Installing and setting up a word-press website or blog is pretty easy , but the next part after getting some content in is where is the important part where you will attract more eyeballs to your website and that is SEO ( which gets you more traffic).
SEO or wordpress onpage optimization for wordpress
Onpage optimization is more of a general term that applies to all websites , and with wordpress being a website as well , if you apply the correct onpage optimization to your word press blog or website , you can get heaps of free traffic coming your way from some of the top search engines like Google , yahoo and Bing and others.
Free method to get onpage optimization in wordpress
Analyse the already ranking pages in google search
How to analyse existing websites to do similar successful optimization
Decide which keyword you want do seo or onpage optimisation for ?
For eg if your blog is a gadget tech blog ,you might want to seo onpage optimize for “Uk gadget tech blog” as a keywords for your website or page
Got on googlesearch , do a search for “UK gadget Tech blog” – analyse the top three ranking websites you get in results
+ check their page title which will show on the top of the browser on the page
+ check their page description( check title and description with this free tool)
+ check their keyword density for that particular keyword in that page ( with this free tool)
+ now make your own page title’s and description and page content varying them a bit keeping a focus on main keywords
Use your keywords in the appropriate places. The most important places to use your keywords are your page titles, meta descriptions, and headings. While you do not have to fill in a meta description (search engines will use whatever text is relevant
Use external links in moderation. An external link is a hyperlink to another website. Search engines expect you to link to some other websites, but if you use them excessively (i.e. more than 50 on a page), you run the risk of appearing to the search engines as a link farm.
Easy methods to get onpage optimization in wordpress via plugins
The easiest way to check on-page optimization of your wordpress website or blog is with a paid plugin , but there are some free plugins as well which do not get updated as regularly and do not have as much features as needed, but will still do little part of the onpage optimisation.
Free plugins for onpage optimisation
All in One SEO Pack Pro version 2.1 ( you also get a free version of allin one seo plugin, which you can download from within the admin panel on your wordpress blog blog , by going to add plugins and search for this plugin
Yoast WordPress SEO Plugin - This is another popular wordpress seo plugin that also has a page analysis feature within the plugin , with also verification by bing and google and yahoo built in just like All in one seo
Onpage optimisation with Google chrome and Firefox browsers
Onpage optimisation can not only be done by wordpress plugins , but also can be done with browser plugins like this firefox browser seo plugin below
Another free wordpress seo plugin is SEO plugin – Platinum SEO which is useful for basic seo for a wordpress blog
There is a firefox plugin that can analyze your onpage SEO and it’s called "SEO Doctor"
Here’s the link: https://addons.mozilla.org/en-US/fir…on/seo-doctor/
Paid plugins for wordpress onpage optimisation
The above both plugins featured “yoast seo plugin” and “all in one seo” have free as well as paid verisons
There are other other paid plugins like Easy WordPress SEO and SEO presser , Clickbump SEO plugin.
Another good article before you start or build your blog if you are new to the game is this article 3 steps-to-setting-up-a-popular-and-successful-blog/– Go check it out
More seo resources for wordpress blogs
- A DIY SEO Guide For Small Business Owners -Click here to view more details
- How to Make $250+/Day Writing Simple, 500-Word Articles- Click here to view more details
- WordPress SEO Strategies Guide – Click here to view more details