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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 doesn't use domain on anything apart from the home page

I have WordPress installed on a GoDaddy deluxe account. I'm using this account to host multiple sites and just map the domains to the folder: i.e. www.mysite.com/awesome would be www.awesomesite.com. ...
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Wordpress plugin for syntax highlighting [closed]

What nice syntax highlighting plugins do people use for Wordpress?
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Wordpress, Joomla, on amazon S3 only? or do I need EC2 instance

for services like wordpress and joomla, I remember kind of just dropping project files on an FTP when I was doing static websites. Now Amazon S3 buckets reminds me of that, and it can be used for ...
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SEO and suboptimal source code

I have a wordpress website for my business and its success will be largely dependent on google ranking. The structure of the theme I'm using is designed for a blog, not for a business website. That ...
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.htaccess and gzip compression

i have question about GZIP compression, actualy my wordpress website doesn't have .htaccess to be able to use that feature, so can i create .htaccess file only for gzip, it won't change anything on ...
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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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Need to sanity-check my .htaccess, especially Limit GET POST line for Google repellent

I need a sanity check on this .htaccess (from a WordPress site) I inherited from a 5 month+ old site. What's the symptom? Google + Bing crawl, but don't index any of the pages. Let me be clear: I'm ...
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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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wordpress robots.txt is this reasonable?

this is my first time to write a robots.txt, I am not sure this is reasonable or not. sorry for open a question. I use wordpress cms. all the page urls like http://mydomain.com/it/page1, http://...
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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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Tracking blog post views on WordPress blog, ignoring pages

I've got a WordPress-based blog which also hosts a few popular jQuery plugins. These plugin pages get a lot of traffic (in the range of 10k views on weekdays), burying any page views on regular blog ...
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Difference betweeen hidden links and blogroll link kept hidden?

I was reading about hidden links. I had a question in mind that when I use WordPress's blogroll option, it asks me to either show the link or keep it hidden. How is it different than the hidden link ...
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How do you manage extensions and upgrading the code?

If you use something like wordpress, and you need to upgrade because of some new security threats, some of your addons and extensions will not work. So if you don't upgrade, you'll face security ...
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wp e-commerce plugin payment gateway module

I've installed the klarna payment gateway plugin Unpacking the package… Installing the plugin… Plugin installed successfully. and when I click "Activate plugin" appears this message "The ...
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Moving from static site to Wordpress

I'm moving a site from static to Wordpress where all the pages in the old site were XXX.html. This has gone ok as I included a Wordpress plugin to handle the renaming of pages/posts to .html. I was ...
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Wordpress Membership Site [closed]

I would like to create a Wordpress Membership site, I would need a plugin with the following functionality : 1. Able to hide pages from non logged in users. 2. New user accounts are created only by ...
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Promoting certain keywords [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: What are the best ways to increase your site's position in Google? I am not a person from SEO background so its quite possible that my question might either is off topic ...
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Which E-commerce Platform works well with Flash Product Customization+Social? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Which Ecommerce Script Should I Use? What's the best platform out there that is flexible enough to easily integrate this: Custom Flash App I would like customers to : 1 - ...
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How important is it to be W3C complaint? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: HTML validation: is it worth it? How important is to be W3C complaint. Currently I have 27 errors reported by W3C validator. Is that ok or I need to reduce the error count?
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How Can I Centralize Content Usage and Approval in a WordPress Multi-Site installation [closed]

I am working with a non-profit client that runs several charities under one umbrella. A good metaphor would be to think of the United Way (but it's not the United Way). Can a WordPress multi-site ...
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Unable to make the facebook “like” button to work on this site, any ideas? [closed]

This is the site >> http://www.elsolitariomc.com I'm using a plugin and also trying to use the usual facebook like button that it's explained here: https://developers.facebook.com/docs/reference/...
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Installing Wordpress on LAMP server but Using a Directory on Windows Server

The main site is running on a windows server. I want to install and run wordpress from a LINUX box at the following Directory. example.com/blog/ What is the most suitable method to make this work? ...
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Webserver timing out

I was working with my website yesterday when I was at home using my web address. Yesterday I installed Wordpress and it seemed to work. When I got to work today, I tried opening my website, and now ...
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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 for such ...
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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 website with slow response (only for the first request)

I've a weird issue with my wordpress website ( http://rohitnair.info/) . The "first request" takes ages to respond. Any subsequent requests behave normally. Things I've observed while debugging ...
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Using style.less from lesscss.org doesn't properly show changes I make to the style.less file?

