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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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SEO - How to make google associate my page with a few specific keywords? [closed]

I have a question regarding SEO. First off, I'm using the Wordpress SEO plugin by Yoast. I'm not asking how to raise my general Google ranking. However, it is very important that my page will appear ...
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XML Sitemap : broken XML file

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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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 Yad Faeq yadfaeq.com/‎ A description for this result is not ...
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How can I modify the Capability need 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?

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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Fix for empty post titles when using WP Yoast SEO plugin

I have a filter to fix visually empty post titles in WordPress, by replacing them with an excerpt of the content add_filter( 'the_title', 'empty_title_fix' ); add_filter( 'single_post_title', ...
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Description is not seen of my title in search engine?

I'm using Wordpress SEO plugin and I can also see my site in google search But in general settings of Wordpress I gave title as Gamers | Play game online and description and also provided some ...
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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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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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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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Turn off auto 301 on archive pages?

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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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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How to use Yoast SEO backend in english even if WPLANG variable is not english?

I added this code to my functions.php file add_filter('locale', 'wpse27056_setLocale'); function wpse27056_setLocale($locale) { if ( is_admin() ) { return 'en_US'; } return ...
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yoast seo plugin - remove bulk title and description editor menu from non-admins

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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yoast-seo-plugin - issue with the title and description template variables

I have set my post's descriptions and titles to be automatically created with yoast's seo plugin's template variables which are pulled from custom-field-values. I run the very latest wordpress 3.8.1 ...
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Show Sitename on Yoast SEO Title tag

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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Removing “Noindex, follow” from pages

I am using WordPress SEO plugin written by Yoast. This plugin, by default, shows "noindex,follow" on every page. I am sure I know the file that displays "noindex, follow" but after much "tweaking" I ...
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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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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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WordPress SEO gives 'No ending delimiter' error on new post

I've just updated WordPress SEO to Version 1.3.4.2 When posting or updating a post I get this error. Warning: preg_match() [function.preg-match]: No ending delimiter '/' found in ...
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Remove the Yoast SEO Post Metabox

Yoasts SEO plugin adds a metabox to the post edit screen. I'm trying to remove this for users who aren't editors or above. I've tried putting a remove_meta_box call in on admin_init, trying to remove ...
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Set domain level rel canonical with Yoast SEO

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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Allowing Yoast SEO plugin to track me

I've recently installed the WordPress SEO plugin by Yoast and it's asking me whether to allow it or not to track my blog? Seems like a stupid question on my part but I'm still new on the blogging ...
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Advanced Custom Fields and Yoast SEO keyword analysis

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 ...
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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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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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Yoast SEO breaks site (css?) in IE

For the life of me I can't figure out why Yoast SEO devastates the rendering of my site (artisteer generated theme) in IE(8). Deactivated, the site renders as expected. Best I can think is to offer ...
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Reinstate Wordpress SEO by Yoast Metabox

In older versions of Yoast SEO, I strongly remember there being an option on the Dashboard that would allow you to disable the meta box for certain post types. I had a client that I used this ...
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Yoast is not adding og description

Wordpress SEO (Yoast) doesnt seeem to be adding the meta og description for any articles/posts at: http://www.magforwomen.com/ The rest of the meta og tags are added but no such luck with og ...
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WordPress category not found page prints multiple <h1> tags

I use Yoast and a premium theme, everything, including "normal" 404 page prints valid html, but when I click a link like mysite.com/categories/a_category and if there are no posts with that ...
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Change content language for one page

I have one page witch has a different language then the rest of the site. I looked in to many plugins but I can't find a way to chance the content language <html lang="nl-NL" prefix="og: ...
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How do I allow Yoast SEO plugin to recognize featured image?

I was researching this question and found this answer But (1) I don't know where to place this code (assuming it is current) and (2) would it be the same for both pages and posts.
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Yoast SEO Plugin: Double Title isse

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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Why doesn't YoastSEO allow me to set the title/description for the home page?

For some reason, YoastSEO set my home page to the first blog post. So the home page canonical, title, and description are set to the values of the first blog post. And when I tried to set the home ...
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Allow Yoast SEO to recognize featured image in page analysis

So I was doing some research about this, I can't figure out how to allow the Yoast SEO plugin to recognize the featured image in the page analysis since in my theme, the image of my articles are the ...
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How to display Yoast SEO meta description in archive template for each post instead of the_excerpt()?

I read this question but it wasn't what I was looking for exactly. I'm new to Wordpress and a little confuse with the functions and everything. How can I get the metadescription in the loop for each ...
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Wordpress appends RSS item with unwanted content

Wordpress is adding a message to the end of each item in RSS feed that reads "The post [post_name] appeared first on ]site_name]." I want this message to go away. I browsed through a my feed.php ...
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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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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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Setting Custom Wordpress “Posts page” AS “Front page”

While I don’t necessarily wish to establish a "STATIC" Front page, I would like to employ a custom page as BOTH my "Posts page" and my "Front page". I’ve created a PAGE titled "Teaching Kids To…" ...
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How can I make the descriptions in the category pages not become meta descriptions?

I have a category, and all the page descriptions are showing up on the pages, which is what I wanted, but they are also showing up as meta page descriptions. So I am ending up with 2 meta ...
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WordPress isn't setting my <title> tag

I am on this screen of WordPress: And when I press save, the meta description tag for my home page gets set, but my <title> tag does not. Would anyone know why this happens? Also, for some ...
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Enabling canonical links to force search engines to go to site.com rather than site.net

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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Add custom taxonomy to title tag

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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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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Open graph problem: Showing wrong description of homepage while sharing on Facebook

Check out this URL: http://developers.facebook.com/tools/debug/og/object?q=www.linuxstall.com Everything is fine except the last line which is Note: "Reference in Perl" is the most recent post at ...
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How to print meta description to posts?

I want to show my meta description content above posts. But i don't know what function I need to call. Resume: i want to put meta description from Yoast Seo above the posts body.
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Problem with Yoast SEO and GD Press Tools

I am having a small problem with getting Yoast SEO to work along side GD Press Tools, which i am hoping i can get some help from you guys. I am look to move from Platinum SEO Pack to Yoast, as I been ...
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P3 Profiler and Yoast SEO plugin

I have profiled my blog with the P3 Plugin and it pointed out that Yoast SEO slows down the site a bit. I then found out that the biggest performance penalty is paid when you "force rewrite" the ...