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Questions tagged [wordpress]

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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One woocommerce store across 3 wordpress sites

I have an english WP site with its store(main), and i will implement a bulgarian and romanian version. Can i keep my main store and use it to my others sites? Something like: main domain www.abc.com ...
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How to find source page that generated 404 error

I have a Wordpress site and I'm looking for a way to identify which pages in my site contain links to pages that generate 404 errors in GSC. I tried the first solution in this SE post but found ...
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New LAMP server running wordpress with 4GB instead of 1GB RAM, which settings to change?

I was having some problems with a LAMP server running a wordpress website. The server would become unresponsive even via ssh. The average memory usage was 90% according to 'sar -r'. Now the average ...
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Nonexistant /408.shtml and /403.shtml URLs being requested on WordPress site

The top two most commonly requested nonexistent pages on my WordPress website are the following: /408.shtml (3500 times) /403.shtml (470 times) I use the Redirection plugin to track 404 requests, ...
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Google Search with Image [duplicate]

I am running Rent a car bussines and I am wondering how to setup image for google search... When someone search for Skoda Fabia, I am SEO optimised enough to be shown on the first page of google ...
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How can i display Tag description as a Preamble in tag.php Template

Am trying to output the description of tags in my hosted Wordpress site, it worked, but the problem is that wherever any post with this same tag comes at the top of the posts list (even in other tags)...
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Where to place 301 redirects in my Wordpress htaccess file?

I have about 25 301 redirects in my Wordpress htaccess file, that look like this: Redirect 301 /store/index.html https://www.notesinspanish.com/store-home/ At the moment they are at the bottom of my ...
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How to deal with Google “manual spam action” from inbound links?

I recently received from Google a notice that a WordPress site I administer is subject to a "manual spam action" due to "user-generated spam". The content they've flagged does not appear to be on my ...
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How to host a wordpress webpage on a host that I don't have admin priviledges on?

I'm not sure how to explain my problem properly. Situation is such: my university offers a free domain to all students, and it basically works by putting website files into the properly named ...
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Website is pushed away by (porn) advertising

Some website visitors are seeing (porn) advertisement instead of my website. The website is "pushed away" after a few seconds and another website (mostly porn advertising) is taking over. It does not ...
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Is YouTube video fetching by API (WordPress plugin) indexed by Google?

I have a WordPress website. I displayed all videos thumbnail (25 videos) from a YouTube channel by `API (WP plugin). The video is in a popup and start playing when I click on this thumbnail. That ...
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Add Wordpress subdomain sites and mapped domains to Google Search Console [duplicate]

I have a WordPress subdomain network with 14 sites like this: https://mynetwork.example/ https://site1.mynetwork.example/ https://site2.mynetwork.example/ https://site3.mynetwork.example/ ... https://...
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Checking uploaded images on a site to see if they're Copyrighted?

I recently inherited responsibility for a website that received a notification that a user had uploaded a copyrighted image years ago and that it was not licensed. The Wordpress-based website has ...
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How to detect what is causing a redirect?

I am working on a Wordpress website that has been hacked. Let's say that it's http://thewebsite.example. There is no malware that infects people that open this website, but there is a URL http://...
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WooCommerce showing different payment methods based on different product property selection

I have a WordPress website which is an online shop based on WooCommerce. I want to have specific payment methods (or gateways) for each product property that the user selects. when the user selects a ...
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Screaming Frog reports “Mailto” link create 404 errors

A site I've built gets too many 404 errors with Screaming Frog All the 404 originate from the "mailto:" links on the site - for some reason the scan identifies non-exist pages which looks like this: ...
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Passing page/post title as parameter in Gravity Forms

I'm looking for way I can pass the page/post title as a parameter from Gravity Form 1 to another Gravity form. I'm able to pass parameters fine, but I'm looking to be able to pass the &post={post ...
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I can't get my WordPress site speed any better [closed]

I am trying to improve my load speed on GT Metrix and Pingdom but I can't seem to increase my scores. I tried WP Fastest Cache and WP Rocket but neither of them make a difference (I tried enabling all ...
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Embedding Google Analytics/Tag Manager and gtag.js correctly (in WordPress): Is it o.k. in the head or does it have to be after the body tag?

The Google devguide says the following: To install the global tracking snippet, copy the following code and paste it immediately after the tag on every page of your site. Replace ...
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Wordpress or Apache or Nginx matching partial URL to full URI

I have a weird issue where either Nginx or Apache (I can't tell which - but I'm 90% sure it's Apache - Nginx is reverse proxying) is matching a partial URL to a full, random URL. For example: https://...
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Why would a 301 redirected RSS feed be appearing as an external link in Google Search Console?

We redirected our website over a year ago to a new domain. 301 is confirmed in place etc. All works fine. However a couple of RSS feed URLs using the old domain have appeared in the external link ...
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Google Webmaster tool complains about blocked URL, but it isn't

We have recently integrated with google webmaster tools. Now, on one of the pages, google complains: Indexed, though blocked by robots.txt Our robots.txt looks like this: User-agent: * Disallow: /...
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.htaccess clean url to GET variable with WordPress

I'm struggling to get a .htaccess rule to work. I'm trying to cleanup a URL for a WordPress site. Instead of /illustration?rid=123, I'd like /illustration/123. I've tried solutions from many of the ...
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Default Featured Image versus Custom Featured Image, which one is better for the SEO purposes?

I have a WordPress website. The 99% of mine content is texts, so I'm not uploading any images or videos to the post. I know that having the "featured image" on a post is crucial for SEO purposes(...
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Will linking new Google Analytics account to old Search Console remove all historical data?

