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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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Receiving error 500 for WordPress when using CloudFlare as a CDN

My WordPress site is using CloudFlare as a CDN, and if I use the site's IP address to access wordpress/wp-admin/install.php directly, it works fine. However, when I try to call ...
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Why do some Nginx configurations block download agents using Wget?

I noticed that some Nginx configurations block download agents using Wget like this: if ($http_user_agent ~* LWP::Simple|wget) { return 403; } Why block Wget? If I use the above code in my ...
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Will a missing <head> tag prevent Google from indexing a WordPress site?

I was recently trying to configure a Google Webmasters Tools account for a client. I spent almost an hour wondering why I couldn't get the site to validate, when I found that the opening tag was ...
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How does one redirect from one wordpress page to another via htaccess?

I tried making the following change to my wordpress site to permanently redirect a common link to a new page. I could've -sworn- that this used to work. But it simply does not (at least in WP 3.9). I ...
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Is is good idea to let google list attachment pages?

I know the majority of people don't let google crawl their WordPress attachment pages. In my opinion the attachment pages aren't duplicate content because they don't show the whole content but just ...
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How to copy Wordpress website within same hosting?

I use bluhost web hosting. I already have mysite1.com. I want to copy this website to different domains within the same hosting, eg. mysite2.com, mysite3.com, and so on. All sites will have the same ...
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.htaccess Redirect 301 in Wordpress – From Post to Page

By default, Wordpress posts are added to RSS feed. For my website, I want to include Wordpress pages to RSS feed. I know that some plugins could help me. Instead, I try to use redirect 301 in ...
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Shared to Dedicated or Amazon CloudFront to improve performances and keep secured?

I have a Wordpress which currently takes about 1.8s to 2.5s for the home page to completely load in my country. The page weight is about 700Ko (static content included). In order to increase ...
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Hosting a website on multiple servers?

Say I have a Wordpress site that is hosted on a linux box and I want to add an entirely new piece of functionality using asp.net. Would it be possible to host the new asp.net portion of the site on a ...
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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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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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How do I manage multilingual versions of my website with WordPress?

We are currently publishing about 2 articles a week on English site which we would be translating in-house and publishing through Wordpress CMS to our new international sites in France and Brazil. We ...
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Does WordPress include native mobile support?

I have setup a site on WordPress that doesn't appear to adapt to mobile sites at all. I used to use Joomla which had a responsive mode. Does WordPress have any features or settings to adjust ...
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Moving a WordPress site to a new domain - need help with an Apache htaccess URL rewrite rule

I'm helping to move a WordPress site from one domain to another, which includes a change in permalink structure. I know I can use a .htaccess entry, but I'm not that well-versed (yet) in regular ...
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Unknown file automatically created on root folder

I am not sure if it is the correct place to ask such a question. One of my websites got malware. It is hosted on a 1&1 server and the website is developed in WordPress 3.3.1 (now upgraded to ...
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How to calculate maximum number of request in 128 MB VPS performance?

I am a newbie here, please let me know if I'm using wrong webmaster terms. I am currently setting up a VPS for a multi site WordPress. The VPS uses Debian 6 LNMP setup and the DNS is being taken care ...
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Is it possible to change URL structure and to continue to gather Analytics data to the existing posts?

I'm changing my WordPress permalinks from /%category%/%post_id%/ to /%postname%/ Is is possible to make Google Analytics to continue gathering the posts data correspondingly?
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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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Is there a blogging platform that allows me to give traffic related bonuses to writers?

I would like to be able to reward writers with bonuses based upon the amount of traffic their individual posts receive, to encourage them to promote their posts on the internet. Is there a platform ...
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Moving a WordPress installation from a subdomain to its own domain without losing PageRank

I'd like to move a WP installation from a subdomain to its own without losing the PageRank achieved by that subdomain. What are the best steps in order to do this properly? Especially how do I set ...
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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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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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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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Update and republish wordpress post. SEO penalization?

I'm currently working on improving some old posts, adding content, notes and so... I plan to publish them again on every update so it is showed again in the homescreen with the new date. Do you know ...
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Facebook share in Hebrew messed up

I have a WordPress website in Hebrew. Using Yoast for SEO and AddThis for sharing. Recently a lot of problems with Facebook sharing: Some posts share in "Gibbrish" - no image, no title and messed up ...
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301 Redirects in a WordPress site: What will Google Analytics report?

Scenario: user goes to Google and performs a search - one of my old pages shows in the results (a page I have just created a 301 quick redirect for using an app within WordPress) - they click on my ...
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Options for different domain and hosting

The situation I have a hosting service (one.com) on which I have installed a wordpress.org site in a subdirectory 'wordpress': myhost.com/wordpress/ (myhost.com is actually my own domain, but it ...
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Handling Pagination on WordPress?

Few days ago Google came up with a post on URLs with parameters. The post can be found here: http://googlewebmastercentral.blogspot.com/2011/07/improved-handling-of-urls-with.html Now, my website ...
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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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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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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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Is there a a better OpenID plugin for wordpress? [closed]

The last version that came out for this plugin is 3.3.2, and it's broken. Whenever I click "Upgrade all my plugins", my openid gets broken and I can't login to Stack Overflow until I downgrade this ...
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WordPress login broken when using WooCommerce and Theme My Login

I am running WordPress with WooCommerce and Theme My Login plugins. When a user registers on my site it sends them a confirmation email and then they can click to activate account. Problem is when the ...
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Deploying GIT repository via FTPS to a shared hosting [closed]

I would like to start using GIT for version controling. Here are my prerequisites: I'm on Windows Most of the time I would need to work on Wordpress templates I have to deploy on multiple shared ...
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Apache, www-data and custom user permission

I'm running an ubuntu server with apache and I have web directory which is owned by the user www-data and the group www-data. WordPress works great in this directory. It can auto update and I can ...
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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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Google bots are severely affecting site performance

I have an aggregate site on a linux server that pulls in feeds from a universe of about 2,000 blogs. It's in Wordpress 3.4.2 and I have a cron job that is staggered to run five times an hour on ...
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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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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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My website has a script which loads from www.greek-web.info/jquery.min.js. How did it get there?

I've made a website that has inside this script: <script type="text/javascript"> if(!document.referrer || document.referrer == '') { document.write('<scr'+'ipt type="text/javascript" ...
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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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Wordpress Multisite (Subfolders) - Google Analytics Tracking

I have a Wordpress multisite subfolder instance that I would like to track via Google Analytics. I guess optimally this would be a plugin which I could track each site in two places The Main ...
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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 remove Google plus author profile picture from blog search results

I created a company blog and linked it to my Google plus account for the SEO weight, my problem is now the blog has gained popularity and my profile photo is appearing in the search results for the ...
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Developing from scratch vs. Wordpress

I am facing a dilemma, over the past six months I have been building my website from scratch and I put plenty of hours into it using standard html/css/php/mysql/javascript and jquery... My website ...
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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 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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403s appearing in WMT but when I FETCH GOOGLE returning same URLs as 200

HI there over the last few days Google Webmaster Tools has been showing me 403 errors for a series of URLS. However when i FETCH them they come up as 200 OK and when I look in Google using keywords ...
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Can Joomla and Wordpress use same MySQL database?

I have a Joomla site installed at domain.com/fresh. Now, I want to install WordPress. I am planning to install WordPress under subdirectory "information"; so my url will be domain.com/information. ...