WordPress Plugins To Improve CTR On Google Organic Search

By Faruque Ahamed Mollick

CTR or Click-Through-Rate on Google search results for a site refers to the ratio of users who click on a specific link from the site to the number of total users who view result from that specific site on Google search results.

CTR is also an important ranking factor on Google search engine. It is also an SEO factor. SO it is obviously good to find a way that can improve CTR of your site or blog.

If you are running a blog on self-hosted WordPress then there is a nice opportunity to increase the CTR of your blog. There are some great WordPress plugins available which can improve your CTR on Google Organic Search. Now in this article, I am going to list some of these WordPress plugins.

Improve CTR for your blog using these WordPress plugins

Author hReview

If you write review type post then Author hReview is going to effective for your blog. This plugin adds Google Rich Snippets for reviews type blog posts that are based on schema.org for a better SEO of your WordPress blog.

It will help in improving CTR of your blog as the star ratings on Google search results will attract search users visually and it will increase the chance of click on the result from your site. Thus you can also see in your Organic search traffic on Google. Well, there is also the premium version of this plugin available.

WP SEO Structured Data Schema

WP SEO Structured Data Schema is another great WordPress plugin that will improve the CTR of your blog in the same manner like Author hReview plugin. Yes, it will also add rich snippets schema.org code so that it can show rich snippets in search results.

Using WP SEO Structured Data Schema WordPress plugin you will able to add the schema for:

  • Organizations
  • Local Businesses
  • Articles
  • Blog Postings
  • Events
  • Products
  • Videos
  • Services
  • Ratings

Schema Ninja

SchemaNinja WordPress plugin can Boost CTR, Improve SEO and Rankings of your self-hosted WordPress site or blog. This plugin will support most of the content type. There are high chances that users will click more on Schema results than non-schema results on Google search.

So this plugin will add schema to increase the chances of clicking your site’s result on Google. Thus it will improve the CTR of your blog on Google Organic Search.

Rich Reviews

Rich Reviews is another plugin that adds schema.org markup on your WordPress site. But in that case, this plugin will allow users on your site to give the review which is different features than I discussed above. Many peoples may like to see users review for a product if you write products review type blog post.

And obviously, Rich Reviews WordPress plugin will also increase the CTR like any other schema markup WordPress plugin.

All In One Schema.org Rich Snippets

All In One Schema.org Rich Snippets is a nice WordPress plugin to boost your CTR and SEO rankings. It supports a huge amount of content types that also works on Google, Bing, YaHoo and Facebook.

This WordPress plugin is able to add a short summary of your blog page in search results of Google, Bing, YaHoo and in many times also in the news feed of Facebook. The format is really nice that may contain start ratings, author photo, an image etc.

Supported rich snippets content types by this plugin are Review, Event, People, Product, Recipe, Software Application, Video, and Articles.


Well, you may notice that all that plugins listed in this article are based on schema.org structural data rich snippets. This is a true fact that rich snippets on search engines like Google attract humans eye. It will be noticeable than any other search results exist there. So obviously I the chances of clicking a link with rich snippets is more.

And the more click rate your blog will get from search engines, you will see more improvement of CTR for your site or blog. And rich snippets is one of the most effective ways for this purpose. Your WordPress site will also get more organic search traffic.