What is Yoast SEO plugin? How to setup Yoast SEO plugin?
Here, a complete guide on yoast seo plugin has been described step by step. Yoast SEO plugin is the most used plugin for making seo friendly websites. Using this plugin, you can improve SEO ranking.
Most of the users just do install yoast seo plugin to their website and leaves it. But you should know very well about its settings.
Let’s understand how to install the YOAST SEO plugin:
Ask for your website is live or under construction. If your site is live, please select option A and click next.
If your website is blog type, please select “A blog”.
Please select search result for post and pages in search engine-
Click on Close button, you’ll be back to website dashboard.
You can enable or disable Yoast seo features anytime.
Here you can connect your website with Bing, Google, Baidu and Yandex. You can alos put the verification code in head section. But in YOAST there is an option to enter verification code and save.
Search Appearance – Yoast SEO provides following options:
#1. Title Separator – This option is for placing a symbol in order to separate title and website name. By default it is “-“.
#2. Homepage – Here you can add the seo title format and meta description.
#3. Knowledge Graph & Schema.org – You can choose here if the site represent a person or organization.
#4. Organization – If your site an organization, then enter organization name and organization logo url.
This is the most important section. This tab settings allow you to specify what the default search appearance should be for any type of content. You can choose which content types appear in search results and what their default description should be.
I recommend you to keep “media and attachment urls” settings default.
Under this section you can configure category and tag for a post and page which result in search engine.
Please configure the archives setting as per your requirement or disable this option as it result duplicate content.
You should enable breadcrumbs, as it is good to crawl in search engine.
This feature is used to automatically add content to your RSS.
Under this page you’ll get following features to configure
Under the section Desktop, you’ll find the broken link or error on page for desktop view. Once you find this error on this tab, you can get back to your post or page and correct that issue.
Under Settings tab, you have to authenticate your google account with YOAST plugin. You will get a google authorization code. Just put that code in Authorization box and save it.
Under the page Social -Yoast Seo, You can link your website with the social profile.
Here you’ll get following features: