How do Yoast SEO and Video SEO work with Custom fields?
With the Custom fields in WordPress, you can add additional metadata to your posts. It is also possible to display the metadata on your website. However, to do that, you will need to edit your theme files.
Both Video SEO and Yoast SEO can scan designated custom fields. In this post, we outline what you need to do to enable our plugins to scan the content of your custom fields.
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Find the custom field name
To add a custom field to Video SEO or Yoast SEO, you need to know its name. You might be using a lot of custom fields, which would make it harder to remember all of their names. To help you, we wrote a post with a step-by-step guide on how to find a custom field name.
Create a custom field
You can also create new custom fields, and then add them to the Video SEO or the Yoast SEO plugin. You can learn how to do that in our guide on creating custom fields.
Add custom fields to the Video SEO plugin settings
Video SEO can scan the video content of your custom fields. It is possible to add multiple custom fields in the plugin settings. To learn how to add custom fields to Video SEO, go to the post – Add custom fields to the Video SEO plugin settings.
Add custom fields to the Yoast SEO plugin settings
Yoast SEO can also scan the content of your custom fields. In this post, you can learn how to add custom fields to Yoast SEO.
Following the steps above should make it easy for you to add custom fields to our plugins. Good luck!