How to disable the meta box ‘Insights’ feature

In the Insights tab, you’ll find useful insights into your content, like the Flesch reading ease score, word count, reading time, and the prominent words feature (Yoast SEO Premium). This feature is enabled by default. Follow the steps below to disable or enable the feature.


  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’.

  3. Click on ‘General’.

    The ‘Yoast SEO’ settings will expand providing you with additional options. Click on ‘General’.
    Screenshot showing general tab in Yoast SEO

  4. Click on the ‘Features’ tab. 

    Screenshot showing Features tab in Yoast SEO

  5. Toggle the ‘Insights’ switch.

    To enable the feature, toggle the switch to ‘On’.
    To disable the feature, toggle the switch to ‘Off’.

  6. Click ‘Save changes’.

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