Yoast Wordpress SEO Plugins

Yoast Wordpress SEO Plugins

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Yoast Wordpress SEO Plugins

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It's Okay

3 out of 10
February 26, 2020
My company has a few websites that are off our platform and using WordPress, so as their SEO analyst I had to become familiar with the …
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Popular Features

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  • Page grader (55)
    8.1
    81%
  • Site audit / diagnostics (42)
    7.4
    74%
  • Keyword analysis (50)
    7.3
    73%
  • Site recommendations (43)
    7.3
    73%

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Pricing

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Premium

$99.00

Cloud
Per Site

Entry-level set up fee?

  • No setup fee
For the latest information on pricing, visithttps://yoast.com/wordpress/plugins

Offerings

  • Free Trial
  • Free/Freemium Version
  • Premium Consulting / Integration Services

Features Scorecard

SEO

7.1
71%

SEO Channels

7.6
76%

SEO Platform & Account Management

6.9
69%

Product Details

What is Yoast Wordpress SEO Plugins?

Yoast SEO helps to ensure a site meets the highest technical SEO standards. It also provides tools to optimize content for SEO and overall readability. Yoast is built to:
  • Include everything needed to start ranking in search engines
  • Automatically take care of all of a site’s technical SEO
  • Provide access to 6 free academy courses

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Yoast Wordpress SEO Plugins Technical Details

Deployment TypesSaaS
Operating SystemsUnspecified
Mobile ApplicationNo

Frequently Asked Questions

Yoast Wordpress SEO Plugins are a set of tools developed by Joost de Valk and team, founder of yoast.com and Wordpress enthusiast. These tools are designed to help content rank higher and are subsumed under the Yoast Complete pack, which includes Video SEO for rank climbing with embedded videos in a Wordpress site, WooCommerce SEO for the WP ecommerce plugin, News SEO for rank climbing in Google news, Local SEO for (as the name implies) climbing in local listings with more complete information so can be located (e.g. Google Maps, a store locator, etc.), and Premium SEO redirect manager for dealing with common redirect errors and issues. Yoast Complete for a single site license can be obtained for $279, for up to 5 sites for $479, and for up to 20 sites for $849. The plugins may also be bought individually, and yoast.com now offers a Google Analytics (GA) plugin.

Yoast Wordpress SEO Plugins starts at $0.

Reviewers rate Page grader and Social SEO highest, with a score of 8.1.

The most common users of Yoast Wordpress SEO Plugins are from Small Businesses (1-50 employees) and the Marketing & Advertising industry.

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Score 9 out of 10
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Yoast WordPress SEO Plugins is better than some other apps only because it is integrated into your WordPress. You have everything inside your dashboard. Sure, there are some other more powerful SEO tools, but Yoast is right where you need it. The best way is to use it alongside with other SEO tools.
Emily Hammell | TrustRadius Reviewer
Score 8 out of 10
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Yoast Wordpress SEO Plugins was a little easier to understand and offered a real-time guided plugin that helped me write throughout my drafting process. Semrush was much more helpful as a reporting tool, not so much in content creation. Both tools are useful in different ways, it is just a matter of knowing each one's strengths and weaknesses.
Score 7 out of 10
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We've looked at All in One SEO as a replacement to Yoast Wordpress SEO Plugins. The paid version offers many of the same features as the premium version of Yoast Wordpress SEO Plugins, however our writers and editors insisted on Yoast Wordpress SEO Plugins. Yoast Wordpress SEO Plugins also provides redirects and allows us to add Open Graph metadata and social media images to our articles. Yoast Wordpress SEO Plugins has been around longer than All in One SEO and has the benefit of familiarity.
Nahian Mahmud Shaikat | TrustRadius Reviewer
Score 8 out of 10
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Yoast Wordpress SEO Plugins is the best plugin that is available for Wordpress and it is preferable because of its multi-dimensional uses to ensure better rank of your contents in the search engine. Which will actually bring you a huge amount of traffic for your website. That's why people prefer this plugin.
Natalie C. Winslow | TrustRadius Reviewer
Score 10 out of 10
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The only other plugin I've used that's similar is the all-in-one SEO pack, but it wasn't visible in the options above. Yoast Wordpress SEO Plugin is different from Moz because it's on your website and will actually make edits to your website, whereas Moz contains external tools that you have to visit on their website as opposed to on your domain.
Nabin Poudel | TrustRadius Reviewer
Score 9 out of 10
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Yoast Wordpress SEO Plugins are very easy to get started. Its suggestion for focus keywords and readability score based on the content helps us to quickly publish search engine-friendly web pages. Unlike other popular SEO products, Yoast plugins are integrated into WordPress sites making them more faster and reliable. It also offers a free version of the plugin that provides major features required for SEO.
Oleksandr Torlo | TrustRadius Reviewer
Score 10 out of 10
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Yoast Wordpress SEO Plugins cannot be compared to the rest. It contains utilities that none of the other plugins in the aggregate have. I probably tried everything that is under WordPress, and yet Yoast Wordpress SEO Plugins turned out to be the best. A few years ago, he significantly sagged in terms of functionality, but now he is really the best.
February 26, 2020

