RankMath Plugin Install Active Configuration

RankMath SEO Plugin

RankMath SEO Plugin is a swiss knife for WordPress On-Page SEO. You can get a lot of features from the free version that never gives others SEO plugins. Let’s see some features of this plugin.

RankMath SEO Plugin Free Version Features:

  • Easy to follow Setup Wizard
  • Clean & Simple User Interface
  • Content AI – Your Personal AI Assistant
  • Built-In Advanced SEO Analytics Module
  • XML Sitemap
  • Automated Image SEO
  • Local SEO Optimization
  • WooCommerce SEO
  • Focus Keyword and Content Analysis
  • SEO Analysis Tool Based on 40 Factors
  • Advanced Bulk Edit Options
  • Quick Edit SEO Details

RankMath SEO Plugin Paid Version Features:

  • Google Analytics Integration
  • Rank Tracker
  • Keep an Eye on Position History
  • Ranking Keywords for Posts
  • The Most Advanced Schema Generator [Multi-Schema Paid]
  • News Sitemap for Submitting Websites on Google News
  • Video Sitemap For Video Websites
  • Advanced Image SEO Module
  • WooCommerce SEO PRO
  • Complete Easy Digital Downloads SEO
  • Advanced Post Filtering
  • 6 Extra Schema Types
  • Automatic Video Detection for Video Schema
  • Support for Client Sites
  • Track Top 5 Winning Keywords
  • Track Top 5 Losing Keywords
  • Track Top 5 Winning Posts
  • Track Top 5 Losing Posts
  • Advanced Content SEO Overview
  • Check Ranking Keywords for Each Post
  • Position History for Keywords & Posts
  • Custom Schema Builder
  • Add Unlimited Multiple Schemas
  • Automate Schema Implementation
  • Google AdSense Earning History
  • Import GSC & GA Data from Particular Country
  • Custom Setup Wizard Mode
  • Watermarked Social Media Images
  • Advanced Bulk Edit Options
  • Complete Import/Export Options
  • Single Post Performance Badges
  • Track PageSpeed for Each Post & Page
  • Advanced HowTo Schema
  • Mark Cloaked Links as External Links
  • Automate Image Captions

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It seems all the features are on Premium Version, but it is not. If you are an advanced user, you need the Pro version, and I highly recommend using it. In the free version, you can do all the necessary things. All the basic features you can get in the free version. Like

  • XML Sitemap
  • Robot.txt
  • Title & Meta Customize [Not offer Other Free Plugin]
  • 404 Status Monitor [Not offer Other Free Plugin]
  • Advanced Custom Field
  • Analytics [Not offer Other Free Plugin]
  • Image SEO
  • Instant Indexing [Not offer Other Free Plugin]
  • Link Counter
  • Local SEO & Knowledge Graph [Not offer Other Free Plugin]
  • Redirections
  • Woocommerce

There are more things when you customize On-Page SEO with RankMath SEO Plugin. You can restrict your thin content from indexing, and it is a handy feature. Because when Google finds your site has Thin Content, they down your ranking for Google Panda Feature.

Install RankMath SEO Plugin on Your WordPress:

  1. Go to Plugin Section
  2. Add New Plugin
  3. Type on the search box “RankMath”
  4. Click the RankMath “Install Now” Button

RankMath Install & Active

After installing & active the plugin, it redirects you to the setup page. On the setup page, there is three option for configuring the plugin.

  1. Easy
  2. Advanced
  3. Custom Mode [Pro]

Select the Advanced and click the “Start Wizard” button.

RankMath Advanced Mode

After starting Wizard, the plugin takes you into five steps. Let’s fix the steps. After completing every step, click on the “Save & Continue.”

  1. Your Website Info: #Select what type of website it is. (Important) #Upload a Logo for Google (You Can leave it) #Default Social Share Image (You Can leave it)
  2. Connect Google™ Services: You add your Google Search Console account with RankMath. It can help RankMath to understand your GSC statutes and show you some essential fixes.
  3. Sitemap: You do not need to change anything here, but you can uncheck “Public Taxonomies” because these types of taxonomies increase thin content.
  4. SEO Tweaks: Leave it as it comes. Hit the “Save & Continue.”
  5. Your site is ready!, Click on the “Return to the dashboard.”
  6. That’s it

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We have just finished the primary setting of the plugin. The main customization is still waiting. It’s time to activate some features on the RankMath SEO Plugin Modules. Go to RankMath Section on your WordPress and Click on the “Dashboard.” After reaching the dashboard now, you can see some modules. Enable what you need.

Primary Modules: (Active)

  • 404 Monitor
  • Analytics
  • Image SEO
  • Link Counter
  • Redirections
  • Schema (Structured Data)
  • SEO Analysis
  • Sitemap

Optional Modules: (Active, If you need)

  • ACF
  • AMP
  • bbPress
  • BuddyPress
  • Content AI
  • Instant Indexing
  • Local SEO & Knowledge Graph
  • Role Manager
  • Google Web Stories
  • WooCommerce

RankMath Module

RankMath Setting


ANALYTICS: In the analytics section, you can see your Google Search Console status. But you have to connect your GSC first with RankMath.

General Settings: in the general setting, there is little customization for primary configuration.

  • Links (Leave it as it comes)
  • Breadcrumbs (Leave it as it comes)
  • Images (Leave it as it comes)
  • WebMaster Tool, You can add your webmaster code here for the site verification.
  • Edit Robot.txt (Leave it as it comes)
  • Others (Leave it as it comes)
  • .htaccess (Leave it as it comes)
  • 404 Monitor (Leave it as it comes)
  • Redirections (Leave it as it comes)
  • Analytics, Add your Google account here for OnPage Analysis.
  • Content AI, Customize as you want.

Titles & Meta: It is an essential setting. You can control your thin content and optimize which section you want to index and which one is not in this section. If you’re going to make a great impression on the search engine indexing and ranking, follow these steps.

  • Global Meta (Leave it as it comes)
  • Local SEO, Add your information if you want to run your site for local businesses.
  • Social Meta, You can add your social information here.
  • HomePage, Add your website Title and Description here. This info will show on the search result if you want to rank your leading site or homepage.
  • Post Formats (Leave it as it comes)
  • Authors, (Disable) It is one kind of thin content. I recommend disabling it. It will increase your OnPage thin Content.
  • Date Archives, (Disable) Check – Noindex Search Results, Noindex Paginated Pages, Noindex Archive Subpages, Noindex Password Protected Pages
  • Post (Leave it as it comes)
  • Pages, Customize as you want, but I recommend noindex it. Remember, if you noindex pages, make sure your homepage is not to be a static page. If yes, go to the homepage and manually index it.
  • Attachments (Leave it as it comes)
  • Categories (Disable) first enable the “Category Archives Robots Meta” after that, Check – No Index, No Archive, No Snippet
  • Tags (Disable) first enable the “Category Archives Robots Meta” after that, Check – No Index, No Archive, No Snippet

That’s It, the essential part in the RankMath and OnPage SEO finished. Now You have to know, How to write an SEO-optimized article with RankMath.