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Unable to see file in certain folder but can elsewhere

I am in the process of trying to verify a Let's Encrypt SSL cert on a clients Wordpress site hosted on 1and1. However, the file is apparently not found/fails to verify. I have placed other files in ...
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Main Website with Sub Directory = 2 Robots & Sitemaps respectively?

I have a website example.com and a subdirectory with example.com/blog/. (I can consider it as two websites) The main website example.com is the service based and it is not a WordPress site. So, I ...
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SEO link to main domain or subdomain better? [duplicate]

Got some social media pages for a specific location (Chatswood) and would need to link to example.com website I've tried to link to the subdomains instead of the main domain. Not sure if this is ...
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Domain pointing to a wrong URL after performing a database “search and replace”

Upon migrating a WordPress site from development to production, I used Interconnectit's "Database Search and Replace Script in PHP" to update the site URL from http://dev.example.com to http://example....
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Wordpress cache update for all visitors [on hold]

I have an wordpress website i changed the Logo in the css. This Website has about 5000 users. They have cached the old Logo locally. How do i force visitors to update cache?
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woocommerce Products - Google search console Error Missing Product Id, Missing Brand name and Missing availability for [closed]

i am are looking for solution to fix google search console Missing Product Id, Missing Brand name and Missing availability problem. i visited the discussion https://github.com/woocommerce/woocommerce/...
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How to change paragraph font size for all posts in the website? [closed]

I am using VT-blogging theme on my wordpress blog. I need to change the paragraph font for all posts on my website. Otherwise i need to change paragraph font from each post for each blocks. I surf ...
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Spurious ​ or \u200b being injected into my code

The problem When viewing the HTML output from my website using the code inspector within Google Chrome, I get the spurious character ​ being injected in my code (snipped screen capture ...
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Can / should / how should I convert my Wordpress categories to tags? [migrated]

My website uses Categories for work that I think belongs with tags. How, perhaps with the Better Search Replace plugin, can I convert all my Categories to corresponding tags?
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How can I get Yoast SEO under Wordpress to display multilevel heirarchical breadcrumbs?

(Migrated from Meta) How can I get Yoast SEO + Wordpress to display multilevel breadcrumbs? When I migrated from a static site, I had breadcrumbs like: My Site → Orthodox Books Online, and ...
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Does having a lot of 301 redirects noticably impact performance?

I just moved my website to Wordpress from another service. Unfortunately, this means that although I was able to import all of my previous content to Wordpress, the post permalinks are now entirely ...
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HTTPS On AWS Bitnami Wordpress - HTTP Working But “This site can’t be reached” On HTTPS

I've installed Wordpress on AWS EC2. The site works fine on HTTP. I've got a third party cert installed via Certificate Manager. Current setup that doesn't work: EC2 install. wp-config.php set to ...
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How do I remove unneeded files from WordPress and Magento installations to stay below a limit on the number of files from my web host?

Using GoDaddy Ultimate Linux Plan, under which these are the features: Plan details: - Ultimate Hosting - 2 CPU - 1,024 MB RAM - 250,000 files - 140 entry processes Till now, there are 7 ...
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Nginx subdirectory wordpress wp-login redirects to 404 not found

server { location / { try_files $uri $uri/ @extensionless-php; } location /shop { try_files $uri $uri/ /shop/index.php?q=$uri&$args /shop/index.php?q=$uri&$args; ...
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How can I improve my English WordPress site's position in google.es (for Spain)?

For a long time I've been struggling with my WordPress homepage. At the moment I live in Switzerland and my site is just in English. You can find my website easily in Google in all the countries (e.g....
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Block any other domains from using my server

Someone has set their domain to use my server. It's not a mirror, the database and everything works and updates with mine. He's basically stealing my content, and he's showing up on google instead of ...
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Why is Google giving me Page with Redirect error when trying to index the page?

