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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 +358.77KB +1522.61KB
Average 448.26KB 593.77KB
/(front page) 383.15KB 508.51KB
/wp-admin/edit-comments.php 399.68KB 529.9KB
/wp-admin/edit-tags.php?taxonomy=category 399.25KB 531.32KB
/wp-admin/edit.php 412.4KB 565.04KB
/wp-admin/index.php 406.23KB 536.93KB
/wp-admin/media-new.php 386.6KB 524.78KB
/wp-admin/options-discussion.php 386.94KB 525.12KB
/wp-admin/options-writing.php 387.42KB 525.56KB
/wp-admin/post-new.php 691.14KB 879.99KB
/wp-admin/post-new.php?post_type=page 688.59KB 876.7KB
/wp-admin/upload.php 389.49KB 527.67KB

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 -0.05s +0.19s
Average 0.36s 0.6s
/(front page) 0.32s 0.24s
/wp-admin/edit-comments.php 0.23s 0.38s
/wp-admin/edit-tags.php?taxonomy=category 0.2s 0.25s
/wp-admin/edit.php 0.21s 0.33s
/wp-admin/index.php 0.27s 0.45s
/wp-admin/media-new.php 0.19s 0.17s
/wp-admin/options-discussion.php 0.27s 0.42s
/wp-admin/options-writing.php 0.15s 0.16s
/wp-admin/post-new.php 0.89s 1.55s
/wp-admin/post-new.php?post_type=page 0.83s 1.91s
/wp-admin/upload.php 0.41s 0.68s

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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 5.7.2 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 Threads128629
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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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