SEO TIP of the Month: 5 Quick SEO Tips For WordPress

Written by Tristan Whittaker on . Posted in SEO Tips

There are numerous SEO tips for WordPress, but here’s a quick five to help you get started with optimising your WordPress website: 1. Change the permalink structure Go to “Settings” -> “Permalinks” and enter either “/%postname%/” or “/%category%/%postname%/” in the “Custom Structure” field.

2. Install Platinum SEO Pack or All-In-One SEO Plugin Both of these plugins do a fantastic job of helping you optimise your titles, meta data, robots tags and navigational links etc. Platinum SEO Pack All In One SEO

3. Install Google XML Sitemaps Plugin. This plugin generates a XML sitemap of your website which will help search engines like Google, Bing, Yahoo and Ask.com to better index your blog. Adding a sitemap to your website makes it much easier for the crawlers to see the structure of your site and retrieve it more efficiently. Google XML Sitemaps 4. Breadcrumbs Breadcrumbs are the links, usually above the title post, that look like “Home > SEO Tips > 5 Quick SEO Tips For WordPress Sites”. Breadcrumbs allow your users to easily navigate your site and can help the search engines determine the structure of your site more easily. 5. Keep writing content By frequently posting new and unique content to your WordPress site, the more pages you should get indexed in the search engines. This should help generate traffic to your website, build your brand and generate more business. With these simple tip for WordPress you will make yor site easy for search engines to index and understand. This is the first base for any SEO Strategy

Tags: breadcrumbs, content, Permalinks, SEO, sitemaps, Wordpress

Tristan Whittaker

Tristan Whittaker is an experienced SEO consultant, specialising in on-page optimisation to increase search engine traffic to your website and deliver tailored SEO solutions to meet your websites needs and your budget.

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