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Wordpress, Apache and Nginx: permalinks and cache

I have a server with Ubuntu 14.04.1, Apache at port 8008 and nginx at port 80 as a proxy for Apache. It runs a website based on Wordpress. I use Wordpress's plugin WP Super Cache with the following ...
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Improving .htaccess 301 redirect for keeping SEO values on large WordPress blog

I have a client with a self hosted WordPress blog with 5000+ posts dating back several years that I'm creating a new template for. When the site is done, it will be moved to a new domain and the old ...
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How to display summaries only on front page in Wordpress

The question What is the prescribed way to configure Wordpress to display only article summaries on the front page (with 'Read more...' type links)? The background I know this seems like a trivial ...
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Plugin for autolink keywords and SEO

There are many plugins for Wordpress which allows to replace the first occurrence of some keyword with the link to a specific webpage. Is this a good practice or can be penalizing?
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robots.txt being ignored - wordpress install

I just took over maintaining a website and noticed that Google gives "A description for this result is not available because of this site's robots.txt" So I went to look at the site's robots.txt file ...
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Wordpress and WHMCS in same directory

I currently have wordpress and WHMCS both running my site. Wordpress is in the root, WHMCS is in a folder. The result is that WHMCS pages show the url structure domainname.com/foldername/pagename I ...
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what is this? #sthash.a3BsN8BD.dpbs

I have a WordPress blog on my website, and I'm now noticing this stuff being appended to URLs: #sthash.a3BsN8BD.dpbs What is this? How do I remove it?
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How remove a duplicate permanent link in WordPress?

I have two links that show a single post. I need to remove one of them, because I get "Duplicate title tag" warnings in Google Webmaster Tools. How can I remove a permanent URL from WordPress?
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Huge database-like site: joomla vs wordpress problem

Currently my company is planning to develop a huge, country-wide website that would mailny contain massive database of products (culinary), places (stores, restaurants), recipes... It will also have a ...
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Categorize wordpress pages and restrict editors to certain pages/categories [closed]

We have a huge WordPress website and looking for a solution to manage the maintainers. The goal is to let editors be free to edit pages in certain categories but shouldn't be able to mess up the ...
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How To Remove a Slider from Responsive Design

I'm a small business owner that has (up until now) managed a successful website. However, with the pending Google Mobilegeddon, my website for some reason does not pass the Google Mobile Friendly ...
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Enable gzip compression On Worpress Hosted on Godaddy

I have a site hosted on Godaddy, I need to enable gzip compression on my website as it recommended on speed test, and I have added below content to .htaccess # BEGIN GZIP <ifmodule mod_deflate.c&...
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Does a 301 redirect from the root to subdirectory affect SEO?

WordPress have a site that is a Django and WordPress hybrid. The wordpress site is self contained at /wp. It is the mini-site for promotion and sales that a non-logged in user sees. The Django site ...
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Can WordPress version update affect SEO?

I want to update the version of WordPress that I use to a higher one in order to install some new plugins that require a better version. Will this affect my SEO?
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How do I remove an “articles” slug from custom post type in WordPress

Our core website is not hosted through Wordpress, however we got a plugin to host a knowledge base. (we wanted the url to be example.com/knowledge-base/) We put everything into a subdirectory and ...
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“Node is empty” warning displayed in Google Structured Data Testing Tool

With the latest version of the Google Structured Data Testing Tool, I got 5 warning messages saying: Node is empty. Double check that this is desired and consider removing. How can I remove ...
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Transitioning from www.example.com/wordpress/abc to www.example.com/abc

The existing corporate website is a non-CMS, dreamweaver dinosaur, with the top level HTML pages residing in the web root directory: httpdocs/. I recently installed WordPress, and the site can now be ...
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Getting 406 on IE after Google redirects my site

I have a WordPress blog. When I search the posts from my site in Google, the results appear and on clicking the result I can open that particular post on my site. But while doing the same on Internet ...
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WordPress site hacked, recovered but Google still has hacked page description [duplicate]

My website got hacked recently and recovered it. It was populating casino ads on my website. There were virtually made URLs where casino pages were displayed. I suspected the code came through a ...
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How do I create a Wordpress author alias?

