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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SEO using wordpress and SEO patented plugin tools from Peter Garety

I am working on a site where we are using wordpress and a purchased SEO plugin called P1system. I am having a hard time getting the site to show up on google search.I've bought books and tried ...
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SEO vs Membership [on hold]

So, I am using a plugin so that only registered users can see a wordpress website but this will damage my SEO (the plugin works by redirecting non registered users to the login page). How to make ...
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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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Dynamically PHP-generated content and SEO [migrated]

So I'm using a function in my functions.php file to add some text to all my posts. I was wondering if that will be used by Google when they index my website, and how that will affect my SEO ratings. ...
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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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How to redirect a domain to another without having SEO issues ? [migrated]

I have two domains: mydomain.com and mydomain.fr . I want people who goes to mydomain.fr to see the exact same wordpress install (same content, articles, users etc and when they post on the .fr it ...
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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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Problem with Duplicate Meta / tag description in Webmaster Tool

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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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 ...
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Recipe Plugin Options

I currently run a recipe blog which just uses standard posts for recipes. I tend to have a few pictures and a short description before the 'Read More' line, then the rest of the data ...
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Options for an SEO gallery?

I am currently using the standard Wordpress gallery which I like because a lot of my visitors find me through Google after searching some text which is included in the image description. It obviously ...
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Pinging or sitemap plugin: which practice is better

As I have understand WordPress 4.0.1 has it's own "Update Service" enabled by default. The address indicated in my case is http://rpc.pingomatic.com/. So based on this thing I can state that my ...
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Is there a maximum amount of pages for a multi-page post?

I will publish 2 books (encyclopedia) on my site, each with over 4000 pages. My plan is to put each book into a multipage post using the <!--nextpage--> tag. 1. Can Wordpress handle such a ...
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How to set 301 redirection after moving WordPress blog?

I have moved my wordpress blog to new domain. Old Address : domainname.com/blog | New Address : newdomainname.com Please pay attention about old address and new address. Now I want to redirect all ...
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What is the correct way for multi-domain and multi-language website?

I have very interesting request from a client: They want to have website in two languages for different countries and also are asking whether it possible to have domains for each langues. Goal is so ...
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Microdata based on php content

I'm trying to add microdata to a bought theme. This is the microdata of a local business: <div itemprop="sourceOrganization" itemscope="itemscope" itemtype="http://schema.org/LocalBusiness"> ...
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If i switch my current wordpress blog theme with a new one, will i lose the SEO i have built up for my site? [closed]

if If i switch my current wordpress blog theme with a new one, will i lose the SEO i have built up for my site?
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Shop coding dynamic permalinks & titles

I have built a shop application using php and mysql and wasn't sure how to add it to wordpress but I had a stab at it anyway, I managed to get it to function fine but because the pages are dynamically ...
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Adding canonical tags manually to a page in wordpress

Hi Stackexchange community, I have a wordpress site where I have a main page for courses and a page for workshops. I want to add canonical tags on the workshop pages because most of the content on ...
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Possibilities for customising the standard wordpress gallery?

I am a photographer with a Wordpress site so as you might imaging I need to show off my work in it's best light. I love the wordpress gallery because it creates great SEO due to the comments ...
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Automatically set posts to NoIndex depending on category?

I'd like all new posts with a specific category to automatically have NoIndex applied. There are various plugins - e.g. Wordpress SEO - which make it easier to manually select posts for NoIndex. But ...
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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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Adding hreflang to multisite with no plugin?

I am developing 3 sites using multisite subdirectories. I've looked at WPML and hreflang manager plugins, but that seems like overkill. My three sites are all english speaking, just regionally ...