Best tools for SEO optimization in Umbraco

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The standard possibilities of SEO optimization in Umbraco are general and somewhat limited. This article will tell you about SEO tools that greatly expand those possibilities.

General SEO possibilities of Umbraco

SEO plays a vital role in website development. No matter how innovative your product is, its significance remains minimal if it lacks visibility. Implementing various SEO techniques is crucial to ensure that your website and product gain attention from search engine algorithms.

Umbraco CMS offers numerous features to enhance your SEO performance. These include creating 301 redirects, generating XML sitemaps, managing metadata, establishing canonical links, optimizing images with alt text, and incorporating structured data markup into your content. While these features are fundamental for effective SEO optimization, the Umbraco ecosystem also provides additional SEO tools to expand its basic functionality, offering further opportunities to enhance your site's visibility.

This article will delve into these supplementary tools in detail.

SEO Checker

The comprehensive SEO tool for Umbraco aids in identifying prevalent SEO issues present on your website, such as missing meta tags, broken links, and more.

Pros: 

  • enables you to preview how your page would appear on social media platforms like Facebook and Twitter.

  • has the capability to detect any inbound link that is broken and automatically redirect it to the correct page

Cons:

  • 250 euros per domain

SeoVisualizer

 

Seo Visualizer serves as a straightforward property editor within Umbraco, designed to capture SEO-related user input and provide a visualization of how the page would appear in Google search results for the editor.

Pros: 

  • shows hints on the best title and description length

  • real-time preview in search results

  • free

SEOplus 1902

 

An intricately crafted SEO solution that encompasses a wide array of features and functionalities, providing a comprehensive approach to optimizing every aspect of your website for improved search engine visibility.

Pros:

  • a dashboard where you can get an overview of all your pages from a SEO perspective

  • SEO suggestions are tailored to help you achieve better search engine rankings and increase organic traffic to your website

  • input your focus keywords and receive an analysis of how well your content aligns with them

  • SEO check before publishing¬†

  • free

Sum up

There are tools available that significantly enhance the capabilities of SEO website optimization by offering additional functionalities. Primarily, these are analytical tools crafted to guide users in optimizing specific pages effectively. Notably, this article doesn't cover numerous other plugins solely responsible for SEO optimization. This is because they don't extend Umbraco's core functionality but rather replicate it or offer alternative implementations.

Recently, our Umbraco site builder received an update that added all major SEO features and we plan to add more. 

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