The famous All in One SEO Pack is no doubt a very useful plugin without any bugs it serves many blogs, years without any problem. It is simple, quick, perfect and without any bugs. I am using the same for my blogs and I always recommended this plugin till I came across Wordpress SEO by Yoast plugin by famous SEO expert Joost de Valk. Features provided by WordPress SEO bv Yoast is a obsolete brilliant. It comes up with all features that’s need for a perfect SEO blog.
Lets have a look at the features offered by WordPress SEO by Yoast
It has built in site-maps functionality so that there is no need for the blogger to again install Google-XML Sites. Sitemaps are organized based on categories for easy indexing by Google.
Site Maps for images
This options is really good which helps the SEO of images
While writing SEO options like Title, Description this option provides you an snippet preview of how your page/post SEO will look in Google Search
Submitting blogs to Google, Bing, Yahoo
Once you are ready setuping your blog. You will add your blog to Google webmasters, Yahoo, and Bing Webmasters then you will be asked to upload some temp file to you hosting account or add some meta tag. For this you need to login to Cpanel to upload that file or you need to tweek the code rite ? This comes with a cool option where you can easily submit your blog without tweeking or uploading files.
It provides an option to import SEO data from famous plugins like All in one SEO pack, and HeadSpace 2
Editor for .htaccess and robot.txt
It provides an option to edit you .htaccess and robot.txt of your site from wordpress control panel itself.
Meta Robot Configuration
Easily add noodp, noydir meta tags, and can easily add noindex for pages, archives, taxonomies which helps you get ride of duplication content. A very useful option
and some other options like
- RSS header and Footer configuration.
- Permalink clean ups
- Built in Bread Crumb support
- Improved canonical support and other many small yet useful features.