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Sidebar text widget and duplicate content

Is a text sidebar widget OK with SEO point of view? This widget has a 100 words text and its shown on every page. I am concerned about duplicate content issue. I have a website that lists upcoming ...
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Google Search Results: sub-page description [duplicate]

I have a Wordpress site that successfully has 6 sub-pages listed below the main result in Google. However a page content snippet is showing up or each instead of the sub-page meta descriptions. I ...
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WordPress refusing FTP connection when using correct details

I am trying to update some plugins on a WordPress site. To do this directly through WordPress you need to provide: Hostname Username Password Connection yype I am definitely using the correct ...
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local install of wp site brought down from host - home page is ok but other pages redirect to wamp config page

local install of wp site brought down from host - home page is ok but other pages redirect to wamp config page. I got all local files from host to www dir under local wamp. I got database from host ...
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Physical memory usage issues with WordPress plugins

Occasionally, my website that's hosted with GoDaddy is crashing due to physical memory overload. My host told me that PHP processes are overloading the server, and to try to find out which WordPress ...
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Why is compression slowing my site down? [closed]

This isn't a new problem but I haven't found any information elsewhere. I did a clean reinstall of my Wordpress site (hosted on Hostgator) and manually ported over useful content; by the time I was ...
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Images on my site contain wp-content/uploads/ in the URL, how do I change this?

When ever you click on an image in my site it displays www.sitename.com/wp-content/uploads/date/image.jpg. How do I change this to something like www.sitename.com/image.jpg or ...
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How to create a seperate blog page on my site with a different theme

My website is currently setup as a blog, where there are categories and post within them. However I want to create a separate page where I can discuss news, ideas, and thoughts, while having a ...
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How do I troubleshoot rewrite and permalink issues for wordpress using IIS 7 W2008?

I know this question is kind of a WP and kind of a webmaster issue. I am really stuck troubleshooting how IIS is handling rewrites and permalinks. Anyone that can offer an explanation or demarcation ...
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Website does not have post previews when viewing on mobile

For some reason when I view my site on mobile devices the homepage just displays the full article one after the other as opposed to thumbnail and text previews. Any idea what the reason behind this ...
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Google Pagespeed not recognizing minify, cache leveraging, etc

Recently, my sites score completely dropped in site optimization/speed in the Google Adsense rating system. When using Google PageSpeed Insights it tells me quite a few things. One being to leverage ...
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Google still has record of my old site URL - what to do?

I had a blog site, i.e. http://example2.com, then I bought a new domain, i.e. http://example.com and 301 permanent redirected example2.com into example.com. But when I get into the Google Webmaster ...
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Redirect blog archive into certain format

I asked the question in WPSE before, but the answer I got so far is a complicated one. I'm actually looking for a .htaccess way. Here's what the scenario is: My blog archive URLs were like: ...
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Wordpress theme usage rights with GPLv2

I've been searching for a great looking wordpress theme to use on a small magazine website idea that I had and I've just found one that would be ideal, with lots of blank spaces specifically designed ...
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What is better for SEO robots.txt file or dynamically generated robots.txt URL?

I was relying on our custom WordPress package's dynamically generated robots.txt URL for a few sites but it was not being honoured by Google or Bing (plugin URLs were getting indexed despite the rule ...
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Migrating subscribers from Mr Site to WordPress

I'm hoping somebody can provide some thoughts on an issue I'm facing. I've built a new website on wordpress.com for someone whose previous website was built and hosted with Mr. Site. We weren't happy ...
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Adsense code not appearing on certain post

I have my adsense code in an ad widget. There is a header ad, and two ads in the side bar. For some reason the header ad appears on every single page, but the two side bar ads have magically ...
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Social icons appear on top left of screen when loading [migrated]

I have a block of social icons on my website at the top right of the header, when the website is loading you can see the icons appear in the top left, but they move over to their correct position once ...
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After cloning WP and deleting all posts and pages, some previous domain links are found by Google

Through the clone function in Softaculous, I cloned a WP installation to a brand new domain. First thing, I deleted all posts, pages, media, etc. then I created a few new pages, generated a sitemap ...
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Archive page of post showing up ahead of actual post in google

Not exactly sure why the main page of my website which shows the latest post is being shown first when searching for post I made. The main page of my website shows up with the seo description showing ...
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Hashbang, pjax, or djax for dynamic pages in WordPress?

I am modifying a current WP theme that uses child pages loaded into tabs via jQuery and hashtags. For example, http://example.com/category would be the parent page with tabs. Clicking on one of those ...
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WordPress injection?

I don't really know how to express my problem, so bear with me. This is a bit hard to explain. I have a Wordpress installation, the latest, and often (once a day) my site redirects users to the ...
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?Referer links in WordPress site getting indexed

I have a WordPress site which is more content centric. Today, I found that certain URLs are getting indexed in Google Search results. They look like: ...
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Main domain and subdomain are same contain

One website example.com and second website is subdomain of example.com like example.example.com. Both website are same in terms of both content and functionality but written in different programming ...
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Image disappears when setting float to left [migrated]

I just got into HTML/CSS development and I'm trying to build my first WordPress Theme, but I'm having some issue's with the HTML and CSS. What I'm trying to accomplish is to have a header which ...
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How to add custom php code in Wordpress text widget

I cant make my PHP code work when I add it in WordPress text widget (without plugin). The same code works on main (index.php) , but not in widget. I searched for this question and found the answer - ...
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WordPress migration not showing images

I migrated my WordPress site from host to host, also to different domain, according to the guide at WPExplorer, however the images do not shown. I replaced the database records via "Search Replace DB ...
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Why can I access a website through IP address but not by it's domain name?

