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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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Search site by two possible abbreviation combinations - with space and without

I have a case where company name is registered as abbrevation, lets call it KUBER. But first two letters represent names of two founders so the client wishes that website will be found on search ...
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What is the best WordPress permalink structure for a website with daily new posts and updates?

I have a WordPress website where users contribute a lot of posts and comments. I am now using /date/post-name as the permalink structure, but I've read and heard that it's better to use just the post-...
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Can Cloudflare redirect a referrer before they hit the site?

History I have a few WordPress sites that I manage and I've coded the 404 and 403 to email a dedicated account with hits to these pages. On a local machine daily the emails are compiled to a CSV and ...
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WordPress Multisite - how to import ALL admins' emails into MailChimp?

The setup is pretty straightforward: WordPress Multisite Network 100+ sub-blogs already running on the network New sub-blogs being created, even more expected on a daily basis I have yet to figure ...
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Using Xenu's Link Sleuth to remove bad 301's / broken page-local links

I'm trying to fix 2 issues based on the report from Xenu's Link Sleuth. I have numerous 301 Redirects from Wordpress SQL based URLs despite using post name URLs. Despite using post name based URLs (...
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How to deal with a mobile usability issue for a single page in the WordPress uploads directory?

I have just had an email from google console to say “New Mobile Usability issue detected for site https://unusualplaces.org/“ and below that it says Viewport not set Text too small to read Clickable ...
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How to set canonical tags using Yoast [closed]

I am stuck on fixing canonical issue. I found Yoast's .htaccess file, but not understanding what to put in there. How do I code it into my website?
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Google search displays the English version of a webpage for a Romanian keyword search

We have a multilanguage Wordpress website with the following subdirectories. https://mca.electricmura.ro/en/ https://mca.electricmura.ro/de/ https://mca.electricmura.ro/ro/ We use the Polylang plugin ...
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Should the “admin-ajax.php ” file in my WordPress site be allow or disallowed in robots.txt?

My WordPress site in cPanel is serving the admin-ajax.php file which is wasting CPU resources. How can I solve this problem? Should I use this in my robots.txt file or not? User-agent: * Disallow: /...
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Is there any way to automatically protect Adsense account from click bombing?

I am using WordPress. I was wondering if there is a way to protect Adsense account from click bombing without checking CTR again and again.
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Yoast purge plugin caused crawl errors, getting more even after removing it

I'm using the Yoast SEO plugin on my WordPress site, and when you upload media to WordPress media library, it makes a copy of the image or file and creates a file path (this is normal). However, all ...
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301 redirects for /blog to blog subdomain not working

I just created a new subdomain for my blog so blog.example.com - it used to be www.example.com/blog so I am now trying to write 301 redirects from all my old /blog posts to the new blog.example.com ...
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My WP site was hacked. How do i find cloaked content and redirects?

Right before christmas i noticed that my website suddenly had a steep drop off in users. Once I got to the bottom of things it turned out that google delisted me because my website had been hacked via ...
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How to add blog in URL (Blog page, Taxonomy page and Single page ) with pagination using WordPress

I want to this structure in default post type. Archive Page (Blog page) - example.com/blog/ pagination link - example.com/blog/page/2/ Taxonomy page - example.com/blog/taxonomy-slug/ pagination link -...
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Google initially ranks new pages for a keyword, but then reverts to ranking our home page

I have a WordPress site and every page we build under a specific keyword keeps getting exchanged for the homepage. We manually add every page to Google Search Console and a couple of minutes later it'...
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Prevent Google from indexing any page on my WordPress site other than the home page

For months now, I have been removing old URLs that used to exist on my website going back years, using the Google Webmaster removal tool. When I think I've removed all of the existing URLs/slugs that ...
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Is it okay to cross-post my own posts on multiple separate WordPress.org sites? Is it good or bad for SEO? [duplicate]

I write blog posts for multiple WordPress.org blogs and where content overlaps, I wonder if I should post it separately on multiple blogs or not. Often this happens with posts I write to my personal ...
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Is There A Way To Auto-Stock Media Files To Every Site On A Wordpress Network? [migrated]

I'm trying to find a way to upload images for everyone on my network to use, but I don't want sites sharing each other's media files. In other words, I want to stock sites with default media for them ...
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Do follow link redirection

I am new to SEO and using WordPress. I got a do-follow back link from a website. The link's structure was /2018/03/03/abc/. After that I changed the permalink structure. So the link became /abc and ...
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Long tail physical product marketing: is Wordpress suitable? [closed]

A small-medium size company selling to business, government and wholesalers manufactures 10,000 products. Company has a skilled graphic designer and a couple of programmers (including php) but none ...
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Search traffic significantly reduced - potential causes? [duplicate]

My website has seen a dramatic drop in traffic over the last few months: The major change at this time was the move to https from http. I verified the https property only and stopped the http one ...
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How can I put canonical tag in thousands of posts in WordPress?

