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Remove Stop Words


It is a common SEO technique to remove ‘stop words’ from the slug URL that are considered low priority in the search algorithm. Also, it helps trim the maximum URL length by creating a summary of the post title rather than the full text.

This plugin will remove the stop words from the URL from a defined list you can edit in the options.

A list of predefined stop words are included with the plugin and also available here.


  1. Upload remove-stop-words folder to the /wp-content/plugins/ directory .
  2. Activate the plugin through the ‘Plugins’ menu in WordPress.
  3. Add the stop words (comma separated) to the textarea in the options panel. There is a list of stop words included with this plugin.
  4. The predefined stop words will be removed from the URL slug.

Contributors & Developers

“Remove Stop Words” is open source software. The following people have contributed to this plugin.




  • Add option to edit the list of stop words in the admin panel.


  • Release.