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How to change specific primary category name in Yoast Seo? [on hold]

I have more than one category name in the post and I want to change specific primary category name to be normal category and then normal category to be primary category. Let's say I have sponsored ...
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Where does the Yoast SEO plugin set the Open Graph metadata?

The Yoast SEO plugin add this line to the head section of the page: <meta property="og:image" content="https://link.to.image.jpg" /> But according to FB OpenGraph og:image not pulling images (...
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WooCommerce Product Permalink using WordPress SEO Primary Category [closed]

I would like to ensure that a product permalink only uses the primary category if one is set via the WordPress SEO plugin. At the moment, a product may appear under Small Appliances example.com/shop/...
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How can I add a second Open Graph image to a site using Yoast? [closed]

Through the Yoast SEO plugin, I've added a 1200 by 630 image for use by sites like Facebook and LinkedIn (and the image shows up with a complete set of og meta tags). I want to add a second open ...
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Wordpress replaces “https://” with “//” for Site & Wordpress-URL

When I save "https://example.com" in General Settings as my Site & Wordpress URL, it gets replaced by "//example.com". To analyze the problem, I checked the Wordpress database, but 'WP_HOME' and ...
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WooCommerce related product - only show from primary category

I have products in multiply categories e.g. "All lamps", "Ceiling lamps" and "Black lamps". "Black lamps" is the primary category (using Yoast SEO for making primary category). My problem is ...
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Yoast taking over my Wordpress title tag [closed]

I have this code: <h1><?php the_title(); ?></h1> That is meant to display the title of my blog post only. But because Yoast has a SEO title of something else, it is displaying ...
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Programmatically add Yoast meta description after post save

I'm building a website and I need to have the Yoast description programmatically added after saving a post (a custom post type in my case). Now, since I'm using Advanced Custom Fields, and I also ...
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WP-API Yoast Default Site titles with snippet variables not saving

I’m using a headless WordPress with WP-API. So, I’m exposing yoast data in the API. With something like this: 'yoast_wpseo_title' => wpseo_replace_vars(get_post_meta($post->ID, '...
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Make Yoast read post meta fields when calculating SEO score

I have a custom post type that includes several meta fields. One of which is a text area that contains quite a bit of text. Is there any way I can make Yoast read the content of this text box along ...
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Extract all users along with yoast metadata description

We currently have a authors list page which shows all users which have at least 1 published post. Within this page I'd like to also show the description of the user, but take this from the metadata ...
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Getting yoast title for custom taxonomy

I have created a theme template for a custom taxonomy. The HTML title tag has the yoast title that I set when editing the taxonomy. I want to also make this the title of the page. I cant seem to ...
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Tagline showing instead of meta description!

I have a website called charlieandco.co.nz based on Wordpress. I installed the Yoast SEO plugin to set the SEO title and meta description of the website pages. However, after 1 week of changing, ...
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Sitemap could not be read

i have another Wordpress website (already several "customer websites") where i take care of the indexing, but with this installation i get the errors "Sitemap could not be retrieved" if i click on the ...
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Have custom post type posts show under regular posts in sitemap (Yoast)

I have a custom post type called FAQs, and I'm using Yoast SEO to generate a sitemap. The sitemap gets generated like it should, but it creates a completely separate sitemap for the FAQ post type, so ...
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Yoast primary category query modification

I have a problem with Yoast and displaying my primary category alongside rest of the posts from that category. Let's say I have 4 posts, all of them are lorem category and one post has set lorem as ...
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How to add a rest field to post tags?

I'm doing a headless wordpress, so using wordpress API. Using Yoast, I've added yoast SEO data to my post types API endpoints like this: function wp_api_encode_yoast($data, $post, $context) { $...
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Set default image for twitter cards with Yoast?

I've figured out how to use Yoast to set a Twitter card image for each page (enable Yoast, then go to the page and set the image and description manually in the "Yoast SEO" settings). But how do I ...
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Yoast - Custom Taxonomy - primary category

I have a Custom Taxonomy with the name country. I would like to display the primary category only. I have the yoast plugin installed and that is how I'm setting the primary category. I'm using 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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Adding a H1 Tag to Post Tags automatically, but hide the tag? (Same for Category)

So to increase my SEO score I require all tag pages to have a H1 title, for example website.com/tags/taghere would need the title: <h1>TagHere</h1> or simply <h1>taghere</h1> ...
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301 redirects after changing permalinks

I've recently changed my permalink structure from /%category%/%post_id%/ to /%category%/%postname%/. I've also switched from Yoast to The SEO Framework plugin. Prior to making that switch, I deleted ...
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Robots.txt file not updating

One of our website robots.txt file is not getting updated,deleted .htaccess and robots.txt file from root folder from one of the suggested answers Why does Google Webmaster Tools say my whole site is ...
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Error in backend: Failed to load plugin: tabfocus from url

I'm getting an error that looks really wierd (notice the red error, running all the way down from top to bottom, over the left sidebar): The error is: Failed to load plugin: wordPress from url ...
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How to track analytics with a Wordpress site under the same domain as my main site?

