I optimize some of my WordPress sites without an SEO plugin because often, they simply have more features than I need for certain projects.
In this column, you’ll learn how to do WordPress SEO without an SEO plugin.
This is not intended to persuade you to not use one, but to show you how to take full control of your SEO without a plugin if you so choose.
SEO Plugins Are Useful
SEO plugins are recommended solutions for publishers who cannot code PHP, who are lost with HTACCESS files, and for those to whom robots.txt files are a mystery.
The technical side of SEO has a relatively high bar in…