It's Okay

Score 3 out of 10
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Yoast doesn't even compare to these other products. I would spend more time learning about SEO and doing everything yourself rather than trusting Yoast to do it for you. I chose Yoast only because of the off-platform websites we have and the clients wanted to understand the product and use it to benefit their site.
NaveenKumar Namachivayam | TrustRadius Reviewer
Score 9 out of 10
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Yoast has the large user base and the support is great. Learning Yoast is easy for those who are beginners in search engine optimization. Squirrly is very expensive and apt for medium size businesses. It has limits almost in all the features. Page-level SEO is great in Yoast. Yoast training videos are very useful.
Jeff Smith | TrustRadius Reviewer
Score 10 out of 10
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It does not appear to be on the list, but the one SEO plugin that we have tested against Yoast is All In One SEO Pack. After comparing the two we decided on Yoast as we felt that overall it just did a better job. If we didn't have Yoast that would be our second choice. In relation to the areas of SEO that we were looking for in an SEO plugin, we felt Yoast did best. These areas are more related to Content.
Score 7 out of 10
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Yoast Wordpress SEO Plugins is popular, has excellent reviews. It is easy to use and has video tutorials for beginners, it is also not very expensive, and many of the plugins are free to use. It is well known in the industry and more suitable for the purpose we needed in our company; hence we chose Yoast Wordpress SEO Plugins.
David Hoffman | TrustRadius Reviewer
Score 10 out of 10
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Yoast's free tools compete, with the affordability of the premium plugin making it an even better deal. We briefly used SEMRush due to a partnership with a local SEO firm at my previous position, and while it was also fantastic service, I found that it was significantly more difficult to use. As a disclaimer, my experience with SEMRush happened nearly 4 years ago, so I'm sure improvements have been made since then.
Jim Nelson | TrustRadius Reviewer
Score 9 out of 10
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We used the All In One SEO WordPress plugin for years on multiple websites. Yoast WordPress SEO Plugins is superior both in terms of easy configuration and use. The feature set is also advanced. The most noticeable improvement is the built-in Yoast SEO Analysis ranking system, which provides a "green light" goal when drafting content, along with specific direction and recommendations for attaining the best score.
Ben Rubenstein | TrustRadius Reviewer
Score 10 out of 10
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I've looked at a few other SEO plugins, such as the Premium SEO Pack, WP Meta, and All in One SEO Pack, but I haven't found anything that has the same set of tools and simplified interface. The ease of use and out-of-the-box tools are what have me committed to using Yoast.
Maddy Osman | TrustRadius Reviewer
Score 10 out of 10
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There are certainly other useful SEO plugins but it's rare to find one that's also free and this fully featured. Yoast is one of the top 5 WordPress plugins on the market, so you know that it's well supported and that it has staying power, which are important considerations for any WordPress plugin that you may want to use.
Dragan Nikolic | TrustRadius Reviewer
Score 8 out of 10
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All in One SEO Pack is a direct Yoast WordPress SEO competitor, but it lacks the functionality and support the latter has. While they both do a good job of making sure your WordPress website is SEO optimized, Yoast goes one step further and does a really nice analysis of your content and makes sure it's optimized and easy to read.

It's a no-brainer whether to use Yoast SEO or All in One SEO Pack, because Yoast is better in every segment.
Score 8 out of 10
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Yoast is unique in the sense that it makes implementing SEO recommendations that we pull from the other comparable tools a real breeze! It's simple to use and saves hours that would ordinarily be used for training and can be used for the implementation of recommendations. No other tool that we're aware of operates in the same way that Yoast does. The integration with the WP platform makes it the default for us.
Victoria Hoete-Dodd | TrustRadius Reviewer
Score 7 out of 10
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An affordable (free if you don't want or need the premium version) alternative to some of the other options! If you're running a simple site with minimal plugins that may cause conflict, then I feel Yoast SEO plugins are very beneficial. Their website has a lot of good articles covering SEO best practice tips etc too. I'd recommend sticking with the free overpaying for the premium as I have found little to no added benefit.
Score 9 out of 10
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Yoast Wordpress SEO Plugins is the simple solution that most small businesses are looking for. It gives you quick easy tips that can be followed according to best practices. If you're looking to increase your SEO investment, you can pay for bigger tools like SEMRush that give you far more ways to optimize your content. Yoast Wordpress SEO Plugins works for basic page SEO.