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Best Wordpress Plug-Ins - SEMpdx Searchfest 2009

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Features some of the best and essential Wordpress plug-ins.

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Best Wordpress Plug-Ins - SEMpdx Searchfest 2009

  1. 1. Wordpress Plugins SEMpdx SearchFest 2009 Presented by David Wallace CEO, SearchRank w w w . s e a r c h r a n k . c o m SearchFest 2009 Portland, Oregon Copyright SearchRank w w w . s e a r c h r a n k . c o m
  2. 2. w w w . s e a r c h r a n k . c o m SearchFest 2009 Portland, Oregon Copyright SearchRank w w w . s e a r c h r a n k . c o m <ul><ul><li>Out of the box, plug n' play for Wordpress blogs. </li></ul></ul>Title Tags & Meta Data All in One SEO Pack – http://semperfiwebdesign.com/portfolio/wordpress/wordpress-plugins/all-in-one-seo-pack/ <ul><ul><li>Customize title tags, meta description tags, keyword meta tags </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Automatically generates meta descriptions from excerpts or first paragraph of your post. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Allows you to have tags become your keyword meta data as well. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Solves duplicate content issues by allowing you to set meta robots meta index/follow rules for archives and category pages </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Will need to remove “description” and “generator” tags from header.php file. </li></ul></ul>
  3. 3. w w w . s e a r c h r a n k . c o m SearchFest 2009 Portland, Oregon Copyright SearchRank w w w . s e a r c h r a n k . c o m Title Tags & Meta Data
  4. 4. w w w . s e a r c h r a n k . c o m SearchFest 2009 Portland, Oregon Copyright SearchRank w w w . s e a r c h r a n k . c o m Title Tags & Meta Data
  5. 5. w w w . s e a r c h r a n k . c o m SearchFest 2009 Portland, Oregon Copyright SearchRank w w w . s e a r c h r a n k . c o m <ul><ul><li>Displays a &quot;Share This&quot; button at end of your post which allows visitors to share a post/page with others. Plug-in supports both e-mail and posting to social bookmarking sites. Just plug n' play. </li></ul></ul>Social Bookmarking ShareThis - http://sharethis.com/
  6. 6. w w w . s e a r c h r a n k . c o m SearchFest 2009 Portland, Oregon Copyright SearchRank w w w . s e a r c h r a n k . c o m <ul><ul><li>Integrates your WordPress blog and Twitter account. Bring your tweets into your blog and pass your blog posts to Twitter. Enter twitter user name and password and select options. </li></ul></ul>Twitter Twitter Tools - http://alexking.org/projects/wordpress
  7. 7. w w w . s e a r c h r a n k . c o m SearchFest 2009 Portland, Oregon Copyright SearchRank w w w . s e a r c h r a n k . c o m
  8. 8. w w w . s e a r c h r a n k . c o m SearchFest 2009 Portland, Oregon Copyright SearchRank w w w . s e a r c h r a n k . c o m <ul><ul><li>Creates a mobile/phone/PDA friendly interface for your blog with progressive enhancement for advanced mobile browsers. Upload and activate plug-in. Also requires separate theme to be present. </li></ul></ul>Mobile WordPress Mobile Edition - http://alexking.org/projects/wordpress
  9. 9. w w w . s e a r c h r a n k . c o m SearchFest 2009 Portland, Oregon Copyright SearchRank w w w . s e a r c h r a n k . c o m Mobile Do You Prefer This? Or This?
  10. 10. w w w . s e a r c h r a n k . c o m SearchFest 2009 Portland, Oregon Copyright SearchRank w w w . s e a r c h r a n k . c o m <ul><ul><li>Allows you to remove &quot;evil nofollow attribute&quot; from your comments. Just plug n' play. </li></ul></ul>Comments Dofollow - www.semiologic.com/software/wp-tweaks/dofollow/
  11. 11. w w w . s e a r c h r a n k . c o m SearchFest 2009 Portland, Oregon Copyright SearchRank w w w . s e a r c h r a n k . c o m <ul><ul><li>Allows readers to receive notifications of new comments that are posted to an entry. </li></ul></ul>Comments Subscribe To Comments - http://txfx.net/code/wordpress/subscribe-to-comments/
  12. 12. w w w . s e a r c h r a n k . c o m SearchFest 2009 Portland, Oregon Copyright SearchRank w w w . s e a r c h r a n k . c o m <ul><ul><li>Asks commenter to answer math question. This is intended to prove that the visitor is a human being and not a spam robot. Does require adding code to comments.php file. </li></ul></ul>Comments Math Comment Spam Protection - http://sw-guide.de/wordpress/plugins/math-comment-spam-protection/
