Installation of Yoast is very nice for WordPress users concerning the search engine optimization (SEO) of your website. Upgrading to the premium is also essential for your website, installation of the premium is a bit confusing when compared to the free plugin. It costs $89 a year per website although they usually have discounts when you have more websites.
How To Install Yoast Premium
Follow the following steps to install Yoast premium SEO Plugin, though some websites over it for free. it's not advisable because it could lead to hackers coming into your blog or even the company itself filing a suit against you.
- After making your payment to Yoast, you have to log in to your dashboard using the same email you used during the registration of the free version.
- There three options by the right, which includes; Sites, Courses, Downloads and Account, select Downloads.
- Download the Yoast SEO for WordPress Premium plugin. Click on Sites and register your site officially with them.
- Under subscriptions, Click on ON button.
- Now go back to your WordPress dashboard and select Plugins, scroll down to Yoast free version that's already installed and upgrade it to the latest version if it's not upgraded yet and then deactivate it.
- Under the same Plugins scroll up the starting page, click on Add New, locate the downloaded Yoast Premium usually in Zip format and then select it and click on upload, that's all.
There's usually a problem faced by some people, I faced same too and that's when you try to upload the Yoast premium plugin, a message appears like this; error: The uploaded file exceeds the upload_max_filesize directive in php.ini. This usually occurs mostly for websites hosted in Godaddy, my solution will be more of based on Godaddy users.
How To Fix Error Uploaded File exceeds Upload Max For Godaddy Users
When you are faced with this type of issue, simply follow the steps below;
- Login to your Godaddy account. Click on My Products.
- Select the Manage button on Web Hosting.
- Take a look at the upper right section and select cPanel Admin.
- Scroll down to software and click on Select PHP Version.
- Look at the downside of the line of Upload Max File Size and select the number, usually, 2m, change it to 8m, that's all.