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This could be because the page is unavailable or blocked by robots.txt

My robots.txt file: User-agent: * Disallow: /wp-admin/ Allow: /wp-admin/admin-ajax.php When i test my WordPress site at google mobile-friendly, i got this error: Page cannot be reached This ...
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Wordpress Sitemap including pages that aren't there

I dont know if this is a severe cache, or a bug of sorts, I've installed multiple "seo" plugins to try and fix this, trawled the file system, cleaned the database, I don't know what is generating this ...
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XML error on sitemap.xml [closed]

When I visit sitemap.xml of my WordPress website I see this error. Here is the image
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New Index coverage related issue for all the “Tag” pages in Google Webmaster tool

I have a blogging website in Wordpress. I am using Yoast SEO for sitemaps. I got the following error message in Google webmaster tool: Search Console has identified that your site is affected by 1 ...
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How to remove Wordpress Virtual Robots.txt that keeps overriding my root robots.txt? [closed]

So here is the issue. I am trying to remove the virtual robots.txt file in a wordpress site. I realized this was generated with a plugin (xml sitemap plugin) prior to me working on the site. Here is ...
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Multilingual XML sitemaps when using qTranslate-X

I am taking over a multilingual website that a previous developer left unfinished, and I found that he had used qTranslate-X as a localization plugin, in order to create handle the multilingual part ...
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how to add urls dynamically into the sitemap

I basically want to add such urls to my existing sitemap index. I'm currently using WP SEO by yoast, but I'm open to trying out alternative plugins. My urls are currently like this... e.g www.mysite....
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Google Webmaster Tools error “Url blocked by robots.txt.”

I have a WordPress website, I submitted it to Google Webmaster and after submitting the sitemap, it's giving me error "URL blocked by robots.txt". Please help, what should I do?
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Sitemap_index.xml is not displayed

When I want to check out my /sitemap_index.xml i get: http://mysite/post-sitemap.xml 2017-02-04T21:52:21+04:00 http://mysite/page-sitemap.xml 2017-01-31T17:16:39+04:00 http://mysite/testimonials-...
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WP-RestAPI and xml sitemap

Using the WP-RestAPI to pull a wordpress blog into an angularjs application. Works extremely well. The blog is using Yoast SEO for the for meta descriptions and keywords. I would like to use the ...
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Generate XML Sitemap for Blog on Magento Platform

Our store is on Magento which is installed at root. Our blog uses Wordpress and is installed at /wp of our domain and renders at /blog. I've tried just about every plugin but cannot generate an xml ...
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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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I have to specifiy port otherwise the website doesnt work

For some reason I have to specify fort :80 in the name of the website. Otherwise, nothing works. However, this port is then included in the permalinks and in the sitemap etc. Is there a way to get rid ...
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how can I check if I have sitemap?

maybe it's a very stupid question but I'm just getting into wordpress and I installed a plugin Google XML Sitemaps and activated it, but I'm not quite sure that it really provides me with sitemap.xml ...
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Why do I get a 404 for my sitemap index after installing Yoast? [closed]

I just installed the Yoast plugin on my Wordpress blog, so that I can automatically create my sitemap xml. However when I visit the page sitemap_index.xml I get a "404 page not found" error. Why isn't ...
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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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Password protected sites

I'm doing WP page for some small school. I wish to give some special area available just for the teachers. I created one password-protected page which works just fine. I would like to create more and ...
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3 different ways to check the number of pages on site gives 3 different answers

I entered this command into Google: site:g33ktalk.com And it returned 659 pages. But when I created a sitemap with this service: http://www.xml-sitemaps.com/ it showed me 498 pages crawled. And ...
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Wordpress site running on Yoast not being indexed into Google News [closed]

I have a site that was migrated a week ago from Movable Type 4 to WordPress and ever since then, the posts are not getting indexed into Google News. We used the same meta key that we used on MT4 and ...
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Sub Domain's Pages return 404

Need some help, I created these websites http://mccsedu.org http://parents.mccsedu.org http://faculty.mccsedu.org http://students.mccsedu.org The main site is working fine, but the pages of the ...
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Mystery URL http://#/ Listed in XML Sitemap Created by WordPress SEO by Yoast Plugin

I'm using the Wordpress SEO by Yoast plugin. I'm having problems getting the Sitemaps XML section to work properly. Google gives me the dreaded red X for the status of the sitemap. The error message ...
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google xml sitemap won't work on directory install

I have installed wordpress in directory above the root called "wp". I'm having issues with the google xml sitemap generator. I cannot rebuild the xml code and write it the sitemap.xml file. I have ...
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Getting lots of errors with sitemap on google webmasters

I use the Google XML Sitemaps (Wordpress Plugin) and the latest wordpress version. Recently i have had a lot of 404 not found errors in webmasters. The urls show up without any categories and it links ...
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XML Sitemap Generator and 404 problem

I am using yahoo hosting, wordpress 3.0.1 and Google XML Sitemaps (Wordpress Plugin) 3.2.4. This plugin generates sitemap.xml and notify all webmasters successfully. I am able to see sitemap.xml ...