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WordPress Blog and SEO Session SearchFest 2009

Posted • March 17, 2009 • Comments Off on WordPress Blog and SEO Session SearchFest 2009

WordPress Blog and SEO Session SearchFest 2009

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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.
Wordpress Blog and SEO

Moderator: Scott Hendison – SEO Automatic

Scott has released his own WordPress plugin “WordPress Core Tweaks Plugin” for your blog.
Scott HendisonI 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

Jordan KastelerRobots.txt – block all the unnecessary areas

Canonicalization – helps solve duplicate content problems

WordPress Templates

  • rename:
    • image files
    • CSS IDs
    • Classes
  • rearrange:
    • code
    • layout
  • delete:
    • extraneous code
    • comments in code

Code Optimization

  • Title Tag – (header.php)
  • Post Headings – (index.php)

Duplicate Content

  • Meta Robots
  • Canonical URLs


  • Make your code as static as possible
  • CSS stylesheet location
  • Blog title
  • Meta http-equiv
  • etc


User Generated Content

Internal Linking


David Wallace – SearchRank

David WallaceDavid shares with us some of his favorite WordPress plugins.

Rick Turoczy – Silicon Florist

Rick Turoczy

  • 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.

Change your submit button to javascript and that will defeat every spam bot on the planet.

Great session I learned and re-learned a lot. I am even taking inventory of my WordPress plugins for my blog.

Gary Pool

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