Friday Infographic: SEO Plugins for WordPress: What do We Use?


Friday Infographic: SEO Plugins for WordPress: What do We Use?

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WordPress is hot! We know because we use it. A crawl of over 13 million websites conducted by Lipperhey has found that 13% of the web in Europe is using WordPress. Of that, over half have installed an SEO plugin forWordPress.

Yoast and All-In-One SEO Pack are by far the most popular SEO plugins forWordPress sites in Europe with each claiming a market share of 24%. Lipperhey, an SEO tool, used their on-page SEO scoring system to compare six differentWordPress plugins designed to help with SEO. You can see the results in the radar graph below.

Lipperhey found that Yoast and All-In-One SEO Pack had by far the highest volume of installs with top SEO scores, but Platinum SEO had a higher percentage of installs with top scores. This suggests that whilst Platinum SEO users are actively engaged in on-page SEO – even down to optimizing the meta description tag – Yoast and All-In-One SEO Pack, and are now competing in their own race, to be the first choice in SEO plugin for newWordPress users. WithWordPress now powering over 22% of the web, that’s a pretty important race!

Which SEO plugin is your favourite?


Thanks to Lipperhey


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