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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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Why does turning off “Force SSL with https redirect” keep http links redirect to https?

I realize this question can be an XY one. After upgrading my site from http to https, FB OpenGraph og:image not pulling images anymore. The solution seems to be using http links rather than https in ...
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Finishing up Ecommerce website [on hold]

Please i need someone who can help in finishing up my e-commerce website which I started along time ago but got stuck and don't want to abandoned it. If there is Anyone willing to help I would like ...
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How do I migrate my Blogger blog to WordPress without losing my present search engine rank?

I presently own a Blogger blog which is already ranking on Google for some keywords. I want to migrate to WordPress because of low SEO quality of Blogger but I have some few concerns about the best ...
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Is there a good hosted (saas) solution like Squarespace for managing sub-brand websites that are all very similar? [closed]

I am trying to find an elegant solution to a tricky problem. We are a small assocation with a small number of member organisations -a little like a franchise. All of our global locations do more or ...
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Using fail2ban along with WP plugin to hide login page

On all the sites I host I use a WP plugin to change the login page (which I change every few weeks). Typically, there's little to no traffic making it through to any brute force prevention plugin (or ...
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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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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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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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Some users still see parked domain page three days after setting DNS records

It's been 3 days now and some users cannot connect to the website (they just see the generic Related Links domain page). MOST users can, but when I try on Verizon Wireless or AT&T Wireless, ...
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Does using focus key phrase slightly too much (as warned by Yoast) hurt SEO?

My company has an issue with the Yoast SEO focus keyphrase. When we write our blog content on WordPress, there is a warning saying we use too the focus key phrase too much in our post. But we only a ...
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Google changing my SEO title via Yoast

I'm currently developing a website in wordpress, with just two pages, homepage and gallery. I'm using the plugin Polylang for multiple languages, and Yoast for SEO. My homepage in my native language (...
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Why does my website say that I can not update to Wordpress 5.2.2 because my php is out of date

I can not update to wordpress 5.2.2, I am receiving a message that says You cannot update because WordPress 5.2.2 requires PHP version 5.6.20 or higher. You are running version 5.4.45. While ...
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Old WordPress pagination URLs still show first page of content and Google indexes some of them

We use self-hosted Wordpress and earlier we were using paginated posts in our article like. www.example.com/some-article.html www.example.com/some-article.html/2 www.example.com/some-article.html/3 ...
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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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Page Resources Couldn't be Loaded” on GSC even after clearing everything on robots.txt

Google Search Console and Mobile-Friendly Test both give me the following two warnings for my Wordpress based website: Content wider than screen Clickable elements too close together The screenshot ...
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Google search results say “No information available for the page” instead of the meta description or a snippet

I have a WordPress website and I am using the Yoast SEO plugin for its SEO. I have added my site to the Google Search Console too. Something strange has happened recently: Google showed the site's ...
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Making my small business website [duplicate]

I have no experience of making a website. I'm planning on making one and I would like some advice. My needs are - My customer would be able to make a login. They are able to submit forms. They can ...
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How to stop google from indexing old URLs of a website which redirects to new URLs

My old WordPress configuration added index.php to the permalinks of all my pages. e.g: https://example.com/index.php/contact etc., It was indexed already by google crawler. Now I reconfigured ...
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Issues with redirect rules to redirect all URLs except one page

I need to add following Apache redirect rules to .htaccess: http://www.example.com to be redirected to http://www.onemoreexample.com but http://www.example.com/support should not be redirected. To ...
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How to identify the flash on site

I've inherited a large Wordpress site and we still have some Flash on our site. Browsing on Firefox shows the insecure content icon and asks if I want to run an outdated version of flash so I know it'...
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Where to place 301 redirects in the .htaccess file on a WordPress site

I edited my .htaccess file earlier to redirect from www version to non-www, and it is working correctly. However, now I have some page redirects I need to do. I am looking at the .htaccess file, and I ...
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My tittle on SERP do not exact match with my tittle tag [duplicate]

Can anyone here help me about my title problem in google? My title in google result page do not exact match with my title tag. If you search with keyword "itclax furidacchi" in google, my title there ...
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How to disable a code in GTM from firing on homepage

How can I disable a code from GTM on homepage? I want that code only on product pages. Thank you
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“Your browser does not currently recognize any of the video formats available..” only in Google Search Results

Why am I getting this search description in Google search (on any browser): "Your browser does not currently recognize any of the video formats available. Click here to visit our frequently ...
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Using a tag on a single WordPress post creates a 404 page, how do I make that better for Google?

