How to Remove Yoast SEO From The Admin Bar

Last update: 13 May, 2017

The Yoast SEO admin bar menu contains useful links to third-party tools for analyzing pages and makes it easy to see if you have new notifications. After receiving feedback from multiple users who wanted to disable this feature, Yoast SEO 3.6 added a toggle switch to enable or disable this feature.

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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 (Advanced enabled)
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Click on the ‘Features’ tab.Yoast SEO > Dashboard > Features
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Toggle the ‘Admin bar menu’ switch to ‘Disabled’.Yoast SEO Toggle Switch
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Click ‘Save Changes’.

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