Using Zapier in Yoast SEO Premium: FAQ

On this page, you can read the most frequently asked questions (FAQ) regarding the Zapier integration in Yoast SEO Premium. In short, the integration allows you to automate repetitive tasks and save time. For example, you can connect Yoast SEO Premium to Zapier and automatically share your newly published posts or pages on your favorite social media platform.

If you want to learn more about using the Zapier integration in Yoast SEO Premium, we also have a handy how-to guide that describes all the steps you need to take.

FAQ: Using Zapier in Yoast SEO Premium

What are some things I can use Zapier for?

You can use it to to share content across different platforms automatically. To learn more, check out: What is Zapier? And 5 things you can do with it!

How many different kinds of Zaps can I create with this feature?

At this time, you can only create one Zap.

I want to use Yoast to output more than one Zap. Is there a workaround?

Yes. You could create many draft Zaps and then switch between them by disabling and enabling as needed.

What post types does this feature work with?

The feature is expected to work with custom post types, posts, and pages. It does not work with taxonomies or attachment pages.

I have no published posts on my site. Will the feature still work?

Yes. However, Zapier may tell you it can’t find a post when you test the trigger. That is expected. You should skip the test and complete the rest of the action.

Does the feature work with older previously published posts?

No. Once the configuration is set-up, only those newly published posts are expected to work.

Can I configure this integration to work only on a specific post type?

No. When you publish a post type on your site, no matter what kind it is, the Zapier action is applied to it.

Can I create multi-step Zaps?

No. This integration only permits a Zap to have one step. Multi-step Zaps are only available if you purchase a Zapier plan that permits it.

Is this integration free?

Yes. If you are using Yoast SEO Premium, you won’t have any additional charges. However, you will need to create a Zapier account.

Is there a limit to how many times I can use the Zap I created in Yoast SEO? 

Yes. You can use it up to 100 times a month. So, you can publish up to 100 posts on your site that will automatically get sent to your platform of choice. Learn more about task usage in Zapier.

Can I upgrade my Zapier account to have more functionality?

Yes! Zapier has several plans which permit more functionality than what our integration provides. You may wish to review the billing and plan page to see which one best matches your needs.

Can I connect more than one website to my Zapier account?

Yes, you can add multiple Yoast SEO accounts from different sites in one Zapier account. However, you will only be able to create one Zap per site.

How does this integration work with Yoast’s Duplicate Post plugin?

When you use the clone or new draft features, it is expected to work. However, if you use the rewrite and republish feature, it will not send a Zap.

Will a Zap be sent if I already have a published post that I reverted to draft status and then republished it?

No. Previously published posts that revert to draft status and then get republished will not have a Zap sent out.

Does this integration work when I schedule posts?

Yes. This is expected to work when you schedule posts.

What WordPress editors does this integration work with?

All of them. This integration is expected to work with the Classic Editor, the Gutenberg Editor, and page builders like Elementor, WPBakery, Divi, etc.

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