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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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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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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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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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Putting an ampersand (&) in a webpage's path (via WordPress Yoast) can be problematic?

I consider putting an ampersand (&) in a webpage's path (via WordPress Yoast). I have a webpage with the h1 of "Questions and answers" and I'd like the webpage path to be just q&a (like ...
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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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SSL Caching prevends https requests

I use the W3 Total Cache Plugin for Wordpress. If I enabled "Cache SSL (https) requests" in W3 Total Cache and testing my site at https://securityheaders.io for security reports, then I get only one ...
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Is Google smart enough to understand article and comment separately on WordPress blog?

One of my client's site totally depends on the comments. It is something like a Q/A site. Users ask questions, answers are given using WordPress default comment system. So the most important content ...
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For creation of an appropriate SPF record, how can I find the IP address of the mail server used by a WordPress website on cPanel?

I have a WordPress website that is sending emails to me through a contact form. The From address in the emails uses the same domain name of the website. Currently the emails are being treated as spam,...
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Will a US, Asia, and Europe CDN improve page load time for Central American visitors to a US hosted site?

The CDN's location servers are on US, Europe, and Asia. The web page is hosted in US. Visitors to your website are only from Central America. Will the website page load time be benefit if that CDN ...
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Does Yoast support regular expression redirects to remove the date from post URLs?

I have to setup as redirect from "Date and Name" Format to "Post Name" Format. For example: /2010/10/post-url/ it must be redirected to /post-url/ I am using Yoast for redirect. I don't know what ...
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How to link a signup with a utm source across multiple steps with google analytics and mixpanel?

Currently I am running an ad champaign to get users to click on a link to my wordpress site. The link uses utm_source code google-ads. Once the user is on the wordpress landing pages, they can click ...
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After changing Google Analytics Custom Dimensions from user id to user name, some ids are still showing up in reports

I have a WordPress website and I setup a custom dimension in Google Analytics to log, as a custom dimension, the blog post authors user ID. This worked fine. I have since changed this to now log the ...
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Email sending to only one of two form addresses

I'm trying to find possible places to look for an issue that I'm struggling with on my website. Scenario: Ubuntu server uses sendmail and configured mail relay to go through our O365 servers. This ...
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Remote document root being overwritten with local

Today an interesting problem has arisen. A piece of code that relies on the Server Document Root suddenly stopped working on only my browsers. My machine is where I develop locally using xampp, and ...
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When the layout of my page gets jumbled after browsing the site, is the problem with WordPress or hosting?

I've had problems with the loading view of my site. Initially everything looks OK but after clicking on other pages and coming back to the Home page the slider and other elements are not showing as ...
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Google page insights score improvement (mostly images and external http requests)

So I have this food blog that is based on wordpress but everything is coded from scratch (apart from a few plugins) as I wanted to have as much control over http requests etc as possible... These are ...
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Proper Schema.org type for generic webpage on WordPress

I installed one of the most popular Schema.org mark-up plugins on WordPress (WP SEO Structured Data Schema) to resolve my Google Console errors. For blog posts it is pretty straight forward, but I ...
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Google Webmaster tools. Fetch as Google complete but no result

In my other website I can see source code of page on fetching result but in this case I can see only 0
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Accessing distribution URL directly gives XML error

I'm currently setting up the Amazon Cloudfront distribution and S3 bucket for my Wordpress website. I set up new S3 bucket for the site and i'm using the S3 offload plugin for wordpress to store any ...
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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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.htaccess IP whitelist is being ignored

I have the following in my .htaccess file to only allow access from a block of IP's and everyone else is being redirected: <IfModule mod_rewrite.c> RewriteEngine On Options +FollowSymlinks ...
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Find Orphaned Pages in WP

I am working on a WP site with a number of pages in the sitemap I've generated but I'm pretty sure that a lot of them are orphaned (bar the sitemap itself). Is there a way I can tally up internal ...
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ExpiresByType not working for PNG images when set in .htaccess for a WordPress site

In my website I have the expires headers settings reported below. When I use Google's PageSpeed Insights test I get the message: XYZ.png expire headers not set, which I'm getting for all the PNG files ...
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How do I troubleshoot rewrite and permalink issues for wordpress using IIS 7 W2008?

I know this question is kind of a WP and kind of a webmaster issue. I am really stuck troubleshooting how IIS is handling rewrites and permalinks. Anyone that can offer an explanation or demarcation ...
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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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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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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 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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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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My WordPress site is slow when I'm not using a VPN

I host a WordPress site which isn't behaving as I'd expect. Its taking an age to load, sometimes timing out before its finished. However, if I have my VPN (PIA) enabled, it loads immediately and is ...
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Does GoogleMaps plugin/widget create Google My Business listing?

I do NOT want a Google My Business listing. I know it's good for local SEO but I don't want to manage reviews. If I use the GoogleMaps widget on my WordPress website, will that automatically create a ...
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How do I access the wp-admin interface of a site that lives inside a joomla folder, using IP address / siteground server URL?

For historical reasons, we have several sites that live inside the public_html folder of a different site (all hosted on sitegrounds). To complicate things up, the root domain has a name that is the ...
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SEO on moving to subdomains because of franchise

So I own a VR arcade in one location and had www.vr-world.se and had good SEO with it. Now I'm opening a new store I've changed to gbg.vr-world.se and sodra.vr-world.se I'm just worried this might ...
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Best SEO URL Structure : Filter product list by multiple tags

Which url is better for SEO (google)? separate tags like sub folders with slash "/": 1) shop.com/product-category-1/tags/product-tag-1/product-tag-2 separate with characters plus "+" underscore "_" ...
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Should a page with adsense be viewed at least once for adsense crawler to crawl?

I use plugins to insert Adsense codes on my WordPress website. The plugin has an option to disable ads for the admin user. Hence, I will not be seeing ads when creating and publishing/reviewing posts. ...
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Is original review box necessary on post when using All In One Schema Rich Snippets?

I want to add reviews to my posts and wish to use All In One Schema Rich Snippets plugin. Using the plugin shows a review box at the end of the post. I am using Thrive architect and will add a ...
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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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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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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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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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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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Under WordPress, where do duplicate URLs come from that append “French%20Together%20Course_files/” to the end of the correct URL many times?

I created a sales page (https://example.com/course/). But now, I see lots of duplicate pages that look like the (very long) link below. Any idea what causes this and how I can stop it? https://...
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When migrating a website from Joomla to WordPress, Google is not updating some metadata, description, and snippets of URLs where the content changed

After migrating/updating/redesign a site from Joomla to WordPress I am facing a problem that affect my SEO. I noticed in my Webmaster Tools, Google is crawling old site urls. Some (pretty) permalinks ...
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Could it improve search engine rankings to point custom domain names for targeted folders in WordPress?

I'm wondering if it may be a more effective SEO technique to have keyword-specific domain names point to a keyword-specific folder in WordPress than just have a file using the keyword. Assume all ...
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Wordpress in Suexec or suphp

I have a Hsphere 3.6S.0SPU installation (that I am begging management to get rid of, but anyways...) that has several customer WordPress installations in it. I have discovered that the only ...
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How to setup htaccess to show new posts on WP site?

I'm using VPS CentOS + Apache + Wordpress. Not using any Cache plugin but htaccess instead. All work good except my home page wont refresh if I write new post. Only new visitors can see new posts. ...
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How do I implement a responsive AdSense unit that shows as 728x90 on desktop

I have a Website built with this WordPress theme: http://planetshine.net/demo/goliath-news/home-iv/ which has a 728x90 Ad on the top. That ad is showing fine on desktop but on mobile it's getting ...