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webfi-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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  • Emcee Alistair Ankita on September 2, 2014

    Why am i not getting the option for Seo Pluggin do i have to be  apremium member

  • Rochelle Sollish on September 28, 2014

    Really liked the video. However, she talked a bit too fast. Guess I'll have to watch twice as it was too fast to take notes. But other really good.


  • Travel Alchemy on December 23, 2014

    Lovely video. Thanks guys (and gals!) 

  • Rajib Kumar Paul on February 11, 2015

    Hi, handy video for beginner I already used Yoast for my blogs SEO and Yoast did the job nicely and now I am first page pf google

  • MR AIT on March 9, 2015

    thanks great and fresh tutorial

  • Divine Ground Tantra TV on April 9, 2015

    Although I had to keep stopping this video and rewinding as it was in hyperspeed, there was great information in it, thank you.

  • Dhana Abishek on May 21, 2015

    Sorry but when I activate the seo plugin it shows " Fatal error: Call to undefined function seodt_meta_key_convert() in C:wampwwwwp-contentpluginsseo-data-transporterplugin.php on line 186 " Can you please tell me what error did I make ??

  • Glen Dahilan on July 18, 2015

    thanks for the vid

  • Chris H on July 20, 2015

    Just one word!!!!!!!!!!amazing!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! Thanks so much!!!!!!!!! thanks for doing this…it will help me really good…thanks for your great help.

  • i Ja Pai ไอจะไป on July 27, 2015

    Thumbnails still not work even I upload it. Please help. Thank you a lot

  • Alanna Birmingham on September 12, 2015

    Yoast has updated this plugin since this video was published so it was difficult to find the same places to make changes. Great information but it was a little fast! I managed to follow along but only by stopping/starting the video and searching for the same areas in my version of the plugin.

  • Nicolás Vergara on October 2, 2015

    Please update this video, lots of options are no placed anymore or at least not in the the same order.

  • Ace on October 11, 2015

    Hello can I still use the yoast plugin specifically for videos? and when will you guys update the plugin.

  • Quine on October 13, 2015

    Wow! Are we in a rush? Lots of useful information, but delivery way too fast. Video also needs to be updated in line with updated Yoast SEO. Thank you.

  • Custom Wedding Garter on December 11, 2015

    Way over my head… Way too fast. I need to see how and what to type in each field with examples…. Step by step as if you were working on a site for yourself. Thanks.

  • Blissful Middle on April 13, 2016

    Thanks this was really helpful 🙂

  • Web Design on May 14, 2016

    very nice friend.. i need you help further. please add me on skype. my skype name is jasgarry4.


  • Veiko Ristissaar on August 11, 2016

    Thnaks for the awesome video 🙂

  • Dj.Pachanga Music Records on September 15, 2016

    way too fast ..worst tutorial ever

  • Pooja's Cookery on November 1, 2016

    Hi , I have Yoast SEO plugin but no extension option there.

  • Abderrahim Ibnouelkadi on January 14, 2017

    this is really NOT for beginners to understand, your explanation is too vague i could not follow you.

  • blagojce vitanovi on September 25, 2017

    I watched your video and it's really awesome, but I'm still confused why SEO meta box doesn't appear on the bottom of my post, does SEO made some changes thanks.

  • lynda 2020 on November 22, 2017

    thanks for the video , very interesting

  • RANKAROO on July 30, 2018

    Yoast SEO plugins is now updated, no such features are available.

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