5 Must Have Plug-ins to Improve SEO and Increase Page Rank10th Sep 2012 | Posted by Eko S. | 12 Comments
Search-engine optimization is an important part of building a successful WordPress site. You have to include relevant keywords in your blog posts, title tags, meta descriptions, and other page elements. And that’s just a start!
It can be difficult to keep up with all the aspects of your SEO strategy to ensure that you are taking advantage of every opportunity to rank your site higher. Fortunately, there are some great plugins designed to make the work of optimizing your site for search engines easier.
Here are 5 great SEO plugins you can use to better rank your WordPress site in search results:
#1: All-in-One SEO Pack
Fine tune your SEO and get help with tasks such as generating meta tags, avoiding duplicate content, and adjusting navigational links. It also bills itself as the only plugin to provide SEO integration for ecommerce sites using WordPress.
#2: WordPress SEO by Yoast
Use this plugin to find out exactly what your post will look like in search results so that you can tweak the entry as needed. The plugin also gives you page analysis for feedback on items such as alt tags, word count for posts, meta descriptions, and more.
#3: SEO Smart Links
This handy plugin automatically links keywords from your blog posts to other posts and pages already published on your blog, helping you to increase your internal linking. You can also use the plugin to find opportunities for affiliate linking.
#4: SEO Content Control
Identify weak spots in your content with this practical plugin. You can identify where important items are missing, such as meta descriptions, or you can find and remove posts that are full of poor content (as far as search engine ranking is concerned).
#5: WP Super Cache
SEO isn’t always about content. The time it takes your site to load has a big impact on the ranking that Google gives it in search results. This plugin helps you to speed up the load time for your site by creating static html files.
There are many more plugins available to help you improve the SEO on your site. What plugins have you found useful for your SEO strategy? Share your favorites in the comments!
- Written by Kay Winders -
Kay Winders is presently the resident writer for http://www.badcreditloans.org, where she researches the best way for people to pay off their debts without damaging their credit. In her spare time, she enjoys freelance writing, the beach and gardening.