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WordPress is the most used blogging platform all over the world because of its easy to use CMS. You can make a professional looking website without having any “HTML” or “CSS” Knowledge. There are hundred’s of plugins available with WordPress for performing different functions. However, getting higher rankings in search engines is something that every webmaster wants so, in this article, you will find some basic SEO tips that will help every webmaster to get top 10 positions in all major search engines particularly Google. These strategies can be basic and may also be performed with other techniques however; the most significant element is that it can take your blog post on 1st page of Google.

  • The titles are vital and getting these seo’ed with keywords and phrases, you will obtain 1st page rankings without losing any time. This technique will improve your WordPress blog ranking as well as traffic that you are looking for.
  • Make your blog description optimized for your readers as well as search engines. Use your keyword/keywords for which you want to optimize your blog post but also make it interesting so any reader who read your blog post description must click the link to visit your website. The description has extremely significant features as it will provide your visitors a quick run down of what your blog is all about.
  • If you use images in your blog post then add proper Alt Tags using your keyword. The Alt Tags will help you in improving your search engines ranking, even you will get ranked for you images because of the proper keywords rich Alt tag.
  • Use H1, H2 and H3 tags properly in your blog post using your keywords for which you want to rank your blog. These tags are very important in the eyes of search engines particularly Google and it will definitely boost your rankings.
  • Pay attention on the URL structure of your website. Do not use any codes in the URL. You can optimize your URL structure for search engines by doing little changes in the WordPress setting area.
  • Improve your website loading time is essential and concentrating on this will perform best for your WordPress site. This is significant specifically if you have several pages. If your blog loads faster, it will also boost your search engine rankings.
  • Use a “no follow” tags for those pages and URLs that you don’t want to get indexed in search engines. You can use “no follow” tags, if you have any affiliate links in your blog post.
  • Interlinking to relevant blog posts are excellent Search engine optimization techniques that you can perform to create back-links as well as to decrease your bounce rate as your readers will spend more time on your blog reading the other related posts.
  • You should also optimize the comment section of your blog for better search engines rankings.  Since, comments are equally vital in accomplishing objectives of having site in top 10 results in search engines.

If you apply the above techniques you will observe a dramatic improvement in your website rankings in all major search engines.

John Rampton is a PPC Entrepreneur, Author, Founder at Due a finance company helping small business owners. Follow me on Twitter @johnrampton

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