WordPress sites can be great for SEO – really among easy-to-set up, widely used CMSs or site building solutions, there aren’t many I would recommend above WordPress. And of course, WordPress is a great solution for building websites in general (with about 25% of sites on the internet being run on WordPress).
There are fantastic plugins that allow you to deploy performance improvements that can boost your rankings with no technical expertise. And if things get ugly, there’s a huge and relatively low cost development community at your fingertips online.
Unfortunately, the flexibility of WordPress can mean that after the initial setup, you may find that you have some SEO issues you weren’t expecting. And with the sheer mass of plugins available to help you solve these problems, it can be a bit daunting to find the right ones.
In collaboration with SerpBook, we’ve put together this guide to help you avoid a few common pitfalls. This way, you can ensure you’ve covered all the basics in setting your WordPress site up to attract organic traffic.… Read the rest