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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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Do not output category and tag URLs

I'd like to use WordPress as CMS without blog functionality. I use some custom post types with categories and other taxonomies, for building up an Isotope filter. My question: Is it possible to do ...
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What happens to the permalink that use %postname% if I change the post name

In my permalink i use only postname What will happen to the links if the post name changes? Will it still work ? Otherwise what is the best practice? With love
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Dynamically change page title from URL param

I currently use SEO plugin but I need some extra help because the plugin cannot help me in this case. I have a page that displays data based on a URL parameter (ie. http://example.com/?user=john25). ...
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Which Multi-language option for Wordpress is best from an SEO and Woocommerce perspective?

I am wanting to set up an English and German version of a site for selling products and using content marketing. So I will be doing key word research in both languages. There will be a lot of ...
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Current post's author name in the author meta tag

I am trying to add the current post's author as the content for the meta author tag. I wrapped this particular meta in an is_single condition and then tried: <meta name="author" content="<?php ...
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Facing Problem with Description in Post and Home Page in Wordpress

Recently I've configured SEO by Yoast for better On-page. But, after analyzing the SEO score and different aspects of it I found out that the template is considering General > Tagline as the Meta ...
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How to markup wordpress site using Schema.org?

Since using the markup format from Schema.org is something that is important for a website from an SEO perspective: https://webmasters.stackexchange.com/a/14 ... Mark up your site using ...
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Text in header as a page - hide from Web crawlers

In some parts of my template, like in the header of my Wordpress website, I have custom text like "Any question ? Contact us: +33 00 11 22 33". These texts are managed as a page : in the template, I ...
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Set different Canonical url programmatically for every post

I want to set the set the cannonical url programmatically for every post. By that I mean when creating/editing an article there should be the possibility to set a custom cannonical url for it. (maybe ...
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Multiple post types or single post type with category taxonomy?

I am thinking what would be the best approach to this situation. Forgive me if I have used terms erroneously. I can either have multiple custom post types which would display individually on the menu ...
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Search and replace post URL's on page output?

Currently, I'm using pretty permalinks for SEO purposes like this: http://example.com/sample-post. This is great for search engine ranking, but now I am finding this is not so great for mobile app ...
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Ajax loop and history.js for SEO

For a project, I have to ajaxify the main loop with a "load more" button to show more posts (basically as well as Canva Design School). To make this work I used the method described in the tuts+ ...
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robots.txt Not Updating

Today I received an email from Webmaster Tools stating that "Googlebot cannot access CSS and JS files". So I set about updating my robots.txt file located in the root of my server. Original Contents: ...
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Two urls for one website

I have a customer that started his small business using an url called "firstname-lastname.ch". Since he was lucky enough to grow and now wants a proper URL, he would like to have another URL for his ...
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add post content in meta description in yoast

How can I add post content in meta description via Title & Metas? I have seen excerpt variable %%excerpt%% but it will give only excerpt but I want whole content in meta description. Can any one ...
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SEO Title Tag and Meta Description for custom taxonomy

I have hierarchical taxonomy called "Location" e.g. mywebsite.com/location/state/city I want mywebsite.com/location/state and mywebsite.com/location/state/city to have different title tag I want them ...
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My blog name refer to different domain in SERP

When I typed site:example.com in Google's search box, it's sometime displaying a different title and meta description (of other website) and sometime same as my blog, but the thing puzzling me is the ...
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Is Hfeed class for all pages needed

Hey there :) I'm trying to fully understand the Hfeed class used in underscores.me themes. I'm developing a site on most of the underscores structure, but I can't figure out if I can remove the hfeed ...
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Genesis / custom template page / setting the page title and meta desc

My WP site is running Genesis. I've just implemented my first custom page template in a child theme. The template runs some PHP and makes some data available to any page based on the template using ...
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Problem with Duplicate Meta / tag description in Webmaster Tool [duplicate]

Hope you are fine and in a good health. I owned a blog www.ismag.com and today when I check my website in Google webmaster tool I found these errors in html improvement. I am using WordPress SEO by ...
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Rewrite Url to a SEO-friendly format

I am using a membership plugin and I would like to change the user-profile Urls. Example Url: http://rec-orders.de/?p_action=user_profile&post_author=2044 This is how the new Url shall look ...
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mobile usability issues with /wp-content/uploads/ folders

Google webmaster tools is telling me I have mobile usability issues with my wp-content/uploads/ folders. These urls aren't for public viewing so it doesn't matter if there are issues but will I get ...
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Duplicate pages with ?s parameter

I scanned my website with a duplicate content scanner tool, and it gives me lots of duplicate content pages with ?s parameter at the end, which are crawled by Google. How can I remove these pages? ...
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Using static home page and wordpress only as a blog

Would using static home page and wordpress only as a blog increase page speed instead of using a Wordpress template to run the whole show? Would I achieve the same effect using cache tools?
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Redirect homepage /page/1/ to /blog/page/1/

After switching from the homepage displaying latest blog posts on urls /page/1/ /page/2/ etc to a static front page with the posts displayed on /blog/page/1/ we would like to redirect the original /...
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Why I can not modify the appereance of my title web site in google? [closed]

I have tried everithing I have thought, but I could not solve it. The problem is that when I search my website domain in Google it appears like this: Which is different that the tittle I have ...
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Difficult to create unique titles and meta description?

