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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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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my page title combines with site name by yoast seo, please help [on hold]

My page title combines with my site name due to yoast seo plugin, homepage title (ex if my page title is news and site is "your site" it combines as newsyour site but it should be as News-your site) ...
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Where to find a similar looking WordPress theme? [on hold]

I'm having a very old website at http://www.apfcpanels.com/ which is static XHTML with some PHP for header/footer/sidebar, contact page and newsletter subscription in footer. Otherwise its a static ...
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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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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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Yoast SEO breadcrumbs: How to Change the Categories tree shown in a woocommerce product [on hold]

Yoast SEO breadcrumbs seems to be using the incorrect category tree. Im my product categories, I have : Food Nuts ... Brands Brand 1 Brand 2 Some products show correctly the breadcromb as I ...
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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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449 views

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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709 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 FirstName LastName name-last.com/‎ A description for this ...
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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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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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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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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 ...
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Is Hfeed class for all pages needed

Hey there :) I'm trying to fully understand the Hfeed class used in underscores.me themes. I'm developing a site on most of the underscores structure, but I can't figure out if I can remove the hfeed ...
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Problem with Duplicate Meta / tag description in Webmaster Tool [duplicate]

Hope you are fine and in a good health. I owned a blog www.ismag.com and today when I check my website in Google webmaster tool I found these errors in html improvement. I am using WordPress SEO ...
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Adding meta tag without plugin

Is it possible to add meta title, meta description, meta keywords in every page without installing plugin? My client require not to install plugin. I am curious about this case, all I know is the ...
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Change the Permalink for wordpress attachment

My attachments are currently rewritten from http://localhost/?attachment_id=3 to http://localhost/images/image-title using @Bainternet's answer here. $new_rules['images/(\d*)$'] = ...
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63 views

How to noindex directories on site based on slug (Buddypress)?

Is there a way to noindex areas on my WordPress site based on slug/directory? For example with Buddypress I need to noindex everything after /activity (and all the child pages after it). Here is code ...
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mobile usability issues with /wp-content/uploads/ folders

Google webmaster tools is telling me I have mobile usability issues with my wp-content/uploads/ folders. These urls aren't for public viewing so it doesn't matter if there are issues but will I get ...
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Duplicate pages with ?s parameter

I scanned my website with a duplicate content scanner tool, and it gives me lots of duplicate content pages with ?s parameter at the end, which are crawled by Google. How can I remove these pages? ...
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Genesis / custom template page / setting the page title and meta desc

My WP site is running Genesis. I've just implemented my first custom page template in a child theme. The template runs some PHP and makes some data available to any page based on the template using ...
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SEO optimized Worpress Permalink after migrating from Blogger

Hello i request everyone here to read my question fully before flagging duplicated. I own a website Gadgetronicx and have been planning to move to self hosted wordpress site. By default Blogger ...
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Rewrite Url to a SEO-friendly format

I am using a membership plugin and I would like to change the user-profile Urls. Example Url: http://rec-orders.de/?p_action=user_profile&post_author=2044 This is how the new Url shall look ...
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Removing default alt text autofill or overriding it

What I'm trying to do is check if the user has entered the alt text for an image, and if not, then add alt text containing the post title to the image. I found a function that does this here: ...
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Using static home page and wordpress only as a blog

Would using static home page and wordpress only as a blog increase page speed instead of using a Wordpress template to run the whole show? Would I achieve the same effect using cache tools?
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Redirect homepage /page/1/ to /blog/page/1/

After switching from the homepage displaying latest blog posts on urls /page/1/ /page/2/ etc to a static front page with the posts displayed on /blog/page/1/ we would like to redirect the original ...
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Image URL Recently became Image Name and Took Page URL of Same Name

With a recent update to either wordpress, my theme or the Yoast plugin, we realized that any image with the same name as a page on our site has taken over the URL of the page. When we build out the ...
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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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Why I can not modify the appereance of my title web site in google? [closed]

I have tried everithing I have thought, but I could not solve it. The problem is that when I search my website domain in Google it appears like this: Which is different that the tittle I have ...
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Difficult to create unique titles and meta description?

I have just made my first theme for WordPress and I have been searching for information or some kind of tutorial, about how to create some sort of very simple plugin to handle unique titles and meta ...
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Create a google friendly header with text and logo

I want to customize my current header in wordpress and include a logo in it. The following solution works: <header class="site-header"> <div class="wrap"> <a ...
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Google isn't able to search my website

I have recently started a new website namely webivorous.tk(WordPress CMS) and google is not able to search/index my website.I searched google for my website many times but it doesn't come up with ...
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Most valid way for the URL html structure

I'm building my own theme, and trying to create links to articles this way: <a href="URL"><img src="THUMB" /><div>TIME_STAMP</div><h3>THE_TITLE</h3></a> ...
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Search Engine Visibility checkbox after indexed

I have a client whose dev team set up a wordpress site for development (dev server on a subdomain), but didn't check the "Search Engine Visibility" checkbox when creating the site and now the site is ...
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Dynamic $pageTitle tag variable

Here is the header.php: <head> <meta charset="utf-8"> <title><?php echo $pageTitle;?></title> <meta name="Description" content="<?php ...
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What is the meaning of User-agent and Disallow in robots.txt file in wordpress

What is the meaning of User-agent and Disallow in robots.txt file in WordPress. I am little bit confused in this.
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Exclude the word comment from being referenced

Lately i m trying improve my SEO, and i found in Google Webmaster Tools that the mains keywords are 'Comment' & 'Read more' it s a bit frustrating. How can I say to the search egine dont ...
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Setting up robots.txt with Yoast's Seo plugin

I was looking for a decent robots.txt solution for my wordpress sites and after some searching I found Yoast's SEO plugin that provides a complete SEO solution including indexation. I set it up it to ...
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How to update Wordpress SEO by Yoast Title & Meta Descriptions to one post or multiple Posts

I was updated multipost via Tools/Import xml file. Now i need update SEO title and Meta Description to them. But i can't find these fields on MySQL or XML Structure. Please help me !
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Changing website permalinks leading to search bug?

I have a WordPress 3.3.1 blog, and I'm using the Yoast SEO plugin (if that helps). I went to /wp-admin/options-permalink.php to change the post's URL to be friendly. It worked perfectly but, when I ...
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NoFollow Entire Website

By default whenever you disable indexing via Admin Settings [ x ] Discourage search engines from indexing this site It adds a meta tag in the header like so: <meta name='robots' ...
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Blog not indexed [closed]

my blog is 6 months old, with frequently updated content. Yet, not a single page is indexed by Google. Why is that so? isn't wordpress set up for SEO by default?
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Adding schema.org itemprop to WP4.1 Title Tag

Since WP4.1, there is a new 'title-tag' theme feature to add the title tag. I'm reading an article here to add itemprop to the <title> tag so that it will look like this : <title ...
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Removing rel=“nofollow” from links posted in Post Content

I am running wordpress for my blog EasyPadhai. I am writing a posts and I have included links to my Android app EasyPadhai for my users. But all links to app are turning in nofollow links. Also ...
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Does a parent page's post_title have to appear in a child page permalink?

If I have a page called Home and then a child page with Home as the parent, is there a way to avoid 'home' appearing in the permalink for the child page? I've noticed this with a one-page scrolling ...