Enable Meta Keywords in Yoast SEO

Last update: 15 May, 2017

Although we do not recommend using meta keywords, this feature can be enabled using the following steps.

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Log in to your WordPress website. When you’re logged in, you will be in your ‘Dashboard’. On the left-hand side, you will see a menu. In that menu, click on ‘SEO’.
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The ‘SEO’ settings will expand providing you additional options. If you don’t see the ‘Titles & Metas’ setting in your ‘SEO’ menu, please enable your advanced settings first.

Yoast SEO > Dashboard (Advanced disabled)

Menu with advanced settings disabled
Enable advanced features

3
Click on ‘Titles & Metas’.
Yoast SEO > Titles & Metas
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Click on the ‘Other’ tab across the top.
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Toggle the ‘Use meta keywords tag’ to enabled.Yoast SEO Enable/Disable Toggle Switch
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Click ‘Save Changes’ at the bottom of the settings.

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