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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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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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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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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How do I serve webp images from my WordPress site but exclude the WP backend/admin

For some reason that I cannot fathom, my Chrome installation does not show me webp images from my website. I can see webp images on other sites (I think - how can you tell if you are being served a ...
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Configure Wordpress to listen on a port other than 80

Looking to set up remote ssh access to a Linux box running Wordpress. That part should be straight forward enough -- just reserve an IP address for the MAC address to that NIC. Once that's ...
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What could cause occasional continued 404 errors that were originally triggered by high website traffic?

I have a website where one page received huge traffic in one moment, causing errors 404. Next day, traffic returned to normal but some percent of this page visitors still receive this error (5-10%). ...
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Google sees links that are not encoded

I'm working on an already existing project from a new client, so I am not very aware of the websites history. Also I barely ever touch SEO topics so I do lack knowlegde in this area. There are couple ...
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Google Analytics cookies _ga and _gid still appearing in Chrome after installing a GDPR consent plugin in WordPress

Trying to get my Wordpress blog into GDPR compliance. I've got most of my cookies under control with a consent plugin (Cookie Notice) but I'm concerned about Google Analytics cookies _ga and _gid, ...
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How do I link to a “bitcoin:” URL from my WordPress.com site? Can I use a redirect?

I'm having a slight problem, Wordpress.com doesn't play nice with bitcoin: URLs (it mangles them into http://{current page url}/{wallet address} ), so I need to do a redirect of some sort. I found ...
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Under WordPress, where do duplicate URLs come from that append “French%20Together%20Course_files/” to the end of the correct URL many times?

I created a sales page (https://example.com/course/). But now, I see lots of duplicate pages that look like the (very long) link below. Any idea what causes this and how I can stop it? https://...
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When migrating a website from Joomla to WordPress, Google is not updating some metadata, description, and snippets of URLs where the content changed

After migrating/updating/redesign a site from Joomla to WordPress I am facing a problem that affect my SEO. I noticed in my Webmaster Tools, Google is crawling old site urls. Some (pretty) permalinks ...
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Could it improve search engine rankings to point custom domain names for targeted folders in WordPress?

I'm wondering if it may be a more effective SEO technique to have keyword-specific domain names point to a keyword-specific folder in WordPress than just have a file using the keyword. Assume all ...
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Wordpress in Suexec or suphp

I have a Hsphere 3.6S.0SPU installation (that I am begging management to get rid of, but anyways...) that has several customer WordPress installations in it. I have discovered that the only ...
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How to setup htaccess to show new posts on WP site?

I'm using VPS CentOS + Apache + Wordpress. Not using any Cache plugin but htaccess instead. All work good except my home page wont refresh if I write new post. Only new visitors can see new posts. ...
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How do I implement a responsive AdSense unit that shows as 728x90 on desktop

I have a Website built with this WordPress theme: http://planetshine.net/demo/goliath-news/home-iv/ which has a 728x90 Ad on the top. That ad is showing fine on desktop but on mobile it's getting ...
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.htaccess IP whitelist is being ignored

I have the following in my .htaccess file to only allow access from a block of IP's and everyone else is being redirected: <IfModule mod_rewrite.c> RewriteEngine On Options +FollowSymlinks ...
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Wordpress social icons not linking to social media account?

I'm new to WP so maybe I'm looking at the wrong place but- I have social icons at the top of my website (as is default by the WP Theme). I want the icons (FB, Twitter, YT, Linkedin, Skype) to link to ...
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Installing WP in Bitnami with php 7

I wanted to test possible incompatibilities of my WordPress site with php 7. So I downloaded the php 7 wamp installer and installed it without problems. Then I downloaded the WordPress module But ...
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Website being indexed twice by Google, one with the correct sublinks and the other with all sublinks redirecting to homepage

As that title says, my website is being indexed by Google twice. Both indexes have the right SEO information for the home page, such as title and description. However for the sublinks there are two ...
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placing pdf files with keywords on many different wordpress sites

I do a daily search for my primary keyword phrases just to see what comes up. The past couple of months Google results show 2-4 new items every day and each is a pdf file at a different wordpress.com ...
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How to debug an unwanted subdomain redirect?

