If you have been thinking about building a WordPress website for your business, blog, or for informational purposes, you have most likely heard the term SEO. Search Engine Optimization is very important to the success of a website and choosing a CMS that is both easy to use and has easy customization will be very important. Here, we have come up with a list of reasons why WordPress, which is now supporting more than 61 million websites, is the best CMS for SEO and how it can help the future of your website.
First of all, WordPress is free and it is easy to use. It prompts you with next steps, is built with clean code, and has default templates that are easy to build upon. Getting started is simple, and if you have any concerns about doing all of this yourself, WordPress is one of the easiest CMS to find professional help with. There are many developers available that are beyond familiar with WordPress and anyone that can call themselves a solid developer should be able to work with it very easily.
Now, to boost SEO rank for your website, WordPress allows every page to contain a unique title, meta description, category, tags, and search optimized URL’s. It also already has plug-ins that are built for SEO and will walk you through the process of optimizing your content.
WordPress has a number of SEO plugins, like this one by Yoast
Last, WordPress is excellent for SEO because Google likes WordPress. Load times for websites have become more and more important recently and Google has started to put a premium on that. WordPress loads quickly, and has been praised by some leaders at Google as the best CMS for SEO. Matt Cutts, head of web spam at Google, claims that WordPress takes up to 80-90% of the mechanics for SEO.
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