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Memory Usage
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Yoast SEO

Yoast SEO
by Team Yoast

WordPress SEO Plugin – Rank Math

WordPress SEO Plugin – Rank Math
by Rank Math

Average Change +1016.52KB +247.13KB
Average 619.86KB 523.94KB
/(front page) 517.48KB 447.07KB
/wp-admin/edit-comments.php 569.71KB 488.53KB
/wp-admin/edit-tags.php?taxonomy=category 573.01KB 479.97KB
/wp-admin/edit.php 622.12KB 499.83KB
/wp-admin/index.php 584.64KB 495.98KB
/wp-admin/media-new.php 564.13KB 474.71KB
/wp-admin/options-discussion.php 564.48KB 475.26KB
/wp-admin/options-writing.php 565.13KB 475.91KB
/wp-admin/post-new.php 847.72KB 725.81KB
/wp-admin/post-new.php?post_type=page 843.8KB 723.34KB
/wp-admin/upload.php 566.2KB 476.96KB

Winner: WordPress SEO Plugin – Rank Math

Page Speed
lower is better

Yoast SEO

Yoast SEO
by Team Yoast

WordPress SEO Plugin – Rank Math

WordPress SEO Plugin – Rank Math
by Rank Math

Average Change +0.31s -0.05s
Average 0.82s 0.42s
/(front page) 0.31s 0.24s
/wp-admin/edit-comments.php 0.27s 0.21s
/wp-admin/edit-tags.php?taxonomy=category 0.23s 0.18s
/wp-admin/edit.php 0.35s 0.22s
/wp-admin/index.php 0.94s 0.23s
/wp-admin/media-new.php 0.26s 0.2s
/wp-admin/options-discussion.php 0.41s 0.25s
/wp-admin/options-writing.php 0.22s 0.15s
/wp-admin/post-new.php 2.77s 1.49s
/wp-admin/post-new.php?post_type=page 2.81s 0.98s
/wp-admin/upload.php 0.51s 0.44s

Winner: WordPress SEO Plugin – Rank Math

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Yoast SEO

Yoast SEO
by Team Yoast

WordPress SEO Plugin – Rank Math

WordPress SEO Plugin – Rank Math
by Rank Math

Criteria Yoast SEO WordPress SEO Plugin – Rank Math
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 5.3.2 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 503 160
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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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