Import And Export in Yoast SEO

Last update: 18 August, 2018

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

  1. 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’.
  2. The ‘SEO’ settings will expand providing you additional options. Click on ‘Tools’. 
    Yoast SEO Tools
  3. Click on ‘Import and Export’.

Yoast SEO (free version)

You will see the following import and export options for Yoast SEO:

Yoast SEO (free) Tools Import and Export
  • Import Yoast SEO settings
  • Export Yoast SEO settings
  • Import from other SEO plugins
    • All in One SEO
    • Greg’s High Performance SEO (Requires 7.3 or newer)
    • HeadSpace2
    • JetPack SEO
    • Platinum SEO Pack (Requires 7.3 or newer)
    • Premium SEO Pack (Requires 7.3 or newer)
    • SEO Framework (Requires 7.3 or newer)
    • SEOpressor
    • SEO Ultimate
    • Smartcrawl SEO (Requires 7.3 or newer)
    • Squirrly SEO (Requires 7.3 or newer)
    • WooThemes SEO Framework
    • WP Meta SEO (Requires 7.3 or newer)

Yoast SEO (premium version)

You will see additional import and export options for premium plugins:

Yoast SEO Premium Tools Import and Export
  • All Yoast SEO options above, plus
  • Import redirects
    • Redirection (requires Premium 1.1 or newer)
    • Safe Redirect Manager (requires Premium 4.0 or newer)
    • Simple 301 Redirects (requires Premium 4.0 or newer)
    • CSV file (requires Premium 5.4 or newer)
    • .htaccess file (requires Premium 1.2 or newer)
  • Export redirects (requires Premium 5.3 or newer)
  • Export keywords (requires Premium 5.5 or newer)
  • Local SEO (Yoast SEO: Local required, not shown above)

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