January 20, 2017

Our Recommended WordPress SEO Plugins

Features & Benefits Of Just A Few Of Our Most Used Plugins

We understand all websites are different. You’re unique setup may not use these exact tools.

Yoast SEO

Yoast SEO is designed to make the SEO process on WordPress simpler. The plugin was designed by Joost de Vaulk, who worked on WordPress. Among dozens of other critical SEO features, Yoast SEO also allows you to pick focus keywords in your posts and provide on the fly advice to help you rank better immediately.

More Features

  • Single and Bulk Page Analysis
  • Link and Metadata Elements
  • Access to edit .htaccess and robots.txt files
  • Social & Schema Markup Control
  • Compatible with Other WordPress SEO plugins

W3 Total Cache

W3 Total Cache is a plugin that is designed to lower download times and improve your overall website performance. W3 Total Cache is the only WordPress Performance Optimization or WPO. The faster loading times all help with SEO scores especially since Google is focusing on shifting all results for a mobile-first experience.

More Features

  • Faster Loading Times
  • Mobile Support
  • SSL Support
  • Improves Web Server Performance
  • Improved User Experience

Super Simple Custom CSS

Super Simple Custom CSS plugin allows for easier customization of your website. The customization can be done to one or more pages or posts at a time. This allows you to build and modify new layouts within just a few minutes.

More Features

  • Easily Customize Pages for Site-wide or Single Pages
  • Designs Can be Applied

Redirection Tool

Redirection Tool is a plugin that manages your 301 redirections and tracks any 404 errors. This is very useful if you are cleaning up old webpages, or migrating to a new website. The best part about the Redirection Tool is that it also supports Regular Expression (RegEx).

More Features

  • Writes Directly to the .htaccess File
  • 404 Error Management
  • Bulk URLs or Singular URLs Can be Redirected
  • Additional Language Options Accepted

SEO Friendly Images

SEO Friendly Images automatically updates all of your images with the proper title and ALT information needed for SEO. The plugin will also make sure that all the photos on your website have a title and ALT information. This is the ONLY way Google knows what you’re image is about and if it’s relevant to the page’s primary keywords.

Primary Feature

  • Automatically Updates ALT Info for All Images

Yuzo – Related Posts

Yuzo – Related Posts allows you to add suggested posts and web pages to your posts. The plugin becomes a part of the dashboard, which makes it simple to add related posts. All the information can be set from the dashboard, so it only takes a few minutes to set up.

More Features

  • Add up to 50 Related Posts
  • Different Styles and Layouts Available
  • Easy to Enable and Disable

AddThis Social Share

AddThis Social Share appends social media share buttons to your website. You can pick the webpages that you want to add the buttons and where on the page the buttons should appear. This makes your content easier to share and can help drive far more traffic back to your website!

More Features

  • Make Social Media Share Buttons Static or Floating
  • Unique Button Options for Mobile Sharing
  • Different Sizes of Share Buttons & Dozens of Platforms to Choose From

Broken Link Checker

Broken Link Checker checks all the links on your website to make sure they’re working. You’d be surprised how many links or resources from past pages go dead! Having broken links can lower your SEO ranking and it’s just a bad user experience. The plugin also checks comments as well as images to make sure nothing is missing or broken.

More Features

  • Highly Configurable & Easy to Use
  • Checks Links, Images, and Comments
  • Stops Search Engines From Indexing 404 Pages

Custom Event Tracking

Our custom event tracking plugin automatically feeds specified user action (button clicks) and conversion data directly into your Google Analytics account. No Google Analytics access required by us! Finally, a way to track detailed user engagement behavior without the headache of knowing code. Read our page on customized monthly reports to learn more about event tracking.

Tracking Features

  • All Social Media Buttons
  • Downloads
  • Click to Calls
  • Click to Emails
  • Scroll Depth
  • Outbound Link Clicks
  • Much more

Ready to get started?

As mentioned above all of these SEO plugins, or alternate tools may be required for your unique setup, but this should give you an idea of the industry standard SEO tools you can expect.