Yoast SEO 3.2 Quick Review

Today I saw a notification after logged into my WordPress backend, which was update Your Yoast Seo into 3.2 version. Recently we wrote an article on Yoast 3.1 features review. This Yoast 3.2 version comes with more improvements and more bugs has been resolved in this version according to their team. In this quick guide,  we will our Yoast Seo 3.2 quick review for readers better understanding how they can get benefit with it in their blogging journey.

Yoast SEO 3.2 Quick Review:

I simply analyze those features which they highlighted but few are most appreciable. Let me elaborate each one of them.

New Help Center:

Yoast team stick a new help center bar under the General section for user convenience or better guidance. In which they give a short tour of their new added features in current running Yoast Seo version.

Yoast SEO 3.2 Quick Review New Help Center

Premium: Social Previews:

This feature was not available in previous version but now you can avail with it. But only those people can avail benefit with it who paid for that plugin or using premium version of this plugin. Free users can’t utilize that feature, which is probably sad especially for many readers who can not bear this expense. Through this feature, you can easily see your web pages previews in social media sites such as Facebook and Twitter.

Yoast SEO 3.2 Quick Review Social Previews

Improved Inline Help:

Yoast this time added a magnificent feature, which can help you if you are in trouble. Let’s suppose if you do not understanding about few fields such as focus keyword, Meta title and description etc so there you will find a question mark help button, after press it you can see Yoast written article link on that matter or particular fields. Thus you can go ahead and can easily analyze those feature significance.

Yoast SEO 3.2 Quick Review Inline Help

Exclude Google Plus Social:

In this version Yoast Seo 3.2, they exclude Google plus social tab because metadata conflictions with Facebook, which caused many issues. Google also were using Facebook meta data so that extend in this feature with definitely help you on both sides.

Removed NOYDIR:

As we know that Yahoo directory has been closed and no longer exist. And Yoast team is sure about that Yahoo directory will not come back again. That is why, they removed this NOYDIR tag from this plugin. Must read What are the Noodp and Noydir Meta tags.

Let us know, if you found this article useful and  valuable for your Seo training. If you have any question related to this article or Yoast Seo plugin so we always respect readers feedback. You also can join our community forum for your Q/A or can comment under this article.

WordPress SEO By Yoast Guide For Beginners

As we know that WordPress Seo by Yoast is a priority based Seo plugin. Most complete Seo recipe that designed and developed by Yoast team. This plugin handles your website all Seo functions and maintain your website reputation in front of the search engine. This plugin already using on well-reputed sites such as Mashable and Search engine land, which are known by their popular names. Today, here we will let you know about Seo by Yoast detailed guide especially for beginners.

WordPress SEO By Yoast Guide:

This guide basically purpose to spread awareness about plugin usage and their benefits. Many of KowledgeIDea users asked to us about their basics and functionality factors on our community forum, few prominent questions you can see in the under image.

WordPress SEO By Yoast Guide For Beginners forum discussion

We merge few forum topics in the above image, which was arisen there by community users. That is why we decided to make a comprehensively explained video tutorial for user convenience.

Watch Video On YouTube:

What we Covered in Above Video:

  • SEO Yoast Company or individual person settings
  • SEO Yoast Title & Meta configuration for post/page/taxonomies/authors etc.
  • Disable advance part of plugin for contributors or authors to prevent any big changes for search engine crawler.
  • XML Sitemap setup and few instruction related to Google sitemap precautions.
  • Breadcrumbs, cleanup header and social media business pages connections.
  • SEO Yoast new additional feature (Search Console) to check it out or highlight your 404 not found pages or error getting pages during crawling, and how you can handle these errors comfortably.
  • Post and pages Seo indication dots (Red/Green/orange) and how you can tackle these situations easily.
  • Search Engine Robots guide to prevent Seo holes and promote Seo rank or visibility in search engine.

Hopefully, above video will be able to remove you doubts and hesitation. Unlike if you have any further questions and trouble so you can easily join us on our community forum or can comment under this post.

Yoast SEO 2.3 Introduce New Features

From many years Yoast serving extensive Seo tools and gadgets to his millions of active users. As we familiar with Yoast plugins, one of the popular and known plugin is WordPress Seo by Yoast. Recently we already wrote an article on previous version WordPress SEO by Yoast 2.0 With New Features. Yoast doing enhancement in his WordPress plugins with the passage of time and now they released WordPress Yoast Seo 2.3 with his new features.

Yoast SEO 2.3 Introduce New Features
Yoast SEO 2.3 Introduce New Features

Yoast SEO 2.3 Introduce New Features:

In this Yoast Seo 2.3 version, they integrate some new and effective features. We personally utilizing this one finest plugin our websites or blogs and recently we update the previous version into new one. We analyze and check this new version 2.3 features and feel happy to see it but in this version they lock somethings and only premium member can unlock those features and can get access on it instead of this they integrate many of others free features. Which we are going to discuss in this article for our user awareness.

