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WordPress is an open source content management system running on PHP and MySQL often used as a blog engine. There is a WordPress StackExchange at http://wordpress.stackexchange.com/: if your question is related to WordPress but not webmastery, then your should ask it over there.

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Will changing the theme of a new WordPress website affect SEO?

I created a new WordPress website and while I was updating a theme there will always be some issues in all the themes I used I am not good at coding and all, I just wanted to know that will change the ...
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How to add line numbers for code in a WordPress.com web page?

I am placing a small code snippet in a WordPress.com web page. WordPress.com provides a "Code Block" option for formatting code. Is there a way to add line numbers to the code in this code ...
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How to fix 5xx errors for wp-content URLs in Google Search Console? [closed]

For example, the following wp-content URL returns an HTTP 500 status code, and Google shows a 5xx error for it in Search Console: https://businezvalue.com/wp-content/plugins/jetpack/modules/custom-css/...
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Suspicious php links found on cPanel visitors

I am facing a problem with my WordPress site. Number of visitors try to access a page that doesn't even exist on my site. It keeps generating every minute with different random php links from ...
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How to wrap H1 and H2 tags with a podcast

I'm making a website for my podcast and I'm using text to display the title of the show and wondering how should I wrap the title of the show and links for individual shows. Which practice is best? ...
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On "staging.example.com" list "example.com" in the href for rel=canonical

On my staging subdomain I want to make the canonical URL for each page the URL of the page on my main site. My CMS is WordPress. I want to do this so that if Google crawls my staging site I won't risk ...
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Does the Contents Section in Wordpress have any effect on SEO?

Some websites in Wordpress have Table of Contents in their articles. In this table of contents, there are H2 and H3 titles of the article. When you click on these titles, it goes to that title in the ...
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Track conversions from blog article to checkout (Wordpress, GA, GTM)

This is on a Wordpress/WooCommerce site, utilising Google Tag Manager (via a plugin called GTM4WP). Is there a way to track when someone lands on the site via a blog article, and then they end up ...
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litespeed cache works but after some time site gets to redirect into redirect loop

I have a WP one page website on which i enabled light speed cache plugin which improved site performance but on the other side side goes into redirect loop which crashes the site. I was not able to ...
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Should I make the homepage the parent page of each category on a WordPress site for SEO?

I want to implement good structuring practices for my website to optimize it for search engines. My site is WordPress based. If I have some category pages - should I make the homepage the parent page ...
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Having Trouble indexing a free Wordpress Site for Google Search [duplicate]

I'm having trouble indexing a free wordpress site I made. It won't come up in google search. I followed this guide (https://wordpress.com/support/webmaster-tools/) but to no avail. Most guides involve ...
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Structured Data tool Error - There was an error validating your markup

Using WordPress with Avada Theme. After a recent update googles Structured Data Testing tool is returning an error upon validating which was perfect before the update. I have checked Google console ...
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Could it hurt SEO to remove a WordPress plugin that lists all categories using a <select> dropdown?

I'm redesigning WP Site and there's a plugin listing all categories in select box. The option code looks like this: <option class="level-0" value="2926">AAA</option> ...
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Recent Google News Transparency requirement change - SEO Byline Question

Google News recently announced they'll be updating their transparency requirements (SEO) for publication websites to maintain their ranking. The gist is they want you to be clear about who you are, ...
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How to include URLs generated from the WordPress API in my XML sitemap?

I have a website build in Angular 8, which among other things has a blog section. I have a sitemap.xml file that contains all the pages except the blog. The blog is created on WordPress so in order to ...
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How can my wordpress website appear on google? [duplicate]

I have created a wordpress site, It has a domain and it is hosted pantheonsite.io.... how can it appear on google when someone searches it?
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How to remove the duplicate URLs from the XML sitemap in All in One SEO?

