Import And Export in Yoast SEO

Last update: 15 May, 2017

There are multiple options for importing data into the Yoast SEO plugin.

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’.
The ‘SEO’ settings will expand providing you additional options. If you don’t see the ‘Tools’ setting in your ‘SEO’ menu, please enable your advanced settings first.

Yoast SEO > Dashboard (Advanced disabled)

Menu with advanced settings disabled
Enable advanced features

Click on ‘Tools’.
Yoast SEO > Tools
Click on ‘Import and Export’.

You will see the following import and export options:

  • Import settings (Yoast SEO settings)
  • Export settings (Yoast SEO settings)
  • Import from other SEO plugins
    • HeadSpace2
    • All in One SEO
    • WooThemes SEO Framework
    • wpSEO
  • Local SEO (Local SEO by Yoast required, not shown below)
  • Import redirects (Yoast SEO Premium required)
    • Redirection
    • Safe Redirect Manager
    • Simple 301 Redirects
    • .htaccess file

Yoast SEO > Tools > Import and Export > Import redirects

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