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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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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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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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How to print meta description to posts? [closed]

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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Remove the Yoast SEO Post Metabox [closed]

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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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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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 ...
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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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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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WordPress isn't setting my <title> tag [closed]

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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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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root-relative links for multiple parked domains

I have five domains pointing to the same server/wp installation. the domain names are important and my visitors need to be able to stay on their preferred domain as they surf through my site. how do ...
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Yoast's WordPress SEO plugin is not showing the correct snippet [closed]

I am facing a problem. I am not getting the snippet which YOAST plugin showed me. The snippet in Google search is different from what YOAST is showing. Check out the screenshots ...
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Why doesn't YoastSEO allow me to set the title/description for the home page? [closed]

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

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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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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Mystery URL http://#/ Listed in XML Sitemap Created by WordPress SEO by Yoast Plugin

I'm using the Wordpress SEO by Yoast plugin. I'm having problems getting the Sitemaps XML section to work properly. Google gives me the dreaded red X for the status of the sitemap. The error message ...
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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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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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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 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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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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Error “preg_match_all” with Wordpress SEO by Yoast plugin [closed]

I hope someone could realy help me... I get this error message : "error Warning: preg_match_all() [function.preg-match-all]: Unknown modifier 'I' in ...
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Yoast SEO creates sitemaps with a dash '-' but I can't get Bing to accept them [closed]

I've submitted my sitemaps to Google, Ask, and yahoo with no problems but when I try to submit to Bing on 3 different computers PC and Macs Bing rejects without any warning all sitemaps with a dash. ...
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How to display Yoast SEO meta description in archive template for each post instead of the_excerpt()? [closed]

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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ASCII titles with Yoast SEO plugin

I'm finding that SEOmoz is showing page titles with ASCII when indexing my customer's site http://bulldogfencespokane.com. I'm concerned that this is how search engines will index the site. I'd love ...
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Yoast SEO breaking media upload

I have a very simple site that I've modified a very small amount. After installing the Yoast SEO plugin I found that it broke the in post media attach/upload. I'm about 80% sure it's related to Jquery ...
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Removing “Noindex, follow” from pages [closed]

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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SEO meta description and title tag Yoast SEO

I am using Yoast SEO and a custom header. this obv means that any code that yoast uses to input all the seo stuff such as title tag and meta description wont be there. I solved the title tag by ...
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Help in using SEO Plugins: SEO Ultimate And Yoast SEO Plugin

I've deleted my previous question as it was migrated from Prowebmaster to WordPress section, and hence it was deep down somewhere. I'm in a quandary about using SEO Plugin for my WordPress site. ...
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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 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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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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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 ...
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Wordpress SEO plugin (by Yoast) and BuddyPress [closed]

I'm using Yoast's Wordpress SEO plugin to generate breadcrumbs for my site. The problem is that when it comes to BuddyPress pages, the breadcrumbs can't see a member's profile page. Right now it shows ...
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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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Add Page number to Meta Description in Wordpress SEO by Yoast [closed]

The code below is from Wordpress SEO plugin by Yoast. I am trying to add the page number to the Meta description on paginated posts (to avoid duplication issues with Google). function metadesc( $echo ...
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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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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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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 ...