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Blogs

A blog is a discussion or informational site consisting of discrete entries ("posts") typically displayed in reverse chronological order. Blogs can be the work of a single individual but more recently "multi-author blogs" (MABs) have developed, with posts written by large numbers of authors and professionally edited and "microblogging" systems help integrate blogs into societal newstreams.

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I've found some different opinions around, and I'm going to ImageMonster tomorrow morning to outline the logo for my site

It must be made for 200x100 , 200x200, and 70x70? Is it most often used at 400x400?

Is there a good preparation, advice page for logos? I'm not certain that my ideas will be discernible at 70x70

Thanks
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MY EDUCON blog is looking better, but I'd prefer it if the blog wasn't on the Home page, but on one of the tabs, and the home page was something I could design.
Is that just bad luck. - Not how blogs are done?

Thanks
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Hi,

I am writing a php code to do a bulk export of all the blogs on my wordpress sites.

this is what I used, i.e. in a loop obtain blog ids and switch to the sites and run export.
issue is its just opening the content on a browser rather than to an xml file.

require_once( ABSPATH . 'wp-admin/includes/export.php' );
switch_to_blog($blogid);

$args = array(
               'content'    => 'all',              
      );

export_wp($args);
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The last time I received Adsense approval, I invited a lot of people interested in my blog topic to post, to get Adsense approval.
Is this the only way?

Is Google only interested in constant visits, traffic, not blog posts?
Thanks
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These are the Adsense approval bullet points. below
One seems to be that I must use the original URL that I used when I set up my account. I don't do that site anymore, but all my sites exist under a main URL for my account in godaddy.  How do I know which site that it wants, or correct it for it to work? what does it expect? Might it be relative to my umbrella URL for my godaddy account?

i) Copy the code exactly as it appears on your AdSense homepage.
ii) Place the code on the URL that you provided when you created your AdSense account.
iii) Make sure that you place the code on a page that has content and receives regular visitors.
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I post, daily, by scheduling, on my Facebook page.  Each post includes a graphic for the theme of the post (i.e., "Sunday Showstoppers"), and, frequently, a link to a YouTube video or an item on Amazon.com, or a link to another website.  How do I get the photo AND the link to show up in my post without adding either/or as a comment AFTER the post?  Is there a way to have the graphic for the theme within the text of the post and then the link as the added image/video/link?

OR, if I create 2 separate posts, is there a way to link them to each other so one always appears after the other? (I'm guessing I could do all of this on my webpage than just create a link to my webpage, but I'm trying to do it in Facebook.)

I'd appreciate your advice!
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If you Google something I notice that some websites are just random blogs or options of a product or something. I notice that some not all are made by WordPress or another CMS.

My question is do people pay to just give an option or blog about something fake? I know that for a free WordPress site they include "wordpress" in the link. WordPress' I've seen don't have this watermark.

Would like to know how this works.
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This site was created a very long time ago and a second install was done in a sub-directory named memlog. It has the permalink structure of just /%postname%/.
The root install uses the permalink structure of /%year%/%monthnum%/%postname%/

We want to import the posts from the memlog install but would like a way to get the existing search engine links to those to redirect to the permalink structure of the root install without having to add 1150 redirects in the htaccess.

What I've done so far is imported the memlog posts into a dev area and added a parent category of memlog then moved all categories to use that as their parent in the hopes of trying to get a way to target "memlog" for the redirect to the root's structure. Once there's a way to get that main category and all it's subs to redirect to the date structure then I can import from the dev into the root site.

Any help would be very much appreciated.
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Hi,

We are need in copying all the user databases along with logins, permissions and roles from Prod to Dev server from Mysql 5.0 version to 5.7.

Being a MSSQL Server DBA, I'm having basic knowledge on Mysql which is hosted on linux server.

With the help of TSM team, all the user databases are copied from Prod to Dev server successfully and I can able to see all the databases on Dev server. Now I been stuck with copying the logins, permissions and roles.

