Over a million WordPress users use Yoast WordPress SEO plugins which is by far the most popular and most robust plugin out there. With every update, the user experience seems to improve, and the featuring functionality list keeps going with the removal of unwanted features the impact the plug-in has on your site speed wise is produced each time. Yoast SEO allows you to do many things such as incorporating Facebook open graph, Twitter cards, and Google Plus integration. You also have the ability to verify your webmaster from Google, Bing, and Yandex directly from this plugin which is perfect for those that doesn’t want to edit the code on their site to add the snippet in which is required to verify your website. What’s great about this plugin is it gives you feedback on your content informing you on the readability level and SEO pointers such as adding your targeted keywords throughout the content and many more tips. This plugin is also great for beginners and advanced users alike and is one of my number recommended plugins to install on every WordPress powered site. Yoast SEO helps you add a breadcrumb trail to improve the user experience and display the navigational path and the search engine.
It gives you control over editing your .htaccess and robots.txt
- An import and export functionality is Perfect if you have multiple blogs that you can easily import the setting across the different blogs.
- Compatible with WordPress multi-site to ensure the individual blogs on the multi-site is also optimized.
- RSS optimization to help keep your RSS feed up to date and well optimized