First potential SEO issue with the Yoast WordPress SEO plugin is the big RED warning:
Paging comments is enabled, this is not needed in 999 out of 1000 cases, so the suggestion is to disable it, to do that, simply uncheck the box before “Break comments into pages…”
Most SEO beginners are going to disable paged comments without understanding the SEO implications, it’s a big red warning, it screams click me. This would be an SEO mistake on a popular WordPress blog with a lot of comments, it has the potential to cause serious SEO damage and ruin the user experience and damage a websites page speed ratings.
Page speed is a Google ranking factor.
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