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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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Google Search Console Crawl 404 linked Error from strange Website [duplicate]

Image: The error is displayed because the URL has added the symbol ; at the end. /wp-content/uploads/2018/06/iuiuiuiuiuiui.pdf; (incorrect) If we remove the symbol ; the URL it works normally. /...
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Broken links in wordpress due to .htaccess

I was playing around with the .htaccess file on my site, and though the homepage works. All links are broken, showing 404 error. I also cannot click on anything but the homepage. If it matters here ...
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How to migrate from the old domain to the new domain?

I just got finished with moving my site from one domain name to another. All old links on social media and search engines are broken. If I click on a link from reddit or Facebook it still points to ...
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Google Search Console Crawl 404 Error for some wp-content directories even when those directories contain files

Here is a picture of my Google Search Console: When I try to click at the url for example error 18: wp-content/uploads/2016/01/ Appear File not found. Of course inside the path (wp-content/uploads/...
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Proper transfer of atom feeds from Shopify to Wordpress

I recently change my site from Shopify to Wordpress. I notice that some URLs got this ".atom" on the end. I keep thing what generates this URL... I recently found the Shopify generates this page: ...
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Is an .htaccess edit necessary when enabling Cloudflare SSL?

I have recently changed 3-4 of my sites to Cloudflare SSL. After that, I went to General Settings on WordPress and changed URLs from HTTP to HTTPS. And it redirects from HTTP to HTTPS without any ...
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How do I serve webp images from my WordPress site but exclude the WP backend/admin

For some reason that I cannot fathom, my Chrome installation does not show me webp images from my website. I can see webp images on other sites (I think - how can you tell if you are being served a ...
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Configure Wordpress to listen on a port other than 80

Looking to set up remote ssh access to a Linux box running Wordpress. That part should be straight forward enough -- just reserve an IP address for the MAC address to that NIC. Once that's ...
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Arabic or Persian language in url for SEO [duplicate]

I need some SEO advice about how to make an SEO friendly URL structure when the site is in Arabic or Persian. Should I use translated English; or Arabic or Persian in the URL path? I ask because ...
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Does changing categories levels (hierarchy) in WordPress affect SEO?

I have a website with WordPress and have about 60 categories with 3 or 4 levels. Now I want to change many category's levels and maybe some slugs. for example a category such as "wordpress" is ...
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How do I stop showing Adsense to someone if they reject cookies?

I have a Wordpress site and have just installed a cookie banner to get consent. I have a few questions about this though, what do I do if somebody clicks "reject"? How do I stop showing them the ...
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What is the ideal WordPress robots.txt for the best results? [closed]

Until now I've had my robots.txt file configured as follows: User-agent: * Disallow: /wp-admin/ Allow: /wp-admin/admin-ajax.php As this has been some time now since I last touched it, I've been ...
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What could cause occasional continued 404 errors that were originally triggered by high website traffic?

I have a website where one page received huge traffic in one moment, causing errors 404. Next day, traffic returned to normal but some percent of this page visitors still receive this error (5-10%). ...
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What's the best time to install SSL certificate on a WordPress blog?

I have created a new WordPress blog and just added a post on it. I want to install SSL certificate on this blog. What's the best practice to install SSL certificate? Is it before WordPress ...
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Spam referrals to my website [duplicate]

I noticed a spike in referral traffic to my website, the link showed up in a very odd format, see attached. Does anyone know what this is and what can I do to stop it happening again? Can anyone ...
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How to redirect multiple URL's to the same URL. [closed]

I have been searching for a solution to this but can't find a good answer. I am trying to achieve the following through Wordpress with the Yoast SEO plugin. Here is what I am trying to do: I need to ...
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Google sees links that are not encoded

I'm working on an already existing project from a new client, so I am not very aware of the websites history. Also I barely ever touch SEO topics so I do lack knowlegde in this area. There are couple ...
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Validation error from htmlvalidator.com using wp_enqueue_script that text/javascript is obsolete

This code was being flagged on my Wordpress website: <script type='text/javascript' src='http://www.publictalksoftware.co.uk/wp-content/plugins/simple-download-monitor/js/sdm_g_recaptcha.js?ver=1'&...
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404 errors on Wordpress site

I have run a link checker on my site and it came up with this link: <link rel='dns-prefetch' href='//fonts.googleapis.com' /> I confirm this URL is not valid. How do I isolate why did bad link ...
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How can I redirect all WordPress post URLs that don't contain a subcategory to prevent duplicate content?

On my WordPress site, I have this URL format: /%category%/%postname%/ When I create a new post and select a parent category and a sub-category and select sub-category to default then WordPress ...
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404 Crawl Error to almost all pdf files

The website is built in wordpress. I do not have than much experience, so I need your help. Once I entered at “Search Console” at “Crawl Errors” tab I saw that all “404 errors” are in “wp-content/...
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Is the top entry and exit page in Webalizer reports the most popular page on my site?

According to Webalizer, the top entry and exit page to my website is "/blog/". This is where my Wordpress blog is situated. (There are static non-Wordpress pages on my site as well.) Does that mean ...
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Google Analytics cookies _ga and _gid still appearing in Chrome after installing a GDPR consent plugin in WordPress

Trying to get my Wordpress blog into GDPR compliance. I've got most of my cookies under control with a consent plugin (Cookie Notice) but I'm concerned about Google Analytics cookies _ga and _gid, ...
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Force non-www https mode for a dirctory and its sub-folders

My root website (example.com) and its folder (example.com/folder) have two different CMS (Opencart for example.com and WordPress for example.com/folder). I use this code in example.com to force non-...
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Google is not indexed my webpage when i'm searching my website name with a space [duplicate]

Google is indexed my page when im searching word without space. Ex: word1word2 I want to get my webpage indexed when i am searching word with space. Ex: word1 word2
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If a blogging platform doesn't allow deletion of users personal data, who is liable under the GDPR?

