WordPress is an amazing platform. It offers SEO friendly solutions right into your screen. But still, we need third-party applications to integrate On-Page SEO into all the post, pages and category of the site.
Ranking your site top in the search engine pages is difficult and requires a lot of patience and strategies. With over a million active installations, Yoast SEO is the best and the most recommended plugin on WordPress for SEO.
Create better content
The plugin has an in-built guide to help through content creation. It provides guidelines to create a content that is both appealing to search engine and users. The snippet preview feature allows you to view how your posts look like in search engines and social media platforms.
This feature allows you to create Meta description and title for your posts. You can also add focus keywords and optimize the keyword in your URL, Title, Meta description and content.
The premium plugin allows you to add up to 5 keywords. You can also customize description and image for Facebook and Twitter.
XML sitemaps and Robots.txt
Yoast SEO plugin automatically generates both sitemaps and robots file. You can further edit these in the plugin settings. Further, when you make changes to your contents, Yoast SEO updates the sitemaps and informs search engine about the changes.
Breadcrumbs are unique features that Yoast SEO offers. You can add breadcrumbs to your post to make navigation through the site much easier for users.
Yoast SEO enables users to integrate their site with major social platforms. The plugin can also alert Google about social profiles and link it with the site. Through Facebook Open Graph, Twitter Cards, and Pinterest verification and Google+ verification, you can integrate these platforms with your site.
You can integrate Google Search Console, Alexa, Bing Webmaster Tools, or Yandex Webmaster Tools to the Yoast SEO to verify your site.
Yoast SEO plugin is a must have, if you want to optimize your site for search engines and users alike. The premium version has more amazing features – Local SEO, Video SEO, News SEO and more. But the free version will do most of your SEO needs.
Search Engine Nation and our other sites have been using Yoast SEO for a while. We love it. Adding Meta descriptions and optimizing keywords and contents has never been easier before. We are extremely grateful for this plugin.
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