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How to turn a blog into a book?

Does anyone have any experience converting a blog into a book, and if so: What software did you use? How was your experience? I use Wordpress for my blogging.
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How can I backup my wordpress.com hosted blog?

I have a blog hosted on wordpress.com, and I'd like to back it up. How can I do that?
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Is there a Wordpress plugin that will tweet when a scheduled post is posted?

I know there are tons of Twitter/Wordpress plugins out there, but so far I have not been able to get one to do what I need. I have lots of scheduled posts. When a scheduled post goes like, I would ...
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How to synchronize comments between Wordpress and Facebook?

I import my Wordpress posts into my Facebook account as Notes. I end up having two separate sets of comments for the same blog post this way. Is there any way to do a two-way synchronize these ...
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How do I transfer my blog posts from Google's Blogger to Wordpress?

I have a blog on Google's Blogger, but now I want to move to Wordpress. Is there an easy way to transfer all my old blog posts from Blogger to Wordpress?
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Does WordPress allow me to mark posts as private?

Suppose I want to start a blog. I would like the "professional" stuff to be public, but the "personal" stuff should only be accessible to friends and family (i.e., accessible only to those users to ...
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What does “This post is super-awesome” when creating a new post mean?

I see the checkbox "This post is super-awesome" but not sure what it means. Please explain.
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How can I put a Twitter “tweet” in my Blog

Currently I think I would just screen shot a popular tweet from @aplusk or someone else I am trying to reference but I am always stuck with cropping People say I could have "photoshopped" it and it ...
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Can I automatically post something I write for one blog to my other blogs?

I write a blog at some site. When I write a new post to that site, is there a way to automatically post it to my WordPress and Blogger blogs as well?
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Good wordpress.com features/tricks to know (for beginners) [closed]

I am to give a talk on wordpress.com to a beginner audience, and am searching for as many features of wordpress.com that are "important to share" with them. So basic things like "writing a post" is ...
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How do I make a “blog” hosted on wordpress look like a website?

How do I use wordpress as a basic CMS without it looking like a blog. I don’t want comments, list of postings etc. I just want some pages that link to each other with menus etc.
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Permalink Settings for the wordpress.com blog

Wordpress has a plugin for Permalink Settings through which we can fully customize our URL and structure it into sub-folders as we like. I want to know if wordpress.com also offers the same feature? ...
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Disable update tips from wp-admin page in WordPress site

How can I disable update tips from wp-admin page? My WordPress wp-admin page showing this warning: An automated WordPress update has failed to complete - please attempt the update again now. But ...
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OpenID, Gmail, Facebook, Yahoo login for Wordpress [closed]

I am looking for a way to allow users from different sites OpenID Gmail Facebook Yahoo AOL to login with their respective username/id. An example can be seen on this page Is there something like ...
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How to retrieve forgotten Wordpress Admin password

I want to get my WordPress Blog up and running again (change the theme) but I have forgotten my password. Is there a way to retrieve this without having to reinstall WordPress and lose all my posts ? ...
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Gist on Wordpress

Is it possible to place a gist on a wordpress.com site ?
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Is there a way to 2way sync Facebook and self hosted WordPress blog comments [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to synchronize comments between Wordpress and Facebook? Is there a way to 2 way sync blog and Facebook comments. Use case: I post on my self hosted WordPress blog. ...
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Can I set the default resolution for a YouTube video?

I'm posting some YouTube videos on my WordPress blog, but they always default to 360p, even though I've provided the &hd=1 parameter. The videos can go up to 1080p if the user selects it, and I'd ...
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Notification when new comments are posted on my blog

I'm an admin user of my own blog. There was a comment posted on my blog months ago and I know nothing about it until today when I accidentally opened the comments manager in WordPress. How can I get ...
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How to display RSS feed link on Wordpress site?

I have a Wordpress site running WordPress 3.0.1, and I'd like to know how I can display a RSS link on my site so that my readers can subscribe to my update feed. I'd like something like the one at ...
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How do I create a sublist in Wordpress's Wysiwyg with-out editting the HTML?

The title says it all, I want to do this: <ul> <li> <ul> <li></li> <li></li> </ul> </li> <li></li> ...
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How did Google find my site

I've created a site on WordPress.com. On some of the posts on the blog my name appears. However I've never given my site name to anyone and I've never posted any links to my site anywhere on the ...
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If a video is removed from a site like Youtube of daily motion, is it removed from blog posts too?

For example, say you have a Tumblr or Wordpress blog with a video from Youtube on it, if that video is removed from Youtube for some reason, can it still be accessed through your blog? I would think ...
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Deleting the Uncategorized Category

I like to categorize all my posts. Is there a way that I can delete this category ? If not Why ?
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Zip attachment for Wordpress

I noticed that there is no option to upload .zip files to wordpress.com. Lots of blog services give permission to their users for this. I'm a programmer and a lot of my blogs contain code samples. How ...
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How do I install a coded wordpress theme into wordpress.com?

