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Best Setting Of Yoast SEO Plugin WordPress

Best Setting Of Yoast SEO Plugin Wordpress

In this article, we will discuss the best setting of Yoast SEO plugin WordPress. The Yoast SEO WordPress plugin is a most popular plugin. If it configures properly then it gives result great. You can setup of your plugin in simple three steps. 1. Keywords 2. Write Content 3. Search Console.

Keep concentrate on your Yoast SEO plugin green light. Kindly check your plugin is updated to latest version. It’s essential to update the latest version. Write content which relates with your heading. We waste money for consulting but here I will feel glad if you take benefit from this tutorial.

Best Setting Of Yoast SEO Plugin WordPress

Let’s see WordPress SEO setting here under:


  1. Import Pre-configured setting
  2. Installation
  3. Dashboard
  4. Title & Metas
  5. Social
  6. XML Sitemap
  7. Advanced
  8. Tools
  9. Webmaster Tools
  10. Extensions
  11. Choose Focus keywords
  12. Optimize Content With Green Light

If you don’t want to read the whole tutorial simply click on above links you will reach there.

Import Pre-configured Setting of Yoast

If you want to import pre-configured setting of Yoast then click on the button.

Download setup now goes as under options:-

Download Yoast SEO Setting

When you will have imported data now make changes in it as your site requirement. Like your site name and your keywords which belong to your site.


For Yoast SEO installation. Go to plugin » Add new » search “Yoast SEO” and install/activate. When plugin will activate it will appear in your left-hand option after setting tab.

Yoast SEO


Firs setting of Dashboard. Fill your company data like name, alternate name, and company etc.

Company Profile Yoast SEO

Webmaster Tools

Now webmaster tools usage for site verification.

Site Verification Using Yoast SEO
Verify Your Site From Google, Bing, And Yandex

  • Login Search Console.
  • Now select alternative method and copy HTML tag.
  • Paste this under SEO » Dashboard » Webmaster Tools » Google Search Console
  • If anything finds remove this.
  • Now save it.
  • Go in search Console and click on verify.

Repeat do this for Bing and Yandex.

Security Tab Setting Yoast SEO

One setting Yoast SEO

Title & Metas

Title and Metas tab setting.

General Tab (Title and metas)Force Rewrite Titles

If you are getting the duplicate title then use force rewrite titles.
An experienced issue in Yoast SEO plugin is duplicate site name in website title. If you experience then better to go in your appearance tab » editor » header.php. Now after <head> tag, replace your <title>  </title> tags with

<title><?php wp_title(''); ?></title>

Homepage setting

Post Tab Setting

Basic Variables

Now see the basic variables of Yoast SEO.

Basic Variables

Writing Techniques Titles And Description

Now just see writing techniques for title and description. By the way, the plugin auto picks meta description from the article. But if you want to use own then no issue you can use. Read about Meta Robots And How To Create Robots?

Meta robots tell to search engine bots while your page or post will index or no index.

Yoast SEO Meta Box

Yoast SEO meta box tab setting.

Yoast SEO Meta Box

Archives Tab Setting

Other Tab Setting


Filling out all blank field. It will tell about your social media sites. So follow these steps.

Social Tab Setting

Facebook Setting

Twitter setting

Pintrest Setting

Google Plus Setting Yoast SEO

You have to upload Facebook, Twitter and Google image. Keep their size as under:-

  • Facebook Image: 1200 x 628 px
  • Twitter Image: 1024 x 512 px
  • Google Plus Image: 800 x 1200 px

Facebook Sharing

XML Sitemaps

Now just see XML sitemaps configuration.


  • Go to SEO » XML Sitemap
  • Now click on XML Sitemap button
  • Copy last part of the URL, which contains “sitemap_index.xml”
  • Login to Google webmaster tools
  • On your left site click on crawl » Sitemap
  • Now paste last part of your Sitemap URL and test.
  • Submit
  • Submit like that to Bing and Yandex

Site submission
User Sitemap

Post Type

Excluded Posts



Just see advanced option to optimize the site.

Advance Tab Setting (Yoast SEO)


Breadcrumbs are text which shows in top content.

Breadcrumbs Shown
To enable breadcrumbs, add this code to editor » Index.php. Paste under get_header();

get_header(); ?>
<div id="primary">
<?php if ( function_exists('yoast_breadcrumb') ) {
yoast_breadcrumb('<p id="breadcrumbs">','</p>');
} ?>
<div id="content" role="main">

Yoast SEO Permalink Setting

Avoid Category Base URL

If your permalink structure contains word “category” then remove from your URL. By using avoid category base URL.


In your field, the under data will appear


And here’s what will appear after each post…



Some tools you can use for the more advanced purpose.

Tools Yoast SEO

Bulk Editor

You can use bulk editor for Meta description improvement.

Bulk EditorFile Editor

You can also use File editor for editing robots.txt and .htaccess file.

Import & Export

Delete data after import. By using import & export option.

Import Yoast SEO

Search Console

Search console setting of Yoast SEO.

Search Console Yoast SEO

Yoast SEO Search Console

Yoast SEO 301 Permanent Redirect Example

See Yoast SEO 301 permanent redirect example hereunder:

301 Redirect Setting

If you want to know how to create a redirect? Then visit the below link.


Yoast SEO extensions are as under:

Yoast SEO Premium

WordPress Local SEO

Video SEO Plugin

WooCommerce SEO

News SEO

Choose Focus Keywords

Choose focus keywords like shown below.

Focus Keywords

 Optimize Content With Green Light

You can optimize content with green light like shown below.

Optimize content with green light

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