Proper SEO will help you to get better ranking on search engines and revenue. In our WordPress blogs, we are using the Yoast SEO plugin for on-page optimization. We will show you how can you properly configure Yoast SEO plugin on a WordPress blog.
How To Configure Yoast SEO Plugin?
First of all, log in to your WordPress dashboard.
Now, you need to add the Yoast SEO plugin and activate it. For this, simply go to the add new plugins section.
Now, search for the Yoast SEO plugin and install it.
After installing, activate it.
If the plugin got activated, you will get a success message.
Now, go to the plugin settings and open configuration wizard.
Now, you will see a welcome page there. You can configure Yoast SEO plugin yourself or you can use the service of Yoast. All you need is, simply configure yourself.
Now, choose your website environment. Probably you may be ready to get indexed.
Now, choose your website type from there.
On the next step, you can choose the administration of your website. If you are alone handling it, choose the person and enter your name. If you represent any company, choose the company from there and enter the company name and logo there.
Link your social profiles on the next step.
Make sure that your posts and pages will be indexed in Google and other search engines.
If you are planning to have multiple authors, choose the yes option. Choosing the no option will disable the author archive.
Link your website to Google search console. You can also do this later.
Choose your website title there and your website separator.
That’s all. You have successfully configured the Yoast free plugin on the blog. Now, you can opt-in for their newsletter here.
They will offer some training videos there.
After that, you will get a success message there.
So, you have successfully configured the Yoast free version plugin on your blog. If you need to change the configuration, simply reopen the configuration wizard and make appropriate changes.
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