How to Install and Configure Yoast SEO Plugin

How to Install and Configure Yoast SEO Plugin

How to Install and Configure Yoast SEO Plugin

How to Install and Configure Yoast SEO Plugin-: Are you looking to Install WordPress Yoast SEO plugin to boost your SEO ranking but do not know how to install and configure Yoast SEO plugin, Keep reading this post. SEO stands for Search Engine Optimization which means the process of increasing the quality and quantity of website traffic by increasing the visibility of a website or a web page to users of a web search engine.

SEO is an alternative solution to online advertising because you can list your website content higher in Google Search result without paying any single penny. On the WordPress platform, there is a number of SEO Plugin which you can use but Yoast SEO is one of the best SEO plugins which fulfils all SEO requirement of a WordPress Website. 

How to Install and Configure Yoast SEO Plugin-:

Step.1-: Head over to WordPress Plugin Directory and search for Yoast SEO Plugin and Install it and Activate it.

How to Install and Configure Yoast SEO Plugin

Step.2-: After the Installation setup the permalink structure, Go to Dashboard > Settings > Permalinks.. Select the Post name because it is the most SEO friendly permalink structure.

How to Install and Configure Yoast SEO Plugin

Step.3-: Head over to path Dashboard > SEO > Titles & Metas > Home of Yoast SEO Plugin and fill title and description of your website. Keep your description short as possible within the 156 character limit. Your meta description is the look of your website list in the search result.

How to Install and Configure Yoast SEO Plugin

Step.4-: In this step, we will noindex Tags and Format

How to Install and Configure Yoast SEO Plugin

Step.5-: In this Step, we will disable Author Archives and date-based archive to do this go to Dashboard > SEO > Titles & Metas > Other.

How to Install and Configure Yoast SEO Plugin

Step.6-: In this step we will configure social media settings Go to Dashboard > SEO > Social > Facebook. You can set default image foe all of your post especially your logo. For twitter, you can set Twitter meta card data.

How to Install and Configure Yoast SEO Plugin

Step.7-: Yoast SEO automatic ping to a major search engine and submit your website XML sitemap enable the setting as shown in below image.

How to Install and Configure Yoast SEO Plugin

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