There`s no other CMS in the world better at SEO than WordPress. Why? Because of some amazing plugins, which make the dirty job of inviting Search Engines robots to your website.
Below I gathered 10 awesome SEO plugins for WordPress which I`m sure will bring your website on the Google`s front page! Aren`t you convinced yet? Try them and you`ll be amazed!
All in One SEO Pack
All in One SEO Pack automatically optimizes your WordPress blog for Search Engines (Search Engine Optimization).All you have to do is to simply install it and is ready to use.It has features like generating meta tags automatically, avoiding duplicated content on your blog and really works on WP E-commerce websites.It`s a must-have wordpress plugin!
WordPress SEO by Yoast
Wordpress SEO helps you write better content and have a fully optimized WordPress site. While this WordPress SEO plugin goes the extra mile to take care of all the technical optimization, more on that below, it first and foremost helps you write better content. WordPress SEO forces you to choose a focus keyword when you’re writing your articles, and then makes sure you use that focus keyword everywhere.
Headspace 2 SEO
Headspace 2 SEO controls almost every aspect of your site’s meta-data, including advanced tagging, Analytics, and dozens of plugins. Is a very reliable alternative to All in One SEO Pack.I can`t choose which is the best.It allows you to add, define and configure your website to a better SEO experience!
Google XML Sitemaps
This plugin will generate a special XML sitemap which will help search engines like Google, Bing, Yahoo and Ask.com to better index your blog. With such a sitemap, it’s much easier for the crawlers to see the complete structure of your site and retrieve it more efficiently. The plugin supports all kinds of WordPress generated pages as well as custom URLs. Additionally it notifies all major search engines every time you create a post about the new content.
SEO Friendly Images
SEO Friendly Images is a WordPress optimization plugin which automatically updates all images with proper ALT and TITLE attributes. If your images do not have ALT and TITLE already set, SEO Friendly Images will add them according the options you set. Additionally this makes the post W3C/xHTML valid as well.
ALT attribute is important part of search engine optimization. It describes your image to search engine and when a user searches for a certain image this is a key determining factor for a match.
TITLE attribute play lesser role but is important for visitors as this text will automatically appear in the tooltip when mouse is over the image.
Simple Tags is THE perfect tool to manage perfectly your WP 3.0 tags (Tags suggestion, Mass Edit Terms (Tags and Category), Auto link tags.Is a very popular plugin thanks to its simplicity and efficiency. I love the tags suggestion because is suggesting tags using Yahoo! Term Extraction API and other tricks, just to make you choose a good tag for your content.
SEO Smart Links
SEO Smart Links provides automatic SEO benefits for your site in addition to custom keyword lists, nofollow and much more.
SEO Smart Links can automatically link keywords and phrases in your posts and comments with corresponding posts, pages, categories and tags on your blog.
Further SEO Smart links allows you to set up your own keywords and set of matching URLs. Finally SEO Smart links allows you to set nofollow attribute and open links in new window.
It is a perfect solution to get your blog posts interlinked or add affiliate links to other sites.
Everything happens completely transparent, and you can edit the options from the administration settings panel.
SEO Super Commments
SEO Super Comments turns your comments into new pages.For each user comment the plugin will create a new dynamic page on the blog, holding the actual comment information. This page will not actually exist in WordPress database, but is create it dynamically using a WordPress plugin.
What you instantly get in this way is big jump in site’s index visible to search engines. This is possible because blog comments are crawl-able, index-able and most importantly rank-able content. Also meaning you will start to get search engine traffic for the context of the comment.
SEO No Duplicate
This plugin helps you manage your search engine duplicate content, by setting your post page’s canonical to the permalink.Why would you do such a thing? Simply because many black-hat SEO folks abuse duplicate content to gain search ranking and search engine try really hard to detect and penalize them. The last thing you want to do is present yourself as an SEO spammer to search engines.
Random Pages Widget – For Visitors & SEO
This is a widget that displays a list of random pages/posts on your widgetized sidebar. The widget displays random posts and pages in sidebar. This increases the number of indexed pages and gives users an interesting way to browse your site.It`s a simple and elegant way to give visitors a fun way to browse your site, to get more pages of your site indexed and to increase traffic from the search engines due to having more pages indexed.
SEO Title Tag
SEO Title Tag makes is dead-easy to optimize the title tags across your WordPress-powered blog or website. Not just your posts, not just your home page, but any and every title tag on your site! If this plugin, along with a few hours of keyword research and copywriting of optimized titles, doesn’t make a significant impact on your search traffic, you’re doing something wrong!
Do you know other awesome SEO plugins for wordpress? Don`t hesitate to share them with us below in a comment!