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How to register a free "myblog.wordpress.com" blog

I already have a blog - let's call it foo.wordpress.com. I want to create a new, separate blog, called foo-health.wordpress.com. I went to https://wordpress.com/home/foo.wordpress.com. Clicked "...
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Are WordPress Jetpack stats accurate? [closed]

I have a blog on WordPress running for a few months now, and is a free subscription. It has only the default Jetpack Analytics which shows Page views, visitors and the same by country. This is a tech ...
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How to toggle enable/disable words and phrases in WordPress?

Is it possible to disable phrases on a WordPress blog post? I have some information on that post that I don't want to show it for the moment - I will show it next year. I know that I can copy that ...
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How to add PayPal donate button to my free WordPress blog

I am looking to add a PayPal donate button on my free wordpress.com blog. I am not sure whether - This is possible and allowable. If it is allowable what do I need to do to make it workable and any ...
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WordPress Markdown doesn't re-wrap paragraphs

I enabled Markdown on wordpress.com as per Can't get markdown to work on wordpress.com But it is not actually markdown. When I look at the Preview, it is inserting <br> when there is a ...
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Can you get a complete backup of your wordpress.com blog?

I'm about to start a new blog. I'm hesitating between using a paid version of Wordpress.com, or just install the open-source version on a VPS. I am a web developer, and have all the knowledge ...
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Why don't two forms on one page in WordPress work?

I would like to ask for advice about Cognito Forms and WordPress. I wanted to add two different forms on one page. But it doesn't work. So I tried to install the plugin and still nothing. How can I ...
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How do I add post history to my wordpress.com blog?

I'm using the Penscratch theme for a wordpress.com blog, and it doesn't seem to have post history. I've looked through the blog-customization options, and I didn't find how to add this. I suspect it'...
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How to contact WordPress support regarding registration problem of new account?

I'd like to create a Gravatar for my other e-mail account, however when creating an account the site is showing the error: Use a different email address. This email provider blocks some of our ...
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How to embed Cognito form into wordpress.com

I am trying to embed my form into my wordpress.com blog and it doesn't. Is there something wrong with my HTML? <div class="cognito"> <script src="https://services.cognitoforms.com/s/...
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Can't get markdown to work on wordpress.com

I switched to Wordpress as Blogger was mangling my markup (some bug spewing <br> everywhere). Now I noticed Wordpress supports markdown, which is even better. I enabled Markdown following the ...
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How to insert spaces at the beginning of line in wordpress.com?

In wordpress.com blog posts, if you add a few spaces to the beginning of a line, when you publish the post, the application removes those spaces. How can I add spaces before the first word of a line?
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Can I add a registration form to a Wordpress.COM page?

I want to create a simple registration form site for free in the fastest way possible. WordPress seems appropriate, but I am not sure, whether the (free) .COM version supports such registration forms....
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Tag synonyms on WordPress?

Does WordPress have the concept of tag synonyms (like on Stack Exchange)? I would like to be able to link two tags (e.g., math and mathematics) on WordPress in ways similar to what we can do on Stack ...
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How can I search WordPress comments?

I can easily search a WordPress.com hosted blog by doing the following (on DDG): https://duckduckgo.com/?q=site%3Ahttps%3A%2F%2Ff1metrics.wordpress.com%2F%20some%20search%20term But how can I limit ...
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Reload when fetching new posts on Wordpress.com blog

By default, Wordpress.com blogs enable infinite scrolling. However, syntax highlighting for embedded source code does not work for dynamically loaded content. I disabled infinite scrolling on my blog, ...
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Are the followers on a blog publicly visible?

I've got a blog and I've got a few followers who's blog's are related to stuff I'd...rather not be associated to. I know that I can't remove followers and that I can moderate the comments (I have a ...
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Changing the address of a wordpress.com blog

I have a blog hosted at wordpress.com and is accessible at blog.mydomain.com. I want to know if it's possible to change the address to mydomain.com/blog instead of blog.mydomain.com. And if yes, how ...
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What do I need in order to have custom thumbnails for posts in my wordpress.com blog?

I have a blog on Wordpress.com. I would like to have it set up in such a way that when I make a post on the blog, I can select an image that I want associated with that post so that every time someone ...
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Adding Multiple YouTube Posts in WordPress

Recently I started a WordPress site to share my music creations which I have already uploaded to YouTube. So I added them one by one as Posts, but when I play them, all the Posts plays the same track ...
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How do I create a timeline in my WordPress blog?

I see some sites use a timeline graph using some Google tools. I am not able to get it in WordPress. How do I get a timeline graph in a WordPress blog ?
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Allow Facebook, Google, etc. (OpenID) login to my WordPress.com hosted private blog

Is it possible, if using a private, wordpress.com hosted blog, to allow users to login via Facebook, Google, Yahoo, or other OpenID providers? We have a private blog, and we prefer that users not ...
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Is it possible to display aggregate of multiple RSS feeds on WordPress.com?

I want to display content from 20 different blogs (on multiple platforms some non-WP) in a single public place such that all 20 bloggers can see and track each other's content in a single location. ...
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How do I add a Share and Share-alike icon to a WordPress site hosted at wordpress.com?

