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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 +1534.72KB +241.88KB
Average 689.92KB 528.22KB
/(front page) 585.5KB 449.1KB
/wp-admin/edit-comments.php 623.6KB 491.37KB
/wp-admin/edit-tags.php?taxonomy=category 625.19KB 482.8KB
/wp-admin/edit.php 665.84KB 502.7KB
/wp-admin/index.php 642.3KB 499.32KB
/wp-admin/media-new.php 618.23KB 477.47KB
/wp-admin/options-discussion.php 618.51KB 478.02KB
/wp-admin/options-writing.php 619.16KB 478.67KB
/wp-admin/post-new.php 1006.99KB 737.04KB
/wp-admin/post-new.php?post_type=page 963.29KB 734.04KB
/wp-admin/upload.php 620.5KB 479.95KB

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 +0.38s +0.01s
Average 0.8s 0.41s
/(front page) 0.26s 0.18s
/wp-admin/edit-comments.php 0.24s 0.18s
/wp-admin/edit-tags.php?taxonomy=category 0.21s 0.16s
/wp-admin/edit.php 0.49s 0.2s
/wp-admin/index.php 0.89s 0.24s
/wp-admin/media-new.php 0.2s 0.15s
/wp-admin/options-discussion.php 0.63s 0.35s
/wp-admin/options-writing.php 0.17s 0.14s
/wp-admin/post-new.php 3.41s 1.5s
/wp-admin/post-new.php?post_type=page 1.82s 1.04s
/wp-admin/upload.php 0.54s 0.36s

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 5.4.1 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 1021 211
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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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