I am going to discuss about top wordpress SEO plugins in this article to automate most of your SEO jobs. I like wordpress over other blogging platforms because I like the huge plugin database available for wordpress to automate my daily jobs.
If you want to be a successful professional blogger then you must need huge traffic for your blog and for that you must need to concentrate on SEO. Now if you are using wordpress as a blogging platform then there are many SEO plugins which you can use. I myself checked almost all types of wordpress SEO plugins. Here I am listing best and most effective free SEO plugins for wordpress blogs.
WordPress SEO plugin by Yoast
There are many SEO plugins available for wordpress like “All in One SEO Plugin”, “platinum SEO “etc. But wordpress SEO plugin by Yoast is the best one among them. It will work like a personal SEO consultant for you.
Some Key features of this plugin:
1> You can add post titles & meta description for each separate post in your blog. Not only for blog post, you can add title and meta description for tag, description, category pages also.
2> It will check all on Page SEO factors depending on your focus keyword
3> It will solve canonical issue and also it is capable of adding breadcrumbs
4> One of the best feature of this plugin is that it is capable of generating XML sitemap
5> Generating and editing robots.txt and .htaccess is another good feature.
There are many other features but these are some main features of wordpress SEO plugin by Yoast.
SEO Search Terms Tagging 2
This plugin will display all incoming search terms at bottom of your blog post. It is very helpful for on page SEO of your blog post to get high rank in Google SERP and you may get to know about new keywords.
W3 Total Cache
Site load time is a very important factor for Google ranking. It is proved and assured that a faster site gets high rank in Google. So you need to decrease your site load time because of SEO purpose and to make your visitors happy.
W3 total cache is the plugin to help you to decrease your site load time. Many SEO experts personally recommended this plugin. This is a must have plugin for wordpress blogs.
If you are having a wordpress blog then these 3 wordpress SEO plugins are very useful for SEO purpose .You need to install these plugins just right after installing wordpress. Of course there are many other plugins available like “SEO Friendly Images” , “WP Smush.it “, “Pingback Power “ etc. I will write about them in some other SEO tips. But for now these 3 plugins will do the work for you and enough for SEO purpose.