Past Meetup

WPTurku: Technical Search Engine Optimization (SEO) for WordPress

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18 people went

Panimoravintola Koulu

Eerikinkatu 18 · Turku

How to find us

2nd floor at Cygnaeus room next to bar

Location image of event venue


NOTE! We are on 2nd floor at Cygnaeus room this time.

Let's talk about search enginge optimization – how to get your site ranking well in Google and other search engines. What kind of plugins should you use for SEO? How you can make sure that your site will be noticed?

We have a guest speaker Otto Kekäläinen, CEO of Seravo Oy ( and member of the MariaDB Foundation ( Otto has been our guest before talking about security and WordPress with a great reception ( ).

Location: Panimoravintola Koulu 2nd floor: Cygnaeus room (next to bar)

Please, order the drinks from 2nd floor bar.

Sponsor: WP-Palvelu

This time WP-Palvelu ( is our sponsors our venue as our regular room in Panimoravintola Turku was booked. WP-Palvelu offers premium hosting and professional upkeep for WordPress sites. They take care of speed, security and updates. You can focus on building your business flexibly and safely.

Technical SEO for WordPress a.k.a stop wasting time on Yoast Otto Kekäläinen

Do you already have great content and want search engines to value it higher? How do you make sure Google knows about all your products in WooCommerce? How do you correctly configure sitemap.xml and robots.txt with WordPress? What are OpenGraph and, and how do they help your site get more visitors?

WordPress core contributor, author of multiple plugins and full stack developer Otto Kekäläinen from explains everything a WordPress site owner needs to know about technical SEO so that their content can shine. And yes, the first advice is to get rid of Yoast and move on to the next level.

This talk was first given in Stockholm WordPress Meetup with over 40 listeners (


18:00 Welcome
18:15 Sponsor: WP-Palvelu
18:30 Otto Kekäläinen: Technical SEO for WordPress
19:30- Discussion, drinks & networking


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