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Updating the "WordPress published date"?

My site is the number 1 result in a search for "board game conventions" (see screenshot below). The only thing that concerns me is that the date shows as 2017, even though I update this ...
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Deceptive site ahead - WordPress Backend Edit Post/Page

Error Message (While Editing Page / Adding Page in WordPress using Google Chrome - Only happens for Chrome Users): "Deceptive site ahead Attackers on 24-tsb.net may trick you into doing something ...
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If I'm using a CDN should I host my images (the originals) at high resolution and no compression?

I'm about to start testing W3 Total Cache plugin for WordPress with Cloudflare for CDN. Is there any downside (other than file size/space on server) to hosting the original images that the CDN uses to ...
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I have All in one SEO plugin, how can I remove my sitemap.xml.gz?

My website currently facing 2 sitemaps, one is sitemap.xml and the other is sitemap.xml.gz. I want to remove sitemap.xml.gz from my website. How can I do that with my "All in one SEO plugin"?...
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WordPress nginx proxy manager + apache: redirect loop

I've moved (manually, db backup + folder transfer) 4 wordpress websites from one host to another, maintaining the same configuration (nginx proxy manager in docker on 80/443 plus apache on 444/https). ...
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How can we redirect all pagination URL to main page

We want to redirect https://www.example.com/blog/category/mobile-application/page/2/ to https://www.example.com/blog/category/mobile-application/ or all blog category pagination to the main category ...
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Weird URLs in Google Search Console

Looking at our Excluded by ‘noindex’ tag in the Google Search console we have tens of thousands of these URLs that look like this. /page/2/?s=Xổ+số+thể+thao+Xổ+số+kiến+thiết+bóng+đá+5+lần+bao+nhiêu+...
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How can I replace my site's domain name on search engines with its business name?

I'm building a site and I've noticed that when I search my site's name on Google, unlike other sites my website's URL is displayed instead of the business title. Can somebody please help me figure ...
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301 Redirects & SEO

I'll keep it short and sweet. My website features a gallery set up as posts that showcase products on vehicles. Example 1: website.com/product-1-ford-f150/ Example 2: website.com/product-2-ford-f150/ ...
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Should I enable cloudflare crawler hints with Yoast SEO?

I have a WordPress site, and I want to have more traffic. I already have Yoast SEO installed in WordPress. Should I also enable CloudFlare crawler hints, and can it cause security issues? I see the ...
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Using apex domain registered at WordPress

I have a domain registered at WordPress, let's say it's example.com. I have my webpage hosted with GitHub pages and was able to add a CNAME record in the WordPress DNS settings pointing to said github....
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Stop any search engine from indexing/crawling images in a dedicated folder in wp

How can I prevent a dedicated image folder from crawling/indexing by any search bot? Like Google search or image or Bing search/image bot? I would like to give that folder name as /donotindex/ here ...
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How to get hCaptcha work with contact form 7 (WordPress)?

I don't manage to get hcaptcha to work with Wordpress contact form 7 forms: I have created an account and site at hcaptcha, then installed the hcaptcha plug-in according to the guide at https://...
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Why do I have to enter basic authentication credentials twice for WordPress with .htaccess?

I protect the wp-login.php file via my .htaccess file: <Files wp-login.php> AuthName "Admin-Bereich" AuthType Basic AuthUserFile /*path*/htdocs/.htpasswd require valid-user </Files&...
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WordPress doesn't identify the subfolder

I have a subfolder with a separate WordPress running on it. When I click on a link which should lead to the destination in the new website (the subfolder) it reads everything except the mentioned ...
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How do I find if any website still links to one of my pages?

not to be confused, I'm not looking for backlinks check. I took over a site that has more than 10.000 redirects inside htaccess file. Those redirects were made 2 years ago when the website platform ...
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200 website code by Console [closed]

Can someone help me and let me know why google is not ranking quite some few of my sites from mine latest SEO project: https://kroatien-ferienwohnungen.at/ I see that plenty of pages are crawled but ...
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Wordpress login attempts with personalized data

I recently got some login attempts on a self-hosted Wordpress site that make me a little bit nervous: The login attempts are non-standard usernames like "admin" or "root". They ...
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Will Website Security tests (Security Penetration) hurt my WordPress page? [closed]

I have a WP page. I did a security checkup through the usual website auditing tools. I'd like to use a tool specialized for Security checks. Will it hurt my website somehow? What would you recommend, ...
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How to Add ImageObject Schema on All Images Attached with Product?

I have multiple images in a single product in the post_content area. These are attached to the product but without using the gallery feature. I want to add structured data to each image attached to ...
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How can I change the SEO of my domain name knowing that this domain name is a redirect?

Currently, I have a domain with an associated WordPress site example.fr, which is correctly indexed by Google. But also, I have another domain name example.eu which redirects to the main one -> ...
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Google Adsense rejection for multiple accounts

I applied for Google Adsense when my website was under construction due to my low knowledge of Google Adsense. I got rejected and later realized why I was rejected, I fix everything and reapply but to ...
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Easiest and most affordable webhost to transfer and host the domain of an existing .php website to another existing domain name? [duplicate]

I've had a friend of mine create a .php website for me that he hosts on a personal raspberry pi server. It looks fantastic and works great. However, I already have a website and domain that was hosted ...
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SSL DV certificate not working uniformly across browsers, ISP and OS

I purchased SSL certificate through Namecheap. I am using Windows 11 OS, with BSNL Internet Service Operator(wifi) with Firefox v16, Microsoft Edge, Chrome v106 as browsers and iPad OS version 16 and ...
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Is it OK for SEO to remove old WordPress image uploads that are no longer being used on the site?

