I tried Yoast once but it’s too complicated, I didn’t like it and got rid of it immediately. I never do SEO because I thought all I need is great content. I installed Rank Math to see what the fuss was all about and... I love it! BECAUSE IT’S STUPID SIMPLE"Lynda F.
We have put special care into making Rank Math one of the fastest SEO plugins there is - even with such a massive list of features it comes with.
Yoast SEO plugin's code is almost 1.5x larger than ours. It adds more requests & bulk to your website as a result.
Rank Math SEO
Our code is precise and effecient. That means, fewer PHP requests, more speed, many extra useful features.
I am loving this plugin. The more I use it and getting used to it; it's like a magic spell you are perfecting.Delwar Jahan
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- Optimal Settings Pre-Selected
- Clean User Interface
- Simple Setup Wizard
- Compatibility Check
- Auto Canonical URLs
- LSI Keyword Tool Integrated
- Track Keyword Ranking
- Google Search Console Integration
- 1 Click Import From Yoast SEO
- 1 Click Import From AIO SEO
- Import AIO Schema Rich Snippets
- Advanced SEO Analysis Tool
- 70+ Detailed SEO Tests
- SEO Analysis Score
- SEO Warnings
- SEO Failed Tests
- Automated Image SEO
- Powerful Post Optimization
- Supports Custom Post Type
- Bulk Edit Titles & Descriptions
- Post Preview on Google
- Content Analysis
- Control SEO For Single Pages
- Control The Title
- Control Meta Description
- Auto Add Additional Meta Data
- Focus Keyword
- Control ROBOTS Meta
- Choose a Primary Category
- Google Keyword Suggestion
- Optimize Upto 5 Keywords
- Choose Pillar Posts & Pages
- Internal Linking Suggestions
- Capitalize Titles
- Fix Google Crawl Errors
- Powerful XML Sitemap
- Module Based System
- Advanced Redirection Manager
- Smart & Automatic Post Redirects
- 301 Redirection Type
- 302 Redirection Type
- 307 Redirection Type
- 410 Redirection Type
- 451 Redirection Type
- Support for Regex
- Debug Redirections
- Redirect Attachments to Parent
- Simple 404 Monitor
- Advanced 404 Monitor
- Role Manager
- Google Schema Rich Snippets
- Article Rich Snippet
- Book Rich Snippet
- Course Rich Snippet
- Event Rich Snippet
- Job Posting Rich Snippet
- Local Business Rich Snippet
- Music Rich Snippet
- Person Rich Snippet
- Product Rich Snippet
- Recipe Rich Snippet
- Restaurant Rich Snippet
- Review Rich Snippet
- Service Rich Snippet
- Software/App Rich Snippet
- Video Rich Snippet
- 193 Local Business Types
- Social Media Optimization
- Add Overlay Icons On Social Images
- Default OpenGraph Thumbnail
- Auto Facebook Open Graph
- Facebook Authorship
- FB Open Graph for Homepage
- Automatic Twitter Meta Cards
- Twitter Card for Homepage
- Default Twitter Card Type
- Social Previews
- Default Share Image
- Support for Kowledge Graph
- Google+ URL for SERPs
- LinkedIn URL for SERPs
- Instagram URL for SERPs
- YouTube URL for SERPs
- Pinterest URL for SERPs
- SoundClound URL for SERPs
- Tumblr URL for SERPs
- MySpace URL for SERPs
- Represent Site as a Person
- Represent Site as a Company
- Choose a Separator Character
- Modify Global Meta
- Strip Category Base
- Remove Stopwords from Permalinks
- Search Engine Verification Tools
- Bing Site Verification
- Baidu Site Verification
- Alexa Site Verification
- Yandex Site Verification
- Google Site Verification
- Pinterest Site Verification
- Norton Safe Web Site Verification
- SEO Breadcrumbs
- Auto Show Breadcrumbs
- Advanced Link Options
- Nofollow All External Image Links
- Nofollow All External Links
- Open External Links in New Tab
- Ping Search Engines
- Contact Info Shortcode
- Compatible with EDD
- Lines of Code
- PHP-FIG Coding Standards Used
- Optimize Archive Pages
- Optimize Author Archive Pages
- .htaccess Editor
- robots.txt Editor
- Import/Export Settings
- Import/Export Redirections
- RSS Optimization
- Add Content before RSS Feed
- Add Content after RSS Feed
- Detailed Documentation
- Contextual Help
- Multisite Compatible
- 24x7x365 Support
- Rank Math
- Lines of Code 30.5k
- Yoast SEO
- Lines of Code 43.3k
"From last 6 years, I am using Yoast SEO Pro. But after testing Rank Math plugin, I must say that they have done a fabulous job. I can understand how much effort they must have taken to create the Rank Math plugin. If you really want to rank high on Google with organic keywords, use Rank Math SEO plugin.Rahul Kumbhare
Why is Rank Math Such a Game-Changer?
