Questions tagged [wordpress]

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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Apache doesn't redirect subfolders

I'm having trouble configuring my Apache server through the .htaccess file. I want to redirect all request from my domain (example.com, www.example.com, example.com/folder1/folder2) to my new domain (...
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Google Analytics wrongly records events when using Internet Explorer

I'm a web designer and came across an odd finding. On our website, we track our contact form submissions using Google Tag Manager & Google Analytics. I noticed that every once in a while the ...
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Google Search Console reports “Crawled - currently not indexed” for many pages [duplicate]

What are the possible reasons for this? What Can I do? How to Indexing the URL's. Almost All URL's are Not Indexing in SERP's. Its About Manga/Comic Website. Almost 35 days Old Domain. There are a ...
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Website seems idle before loading content [closed]

When we navigate to our Wordpress website, it can sometimes remain idle for 3 to 10 seconds before appearing to load content. This can happen at random times. We have observed it happening on multiple ...
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Wordpress Websites Getting High Traffic for the non-Existent Pages like a DDOS Attack

I'm facing a weird situation where my 10 WordPress websites are getting hits for non-existent pages. Mostly those pages which we never created or had in our websites. I searched about it and found Non-...
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How can I find and remove WordPress malware resulting in URLs with this styling: / top:0; left:-9999px

I'm breaking my head for 2 days with this one, and would appreciate some extra thoughts. These links are found in wp-content/cache/wp-rocket .html files only, while they are not present on the actual ...
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What will happen if I have two htaccess/robots.txt files in two directories?

I think there is (or I did something wrong) on my site: I installed a pre-made WordPress theme and normally they are installed as 'quick-install-package' with duplicator. When I installed the package, ...
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Audio Stream Problem In IOS

I’m using WordPress 5.6 and WordPress Internal Audio Player (HTML 5 Audio Player). Everything is OK on all major browsers, PC, Android - except iOS. In iOS browsers (Safari, Firefox, etc) it turns to ...
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WordPress /wp-content in a higher internet speed/higher latency datacenter

Can I speed up WordPress site loading by moving the /wp-folder (containing themes, plugin files, images) to another server with higher latency but also a much faster connection? Example: host website ...
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Is it necessary or worth to use post id in url structure? [duplicate]

Im using wordpress . I have seen many websites that use combination of numerical id and slug (postname) on their URL Structures ( hybrid URL ) : site.com/id/post-name and similar structure for their ...
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Lazy loading or pagination for wordpress comments

i have many Wordpress posts with over 200 comments, so i need to improve the speed of these posts. In particolar, i want to improve PageSpeed Insights score, because now it reports "Avoid an ...
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How can I add a link to a WPForms “contact us” form to the main menu? [migrated]

I created a basic WordPress site with a main page and a menu on it. WordPress allowed me to add links to pages. But I cannot find a way to add a link to a form created in WPForms. My goal is to have a ...
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Is it OK for SEO to use a number for the URL path rather than a slug of ugly percent encode international characters that don't redirect properly?

I’m using WordPress with RTL|UTF8|Persian content. When I use the example.com/post-name permalink structure, I have two problems: When I change the post URLs, it creates redirect problems. (I don't ...
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Can I change the name of my site as shown in the mobile search results on Google?

I'm working on a wp site that is displaying the incorrect name of the brand for Google search results. This only happens on a phone/mobile. Each search result is in a card with a little breadcrumb ...
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How do I avoid repeating keyphrase in this scenario?

