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Hey everyone i’m neil patel and today i’m gonna cover the perfect SEO setup for wordpress 8 plug-ins to skyrocket your rankings and traffic before we get started make sure you subscribe to this channel if you’re on youtube click the alert notification that way when i go live with us on facebook youtube or LinkedIn you’ll get notified question do you have a WordPress base website I’m curious let me know what platform you’re using are using WordPress are using Wix.
Let me know some of the most important factors that Google looks into in order to rank your site or some of the following user experience on page SEO site speed mobile friendliness internal link structure structured markups all these things impact your ranking and there’s hundreds of other factors there’s over 200 factors that Google includes in their algorithm and today I’m gonna share with you plugins that will help you do all of these things plus more in a really easy and controlled way plug-in number one w3 total cache look load time is super important especially because people are using mobile devices now yes there’s 4G there’s 5g you know LTE .
Whatever you want to calling it but the problem with mobile devices is if you’re in a place that doesn’t have the best reception I don’t care if you have a 5g phone you’re not gonna have load web sites and really fast the w3 total cache plug-in it ensures that your site will load as fast as you possibly can it’ll improve load times it’ll help you connect with CD ends it makes better use of your server resources so that way your server doesn’t have to continually push the same content over and over again instead it caches it .
So it can deliver it to the user as quick as possible and if you have a really good hosting provider they have caching built in but most of the hosting providers that I’ve seen don’t have caching built in hence I’m wrecking wrecking the w3 total cache plugin another plugin that you need to check out is a smoosh image compression plugin if you’re creating blog content and hey you’re on a wordpress blog or WordPress as a CMS there’s a good chance you at least have a blog article – and in that blog article what do you think you’re including images if you’re not you should change that and go add images right away the smush image compression plugin what this does is ensures that your images still look really good in quality so that when someone looks at them they don’t look all pixelated and fuzzy they still look really sharp but this decreases the size of the image in which I’m talking about the server size right the hard drive space that is taking up so when people ping your site it loads much faster the third plugin that you have to use is a Yoast SEO plugin it does everything from on-page optimization controlling your meta tags your title tags it even analyze your content telling you if you’re doing a good job or a bad job it creates sites sitemaps for you else with structured markup it does pretty much what most things that you need if you want to ensure that your WordPress blog is SEO friendly.
Now look WordPress out of the box is pretty SEO friendly but this plug-in puts those last final touches that are really important most people think like oh yeah if I do most of things that’s fine no that used to work five six years ago but SEO has changed now Google wants you to do every little thing right and when you combine them all that’s when you see the climb in ranking the extra search traffic and this plugin will really help you get there the 4th plug-in is securi if your website gets hacked your rankings and traffic will tanked and when it tanks and you fix it it’s hard to recover Sicari helps you helps prevent you from getting hacked now it’s not going to be perfect but it’s better than nothing the last thing you want to do is get your site hack and lose all your traffic I’ve seen this time and time again.
Someone gets hacked they figure it out after a week or two their rankings tanked they fixed it and they don’t recover in 30 days a vengi they recover sometimes it takes two months sometimes three months if they’re lucky it happens quickly and they’re like hey my business is in the shitter I’m losing a lot of money all because of this one silly thing make sure you don’t get hacked the fifth plug in a and P for WordPress this helps with mobile users look if you want to rank really high you want to get in on Google News you want to make sure that your site has the ANP framework in other words your text base articles loads really fast Google just pulls it on there and they’re leveraging their own framework and I found that yet in the United States by leveraging the AMP framework.
I don’t really get much more mobile traffic but other countries where mobile devices and infrastructure isn’t as good such as Brazil I saw a huge increase in mobile traffic by just leveraging this plugin the sixth plug-in for you is a three lazy load when you use images on your site even when you compress them it still takes time for that web page to load you want to make it where those images load as people scroll that way you’re not let’s load up all these images on a page and it takes forever for that web page to load when people haven’t even started reading the content and scrolling that’s why I like lazy look if you’re on the neil patel dot-com site you’ll notice that as you read my blog post images load as you scroll this creates a better experience for you as a user and search engines prefer this as well the seventh plugin all in one schema Rich Snippets if you want to improve your search visibility by showing Rich Snippets between the page title you gotta use this plugin it’s great it’s simple to use it’s one of the best things that I’ve done out there now what’s schema markup what you’ll find is some people like yeah we’re gonna use all the schema markup and use all these tags even though our site isn’t relevant to specific schema markups you don’t want to do that for example.
I wouldn’t be using stuff on Neil Patel com schema markup that’s relevant for restaurants when I have nothing related to restaurants on my site that’ll irritate Google and it’ll hurt you in the long run so when you’re using this be nice and kind don’t try to abuse schema markup viii plugin really simple SSL 90% of web sites that rank at the top have SSL install it’s pretty much become a prerequisite if you want to rank well so use an SSL and now it doesn’t have to be through this plugin maybe your host provides it maybe your domain provider provides it whatever it may be you want to secure site what you’ll find is some browsers even notify users saying hey this site isn’t secure and that’ll cause people to bounce back get away from your site and over time that can decrease your rankings you want to make sure you have SSL it’s that important so use these eight plugins you’ll find that your rankings will start going up over time especially if you haven’t used any of them but when you start combining all of them it does help quite a bit.
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