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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 ...
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Put a link on the nav bar in Wordpress [closed]

I have a Wordpress blog. On the same domain, I have some other stuff hosted that isn't part of my WP install. I want to link to those other places on my domain from the top menu bar (nav bar) on my ...
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Permanent links format in wordpress: How to Choose?

In WordPress, I have the option to choose how the permanent URL looks like. The common format is Year/Month/Day or Year/Month for blogs. However, I’ve occasionally seen some successful blogs take the ...
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How much to charge for Wordpress installation? [closed]

I know this isn't properly a technical question but I hope this is ok here. The question is simple: how much should I charge a customer for a Wordpress installation & configuration? Configuration ...
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What third-party services/libraries exist for user registration forms?

I'm looking for any existing services/libraries (PHP preferrably) that I can implement into my existing solution (wordpress/symfony) to handle user registration (personal information like name, ...
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Embeddables and moving from wordpress.com to self host

I transfered my wordpress blog from .com to a self host but it is full with embeds from youtube and flickr, written like thus: [youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=someurl] and so how do I go ...
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What is the best and cheapest CMS for an E-Commerce site?

My client needs a site customers can use to pay the membership fees and join. It should also track when old members need to pay again. There are some members that will not want to pay online and they ...
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Artists and music - Need Help Deciding on a CMS

A friend has asked me to build a site with the following options: staff members must be able to add new music and artists to the page a gallery must be provided - it is also good if each artist has ...
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Signing User - Designer Agreement

I will convert an HTML design to Wordpress Theme for my customer. And we have to make an agreement via email . Which articles should i write to agreement ? Are there any draft for this ? Which ...
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Wordpress Blog Is Very Slow

A few days, my website (http://www.teknoblogo.com) isn't scrolling easily (You can try scrolling) . Website very very slow. I'm using W3 Total Cache. Disabled all unnecessary plugins. But still ...
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wordpress.com to self-hosted wordpress blog

I have been writing articles on the wordpress.com blog, now i am looking to move it to self-hosted wordpress blog but i wonder: 1) Should i move all my articles on the new blog or just put an ...
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How can I work on a WordPress theme already installed in the root directory?

I have WordPress installed at the root level of a website. I thought it would be easy enough to have a "coming soon" page called default.html and edit the .htaccess file as follows: AddHandler ...
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Is it possible to block traffic originating from a specific country?

My personal website is currently getting a lot of spam comments at the moment, and most of them originate from Russia (I've used Google Analytics to identify the traffic, and a lot of the links link ...
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Is it necessary to use Timthumb in Wordpress 2.9+?

as Wordpress 2.9 comes with built in post thumbnail features, is it necessary to use Timthumb ?
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The entire content of my Wordpress page has disappeared

I have a blog installed on my site using Wordpress. Last week I upgraded Wordpress from 2.6 to 3.0.4 (I had to do this manually). All went well, or so I thought, but I have just noticed that the ...
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disable wp-pagenavi on pages with template using the wordpress loop

How can i disable wp-pagenavi on pages using templates and the wordpress loop? It seems that wp-pagenavi adds itself automatically wherever the wordpress loop is used, not counting that it is a page ...
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Wordpress Mobile Edition, Wordpress Mobile Pack, WPTouch - Which one and how?

First of all, Happy New Year! I am thinking about making my blog accessible and enjoyable on mobile devices (as many handsets as possible). I am using Wordpress 3.0.4. What I've found is couple of ...
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how to include tags in permalinks of wordpress

while using custom structure in my wordpress url , when i am trying to include tags, it shows me , it is showing errors , but when i add category , it reflects in url. i want that the tag gets ...
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Wordpress blog penalized by Google search - what's wrong?

I have a blog (http://blog.brodzinski.com), which is wordpress.org blog with pretty popular Thesis theme with almost no other customizations. Some time ago it was penalized by Google search - it ...
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Nice wordpress to wordpress redirect?

I have a WordPress blog in http://suportrecerca.barcelonamedia.org/blog/ , and since I can no longer use our company servers for my blog I've had to move it to blog.joanmarcriera.es Google had my old ...
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Why isn't Twitter widget working?

I have Twitter's own widget set to load on a website, which works just fine. However, on my WP-powered blog the script is included but not rendered. I call it inside an empty div like this: <?php ...
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I disabled indexing WP tags,wp-contents,etc in robot.txt but it google still indexing!

This is totally killing me. I have a wordpress website about flash games and this is the link if you want to check x1q.com (it is not english) Well the problem is that I've disabled indexing tags ...
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Domain Mapping with Wordpress.com

My girlfriend has set up a blog/website for herself on wordpress.com but also has a domain name she'd like to use when giving out her website URL, instead of a wordpress.com subdomain. Wordpress has ...
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What is a good robots.txt for WP?

