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301 Redirect to Wordpress site. Will this negatively affect SEO?

I am a content writer. I work for an eCommerce site. The server help desk wants an extortionate amount of money for integrating a WordPress site into our existing website and I do not have the ...
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Google indexing the home page multiple times with spammy and trademarked parameters

I am helping a client figure out some weird URL issue and I am stumped! Google Webmaster tools shows a couple of hundred "pages" that essentially don't exist and look pretty spammy, also using wording ...
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Where to place 301 redirects in the .htaccess file on a WordPress site

I edited my .htaccess file earlier to redirect from www version to non-www, and it is working correctly. However, now I have some page redirects I need to do. I am looking at the .htaccess file, and I ...
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Google Fetch Returning 404 Pages That Are Tags With A Web Address Added To The End

I have a Wordpress site that I have set up with Google Fetch and I have been getting a bunch of crawl errors and it has started significantly hurting my Google ranking and site traffic even though it ...
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video format and plugin for wordpress [closed]

i want to make a Temporary website on wordpress, something like 3d flash sites but not full flash!this site contains some information and contact addresses .i made a 3d animation on 3d max.now,i want ...
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Adding UTM parameters in WhatsApp share button, how?

I'm using this code to generate the WhatsApp share button: <a href="whatsapp://send?text=<?php echo get_the_title(); ?> <?php echo get_post_permalink(); ?>">Share via ...
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WordPress jquery setup for spritespin [closed]

Seem to be hitting a wall when trying to implement some jquery for a spritespin viewer plugin. Here are the steps I have tried following: adding a wp_enqueue_script at the top in my functions.php ...
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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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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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Malicious links to our site on Google's SERP redirecting to shady pages

Our website is being attacked in a curious way: on the Search Results Page, Google is showing links that look as if they were to pages on our site but they direct to some shady viagra-selling sites. ...
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My Site has been blocked from loading by Cross-Origin Resource Sharing policy: No 'Access-Control-Allow-Origin' [duplicate]

Font from origin http://example.com has been blocked from loading by Cross-Origin Resource Sharing policy: No 'Access-Control-Allow-Origin' header is present on the requested resource. Origin ...
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Multi country redirect working with google

I have company.com, us.company.com and ca.company.com, all using the same language, however, displaying different content e.g. pricing, imagery and text I want the site to be displayed in Google as ...
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SEO benefit for a page title of contents with anchor links to page headings

In one of my Wordpress single posts, I'm planning to put a plain text list of my page sub headings (H3 tags) with anchor links that jump to the page section. Is there any benefit or harm of doing so ...
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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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How to prime cache on all location of a cdn

I have just started using MaxCDN to serve static resources faster (images, js and css mostly). It works great, as long as the data is cached on the cdn's location that is close to where I live. But ...
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Google is returning non-existant pages in a site: search

I help someone run a WordPress blog. When you Google the website, www.plus10tofireresist.com, irt comes up stating "This site may be hacked." At one point there were a bunch of hits to the site ...
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WordPress - Ignoring Parent Category and SEO

I use WordPress for my site and I've just run into this dilemma. I have five major categories on my site and each categories have five sub-categories. Usually, the posts are published under one ...
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Blank pages when articles accessed from Google

This is the strangest bug I ever seen. I'll start a new job at a local magazines editor in a week, and today I passed by to submit some papers they asked me to provide. When I got there, they told ...
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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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WordPress: Many IPs issuing wp-login redirect + wp-login register + xmlrpc. Problem or not?

My WordPress instance is hosted at my own domain and is installed in subdirectory xxxx (i.e. not in the root directory). 5 days ago I added a WP blog, and also started commenting in social media about ...
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Using .htaccess deny returning 302 and not 403 forbidden

I'm in the process of adding yet another layer of security to some of my WordPress installs, since some of my customers sites use shared hosting, and generally they do not ban users for brute force ...
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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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AWS, WordPress and URL issue

We set up WordPress and the website works okay but when a visitor clicks on any link the URL doesn't change. As far as I can tell we're using EC2. I've tried a few different themes and the issue ...
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Wordpress keeps redirecting to non-existent wordpress directory

