Search engine optimization (SEO) is the process of improving the visibility of a website or a web page in a search engine's "natural" or un-paid ("organic") search results. In general, the earlier (or higher ranked on the search results page), and more frequently a site appears in the search results ...

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Posts with duplicate meta descriptions

I am having issues with Duplicate meta description with posts on my wordpress site. When I create a new blog, the system creates duplicate links in webmaster tool. So for example, I create a new blog ...
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Home page shows recent post, serps rank post within homepage

When I search for the title of one of my post in Google I see: Site Name- Tag Line www.mydomain.com Gibberish gibberish gibberish Hereis the the title of my post I have to go DEEP into the serps ...
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How can I configure the search results in google of my web site, in Google? [closed]

I have my site in wordpress I already used keyword with "All in one SEO pack" and it already appears in the first option in Google but I want my page to appear like this one: ...
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How well do tags effect SEO and traffic? [closed]

I have been using WordPress for a long time, and I finally have noticed on a blog which I write for that tagging my posts effects the site greatly in traffic [We are talking for a few years now]. So, ...
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Pages included in another page and duplicate content issues for SEO

in a recent project I've decided to create a page template (PageX) which is a kind of "stack" of subpages. This template simply includes the content of three other separate pages (PageA, PageB, ...
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Unable to change website title and description

I have launched my website a week ago (www.caregiri.com), and as I review it using http://www.woorank.com/ I am unable figure out why the title still shows just carEgiri, and not carEgiri, Ganghigiri ...
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Get All In One SEO Pack to use custom field instead of Content

I'm having an issue with a custom theme whereby All in One SEO pack isn't auto-generating descriptions because I am using a custom field to enter the main body of the page/post. Is there way to ...
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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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When does WP resize an image file

Creating an image gallery. Using WP for image upload & management. Pictures will be uploaded of various file sizes and pixel dimensions. Page load time and SEO are negatively affected by ...
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Multiple SERPs using WordPress Multisite with additional Multilanguage support

I am wondering about proper choice for multiple WordPress installation making it easy to maintain and achieve best SEO, more precisely best SERPs with also Multilanguage support. By SERPs I mean this ...
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SEO implications of assigning a new domain to a multisite subdomain

I run Wordpress in Network mode (subdomain), and I have built up a good page rank for one of my subdomain sites. If I register a proper domain name for my network subdomain site, and use the domain ...
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Custom query, static page pagination and canonical

We have a custom query used in a template file, which is a page builder, with pagination that query latest posts. The problem is with Yoast SEO plugin and it's canonical URLs. When we navigate to any ...
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special XML to wordpress posts

I've got a difficult one: One of our customers have lots of XML files and wants to be created as posts for SEO reasons. How can I import XML and convert them to posts automatically? I've seen ...
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190 views

Remove date from Google Search Results Description

How do I remove the date from the google search results of my posts? Is this related to WordPress or is it theme-specific?
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Moving Posts to a new site and maintaining URLs

I am looking to move all my posts to a new site. The new site is sitting in a dev environment and will eventually be launched in place of the new site at the same URL. The blog posts will not have ...
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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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340 views

Rewrite URL - how to do a SEO-friendly Unicode custom URL?

After a major load of 404 with some category and tag URL, I questioned on StackOverflow about my WordPress blog. My blog is in Unicode Bānglā. After a nice anatomy on the fact in Facebook1 with some ...
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What does it mean by “Home page / Archives” in JetPack Site Stats?

In the JetPack SiteStats, on the "Top Posts & Pages" the first page or link got most views (8) is the Home page / Archives. What does it actually denote? JetPack support says: Top Posts ...
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How to change the post title to h1 [closed]

Here's a quick question: how do you change the post title to be h1 instead of h3 as it is by default? Can it be done from the CMS or from the actual code? Is there a plugin for this? Thanks and let me ...
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Remove links from SEO by Yoast's sitemap

I have restructured my website and most of the links are now broken and giving 404. I have crawl with Google webmaster tool and just surprised more than 120 links are broken with 404. Most of the ...
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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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Getting Error 301 Redirect error

I am getting following warning when I do Wordpress SEO by Yoast: "The keyword / phrase does not appear in the URL for this page. If you decide to rename the URL be sure to check the old URL 301 ...
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188 views

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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Category.php loads first before page.php?

