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Trying to install Yoast SEO

  1. Trying to install Yoast plugin - is it available for the premium subscription?

    The blog I need help with is robdejongh.wordpress.com.

  2. Unless you have a wordpress.COM site with a Business plan https://wordpress.com/pricing/ you cannot install any plugins in addition to those that are built in to all of our sites. https://en.support.wordpress.com/plugins/

    There is no FTP access to wordpress.COM hosted sites.

    Please read:
    FTP access http://en.support.wordpress.com/ftp-access/
    Blogger installed plugins http://en.support.wordpress.com/plugins/
    Uploading Custom Themes or Third Party Themes
    http://en.support.wordpress.com/themes/adding-new-themes/

    Business Plan http://wordpress.com/pricing

  3. We cannot assist with any search engine issues.

    re: search engine discoverability

    It can take weeks for search engines to index your site content. Please read this support doc https://en.support.wordpress.com/search-engines/ so you know we have no control over search engines positioning or appearance in the SERPs (search engine page results).

    To verify blog ownership of a WordPress.com hosted blog with the major search engines you must use this process > http://en.support.wordpress.com/webmaster-tools/
    Note: Even if you do not verify the blog the content will be indexed by search engines so don't feel panicky about this please.

    WordPress.com automatically supplies sitemaps for our blogs to search engines - we do nothing. http://en.support.wordpress.com/sitemaps/#xml-sitemaps-for-search-engines

    Search engines aren't attracted to sites that are page based. Sites that are post based where publication of posts, not pages is frequent are more attractive to them. To gain search engine attention, I recommend that you start publishing posts (not pages) https://en.support.wordpress.com/post-vs-page/ frequently.That's because it can take weeks for search engines to index content in a new blog and/or to re-index content under a new URL.

    WordPress.COM SEO resources that you will want to consult are:
    https://en.support.wordpress.com/search-engines/
    https://en.support.wordpress.com/webmaster-tools/
    http://en.blog.wordpress.com/2013/03/22/seo-on-wordpress-com/
    https://dailypost.wordpress.com/2016/03/10/six-seo-factors-you-should-know/
    http://en.support.wordpress.com/getting-more-views-and-traffic/
    https://dailypost.wordpress.com/postaday/ebook-grow-traffic/

    Also, note that posts do not display in the Reader forever. Posts only display in the WordPress.COM Reader for 60 days.

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