Yoast Video SEO optimize your videos for the results!
Want to make sure your videos appear in Google’s video carousel and on the Google Video tab search results? Want your videos to be easily found by search engines like Google? The Video SEO Plugin takes care of this!
Example of a video carousel search result
Let’s look at an example:
How cool is that, right? And it’s very easy too! If you use our Video SEO plugin, the only thing you have to do is embed the video. After that, you add meta descriptions and good titles to your videos and choose the right tags and categories. That’s all!
Getting great results (snippets) for your site in the video search results in Google is just as easy. Simply add the video, title and description and you are good to go!
The Video SEO plugin supports:
- Automatic XML Video Sitemap generation (adding on to the XML sitemaps generated by Yoast SEO).
- MediaRSS enhancements to your RSS feed.
- Schema.org structured data videoObject markup helps Google uncover your video.
- Snippet previews with the actual video thumbnail in them and the ability to change that thumbnail.
- OpenGraph tags on your video pages so the video can be properly shared on Facebook.
- Support for many major video platforms, including Youtube, Vimeo, DailyMotion and Wistia.
All these features combined make this Video SEO module a must-have for the video blogger using WordPress!
Supported WordPress video plugins
The Video SEO module supports embeds from the following video plugins, alongside the oEmbed and iframe / object embeds listed on the supported video platform page:
- Advanced Responsive Video Embedder
- YouTube Embed Plus by Embed Plus (both free and premium)
- Cincopa WordPress Media Plugin
- Smart YouTube Pro
- Vixy YouTube Embed (formerly known as Artiss)
- WordPress Automatic Youtube Video Post
- WP Video Lightbox
- WP YouTube Lyte
Why should I buy & use this Video SEO plugin?
“For optimizing WordPress sites I already relied on Yoast’s WordPress SEO plugin, this new extension for video, which I was fortunate enough to beta test, has already proven to be worth way more than what Yoast is asking for it.”
– Greg Boser
“WordPress SEO by Yoast plugin is by far the most complete SEO plugin for WordPress. When Joost told me about the video sitemap, I was ready to try it. Within a month, I found myself ranking on the first pages with my video articles. This module is a must have if you embed videos in your posts.”
– Syed Balkhi, WP Beginner