The wide world of WordPress offers many options to improve your site’s SEO. Over the years, a few WordPress SEO plugins have stood out, but all of these have recently taken a backseat to “WordPress SEO by Yoast”.
The most recent version of WordPress SEO by Yoast is now being considered by many SEO gurus as not only impressive, but also a million times better than the alternatives. This all-encompassing SEO plugin allows you to easily enter your blog post’s Meta title and description, change the Meta robot’s functions, add breadcrumbs, and change permalinks.
Here’s a list of your SEO options with the plugin:
- Post titles and Meta descriptions
- Robots Meta configuration
- Permalink Clean Up
- XML Sitemaps
- RSS Enhancements
- Robots.txt and .htaccess
- Clean Up of Head Section
The WordPress SEO by Yoast plugin gives you complete control over the title formats for all the different types of pages on your site – pages, posts, categories, and archives.
The XML Sitemap functionality is by far the best in terms of ability to control all aspects of what content shows on the sitemap.
The plugin clearly shows superb permalink, canonical, and indexation controls. It also allows the formatting of URL’s the way the website owner wants, as well as control of indexation and format.
So, do yourself a favor and give this plugin a try. It’s free and can be installed with a couple clicks of the mouse to your existing WordPress site. If you are an existing or former customer, we will even do it for you, free of charge. Just let us know!
And when you’re ready to invest a little more in Google juice, take a gander at the Mighty SEO package. It covers the SEO items a small business owners needs in order to sleep at night knowing you’ve put out your virtual welcome mat!