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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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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 ...
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Query parameter for page as normal WordPress “pretty” permalink [closed]

I have a page that is generated dynamically based on a query parameter, which I wish to "mask" as a normal "pretty" permalink. Right now I'm using: https://example.com/dynamic-page/?parameter=xxx ...
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Should I redirect login / admin pages to the home page?

I'm on a security kick right now and my current project is a server with a Wordpress site (that used to be a Joomla site). I sometimes get 50 requests a day to /wp-login.php (the Wordpress default ...
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How do I redirect URLs ending with %5C,m3 using nginx?

On my WordPress setup I am noticing a lot of 404s with the following format: https://example.com/post-1/%5C,m3= https://example.com/post-2/%5C,m3= ... My guess is that %5C,m3= is being added by some ...
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Use a single global domain with language subdirectories and language specific URL slugs for Wordpress internationalization

We're looking to internationalize a WordPress website, and for multiple reasons have decided to go with the subdirectories with global top level domain option: example.com/de/ example.com/it/ example....
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How do I link to a “bitcoin:” URL from my WordPress.com site? Can I use a redirect?

I'm having a slight problem, Wordpress.com doesn't play nice with bitcoin: URLs (it mangles them into http://{current page url}/{wallet address} ), so I need to do a redirect of some sort. I found ...
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What is the impact on SEO of deleting all content on a site and starting over with a new content management system?

I am thinking of hitting the refresh button on my custom asp.net website by moving to WordPress install. Since the website is a couple of years old, there is a lot of content that is already indexed ...
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How do I make redirection faster to www-ed and slashed variant? [closed]

I have redirection from example.com/blog: --> www.example.com/blog (making site with www prefix, using .htaccess) --> www.example.com/blog/ (to end links with slash /, because of WordPress behaviour. ...
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Very Slow TTFB after SSL activation

My site was loading fast until I activated SSL. I have a dual processor dedicated server with a low server load. Wordpress with W3 Total Cache and Cloudflare. Hosting support blame it on Cloudflare, ...
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Wordpress: why is there a copy of wp-includes in my wp-includes?

So I noticed that in the wp-includes folder of one of my sites there are sub-folders named wp-includes and wp-content that i suspect should not be there. These contain the same sub-folders as the ...
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Add page in another directory to the sitemap in root

So I recently added a blog section to our website. The main site is not a wordpress site. I added the blog section by creating a new folder called blog and installing wordpress in it. Added the ...
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Google Analytics reporting that Firefox requesting /logo.png as 404 from the root folder

I have a website receiving unusually high number of Error 404 results, targeting non-existent /logo.png file. It is requested at root (www.example.com/logo.png) while it's real location is elsewhere. ...
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“Invalid command 'php_value'” in .htaccess for WordPress site after switching hosts

I moved my site which was on 00webhost to a new host. I set everything up but a 500 internal error shows up. The error log reports the following: [Sun Feb 11 23:43:59.139864 2018] [core:alert] [...
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Unusual urls being created - Wordpress site

Hopefully someone might be able to help with an unusual problem that I have only just noticed - and it appears to have been occurring since at least Nov 2017 (the earliest cache date that I have found)...
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What is `wp-cli.yml` for in the public_html folder?

I recently signed up a hosting package, and installed WordPress from the control panel. I noticed there is wp-cli.yml in the web root folder. The file contains: apache_modules: - mod_rewrite Can ...
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Correct way to restyling a wordpress site [closed]

I have a wordpress site that needs a complete restyling (both theme and urls). I'm thinking about do the following steps: 1) Delete the current DB and WP installation on the domain 2) Install clean ...
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No matching DirectoryIndex error with wordpress

I have a basic wordpress installation running on a localhost apache server. When I try to fetch the root page, apache gives a 403 error. The log says: [Wed Feb 07 13:05:54.519901 2018] [autoindex:...
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How should structured data look for WordPress categories and tags?

Working on rebuilding a WordPress blog with structured data I researched the site and ran across "Using Schema.org for blogging: Article VS BlogPosting" and decided to use the Article schema. ...
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Redirect my old WordPress to a new website outside of WordPress?

I had an old WordPress website (example.fr, paid domain) and a friend made me a better website hosted outside of WordPress (has nothing to do with WordPress) and I would just like to redirect all my ...
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Prevent “Fetch as Google” from creating a wishlist in the database of a Woocommerce site

Can anybody explain why when I 'Fetch as Google' and ask it to index a new page, Google creates a new Wishlist on the back end of the site? Is this normal? The site was built by Yell and we have had ...
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Can I set up two WordPress servers; a Read-Write server on a local Intranet which is then synced to a Read-Only public Internet server?

Background I've got a website set up running WordPress. I have multiple people who need login access to manage the software. They all access the website from the same physical location, and I have ...
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Wordpress Layered Nav pages - Noindex

I have been trying to figure out how to Noindex the pages created by Woocommerce widget - Latered Nav. I use YOAST and have used that to noindex other irrelevant pages but cannot find a way to do it ...
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Should I be returning a 301 or 403 to a bad referrer in my .htaccess?

Getting several amounts of bad requests from a particular URL such as site.foo and I would like to redirect all these requests to a dedicated page. The .htaccess code I've researched and implementing ...
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Can I use my own domain at wordpress.com retaining my DNS outside WP?

I have my own domain (e.g. contoso.com). I also have a (free tier) wordpress.com account, using contoso.wordpress.com. My DNS is hosted with my registrar, and email is using Google Apps/G Suite. ...