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Yoast SEO - Disable Content Analysis in Version 3

I use advanced custom fields and Yoast SEO on some of my websites. The contant analysis function of Yoast SEO is not working correct together with ACF and in some cases its a bit to much for my ...
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How Yoast SEO plugin works with variable %%name%%?

I know that Yoast SEO plugin doesn't create any database table then why in wp_postmeta numbering of meta_id are not continuous? Is it because of Yoast Plugin? Also I want to know how its feature of ...
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Use Yoast SEO Title for Recent Posts on X Theme

I know this is super specific but hear me out. On my site I use the X Theme (linked so you can see what I'm referring to). "Recent Posts" is a module of the X Theme which I have setup to show the ...
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Wordpress thinks my custom taxonomy pages are search pages #seo

I have set up a custom taxonomy for regular posts called guide. I have a template file called taxonomy-guide.php which lists out posts with a guide taxonomy. So my URL structure appears like this: ...
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Custom permalink stops pagination

Im currently using wordpress 4.4 and i use this permalink structure %category%/%postname% I realized today that the pagination from main page is not working, but if i set it to some simpler ...
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What could be causing the category to be appearing as the post title in the title tag?

As the title of the questions states, I have this site where in the title tags, the category is appearing as the post title, which is killing my client's SEO, of course. I've disabled all plugins that ...
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How to tell where <title> tag is being pulled from

I'm working on a site, http://vibrantnation.com, and the meta info is jacked. I've looked in .header.php of both the child and parent theme, and it looks OK. I've checked plugins, like Yoasts' SEO ...
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Change Wordpress CPT ID into Post Name

I'm using wordpress custom theme contains 3 CPT and for seo purpose I am using yoast seo plugin. For seo purpose I want title and description to look like this. CPT Lyrics - Title - Artist Name ...
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Customize title, description and focused keyword [closed]

I would like to customize focused keyword, SEO title and meta description, but I am unable to find any clue how to do it. There is official documentation but it is sooo lacking... I came up with ...
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Wordpress causes server to block at 100% CPU when logged as admin

I have a dedicated server with 1.6GHz single core processor and 2GB of RAM, with Varnish for cache, nginx for serving pages, hhvm+php5-fpm for PHP, and PerconaDB as SQL DB. My WP setup includes the ...
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Adding multiple taxonomy filters to functions.php

I need to add multiple taxonomy filters to the functions.php file to remove (3) irrelevant taxonomies from the Yoast SEO sitemap index. I have been able to successfully add one filter, but when I add ...
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Removing Generated HTML Comments from SEO Plugins (All in One SEO, Yoast, Platinum SEO)

Most of the SEO plugins out there sign the code of the site with a comment with their name and even their software version. For example, All in One SEO adds the following: <!-- All in One SEO ...
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Change list order of sitemap_index.xml with code?

I need to change the list order of sitemap_index.xml generated by the Yoast SEO plugin: localhost/local.sales.com/post-sitemap.xml 2015-10-05 18:31 localhost/local.sales.com/page-sitemap.xml ...
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Tracking custom event with Google Analytics by Yoast Plugin

Hey guys can anyone help me out about how to do custom even tracking while using this plugin? I'm adding custom code via jquery depending on adblcoking enabled like this _gaq.push(['_trackEvent', ...
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Facing Problem with Description in Post and Home Page in Wordpress

Recently I've configured SEO by Yoast for better On-page. But, after analyzing the SEO score and different aspects of it I found out that the template is considering General > Tagline as the Meta ...
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Yoast SEO hooks overriding themselves

I have some dynamic templates where I have to customize the canonical links. According to Yoast documentation the hook to use is wpseo_canonical I have two functions pointing to different pages ...
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Show custom page template page name instead of post type archive in yoast SEO breadcrumbs

I have a custom post type named AWP Authors (slug: awp-author) and to display list of author I have a custom page template named AWP Authors Page which is used as custom template for page named ...
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Shop title and Homepage Duplicate Issue

I have a woocommerce site with a shop page template as my home page. I'm also using the Yoast SEO plugin. However, I'm getting a duplicated title issue for: domain.com and domain.com/shop The title ...
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Where to add h1 tags to category pages?

We are looking to add h1 tags to category pages on this site which are currently missing: http://elliawear.com/product-category/accessories/jewellery/ The site uses WooCommerce and the SEO Plugin ...
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Missing content on author archive page

I got problem when I deal with the 'author archives' pages. Initially I used default 'archives.php' from my theme. Then I add a 'author.php' page, tested on my local machine, it was ok to show the ...
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Set different Canonical url programmatically for every post

I want to set the set the cannonical url programmatically for every post. By that I mean when creating/editing an article there should be the possibility to set a custom cannonical url for it. (maybe ...
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image alt text in url opens image in wordpress yoast seo issue

Strage issue on my site. The text in alt tag when placed in the url like http://sitename/pagetitle/alttext opens the image on http://sitename/pagetitle page causing issue in the seo :( Simply the ...
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robots.txt Not Updating

Today I received an email from Webmaster Tools stating that "Googlebot cannot access CSS and JS files". So I set about updating my robots.txt file located in the root of my server. Original Contents: ...
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Yoast SEO Plugin displays “Page not found” for all custom page templates even though they work

I have created custom single pages. By custom page i mean mypage.php and this page will then display custom content. The pages all work perfectly fine and i have hooks in place to add a custom title. ...
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Convert meta description into corresponding excerpts / yoast seo plugin

I m using Yoast SEO plugin on my blog. I never filled excerpts manually, but filled the meta description for each posts. But now for some reasons i need to use get_the_excerpt hook and I have never ...
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Only show sub-category

I have a news system with a thumbnail and a box on it that show the category related to the news, using <?php the_category(', '); ?> This worked fine using only one category for each news, but ...
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Changing Post Sitemap Frequency to Hourly [closed]

I'm in the process of overhauling my site and I need to make sure Google is getting the most recent versions throughout the process. I'm using WordPress with the Yoast SEO plugin. In their knowledge ...
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How to override the title tag for woocommerce endpoints?

