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Weird URL's detected [on hold]

Lately i checked google webmaster and found some crawl errors with strange url. It's duplicated the original url plus the word "marcchiodi" after it, and it happens in all pages and posts. for example ...
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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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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. After that I started using mydomain.info instead to host my wordpress site. Recently I had my abn re-instated so I ...
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CSS help required [migrated]

I am attemping to change the colour of hyperlinks on a specific page http://www.e-rotaryofwalesandwest.org/about/how-to-join as the background is a different colour i need to change the hyperlink ...
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Number of processes is maxed out after installing another WordPress add-on site

I have a website that works fine, I add a add-on domain and install another wordpress there. Now, the website says Internal Server Error and does not open both of main domain and add-on domain. ...
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Leverage browser caching for WordPress images on media subdomain?

My website is built with WordPress and I'm using a combination of the plugins W3 Total Cache and Autoptimize to make my website faster. My settings seems to be correct and most optimisation efforts ...
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“Error database connection” message even though I configured the localhost website with the correct settings [migrated]

I installed Xampp, created a data base and named it "wordpress". I have edited the wp-config.php file with the following settings: define('DB_NAME', 'wordpress'); define('DB_USER', 'root'); ...
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Does 301 redirect at root to subdir affect SEO?

I have a site that is a django/wordpress hybrid. The wordpress site is self contained at /wp, and is the mini-site for promotion and sales that a non-logged in user sees. The django site is for the ...
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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 ...
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My website ranks good but my blog keeps de indexing

My website, let's say www.domain.com ranks fairly good and has PR 1-5 for 6 keywords, still my blog on the same website keeps on de-indexing. Website is html(www.domain.com), and the ...
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homepage keeps on redirecting to install.php

I don't really have any clue what's causing this. It happened 3 times today already. The site that I'm assigned to work on keeps redirecting to http://atenews.ph/wp-admin/install.php and when I tried ...
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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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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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Setting up WordPress on IIS

I am moving my existing WordPress site from Linux to Windows. So this is not a fresh install of WordPress through the Web Platform Installer. I have restored the MySQL database from a backup I ...
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can't remove blocks on my resources in google webmaster tools

I received an alert from Google Webmaster Tools a couple weeks ago that stated: "Google systems have recently detected an issue with your homepage that affects how well our algorithms render and ...
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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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Wordpress DataBase Local Content different from Remote Content

Problem Description I am developing a project using Wordpress as a CMS for a web page of a Scientific Research Group to Publish Information, News, Publications and Projects of the Scientific Group. ...
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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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Disable directory indexing for all directories using root htaccess

How to disable directory indexing for all directories using root htaccess? Using this line Options -Indexes only disable listing on directory where the htaccess put. I'm sure there's a lot of ...
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Subdomain redirect to website.com/wp-signup.php?new=example after multisite - WordPress

I have a question and I hope that someone can help me! I have a Website powered by WordPress with some articles and I wanted to make a Network, so a multisite installation. I followed the steps that ...
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Google PageSpeed Insight: redirecting non-www to www does not use cache version

If I test my website with Google PageSpeed, I get a lower score if I test mydomain.com than if I test www.mydomain.com. In the first case, Google complains my server took too much time to respond. I ...
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The website redirects me to the old URL

I moved a wordpress site after a host to another host and I changed the field. I changed the links when I want to sign, I login, wait a few seconds and redirects me the old site. Where is this ...
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Wordpress https://example.com not redirecting to https://www.example.com htaccess

I'm using WordPress and moved to https recently. I've had some issues since with the domain not redirecting properly. Currently it works OK but https://example.com is not redirecting to ...
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Similarweb, alexa dont recognize my site

I have my wordpress website added to google search console. Here is a snapshot showing the same: Google analytics works fine too. Sitemap has also been submitted and I can clearly see my daily ...
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Update wordpress files with FTP

I installed wordpress on the server manually using filezilla. Now if i edit my wordpress website will it get automatically updated on my pc or do i need to download the changes manually? I want to ...
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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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Find Orphaned Pages in WP

I am working on a WP site with a number of pages in the sitemap I've generated but I'm pretty sure that a lot of them are orphaned (bar the sitemap itself). Is there a way I can tally up internal ...
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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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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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Google sitemap.xml two applications

