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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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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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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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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 ...
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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 ...