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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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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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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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How do you transfer a domain hosted on WordPress to Media Temple?

WordPress offers this service for $120, but I think that's too much. Is there an easy way to do this besides paying the wordpress guys a bunch of money? I'm just not sure of of all the steps i need to ...
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Best ecommerce that's easy to customize into a existing site? (WP?) [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Which Ecommerce Script Should I Use? I'm looking for a ecommerce plugin (if it's through WP that works too) that I can integrate into an existing site. I'm looking for ...
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css issue in wordpress

I am using a WordPress plugin and it has collapse arrows in the option. However, by default the word press theme has bluestar(*) being used for ul. In the page http://everything-evans.com/, on the ...
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WordPress theme like this Drupal theme?

I was wondering if anyone knew of a WordPress theme that was similar to this websites theme (in Drupal): http://www.barefootrunners.org Thanks!
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Need to redirect Wordpress category archives

I recently changed my Wordpress category structure a bit, changing some of the names and placing some under different parent categories. I don't use category name in my post URLs, so that's not a ...
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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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Really slow wordpress website admin panel with a total query time 1664ms for the home page [duplicate]

I have a problem with my WordPress website being too slow, I installed a debug bar to check queries in the home page, it reports 202 queries, and a total query time equal to 1665ms. The cpu and the ...
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Adding Disqus to wordpress effect SEO [duplicate]

I am planning to add Disqus to my WordPress site. Now will my comments will be indexed by the Google as earlier or do I have to add any extra plugins or sitemap for comments.
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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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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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What to set for AllowOverride & Options

What is normally used as settings for both production or development servers for settings AllowOverride & Options? I will be needing to use .htaccess for WordPress so things like mod_rewrite etc
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How to prevent common spam on a WordPress blog [duplicate]

Right from the day I installed WordPress on my site, I started getting spam comments/trackbacks. I have also prevented anonymous comments. I get the following email whenever a new spam is posted: ...
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Keyword meta tags to work with Google

I'm trying to optimize my website for better search results, I currently have a meta tag created for keywords like so: <meta name="keywords" content="key1, key2, key3" /> I have waited 30 ...
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How to prevent iframe virus? What are all the measures can be taken once affected by it?

Suddenly, I see some of my blog files(wordpress) contains some <iframe> tags with links to some websites. How does it happen? What do I have to do to remove this virus and clean my website? I ...
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Multi site wordpress setup

Currently my company has 3 blogs and what I did was to install three instances of wordpress over Apache/MySQL, in different directories. The problem is that I have a Slicehost VPS with 256Mb RAM with ...
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Excellent WordPress unix hosts with SSH access? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to find web hosting that meets my requirements? My boss is sick of DreamHost's excuses. We have a popular WP site on a Unix VPS with DreamHost. We'd like to find a ...
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Google sometimes (erratically) shows my blog instead of my website in its results

When I go to Google and search on my domain, most of the time I see my website (i.e., mydomain.com) in the first page. But sometimes, instead of displaying a link to my website, Google shows a link to ...
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“Cannot modify header information” error in my PHP/WordPress site

I edited the header.php and functions.php files in my WordPress site to add Google Analytics tracking code. Now, when I try to login to my admin area, the following warning appears and I am unable to ...
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Any thoughts on Squarespace as a blogging platform?

I'd like to start a blog and I'm leaning towards a hosted, paid platform. I don't want to maintain a Web server. I also don't want the hosting company to put their own ads or branding on my site. ...
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How to create an RSS feed for my blog on my own hosting?

I just installed a Blubrry plugin in my WordPress to create an RSS feed for my podcasts that I want to upload. But what is the next step after installing and activating that plugin? Does installing ...
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In WordPress, should I “Allow search engines to index this site” during development?

I am going to create a web page, and I will do it online. Should I choose the option: "Allow search engines to index this site." during development, or should this be opened after development ends?
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Does blogging with popular cms like wordpress makes my website an authority website in SEO?

Does blogging with popular cms like wordpress makes my website an authority website in SEO? ----OR ---- does blogging on popular cms platform like wordpress helps in SEO as compared to using a ...
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How to Determine VPS Hosting Resources Needs for my upcoming Wordpress blog? How much resources should i purchase? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to find web hosting that meets my requirements? Decided to purchase VPS hosting but Getting confused on amount of Resources i need? Wordpress will be used as ...
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Website speed issues

I am developing a website however i have noticed speed issues, i am not sure whether is due to the location of the server. I am not a guru when it comes to performance or speed issues, but according ...
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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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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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Is it possible to transfer Google Authorship?

Is it possible to transfer Google Authorship from one account to another? Scenario: I have user A who is a legitimate Google Author in my WordPress site. When I search the 'keyword' in Google, his ...
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Dofollow or Nofollow trackbacks?

Thinking about SEO, is it better that they are dofollow trackback or nofollow trackbacks? When I write a post on my blog, I automatically send trackback to my site from http://bitacoras.com. The ...
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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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Setting up a redirect from 'www.example.com' to 'www.mysite.com/blog'

hopefully someone can give me a roadmap to get this done. I run a self-hosted Wordpress blog at http://www.example.com which has numerous posts/links such as ...
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How to 301 redirct all incoming requests to a domain to another domain?

I have a WordPress blog running on an Apache2 server currently that I need to completely move to a new domain name. http://www.somesite.com/ to http://www.someothersite.com I need all requests to ...
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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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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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Google Pagespeed not recognizing minify, cache leveraging, etc

Recently, my sites score completely dropped in site optimization/speed in the Google Adsense rating system. When using Google PageSpeed Insights it tells me quite a few things. One being to leverage ...
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Which CMS scenario should I choose for SEO?

I have a website, about web design and programming, which uses WordPress. I also list some applications that I have made, in pages like: mysite.com/myapp1 mysite.com/myapp2 (note: these pages are ...
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DNS: Getting www.example.com set up

I set up a recent (Wordpress) project on Microsoft Azure with a domain from 123-reg. When I set up the DNS servers I am getting example.com is working to the site, but www.example.com isn't and is ...
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Non hyperlinked URLs impact on SEO

I am assisting a friend with a blog on WordPress. In his blog articles he is putting in URL's but since he is writing the blog in the visual portion of the editor it is not automatically adding anchor ...
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Wordpress - Too much information about SEO tags - archives - posts. Which is best?

Point 1: I have a front page which is dynamic because it gets all the latest posts that are rated. The question is: do I have to make these posts an excerpt, because that's better for SEO? Point 2: I ...
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Country specific content vs global content

I have a global product presentation website myproduct.com For certain countries I also own the country domain: myproduct.co.uk, myproduct.com.au, myproduct.es, myproduct.de, etc. The presentation ...
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How do I remove these errors from my blog so as to get adsense approved?

This is the question I asked on SO site earlier, but didn't get satisfactory replies. hoping to find a solution here.. ...
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Failing with Adsense / How to get $ PC

So, I am literally just starting out with google adsense. I have implemented google adsense ads from (1) account and from (2) different channels, per website they're on. (2 Wordpress Websites, ...
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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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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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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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.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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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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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. ...