What is the best way to copy all the logins, revised few blogs and came to know by default there will be mysql database which holds all the logins and permissions. Shall I restore the mysql database , will that work out?

Need urgent help to get this done asap and it will be greatly appreciated. Thanks.

Venkat Kokulla
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There is a massive demand for content on the web right now, and it doesn't look like it's going to stop any time soon. But, if you are running a business blog, it's not just enough to offer your audience lots of content. It needs to be high-quality content if you plan on making an impact and boosting your business. So, in short, you need to be able to write awesome content, and be consistent at it, which is easier said than done.


But, the following 7 simple rules may be able to make your job a lot easier. Keep on reading.


1. Always Provide Answers

It's just common sense. Put yourself in your audience's shoes. If you are performing a search on Google, Bing, Yahoo, Yandex, or any other search engine, you are doing it because you are looking for answers or useful information. Once they click on your article, they will expect to find answers that correspond with their question. If they’re not there, they will go somewhere else, because the sheer volume of content out there is enormous. 


2. Make Your Content Original

We all know that Google doesn't like duplicate content. In fact, it penalizes it. But, it's not enough to make your content unique in a sense that you're using your own words to describe something that is already out there. The goal is to make your content original, too. Try and tackle the issue from a different point of view and come up with some new solutions that haven't been shared anywhere else. Google's algorithm is pretty smart right now, and it will be able to sense if your content is original.


3. Come up With Strong Headlines
Because there is so much content out there that is easily available, people are extremely picky and impatient in their search for it. About 80% of the people will check out your headline, which sound like a good number. But, only 20% of those people will decide to read the article that is behind the headline. This means your headline should be catchy, but most of all, specific, so that the reader knows what's in it for them right from the get-go, before they even click on the link. 


4. Make Sure Your Content Is Concise

This doesn't mean that there is no room for longer, more detailed pillar posts. But, the majority of your audience members are used to scanning and skimming the content first. In order to convince them to stick around and read the entire article, break it down into short paragraphs, each with its own subheading. Also, try and introduce only one idea per paragraph. You can also create a series of post that tie into one another, so that they keep coming back for more. 


5. Present the Most Important Ideas and Information First

This is a logical continuation of the previous paragraph. Instead of waiting for the conclusion to provide your readers with an important insight, deliver it right away. Remember that they like to skim the content. If you provide them with your key ideas right away, you will spark their curiosity, and then elaborate your point within the article. This is also known as the inverted pyramid method.


6. Use Visual Content

People enjoy eye-catching visuals, so regardless of how good your written content is, spicing it up with some cool images, videos, diagrams, screenshots, or infographics is a must for every serious business blog nowadays. But, make sure that each of those is relevant to your content. Simply stuffing your article with generic stock photography should be your last resort. 


7. Proofread Your Content

If your content is free of any grammar, spelling, and stylistic errors, nobody is going to notice, because that is something that should be a given. But, if your articles are full of mistakes, the readers will have a tough time taking your blog, and your business, seriously. It's a drag, but proofreading is something that needs to be done.


Conclusion

As you can see, coming with amazing written content for your business blog does take some effort, but if you decide to follow the tips shared in this article, you will be able to improve your results in no time. 

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Hi there,
Does anyone know about a site where you can copy and paste screenshots?
The ones I have been to you have to save the screenshot as a file and then place it like a normal website.
Is there one like a blog site where you can write and then paste to make posting easier?
Thanks,
Shaun
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I have done Adsense before on a blog, and broke the payment threshold just? once.

I think I once saw on their TOS that Adsense is only allowed through regular browsing.
This is a reasonable requirement, and my first blog was a discussion.

If on my new discussion, I want to do a serious prize contest, like $50 K, for a submitted audio track, am I allowed to say that only serious, well respected, active members on the site can submit tracks for peer-review via my permission? What might be the surrounding issues?
Thanks
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...Regardless of the app platform, every app is expected to generate some considerable amount from it. There are numerous articles, questions, and blogs circulating on the internet “how to earn money from an app,” it is indeed one of the most sensitive and widely asked questions by app developers and business owners.

