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Where can I find good web hosting reviews?

I'm trying to choose a new hosting service for a WordPress blog, I've stumbled upon several services and most of them look good, so I was trying to find reviews from current user to see what they have ...
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Redirecting bad links to the correct links via htacess or 301 redirect plugin for WordPress

I'm getting a lot of 404 errors b/c I recently switched content management systems (Habari to WordPress). I would like to use the 301 redirect plugin for WordPress to capture and helpfully redirect ...
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Google Analytics Subdomain Tracking for WordPress

I'm looking for the best solution to track my website's traffic using Google Analytics. I have a website that (currently) has two subdomains. The subdomains are about very different content, the TLD ...
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Is using feedburner still a must for blog feeds?

I'm setting up a blog for my OSS/startup and I'm wondering whether using Feedburner for blog feeds is still the recommended way to go? Is there enough value in using Feedburner over just using the ...
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How to incorporate WordPress blog into a static website?

I'm a designer and front-end web designer and I have a client that wants me to put her wordpress into a static site. Is there a way that I can embed the blog into a new site? Or is there a way that I ...
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PHP - How to Backup and Move Wordpress Blog Website to different directory on the same host

I setup a blog for development purposes on the *.com/a/ directory and now want to move it to the root directory *.com on the same host. How do I Backup and Move the Wordpress Blog Website to the ...
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How to setup apache2 redirect but keep domain name?

I run a small community web site where users can each get a free blog. The blog address is always something like http://mydomain.com/blogname One user have bought his own domain and want to ...
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Trouble with .htacess redirection

I use this redirect rule to redirect users from www.domain.com/admin to www.domain.com/wp-admin on a WordPress site. RedirectMatch 301 \@admin http://www.domain.com/wp-admin The problem is that ...
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css issue in wordpress

I am using a WordPress plugin and it has collapse arrows in the option. However, by default the word press theme has bluestar(*) being used for ul. In the page http://everything-evans.com/, on the ...
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Are there any WordPress plugins for embedding YouTube videos?

A quick search on WP came up with some outdated plugins and some with no screenshots. I specifically need to embed playlists; interested in screenshots if you can share. Thanks!
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wordpress.com vs wordpress.org SEO

I keep reading that the SEO will be much better if you have a self-hosted wordpress.org blog versus a wordpress.com blog. The main concepts that I know of in SEO are: Relevant keywords in the text ...
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Block images on Russian domain .ru via htaccess?

I have a WordPress website which accepts anonymous comments and images. We are receiving spam in the form of Russian porn, with images hotlinked from websites on the Russian domain .ru As we are ...
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What to set for AllowOverride & Options

What is normally used as settings for both production or development servers for settings AllowOverride & Options? I will be needing to use .htaccess for WordPress so things like mod_rewrite etc
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Increasing the pagerank to my blogs index page, removing the links to posts

I want to increase page rank on my main index blog page and categories. If i remove the links to my posts from my index page and have only links to categories, will that help? Anyone tried it? Ty
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What hoster offers automatic Wordpress upgrades (like Dreamhost) and _also_ spreads your sites over range of unique IP addresses? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to find web hosting that meets my requirements? I just love the One-click-install and automatic Wordpress upgrades at Dreamhost. However, I am looking for a hoster ...
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How do I create DNS records

My domain points to a rails app hosted on Heroku. Is it possible to have blog.mydomain.com point to a WordPress installation somewhere else, e.g. Dreamhost?
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How does WordPress determine which template to show?

So I recently set up a Wordpress blog and I've noticed that when I make posts, the link is http://www.domain.com/?p=2. I was wondering how you could specify which file to use to parse such requests. ...
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FTP issue. Files are uploading but when going to them they don't show up

I'm new to linux and I'm attempting to setup a server on Linode. Using ubuntu and attempting to setup wordpress with a lot of snags. At the moment I setup a FTP server on this box and am able to login ...
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WordPress MySQL Performance

I have a website (www.americanbankingnews.com) that gets 40,000-50,000 page views today. It's currently sitting on a dedicated quad-core Xeon server with 8GB of ram. The site is powered by WordPress ...
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Wordpress CSS formating issue

A don't understand why the sidebar of my Wordpress blog does not have consistent formatting for H3 tags. There are two PHP-generated un-styled H3 tags in the sidebar, followed by my own manual H3 ...
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How do I host a domain I bought on GoDaddy on Media Temple?

