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Site errors HTTPS so 'No information is available for this page' in google search results

Since I moved my site to HTTPS I get 'No information is available for this page.' in Google search results. I've inspected the page in Google's URL inspection tool and it seems 34 out of 51 page ...
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How to block access to Crawlers to any Image on a Private page

We found out that a reverse image search on google images was able to link to a set of images that are on Private Pages. Is there a plugin that can fully protect these images? if not what coding ...
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How to stop showing my under development site on Google Search [closed]

Someone please help me to stop showing my under development website on Google search.
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hentry missing “author”, “entry-title”, “updated”, and hcard missing “fn”

In Search Console I see the following errors: 2 pages with hentry errors: Missing: author Missing: entry-title Missing: updated https://www.anahatatantra.com/pl/jak-miec-wiecej-energii-dzialania/ ...
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How to Change The Title in WordPress For SEO

My concern is when I search for that company I see what is shown in the image. Instead of Home, I require it to show a custom title that is good for SEO. What is the best way to fix this? Please ...
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Wordpress 404 errors for old plugin files via Google Bot

I get a lot of 404 errors on my WordPress site and I have controlled a lot of those using the Redirection plugin. Now there is a particular type of 404s that originate from Googlebot requests. These ...
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Google Search Console: Index Coverage Error for /wp-includes/ php files

Recently, without changing anything on my website, Google search console started flagging 80 index coverage errors, shown as "Server error (5xx)". When I go look into it, what it's flagging are php ...
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Change meta data of pdf file

I've noticed recently that pdf files provided by client have got indexed with weird and random title tags when searched for in google (site:mysite.com/path-to-file.pdf). Now I've tried to change it ...
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Why last blog post excerpt is shown instead of meta description? [closed]

Instead of meta description of my main page Google shows excerpt from my last blog post. How do I fix that?
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Sitelinks Search box schema confusion

Trying to implement Sitelinks Search box schema in order to help Google show a search-box above my sitelinks I realized there is some confusion (for a newbie) in the current documentation I could find....
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Hiding Custom Post Type from Google?

I have a plugin that uses custom post type for holding content that I pull via a shortcode elsewhere. However on a new site I noticed one of the posts in the CPT started showing up in the google ...
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2 Domains, Same Content, Different Titles?

Hi just wondering if this is at all possible for example: You can access through A.com or B.com but the titles of the page change accordingly, so if you were on home on A.com the title and google ...
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Duplicate Australian E-Commerce site

I have a WordPress ECommerce site targetted for US customers. I am planning to launch a different site for Customers in Australia. As I will be selling the same products the website/information will ...
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Why is one of my posts prefixed with “Next Post” on Google search

I run a website on WordPress.org and at the bottom of each post are two links that point to the previous and next post. I was doing a Google search on one of my website's posts and it showed two ...
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How to block search engines indexing certain AJAX actions

I have a shopping cart which uses AJAX to add/remove items to the cart from an <a> styled as a button which links to an action like /wp-admin/admin-ajax.php?action=shopping_cart&id=16&...
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How to password protect media library files (PDF)?

My company has an internal sales site and they use the OneLogin SAML SSO plugin for authentication. The site is not supposed to be viewable to the general public. Apparently they only checked the WP '...
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Deprecating Wordpress URL from Google, promoting custom domain [closed]

I'm hosting a simple set of information pages at mysite.wordpress.com (anonymized for simplicity). I've purchased a domain -- www.mysite.com -- and have made it my primary domain for mysite.wordpress....
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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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Wordpress Schema.org Markup. What value does it add?

I've been adding all the "recommended" schema.org markup to my sites for awhile now. Most of the schema markup adds value to google searches. There's other markup though that I've been using and I'm ...
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How do I host Wordpress on a hidden domain through a reverse proxy?

I have a reverse proxy for http://www.xxxx.com/guides/ pointing to Wordpress on another domain. I want to edit and administer it via the other domain, but I don't want the contents to be publicly ...
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Searching in shortcode contents

Can WP search be extended to search in shortcode generated contents? If it is not a possibility please guide if replacing default WP search with Google Custom Search will solve the problem of ...
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Strange Search Queries in Apache Status

I am running a wordpress website with high traffic, my server load gets very high and while checking apache status i found flood of wordpress searches like this /?s=\"khabarnaak\"&id=39790 HTTP/1....
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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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Trying to update robots.txt [closed]

I have installed and activaded the WP Robots txt plugin. Then I have gone to wp-admin/options-reading.php I have pasted a new robotst.txt content and Save it. But I can not see the new content at ...
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What's the most efficient solution when augmenting google custom search results with taxonomies?

