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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Enabling compression in .htaccess file is causing 500 internal error

This is the code I am adding to my .htaccess file for compression and browser caching and gzip. # BEGIN WordPress <IfModule mod_rewrite.c> RewriteEngine On RewriteBase /wordpress/ RewriteRule ^...
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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 there'...
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WordPress wp_nav_menu within iFrame

EDIT 2: How would I iFrame wp_nav_menu contents while maintaining the styles and script associated with their display? (Please ignore all of the below seemingly confusing context of why someone would ...
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Wordpress SEO - Category, page or both?

I've a doubt on which could be the best solution to rank my pages. I'm not sure if I should focus on category pages, or create a proper product page. Example: I've a website that speaks about Samsung....
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mysterious issue with stop words in urls not working - how can I restore multiple url access?

I have a site that until recently, you could access a url of a post on the site with or without certain "stop words". Now though for some mysterious reason that doesn't work. So to clarify, the ...
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Pagination Duplicate content issue (.htaccess help)

I want to get rid of /page1.html from all the pages, as xyz.com/cat1/page1.html and xyz.com/cat1/ will lead to same result. I have tried this in my .htaccess: RewriteEngine On RewriteRule (.*)/...
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Automatic SEO for wordpress [closed]

I know the ultimate seo plugin for seo optimizing seo. But with more that 250 post, and no seo plugin installed, i like to know if there is a plugin that will 1) make the title of the page, the 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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Filtering categories in the permalink structure

Using /%category%/%postname%/ for the permalink I get a URL string of all the categories that the specific post is included in. I would like the categories in the url to be filtered down to only one ...
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SEO - Media File Name Updating

I've been asked to rename my images to better suit what they represent via keywords, for the purpose of SEO. However, I've noticed that modifying the media images name within WordPress doesn't in ...
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A plugin for having rel=“nofollow” in posts?

I'd like to make all the links in posts on one of my sites to be with rel="nofollow" on links inside posts. I wasn't able to find a plugin that did the job except for WP-NoExternalLinks. It also ...
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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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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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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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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: www.my.com.br/...
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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> <title>...
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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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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 /search?Filter=filter1,...
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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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I have two problems ( SEO )

how are you ? In my website I want to make the author's page and category(slug of it is country) to be in google reslut .. like this : http://rehlat-world.com/profile/saqaf , but when I search in ...
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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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179 views

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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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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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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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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109 views

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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Should a SEO plugin be necessary? [closed]

I'm using the All in One SEO plugin for my site. The extra fields and options it supplies seem like they could be handled via a theme, possibly negating the use for a plugin. Should SEO ...
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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 category/...
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Getting Error 301 Redirect error [closed]

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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How to change title tags on paginated posts?

I've created many post with multiple pages with the nextpage-tag. The problem is that these show up as errors in "Google Webmaster Tools" because of duplicate title tags and meta descriptions. The ...
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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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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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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 ...