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FAQ About WordPress 
Information and resources about WordPress including history, features, semantics, glossary, and information to help you determine whether or not WordPress is the blogging tool for you.
FAQ New To WordPress 
Answers to questions frequently asked by new WordPress users, helping you get started with your WordPress site.
FAQ Installation 
Answers to questions involving installation, advanced installation, using FTP, MySQL, PHP, importing from other blog software, and upgrading WordPress
FAQ Troubleshooting 
Answers to questions about troubleshooting and problem-solving your WordPress site including passwords, database errors and issues, sending referrers errors, and more.
FAQ Security 
Answers to where and how to report WordPress security issues.
FAQ Working with WordPress 
Answers to questions frequently asked about how to administrate your WordPress site including administration, user levels, moderating comments, comment spam, and other administrative tasks.
FAQ Combating Comment Spam 
Answers to questions about WordPress anti-spam solutions.
FAQ Layout and Design 
Answers to questions regarding how to use WordPress Themes and how to customize the look of your site and theme including customizing templates, using template tags, CSS, and other design and layout issues.
FAQ Advanced Topics 
Answers to more technical questions about using WordPress including working with conditional tags, customizing the WordPress Loop, and changing core behavior.
FAQ Developer Documentation 
Answers to questions about WordPress Development and development issues.
FAQ Codex 
Answers to questions about the WordPress Codex, including how to help, how to contribute, and who is involved.
FAQ Forums 
Answers to questions about the WordPress Support Forums, including how to help, how to contribute, and who is involved.
FAQ Forum Hot Topics 
Details questions that are currently being asked and answered at the WordPress Support Forums.
FAQ Switching to PHP5 
Questions about moving to PHP5 for WordPress and your web host.

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