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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Post URL duplication adds numerical value

I thought that belonging to these different categories url naming posts the same would be treated as distinct. Categories: Home Hotel Posts: street street URL generated: ...
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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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Is it okay to use page template as contact page? [closed]

I am converting my html website into wordpress. Is it okay to use page template as contact page? For example you have contact-us.html <!DOCTYPE html> <html> <head> ...
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Nginx WordPress and another Web app URL structure

I have got WordPress installed on my root example.com/ Website. Also I have another Web application that on example.com/my-app/ which has got ugly links like example.com/my-app/file.php?arg=value to ...
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Preferred domain (www vs non-www) setting mismatched in Wordpress & Google Webmaster Tools

Looking for some advice on what appears to be a fairly ambiguous topic. I have also asked this question on Stackexchange, but with no response, so I'm hoping to find some more WordPress-specific ...
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Rewrite rule help

I am moving a website to wordpress from a custom CMS and have an issue with some custom rewrite URL that I need to match for SEO purpose. Original url looks something like this ...
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Homepage meta title and description not showing in search engines?

I have just launched a new website and have been having trouble locating it anywhere on search engines, so I decided to do a google search for "site:mysitename.com" to show all of the results from my ...
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Anchors in WordPress not followed/ indexed in sitemap.xml

Have anchor tags on a WordPress page about 300 on a page which are not listed in sitemap.xml, these links are generated dynamically. How do I index these? Structure: A navigation link say Games when ...
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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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Is there any SEO impacts on unattached vs attached images for a post in WordPress?

I usually bulk upload images to the WordPress Media Library and then add them add them in post, it remains unattached. Is there any specific SEO impacts on unattached vs attached images for a post? ...
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Create Dynamic List of Pages that are visible to search engines

I am creating a website that has a database of games. Each game will have Title, Description, Banner Image, Rating, etc... I want to just enter the game into my custom database table and have the ...
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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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Custom permalink stops pagination

Im currently using wordpress 4.4 and i use this permalink structure %category%/%postname% I realized today that the pagination from main page is not working, but if i set it to some simpler ...
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Merge and move multiple blogs to new domain that have some duplicate content and 301 original posts

Sorry for the lengthy title but I couldn't think of a shorter one (open to suggestions). I am reaching out to the community as I don't think this type of question has been answered from my research ...
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How to tell where <title> tag is being pulled from

I'm working on a site, http://vibrantnation.com, and the meta info is jacked. I've looked in .header.php of both the child and parent theme, and it looks OK. I've checked plugins, like Yoasts' SEO ...
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JavaScript and Google PageSpeed + wp_enqueue_script

The best theme in WordPress theme development requires a standard protocol of enqueuing scripts through wp_enqueue_script, but this doesn't solve the problem and Google PageSpeed suffers. I found a ...
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How do i embed an alt text to a YouTube video link in my post?

This is my first post so please bear with me. I am not sure if this is possible but is there a way of embedding an alt text to a youtube video link in posts? Or is there another way around this? Many ...
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Not sure if I should create multiple custom post type [closed]

I am working on a projects that has different tutorials, such as js, html, css and etc. I was initially thinking to create one custom post type for each tutorials, but after some research, I think ...
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Robots.txt not updating

When I try to google search my web address, the follow comes up as the meta description "A description for this result is not available because of this site's robots.txt – learn more." The ...
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How to run a WordPress site across multiple ccTLDs?

I currently have a site setup as a single installation under a .com TLD. I've been asked if we can set up a second version of the site – which will be almost identical, except for a few small details ...
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redirects for removed/deleted woocommerce products

I need to remove some discontinued products from a woocommerce site. I'm just wondering how to go about automating this. I haven't figured out whether to throw a 301, 404 or 410 error, but either way, ...
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Do not output category and tag ulrs

I'd like to use WP as CMS without blog functionality. I use some custom post types with cats and taxonomies, just for building up an isotope filter. My question: Is it possible to do this without ...
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What happens to the permalink that use %postname% if I change the post name

In my permalink i use only postname What will happen to the links if the post name changes? Will it still work ? Otherwise what is the best practice? With love
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Dynamically change page title from URL param

I currently use SEO plugin but I need some extra help because the plugin cannot help me in this case. I have a page that displays data based on a URL parameter (ie. http://example.com/?user=john25). ...
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Which Multi-language option for Wordpress is best from an SEO and Woocommerce perspective?

