Yoast Vs 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

 

 

and Yoast

 

 

 

.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

Features

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

 

 

Yoast SEO

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.

Features

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

2 thoughts on “Yoast Vs All In One SEO Pack”

  1. This is a good comparison for the SEO tools available. I was unsure of the difference and this really helped me understand.

    I am a newbie and learning a lot each day. This tell me to stay with the AIO SEO for now until I have enough experience to know how to use Yoast.

    I’m sure AIO will do everything I need.

    Thanks for the article and explanation.

    1. Don, thanks for commenting and glad it helped you understand the difference my friend.

      Thats the aim of this site is to help people understand WordPress more and build their own thriving online business, the best way possible

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