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Is it possible to change URL structure and to continue to gather Analytics data to the existing posts?

I'm changing my WordPress permalinks from /%category%/%post_id%/ to /%postname%/ Is is possible to make Google Analytics to continue gathering the posts data correspondingly?
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Is 'noindex, follow' a good idea for blog's index page?

I am new to SEO for blogs (to be more precise WordPress). I wanted to only page with a single article to be indexed. This is not because I am afraid of duplicate content, but because I am afraid a ...
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Is there a blogging platform that allows me to give traffic related bonuses to writers?

I would like to be able to reward writers with bonuses based upon the amount of traffic their individual posts receive, to encourage them to promote their posts on the internet. Is there a platform ...
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Moving a WordPress installation from a subdomain to its own domain without losing PageRank

I'd like to move a WP installation from a subdomain to its own without losing the PageRank achieved by that subdomain. What are the best steps in order to do this properly? Especially how do I set ...
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New Wordpress posts generate 404 error

I had a working installation of WordPress, and I recently encountered an issue where when I tried to login to the back-end, the browser would redirect to the login URL of the previous domain WordPress ...
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Wordpress blog penalized by Google search - what's wrong?

I have a blog (http://blog.brodzinski.com), which is wordpress.org blog with pretty popular Thesis theme with almost no other customizations. Some time ago it was penalized by Google search - it ...
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Why are the tags on my site using wordpress being indexed instead of the page?

I can't figure out why my tags are being indexed by google and not my actual posts. So in google, my posts are showing up as mysite.com/tags/post and I of course I want it to look like ...
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Feedburner and Wordpress Multisite

I have recently setup Wordpress Multisite and have that working well. Now to complete the branding, I want to use feeds.mydomain.com for the MyBrand integration to Feedburner. I have setup the CNAME ...
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301 Redirects in a WordPress site: What will Google Analytics report?

Scenario: user goes to Google and performs a search - one of my old pages shows in the results (a page I have just created a 301 quick redirect for using an app within WordPress) - they click on my ...
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Options for different domain and hosting

The situation I have a hosting service (one.com) on which I have installed a wordpress.org site in a subdirectory 'wordpress': myhost.com/wordpress/ (myhost.com is actually my own domain, but it ...
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WordPress multisite and Google Analytics in subfolders with mapped domains

I have a WordPress multisite with sub folders. The site's subfolders are mapped to domains, which are set to primary. I'm using the Google Analytics Multisite Async' code to track things. From ...
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Handling Pagination on WordPress?

Few days ago Google came up with a post on URLs with parameters. The post can be found here: http://googlewebmastercentral.blogspot.com/2011/07/improved-handling-of-urls-with.html Now, my website ...
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Artists and music - Need Help Deciding on a CMS

A friend has asked me to build a site with the following options: staff members must be able to add new music and artists to the page a gallery must be provided - it is also good if each artist has ...
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Will moving a WordPress from one location to another result in broken links

I am having a WordPress installed at www.mydomain.com/blog/wordpress/ I am planning to move it to www.mydomain.com/blog/ Will this cause any 404 broken links? This question may seem stupid but please ...
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OpenID login buttons for related modules of a site (especially a MediaWiki)

I am putting up a site. Right now it will include a MediaWiki (the sort that powers Wikipedia). In the future it may contain a blog (Wordpress?) and forums (Vanilla Forums 2?). I want the site to ...
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Is there a a better OpenID plugin for wordpress? [closed]

The last version that came out for this plugin is 3.3.2, and it's broken. Whenever I click "Upgrade all my plugins", my openid gets broken and I can't login to Stack Overflow until I downgrade this ...
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Deploying GIT repository via FTPS to a shared hosting [closed]

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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Apache, www-data and custom user permission

I'm running an ubuntu server with apache and I have web directory which is owned by the user www-data and the group www-data. WordPress works great in this directory. It can auto update and I can ...
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Simple blogging software (WP replacement) [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Which Content Management System (CMS) should I use? I'm sorry if this is not the right place to ask this question, but I think it's certainly better than at ...
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Google bots are severely affecting site performance

I have an aggregate site on a linux server that pulls in feeds from a universe of about 2,000 blogs. It's in Wordpress 3.4.2 and I have a cron job that is staggered to run five times an hour on ...
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Optimizing wordpress to handle 7 times spike in traffic

My Wordpress site jumped from 3,000 visits to over 20,000 via organic traffic. How can I optimize it to handle the current load? I know their are some brilliant minds on here. Any illumination in ...
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How much to charge for Wordpress installation? [closed]

I know this isn't properly a technical question but I hope this is ok here. The question is simple: how much should I charge a customer for a Wordpress installation & configuration? Configuration ...
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My website has a script which loads from www.greek-web.info/jquery.min.js. How did it get there?

I've made a website that has inside this script: <script type="text/javascript"> if(!document.referrer || document.referrer == '') { document.write('<scr'+'ipt type="text/javascript" ...
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Does wordpress.com support 3rd party themes? [closed]

I just purchased WordPress Value Bundle worth $99 from WordPress and now I am having a hard time customizing my blog's theme. I am unable to install 3rd party themes. Can I just customize fonts, ...
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Wordpress Multisite (Subfolders) - Google Analytics Tracking

I have a Wordpress multisite subfolder instance that I would like to track via Google Analytics. I guess optimally this would be a plugin which I could track each site in two places The Main ...
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Wordpress Mobile Edition, Wordpress Mobile Pack, WPTouch - Which one and how?