I am trying to set the title tag for Woocommerce pages that have endpoints. I am using Yoast SEO and so far have created this: function woocommerce_endpoint_titles( $title ) { $sep = ' | '; ...
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Wordpress User Meta Open Graph and WPSEO Yoast different in production and staging environments

When using Facebook share to share a link I have been using WPSEO and custom hooks to update the Open Graph meta information based on custom parameters in the url in the theme's function.php file. /* ...
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Yoast Seo Plugin - Set no-index to a post automatically when a post is set to sticky

I am a content supervisor on a wordpress site, it uses wordpress seo by yoast plugin. My duty includes analyzing the content and marking it sticky if seems fit. When I mark a particular post as ...
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add post content in meta description in yoast

How can I add post content in meta description via Title & Metas? I have seen excerpt variable %%excerpt%% but it will give only excerpt but I want whole content in meta description. Can any one ...
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Removing all child categories from Yoast SEO breadcrumbs (or Navxt)

I am making a wordpress site and have ran into some trouble regarding the breadcrumb on single pages. At the moment it outputs Home > Parent category > Child category > Post title. This is usually ...
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Overwriting yoast's og:meta output?

I'm working on a blog with hundreds of old posts, and new posts being added daily. I can't change their flow of filling out the yoast meta tag for title. They want the og:title value to be something ...
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Genesis / custom template page / setting the page title and meta desc

My WP site is running Genesis. I've just implemented my first custom page template in a child theme. The template runs some PHP and makes some data available to any page based on the template using ...
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Why I can not modify the appereance of my title web site in google? [closed]

I have tried everithing I have thought, but I could not solve it. The problem is that when I search my website domain in Google it appears like this: Which is different that the tittle I have ...
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Why do I get a 404 for my sitemap index after installing Yoast? [closed]

I just installed the Yoast plugin on my Wordpress blog, so that I can automatically create my sitemap xml. However when I visit the page sitemap_index.xml I get a "404 page not found" error. Why isn't ...
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Remove Yoast jQuery from front end

I would like to remove the following two script and one style tags. They appear to be added by the Yoast SEO plugin, but looking through their plugin files yields nothing promising. Does anyone know ...
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Add meta value to custom post type on publish

I have a client who is requesting that all posts of a certain custom post type (called 'custom-jobs') be set to automatically be included in the sitemap in the Yoast SEO plugin. I found that in ...
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the_content filter together with require_once returns 1 instead of the content of the included file

It's a weird problem that looks like to have something todo with the WP SEO plugin from Yoast. If I disable it ( and no other plugins are running ), the output is what I expect it to be. It shows the ...
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Set Custom Post feature image as og:image

I am trying to set the Featured image as the og:image I have tried various ways and plugins (Yoast) but finding it hard to get my head around this. The issue is that it isn't picking up the feature ...
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How can I modify the Capability needed to access a plugin's options?

I have the following 3 different Roles: Admin, Editor, and SEO. I have installed WordPress SEO by Yoast, and I want to get this: I don't want the editors to see the SEO options, because they only ...
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How do I create custom tags for Wordpress SEO? [closed]

I'm using Wordpress SEO by Yoast, the free version and wondering if there is a way to create custom tags such as %%city%%. I want to make my own that can pull data from another plugin i'm using as a ...
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Edit title-tag in wp_head with yoast seo

I want to manipulate the html-title tag, so <title> these not the content of the title-tag! I use child-themes and it's inevitable, because the template have to be easy to update. So I have to ...
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Turn off auto 301 on archive pages? [closed]

I'm currently using infinite-scroll. The scroll ends when it reaches a 404. For example it will look for category/cars/page/2 category/cars/page/3 etc until it hits a 404. The problem is that ...
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XML Sitemap : broken XML file [closed]

I use WP SEO by Yoast to generate sitemaps and the sitemap generated for custom types has a short hexa string at the beginning that invalidate the whole XML file : 148e2 <?xml version="1.0" ...
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yoast seo plugin - remove bulk title and description editor menu from non-admins [closed]

Is there a way to remove the yoast-seo-plugin's bulk title and description editor menu from the non-admins. It is an awesome feature but I would like my users to keep off from it. I am using the very ...
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Show Sitename on Yoast SEO Title tag [closed]

I am using Yoast SEO plugin on a site. Right now if a Post's Title is left empty in the metabox for a post, then the Title tag will output in this format... %%title%% %%page%% %%sep%% %%sitename%% ...
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Manipulating wp_head content

I'd like to know if it is possible for me to manipulate the output of wp_head()? Right now I'm using the Yoast SEO plugin to add some social tags into my posts (og:*). Now this site is an remake of ...
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Hide Meta Boxes for Non-Admins

I have a review based wordpress site where I have a page for each different company where there users can review them. The theme I use adds a custom post type called "review" and I have used Press ...
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Advanced Custom Fields and Yoast SEO keyword analysis [closed]

The problem I'm having is the keyword page analysis tool doesn't read my custom fields so I am trying to figure out how to run a filter on them. I found a blog post on Yoast website here here which ...