Articles of wordpress.com

Widget code is not working on WordPress.com Hosted Blogs

I have developed a JavaScript widget which works fine when I embed it in any of my html pages. The code is something like this <script type=”text/javascript” charset=”utf-8″> var asset_host = ‘http://domain.com’; var url = unescape(“%3Cscript src='” + asset_host + “/javascripts/widget.js’ type=’text/javascript’%3E%3C/script%3E”); document.write(url); </script> <script type=”text/javascript” charset=”utf-8″> var widget_options = {}; widget_options.iframe_base_url = asset_host + […]

How do I disable trackback notifications on a WordPress.com blog?

I tried http://astroclimatology.wordpress.com/wp-admin/options-discussion.php but it didn’t work. I do want unregistered users to be able to comment. == What I dont want is email notifications like this: New trackback on your post “we also analyzed zonal wind too” Website: Quora (IP: 107.20.3.229 , ec2-107-20-3-229.compute-1.amazonaws.com) URL : http://www.quora.com/Planetary-Science/How-can-faster-rotation-rate-lead-to-an-increased-pole-to-equator-temperature-gradient-when-the-zonal-velocity-of-the-jet-stream-decreases-as-predicted-by-both-t Excerpt: How can faster rotation rate lead to […]

Do I need to use a new WordPress.com account for each Jetpack installation

I manage lots of WordPress.org installations for different clients. Typically they do not manage the posts or pages themselves, preferring to stay out of things and let me do it. JetPack functionality is great, but obviously you need to sign into a WordPress.com account within the installation to access it. My question is – is […]

How to totally get rid of Category in my blog?

I prefer using tags and have no interest in using the categories. All my posts now are labeled with a category named “Uncategorized” and I want to turn them off! I want no more categories at all. How can I do that? Please help! [Edit] I’m using wordpress.com, not wordpress.org

Creating external apps WordPress / How they work

I was wondering how does external app works for wordpress.com or wordpress.org. Directly connecting to the wordpress database seems a bad idea to me. Questions How can I create an app or get / post data from the wordpress database? Is there a JSON API or XML API format so that I can easily exchange […]

How can I transfer followers from WordPress.com to a self-hosted WordPress?

Recently, I performed a domain migration from a wordpress.com domain to a self-hosted solution. The primary complaint was the loss of followers gained through WordPress ( http://marygoround.me/2012/02/18/to-all-my-current-wordpress-followers/ ) I don’t see any plugins that Automattic has released to allow similar functionality to “Subscribe” and “Like” content on self-hosted blogs, so it’s feeling more and more […]

Post-by-mail similar to WordPress.com or Posterous?

A standard WordPress installation has very basic support for posting via e-mail. Is there a plugin that gives the same functionality as WordPress.com (especially attachment handling)? My client is in love with Posterous, and I could set up the XML-RPC bridge so new posts go to WordPress, but I’d rather stay in WordPress so I […]

WordPress.com vs WordPress.org

This question might seem a little silly but I was wondering what is the differences between WP.com and WP.org? I know the main differences like you can’t edit a them file without paying for it, you might get some ads and you get a youname.wordpress.com domain but what are the little features that make the […]

Is it possible to use wordpress.com with a custom domain without switching nameservers?

I want to move my blog to wordpress.com but I do run my own nameservers and I need to do it. Is it possible to use wordpress.com pointing the IPs of the hostname to it but not switching the nameservers?

How to import only certain comments from post

NOTICE: This is solely NOT a WordPress.com Question, but related to WordPress Migration and Export-Import. I started blogging in WordPress.com and then shifted my blog to a self-hosted site. But even after that, I din’t shut down my .com blog for some internal reasons. Though I stopped updating the .com blog, users are still commenting […]