5 Best And Free SEO Plugins For WordPress

Best SEO plugins for Wordpress site

For any blogger and online entrepreneur, search engine organic traffic is always the best traffic. This is the only reason why they often ask for SEO tips and techniques and try to optimize their website for various search engines.

Hereby, in this article, I will share the 5 best SEO plugins for your WordPress blog.

Best SEO Plugin For WordPress

Search Engine Optimization includes a lot of tasks like Keyword Density, Number of Outgoing Links, Image Alt Attribution, Internal Links, etc. Usually, all this kind of task involved lots of manual and time-consuming processes. Next, for an individual, it is very difficult to keep track of these factors while publishing the blog post.

Hence, SEO plugins and tools are created to take care of these factors. Using this kind of plugin you can automate SEO tasks and thereby focus on writing good content only.

So, What are we waiting for? Let’s start discussing these plugins below

#1. Yoast SEO Plugin

The first in the list is the SEO Plugin by Yoast. This is my favorite and I am using this plugin on my blog #LoveUMarketing.

Yoast SEO Plugin for WordPress
Yoast SEO Plugin for WordPress

It includes features like writing Meta Title and Description for each post, adding XML sitemap functionality, open graph Metadata and ping search engines on publishing the new blog posts.

Once installed, three new options will be added to each and every blogpost as shown in the below snapshot.

Yoast SEO Plugin Options Blogpost
Yoast SEO Plugin Options Blogpost

This plugin is available for free and paid as well. Free plan will work best if you want to optimize your blog post for one particular keyword. But, for more than one keywords per post, you need to purchase its pro plan.

#2. All In One SEO Plugin

For any reason, if you don’t like Yoast, then this will be your best option. All In One SEO is the second-best plugin on my list. With more than
50,000,000 downloads, this is one of the most popular SEO plugin available in the market.

All In One SEO Plugin Pack For WordPress
All In One SEO Plugin Pack For WordPress

Like Yoast, it also includes all the basic features like XML Sitemap, Meta Title, and Description, etc. for free.

The only remarkable difference between All In One and Yoast is the Analysis tool of the Yoast SEO plugin.

In Yoast, there is an option to show Page Analysis results beneath the post editing page. For more information, please refer to the attached snapshot.

Analysis results in Yoast SEO
Analysis results in Yoast SEO

This kind of analysis is only available in the Yoast SEO Plugin.

Whereas on the other side, the All In One plugin is easy to configure. Unlike Yoast, in All In One plugin, all the features are available at one place and you can easily enable or disable the same from its dashboard.

#3. Rank Math SEO Plugin

If you want to optimize more than 1 keywords per post then this plugin is for you. Unlike other SEO plugins, in Rank Math plugin, you can optimize your content up to 5 keywords per post for free.

Rank Math SEO Plugin Of WordPress
Rank Math SEO Plugin Of WordPress

Of Course, it also includes other basic features of an SEO plugin like XML Sitemap, SEO redirects, Ping post, Breadcrumb, etc.

This is the best plugin if you’re looking for advanced features for free.

Note: This plugin will not work on a site running with PHP version less than 5.6

#4. The SEO Framework

With more than 1 lakhs installation, another best SEO plugin in the list is SEO Framework. The best part of this plugin is ‘Advertisement Free‘. Yes, if you’re looking for completely unbranded and advertisement free plugin then this will work best for you.

Next, like other SEO plugins, SEO framework also includes all SEO features like Meta Description and Title, Sitemap, AMP, etc.

SEO Framework WordPress Plugin
SEO Framework WordPress Plugin

Note: This plugin will not work on a site running with PHP version less than 5.6

#5. SEO Press

The last name on the list is SEO Press. With more than 70000 installations, this is one of the well-known SEO plugin available online.

SEO Press For WordPress Plugin
SEO Press For WordPress Plugin

This is a lightweight plugin and unlike other plugins, this will not slow down your site.

Next, this plugin is available for both- Free and Paid as well. All the basic SEO features are available for free in this plugin. You need to purchase pro version only when you require advanced features like Video Sitemap, Redirect, Automatic Schema, 404 monitoring, Google News Sitemap, URL rewriting, etc.

Next, in this plugin, the HTML sitemap is by default available for free. Whereas, no other SEO plugin is providing this feature in their free plan.

The Final Words

If you observe properly then you will find that except few differences, almost all the plugins are one and same.

The basic features are available for free in almost all the SEO plugins.

Hence, as per me, it does not matter, What kind of SEO plugin you are using. The selection will come only when you have a specific kind of condition while selecting the plugin like Unbranding, HTML Sitemap, Loading Speed, Free Version, etc.

Rest, you can use any SEO plugin on your site. But, yes to rank higher in the search engine, at least one plugin is a must on your site. I strongly suggest installing one SEO plugin on your site to better optimize your content.

At last, What SEO plugin are you using on your site? Feel free to share the feedback of your installed SEO plugin with others. You can share your message in the below comment box.

Next, feel free to contact us if you face any problem in understanding the above article or implementing any of the above plugins. You can also contact us if you think we have missed out on the name of any important plugin in our article. We will be happy to include your suggestion in our list.

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2 Comments

  1. I only and always opt fir Yoast SEO plugin. It gives you everything. Easy and steady do complex steps and no busy dashboards. Highly recommended from my side.

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