I'm trying to index a landing page through the Google Search Console. The result I get is error Page with redirect: The URL is a redirect, and therefore was not added to the index. The error ...
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Website Speed Issue [duplicate]

How can I boost my website speed "Onlineseoblog"? I have done the following: Cloudflare W3C Total Cache Removed embedded Videos
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Pointing a bunch of subdomains to separate pages on a WP site

So I need to deploy a landing page to 30-40 websites/domains. The landing pages are all pretty much the same bar some minor content tweaks and have been built in a wordpress theme. Each page would ...
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Some trouble with a wordpress directory I've added to an old site [duplicate]

I have fixed many 404 pages on the site, and added a few blogs with deep links, and some good authoritative backlinks, but it is still not ranking. Tried submitting to webmaster, added some ...
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Ranking my wordpress site [duplicate]

I have added a WordPress blog to my site, added non-canonical URLs, put it through Bing, and Google Webmaster tools added about 100 + backlinks, and I've not had one any of my Wordpress blog pages ran ...
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One woocommerce store across 3 wordpress sites

I have an english WP site with its store(main), and i will implement a bulgarian and romanian version. Can i keep my main store and use it to my others sites? Something like: main domain www.abc.com ...
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How to find source page that generated 404 error

I have a Wordpress site and I'm looking for a way to identify which pages in my site contain links to pages that generate 404 errors in GSC. I tried the first solution in this SE post but found ...
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New LAMP server running wordpress with 4GB instead of 1GB RAM, which settings to change?

I was having some problems with a LAMP server running a wordpress website. The server would become unresponsive even via ssh. The average memory usage was 90% according to 'sar -r'. Now the average ...
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Nonexistant /408.shtml and /403.shtml URLs being requested on WordPress site

The top two most commonly requested nonexistent pages on my WordPress website are the following: /408.shtml (3500 times) /403.shtml (470 times) I use the Redirection plugin to track 404 requests, ...
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Google Search with Image [duplicate]

I am running Rent a car bussines and I am wondering how to setup image for google search... When someone search for Skoda Fabia, I am SEO optimised enough to be shown on the first page of google ...
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How can i display Tag description as a Preamble in tag.php Template

Am trying to output the description of tags in my hosted Wordpress site, it worked, but the problem is that wherever any post with this same tag comes at the top of the posts list (even in other tags)...
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Where to place 301 redirects in my Wordpress htaccess file?

I have about 25 301 redirects in my Wordpress htaccess file, that look like this: Redirect 301 /store/index.html https://www.notesinspanish.com/store-home/ At the moment they are at the bottom of my ...
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How to deal with Google “manual spam action” from inbound links?

I recently received from Google a notice that a WordPress site I administer is subject to a "manual spam action" due to "user-generated spam". The content they've flagged does not appear to be on my ...
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How to host a wordpress webpage on a host that I don't have admin priviledges on?

I'm not sure how to explain my problem properly. Situation is such: my university offers a free domain to all students, and it basically works by putting website files into the properly named ...
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Website is pushed away by (porn) advertising

Some website visitors are seeing (porn) advertisement instead of my website. The website is "pushed away" after a few seconds and another website (mostly porn advertising) is taking over. It does not ...
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Is YouTube video fetching by API (WordPress plugin) indexed by Google?

I have a WordPress website. I displayed all videos thumbnail (25 videos) from a YouTube channel by `API (WP plugin). The video is in a popup and start playing when I click on this thumbnail. That ...
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Add Wordpress subdomain sites and mapped domains to Google Search Console [duplicate]

I have a WordPress subdomain network with 14 sites like this: https://mynetwork.example/ https://site1.mynetwork.example/ https://site2.mynetwork.example/ https://site3.mynetwork.example/ ... https://...
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Checking uploaded images on a site to see if they're Copyrighted?

I recently inherited responsibility for a website that received a notification that a user had uploaded a copyrighted image years ago and that it was not licensed. The Wordpress-based website has ...
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How to detect what is causing a redirect?

