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Creating an awesome WordPress site is only the first step, you want people to actually find your site too! And for this, you need to work on your SEO. In this video, we take a look at what SEO actually is and why you should work on it. Then, we’ll discuss what WordPress does out of the box to help rank your site high in the search results.
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► Items discussed in this video
0:00:00 – Introduction
0:00:46 – What is SEO?
0:01:32 – WordPress: SEO friendly?
0:02:03 – What does WordPress do for SEO?
0:02:14 – 1. WordPress supports pretty permalinks
0:02:23 – 2. WordPress supports the title tag
0:02:36 – 3. WordPress deals with duplicate content
0:03:20 – 4. WordPress redirects for title changes
0:03:40 – 5. Site Health dashboard
0:03:49 – WordPress still needs help
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