. How to proceed further?

I started Blogging today and I have used Google Stats and i found that there are 108 visitors(for past 7 hours the time i created by blog). As i'm novice in blogging, this 108 number is good enough to ...
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Question about guest bloggers

I see more and more blogs out there with guest bloggers. What is the rationale? Is it better to have a guest blogger, be a guest blogger, or have a reciprocal arrangement? Should you limit the number ...
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Photoblogging engine using PHP and MySQL or PostgreSQL

I am looking for nice looking and with good usability photo blogging software to run on my server. So far I have found PixelPost, Cheesecake and EZPX. PixelPost - look quite abandoned project ...