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by:Daniella Barion
It's not an easy journey. The users need to see value on the functionalities offered and have a good experience. Some good luck might speed up this process.
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I'm designing my new epic blog. ( more specific than my other Q)

It seems that for the template I've chosen in wordpress, the screen allotment on phone for my banner is much too thin for any meaningful political banner image to be absorbed easily.
(Theme . . . . twenty seventeen) but it is fine on desktop

I'm thinking I should be most concerned with how it looks on desktop, knowing that people won't see it mainly on PDA?

If I have political personalities' faces aligned in my banner, they can be discerned, obviously on desktop, but also, slightly on phone..

People only look at blogs on their phone for quick activity?

What is most effective to look top notch?

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With other everyday lifestyle 'Watching Movie' is one of my passion. I don't watch all kinds of movies. My choices are specific. So I want to create a 'Collection of my Favorite Movies' in a Database. My queries to the Expert Exchange Communities are :

1. From the scratch how can I 'Publish it Online?' e.g. A Blog Or Website (created free in some free blog/site creating platforms).

2. My purpose is to informing the audience about my favorite movies - which are inspirational, nearest to the reality, based on real events and so many other reasons that can be attracted by any open minded audience. Is my purpose makes any sense?

3. I will provide as much possible information as I can about the movies including posters & screenshots (some may be collected and some are created by myself). Are these will be legal?

4. I have an intention also to put one or more 'Links/URL' to the database that for where I have watched them. Can I?

5. I want to keep a option for the audience to post their valuable 'Comments' on the movies I would mention there. Possible?

6. Finally I would like to confess that my goal is not something like 'Non-Profitable Social Work'. I am a simple middle class person with a limited financial capability. So if I get any legal offer from any legal authority to promote my work with 'Ad's or something profitable may be I will accept the offer. Is there any legal issue with that?
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I have this problem on one of the Windows 2008 R2 server: http://www.grishbi.com/2015/01/rdp-black-screen/
Have tried all the fixed so far mentioned in blogs but that doesn't fix the problem. Only fix is a reboot of server after which it works for 3-4 days till all users face the same issue again.
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The UK office and the rest of the world have a WordPress multi-site instance they share.

The Australia and New Zealand Offices want to share there own separate WordPress multi-site but they want to integrate their blog with the UK and rest of the world site.

I would like a point in the right direction for the best way to achieve this any recommendations are welcome and much appreciated.
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Hello and Good Evening Everyone,

            At some point soon, I will be writing and publishing articles on blogger.com which brings me to the point of this upcoming question.  Is there a storage limitation when using it?  I already have an account with login credentials, but, I need to resolve this concern before delving into my writing projects.

            Thank you

            George
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SEO can be a real minefield to navigate, but there are three simple ways to up your SEO game just be re-assessing your content output.
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Hello Steve,

Good tips. With the content optimization you have to optimize your page title as well. This is the first things that shows up in SERP.

Keep up the good work.

Regards
Kuldeep
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I am trying to hook up my blog and be able to push my blog articles to my 2 social media accounts.  What service do you recommend?  Please let me know how to get the posts with dynamic images posted.

Thanks,
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In this blog, I will share you some basic tips for content marketing and to rank your website on Google.
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Have done the mentioned corrections and have re-submitted it.
Hope it works this time

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Thankyou :)

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Hi there.
I have a website on Wordpress.
On a local server - everything works fine.
On the remote server, I have the "Not found" error on all pages except the homepage.
I've checked .htaccess file, deactivated all plugins, change the Wordpress theme, but the error didn't disappear.  
Help me please to solve this problem.
I have the 4.7.1 Wordpress version and "Twenty twelve" website's theme.
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Blogs

A blog is a discussion or informational site consisting of discrete entries ("posts") typically displayed in reverse chronological order. Blogs can be the work of a single individual but more recently "multi-author blogs" (MABs) have developed, with posts written by large numbers of authors and professionally edited and "microblogging" systems help integrate blogs into societal newstreams.