This is a review of Yoast Versus All In One SEO Pack
Getting your blog found in the search engines is a must .
To do that you need to choose a good reliable SEO plugin, to help that
Now, there are two very Good plugins available from WordPress
All In One SEO pack, below
.Lets Start with All In One SEO
This is described as the Original WordPress SEO plugin, which has been downloaded over 45,000,000 (45 Million ) Times since All In One was created back in 2007 by Michael Torbet
As with Most Plugins there are two versions Free and Pro
Easy To Use All in One SEO Pack optimises your WordPress site for SEO. It’s easy and works out of the box for beginners, but has advanced features and an API for developers.
It requires WordPress 4.4, but is tested and compatible with the latest Version of WordPress
The plugin comes with a comprehensive range of features, which include some of the most important listed below
Generates Meta Tags Automatically
Automatically notifies the search engines about changes to your site
Avoid Typical Duplicate content thats found on WordPress Blogs
If your a beginner, then you don’t have to worry, as it works out of the Box, you simply install it
If you are an advanced, more experienced user, you can fine tune everything to optimize your SEO
You also have the ability to override any title and set any Meta description and Keywords you want
Started Life as WordPress SEO by Yoast back in 2008
It boasts an Impressive 5, 000,000 (Five Million ) active installations
Requiring WordPress Version 4.8, it is currently tested up to the current WordPress Version of 4.9.6 at the time of this post
It is available in 37 languages
It is the favorite tool of millions of users, which range from the bakery on the corner to some of the most popular sites on the planet.
With Yoast SEO , you get a solid tool set that helps you aim for that number one spot in the search results. Yoast boasts it is SEO for everyone.
It does everything in its power to please both visitors and search engine spiders.
Yoast has a comprehensive list of features, which include
The most advanced XML Sitemaps functionality at the push of a button.
Set canonical URLS, to avoid duplicate content and not worry about Google Penalities again
Title and Meta description templating for better Branding and consistent snippets in the search results
Write Killer Content
You get content and SEO analaysis to help you write seo friendly texts
A neat Snippet Preview lets you see how your post will look in search engine results, even on mobile devices
Keeps Your Site in Good Shape
Yoasts Cornerstone content and Internal Linking features help you optimise your site structure in a breeze, while its integration with Google Search Console, helps you fix crawl erros
So as you can see, Yoast makes SEO a lot easier, by doing a lot of the lifting and shifting for you which makes your life easier in terms of content production
In conclusion, as you will see, both are very good at doing what they have to do in terms of SEO, which is ultimately what gets your blog/ website found
All In One SEO is absolutely excellent for those who are brand new to SEO
But for the more experienced user then Yoast SEO is the slight winner, simply because it does more lifting and shifting for you and the plugin is updated more frequently to take into account Google Changes