One of the most important plugin that which a WordPress website should have is the Yoast SEO Plugin – used for Search Engine Optimization. The Yoast SEO plugin is a top and also said to be the No #1 WordPress SEO plugin which you can use to manage likewise monitor your site SEO.
However most WordPress users seems to have a little bit trouble adding keywords and meta descriptions in WordPress Homepage and in which if the Homepage Meta Description is not added, there are high chances that Google and other Search Engines are going to display a wrong snippet description of your website.
However on this article, you’re going to learn how to create the right front page meta description for your WordPress website homepage.
WordPress is a popular CMS open source software which can be used to build powerful websites, blogs, e-commerce sites, and anything else you’d dare to imagine. It is also known to many webmasters and users that; one of those things that make WordPress to be more flexible and robust is the large collection of themes and plugins which gave WordPress users the ability to expand their site’s functionality.
For those who might not know what they are; Plugins are simply like an Extension which when it is used in a WordPress site does help to increase the functionality of that website. Plugins in this case are of different categories depending on what you’d like to use them for. For instance; there are plugins to make your website load faster, plugins to be able to sell products on your site, membership wordpress plugins, and etcetera.
But on this post we’re going to talk about one of the popular wordpress SEO plugins which is Yoast SEO and how you can add your meta description to the homepage of your website.
How To Add Meta Website Homepage Description Using Yoast SEO Plugin
Step 1: Login to your WordPress Dashboard
Step 2: Click on Settings ⇉ Reading
Step 2.1: Now check whether your Homepage is set to Latest posts or a Static Page.
Step 3: If it’s set to a Static Page, like let’s say “HOME” (see picture above), then go to Pages
Step 4: Open the Page tagged with “Home”, edit the meta description on the page and save!