I am trying to switch a dated Magento site in the domain root of a website I am developing (example.com) with a WordPress site located at beta.example.com. First, I want to move the Magento site to ...
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Number of processes is maxed out after installing another WordPress add-on site

I have a website that works fine, I add a add-on domain and install another wordpress there. Now, the website says Internal Server Error and does not open both of main domain and add-on domain. ...
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wordpress: remove broken links to attachments

Take a look at the following URL: http:// www.samuel-berthelot.com / ? attachment_id=703 There is a link to the next image that reads lumière sur la mariéat the bottom of the image. It redirects to ...
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“Node is empty” warning displayed in Google Structured Data Testing Tool

With the latest version of the Google Structured Data Testing Tool, I got 5 warning messages saying: Node is empty. Double check that this is desired and consider removing. How can I remove this ...
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Mismatch in Adsense click count

Since shifting to wordpress blog, I am noticing a huge mismatch in adsense click data. I used to get around 15 clicks on average. Nowadays also I see same amount of clicks. However, when I see report ...
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Google remarketing tag on Wordpress site: can't find the CDATA comment

I have been struggling fixing the CDATA comment problem every time I inserted Google remarketing tag on our Wordpress e-commerce site. I Google tag assistant says it can't find the CDATA comment. For ...
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Setup WordPress multi-site installation to handle both subdomain.example.com and www.subdomain.example.com

I have installed a multi-site installation of WordPress onto my domain. I then added the necessary code to the wp-config.php file and .htaccess as instructed by WordPress. I also installed a plugin ...
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How to create a seperate blog page on my site with a different theme

My website is currently setup as a blog, where there are categories and post within them. However I want to create a separate page where I can discuss news, ideas, and thoughts, while having a ...
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Bridge between phpbb and wordpress

I want to create an authentication bridge between phpbb and wordpress. I know they cant share the same database but is there a way to make a single sign-on for them?
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Podcast RSS feed on blog homepage?

I've had a self-hosted Wordpress blog for three years, with two feeds coming from the homepage, RSS content, and RSS comments. Last month I launched a podcast, hosted by Pippa which provides a website ...
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Wordpress with Ecommerce Software on Subdomain

I've just finished building a wordpress site for the company I work for. The original plan was to build out the store with woocommerce. However we have over 11,000 products and orders need to work ...
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Adding domain name to a Vultr managed Wordpress website

I have a managed Wordpress instance on Vultr. I was able to access the website fine with its ip address. Now after adding the domain, I can't access the website, "this site can't be reached, server IP ...
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check if Url contains special character like #

I have site setup in wordpress as root folder like /wordpress and one angular site setup in sub folder /wordpress/angular. Currently if user visits url like mydomain.com/wordpress/sample-page, it ...
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Using fail2ban along with WP plugin to hide login page

On all the sites I host I use a WP plugin to change the login page (which I change every few weeks). Typically, there's little to no traffic making it through to any brute force prevention plugin (or ...
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How do I migrate my Blogger blog to WordPress without losing my present search engine rank?

I presently own a Blogger blog which is already ranking on Google for some keywords. I want to migrate to WordPress because of low SEO quality of Blogger but I have some few concerns about the best ...
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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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AMP URL not found (404) in Google Webmaster Tools but AMP/Canonical pages work fine

Google Webmaster Tools has been reporting 404 errors for a number of my AMP pages since last month. The number of affected pages changes every 24 hours, and is now climbing every day which is killing ...
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Google Search Console - Verification Failed

I am trying to add my website to Google Search Console but failed, it returns The connection to your server timed out The file is there, I can open it on the normal browser, all meta tag set to ...
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Googleboot keep crawling non-existing page, not my actual page

I started to build my website 6 months ago. Since I started until now for 6 months. Googlebot keep crawling non-existing page on my site. Googlebot randomly generates those links. They accessed to ...
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Getting an error while installing WordPress on a .NET website: Microsoft.AspNet.TelemetryCorrelation not found

I have a .net MVC website (http://example.com) hosted on Godaddy Windows Plesk server. Now I need to install a blog so installed WordPress on http://example.com/blog but I'm getting the following ...
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How to track internal redirect urls on Google Analytics User Explorer?

In our wp site the external urls replaced with internal links and when someone clicks on them they go to redirected external url, but those are not logged by google analytics user explorer. How to ...
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HTTPS On AWS Bitnami Wordpress - HTTP Working But “This site can’t be reached” On HTTPS

I've installed Wordpress on AWS EC2. The site works fine on HTTP. I've got a third party cert installed via Certificate Manager. Current setup that doesn't work: EC2 install. wp-config.php set to ...
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How can I improve my English WordPress site's position in google.es (for Spain)?

For a long time I've been struggling with my WordPress homepage. At the moment I live in Switzerland and my site is just in English. You can find my website easily in Google in all the countries (e.g....
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Pointing a bunch of subdomains to separate pages on a WP site

So I need to deploy a landing page to 30-40 websites/domains. The landing pages are all pretty much the same bar some minor content tweaks and have been built in a wordpress theme. Each page would ...
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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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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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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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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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.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 ...