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Questions tagged [wordpress]

WordPress is an open source content management system running on PHP and MySQL often used as a blog engine. There is a WordPress StackExchange at http://wordpress.stackexchange.com/: if your question is related to WordPress but not webmastery, then your should ask it over there.

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Wordpress vs Clean html/css

When it comes to designing/coding presentational websites, with static content and few pages.. let's say, between 5 and 20. Would you go with wp, design a custom theme and update with content, or ...
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Should I let Google index tag archives on wordpress?

I'm working on SEO for my WordPress page, and I'm having second thoughts about having my tag archive indexed. I'm not using categories at all, so I've set robots to noindex, follow for category ...
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Most used social bookmarking sites for sharing? [closed]

A lot of WordPress sites have a "share this post to xxx" link. I was wondering which "xxx" people click the most? A top 5 or something like that. I know Twitter and Facebook are in the list, but are ...
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How to use CSS to get 5 buttons aligned like this [closed]

I'm struggling to get a design like I put in this image in CSS. I'm using wordpress, and my theme just adds a full image to the top, I would like to make the most of space. http://...
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.htaccess permanent redirect to www

I have a WordPress installation that is not redirecting URLs not starting with www. Example: http://example.com/dir/ doesn't send to http://www.example.com/dir/ instead goes to http://example.com/. ...
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Can't get into the admin console after migrating to new server

I migrated my WordPress blog to a new server, and everything seemed to be working fine until it started giving me the error when entering the admin area: Fatal error: Allowed memory size of 33554432 ...
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How do I remove a picture from my wordpress site [closed]

I need to remove the gavel picture on this page but I still want it to be the featured images http://myradiocentral.com/2010/11/05/the-great-radio-auction/
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Multiple Wordpress installs on subdomains affecting SEO?

I am working on a website for a photography business in town and was asked to do something I'd never considered before. The company wants a basic webpage for it's "general" business -- example.com, ...
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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 mysite.com/...
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RSS in a Wordpress

is there any way to show an image for RSS feess in my wordpress page... it os because currently defaul wordpress RSS feeds will only show a text of other feeds from other site..how can i make my site ...
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Directory template for Wordpress - Free or Paid

I'm looking for a wordpress template to create a website's directory. Anyone know? The template can be paid or free.
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High traffic by “doin' nothing”

We have set up on a VPS a WordPress blog. But, after we work a while, if we leave the tabs open in our browsers, there is upload traffic, in small chunks but quite often. We thought that it might be ...
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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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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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Wordpress plugin for syntax highlighting [closed]

What nice syntax highlighting plugins do people use for Wordpress?
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What WordPress plugins are “must have” for a site?

I'm new to WordPress CMS and have just created a site+blog using it. What set of plug-ins do you recommend me to install? I believe there are some useful, proven and "must have" WordPress plug-ins for ...
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Wordpress Sitemap for MSSQL [closed]

does anyone know a proper sitemap plugin for wordpress that works with ms sql?
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SEO Implications of blog on site versus offsite?

I recently added a blog to one of our company's websites, and was confident that this increase in content on the site would have only positive SEO results. My boss, however, feels that we should have ...
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Problem updating wordpress

A problems occurs when I am trying to update my WordPress 3.0 to WordPress 3.0.1 using "Update Automatically" button of update-core page. I am getting a message like below: Downloading update from ...
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How to Migrate wordpress blogs from shared hosting to dedicated server?

I have some clients wordpress blogs on my shared hosting and now i want to migrate all to a new dedicated server. the shared server is on linux and the new dedicated is windows 2008. I know how to ...
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Implementing an aggregator and integrating it with WordPress

Since this is quite a conceptual question which might involve a bit of discussion, I've made it a community wiki I'm working on a site that will work as a fairly simple aggregator of content from ...
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Why should I use a Content Management System?

I've heard a lot about cms's like drupal, joomla, and wordpress. I've always hand-coded most of my PHP and HTML and done fine. What are the pros and cons of using a cms?
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How to show all albums in Wordpress NextGen Gallery [closed]

I have a Wordpress install setup as a simple CMS. I am starting to use the NextGen Gallery plugin to support photo pages. I expect to have a number of people uploading pictures, and not all of them ...
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Can I get Wordpress to upload images etc via FTP instead of the filesystem?

I'm installing a Wordpress blog on a site run from a server farm. We can only upload files through FTP (which gets synced to the web servers). Any file written to the server through the web site is ...
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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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Any recommendation for hosting provider for hosting Wordpress CMS website (not just a blog)? [closed]

I want to host a Wordpress CMS based website. Any recommendations for a easy and reliable hosting provider. I have heard about lots of issues when hosting wordpress with my current host. This is based ...
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Are there any WordPress themes optimized as a “starting point” for custom theme development?

I found this "blank" theme, but I was wondering if there are any other themes that provide a template for custom theme development. I'm looking for something that, out of the box, provides a very ...
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Why does SEO seem to hinge on using wordpress?

Wordpress is the de facto seo weapon of choice. I get that. What exactly is it about wordpress that is so special? It's blogging software, with some plugins, right? Why can I not use any old ...
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What resources are available to get an experienced .net developer up and running quickly with Wordpress/PHP development?

Specifically, what are the preferred development tools (free?) Are there any good tutorial sites that are up-to-date with the latest version of Wordpress Has anyone ever done Wordpress/PHP ...
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AdSense not displaying on my blog

Recently I started to work again with AdSense program, but when I placed code in my WordPress blog it didn't display even after 30min. So maybe I'm doing something wrong? I did setup the account. ...
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Wordpress - Automatic email to admin on password change

Noticed something interesting in WordPress...hopefully its just me not seeing the right option. Whenever a user requests a new password, it will notify the site admin that the password was changed. ...
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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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Using WordPress for large collaborative site

I work for a government agency, and we're thinking about creating a new, fairly large site using WordPress as the platform. It would involve allowing quite a few people around the state access to the ...
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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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Easiest way to automatically update Twitter & Facebook when I update a wordpress blog

I'm running a self-hosted version of wordpress, so plugins are an option that is available. I'm wondering what the best way to have my Twitter and Facebook accounts automatically update whenever I add ...
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How can WordPress be used for other types of websites besides blogs?

WordPress has been primarily a blogging tool from the start. But recent releases have been very customizable and extensible, especially 3.0. What other purposes could WordPress be used for, besides ...
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Wordpress - Going from categories to tags

I have some aging Wordpress blogs where I made the mistake of creating way too many categories (50+ in some instances). This was, in part, due to the fact that tagging was not yet available in ...
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OpenID, Gmail, Facebook, Yahoo login for Wordpress

Is there somethink like this for free for wordpress?
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posts appearing in wordpress media library

when searching from the media library I am seeing posts and when clicking on them to edit the edit post window opens and not the media edit window. could anyone shed some light on this?