WordPress SEO Positioning – How To Get Amazing Search Results
When getting into SEO positioning on a WordPress site, there are some things that you need to know. The first time I ever built a site, I had no idea what I was doing. I had a general idea that I wanted to rank well in the search engines, but I didn’t know how – not at all! Luckily, I stumbled on WordPress and have been hooked ever since. Initially, I loved how easy WordPress was to use. Then, after doing lots and lots of testing, I discovered that it naturally ranked in the search engines like Google and Yahoo at the drop of a hat. After that, I was hooked.
WordPress sites and blogs rank well for a multitude or reasons. What I’m going to do is show you what makes WordPress different and try to explain what that means for you.
Although not overly glamorous, WordPress uses standardized and validated HTML and PHP programming. Templates for the CMS, which are often freely available, make use of the same standardization – meaning Google and the other search engines like the way the site is coded and designed. This gives you major bonus points!
WordPress Post Pinging
WordPress makes use of pinging services for all its content which gives it strong SEO positioning. Meaning that when you post a new article or a new page, that new page gets cascaded out to about 30 different ‘pinging services’. These pinging services’ primary job is to alert the search engines and other content portals that there is new content on the site that needs to be indexed!
Keyword Phrases in WordPress
One of the best parts about WordPress is the modularity – or the way that you can plug and play with the plugins and themes. There are two WordPress plugins that get help you SEO your site very, very well. Those plugins are All In One SEO and Google XML Sitemaps. Additionally, SEOpressor takes care of a lot of SEO related tasks for you.
The last thing you need to get started with your SEO positioning is the proper keywords. To find these, make sure you check out Google’s Keyword Tool. The keyword tool is free and allows you to see what people are searching for and what kind of volume we’re talking about. Out of that list, pick 5 or 10 keyword phrases that you want to target in your site!
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