After you build a WordPress site, one of the things that you look for is making sure you installed a WordPress SEO Plugin. Most of us have different opinion regarding what plugins to use and how to use it well, some goes to a popular plugins while others are testing other WordPress plugins available in the repository.
Today, we will check out the best WordPress SEO Plugin that are out there, and how do they differ from the others. We will see what’s their strongest point and how you can benefit from them to boost your SEO rankings.
Here’s the list of our 10+ Best WordPress SEO Plugin in 2014
WordPress SEO by Yoast
One of the most popular SEO Plugin to day, WordPress SEO allows you to set up pages titles and descriptions easily. It will also create sitemaps, verify your Google and Bing webmaster tools accounts and can directly edit your .htaccess.
Those are just some of the features this plugin offers. This plugin is a killer for SEO and it is supported by Yoast, which is very well love in the WordPress Community.
SEO Plugin by SQUIRRLY
This is my favorite plugin to date, Squirrly will help you write content that is SEO friendly and also human friendly. You can improve your rankings by providing great content and On Page. You can check SEO stats, and get a SEO audit weekly to find some great keywords. It also works well with WordPress SEO and All in One SEO.
All in One SEO Pack
All In One SEO Pack is another most used WordPress SEO plugin, is has some features that WordPress SEO has, but the option panel kinda lacks a bit. If you upgrade to the Pro Version for $39, you’ll get amazing extended features that can help your WordPress site.
Scribe SEO slogan is “Scribe makes content marketing simple”, that’s really true! The plugin will help you create a better content for you. Couple of features are keyword research and link research tool that you can use straight from the WordPress post editor.
Another solid SEO plugin contender that allows you to easily edit titles and meta descriptions, you can also verify Google Webmaster Tools and add analytics code. The plugin is available in 21 languages, the downside is that custom post type isn’t supported yet, maybe in a few updates.
Local Search SEO Contact Page
A great WordPress SEO plugin for a non-techie people or a beginner in the field. This WordPress plugin will give you options to add your business information to your contact page, and includes an embedded Google map that will be linked to your Google+ local account, so users can leave a review about your business.
SEO Friendly Images
This plugin does what it says, SEO friendly images will automatically adds alt attribute and title tags to any images on your WordPress post or pages. The option panel is really easy to set up and customize your image settings. It also has a premium version that adds more features such as XML sitemap create and more custom settings.
Google XML Sitemaps
The plugin will generate XML sitemap and will really help your website crawled by search engines. The plugin also supports all kinds of WordPress pages and custom urls. Another feature that I like is that every time you update your website, it notifies major search engines and will be crawled easily.
Platinum SEO Plugin
Platinum SEO Plugin offers you such features as automatic 301 redirects for permalink changes, auto-generation of META tags, post slug optimization, help in avoiding duplicate content and a host of other features.
Stallion WordPress SEO Plugin
Stallion WordPress SEO Plugin is a little plugin that uses canonical URLs to mimic the affects of noindex, but without wasting valuable link benefit. When a page has a canonical URL it tells major search engines like Google where the preferred URL for that page is.
Hope by now you already know what kind of plugin you’ll use on your WordPress website. These can really help you, so take the time to learn how to use them to maximize the power of the plugin and potential of your site.
If you have questions or suggestions regarding our WordPress SEO list, feel free to let us know in the comments below.