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 list, the more visitors it will receive from the search engine's users.

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Google Errors on Product Pages Using a Product Filter [on hold]

OVERVIEW: I use a product filter on my website so a user can search by make/model/year/transmission/drive/weight/etc... I use a third party website to enter the product details such as - transmission,...
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Loading woocommerce images from subdomain

Trying to optimize a wordpress site. When a browser requests static images, it sends cookies with the request from the main domain, but the server ignores the cookies. These cookies are unnecessary ...
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YOAST SEO won't work on custom post type archive [closed]

I created my custom post type page (archive-objects.php). This page works fine, I have been created page for it and attributed template to it. So everything is okay. But something wrong is with YOAST ...
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wp_strip_all_tags [closed]

so i got this code add_filter( 'abcdefg/json_ld', function( $data, $jsonld ) { if ( is_single() ) { $data['richSnippet']['articleBody'] = $jsonld->post->post_content; } ...
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Error 404 when modifying permalink structure of categories

I would like to edit the permalink structure of my site to obtain the following urls : Permalink of articles: /actualites/%year%/%monthnum%/%day%/%postname%/ Permalink of categories: /actualites/<&...
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Change custom post type slugs, with category/taxonomy before post type name

I'm currently working on a website which is a collective name of 2 schools. That's why I've renamed the taxonomy categories to schools. So in every post of a custom post type I can select the right ...
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301 Redirect in Wordpress not working in htaccess

I've tried multiple blocks of code and none of them work, i.e.: RewriteEngine on Options +FollowSymLinks RewriteEngine on RewriteRule (.*) http://www.newdomain.com/$1 [R=301,L] and RewriteCond %{...
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Facebook sharing image error with facebook debug

I used to have Yoast as my main plugin but I have shifted to another plugin called SEO Press but then I have started having a problem that Facebook share is only fetching the resized smaller picture ...
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Post Image alt text not appearing in WordPress website

We have a free classified website Asan Classifieds, In WordPress we updated website to Advanced Custom Fields v5.8.1! After that image alt text not showing up, even we cannot edit image, my question ...
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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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Unwanted word behind my title in SERP

Can anyone here help me about my title problem in google? My title in google result page do not exact match with my title tag. If you search with keyword "itclax furidacchi" in google, my title there ...
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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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Category pages redirecting to tab on Posts page grid

I have a Posts page (https://www.obsidianurbexphotography.com/locations/) which has a tab/button for each Category. I would like my Category pages to open this tab instead of loading the default ...
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Multiple WordPress sites on one hosting [closed]

I want to start building multiple WordPress blog sites(different niche), on one cloud hosting. Every blog will have his own unique domain, but all of them will be on the same hosting. Is this ...
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how to base64 encode images in wordpress template

I want to encode images in base64 for better solution to SEO proposes, I am fix some issues in audit and it say to use new image formats then load images as default like <img src='path/to/image.jpg'...
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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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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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Google indexing Paramaters on WordPress sites

I am having a strange issue with Google indexing parameters after the trailing slash on my site which is causing WordPress to throw 404 errors. +&cd=2&hl=en&ct=clnk&gl=za The above ...
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Is It Duplicate Content ? (Shop Page & Search Page)

My website has /shop page, created by woocommerce by default which lists all products. My website has /search page, created by me which list products (optionally it takes a search keyword, if no ...
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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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Add QueryString into Title Tag of the search page to make Title Tag dynamic

I have a search page https://myweeeebsiteee.com/search-results/?cat_id=1&ad_title=cat I want the ad_title value to add into page title tag, So the title tag will be dynamic for each search query....
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Remove filter parameter from Link URL

I found by scanning my website with tools like ryte.com, that i has over 48k Sites / Links. I only created like maby 25 Websites. After searching for the issue, i found out the the category pages, ...
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How to Know If I've Correctly Inserted Alt Attributes Into HTML

Apologies in advance - HTML isn't really my language and I'm new to Stack. Hope this is in the right place! I'm working on inserting alt attributes for all the images on this WordPress website, but I'...
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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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Built-In Postname Redirection vs Hard Redirects in relation to SEO and performance

It seems that many Wordpress users, even very experienced ones, aren't aware that, in normal circumstances, with pretty permalinks enabled, an inexactly written or superficially non-matching URL will ...
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Child pages with the same slug

I have an ecommerce website which is running on wordpress and the woocommerce plugin. I sell car accessories and I have some problems with the structure of the sub-category urls and slugs. I tried to ...
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Img alt tag showing different value then entered

I have a WordPress website "https://drgadyabramson.com" I am optimizing the website for better ranking. But the problem is Yoast SEO showing me that "The images on this page do not have alt attributes ...
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Permalink structure from two digits to one digit [duplicate]

I moved my website from SquareSpace to wordpress, I exported the content and posts, the post url's are most important in terms of SEO but I have an issue here. In wordpress %monthnum% tag is 2 ...
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How to upload image meta tags through CSV

I am hoping you can help. I have searched forums low and high but unable to find the answer to my question. Basically I have over 600 product images in my woocommerce store that are attached to ...
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Strange Index Bloat issuesblo

I got a very strange google index bloat issue that is killing my love for blogging. I moved from Blogger to WordPress in August last year and then had the misfortune of hiring a fake developer to ...
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Is <title> tag default in WordPress?

This may be a stupid questions but I have been building some themes. Some of them doesn't include the <title> in the head and some of the theme include it. I belive some SEO plugin can add <...
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How to add blog in default WordPress post type for SEO standard rule?

I want to this structure in default post type. Archive Page ( Blog page ) - domain/blog pagination link - domain/blog/page/2 Taxonomy page - domain/blog/taxonomy-slug pagination link - domain/...
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How to set the seo title tag on a page by page basis?

I am storing the SEO title with advanced-custom-fields. How do i set the seo title tag within my single-mypost.php template. This is the place where i can call get_field('title_tag'); I tried ...
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How to stop showing my under development site on Google Search [closed]

Someone please help me to stop showing my under development website on Google search.
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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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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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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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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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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 ...