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Memory Usage
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WordPress SEO Plugin – Rank Math

WordPress SEO Plugin – Rank Math
by Rank Math

Yoast SEO

Yoast SEO
by Team Yoast

Average Change +247.9KB +1237.82KB
Average 571.24KB 537.9KB
/(front page) 491.05KB 459.59KB
/wp-admin/edit-comments.php 532.09KB 473.36KB
/wp-admin/edit-tags.php?taxonomy=category 531.31KB 474.75KB
/wp-admin/edit.php 543.38KB 522.54KB
/wp-admin/index.php 539.83KB 496.29KB
/wp-admin/media-new.php 518.07KB 460.29KB
/wp-admin/options-discussion.php 518.53KB 460.55KB
/wp-admin/options-writing.php 519.17KB 461.07KB
/wp-admin/post-new.php 786.03KB 833.07KB
/wp-admin/post-new.php?post_type=page 783.53KB 812.21KB
/wp-admin/upload.php 520.64KB 463.18KB

Winner: WordPress SEO Plugin – Rank Math

Page Speed
lower is better

WordPress SEO Plugin – Rank Math

WordPress SEO Plugin – Rank Math
by Rank Math

Yoast SEO

Yoast SEO
by Team Yoast

Average Change -0.03s +0.57s
Average 0.49s 1.16s
/(front page) 0.21s 0.28s
/wp-admin/edit-comments.php 0.21s 0.27s
/wp-admin/edit-tags.php?taxonomy=category 0.17s 0.28s
/wp-admin/edit.php 0.22s 0.42s
/wp-admin/index.php 0.31s 0.73s
/wp-admin/media-new.php 0.15s 0.22s
/wp-admin/options-discussion.php 0.24s 0.6s
/wp-admin/options-writing.php 0.14s 0.23s
/wp-admin/post-new.php 2.03s 5.42s
/wp-admin/post-new.php?post_type=page 1.31s 3.43s
/wp-admin/upload.php 0.42s 0.93s

Winner: WordPress SEO Plugin – Rank Math

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WordPress SEO Plugin – Rank Math

WordPress SEO Plugin – Rank Math
by Rank Math

Yoast SEO

Yoast SEO
by Team Yoast

Criteria WordPress SEO Plugin – Rank Math Yoast SEO
Minimal impact on memory usage
Minimal impact on pagespeed
No PHP errors, warning, notices
No Javascript issues
Optimized database footprint
No resource errors
No HTTP errors on loading
No database error
WordPress 5.5 compatible
PHP 7.2.16 compatible
Frequently updated
Active Users i i
Total Downloads
WordPress.org Rating 4.9 4.9
WP Hive Overall Rating 4.9 4.9
Support Threads 152 838
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5

Overall Quality

5
5

Ease of Use

5
5

Quality of Support

5
5

Value for Money

5
5

Features

5

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