SEO’ing WordPress Categories

Categorization is the WordPress way of organizing posts by subject matter and this is a really simple, but an often neglected way to make your website more search engine friendly.

The Image. Make sure you fill in the WordPress category description, noted by the blue box. The description can be used by google to populate it’s search returns pages. Also be sure your slug is short and keyword friendly since this slug becomes part of the category page URL.

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Good luck, see you on page 1. – Stephen James Hall
Edited 5/29/16.