WordPress SEO Tips 2017

WordPress SEO tips

WordPress is a world most popular CMS (Content Management System) with many SEO options. But with a few additional additions, a WordPress site changes into an SEO wonder. Below a few WordPress SEO tips:

SEO optimization in WordPress:


In the backend of WordPress it is possible to customize the permalinks in search engine friendly url’s. After installing WordPress, the permalinks are set to The part behind the domain name contains no text but just a number. However, it is also possible to choose in which case the mailing names will be placed in the url and a readable url will be created.

SEO Theme

WordPress displays your site through a so-called theme. Building a theme must meet certain requirements to ensure that search engine is technically in order. Key requirements are: Good heading tags for headers and headers, CSS Sprites, no redundant code, and as few external CSS and Javascript files as possible. Try to combine all CSS in an external file, do this for all Javascript code.

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SEO plugin

The WordPress plugin “WordPress SEO by Yoast” offers all the possibilities you can expect from an SEO plugin. In addition to customizing page titles and descriptions, much more can be set. There are clear descriptions in the various possibilities. The Yoast plugin even helps you optimize your content. Additional useful features include: Breadcrumbs, XML Sitemap, RSS optimization and cleanup of your code.


WordPress basically runs on any shared hosting account with PHP and MySQL. However, many budget hosts put too many sites on 1 server. If your WordPress site is on a too full server, your site becomes slow and this has a negative effect on your Google ranking. Therefore, choose a good, reliable hosting party, even though it may be slightly more expensive.


Caching provides a faster WordPress website. Normally, each page refreshes the page by rebuilding the server, as a result of caching, WordPress ensures that a large part of the pages is already on the server. This saves resources and reduces shorter load time of a page. A good solution for caching in WordPress is the W3 total chache plugin.

Use Google Webmaster Tools

Google Webmaster Tools allows you to analyze your WordPress site on technology. Google Webmaster Tools indicates when there are problems with indexing your website.

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Use Google Analytics

Measuring is knowing. Using Google Analytics becomes clear what’s happening on your website. How do visitors enter, what do they do and where do they leave the site. With this information, you can further improve your site.

A last but not least; Provide good content! Provide your own well-written texts on your site. Keep your site current and regularly post updates.

Ashish Sharma is a Key Account Manager, looking after Marketing Strategies and building new business tie ups at WeDigTech – Offer Mobile App DevelopmentĀ in India. Focused on helping enterprises StartUps from domestic to MNCs.

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