I am working on a Wordpress website that has been hacked. Let's say that it's http://thewebsite.example. There is no malware that infects people that open this website, but there is a URL http://...
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WooCommerce showing different payment methods based on different product property selection

I have a WordPress website which is an online shop based on WooCommerce. I want to have specific payment methods (or gateways) for each product property that the user selects. when the user selects a ...
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Screaming Frog reports “Mailto” link create 404 errors

A site I've built gets too many 404 errors with Screaming Frog All the 404 originate from the "mailto:" links on the site - for some reason the scan identifies non-exist pages which looks like this: ...
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Passing page/post title as parameter in Gravity Forms

I'm looking for way I can pass the page/post title as a parameter from Gravity Form 1 to another Gravity form. I'm able to pass parameters fine, but I'm looking to be able to pass the &post={post ...
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I can't get my WordPress site speed any better [closed]

I am trying to improve my load speed on GT Metrix and Pingdom but I can't seem to increase my scores. I tried WP Fastest Cache and WP Rocket but neither of them make a difference (I tried enabling all ...
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Embedding Google Analytics/Tag Manager and gtag.js correctly (in WordPress): Is it o.k. in the head or does it have to be after the body tag?

The Google devguide says the following: To install the global tracking snippet, copy the following code and paste it immediately after the tag on every page of your site. Replace ...
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Wordpress or Apache or Nginx matching partial URL to full URI

I have a weird issue where either Nginx or Apache (I can't tell which - but I'm 90% sure it's Apache - Nginx is reverse proxying) is matching a partial URL to a full, random URL. For example: https://...
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Why would a 301 redirected RSS feed be appearing as an external link in Google Search Console?

We redirected our website over a year ago to a new domain. 301 is confirmed in place etc. All works fine. However a couple of RSS feed URLs using the old domain have appeared in the external link ...
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Google Webmaster tool complains about blocked URL, but it isn't

We have recently integrated with google webmaster tools. Now, on one of the pages, google complains: Indexed, though blocked by robots.txt Our robots.txt looks like this: User-agent: * Disallow: /...
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.htaccess clean url to GET variable with WordPress

I'm struggling to get a .htaccess rule to work. I'm trying to cleanup a URL for a WordPress site. Instead of /illustration?rid=123, I'd like /illustration/123. I've tried solutions from many of the ...
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Default Featured Image versus Custom Featured Image, which one is better for the SEO purposes?

I have a WordPress website. The 99% of mine content is texts, so I'm not uploading any images or videos to the post. I know that having the "featured image" on a post is crucial for SEO purposes(...
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Will linking new Google Analytics account to old Search Console remove all historical data?

I'm doing SEO work on an existing WordPress site for a client and I'm wondering if by linking a brand new Google Analytics tracking ID to their Google Search Console data if it will erase/destroy all ...
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Pages still showing on Bing despite using Block URLs tool

I have 12 pages which previously hosted PDFs. e.g. (www.site.com/downloads/category/PDFname1) We removed the files and have 301 redirected the URLS to homepage. Content removal was fine via Google ...
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SEO Impact of moving the subfolder of a website to the root folder

I have a website example.com/blog/a-random-post. It's already indexed on Google Search and Bing Search. I'm working to change the host provider to Google Cloud but am worried about the impact it ...
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Hacked site created foreign language tags pages, can we block them in robots.txt to remove them from Google?

Our WordPress website was hacked which is now revamped and updated to the WP v5.0.3 but still Tags and 35fc4a-50164960-421910 or 6d285b-31601402-365308 type URLs are indexed in Google. Can we block ...
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Can the AdSense snippet by optimized by loading it once for the page rather than for each ad slot?

I have four AdSense widgets on my website. I added the script below to each of the widgets on my theme panel: <script async src="//pagead2.googlesyndication.com/pagead/js/adsbygoogle.js"></...