Yoast SEO is a plugin provided by WordPress that handles all your website’s SEO needs. From your Page Title to analytics, Yoast SEO plugin has it all. It’s the most easy to use, easy to install and also most popular plugin for SEO in the marketplace as of 2018. According to its official website, Yoast SEO has been downloaded for more than 3+ million times. It’s indeed some staggering numbers right there.
For all of those who want to make their WordPress website free from SEO issues and recommendations for making their Websites better, I am going to show you step by step how to install Yoast SEO Plugin into your WordPress Websites. The prerequisites for this tutorial Blog is to have WordPress blog script install to your hosting server.
Login in and go to Plugins
Simply Log in to your admin panel for your WordPress website. Make sure you have administrator rights.
Add New Plugin
Once you are inside Plugin menu, Click on the “Add New” Button as shown in the screenshot.
Type Yoast SEO
On the search plugin text box, type “Yoast SEO” and hit enter.
Click Install Now
Once the search result is shown to your Add plugin page, find Yoast SEO title (probably it would be the first one). Click on “Install Now” button to install Yoast SEO into your website.
As soon as you clicked on “Install Now” button, you’ll see “installing” text appearing with icon. Just wait for your Yoast SEO plugin to get installed. It would mostly take 5-8 seconds max.
Click on Activate
After the Yoast SEO plugin is installed, just click on Blue “Activate” button to turn your plugin on.
Navigate to SEO
Once the plugin is successfully installed, you will notice a new menu item at the left side of your dashboard named “SEO”. Just click on it.
Start your SEO
After navigating inside “SEO”, you’ll find the plugin’s dashboard. Here you can start fixing some SEO issue, follow the guidelines and make your website top notch in terms of SEO and search friendliness.