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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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How do I disable Facebook Instant Articles for my website's Facebook page?

I have enabled Facebook Instant Articles and have connected my WordPress site with my Facebook page. Is there a way to disable this connection to post articles like before completely or can this be ...
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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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WordPress 5.5 AutoUpdate schedule [migrated]

I use the new WordPress built-in auto-update feature for plugins. I want to update my plugins as soon as there is a new release but today i checked my websites ond most of the plugins have the notice &...
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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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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 Deutsch. Home page, other pages and posts contains images and text links - which are ...
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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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In Wordpress how to remove title of post in new Yoast plugin breadcrumbs setup?

I have a Wordpress 5.4x website. I have installed Yoast 13.x SEO plugin into it and it's configured OK. I also have breadcrumbs on my site using this Yoast plugin. To hide the title of the post in the ...
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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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How do I configure WordPress so that it doesn't make calls to `wp-ajax` now that I'm no longer using a side cart plugin?

I was using WooCommerce side cart plugin on my website. I noticed that the plugin caused heavy process on my web site, so I decided to remove the plugin. I tested my website with gtmetrix. For the ...
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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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What are the best image sizes for the Google Chrome mobile website audit?

What are the best image sizes for the Google Chrome mobile website audit? I'm making a WordPress website and want to get the best score possible. There will be an image with 100% width on the top ...
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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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Physical memory usage issues with WordPress plugins

Occasionally, my website that's hosted with GoDaddy is crashing due to physical memory overload. My host told me that PHP processes are overloading the server, and to try to find out which WordPress ...
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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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How to Edit or Remove robots.txt on a WordPress powered website

When using Google's fetch test on my WordPress site, it reports that my robots.txt is blocking pages and resources from being indexed. Google reports that my Robots.txt looks like this: User-agent: ...
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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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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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Why google jobs search is not showing my all jobs?

I am facing a very weird issue to show the jobs on Google job listing. I have followed the below steps and I am still not able to see all of my jobs on Google jobs. Followed correct Job Posting ...
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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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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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Will deleting all current post tags cause SEO or Webmaster issues?

I have several thousand tags currently and want to completely re-do all my post tags. As a result, a lot of the current ones won't be used again. Before I insert the new tags, I want to delete all ...
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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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http password protection causing 'too many redirects'

I have a Wordpress site on a VPS which keeps getting attached on xmlrpc and wp logins. As part of combatting this I password protected the wp-admin directory (via Cpanel 'Directory Privacy') - but ...
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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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Migration from Jetpack Image CDN to Cloudflare

Like most of the Wordpress site owners, I have been using Jetpack's Image CDN for delivering images across the world on my site. Lately, I came across this article stating that there is no harm in ...
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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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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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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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.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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Does WordPress tag page lead to duplicate content?

Let's say I am having a tag page at WordPress like http://www.mysite.com/tag/tag_name/ having 2 blog posts A & B and a category page like http://www.mysite.com/category/category_name/ having blog ...
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How do I redirect Pages to the Subdomain with same URL Format?

How do I redirect Pages from the main site with 404 Status to the Subdomain with same URL Structure? This for example: https://www.example.com/rent this returns a 404 Error and must be redirected ...
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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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Wordpress SSL Site insecure. How do i change logo and Favicon to https?

I recently updated my Wordpress site to https but i didnt get the padlock next to the name in the browser and it says that it is insercure. I investigated using the following site: https://www....
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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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htaccess force HTTPS to main domain and all subdomains

I have a server with a main domain, and several subdomains. There is independent wordpress sites/installs on each of the subdomains, and also one on the main domain. (I know about multisite, but they'...
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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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Can I use one domain name with two servers from different hosting companies?

I have a WordPress website. These days I'm having physical memory limitations. I tried to fix it and did well except the memory usage (RAM) usage is still high. Not as high as before, but still not ...
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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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WordPress keeps redirecting my users to install.php, Is it caused by an injection hack?

I don't really know how to express my problem, so bear with me. This is a bit hard to explain. I have a Wordpress installation, the latest, and often (once a day) my site redirects users to the /wp-...

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