35 TOP SEO RANKING FACTORS FOR WORDPRESS

  1. Sitemaps – your site should have both sitemaps. You need to work on these once added.
    1. XML Sitemap
    2. HTML Sitemap
  2. Google Verification Code & Webmaster Tools / Search Console Submission
  3. Google Business Listing Account & Linked
  4. Robots.txt
  5. Site Cache Plugin
  6. CDN
  7. Meta Tags Exist / Populated
    1. Page Title Meta Tag
    2. Description Meta Tag
  8. Keyword Rich Content
  9. Keyword in anchor
  10. Keyword in body
  11. Keyword density
  12. Keyword in title
  13. Keyword in meta tags
  14. Position of keyword in meta tags, titles & content
  15. Internal links
  16. External links count & quality
    1. Dofollow
    2. Nofollow
  17. No of referring domains
  18. Image naming
  19. Image alt tag
  20. Image size (KB)
  21. Domain age
  22. Domain name
  23. Social Signals, social media links inbound & outbound
  24. Use & integration of Google’s other products, GMB, Youtube
  25. SSL / Secure Site
  26. UX – User experience
  27. Responsive design
  28. Mobile friendliness
  29. Page navigation / hierarchy
  30. Direct website visits
  31. Visitor time spent on site
  32. Pages per session
  33. Bounce rate
  34. Content length
  35. Total anchors

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In a recent article written by Brian Dean on Backlinko, he talks about Googles top 200 ranking factors, reported in December 2018. This article has had over 45000 shares and is a good long read about SEO. At the end of the day it is most about content. If your website has little or poor content you will not rank. end of story. Content is king.

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