On-Page SEO: Master the Basics With Ranking Tools

Entire chapters could be written about on-page optimization ( in fact, our online SEO mentor has!)

In truth—and this may seem counterintuitive—most of the time, you don’t need to sweat the details. Don’t get us wrong, on-page SEO is very, very important. But if you’ve followed the steps up to this point you’ve already covered most of the basics!

If you’re new to SEO, you should absolutely make sure your website is friendly to search robots such as Googlebot. You can do this easily with online tools such as Hubspot’s Website Grader or Moz’s On-Page Grader, for example.

And if you use WordPress, plugins such as Rankmath and Yoast SEO will do a lot of the heavy SEO lifting for you.

We’ll cover a few more salient aspects of on-page SEO in this guide, but if you find yourself unfamiliar with this topic, we highly recommend the following resources:

  • A Visual Guide to Keyword Targeting and On-Page SEO
  • On-Page SEO for 2019 (and beyond!)
  • Moz’s Web Developer’s SEO Cheat Sheet (below)

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