While using WordPress, you will need various plugins to manage your website and make it more powerful. Different plugins has it’s different function. Some helps you design websites, some protects you from spams, some helps you with marketing ,whereas some SEO based plugins helps you to optimize SEO.
SEO based plugins make sure that your website gets top SEO rank and appears in front page while someone searches stuff related to your blog/site in search engines.
In this blog, we are going to compare overall features of top 3 SEO based plugins (i.e. Yoast SEO, Rank Math, & All in One SEO) , and see which SEO plugin is better.
Let’s start with brief introduction of each plugin.
Yoast SEO is # 1 ranking SEO based plugin in WordPress with more than 5 million active installations. It’s free version contains every thing you need to optimize SEO, and the premium plugin unlocks even more advanced functions like social previews, insight tools, auto internal link suggestion, and so on.
Some of it’s main features.
i) Provides invaluable tools
ii) Comes with SEO-friendly texts
iii) Available snippet preview
iv) Automatic internal linking suggestions are available
v) Integrated with google search console
vi) Tunes the engine of your site for creating great content.
vii) Full language support for various languages
All in One SEO
All in One SEO (AIOSEO) is most powerful WordPress SEO based plugin with 2 million + users . It is also a excellent plugin to optimize your WordPress site. It’s easy to use and install. It is supported by XML Sitemap, which acts as an roadmap to tell search engines what content is available and how to reach it. This plugin is available in both free and premium versions.
Some of it’s main features:
i) Google Analytics support
ii) 2+ million active installations
iii) Supports SEO on Custom Post Types
iv) Auto optimization of titles for Google
v) Avoids duplicate content
vi) Compatible with many other plugins
viii) Translation Ready with 57 language
Rank Math is also one of the best growing SEO based plugin nowadays. It is now available in both Free and Premium versions. It is fast, easier to set up and use, and comes with a powerful user-interface that highlights important information about your posts alongside the post itself. Rank Math handles everything related to on-page SEO whether it is adding meta information, creating sitemaps, adding redirections, or addi0ng Schema.
Some of it’s main features:
i) Powerful user-interface
ii) Modular framework
iii) Code Optimized for Speed
iv) Easily maintain a portfolio of 150+ WordPress products
v) Detailed Documentation
vi) It does everything related to SEO optimization.
vii) It’s free version provides more features than other plugin’s premium version.
vii) 24×7 support
Comparision of their main features
1. Rank Math : Both free and premium version is available.
2. Yoast SEO : Both free and premium version is available.
3. All in One SEO : Both free and premium version is available.
1. Rank Math : It is visually attractive, and it focuses on both functionality and appearance.
2. Yoast SEO : It is well organized. It focuses more on functionality than appearance, but it’s appearance is also quite nice.
3. All in One SEO : It has clean design, is easy to use and easily understandable code, so we can say that it has user-friendly interface.
Internal Linking Suggestion
1. Rank Math : It is available in both free and premium version.
2. Yoast SEO : It is available in only premium version.
3. All in One SEO : It is not available.
Powerful XML Sitemap
1. Rank Math : It automatically generate XML sitemaps and notify search engines of changes.
2. Yoast SEO : It is not available.
3. All in One SEO : It also automatically generate XML sitemaps and notify search engines of changes.
1. Rank Math : It checks many parameters to analyze a blog post.
2. Yoast SEO : It does not provide its features.
3. All in One SEO : It also checks many parameters like Rank Math to analyze a blog post.
There are more categories to compare among these three SEO based plugins. So, plugins and its features are compared in comparison table below.
|Categories||Rank Math||Yoast SEO||All in One SEO|
|Price||Free and paid||Free and paid||Free and paid|
|Optimal Settings Pre-selected||Yes||No||No|
|Simple Setup Wizard||Yes||Yes||Yes|
|Auto Canonical URLs||Yes||Yes||Yes|
|LSI Keyword Tool Integrated||Yes||No||No|
|Track Keyword Ranking||Yes||No||No|
|Google Search Console Integration||Yes||Yes||No|
|Import AIO Schema Rich Snippets||Yes||Yes||No|
|Supports Custom Post Type||Yes||Yes||No|
|Bulk Edit Titles & Descriptions||Yes||Yes||No|
|Post Preview on Google||Yes||Yes||No|
|Control SEO For Single Pages||Yes||Yes||Yes|
|Google Keyword Suggestion||Yes||Yes||Yes|
|Optimize For More Than One Keyword||Yes||No||Yes|
|Internal Linking Suggestions||Yes||No||No|
|Powerful XML Sitemap||Yes||No||Yes|
|Module Based System||Yes||No||No|
|Advanced Redirection Manager||Yes||Yes||No|
|Smart & Automatic Post Redirects||Yes||Yes||N/A|
In the end, we compared top 3 best SEO based plugins. All of these are amazing and has awesome features. They were all best at their own way, but if we had to choose one, we would go with Rank Math because it has many more additional features than Yoast SEO and All in One SEO. All of them are available in free and premium versions. If you are beginner and searching for free SEO based plugin you should definitely go with Rank Math. If you want additional features then you can always upgrade to premium one.
Hope this blog was helpful for you. You can search and get more SEO based plugins through wordpress.org