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    Confused about stop words within keywords


    There's one thing I'm confused about. For one of my articles, Ive chosen a 'Focus' long-tail key phrase (searched in Google couple hundred times a month) in my Wordpress dashboard. But the phrase actually contains stop words, to and a.

    If I remove them in the slug, my SEO analyzer gives me a red light because its supposed to be part of the key phrase Ive chosen. But if I put them back, it gives me a red light again telling me to remove them...because they're stop words.

    How do I get around this?

    - rg
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    Originally Posted by robinsongs
    There's one thing I'm confused about. For one of my articles, Ive chosen a 'Focus' long-tail key phrase (searched in Google couple hundred times a month) in my Wordpress dashboard. But the phrase actually contains stop words, to and a.

    If I remove them in the slug, my SEO analyzer gives me a red light because its supposed to be part of the key phrase Ive chosen. But if I put them back, it gives me a red light again telling me to remove them...because they're stop words.

    How do I get around this?

    - rg
    What SEO plugin you using in WordPress? whatever plugin, you can customize your URL of Post right below the Post title. Did you see that before going to plugin customization! You can PM if you need urgent help.
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