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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 +1237.82KB +169.83KB
Average 537.9KB 404.8KB
/(front page) 459.59KB 342.87KB
/wp-admin/edit-comments.php 473.36KB 359.32KB
/wp-admin/edit-tags.php?taxonomy=category 474.75KB 358.96KB
/wp-admin/edit.php 522.54KB 380KB
/wp-admin/index.php 496.29KB 365.87KB
/wp-admin/media-new.php 460.29KB 353.92KB
/wp-admin/options-discussion.php 460.55KB 354.46KB
/wp-admin/options-writing.php 461.07KB 354.98KB
/wp-admin/post-new.php 833.07KB 614.06KB
/wp-admin/post-new.php?post_type=page 812.21KB 611.3KB
/wp-admin/upload.php 463.18KB 357.04KB

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 +0.57s -0.02s
Average 1.16s 0.49s
/(front page) 0.28s 0.23s
/wp-admin/edit-comments.php 0.27s 0.22s
/wp-admin/edit-tags.php?taxonomy=category 0.28s 0.19s
/wp-admin/edit.php 0.42s 0.22s
/wp-admin/index.php 0.73s 0.3s
/wp-admin/media-new.php 0.22s 0.18s
/wp-admin/options-discussion.php 0.6s 0.25s
/wp-admin/options-writing.php 0.23s 0.21s
/wp-admin/post-new.php 5.42s 1.95s
/wp-admin/post-new.php?post_type=page 3.43s 1.29s
/wp-admin/upload.php 0.93s 0.4s

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 5.5 compatible
PHP 7.4.8 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 847 155
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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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