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Sudden connection problems with Akismet

I've had the Akismet anti-spam plugin installed and working great on two of my non-commercial Wordpress blogs for the past couple of months. Both sites are using my same API key. Today, on one blog ...
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Need assistance matching a general theme style as well as eCommerce capability

I'm in the process of acquiring a new design client. They are getting into the business of "auto parts wholesaling" and they want a storefront. My preference is/was to create something from scratch. ...
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Joomla or Wordpress for Classified Ads Website?

I am looking to build a classified ads website but confused whether to go with joomla or wordpress. I know only a little about joomla and nothing about wordpress. Also if in the future, I want to ...
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404s on password protected content

I'm new to WordPress and SEO, generally, but we've been running into problems with our site that don't seem to make sense to me. The problem is that our editor likes to schedule posts and/or mark ...
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IIS7.5 + Wordpress + Restrict Access to wp-login.php by client IP address

I am moving from an Apache host to IIS. One of my sites in Wordpress (running Multi-site) which give me multiple blogs. I have moved all my rules from my .htaccess to the Microsoft URL ReWrite module. ...
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Which forum software has a “like/don't like button” in the post (and other features)? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: What Forum Software should I use? I want to build a new blog (on Wordpress) and I want to insert a forum in the website. I don't want to use PhpBB for the forum section ...
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SEO purpose: Does Google prefer html sites than wordpress sites? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: SEO for pages that load from database Will html sites have any advantages over blog sites while getting analyzed by Google bot?
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Moving blog to another host - what is the impact to SEO to be expected?

I run a blog under mywebsite.com/blog. This is a self-hosted Movable-type installation. Now I want to get rid of the blog installation and use a hosted (WordPress.com) solution instead. The blog is ...
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Instant WordPress setups on Unix

Does anyone know of a way to instantly setup WordPress on a unix box? I know there is an 'Instant Wordpress' for a Windows environment but any for unix? I guess the idea would be to instantly setup a ...
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Internal WordPress pages all 404 when using WAMP

I have a problem when using WAMP while designing and coding my site. Well, I have a local version of Wordpress installed in WAMP and use it as a tool to see my changes when coding. I also have the ...
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How to correctly deal with corporate customers that have outdated browsers

Many of our customers are on corporate networks where they have no control over their browser versions, etc. We have a Wordpress site that doesn't play well with IE8. We cannot inform the customers ...
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After changing web host, I get a 'file does not exist' error

I run a WordPress blog, and have recently changed web hosts. When changing web hosts, I copied all files and exported/imported the database etc as explained by lots of tutorials found easily on ...
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Does using LiteSpeed instead of Apache speed up WordPress?

I've read that Litespeed is a lot faster than Apache. I use mostly WordPress and Joomla sites and am looking for a new server. Will I see a significant increase in speed of WordPress being on a ...
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wp e-commerce plugin payment gateway module

I've installed the klarna payment gateway plugin Unpacking the package… Installing the plugin… Plugin installed successfully. and when I click "Activate plugin" appears this message ...
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Monitoring load/resource drain of individual scripts on apache

We have a website and for some reason lately its been grinding our server to a halt. It has had a spike of traffic, but even still that spike is only possibly 1k or 2k. We installed eAccelerator PHP ...
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Wordpress install directory, how to change it?

I have my wordpress installation on mywebsite.com/blog I now want to turn my entire mywebsite.com site into a CMS by use of the Wordpress CMS, whilst still maintaining /blog as the blog area. ...
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Migrating Wordpress blog to New Webhosts, something is adding a # and gibberish

I just migrated a WordPress blog from one host provider to another. Did a clean install on the new server, and everything seems to be working fine except all the permalinks for some reason add a ...
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SEO blog Indexing: wordpress.com subdomain vs a registered domain?

I've used WordPress for a few of my client's sites, mostly small businesses and eCommerce sites. I have found through Google Analytics as well as the All in One Webmaster plugin that when it comes to ...
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Is 'noindex, follow' a good idea for blog's index page?

I am new to SEO for blogs (to be more precise WordPress). I wanted to only page with a single article to be indexed. This is not because I am afraid of duplicate content, but because I am afraid a ...
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How To Change Wordpress Pemalinks for Future Posts?

Had I known years ago, I would have chosen meaningful permalinks for my blog. There is an option in Wordpress to change them all but I would like to keep the old links as they are since they are ...
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Disable Wordpress tags to be indexed by Google

My client doesn't want the tag pages (www.example.com/tag/tagname) to be indexed by Google. How can I achieve this? Disallow in robots.txt doesn't work. Thanks! Robots.txt: User-agent: * Disallow: ...
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Cannot send email to Google Apps alias from PHP

I'm using Wordpress and sending email via Gmail SMTP: server: smtp.gmail.com port: 465 I created Google Apps main domain called domain.com and email info@domain.com. Then I registered domain ...
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Migrating the source of a FeedBurner podcast feed from one WordPress to another

I'm using FeedBurner as the public-facing feed for the Ask Different Podcast. Recently Stack Exchange has set up a Blog Overflow blog for Ask Different, and I'd like to move the source of the ...
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Sharing Google Analytics between a Drupal and a Wordpress installation

Given the needs of a client, he uses wordpress as a publishing platform; The news section of the website and drupal as the community/classifieds section of his website. Each cms is on its own ...
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How to add Default Document in a Windows Shared Hosting

I have a shared hosting plan where I have hosted my WordPress blog Now each time I want to access the page I have to type index.php after the domain name. If I try to access it without using ...
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Why sitemap gives higher priority to category and archive pages?

