Installation Guide for Yoast SEO

Last update: 31 August, 2017

Note: This is the installation guide of the free Yoast SEO plugin. If you’re looking for the installation guide of Yoast SEO Premium, please go here.

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Table of contents

Installation

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 ‘Plugins’.
2
Click on ‘Add New’ near the top of the screen. Type ‘Yoast SEO’ in the search bar, as shown below.
search plugin
4
This will give you a page of search results. Our plugin should be visible now. Click the ‘Install Now’ link to start installing our plugin, as shown below:
5
Click the ‘Activate’ button that appeared where the ‘Install Now’ button was previously located.
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