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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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Weird /'http URL pattern leading to many 404s

I got very weird 404s from the Google Search Console. It shows me some kind of URL mix up and I cannot pinpoint where this pattern comes from. It is a WordPress installation. https://example.com/...
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WP Apache .htaccess redirect .com traffic to .co.uk Issue

I have a website I am looking to redirect .com traffic to .co.uk. For the moment, when I navigate to https://example.com, it redirects to https://www.example.co.uk and displays as such in the address ...
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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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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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Connecting Wix domain with Vultr Managed Wordpress website

I'm having a hard time getting a Wix domain to work with Vultr managed Wordpress website. Currently I have both IPv4 and IPv6 from Vultr. I made sure that the domain is not assigned to a Wix website....
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Is it possible to have a site that uses WordPress with some pages that don't

I am redoing an old static html site in WordPress and that's all fine, but there is a section of the site that is in a subdirectory that would be fine to keep the static html. I am building the ...
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How to fix “Missing a temporary folder” error in Wordpress?

Today I pushed to live (using Softaculous) a staged version of my WordPress website which was working perfectly. Afterwards, the only thing that doesn't work properly is uploading files/media. The ...
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Proper way to avoid Google from indexing wordpress attachment pages

I recently noticed that the attachment pages of my friend's website appears in Google search. I applied the Yoast plugin solution to redirect those pages to post itself but I want to guarantee that ...
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“Your browser does not currently recognize any of the video formats available..” only in Google Search Results [duplicate]

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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Fastest way to redirect dead URLs to home page

A client of mine scrapped his entire wordpress site of many years for a custom CMS. The URL structures both use the /<post_title> format, so a pattern based .htaccess rule is out of the picture ...
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Display only the Post title by avoiding site name?

I am using wordpress. How i can remove the site name from search result. I want to show just the title of my post. Below is an example.
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AMP pages in Google search results on desktop

I have a WordPress-based website with the "AMP for WP" plugin installed. It seems to be configured properly so that AMP pages point to respective non-AMP pages with "rel canonical", but I noticed some ...
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Does changing wordpress settings general language affect seo?

When I did an SEO check on my website, it was recommended that... The given language en does not conform with the detected language de. I know I can change the language under Settings>General&...
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Why doesn't my .htaccess file redirect my old WordPress permalink structure?

About 9 months ago i changed my permalink structure in WordPress from the domain.com/year/month/article-name format to the domain.com/article-name one. I hired someone to do the rewrite rules for ...
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Similarweb, alexa dont recognize my site

I have my wordpress website added to google search console. Here is a snapshot showing the same: Google analytics works fine too. Sitemap has also been submitted and I can clearly see my daily ...
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Will my site disappear if I stop paying for “Basic Managed WordPress” (Wordpress Managment), but continue paying my GoDaddy hosting subscription?

I have a site that I made using WordPress, and hosted with GoDaddy a couple years ago. It's mostly a blog/journal of a long trip I took, which is interesting for me and my family, but mostly useless ...
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Forcing all requests to HTTPS vs not forcing all requests

I'm not new to cleaning up mixed content errors after switching from http to https and I'm not new to working with the htaccess file but I am new to actually implementing the rules for http to https ...
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How to Install Free Lets Encrypt SSL Certificate on GoDaddy Managed WordPress Hosting?

I'm posting this question here along with an answer for reference in case anyone else is wondering how to install free SSL certificates from Let's Encrypt on GoDaddy Managed WordPress plans. 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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How do some subdomains have the same domain authority as their main site?

I was wondering how can some sub domains have the same domain authority with main site? for exampleaws.amazon.com have the same domain authority with amazon.com but a blog made by wordpress.com like ...
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Will my SEO rankings be penalized for duplicate content on my subdomain?

I have a site called www.xyz.com and it has a bunch of WordPress Blog posts on it ranking pretty well in google. The only issue is they want to move the blogs over to news.xyz.com (also a WP site). My ...
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Does using LiteSpeed instead of Apache speed up WordPress?

I've read that Litespeed is a lot faster than Apache. I use mostly WordPress and Joomla sites and am looking for a new server. Will I see a significant increase in speed of WordPress being on a ...
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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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all my website links is lables as Indexed, not submitted in sitemap in google search console [duplicate]

I have a weird problem with my WordPress website and I am using Yoast plugin with my SEO .. after submitting my sitemap inside my google search console and the status of the sitemap is Success .. I ...
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Reorder parts of URL path to put date together using .htaccess redirects

old permalink: https://www.example.com/2019/cat/subcat/10/25/post-name/amp/ new permalink: https://www.example.com/2019/10/25/cat/subcat/post-name/amp/ How can I redirectmatch the old format to ...
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Setting up site links for a one-page scrolling site: Can anchored links be used?

I redesigned a website as a one-page scrolling site but now the sitelinks that appeared in Google search results are no longer there (ie- "About" "Contact Us") The site is set up with anchored links ...
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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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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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Remove bottom right “follow” bar from sophisticated business theme [closed]

I haven't figured out how to remove this button from a fresh wordpress site hosted on wordpress.com I'm hoping to find a setting to turn it off, because when I'm in the editor, I don't see it but it'...
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Social Login - Google login button missing (Adifier) Can't find PHP file relating to page [closed]

Using the Adifier plugin I have set it up so users can login with Facebook and Google. Facebook Login working, but for some reason no button shows up for Google. I cannot find the PHP page relating ...
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Site is Unavailable without a VPN Connection but OK with VPN & other Network [closed]

I can’t visit my site when I turn the VPN off.But I can visit it when the VPN is ON. In Operamini,there is build-in VPN. So I turn it ON and I can visit my site. However I can’t visit my site with ...
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Batch edit WordPress blog posts?

I want to change the theme on my WordPress blog to a responsive design one. At the moment however I have used some recurring html at the top of every blog post (300+ posts) which I need to change on ...
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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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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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Google changing my SEO title via Yoast [duplicate]

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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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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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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