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How do I redirect all 404 URLs to a subdomain with same URL format using WordPress?

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 to: ...
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Lazy loading or pagination for wordpress comments

i have many Wordpress posts with over 200 comments, so i need to improve the speed of these posts. In particolar, i want to improve PageSpeed Insights score, because now it reports "Avoid an ...
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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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Configure Nginx to serve the home page and a sub-directory with WordPress and everything else with Laravel

I'm currently facing a problem where a single vhost must serve two apps. One of them is WordPress, the other one is Laravel. I've managed to get it some kind of working using a URL prefix, but I can't ...
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Can I change the name of my site as shown in the mobile search results on Google?

I'm working on a wp site that is displaying the incorrect name of the brand for Google search results. This only happens on a phone/mobile. Each search result is in a card with a little breadcrumb ...
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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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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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Omit my own activity when using Microsoft Clarity

I have only just started trying out Microsoft Clarity with my Wordpress website. One thing I have noticed is that it detects and records myself when editing the pages on the site etc. Is there any way ...
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How can I keep WordPress files in sync on two servers behind a load balancer?

I have two Amazon Linux web servers with an Amazon Load Balancer, and I want to use WordPress to display content at the document root level only. The site has other subdirectories with PHP files that ...
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Will it improve SEO to clean up my WordPress tags?

I have had a website for 6 years and I create post for it every week. From the start (6 years ago to 8 month ago), I attached familiar tags to every post. Now: Some of my posts (100 posts) have many ...
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Does changing the publication dates of the posts on my recipes website penalize me on the SEO?

I have a website about recipes made with Wordpress. I recently gave a new fresh look to my website by changing the theme and I also started to improve the pictures of the recipes to make them look ...
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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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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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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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ASP.NET 5 MVC Application on IIS Virtual directory

We have a WordPress application (PHP) hosted on www.example.com and another web application (C# with ASP.NET 4.8. framework) for another workflow. Second web application (C#) needs to be deployed on ...
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Should I set up subcategories on my website from start?

Currently, I'm setting up my website and I'm wondering if it would make sense to directly set up subcategories (i.e. Real Estate Investments, Stock market investments, Crypto Investments) or go with ...
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Game review website: Review schema with missing info or Article schema?

I run a board game review website. I'm using the WP SSO plugin with the Review schema add on. Unfortunately the plugin is having some issues with picking up some data from my review content. My ...
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HTTP to HTTPS redirect causes critical chained request in Google Page Speed Insights

My WordPress website is configured to use HTTPS. After running the site through Google Page Speed Insights, the report shows a section labeled Avoid chaining critical requests 1 chain found Expanding ...
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Set a Google AdWords campaign objective for a URL with a query string

We will launch a Google AdWords campaign for our website. On our website, we have a page to let users to send us a form for contact. After a user clicks on Envoyer, the page will be redirected to ...
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Audio Stream Problem In IOS

I’m using WordPress 5.6 and WordPress Internal Audio Player (HTML 5 Audio Player). Everything is OK on all major browsers, PC, Android - except iOS. In iOS browsers (Safari, Firefox, etc) it turns to ...
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How do you know which plugin is consuming CPU?

My Wordpress site is going down from time to time, I see in the server log that wp-load is requested a lot, I blocked external requests to this file. But I still get 5xx error once a day, I have a lot ...
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Image thumbnails blury on mobile search results

I am having an issue with an image appearing extremely blurry on google search results. The original image is not small and is not blurry yet it is hardly recognizable in the search. Please does ...
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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 do I configure WordPress so that it doesn't make calls to `wp-ajax` now that I'm no longer using a side cart plugin?

I was using WooCommerce side cart plugin on my website. I noticed that the plugin caused heavy process on my web site, so I decided to remove the plugin. I tested my website with gtmetrix. For the ...
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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 ...