setup yoast seo plugin

Most of the yoast SEO plugin users didn’t configured the settings and they are doing SEO by just installing the plugin. Because most of the people don’t know how to setup yoast seo plugin correctly and how it works.

So, Here we are going to walk step by step through all of the settings in Yoast SEO Plugin. This article will help you to advanced indexation of your wordpress site in less than 2 minutes.

Read: On Page SEO Checklist,Techniques And Factors

NB: Before following this tutorial you should intsall Yoast SEO on your blog

So, Let’s start the Yoast SEO tour icon smile How to Setup Yoast WordPress SEO Plugin in Less than 2 Minutes

General Settings

1) Title Settings

WordPress SEO has auto-detected whether it needs to force rewrite the titles for your pages, if you think it’s wrong and you know what you’re doing, you can change the setting here. Check this box if your title tag settings are not working.

2) Sitewide meta settings

If you want to prevent /page/2/ and further of any archive to show up in the search results, enable this. Only check “no-index sub-pages of archives” in this section and leave all others unchecked.

Read: Off Page SEO Techniques,Checklist & Optimization

3) Clean up the <head>

Leave all these unchecked and you have no need to use this.

Post Type Settings


It is the most important part in yoast setting. Because, One simple mistake in this part can kill your blog easily. So, Be careful when make changes.

You can setup title and description templates here and you can control indexation of these parts of WordPress.

DON’T Check on noindex, follow if you want to index your posts, pages and media in search results.

Read: SEO Mistakes To Avoid In 2018 Most Bloggers Make


1) Categories

Index these if you want to show your categories in search results.

2) Tags

It is good if you no-index this.

3) Format

Leave this Unchecked.


1) Author Archives 

Check the box and no index this. if your blog is a single author blog you should check “Disable the Author Archives”. Users will get redirected back to your home blog page.

2) Date Archives

Check this box also and no index this, but you want to make date-based archives enabled



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