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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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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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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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 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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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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851 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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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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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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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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548 views

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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331 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 [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 ...
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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 ...
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OpenGraph descriptions not showing when using Wordpress SEO (Yoast)

I installed WordPress SEO a couple of days ago and have the Open Graph tags ticked, and they are all displaying fine apart from the page description. Should this be appearing, and am I correct in ...
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Datetime on time tag wordpress puts it outside the tag

I want to use a time tag with the datetime attribute in it... I tried this in functions.php: <time class="time" datetime='. the_date('d-m-Y') . '>%3$s '.get_the_time( $d, $post ...
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67 views

Post title not output correctly

I am trying to set up titles of posts with WordPress SEO, however my title gets output like this: My post name There is no separator and site name. Here's the code in the theme: ...
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190 views

A solution to set metatags with my page generating plugin?

I have a plugin which generates a page automatically. Is there a way I can add functionality to this plugin which would allow me to set the meta description, keywords, and title for the page? I've ...
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Wordpress plugin for nicer looking slugs? Have multiple pages named the same but they get different slugs

This wordpress site I'm touching up has a page hierarchy which is responsible for the urls. Basically the urls look like page1/subpage/subsubpage etc. The problem is, this site is for a recurring ...
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How to let crawlers search paginated comments?

With comment pagination, Google doesn't index the older pages and comments become essentially lost to searches. Is there a way to let search engines crawl paginated comments, perhaps by generating a ...
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Problem with articles feed: XML Parsing Error: XML or text declaration not at start of entity

I have a problem with WordPress articles feed. I have discover it analyzing what googlebot is scanning on my site and I disconvered that it is scanning only the feed and not the articles... So I have ...
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Wordpress duplicate content with wp_link_pages [duplicate]

Currently I am using wp_link_pages in my single.php post template using <!--nextpage--> to split a post into multiple pages, but i have a serious problem with google webmaster and duplicate ...
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106 views

Change The Meta-Description Of Home-Page?

I would like to use this script (found here), but it generates a blank page when I add it to my header.php if ( is_home() ) { ?> <meta name="description" content="Your home page meta ...
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post content includes and seo vs. duplicate content

Trying to find the answer here but can't seem to locate this specific scenario... We have products that include multiple, defined resources - for example, each has 3 distinct user guides for ...
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149 views

Best Way To Structure 3 Tiered Site

I'm starting a quote site using Wordpress. I'm wondering what would be the best way to structure the site considering the fact that I'd like to include a lot of static content on the tier 2 pages. ...
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517 views

How to Make your Category Titles have H1 tags?

I´m using the atahualpa theme and have the category titles displayed on the category pages. I want the title to have H1 Tags and the site name and info H3 tags. Right now, the category titles have H2 ...
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how to connect the author profile with google webmaster tools in multiuser blog?

in this page google help us to enable our profile image on google search list when some one search get results from our blog post. my question not about how to do that ... like this link that closed ...
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Custom domain for sub-section of parent website

While this topic could be considered a general web development item, I'm using WordPress, so I need to find some way to do this within WordPress and without breaking it. I realize this is a deep ...
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118 views

deeplink juggernaut - remove settings

I've used for a little while "SEO Ultimate" for Wordpress. Unfortunately the plugin demonstrated itself to be buggy and without a solid infrastructure on the back that would allow easy overriding of ...
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A Specific Blog post to be assigned as the landing page of my wordpress blog

Is it possible for a specific blog post (in wordpress) to be the landing page? For example my domain name is www.overflowingstupidity.com and I have this blog entitled post "How to burn your house ...
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The inner mechanism of WP SEO plugins

This is more of a conceptual question, but it has actual ramifications. Going through the various SEO plugins I found nowhere a PHP tag that should be embedded in the actual HTML page and echo the ...
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1k views

Allow spiders to crawl my site (selectable option in wp)

I was creating a site for testing and i selected an option when setting up wp that essentially disallows my site from being indexed/crawled. I would now like it to be crawled like normal, but i cant ...
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129 views

How to make certain content of the post noindex and no follow. not entire post?

in my woocomemrce website i am trying to embade faqs which are generated using a short cut code . these faqs are common for all products which may lead to serious duplicate content issue . how to ...
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Wordpress page title repeated in SOME pages

I have created a Wordpress site and titles were working just fine. Then, some time and plugins installed later, I noticed that in SOME pages I get the title repeated 2 times. Example of wrong page ...
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Copy SEO Meta Desc “Custom Field” to Excerpt field?

I'd really like to take all of my old posts, and automatically use the meta descriptions we have written – currently done for each post using All In One SEO Pack – and copy them to also be our post ...
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458 views

Why does WordPress allow inserting <h1> tags into posts?

It is my understanding that there should not be more than one <h1> tag on a page, and that the <h1> tag should be the site title, for SEO reasons. If that is correct, why does WordPress ...
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Multiple Domains Same Install Different Static Pages

I have my main domain domain.co.nz with a static homepage of home but I also have a url that is great for SEO purposes and what I am trying to do is work out how I can have my seoDomain.co.nz point to ...
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category url structure

Is it possible to have listed all available categories on www.example.com/category/ request. Using the following url as mentioned in my example generating 404 error.
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Custom Post Types, slug, archive and SEO plugins

I made a custom post type called "friends". I am able to correctly list my friends using this urls: http://mysite/friends/friend1/ http://mysite/friends/friend2/ http://mysite/friends/friend3/ ...
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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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SEO module to change tag title for different listing page

I need to have different tag titles for each category of my website. I've tried all in one SEO but it looks like i cannot change it individually. Thanks in advance
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How should I force WordPress to give proper name for the uploading images?

How can I force WordPress to give a proper file name for images like "http://www.mysite.com/wp-content/uploads/2012/07/mona_lisa_painting.jpg" instead of ...
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Autolinking keywords in text with tags

Sometimes in my posts I use the keywords that exists in my tags and categories list. Is it possible to automatically link the keywords in texts with the tags and categories? Or should do it manually ? ...
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2k views

Yoast SEO: title tags are repeating my website name and slogan [closed]

I am using the Yoast SEO plugin and I am finding that on my site it is repeating the website title and blog tagline twice. For example, it looks something like this in my browser tab: Example.com | ...
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670 views

How to remove dates from existing permalinks?

After doing some research about dates on blogs, it seems like it is a good idea to remove them from the existing posts. Consider: Self-hosted (on Bluehost) Over 1,000 existing posts All posts are ...