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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Capitals in URL subdirectory not changed by htaccess

Within my WordPress website I am redirecting sub directories to internal and external links. Now, when you place a CAPITAL letter in the sub dir it does not work anymore and the website does not show ...
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Rewriting URL to get Wordpress “permalink” type URL

I have created an ASP.NET site to replace a WordPress site that creates permalinks in the format: http://example.com/the-name-of-my-post I would like these URLs redirected to: http://example....
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SEO Joomla URL to WordPress URL's

I am trying to migrate from Joomla 1.5 SEF URL's to WordPress SEF URL's. The old links use this formatting: /site/sectionname/categoryname/id-titlename.html I want to migrate it to /wp/index.php?p=id ...
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Mac Mini Colocation Usage Case [duplicate]

I'm looking at purchasing colocation services for a Mac Mini with A specialist colocation company - but as of yet I have no experience with OSX Server for hosting websites. I'm looking for a less ...
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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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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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How necessary is it to use HTML5 now on websites?

I have been working upon a wordpress theme and almost done with it, but recently I got to learn some of the new HTML5 tags such as <header>, <footer>, <article> etc etc. I have a ...
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Duplicate meta descriptions after Permalink change

I recently changed my permalink structure on Wordpress to remove the year and month from the URL. Old structure - http://www.thecheckeredflag.co.uk/2012/10/mtech-lite-retain-barc-regulars-for-winter-...
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Do too many redirects hurt the SEO structure of Wordpress blog?

I have a website http://www.voiceable.org/ and just moved a category posts to the subdomain http://tech-fun.voiceable.org/ Now, i am using redirection plugin for 301 redirection from that category to ...
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WordPress MySQL Performance

I have a website (www.americanbankingnews.com) that gets 40,000-50,000 page views today. It's currently sitting on a dedicated quad-core Xeon server with 8GB of ram. The site is powered by WordPress ...
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Server Error after trying to update the functions.php [closed]

I recently tried to change the logo on Genesis themed WordPress site using this tutorial: http://anewtab.com/add-logo-genesis-theme I added add_theme_support( 'genesis-custom-header', array( '...
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What to use for “localhost” that includes PHP/SQL functionality?

I really do not want to install Linux at the moment, I would have to borrow a USB key, move files, format it, flash it, format it again, move files back, give it back... What would you recommend that ...
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Localhost vs 127.0.0.1 - Error when referring to own IP address for an application running on IIS

I have an ASP.net application which I've been playing around with on my Windows 2008 server. I have WordPress installed so that when I visit the server by it's IP address I can visit my hosted website....
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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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http auth an iframe automatically so users don't have to login?

I have a members only site running WordPress and a stock images gallery running an old php gallery CMS. I want the members to only have to login once but I want to protect the gallery from the general ...
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How do i point my domain to wordpress blog

I would like to know that if we have our WordPress blog like: http://koolkabin.wordpress.com and our domain like: http://www.outsourcingnepal.com then Can we make it like working and posting all ...
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.htaccess 301 Redirect for wildcard subdomains

I run WordPress in Network mode, which means I can have multiple websites running off one installation of WordPress. Each website runs as a subdomain. WordPress handles this using .htaccess, and a ...
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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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PHP - How to Backup and Move Wordpress Blog Website to different directory on the same host

I setup a blog for development purposes on the *.com/a/ directory and now want to move it to the root directory *.com on the same host. How do I Backup and Move the Wordpress Blog Website to the ...
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Migrating from a wordpress.com to wordpress.org blog without harming SEO

I've had a Wordpress.com weblog for 3 years. And its pages have a good pagerank and are shown in first search results pages. Because of the limitations, I should migrate to my own WordPress. How to ...
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wordpress installation issues [closed]

I Installed Wordpress under (UBUNTU)/var/www/wordpress. wp-config.php is modified as recommended. When trying to access http://x.y.z.a/wordpress/wp-admin/wp-install.php it doesn't open the page but ...
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Nice wordpress to wordpress redirect?

