|Plugin Name||WPSSO Core [Main Plugin]|
|Summary||Easy, complete, accurate, and automatic - give social sites and search engines better information about your content, business and authors.|
|Requires At Least||WordPress 3.8|
|Tested Up To||WordPress 4.9.8|
|Tags / Keywords||facebook, pinterest, twitter, linkedin, schema, meta tags, open graph, social sharing, image, like, share, seo, local seo, knowledge graph, rich cards, rich pins, twitter cards, woocommerce, nextgen gallery|
Uses your existing content for meta tags and Schema markup:
There's no need to manually re-enter descriptions, titles, product information, select images / videos, etc. — WPSSO Core reads all your existing WordPress content automatically, and you can optionally fine-tune and customize just about anything and everything. ;-)
WPSSO Core is language / locale aware, allowing you to customize your site information, social pages and Knowledge Graph for different languages!
Creates complete and accurate meta tags and Schema markup:
WPSSO Core offers meta tags and Schema markup for Facebook / Open Graph, Google's Knowledge Graph and Rich Card SEO, Pinterest Rich Pins, Twitter Cards, Weibo and more — including complete image markup, video markup, extensive eCommerce product markup, author profile / authorship, co-authors, publisher information, local business markup, aggregate ratings, reviews, recipe information, event details, and much, much more — all from your existing content!
Includes advanced quality assurance features and options:
WPSSO Core checks for minimum / maximum image dimensions and aspect ratios, shows notices for missing and required images, verifies webpages for duplicate meta tags, validates theme header templates for correct HTML markup, warns of any missing PHP modules, and checks 3rd party plugin settings for possible conflicts.
Offers special meta tags and features for Pinterest:
WPSSO Core provides a specific image and image dimensions for the Pinterest Pin It button, excludes non-relevant images from being detected by Pinterest, and prevents conflicts between incompatible Pinterest and Facebook meta tag values.
Integrates and improves your favorite SEO plugin:
WPSSO Core specializes in providing all the meta tags and Schema markup social sites and search engines need — and, if you desire, you can continue to use your favorite SEO content / keyword analysis tools without any conflicts! The Pro version even comes with special integration modules for All in One SEO Pack, The SEO Framework, WP Meta SEO, Yoast SEO, and more.
A meta tag and Schema plugin for today and tomorrow:
WPSSO Core is 100% compatible with the upcoming Gutenberg block editor in WordPress 5 (expected in August 2018)!
★★★★★ — "The plugin is indispensable to me when it comes to posting on social media... it makes it so that your posts look the best that they possible can every time when posting on Facebook, Twitter, or any other site." - monsuirette
★★★★★ — "What a fantastic plugin. If you want to fix all the errors in search console for structured data, this is the plugin to use. Love it." - goviral
★★★★★ — "I've tried a number of WP SEO platforms and find this to be the most relevant and most completely thought-out platform for maximising web and social search results and presentation. Really impressed. Great support too!" - pixmoto
★★★★★ — "Yoast on steroids! As an SEO marketer, I love using Yoast for my basic on-page SEO. But Yoast only allows you to enter basic Open Graph social settings. This plugin gives you SO many more options on completing the Open Graph for Facebook, Twitter cards, Pinterest etc. If you use WordPress, I totally recommend using this SEO plugin to help with better rankings in the SERPS!" - gregmontag
Creates complete and accurate meta tags for:
Offers Pinterest-specific Rich Pin meta tags and Structured Data Schema markup for Google.
Provides settings for robots noindex, nofollow, noarchive, and nosnippet for each post / page.
Includes support for custom post types, custom taxonomy / terms, user profile pages, and attachment pages.
Uses images from a variety of sources, including featured, attached, gallery shortcode, images from HTML tags in the content, or a custom fallback image.
Features customizable image dimensions for Facebook / Open Graph, Schema markup, Google Rich Card SEO, Pinterest Rich Pins, and Twitter Cards.
Configurable maximum title and description lengths, including both hard and soft limits.
Contextual help for every plugin option and comprehensive online documentation.
Configurable website / business social accounts for Schema markup and Google's Knowledge Graph.
Adds author, publisher, and website markup using Schema JSON-LD for Google's Knowledge Graph.
Adds markup for the Google Sitelinks Searchbox.
User profile contact fields for Facebook / Open Graph, Twitter Cards, Schema markup, and Google's Knowledge Graph.
Supports advanced WordPress configurations, including WordPress Network / Multisite installations and WordPress MU Domain Mapping.
And even includes an option to hide the preview of all Pro settings and features. ;-)
Optional Free add-ons (non-standard / specialized features) for WPSSO Core:
WPSSO Core Pro gives you the power to further integrate and customize your meta tags and Schema markup with third party plugins and APIs.
Includes a Document SSO (Social and Search Optimization) metabox for Posts, Pages, custom post type, user profile, category, tag, and custom taxonomy editing pages.
Offers individual customization of the article topic, shared title, descriptions, shared image and/or video, product information, recipe information, event information, and much more.
Optionally upscale smaller images for social sharing and Schema markup, up to a maximum upscale percentage.
Optionally validate all image minimum / maximum dimensions and aspect ratios.
Optionally renders shortcodes for accurate description texts and embedded video detection.
Support for embedded videos from Facebook, Slideshare, Vimeo, Wistia, and Youtube in content text.
Additional Facebook / Open Graph / Rich Pin meta tags and Schema markup for videos and eCommerce products.
Twitter Player Card meta tags for embedded videos from Facebook, Slideshare, Vimeo, Wistia, and Youtube.
Include or exclude individual Facebook / Open Graph / Google / SEO / Twitter Card / Schema meta tag from the webpage head section.
Allows customization of field names, labels, and add / remove contacts on user profile pages and Co-Authors Plus guest author profiles.
Optional URL shortening with Bitly, DLMY.App, Google, Ow.ly, TinyURL, or YOURLS.
Integrates with 3rd party plugins and services for additional image, video, eCommerce product details, SEO settings, and more.
The following modules are included with the Pro version, and are automatically loaded if/when the supported plugins and/or services are required.
Integration with 3rd Party Plugins
Integration with Service APIs
Optional Pro add-ons (non-standard / specialized features) for WPSSO Core Pro:
WPSSO Core makes full use of all available caching methods — along with offering advanced caching features like pre-seeding the cache in background. WPSSO Core and its add-ons use only the library files and object classes they need, keeping their code small, fast and light. All code is fully tested and compatible with the latest version of WordPress and PHP v7.x (PHP v5.4 or better required).
WPSSO Core offers hundreds of filter hooks to customize its behavior and output, provides extensive developer documentation with examples, includes dozens of 3rd party integration modules in the Pro version, and offers several optional Free and Pro add-ons to extend WPSSO Core's features.