I am using an All In One SEO plugin on my website. I am getting the duplicate links on my XML sitemap. The below is the screenshot. Is there any way to remove the duplicate URLs?
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My website with title is not appearing in google search [duplicate]

When I search my company name "XYZ" in google, it is not appearing. I have submitted sitemap to google search console and have done SEO Yoast optimization. What am I missing ?
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How to remove WordPress folders that are no longer used from Google's index

I previously used to run my website on WordPress but now I switched to a plain HTML and CSS template. However, wp-includes folders are indexed in Google search which have no meaning now, and Google ...
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Google Optimize for A/B test: Trying to edit existing HTML but says it's over the limit even when I test deleting some of it?

I am trying to set up an A/B test of a company's website for my project. There are certain changes I'd like to make such as changing the 'favourites' products on the home page to one with the top ...
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Wrong domain set as canonical by Google (301 redirect)

My situation: I have domain A that I use for my website, and want to use it as my main domain. Wordpress website is running on it and I have some pages indexed and visitors coming. I also have domain ...
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Wordpress site impression and clicks is dropping daily [duplicate]

I have a wordpress with 47 unique posts, also adding new posts 2 times in weeks. Unfortunately my impression and clicks are very low which they use to be higher. I have to mention 2 months ago we were ...
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page.php not working in my website [closed]

Fatal error: Uncaught Error: Call to undefined function woodmart_get_content_class() in /home/u9766796/public_html/wp-content/themes/woodmart/woodmart2/page.php:17 Stack trace: #0 /home/u9766796/...
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Yoast is reporting fewer than 50 words for my quiz-like posts in WordPress. How can I correct this?

I am new to WordPress development and trying to make a quiz site. I have a quiz plugin installed called WPquiz. I made a quiz with 12 questions, which is also more than 300 words (including the ...
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ASP.NET 5 MVC Application on IIS Virtual directory

We have a WordPress application (PHP) hosted on www.example.com and another web application (C# with ASP.NET 4.8. framework) for another workflow. Second web application (C#) needs to be deployed on ...
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Tell wordpress to save and organize images into folders?

wordpress Is there a way to tell wordpress to sort our images and data in folders... So for example I am creating a bunch of posts about cars and is it not nice to have wordpress store those images ...
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Wordpress multisite non-www URL redirects to mainsite. www version of url is okay and comes to subsite homepage. Why?

So I just made a subsite today and everything was okay until I noticed: If I type the URL of the subsite without the www part, it redirects to the main site. Does anyone know why is that? Before I ...
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Migrating multisite subsite to a subdirectory WHILE it's content is stored in S3 bucket! Is this hard to do?

So I have installed wordpress multisite in the root directory. Created the main site and a subsite. Images a and content are stored in an S3 bucket. Now once I decide to migrate the subsite somewhere ...
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Wordpress posts with /subdirectory/ in their url, good idea?

so from what I have seen there there are two ways to do this?! Install wordpress in a separate subdirectory Or Create permalinks. Why are permalinks a bad idea? A lot of people say that....
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Permission Problems in ubuntu 18 avoid wordpress plugins to run?

i'm getting 2 main errors when i activate a wordpress plugin. It was working fine but just after changing some settings got 500 internal error. After debug I found these warnings like if there were a ...
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Hreflang tags in wordpres

I am using RankMath plugin and there is no Hreflang tags in this. Is there any way I can add same on all pages using any trick or somthing?
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Wordpress Genesis theme changing the size and format of already photoshop web optimized images. Why?

I am very talented for 3D design and I have wonderful images I would like to share. However, logical things are not my best side and especially applied computer sciences and etc. It has nothing to ...
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Can I use only WebP images with a WordPress site and prevent the CMS from reformatting and resizing them?

What do you guys thing, should one make a website using only webP images? Could it be a big mistake? It is an image heavy website. Would WebP work with with WordPress? I'm not sure that it matters ...
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Will moving blog posts from under an existing category to a new SUBcategory have a negative impact from an SEO POV?

