How to manage your Yoast SEO subscription for Shopify

You decided to use Yoast SEO for Shopify, so you are taking a great leap towards improving your site’s SEO! We are excited to welcome you! Understandably, you may have some questions. This article aims to answer your questions on how to manage your Yoast SEO subscription in Shopify. We’ll also explain the differences between Yoast SEO Free and Yoast SEO Premium.

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Want to learn more about how to use Yoast SEO in Shopify? Head to our configuration guide. Or, for the best results, take the FREE Yoast SEO for Shopify course!

The Yoast SEO for Shopify subscription

What does Yoast SEO for Shopify do for me?

You’ve set up an online store because you want to sell your products. So, the first thing that needs to happen is for people to come to your site. That’s easier said than done. You must follow SEO rules to attract visitors to your online store. And that’s what Yoast SEO is for! You won’t have to figure out how to get better rankings for your site all on your own. With the help of Yoast SEO, you’ll get the right tools that can help you get, maintain and increase organic traffic to your site! How does that work?

Here are just a few examples. Firstly, it ensures you write great content by giving you real-time feedback on the readability and SEO of your pages. Then, it does a lot of work in the background, like automatically outputting structured data. That lets search engines understand your content and increases your chance of getting rich results. Yoast SEO also enables you to control how your pages appear in the search results and on social media by letting you edit your titles and descriptions.

What does the free version of Yoast SEO do?

Yoast SEO Free gives you the chance to fully experience the app. With it, you get:

– The possibility to optimize up to 5 different blog posts, products, pages, blogs, or collection pages and get automatic schema output for them.
– Full access to the Yoast SEO settings that allow you to set site defaults for your site’s search appearance.
– Full access to the Yoast SEO for Shopify course.
– 24/7 support (although premium users get prioritized). 

What does Yoast SEO Premium do?

Yoast SEO Premium gives you unlimited access to all of the app’s features:

– Unlimited optimizing opportunities for all content types, including a Bulk editor that lets you quickly edit your page’s metadata.  
– Full access to Yoast SEO academy with courses on topics such as Keyword research, Ecommerce SEO, and SEO copywriting! 
-Any questions you may have for our support team will get priority, and you will be guided into solving your issues.

Is there a trial version of Yoast SEO Premium?

Yes! Yoast SEO Premium comes with a 14-day trial. After your 14-day trial period ends, you will be charged 19 USD per 30 days.

Do I get a trial if I switch from Yoast SEO Free to Premium?

Yes! If you switch from Free to Premium, you still get a 14-day trial. So, you get to use the Premium app for free for half a month!

How can I upgrade to Yoast SEO Premium?

You can upgrade to Yoast SEO Premium in different ways.
1. By clicking the Upgrade button in the top right corner of the screen
Wherever you are in the app, you will see an Upgrade button in the top right corner (see image below). Click on it, and you will be taken to the screen where you can fill in your payment details and get Yoast SEO Premium.
2. From the Yoast SEO Settings
Go to Settings. Then, click on the Manage subscription button (see image below). A popup will show up, where you can click on Upgrade to Premium. You’ll be taken to a screen where you can fill in your details and get Yoast SEO Premium!

I got one subscription for Yoast SEO Premium. How many websites can I use it on?

You can use the app on one website per subscription.

Do I have to extend my Premium subscription manually?

No, after the trial period, you will automatically be subscribed to the paid plan (19 USD per 30 days). Your subscription will be active until you decide to cancel it.

Where can I check my invoice?

You can check your invoice by going to the Shopify Settings and selecting Billing. You can learn more about how app subscription charging works in Shopify on this help page.

Where can I find the Yoast SEO academy?

When you sign up for our app’s trial, you will be invited to activate your My Yoast account by email. Follow the steps in the email to activate your account, which will allow you to access Yoast Academy under the Courses menu item on the left.

How can I downgrade to Yoast SEO Free?

To move from Yoast SEO Premium to Free, do this:

1. Go to the Yoast SEO settings.
2. Click on Manage subscription. A popup will show up, allowing you to manage your plan.
3. Click on the Learn More button in the Yoast SEO Free column (see image below). Another popup will appear.
4. Click the Change plan to Yoast SEO Free. Your plan will change immediately. If you have already paid for the month, you will still be able to use the Premium version of the app until the next payment is due.

When can I cancel my Premium subscription?

You can cancel your subscription at any time. If you have already paid for the month, you will still be able to use the app until the next payment is due. After that, your subscription will stop, and you will not be charged anymore.

How can I cancel my subscription and stop using the app?

You will need to deactivate and delete the app to automatically remove Yoast SEO’s code from your theme and cancel your subscription. To learn how to do that, follow the steps in this article.

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