I have a website and separate Wordpress site as well. The wordpress site is setup at mydomain.com/blog/. Currently I have google analytics tracking the main website but data is missing for the WP ...
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How to use yoast to add custom post url to sitemap file?

I used add_rewrite_endpoint to add a string at the end of url. function wpseo331941_reader_endpoint() { add_rewrite_endpoint('readers', EP_PERMALINK | EP_PAGES); } add_action('init', '...
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Wordpress yoast seo plugin - parse snippet var in meta description

I am using this function to get the yoast meta description $metadesc = get_post_meta( $id, '_yoast_wpseo_metadesc', true ); But it is returning the snippet variable. From transitional styles %%...
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Custom Yoast Breadcrumbs URL

I'm trying to change the link in the default Yoast SEO Breadcrumbs. The current Breadcrumb is Home / Projects / My Pretty Project And I want to change the "Projects", and it's link, to "Case ...
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How to call Yoast Seo Tags without needing to call the whole wp_head?

A client wants to add SEO to his newsletter pages, that are linked to WP. (See at end) and wants those pages to be indexed, and have some SEO in them. I already got Yoast on the site, but I do not ...
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How to clean up unnecessary file inside wp-content/plugins/wordpress-seo?

I currently maintaining 7 years of Wordpress site. Disk usage are recently full, so I need to check automatic back up regularly and save those back up, and delete it from the server. And when I ...
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My WordPress website has 2 header [closed]

My WordPress website has 2 header and showing yoast plugin 2 times in source code. I want to delete one, so that its not show meta tags twice. Is there anybody can help?
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Using $this with an anonymous function in filters

Okay so I have a method within a class which looks like $this->addToSitemap('page', $urls); This is used to append extra pages to the Yoast Sitemap. Here 'page' is the type of sitemap within ...
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How to display custom seo title before the loop?

So I've optimized one of my archive page title to this add_filter('wpseo_title', 'new_filter_title'); function new_filter_title($title) { if ( is_page('1637') && $...
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How to pull list of all Yoast keywords that I have entered into all posts?

I find the need to make one list of all keywords in one spot. Rather than going into my hundreds of posts and manually making a list, I figure there would be a functionality to find this or a way to ...
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Yoast SEO makes repeated INSERT queries loading any page

By using Query Monitor plugin I found that Yoast SEO (Wordpress SEO) plugin makes repeated INSERT queries to the db when I load any page (dashboard and frontend) of my site. INSERT INTO `...
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When does the Yoast SEO filter hook wpseo_sitemap_urlimages fire?

I am trying to attach a simple function to the Yoast SEO filter hook wpseo_sitemap_urlimages and get the function to run, but I cannot do so. My code is: function tp_filter_wpseo_sitemap_urlimages($...
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How to parse Yoast SEO Snippet Variables

I see Yoast stores the snippet variables in the database. I'd like to get their values and ship them via the WP REST API. I'd also like to keep the Admin functionality for Administrators and the ...
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How can I change the <head> tag contents of individual Wordpress posts?

How can I change the tag contents of individual Wordpress posts? I want to add a meta tag for keyword. I use Yoast SEO but even though I specify the focus keyword, no keyword is added in the meta ...
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Set Primary category using the Yoast SEO plugin

function set_primary_on_publish ($post_id) { global $post; $categories = get_the_terms( $post->ID, 'category' ); // wrapper to hide any errors from top level categories or products ...
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Replace Yoast og:image in single custom post type

i'm trying to replace the custom yoast og:image in a specific post type to use a custom meta field instead of the featured image. What i got so far is: function my_wpseo_opengraph() { global $post; ...
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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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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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Remove Yoast og:locale:alternate

Is there any way to remove <meta property="og:locale:alternate" content="en_US" /> <meta property="og:locale:alternate" content="hi_IN" /> <meta property="og:locale:alternate" content=...
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Query Post Based of Yoast Primary Category Class

I can pull the terms from a post to return only the Primary Category that Yoast SEO plugin provides. But what I'd like to do is the following: Query latest 1 post from category "x". But, the post ...
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Can I change the contents of a description meta tag generated by Yoast?

Essentially I have the Yoast plugin handling my SEO related things. The main one giving problems is the description meta tag. The site is bilingual and I would like the description meta tag to be ...
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Yoast SEO blocking/re-initialising longer running process

I have created a custom plugin, the job of which is to calls an external API to fetch data and fill in some custom tables in WordPress database. This is really a long-running process (maybe over 30 ...
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306 MB of wp_options occupied by WordPress SEO Plugin, is that normal? [closed]

I realized that my wp_options table is huge, hitting 473.2 MB, which made me curious. Then I started to run a few queries until noticing that the following query returns 306378195 bytes, or ~306 MB. ...
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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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Divi Blog Module Plugin and YOAST SEO “Primary Category”

I am using the Divi Template and have YOAST SEO installed. YOAST SEO has the great feature to assign "Primary Categoy" should a post have more than one category. Now the Divi Blog Module offers that ...
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Is there a straight-forward way to provide a meta description tag via Yoast SEO, programmatically, without relying on the admin panel?

I'm curious if there's a supported method for providing the <meta og:description="%VALUE%"> tag to my page for a custom template. So far I've added an action to wpseo_head to echo out a meta ...