There are already two famous WordPress SEO Plugins that is almost every blogger out there using it, they are Yoast SEO and All in One SEO Pack. I myself using Yoast SEO on my other blogs, but on this blog I decide to experimenting with a new WordPress SEO Plugin called SEO Ultimate by SEO Design Solution that already downloaded over 1 million times.
I will tell you features brought by this plugins that is called module inside the control panel. I will also give you some comparison to Yoast SEO plugin, and what they advanced in one to another. So lets start the review.
WordPress SEO Ultimate Plugin Review – Modules
SEO Ultimate’s features are located in groups called “modules.” By default, most of these modules are listed in the “SEO” menu on the left. Whenever you’re working with a module, you can view documentation by clicking the “Help” tab in the upper-right-hand corner of your administration screen.
Here are the complete module you can manage from the dashboard.
Don’t feel overwhelmed, because even the module looks like too many to learn about how to set them, on the reality is not that difficult. Because every module is not designed by their own, instead they are grouped into several pages only. Some of useful modules that I’ve know to use and you can’t miss are:
1. 404 Monitor
This module will notify you for any broken link on your blog just like broken link notification you will find on Google Webmaster Tools. You will have the list of any links you need to correct and then remove this notification after that.
2. File Editor
You can edit your robots.txt and .htaccess right inside your WordPress dashboard, no need to open your cPanel provided by hosting services. This is a great time saver if you need to limit some of your content visibilities, i.e making secret post.
3. Link Mask Generator
If you want to use your blog as an affiliate marketer this module is really helpful. You can add affiliate links to be used globally on your blog from inside the dashboard. When you edit your posting, this module also have a panel on there and will list all link inserted on the post.
If you link to too many other sites, it will increase your page rank flow. That is not good for SEO, you can mask the link so that it will be considered as inbound link instead of outbound.
4. Meta Description, Robot and Title Tags Editor
Just like the previous module, you can edit any post description and title when you edit a post. But there is also a complete control in the dashboard that will make editing meta description for all your blog content is no pain anymore.
You can add meta description and edit post title to any page, post, tags, category and even attachment in a very quick way. They were all presented in a table within tabs, editing is one click away and when you finish you just need to click single button, far more efficient compared to Yoast SEO.
You can ask any robot to index or not to index your blog on the same way too, inside post editor and in the dashboard.
5. More SEO Optimization Setting
The last group of setting is malicious that contain some useful SEO optimization tool. Some of this SEO optimization are Author Highlighter, page canonicalizer that will add
<link rel="canonical" /> in your heading, Linkbox Inserter, Read More Link Customizer.
There also more tool like Rich Snippet Creator that bring you ability to switch post type into riview, general blog post or place. The next is Sharing Facilitator, you can see the demo below this post, it’s a good saver, you don’t need to install more plugin for such tool.
And the last is webmaster verification assistant just like what we find on Yoast SEO plugin.
SEO Ultimate vs Yoast SEO
As I write above, thare are some of the features brought by SEO Ultimate that is not present on Yoast SEO. From all 5 points mentioned before, meta tag, title, and robot editor is what we also find in Yoast SEO, even in a more crowded and difficult to navigate way.
The most adorable Yoast SEO feature is it bring powerful improvement from your post because it give a real time optimization suggestion about the content being edited just like what I write before here.