"The bottom line here is that the overuse or misuse of plug-ins can be detrimental to the performance of your WordPress site."
We stick to real estate and Chris Adams handles SEO for us - that's his specialty!
Basically, there are only two reasons why a WordPress site would not have high website rankings, blog authority and great search engine placement - either you need a few tips on SEO business blogging (content, formatting, optimization and basic SEO), or your WordPress system is not configured properly for SEO. Most likely, it's a combination of both.
When it comes to SEO WordPress configuration, one of the biggest problems we run into is the overzealous use of WordPress SEO plugins. Unlike Genesis and some of the other more robust SEO WordPress platforms, older and basic versions of WordPress require a few SEO enhancements or plugins to help them perform better in the SERPs. However, that doesn't mean that by installing a bunch of SEO plugins, you're making your site better - au contraire! Getting crazy with too many conflicting SEO plugins can actually bite you in the Arss!
WordPress Plugin Confusion
For example, you don't want to mix the SEO All-in-One Pack with Head Space or the Total Webmaster SEO plugin. Having multiple SEO plugins will continuously ping the search engines with the same data, which can easily be construed as spam. Also, when there is conflicting info given to your data base, the system gets confused and doesn't know what to follow.
WP Super Cache is another WordPress plugin we don't recommend using. A lot of people use this plug-in to speed up the load time of their site. It's often installed as a cure for slow loading dynamic headers with flashing images or when a site has a lot of images on the home page, such as a property search. If your WordPress site is a slow loader, more than likely it's a problem with your hosting company and not with the system itself.
The reason why we don't recommend WP Super Cache is that it often shows search engine bots the older version when you make changes or update your site. It doesn't change the cache of most spiders, which defeats the purpose of having an XML Sitemap and the XML RPC Update Service.
Search engine bots work with cache just like an Internet browser does and are based on the oldest browser platform known as Mozilla, a text only browser - known to humans as FireFox.
The bottom line here is that the overuse or misuse of plug-ins can be detrimental to the performance of your WordPress site. So, rather than adding one plugin after another, we recommend that you upgrade to a newer, more robust version of WordPress with built-in SEO that works in harmony.
We also recommend that you be extremely careful about who you let "tinker" with your WordPress site. Unless they have a high performing WordPress site of their own, which you can easily check out on Website Grader.com (free of charge), hire a SEO WordPress company that actually knows what they are doing.
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