Why Is WordPress The Best CMS For SEO?

If you’re building a new website then you need to think carefully about search engine optimisation (SEO). Different websites perform differently on the SEO front, but WordPress is up there with the best.

However, you shouldn’t take my word for it. I’ve done some research and put together a quick list including a few of the many reasons why WordPress is the best CMS for SEO purposes. They include:

WordPress is super versatile:

According to leading digital and SEO agency Slinky Digital, WordPress is arguably the most versatile content management system on the web. It powers over 30% of the world’s websites – and there’s a reason for this.

Since WordPress is fully open source, you can access your code, edit, and add pretty much anything you want to your site. This is extremely useful when it comes to SEO as well.

If you really want to rank well for highly competitive keywords, you will need to make sure that your website’s code is optimized. Things like page load speeds, responsiveness, and performance under load are very important, and WordPress lets you tweak things to optimize all of these.

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Have You Felt The Wrath Of The Panda Yet?

SEO bloggers were abuzz only a few months ago about the mighty Google update. Nicknamed “Panda”, this was the update that was to limit the ranking of low-quality text-farm type sites that clog search results. The new update valid about June of 2011 is Panda 2.2, and Search Engine Roundtable has the dirt on that.

Now, they didn’t specifically come out and say content farms… but it’s pretty clear that they were looking in their direction.

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