How To SEO WordPress
February 4, 2009 by admin
WordPress is by far the best tool I have found for easily creating websites, and thus I will suggest as step #5 set up a WordPress blog. I’m not going to get into all the details of how to set up a wordpress blog, you can read their 5 minute install guide yourself here: 5 Minute Guide.
Setup – There are few things you need to change on your blog which are VERY important. First go to the options tab and change permalinks to “custom” and use the following:
Next you should have your keywords in your title and tagline. Theme Selection – There are TONS of themes out there to choose, but I always find mine at Courtney Tuttle’s SEO WordPress Themes. They are fairly easy to edit yourself (and I’ll show you how to get a ridiculous CTR on it once I’m done this guide). If you are planning on doing adsense in my opinion a theme with 2 columns on the same side is a must. Court’s SEO themes will give you the best bang for your buck.
Plugins – There are a few essential plugins for your blog, all-in-one-seo, simple tags, and xml sitemap are good places to start. I’m not going to go into how to set all those up, you can read the FAQ yourselves. There are other good SEO plugins, but this should give you a good start for sure.
Anyway it’s as easy as that to set up your SEO WordPress blog, so go ahead and give it a shot.