I have a site and a blog. My domain is so: mysite.com and my blog is so mysite.com/blog. The two are the same server. I have only a sitemap.xml. "mysite.com/sitemap.xml" I have to include the blog ...
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Set up reverse proxy for GoDaddy hosted wordpress from node.js express server

I am new to wordpress hosting and reverse proxies, and I haven't been able to piece together what I need to do. I am trying to position our blog under a subfolder of our main site ...
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SEO advantages of /blog when forwarding via ProxyPass

We've had requests from clients via their SEO companies to host blogs accompanying ecommerce sites on theirdomain.com/blog rather than on - for example - blog.theirdomain.com As we look after their ...
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Hide post from google result when i type my url

Right now I'm confused & urgently need some help. My website content is continuously copied by a new website. Sorry but I can't mention my site & the other site. I searched in Google, how to ...
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Logging using Microsoft account

I would like to create WordPress website with forum where people will be able to login with Microsoft account. I would like to do this to authorize their GamerTags from Xbox Live. Is that even ...
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SEO Category and sub category [duplicate]

I have some issues with my SEO. The goal of the web site I am creating is to display all of my products by category and then by sub-category. My question is: if I display my products in archive ...
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My site breaks on specific resolutions

It is all started here : How Google decided how websites will look to my visitors? Google told me that my site looks bad for my visitors and "Barnettt" answered me that it is happening in specific ...
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What technologies do i need to learn to make a blog? [closed]

I am making my first website which will be my personal blog. My main purpose to make this is to learn website development. I know a fair amount of HTML, CSS and JavaScript. I understand these are all ...
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How Google decided how websites will look to my visitors?

I have a small WordPress website, Google shows me a print screen of how the visitors of my site see it : And as you can see in the image on the right, it seems like all the thumbnails gone and the ...
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Adressing external Wordpress Installation from primary Domain

I have a primary domain, let's call it company.com for example's sake. Under this domain there's a wordpress installation running where i am currently working on my "main Site". I also currently ...
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WordPress Site Hacked? Phising scam?

We just got a note from CloudFlare that we got reported for phishing. The link they provided was (domain name removed): /wp-content/plugins/scure-bank/fea7b6cabec2fd724dd2d1b4ca7e898d/thankyou.php ...
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Sub-Domain Redirect Loop .htacess

OK so i am getting a redirect loop on subdomains only and i dont see the whats creating the loop This is a WordPress Multi-Site sub-domain installation and All plugins are disabled everything on the ...
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How to check if a WordPress SEO plugin is working

I have setup my WordPress site with Yoast. However, it doesn't seem to appear in any of the search engines. In Google Webmaster Tools I don't see a sitemap. Is the plugin supposed to submit the ...
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How to make this old WordPress plugin work?

Some time back we found this very old, and no longer supported, plugin which helped us define our URL exactly the way we wanted it - see more on the issue from this previous post. Our Knowledge Base ...
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500 internal server error after deleting site URL in Wordpress [closed]

I'm getting a 500 internal server error whenever I try to load up my website. I made a mistake earlier when I was using Wordpress. I accidentally put an incorrect URL for my site in the in the admin ...
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What is the best WordPress permalink structure for a website with daily new posts and updates?

I have a WordPress website where users contribute a lot of posts and comments. I am now using /date/post-name as the permalink structure, but I've read and heard that it's better to use just the ...
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Why isn't my site being indexed by Google?

Our domain was originally pointing to a Squarespace site that went live in March. In June, the site was rebuilt in WordPress and is currently hosted with WPEngine. Oddly, the site is being indexed by ...
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IIS7 301 Redirects - The correct way

We have built a Wordpress site and the clients server is running Windows. I personally have never worked with a Windows server. I am trying to get the 301 redirects to work. So far I have had no ...
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How to return error 404 on non existent page on WordPress?

My site got hacked last month and a lot of PDFs were added in Google ending in /index.php?voxter.pdf&gpvoq=1&static=1866. I have cleaned the site but now these pages are redirecting to home ...
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Is there any way to import comments from WordPress Blog to Blogger Blog?

I have a WordPress blog where I have 200+ posts and 300+ comments on them. I have imported the WordPress blog to Blogger, but my comments are not imported. How can I import only my WordPress blog ...
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How should I handle a client with a partial site already built who wants me to take over? [closed]

I'm new to this site and making webpages that aren't only run locally on a single computer. I'm about to start building a website for someone. She already had another person make a basic website but ...