How to remove Yoast SEO from the admin bar

The Yoast SEO admin bar menu contains useful links to third-party tools for analyzing pages and makes it easy to see if you have new notifications. After receiving feedback from multiple users who wanted to disable this feature, Yoast SEO 3.6 added a toggle switch to enable or disable this 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 ‘Admin bar menu’ switch.

    To show the admin bar menu, toggle the switch to ‘On’.
    To hide the admin bar menu, toggle the switch to ‘Off’.

  6. Click ‘Save changes’.

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