I have a post (WordPress) that I've tagged with a single keyword. It's the only post that has that tag. In reviewing my internal links using screaming frog, I noticed that I had a 404 error if I ...
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2 URLs pointing to one website with a unique canonical URL

I have 2 domains submitted to Google that both point to my WordPress site. I am using Yoast SEO plugin to take care of the basic SEO metadata for the website. When I view the source for each URL I ...
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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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One Company - Two separate Websites (About & Career)

I'd like to learn more about the case of having two domains linked to two (content-wise) completely different websites representing a single company in one location. The existing website contains ...
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AMP URL not found (404) in Google Webmaster Tools but AMP/Canonical pages work fine

Google Webmaster Tools has been reporting 404 errors for a number of my AMP pages since last month. The number of affected pages changes every 24 hours, and is now climbing every day which is killing ...
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Domain pointing to a wrong URL after performing a database “search and replace”

Upon migrating a WordPress site from development to production, I used Interconnectit's "Database Search and Replace Script in PHP" to update the site URL from http://dev.example.com to http://example....
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Japanese keyword hacking error on website causing multiple URLs(not associated with our website) appearing in SERP [duplicate]

Our website has showing Japanese keywords in Search engine result pages, there are multiple URL's that are appearing on the result page which is not associated with our website In starting the URL's ...
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Can WordPress Be Installed on a Subdomain of Existing Site? [closed]

I have a Web Design and Linux Development site example.com and a subdomain howto page for Debian minimal install instructions, subdomain.example.com I want to add another subdomain with WordPress ...
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How to change the URL of a wordpress website?

By default, my URL was set to example.com/wp/wp-admin instead of the example.com/wp-admin that I used to remember. Also my website's contents show on example.com/wp rather than example.com. How do I ...
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Google Search Console - Verification Failed

I am trying to add my website to Google Search Console but failed, it returns The connection to your server timed out The file is there, I can open it on the normal browser, all meta tag set to ...
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Handle legacy URLs that now are not found 3 years after migrating site from Blogspot to WordPress

Google still detect old URLs from blogspot: /2016/07/example-title-post-here.html /2016/07/example-title-post-here.html?m=1 But when I try access old data URLs, it's already a 404. That leads to so ...
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Googleboot keep crawling non-existing page, not my actual page

I started to build my website 6 months ago. Since I started until now for 6 months. Googlebot keep crawling non-existing page on my site. Googlebot randomly generates those links. They accessed to ...
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Getting an error while installing WordPress on a .NET website: Microsoft.AspNet.TelemetryCorrelation not found

I have a .net MVC website (http://example.com) hosted on Godaddy Windows Plesk server. Now I need to install a blog so installed WordPress on http://example.com/blog but I'm getting the following ...
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SEO - Website relaunch. Is it wiser to change things gradually? [duplicate]

I'm about to do a website relaunch in a couple of months. It's a WordPress site. The relaunch will include these changes: changes in content, both text and images a new WP theme, thus changes in the ...
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SEO using subdomains [duplicate]

I have a website which is mainly a blog, shop catalog, and reminder app. The blog is WordPress - for generating traffic The catalog is Woocomerce - for generating income The reminder app is custom ...
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Apache not logging referrer in all cases

I have a Wordpress site hosted on Vultr, using Plesk Onyx with Apache + Nginx. I've done this same setup for other sites and never had issues, but for this new site I am seeing some odd behavior when ...
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Is it necessary to install Yoast for a website which is installed inside an existing WordPress installation folder?

I am setting up a new website inside an already installed WordPress website folder (e.g., www.example.com/newsite/). I am using the Yoast SEO plugin for my old website (www.example.com). Is it ...
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Website appears in chinese when I search on google

My WordPress site got hacked recently and I removed the hacked files and did everything what Google requires to do to recover it, but still, when I search my website, it appears with some chinses ...
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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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WordPress: 2 meta description tag and Yoast

I am currently learning about SEO in general. I am studying a website that uses WordPress CMS. First question. When viewing the page source, I notice there are two meta tag for description in the ...
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Wordpress posts/pages stuck in “draft” mode with no “publish” option

I've been trying to find the solution for this for a while but I can't seem to find anyone with the same issues. I have a local server running Ubuntu 16.04 with LAMP stack. Wordpress installed on 2 ...
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Wordpress targeted by attacker, how to install in that situation?

I have my wordpress installed in my purchased hosting company. I see from my security plugin that the attacker changes IP and installs malware such as WP-vcd, and changing the themes such as wordpress ...
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Only .ftpquota and no other file on my ftp

I had a problem logging in my ftp account with old login-password (I don't know why, I have changed it to try again, but there is no positive result). So, I made a new FTP account in my CPanel - and I ...
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Website renewed, google still display old url structure [duplicate]

I've a site since 5 years I decide to change it completly and I removed every content on it, and now I'm reuploading everything with some criteria, the problem is I changed even the slugs but google ...
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Is Subdomain Site and Main Website Bad or Good?

I have had a subdomain website for about 2 years built on wix. It is on page 1 for some related keywords. Let's say the website is specific to sports cars. Example URL: sports-cars.mywebsite.com I ...
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How to track internal redirect urls on Google Analytics User Explorer?

In our wp site the external urls replaced with internal links and when someone clicks on them they go to redirected external url, but those are not logged by google analytics user explorer. How to ...