I bought Media Temple hosting and want to build a Wordpress.org site using a domain I bought on GoDaddy. What steps do I need to take to make Media Temple recognize my GoDaddy domain as one that it ...
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issue with wordpress theme background on widescreen computers [closed]

I am using the theme "irresistible" and I wanted to a add a picture of the person for whom I am building the site. Normally the background CSS uses repeat, but I don't want their picture to repeat i ...
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SEO Heading Tags

I have h2 and h5 headings with generic names here: http://nybodyart.com (NSFW) such as 'editor picks' 'tags' 'all articles' would it be better for SEO to give them unique and almost playful names with ...
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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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Adding a CMS to an existing Magento shop

I am working on a project for 3 niche stores built on magento (using magento's multi-store function) that each get roughly 50k unique visitors a day. The sites don't currently have a blog or forum or ...
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Adding a CMS to an existing Magento shop

I am working on a project for 3 niche stores built on magento (using magento's multi-store function) that each get roughly 50k unique visitors a day. The sites don't currently have a blog or forum ...
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How do i point my domain to wordpress blog

I would like to know that if we have our WordPress blog like: http://koolkabin.wordpress.com and our domain like: http://www.outsourcingnepal.com then Can we make it like working and posting all ...
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Broken Links in different browsers

Hi I'm having problems with our website, http://www.accessiblehomehealthcare.com, which is a wordpress 2.7 (version). All of a sudden our RSS links broke on the right side, which has happened before ...
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Having trouble moving Website

Some acquaintances of mine inherited a website running a custom wordpress template and the previous owner asked them to take over and to get it set up on their own server. I was asked to assist since ...
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www.domain.com loads, but domain.com loads as an error on my WP multi-site network

I'm running an up-to-date version of a WP multi-site network successfully (homepage and subdomains all work), with only one problem. My domain loads perfectly with the www., but when the www. isn't ...
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Run Wordpress locally on Windows and sync with a server

Is there any way to develop a Wordpress site offline on a Windows machine, and then sync this wordpress site with the server?
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What are the best SEO techniques for a professional blog? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: What are the best ways to increase your site's position in Google? Beginner to SEO here, starting with a personal site, looking for some insight and feedback. ...
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Is Movable Type among the most secure PHP blogs? How secure are the various PHP blog applications?

Basically I'm trying to find a blog for a website, and security is the highest priority in our case. We don't need any features that I would imagine are special. Wordpress was our first idea, but its ...
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New Wordpress posts generate 404 error

I had a working installation of WordPress, and I recently encountered an issue where when I tried to login to the back-end, the browser would redirect to the login URL of the previous domain WordPress ...
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.htaccess RedirectMatch 301 issue

I've moved my WordPress installation from one domain to another, and I want to use an .htaccess file on the original to redirect visitors to the new page on the new website. The old site is ...
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WordPress theme like this Drupal theme?

I was wondering if anyone knew of a WordPress theme that was similar to this websites theme (in Drupal): http://www.barefootrunners.org Thanks!
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Email a very large list of WordPress subscribers = fail (every single time)

I have tried using a number of plugins to email my 40,000 registered users on my WordPress-powered site, to no avail. I have tried Subscribe2 (seems to send some, but I have no idea how many) as well ...
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Any thoughts on Squarespace as a blogging platform?

I'd like to start a blog and I'm leaning towards a hosted, paid platform. I don't want to maintain a Web server. I also don't want the hosting company to put their own ads or branding on my site. ...
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Moving from wordpress website

Is there an easy way to move a blog from wordpress website i.e. at http://myblog.wordpress.com/ to my independent domain i.e www.mywebsite.com
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How to limit the output of certain categories in the blog on Wordpress? [closed]

I want to display only the specified categories in the blog. Thanks.
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Need to redirect Wordpress category archives

I recently changed my Wordpress category structure a bit, changing some of the names and placing some under different parent categories. I don't use category name in my post URLs, so that's not a ...
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What are some good Apache settings to use with wordpress?

My server has 756m of RAM. Every few days I get [error] server reached MaxClients setting, consider raising the MaxClients setting
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How to purge old links in google from an old domain

Recently, I uploaded a new site to an existing domain and I'd like to figure out how I can forward all links to said domain to a new domain. I'm looking for a wordpress solution if possible, but in ...
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Updated to Wordpress 3.0.5 and all my work is gone?

I updated my website from Wordpress 3.0.4 to 3.0.5 and all my work is gone! Can go back somehow? How can it overwrite everything? The theme I used for the site is a copy of Twenty Ten and then I ...
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Multiple domain links on Google from one WordPress site

At present when I Google the domain name of the WordPress sites I have worked on, I receive at least three listings (often the top three). The first listing is the only one I am interested in ...
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Slideshows in elastic or fluid layouts?

I'm building a new WordPress TwentyTen child theme using the ElastiCSS framework ( http://elasticss.com/ ) and am trying to figure out the best way of using some sort of dynamic content slideshow. ...
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Wordpress plugin installation error

I'm trying to upload secure-wordpress.1.0.6, and I receive the following error: Warning: touch() [function.touch]: open_basedir restriction in effect. ...
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Optimizing wordpress to handle 7 times spike in traffic

My Wordpress site jumped from 3,000 visits to over 20,000 via organic traffic. How can I optimize it to handle the current load? I know their are some brilliant minds on here. Any illumination in ...
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Do search engines treat index pages with excerpts as duplicate content of the pages they link to?

I am using WordPress and in my post sidebar I have related posts which may be of interest to the user, however, I also have an excerpt of each article which is normally the first paragraph of the post ...
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Question about mod_rewrite rule for redirecting failing pages

I'm setting up a mod_rewrite rule that redirects failing pages to a custom "Page Not Found" page. This is with WordPress. I've used an online tutorial from the Apache site and so far my rules look ...