WordPress is extremely well-coded which is why many call it SEO friendly. But the real SEO benefit comes from WordPress plugins WordPress SEO by Yoast. This plugin is by far the most complete SEO solution that is available for WordPress. It has received over a million downloads. We use WordPress SEO plugin to improve our on-page SEO.It corrects everything from a snippet editor and the real time page analysis functionality that helps you to optimize your pages content.
Why to use Yoast SEO ?
It helps us create XML sitemaps that support images. It also gives us the ability to have advanced functioning features like removing a specific post or post type from the sitemap. It indicate search engines automatically once your content is published.It allows us to add custom RSS footer for our WordPress posts and It has lots of other cool features
Yoast SEO features:
- Focus Keyword and Content Analysis
- Post Titles and Meta descriptions
- Robots meta configuration
- Reading check
- Primary Category
- Permalink Cleanup
- XML Sitemaps
- RSS enhancement
- Technical WordPress Search Engine Optimization
- Edit your htaccess and Robots.txt file
Reasons to use Yoast SEO
- While writing the meta information, Yoast plugin will show you a search result preview, so you can see how exactly your content will look when someone searches for it on Google.
- If it is linked with Webmaster tools, it has the ability notify search engines automatically once your content is published.
- 3.Yoast will automatically generate an XML sitemap file