WDS offers the free version of Yoast with every build. The free version includes the following potential functionality: XML Sitemaps functionality, full control over site breadcrumbs, set canonical URLs to avoid duplicate content, title and meta description templating for better branding and consistent snippets in the search results, open graph settings for facebook and twitter.
When to Use Yoast SEO
Use Yoast with every site build on every plan type.
Details & Setup
Support & Requirements
We enable it, and configure basic setup to set the site up for success when SEO diagnostics are run. The customer can further configure it by connecting it to their Google Search Console but this process must occur after switching the site over to the live domain.
Requirements for Setup:
Connect Google Search Console (optional)
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- Yoast is automatically installed and activated with GD Core for all sites
- We cannot really enable Yoast to start crawling or indexing the site until its on the live domain
- After going live, the customer can enable the checkbox for “search engine visibility” in their reading settings in the dashboard and run the Yoast wizard
Starter>SEO>Meta Information>Custom Meta Information
Supported Feature requests require a PDF Worksheet be generated using the Functionality Form, and the PDF Worksheet must be added to the project.