If I'm re-building a website that is not going to be using older image uploads, what's best practice in terms of SEO? Do I just delete the old uploads and move on or is it better to 301 them to the ...
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my website is working fine but the traffic keeps dropping and i can't find the reason [closed]

My website is being attacked by IP range 66.249.72 My website is experiencing a huge drop in traffic even though it's working properly. I found that the IP address of google bot accessing my website a ...
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How to decrease unwanted traffic after malware attack?

After malware attack on my website I'm seeing more than 20000 get requests every day which are pointing to non existent places on my server. Those addresses were valid during the attack and were ...
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Cloudflare WAF rule for blocking a path except from two countries instead block all traffic to the site

I want Cloudflare WAF to restrict admin section of WordPress site/wp-admin/ and allow access to WP admin section from only two countries India & UAE. For some reason it block traffic from all ...
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Need help reviewing an Apache error log on a home webserver

I'm relatively new to web development, and I've set up a self-hosted (LAMP) WP site. After one too many configuration changes I broke the site. Apache error logs are clear as to where and when things ...
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Site Move - Regex for PDF and .asp URLs to WordPress

I am in the process of rebuilding a site in WordPress that was built 20+ years ago on an .asp framework. Forgive me if this is OT. I was hoping someone in WSE that has had to do a site move like this ...
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Why is /wp-json issue coming up on Google indexing?

Google is currently trying to index our domain (example.com/wp-json) and coming up with a 5xx error. In my perspective, wp-json is the root domain of our REST API It looks like our REST API is running ...
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Migrating domain to sub-domain

I have a WordPress hosted on WPMUdev that lives under example.com, and trying to move this WordPress installation to sub.example.com and set my react app on example.com. So I tried to move my website ...
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Structured data use for author on a medical website

We're setting up an informational website, with informative articles about medical procedures pages with info about specific medical clinics pages about specific doctors blog style articles category ...
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Removed AMP for WordPress Plugin and now "/amp" and "?nonamp=1" URLs have infinite self-redirect

Google Search Console(GSC) shows "Page with redirect" errors on my website. According to GSC, these posts are not indexed. That is fine. But look like the URLs with "/amp" and &...
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What could be the cause of periodic "Failed opening required '__DIR__/wp-blog-header.php'" for a WordPress site?

My site works on WordPress. Today it sometimes works, sometimes doesn't. The log is below. Could you tell me whether this is the fault of the hoster? I mean if the problem had something to do with the ...
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Configuring Sendmail on Ubuntu Server + WordPress [duplicate]

I am setting up multiple WordPress websites(each configured on it's own virtual host) setup on an Ubuntu 22.04.1 LTS server with Apache2. I was trying to use a form app and found that the emails on ...
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My website is being attacked by IP range 66.249.72

I am being attacked by IP ranges as shown below. I did a search on Google and found that it is an IP address range owned by Google LLC and located in United States https://developers.google.com/...
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What is correct way to stop query indexing using Robots.txt?

How to stop indexing search result using Robots.txt? hello. Recently, I'm having an issue with indexed pages in Google Search Console growing 10x. These pages are mostly search query (/?s=) and ...
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How do I do a basic multilingual site with worpress and use `/xx/` as the language separator?

I'm new to WordPress. I need to build a 3-page site in various languages. If it was not multilingual I'd use slugs pages (not posts) and publish like these for example: https://example.com/ ...
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Can wordpress multisite work with multiple domains?

I know that Wordpress supports multisite both in the forms of path and subdomain installations. For example those: america.my-site.com europe.my-site.com africa.my-site.com can reside in the very ...
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How do I allow users to delete Google Analytics data for GDPR compliance?

I'm in the process of making my website GDPR compliant and one of the requirements of GDPR is that users have the ability to delete data. After a user agrees to allow GA, Is there a way for users to ...
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Automatic display of WebP images instead of JPG images via Htaccess

I use Wordpress, the plugin "EWWW Image Optimizer" creates from JPG images automatically also WebP versions (example: From the image image.jpg is also an image image.jpg.webp created). The ...
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PHP file triggers on every page load?

I've got a WordPress website that has a script which seems to be triggering every time any user loads a page. This PHP script is very simple (less than 25 lines) and is meant to be an API endpoint, so ...
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How do I debug "Couln't fetch" in the sitemap page of Google Search Console?

I read a lot of questions related to this problem, but it seems nothing applies to this case. From the Google Search Console, the sitemap for a Wordpress website using Yoast is reported as "...
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When saving with the Wayback Machine, claims "The client does not have access rights" HTTP status=403

I have a WordPress installation which the Wayback Machine can no longer archive. I'm posting this here because I intuit this is a lower level problem. When visiting https://web.archive.org/save/blog....
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Migrate old WordPress site to a subdomain via cPanel

I'm a volunteer with non-profit helping with their website. I'm accustomed to working the frontend, but not the backend. We recently connected the website domain to a new site on Squarespace. Since ...
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Adding Parent Categories and keep current URLs without affecting SEO

I have a website that contains 200 categories with thousands of words in on every category page. Most of these category pages is where my traffic comes from, and have the following URL structure: ...
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reCAPTCHA v3 Dropping Form Submission Redirects

I have the forms on a site that I manage configured to redirect to https://example.com/thank-you/?foo upon submission. The site uses Gravity Forms. My confirmation settings are like this: When I ...
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Google Mobile Friendly Tester Issue - Preview Shown Is Very Small

The mobile friendliness tester is saying that my text is too small, and that clickable elements are too close together. I ensured that ALL text on the page was above 18 font to test, and Google still ...
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All posts went to “Indexed, but not submitted in sitemap”

I have potentially a sitemap issue on my website. In GSC, all my pages went from ‘submitted and indexed’ to ‘indexed, but not in sitemap’ overnight. If I do a live test of any page, it says ‘Sitemap: ...
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