How to Install and Setup WordPress SEO Plugin by Yoast

How to Install and Setup WordPress SEO Plugin by Yoast

Having good SEO for your site is always a great idea. One method of ensuring that is by using SEO by Yoast. In this video, we will show you how to install and setup WordPress SEO by Yoast.

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Summary of this Tutorial:

Start by installing and activating the SEO by Yoast plugin.

This will add a SEO area to your admin

Under SEO, Dashboard we will want to see the plugin’s overview as well as where to reset the settings to default.

We would suggest turning off tracking but it is not required.

Under security you can disable the advanced area of the SEO meta box.

With the webmaster tools you can add your site to some search engines.

For titles keep this unchecked .

There home page is where you fill our your title template or what shows at the top of your home page.

Post types lets you choose the default title template.

Under social you can add a Facebook admin and set your site for Facebook.

Twitter is a similar area where you can add your posts to your Twitter with summaries.

Sitemaps are next as they help your site get indexed by search engines.

Then there are permalinks where the plugin adds to teh permalink structure in place.

For internal links you will want to enable breadcrumbs.

If you want to save your work you can export the settings at any time.

Now there are bulk editors for titles and descriptions should you want to change those.

You will want to try to keep your SEO in the green.

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