SEO

Top 25 Most Downloaded WordPress Plugins

The WordPress.org has over 20,000 plugins available to download. Some awesome, some not so awesome. I also find the WordPress.org search functions to not be very helpful, where if it adopted more of a Google style search function, it could be much more practical for people to use. However, I’ve scoured the plugin repository and…

WordPress Theme Sponsors Under SEO Attack by Google

Barry Schwartz of SERoundTable.com, a blog all about Search Engines, posted this morning that WordPress theme sponsors may be under attack from Google. Those links you see, either “Theme sponsored by…” or “Designed by…” may be getting a downgraded authority because of those links. I know that for a fact, some sites like StudioPress or…

Advanced On-Page Optimization by SEOmoz

In another edition of Whiteboard Friday, Rand Fish walks through five on-page optimization tactics that help you go beyond “keyword in the title tag” or “keyword in the URL.” This can certainly help with your WordPress SEO as you continue to build out your site and further optimize it beyond what WordPress already offers.

Are You Being Outranked by a Spammer?

In this edition of Whiteboard Friday, SEOmoz’s Rand Fish goes into detail about what to be looking for on why a spammer may be outranking you for your own, unique content. Needless to say, this is happened to a lot of webmasters, and WordPress is no exception to this. It has certainly happened to me…

Best WordPress SEO Plugin

WordPress does a great job of search engine optimization out of the box, even with most themes.  Yoast’s WordPress SEO plugin adds just a little more umpfh that WordPress is missing. WordPress SEO by Yoast Here are a few key highlights of this plugin. Add OpenGraph meta data (for Facebook, Google+ coming soon) Ability to…

The SEO Checklist for New Sites by SEOmoz

In another great edition of Whiteboard Friday by SEOmoz, Rand Fish talks about an SEO checklist for new sites. What you should be doing, both internally and externally, and what you shouldn’t be doing. This checklist applies to all sites, not just WordPress sites.