I'm doing SEO work on an existing WordPress site for a client and I'm wondering if by linking a brand new Google Analytics tracking ID to their Google Search Console data if it will erase/destroy all ...
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Pages still showing on Bing despite using Block URLs tool

I have 12 pages which previously hosted PDFs. e.g. (www.site.com/downloads/category/PDFname1) We removed the files and have 301 redirected the URLS to homepage. Content removal was fine via Google ...
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SEO Impact of moving the subfolder of a website to the root folder

I have a website example.com/blog/a-random-post. It's already indexed on Google Search and Bing Search. I'm working to change the host provider to Google Cloud but am worried about the impact it ...
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Hacked site created foreign language tags pages, can we block them in robots.txt to remove them from Google?

Our WordPress website was hacked which is now revamped and updated to the WP v5.0.3 but still Tags and 35fc4a-50164960-421910 or 6d285b-31601402-365308 type URLs are indexed in Google. Can we block ...
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Can the AdSense snippet by optimized by loading it once for the page rather than for each ad slot?

I have four AdSense widgets on my website. I added the script below to each of the widgets on my theme panel: <script async src="//pagead2.googlesyndication.com/pagead/js/adsbygoogle.js"></...
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how to redirect lower case to upercase

I have a WordPress blog and I made subfolder like this https://example.com/Tourism but when I open this URL with lowercase "t" it shows me 404 not found error: https://example.com/tourism this ...
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Wordpress Site Loading Speed to Slow: 8.13s [closed]

My wordpress website is extremely slow on loading the page. It's takin 8.3 seconds from Frankfurt sometimes more. I am using Bluehost and I have heard it's slower but this seems too much... You can ...
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E-commerce tracking in wordpress using woo commerce

I work on a small business and they asked me to "set up e-commerce tracking on Google Analytics". First things first, some information on the webstie: It's on Wordpress I have already successfully ...
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How do I make dynamic pages powered by WordPress Search filter pro SEO friendly?

I have a website which offers different services in different places. So I have a search page that filters services and places. I use wordpress CMS and Search filter pro plugin. My urls are something ...
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Website URL in YouTube 'about' page redirects to Spammy website

My wordpress website's URL that I added to my YouTube channel's 'About' page often redirects to some random spammy website. Would this be happening only for me or do my channel visitors also face ...
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Wordpress + Cloudflare SSL redirects to apache root?

We recently deployed our new website and when trying to use it over SSL with cloudflare, it redirects to the Apache root dir? I generated origin TLS certificates and downloaded those from cloudflare ...
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Search site by two possible abbreviation combinations - with space and without

I have a case where company name is registered as abbrevation, lets call it KUBER. But first two letters represent names of two founders so the client wishes that website will be found on search ...
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Can Cloudflare redirect a referrer before they hit the site?

History I have a few WordPress sites that I manage and I've coded the 404 and 403 to email a dedicated account with hits to these pages. On a local machine daily the emails are compiled to a CSV and ...
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WordPress Multisite - how to import ALL admins' emails into MailChimp?

The setup is pretty straightforward: WordPress Multisite Network 100+ sub-blogs already running on the network New sub-blogs being created, even more expected on a daily basis I have yet to figure ...
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How to set canonical tags using Yoast [closed]

I am stuck on fixing canonical issue. I found Yoast's .htaccess file, but not understanding what to put in there. How do I code it into my website?
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Google search displays the English version of a webpage for a Romanian keyword search

We have a multilanguage Wordpress website with the following subdirectories. https://mca.electricmura.ro/en/ https://mca.electricmura.ro/de/ https://mca.electricmura.ro/ro/ We use the Polylang plugin ...
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How to add blog in URL (Blog page, Taxonomy page and Single page ) with pagination using WordPress

I want to this structure in default post type. Archive Page (Blog page) - example.com/blog/ pagination link - example.com/blog/page/2/ Taxonomy page - example.com/blog/taxonomy-slug/ pagination link -...
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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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My WP site was hacked. How do i find cloaked content and redirects?

Right before christmas i noticed that my website suddenly had a steep drop off in users. Once I got to the bottom of things it turned out that google delisted me because my website had been hacked via ...
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Prevent Google from indexing any page on my WordPress site other than the home page

For months now, I have been removing old URLs that used to exist on my website going back years, using the Google Webmaster removal tool. When I think I've removed all of the existing URLs/slugs that ...
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Is it okay to cross-post my own posts on multiple separate WordPress.org sites? Is it good or bad for SEO? [duplicate]

I write blog posts for multiple WordPress.org blogs and where content overlaps, I wonder if I should post it separately on multiple blogs or not. Often this happens with posts I write to my personal ...
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Do follow link redirection

I am new to SEO and using WordPress. I got a do-follow back link from a website. The link's structure was /2018/03/03/abc/. After that I changed the permalink structure. So the link became /abc and ...
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Long tail physical product marketing: is Wordpress suitable? [closed]

A small-medium size company selling to business, government and wholesalers manufactures 10,000 products. Company has a skilled graphic designer and a couple of programmers (including php) but none ...
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How to add robots.txt to my WordPress site?

How to add robots.txt to my wordpress.com site?
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All In One WordPress SEO plugin creates a meta description from the post and joins lines without using any spaces

I have a question regarding Worpress All in One SEO pack. It creates description without space to new lines. Here is an example: <meta name="description" content="Welcome to my websiteHere is ...
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How to deal with a mobile usability issue for a single page in the WordPress uploads directory?

I have just had an email from google console to say “New Mobile Usability issue detected for site https://unusualplaces.org/“ and below that it says Viewport not set Text too small to read ...