On this episode of Path TV, Avinash Conda and Path Interactive’s senior web developer, Sharif Karim talk about the most important plugins for WordPress when keeping SEO in mind. Sharif mentions some of his must-have plug-ins when it comes to websites and WordPress.
This all-in-one-SEO pack optimizes your WordPress blog for search engine optimization. Some features of this plugin are advanced canonical URLS, Google analytics support, generates META tags automatically and backward compatibility with many other plug-ins.
C forms is a plug-in used to build contact forms in WordPress.
Sharif advises to use the individual plugin because they always have the latest code- Google Analytics lets you measure your advertising ROI, track Flash video and other social networking sites and applications.
Google Integrations Tool Kit
Google Integrations Tool Kit will help you set up webmaster tools and site maps. This plugin features integration with Google Analytics, RSS/Atom Feeds tagging, 404 error tracking and AdSense Section Targeting.
Google XML Sitemap
XML Sitemap will actually generate an XML compressed sitemap and keep those pages updated. This sitemap can be submitted to Google, Bing and Yahoo to help crawl your website better. You can also create text sitemaps, ROR sitemaps and HTML site maps to help users easier navigate your site.
Dagon Sitemap Generator
This plugin creates a sitemap for your WordPress powered site which is customizable from its own options page in the WordPress panel. Features include category/page exclusion, support for multilevel categories, and permalink support.