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Why if I share something from my website to Twitter, on the wall my image is hidden?

I got a Twitter card so now I can share the featured image of each post, but the problem is that on the wall my image is hidden inside the tweet and not displayed. At the moment a user must click on ...
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How are web applications like Tumblr, WordPress.com and Blogspot able to create subdomains for users so fast?

I am curious as to how web-applications are able to create sub-domains instantly for new users, for example, newuser.wordpress.com, or example.blogspot.com. If I need to create a new subdomain for a ...
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VPS Suggestions Needed for a Wordpress Based Website [on hold]

I have a cricket related website that is currently hosted on a VPS with two other websites. We are expecting a huge hike in traffic during the next 6 weeks during World Cup. I need suggestions for ...
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Platform for managing multiple microsites [on hold]

I am the only web dev/designer at real estate marketing company. We have a company website, and a microsite for each home we market. Each site has its own domain name, analytics profile, etc. The ...
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Receiving error 500 for WordPress when using CloudFlare as a CDN

My WordPress site is using CloudFlare as a CDN, and if I use the site's IP address to access wordpress/wp-admin/install.php directly, it works fine. However, when I try to call ...
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Multiple Domains pointing to one site

Newbie here so please excuse me if this has been asked in a different way. My friend has 3 domain names lets say example.com, example.net and example.org. They were not using the .com and .net. I was ...
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How do I recover WordPress page content from MySQL database?

I have a WordPress site and the database has become corrupted (long story), and it's not backed up. My plan is to create a new WordPress site from scratch and copy all the theme files, images, ...
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How can I force my site to serve just HTTPS and non-www?

I have a WordPress install where all the links are https://example.com. So, users that try to access the site via https://www.example.com will see the site, but none of the images and resources will ...
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Why is there a DNS lookup from Bootstrap CDN that is no longer installed on my site?

I am having a BIG problem. Most of the DNS lookups are suppose to be on the following site: http://gtmetrix.com/reports/ytadvisers.com/6eIsggZE Again this one DNS lookup URL will not go away. ...
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What is the purpose of spam registration bots?

I have been intrigued by this for a while, and haven't been able to find a solution elsewhere, so I was wondering if anyone here knew the answer: Since I have set up my personal website, I have ...
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Offer MP3 files on WordPress for listening only (prevent downloading)

I have a WordPress blog on which I'd like to share some large audio files to my visitors. But I want to prevent, or at least discourage, my users from directly downloading the MP3 files. I've seen ...
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how to make a website without knowing much about CSS?

We're trying to build a website, but we don't have much HTML + CSS + JS experience. As far as the complexity goes, we can imagine a simple e-commerce website for now. So far we have considered: ...
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How to do a 301 redirect in DirectAdmin & WordPress?

In the past, our company had only one domain (www.domain_old.com) which obviously was the main domain. Now we have bought a new domain (www.domain_new.com), which we'd like to be the main domain from ...
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Google still returns old Wordpress user name when I search for it [duplicate]

I created a Wordpress website with a particular user name that I no longer use (I fully deleted the Wordpress user and created a new one). Yet when I run a Google search for the initial user name, my ...
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Why would the Better Wordpress Minify plugin cause alignment issues when activated?

I just installed the Better Wordpress Minify plugin to speed up a Wordpress site. The plugin is causing a couple very small alignment issues, but I can't seem to get the plugin settings adjusted to ...
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Is adding html5shiv enough?

I want to start using HTML5 markup in my next WP theme and I wondered if adding html5shiv is enough for adding compatibility for IE8+ browsers. I'm talking about the simple stuff such as aside, ...
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Changing category of posts in WordPress

I have a website with WordPress for 2-3 month with 120 posts, now I want to change some post categories, for example a post is belong to "ASP.NET" category and now I want to transfer it to "ASP.NET ...
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Procedure for transfer of WordPress site

I've read some tutorials on transferring a WordPress site to another host, but I'm still confused about some of the steps for doing that in my situation. I'm transferring my WP site from DreamHost to ...
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Fastest Redirection on Apache Server with Wordpress for a Small ~200 Page Website

If I have a website of about 200 pages and most of the links will be inevitably changing, what is the faster way to redirect them (fastest not in terms of how quickly I can do it, but in terms of the ...
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Did redirecting the root of the domain to a deep page hurt search engine rankings?

A client had a Wordpress website with a very plain landing page which would redirect to the "home" page once clicked. The "home" page lived under the address site.com/home, the landing page was ...
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How do I get my website to another server? [duplicate]

My old server will be suspended and I will get another server. I have just WordPress on it. What do I need to do to make a perfect (without problems) switch to the new server? What I already did is, ...
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(SEO)Should I use Wordpress as a website, or contain Wordpress in my website, or neither [duplicate]

I'm getting ready to release some software; However I was thinking that I could create a dev-blog going for the updates that I make etc.. The question came down to three different solutions: Write ...
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Heading tags in wordpress theme

I know we should put the website name in H1 tag and posts titles in H2 tag IN HOMEPAGE. What about Single post pages? Which one is better? Website Title in H1 and Post title in H2 Post title in H1 ...
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Many “429” crawl errors in Google Webmaster Tools with GoDaddy Managed Wordpress Hosting and Cloudflare

Following setup: GoDaddy Managed Wordpress Hosting + SSL Cloudflare as CDN Google Webmaster Tools shows all pages with 429 crawl error. I tested manually and with tools like monitor.us and I ...
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How do I redirect a large number of pages in Wordpress when changing plugins?

