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Change the length of meta description in YOAST-SEO plugin by using filter in wordpress

The current meta description length is 156 characters I want to change it to 100 characters I searched a lot but I did not find a solution. At least provide me an idea(I am a beginner).
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How to change meta description length? [closed]

I want to change the length of meta description and using hook 'wpseo_metadesc' but it is not working
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Yoast SEO plugin “could detect no serious SEO problems” on dashboard

In the Yoast SEO plugin dashboard (SEO -> General - Yoast SEO) of my wordpress blog, I see an orange check mark and the assuring text "Problems (0) Good job! We could detect no serious SEO problems" ...
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How-to: This block can only be used once

Probably a dumb question but not getting answers anywhere... I'm getting an error: "How-to: This block can only be used once." from a yoast seo plugin but is this a limitation imposed by wp or yoast?
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error 500 with contact form 7 and SEO plugins [closed]

Hello I get an 500 internal errorwhen I try to update a page on elementor and this only happens on pages that contained a contact form 7 I tried to deactivate the plugins and the problem disappeared ...
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WPML and Yoast SEO setup on a wordpress site is not working properly

I'm stuck with WPML+Yoast SEO on a website everything is translated in 2 languages even in page source the description and title is translated but in google searches google is messing up like for a ...
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Category URL path issue

This seems to be a popular issue and I assure you that I have looked through several solutions. I'm encountering some issues with the URL that my categories are creating. I have categories set up like ...
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Variable focus word YOAST

I had a task to add alt and title to the images of goods. I took advantage of the solution that I found in the Internet: https://stackoverflow.com/questions/27087772/how-can-i-change-meta-alt-and-...
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How To Remove JSON-LD Yoast on Single Pages Only?

I have a freeware software download site. How do I delete the "Article" JSON-LD generated by the Yoast plugin because I already use Schema SoftwareApplication. I tried using the code below but it ...
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Auto-Select Parent Category as Primary

I am using Yoast SEO Premium to handle the selection of Primary Categories. I am currently working with a Listing (listing) custom post type with a hierarchal taxonomy of Listing Category (listing_cat)...
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Changing archive page title and description in both languages via Yoast SEO and Polylang

I'm currently doing the SEO of a site that runs in 2 languages with Polylang. Thing is, I can't seem to make a separate meta description for the english version of a custom post type archive. So I ...
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Display Yoast field meta description

I found two topic about this issue but neither response exhaustively. How can I show Yoast Desciption in my code with variables? When I'm showing data directly from wordpress function get_post_meta()...
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wp-admin send 404 error

I installed the plugin "yoast seo" and now when I enter and exit, they give me an error. And I can only come through /wp-login.php. how to fix ? please help
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Yoast SEO breadcrumbs: how to create a filter that uses the url slug for breadcrumb titles

I know we can manually edit the breadcrumb title for a page or post using Yoast SEO's breadcrumb functionality. But with thousands of posts and pages on an existing site this isn't desirable. My ...
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Show Yoast SEO meta tags in Custom WordPress Templates (Theme)

I overwrote twenty nineteen theme in WordPress and included all my templates. After that, I installed the Yoast SEO plugin to add dynamic meta tags to pages created using custom templates. I have ...
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Conflict calling an add_filter() twice

'Yoast SEO' plugin has a filter to exclude posts from the sitemap: wpseo_exclude_from_sitemap_by_post_ids This is the adviced usage (from the 'Yoast SEO' official documentation): add_filter( '...
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Yoast SEO settings unavailable in an archive page from wordpress plugin

My Wordpress site has "Seriously Simple Podcasting" plugin installed to serve the podcast feature. This plugin comes with a podcast archive page(click to open) on my site. The page shows correctly ...
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How to insert links while working with Yoast FAQ block in Gutenberg?

I'm writing a FAQ using Yoast's FAQ plugin that creates FAQ block in Gutenberg editor. Everything runs smoothly but I can't add links or any other formatting elements to answers. Is there an option ...
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SEO Site Title appearing in google search despite not being added

I am using Yoast SEO plugin for my WordPress website. I have not added Site Title to SEO Title in Yoast Content-Type Post settings or the post itself but it is still showing Site Title when the post ...
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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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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') && $...