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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Change Wordpress url for newly formed posts or pages

We have website which uses wordpress and have around 2000 posts. The format for url we choose was http://www.abc.com/xyz/post-title but not we want to change it to ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 ...
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Adding rel=next and prev to <head> for paginated comments

I have limited coding experience, but this evolution has me interested in learning more. I am trying to figure out how to add the rel="next" and rel="prev" to the head of my Wordpress theme for ...
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Generate static pages with taxonomy combinations and enter individual pagetitle etc

I have a custom posttype ("products") and a few taxonomys ("brand", "color" etc.) What I want to do now is: Generate static pages with individual URLs for each variation (ex: ...
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Sub category text in the URL of wordpress site

I am launching a site about mobile and it is in wordpress. URL structure is as follow example.com/unlock/company/model example.com/how-to/company/model Unlock and how to are parent category 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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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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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 ...