The steps you need to take to properly set up the on-page search engine optimization components for Wordpress.
The Definitive Guide To Higher Rankings For WordPress Sites WordPress is one of the best, if not the best content management systems when it comes to SEO. That being said, spending time on your WordPress SEO might seem like a waste of time, it most definitely is not.Edit Remove Move
This could be useful if you don't want to do all of the work yourself. You actually don't need this plugin, if you just title and tag all of your images (which is pretty easy, and probably still the best approach). I wanted to include this because it does a nice job of automatically adding alt tags and title attributes to all of your images on your site when you upload them. This helps improve traffic from search engines (sometimes substantially)Edit Remove Move
Optimizing your images for search can be a big help! This shows you how to do it.Edit Remove Move
The Google Analytics for WordPress plugin allows you to track your blog easily and with lots of metadata. As you know, Google Analytics is the best free way to track traffic and what that traffic is doing on your blog or website. Installing this plugin allows you to do all of the tracking inside of your Wordpress Dashboard instead of going to Google Analytics every time. It's really simple. Definitely a must-have.Edit Remove Move
While out of the box WordPress is pretty good for SEO, it needs some tweaks here and there. This WordPress SEO plugin guides you through some of the settings needed, for instance by reminding you to enable pretty permalinks.Edit Remove Move
If you want to know anything about SEO, SEOmoz (where this article was found) is one of the first places you'll need to start. Everything you need to know about properly optimizing your site (at least the on-page factors) for SEO is here. This is also explains the two plugins you'll need (Wordpress SEO plugin and Google Analytics - both by Yoast). Read it!Edit Remove Move
This is a great explanation of how to set up all the on-page SEO factors for your website or blog. Brian Clark, creator of Copyblogger.com wrote this. He's one of the premier guys to follow for pretty much any time of copywriting, Internet marketing, or SEO topics. Definitely a great read.Edit Remove Move