Recommended WordPress Plugins for Photographers

All in One SEO Plugin (or Yoast SEO Plugin) – You should decide between two SEO plugins: the “All in One SEO Plugin” or the “WordPress SEO by Yoast.” The former is more beginner-friendly, while the Yoast plugin is a bit more advanced. However, both are effective in helping you manage all of the intricate details of your site’s SEO. After finishing this book, you should have a good idea on how to fill out each of the fields to match your SEO needs.

Akismet – The Akismet Plugin will help you manage your comment spam. Comments are blocked if their email, URL, or IP address has a history of producing comment spam.

Google Analytics – An easy Google Analytics plugin will allow you to install the Google Analytics Script without having to add any hard code to your theme.

Simple 301 Redirects – This plugin is a quick and easy way to add 301 redirects to 14your site.

Broken Link Checker – Cleaning up broken links is great for both SEO and for usability.

WP Super Cache – Caching is a way to speed up your site. The topic is complex, but as a photographer, all you need to know is that it helps; and that you should install and activate this plugin. Site speed can influence your Google rankings and affects the overall user experience.

Google XML Sitemaps and Udinra All Image Sitemap – We covered XML Sitemaps earlier in the book, so you should know why these two plugins are essential.

Note: We will continue to update and populate this list based on our findings AND your comments/feedback. Please let us know your thoughts below!

CHAPTER 1.01 – INTRODUCTION

CHAPTER 2: 1.02 – SEO BASICS & KEYWORD STRATEGY

CHAPTER 3 1.03 – CREATING CONTENT

CHAPTER 4: 1.04 – SITE STRUCTURE

Chapter 5: 1.05 – ACCESSIBILITY, SPEED, AND DUPLICATE CONTENT

Chapter 6: 2.01 – LINK BASICS

Chapter 7: 2.02 – LINK VALUE FACTORS

Chapter 8: 2.03 – NOFOLLOW, RELATED LINKS, & ANCHOR TEXT

Chapter 9: 2.04 – LINK BUILDING STRATEGIES

Chapter 10: 3.01 – THE IMPORTANCE OF SOCIAL MEDIA

Chapter 11: 3.02 – MAXIMIZING SPECIFIC SOCIAL MEDIA NETWORKS

Chapter 12: 3.03 – MASTER LOCAL SEARCH

Chapter 13: 4.01 – Initial Decisions

Chapter 14: 4.02 – WORDPRESS AND SQUARESPACE

Chapter 15: 4.03 – GOOGLE ANALYTICS

Chapter 16: PAID DIRECTORIES

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