In today’s WordPress plugin tutorial, you’ll learn how to optimize your WordPress site pages SEO using Yoast plugin with Elementor page builder in a simple, fast and effective way, making both plugins compatible.
Many people are using Elementor, and in the past, the Yoast SEO users who want to use the same page builder have difficulties doing that. Still, since the latest version of the Yoast SEO plugin, the process becomes more manageable, working directly into the plugin’s editor (frontend). Keep reading down so you can see the strategy to use Yoast on your Elementor editor.
Using Yoast SEO in Elementor
Firstly, please create a new page in Elementor and optimize it with Yoast SEO, follow these steps: Open the Pages overview screen and click the Add New button. The Page editing screen will open to use Yoast and Elementor Plugin.
Secondly, click the Edit with Elementor button. You will be on the Elementor page editing page. Once in the Elementor editor window, build the page as you usually would. Moreover, If you need help, watch the video on how to create pages in Elementor.
Finally, to access the Yoast SEO sidebar, click on the hamburger menu (three horizontal lines) in the top left corner.
Note: You can also click on the cogwheel icon in the bottom left corner to reveal a menu that will give you access to Yoast SEO. Finally, select Yoast SEO on Elementor from the menu.
When you’ve clicked the hamburger menu, you can select the Yoast SEO menu item. Alternatively, when you’ve clicked the cogwheel icon, you can choose the Yoast SEO tab. Selecting Yoast SEO will give you access to the Yoast SEO sidebar. Use the settings in the Yoast SEO plugin sidebar to optimize your content.
Yoast SEO analyzes all the content blocks you use in Elementor. The analysis is the same as in the regular block editor or classic editor in WordPress. So, all the Yoast features and options are available in the Yoast SEO sidebar in Elementor.
The integration is both for the free and premium Yoast plugins, giving you access to the SEO and readability analysis tools, Google preview, related keyphrases with SEMRush, as well as many other Yoast SEO premium features, such as Internal linking suggestions, the option to set synonyms and related keyphrases, and the social previews can be found in this sidebar.