I'm working with a student on a project, The Bifrost Database of Gay Comic Characters, that indexes LGBTQ representation in mainstream American comic books https://bifrostdatabase.com/identity/all/). ...
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Nginx ERR_TOO_MANY_REDIRECTS by adjusting WordPress Permalinks | 301 Error Ubuntu 18.04

OS: Ubuntu 18.04.5 LTS (having my own VPS) WebServer: Nginx/1.18.0 MySQL: mysql Ver 8.0.22 for Linux on x86_64 (MySQL Community Server - GPL) WordPress: 5.6 When I change the Permalinks option in ...
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Full local server preparing for use full site backup file from hosting

To install CMS from the beginning locally we need LAMP web service stack. In ex. in our Ubuntu OS, usually in var/www/html path will be our site (domain name folder).. But what from start I have to ...
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How does switching from Wordpress to custom-made Python site affect SEO? [duplicate]

I want to switch from WordPress to a site I want to build with Python and the JustPy web framework(Python wrapper built around Quasar). I plan to use things like Steppers and other tabbed features ...
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How can I keep WordPress files in sync on two servers behind a load balancer?

I have two Amazon Linux web servers with an Amazon Load Balancer, and I want to use WordPress to display content at the document root level only. The site has other subdirectories with PHP files that ...
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Google finding “hidden” Wordpress pages [duplicate]

An SEO friend of mine advised that if I just add a page to a Wordpress site - even if its not linked from anywhere - would be enough for Google to find that page. Can anyone advise if this is correct, ...
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Can WordPress plugins W3 Cache, Autoptimize, Stackpath CDN, and Shortpixel be used together? [closed]

I'm trying to combine some WordPress plugins to speed up my websites. Can I use W3 Cache Autoptimize a CDN with Stackpath, Shortpixel Image Optimization together at the same time? Are there any ...
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WP site struggling to refresh

I used to think this was an issue with Google Chrome, when I would struggle to get pages to refresh with their latest CSS styles — despite me having the option set to disable cache when inspector ...
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How do you know which plugin is consuming CPU?

My Wordpress site is going down from time to time, I see in the server log that wp-load is requested a lot, I blocked external requests to this file. But I still get 5xx error once a day, I have a lot ...
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Wordpress: console errors from web sites I have linked to

On this one page of my site, https://litchfieldmagazine.com/litchfield-county-design-resource-guide/ I have hundreds of console errors that are coming from sites I have linked to in the posts ...
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Coming up in Google when transferring from Blogger to Wordpress

So, on September 9th purchased my .com blog domain with WordPress.org. It was previously on Blogger.com. I'm fairly confident that I've successfully set up redirects on the Blogger, because when I ...
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Could Google penalize randomized, owner-generated content or is it good for SEO?

I'm starting my own web design company, and I've partnered with a local business directory that needs a website redesign. The directory owner has connected with a guy who does SEO, and he's created a ...
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Best Way To Implement Site Analytics in WordPress [closed]

I ran an SEO audit on my WP site and one of the recommendations was to "Implement an analytics tracking tool" so I figure instead of just adding any old plugin or adding the code to the page ...
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Change domain name without changing host (OVH)

One of my clients is re-branding, and we need to change the domain name for their site as their business name has changed. They're staying with the same host (OVH), same exact site (only the logo will ...
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How to exclude my own visit from Google Analytics in WordPress? [duplicate]

I am a blogger and use WordPress as a content management system. My own visits are being recorded in google analytics. Are there any WordPress plugins to exclude that?
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Static WP website and web app are in different host with one domain

I don't know if this is the right place to post this but I am so much in deep confusion right now. I have a static WP website hosted in Fastcomet with a domain name www.example.com (namecheap) and ...
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Keyword loosing rank when not having a Regional word in it [duplicate]

This question has nothing to do with Improving my Overall Position on Search or my SEO . I Very simply want to understand why ONE keyword in particular is Worse off on search under the Following ...
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How to stop domains from pointing to my server IP address and duplicating my site using nginx

I recently created an Ubuntu server and installed LEMP stack after which I hosted my website on the server using WordPress. But after sometime, I notices some domains ranking in Google and loading my ...
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WordPress: Click a menu item, but jump to http://iyfsearch.com/