This is more of a conceptual/best-practices question: I'm integrating google custom search into a site that has about 15,000 articles. I will be using their XML/JSON feature which is a REST call with ...
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Googlebot adding /feed at the end of my URLs

I have seen on Google Webmaster that the crawler is searching for URLs by adding /feedat their end. e.g. 4 holiday-fashion-from-daisy-darche/feed/ 404 8/4/14 This obviously leads ...
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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 to ...
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Connecting Google Site Search with Wordpress Taxonomies/Categories/Tags

A client is pushing to have Google Site Search set up. Currently, their search is filterable (using dropdown) by category, tag, other taxonomies. How can I implement this filtering with paid Google ...
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Google indexed pages for one page site

I have created a one page site with wordpress. The basic idea used was to combine pages and their templates into index.php. The problem is that when crawlers work on the site, they get the links for ...
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Canonicalization issue regarding academic URL vs. blog URL

I'm sorry if what I am about to write is long-winded. I only wish to be clear. I am an academic in the scientific community. I maintain a web site for my research, teaching, and other professional ...
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When clicking on submit from my searchform it takes me to home.php

I'm trying to setup the search feature for my website but when I try to search something it keeps taking me to my home page. I have created searchpage.php and I've added it to my theme, I've taken ...
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Not Being Indexed by Search Engines [closed]

Is there a specific criteria based on which search engines index/not index your site/blog? If my whole blog (2/3 pages-10-20 posts) is not indexed(WordPress), what can I do? My blog has is not ...
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Google Search and Own Website Search?

I am using Google Custom Search Plugin . But when I am searching any thing by selecting google it shows the results that matches to any keyword on my server websites but I want it too search the ...
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Make Google index the entire post if it is separated into several pages

While this is a question, it is as well a serious warning to publishers that separate their posts using <!--nextpage-->. Bare with me. I run a highly trafficked multiple author platform that ...
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How to publish page that can't be detected by search engines?

I like to publish drafts in my 'Uncategorized' category. This category is not linked anywhere on my site. It's great for allowing contributors to an article to read the draft before it is made ...
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how to show Author information in search results

Google search result does not show author information or thumbnail images. the source code look like this <link rel="author" href="https://plus.google.com/115911773396772351667/posts"/> ...
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wp_redirect and search engine bots

I have some pages and categories you have to be looged in to have access to. I am using wp_redirect to send anyone who is not logged in to the front page if they try to open those pages. Is it enough ...
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Worried I have a funky .htaccess for WP site in light of strange search engine behavior

My friend started a new (non-commercial) blog 5+ months ago, but Google + Bing are acting like we're telling it to not be indexed. I don't mean it ranks poorly. I mean it doesn't rank at all. I ...
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Unexpanded shortcodes in search engine results

I have some shortcodes on pages e.g. [fb_like] [twg_gpo_button] [ratings]. If I visit page they expand correctly but on search engine results page, they do not expand on some pages. I have installed ...
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Redirecting to new URL structure and 301

I had links like example.com/?location=boston on my site. These were indexed by Google. Due to obvious SEO reasons, I had to change the URL structure to example.com/deals/boston. The old URLs are ...
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How to make wordpress URLS google friendly for ajax driven sites?

Our wordpress site utilizes the wordpress cms to serve up json data that we ingest via ajax requests and serve up with javascript. I would like to create URLs for my regular wordpress pages/posts that ...
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Google not index my Custom 404 page ?why?

I have a movie site. When i create First Look of that movie there also created further links related to that movie in the end of the Post using meta tags. For Example Movie HD Videos Movie Mp3 ...
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What makes WP so SEO friendly?

I keep hearing that Wordpress is the best SEO solution, better than most static websites because of multiple reasons. I then go on to hear contradicting information elsewhere. So: Is Wordpress ...
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How can I remove image taxonomy pages from my theme and from Google?

A lot of my theme's image pages are ranking on Google. I'd like to remove these pages entirely from my theme so they no longer rank. When a user hits these image pages the content is taken out of ...
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How to redirect a Custom Google Search to a wordpress page/template?

I'm using the Google Custom Search plugin by edwinkwan (the first that appears in the wordpress plugin repository). I added the search box: <?php display_search_box(DISPLAY_RESULTS_CUSTOM); ?> ...
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Strange Search Query Appearing on Google Index - “/?q=Save+Us+From+Berlusconi”

Strange. Stripping my site URL, and searching for the term "/?q=Save+Us+From+Berlusconi" on Google shows up this blog post written way back in 2009: http://www.seroundtable.com/archives/021647.html ...
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Display title for search engine visitors

I read somewhere*) that there's some q part inside the wp_query object, that identifies search engine visitors and shows the keywords they searched for. I'm currently developing local, so i can't ...
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Self-Hosted Blog on Google Search

I have a self-hosted blog, (Code Repo - Code Snippets) but for some reason when I search for it on google, it doesn't come up in the results. I posted an entry about 4 days ago, and by now I would ...
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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 ...