Setup and integrate Yoast to Post

How to set up Yoast in WordPress

We shall focus on search engine optimisation with the Yoast SEO plugin on this topic. This will ensure you can make the necessary improvements to your article to rank well.

You can start by installing this plugin into your WordPress site. To do that, you have to follow these steps.

First, log in to WordPress and go to the Admin area or the “Dashboard”. Then follow these steps;

  1. Scroll down the page and click on the “Plugins” menu item. Under “Plugins”, click on “Add new”.
  2. Then search for “Yoast SEO” in the search bar.
  3. Search results will then display the Yoast SEO plugin. Next, go to the Yoast plugin and click “Install Now” to start the installation process.
How to set up Yoast SEO plugin
How to set up the Yoast SEO plugin

After the installation process is complete, click the “Activate” button.

The next step is to configure the plugin on your site. You can do this by following this guide from the Yoast team.


The materials section contains helpful links to some of the tools highlighted in this lesson.