How to index videos on taxonomy pages

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Unfortunately, the Video SEO plugin currently can’t detect videos from taxonomies. We’re sorry for any inconvenience this may cause.

Do you want to index videos on taxonomy pages using the Video SEO plugin? Then you should make sure to include these videos in your XML video sitemap. Read the steps described below to find out how!

Do you have a different question regarding the Video SEO plugin? Check our Video SEO FAQ.

  1. Log in to your WordPress site.

    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 ‘Video SEO’.

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

  4. Check the taxonomies under ‘Taxonomies to include include in XML video sitemap’.

    Check the taxonomies you want indexed by ticking these taxonomies under the ‘Taxonomies to include in XML video sitemap’ section.
    Taxonomies in XML video sitemap

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