I've uploaded WordPress to my GoDaddy and when I go to example.com/wp-login.php to login page looks bare. I would expect to see the styled default WordPress login page and secondly when pressing ...
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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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Google will not index my home page correctly, it is only showing sub-pages or an image [duplicate]

I have some trouble to get my blog http://clutchpumper.com listed. Yesterday Google only showed my author page. I removed this page using "Google webmaster tools". But now Google just gives me a ...
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Number of execution and strange POST calls

Having a problem with a number of script execution. Host: Siteground Hosting package: GoGeek ( declared for aproximatly 100,000 visitors per month) Current status of execution in last 24h: ...
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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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Should I remove Google indexed pages before requesting a review after thin content manual action

Following on from my previous question - NOINDEX large number of pages to fix Google thin content manual action? Firstly, If I noindex all pages causing the manual action, is that enough for me to ...
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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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Facebook sharing from WordPress not showing thumbnail in feed

I'm having some trouble with my Facebook sharing on my site www.letitgo.ca . I'm finding that when the site is shared, I get a blank thumbnail where an image should be in my facebook feed. From ...
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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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Custom CSS in WordPress is not served over HTTPS breaking WooCommerce secure checkout

I use WooCommerce on my WordPress site and I have just forced HTTPS redirect for the Checkout flow. However, when I do this, my custom CSS is blocked. I get: Mixed Content: The page at ...
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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 social icons not linking to social media account?

I'm new to WP so maybe I'm looking at the wrong place but- I have social icons at the top of my website (as is default by the WP Theme). I want the icons (FB, Twitter, YT, Linkedin, Skype) to link to ...
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Why did my Feedburner feedcount reset to zero and how can I restore it?

I am using Google Feedburner for feed management of my Wordpress site. I have around 6000 subscribers and have used its widget to display the count. Couple of days back suddenly, the feed count ...
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Internal WordPress pages all 404 when using WAMP

I have a problem when using WAMP while designing and coding my site. Well, I have a local version of Wordpress installed in WAMP and use it as a tool to see my changes when coding. I also have the ...
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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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After turning off and on my CDN (cloudflare), everything broke

I need some help asap. I had some problems with my icon fonts and found out, it's because of the CDN and "cross domain". So I thought, I should try to deactivate my CDN and look what happens.... BAD ...
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XML Sitemap upload for Wordpress site

I had previously used an XML Sitemap auto generator on the AIOSEO plugin but wanted to make some changes to the prioritization of some of the URLs that I could not change through the functions of the ...
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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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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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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 do I professionally manage a website?

My wife has started a business, and the website is an important way to reach potential customers. I'm a software developer, so 'of course' I'm taking care of the technical stuff. I arranged a webhost ...
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WordPress and Google Indexing

One of my domains i am working on, the site is using wordpress and literally a barebone site. A couple of sample pages not even an SEO plugin or site map generated as yet, why? - Well i setup the ...
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Trouble with Analytics SPAM and GTM

let me show you my problem: I Installed Analytics by GTM with UA tag My Website is an Wordpress based Started tracking access Then, in JetPack plugin statistics, the pageviews and monitoring are ...
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Google shows the wrong title for my website - robots.txt issue

Let's cut to the chase. I have this website all set up and everything, but when I type "lissa mariage" on google it shows this in translation from Romanian it says: "pages_rss_title" I noticed the ...
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SEO URL Concept/Structure Categories and Custom Taxonomy [duplicate]

I make a wordpress blog right now which has the following: Categories: -Football -Basketball -Baseball Tags: - a lot of Teams and Players Custom Taxonomy (Channel): -News -Images -Videos My ...
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AdSense status still asking to setup ads on site

I have registered to AdSense and added the ads to the website thru the WordPress AdSense plug in. But when I go to my AdSense account, its still saying : Your account is getting reviewed. Help us ...
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My website ranks well but my blog subdirectory keeps getting de-indexed

My website, let's say www.example.com ranks fairly well ranking 1-5 for 6 keywords. On the other hand, my blog on the same website keeps on getting de-indexed. The Website is HTML ...