Are you also using WordPress SEO by Yoast plugin which is a very powerful and useful plugin for our website’s SEO. I also using this plugin on my website and it’s giving me better result. In the new version of Yoast plugin you surely notice that a new feature has been come, The Search Console Feature. A line must be appear in your WordPress dashboard, “Don’t miss your crawl errors: connect with Google Search Console here.”
Well in the new update of Yoast a option Search Console is appears which allows you to stay updated in Google Search Console. Means it will gave you the report about crawl errors and issues about your website. Search Console Feature allows Yoast to get the data from Google Search Console and display all broken and blocked links to you in your WordPress dashboard. You also can fix these errors and issues in the Search Console Feature by Yoast. So here I will guide you How To Use Search Console Feature and fix all issues.
How To Use Search Console Feature of Yoast SEO Plugin
First login to your WordPress Dashboard and make sure you have installed the latest version of Yoast Plugin. If not then update first or if you have already the latest version then movie to SEO –> Search Console as shown in below and click on Get Google Authorization Code .
When you will click on Get Google Authorization Code a popup will open and you have to enter your Google Webmaster email id and password and click on Accept button. ( This is 100% safe so don’t worry about safety. We also done this 🙂 )
When you clicked the Accept button it will gave you a code which is your Authorization Code for Search Console Feature. Copy That and paste it in the box before the Authorization Button and click on Authorization.
Now select you website/profile from the drop-down menu and click on Save Profile button.
So guys this was the process to link your Google Search Console to Yoast Search Console Feature. This will help you to access all crawl errors directly from your WordPress dashboard.
What We Can Do With Search Console Of Yoast SEO
Well you may also want to know that what now I can do with Search Console? Well real fun is begins here now you can access all the links which are giving errors like 404 error, soft 404 error, server access error, access denied error. We have attached a screenshot of our website’s search console.
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Well here you can access the links from menu which are giving errors. Under the every link you will found three links Create redirect, View , Mark as fixed and if you want to create redirect then you have to buy the Yoast SEO Premium plugin.
So guys this is the guide on How To Use Search Console Feature of Yoast SEO. If you face any problem then feel free to ask me. Also share this on social media sites from below and join us on Facebook and Twitter.