Guide to install and configure Yoast Seo to optimize Seo for wordpress - Part 2 - HOSTVN Blog

Yoast SEO is the best WordPress SEO plugin on the market and offers the most comprehensive toolkit to optimize your website.

Next part 1: install and configure Yoast Seo optimally Seo for wordpress - Part 1 in part 2 we will show you how to configure yoasst seo when posting articles and products on your website.

  1. Optimize your posts and pages with Yoast SEO

Just installing and setting up Yoast SEO is not enough. To really maximize the benefits of this plugin, you need to customize the settings on each post.

Let's see how you can maximize Yoast Seo benefits by optimizing each post / page in WordPress.

Just edit the post or page, and you'll notice a new Yoast SEO metabox below the post editor.

Yoast Seo

You can start by adding key phrases or focus keywords (Focus keyphrase). This is the main keyword that you think your users will enter into search engines to find this post.

Yoast SEO will then check the content of your post for SEO analysis and Readability. You can view the analysis to further improve your post.

Analysis results

Tip: The readability and SEO analysis reports in Yoast SEO are quite accurate and extremely helpful in improving your content. However, do not kill yourself because it may cause you to spend more time tracking and analyzing instead of creating better content for your users.

You can view our article on how to do keyword research for your blog posts.

2. Optimize classification principles for SEO (Categories and tags)

Like your posts and pages, you can also override the SEO title and meta description for the author's category, tags, and archive page.


Just visit the page Post » Categories and click the edit link below any category. On the category editing page, scroll down and you'll see the Yoast SEO meta box.

You can do that for all your custom categories, tags and archives.

3. Optimize ecommerce products

Yoast SEO fully supports online stores and eCommerce websites with WooCommerce. This allows you to optimize your product pages just as you would optimize posts and blog pages.

You will find all Ecommerce SEO options when adding a new product to your site. You can also edit any old product and optimize it by entering key words, SEO titles, SEO descriptions, etc.

For more details, see our complete SEO WooCommerce guide with step by step instructions.

We hope this guide helped you install and set up the WordPress Yoast SEO plugin. You may also want to see some of our other posts below.

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