Yoast is the plugin used to implement meta tags to you page. Meta tags helps your page to look and feel better in the search engine results page this includes meta title, meta description and keywords.
Now adding meta tags to your pages is made easy. Follow the steps below.
Navigate to Your Pages
First you need to find the page you want to add meta tags. Make sure you are logged in as Admin in your WordPress site. Under the menu in the side you will find the pages menu item.
After finding the desired page, click on Edit to open the page editor Yoast tab which is at the bottom of the page.
Adding the Meta Tags
On the Yoast tab, you will find many fields but don’t worry everything will be explained.
1. Adding the Primary Keyword
In this section, you will add the target or focus keyword for the page or post.
2. Checking Google Preview
This will be the preview of how your page will be shown on Google search result. Click on the Edit snippet to add meta title and description.
3. Adding Meta Title and Description
Adding a title and description are pretty straightforward. You just need to copy and paste if you already made the sentences for this fields or just simply type in the texts you want to add.
Note: Apply the main keyword or keywords related to your site on these fields to help more on ranking.
The bar below each field indicates the length of your sentences; Green will be desirable; Orange indicates that it needs more texts or it is more than the desirable length, and Red means there is an error.