SEO problems when installing plugins
If we have a website under the wordpress CMS, we have probably gossiped and discovered plugins that can help us create endless features for the site. But the overuse of them can negatively affect one of the main SEO factors to consider: the loading time of a page.
Typical plugins that we can avoid to improve SEO
When we are on a web page already structured under wordpress we find that, for lack of knowledge, or simply for going easy, the client has plagued their web plugins. We collect below some plugins that online business owners usually install in wordpress, and that however can be done easily without installing a plugin.
- Google Analytics There are plugins only designed to insert the analytics code and to be able to measure user traffic on a web page. You can improve the loading time of the page, and consequently you will improve search engine positioning, simply by inserting that code yourself. Go to “appearance” -> editor -> find the header.php file, and insert the analytics code just before the closing tag </head>
- Related articles plugin. For better search engine optimization it is necessary to improve the SEO on page . It is true that it is a vital part of the SEO strategy of a website, and this type of plugin can help crawling spiders to better index your site, among many other issues. Why not insert the related posts yourself in the final part of the entries you write? It is really simple, and you will have the same functions, only without the need to use a plugin that will affect the loading time in a negative way and, consequently, the search engine positioning of it.
In the next post we will analyze more functions of this style, as we consider that it may be interesting to prevent an overload of unnecessary plugins and, consequently, have a better SEO for your website.