I have a WordPress website and I have thousands post in my site. In Google Search Console I've got more than 7,000 "Alternate page with proper canonical tag." How can I fix it? I saw in some post ...
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Facebook Instant articles' views not counted by Google Analytics

I want to share with you the following issue. I have implemented the Facebook Instant articles on my WordPress website via the Instant Articles for WP plugin. The articles show up nicely on Facebook, ...
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Error in search console!

the new search console is pointing out usability errors on mobile devices on wordpress upload pages, that is, pages where I can not change font size, viewport window and things like that, how do I ...
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Wordpress blog is 100% excluded from Google Index [duplicate]

first time here, I hope I follow all rules. I'm desperate. For over 5 years now, I have a self hosted Wordpress blog, where I blog about my work as a Citrix administrator. I post content more or ...
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Redirect all pages within subdirectory to new page

After redoing my webshop, I need to redirect every URL within a certain directoy to a new page. All URLs beginning ith example.com/shop/... should be redirected to the page located at example.com/...
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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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All In One WordPress SEO plugin creates a meta description from the post and joins lines without using any spaces

I have a question regarding Worpress All in One SEO pack. It creates description without space to new lines. Here is an example: <meta name="description" content="Welcome to my websiteHere is ...
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WordPress refusing FTP connection when using correct details

I am trying to update some plugins on a WordPress site. To do this directly through WordPress you need to provide: Hostname Username Password Connection yype I am definitely using the correct ...
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“prev. next.” text in Google search results meta description

Strange things happend when I check my website in Google search results. I'm using Wordpress and Yoast SEO plugin. Meta description of site was typed in Yoast SEO plugin so everything is fine but at ...
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Problem with not found page for feed in Google Webmaster Tools

I have a Wordpress blog. In Google Webmaster Tools, I found mutiple "not found pages" like this from feed: kart-postal/k-imam-zaman/feed/. How can I add noindex to feed and why I get not found page?
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Google unable to load all page resources which is causing script errors and may be hurting our SEO

We just came to the fact that most of our websites have the same errors, but we don't know how to solve it. https://search.google.com/test/mobile-friendly It looks like some scripts on the websites ...
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Datalayer pushed 'topic' leaking on incorrect pages?

We push in the pages topic into the data-layer, this is autopopulated based on the category being selected when editing the page/post in the back-end (Wordpress). <script> window....
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Wordpress site showing up with IP address rather than domain name after transfer to Google cloud

Domain name is changed to the IP address. Website URL is working fine, new posts are working fine. Old posts images are breaking as it's changed to the IP address instead of the domain name. I've ...
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ERROR: The request could not be satisfied - Amazon CloudFront CDN

Amazon's Cloudfront CDN requires correct connection to your origin in order to work properly without any 502 bad gateway error. I did setup everything alright. For example: Cloudfront URL: https://...
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Wordpress regular expression redirect with redirect plugin

I need to redirect all traffic for a suspended site and what I have tried so far is installing the redirect plugin and adding a redirect (tools->redirection->add new source: ^/(?!.*login.*|...
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If I need to redirect my WordPress site to a new domain with new hosting, how do I do so?

I have a Wordpress web site but need to change the name (from abc.com to tty.com). I was planning on duplicating the old web site to the new site. I don't want the old url to die, just in case ...
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How to randomize pagination results without hurting SEO?

I ve an tshirt e-commmerce page (wordpress/woocommerce) and I want to shuffle my shop page, which is listing all my products with a pagination. (30 pages total each has 50 products) I want to shuffle ...
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How to identify the source of 301 redirect loop on a WordPress site when server side caching plugin is enabled? [closed]

Our WordPress site has developed a 301 redirect loop error when web-server caching is enabled. With server caching disabled and caching plugin installed and active the issue doesn't occur, but the ...
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Hourly connections to my WordPress site via XMLRPC block my IP on BlueHost because they see many email logins

I currently own a WordPress site in a hosting (BlueHost). On the other hand, I have an application in our offices in .Net. This application, updates WordPress via XMLRPC every 1 hour. The problem is ...
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Show content from a back end server on another host in a Wordpress sub directory without changing the URL

We currently have a bunch of ASP.NET applications which are all accessible through one domain. So www.example.com connects to the main website. www.example.com/documents is a separate application ...
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Installing WordPress with /wp path leads to redirect loop when index.html redirects to a shopping cart

So on my site, my shopping cart is located at example.com/zc2 I use this .htaccess file RewriteEngine On Redirect /index.html example.com/zc2/ So that anyone that lands on example.com will be ...
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Can I move a WordPress blog on its own domain to Medium without a custom domain and not hurt SEO

I'm planning to move my blog from WordPress to Medium. I'm hosting the blog on AWS EC2 currently and the domain name is sqlgossip.com I just want to move to Medium publication without any domain like ...
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What will happen to SEO if a blog has 100K attachment page redirects with 20k published articles?

Consider that there is an old blog, which has almost 10 or more images in every post they published. As everyone knows, WordPress creates an attachment link for every image we upload in a blog. For ...
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Rewriting URL of WordPress in a Subdirectory

I am renting some webspace and a domain from BlueHost.com on which I run a WordPress site. Let's call it example.com. WordPress is installed in the root folder. As I can run multiple sites on this ...
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Can the simple 301 redirect plugin for WordPress cause a redirect Loop when trying to redirect to the same path, but on HTTPS?

I want to redirect http://example.com/folder1/page1/ to https://example.com/folder1/page1/. In simple 301 redirect plugin in the request part I should write: /folder1/page1/. In the destination I may ...
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Apply discount in WooCommerce check out based on selected field

I am planning on using Woocommerce to register people for a small conference. We have a list of about 300 companies that should get a ticket discount. Is there a way to add a field to the check out ...
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wp_remote_post and theme update problems using Azure App Service

My business' Wordpress website has gone live in the last week, and I've been using Azure's App Service offering to run it. It's worked like a charm for the most part, but a couple of odd things have ...
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How to remove trailing slash from my root URL in htaccess?

I've tried several ways to remove the trailing slash from my URL in .htaccess and nothing worked but now even my URL can't be found because now it has a slash. Here is what my .htaccess looks like. I ...