Import And Export in Yoast SEO

Last update: 15 May, 2017

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. 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

3
Click on ‘Tools’.
Yoast SEO > Tools
4
Click on ‘Import and Export’.

5
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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