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Questions tagged [seo]

Search engine optimization (SEO) is the process of improving the visibility of a website or a web page in a search engine's "natural" or un-paid ("organic") search results. In general, the earlier (or higher ranked on the search results page), and more frequently a site appears in the search results ...

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How to modify the code to include “rel=next” and “rel=prev” tags?

I have a Wordpress site with some posts splitted in pages. I added post pagination via this code: Single.php: <?php wp_link_pages(array( 'before' => '<div class="page-links"><span ...
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My homepage is not Google indexing due to redirect issues

I don't have any posts at all in my website and I have a very limited number of pages. The problem starts with my homepage. Google is unable to index this page due to redirect issues. I have only 5 ...
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SEO Friendly URL on dynamic product page produced via shortcode

I have created a product page in wordpress, /product. This currently takes the id of a product /product/?id=123 The page has a shortcode that then fetches and displays the relevent data e.g. [...
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Add custom URLs in yoast sitemap

I had a separated pages for each user in Wordpress like www.domain.com/user-profile/user/. How could I add these links in Yoast sitemap?
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WordPress site child post not indexed in search engine and also AdSense ads are not seen

FileOur is my small website that is built in WordPress. I'm using the Yoast SEO plugin. My site map is https://www.fileour.com/sitemap.xml . But that's why my sitemap [ https://www.fileour.com/wpdmpro-...
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Indexed, though blocked by robots.txt wp-admin

In a new google console I got such message: "Indexed, though blocked by robots.txt" The affected page is https://vrworldnyc.com/wp-admin/nav-menus.php I'm confused as I had set Disallow: /wp-admin/ ...
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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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What are the implications if my images are loaded from external urls?

I have been working on multiple news websites where I display aggregated content. I am using XML's to get my data and I am using a parser I have written to post the articles on the websites. In the ...
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Multiple Schema.org markups on a single product page

On a single product page I have two Product types. One has only "name" and "sku" and the other has more properties. Which will Google take into account?
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hentry missing “author”, “entry-title”, “updated”, and hcard missing “fn”

In Search Console I see the following errors: 2 pages with hentry errors: Missing: author Missing: entry-title Missing: updated https://www.anahatatantra.com/pl/jak-miec-wiecej-energii-dzialania/ ...
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Share a single database or multiple databases

I currently have a live site on its own database (prefix wp_). I want to install a new region-specific site on subdirectory (e.g. domain.com/my). The blog will always be on the first site (domain.com/...
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How to view the code for a certain page?

Google is indexing pages that I used like a year ago and now they are 404. I want to add a noindex tag to them, but can't figure out how to open the code for a desired page so I can put in the tag. In ...
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2 domains 1 wordpress installation and content

I have seen some similar answers but I would like some answers for my questions. Is it possible to have a .co.uk domain and a .com domain both pointing to the same installation of wordpress, both ...
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How to handle expired assets/content when user has direct URL

An E-Commerce site has PDF coupons that expire after a certain date. What is the best way to handle them? I've heard allowing 404's aren't great for SEO and 301 redirects can clog up the .htaccess. ...
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Disallow /cgi-bin or not? [closed]

Because of the fact that the rules of Google concerning the SEO recently changed, I would like to know if it still advised to disallow /cgi-bin or not ? Thank you in advance, ArbreMojo.
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Disallow author with robots.txt

I would like to disallow the authors (of articles for example) in the file robots.txt. In fact, I noticed that for some of my sites, Google indexed the authors of articles, which I don't want to. ...
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Redirecting “wrong” but working links to their canonical URL in order to prevent search engine penalties (e.g. /123/ at the end of URLs)

The WordPress permalink system is really nice as it even detects minor problems with URLs and is loading the correct page. For example we have a page with an URL like this: http://www.example.com/...
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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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How to add link rel tags on paginated posts?

I'm using the following code in functions.php to add rel prev/next tags to paginated contents: function add_rel_nextprev_to_paginated_content() { global $paged; if ( get_previous_posts_link() ) { ?&...
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Yoast and another plugin

So, Yoast plugin is sayin that - You have far too little content. Please add some content to enable a good analysis. But I have content.. I know that Yoast not working together with other plugin, ...
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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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Perfect SEO Url Plugin Issues

I have the Perfect SEO Url Plugin install on both our staging and live sites - same versions (the latest) of WP, Woo and the most recent version of Perfect SEO URL on STAGING and the previous version ...
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WordPress Categories in URL

I am wondering about this function redirect_guess_404_permalink My permalink structure includes the category name in the URL. I am doing nothing more to the various posts than changing their ...
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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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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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WordPress - Woocommerce: Best way to form friendly URLs that associate users and products for SEO

In my WordPress with woocommerce, I have users and products. In the task to form friendly-URLs for SEO, I like to associate products to users (not all users) only users with a specific profile. In my ...
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install robots.txt to wordpress website admin

our website is http://syno-int.co.kr and using wordpress. I tried to install robots.txt to plugin section, but when I put zip file in it, it shows like this. Unable to create directory wp-content/...
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What matters should I care to make my theme SEO friendly? [closed]

