Yoast SEO is the #1 WordPress SEO plugin available. Here is the essential reading to get up-to-speed on Search Engine Optimization (SEO) and maximizing the power of the plugin.

Galactic installs the Yoast SEO plugin on every WordPress website we develop. We make sure it is configured to optimal SEO settings at the time of launch. However, as you add new pages and posts, it is important to fill in the search related fields to maximize your exposure on Google. The two articles below provide a good overview of what SEO is and how it can be optimized using the plugin.

Search engine optimization (“SEO”) is the process of improving the quality and quantity of website traffic to a website or a web page from search engines. SEO targets unpaid traffic, otherwise known as “organic” search traffic.

This article breaks down Search Engine Optimization (“SEO”) basics and provides instruction on how to put together an SEO strategy for your business.

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This beginner’s guide to Yoast SEO explains the basics of SEO as covered by the Yoast SEO plugin. This article covers how to enter the information on each page and post, including focus keyphrase(s), readability analysis, SEO analysis, search appearance, and other hidden features.

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In addition to these articles, we recommend you also read the related documents below to continue to refine your SEO skills and website. Yoast SEO also provides premium access to their SEO Academy courses ($89 per year), which can really increase your expertise.