When we talk about Thesis wordpress theme, the first thing comes into our mind is SEO. Thesis is said to be the best framework for SEO and after using it for months, I have no reasons to deny it.
Thesis Framework power is it’s SEO control and also Thesis offer inbuit SEO options like All in one SEO plugin.
Though All in one SEO wordpress plugin, is one essential plugin for WordPress SEO. Thesis has inbuilt option for entire required field for SEO optimization of any post. So there is no point using All in one SEO plugin along with Thesis theme.
Should we Disable ALL in One SEO while using Thesis?
This is the question asked by Himanshu in my previous post on Thesis wordpress theme:
In simple word no, there is two option we have
- Use All in one SEO settings
- Use Thesis SEO settings
The first option sounds good to me, but why to burden your blog with one more plugin, when the option is inside your Theme file.
What about ALL in One SEO data for old blog post?
We can Transfer all old ALL in one SEO detail for individual post into your Thesis post and Forget about All in one SEO plugin.
How to Transfer All in one SEO settings into Thesis SEO settings?
This can easily be done by running 3 SQL queries in your phpmyadmin. If you use Dreamhost webhosting, You can access phpmyadmin using my previous tutorial
For other webhosting companies, please refer to your web hosting wiki page.
- Take Backup of your database
- Disable All in one SEO
- Login to your phpmyadmin, select your WordPress blog database, and click on SQL
Now Run Following queries:
insert wp_postmeta (post_id,meta_key,meta_value) select post_id, concat('thesis_',meta_key),meta_value from wp_postmeta where meta_key in ('title','description','keywords');
You will get success prompt after making these changes. Now crosscheck by opening any of your old blog post and check the Keyword and meta value.
Update: You can use this plugin to import all in one SEO settings to Thesis theme.
For now, I have migrated all in one SEO settings into Thesis theme and using Thesis theme for all my SEO needs. Do let us know if you have migrated AIO SEO settings into Thesis or not?