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WordPress multisite and Google Analytics in subfolders with mapped domains

I have a WordPress multisite with sub folders. The site's subfolders are mapped to domains, which are set to primary. I'm using the Google Analytics Multisite Async' code to track things. From ...
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Finding a good CentOS VPS host [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to find web hosting that meets my requirements? I am looking to host a new Wordpress blog/portfolio on a CentOS VPS. I know that a shared hosting account would do ...
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How to create a paid membership site? [closed]

I'm looking for a free solution to create a paid membership website. I would like to base it on Joomla or Wordpress if possible, because I already found nice video player and gallery modules for them. ...
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Wordpress website with slow response (only for the first request)

I've a weird issue with my wordpress website ( http://rohitnair.info/) . The "first request" takes ages to respond. Any subsequent requests behave normally. Things I've observed while debugging ...
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Using style.less from lesscss.org doesn't properly show changes I make to the style.less file?

I inherited a wordpress project that was initially developed by another developer and for the CSS they utilize the script from: http://lesscss.org (which so far seems to not only be overkill but ...
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301 Redirect exception vs. Script new connection to DB

I'll get right to it because this will be long. I've built a WordPress site for a client on a new domain name and 301 redirected his 3 other domains to point to it. Then, I learn that he has a ...
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Can Amazon Cloudfront files be served GZIP'd?

If i'm running a WordPress website with the W3TC plugin installed, and have my static CSS/JS minified files hosted on Amazon's CDN, is there a way to serve them GZIP'd? I have the basic understanding ...
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Wordpress doesn't use domain on anything apart from the home page

I have WordPress installed on a GoDaddy deluxe account. I'm using this account to host multiple sites and just map the domains to the folder: i.e. www.mysite.com/awesome would be www.awesomesite.com. ...
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Could Jekyll/Octopress and other static blogging engines be a good option for a heavy online magazine? [closed]

(Disclaimer: I thought this question should be asked on SuperUser, but it seems that was not the right place. Hope this one is more appropiate.) I'm exploring several options for setting up a static ...
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Static HTML to Wordpress Migration SEO Implications?

Recently, I migrated a client's site to a new server and a new home within WordPress so they could more easily edit their website and start a blog section. The static site was 10 years old a was ...
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Wordpress layout and font changes between www.example.com/blog and example.com/blog

A WordPress installation using http://www.example.com/blog shows a wrong font (and due to that a wrong layout) whereas using http://example.com/blog shows the correct font and layout. This happens on ...
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Website .htaccess file for Wordpress sub folder

I developed a Flash website for a client and added the following .htaccess file in the root directory and the non-www to www redirect works perfectly. RewriteEngine On RewriteCond %{HTTP_HOST} ...
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Is it better in terms of SEO if I develop my Website meant for marketing my service on a regular .com domain compared to a wordpress site?

Basically I am asking is whether Google et al are going to treat my webpages developed through wordpress in the same way as they would treat other websites with a *.com? Also, as far as SEO goes do I ...
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What are the best SMS APIs out there? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Can anyone recommend a good SMS gateway for PHP? I am developing (not developer, just project manager) adventure booking system that will also have SMS notification ...
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Transfering site from shared to vps account

I got a hosting account at HOSTGATOR. it was a shared account and i had three websites present over there. now, i have upgraded my account to VPS at HOSTGATOR and i want to transfer only ONE website ...
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3 language website using subdomains and mapped domains. Add subdomains or mapped domains to WMT?

I have a new wordpress multisite setup. The main language is Italian and there are two subdomains using en and de for english and german. There is no auto translation plugins being used. The ...
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Improve efficiency of web building setup and processes - Wordpress on Mac

Can anyone see any ways in which I can improve my speed and efficiency with the following setup? Or if there are any obvious holes in my building process? This is for building Wordpress websites on ...
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My WP site got injected [closed]

Hey friends my wordpress site got injected, and now I have to solve it. here is my domain, http://webstutorial.com/ What I need to do, please help me. This is not a spam or link building technique ...
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ShipWire on wpcommerce

I found in wp-commerce the words "Shipware" ...what does it means? In addition, Where i can find videos or video tutorials/course of cms and plugins for e-commerce? Like Magento, etc. wp-commerce.?
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Will deleting all current post tags cause SEO or Webmaster issues?

I have several thousand tags currently and want to completely re-do all my post tags. As a result, a lot of the current ones won't be used again. Before I insert the new tags, I want to delete all ...
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Do short posts hurt SEO?

I'm interested in making a custom post type in which every post is a single image. My question is, WordPress creates a page for each post, and since it won't have any words, will it hurt the page rank ...
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Blogging platform for shared hosting?

First of all, this is not for flame wars. So, please do not bash some blogging platform :P I have a shared hosting account. I want to setup a blog on it. Now, the thing is that as it is shared ...
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Developing a new site over an existing site. How do I do this with WordPress?

Let's say I have an ecommerce site that is already up and functioning, www.widgets.com but I don't like the shopping cart that I got with the host and instead want to use Wordpress and a Wordpress ...
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Removing a post in Wordpress and then reenabling it

Can I take a post down in Wordpress and then repost it? Would this hurt SEO?
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How can I email a vCard to users who are unable to download it?

I have created vCards for the people in my business, and they are great for users on standard browsers; however, users browsing on a mobile device (notably iPhone) are unable to download and view my ...
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command-line zip not working [closed]

I have a Wordpress site on a Debian/Linux dedicated server, with a Backupbuddy plugin for making automatic backups. The plugin, however, gives an error 'Your server does not support command line ...
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WordPress vs. own blog (Rails) in terms of SEO [closed]

I have a project running for which I'll need a blog (the site is coded in Rails). Now I'm not sure whether I should use WordPress or a custom (read: simple) blog, hacked in Rails. I could integrate ...
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Is Someone Hijacking My Site?

I'm quite baffled by this issue and I have absolutely no idea what could be causing it. I have a Wordpress website that has been working fine, until for some reason, the admin panel started to screw ...
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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 ...