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Ranking Wordpress Category Pages for Competitive Keywords

Discussion in 'White Hat SEO' started by pitbully, Nov 21, 2013.

  1. pitbully

    pitbully Regular Member

    Aug 14, 2013
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    My site runs on Wordpress and I want to know if trying to rank a category page will work better for a fairly competitive keyword, instead of ranking an individual post.

    The topic of the keyword is very broad as well, so I figured the category would be appropriate. Also, my category pages have a ton of content on them and everything is directly related to the keyword in question.

    Will ranking a Wordpress category page work? Or should I stick to ranking posts? My SEO knowledge is limited. Thanks in advance for your input.
  2. Laubster

    Laubster Senior Member Premium Member

    May 21, 2013
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    Pages, Categories, Posts, they're all the same thing basically. You may want to add the rel=author tag to the page manually since it's not a post, if you want authorship that is. But besides that it doesn't really matter.