It is very weird that when I click a menu item on my WordPress site, it additionally opens up a new tab loading a new page where its url is something like http://iyfsearch.com/?dn=jboxcdn.com&pid=...
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.htaccess Rewrite Wordpress Subdirectory without breaking other subdirectories

So I have WordPress installed in /wp/ but I want all WordPress URLs to be rewritten to appear in the root directory. I currently have this working (see below) but I want to change my .htaccess so it ...
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How to add shortcode in Woocommerce, product page, before the related products

Is it possible to add code for functions.php that would allow me to add a shortcode to be displayed BEFORE the related products row on Woocommerce So that the content exported by my shortcode will be ...
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WordPress redirecting to itself

I have the following error in my apache2 error log (Ubuntu 18.04, local LAMP dev environment, PHP7.3), that I believe is causing a The page isn’t redirecting properly error: Apache Error Log [Thu Aug ...
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Google Analytics setup for a site with many subdomains

I'm looking for best practice solutions for Google Analytics for a site which has many (1000s) of subdomains as part of a WP multisite network. Each subdomain is independent of each other (i.e. there ...
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Will it improve SEO to clean up my WordPress tags?

I have had a website for 6 years and I create post for it every week. From the start (6 years ago to 8 month ago), I attached familiar tags to every post. Now: Some of my posts (100 posts) have many ...
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301 redirect with regex: how to match any file at top domain level (not in a subdirectory)?

I need to redirect URLs of all .dmg files at domain's top level to specific folder. By way of example: http://example.com/file.dmg to http://example.com/downloads/file.dmg I can't hard code the domain ...
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I was sent a wordpress site to host and I believe it's incomplete

So I was given a zip of a website someone wants me to host, and I had zero prior details about how the site was made. When I opened the archive up all it contained was a wp-content folder, .DS_Store ...
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Image thumbnails blury on mobile search results

I am having an issue with an image appearing extremely blurry on google search results. The original image is not small and is not blurry yet it is hardly recognizable in the search. Please does ...
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Does changing the publication dates of the posts on my recipes website penalize me on the SEO?

I have a website about recipes made with Wordpress. I recently gave a new fresh look to my website by changing the theme and I also started to improve the pictures of the recipes to make them look ...
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Three of my Wordpress sites got hacked, trying to understand how and how to prevent it [closed]

Today I noticed three of my WordPress sites were hacked and were redirecting visitors to other sites. It took me a while to figure out what exactly was changed. Apparently, "siteurl" and &...
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Why is Azure pinging my site?

I have noticed more and more, traffic from IPs assigned to Microsoft Azure/Microsoft Corporation hitting my WordPress site many times a day. It's direct traffic to just the home and privacy policy ...
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Google News not fetching the correct image from website

I have looked high and low and read through all the documents available but still not able to get Google to pick featured images for its news section on my WordPress website. I am serving all my ...
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Wordpress SEO(Media files & PDFs is not appearing in google search) [duplicate]

I want to make a seo of the wordpress website,so that when i type the name of the article in google it should appear in the google search. For example when i search in google for Accidental injection ...
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What happens when someone fills in a contact form on a website?

I am trying to debug a problem on a wordpress website I am working on. The contact form doesn't work. In my quest to find answers it occurred to me that I don't even actually know what's going on in ...
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Should image URL slugs use the article URL slug, or their own description slug for SEO?

I have a WordPress website. The slug of my articles is automatically generated from the title and the same slug is also used for image thumbnails. The titles and slugs are in Arabic. Should ...
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Switch properly from HTML website to WordPress without hurting Google rankings

I'm about to switch my current HTML website to WordPress. My website has been up since 2006. I think my situation is pretty standard. Here are the main details of the transition: My current site is ...
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Does using wordpress builders affect SEO rank?

In our blog, we used to use the normal WordPress editor to publish any new post to our blog, but now we aim to use a unified skeleton for each post where each post is divided into 4 or 5 different ...

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