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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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Pages uploaded to WordPress as media are causing mobile usability errors in Google Search Console [duplicate]

the new search console is pointing out usability errors on mobile devices on WordPress upload pages, that is, pages where I can not change font size, viewport window and things like that, how do I ...
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How to randomize pagination results without hurting SEO?

I ve an tshirt e-commmerce page (wordpress/woocommerce) and I want to shuffle my shop page, which is listing all my products with a pagination. (30 pages total each has 50 products) I want to shuffle ...
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Hourly connections to my WordPress site via XMLRPC block my IP on BlueHost because they see many email logins

I currently own a WordPress site in a hosting (BlueHost). On the other hand, I have an application in our offices in .Net. This application, updates WordPress via XMLRPC every 1 hour. The problem is ...
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Show content from a back end server on another host in a Wordpress sub directory without changing the URL

We currently have a bunch of ASP.NET applications which are all accessible through one domain. So www.example.com connects to the main website. www.example.com/documents is a separate application ...
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Installing WordPress with /wp path leads to redirect loop when index.html redirects to a shopping cart

So on my site, my shopping cart is located at example.com/zc2 I use this .htaccess file RewriteEngine On Redirect /index.html example.com/zc2/ So that anyone that lands on example.com will be ...
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Can I move a WordPress blog on its own domain to Medium without a custom domain and not hurt SEO

I'm planning to move my blog from WordPress to Medium. I'm hosting the blog on AWS EC2 currently and the domain name is sqlgossip.com I just want to move to Medium publication without any domain like ...
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How to identify the source of 301 redirect loop on a WordPress site when server side caching plugin is enabled? [closed]

Our WordPress site has developed a 301 redirect loop error when web-server caching is enabled. With server caching disabled and caching plugin installed and active the issue doesn't occur, but the ...
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What will happen to SEO if a blog has 100K attachment page redirects with 20k published articles?

Consider that there is an old blog, which has almost 10 or more images in every post they published. As everyone knows, WordPress creates an attachment link for every image we upload in a blog. For ...
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Rewriting URL of WordPress in a Subdirectory

I am renting some webspace and a domain from BlueHost.com on which I run a WordPress site. Let's call it example.com. WordPress is installed in the root folder. As I can run multiple sites on this ...
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Can the simple 301 redirect plugin for WordPress cause a redirect Loop when trying to redirect to the same path, but on HTTPS?

I want to redirect http://example.com/folder1/page1/ to https://example.com/folder1/page1/. In simple 301 redirect plugin in the request part I should write: /folder1/page1/. In the destination I may ...
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wp_remote_post and theme update problems using Azure App Service

My business' Wordpress website has gone live in the last week, and I've been using Azure's App Service offering to run it. It's worked like a charm for the most part, but a couple of odd things have ...
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How to remove trailing slash from my root URL in htaccess?

I've tried several ways to remove the trailing slash from my URL in .htaccess and nothing worked but now even my URL can't be found because now it has a slash. Here is what my .htaccess looks like. I ...
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Change max_input_time when you don't have access to php.ini file

I am using freehosting website to host my wordpress blog. However, while trying to use duplicator plugin to migrate my blog it asks me to change the max_input_time value to 0 I don't see php.ini file ...
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How to migrate from HTTP and HTTPS old sub domain to HTTPS root new domain in htaccess with least SEO risks?

Looking for the best site migration strategy for SEO, which consider these specific combinations of elements and challenges: *note: site is in Wordpress. Htaccess redirect code to go from sub ...
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Using web-fonts on Wordpress.org site [closed]

I am trying to use a font I found from the internet on my website, however after many attempts it just doesn't work and the words go back to the standart "Times New Roman" font. I have successfully ...
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Google is indexing a useless page for each image uploaded to my WordPress site

I found that when I create a blog post and insert images, WordPress automatically generates page for each one. When I check index status in Google with a site: search, I see 4 to 5 or more pages for ...
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Can't find wordpress.org account that has administrator status

Currently I am part of a wordpress.org site. Something has happened in that the old administrator login details allow us to login, but every user only has "editor" capacities, and no account has ...
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Move a site to my own host [closed]

I have a Tech blog site with +350 articles that hosted on a free plan WordPress with enabled default WordAD and a paid domain. Some people advise me to move my blog to my own host on Godaddy or any ...
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Hide the date in serp wordpress

In what way can I hide date in google serp for one specific page in my wordpress. I can't figure how to delete it because none date is visible in whole page.
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301 redirect not seen by googlebot

I have made a function on a wordpress site. The functions purpose is the following. 1) if the post is not found, redirect to the archive of the post. Should be fairly easy right? Well - according ...
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Wordpress Domain name appending on all links as shown on ANALYTICS and SEM RUSH

I need your help. For some reason Google Analytics is showing that our page views all went to URLS that end with our appending URL again in the end. Our website is in wordpress and uses SEO Yoast ...
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Will a breadcrumb error in structured data markup result in Google not displaying my rich snippet?

Will a breadcrumb error in structured data markup cause Google not to show that rich snippet? I use Schema App, but then I got the premium version of Yoast SEO and I noticed the problem when I test ...
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Is there any solution for deploying of site on wordpress with automated adding it to Google Search Console and Google Analytics?

Is there any solution for deploying of site on wordpress with automated adding it to Google Search Console and Google Analytics via APIs (using html file for approving)? Sometime I need deploy up to 3-...
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How can I redirect all PDF files with file names that don't start with “public” to the home page?

