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Blogs are journals made of dated entries and published on the web. Their name derives from the term "web log."

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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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Is the book “The Content Rules” still relevant in 2012? [closed]

"The Content Rules" was written by CC Chapman last year, and I was wondering if the book was still relivent in 2012, or if the ideas in it are dated. I started reading it in 2011, didn't finish it, ...
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personal blog format/layout/framework [closed]

I am thinking about dumping my daily stupidity on a blog kind of a thing. Its all technical stuff. No fancy graphics. Some pictures at most. Can you suggest any framework which is easy to use? I ...
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Adding custom fonts to Tumblr

I'd like my tumblr blog to display a custom font, and to do so, I have to add the font directory to my blog by adding the URI (e.g url('../font/fontawesome-webfont.svg#FontAwesomeRegular'). If Tumblr ...
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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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Blog on my Google Apps Domain

I just got a domain with Google Apps. What are the options for hosting a blog on my domain ? I know of the option of using Blogger hosted on my domain but was wondering if there are any other ...
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How do review sites backlink to review blogs?

I have discovered several review sites that link to blog reviews on the same subject. How do these review sites get their links and can this be done programmatically? One example is this site (Look ...
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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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What is the best way to ensure individual blog posts are shown as top results in Google from a blog?

I like to show full posts on my index pages, so they are convenient for visitors to read and they don't have to click "read more" links to read the full post. However, with this setup Google often ...
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Spammers in my Magento blog comment section! [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How can I prevent spam on sites which I control? I have a blog extension installed on my Magento website. But I regularly receive spam comments on the blog. To help fight ...
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SEO/performance - building blog article page [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: What are the best ways to increase your site's position in Google? I've been using WP up and until now, but want to spread my wings and build a bespoke blog for my website....
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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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Implications of syndicating content to a company blog from a personal blog

Several co-workers and I are authors on our company's blog, and we each also have our own personal website blogs. In an effort to promote our company blog, we are considering syndicating the posts ...
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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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SEO Keywords Blogging in Company Site

I have a question about how to develop SEO contents based on keywords. Let's say I have 10 keywords I want to rank so I began writing articles for those 10 keywords on my blog. However, there is only ...
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Looking for quick and simple blogging solution [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Which Content Management System (CMS) should I use? I'm looking for a really quick "plug in and play" style blogging software for php. It's to be used on a website that has ...
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Turnkey software for a community website [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Which Content Management System (CMS) should I use? I'm looking for some software to run a small community website. Ideally, what I want is: A wiki Static pages of some kind, ...
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How do you promote your blog or website? [closed]

I tend to get (what I think are good ideas) and I go out and either build software/websites from scratch or use an existing software/tool such as wordpress. But when I'm done, and even though I get a ...
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example.com/blog vs blog.example.com [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Subdomain versus subdirectory I'm about to start my own blog (adding it to a domain already owned by me) and I'm wondering what is the best way to set it up. There are two ...
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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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How effective is guest-blogging for SEO? [closed]

I was wondering how much time to devote to guest-blogging. It is pretty consuming and one person can only do a few per day max. And often you just get a link in the bottom of the post. Is it really ...
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Blog/CMS software with editing style like Stack Exchange [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Which Content Management System (CMS) should I use? Are there any pieces of content creation software for making a blog that support an editing style like Stack Exchange and ...
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pingback / trackback support for a photo sharing website?

Is there a photo sharing service, such as flickr or picasa, that will collect the urls of the locations where the photo has been posted on other blogs (or mentioned in tweets, etc?) This could be ...
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Creating a subdomain (sub.domain.com) for special posts on a blog: Good idea?

I have created a few plugins and themes that I want to have special pages for. Now I do not want to make a complete new website or page for all the different plugins. Instead I want to have normal ...
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Whereto should I migrate my dasBlog site?

