WordPress is one of the most popular CMS options out there. It’s easy to use on the backend and has A TON of plugins to help boost your site at the click of a button. When it comes to SEO, we always advise a hands-on approach to auditing and optimizing. BUT plugins make it so much easier to go through SEO checklists.
Here are 5 of the top SEO plugins:
- Pros: It’s user-friendly and accessible; pinpoints basic content-based SEO flaws; and proofreads for spelling errors or wrong keywords.
- Cons: It uses a “stoplight” scoring approach (which can be rigid), it doesn’t always understand intent of content, and the free version is near useless with limitations.
- Pros: It’s easy to use, you can import settings from other plugins, it’s FREE, and it comes with an amazing redirection module.
- Cons: It can be difficult to move from RankMath to any other WordPress SEO plugin; the scoring system should be taken with a grain of salt.
All in One SEO Pack
- Pros: It’s simple to set up; it helps to automatically optimize the titles of your site; and you can turn on and off the advanced tools that control tagging, search engine following, and indexing.
- Cons: It doesn’t have SEO scoring and content analysis; it can be difficult to import data from Google Search Console.
- Pros: You can use it for an unlimited number of websites; it has a Link Manager to help you to build your internal links; it has Google News setup; helps with monitoring broken links and re-creating SEO-friendly URLs.
- Cons: It has a more complicated set-up process and it’s difficult to import the configurations from other SEO plugins.
The SEO Framework
- Pros: It’s capable of generating critical SEO meta tags in various languages, it has customizable technical SEO settings, easy metadata optimization, and it’s FREE.
- Cons: The free version doesn’t have some features like on-page SEO content assistance.
Check out all the details for these plugins at the WP Security Ninja blog.