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[resolved] Titles not working (20 posts)

  1. billsmithem
    Member
    Posted 2 years ago #

    Unless Force rewrite titles is set, page titles are not output correctly no matter how wp_title() is coded in the theme. The output is added to the existing title causing the site name to be doubled.

    http://wordpress.org/extend/plugins/wordpress-seo/

  2. Joost de Valk
    Member
    Plugin Author

    Posted 2 years ago #

    Bill, what does the header of your theme look like?

  3. hiulit
    Member
    Posted 2 years ago #

    Hey, this is happening to me too.
    I've send you and email Joost.

    I have the latest version of the plugin (the one you launched today?) and it still doesn't work.

    my header looks like this:

    <title><?php wp_title(''); ?></title>

    And I also have set the "force rewrite".
    It was working before the last 2 updates...

  4. hiulit
    Member
    Posted 2 years ago #

    I've just unchekecd the "force rewrite" and now it's working again! :)

  5. GypTheCat
    Member
    Posted 2 years ago #

    Just a quick update I was having the exact same problem. Posts were having the wrong title (for instance they were having the title of the previous post applied to the title by the plugin).

    Hiulit: that fixed it for me too :) Thanks.

  6. DickRaney
    Member
    Posted 2 years ago #

    I am having this problem on a site using version 1.0.2.3. I have to check the Force Rewrite option to get the titles to work properly.

    I do not have the problem on other sites using version 1.0.1, so something seems to have broken in the newer version.

    By the way, all theme headers are the same:
    <title><?php wp_title(''); ?></title>

  7. billsmithem
    Member
    Posted 2 years ago #

    My apologies, this conversation was grabbed by my spam filter (and I was very bad about not checking my spam folder...). This was a case of operator head space (mine). There was an error in header.php that I was starting at and not seeing.

  8. DickRaney
    Member
    Posted 2 years ago #

    I get the same error even with the twentyeleven theme.

  9. Aleksandra Sasha
    Member
    Posted 2 years ago #

    do it do it manually, replace everything between <title> and </title> tags in header.php, it should be just like WordPress SEO Yoast requires - <title><?php wp_title(''); ?></title>

  10. DickRaney
    Member
    Posted 2 years ago #

    Aleksandra, that is how the title tags are setup already. See my entry above. But it still doesn't work. I am not using the new version of the plugin on new websites.

  11. Aleksandra Sasha
    Member
    Posted 2 years ago #

    hmm...I am usin' 1.0.3, Force Rewrite option doesnt work for me, so Ive just changed it manually....anyway here is the advice i followed http://spoonjab.com/woothemes-and-yoast-seo-produce-double-title-separators/

  12. DickRaney
    Member
    Posted 2 years ago #

    Yeah, I am using a custom theme which already had the Yoast title code in place. I am hoping Yoast will see this thread and lend a hand.

  13. awhig
    Member
    Posted 2 years ago #

    Titles do not work for me as well. Using Version 1.0.3.

    Rich

  14. chillannyc
    Member
    Posted 2 years ago #

    I'm wondering if there's any way to turn off the titles function of this plugin? I'm using a child-theme I made that already has a title structure I'm happy with:

    [Code moderated as per the Forum Rules. Please use the pastebin]

    I can change the plugin coding if necessary, just not sure what file to look in...

    Thanks!

  15. chillannyc
    Member
    Posted 2 years ago #

    Forgot to mention what the plugin is doing to my titles now...

    it's adding "- [mysitetitle]" to every page, so things are getting titled like this:
    "Contact - Workhorse Politics | Workhorse Politics

  16. chillannyc
    Member
    Posted 2 years ago #

    Well, just fixed it by putting %%title%% in the page and post title fields in plugin settings since it was simply replacing
    <?php wp_title(''); ?>
    with whatever it was putting in that field by default.

  17. ukando
    Member
    Posted 1 year ago #

    As I do have only pages in the website, I went to SEO -> Titles and put the following to the Page > Title template. But without quotes!

    "%%title%%-"

    And it worked nice for me!
    Thanks to chillannyc!

  18. hodyshoran
    Member
    Posted 1 year ago #

    Any word on how the WordPress SEO works with an Atahualpa theme installed.
    The title code in Atahualpa looks completly different from what is desired in Yoast Seo.
    Will simply the feature to tick the box “Force rewrite titles” already do the trick? Or is Atahulapa and Yoast and better to be missed match.

  19. rick4him
    Member
    Posted 1 year ago #

    Can anyone help me figure out why my titles aren't showing up on any page / post. I really need to get this fixed asap. Can't figure out what's going on.

  20. Joost de Valk
    Member
    Plugin Author

    Posted 1 year ago #

    Please open a new thread if you have issues, don't hijack other people's threads.

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