I manage the blog for my company and essentially act as the editor for the posts that come in. Once they have been reviewed and approved, I load them up into WordPress and publish them. The problem ...
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Missing CA certificates on OpenShift WordPress cartridge

I am trying to use a WordPress theme named "X" on an OpenShift WordPress cartridge. While installing an "Extension" through the "X" theme configuration page I get the following error: Downloading ...
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How do I handle the URL of an article that sits in more than one category

In our knowledge base (hosted in Wordpress) we have one article that is relevant to 2 categories. I do not want to duplicate the article and have it sitting separately in each category for fear of ...
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How to add category in URL for Wordpress theme

We are having trouble getting the category name into the URL. We want to use the following structure: example.com/knowledge-base/category-name/article-name For some reason our wordpress theme (...
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How Can I See Pageviews Per Post - Google Analytics & WordPress

Background I just moved my blog over from Blogger to WordPress, and I'm trying to replicate the stats reporting that I had before. I've got Google Analytics integrated with my website, but I'm having ...
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How can I move a website from Drupal to WordPress without affecting the Google ranking [closed]

How can I move a website from Drupal to WordPress without affecting the Google ranking? The issue is that my client is already on the first page on Google, they are moving their site from Drupal to ...
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Someone has cloned my WordPress blog, how do I prevent it from hurting SEO?

My WordPress blog is completely cloned. That clone site is updating in real time with my blog. I am surprised that someone can actually do that. What should I do to stop harmful impact in my search ...
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Redirecting a domain to another that hosts a wordpress site, getting database errors

Originally I had mydomain.com.au, but then I let it expire as I cancelled my abn (Austalian Business Number). After that I started using mydomain.info instead to host my wordpress site. Recently I had ...
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Wordpress redirect folder to subdomain

I have recently redone my website in wordpress and moved it to a different server. I need www.example.com/releases to point to another IP. I have set releases.example.com to point to this IP. So I'...
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Is it better to reference images from other sites or to host your own (in wordpress)?

We are moving our knowledge base to a WordPress hosted platform. Most images will remain the same and are currently sitting in another platform. For SEO purposes, is it better to move those images to ...
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Wordpress plugin not working after moving domains - I get this error message

I have moved a wodpress website to a new domain with a new host. The website looks, fine and most of the wp-admin area works just fine too. However, certain pages on the admin area don't display and ...
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Pagespeed rating vs server speed from a SEO perspective

What's more important for my website, from a SEO perspective? I first had a page load time from around 900ms and a google rating from about 70. Using some plugins I managed to get the rating up to ...
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How can I create a WordPress blog in a subdirectory on my GoDaddy Windows shared hosting account?

How can I create a WordPress blog in a subdirectory on my GoDaddy Windows shared hosting account for my domain name? The URL should look like this: www.example.com/blog/sme/abc-wxy-zdg or this: www....
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403s appearing in WMT but when I FETCH GOOGLE returning same URLs as 200

HI there over the last few days Google Webmaster Tools has been showing me 403 errors for a series of URLS. However when i FETCH them they come up as 200 OK and when I look in Google using keywords ...
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Wordpress redirects to ipaddress

I have a self hosted wordpress website hosted on Digital Ocean,setup as a subdomian; ubuntu server running apache. I am trying to setup a development server to test out plugin changes and wordpress ...
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The requested URL /get.php was not found on this server [closed]

I am having problems with my Wordpress and I don't know why. I haven't modified anything and suddenly, I see this error: What should I do?
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How do I host an asp.net dll application in a WP website?

We're migrating from an ASP.NET website to a WordPress website, hosted on IIS (don't ask). There's a few things we need to migrate over, and for the most part I can get away with a simple HTTP ...
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Batch edit WordPress blog posts?

I want to change the theme on my WordPress blog to a responsive design one. At the moment however I have used some recurring html at the top of every blog post (300+ posts) which I need to change on ...
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Why doesn't Google show full site links for my site in some countries?

I would like Google to show descriptions for each site link for my website (WordPress) when searching the word 'esika' in Google. The website is from Peru and searching 'esika' from google.com.pe ...
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Write htaccess rewrite rule which should be point to a directory which is not existing in app directory structure

I need to write a rewrite rule so that the url should be point to a directory which is not existing in the application directory. In WordPress all admin process/code in wp-admin, so someone try to ...
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Unable to reach googlewebmasterstools.html file using DNS name, but able to access via IPADDRESS

Note : Asked this question on wordpress.stackexchange.com, it was recommended to ask here. I am trying to get webmastertools to verify my ownership on my domain. www.swipetelecom.com. Issue : When ...
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Mismatch in Adsense click count

Since shifting to wordpress blog, I am noticing a huge mismatch in adsense click data. I used to get around 15 clicks on average. Nowadays also I see same amount of clicks. However, when I see report ...
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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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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 wordpress/wp-admin/...
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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, etc......
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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. netdna....
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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: ...