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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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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How do I turn off 301 redirecting posts (not canonical)?

I noticed a strange behavior in WordPress where it automatically 301 redirects certain URL structures for posts. For example, I have a post entry for: mysite.com/999/about-us Then, you would think ...
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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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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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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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Multiple Domain Names - One WP Install (non-Multisite) - Default Each Domain name to Category Archive

Use case is somewhat simple - here goes: Five people share a single wordpress install - not multi-user Each person blogs and puts their posts in a their own unique category Each person has their ...
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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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191 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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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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How to set a custom title per language?

I am running Qtranslate for my website. I am very impressed by this plugin. Now my only problem is that I cannot set a custom title and description for my homepage per language. I can only setup one ...
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Maintain SEO of a website while migrating it to Wordpress?

i have a site url http://www.dualfocusphotography.co.uk i want to convert it to wordpress in such a way its SEO or site ranking should not be disturbed. any one guide me is it possible if yes then ...
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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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How Do I Set the Page Title Dynamically?

Is it possible to change the page title with code? For example, let's say the page's name is "Book your Order", but I want to change it to "Book Order #123". I Google'd a bit and looked here and ...
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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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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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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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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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WordPress for a business catalog site

I am completely noob with WordPress so I apologize in advance if my questions sounds completely stupid. Background I have a small business catalog site that I wrote long ago in plain HTML. Now I ...
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best way to stop this wordpress duplicate content

I noticed in google that actually searches in my blog are getting indexed on multiple pages resulting in duplicate content. Suggestions on how to stop this? example / ?s=radiofixes ...
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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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Does having two installations of Wordpress negatively affect SEO? [closed]

I found a similar thread Here but it didn't seem to answer what I needed. Basically, I'm running a core wordpress install on " www.domain.com " One of the pages on that site needs to run on a ...
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226 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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 ...