I inherited a wordpress project that was initially developed by another developer and for the CSS they utilize the script from: http://lesscss.org (which so far seems to not only be overkill but ...
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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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Can Amazon Cloudfront files be served GZIP'd?

If i'm running a WordPress website with the W3TC plugin installed, and have my static CSS/JS minified files hosted on Amazon's CDN, is there a way to serve them GZIP'd? I have the basic understanding ...
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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 http://...
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Could Jekyll/Octopress and other static blogging engines be a good option for a heavy online magazine? [closed]

(Disclaimer: I thought this question should be asked on SuperUser, but it seems that was not the right place. Hope this one is more appropiate.) I'm exploring several options for setting up a static ...
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Is Someone Hijacking My Site?

I'm quite baffled by this issue and I have absolutely no idea what could be causing it. I have a Wordpress website that has been working fine, until for some reason, the admin panel started to screw ...
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Do short posts hurt SEO?

I'm interested in making a custom post type in which every post is a single image. My question is, WordPress creates a page for each post, and since it won't have any words, will it hurt the page rank ...
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ShipWire on wpcommerce

I found in wp-commerce the words "Shipware" ...what does it means? In addition, Where i can find videos or video tutorials/course of cms and plugins for e-commerce? Like Magento, etc. wp-commerce.?
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Is it better in terms of SEO if I develop my Website meant for marketing my service on a regular .com domain compared to a wordpress site?

Basically I am asking is whether Google et al are going to treat my webpages developed through wordpress in the same way as they would treat other websites with a *.com? Also, as far as SEO goes do I ...
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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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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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3 language website using subdomains and mapped domains. Add subdomains or mapped domains to WMT?

I have a new wordpress multisite setup. The main language is Italian and there are two subdomains using en and de for english and german. There is no auto translation plugins being used. The ...
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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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My WP site got injected [closed]

Hey friends my wordpress site got injected, and now I have to solve it. here is my domain, http://webstutorial.com/ What I need to do, please help me. This is not a spam or link building technique
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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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Developing a new site over an existing site. How do I do this with WordPress?

Let's say I have an ecommerce site that is already up and functioning, www.widgets.com but I don't like the shopping cart that I got with the host and instead want to use Wordpress and a Wordpress ...
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Removing a post in Wordpress and then reenabling it

Can I take a post down in Wordpress and then repost it? Would this hurt SEO?
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Wordpress 3.3.1 mySQL very high CPU usage [closed]

My host has given me this log and tells me its mySQL overloading my server: | 266976 | db_name | localhost | db_name | Query | 30 | Copying to tmp table | SELECT SQL_CALC_FOUND_ROWS ...
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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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how to set 301 redirect in wordpress .htacces file

In continuation of my previously asked question preserve-search-engine-index-while-shifting-to-new-domain. The migration is being done in the word-press and we will have same server with same IP.Since ...
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wordpress header problem / cant add open graph tags [closed]

i am trying to add the facebook open graph tags to my wordpress site woozybmx.com i tried several options but everytime i add them the facebook lint returns something like the tags would be placed ...
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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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What's the most reliable FREE web hosting for WordPress blogging? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to find web hosting that meets my requirements? I'd like to hear the opinion of those who have been using such a service for at least half year or more. I have my own ...
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Problem with displaying images on Facebook from my wordpress

When posting link to my wordpress geekgirlscarrots.pl on Facebook, thumbnail images don't display at all. I've put at header the following code: <meta name="title" content="Geek Girls Carrots" /&...