Google New Search Console:

Google search console is similar like you webmaster ‘Crawling Errors‘ section. In which, you need to integrate your Google webmaster account with this plugin though webmaster authentication key then choose your target website from drop down list.

Yoast SEO 2.3 Introduce New Features search console

After integrate Google search console you will be able to see the crawling error, which crawler detected last time, when crawler came on your website. You need to check it out this console daily or weekly to find out your website missing pages on various devices. These missing pages generate 404 not found page, which is not fair with incoming visitors because they are not getting their information for which he came. You need to detect those 404 missing post, pages and categories and can redirect those visitors on other pages of website thus you will not lose any single incoming visitor.

SEO Score Widget on Dashboard:

This feature point out your published post Seo status or score. Similarly, you can find out the weak scored post Seo and correct them immediately. Now no need to filter bulk of the posts to figure out the weak Seo post, this feature will work fast with rocket speed.

Yoast SEO 2.3 Introduce New Features Point to Post

Breadcrumbs in the Customizer:

As we know that breadcrumbs is important because it make your website more user-friendly. This time Yoast add breadcrumbs customizer, where you can edit their style and appearance even can add prefix of breadcrumbs. If you are a developer then we would suggest you to read some implementation tips about Yoast breadcrumbs.

Yoast SEO 2.3 Introduce New Features breadcrumbs customizer

Cool Tip: If you installed fresh WordPress then I would suggest you to change your WordPress default tagline which is “Just another WordPress site” because this tagline will be shown in search engine from your domain title.

Let us know, if you found this article useful for your blogging journey. If you are a WordPress beginner then must read How To Install WordPress Seo By Yoast And Settings. For more discussion and your queries, you can join us via below comment.

WordPress SEO 2.0 With New Features

Yoast recently launched WordPress Seo 2.0 version with incredible features. No doubt previous version was also good but in this WordPress Seo 2.0 they added some advance features, which will help you to boost your site ranking in search engine. If you to want to know about previous version then read WordPress Seo By Yoast.

WordPress SEO 2.0 With New Features

WordPress SEO 2.0 With New Features:

WordPress Seo 2.0 was launched in 26 march by 

Google Knowledge Graph:

If i’m not wrong, so this features was not in the previous version. Google recently introduced knowledge graph feature, which highlight the company social profile, about company name with a finest logo. If you are celebs so, your social media fan pages, about yourself and more. WordPress Seo 2.0 have a ability or option, which can make knowledge graph for you or your company.

WordPress SEO By Yoast 2.0 Google Knowledge Graph

Complete social profiles list, Google also support social markup in Google Knowledge Graph.

WordPress SEO By Yoast 2.0 Knowledge Graph Social Profiles

If Google catch your provided social profiles markup and company profile then it will look like this.

WordPress SEO By Yoast 2.0 Google Knowledge Graph

Clear Navigation Option:

Yoast decided to move all admin option under the advance option. Now all option now looking simplified and cool. Actually they merge all important option under single advance option. Similarly, you see the simplified and clear navigation system instead of huge option list like previous version.

WordPress SEO By Yoast 2.0 Clear Navigation

Security:

Under the General option, they added a new and finest security option. Where you can disable Advance part of WordPress Seo meta-box in post and pages. If you check this option, then authors will not able to add or disturb robots tags, Canonical URL, Sitemap and its Priority, 301 Redirect and Breadcrumbs Title. Only admin can add or modify advance part of WordPress Seo. So this option creates a security shield.

WordPress SEO By Yoast 2.0 Security

Hopefully, WordPress Seo 2.0 version will help you to make finest Seo. Don’t forget to share your opinion and ideas with us. If you like this article the let us know and share with your friends. Conversely, for more discussion, join us via comment. 😉

How To Install WordPress Seo By Yoast And Settings

WordPress is an open and third-party better solution for website owners and blogger to create own website for share skills and share his beneficial ideas with his users. You already familiar with WordPress and his simple features. As we always stress on Seo Factors for finest website to increase his viewership/impressions on search engines (Google,Yahoo,Bing,MSN etc). Inside WordPress couples of plugins are used for better Seo and some are recommended by Seo Experts. In which, One of the recommended is WordPress Seo by Yoast.

WordPress SEO By Yoast Installation & Configuration:

WordPress Seo By Yoast plugin have outstanding features such as Meta-Tags, Robots, Sitemap, and further more. Just follow following steps to install this plugin. Login to your WordPress Dashboard then Go to Plugin >> Add New.

Wordpress Seo By Yoast

After do that plugin search box appear on your screen. Write >> WordPress Seo by Yoast inside of this search box and press Enter.

How to install Seo by Yoast and configuration

We already installed in our PC that’s why you can see in the above screenshot Installed.But you will see the Install button then >> Press install then >> Activate plugin. Now WordPress Seo by Yoast has installed in your hosting server/WordPress.You can see clearly in your left sidebar option with yellow screw icon name is SEO. 

