Search engines are good sources of organic traffic on websites. Many bloggers seem to search for means to appear on the front page.
In this article, I will cover 5 important WordPress SEO plugins and tools that will improve your site traffic.
I recommend these best easy SEO plugins on WordPress for your site.
1. WordPress SEO by Yoast
Almost every WP hosted site has the Yoast plugin installed. Since 2008 Yoast has to be WordPress original SEO plugin.
It allows you to add SEO title, meta description, meta keywords, and also perform a readability test on your site.
The premium version is pretty amazing, you can add multiple keywords, suggest keywords and internal link, and also fix broken links.
Yoast provides you the opportunity to create a custom title for your site, archives, categories, and tags.
2. SME Rush
SMERush is an SEO tool used by many professionals to collect insights and analytics from their major competitors.
This has helped many WordPress sites users improve their own SEO.
With this tool, you learn about the domain-specific keyword ranking, backlinks, advertising research, and much more.
- Other features include:
- Position tracking.
- Comparison of domains by keywords.
- Crawl Audit Tool.
- Organic Research.
- Google AdSense.
3. Google Keyword Planner
Google is the most used search engine on the World Wide Web across all platforms.
Getting keyword ideas from Google itself is the best source to generate keywords for your site.
Google Keyword Planner tool is a free tool offered to advertisers to know the right keywords to bid on for their advertising campaigns.
Anyone can use this for creating a unique and search engine optimized content.
This SEO tool displays the keywords with high search volume and advertiser interest.
4. Broken Links Checker
Nothing crates bad experience for your users than 404 error. Also, this error has the sole mission to affect your site’s SEO negatively.
Website owners should check their site for broken links and fix them.
With Broken Link Checkers, you can find all broken links on your WordPress site. This plugin helps you fix these links without any modification.
This plugin is absolutely free and works perfectly fine. Although, it has a downside of becoming resource intensive and could slow down your server.
SEOquake provides important SEO related information for any website or blog. The vital information provided include age, latest update, rank on Alexa, domain age and more.
The tool is among the most download browser extension for browsers used by SEO experts.
Other features include:
- High speed, low drag
- Real-time SEO audit
- Link examiner
- SEO showdown
SEO Tips For WordPress Sites (Bonus)
Your site loading speed is the number one Search Engine Optimization. Fast sites are crawled faster by search engines, and can easily outrank slower sites.
3 Working Tips to Boost Site Speed
I discovered this 3 ways to boost site speed and recommend it to WordPress users
- Reduce the number of installed plugins on your site.
- Reduce the amount of redirection.
- Remove render-blocking JavaScrip