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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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Category Name and Slug field need to be the same otherwise it breaks category pages

On our WP install we have Topics pages which pull together any content which has been tagged with that topic. Standard. When we visit the topic admin page and edit the Name field (so it's different ...
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Can anyone help me with replace genesis post excerpt with yoast meta description and if there is no meta description show the excerpt?

Hellow, I did replace the genesis post excerpt with the yoast meta description in my child theme, but the problem is, I want to show the post excerpt when there is no meta description again. 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 ...
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remove rel=next on home page but not others

There is a major problem with most new templates for WordPress that want you to set your homepage to Your Latest Posts. This is to enable many of the great theme features to work. The problem with ...
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Pull Yoast Custom Meta Title

Creating a custom FEED but I wanted to try and pull the SEO custom title rather than the original post title. This works on post pages but can't seem to get it to work on the custom feed template: ...
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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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Remove an action from an external Class

I'm trying to do something similar to this question here: remove_action or remove_filter with external classes? I'm trying to remove the <!-- This site is optimized with the Yoast WordPress ...
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Enabling canonical links to force search engines to go to site.com rather than site.net [closed]

I want visitors who have typed site.com, stay on site.com and visitors who have come to site.net, stay at site.net (They have one host and site.net has been parked on .com). When it comes to search ...
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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 Calling content filters 2 additional times

I was trying to add a content filter and i discovered that the filter was being called 3 times in total. I tried slowly deleting all of the plugins and eventually found that it was Yoast that was ...
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Declare global var from Template File and use it in Functions.php

I am using the wpseo_title filter to rewrite the authors page titles from my site. I have the following code in author.php template: <?php global $author_page_titles; $author_page_titles = ...
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Yoast Seo Plugin meta title not showoing [closed]

I am using latest wordpress 4.5 and latest version of Yoast seo plugin. I have filled all the options of yoast seo on page like focus keyword, seo title, meta description etc. But when i view the ...
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help to write a custom php script to settingup yoast priority to pages or posts

I'm trying to improve this tutorial script including a switch in the first ifcondition to assign a custom priority to my Yoast Xml Sitemap only to certain post or pages. So i'm trying to say to ...
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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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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 sticky,...
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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 to remove Date from Meta Description on SERP?

I noticed on a few recent projects the Date is displaying in the Meta Description for all Custom Post Types and Taxonomies in WordPress. I was always under the impression the Date would usually show ...
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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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Using php to overwrite or replace title tag, while using yoast [closed]

I use yoast for my seo, indexing, title, sitemap etc. But I have one issue, for my product pages I want to use costum taxonomy data and yoast doesnt support that. Now I got the code to echo the exact ...
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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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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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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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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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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 IDs:...
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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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How to solve Robots.txt problem with WordPress fresh install?

I installed a fresh copy of WordPress few weeks ago and I have been having some strange problems. 1- I get this message : "Comments for FirstName LastName name-last.com/‎ A description for this ...
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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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Add a meta description to home page?

I have the theme Hatch and I can't figure out how to change the meta-description of the home-page. It is not an actual page, it is the default view for posts. Have searched everywhere for an answer ...
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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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How to roll back a wordpress plugin update?

Yesterday I updated my wordpress seo by yoast plugin to version 1.2.8.4 from version 1.2.7 and my admin panel is messed up. I searched through the support forum but the plugin author hasn't replied to ...
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How to remove/hide Yoast's “SEO” tab in admin panel?

I don't want this shown to members who register for my website as it's confusing and irrelevant for them. I assume some code added to functions.php will do the trick but what code?
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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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WordPress SEO by Yoast: Hide Meta boxes in posts for non-admins

I have multi-author website and I am not very comfortable for allowing all members to enter SEO details in the posts they are publishing. I would like this would be visible only to Administrator of ...
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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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Display Yoast WordPress SEO title in archive template

The WordPress SEO plugin by Yoast allows users to add SEO titles and meta descriptions to taxonomy term archive pages. These are then used in the head of the document. I´m trying to display the SEO ...
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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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How to add a page to the Yoast breadcrumbs

I am using Yoasts Wordpress SEO and I have set up my breadcrumbs. The problem is that my page setup is s follows. / /about /blog - On this page I query the posts and display them. The posts ...
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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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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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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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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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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" ...