And for good reason – it’s the most comprehensive, well-thought out SEO plugin for WordPress out on the market. It can do basically anything a professional SEO Specialist could wish for (and more).
Unfortunately, that can also be a problem. Yoast SEO does everything, but in doing so, can also be overwhelming for beginners (or really anyone who doesn’t want to specialize in SEO). That overwhelm usually also leads to non-use.
What usually happens is that someone hears that there’s an amazing plugin called Yoast SEO. They install it…and then it sort of sits there while the site owner hopes it does some magic by default to “SEO” their site. Installing it and not using it is like buying a pressure washer and then hoping that your house will look since you have a pressure washer sitting in your basement.
Now – Yoast knows this. They’ve done a good job integrating explainers, but training is also one of their upsells, so there is still a lot of room for a good tutorial.
Here is the absolutely essential beginner’s tutorial on how to use the Yoast WordPress SEO. If you want the full expert’s guide guide by Yoast himself – you can find it here. [Read more…] about Beginner’s Guide To Using Yoast WordPress SEO Plugin