  13. 13. w w w . s e a r c h r a n k . c o m SearchFest 2009 Portland, Oregon Copyright SearchRank w w w . s e a r c h r a n k . c o m Comments
  14. 14. w w w . s e a r c h r a n k . c o m SearchFest 2009 Portland, Oregon Copyright SearchRank w w w . s e a r c h r a n k . c o m <ul><ul><li>A true sitemap generator that is highly customizable from its own options page in the WordPress admin panel. </li></ul></ul>Site Maps Sitemap Generator Plugin for Wordpress - http:// www.dagondesign.com/articles/sitemap-generator-plugin-for-wordpress/ <ul><ul><li>Features: </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Support for multi-level categories and pages </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Category/page exclusion </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Multiple-page generation with navigation </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Permalink support </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Choose what to display </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>What order to list items in </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Show comment counts and/or post dates </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Recommended by Michael Gray ( www.wolf-howl.com ) </li></ul></ul>
  15. 15. w w w . s e a r c h r a n k . c o m SearchFest 2009 Portland, Oregon Copyright SearchRank w w w . s e a r c h r a n k . c o m <ul><ul><li>Generates a XML-Sitemap compliant sitemap of your WordPress blog, the format supported by Ask.com, Google, YAHOO and MSN Search. </li></ul></ul>Site Maps Google (XML) Sitemaps Generator for WordPress - www.arnebrachhold.de/projects/wordpress-plugins/google-xml-sitemaps-generator/ <ul><ul><li>Features: </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Available for all WordPress versions since 1.5 </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>No PHP skills or file changes needed </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>User interface to customize all parameters like priorities etc. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Automatically generates a sitemap for all types of WordPress pages </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Calculates a priority for each post, based on the number of comments </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Notifies Ask, Google, MSN Live Search & Yahoo about changes via ping </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Includes filter for other plugins which can add their pages to the sitemap </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Recommended by Michael Gray ( www.wolf-howl.com ) </li></ul></ul>
  16. 16. w w w . s e a r c h r a n k . c o m SearchFest 2009 Portland, Oregon Copyright SearchRank w w w . s e a r c h r a n k . c o m <ul><ul><li>Removes common words like 'a', 'the', 'in' from post slugs to improve search engine optimization. </li></ul></ul>Slugs SEO Slugs - http://wordpress.org/extend/plugins/seo-slugs/ <ul><ul><li>Example: </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>&quot;What You Can Do Immediately For Higher Rankings&quot; </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Wordpress slug - / what-you-can-do-immediately-for-higher-rankings </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>SEO Slugs slug - / immediately-higher-rankings </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>The slug is generated on saving a post (so you get a chance to look at it before </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>publishing, and change it), or on publish. It won't overwrite an existing slug but </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>you can force a new slug generation by deleting the existing one. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Recommended by Michael Gray ( www.wolf-howl.com ) </li></ul></ul>
  17. 17. w w w . s e a r c h r a n k . c o m SearchFest 2009 Portland, Oregon Copyright SearchRank w w w . s e a r c h r a n k . c o m David Wallace SearchRank www.searchrank.com Search & Social Media Marketing Since 1997 This presentation available at: http://www.searchrank.com/wordpress Thank You!

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