I apologize if this isn't the right place to ask this question.

Two features of stackexchange would be very useful for a personal math blog -- Latex works great, and comments and replies can be voted upon.

Is there any way to use the stackexchange functionality in a personal math blog?

This isn't really about the environment that is math.stackexchange hosted here, but it sounds like an interesting question nonetheless. You could always try it with an open source "clone" of the StackExchange software installed on your own server (meta.stackexchange.com/questions/2267/stack-overflow-clones) and see how it goes.... – Jason Polak Nov 9 '12 at 1:24
WordPress has both of these features. – Qiaochu Yuan Nov 9 '12 at 1:32
In my (somewhat limited) experience, using Latex on wordpress isn't nearly as easy as using Latex on math.stackexchange.com. Is that wrong? – littleO Nov 9 '12 at 1:38
There are instructions on how to install MathJax on a WordPress installation of your own (that is, if you're on a wordpress.com blog, you can't, AFAIK, install MathJax.) – J. M. Nov 9 '12 at 6:22
Blogger is a bit better with its LaTeX/MathJax support: see tex.stackexchange.com/questions/13865/… – Willie Wong Nov 9 '12 at 8:53
(I also vaguely remember answering a question exactly like this on another forum [which I am pretty sure is a StackExchange site]. I can't seem to find it, however, perhaps the question was deleted?) – Willie Wong Nov 9 '12 at 8:59
If it is good enough for Terry Tao... – user1729 Nov 9 '12 at 10:07
You might be interested in LaTeX2WP lucatrevisan.wordpress.com/latex-to-wordpress , a piece of software which takes a LaTeX file and outputs something which is ready to be copy-pasted into the Wordpress text entry box. – David Speyer Nov 9 '12 at 14:11

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I use mathJax on plain old XHTML pages, and it displays math beautifully.

Similarly here: I integrated MathJax into my Blosxom-based blog with no trouble at all. The only real problem is that RSS/Atom syndication feeds don't have JavaScript executed, so I had to do something else for those. – MJD Nov 15 '12 at 4:14
Grim, but I guess that is for security reasons. – ncmathsadist Nov 15 '12 at 13:46

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