How to install Yoast SEO for WordPress
Thank you for choosing Yoast SEO for WordPress for your website!
Time needed: 5 minutes.
Installing Yoast SEO is easy, just follow these simple steps:
- Log in to your WordPress website.
When you’re logged in, you will be in your ‘Dashboard’.
- Click on ‘Plugins’.
On the left-hand side, you will see a menu. In that menu, click on ‘Plugins’.
- Search for ‘Yoast SEO’
Click on ‘Add New’ near the top of the screen. Type ‘Yoast SEO’ in the search bar.
- Install the plugin
Searching will give you a page of search results. Our plugin should be visible now. Click the ‘Install Now’ link to start installing our plugin.
- Activate the plugin
Once the installation has finished, click the ‘Activate’ button. It has appeared where the ‘Install Now’ button was previously located.
- You’re done!
You can now go and configure the plugin.
Installing Yoast Using File Transfer Protocol (FTP)
In some cases you may need to install using FTP. This guide explains more: How to Install Yoast SEO using FTP.