How To Configure WordPress SEO Plugin – Rank Math?

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But this article will guide you How To Configure WordPress SEO Plugin – Rank Math to reach your Goal fast.

Configure WordPress SEO Plugin


Rank Math Automates Your WordPress SEO, Helps You Optimize Your Posts, And Gets You Ranked Higher.

Date: 05th October 2020


By configuring Rank Math in your WordPress website and optimizing individual page based on the recommendations given by Rank Math, you can boost up the page score easily like this,


What You Need

Basic info that i will need for configuring Rank Math SEO Plugin:

  • A Gmail account
  • Access to your existing WordPress site dashboard

Overview of Rank Math SEO Plugin

Rank Math automates your WordPress SEO, helps you optimize your posts, and gets you ranked higher.

Benefits of using Rank Math SEO Plugin:

  • Easy to Follow Setup Wizard
  • Clean, & Simple User Interface
  • Modular Framework
    Code Optimized for Speed
  • Provides SEO on-page score with recommendations.

What is included in the Rank Math SEO Suite?

  • SEO Analysis
  • Advanced SEO
  • Optimization
  • 5 Keyword Optimization
  • Rich Snippets
  • XML Sitemaps
  • Breadcrumb
  • Navigation
  • 404 Monitor
  • Redirection Manager
  • and many more

The Steps

  • Login to your WordPress dashboard
  • Navigate to the Rank Math plugin section in WordPress dashboard.
  • Click on ‘Rank Math‘. A screen like this will come up.
  • Click on the tab ‘Setup Wizard
  • After clicking, a screen will come like this.
  • Mark the ‘easy‘ option and click on ‘Start Wizard‘.
  • The ‘Import SEO Settings‘ page will come next.
  • Mark the SEO plugin and Schema plugin here and click on ‘Start Import‘.

N.B. If you have a ‘Redirection plugin‘ listed in your site, it will also show up here and you will mark that plugin also along with the above 2 plugins.

  • The import process will start now to import data from your previous SEO and SCHEMA plugin to RANK MATH plugin.

It doesn’t take much time. Next click on ‘Continue

  • next screen will show your basic website information
  • Select the ‘type of blog‘ upload ‘LOGO‘ for Google & upload the ‘Default Social Share Image
  • Next, you will find a screen with the heading “Google™ Search Console”.
  • Here you will have to authorize your Google account with Google Search Console by clicking on the ‘get Authorization Code‘ and click on ‘Save and Continue’

Next screen shows that the basic configuration is complete and click on ‘PROCEED TO DASHBOARD


Again navigate to Rank Math plugin and click on Rank Math> Sitemap and here you will find your sitemap.xml link.


That’s all 🙂 Enjoy using Rank Math plugin.

Additional Notes on How to Configure WordPress SEO Plugin

If you are not using any SEO or SCHEMA plugin for your website, then you will not see the import option. After the configuration gets completed, the SEO box for adding Meta Data and Schema data will added in individual post’s custom field.

Good Luck!


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