As I'm having quite many article under one of my categories (Investments), I'm thinking about creating new subcategories (e.g. Real Estate Investments) under my main category and move some posts there....
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Should I set up subcategories on my website from start?

Currently, I'm setting up my website and I'm wondering if it would make sense to directly set up subcategories (i.e. Real Estate Investments, Stock market investments, Crypto Investments) or go with ...
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Would moving some of my blog posts from under an existing category to a new SUBcategory have a negative impact from an SEO POV? [duplicate]

Would moving some of my existing posts in a certain category (e.g. Investments) to a newly created subcategory (e.g. Real Estate Investments) impact my site negatively from an SEO point of view? NOTE: ...
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Game review website: Review schema with missing info or Article schema?

I run a board game review website. I'm using the WP SSO plugin with the Review schema add on. Unfortunately the plugin is having some issues with picking up some data from my review content. My ...
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Google Sitemap XML isn't showing About Page, Contact Page, Etc, only

My google sitemap has been uploaded to Google Search Console using example.com/sitemap_index.xml When I click to the page in google search console 'sitemaps read:' I can only see the following: ...
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Difference between Wordpress and Webflow

In regards to blogging, what is the difference between WordPress and Webflow? According to Wikipedia, WordPress is a content mangement system (CMS) and Webflow is a "software as a service for ...
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Does the content on niche like festivals, wishes or quotes be considered as duplicate content?

Recently, I have started a Festival Wishes based blog as a starting step to drive traffic to something in future. I have some SEO experience (5 years back) but this niche is new for me. It's not easy ...
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Configure Nginx to serve the home page and a sub-directory with WordPress and everything else with Laravel

I'm currently facing a problem where a single vhost must serve two apps. One of them is WordPress, the other one is Laravel. I've managed to get it some kind of working using a URL prefix, but I can't ...
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HTTP to HTTPS redirect causes critical chained request in Google Page Speed Insights

My WordPress website is configured to use HTTPS. After running the site through Google Page Speed Insights, the report shows a section labeled Avoid chaining critical requests 1 chain found Expanding ...
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Data being edited in .opvn config when vpn app http gets .opvn files from my host. Adds my wordpress site code and removes the config

I have a VPN app that pulls .ovpn files from a folder on my website : /home/mywebsitename/public_html/remoteovpn. When I add the .opvn files to this folder and my app pulls them from https request, ...
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Redirecting website from subfolder to root without affecting seo

I have a wordpress website (www.example.com) where the file are located in a sub folder of the public_html (public_html/x/wp folders). Since I'm getting some troubles with some plugins and caching ...
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Combine multiple 301 redirects

I need to combine multiple redirects via my .htaccess in Wordpress for future site migration and re-launch: Domain change Force HTTPS Force www URL structure changes (important to keep juice here) I'...
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Error Message Migrating Wordpress Website with MigrateGuru - Fix Possible? [closed]

Hi I have a quick question... I am trying to migrate my Wordpress site from SiteGround to HostGator. I am using the plugin MigrateGuru to simplify things. At the end of the migrate process I get the ...
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Set a Google AdWords campaign objective for a URL with a query string

We will launch a Google AdWords campaign for our website. On our website, we have a page to let users to send us a form for contact. After a user clicks on Envoyer, the page will be redirected to ...
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Can I develop and test WordPress and PHP without a domain name?

I intend to learn and develop a website using WordPress and PHP. I read from the web that as a start, these two are sufficient for a typical website with database storage and retrieval/query ...
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Spam, captcha - limit Contact Us page to country where you're doing business

I do business only in the USA, however my content is relevant in just about any region of the world. I routinely get spam via my Contact Us page, almost all of which comes from outside of the US. ...
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Should I fight scrapers or ignore them all? Which is better in the long run?

My website is recently scraped by several spam sites. I try to fight them and submit reports to Google and Facebook. However, this is a tedious process. Can I just ignore them all? Which one is better ...

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