I'm working with one of the WordPress-based sites, provided by wordpress.com, and I'd like to add a Creative Commons copyright icon to it. How do I do that? (Say, adding the icon from here: http://...
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Reusing a WordPress.com blog address that was deleted

I have deleted my primary WordPress blog. When I open this deleted blog it shows the message xyz.wordpress.com is no longer available. (Consider my login to WordPress.com as xyz). Now when I ...
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How to get a version of a wordpress.com blog post, which is suitable for printing?

If there is an interesting blog post, I might want to print it out to read later. However, if I just print the default view from the wordpress.com blog, then I get a lot of redundant stuff (various ...
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Inserting images in WordPress

I can't believe I'm having to ask this basic a question. But I honestly cannot figure out how to insert a pre-hosted image into a WordPress post. This is what my 'New Post' screen looks like: The ...
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How to create a sidenote box at WordPress.com?

There is a blockquote box which is well established meaning for putting quotes. I would like to add another box in my post — a sidenote, something like you see in books when some part of the text ...
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Can you change the Gravatar associated with your email without a WordPress account?

I would like to change the Gravatar associated with one email address of mine (which shows up in Source Tree next to my commits). When I go to gravatar.com to do that, I'm faced with this: Do I ...
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How can I deactivate or make private my Wordpress.com as well as Wordpress.org blogs? [closed]

All I found via Google was outdated advice. In neither the Wordpress.com nor Wordpress.org (i.e. installation on own domain) can I find any option in the "security" or privacy settings aside from the ...
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How can I post to WordPress.com via Tor?

I decided to go all cryptopunk and start a blog via Tor. I thought using WordPress was practically traditional. However, when I try to save a draft or make a post, the button is pressed but the ...
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How is WordPress able to store my whole website (including ~300MB of photos) in a 1.14MB file when I export?

I exported my WordPress blog as an .xml file as a way to manually back it up and was shocked to see that the file was 1.14 MB. It stored my whole website, including about 300 MB of photos, in 1.14 MB? ...
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How can I create a live blog with Wordpress.com?

I would like to create a live blog with my Wordpress.com blog. I realize that Automattic have recently created a plugin to do this, but this is only for VIP members and I don't have the space $10,000 ...
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Problem with posting HTML code on WordPress

I am trying to post some source code on a WordPress.com blog. WordPress actually makes posting syntax-highlighted code quite easy--you wrap the code in a [sourcecode] block, optionally specify the ...
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How do I embed a Google Form into a WordPress page?

WordPress doesn't support iframe embeds on its free sites, but it does provide a Shortcode option for Google Apps. It seems to automatically convert the iframe code from the older version of Google ...
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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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How do I access wordpress.com filesystem?

All I want to do is be able to start putting PHP in my pages. So most of the things recommend putting in a plugin by accessing /wp-content/plugins. How do I do this?
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Embed twitch.tv video into wordpress.com site?

I'm trying to embed my live stream into a page hosted on wordpress.com. I went and got the code from twitch.tv: <object type="application/x-shockwave-flash" height="378" width="620" id="...
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Is there two-factor authentication for hosted wordpress.com blogs?

There is a plugin that supports two-factor authentication via Google's Authenticator for self-hosted Wordpress blogs. Is there a similar feature I can turn on for hosted wordpress.com blogs? Every ...
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Using AdSense on Wordpress.com

I have a blog that I host on the free wordpress.com service. Can I put AdSense ads somewhere on the blog? I realised, that scripts are not accepted in the posts or the Text widget. I know that ...
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How to use Google Code Prettify on WordPress

I'm writing my blog posts using Windows Live Writer and I use Syntax4writer whenever I need to include codes in the post. The output for Syntax4Writer doesn't look good on the Bueno theme by ...
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Can I automatically add related posts to my posts on Wordpress.com?

Is there a widget or some other feature which will automatically add related posts to my blog posts on Wordpress.com? I know that I can use Zemanta (in my case, via a Chrome plugin) to add related ...
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Hide a page from the navigation menu on blog hosted on Wordpress.com

I have a blog hosted on Wordpress.com. My navigation menu includes a link to each page I've added to the blog. I would like to add a few additional pages to the blog, but not have them appear in the ...
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On wordpress.com how to set a category as front page?

I first referred to a link explaining how to set a page as your front page. What I want is to set a category of my blogs as my front page display. Hoping for an answer, I went to the following link: ...
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How to add plugins in WordPress blog?

I am creating a site and I need to use plugins, but on my dashboard there is nowhere to add my plugins for my site. How do I get it?
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How do I stop the Wordpress.com post editor from inserting nonbreaking spaces?

The Wordpress.com post editor has an annoying habit of inserting the &nbsp; character in posts. This wouldn't be a problem if it inserted it appropriately, or even consistently. This is, alas, not ...
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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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Is it possible to place a gist on a wordpress.com site?

Is it possible to place a gist on a wordpress.com site?
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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 $199 USD or I can opt to do it myself. Is it easy to ...
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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 is an ...
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