What is the "best" setup for robots.txt? I'm using the following permalink structure in Wordpress: /%category%/%postname%/. My robots.txt currently looks like this (copied from somewhere a long time ...
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Protecting Wordpress Multisite from rogue programs

If I have 100 sites on a wordpress multisite installation and I give admin access to multiple developers, how can I protect the system from choking if one of them writes an infinite for loop?
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Tag link suggestion plugin for WordPress?

Every time I write a post I make sure I add links to words that I have tags for. For example: "The economy of Brazil has improved in the last few years" This ensures that when people re-post my ...
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Source on Wordpress contains mangled Twitter data (hurting SEO?)

I have a Twitter account linked to my WordPress site so that each tweet becomes a new post. I was wondering why my SEO was hurting and when I looked at the source I saw stuff like this at the top of ...
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Will 404 errors affect search engine ranking?

I had installed joomla in my domain with the sample data. I now removed it and installed wordpress in my domain. There are a lot of 404 errors in my domain. Will they affect my search engine rankings. ...
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Pros and Cons of Wordpress multiple installations versus networking?

I have several sites and I build most of my clients' websites on Wordpress. It makes sense for most of the sites I build and if I want to give them the reins it is easy to train a client on. I know ...
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Will moving a WordPress from one location to another result in broken links

I am having a WordPress installed at www.mydomain.com/blog/wordpress/ I am planning to move it to www.mydomain.com/blog/ Will this cause any 404 broken links? This question may seem stupid but please ...
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How to solve this problem with my subdomain?

I have my site hosted at http://blog.rgksugan.in. I have set a subdomain in it for my blog. But after landing on my blog whatever other links I click i get the link as ...
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Plugin to back up a Wordpress (version 2.2.1) site?

Which Wordpress plugin would you recommend to someone with only basic PHP and MySQL skills to back up a quite large WP (engine version 2.2.1) site as safely as possible? The backup should allow ...
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Wordpress vs Clean html/css

When it comes to designing/coding presentational websites, with static content and few pages.. let's say, between 5 and 20. Would you go with wp, design a custom theme and update with content, or ...
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Should I let Google index tag archives on wordpress?

I'm working on SEO for my WordPress page, and I'm having second thoughts about having my tag archive indexed. I'm not using categories at all, so I've set robots to noindex, follow for category ...
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Most used social bookmarking sites for sharing? [closed]

A lot of WordPress sites have a "share this post to xxx" link. I was wondering which "xxx" people click the most? A top 5 or something like that. I know Twitter and Facebook are in the list, but are ...
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How to use CSS to get 5 buttons aligned like this [closed]

I'm struggling to get a design like I put in this image in CSS. I'm using wordpress, and my theme just adds a full image to the top, I would like to make the most of space. ...
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.htaccess permanent redirect to www

I have a WordPress installation that is not redirecting URLs not starting with www. Example: http://example.com/dir/ doesn't send to http://www.example.com/dir/ instead goes to http://example.com/. ...
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Can't get into the admin console after migrating to new server

I migrated my WordPress blog to a new server, and everything seemed to be working fine until it started giving me the error when entering the admin area: Fatal error: Allowed memory size of 33554432 ...
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How do I remove a picture from my wordpress site [closed]

I need to remove the gavel picture on this page but I still want it to be the featured images http://myradiocentral.com/2010/11/05/the-great-radio-auction/
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Multiple Wordpress installs on subdomains affecting SEO?

I am working on a website for a photography business in town and was asked to do something I'd never considered before. The company wants a basic webpage for it's "general" business -- ...
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Why are the tags on my site using wordpress being indexed instead of the page?

I can't figure out why my tags are being indexed by google and not my actual posts. So in google, my posts are showing up as mysite.com/tags/post and I of course I want it to look like ...
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RSS in a Wordpress

is there any way to show an image for RSS feess in my wordpress page... it os because currently defaul wordpress RSS feeds will only show a text of other feeds from other site..how can i make my site ...
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Directory template for Wordpress - Free or Paid

I'm looking for a wordpress template to create a website's directory. Anyone know? The template can be paid or free.
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High traffic by “doin' nothing”

We have set up on a VPS a WordPress blog. But, after we work a while, if we leave the tabs open in our browsers, there is upload traffic, in small chunks but quite often. We thought that it might be ...
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Feedburner and Wordpress Multisite

I have recently setup Wordpress Multisite and have that working well. Now to complete the branding, I want to use feeds.mydomain.com for the MyBrand integration to Feedburner. I have setup the CNAME ...
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OpenID login buttons for related modules of a site (especially a MediaWiki)

I am putting up a site. Right now it will include a MediaWiki (the sort that powers Wikipedia). In the future it may contain a blog (Wordpress?) and forums (Vanilla Forums 2?). I want the site to ...
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Wordpress plugin for syntax highlighting [closed]

What nice syntax highlighting plugins do people use for Wordpress?