SEO by Yoast

Adding the SEO by Yoast Plugin to Your WordPress Site

Adding an SEO Plugin to your WordPress site is a useful tool in helping you get your website to the top of search rankings. There are plenty of SEO Plugins, but we recommend using the WordPress SEO by Yoast plugin. This blog will show you how to install this plugin on your WordPress site.

First, navigate to your administrative page by going to Login in here to access your dashboard.


On the side bar of your dashboard, select Plugins and Add New


Search for “SEO by Yoast” in the search bar.  It should be the first option in the search results. This is what the Plugin looks like:



Click “Install Now.”




When it is installed, click “Activate Plugin.”

2015-03-26_13-04-53You’ll be returned to your Plugins page with this pop up. Click “Allow Tracking.”



Now, you should have an SEO tab on your main navigation in your dashboard. Go to General to set up the general settings of the plug in.



Update your information by adding your company name and logo, and any webmaster tools that you are using. Now that you have the Plugin set up, you can optimize your blogs with help from this post. 

For more information on this plugin, Yoast has a very detailed guide that can be found here.



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