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    Yoast SEO Settings

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    Do you know SEO for WordPress has become more easy and flexible with Yoast SEO plugin? Do you want to know Yoast SEO settings? then follow this easy guide step by step. 

    1. Log in your Dashboard.On the left-hand side, you will see a menu.click on ‘Plugins’.
    2. Plugins’ will be highlighted in the menu and you will be shown the plugins you have installed so far.Now click ‘Add New’ and type ‘yoast SEO’ in the search bar, as shown below, and click ‘Search Plugins’:
    3. This will give you a page of search results. Our plugin should be visible now. Click the ‘Install Now’ link to start installing the plugin.
    4. Be sure to click on ‘OK’ on the popup. After that, you will be shown the following screen. All you have to do now is click the ‘Activate Plugin’ link, and you’re done!
    5. Your Yoast SEO plugin, can now be found on the left-hand side, at the bottom of the menu:
    *Have a look at  the image below:

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     Be patient, stay with me and say 'Article Tutorial' is far better and flexible than 'video tutorial'. 😋


    Follow this few step to complete your Yoast experience.

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    1.After Activation, you will see a new 'SEO' menu under Dashboard as shown in the right image.
    2. Click on the 'SEO' Button.

    3. Then this board will appear, click on the fetures>Enabled>Save changes buttons.

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    4.Now follow this three steps (1,2&3) carefully.

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    5. After clicking on 'Google Search Console', a new window will be open like the image below.

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    6. Copy this meta tag and paste into the section number 3, which is shown in the above image of Step no '4' and save changes.  

    Free WordPress SEO7. Now click on 'Titles and Metas'  
    from the SEO button of Dashboard.

    8. You will see a new set-up window,
    click on 'Homepage' and input your title and meta description template in the boxes, then save changes.

    9. then you have to go to 'Post Types' section for set-up. 

    *Follow this screenshot for better understanding about 'Homepage' setting. 

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    N.B.  you can use this Yoast basic and advanced variables as your need.

    #Basic Variables

    %%date%%Replaced with the date of the post/page
    %%title%%Replaced with the title of the post/page
    %%parent_title%%Replaced with the title of the parent page of the current page
    %%sitename%%The site’s name
    %%sitedesc%%The site’s tagline /description
    %%excerpt%%Replaced with the post/page excerpt (or auto-generated if it does not exist)
    %%excerpt_only%%Replaced with the post/page excerpt (without auto-generation)
    %%tag%%Replaced with the current tag/tags
    %%category%%Replaced with the post categories (comma separated)
    %%primary_category%%Replaced with the primary category of the post/page
    %%category_description%%Replaced with the category description
    %%tag_description%%Replaced with the tag description
    %%term_description%%Replaced with the term description
    %%term_title%%Replaced with the term name
    %%searchphrase%%Replaced with the current search phrase
    %%sep%%The separator defined in your theme’s wp_title() tag.

    #Advanced Variables

    %%pt_single%%Replaced with the post type single label
    %%pt_plural%%Replaced with the post type plural label
    %%modified%%Replaced with the post/page modified time
    %%id%%Replaced with the post/page ID
    %%name%%Replaced with the post/page author’s ‘nicename’
    %%userid%%Replaced with the post/page author’s used
    %%currenttime%%Replaced with the current time
    %%currentdate%%Replaced with the current date
    %%currentday%%Replaced with the current day
    %%currentmonth%%Replaced with the current month
    %%currentyear%%Replaced with the current year
    %%page%%Replaced with the current page number (i.e. page 2 of 4)
    %%pagetotal%%Replaced with the current page total
    %%pagenumber%%Replaced with the current page number
    %%caption%%Attachment caption
    %%focuskw%%Replaced with the posts focus keyword
    %%term404%%Replaced with the slug which caused the 404
    %%cf_<custom-field-name>%%Replaced with a posts custom field value
    %%ct_<custom-tax-name>%%Replaced with a posts custom taxonomies, comma separated.
    %%ct_desc_<custom-tax-name>%%Replaced with a custom taxonomies description

    10. Now under 'Titles & Metas' set up Post Type, Taxonomies, Archives, Others ProperlyYou may have a look on the screenshot below. 

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    11.  Then Go to 'Social' menu, add your all social links on Account section.,Then go to Facebook as shown in the below image and save changes.

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    12. Then go to the Twitter section and set up open graph metadata as you want.You should verify your website with Pinterest and add Google Plus links for this metadata.
    13. Now your turn to go on 'XML Sitemaps' section and follow this image, click on XML sitemap link generator and paste this link to your webmaster sitemaps and save changes. 

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    14. Now set up Post Types meta as shown below and set Excluded Post and Taxonomies Meta accurately. 

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    15. Have a deep look at this image, if you keep Category in sitemap under Taxonomies section, then you are recommended to avoid category link up in Permalink section so that the category can't be indexed duplicate. 

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    16. In Advanced section you can set up BreadCrumbs, which is not so important. But Permalinks is important to look at because you need to set up it whether with the category or without category, depending on your previous meta settings!

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    Wow!😇 You have read this so long and screenshot based Yoast SEO settings Article. I am very much pleased with your patience. I would like to Thank you in the comment box below.💜