I am using wordpress along with Google (XML) Sitemap Generator Plugin, and have got a question about sitemap priorities. By default, The plugin gives higher priority to category, tag and archive ...
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How do I grant 777 (rw) permission in shared windows hosting

I have a windows shared hosting on which I have deployed my wordpress blog. Now to icrese my page speed I am trying to cached few resources using W3C Total Cache While trying to activate the plugin I ...
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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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How to update DNS Zone for a static domain

I am running this site: www.thetechnofreaks.com on Wordpress. Recently I came across a plugin that claims to increase the page load efficiency of my site. the plugin details can be found here: ...
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Web app to manage subscriptions to online magazine

I'm looking for a php web app, a Wordpress plugin, or an online web service (naturally as cheap as possible) to manage the subscriptions for an online magazine. These are the main features I need: ...
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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 fix an Apache redirect loop

I have a strange Apache/WordPress redirect loop that I can't seem to figure out. Here is the relevant logs and other info: http://pastebin.com/E1afW2vw It seems that the page request gets made, and ...
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.htaccess 301 rewrite rule not working

I had made the page the-book.html in wordpress site, later changed the name to about-the-book, now i have written the .htaccess file as **RewriteRule ^the-book.html$ ...
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rel=author and rel=me in Wordpress

I came across rel=me and rel=author from joost's blog. I don't know how much value they're going to be in future for SERPS as they look more of eye candy in search than anything beneficial to surfers. ...
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Freelance website development and backups

How to manage backups when developing websites as freelance? I have my clients purchase web hosting space from a provider of their choice. I develop the website and upload it to their hosting space. ...
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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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“Cannot modify header information” error in my PHP/WordPress site

I edited the header.php and functions.php files in my WordPress site to add Google Analytics tracking code. Now, when I try to login to my admin area, the following warning appears and I am unable to ...
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Moving a WordPress installation from a subdomain to its own domain without losing PageRank

I'd like to move a WP installation from a subdomain to its own without losing the PageRank achieved by that subdomain. What are the best steps in order to do this properly? Especially how do I set ...
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How do you transfer a domain hosted on WordPress to Media Temple?

WordPress offers this service for $120, but I think that's too much. Is there an easy way to do this besides paying the wordpress guys a bunch of money? I'm just not sure of of all the steps i need to ...
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Best ecommerce that's easy to customize into a existing site? (WP?) [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Which Ecommerce Script Should I Use? I'm looking for a ecommerce plugin (if it's through WP that works too) that I can integrate into an existing site. I'm looking for ...
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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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Excellent WordPress unix hosts with SSH access? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to find web hosting that meets my requirements? My boss is sick of DreamHost's excuses. We have a popular WP site on a Unix VPS with DreamHost. We'd like to find a ...
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Joomla 1.5 to Wordpress 3.1 migration: how to redirect Joomla's permalinks

I'm migrating a Joomla 1.5 site to a WordPress 3.1 site (I will later update to WP 3.2.x) and I've found the right tool to do it, a plugin called Joomla 1.5 Importer. There is another plugin called ...
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Which E-commerce Platform works well with Flash Product Customization+Social? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Which Ecommerce Script Should I Use? What's the best platform out there that is flexible enough to easily integrate this: Custom Flash App I would like customers to : ...
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Redirect directory URL to instead have .html suffix

htaccess redirect (301) all my old content from my WordPress to my new URL design. I want to redirect all the last trailing slashes to .html ... the permalinks are already working, but I don't want ...
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How to 301 redirct all incoming requests to a domain to another domain?

I have a WordPress blog running on an Apache2 server currently that I need to completely move to a new domain name. http://www.somesite.com/ to http://www.someothersite.com I need all requests to ...
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Handling Pagination on WordPress?

Few days ago Google came up with a post on URLs with parameters. The post can be found here: http://googlewebmastercentral.blogspot.com/2011/07/improved-handling-of-urls-with.html Now, my website ...
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Major Indexing problem with my site [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: I cannot see my website in google Hey guys I am having problem with indexing my site http://www.loosediamondschicago.com which is in wordpress hosted on godaddy. Its ...
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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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Can i export a wordpress site to html?

I want to export a wordpress site with themes and images to html format like we can do in blogspot. Is there a plugin or a tool for the same.