pulling articles from websites into my blog.

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  • #774447

    chuci132
    Member

    Is it possible to link websites like cosmopolitan/GQ/other sites to my wordpress so my blog can have articles from this websites ?

    The blog I need help with is vanitycentral.wordpress.com.

    #774625

    timethief
    Member

    No. WordPress.com is a blogging platform for bloggers who create original content. The Terms of Service are clear when it comes to copyright. This is a blogging platform, not an aggregation platform. RSS widgets operate only in sidebars. Moreover, The types of blogs allowed and not allowed and not allowed disallow blogs comprised of posts or pages that are auto-filled with content scraped from other sites. (Scroll to the end of the page I linked to above.)

    #774626

    timethief
    Member

    SIGH … I just clicked into the blog linked to your username. If that’s the site in question it’s not a free hosted WordPress.com blog and you are posting to the wrong support forum. You must post to http://wordpress.org/support/
    WordPress.com vs. WordPress.org

    #774633

    chuci132
    Member

    am not posting in regards to the vanitycentral blog.
    What i am trying to say is that if i have a blog that is about fashion, how can i make references to fashion websites and such ?
    Will i have to use a link ?

    #774634

    chuci132
    Member

    what is with you ” SIGH” ?
    I asked for help and if you do not want to, don’t bother !!!!
    Stop trying to make it seem like you could be doing something better than helping. Please you do not have to help me.
    Thank you

    #774649

    Click “Member” under timethief’s username to see if she generally wants to help or not.

    We get lots of questions from users who have self-hosted blogs but mistakenly post here instead of the wp.org forum: that’s what “SIGH” had to do with. The least you can do to help us help you is paste the URL of the blog in question when you’re not talking about the blog linked to your username.

    #774660

    raincoaster
    Member

    WordPress.com is a blogging platform for bloggers who create original content. The Terms of Service are clear when it comes to copyright. This is a blogging platform, not an aggregation platform. RSS widgets operate only in sidebars. Moreover, The types of blogs allowed and not allowed and not allowed disallow blogs comprised of posts or pages that are auto-filled with content scraped from other sites. (Scroll to the end of the page I linked to above.)

    So, it is possible. And it will get your blog suspended and may expose you to criminal and/or civil prosecution.

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