The Video tutorial guide on How to install SEO Plugin and its basic Yoast settings 2018? (Formally WordPress SEO by Yoast). Utilize the built-in feature for maximum SEO benefits.
How to improve SEO ranking on google? Yoast SEO (formerly WordPress SEO by Yoast) is the complete plugin for SEO available for WordPress users. The Yoast SEO plugin providing every option that you need to optimize WordPress blog. Use the basic Yoast settings 2018 provided in the given video to configure your WordPress blog.
In this plugin there is a particular built-in Content analysis function is available. It helps to optimize WordPress site titles and description for Google.
WordPress blog’s elite developer “Joost De Valk” created a Plugin and created history a few years back. The plugin had all the options related to SEO.
This tutorial covers the WordPress SEO plugin installation and configuration process for best results in Search Engine Optimization.
Special features are
The given features are the major features of the Yoast SEO plugin:
1. Post title and Meta Description
2. Taxonomy (Tags, Category and Custom Taxonomy) title and Meta description
3. Meta Robots Configuration
4. Canonical setup
5. Verify your sites in Google, Bing, and Yandex (Russian search engine)
6. Focus Keyword testing
7. Facebook Open Graph Support
8. Date hiding feature from search engine snippets
9. Add Google authorship for a single author
10. You can hide RSD, WLW, and shortlinks from head
11. Breadcrumbs support
12. Permalink Cleans up
13. XML sitemaps
14. RSS footer / header configuration
15. ‘robots.txt’ and ‘.htaccess’ editor
How to install Yoast SEO Plugin form WordPress dashboard?
Installation of Yoast SEO plugin is straightforward. Just go to Plugins – Add New and search for the keyword “Yoast SEO.”
After the display, the required plugin snippet, click on Install button finally click on Activate Plugin.
Now you will see a new tab option “SEO” in the left column of your WordPress dashboard.
Getting Started with Basic Yoast SEO Settings
How to improve SEO on WordPress?
These settings are created by keeping in mind for beginners. Before setup the plugin, you must import all SEO data from your blog to Yoast Plugin with the help of “SEO Data Transporter.”
Finally, WordPress SEO by Yoast Plugin is enough for WordPress blogs. No need to install more SEO plugins. In the video, I discussed the following below details and setup process.
1. General settings
2. Title and Meta settings
3. Social settings
4. XML sitemap
5. Advanced settings
7. Google search console
We can achieve the maximum functionality of WordPress Blogs by using this Joost’s plugin “WordPress SEO by Yoast plugin.” It can also help to avoid and protect from content scrapers to your WordPress blogs.
In each of the steps you will find the expanded information, videos and links to additional documentation, read carefully before making any changes.
Choosing Yoast SEO premium is another great option to improve blog SEO in a professional way. The premium plugin has more additional features like internal linking, multi-focus keywords feature and special redirection feature. Every option is good in this search engine optimization WordPress plugin.
I covered everything in this guide about this Yoast WordPress SEO plugin, and we hope that helps you install and set it in the right way. You can also see my list of WordPress SEO plugins for blog optimization. By using the above Yoast SEO settings, recheck your existed settings or if you are new to WordPress blog, get my Free ebook and follow those instructions to create a new WordPress blog within 30 minutes.
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