I would like to disable direct access to all PDF files except those with a public- prefix on the beginning on the file name (e.g., public-samplepdf.pdf) so they can be viewed in public. I'd like to ...
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Backend method to changing base wordpress domain to prevent redirect

My friend has come to me today to tell me he wants his wordpress site moved from example.com to example2.com. I have full access to the same server managing both those URLs, I copied the entire file ...
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How long to recover Google traffic after period of out of stock in webstore?

I have a webstore and recently went on holiday so just placed all of the products out of stock and left the website open. In this time my traffic, which is almost entirely from google, dropped from 5k ...
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Silo structure advice for Wordpress/Woocommerce

I'm doing a woocommerce project with cars, so at woo shop page I will be selling cars. On the other hand I would like to create a parent page with all child car brands. If you click on the child page ...
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My WordPress site is slow when I'm not using a VPN

I host a WordPress site which isn't behaving as I'd expect. Its taking an age to load, sometimes timing out before its finished. However, if I have my VPN (PIA) enabled, it loads immediately and is ...
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Wordpress Buddypress, Show user role next to Displayed Name [closed]

I have a litle question. I want to see the primary role of the user next to the displayed name in activity, profile, and more. Did enyone know how I can do this? Thanks for awnser.
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Will Google penalize my site for having duplicate categories between WordPress and Woo Commerce? [duplicate]

Any experience with same categories within posts and products (WP + Woocommerce)? I would like to have a dedicated page for each category within posts, where I'll show couple of pictures and long ...
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How do I remove a large number of “Excluded” links in Google Search Console?

As you can see in the screenshot below, my site has a lot of "excluded" links, more than 34K, which is unusual: However I don't have that many links in my website: I'm worried about my SEO and ...
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Using Google Analytics with WordPress plugin VS without - which is better?

I read that the more plugins you have, the more bloat that needs to be loaded. Therefore I am prudent in adding plugins to my site. What are the pros and cons of using google analytics with a plugin (...
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Does GoogleMaps plugin/widget create Google My Business listing?

I do NOT want a Google My Business listing. I know it's good for local SEO but I don't want to manage reviews. If I use the GoogleMaps widget on my WordPress website, will that automatically create a ...
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How do I access the wp-admin interface of a site that lives inside a joomla folder, using IP address / siteground server URL?

For historical reasons, we have several sites that live inside the public_html folder of a different site (all hosted on sitegrounds). To complicate things up, the root domain has a name that is the ...
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Wordpres and Nginx redirection

I have a Wordpress site with nginx webserver i have a certain requirement. So Wordpress used to be main website, with a blog permalink which opens a page with all the blog list there,But now we have ...
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How to set up a reverse proxy on an SSL subdirectory from another server?

Setup is as follows: Our agency's client's domain is https://www.example.com (with SSL certificate from Amazon) They have NGINX severs, and manage their own hosting They want us to build a few simple ...
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Google is showing thumbnail image with page URL on mobile version

Google is showing thumbnail image on the right with page url on mobile version. Yoast SEO plugin using for SEO Optimization purpose. How to remove this image so google will not show the image with ...
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SEO on moving to subdomains because of franchise

So I own a VR arcade in one location and had www.vr-world.se and had good SEO with it. Now I'm opening a new store I've changed to gbg.vr-world.se and sodra.vr-world.se I'm just worried this might ...
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Best SEO URL Structure : Filter product list by multiple tags

Which url is better for SEO (google)? separate tags like sub folders with slash "/": 1) shop.com/product-category-1/tags/product-tag-1/product-tag-2 separate with characters plus "+" underscore "_" ...
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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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How to change from worpdress to joomla application [closed]

I recently bought a website and took the WordPress hosting plan. Now I like to move for Joomla application. Is it possible?
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SEO impact of setting job listing post publish date to always be the current date?

A client wants to keep one of their permanent job listing posts (on a WordPress-based site) in good SEO standing and is afraid that a post date going back to 2015 will negatively impact the SEO of ...
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What is domain mapping and how can I do it using cPanel?

I am trying to use the full domain instead of subdomains for a multi-network WordPress site. When I check the WordPress documentation, I find the following: Make sure all the domains you want to ...
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Spike in direct traffic - how to prevent bots

I am managing two Wordpress sites and have noticed significant spikes in direct traffic that cannot be attributed to any marketing campaign or expected increase in activity. The pattern is also ...
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Is original review box necessary on post when using All In One Schema Rich Snippets?

I want to add reviews to my posts and wish to use All In One Schema Rich Snippets plugin. Using the plugin shows a review box at the end of the post. I am using Thrive architect and will add a ...
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Google indexing Wordpress wp-content directories and all internal files

Recently I noticed that the total number of crawl pages have been increased. So I searched on google using site: and got several pages with a directory wp-content. I also checked Google Search Console,...
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Google Search Console Crawl 404 linked Error from strange Website [duplicate]

Image: The error is displayed because the URL has added the symbol ; at the end. /wp-content/uploads/2018/06/iuiuiuiuiuiui.pdf; (incorrect) If we remove the symbol ; the URL it works normally. /...
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Broken links in wordpress due to .htaccess

I was playing around with the .htaccess file on my site, and though the homepage works. All links are broken, showing 404 error. I also cannot click on anything but the homepage. If it matters here ...
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How to migrate from the old domain to the new domain?

I just got finished with moving my site from one domain name to another. All old links on social media and search engines are broken. If I click on a link from reddit or Facebook it still points to ...