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WP Meta SEO: Installation

1. Install

WP Meta SEO is composed of a free version, available in the plugin directory, and a paid one - an addon that contains additional themes and configuration.


Install the free version

In order to install our plugin, you should use the standard WordPress installer, or unzip and put everything in the folder in /wp-content/plugin.

The free version is available in the plugin directory and can be installed through the WordPress administration panel.




Then click on activate plugin to see WP Meta SEO menu appear in WordPress' left menu.




Install the PRO ADDON

The PRO ADDON needs to be purchased and downloaded from JoomUnited. To install, download the zip package from your account (My account menu) and install it using the zip uploader: Plugin > Add new > Upload plugin.

Click on activate plugin to get all additional features activated.

2. Update the plugin

In order to update WP Meta SEO, you can use WordPress' default updater. You can also remove and install the new version from a .zip file downloaded from www.joomunited.comIn any case, you won’t lose any content because everything is stored in the database.




Be sure to always have the latest version to avoid security and stability problems.

To update the paid version, you need to login to your JoomUnited account from the WordPress settings: Settings > General.




Then use your JoomUnited account login and password. After a successful login, the button turns to blue with the text Disconnect my JoomUnited account.



Finally, you can update all the JoomUnited commercial plugins from WordPress' standard updater.




3. Dashboard




The dashboard summarizes all the SEO information of your WordPress website, also explaining how to fix any problems that it finds. You can hover your mouse on each criterion to check the help tooltip. So far, the SEO criteria checked are the following:

  • Permalinks settings: URL configuration
  • Ensure that all meta titles are filled
  • Ensure that all meta descriptions are filled
  • Duplicate meta titles
  • Duplicate meta descriptions
  • HTML resizing: check for images resized by CSS in you content
  • Image title and alternative tags
  • New or updated content from your website
  • Ensure that all link titles are filled
  • 404 error and redirect URL
  • Image compression activation