Best and Useful Plugins for Perfect SEO in WordPress

1. All in one seo pack:

This plugin helps in optimizing your site and thus aid in increasing the online search rankings by generating perfect meta description, meta title and meta tags.
This plugin is very much helpful to rank your site keywords and post title for search.
In the write panel of your post the “title” should contain maximum of 60 characters and description should contain maximum of 160 characters, so if you follow these simple rules, your website will get more traffic and get good search presence.
note: below image gives you a brief description of all in one SEO pack settings.

2. Wp super cache:

It is a very fast cache and important plugin for WordPress and that produces static html files.
Here for every update it runs psp files but this plugin will not allow to run always psp files, but first it backup the already added psp file and then it converts to HTML file format and thus it decreases the load on the server.
Here the memory will be stored in web server but after the changes (adding images posts etc) are made in your website it takes heavy load, so to reduce the load this wp super cache zip those files and stores in web server.

Now let’s see how to install wp super cache in WordPress:

  • First we have to select plugin option



  • Next we have to select Add New option


  •  Now search for wp super cache


  • Next select the wp super cache plugin by your choice author, tag etc.

  • Next–>>settings–>>wp super cache–>>tick mark the cache on button and then update the status.(it cache the every new post)

3. Google XML sitemaps:

Using this xml sitemap plugin it is very easy for crawlers to see the complete structure of your site and thus helps in indexing all your website links easily in search engines.

Basic options for xml sitemaps setting

Sitemap  Content

4. External nofollow:

This plugin external nofollow adds rel=”nofollow” to all external post content. By using this plugin we can control the page rank of our site not transfer to other site.
It reduces the link spam on your site and thus helps in preventing from google penguin updates. If more rel=”dofollow” links are used, then Google penalizes and ban your site, so better to use rel=”nofollow” to external links.

5. Akismet :

It protect your blog from comment and trackback spam. This plugin block spam comment and keeps secure, daily per day out of 100 comments 90 comments are spam so this plugin helps your site more secure.

Akismet API Key

First activate Akismet plugin and then it asks Akismet API key then go to option akismet configuration  and there you type the API key as shown below

6. WP no category based:

This plugin removes the “category base” from your category permalinks like ( /category from your blog).

Published on January 1st, 2013 by under SEO Tips.
Article was last reviewed on March 23rd, 2013.

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