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How To Add Yoast SEO Plugin To Blogger Blogs (Pictures)

In this article you'll learn everything about the Yoast SEO plugin and how to install the popular wordpress SEO plugin on blogger blogs.

How To Add Yoast SEO For Blogger (Blogspot)

As a blogger, it is important for you to pay attention to your blog or website's experience on Google Search engine and other search engines. With Yoast SEO plugin, you can easily optimize your blog posts and make them search engine friendly.
Also, when you optimize your blog posts, there's a great tendency that your posts will always appear on Google's first page in search results and consequently, your ranking improves.

Many bloggers who don't know much about the Yoast SEO plugin often suffer rejection from search engines because their blog posts and template are not SEO-friendly, also, their blogs hardly get crawled by google bot and other bots crawling for different search engines.

Some years ago, any random article or post can easily find its way to the first page in search results, but recently, many search engines including Google have upgraded their system in a bid to serve the best content to their users.

With this new development, any blogger that wants his or her posts to appear on first page must create articles with good SEO, and this is the point where the need for a reliable SEO plugin to help optimize posts comes in.

To cushion the new challenge posed by this new development, the Yoast SEO plugin for bloggers was developed by the Yoast team to help bloggers set up SEO for their blog posts with ease.

How Yoast SEO Plugin for Blogger Works

Yoast SEO plugin for bloggers works by;

»Optimizing and also giving you hint on how to optimize your article with the keyword you are focusing.
»Check for images and gives you hint on how to optimize them to be SEO friendly.
»Previews how your blog post would appear in the Google search engine results page (SERP).
»Keeps your focused keyword in check to ensure it covers all the relevant paragraphs.
»Guides you on how to do On-Page SEO, interlinking of blog posts and external linking to other blogs(referencing).
»Measures your keyword density,(that is, the number of times your focus keyword appears in the whole article) and alerts you if it's too low.
»Measures the length of your SEO title and meta description and alerts you if the length is not good enough.
»The Yoast SEO plugin updates itself with the latest Google ranking factors and optimize your On-Page SEO with smart suggestions that complements your article.
»Helps you create sitemaps and edit your robots.txt and .htaccess.
»Makes Google bot crawl your blog or website daily for faster indexing.

IMPORTANT FEATURES IN YOAST SEO PLUGIN THAT MAKES IT THE BEST SEO PLUGIN FOR BLOGGERS

»XML Sitemaps
»Breadcrumb
»Navigation
»On-Page SEO
»Open Graph Meta Tags
»Importing Data from Google Webmaster Tools
»Built-in robots.txt and .htaccess editor
»Snippet Editor
»Social Integration

HOW TO ADD OR INSTALL YOAST SEO PLUGIN ON BLOGGER BLOGS

The Yoast SEO plugin was actually designed for wordpress blogs but due to the increasing demand for an alternative SEO plugin that'll perform the same task as the Yoast SEO plugin in blogger or blogspot blogs, blogger SEO experts came up with the All In One SEO Pack for Blogspot which has been an effective SEO plugin alternative for bloggers ever since introduced.

HOW THE ALL IN ONE SEO PACK WORKS AS ALTERNATIVE FOR YOAST SEO IN BLOGGER BLOGS

With the All In One SEO Pack you can add the following SEO settings;
»Meta tags
»Blog Description
»Blog Title
»Owner Name and email address
»A Blog Logo
»Allow Crawler bots to crawl and index your site daily
»Show Post Title first before blog title
»Optimize Comments, Labels and Archives for SEO
»You can also target your site to any country where you want your articles to gain more traffic.

