How do I disable the cornerstone content feature?

As of Yoast SEO 20.0, the settings interface inside our plugins has received a major overhaul. Please update to the latest version of Yoast SEO if your plugin does not look like the screenshots you encounter in our Help center.

Yoast SEO includes an option to select cornerstone content. This feature is enabled by default.

  1. Log in to your WordPress website.

    When you’re logged in, you will be in your ‘Dashboard’.

  2. Click on ‘Yoast SEO’.

    On the left-hand side, you will see a menu. In that menu, click on ‘Yoast SEO’.
    Screenshot of the "Yoast SEO" menu item.

  3. Click on ‘Settings’.

    The ‘SEO’ settings will expand, providing you with additional options. Click on ‘Settings’.
    Screenshot of the settings menu item in Yoast SEO

  4. Scroll down to the ‘Site structure’ section.

    You’ll automatically be on the ‘Site features’ settings. Scroll down to the ‘Site structure’ section.

  5. Toggle the ‘Cornerstone content’ switch.

    Find the ‘Cornerstone content’ box and toggle the switch at the bottom of this box. To enable the feature, toggle the switch to ‘On’. To disable the feature, toggle the switch to ‘Off’.
    Screenshot of the Cornerstone content toggle in the Yoast SEO settings.

  6. Click ‘Save changes’.

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