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Top SEO Plugins for WordPress 2018
WordPress without a SEO plugin is not really a WordPress so check out this list made by ekodesign to choose your one!
Once you made up your mind about your plugin then start installing with care. It’s important to complete settings carefully and try not to change it often.
WordPress out of the box is already technically quite a good platform for SEO, this was true when Joost wrote his original WordPress SEO article in 2008 (and updated every few months) and it’s still true today, but that doesn’t mean you can’t improve it further! This plugin is written from the ground up by Joost de Valk and his team at Yoast to improve your site’s SEO on all needed aspects. While this Yoast 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.
#2 All in One SEO Pack
All in One SEO Pack is a WordPress SEO plugin to automatically optimize your WordPress blog for Search Engines such as Google.
XML Sitemap support – submit your sitemap to Google and Bing and improve your SEO
Google Analytics support
Support for SEO on Custom Post Types
Advanced Canonical URLs
Fine tune Page Navigational Links
#3 Broken Link Checker
Once installed, the plugin will begin parsing your posts, bookmarks (AKA blogroll) and other content and looking for links. Depending on the size of your site this can take from a few minutes up to an hour or more. When parsing is complete, the plugin will start checking each link to see if it works. Again, how long this takes depends on how big your site is and how many links there are.
#4 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.
#5 Simple URLs
Simple URLs is a complete URL management system that allows you create, manage, and track outbound links from your site by using custom post types and 301 redirects.
It adds a new custom post type to your Admin menu, where you can create, edit, delete, and manage URLs. It stores click counts in the form of a custom field on that custom post type, so it scales really well/
We hope that you found our list useful for your blog and started using some of them already. Number 1 and 2 does exactly the same job as eachother but all others can be used at the same time if wanted to.