Now that you have focused on your content and received the green check for readability it's time to check on your SEO Analysis.

Everything that needs to be improve will have a Red or Orange bullet. Yoast rewards you with a green bullet for everything you did right. The important thing here is to have the majority of your bullets turn green, edit your post to achieve this.

Notice 3 of my bullets remained orange but I still received the green SEO check-mark! Don't overdue it and waste time trying to get all green bullets. This may not be possible with all your posts.

Example: This article had no images for me to add Alt attributes to. So that could not be corrected.

Remember you can always click on the question mark in the corner if you get stuck.

I hope this tutorial helped you to understand how powerful Yoast is.

Do you still need help? Please leave me a comment!

If you liked this tutorial you may also like How to use the Yoast Sitemap Feature!

Happy writing,




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sbhowmik Premium
Does it (Yoast SEO) conflicts with All in one SEO pack?
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Gunnertwist Premium
Yes. U must use one or the other. It is a matter of preference but some say that All-In-One SEO ranks faster than Yoast SEO.
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@RICH. Premium
I changed back from Yoast (premium) to All-in-One SEO (free) as have some other members and we are now seeing much better ranking results, lots of page 2-3 listings going to page 1.

I've also found SEO Framework https://wordpress.org/plugins/autodescription/ gets better ranking results than even AIOSEO but it's less user-friendly at the moment.

As Joost the owner of Yoast has stated, "no SEO plugin makes more than 10% difference to your results", as Wordpress in itself is now very SEO friendly. Yoast however is actually one of the worst performers in regard to getting you a higher ranking in search engine results.

Yoast is incredibly popular because of the interactive feedback, but this is really nothing more than ticking an automated checklist that you could easily do yourself from a sheet of paper, it has no effect in itself on ranking. In fact, there are far better tools than Yoast for ensuring that your text is formatted and optimised to get the very best search engine results (especially as Yoast have moved many features from the free to the paid version). For example, take a look at a specialist on-page seo tool, Web Text Tool https://app.webtexttool.com/#/register-free

I'd recommend members looking to achieve the highest possible rankings stick with AIOSEO!
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KelseyLim Premium
I have just register for the webtexttool. I think it is just as good as Yoast. Thanks for providing the link. [Kelsey]
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@RICH. Premium
No probs. you're most welcome! :)
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Catwoman1459 Premium
I am glad you are getting good results with AIO but I created this tutorial to help other who are using Yoast or would like to try it. I put a lot of work into this tutorial and do not appreciate your Yoast bashing. It is all a matter of preference and your reply was not done in a professional way. Maybe you should create your own tutorials.
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Catwoman1459 Premium
As Gunnertwist said you do need to choose one as they will conflict with each other.
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Catwoman1459 Premium
Yes, it is all a matter of preference. Thanks for the visit!
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Gunnertwist Premium
np. and thanks for this great training. I have not used Yoast but I am looking into it now.
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Catwoman1459 Premium
Happy to help, I always say you never know how something works till you give it a try! :)
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@RICH. Premium
When you write anything at WA, you're likely to get both positive and negative responses, that's part of deal when you contribute here. You'l find that no-one, not even Kyle, Carson nor Jay, gets a free "pass"!

I've had many years experience of AIOSEO, Yoast and now SEO Framework, including hands-on helping restore members sites after Yoast's catastrophic 3.0 update wrecked them.

You might not think it important, but before members are encouraged to deviate from core training and ditch AIOSEO in favour of Yoast, they might like to be aware that they are risking getting the highest possible ranking for their content.

I think you might find that for many, the latter is far more important than ease-of-use, especially when there are far better tools than Yoast for on-page SEO, such as Web Text Tool.

I'd also respectfully suggest that you make it clear in your training, that members should use the migration tool if switching from AlOSEO and that they must deactivate it after activating Yoast, as only one SEO plugin should be active at any one time.
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Twillmon34 Premium
Thanks and posting and I will used it, thanks!!!!!
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Catwoman1459 Premium
You're welcome, glad you found this to be helpful.
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ElwinDutton Premium
I use Yoast plugin and it is the only seo plugin I use. Is your plugin the premium plugin. Thanks for posting. :)
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Catwoman1459 Premium
Thank you for reading this tutorial. I am currently using the free version but am thinking of going premium.
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joejr49 Premium Plus
Thanks Cat.
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Catwoman1459 Premium
You're welcome!
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pablocortina Premium
Thank you for the tutorial. I will install yoast
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Catwoman1459 Premium
You're welcome, happy you found it useful.
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