I've got a problem with the following: I made a category called app-functions, when viewing my domain.com/app-functions/ it opens up the category-app-functions.php instead of page-app-functions.php. ...
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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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short_ping what does it do

Sinds wp 3.6 you can do short_ping on comments as you can see on http://codex.wordpress.org/Function_Reference/wp_list_comments i want use it for my new website ZorgWijzer.nl. But i am not realy sure ...
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Wordpress making two URL's in search engines

I have a blog with 10000 article and im trying to get to registered in google news. Google is rejecting my application as google finds two URL's: 1) http://url.com/article-name/article-id/ 2) ...
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157 views

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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Inconsistent title for posts

I remember, I had edited some part of my theme for optimizing the title values. Currently in google I see this. Whereas when I open a post, the site name is not appended to the post title. I looked ...
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Wordpress Twenty Twelve Theme: Wrapping post dates in javascript

I'm looking to hide the dates of my posts from search engines (as my content ages very slowly). When it comes to wrapping dates in javascript, I had some success in the past with a theme that used a ...
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wordpress theme: on site seo [closed]

I have a site that is not getting the traffic I have been hoping for (not as much traffic as other sites I own) and I am wondering if it might be something with the theme. The site is idolx (not ...
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Removing http 404 status in Wordpress [duplicate]

Is this possible? I don't want to show Google that my users are getting a 404 page... When I did not use Wordpress, this did work very good for me as in SEO. Now, I am having trouble because of ...
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Is there a way to avoid 404 pages in Wordpress?

On my site, people can link to non-existing posts, which is fine because that's the whole structure on my site... The problem is that you get 404 errors, which is not good for SEO. Is there a way in ...
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Magento and Wordpress URL integration

so I'm in a bit of a conundrum. I've integrated wordpress into my Magento site, currently by a subdirectory. Check it out: http://vapetropolis.ca. If you go to the "reviews" section, you'll note ...
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344 views

Can YOAST SEO fields be removed from custom post type [duplicate]

The Yoast SEO plugin is great, but it seems to appear in more places then wanted (columns, custom post type pages, etc.). I want to remove this option because as it stands even when I ignore the ...
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wordpress alternate page title?

I have been thinking about this recently and I feel like I should provide an option in my theme for alternate titles so users can provide alternate titles on special pages like About us (they can show ...
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How are plugins in the WordPress plugin directory ranked?

When searching the plugin directory on wordpress.org how are the results ranked? It seems the main components are number of downloads and rating, or is there actually a full blown algorithm behind it ...
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Is SEO the Wordpress auto-redirect wrong category aliases to correct (if is changed)?

I had a Joomla! website until now, and at this moment I want to move my website to Wordpress because Joomla! have too many processes and limitations. Now I move my content from Joomla! to Wordpress ...
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Multiple post categories - single permalink

I created a post which is assigned to multiple categories. Eg: I have a post "My Post", and I put it in "foo" and "bar" categories. Now my article will have two permalinks, "/foo/my-post" and ...
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Edit custom HTML page from WP admin dashboard

I needed to make custom HTML page in root which will not use default wordpress theme and show content and I linked it on menu as custom links. So in front end everything perfect. But this page is not ...
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Pretty Permalinks

I've created my own search functionality which basically finds the nearest store closest to the entered postal code. My URL for the search currently looks like this ...
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Not Being Indexed by Search Engines [closed]

Is there a specific criteria based on which search engines index/not index your site/blog? If my whole blog (2/3 pages-10-20 posts) is not indexed(WordPress), what can I do? My blog has is not ...
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SEO Title as Breadcrumb

I am using Yoast Breadcrumb, is that possible to use the SEO title as a Breadcrumbs instead of the Page Title.
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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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Remove site name from title post

I want to remove the site-name from title post and used All in One SEO and this is the configuration but in Google search the site name display in all title post ( as this ) How can I remove ...
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179 views

How to add nofollow on all external links without plugin?

I have tried many plugins, which are doing the thing I want, but they are blocking my other plugins (1 in particular, which is indispensable for my site). Anyhow; how can I add a nofollow on all my ...
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Wrapping the_content() in Schema articleBody tag? [closed]

I am trying to put the_content() inside <meta itemprop="articleBody" content="(content here)">. But if I just put <?php the_content() ?> in there, it doesn't work, image goes, structure ...
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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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Sitemap generation

I have have a few pages on my site that walk through a process of querying a custom post type (services) with it's taxonomies (locations) -- example of custom post type (services) and example of ...