SEO – Search Engine Optimization, the only way to make your website visible, popular and increase ranking on web, via natural i.e. organic means. SEO is the only essential way to make your blog or website to appear high in the search results. And if you are using WordPress as a blogging platform you can use plug-ins to do the monotonous and dull SEO work for you. SEO could be tough but if you are using it with Wordpess then it simplifies your task. So today I have compiled a list of 20+ WordPress SEO plug-ins, to make your life as blogger easy…..take a look!!
1- Super Tags Widget For WordPress
The Super Tags plugin, is a customizable alternative to the default WordPress® Tag Cloud widget. This widget makes it possible for you to fully customize a Tag Cloud ( or multiple Tag Clouds ) to meet your specific needs.
2- Scribe SEO
Scribe is an SEO software service for WordPress – think of it as a content optimization assistant that analyzes web pages, blog posts and online press releases with a click of a button.
3- Nofollow Case by Case
Allows you to selectively apply or remove nofollow attributes to comment links, comment author links, pingbacks, and trackbacks and also open the comment links in a new window. If not configured it automatically strips nofollow attributes from all your comment links and comment author links.
4- Add To Any
Helps your readers share, save, email and also bookmark your posts and pages. It supports over a hundred social bookmarking and sharing sites. It comes with a smart menu that places the services that visitors use a lot at the top of the menu based on their browsing and usage history.
5- Vibe SEO Pack
Vibe SEO Pack is a simple powerful and easy to use an SEO tool to optimize your website for search engines without having to edit a single line of code.
6- SEO Rank Reporter
This WordPress SEO plugin allows you to track certain keywords in your site and then issues you a report every 3 days (with all sorts of pretty graphs to boot). The plugin will also notify you via email whenever certain keywords experience major changes in search engine ranking.
7- Google XML Sitemaps
Generates an XML sitemap supported by Google, Bing, Yahoo and Ask. Sitemaps make it much easier for crawlers to see the complete structure of your web site and retrieve more efficiently. It also notifies all major search engines every time you create a new post. You can either choose to write a normal XML file or a zipped file. In case of any errors, you can rebuild the sitemap manually. As a remark, Pingomatic can be used to ping your blog to multiple search engines and other specialized services.
This plugin helps you to manage 301 redirections, to keep track of 404 errors and also correct them. It also allows you to monitor your redirects by giving you full logs of all redirected URLs and also an RSS feed for 404 errors. Automatically adds a redirection when a posts URL changes.
9- Head Space 2
A powerful all-in-one plugin to manage meta-data and handle a wide range of SEO tasks. It allows you to tag your posts, create custom titles and descriptions, thereby improves your page ranking and relevance on search engines. You can also change the theme or load plugins on specific pages and much more. This plugin is available in multiple languages.
10- SEO Title Tag
SEO Title Tag – Your tags are an important part of your site for making sure that search engines know where to place your posts, and SEO Title Tag focuses exclusively on this. Unlike some other plugins, and WordPress itself, this extension will allow you to add tags to your pages, your main page and even any URL anywhere on your site.
11- Robots Meta
This great little plugin makes it very easy for you to choose exactly what parts of your site are indexed and followed by search engines. Some of its other features include a very straight forward interface for verifying your site with Google Webmaster Tools, Bing Webmaster Tools and Yahoo! Site Explorer along with allowing you to edit your .htaccess and robots.txt files from within your WordPress admin page.
12- Platinum SEO Pack
This SEO plugin for WordPress is loaded with plenty of features, including automatically generating meta tags, helping you optimize page and post titles for search engines, and aiding you in avoiding duplicate content (one of the ways to improve SEO of sites you design).
13- SEO Smart Links
SEO Smart Links provides automatic SEO benefits for your site in addition to custom keyword lists, nofollow and much more.
14- All in One SEO Pack
The All in One SEO Pack is included in every list you find and with good reason. It allows you to configure your page titles, Meta tags and keywords as well as descriptions for either your whole blog or for individual page by individual page. Another advantage of this plugin is that it is compatible with other WordPress plugins and every beginner can handle it.
15- SEO Ultimate
This all-in-one SEO plugin gives you control over title tags, noindex, meta tags, slugs, canonical, autolinks, 404 errors, rich snippets, and more.
16- Automatic SEO Links
Just choose a word or a phrase for automatic linking and this plugin will replace all matches in the posts of your weblog. It allows you to set the title, target and rel. for each link. You can also set the anchor text and choose if it should be no-follow or not. If there are repeated words, only the first matched word in the post will be replaced.
17- SEO Friendly Images
SEO Friendly Images is a WordPress SEO plugin which automatically updates all images with proper ALT and TITLE attributes for SEO purposes. If your images do not have ALT and TITLE already set, SEO Friendly Images will add them according to the options you set. Additionally, this makes the post W3C/xHTML valid as well.
18- Greg’s High-Performance SEO
Configure over 100 separate on-page SEO characteristics. Load under 700 lines of code per page view. No junk: just high-performance SEO at its best.
19- SEO Content Control
This nifty plugin helps you identify weak content in your site. For example, many WordPress owners forget to include descriptions of their categories, which is a potential point of improvement for enhancing your search engine rankings. SEO Content Control helps you easily identify these potentially troublesome areas.
20- SEO Tag Cloud Widget
SEO Tag Cloud Widget – Love ‘em or hate ‘em, a lot of people use tag clouds on their blogs. Since their inception, they have been fairly unreadable by search engines, but with this plugin, they will be converted to an SEO-friendly HTML markup that can be indexed.
21- SEO Data Transporter
This plugin allows you to transfer your inputs SEO data from one theme/plugin to another.