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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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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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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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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 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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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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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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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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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 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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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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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 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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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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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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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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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 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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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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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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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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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 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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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 FirstName LastName name-last.com/‎ A description for this ...
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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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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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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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Removing Generated HTML Comments from SEO Plugins (All in One SEO, Yoast, Platinum SEO) [closed]

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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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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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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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 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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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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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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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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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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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 ...