Local SEO plugin Install Guide

First of all: thanks for buying the Local SEO plugin. Setting up and using this plugin is very easy. Please make sure you’ve activated WordPress SEO by Yoast or WordPress SEO Premium by Yoast already, as it is required for the Local SEO plugin to work. When you have paid for the plugin you will receive an email with the activation code, which looks like this:


You can download the zip file mentioned in this email and upload it into your WordPress installation. To do this, go to Plugins → Add New and click the Upload tab:

Install the video seo plugin through upload

On this page, click “Choose file”, select the zip file and upload it by clicking the “Install Now” button:

Install video seo plugin through upload - step 2

When it’s uploaded click the “Activate Plugin” link and after that you should see the “Local SEO” menu item in your SEO menu:

yoast local menu item

Now first of all you’ll need to activate your license key. Click on the menu item Extensions to go to the license screen.

yoast local extensions

Go to the Licenses-tab which looks as follows. It lists all licenses for WordPress SEO Premium and all of its add-ons. Now enter your license key and press Save Changes (or Activate License, if available).

yoast local license activate

Your license should now be activated and the screen should look like this.

yoast local license activated

If your license isn’t activated, please take a look at the FAQ to get an explanation for the error you’ve received.

If you see the green ACTIVE notice, you’ve installed the Local SEO plugin successfully and you can go read the Local SEO Configuration Guide.