I have just made my first theme for WordPress and I have been searching for information or some kind of tutorial, about how to create some sort of very simple plugin to handle unique titles and meta ...
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Create a google friendly header with text and logo

I want to customize my current header in wordpress and include a logo in it. The following solution works: <header class="site-header"> <div class="wrap"> <a href="<?=get_bloginfo('...
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Google isn't able to search my website

I have recently started a new website namely webivorous.tk(WordPress CMS) and google is not able to search/index my website.I searched google for my website many times but it doesn't come up with ...
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Most valid way for the URL html structure

I'm building my own theme, and trying to create links to articles this way: <a href="URL"><img src="THUMB" /><div>TIME_STAMP</div><h3>THE_TITLE</h3></a> But ...
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Search Engine Visibility checkbox after indexed

I have a client whose dev team set up a wordpress site for development (dev server on a subdomain), but didn't check the "Search Engine Visibility" checkbox when creating the site and now the site is ...
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Exclude the word comment from being referenced

Lately i m trying improve my SEO, and i found in Google Webmaster Tools that the mains keywords are 'Comment' & 'Read more' it s a bit frustrating. How can I say to the search egine dont ...
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NoFollow Entire Website

By default whenever you disable indexing via Admin Settings [ x ] Discourage search engines from indexing this site It adds a meta tag in the header like so: <meta name='robots' content='...
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Adding schema.org itemprop to WP4.1 Title Tag

Since WP4.1, there is a new 'title-tag' theme feature to add the title tag. I'm reading an article here to add itemprop to the <title> tag so that it will look like this : <title itemprop="...
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Removing rel=“nofollow” from links posted in Post Content

I am running wordpress for my blog EasyPadhai. I am writing a posts and I have included links to my Android app EasyPadhai for my users. But all links to app are turning in nofollow links. Also ...
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Does a parent page's post_title have to appear in a child page permalink?

If I have a page called Home and then a child page with Home as the parent, is there a way to avoid 'home' appearing in the permalink for the child page? I've noticed this with a one-page scrolling ...
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Options for an SEO gallery?

I am currently using the standard Wordpress gallery which I like because a lot of my visitors find me through Google after searching some text which is included in the image description. It obviously ...
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Pinging or sitemap plugin: which practice is better

As I have understand WordPress 4.0.1 has it's own "Update Service" enabled by default. The address indicated in my case is http://rpc.pingomatic.com/. So based on this thing I can state that my ...
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Is there a maximum amount of pages for a multi-page post?

I will publish 2 books (encyclopedia) on my site, each with over 4000 pages. My plan is to put each book into a multipage post using the <!--nextpage--> tag. 1. Can Wordpress handle such a ...
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How to set 301 redirection after moving WordPress blog?

I have moved my wordpress blog to new domain. Old Address : domainname.com/blog | New Address : newdomainname.com Please pay attention about old address and new address. Now I want to redirect all ...
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What is the correct way for multi-domain and multi-language website?

I have very interesting request from a client: They want to have website in two languages for different countries and also are asking whether it possible to have domains for each langues. Goal is so ...
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Possibilities for customising the standard wordpress gallery?

I am a photographer with a Wordpress site so as you might imaging I need to show off my work in it's best light. I love the wordpress gallery because it creates great SEO due to the comments ...
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Adding hreflang to multisite with no plugin?

I am developing 3 sites using multisite subdirectories. I've looked at WPML and hreflang manager plugins, but that seems like overkill. My three sites are all english speaking, just regionally ...
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getting image alt text via ACF plugin in WordPress [closed]

I am using the ACF plugin in my WP 3.3.1 application and I use the the_field method in many places across the site. One place in particular I use it is in a slideshow/carousel as below: <img alt=""...
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Adding meta tag without plugin

Is it possible to add meta title, meta description, meta keywords in every page without installing plugin? My client require not to install plugin. I am curious about this case, all I know is the ...
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Sub category text in the URL of wordpress site

I am launching a site about mobile and it is in wordpress. URL structure is as follow example.com/unlock/company/model example.com/how-to/company/model Unlock and how to are parent category and ...
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How can I make my Blog category unindexed in Google?

My Blog posts can break my SEO, as they're not about the themes my website discusses. So how do I avoid this?
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Automatically set posts to NoIndex depending on category?

I'd like all new posts with a specific category to automatically have NoIndex applied. There are various plugins - e.g. Wordpress SEO - which make it easier to manually select posts for NoIndex. But ...
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How to mask url of a specific page without affecting seo [closed]

What I'm looking to do is exactly this and/or this. What's holding me back is my fear of losing all the SEO traffic my posts at site.com/blog/post have already acquired. Would implementing this fix ...
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How do I create custom tags for Wordpress SEO? [closed]

I'm using Wordpress SEO by Yoast, the free version and wondering if there is a way to create custom tags such as %%city%%. I want to make my own that can pull data from another plugin i'm using as a "...