I have had a WordPress site for two years. It is hosted on a typical WAMP server. I would change it's theme but the one I have chosen doesn't work with the qTranslate or mqTranslate plugin. I'm ...
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Installing WordPress in a subfolder and effect on SEO

I want to install WordPress to build up my site using it. Lets say my domain is domain.com and because of the current hosting issues, if I install wordpress in the root of public_html it will be a ...
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How can I verify both www and non-www version of a website in WordPress using Webmaster Tools

How can I verify both www and non-www version of a website in WordPress if I'm using Yoast SEO and there is only one verification file upload? I do not have access to the site's GA.
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When WPML translates my WordPress site, should I move the native language to a subdirectory?

I have a website which URL looks like www.example.com. The website is in French. Now I want to have an English version and I'm going to translate the site using the WPML WordPress plugin, which I ...
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How do I manage multilingual versions of my website with WordPress?

We are currently publishing about 2 articles a week on English site which we would be translating in-house and publishing through Wordpress CMS to our new international sites in France and Brazil. We ...
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If I need to redirect my WordPress site to a new domain with new hosting, how do I do so?

I have a Wordpress web site but need to change the name (from abc.com to tty.com). I was planning on duplicating the old web site to the new site. I don't want the old url to die, just in case ...
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Google remarketing tag on Wordpress site: can't find the CDATA comment

I have been struggling fixing the CDATA comment problem every time I inserted Google remarketing tag on our Wordpress e-commerce site. I Google tag assistant says it can't find the CDATA comment. For ...
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Mapping a subdirectory to a second domain using hostgator?

I currently have all of my site hosting routed through my site www.iamkuhan.com, but I want one of my subdirectories, iamkuhan.com/raindelay to map to www.raindelaypodcast.com. I feel like this is ...
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URL RewriteRule doesn't work when using WP Database Participants in my WordPress website

I'm using WP Participants Database plugin in a site developed using WordPress and I'm trying to transform: ...
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Whats the use of mysql.safe_mode in php.ini file?

I've seen some website on security recommend to enable mysql.safe_mode in php.ini # Enable SQL safe mode sql.safe_mode = On When I searched hard to find info on this, I found this: If the SQL ...
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Why do some Nginx configurations block download agents using Wget?

I noticed that some Nginx configurations block download agents using Wget like this: if ($http_user_agent ~* LWP::Simple|wget) { return 403; } Why block Wget? If I use the above code in my ...
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Update and republish wordpress post. SEO penalization?

I'm currently working on improving some old posts, adding content, notes and so... I plan to publish them again on every update so it is showed again in the homescreen with the new date. Do you know ...
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Focusing on 1 subject means deletion of other posts?

I decided to focus only Wordpress topics on my blog. But before this decision, I created several posts very unrelated to Wordpress such as conspiracy posts and health. This is like a minor rebranding ...
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ExpiresByType not working for PNG images when set in .htaccess for a WordPress site

In my website I have the expires headers settings reported below. When I use Google's PageSpeed Insights test I get the message: XYZ.png expire headers not set, which I'm getting for all the PNG files ...
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Wordpress site hacked numerous times

Because of the identity of the website, I don't want to give too much identifying information about the actual organization, but I can try to provide as much server background information as possible. ...
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301 htaccess redirect for WordPress tag

I need a 301 redirect for tag pages that have been created, for example: http://www.mydomain.co.uk/tag/endovenous-laser/page/14/?m&pgd=10 It might look something like this I guess, but this did ...
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Why do sitemaps generated by different plugins look so different from each other?

This is my first time generating a sitemap. I used two plugins to compare sitemaps. Yoast generated a normal looking sitemap. But the sitemap generated by Google XML Sitemaps plugin looks weird (see ...
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Can you use 'Italic' in wordpress as separate font, not as alteration of 'Regular'?

My site uses the font 'Arno Pro' in the Paragraph style. The font 'Arno Pro Italic' is not used. So when I highlight a word and click the Italic button, Wordpress simply distorts the Regular version ...
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How not to display the date on certain WordPress pages?

On most posts on my website the date is displayed. There are however some posts where I would not like to show the date. Would it be better to use display:none; via css or actually remove the code ...
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Does WordPress include native mobile support?

I have setup a site on WordPress that doesn't appear to adapt to mobile sites at all. I used to use Joomla which had a responsive mode. Does WordPress have any features or settings to adjust ...
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Using WordPress account on a domain?

I just got my own domain from SiteGround (first time doing anything like this.) and installed WordPress on it. Is it possible I could use that as my main WordPress account? I'm not seeing any option ...
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How do I “bind” social networks account to my blog?

My girlfriend has a WordPress blog for a while now, but when we check tools like websiteworth or woorank, it tells us that she has no twitter or G+ account, which is false. Is there a way to "bind" ...
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SEO: how to organize a multiple, etherogeneous topics website?

I happen to have a decent knowledge about a ton of very different topics. I'd like to start a large blog website talking about them, but while some of those topics are more or less close, others are ...
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SEO AJAX Calls for Google

I have a working WordPress site that contains a custom navigation and retrieves a page based on title. So what it looks like is, lets say I have a page called test and the user selects test on the ...
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Link to Youtube video via middleman website - SEO perspective

It would be great to hear some opinions on my issue. I have WordPress website and YouTube channel. I would like to put links to my YouTube videos on some other websites. I am wondering if it is good ...
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Silo structure on magazine site

I will have to code magazine theme using silo structure. Requirements of the design is to display most recent posts of each category on the home page, popular/last commented posts in the sidebar etc ...