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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 ...
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Remove YoastSEO meta description from output/source [closed]

I want to have a drop down for my client to choose a particular set of meta descriptions, I can get that meta description to appear but I can't seem to find a way to get the existing YoastSEO meta ...
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Reorder title tag and description tag with wpseo_title and wpseo_metadesc

I'm trying to change the order of the title tag and description tag (CMS Wordpress, plugin Yoast SEO). Now in the code of the page it looks like this: <title>something ...</title> <...
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Replace default og:image tag YOAST

I'm trying to replace the default image picked by yoast (featured image) with a custom with the relative og:image:width and og:image:height, but seems a mission impossible! I tryed with this: ...
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How do I change the <title> element using a custom function?

I am trying to add meta titles via the Yoast SEO plugin. My theme is not compatible with this -- the resulting <title> tag is a concatenation of the Yoast title and the theme's title. One ...
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How can I remove an unwanted character from the main page's title?

I'm working on this website: http://mel-mary-blog.fr/ Since the girls creating all the articles wanted a better SEO, I installed Yaost and did all the configuration I could without paying for the ...
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YOAST Seo xmlsitemap menu item not showing in the dashboard [closed]

2 days ago I have updated YOAST seo plugin in my WordPress website. All of a sudden the xml sitemap menu disappeared from the dashboard following this update. Any one have any thoughts? Note:I do ...
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How to rewrite title- and meta-description templates for page templates in Yoast Plugin [closed]

I am working on an project with many different page templates instead of custom post types. For SEO purposes I need to rewrite the title- and meta-description, which normally works on the page itself. ...
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force category base - archive pages work WITH & WITHOUT category base slug in url?

I need any posts of any category (and archive pages) to route through /blog/. I added "blog" to my category base, but now both website.com/blog/my-category/ AND website.com/my-category/ both display ...
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Add content before Yoast description

I would like to add the date in minuscule au début de la description de yoast. %%currentdate%% give me the date but first letter of mouth is in uppercase. Have you got a trick to do ?
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htaccess: Remove trailing slash from URL ending with .xml/ only

I need to remove trailing slash from URLs ending with .xml/ only .. For this purpose I've created a Rewrite Condition and Rule which is working perfectly fine for the test link http://website.com/test....
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Twenty Eleven Theme - SEO Yoast duplicate site titles

I'm using a Twenty Eleven Theme with the SEO Yoast Plugin and I have encountered that once the plugin is installed, duplicate site titles appear on my site, like this: <title>Home | ...
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How to see more Wordpress images when posting to Facebook

I have a Wordpress site with a premium theme and Yoast SEO installed. In my posts I use a lot of images inserted into text and then the rest as a gallery on the bottom. When sharing the post on ...
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Export Yoast Keywords from MySQL/phpMyAdmin

I'd like to export all focus keywords from Yoast, as we're moving platforms to Craft CMS and using a similar tool, Ethercreative's SEO tool. I'd love a good query to pull these from the database, ...
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Remove all stop words from old permalinks

I am trying to remove all stop words from permalinks in Wordpress for future and old content. Yoast provides this as an option for future URLs but there's no bulk update for old permalinks. I ...
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Remove canonical link element from noindex pages

Strange, _yoast_wpseo_meta-robots-noindex isn't a hook on hookr.io. Do you know of a script to remove Yoast's output of rel=canonical on noindex pages?
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Yoast Seo noindex added to pages outside wordpress

I have called the wordpress theme header outside wordpress to serve static pages. Unfortunately the Yoast plugin now it is adding the noindex meta tag to those pages, therefore those pages are not ...
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Wordpress Yoast SEO plugin Post Save/Update Issue

The Problem Whenever the Yoast Premium SEO plugin is active, posts are unable to save/update properly in the Admin Menu. After hitting the Update button, I found that all the custom theme shortcodes ...
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Rewriting URL with child pages

I have a parent page with the URL example.com/the-boats And then child pages like so: the-boats/story the-boats/cast the-boats/articles etc... Many visitors type example.com/boats example.com/...
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Fatal error in wordpress

I am new to this group. After I installed YOAST SEO plugin i'm getting this error message "Fatal error: Call to undefined function apply_filters_deprecated() in /home/ipzen/public_html/wp-content/...
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Filter yoast canonical add_action priority [closed]

I'm trying to look around over Google of how to hook the add_action and change the priority of Yoast Canonical, from: 20 add_action( 'wpseo_head', array( $this, 'canonical' ), 20 ); to: 55 ...
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Facebook og:image issues after https change [closed]

We bought a SLL certificate recently to change our website to work with https protocol. After this change, we realized that the tag: <meta property="og:image" content="https://[ ... url ...].jpg" /...
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Linkedin not returning right info

I have a problem when sharing a website on linkedin (it works well on facebook). I use the theme "Foundry", and SEO by YOAST (free version). I have the right OG informations in the head of my ...
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Open graph issue on my theme

I have alot of experience in designing and coding web, but i have a simple problem i cant solve. When i share my post on facebook i cant get the description(og:description) to show, i only see the ...
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List all posts in a custom post type with pagination (the correct way)

I need to list all posts associated to a custom post type "jobs" with support for pagination and Yoast SEO metas (canonical URL, next\prev links, "noindex,follow" subpages). You may consider reading ...
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With the Yoast SEO plugin, is it possible to make the meta description a required form field?

