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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 +350.72KB +1494.96KB
Average 483.34KB 626.4KB
/(front page) 414.82KB 550.02KB
/wp-admin/edit-comments.php 433.54KB 562.64KB
/wp-admin/edit-tags.php?taxonomy=category 433.18KB 564.05KB
/wp-admin/edit.php 443.07KB 605.13KB
/wp-admin/index.php 438.88KB 569.22KB
/wp-admin/media-new.php 429.11KB 558.21KB
/wp-admin/options-discussion.php 428.72KB 557.78KB
/wp-admin/options-writing.php 429.2KB 558.22KB
/wp-admin/post-new.php 717.8KB 903.71KB
/wp-admin/post-new.php?post_type=page 716.52KB 900.36KB
/wp-admin/upload.php 431.92KB 561.06KB

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 +0.01s +0.15s
Average 0.38s 0.6s
/(front page) 0.26s 0.25s
/wp-admin/edit-comments.php 0.23s 0.23s
/wp-admin/edit-tags.php?taxonomy=category 0.21s 0.27s
/wp-admin/edit.php 0.28s 0.28s
/wp-admin/index.php 0.26s 0.57s
/wp-admin/media-new.php 0.32s 0.24s
/wp-admin/options-discussion.php 0.32s 0.44s
/wp-admin/options-writing.php 0.14s 0.18s
/wp-admin/post-new.php 1.07s 1.62s
/wp-admin/post-new.php?post_type=page 0.78s 1.82s
/wp-admin/upload.php 0.29s 0.66s

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WordPress SEO Plugin – Rank Math

WordPress SEO Plugin – Rank Math
by Rank Math

Yoast SEO

Yoast SEO
by Team Yoast

CriteriaWordPress SEO Plugin – Rank MathYoast 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 5.8 compatible
PHP 7.4.8 compatible
Frequently updated
Active Users i i
Total Downloads
WordPress.org Rating4.94.8
WP Hive Overall Rating4.94.8
Support Threads149577
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No problems were detected during tests.
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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