Guide to Setup of WordPress Yoast SEO Plugin

(Last Updated On: November 17, 2016)

The Yoast SEO plugin is one of the most popular and useful SEO plugin for WordPress open source user. Many bloggers and SEO’s recommend Yoast SEO plugin for overall search engine optimization of website or blog. Your chances of targeting any keyword on search engine accomplished with this plugin. This plugin not only helps in meta tag optimization, it also helps in social as well as readability of website content. Yoast SEO plugin updated on the base of new algorithms of search engine specially Google.

Let’s learn and earn trust, ranking, traffic and best content user experience with the Yoast SEO plugin.

Follow these step by step guide to the setup Yoast SEO plugin

 

HOW TO INSTALL THE WORDPRESS YOAST SEO PLUGIN?

Follow the steps given below to install the plugin:-

  1. Go to your website/portal WordPress login by www.example.com/wp-admin.
  2. Now go to the plugin option of WordPress left hand side.
  3. Go to the add new plugin.
  4. Enter the name of the plugin in the search box.
  5. Enter the word YOAST SEO plugin.
  6. Now install it and activate it.

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BASIC SETTINGS OF WORDPRESS SEO PLUGIN BY YOAST:

1.PERMALINK SETTINGS:

Permalinks setting is the most important element in SEO of the website. I had earlier discussed about the permalink structure, but this time I am giving the settings of Yoast plugin. For this Settings of Permalinks. The default permalink is?p=<posted>, but I prefer to use either /post-name/ or /category/post-name/.

See the below image to learn more.

wordpress seo permalink setting of yoast plugin

2.XML SITEMAP SETTINGS:

This option is used for generating the sitemap automatically. This option is found on the left side of setting see below. Check the box for generating the sitemap as shown below.

wordpress seo xml sitemap setting

This is the basic and most important settings of Yoast plugin. I had described the SEO setting which is most important. All the rest of the settings should be left as default.

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WORDPRESS YOAST SEO PLUGIN FEATURES:

1.This is the plugin which gives you the page analysis report.

2. This plugin includes the all SEO terms like permalink,post keywords,tags,image optimization,post optimization, XML sitemap etc.

3.This plugin gives you the SEO check option which confirm your best SEO.

WORDPRESS YOAST SEO CHECK:

You can check the SEO of your post by using this plugin. In this plugin when you add your title, description, keywords. Then you see different colors of the circle in your post dashboard on the right side. You will see the red, green, yellow color. When you see the green color, then your SEO is good, when you get yellow than so have some problem and you can check it in page analysis option, when you get red color then you have a serious problem in SEO of the post. You can analyze the post in page analysis option. Get the green color.

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Conclusion

Most of the businesses need SEO of website. This Yoast SEO plugin boost your search engine optimization campaign. Their paid services are more helpful, but you can make a win win game with this plugin free of cost. Enjoy using this ultimate plugin. Don’t forget to share on social media. If you have any queries regarding this plugin, comment in the box.

 

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