How to Enable or Disable the SEO Keyword Analysis

Last update: 04 August, 2017

This guide is about the SEO keyword analysis previously called page analysis. For the new Readability tab, please see this article.

Enable Keyword Analysis

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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. Click on 'Dashboard'.Yoast SEO > Dashboard
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Click on the 'Features' tab.

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Toggle the 'Keyword analysis' switch. Enabled means the analysis will show. Disabled removes it.Yoast SEO Toggle Switch
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Click 'Save Changes'.

Disable Keyword Analysis

The SEO keyword analysis reviews the content of your post and provides you with real-time improvement tips. While we definitely recommend using the analysis, you can disable the SEO keyword analysis site wide or per user.

The ability to disable the SEO keyword analysis was reintroduced in version 3.4 in response to user feedback.

Site Wide

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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. Click on 'Dashboard'.

Yoast SEO > Dashboard (Advanced disabled)

Menu with advanced settings disabled
Enable advanced features

Yoast SEO > Dashboard

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Click on the Features tab.
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Toggle Keyword analysis to disabled.wpseo_titles-metas_keyword
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Save Changes.

Per User

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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 'Users'.
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The 'Users' settings will expand providing you additional options. Click on 'Your Profile' to disable for yourself or click 'Edit' on another user to disable for them.
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Check the Disable SEO analysis box.wp_users_profile_keyword
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Save Changes.

Version 3.0 to 3.3.X

This feature was removed.

Version 2.3.X and Earlier

This guide below is written for advanced users and developers. Looking for a web developer to customize our plugin? We highly recommend checking out Code Poet as they have a great list of available freelance WordPress developers.

The wpseo_use_page_analysis filter allows you to disable the page analysis.

Add the following code to your plugin or theme's function.php file:

add_filter( 'wpseo_use_page_analysis', '__return_false' );

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