Search Engine Optimization

1. Introduction

This topic introduces you to the Yoast SEO plugin as a tool to optimize your website for SEO.  The Yoast SEO plugin is already installed on your  course site! Yoast has done a very good job with creating default user settings that apply to most sites, and is thus ready for you to use. Your job is to work through all the non-green notifications to get to an all-green status.

2. Reading

This guide covers the basics of how you can use Yoast SEO to optimize your content.

Using Yoast SEO to Optimize Content BLU 2.0 R

3. Assignment

Your assignment for this lesson is to test and revise your content such that you achieve all "green circles" in your Yoast SEO Analysis report for one of your posts or pages. You should work through the areas of Snippet Preview, Readability and Focus Keyword.  Take a screen capture of this analysis and submit it to your instructor.

4. Summary

In this lesson you revised your content such that you achieved all "green circles" in your Yoast SEO Analysis report for your assigned posts or pages. You worked through the areas of Snippet Preview, Readability and Focus Keyword.  You took a screen capture of this analysis and submitted it to your instructor. You have set yourself up to rise up in the Google rankings!