I am wanting to set up an English and German version of a site for selling products and using content marketing. So I will be doing key word research in both languages. There will be a lot of ...
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Can I add two types of Schema.org tags on WordPress Single Post

I am using a WordPress theme that has Schema Article tags enables on single.php files. Ok I add a WordPress plugin that can give a option to enable Schema Review tags and Schema Recipe tags too. ...
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SEO friendly custom page URL for multi-page posts

Is it possible to use a SEO friendly custom url structure for multi-page (paginated) posts in Wordpress? Example: This is the default url structure for paginated posts: category/post/2 ...
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Current post's author name in the author meta tag

I am trying to add the current post's author as the content for the meta author tag. I wrapped this particular meta in an is_single condition and then tried: <meta name="author" content="<?php ...
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Change permalink structure and keep old one

I have a site with permalink structure "/category/post_id.html" and I would like to change it to a structure "/category/year/month/date/post_id". I know the best practice for permalink is to include ...
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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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How to markup wordpress site using Schema.org?

Since using the markup format from Schema.org is something that is important for a website from an SEO perspective: http://webmasters.stackexchange.com/a/14 ... Mark up your site using ...
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301 bulk redirects

so, I need to do a massive 301 redirect on the site I got to maintain. The site is quite huge and there is more then 3500 links that are needed to be redirected. All links are retrieved from Google ...
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Category Archive Permalinks

So my blog has been running well since last time i asked a question here. But now, i've got another question, i'm having problem with the category archives permalinks So my category tree looks like ...
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Text in header as a page - hide from Web crawlers

In some parts of my template, like in the header of my Wordpress website, I have custom text like "Any question ? Contact us: +33 00 11 22 33". These texts are managed as a page : in the template, I ...
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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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Multiple post types or single post type with category taxonomy?

I am thinking what would be the best approach to this situation. Forgive me if I have used terms erroneously. I can either have multiple custom post types which would display individually on the menu ...
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Search and replace post URL's on page output?

Currently, I'm using pretty permalinks for SEO purposes like this: http://example.com/sample-post. This is great for search engine ranking, but now I am finding this is not so great for mobile app ...
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Ajax loop and history.js for SEO

For a project, I have to ajaxify the main loop with a "load more" button to show more posts (basically as well as Canva Design School). To make this work I used the method described in the tuts+ ...
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Use ACF fields instead of Yoast SEO for storing keywords, description etc

I like minimal and the more I can do without plugins the better. I'm wondering whether using some custom fields from ACF plugin as fields for: meta keywords, meta description on every page / post ...
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image alt text in url opens image in wordpress yoast seo issue

Strage issue on my site. The text in alt tag when placed in the url like http://sitename/pagetitle/alttext opens the image on http://sitename/pagetitle page causing issue in the seo :( Simply the ...
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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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Add meta title, meta description and meta keywords without a plugin

Is it possible to add meta title, meta description and meta keywords without SEO plugin this Is possible in functions.php ?
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Utilizing 'link format' in WordPress without losing SEO value?

In many WordPress themes that support formats, applying the link format to a post makes its title point to a URL (examples can be found: Daring Fireball and MacSparky). In the theme I'm using, the ...
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Two urls for one website

I have a customer that started his small business using an url called "firstname-lastname.ch". Since he was lucky enough to grow and now wants a proper URL, he would like to have another URL for his ...
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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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Help With MultiSite SEO Problems

I really could use some help with setting up our MultiSite Network for SEO optimal results. Setup is like this: MultiSite installation setup as sub domains Hosted on a Pagely VPS with a dedicated IP ...
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SEO Title Tag and Meta Description for custom taxonomy

I have hierarchical taxonomy called "Location" e.g. mywebsite.com/location/state/city I want mywebsite.com/location/state and mywebsite.com/location/state/city to have different title tag I want them ...
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Pingomatic and update services not pinging

I tried many options but when any post on my blog is updated it does not ping. The options i tried are: Auto ping booster plugin Putting all url's in settings->writing->update services section. But, ...
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My blog name refer to different domain in SERP

When I typed site:example.com in Google's search box, it's sometime displaying a different title and meta description (of other website) and sometime same as my blog, but the thing puzzling me is the ...