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Is Wordpress appropriate for building a website (not a blog)?

I want to start a website, but have no experience in this field. I've heard of Wordpress being a simple way to do things. However, it seems that Wordpress is mostly for blogs, without the ability to ...
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How do I add a wordpress.com blog to Bing?

I am running a Wordpress blog. It shows up for Google search on my name, but it’s not indexed at all by Bing. Can I add it somehow to Bing? I added it to Bing Webmaster tools, but it doeas not see a ...
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How do I forward my domain's traffic to my WordPress.com hosted blog

I own a domain e.g. myname.com but host my blog with wordpress.com e.g. myname.wordpress.com. Can I forward the traffic visiting my domain name to my wordpress.com blog so that when my friends look ...
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302 Redirect causes garbage at end of Wordpress link in Facebook

When I try to link my Wordpress blog to Facebook, the url doesn't resolve properly. There's garbage appended at the end and Facebook is not able to retrieve information from the site. Happens in ...
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Will moving to Facebook/Disqus Commenting lighten the load on my server any?

I manage a site that gets about 50 million hits a month. It's a Wordpress site, load balanced over 6 servers, and has a varnish caching system setup. Right now, 95 - 97% of the time, page views hit ...
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Automated Post-billing Service/Solution

I'm trying to find a solution or service that will allow for my company to automatically take a customer's credit card information via the web to keep on file and bill against based on how much they ...
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Wordpress 3.3.1 mySQL very high CPU usage [closed]

My host has given me this log and tells me its mySQL overloading my server: | 266976 | db_name | localhost | db_name | Query | 30 | Copying to tmp table | SELECT SQL_CALC_FOUND_ROWS ...
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How do I block site to specific users or IP?

I have been running a website with WordPress blog since few time. I have been receiving email reporting that few specific address has been posting un-related comments in my website. I am receiving ...
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redirect using htaccess, if a url contains query string

I want to do permanent redirect using htaccess. For eg :- I want to redirect /modules/pages/?pageid=7 to http://www.xxx.com/aaa/. This is what i have done Redirect permanent /modules/pages/?pageid=7 ...
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Is su.pr no longer supported?

I'm looking to shorten permalinks in Wordpress automatically within the loop but it seems there is no information on the su.pr api. Is su.pr dead?
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.htaccess redirect to subfolder in different domain, maintaining old domain in the URL

Redirect has been widely discussed and most problems solved, so I am sorry for opening yet another post about this, but none of the codes I am trying work. I have a WordPress site hosted in ...
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Wordpress.Com blog XML/Site map download

Hi I happened to know that we can access the sitemap for a WordPress (WordPress.com) blog using a URL. I am quite not sure about that now, though I downloaded the XML once, I forgot the URl. Please ...
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Moving Feedburner to a new domain

I have a Wordpress blog (running Feedsmith plugin) that uses Feedburner for email and RSS subscribers. Currently this blog is located at http://www.myblog.com. I will be moving this Wordpress blog ...
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Difference between opencart and wordpress setup with wp e-commerce

I am creating a site that only showcases catalogs of products. But I want to keep open the option of adding a shopping cart experience later. My usecase would be to create a site and then let the ...
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How can I host a large number of Wordpress sites that perform well and are easy to maintain?

My company a large number of small Wordpress sites. Currently we have about 10, but that number will eventually grow into the range of 50-70. We currently have a Linode for all of our sites, but it is ...
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Embedding a Blog site within another site

I'm creating a website for a friend and want him to be able to update a blog that's on the site. Is there a tool or way for him to update a blog on some other site such as Tumblr or Wordpress and have ...
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Multiple custom 404 pages

Do you have a suggestion on how I can get a random 404 page displayed when a page isn't found. I use Wordpress and am currently using a custom 404.php file for displaying a 404 page but what I want ...
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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$ ...