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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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“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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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 do I point a subdomain to a different nameserver use Google Domains?

I discovered this question: Can I use different nameservers for different subdomains? And I tried it out using Google domains. I currently have a site hosted with AWS. However, I'd like to use ...
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WordPress Yoast SEO canonical tag trailing slash on custom post type categories

In my theme is a custom post type for events. On the category pages for these custom post types no trailing slash is being added to the URL in the canonical tag when there should be. What could be ...
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With WordPress multi-language site in English and Spanish, Google doesn't index the URLs with the /es/

I have launched a website with English and Spanish languages. I've done it using WordPress multi-language (WPML), but I'm having a lot of problems indexing and ranking the Spanish URLs, which appear ...
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Can I test if my site's URLs have 403 errors for Google Ads Bot?

All URLs in my WordPress site can be visited via browser such as FireFox and Chrome successfully. However, today I receive emails from Google Ads telling me that some of the URLs have errors. The ...
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How do I redirect thousands of WordPress URLs to a subdirectory?

I have a WordPress website and it has almost 22,000 blog posts. It has been running with good SEO for the past 6 years. The contents are scattered in almost all social media and backlinked in a lot ...
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Google search console reports indexing my pages with pagination parameters even though they redirect

I recently saw in search console that Google is indexing some of my WordPress posts with pagination. For example example.com/post/page/2. The coverage report says "indexed but not submitted." It ...
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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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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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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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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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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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Is this link spamming? WordPress blog profile page and monthly archive pages

I am a contributor on a blog (WordPress based) and I have a profile page there, where I've put a short bio and a link to my personal website. On that profile page, there are links to "monthly ...
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Largest contentful paint (LCP)>2.5

Google (GSC) has flagged almost half of my content as taking longer than 2.5 seconds to LCP on mobile. I've spent several days trying to optimize my site to reduce the time it takes, but I can't get ...
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how to delete old wp-ajax row

i was using side cart plugin on my website. here: https://wordpress.org/plugins/side-cart-woocommerce/ i noticed that, the plugin charges heavy process on my web site so i decided to remove the plugin....
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Subfolder or setting the language from content in Polylang?

I am creating a web page in two languages and I'm using for that purpose the Wordpress Polylang plugin. This plugin offers different ways to create a multilingual URL structure, like using subfolders, ...
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Which PHP extensions do most web hosts commonly have installed and enabled?

I'm building a WordPress plugin intended for wide release, and would like to be able to rely on the openssl and gmp extensions, which require that PHP was compiled with those extensions specified and ...
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i18n marked as duplicated content on Google Search Console

We have an e-commerce website running on Wordpress with Woocommerce, WPML & Yoast SEO. Our website is currently translated in 2 languages: French (on /) English (on /en) Our slugs are ...
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Multiple ItemList markups on a page are not allowed

I am trying to apply schema on my blog. But Google Structured Data Testing Tool gives me this error "Multiple ItemList markups on a page are not allowed." When I finalized everything. I am using ...
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Domain from Microsoft hosted by azure

I like to build websites using WordPress. I am self-taught and can generally sort out nameservers to point to a domain. You will guess from my question that I am no expert! I have just build a ...
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htaccess force HTTPS to main domain and all subdomains

I have a server with a main domain, and several subdomains. There is independent wordpress sites/installs on each of the subdomains, and also one on the main domain. (I know about multisite, but they'...
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What are the best image sizes for the Google Chrome mobile website audit?

What are the best image sizes for the Google Chrome mobile website audit? I'm making a WordPress website and want to get the best score possible. There will be an image with 100% width on the top ...
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Can Wordpress Multisite use a nested subdirectory hierarchy?

I have a WordPress subdirectory multisite installed. I have to achieve a 3-tier structure and multisite is based on a 2-tier structure but I though I could try the following: Main domain: example.com ...
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WordPress Polylang plugin - how to properly setup Internal Links

I am using Polylang plugin for the WordPress Website. Primary language is English. Secondary language is Deutch. Home page, other pages and posts contains images and text links - which are ...
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Is there a way to use js templating with wordpress without impacting seo or ux?

I have one JSON file that contains the text content for my hundreds of Wordpress posts. I am using templating, mustache.js, to insert the text content and render the posts. This saves me a lot of time,...
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Can I prevent my website from being loaded as AMP?

For some unknown reason, Facebook has decided that it wants to load my blog website as an AMP website, which only shows an excerpt and there's no way for the user to see the entire article. The ...
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Wordpress Permalink Structure in the Scheme of a Content Clustering Strategy?

We're in the early stages of planning an information architecture rework with the goal of implementing a content clustering approach and a better internal linking strategy. What it looks like now: ...
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Wordpress Multisite with own domain, Webmin/Virtualmin

I am using CentOS 7.6, Webmin 1.930, Virtualmin 6.07 Pro. and Wordpress Multisite (5.2.3) and have it all working but can't work out how to setup a domain for each Multisite. I think I need to ...
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How to Push AWS-Hosted WordPress Site Changes to GitHub Repo?

What I am looking to do: In order to achieve version control via git; whenever I make changes on the Wordpress site, these changes are push to a GitHub repo. I have other projects where I make changes ...
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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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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, ...