For a couple of years I've been hosting my blog on my own server. However, I'm getting tired of maintaining it myself, and I also wish to move away from the dasBlog engine, since development of that ...
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Is it needed to have your blog title and description in H1 and H2

I have read an article that states that it is not necessary to have your blog title and description on your website at all. Just have the titles of the posts in h1, on the index and the post page. ...
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Responsive website VS mobile website

I am creating a new blog. Nowadays, especially for a blog, it's important that the websites are accessible for all devices. Now I have to make a choice on what to do. I have seen 2 options. Option 1 ...
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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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seo and php get variables

I'm building my own blogging system for my own website. If all I preload them using php get variables, will Google recognize and index them as different pages or do I need to do something in addition ...
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Is there a free blogging service that I can setup to point to my domain/subdomain?

I would like that because now I would have to extend my hosting plan to accomodate new domains, if I wanted to self host all my sites. My sites being very low traffic, the max domain count is the only ...
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One Main Offsite Blog vs. Multiple Onsite Blogs

I work as the in-house SEO for an office refurbishment company. We are developing two sites: Site 1: office refurbishment Site 2: office furniture. Here in lies my dilemma. For SEO purposes, ...
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Which is the blog engine for my needs? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Which Content Management System (CMS) should I use? I am hosting two websites, which basically contain two filtered views to one blog-like data base. Both sites have their own ...
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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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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 stackoverflow.com. ...
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Moving from a Content Site to a Blog

I currently have a good deal of content written on a site, HubPages. In comparison to my other sites/blogs, my CTR on HubPages is terrible. Not to mention I do an ad split with HubPages: 60% me, 40% ...
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Syndicated blog content and search engines: helpful or harmful?

Against my advice, we've started buying blog content from a syndicator. The content is not unique, and searching for quoted phrases shows this content in use on a few dozen other blogs. My initial ...
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Where do blogs get their pictures?

I see a lot of blogs that are full of picture galleries, showing celebrities for example, and I wonder how they get all these pictures. Do most blogs just take pictures from Google Images? Or is ...
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SEO optimizing Blogger blogspots [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: What are the best ways to increase your site's position in Google? What are some way to optimize a Blogger blogspot for SEO? I have looked at several other articles, but ...
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Blog suitable Adsense format

I saw blog which has nice formated Google Adsense ads, but I don't know how to generate them. Here is a screenshot: http://imgur.com/U0mzk (sorry for plain link but I'm too fresh here to use img tag ) ...
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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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Hide new Blogger posts from appearing on homepage and make them visible only under a specific label?

I am using Blogger. I want to write some posts under a label, say "Puzzles". I don't want the posts to appear on home page of my blog (as they show up normally). I just want them to appear when some ...
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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 http://www.example.com/videos/this-is-...
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Images in blog posts

I see a lot of blogs (coding horror for example) that seem to feature random pictures in the entries. Would I be correct in saying they probably didn't seek permission to use those images? What are ...
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What are the advantages of a corporate blog?

I'm going to make a presentation to a few decision makers in the following week and I'm trying to gather good reasons to start a corporate blog. Since we're handling a low budget, it's not in the ...
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where can I find some quality premium paid blog reviews for my site? [closed]

where can I find some premium paid blog reviews, for example, by some popular bloggers? all suggestions are welcome.
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Sponsored blog or explicit owned?

I'm trying to convince my client to use a blog to communicate with his audience and promote his site. However, I'm still unsure whether this blog should explicitly advertise the brand as in Nike Blog ...
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Using Excerpts as Meta Descriptions?

I have been blogging from the past three years. And one thing that I didn't care about was to add Meta Description for every page. I was, unfortunately, fallen for the "Google doesn't care about Meta ...
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The Necessity of a Disclaimer

I am a blogger. I write science articles. I study science and write articles in my blog in simple words for the general public to understand. Does this require a disclaimer as I do not want to see ...
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Blogging platform that supports guest-posting [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Which Content Management System (CMS) should I use? I'm looking for a blogging engine (hosted or downloadable) that will allow: guest posting (anyone can register an account ...
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Does having blog and news on company's webpage come in pair?

I've recently opened up small IT company which main tasks will be to administrate it infrastructure, outsourcing it, programming small applications (and release some of them for free, some to be ...

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