In this post, I’ll explore ten essential SEO settings every new WordPress blog should consider. Why? – you ask. Your site’s content is its most important asset, but it’s useless if it doesn’t attract visitors! SEO – search engine optimization – is a tool every website owner should use to make sure their content is optimized for search engine consumption, which will bring in more and more visitors. 1. Make sure search engines see you Just launched your blog? WordPress has a built-in setting that – if turned on – discourages search engines from looking at your site. This can be useful for development or private sites, but should always be switched off otherwise. Head on over to Settings / Reading and look for the “Search Engine Visibility” setting. Make sure it is switched off and everything will be dandy! This is probably the most important of all essential SEO settings for WordPress. 2. Write good content I think this is an absolutely crucial SEO tactic. Good content alone is not enough to propel your site to the top of Google, but goes a long-long way. Google has become pretty good at determining what constitutes good
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