How to Format Your WordPress Post with On-Page SEO

formatting wordpress post

Format Your WordPress Post

On-Page SEO

To begin start by using all three H tags in your post, and use bold or italics properly in your SEO optimization.

On-Page SEO means more now than ever since the new Google update: Panda.

You can no longer get by with backlinks and simply pinging or sending out a RSS feed the key to getting Google PageRank or Alexa Rankings.

You now NEED On-Page SEO.

So what is good On-Page SEO?

  • First your keyword must appear in the title.
  • Then it must appear in the URL.
  • You have to optimize your keyword and make sure that it has a nice keyword density of 3-5% in your article with relevant LSI (Latent Semantic Indexing).
  • Then you should spread all H1,H2,H3 tags in your article.
  • Your Keyword should appear in your first paragraph and in the last sentence of the page.
  • You should have relevant usage of Bold and italics of your keyword.
  • There should be one internal link to a page on your blog.
  • And you should have one image with an alt tag that has your keyword.


With Google always working on changing search, there is no guarantee On-Page SEO will get your post ranked but for someone getting started blogging it doesn’t hurt to use clean post formatting that improves your reader’s experience. Feel free to use this post as a guide to format you first post.

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