I am referring to the meta description field as pictured below: Is it possible to configure the plugin so as to make that field required? If a user tries to publish a post with it empty, they would ...
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Can't access my WP dashboard: fatal error? [closed]

I can't access my dashboard. It started after making a 301 redirect using a plugin. The redirection won't load nor entry, so I refreshed the page and got this message: Fatal error: Call to ...
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Post content blank after disabling Yoast SEO

I'm trying to disable the Yoast SEO plugin from a very simple site with a custom theme. After disabling the plugin, posts do not have any content -- titles work, just the_content is empty. Pages are ...
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make the url unlimited

i want in wordpress long unlimited with no char limit i use plugin wordpress seo when i try make url like https://sitename.com/برمجة-تصميم-موقع-مركز-رفع-تحميل-تطبيق-تطبيقات-ايفون-اندرويد/ it show ...
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TypeErrors with Yoast, jQuery in conflict?

The update to version 4.7 of Yoast have created a big problem. It not works and I can't "Rolleback" for prior versions. Only until to version 2.3.5 works. Here the errors in the browser console: It ...
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Get wp_title wp ajax

I am attempting to get the result of wp_title for a specific url. I am doing this to form an ajax responce when a page is requested. I have read several responces (e.g. Get wp_title() from page ID ...
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Every new post/draft has a custom field variable “yst_is_cornerstone” showing

I think this is from the Yoast SEO plugin, but not positive. It updated this morning, and I only noticed it today. Every new post and draft (and if I update an already published post) has a custom ...
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How to Modify Breadcrumb Page Names for Specific Pages? [closed]

I am using the Wordpress SEO (Yoast) plugin to display breadcrumbs on my site. It works fine for the most part, but on a handful of pages (4 to be exact) I want to change the breadcrumb names only. ...
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Yoast Sitemap grouping external sitemaps [closed]

I have a problem when adding external sitemaps to Yoast. I've managed to successfully add all my external products (which are hosted on a different project) using the wpseo_sitemap_index filter. ...
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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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One of my plugins broke when I tried to update it, how do I safely uninstall it?

I recently tried to update Yoast SEO to its most recent release (4.3). My site is running the most recent version of WordPress (4.7.2). When I tried to install it, it gave me some error having to do ...
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Where does Yoast SEO plugin sets the site/page title?

I am running on WP 4.7.2 and Yoast SEO 4.4. I want to append a PHP variable to all titles. But it seems I am not able to do that. I have read that wp_title used to be the method before WP 4.4, then ...
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SEO optimization gone not so well

I am relatively new to WordPress, but I want to create a blog and try to optimize it for SEO. So I tested my site on OnPage.org and it tells me that my site in not indexable due to robots.txt ...
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alt tags of the images are not saving/emtpy

When I try to add an alt tag of an image via the library in Wordpress the alt tag is not saving. After leaving and coming back to the library again the alt tag fields are empty. I’ve tried the ...
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How to loop through yoast primary categories? [closed]

Is there any way I can edit the below so that it will only get posts from the category if the post has been assigned as the primary category that Yoast SEO adds? I only want to get posts that have ...
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Exclude custom post_type in sitemap generation?

I want to exclude some specific post types from generating sitemaps in yoast seo plugin. Please provide suggestions to do this. Thanks in advance.
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Exclude WooCommerce terminations from YOAST

Today i have a little issue with Yoast SEO, i would love to hide some pages from Sitemap.xml generated by Yoast. The problem that when i exlude the ID in the Exlude panel in Backoffice it works ...
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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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Inserting Post Using wp_insert_post. How to Fill Yoast Plugin SEO Fields

I am inserting posts into a database using wp_insert_post function once the post is inserted using below line of PHP $postId = wp_insert_post($array) I can insert values in my advanced custom fields ...
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Category Name and Slug field need to be the same otherwise it breaks category pages

On our WP install we have Topics pages which pull together any content which has been tagged with that topic. Standard. When we visit the topic admin page and edit the Name field (so it's different ...
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Can anyone help me with replace genesis post excerpt with yoast meta description and if there is no meta description show the excerpt?

Hellow, I did replace the genesis post excerpt with the yoast meta description in my child theme, but the problem is, I want to show the post excerpt when there is no meta description again. the ...
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remove rel=next on home page but not others

There is a major problem with most new templates for WordPress that want you to set your homepage to Your Latest Posts. This is to enable many of the great theme features to work. The problem with ...