1-Click Import From Yoast
Keep the intimidating process of setting up SEO aside and let Rank Math configure itself and your website
New SEO Plugin
Clean code and countless optimizations under the hood make Rank Math the newest SEO plugin for WordPress in the industry
Best SEO Analyzer
Rank Math performs a content audit and a technical audit on your website to give you the most SEO benefit
1-Click Import From Yoast
1-Click is all it takes to migrate from Yoast SEO plugin to Rank Math
Upto 5 Keyword Optimization
Rank Math lets you optimize your posts for upto 5 keywords to attract unlimited traffic
Google Keyword Rank Tracking [Coming Soon]
Save thousands of dollars and let Rank Math track your SEO performance and keyword rankings
Full Schema Codex
Enable rich snippets for your website using Rank Math’s full schema support
Google Search Console
Identify technical SEO issues right within WordPress with Rank Math’s Search Console Integration
Google Knowledge Graphn
Build authority in the SERPs by letting Rank Math add the Google Knowledge Graph markup
Bulk Optimization (SEO)
Optimize thousands of posts with ease with Rank Math’s unique bulk optimization feature
Get answers to all your technical questions in the comprehensive documentation.
Premium 24x7x365 Support
You can always rely on Rank Math’s support staff to solve your problems, any day of the year
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24x7 Ticket Support System
Rank Math SEO is easy to use and easy to navigate. We have simplified the options and guide you about optimal settings every step of the way. Should you need any assistance with the plugin - use our 24x7 support system to get help any time you need.
Frequently Asked Questions
You have some questions? We have got the answers. Go through the below FAQs to clear your confusions about the Rank Math SEO plugin.
Is Rank Math really free?
Yes, Rank Math is free. It can be hard to believe given all the "premium" features it comes with, but it is really free.
I am using Yoast. Will I lose any data?
Absolutely not. Our plugin comes with an import tool for Yoast SEO and we have tested it extensively to ensure every bit of text is imported along with all the settings and even the redirections.
Can I try Rank Math before purchasing?
Absolutely. You can download the free version of Rank Math and install it on your website to experience all the features first hand.
Are the focus keywords imported as well?
Yes, even the focus keywords are imported from Yoast into Rank Math.
Can I customize Rank Math?
Yes. Rank Math is designed to be a flexible SEO plugin which offers a variety of ways for you to configure your website's SEO. Using these options, you can customize Rank Math to your liking. To see more details on the options, you can test the free version of Rank Math or read about the features in Rank Math's knowledge base.
What themes does Rank Math support?
Rank Math has been tested with and supports all major WordPress themes. Since we follow WordPress' plugin development guidelines, you can rest assured that Rank Math will work perfectly, no matter what theme you use. If you've installed Rank Math and are facing issues, it might not be because of a theme incompatibility. Please get in touch with the support team by sending an email to email@example.com and the support team will look into it.
Is Rank Math compatible with other plugins?
Rank Math has been designed using WordPress' strict plugin development guidelines and therefore, is compatible with all plugins. However, if you use another SEO plugin that performs any of the functions that Rank Math does, then you might get unexpected results. We recommend that you disable or delete other SEO plugins for the best results.
