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Where should I host my website if I need to run WordPress *AND* a custom SaaS webapp? [closed]

150,000 users/mo. Lots of blog posts and traffic. But the core business runs on a web app. Currently hosted on one of those basic VPS packages from a big, cheap hosting company you’ve definitely ...
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(Solved) How to programatically set a product's price, short description, as well as featured image? Cart must be empty all the time [closed]

I need to dynamically "pre-configure" an existing WooCommerce product, which initially is pretty much "blank". And by "blank" I mean: price: 0.00 (currency symbol) short description: empty string ...
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Can Wordpress Multisite use a nested subdirectory hierarchy?

I have a WordPress subdirectory multisite installed. I have to achieve a 3-tier structure and multisite is based on a 2-tier structure but I though I could try the following: Main domain: example.com ...
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WordPress website has SSL certificate but some HTTP elements (images)

My website is secure (HTTPS) but has some images that are HTTP. I have two questions: Is it an issue? I checked on HubSpot SSL checker and it says that my website is secure. How do I find and change ...
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Link from a Wordpress page to a password protected non-Wordpress page on a subdirectory

I have a Wordpress site which contains a link to a non-WordPress (i.e. pure Html) page sitting on a subdirectory of the same domain. It all works fine at the moment but now I wish to password protect ...
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Why is it recommended to combine WordPress and Godaddy for hosting?

I am learning how to build and maintain a website, but I'm coming across a lot of suggestions that sound redundant without explanation. For example, if I already have a website on WordPress but want ...
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How do I redirect thousands of WordPress URLs to a subdirectory?

I have a WordPress website and it has almost 22,000 blog posts. It has been running with good SEO for the past 6 years. The contents are scattered in almost all social media and backlinked in a lot ...
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Use .htaccess to remove a directory and .php extension from the URL

I am running a Wordpress website, but I have some folders not related to the wordpress CMS, but in the same directory where all Wordpress folders are. The .htaccess in root WP folder has its standard ...
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How redirect directly to the final domain URL rather than a chain through variations of `www` and `https`?

When I type example.com in the URL it first redirects to http://example.com then to https://example.com and finally to the https://www.example.com (the original address). Why doesn't it straight away ...
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Configure a Google Analytics filter for blog posts when URLs are mixed with other content

I have a WordPress site with a blog section but also a lot of other content, that is not directly related to the blog. Now I want to use Google Analytics and only see the blog traffic, meaning users ...
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Google's “More results from domain” don't include subdomain which causes rewritten titles

Okay so, Google has this thing where when you search for a company it comes up with the result, a few categories from the result and then a link that reads, "More results from domain.com". My domain ...
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Would two factor authentication on my web hosting account protect against email phishing targeting my site?

I was recently attacked on my Bluehost account after clicking on an email that looked like it was from Bluehost (never going to click on another Bluehost email again). While talking to the support ...
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Google Console Live Test shows me spammy html with Japanese characters

I believe my website was hacked. When I run a page through the google data structured testing tool, I get a spammy version of my page. The first thing I did was to restore the site from a backup from ...
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WordPress Polylang plugin - how to properly setup Internal Links

I am using Polylang plugin for the WordPress Website. Primary language is English. Secondary language is Deutch. Home page, other pages and posts contains images and text links - which are ...
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Do wordpress tags urls affect SEO? [duplicate]

Wordpress generates url for each tag. I read a discussion where someone says these urls are "not important" and they negatively affect SEO. Is this true?
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Podcast RSS feed on blog homepage?

I've had a self-hosted Wordpress blog for three years, with two feeds coming from the homepage, RSS content, and RSS comments. Last month I launched a podcast, hosted by Pippa which provides a website ...
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Wordpress with Ecommerce Software on Subdomain

I've just finished building a wordpress site for the company I work for. The original plan was to build out the store with woocommerce. However we have over 11,000 products and orders need to work ...
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Ask Google to remove thousands of pages from its index after cleaning up from hacked site

I've had my website hacked. I have cleaned it and searched google site:example.com and made a list of all the results. Removed the actual links that are OK and made a list of the ones in the format of ...
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Adding domain name to a Vultr managed Wordpress website

I have a managed Wordpress instance on Vultr. I was able to access the website fine with its ip address. Now after adding the domain, I can't access the website, "this site can't be reached, server IP ...
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Is CloudFlare full SSL less secure than Cloudflace full (strict) SSL?

I have a Linux shared hosting on Hostgator, and am using a Full SSL from Cloudflare which Encrypts end-to-end, using a self-signed certificate on the server. How secure is it? What are different ...
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Is there a way to use js templating with wordpress without impacting seo or ux?

I have one JSON file that contains the text content for my hundreds of Wordpress posts. I am using templating, mustache.js, to insert the text content and render the posts. This saves me a lot of time,...
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Weird /'http URL pattern leading to many 404s

I got very weird 404s from the Google Search Console. It shows me some kind of URL mix up and I cannot pinpoint where this pattern comes from. It is a WordPress installation. https://example.com/...
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Recover from an SEO report with lots of issues or start over with a site that hasn't yet been found by search engines?

I am hosting an unhealthy WP site from which I was only supposed to receive the theme. Instead it includes content that I foolishly corrected rather than restructuring the site for SEO and friendly UI....
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Can I prevent my website from being loaded as AMP?

For some unknown reason, Facebook has decided that it wants to load my blog website as an AMP website, which only shows an excerpt and there's no way for the user to see the entire article. The ...
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Wordpress database (backup) .sql file got a Trojan category malware treat. Says ESET Internet Security when i try to download the file. What to do?

