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Google cares only about content (unique, correct headerts etc. ) and incoming links (from good sites with similar content) . Nothing more, nothing less :D


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Your third option is definitely the way to go - leave all the bloat behind and go static. I recommend Jekyll for managing the static site since it has the largest number of users, which makes finding tutorials and troubleshooting answers easier. There are two approaches you can take, either export your WP site to Jekyll-ready output with a plugin or set up ...


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On a WordPress site WordPress uses mod_rewrite to handle the URL routing (pretty URLs) - which I assume you are using - so you should avoid using a mod_alias redirect (Redirect, RedirectMatch, etc.) in this instance. (Different modules run at different times, regardless of the order of the directives in the .htaccess file, so you can get unexpected results/...


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Can this impact my site negatively? Not usually, for two reasons. One, Google is very aware when a site is using WordPress and the algorithm is smart enough on its own to know the difference between content displayed on a category or tag archive and on the post/custom post type itself. If you really want to be paranoid about this, create custom excerpts ...


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WordPress makes a very nice getting started guide over at the WordPress Codex I'll highlight a few I use on all of my sites: File permissions For Directories find /path/to/your/wordpress/install/ -type d -exec chmod 755 {} \; For Files find /path/to/your/wordpress/install/ -type f -exec chmod 644 {} \; Move wp-config.php up 1 directory than the ...


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If the pages of the forum no longer exist, then you may do either of the following:- Block your forum with robots.txt and then manually submit the URLs in Google Search Console for removal. Ignore these warnings and they will eventually go away. Google has those pages in its index and so when they're coming back to re-crawl they're getting the 404 error ...


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Your page code consists entirely of: <html> <head><title>DOMAIN.COM</title><meta name="keywords" content=""</head> <frameset rows="100%", *" border="0" frameborder="0"><frame src="http://domain.com" name="DOMAIN.COM"></frameset> </html> This is loading the non-www version of the site as an iframe ...


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If you are going to buy a premium theme for WordPress (or any theme/template for any CMS), you are better off buying one from a developer who has a track record of updating the theme as WordPress evolves. This doesn't just apply for premium themes...when assessing free themes, check the changelog for the theme and see if the developer releases regular ...


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You can use this (usually) to make an HTML copy of the site that does not have dynamic content (or backend, admin, etc.). Then just upload the HTML to the directory of your choice and configure it to be served... maybe "http://archive.yoursiteurl.com" HtTrack It's been years since I used it, but it works (worked) quite well.


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in order to get Flexible SSL to work with CloudFlare: Install the CloudFlare Flexible SSL plugin: https://wordpress.org/plugins/cloudflare-flexible-ssl/ Install the official CloudFlare plugin: https://wordpress.org/plugins/cloudflare/ Then clear your CloudFlare cache. Check your site works without enforcing the HTTP->HTTPS redirect. If this does work, ...


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Have you verified info@companyname.com actually exists by sending email from domain@domain.com using a browser or client? You can verify DNS settings in the google apps admin dashboard. If the mx records are not set up correctly then you will need to fix that issue first. If email does exist, then the best way (maybe not the easiest way) I have found to ...


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Based in previous experience, you will be totally fine using a Blog category instead of the Posts Page. A number of years ago I created a posts-only website in WP, never had a problem with indexing and so on. As stated before, google cares about 2 things, Content and Recognition. If your content is great, it will get the recognition it deserves, sure you ...



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