Do I need a license key?
To use the free version of Rank Math, there is no need for a license key. However, to use a certain features, you will be required to connect your Free MyThemeShop account.
Will my website slow down if I Install Rank Math?
No. Rank Math's code has been created and optimized for maximum performance. That is why using Rank Math on your website will not slow down your website. On the contrary, there is a good chance that your website will perform better than ever with Rank Math, as it does the job of multiple plugins. Once you remove the unnecessary plugins from your website, your website's performance is sure to get better.
Will you setup Rank Math on my website?
Rank Math is pretty easy to setup on your website. Apart from detailed instructions on how to install Rank Math on your website, we've built in a user-friendly setup wizard that will help you setup and configure Rank Math perfectly for your website. If you face any issues even after using the setup wizard, please get in touch with the support team by sending an email to firstname.lastname@example.org
Do I have to remove other SEO plugins if I install Rank Math?
That is preferred. Rank Math is designed to be an all in on SEO plugin that cares of everything SEO related. If you use other SEO plugins with Rank Math on your website, not only will the performance of your website be negatively affected, but both plugins working together can produce unexpected SEO results.
I already use an SEO plugin. Can I use Rank Math on top of that plugin?
You can, but we don't recommend it. Rank Math has all the functionalities that you would need in an SEO plugin. If you still prefer to use another plugin for a specific feature, you can do that. But, we would recommend that you turn off that functionality from Rank Math to avoid potential issues.
Can I transfer my SEO settings from another plugin to Rank Math?
Absolutely. Rank Math has a built-in feature to import SEO settings from the most popular SEO plugins like Yoast SEO, AIO SEO pack and more. Once you install Rank Math and run the setup wizard, you'll see a dedicated step where you'll get to import all your SEO settings to Rank Math.
Will I lose my rankings if I switch to Rank Math?
No, you won't. When you install Rank Math, it will seamlessly import your settings from your current SEO plugin. Once the process is complete, the search engines won't even notice a change on your website.
If you setup Rank Math from scratch, then your search engine rankings will depend on how you configure it. We have a detailed guide on how to setup the WordPress SEO plugin.
What are the technical requirements for using Rank Math?
Rank Math is created to supports most technical configurations. A simple guideline is that if you’re able to use the latest version of WordPress, you’ll be able to use Rank Math. When you initiate Rank Math’s setup process, Rank Math will also perform a compatibility check to confirm if your server can run Rank Math. Though the plugin requires atleast PHP 5.6 You can ask your hosting to upgrade your PHP. You should use PHP 7 and above for best performance and compatibility.
Can I use Rank Math on a WordPress.com website?
Yes, you need to have the Business plan opted on WordPress.com. Rank Math fully supports self-hosted WordPress websites.
Will I get support for the free version of Rank Math?
Definitely. You will receive support through our support ticket system, exclusively for Rank Math. The support plan is entirely free, and it gives you access to support for the Rank Math SEO plugin.
How quickly will I get an answer to my question?
The MyThemeShop support team is available to support you 24x7x365 and replies to all support queries within 24-48 hours. However, most questions are answered sooner, and you can expect to get an answer within minutes.
Can I use Rank Math on commercial projects?
Yes, you can use the free version in any commercial project you seem fit.
Do I have to pay every year to use Rank Math?
No. The free version does not require any payment from you for using the plugin and its features.
How do I update Rank Math?
There are 2 ways to update Rank Math.
First, you can download the latest version from your MyThemeShop account and upload it to your website.
Second, you can install the MyThemeShop theme and plugin helper plugin, using which you will be able to update Rank Math in a single click.
How often do you release updates?
Although our team continually works on Rank Math, we don't follow a fixed schedule for updates. If a critical bug is found, we will release an update to fix it immediately. For new features, regular updates do happen, but not at a set time. As soon as an updated is released, you will see it inside your WordPress admin.
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