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Why You Need an SEO Plugin

We wouldn't lie to you. While WordPress itself structures your pages in an SEO-friendly way, you can really take your fate into your own hands by leveraging the tools available in a solid SEO plugin.

An SEO plugin gives you more control over your search engine appearance.

Like any tool in your SEO utility pack, a good SEO plugin helps you instantly make noticeable improvements across your site.

Recommended SEO Plugin For WordPress

The truth is there are many great SEO plugins on the market. But we want to focus on the BoldGrid SEO plugin for several reasons:

  • It's very easy to use
  • It's got competitive features
  • It's lightweight (only has what you really need)
  • It's made by us (so we like it a lot)
(If you're shopping around and trying a lot of different plugins, be sure to delete what you're not using. Having too many plugins on your site can be a security risk.)

You Need Easy Access to Your SEO Title and Description

Are you really going to churn through your code to edit the title and description for your search results? That's not an optimal solution. But this a task you must complete. So what do you do? This is why an SEO plugin is so necessary. With our plugin, you can edit the SEO title and description according to the recommended character guide so you can have a better idea of what your entry will look like in search results.

Using Your Keyword Phrase Strategically

Our SEO plugin lets you quickly and easily add a target keyword phrase. Why? So the plugin can scan your content and see that you're making best use of the keywords in your content.

How do you pick a good keyword phrase? Check out these resources for more information:

Keep in mind, your keyword phrases are an important part of your SEO strategy, so you should have them in mind before you even start writing.

How To Install the BoldGrid SEO Plugin

If the SEO plugin did not come pre-installed with BoldGrid installation, it's very easy to add it.

  1. Log into your WordPress admin area
  2. Click Plugins
  3. Search for BoldGrid SEO
  4. Click the Install Now button on the BoldGrid Easy SEO plugin
  5. Click Activate
That's it! Now the SEO plugin will be available on your pages and posts.

Of course, if you have any trouble along the way be sure to ask us a question. If you have any ideas on how to improve any our WordPress plugins, we're also happy to accept feature requests.