WordPress Seo Tips For Beginners 2016

Are you blogging with WordPress yet? Then do you know how to optimize wordpress for seo? If you don’t know it, you have come to the right place.

In today’s post, I will give you some WordPress Seo Tips. Ok! Let’s begin with the WordPress Seo Tips Review as below:

Is WordPress a great blogging CMS?

The answer is Yes! WordPress powers more than 24% of the web — a figure that rises every day. Everything from simple websites, to blogs, to complex portals and enterprise websites, and even applications, are built with WordPress.

With a few clicks, WordPress can become a full fledged Content Management System (CMS). WordPress also has many plugins and themes for beginner to use. Looking at all the advantages that the WordPress gives you; It is clear that the WordPress indeed is a great way to create your blog.

However, keep in mind that not all WordPress themes are SEO friendly. Many WordPress Theme’s title of setting is “Your Blog Name You know that it’s not enough.

WordPress Seo Tips

1.Seo your WordPress Title

Change:

<title>Your Blog Name</title>

Replace:

<?php if ( is_home() ) { ?><title><?php bloginfo('name'); ?></title><?php } ?>
<?php if ( is_search() ) { ?><title>Search Results » Your Blog</title><?php } ?>
<?php if ( is_single() ) { ?><title><?php echo trim(wp_title('',0)); ?></title><?php } ?>
<?php if ( is_page() ) { ?><title><?php echo trim(wp_title('',0)); ?> » Your Blog</title><?php } ?>
<?php if ( is_category() ) { ?><title><?php single_cat_title(); ?> » Your Blog</title><?php } ?>
<?php if (function_exists('is_tag')) { if ( is_tag() ) { ?><title><?php single_tag_title("", true); ?> » Your Blog</title><?php }?> <?php } ?>

Note:Your blog means your blog name. You need to change it.

2.WordPress add Keywords and Description to post

Add this code to header.php (location of code)

<head>Insert below code</head>
<?php $description = ''; $keywords = '';
if (is_home() || is_page()) {    $keywords = "Your Blog Keywords";    $description = "Your Blog description"; }
elseif (is_single()) {    $description1 = get_post_meta($post->ID, "description", true);  
$description2 = str_replace("\n","",mb_strimwidth(strip_tags($post->post_content), 0, 200, "…", 'utf-8'));    
$description = $description1 ? $description1 : $description2;    
$keywords = get_post_meta($post->ID, "keywords", true);    
if($keywords == '') {       $tags = wp_get_post_tags($post->ID);          
foreach ($tags as $tag ) {                  $keywords = $keywords . $tag->name . ", ";           }      
$keywords = rtrim($keywords, ', ');    } }
elseif (is_category()) {    $description = category_description();  
$keywords = single_cat_title('', false); }
elseif (is_tag()){    $description = tag_description();    
$keywords = single_tag_title('', false); }
$description = trim(strip_tags($description));
$keywords = trim(strip_tags($keywords)); ?>  
<meta name="description" content="<?php echo $description; ?/>" />
<meta name="
keywords" content="<?php echo $keywords; ?/>" />

3.SEO Blog Permalink

log in WordPress >> Settings >> Permalink Settings (set the path)

Default:

http://www.linhun.com/?p=123

It is not friendly to seo. I recommend these two forms:
The first WordPress Seo Permalink:

http://www.linhun.com/sample-post/

The Second WordPress Seo Permalink:

http://www.linhun.com//%postname%.html

I use this method for my blog.

4.Remove Categories in WordPress

Use WordPress Plugin – No Category Base (WPML)

Download:https://wordpress.org/plugins/no-category-base-wpml/

These are the most basic WordPress optimizing. You can try it.

Related WordPress Seo Tips:
1.How to Optimize Your WordPress Robots.txt for SEO
2.How to add ‘NoFollow’ to WP-PageNavi

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