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how to show Author information in search results

Google search result does not show author information or thumbnail images. the source code look like this <link rel="author" href="https://plus.google.com/115911773396772351667/posts"/> ...
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Wordpress site running on Yoast not being indexed into Google News [closed]

I have a site that was migrated a week ago from Movable Type 4 to WordPress and ever since then, the posts are not getting indexed into Google News. We used the same meta key that we used on MT4 and ...
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Problem with parent page slug only in WordPress admin

I am using the permalink structure: /%category%/%postname%/ in order to show my blog posts under their category in my url. I have also installed WordPress SEO by yoast (if that helps) but I noticed ...
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Yoast Force Rewrite Crashed Site [closed]

I just applied force rewrite in WordPress SEO by Yoast plugin and now cannot access my site at all am getting a Error 330 (net::ERR_CONTENT_DECODING_FAILED): Unknown error. message in Chrome and ...
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Double bar “|” in title (By WP SEO Yoast?) [closed]

I am wondering why my pages (post doesn't have this problem) have a double bar "|" in them eg. About || Jiew Meng's Blog UPDATE Actually it appears in other pages too, like this. In this case, ...
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Google 404 Errors

It seems Google Tries to crawl pages I never created and gets a 404 error, but it thinks or maybe somewhere in my code, google thinks there is a second page. For example, I have this page ...
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How to add custom options for plugin into the add post screen - like yoast seo

On Yoast seo, when you create a new page it gives you the ability to alter titles, etc. This is added by the yoast module. I am writing a plugin, that can have other things attaching to a post. How ...
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Setting up robots.txt with Yoast's Seo plugin

I was looking for a decent robots.txt solution for my wordpress sites and after some searching I found Yoast's SEO plugin that provides a complete SEO solution including indexation. I set it up it to ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Set domain level rel canonical with Yoast SEO [closed]

i have two single woocommerce installs (not multisite) that publish the same content (products etc). i want to add a cross domain level rel canonical to the second domain, such that - ...
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Yoast SEO Plugin: Double Title isse [closed]

After researching a lot I found that there are quite a few very common issues with the "Yoast SEO plugin" that haven't been resolved yet. I also ran into those issues (which is why I was researching) ...
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Remove Meta-boxes (Yoast SEO plugin) [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: WordPress SEO by Yoast: Hide Meta boxes in posts for non-admins I was wondering how to remove Meta-boxes from the post page. I would like that only administrators or ...
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Yoast: do I still need to manually insert meta tags in my theme or will Yoast do this for me? [closed]

I am using the Yoast Wordpress SEO plugin and would like to know if I need to insert meta tags into the head of my document or will Yoast do this for me assuming I've filled out the required fields in ...
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Yoast SEO: title tags are repeating my website name and slogan [closed]

I am using the Yoast SEO plugin and I am finding that on my site it is repeating the website title and blog tagline twice. For example, it looks something like this in my browser tab: Example.com | ...
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Yoast SEO Plug In and my Theme duplicating code. Need some feedback on what to do? [closed]

The theme I am using does most all the SEO stuff that I want it to with the exception of tweaking the titles on a post by post basis, and the ability for me to write my own meta descriptions for each ...
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Add custom taxonomy to title tag [closed]

I'm using Yoast's WordPress SEO plugin for a variety of websites. In setting title tag templates with his %%category%% syntax, I've figured out that you can reference custom fields by using ...
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Yoast SEO plugin - Sitemap links greyed out & page priority

I have a sitemap - http://www.teamworksdesign.com/page-sitemap.xml Why are some of the links within the sitemap greyed out? Also is it worth changing the priority of some of the pages to achieve ...
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Facebook sharing scraper grabs different data on different servers for same site

-- Update 04/29/2016 -- It turns out the URL was being redirected if it ended in a set of numbers, but only if there were no letters within the set of numbers, and only when Facebook was scraping the ...
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Roots rename web folder breaking Yoast

I'm using a Roots setup on my live site but the public web folder has to be called html. I renamed it as such. At first, nothing worked – I had a white screen because the plugins couldn't be loaded, ...
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Preferred domain (www vs non-www) setting mismatched in Wordpress & Google Webmaster Tools

Looking for some advice on what appears to be a fairly ambiguous topic. I have also asked this question on Stackexchange, but with no response, so I'm hoping to find some more WordPress-specific ...
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Custom WP TItle from custom template with dynamic URL structure

I am new to custom WP development, but I have made a custom plugin. With a custom rewrite I have made the following URL structure: /profile/[company_name]/ I have made a new post Profile with a ...
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seo meta description issue in google search

This is my first time to use Yoast SEO plugin in my website, I'm trying to add meta description to every pages and every post in my website. When I search it on google, seems like the meta ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 ...