No one can deny the importance of SEO (search engine optimization) for websites regardless of which platform it is built upon. It does not matter how much good looking the website is, the organic search result ranking of a website depends upon the quality of SEO work done.
It is common saying that WordPress websites and WordPress Blogs are more search engine friendly and achieve faster exposure and popularity. Technically it’s wrong, because it is not only WordPress that makes websites SEO friendly, we use different SEO plug-ins in WordPress websites.
I’m listing below top 10 SEO plugins for WordPress websites:
1. All In One SEO Pack
The name of this plugin sounds like the tagline for a grocery store but in reality it is a powerful SEO plugin. This is the most popular plugin of WordPress. It has the ability to automatically optimize your blog post titles on popular search engines.
2. Premium SEO Pack
As per the name you can understand that it is a paid SEO plug-in and offers multiple features such as a the ability to handle rich snippet functionality, minification tool and many more.
3. WordPress SEO By Yoast
Yoast is one of the most popular SEO plug-in widely used by WordPress bloggers. It is a free plug-in that offers you almost all the features of a paid plug-in and it also creates XML sitemap.
4. WP Social SEO Booster
Social SEO Booster is also another widely used SEO plug-in by WordPress bloggers. It is used for social sharing of posts. As almost all search engines like Google treat social presence as one of the key factors when ranking websites for organic positions, thus WP Social SEO Booster has become need of WordPress Bloggers.
5. SEO Presser
A very powerful SEO plug-in that guides you and come with a built-in keyword research tool that assists in finding long tail keywords. It helps you in achieving better results in search engines.
6. SEO Friendly Images
Properly optimized images can also bring quality traffic from search engines. Poorly optimized images can even drop ranking of your website which is why this plug-in optimizes the images via proper insertion of ALT and TITLE attributes.
This is not a proper SEO plug-in, it’s used for rank checking of websites and helps you to track and to some extent improve overall search engine exposure.
8. Scribe SEO
Scribe is also a SEO plug-in that makes it easy to conduct in-depth research that helps content writers and content producers in generating unique content.
9. SEO By Squirrly
This plug-in assist you in generating content that is human and search engine bot friendly. It provides you SEO related stats, weekly SEO audits etc.
10. Remove Query Strings