Setting the SEO Title and Description for Your Content

Watch our video on how to set you SEO title and meta description here.

Do you want to set the SEO Title and Description for your content?

This article will walk you through the easy steps to do this.

The instructions in this article apply to Posts, Pages, Media Attachments, any Custom Post Types, Categories, Tags and any Custom Taxonomies. We’re using the Add New Post screen in the screenshots below.

To get started, edit your content and scroll down to the AIOSEO Settings. You should see the Snippet Preview, as well as the Title and Meta Description settings.

The Snippet Preview shows an example of how your content may look in search results based on the Title and Meta Description you set.

Setting the SEO Title

To set the SEO title for this content, click on one of our smart tags shown above the Title field.

You can also type the hash character ( # ) in the field to display a list of available tags you can choose from.

You can also enter text in the Title field or combine text with the smart tags to give you ultimate control over the SEO title. Whatever you set will override the format set under All in One SEO » Search Appearance.

Setting the SEO Description

To set the SEO description for this content, click on one of our smart tags shown above the Meta Description field.

You can also type the hash character ( # ) in the field to display a list of available tags you can choose from.

You can also enter text in the field or combine text with smart tags to give you ultimate control over the SEO description. Whatever you set will override the format set under All in One SEO » Search Appearance.

That’s all! You’ve now set the SEO title and description for your individual content.

Here’s a video on how to set your SEO title and meta description:

You can find the documentation for these settings in the Individual Post/Page Settings here.