Posted • March 17, 2009 • Comments Off on WordPress Blog and SEO Session SearchFest 2009
Blog WordPress and SEO
The WordPress and SEO session dealt with how to make your blog work better, not only with the search engines but also with your users. WordPress and SEO also gave us some great insights into how to make updating our blogs an easier task.
Moderator: Scott Hendison – SEO Automatic
Scott has released his own WordPress plugin “WordPress Core Tweaks Plugin” for your blog.
I have been using this plugin for a while now and I would recommend it to anyone using WordPress.
You can read my review of Scott’s plugin “WordPress has a new plugin from Search Commander“.
Thanks for the great plugin Scott.
Jordan Kasteler – Search & Social
Robots.txt – block all the unnecessary areas
Canonicalization – helps solve duplicate content problems
- image files
- CSS IDs
- extraneous code
- comments in code
- Title Tag – (header.php)
- Post Headings – (index.php)
- Meta Robots
- Canonical URLs
- Make your code as static as possible
- CSS stylesheet location
- Blog title
- Meta http-equiv
- It is best to use just your post name.
- Use slug trimmer plugin
- Nofollow – add Link Attribute Plugin
- Custom 404
User Generated Content
- DoFollow Plugin
- Top Commentators Widget
- Protect wp-config.php file
- Protedt wp-admin directory
- WP Security Scan
- Login Lockdown
- WordPress Firewall Plugin
David Wallace – SearchRank
David shares with us some of his favorite WordPress plugins.
- All in One SEO Pack
- Share This
- Twitter Tools
- WordPress Mobile Edition
- Math Comment Spam Protection
- Subscribe to Comments
- Sitemap Generator Plugin for WordPress
- Google (XML) Sitemaps Generator for WordPress
- SEO Slugs
- Category Order
- Meta Robots
Rick Turoczy – Silicon Florist
- Visual tour of WordPress 2.7
- eCommerce plugin
Rick says he will save time for the Q & A since that is where he does best.
Great session I learned and re-learned a lot. I am even taking inventory of my WordPress plugins for my blog.