I want to know all the things that I should care for a well SEO optimizations for my theme. What options should I provide to users for SEO optimizations? Please suggest all the things those you know ...
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Change meta data of pdf file

I've noticed recently that pdf files provided by client have got indexed with weird and random title tags when searched for in google (site:mysite.com/path-to-file.pdf). Now I've tried to change it ...
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How to allow slashes in single posts when i click in the edit permalink button

I have a problem, I have this slug: my-site/blog/wordpress-a-style-of-life/ and this other: my-site/blog/best-tips-of-wordpress/ i have to improve SEO editing both permalink like this: my-site/...
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Add <link rel=“next”> and <link rel=“prev”> in the header while looping over custom query in page template

I have a custom page template defined and working properly. On this specific page, I want to list a lot of links, and paginate them, to display 100 links per page. Here is the code in my template ...
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bundled jquery in theme js not working with wp_localize_script

I've bundled jquery in my theme js using grunt-uglify. Now I want to prevent wp jquery from loading since I don't need 2 jquery versions and want to save unnecessary requests. This is what I have: ...
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Can my site use two different Wordpress installs for different pages?

I'm currently working on a site that has hundreds of indexed pages, and we want to change the site to a new theme. Rather than going through and updating every single one of these pages, is it ...
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Subcategory Page 404ing

I am having an issue with Subcategory pages 404ing. Desired URL hierarchy: Blog = /blog Category = /blog/CAT Subcategory = /blog/CAT/SUBCAT Post w/ Category as primary = /blog/CAT/POST Post w/ ...
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Change sidebar headers from H1?

My theme uses H1 tags without much thought, including the site name at the top of each page and each of the sidebar menu titles. I checked the sidebar.php file in my themes folder, but there is no ...
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Using heirarchial tags or Custom taxonomies

I don't know if there is a real difference between Categories and tags in terms of SEO. I read in one place that Categories should be fewer and used to set the general structure of the site, while ...
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how to set title of each page or post for SEO

I developed my theme. and I set header.php. And in Header.php, I set like this. <title>My Site Name</title> This makes search-engine confuse. Every page and posts title in head tag are ...
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How can pagination pages and settings be deleted?

I did an seo check, and my category pages and homepages have pagination, likely due to me having a select number of "recent" post on these pages. The paginated pages are complete duplicates though. ...
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How to make WordPress create a query based on a slug?

How to make WordPress create a query based on a slug ? For example I have my wordpress site url as http://example.com/. I want to generate a page based on the slug provided on the url. This is a ...
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Is there SEO or related limitations to using Custom Post Types instead of WPMU?

With regard to the structure of a multi language wordpress site, I read articles discussing the pros and cons of a subdomain based WPMU(wordpress multisite) or a subdirectory based WPMU or WMPL plugin ...
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htaccess 301 Redirect not working for Wordpress site

I'm trying to set up a number of 301 redirects using the .htaccess file. For some reason it is not working for me. # BEGIN WordPress <IfModule mod_rewrite.c> RewriteEngine On RewriteBase / ...
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Increase load-out-page speed

I am pretty new to Wordpress and the SEO part of webdevelopment, but i want to learn. So I have trues to make my site faster, by making the images (thumbnails) smaller, and bundled the CSS and JS. The ...
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Show different title on category page

In my category pages, the title of the category is shown as the title of the page. I want to have a different title, for SEO purposes. How can this be done? Say my category is mystery books I want ...
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Metatag Discription on site [closed]

i have Wordpress site i Use Bethemes purpas of this site is bloging in home page it will display 2 meta discription tag one is site meta discription second one is first Blog meta discription
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Remove year and month in URL using .htaccess

For example, to redirect old URLs of the form: /2016/10/mukunda-murari-kannada-songs-download.html To /mukunda-murari-kannada-songs-download.html I have already changed the permalink structure in ...
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How to remove the duplicate title tags and duplicate meta descriptions?

Google search console detects my duplicate title tags and duplicate meta descriptions... I don't know how can I remove them. These two problems are same. It's from same page. My main page and page 2.....
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Add missing alt tag to featured images for “storefront” theme

Woocommerce has their own free theme called storefront. I am using this theme for a website I have been working on. While I was working on some seo best practices I noticed something quite shocking. ...
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Regenerate images with automatic ALT and TITLE attributes

I'm looking for a way to regenerate all images in media library and set ALT and TITLE to those that missing. Something like what this plugin do + what I mentioned. All codes people prepared are for ...
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Add <meta> tags to the <head> section via functions.php

I've got a custom theme I've developed and it's basically a 4 page brochure site for a client and I've managed to do away with a few plugins by building in custom-post-types, gzipping via .htaccess ...
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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. ...