Best SEO Plugin for WordPress

With the growing use of WordPress (CMS) platform, I have compiled a list of best SEO plugins that works amazing to optimize a website/blog and improve its visibility over search engine.

Currently, WordPress powers 14.7% of top 100 website in the world. One of most widely CMS platform to develop website/blog. But, not all website is optimized.

How many of you have taken the right steps to optimize your website and improve its presence over search engine?

The answer is very few people are aware of such optimization.

I would like to share some of the best SEO plugins that works perfect to turn your website into SEO power hub.
There are thousands of plugins and its really very difficult for one to differentiate. So, based on my personal experience, user reviews, and active installation, here are the list of some of important and best SEO plugins.

Yoast SEO

There are hundreds of other options available, but my favourite is Yoast SEO.

How to make your website/blog search engine optimized?

Here, some of reasons why I like Yost SEO plugin –

  • Easy to create XML Sitemaps and support advance functionality for sitemap customization.
  • Manage breadcrumbs
  • Easy to define canonical URL page wise
  • Easy to define Title, Meta description, Focus keywords and more.

Active installations: 5+ million

Rating of Yoast SEO plugin

  • 5 stars – 20,219
  • 4 stars – 503
  • 3 stars – 117
  • 2 stars – 94
  • 1 star – 446

W3 Total Cache

How to improve the speed of your website/blog?

W3 Total cache is one of the best plugin to work perfect in improving the loading time of a website. Now, loading time is one of the most important “SEO Ranking” factor and to optimize the loading time; you can have W3 Total Cache plugin. This not only load your website faster but also improve user engagement over both mobile and desktop.

Benefits of having W3 Total Cache

  • Reduce the page loading time and improve search engine ranking.
  • Improve overall user engagement, which directly accelerate the conversion.
  • Page start rendering faster.
  • Improve web server performance.
  • Reduce bounce rate.
  • Support CDN (content delivery network).
  • Support AMP to quickly server the mobile user.
  • Store the caching copy of image, js, content, and more.

Active installations: 1+ million

Rating of W3 Total Cache plugin

  • 5 stars – 2,660
  • 4 stars – 540
  • 3 stars – 146
  • 2 stars – 80
  • 1 star – 425

All In One WP Security & Firewall

How to overcome security issue of your website/blog?

WordPress is one of a secure CMS platform, but to make website more secure, we must have some advance security enabled on our site. So, All In One WP Security & Firewall is one of a perfect plugin to secure website from vulnerabilities, virus, and more.

Features highlighted

  • Perfect password strength feature.
  • Completely stop user enumeration.
  • Easily detect any account with a similar login detail.

Active installations: 700,000+

Rating of All In One WP Security & Firewall

  • 5 stars – 709
  • 4 stars – 34
  • 3 stars – 6
  • 2 stars – 7
  • 1 star – 32

All In One Schema.Org Plugin

Want to present information in an attractive way over SERP and increase CTR? helps to present information in an attractive way over SERP and increase the CTR. Presenting short summary of your web page in the SERP of Google, Yahoo, and Bing in attractive way, i.e. star ratings, author photo, image, product information, organization information, etc.

Advance feature of All in one schema plugin-

  • Helps to forecast important information over search engine.
  • Based on the type of information can choose different types of schema.
  • Improve search engine visibility by ranking high.
  • Improve CTR (Click through rate) by presenting information in a more attractive way.
  • Support Review, Event, People, Product, Recipe, Software Application, Video, and Articles types of schema.

Active installations: 80,000+

Rating of All in one schema plugin

  • 5 stars – 93
  • 4 stars – 13
  • 3 stars – 5
  • 2 stars – 7
  • 1 star – 14


Are you struggling with the loading time and page size issue?

Those who are struggling with the loading time and web page size issue can use the Autoptimize Plugin. This optimizes your website, concatenating the CSS and JavaScript code, and compressing it.

Using Autoptimize and W3 Total cache can bring lot more advantages to your site in terms of loading time.

Active installations: 600,000+

Rating of Autoptimize Plugin

  • 5 stars – 535
  • 4 stars – 30
  • 3 stars – 15
  • 2 stars – 10
  • 1 star – 37

WPtouch Mobile Plugin

Is your website is compatible with mobile and tab?

Know a day’s responsive website is one of the most important ranking factor. Know more and more people prefer to use mobile phone to access website. So, having a responsive website is a most important elements to rank website and maintain good user engagement.

WPtouch Mobile is one of the best plugin that add a simple, elegant mobile theme for mobile visitor on your WordPress website.

What you can achieve using WPtouch Mobile Plugin?

  • You can easily customize the user interface of your website/blog over mobile phone without making any change in the code.
  • This will not affect the desktop version of the website/blog.
  • Website/Blog that are not responsive can use this plugin to improve the search visibility and user engagement.

Active installations: 200,000+

WPtouch Plugin Rating

  • 5 stars – 132
  • 4 stars – 22
  • 3 stars – 15
  • 2 stars – 16
  • 1 star – 66

SEO Optimized Images

Are all your images are properly optimized?

SEO optimized plugin works perfect to optimize every image of your website/blog. By just installing and activating the plugin you can dynamically insert SEO friendly “Alt” and “Title” attribute corresponding to any image.

Helps you crawl and index your entire website/blog image easily.

Active installations: 10,000+

Rating of SEO Optimized Images

  • 5 stars – 17
  • 4 stars – 1
  • 3 stars – 0
  • 2 stars – 0
  • 1 star – 4


The above listed 7 WordPress plugins works amazingly perfect to optimize your website/blog and accelerate your search engine optimization process. Before installing the plugin, you first need to explore each plugin and check with your requirement. Each plugin having “Installation” tab that guide you the complete steps of installing and activating the plugin.

Have you experienced these plugin, please share your views? Would you like to suggest some awesome plugin?

Please share your view in comment section.

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One Response to “Best SEO Plugin for WordPress

  • Amit upadhyay
    1 year ago

    This article provides me with the best information on WordPress plugin. I am really delighted to have this detailed information on the plugins. Every webmaster or blogger looking to have the best WordPress plugins to boost their website/blog search engine visibility. Thanks a lot for sharing great and amazing articles.

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