I am currently in the process of having my wordpress.com (not .org) theme designed and coded at 99designs.com. They will install the theme for $199USD or I can opt to do it myself. Is it easy to ...
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Is there a way to convert categories of posts into tags?

I currently use categories to tag my posts but I found it not as convenient as using tags. So I want to convert all current categories into tags. How can I do this?
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Is there a way to increase the size of the post editor in WordPress?

The editing textarea in WordPress is too small for anything but short posts. How do I make it bigger?
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How does WordPress track users?

How does WordPress track their Wordpress.org application users? I mean, I believe that they keep a record of how many people are downloading it and how many are installing it and where. How do they ...
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Integrate google apps with wordpress

I have a domain controlled with google-apps. Now I want blog.mydomain.com to be a wordpress blog. How do I do that?
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App for live blogging from Blackberry to WordPress

I'm looking for an app that will let me post content to single WordPress post, inserting each new "post" either at the top or bottom of the article, with a timestamp. I know there's already an WP app ...
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Bilingual blog: Wordpress, Tumblr, or Blogger?

I'm helping a Korean artist setup an internet blog to showcase her work. Since her goal is to have her blog in both English and Korean, my question is: which of these platforms better supports ...
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Is it possible to create index page on Tumblr?

I found index shortcode on wordpress.com useful. Is there any possibilities to create "index shortcode" page/text on tumblr? What I found from Googling was not the index solution I need.
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Can I change an image in a Wordpress theme?

I have Wordpress 3.05 installed on my site and just installed a theme. It looks fine, except for the giant background image at the top, which I'd like to change. I don't see any settings in the ...
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What's the best way to migrate away from a free wordpress install

I have a blog on wordpress.com that I'm moving over to one of my own servers. I've got the new server installed and have exported the old content and have put it up on the new server. What I'm now ...
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Is is possible to locate all comments I've entered on all Wordpress blogs?

Wordpress sure seem to know who I am as I only have to enter my email address & name for my little avatar to appear when commenting on others' blogs, but I was wondering if there is any way that I ...
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Permanent link to media library files?

If I upload a pdf file to the media library it gets a link like http://myblog.files.wordpress.com/2011/10/myfile.pdf. Is it possible to make a permanent link to it (e.g. the link will not change if I ...
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How do I add reCaptcha to my WordPress.com blog? [closed]

Question is in the title. What are the specific steps involved?
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Wordpress or Joomla for company's intranet? [closed]

My boss ask me to create a new intranet for the company. I like Wordpress (also for its simplicity) but i think Joomla is more a CMS "intranet" oriented. Am i wrong ? The needs are: Publish ...
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Creating duplicate posts from my WordPress blog over to Posterous

How do I set up my WordPress blog to also post those entries at Posterous? I have the RSS feed from the WordPress site and would like to have it replicate over to the Posterous one without having to ...
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Does WordPress charge for pointing to my custom domain

I have brought a domain name from godaddy - let's say example.com I have a wordpress blog eg:- example.wordpress.com. Now I want to use custom domain(example.com) for the blog. I have heard it ...
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Can I stop a WordPress application from using my Gravatar photo?

I uploaded a photo to Gravatar. Today, I just registered to post on a site running WordPress. Because personal health is discussed on this site, I used a pseudonym on the site, but much to my dismay, ...
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How to import MSN live blog to wordpress.com blog?

I have my blog at http://vgnam2404.spaces.live.com and I want to move all of the posts (and comments) to my wordpress blog at http://namgivu.wordpress.com. I don't know how to do this. Please help if ...
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What tools can I use to get Wordpress updates on a Facebook page? [closed]

I have been using the RSS Graffiti app to get updates from Wordpress onto my Facebook page. This generally works fairly well, giving me a photo thumbnail, title, and short description. My thoughts on ...
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Post to Twitter, Facebook and Blogs in one App

I'm looking for an Web Application which manages multiple WordPress blogs, my Twitter and my Facebook. If I want to post something I can choose which Blog(s) to post to, which Facebook Page and ...
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Twitter widget for tweeting the post

Where can I find the Twitter widget that TechCurnch uses to show the number of tweets that particular post has got & to give an option to tweet that post with a single click.
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How to Import Pages into Wordpress?

[From ed.talmadge] I have a site that would like to migrate to WordPress . My current site contains about 1000 pages that contain just information. No blog articles, ecommerce or anything fancy. I ...
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Is it possible for Wordpress to get user information from an existing, non-MySQL database? [closed]

I'm considering installing Wordpress at example.com/blog. However, example.com functions mainly as a forum/bulletin board, and thus has a user database. I'd like users of example.com to be able to ...
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Fetching category based XML Feeds

I am working on a web app for which I have to fetch RSS feeds for a specific website. Initially I was using Yahoo pipes but later on I found Yahoo pipes can not filter feeds as per categories. So ...
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How to integrate Google Analytics with my free wordpress.com blog?

I'm missing the plugin menu in wordpress.com since it is a free account, so I couldn't integrate google analytics through plugins. Is there another way to integrate the wordpress.com blog to google ...