This is the first time this has happened to me. I'm attaching the screenshot of the message I got about the threat. Also here is the link that ESET software shows me for more info about this. I ran ...
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Connecting Wix domain with Vultr Managed Wordpress website

I'm having a hard time getting a Wix domain to work with Vultr managed Wordpress website. Currently I have both IPv4 and IPv6 from Vultr. I made sure that the domain is not assigned to a Wix website....
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Google search console reports indexing my pages with pagination parameters even though they redirect

I recently saw in search console that Google is indexing some of my WordPress posts with pagination. For example example.com/post/page/2. The coverage report says "indexed but not submitted." It ...
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Is it possible to have a site that uses WordPress with some pages that don't

I am redoing an old static html site in WordPress and that's all fine, but there is a section of the site that is in a subdirectory that would be fine to keep the static html. I am building the ...
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How to fix “Missing a temporary folder” error in Wordpress?

Today I pushed to live (using Softaculous) a staged version of my WordPress website which was working perfectly. Afterwards, the only thing that doesn't work properly is uploading files/media. The ...
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Phone number on wordpress website magically being changed to different number

I have a very strange problem on the website of a client of mine. It's a wordpress website I have designed with a child theme of the Leisure theme. I have coded a couple of simple plugins to suit ...
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Proper way to avoid Google from indexing wordpress attachment pages

I recently noticed that the attachment pages of my friend's website appears in Google search. I applied the Yoast plugin solution to redirect those pages to post itself but I want to guarantee that ...
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Display only the Post title by avoiding site name?

I am using wordpress. How i can remove the site name from search result. I want to show just the title of my post. Below is an example.
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AMP pages in Google search results on desktop

I have a WordPress-based website with the "AMP for WP" plugin installed. It seems to be configured properly so that AMP pages point to respective non-AMP pages with "rel canonical", but I noticed some ...
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Does changing wordpress settings general language affect seo?

When I did an SEO check on my website, it was recommended that... The given language en does not conform with the detected language de. I know I can change the language under Settings>General&...
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Why doesn't my .htaccess file redirect my old WordPress permalink structure?

About 9 months ago i changed my permalink structure in WordPress from the domain.com/year/month/article-name format to the domain.com/article-name one. I hired someone to do the rewrite rules for ...
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WP Apache .htaccess redirect .com traffic to .co.uk Issue

I have a website I am looking to redirect .com traffic to .co.uk. For the moment, when I navigate to https://example.com, it redirects to https://www.example.co.uk and displays as such in the address ...
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check if Url contains special character like #

I have site setup in wordpress as root folder like /wordpress and one angular site setup in sub folder /wordpress/angular. Currently if user visits url like mydomain.com/wordpress/sample-page, it ...
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Forcing all requests to HTTPS vs not forcing all requests

I'm not new to cleaning up mixed content errors after switching from http to https and I'm not new to working with the htaccess file but I am new to actually implementing the rules for http to https ...
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How to Install Free Lets Encrypt SSL Certificate on GoDaddy Managed WordPress Hosting?

I'm posting this question here along with an answer for reference in case anyone else is wondering how to install free SSL certificates from Let's Encrypt on GoDaddy Managed WordPress plans. The ...
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Will my site disappear if I stop paying for “Basic Managed WordPress” (Wordpress Managment), but continue paying my GoDaddy hosting subscription?

I have a site that I made using WordPress, and hosted with GoDaddy a couple years ago. It's mostly a blog/journal of a long trip I took, which is interesting for me and my family, but mostly useless ...
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Wordpress Permalink Structure in the Scheme of a Content Clustering Strategy?

We're in the early stages of planning an information architecture rework with the goal of implementing a content clustering approach and a better internal linking strategy. What it looks like now: ...
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Will my SEO rankings be penalized for duplicate content on my subdomain?

I have a site called www.xyz.com and it has a bunch of WordPress Blog posts on it ranking pretty well in google. The only issue is they want to move the blogs over to news.xyz.com (also a WP site). My ...
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How do some subdomains have the same domain authority as their main site?

I was wondering how can some sub domains have the same domain authority with main site? for exampleaws.amazon.com have the same domain authority with amazon.com but a blog made by wordpress.com like ...
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Wordpress Multisite with own domain, Webmin/Virtualmin

I am using CentOS 7.6, Webmin 1.930, Virtualmin 6.07 Pro. and Wordpress Multisite (5.2.3) and have it all working but can't work out how to setup a domain for each Multisite. I think I need to ...
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all my website links is lables as Indexed, not submitted in sitemap in google search console [duplicate]

I have a weird problem with my WordPress website and I am using Yoast plugin with my SEO .. after submitting my sitemap inside my google search console and the status of the sitemap is Success .. I ...
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Reorder parts of URL path to put date together using .htaccess redirects

old permalink: https://www.example.com/2019/cat/subcat/10/25/post-name/amp/ new permalink: https://www.example.com/2019/10/25/cat/subcat/post-name/amp/ How can I redirectmatch the old format to ...
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How to Push AWS-Hosted WordPress Site Changes to GitHub Repo?

What I am looking to do: In order to achieve version control via git; whenever I make changes on the Wordpress site, these changes are push to a GitHub repo. I have other projects where I make changes ...
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Remove bottom right “follow” bar from sophisticated business theme [closed]

I haven't figured out how to remove this button from a fresh wordpress site hosted on wordpress.com I'm hoping to find a setting to turn it off, because when I'm in the editor, I don't see it but it'...
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How do I modify WordPress such that the Facebook crawler can't see my canonical tags?

I get content from an external sources via RSS. I've set "canonical" so google knows the content is not original. However when I post the link of my articles on Facebook, I get the original URL post ...
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Social Login - Google login button missing (Adifier) Can't find PHP file relating to page [closed]

Using the Adifier plugin I have set it up so users can login with Facebook and Google. Facebook Login working, but for some reason no button shows up for Google. I cannot find the PHP page relating ...