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Rank Math SEO is the Best WordPress SEO plugin combines the features of many SEO tools in a single package & helps you multiply your SEO traffic.

Getting Started

These instructions will help you to get the plugin up and running on your local machine for development and testing purposes.

⚠️ Prerequisites

We recommend using these tools for the development of Rank Math.

  • Local by Flywheel: For installing WordPress. Create two sites, one for regular development and another one for the fresh installation testing. You can use the WP Reset plugin to reset the fresh installation site after testing.
  • VS Code Editor, here is the list of recommended extensions:
    • markdown-all-in-one
    • minifyall
    • php-debug
    • php-intellisense
    • php-pack
    • vscode-colorize
    • vscode-csscomb
    • vscode-eslint
    • vscode-html-css
    • vscode-html-format
    • vscode-intelephense-client
    • vscode-phpsab
    • vscode-scss
    • vscode-wordpress-hooks
    • wordpress-toolbox
  • Github for desktop
  • Chrome Browser

Required WP Plugins:

Rank Math also requires Node.js. The Project is built using the latest active LTS release of the Node and the latest version of NPM.
Refer to this tutorial to download and install Node.js and NPM
After installing Node, run the below command in the plugin directory to install all the required dependencies.
npm ci

🏗️ Development

Analytics Module:
npm run devca – Development
npm run ca – Production
Analytics Module:
npm run deva – Development
`npm run a’ – Production
Schema Module
npm run devs – Development
npm run s – Production
Rest of the Files
npm run dev – Development
npm run build – Production
And use npm run dist before the final commit, this command will regenerate the final JS, CSS, and pot files.
CSS Compilatoin
gulp watch

Issue Formatting:

  • Issue title should start with the Module name, for example [Analytics Module/Feature]: Issue Text
  • Make sure to add all details related to the issue in the description area, so everyone can understand it

Pull Request Formatting

  • Before creating a new branch for any issue, make sure the issue is created, if not please create it before creating a new branch and PR
  • Branch slug format should be fixed-issueid
  • PR Title should start with the Fixed #issueid: Issue Title
  • Make sure to close the issue from the PR description area [ Closes/Fixes #issueid]