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SEO plugin WordPress and tools top 10 in 2016

SEO Plugin WordPress and tools.

Today we will discuss the top 10 SEO plugin WordPress and tools in 2016, which contain free and paid plugin.which you can use in your website to rank your WordPress Website SEO and receive organic traffic from search engines like google, bing, yahoo etc.

In this top 10 list we have collected different plugin and tools according to popularity and working performance.

You may also like to read Optimize WordPress Website Page Speed

Why SEO Plugins Require?

Seach engines are the great and consistent source for receiving traffic for our websites, therefore we need search engine optimization plugin to get original non-affiliate and non-social media traffic which help increase our website appearance in search result.

List of SEO plugin WordPress is organized according to popularity.

  1. Yoast SEO

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Yoast SEO plugin is the top rated and most downloaded plugin for WordPress seo. This plugin provide different functionality listed below on your site and you can optimize your contents for search engine using this plugin.

Features of the plugin:

  • On page analysis
  • Technical WordPress Search Engine Optimization
  • Meta and links elements editing
  • XML sitemap for your website
  • RSS auto optimization
  • Breadcrumbs for search engine ranking
  • Editing of .htaccess file from WordPress admin
  • Social integration
  • Also multi-site compatible etc.

through this plugin you can write custom meta description for your blog/website posts/pages, also you can rewrite titles for pages and posts to optimize it for search engine. Personally I recommend this plugin for every WordPress website.


2. All in One SEO Pack

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All in one SEO pack is another WordPress plugin and also alternative to Yoast SEO. If you are not happy with Yoast SEO plugin then you can use this alternative plugin to get the same result. All in one SEO is the developed before than Yoast SEO plugin and in that days, it was the top plugin and now second in most downloaded SEO plugin for WordPress.

These two plugins are recommend by Tutorial Lab SEO as WordPress SEO plugin.

3. SEMrush

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SEMrush is a tool used to gather analysis about your competitior website, from where he get backlinks and from which keyword he is recieving organic traffic you can look at that and optimize your website for that keyword to beat your opponent website and rank in search.

4. Adwords Google Keyword Tool

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The top most and free keyword search tool. This tool is created by google for advertisers to search for specific keyword and bid on that keyword. so when someone search on google there ad will display or ad will display on a website which is optimize for that keyword.

Through this tool you can find the keyword for which most people are searching and create title and meta for that keyword to get listed in of your website against the keyword which you have selected for your website.

currently this article is optimized for keyword SEO plugin WordPress and I have search this keyword using google keyword tools.

you can use this tool for free and optimize your website for that keyword which have low or medium competition and high search volume.

5. Keyword tool

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This is another free keyword tool. It allow you to simply search the keyword and generate idea about keyword related to the same keyword.This keyword are granted from google suggested keywords.

you can select google according to the location for which you want to rank or get idea about keyword and than eneter your keyword and click search to get new ideas about the keyword you should use for your post/articles.

6. Moz Reasearch Tools

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This is mostly used tools by top bloggers or marketers to check blog/website against the keyword on which they are ranking for. This tool is not for free but you can use the 30 day’s trail period and see how it works.

This is not only search tool when you get an account you can get other data and tools too for optimizing your website.

7. Link Patrol Plugin

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Another search engine optimization premium plugin which help control all the links inside your WordPress website.It provide you stats about the links coming to your website and outgoing from your website and also tell about link juice etc for your website.

Link patrol is very lite compared to other free plugin and helps you control the links of your website too.

8. Broken Link Checker

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Free WordPress plugin used to see broken links of your WordPress website. If your website consist of broken links then they provide bad effect on visitors and also search engine.I recommend to signup with google webmaster tool too, to see if your website have any broken link or any other type of issues.

9. SEO Quake

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SEO Quake is SEO tool which provide chrome extension and add to your chrome browser. SEO Quake provide SEO stats for your website. It provides page rank result, age, last updated, Alexa rank, and many other parameters. You can check rank of any website with this add-on.

10. Rel No-Follow Checkbox

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When you link to an external site, you are giving away some of your site’s authority to that link. If you don’t want do that, then you can add a no follow attribute to that link.

Another free plugin which provide you a checkbox for any link to make it no follow inside your WordPress editor. Currently we have open link in new window check box but after installing this plugin you will get rel=”nofollow” checkbox in your link editor which is really helpful sometimes.

Bonus SEO Tip


Site speed is one of the most important factor in SEO. If your site is slow then search engine will not rank better your site as compare to site which have high speed. you should read Optimize WordPress Website Page Speed to optimze your website for high speed and get ranked by search engine as much fast as it can.

Make sure your WordPress site loads fast. You can check your site speed on tools like Google Page Speed and Pingdom.


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