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Drupal Blog vs. WordPress Blog for a Drupal Website? [closed]

Is there a blog of preference for SEO, when it comes down to Drupal websites. I ask as WordPress seems to have the better plug-ins, though may not integrate as well. Any thoughts on this? I am asking ...
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Installing Wordpress on LAMP server but Using a Directory on Windows Server

The main site is running on a windows server. I want to install and run wordpress from a LINUX box at the following Directory. example.com/blog/ What is the most suitable method to make this work? ...
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how to set 301 redirect in wordpress .htacces file

In continuation of my previously asked question preserve-search-engine-index-while-shifting-to-new-domain. The migration is being done in the word-press and we will have same server with same IP.Since ...
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wordpress header problem / cant add open graph tags [closed]

i am trying to add the facebook open graph tags to my wordpress site woozybmx.com i tried several options but everytime i add them the facebook lint returns something like the tags would be placed ...
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What's the most reliable FREE web hosting for WordPress blogging? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to find web hosting that meets my requirements? I'd like to hear the opinion of those who have been using such a service for at least half year or more. I have my ...
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htaccess 301 redirect subdirectory one level deeper - why is this not working?

it is probably a stupid question, but I have real troubles figuring out, how to redirect /products to /products/item It is a simple redirect, no regex needed. The toplevel site /products should just ...
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Problem with displaying images on Facebook from my wordpress

When posting link to my wordpress geekgirlscarrots.pl on Facebook, thumbnail images don't display at all. I've put at header the following code: <meta name="title" content="Geek Girls Carrots" ...
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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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How can I keep my biz website with Squarespace but my blog with WordPress

I started my website with Squarespace, and while it's great for a static small-biz website, it's not working for a dynamic blog. I'd like to start a self-hosted WordPress blog but still keep the ...
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Does wordpress.com support 3rd party themes? [closed]

I just purchased WordPress Value Bundle worth $99 from WordPress and now I am having a hard time customizing my blog's theme. I am unable to install 3rd party themes. Can I just customize fonts, ...
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Simplest way to create a theme [closed]

I am about to create my first ever WordPress theme, based on the excellent tips provided in this answer. Initially, all I want to do is to modify the CSS only, changing nothing in the .php or other ...
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WordPress redirection chaos

I have a problem regarding redirection. It started out as I noticed, my non-www version is redirected to the www version by 302 redirect. Since then, I am trying to figure out why this is happening. ...
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Clearing cache with CloudFlare?

Is it possible to clear or avoid CloudFlare cache while doing development? I'm developing a site that has caching on several levels - WordPress supercache, the caching done by the browser, and ...
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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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Users often say my website is infected, but can't find any evidence of this?

I run a niche community and we have lots of users with very little experience, so it's hard to decide, sometimes, whether this is just a problem with amateurs butting heads with their virus software, ...
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Spambots looking for phpmyadmin and more

I inherited a couple of sites that send the webmaster an email with each 404 error. I get a smattering of errors each day, but there are times when I'll get dozens, even hundreds, of errors from these ...
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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 ...