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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Preferred domain (www vs non-www) setting mismatched in Wordpress & Google Webmaster Tools

Looking for some advice on what appears to be a fairly ambiguous topic. I have also asked this question on Stackexchange, but with no response, so I'm hoping to find some more WordPress-specific ...
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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 ...
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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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Custom permalink stops pagination

Im currently using wordpress 4.4 and i use this permalink structure %category%/%postname% I realized today that the pagination from main page is not working, but if i set it to some simpler ...
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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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How to tell where <title> tag is being pulled from

I'm working on a site, http://vibrantnation.com, and the meta info is jacked. I've looked in .header.php of both the child and parent theme, and it looks OK. I've checked plugins, like Yoasts' SEO ...
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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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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 ...
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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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301 bulk redirects

so, I need to do a massive 301 redirect on the site I got to maintain. The site is quite huge and there is more then 3500 links that are needed to be redirected. All links are retrieved from Google ...
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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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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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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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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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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 ...