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How to Unlock Advanced Settings Feature on Yoast SEO Plugin


Yoast is one of most popular SEO plugin used on millions of wordpress blogs for its SEO friendly features even offered on its free version.

Right from its launch till today, it has come across so many updates, thanks to the developer team of Yoast who work very hard to address every issues that is being given as feedback on its plugin review page.

First it was released as ” WordPress SEO Plugin”, later changed its name to Yoast SEO.

Although its good that as a free user we’re getting so many updates, But not everyone happy with their latest update which hides some of the advanced features from the users.

So, how to enable the titles & sitemaps option on yoast seo plugin? By default, Yoast seo gives you just three features on its menu,

  • Dashboard
  • Search Console
  • Go Premium

Now, if you want to enable Advanced Settings ?

  1. Click Dashboard > Goto Features tab
  2. Scroll a bit and enable ” Advanced Settings Pages”

yoast seo,how to enable advanced setting

This feature will enable title, meta, descriptions, social meta data, sitemaps & more option for your site,

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As you can see in the above screenshot, Yoast Advanced features are enabled now,

  • Dashboard
  • Title & Metas
  • Social
  • XML Sitemaps
  • Advanced
  • Tools
  • Search Console
  • Go Premium

All other options remain same.

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Hope this article helped you enable the advanced feature that we all loved on the yoast plugin.

Also see: How to Set up CloudFlare Free SSL for WordPress

If you’re also looking for Yoast SEO Settings , stay tuned for next update where i’ll share how do i keep my yoast seo plugin settings for perfect SEO.


  1. Hello,

    Do you need the premium version to find the Advanced Settings Pages section? We just installed the most recent Free version of Yoast SEO and I can’t find the Advanced Settings Pages section in my dashboard.


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