10 Useful Tips To Optimize WordPress Blogs For Seach Engines

Published by: Joe Silver

WordPress is getting more popular day by day. Everyday more webmasters switching to wordpress because of its seo capabilities. It is easier to get maximum traffic from search engines with that popular platform.But wordPress also requires some optimization job to get max traffic. For this purpose we made a list that every wordpress user should check out.

WordPress Helpful Tips

  1. Use a sitemap generator plugin and generate xml sitemaps at least once a week! I recommend ”Better WordPress Google XML Sitemaps”. You can download from here.
  2. Use a Robot.txt file and disallow unneccessary pages like contact page.
  3. Use rel=”nofollow” attribute in outgoing and less important links. This step would help you with not sharing your pagerank with sites that have lower page ranks. Here is an example;
  4. Optimize your url’s and titles. Go to your wordpress dashboard. Then settings. Choose permalinks and do the same as you see in screenshot. With this step, search engine robots would find more useful data from your url structure.
    Permalink Settings Optimize WordPress

    Permalink Settings

    5.  Use keywords,tags and meta descriptions. Dont be lazy and use tags as much as you can. But be careful. Do not use irrelevant tags. 6. Use seo plugins.This plugins would make your life easier with wordpress. I recommend Headspace2 SEO. 7. Use (h1) headings. And also if it is possible, use h2,h3 and h4 too. 8. Use title and alt attributes in your image links. It is so important also. Because lots of people use image search function with google and bing. 9. Use wordpress ping function to get max exposure with inbound links. Go to dashboard then  admin>settings>Writing:..At the bottom you will see ”Update Services”Wordpress Update Service Function You can add more update services. Here are some; http://blogsearch.google.com/ping/RPC2http://1470.net/api/ping http://api.feedster.com/ping http://api.moreover.com/RPC2 http://api.moreover.com/ping http://api.my.yahoo.com/RPC2 http://api.my.yahoo.com/rss/ping http://bblog.com/ping.php http://bitacoras.net/ping http://blog.goo.ne.jp/XMLRPC http://blogdb.jp/xmlrpc http://blogmatcher.com/u.php http://bulkfeeds.net/rpc http://coreblog.org/ping/ http://mod-pubsub.org/kn_apps/blogchatt http://www.lasermemory.com/lsrpc/ http://ping.amagle.com/ http://ping.bitacoras.com http://ping.blo.gs/ http://ping.bloggers.jp/rpc/ http://ping.cocolog-nifty.com/xmlrpc http://ping.blogmura.jp/rpc/ http://ping.exblog.jp/xmlrpc http://ping.feedburner.com http://ping.myblog.jp http://ping.rootblog.com/rpc.php http://ping.syndic8.com/xmlrpc.php http://ping.weblogalot.com/rpc.php http://ping.weblogs.se/ http://pingoat.com/goat/RPC2 http://rcs.datashed.net/RPC2/ http://rpc.blogbuzzmachine.com/RPC2 http://rpc.blogrolling.com/pinger/ http://rpc.icerocket.com:10080/ http://rpc.newsgator.com/ http://rpc.pingomatic.com http://rpc.technorati.com/rpc/ping http://rpc.weblogs.com/RPC2 http://topicexchange.com/RPC2 http://trackback.bakeinu.jp/bakeping.php http://www.a2b.cc/setloc/bp.a2b http://www.bitacoles.net/ping.php http://www.blogdigger.com/RPC2 http://www.blogoole.com/ping/ http://www.blogoon.net/ping/ http://www.blogpeople.net/servlet/weblogUpdates http://www.blogroots.com/tb_populi.blog?id=1 http://www.blogshares.com/rpc.php http://www.blogsnow.com/ping http://www.blogstreet.com/xrbin/xmlrpc.cgi http://www.mod-pubsub.org/kn_apps/blogchatter/ping.php http://www.newsisfree.com/RPCCloud http://www.newsisfree.com/xmlrpctest.php http://www.popdex.com/addsite.php http://www.snipsnap.org/RPC2 http://www.weblogues.com/RPC/ http://xmlrpc.blogg.de http://xping.pubsub.com/ping/ 10.  When you will be away from internet, prepare posts before and make them post automatically later.Wordpress has this useful function to post articles anytime you want. This can be done here..
    Setting Post Time

    Setting Post Time

    That is it for now. Feel free to comment and tell us your idea or may be your tips to optimize wordpress . Thank you for reading. Good luck with google:) Download wordpress and start your blog today

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