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Memory Usage
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Rank Math SEO

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Average Change

  • /(front page)
  • /wp-admin/edit-comments.php
  • /wp-admin/edit-tags.php?taxonomy=category
  • /wp-admin/edit.php
  • /wp-admin/index.php
  • /wp-admin/media-new.php
  • /wp-admin/options-discussion.php
  • /wp-admin/options-writing.php
  • /wp-admin/post-new.php
  • /wp-admin/post-new.php?post_type=page
  • /wp-admin/upload.php

+168.36KB

  • 404.66
  • 404.91
  • 404.64
  • 414.69
  • 411
  • 399.83
  • 399.32
  • 399.24
  • 657.95
  • 656.62
  • 401.38

+883.74KB

  • 470.6
  • 489.84
  • 491.36
  • 522.86
  • 496.38
  • 476.75
  • 478.66
  • 476.43
  • 786.78
  • 769.87
  • 478.34
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All the plugins are tested on the same server with exactly same configuration via test script that automatically activates and logs the data WP Hive shows.

Page Speed
lower is better

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Rank Math SEO

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Average Change

  • /(front page)
  • /wp-admin/edit-comments.php
  • /wp-admin/edit-tags.php?taxonomy=category
  • /wp-admin/edit.php
  • /wp-admin/index.php
  • /wp-admin/media-new.php
  • /wp-admin/options-discussion.php
  • /wp-admin/options-writing.php
  • /wp-admin/post-new.php
  • /wp-admin/post-new.php?post_type=page
  • /wp-admin/upload.php

-0.01s

  • 0.22
  • 0.21
  • 0.19
  • 0.21
  • 0.24
  • 0.24
  • 0.32
  • 0.14
  • 0.97
  • 0.73
  • 0.3

+0.09s

  • 0.24
  • 0.24
  • 0.25
  • 0.31
  • 0.53
  • 0.22
  • 0.33
  • 0.19
  • 1.39
  • 1.04
  • 0.72
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Winner: Rank Math SEO by Rank Math

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Criteria

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Rank Math SEO

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  • 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 5.4.2 compatible
  • PHP 7.2.16 compatible
  • Frequently updated
  • Active Users
  • Total Downloads
  • WordPress.org Rating
  • WP Hive Overall Rating
  • Support Threads
  • Download Plugin
  • No problems were detected during tests.

Ratings & Reviews

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Rank Math SEO

by Rank Math

Overall Quality
5
Ease of Use
5
Quality of Support
5
Value for Money
5
Features
5

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Yoast SEO

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Overall Quality
5
Ease of Use
5
Quality of Support
5
Value for Money
5
Features
5

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