First of all, Happy New Year! I am thinking about making my blog accessible and enjoyable on mobile devices (as many handsets as possible). I am using Wordpress 3.0.4. What I've found is couple of ...
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How to remove Google plus author profile picture from blog search results

I created a company blog and linked it to my Google plus account for the SEO weight, my problem is now the blog has gained popularity and my profile photo is appearing in the search results for the ...
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Developing from scratch vs. Wordpress

I am facing a dilemma, over the past six months I have been building my website from scratch and I put plenty of hours into it using standard html/css/php/mysql/javascript and jquery... My website ...
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How to create a paid membership site? [closed]

I'm looking for a free solution to create a paid membership website. I would like to base it on Joomla or Wordpress if possible, because I already found nice video player and gallery modules for them. ...
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Wordpress layout and font changes between www.example.com/blog and example.com/blog

A WordPress installation using http://www.example.com/blog shows a wrong font (and due to that a wrong layout) whereas using http://example.com/blog shows the correct font and layout. This happens on ...
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Should I use a subdomain provided by WordPress or a custom domain in Google Webmaster Tools?

I have a blog at domain.wordpress.com and I'm buying the custom domain domain.com. Which domain (domain.wordpress.com or domain.com) should I register in Google Webmaster Tools?
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Do I need add Meta description for each post?

I used WordPress to setup a website. I want use excerpts as Meta descriptions. Is it necessary to do this?
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rel=author and rel=me in Wordpress

I came across rel=me and rel=author from joost's blog. I don't know how much value they're going to be in future for SERPS as they look more of eye candy in search than anything beneficial to surfers. ...
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Hosting blogs in tumblr and redirecting custom page

I've a blog hosted at tumblr (own domain). Before that, I was hosting my blog using wordpress. When I was using wordpress, my permalink is like ...
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How to use CSS to get 5 buttons aligned like this [closed]

I'm struggling to get a design like I put in this image in CSS. I'm using wordpress, and my theme just adds a full image to the top, I would like to make the most of space. ...
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Any recommendation for hosting provider for hosting Wordpress CMS website (not just a blog)? [closed]

I want to host a Wordpress CMS based website. Any recommendations for a easy and reliable hosting provider. I have heard about lots of issues when hosting wordpress with my current host. This is based ...
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Wordpress - Automatic email to admin on password change

Noticed something interesting in WordPress...hopefully its just me not seeing the right option. Whenever a user requests a new password, it will notify the site admin that the password was changed. ...
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Will using HTTPS hurt my site's SEO or other statistics?

I've set up a WordPress blog. Since I have to log into it from many different locations/machines, I've also got an SSL certificate, and set up Apache to redirect HTTP to HTTPS. It all works, but I'm ...
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Any good reason to noindex /page/2/ in archives?

In the Wordpress SEO plugin by Yoast, there is an option that could noindex the subpages of archives. From example, it would noindex the following: http://mysite.com/page/2/ http://mysite.com/page/3/ ...
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Safely backup and migrate a hacked and infected WordPress site

I have an old WordPress site that was on really bad shared hosting and has been hacked into smithereens. It's been compromised by multiple (different) people, as far as I can tell. It's pretty bad! ...
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Migrating content (posts) from a sister site. Would it be beneficial adding them as pages or post?

I have to migrate the content (about 150 posts) from a sister website (that client had raised in order to increase SEO on advice from an SEO company) to the main website. My client has got a ...
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Fastest way to redirect dead URLs to home page

A client of mine scrapped his entire wordpress site of many years for a custom CMS. The URL structures both use the /<post_title> format, so a pattern based .htaccess rule is out of the picture ...
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Pull page content from master site in WordPress

So I am working on some sites for a health practice, all in Wordpress. I have one parent hub site that contains all the information about all the treatments they offer on different pages. I also have ...
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Wordpress Category/Tag Pages As Indexed Actually Help In Traffic?

I several days ago somewhere read that category and tag pages should be noindexed. But later on somewhere else, I read that, they only increase rank for search term, but overall traffic decreases- ...
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Does WordPress tag page lead to duplicate content?

Let's say I am having a tag page at WordPress like http://www.mysite.com/tag/tag_name/ having 2 blog posts A & B and a category page like http://www.mysite.com/category/category_name/ having blog ...
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How do you manage extensions and upgrading the code?

If you use something like wordpress, and you need to upgrade because of some new security threats, some of your addons and extensions will not work. So if you don't upgrade, you'll face security ...
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Removing a post in Wordpress and then reenabling it

Can I take a post down in Wordpress and then repost it? Would this hurt SEO?
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Joomla or Wordpress for Classified Ads Website?

I am looking to build a classified ads website but confused whether to go with joomla or wordpress. I know only a little about joomla and nothing about wordpress. Also if in the future, I want to ...
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Why sitemap gives higher priority to category and archive pages?

I am using wordpress along with Google (XML) Sitemap Generator Plugin, and have got a question about sitemap priorities. By default, The plugin gives higher priority to category, tag and archive ...
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How to incorporate WordPress blog into a static website?

I'm a designer and front-end web designer and I have a client that wants me to put her wordpress into a static site. Is there a way that I can embed the blog into a new site? Or is there a way that I ...