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Top 6 SEO plugins for WordPress templates

Ever increasing popularity and usage has made the free open source web publishing platform – WordPress, the most popular and sought over Content Management System. The fame can also be attributed to the relative ease of usage and countless plugins and widgets available.

With millions of sites up and active on the net and many new ones rising everyday, Search Engine Optimization becomes a bare necessity.

Without Search Engine Optimization, your site may be lost in the abyss of the result pages. Here I have compiled few most useful and result oriented plugins for your WordPress Website templates related to Search Engine Optimization.


SEO Ultimate

Though WordPress websites are popular for its default higher ranking in google SERPs, SEO Ultimate is a plugin that lets you top among the tops. This plugin has truly the amazing integrated effect of other SEO plugins. Easy and handy menu and navigation, 404 error monitor, automatic deeplinks and much more features.

SEO Ultimate
SEO Ultimate

More than anything, it’s free! This forum strongly recommends SEO Ultimate.


All In One SEO Pack

A very easy plug and use plugin with no hassles of customization. By simply defining your meta description, keywords and noindex for category, contact pages and so on, you are already on and running with this tool.

All In One SEO Pack

HeadSpace 2

This is an all in one Meta-data manager for your WordPress site. Helps you tag Mets data for pages, posts, 401 error and more. Go ahead defining tags, page titles, site name and description, additional CSS and java script sheets.

HeadSpace 2
HeadSpace 2

With HeadSpace, it’s easy to add Google analytics, Statcounter and other such add ons which further boosts the performance of your WordPress in search engines.


Ultimate Google Analytics

For all the analytics you need about your website like traffic, tracking outbound links, download manager and much more. Without altering your WordPress website template, it adds java script to each page and meticulously provides charts, graphs and diagrams for better analysis.

Ultimate Google Analytics

SEO Smart Links

SEO Smart Links provides automatic SEO benefits for your site in addition to suggested custom keyword lists. It allows your blog post automatically interlinked and adds affiliate links to similar websites. The administrative panel gives you complete control of the SEO methods you adopt.

SEO Smart Links Business
SEO Smart Links

Google XML Sitemap

This plugin creates XML sitemaps of your website and rings the bell for search engines like Google and Yahoo whenever there is a post or something which is new to the site. It hence gives overall better index performance.

Google XML Sitemap

Optimize your WordPress site with these and more plugins available on the net. These plugins are easy to download, install and get going in the top pages of the search results. Feel free to share this if you have found it informative. Enjoy ‘SEOing’!

About the author:

The author of the above article has been in Web Designing vertical for quite some time, is instrumental in developing WordPress templates and writes on diverse web-based products like WordPress Web templates, Joomla Templates, SEO Techniques and so on.

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  • Hassan Raza

    I am having some serious issues SEO optimizing my website. My blog is not fully indexed in google. A help would be greatly appreciated. 

  • http://macostudios.com/ viridislament

    I’ve been using All in ONe SEO pack, SEO Smart links and Google XML sitemaps to good effect for about a year now.
    From the other three mentioned, Ultimate SEO looks really good, I will probably end up using that for sure.
    Headspace and Google Analytics plugins look to be fairly useful as well, odds are that I will give them a trial run as well.