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How to add blog in URL (Blog page, Taxonomy page and Single page ) with pagination using WordPress

I want to this structure in default post type. Archive Page (Blog page) - example.com/blog/ pagination link - example.com/blog/page/2/ Taxonomy page - example.com/blog/taxonomy-slug/ pagination link -...
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Prevent Google from indexing any page on my WordPress site other than the home page

For months now, I have been removing old URLs that used to exist on my website going back years, using the Google Webmaster removal tool. When I think I've removed all of the existing URLs/slugs that ...
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Is it good for SEO to change an article's slug when changing its title?

I have the following URL view: example.com/article/{slug}-{id} If I change the title of the article, then the slug will also change so that there is no disagreement. Please note that the article ...
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Recommended approach for slug generation with multiple languages

I am building a website that will be available in multiple countries. Each country's content will be unique to that country, but each country's content will be offered in multiple languages, using the ...
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International URL slugs and Google

I'm working on an international web project and it includes languages like Russian. What is the best practice for URL slugs? Should it also be in Russian alphabet? Rather convert it to Latin? (example:...
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Domain name appended to the end of every URL as tracked in Google Analytics

We have been tracking the content pages which are getting the traffic from different sources through Google Analytics for our website. Google Analytics append the domain URL after every content page ...
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Is it valid to include digits and question marks in the URL slug for a permalink?

Is it valid (and maybe even a best practice) to create "Aliases" or "Slugs" that contain numbers and question marks? The numbers would be integer only, floats are out of the question. For example: ...
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Decimal Coordinates in the path of the URL

Is using decimal coordinates in a url of a page that describes the location around these coordinates a seo unfriendly decision? For example: animalobservation.com/ants/srid4326point-...
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Should I give up on using URL slugs if they are too long?

My website is a website for sharing studying materials between students for the Israeli "Bagrut" exam. I hate URLs that are built from numbers that don't mean anything so I've been using URL slugs. ...
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Do inbound links pass link juice up the url hierarchy?

Our site is very regional, so we focus all of our seo efforts on each of these region landing pages. For Example: domain.com/toys/us/ca/san-francisco We added an informational page (ex. reviews) and ...
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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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Impact of use of specific terms in slug on SEO [duplicate]

Lets say there are two websites A and B and both have an article with exactly similar title but almost similar content. However, the URL structure of the two articles is as follows: Site A: www.site-...
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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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use fixed string before slug or not [duplicate]

I'm caught in a discussion with a colleague about using a fixed string before using a slug or not. The aim off course is to rank better at search engines. The site involves hotel travels. And the ...
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generate seo friendly url for multi language system

I have this url's for multi language system using php : http://mydomain/ <-- default language english (en) http://mydomain/index.php?lang=de http://mydomain/index.php?lang=fr http://mydomain/index....
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Effects of different URL slug implementations on search engine rankings?

There are different ways of using URL slugs to specify the location of website content. For example, slugs can be implemented as: Query strings: example.com/some_function?slug=the_url_slug Arguments ...
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Should an ID go at the beginning or end of the URL for SEO? [duplicate]

Says I have a link, which contains the ID = 19963307 Type 1 : http://stackoverflow.com/questions/19963307/how-to-install-asp-net-mvc-5-on-a-server Type 2 : http://stackoverflow.com/questions/how-...
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Does a unique ID and title in URL slug improve SEO?

Stack Exchange posts have URLs like this: http://webmasters.stackexchange.com/questions/9848/squeezing-all-the-seo-out-of-a-url-as-possible Which is the format: /questions/{id}/{slugified-post-title}...
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Is a category based directory recommended in URLs?

From an SEO point of view, which of the two options are recommended? www.example.com/cell-phones-reviews/samsung-galaxy/ or www.example.com/samsung-galaxy-review/ I guess the keyword string in this ...
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Can URLs be changed to add slugs after the site has been live?

We have had a website for last 5 months but we did not use URL slugs on bottom level elements. Our URLs are like: /apps/webmasters/badges/1100 would it make sense to add a name to the URL at this ...
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Can people's names be added to a URL slug?

On webpages generated from user generated content, I create slugs for the URLs based on the title (just like Stack Overflow does): http://www.example.com/photo/day_at_park If there's more than one ...
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Should URLs in the sitemap contain the slug?

I'm coding the sitemap logic of my side-project blogging platform and I would like to know if omitting the slug in the <loc> nodes of the sitemap. Could be a problem for the crawlers. Having ...