How to Install Yoast WordPress SEO on Your Website

Posted OnJun 28, 2015     CategoryPlugins     CommentsNo comment

The first step in the guide to the WordPress SEO by Yoast plugin guide will show you how to install the plugin onto your website.

Step 1) Login to the WordPress Dashboard.

Step 2) On the Dashboard of your website, scroll down the left-hand sidebar and click on Plugins


Step 3) From the Installed Plugins page, click on Add New at the top of the page. Alternatively, click on Add New from the dropdown menu under Plugins on the sidebar.


Step 4) On the Add Plugins page, type in the name of your plugin in the search box on the right hand side, at the top of the page.


Step 5) From the Search Results page, scroll down to your chosen plugin and click the button marked Install Now. If you would like to learn more about your plugin, click the blue link marked More Details


Step 6) The plugin is now installed and unpacked into your website. The last thing to do now is click Activate Plugin


Step 7) Once activated, you will be redirected to the Installed Plugins page. From here, you can read all the info about your plugins, and deactivate and delete it if you no longer need it.


Step 8) Click on FAQ on the Installed Plugins page to be taken to the developers website. From here, you can get some good info about the plugin and what it can do for you.


Step 9) Once you head back to your site, click on SEO >> General from your Admin Panel to get started. The first time you click on this, you will be taken to a What’s New page, which will show you what has changed about the plugin since its original incarnation, including adding features like Knowledge Graph and more.


The next step in the guide will look at the General Settings of the plugin.

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