I have a WordPress blog in http://suportrecerca.barcelonamedia.org/blog/ , and since I can no longer use our company servers for my blog I've had to move it to blog.joanmarcriera.es Google had my old ...
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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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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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How to re-direct Wordpress posts with 301

All my WordPress post URLs generate sub directories with duplicate content and I do not know what regular expression to use to consistently 301 redirect domain.com/category/post/random-number/ to ...
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Slideshows in elastic or fluid layouts?

I'm building a new WordPress TwentyTen child theme using the ElastiCSS framework ( http://elasticss.com/ ) and am trying to figure out the best way of using some sort of dynamic content slideshow. ...
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Are there any WordPress plugins for embedding YouTube videos?

A quick search on WP came up with some outdated plugins and some with no screenshots. I specifically need to embed playlists; interested in screenshots if you can share. Thanks!
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I am looking for a Wordpress, Drupal or Joomla plugin

I am looking for Wordpress, Drupal or Joomla plugin similar to this one, with product list and PDF attachments. Does anyone know if there is such a plugin?
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Accessing website from within the LAN via web address

I run a small website at my house; just started it up the other day running Wordpress. The problem I'm facing is fairly obvious: I need to access my website, but I can't use the URL due my hosting on ...
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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 ZIP'....
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Custom short URLs

I'm creating a WordPress site for a client and he mentioned that he would like his own custom URL shortening when sharing to Twitter. How do I go about setting up one of these? If I had to guess, I ...
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After changing web host, I get a 'file does not exist' error

I run a WordPress blog, and have recently changed web hosts. When changing web hosts, I copied all files and exported/imported the database etc as explained by lots of tutorials found easily on ...
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How can I fix an Apache redirect loop

I have a strange Apache/WordPress redirect loop that I can't seem to figure out. Here is the relevant logs and other info: http://pastebin.com/E1afW2vw It seems that the page request gets made, and ...
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Does Google penalize for H1 & H2 that are not human readable?

I was curious how a competitor's Web site was ranking so high for many of my keywords, especially since the company is located in another city. Looking through their source code I noticed at the top ...
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Search Rankings and new website [duplicate]

I want to switch from HTML to Wordpress. How will completely new pages and site structure affect my Google ranking? [I'm not sure what other clarifications or details to give - please tell me if ...
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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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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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remap an xml feed to the address of a wordpress rss feed

I used to have a blog based on Wordpress and moved to one based on Jekyll. I can create a new feed in Jekyll by building an atom page in XML with a bit of Liquid code, like this The trouble is, the ...
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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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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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Noone else can access my website

i recently changed my website to use Word Press and it was working fine before, i was getting traffic and stuff like that, but since i recently switched, it seems my site is not accessible by others. ...
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Source on Wordpress contains mangled Twitter data (hurting SEO?)

I have a Twitter account linked to my WordPress site so that each tweet becomes a new post. I was wondering why my SEO was hurting and when I looked at the source I saw stuff like this at the top of ...
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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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Random fail to load wordpress multisite on Chrome & Firefox browser

I have a wp 3.5 multisite and sometimes the page fail to load.. I got this msg on chrome Oops! Google Chrome could not connect to domain.x Error 7 (net::ERR_TIMED_OUT): The operation timed out. on ...
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Wordpress alternative, modern code base, OOP, MVC [closed]

I'm looking for a simple blog (not a huge CMS) application that is similiar to wordpress, just categories, pages and a gallery. Nothing fancy that I need. I really dislike Wordpress, it's code just ...
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Is su.pr no longer supported?

I'm looking to shorten permalinks in Wordpress automatically within the loop but it seems there is no information on the su.pr api. Is su.pr dead?
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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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How can I setup second Wordpress for an AddOn domain?

I already have a blog which is installed in a sub folder and with its .htaccess and index.php in the root of my host. My host allows me to run multiple websites with my single host account and I added ...
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Which CMS or framework for a website with classified ads? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Which Content Management System (CMS)/Wiki should I use? A non-technical friend has asked me to provide some guidance for his new website idea. To avoid losing a friend - I ...
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SEO Suggestion For My Blog [closed]

I have a programming tutorial blog, which has decent traffic. However, I am interested to do some basic SEO for my blog to get it optimized. I want to do it myself by learning. I was wondering if ...

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