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SEO – Search Engine Optimization – is crucial when it comes to increasing search engine traffic and making your website more visible. Before a start of this process, every beginner of SEO needs to know some basic information which you can find in this simple MOZ guide. The most difficult part is choosing the best SEO plugins for your website, so here you will find best ten which will improve the visibility of your WordPress site.

Yoast SEO

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WordPress SEO by Yoast plugin is created by Joost de Valk and his team at Yoast. This plugin gives you an opportunity to make your website more visible, more socially friendly, and provides you with the on-page analysis – the most important feature which is powered by Linkdex. Yoast SEO includes optimization setting panel which makes an optimisation process of elements to an easy job. Yoast SEO makes sure that you are writing correctly and helps you to use needed keywords.

All in One SEO Pack

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All in One SEO Pack has more than 3 millions active users and a rating of 4.5 out of 5 stars. It is one of the most popular plugins for WordPress SEO. This plugin offers almost all the same features as Yoast SEO, but it has one unique which automatically generates meta tags and optimizes titles to make a search ranking better.

SEO Ultimate

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SEO Ultimate offers the basic and most important features that you need for your site optimization. With this plugin, you can manage meta titles, descriptions, auto-linking, rich-snippets, 404 monitoring, open graph. It has a feature called Author Highlighter that has an author’s Google+ profile included in search results.


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This plugin works great with WordPress sites even if there is Yoast SEO or All in One SEO Pack already added. Neil Patel, the co-founder of Kissmetrics and Crazy Egg, Brian Dean and other content marketing experts recommend SEO by SQUIRRLY. It offers SEO detailed stats, weekly SEO audits, and helps you to find keywords that improve the visibility of your site.


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SEOPressor plugin gives you the biggest power to control your WordPress SEO. This plugin makes your website more visible by adding Twitter metadata tags and Facebook open graph. Also, it has a built-in keyword research that helps you to find keywords needed for your topic and makes sure that you use it while writing an article to make your WordPress site socially friendly.


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SEMrush is used by professionals all over the world to collect information about analytics and insights from competitors to improve SEO of their sites. SEMrush gives a useful and important feature which helps to find keywords that are not used frequently. This plugin provides an opportunity to increase the ranking of your site and find a lot of useful information.


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SmartCrawl is a premium WP plugin from WPMUDEV. It has four the most important features – built-in Moz integration, sitemaps, Title and Meta tags customization and Automatic Links. This plugin offers more than a hundred of themes, and performance, security, uptime, SEO and backup services. SmartCrawl is fast and powerful to drive more traffic to your WordPress site.

SEO Internal Links

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SEO Internal Links offers an automatic keyword and phrase linking on your blog, gives an opportunity to edit the options from the administration settings panel, works on all browsers and with all the cache plugins. It also includes other important features and settings to create and make the best SEO system within your WordPress site.


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Rankie is a WordPress rank checker plugin that helps you to track keyword ideas for your blog post and updates keywords rank positions everyday. Also, it gives an opportunity to find out what kind of keywords Googlers are frequently using to search, so it is a powerful tool to improve a visibility of your WordPress site.

SEO Friendly Images

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SEO Friendly Images is a WordPress SEO plugin created by Vladimir Prelovac. This plugin automatically updates all images using ALT and TITTLE attributes. Many users love this plugin because of its excellent and straightforward opportunity not to fill in their image alt tags. It is a simple and free software.

Posted by Justas Markus

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