I'm using CentOS, LAMP and Wordpress.org I have added and edited a virtual host on the apache server. For servername I put the hostname that is output when I typed the command hostname. Now I'm ...
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Looks like fonts are absent

Hello I get 404 error when I try to reach my font file, Is this OK? I use Gtmetrix.com to find bugs on my site. One of the errors says: The following requests are returning 404/410 responses. Either ...
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How to block user agent from accessing my WordPress site with htaccess?

I have noticed large amount of traffic coming to my site from different IP's with user agent. Mozilla/5.0 (compatible; SiteExplorer/1.0b; +http://siteexplorer.info/) I don't have much experience ...
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Writing mathematical notes in WordPress

I have asked this question in http://tex.stackexchange.com/ but then i got a reply that it is off topic there and webmasters stack exchange site would be useful. This is a continuation from my ...
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How to display Feedburner subscription count as plain text via a shortcode in post/page editor of my Wordpress blog?

I would like to create a shortcode like [feedcount] in my wordpress blog to display Feedburner subscription count as plain text on some of my posts/pages. Moreover, I'd prefer in the case that the ...
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Deploying GIT repository via FTPS to a shared hosting

I would like to start using GIT for version controling. Here are my prerequisites: I'm on Windows Most of the time I would need to work on Wordpress templates I have to deploy on multiple shared ...
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How to setup a fully functional “mirror” of a website?

PREMISES: I have a wordpress website hosted in a shared-hosting Since it's a shared hosting, I share the same ip with other GoDaddy customers A couple of times, some other customer got malware on ...
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Redirecting a Preview DNS subdomain to a domain with htaccess

I want to redirect all the WordPress urls of the form http://example.com.previewdns.com/my-favorite-post/ to http://example.com/my-favorite-post/ I am trying to do this with the below .htaccess ...
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Website migration from WordPress to a static site and doing 301 redirects without access to existing site?

Currently working on a project that is a hosted on WordPress that is being migrated to a static site. However I presently do not have access to the existing site as it's managed by another developer. ...
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Wordpress login area for downloads

I need to create a page that requires users to log in with a username / email and password to access it, and then depending on who the user is, they get links to one more files they can download. No ...
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Why I see my page sitemap XML link in Google?

I am using Yoast SEO plugin for my WordPress website. I am also using Yoast's XML Sitemap. Today I checked my pages in Google and found this indexed by Google: Title: http://example.com/ ...
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Adding Disqus to wordpress effect SEO [duplicate]

I am planning to add Disqus to my WordPress site. Now will my comments will be indexed by the Google as earlier or do I have to add any extra plugins or sitemap for comments.
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How to Remove wpmp_switcher strings from Blog URLs

I was using WordPress mobile pack plugin which i have already uninstalled but there are too many URLs are indexed in Google with ?wpmp_switcher=desktop parameter. How can i fixed and no index kind of ...
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How to control or Block attachment URLs?

We are working for a site and almost every post having one extra url from image attachment and webmaster considering duplicate content of my site. Please see attachment and also tell me that's why my ...
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How do I setup origin domain for Google PageSpeed Service?

I have a WordPress site with cPanel (WHM) with VPS. Today I configured Google PageSpeed Service for my WordPress site. After I submitted my WWW domain, PSS automatically added my naked domain (without ...
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Sitemap for WordPress extension

I'm using an extension to integrate a WordPress blog into my eCommerce site. WordPress is installed in its own directory with a link called blog on my home page. I used a free extension to do this. ...
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Redesigned website, transferred content, and now invisible to Google

I recently completely redesigned my website, http://concourstee.fr. We used to have a fairly good ranking in Google, but when redesigning the website I thought I'd try to make things better. ...
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Sudden spike in pageviews in a WordPress site [closed]

A few days go I saw my "Pageviews" jump to an all time high.... I did not add new content. I did not change or meddle with the WordPress plugins or themes I did not add edit or delete my site in ...
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How do I optimize SEO in a multiblog WordPress install?

We are about to launch two product pages plus a corporate website. The goal is to keep a blog in all of the sites, but here it comes the question about how to do it in a way we get everything unified ...
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Why do people (or bots) spam a site with comments when its obvious that they end up being blocked? [closed]

Whenever I visit the Admin page of my WordPress site, I always find about 1000 new spam messages waiting there for me. The question is what is the motivation for people (or bots) to spam a site with ...
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Looking for reliable, long term, free hosting [duplicate]

My question: I have a site powered by Wordpress that I need to host, and it has to be done for free because it is for an under privileged school. Because my favorite site, 1freehosting, isn't working ...
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What SEO problem will occur when we install WordPress on PaaS?

Openshift cloud provided by RedHat have told us to "set up a CNAME record with your DNS provider" if we need to use a custom domain in PaaS. What SEO problem will occur when we install WordPress on ...
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Serving WordPress menu links in only HTTPS or HTTP depending on how it's accessed

I have a WordPress site which uses WordPress HTTPS to enable SSL when users access it via that protocol. However, currently the menu links point back to the HTTP version. I want users to be linked ...