15 Top WordPress Plugins For SEO 2011

Here, I’ve compiled a list of top SEO Plugins for WordPress 2011. Feel free to add any plugins which I’ve missed thru commenting below and don’t forget to subscribe!

1. All in One SEO Pack

Any basic research on SEO plugins for WordPress will lead you to All in One SEO Pack. It is the most popular solution for your WordPress site’s search engine optimization.

2. SEO Friendly Images

The best SEO plugin for WordPress to optimize your images and make them SEO friendly. Search engines penalize pages for images without th eproper ALT and TITLE tags. So this not only helps you rank higher in the search engines, but also helps your blog get found through services such as Google Image.

3. SEO Rank Reporter

This WordPress SEO plugin allows you to track certain keywords in your site, and then issues you a report every 3 days (with all sorts of pretty graphs to boot). The plugin will also notify you via email whenever certain keywords experience major changes in search engine ranking.

4. Google XML Sitemaps

This plugin will generate an XML sitemap that is supported by Google, Bing, Yahoo and Ask. Your sitemap will make it easier for crawlers to find and index the complete structure of your WordPress blog and retrieve it’s content more efficiently.

5. SEO Ultimate

SEO Ultimate is a suite of tools for, well, ultimate SEO. It has a feature called Canonical-izer, which extends WordPress’s native canonical features to ensure that web spiders are pointed to the primary post in the case of web pages with the same content, but different URLs.

6. Sitemap Generator

There is another type of sitemap called a Human Sitemap for people who visit your blogsite and want to navigate to specific sections that may or may not be accessible from the homepage or inner pages.

7. SEO Smart Links

SEO Smart Links is a WordPress SEO plugin that automatically links keywords and phrases in your blog posts based on previous pages and posts. SEO Smart Links gives you the ability to set up your own unique keywords and sets of matching URLs.

8. cbnet Ping Optimizer

Did you know your WordPress blog pings unnecessarily every time you edit a post? Think about how many times you’ve clicked Edit > Publish Post or Save and Continue Editing. Your blog has pinged the ping notification services every time you’ve clicked those buttons.

9. Platinum SEO Pack

This SEO plugin for WordPress is loaded with plenty of features, including automatically generating meta tags, helping you optimize page and post titles for search engines.

10. WP No External Links

Mask all external links make them internal or hide. On your own posts, comments pages, authors page. No more unnecessarily leaking valuable Page Rank.

11. SEO Rank Reporter

This WordPress SEO plugin allows you to track certain keywords in your site, and then issues you a report every 3 days (with all sorts of pretty graphs to boot). The plugin will also notify you via email whenever certain keywords experience major changes in search engine ranking.

12. Pingback Optimizer

Many WordPress blogs receive in the Comments section what are called “ping-backs” and “trackbacks”. These are notifications that another blog has linked to you. These back-links are useless and go unnoticed by search engines unless the search engines are properly notified.

13. Redirection

This highly effective plugin keeps track of your 404 errors and automatically corrects them, manages your 301 redirects and gives you a full log of everything. In addition whenever you change a post URL it will automatically add a redirection.

14. Automatic SEO links

The best SEO plugin for WordPress to automatically link any word or phrase to any page on the web. Just select a word or phrase, the URL you want it to link to, the Title, Target, Anchor Text and whether you want it to be No-Follow or not and you’re done.

15. SEO Content Control

This nifty plugin helps you identify weak content in your site. For example, many WordPress owners forget to include descriptions of their categories, which is a potential point of improvement for enhancing your search engine rankings.