Why You Should Start Using the Yoast SEO Plugin for WordPress

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WordPress is considered a very SEO-friendly content management system.

 

Luckily, it has now become even friendlier and more effective with the help of the Yoast SEO plugin.

This powerful tool is the most comprehensive SEO-related WordPress plugin available today that helps to boost results. It’s a free plugin (with an optional paid upgrade) and it can be installed on any self-hosted WordPress site.

 

Here are some more details on what the Yoast SEO plugin can do for you:

 

– Sets your targeted keywords and tracks how often they are being used on your site

– Lets you easily control titles and meta descriptions

– Provides a Google search result snippet “preview” of your meta data information as it will be seen by others in a Google search result

– Manages site maps

– Can do URL redirects

– Automatically notifies search engines once content is published

– Allows you to add a custom RSS footer for posts

– Offers integration options for major social sites like Facebook and Twitter

– Has the ability to get you verified Google authorship for your site

– Has breadcrumbs support, with configurable breadcrumbs titles

 

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