I am using a company which offers free blogging service wordpress.com. On that service, there are European blogs with post contacts (name, email, telephone) which is not erasable by the users. ...
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Is it common that SEO companies do not work without a CMS? Some won't touch our static website [closed]

I have recently developed a website for a client. but there is an issue that has popped up. In the beginning, there was always the talk about after development of the website, we would add a web ...
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Accidently changed CNAME entries for “autodiscover” and “_domainconnect”, will that hurt my website?

I am an absolute noob in web development, but I have a Wordpress site and while I was trying to verify my website for Youtube, I made a mistake and changed 2 CNAME entries on my 1und1.de (german ...
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How to delete WordPress author pages in a site migration?

Our company is doing a site migration. I want to delete the pages that do not have SEO value for us. A URL that goes to the author's page contains some articles that I don't want to lose. From the ...
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Migrating Wordpress to Hugo (or generic markdown)

I have a blog which I want to migrate from Wordpress to Hugo. The problem is that the blog has a lot of posts which contain code examples, including HTML code. I'm using Codecolorer as Wordpress ...
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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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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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Why can't I login to my wordpress at home?

I don't have the same issue in the office but when I try to login at home, it keeps on saying "too many redirects". I'm not very good at this FTP thing so can anyone help me what to do? I've tried ...
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Wordpress Post Pagination: How to Stop Page 2+ from Indexing with different URL?

I made a change recently to my wordpress.org blog to make it so that every post is broken up into two pages, an introduction paragraph and then the rest of the post after a nextpage page break. I did ...
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Are there any special considerations for SEO when using WordPress as PWA and AMP?

I've been tasked with researching the capabilities of combining WP with progressive web apps (PWAs) and accelerated mobile pages (AMP) for the company I work for. I see there are methods of doing this ...
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URL in sitemap with 404 error. Strange parameter at the end of the URL

in my sitemap generated with SEO Yoast, there are some URL in 404 error. In the image you can see a strange parameter at the end of the URL. The sitemap is "attachment-sitemap1.xml", so there are ...
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Does redirecting http to https using RewriteEngine preserve my site's link equity?

Running an Apache web server, if I use an .htaccess file to redirect all my http:// traffic to https:// using something like RewriteEngine On RewriteCond %{HTTPS} off RewriteRule ^(.*)$ https://%{...
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How can I get product prices to appear in Google reviews using rich snippets in WooCommerce? [closed]

I am looking to have the product prices appear as part of the product description on Google via Rich Snippets. Currently, if someone reviews any of my products, the average rating shows up in the ...
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Add blogging functionality into an existing Laravel site vs a separate WordPress blogging site in a sub domain

We have an Internet marketplace project written in Laravel 5. We need to add a blog for this project. Which option is better from SEO perspective?: Extend the existing Laravel site by adding a ...
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What happens to my website ranking if I take it down from my host and move it to another?

I have a website built on VistaPrint. It doesnt look good and I would like to move it to wordpress with new designs and functions. My website is currently on the top page when I search for it on ...
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SEO impact of native vs. custom blog post types in WordPress

When I was setting up my Wordpress based site, the native blog post type (posts) didn't offer the structure and features I was after, so I created my own custom post type (library) with additional ...
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Should I submit sitemaps manually or via a plugin when using WorldPress?

Which one of these is a better solution? Submitting sitemaps via a plugin like Yoast or Google Sitemaps OR Manually creating an xml file and submitting that to the webmaster tools?
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locally tracked site visits differs from Adwords and Facebook campaigns report [duplicate]

Using Wordpress with Slimstat plugin. For yesterday it shows Visits 6 Unique IPs 6 The Counterize plugin is also installed. This one shows 22 hits for yesterday. For also yesterday Facebook Ads ...
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How to use wordpress website for generating passive income? [closed]

I started a wordpress website a few days ago but now I dont have much time to update it regularly. My hosting plan is multi-domain plan with unlimited webspace from Hostgator. I would like to use it ...
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Get HTTPS padlock when typing in domain name directly without www

I am currently having a problem with my website's HTTPS. I already configured in my WordPress admin to force SSL and display the HTTPS on my website link. When I tried to enter https://wwww.example....
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How to redirect website with SSL (HTTPS) to without SSL (HTTP)?

I have a WordPress site on a domain that used to be HTTPS, example domain https://example.com. I now want to remove HTTPS temporarily. How do I do that? I have tried to add the following to my ....
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When migrating a site to WordPress where the URLs will no longer end in .html, will my SEO be affected?

I created example.com/about.html using a simple HTML web hosting and I want to migrate to a WordPress site. If I install WordPress on my hosting, I would essential be removing .html from all my 50 or ...
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How to delete an ad unit displaying on categories page in WordPress?

I want to delete an ad unit attached to a post. That ad unit is not present in the post, but it is still appearing on the categories page. This is not a featured image. How do I do that?
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Rewrite wildcard subdomains in .htaccess to corresponding folders on the main domain while preserving the subdomain

I'm trying to rewrite a subdomain to a folder/file like this: name.example.com -> example.com/profile/name foo.example.com -> example.com/profile/foo xyzzy.example.com -> example.com/profile/xyzzy ...
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Install WordPress in a subdirectory of MODX CMS

For a client that need a re-design and a Plugin that exist only for WordPress I would like to install WordPress in a subdirectory of a website that is built with MODX CMS. Is this possible to install ...