How To Add The All In One SEO Pack To Blogger

»Login to your BLOGGER DASHBOARD
»Navigate to THEME
»Click on EDIT HTML
»Your Template Html Codes Will Open, Now Search For <head>
»When You Find The Above Code, Now Copy The Below Code and Paste Directly Below it.
»Save When You Are Through.
<!– All In One SEO Pack for Blogger/Blogspot Start –>
<b:if cond='data:blog.pageType == "item"'>
<meta expr:content='data:blog.pageName' property='og:title'/>
<meta expr:content='data:blog.canonicalUrl' property='og:url'/>
<meta content='article' property='og:type'/>
</b:if>
<meta expr:content='data:blog.title' property='og:site_name'/>
<b:if cond='data:blog.postImageThumbnailUrl'> <meta expr:content='data:blog.postImageThumbnailUrl' property='og:image'/>
<b:else/>
<meta content='URL OF THE LOGO OF YOUR BLOG' property='og:image'/>
</b:if>
<b:if cond='data:blog.pageType == "item"'>
<meta expr:content='data:blog.metaDescription' name='og:description'/>
</b:if>
<b:if cond='data:blog.pageType == "index"'> <meta content='SHORT DESCRIPTION OF YOUR BLOG.' name='description' property='og:description'/>
</b:if>
<b:include data='blog' name='all-head-content'/>
<meta content='blogger' name='generator'/>
<meta content='text/html; charset=UTF-8' http-equiv='Content-Type'/>
<link href='http://www.blogger.com/openid-server.g' rel='openid.server'/>
<link expr:href='data:blog.homepageUrl' rel='openid.delegate'/>
<link expr:href='data:blog.url' rel='canonical'/> <link expr:href='data:blog.homepageUrl + "feeds/posts/default"' expr:title='data:blog.title + " - Atom"' rel='alternate' type='application/atom+xml'/>
<link expr:href='data:blog.homepageUrl + "feeds/posts/default?alt=rss"' expr:title='data:blog.title + " - RSS"' rel='alternate' type='application/rss+xml'/>
<link expr:href='"http://www.blogger.com/feeds/" + data:blog.blogId + "/posts/default"' expr:title='data:blog.title + " - Atom"' rel='alternate' type='application/atom+xml'/>
<b:if cond='data:blog.pageType == "item"'>
<b:if cond='data:blog.postImageThumbnailUrl'> <link expr:href='data:blog.postImageThumbnailUrl' rel='image_src'/>
</b:if>
</b:if>
<!-- META TAGS -->
<meta content='YOUR NAME' name='Author'/>
<meta content='general' name='rating'/>
<meta content='WEBSITE'S OFFICIAL E-MAIL ID' name='email'/>
<meta content='YOUR SITE'S OFFICIAL TWITTER URL' name='twitter:site'/>
<meta content='YOUR SITE'S TWITTER USERNAME' name='twitter:creator'/>
<meta content='en_US' property='og:locale'/> <b:if cond='data:blog.pageType == "index"'> <title>TITLE OF YOUR BLOG</title> <b:else/>
<b:if cond='data:blog.pageType != "error_page"'> <title><data:blog.pageName/></title>
</b:if></b:if>
<b:if cond='data:blog.pageType == "error_page"'> <title>Page Not Found - <data:blog.title/></title> </b:if>
<meta content='global' name='distribution'/> <meta content='1 days' name='revisit'/>
<meta content='1 days' name='revisit-after'/> <meta content='document' name='resource-type'/>
<meta content='all' name='audience'/>
<meta content='general' name='rating'/>
<meta content='all' name='robots'/>
<meta content='index, follow' name='robots'/> <b:if cond='data:blog.pageType == "archive"'> <meta content='noindex' name='robots'/>
</b:if>
<b:if cond='data:blog.searchLabel'>
<meta content='noindex,nofollow' name='robots'/>
</b:if>
<b:if cond='data:blog.isMobile'>
<meta content='noindex,nofollow' name='robots'/>
</b:if>
<!– All In One SEO Pack for Blogger/Blogspot End –>
NOTE: Ensure that you replace the words written in uppercase letters with the right parameters and don't add “@” before your site's twitter username. Once that is done, then you're good to go.

Another nice method that one can use to harness the WordPress Yoast SEO Plugin for Blogger Blog is by creating a free WordPress site on a free host (000webhost).

How To Add Yoast SEO Plugin To Blogger

After creating the site, login to your DASHBOARD and find PLUGINS in in the side navigation.
Finally, click on ADD NEW and search 'Yoast', once it appears, install and activate it.
After activation you can now start the SEO process by copying your articles to the new post area and optimizing them according to the suggestions provided by The Yoast SEO plugin.

Remember, you're only using the Yoast SEO plugin to optimise your articles, so when you're through don't publish your article there, copy them and go back to blogger blog to publish.

Similarly, You can also use Yoast Content Analysis to carry out the same task without creating any account. It's straight forward. Just make sure all the reds turn green which means your article is well-optimized.

Add Yoast SEO plugin to blogger

Also Read: How To Fix Blogger/Blogspot Posts Image Thumbnail Not Showing On Whatsapp

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