How to install Seo by Yoast and configuration

In above figure, Now you can see properly all these option in your SEO Plugin. We will discuss on all of these options step by step. WordPress Seo by Yoast plugin contains numerous options, First we take Dashboard of Yoast. 

Yoast Dashboard:

How to install Seo by Yoast and configuration

As you can see in the above image that, Yoast dashboard consist of several and most important options for verify ownership of own website through meta lines. You will take these meta info from these website Google, Bing, Alexa, Pinterest, Yandex. For Google you will Goto Google Webmaster and add your website in return they will provide you meta lines to put on your website then put this meta here. Read How to submit website to Google. Same procedure applies for Alexa, Bing, Yandex and verify your website ownership. As my own experience suggest you, Use html file to verify your website ownership Because in future if you remove WordPress Seo By Yoast plugin or migrate on another plugin then these meta will be removed instantly when you remove this plugin from your WordPress. So always plan your future before take next decision. Don’t disturb other option on this page instead of these above.

Titles & Metas:

Title and Meta option needs complete attention to configure it. Firstly we need to know that,this page have numerous option for Seo. Checkout the below image to configure the this page.

How to install Seo by Yoast and configuration

In above image, Follow these above Red highlighted box and same as configure in your Seo plugin. Now discuss, What these options do. Don’t suggest you to check Force rewrite option because it makes your title irrelevant. Slightly below, WordPress Seo By Yoast team add new features in 2014. Title separator, that will help to make your title efficient. You can use default select title separator (-). Site Wide meta setting is a critical or most important task for website Seo. Check Nonindex Subpages of archives. Check meta-keywords, I already know that Google ignore meta-keywords tag but other search engines allows meta-keywords that’s why recommend you to enable this option. Check noodp and noydir robots tags, Read what is noodp and noydir in Seo. Under Clean up the head , Check all option to clean your header. After do all changes press save changes. 

Titles & Meta >> Home:

In Home Section, You need to add your homepage meta information such as Meta-Title, Meta-Description, Meta-Keyword (Keyword box will appear if you enable). Meta-title should be in 60 characters. Meta-description should be in 150 characters.  

Titles & Meta >> Post type:

These are enhancement option that allows you to do changes more. Check Out the below image to understand the concept.

How to install Seo by Yoast and configuration

Above image shows that, Some variables like (%%Category%%) are used here to design the category format. You can see or take these variables from above corner option on that page ََََname is >> Help. 

Wordpress Seo By Yoast

Choose appropriate variable and put in category or tags boxes. These variables will help you to get quick access on it. You can use robots tags to noindex page or add nofollow or dofollow for these pages. 

Social:

This option will help you to connect with your social platforms like fan page or company page. Your social profiles Google plus, Facebook fan page, twitter profile, LinkedIn profile or brand page etc. You may utilize this option, Just put you usernames or passwords and URL etc.

XML Sitemap:

XML Sitemap is most essential task for any website owner to develop this one. But in WordPress Seo By Yoast Seo plugin, No need to write manually xml sitemap only few steps make your entire sitemap and for future post and category automatically update in your xml sitemap without any hard struggle. Just follow steps of below image and configure it same as in your plugin. 

How to install Seo by Yoast and configuration

Above image clearly showing all procedures and showing that, which option are enabled through Check and disabled through Check. You can use image recommended setting to configure your Seo plugin.

Permalinks:

Permalinks are other essential part of Seo so, that is our responsibility to configure it during setup Yoast plugin. Configuration is quite simple. Follow the below image.

How to install Seo by Yoast and configuration

As you seen the above image, We highlighted areas of enable or disable options. This process will help you in Seo specially Remove replytocom variables should be mark same as in above image.

Internal Linking:

Internal linking also part of Seo and part of WordPress Seo By Yoast plugin. Breadcrumbs has a worth in search engines and display web pages snippets with attractive view.   

How to install Seo by Yoast and configuration

You can see clearly, these symbol > are used for breadcrumbs and then choose homepage anchor text then prefix and slightly ahead breadcrumbs 404 Not found page. In front of you on internal linking page first you need yo enable breadcrumbs then apply other setting see below image.

How to install Seo by Yoast and configuration

Import & Export:

Import and export are useful tool in Yoast Seo plugin that help us to export our all SEO settings and import in other website same setting easily. In simple words you can say that, With this import and export you are able to migrate your settings to another website Yoast plugin. After import the file all saved setting applies on new site instantly.  

How to install Seo by Yoast and configuration

Must use this plugin to optimize your site and make your site Seo friendly. Seo friendly websites always found on Search engines top pages due to his lot of efforts. WordPress Seo by Yoast have multiple tools as we briefly explain above. If you have another query regarding this plugin then comment below for resolving. Because your feedback is respectful for us. Subscribe our newsletter for daily updating about Seo, Development and more articles. Hopefully, you will found your answer if not then discuss below. 😉